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Peet's Coffee & Tea selling for $1 billion

Longtime Bay Area fixture Peet's Coffee & Tea Inc. will be sold to a German company for $1 billion, the Emeryville-based...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Vivian, on Jul 31, 2012 at 8:13 pm | 2 comments | 3418 Views

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NASA Ames scientist to analyze data sent back from Mars

Thousands of people gathered at the NASA Ames Research Center at Moffett Field Sunday night, Aug. 5, to watch the historic...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Space Fan, on Aug 8, 2012 at 1:52 am | 2 comments | 1830 Views

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My value systems are?

Rep. Paul Ryan as Romney' his vice presidential running mate. At an Atlas Society meeting celebrating Ayn Rand's...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by gary not, on Aug 16, 2012 at 12:23 pm | 2 comments | 1549 Views

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Future Palo Alto housing: taller, smaller

In a radical departure from recent trends, Palo Alto officials endorsed a new vision for housing on Monday, July 9, that...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 11, 2012 at 7:27 pm | 2 comments | 1863 Views

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three Romney's 47% threads deleted

why? can someone explain what violation of the terms and conditions applies when quoting presidential candidates when...

Original post made by Mitt: not to worry about THOSE people on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 18, 2012 at 10:46 am | 2 comments | 1246 Views

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Focus of annual Quakeville shifts to Cubberley

Saturday's Quakeville event at Cubberley Community Center will offer residents a chance to play out what life could be like...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by discipleone, on Sep 22, 2012 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 2371 Views

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al qaeda is alive and GM is faicng bankrupsty, again

The narrative of the Obama administration tried to spike the football (Osama killing), but it didn't work. The Libya consulate...

Original post made by Kevin on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by Kevin, on Sep 27, 2012 at 4:58 pm | 2 comments | 1191 Views

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Pilot killed after plane crashes in Half Moon Bay

The wreckage of an Arizona-bound airplane that disappeared after taking off from the Half Moon Bay Airport Monday was found...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by cid young, on Oct 17, 2012 at 11:14 pm | 2 comments | 2440 Views

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Shedding light on blindness

White canes were a common sight in downtown Palo Alto Wednesday morning as Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 24, 2012 at 6:59 pm | 2 comments | 1990 Views

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Answering Weekly's call on Prop 37

Regarding The Palo Alto Weekly's recommendation to vote no on Prop 37,10/19/12,I submit the following: PA Weekly's statement...

Original post made by Pete Whelan on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by just thinkin', on Nov 1, 2012 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 1422 Views

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Slim chances, but worth fighting for

When Democratic and Republican presidential or vice-presidential candidates come to the area for their campaigns, they fly...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Sanda, on Nov 2, 2012 at 4:17 pm | 2 comments | 1850 Views

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Hill cruises to victory in state Senate race

Jerry Hill continued his climb up California's political ladder Tuesday night when he convincingly defeated Sally Lieber...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 7, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 1827 Views

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Veterans Day

So, how are we doing around here? Have H-P, Stanford, VMware, and the other big corporations in our back yard been hiring...

Original post made by Jon on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 12, 2012 at 12:13 pm | 2 comments | 1368 Views

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Local merchants hope for strong holiday season

As they piled their shelves with popular toys and festive treats, and crafted holiday window displays, local retailers this...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 26, 2012 at 3:03 pm | 2 comments | 2113 Views

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Atherton Neighborhoods

The privacy gained by lots of at least one acre, winding streets with mature trees, gracious mansions set well back from...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by homeless , on Dec 8, 2012 at 7:54 am | 2 comments | 1363 Views

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Bechtel, Swenson to head Foothill-DeAnza trustees

Palo Alto residents Betsy Bechtel and Bruce Swenson have been unanimously elected as president and vice president respectively...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Steve C, on Dec 12, 2012 at 3:57 pm | 2 comments | 2437 Views

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Man sentenced for theft of college textbooks

An Oakland man was sentenced to three years and four months in jail Thursday for stealing science and math textbooks from...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Dunce, on Jan 19, 2013 at 9:30 am | 2 comments | 2566 Views

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Community Notebook: Exhibit exposes human trafficking

The Menlo Park Presbyterian Church will host an exhibit this week that aims to teach the public about global human trafficking....

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Really, on Jan 30, 2013 at 5:00 pm | 2 comments | 2218 Views

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HP increases dividends to stockholders

Hewlett Packard today announced that it will raise the quarterly dividend it pays out to shareholders by 10 percent, to 14.52...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2013
Last comment by anecdote annie, on Mar 24, 2013 at 12:13 pm | 2 comments | 982 Views

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City asks residents, firms to save energy today

Palo Alto's Utilities Department wants city residents and business owners to cut down on electricity use today, after several...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 16, 2013 at 11:03 pm | 2 comments | 1668 Views
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