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4.1-magnitude quake rattles Bay Area Friday

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.1 struck east of San Jose this afternoon and could be felt throughout much...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2011
Last comment by no yum, on Jan 8, 2011 at 3:01 am | 1 comment | 1363 Views

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suicide attempt closes bridge - again

For the second time in the past couple of months an important road bridge has been shut down due to a suicidal individual....

Original post made by driver on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 12, 2011 at 1:37 pm | 1 comment | 1281 Views

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Audrey Rust to retire as head of Peninsula Open Space Trust

Audrey Rust, who has led the Peninsula Open Space Trust for 24 years, will retire as president this summer, she announced...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by jardins, on Jan 26, 2011 at 6:56 pm | 1 comment | 1251 Views

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Neurosurgeon remembered as 'hero' to his children

As a doctor, Doyle John Borchers III loved helping people, people others might have written off. As a man, Borchers loved...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2011
Last comment by Daniel O'Donnell, on Mar 6, 2011 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 1380 Views

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'Price of Privilege' author to speak to class

Marin County psychologist Madeline Levine, author of "The Price of Privilege," is among the guest speakers in a parenting...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Question, on Mar 16, 2011 at 7:39 am | 1 comment | 1303 Views

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'Lasting Memories' memorial database launched

A new online obituary database, Lasting Memories, offers Palo Alto Online visitors access to more than five years of previously...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 1, 2011 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 1298 Views

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Google announces a new way to communicate

This should keep Palo Altans who are bitter about losing out to Kansas City happy! Google announces a new way to communicate...

Original post made by Googler on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 2, 2011 at 5:04 am | 1 comment | 1314 Views

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Facing cancer: Young women find a group of their own

Niki Calastas is a busy young woman. A single mother of two small kids, she works as a program administrator at the Stanford...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by Healing Partner, on Apr 18, 2011 at 1:48 pm | 1 comment | 1524 Views

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Ravenswood seeks parcel tax, braces for cuts

Voters in East Palo Alto and eastern Menlo Park have until Tuesday (May 3) to mail in their ballots for a parcel tax in the...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by Reconstitute Ravenswood, on May 2, 2011 at 6:51 am | 1 comment | 1290 Views

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Dr. Margaret Deanesly: a lifetime of health education

Dr. Margaret Deanesly, known as "Dr. Margaret" by her affectionate audiences, has an extensive list of accomplishments under...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by John Doolittle, on May 2, 2011 at 11:34 am | 1 comment | 1608 Views

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Palo Alto has some work to do before rematch games

==B CCS baseball playoffs== When the Palo Alto played St. Francis to open the 2011 baseball season and then Mitty in Game...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by fdagasd, on May 18, 2011 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 1167 Views

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Family hosts lemonade stand for cancer research

On Saturday, 9-year-old Jacob Goebers and his family will be hosting a lemonade stand. But this is no ordinary stand. Goebers...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 8, 2011 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 1194 Views

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Apple's expansion in Cupertino

Here's a video of Steve Jobs presenting to the Cupertino City Council for a new building they want to build on the old HP...

Original post made by Jim H. on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Jun 18, 2011 at 11:32 pm | 1 comment | 1097 Views

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IT IS TIME...

It is time to acknowledge that the time of marriage has passed. You can still do the trek up the aisle, 'til death do us...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Jun 15, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 1207 Views

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Mother of U.S. senator dies in Palo Alto

Edith R. Wyden, 91, a resident of Palo Alto, died June 19 of advanced Alzheimer's disease. Wyden was the mother of U.S. Sen....

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Quite a task, on Jun 21, 2011 at 6:06 pm | 1 comment | 1123 Views

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Carbon monoxide detectors

I just became aware through an article in the San Jose Mercury that all homeowners in California must have carbon monoxide...

Original post made by Maria on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by old news, on Jun 22, 2011 at 10:18 pm | 1 comment | 1076 Views

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TSA latest patdown fiasco

This is just outrageous that TSA screeners are performing such intrusive examinations on a routine, random basis. Does it...

Original post made by pares on Jun. 27, 2011
Last comment by Just Thinking, on Jun 28, 2011 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 1019 Views

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Not good on history

U.S. leaders often are just not good on history. The 19th-century British started trying to pacify the Pashtun tribes...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by Unconquerable?, on Jun 29, 2011 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 1002 Views

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Three arrested for Menlo Park burglaries

Menlo Park police arrested three male juveniles Thursday in connection with several residential burglaries on Gilbert Avenue,...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by trainz, on Jul 8, 2011 at 5:02 pm | 1 comment | 1131 Views

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Palo Alto Babe Ruth teams face elimination games

==B District 6 All-Stars== The Babe Ruth all-star season may be over for two Palo Alto teams before the postseason really...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by nicholas hall, on Jul 18, 2011 at 1:11 pm | 1 comment | 1777 Views
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