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Young leaves position with Stanford Athletics

Senior Assistant Athletic Director/Media Relations & Communications Jim Young has apparently left his position at Stanford...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by [name removed by Palo Alto Online staff], on Aug 16, 2012 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 1543 Views

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Where science fiction meets reality

An ardent belief that technology can solve the world's greatest problems defines the 80 students of Singularity University,...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 17, 2012 at 11:38 pm | 1 comment | 1103 Views

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Romney/Ryan official GOP Platform - Abotion and Rape

In light of Republican senate candidate Todd Akin's comments about "legitimate rape", the Republican Party today voted on...

Original post made by Farm Girl on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Farm Girl, on Aug 21, 2012 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 1126 Views

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Bill Moggridge, co-founder of IDEO, dies at 69

Bill Moggridge, the co-founder of Palo Alto-based design firm IDEO, died Sept. 8 of cancer. He was 69. Moggridge was the...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Scott, on Sep 11, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 2305 Views

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U.S. credit rating cut, again.

http://www.cnbc.com/id/49037337 We cannot print our way out of this mess. We need to produce our way out of it. A good...

Original post made by John on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Sep 14, 2012 at 3:17 pm | 1 comment | 865 Views

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Stanford's recent study on Organic Food linked to Monsanto & Tobaccor industry

The timing of Stanford's study on organic food declaring that organic food is not necessarily healthier for you is questionable...

Original post made by PA resident on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by pa resident, on Sep 17, 2012 at 8:18 am | 1 comment | 2852 Views

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Chemical weapons in the Mid-East

"There would be enormous consequences if we start seeing movement on the chemical weapons front or the use of chemical weapons."...

Original post made by Jim on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Sep 20, 2012 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 841 Views

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Willie Mays named 'history maker' by San Mateo County

Willie Mays, a resident of Atherton since 1969 and considered by many the best all-around baseball player of all time, has...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Cid Young, on Sep 25, 2012 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 978 Views

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Here are some gun quotes you Democrats/Socialists should read

Quotable Quotes on Gun Control - A system of licensing and registration is the perfect device to deny gun ownership to...

Original post made by food for thought on Sep. 29, 2012
Last comment by ab 1527, on Sep 29, 2012 at 2:03 am | 1 comment | 2073 Views

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Senate race: Hill, Lieber gear up for final battle

Flush with cash, endorsements and legislative accomplishments, state Assemblyman Jerry Hill is riding a wave of momentum...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2012
Last comment by Milan Moravec, on Oct 14, 2012 at 10:37 pm | 1 comment | 1584 Views

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Stanford University logs record fundraising year

Stanford University recorded a record year in fundraising in 2011-12, both in total dollars and in the number of people making...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by wonderful, on Oct 19, 2012 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 1576 Views

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National Polls: Skewed and unskewed

Looks like the biggest winner last night, after Obama, was Nate Silver and the composite poll blogs. Biggest losers? Karl...

Original post made by Gary on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 7, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 1044 Views

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Peninsula residents volunteer on East Coast

Ten local American Red Cross Silicon Valley Chapter volunteers -- including one from Palo Alto -- are heading to storm-devastated...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Unions-Strike-Out-Again, on Nov 1, 2012 at 10:04 pm | 1 comment | 1351 Views

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National JOBS numbers released

171,000 new jobs last month, a pretty good number as we recover from the recession. Here's what the job growth numbers...

Original post made by Recovering Economy on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Chas S, on Nov 2, 2012 at 9:29 am | 1 comment | 852 Views

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Clocks 'fall back' on Sunday

This weekend, it's time to turn clocks back one hour. Sunday at 2 a.m. is the official end of daylight saving time. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 2, 2012 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 1431 Views

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California Supreme Court forced revelation of $11m

California Supreme Court forced 'Americans for Responsible Leadership' to reveal the source of $11 million dollars they used...

Original post made by Elaine Elbizri on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by money laundering, on Nov 6, 2012 at 10:52 am | 1 comment | 1318 Views

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Sharon Hofstedt: Hot chocolate and community building

As a pre-teen in small-town Minnesota, Sharon Hofstedt delivered the Minneapolis Star Tribune door to door seven days a week. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by danielle you-know-who, on Dec 16, 2012 at 6:26 pm | 1 comment | 951 Views

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Unattended pot on stove sparks midnight blaze

Menlo Park, Palo Alto, Redwood City and Woodside firefighters were able to extinguish a two-alarm blaze that had a female...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2012
Last comment by Time-For-NextGen-Stoves, on Dec 23, 2012 at 4:44 pm | 1 comment | 1130 Views

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Caltrain board elects new officers

The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (JPB), which owns and operates Caltrain, unanimously elected Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2013
Last comment by Wondering?, on Jan 3, 2013 at 9:40 pm | 1 comment | 1628 Views

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Two-alarm fire damages MV mobile home

A two-alarm fire damaged a residence in a Mountain View mobile home park Sunday morning. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=28219&e=y...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by Martha , on Jan 14, 2013 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 1643 Views
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