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Menlo Park mayor joins race for seat on SM County board

Newly minted Menlo Park Mayor Kirsten Keith on Saturday tossed her name into a crowded field of candidates for a seat on...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by Hazelvue, on Feb 6, 2012 at 11:53 am | 1 comment | 1132 Views

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Occupying DC

The evolution of the Occupy Movement is complex, drawing from many different movements, inspirations, events that took place...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by svatoid, on Feb 10, 2012 at 8:16 am | 1 comment | 1099 Views

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Please, please, please, make sure your teen drivers follow license restrictions.

A friend of mine in Canada just sent me a link to a horrific crash in his town. He is on his way to funerals of both the...

Original post made by Parent of Teen Drivers on Feb. 11, 2012
Last comment by Parent of teen drivers, on Feb 12, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 1 comment | 1045 Views

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East Palo Alto man shot while driving

A 27-year-old East Palo Alto man has been killed in an incident in which he was shot while driving his car and his vehicle...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2012
Last comment by trig, on Feb 12, 2012 at 5:52 pm | 1 comment | 1098 Views

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Symphony conductor Gideon Grau dies at 86

Gideon Grau, 86, a former resident of Palo Alto, died in his sleep in an Atlanta hospital June 29. He was a symphony conductor,...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Sister Laurena Alflen, OP, on Feb 21, 2012 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 2514 Views

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Panelists to discuss tech, achievement gap

The role of technology in closing the achievement gap is the topic of a free, public forum Tuesday, March 27, at Woodside...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Digitize-It-Or-Don't-Bother, on Mar 21, 2012 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 1137 Views

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Tech 'startup for good' marks 10 years

Palo Alto engineer Jim Fruchterman felt like he was violating an unwritten Silicon Valley code two decades ago when he ditched...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by local "starving" social "artist", on Mar 26, 2012 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 2511 Views

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Stanford group offers online parenting class

Raising balanced children in a fast-paced world is the theme of an online parenting class launched this month by a Stanford...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2012
Last comment by Wondering?, on Apr 19, 2012 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 2581 Views

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Supervisor candidates to speak at forum tonight

The seven candidates for the District 4 seat on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors have been invited to answer questions...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Pearl, on May 3, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 1 comment | 1079 Views

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Mobile apps help PTSD sufferers

Veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can now get help managing panic and depression from their phones. Read...

Original post made on May. 6, 2012
Last comment by david muss, on May 6, 2012 at 4:08 am | 1 comment | 2602 Views

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Editorial: Election re-cap: Our recommendations

California voters will participate in a different kind of primary when they vote on June 5, less than two weeks from now....

Original post made on May. 27, 2012
Last comment by Carol Brouillet, on May 27, 2012 at 5:43 am | 1 comment | 2851 Views

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obama thread removed--more censorship by the Weekly

Why was the thread started by Gary regarding Obama removed??? Another example of censorship by the Weekly. Shame on them. ...

Original post made by svatoid on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Jun 20, 2012 at 9:59 am | 1 comment | 1002 Views

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Any advice on attending Shoreline's SF Symphony show?

I plan to take my family there next year and am wondering how it works. It begins at 8:00 when it is not dark. So we sit...

Original post made by Parent on Jul. 5, 2012
Last comment by Eric G., on Jul 5, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 1019 Views

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Fourth of July DUI arrests drop in Bay Area

DUI arrests were down throughout the Bay Area over the Independence Day holiday, authorities said Thursday. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2012
Last comment by Walter, on Jul 8, 2012 at 11:06 am | 1 comment | 1021 Views

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Spare the Air day also announced for Wednesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has announced that Wednesday will be another Spare the Air day. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by EnvironmentalPerson, on Jul 11, 2012 at 6:39 pm | 1 comment | 1152 Views

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Stanford names Lloyd Minor new medical dean

Stanford School of Medicine has recruited the provost of Johns Hopkins University to become its new dean, Stanford announced...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on Jul 18, 2012 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 1077 Views

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Romney to implement Socialiized Medicine - Universal Health Care

Mitt Romney, the Massachusetts Moderate (or Severe Conservative, depending on the day of the week or the audience) author...

Original post made by RJ Conservative Freedom on Jul. 30, 2012
Last comment by Sanity on this trip?!?!, on Jul 30, 2012 at 10:07 am | 1 comment | 974 Views

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Motorcyclist dies in crash on Woodside Road

A 27-year-old San Francisco man was killed Friday on Woodside Road when his motorcycle collided with a car heading out of...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Aug 7, 2012 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 1308 Views

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Fox News says Romney losing in landslide for Obama

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/interactive/2012/08/09/fox-news-poll-presidential-race/ With Obama leading most swing...

Original post made by Fox News reports on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Carolyn Hollister, on Aug 10, 2012 at 11:39 am | 1 comment | 946 Views

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Even the Washington Post smells a stinker: HSR "A Golden State Train Wreck"

I don't always agree with George Will, but he sure gets it right this time (plus an amusing portrayal of Town and Country): http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/george-will-a-g...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by George Wont, on Aug 13, 2012 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 1057 Views
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