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Election meetings are upcoming -- and online

Two free, public "Pros & Cons" meetings covering the state propositions and local measures on the Nov. 2 ballot will be held...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by pat, on Oct 9, 2010 at 8:20 pm | 1 comment | 1839 Views

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Applicants sought for open-space board vacancy

Applications are being accepted for the vacant Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District board position caused by the death...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by bikes2work, on Oct 22, 2010 at 9:52 am | 1 comment | 1484 Views

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The Truth about Social Security

Social Security pays to keep working people (and their dependents and survivors) out of poverty when they are old. It spreads...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Slick, on Oct 27, 2010 at 5:23 am | 1 comment | 1509 Views

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Bay Area home sales lowest since 2007

Home sales in the San Francisco Bay Area have dropped for the fourth consecutive month as of September, according to MDA...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Stats, on Oct 26, 2010 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 1652 Views

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What happened???

"QQ" where are you when we need you? Does anyone know what happened on 101 this morning between 7:30-8:15 ?? Constant...

Original post made by Kate on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by Know it all, on Nov 8, 2010 at 10:07 pm | 1 comment | 1677 Views

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Google to build fiber network at Stanford

Palo Alto's dream of a citywide ultra-high-speed broadband network will soon take shape on a smaller scale just beyond the...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by chris, on Nov 16, 2010 at 4:06 pm | 1 comment | 1438 Views

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Mountain View City Manager Kevin Duggan to retire in April

After 20 years as Mountain View's well-respected city manager, Kevin Duggan has announced that he will be retiring next year....

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 10, 2010 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 1338 Views

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Capturing cathedrals

Poor Peterborough Cathedral. In its early days as a monastery and then as an abbey, it was attacked by Vikings, sacked during...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2010
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Dec 11, 2010 at 9:20 pm | 1 comment | 1375 Views

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Rich Cline re-elected mayor of Menlo Park

The man who put down the Menlo Park mayor's gavel last week has now picked it back up. In a unanimous 5-0 vote, and counter...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by Brian Steen, on Dec 15, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 1541 Views

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Gordon to chair subcommittee on transportation

Newly elected state Assemblyman Rich Gordon (D-Menlo Park) has been named chairman of the Assembly budget subcommittee that...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Marlene Prendergast, on Dec 16, 2010 at 12:05 pm | 1 comment | 1427 Views

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Letters

<B>JJ&F memories Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14136 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Loves israel, on Dec 17, 2010 at 6:57 pm | 1 comment | 1686 Views

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Old Los Altos

Just Across the street from Downtown Los Altos and behind Foothill Expressway lies Old Los Altos. Shoup Park and Redwood...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2010
Last comment by Roosevelt HS Grad, on Dec 25, 2010 at 9:11 pm | 1 comment | 1878 Views

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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 | 1438 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 | 1344 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 | 1351 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 | 1473 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 | 1381 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 | 1365 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 | 1361 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 | 1685 Views
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