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Frank Lobdell, artist and former Stanford professor, dies at 92

Frank Lobdell, a notable Bay Area abstract expressionist artist and former Stanford University professor, died on Dec. 14...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by Cid Young, on Dec 18, 2013 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 2847 Views

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The wild ones

This Palo Alto artist's love for America's wild horse is evident in every painting. So is her background as a scientific...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by Jessa , on Dec 30, 2013 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 3228 Views

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Free public transit on New Year's Eve

Starting at 8 p.m. on Dec. 31 until 5 a.m. on New Year's Day, SamTrans will let people ride for free on all bus lines. Caltrain...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 31, 2013 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 1964 Views

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Seniors reflect on life with 'guided autobiographies'

The death of Sheila Dunec's mother was the spark that ultimately led her to launch community-based classes in "life stories...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hersh, on Jan 7, 2014 at 5:27 pm | 1 comment | 3323 Views

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Stanford music professor Leland Smith dies at 88

Leland Smith – a Stanford University professor known for merging and advancing his two worlds of study, music and computers...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by anon, on Jan 14, 2014 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 2169 Views

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Three proposals rejected at the Presidio

I like that spunk. Not one but three proposals rejected at the Presidio in SF for being "too big or not suitable for the...

Original post made by \"Too big, or not suitable\" on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by "Too big, or not suitable", on Feb 4, 2014 at 11:07 pm | 1 comment | 1133 Views

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Cancer survivors celebrate healing through art

Art therapist Tehlia Eisenstat helps cancer patients at El Camino Hospital escape the difficulties of their illness through...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Diana, on Mar 5, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 1121 Views

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Innovative suggestions for attracting people to public transit

This is the kind of innovative out of the box thinking that Bay Area transit, Caltrain, etc. need to do. Web Link It...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Mar 5, 2014 at 6:20 pm | 1 comment | 577 Views

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Malaysian Flight: Arken Thinking

The Malaysian flight tragedy and mystery makes me wonder if they could track phone signals of those passengers who left their...

Original post made by Arken on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by 502.11N, on Mar 11, 2014 at 5:44 pm | 1 comment | 356 Views

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Is Putin playing Obama?

Obama has not portrayed strength, in general. Putin seems to be playing him. My concern is that Obama will attempt to grow...

Original post made by John on Mar. 16, 2014
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Mar 17, 2014 at 9:12 am | 1 comment | 441 Views

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Rent-control manager resigns after audit

Carol Lamont, the manager of East Palo Alto's rent-control program, tendered her resignation March 12, after the City Manager's...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 27, 2014 at 1:21 am | 1 comment | 849 Views

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Web app seeks to make housing choices simpler

When transitioning last year from a post-doctoral fellowship at Stanford University to the work world, Jenelle Bray faced...

Original post made on May. 5, 2014
Last comment by Andrew Schiller, on May 5, 2014 at 5:01 am | 1 comment | 2905 Views

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Audit requires further review at VA Palo Alto's Livermore facility

On the heels of claims last week that the Palo Alto VA hospital maintains better-than-average wait times and care, an internal...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jun 10, 2014 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 1532 Views

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On the front line

A babushka with a rubber stamp can be scarier than a masked man with a gun, says reporter Noah Sneider, who's had to negotiate...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Palo Verde Parent, on Jul 17, 2014 at 5:27 pm | 1 comment | 4737 Views

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'Operation Sunny Day' suspects appear in court

Fourteen defendants accused of taking part in a series of gang-related killings and other violent crimes in East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by Marrol, on Jun 16, 2014 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 2403 Views

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Guilty verdict in high-speed-chase murder case

An East Palo Alto woman who killed her friend after she evaded police has been convicted of all charges, including second-degree...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by domanique, on Jul 1, 2014 at 7:22 pm | 1 comment | 923 Views

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Eshoo and Speier to host community meeting on VA issues

Congresswomen Anna Eshoo and Jackie Speier will host a town hall meeting on access to care at the Palo Alto VA Hospital on...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jul 3, 2014 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 1393 Views

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Serena Williams wins her third title at Bank of the West Classic

Top-ranked and top-seeded Serena Williams won her WTA-leading fourth title of the season, beating third-seeded Angelique...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2014
Last comment by Shauna, on Aug 3, 2014 at 8:16 pm | 1 comment | 1536 Views

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Another Earthquake Sept 3

Not as long as the Napa one but a little more abrupt - anyone else feel it? (Called across the house and heard, "yup!") ...

Original post made by resident on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Sep 3, 2014 at 8:55 pm | 1 comment | 149 Views

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Mountain View's Art & Wine festival this weekend

Celebrating its 43rd year, the Mountain View Art & Wine Festival returns to Castro Street this weekend, bringing live music,...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Sep 4, 2014 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 804 Views
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