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Menlo Park Fire district gets green light to buy a drone

A hand-held aerial drone, probably one with four helicopter blades, will likely take up residence soon in the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Firemedic, 33 minutes ago | 3 comments | 737 Views

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Propositions 1 & 2 - Opinions?

I listened to the Forum programs on these, and am really confused. Do I need to fear the limits on school reserves or...

Original post made by Votr on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Voter, 23 hours ago | 1 comment | 60 Views

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Residents face growing concern over small commuter planes

Fledgling airline Surf Air's marketing slogan is "Disruptive Innovation -- A Revolutionary Approach to Air Travel." Some...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Quercus, on Oct 24, 2014 at 9:04 am | 1 comment | 47 Views

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Bay Area residents to experience partial eclipse Thursday

On Thursday afternoon, Bay Area residents and visitors will be able to view a partial eclipse of the sun in the southwestern...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Question, on Oct 23, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 9 comments | 2476 Views

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Editorial: Re-elect Brian Schmidt to water district

With Palo Alto's water supply coming entirely from Hetch Hetchy through the San Francisco Water Department, the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2014
Last comment by FixTheCreek, on Oct 23, 2014 at 12:40 pm | 3 comments | 429 Views

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Stifling public discourse while trying to control the election

This topic was limited from the beginning: http://paloaltoonline.com/square/2014/10/20/candidates-pledge-positive-campaign-in-heated-race And...

Original post made by Concerned voter on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Oct 20, 2014 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 118 Views

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Local medical facilities amp up Ebola preparedness training

Stanford Medical Center and Palo Alto Medical Foundation are among medical facilities nationwide increasing Ebola preparedness...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Oct 17, 2014 at 8:52 pm | 18 comments | 3304 Views

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Finding Strength

Some may find this a downer, but for some it may inspire. Facing Death with Dignity, and Sass October 26th Marks 19...

Original post made by Norman Carroll on Oct. 17, 2014
There are no comments yet. 77 Views

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Zuckerberg, Chan join fight against Ebola

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Dr. Priscilla Chan announced Tuesday that they have committed $25 million...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Oct 16, 2014 at 9:29 pm | 24 comments | 2592 Views

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Judges On the Ballott

I'm not familiar with most of the names on the ballot. Can someone refer me to a good article and/or opine here. Thanks...

Original post made by Online Name on Oct. 16, 2014
There are no comments yet. 55 Views

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Woodside teen dies by suicide on Interstate 280

The California Highway Patrol is reporting the death at about 12:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 14, of a 17-year-old Woodside girl...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 37575 Views

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What is more important??

It's Fleet Week. The Blue Angels fly over San Francisco and the Bay Area at 3:00 p.m. today. The President of the United...

Original post made by Bob on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Oct 10, 2014 at 6:52 pm | 5 comments | 181 Views

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Silicon Valley tech execs: Surveillance threatens digital economy

Giving dire warnings that federal surveillance programs are crippling the U.S. digital economy and business opportunities...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Larry, on Oct 9, 2014 at 8:22 pm | 4 comments | 2821 Views

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Local firefighters battle grueling working conditions at King Fire

Thousands of firefighters were sent to King Fire burning east of Sacramento in El Dorado County where the wildland fire has...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Tom Dehn, on Oct 9, 2014 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 3047 Views

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Report: Hewlett-Packard to split into two companies

Palo Alto-based tech company Hewlett-Packard is expected to announce the breakup of its company into two, according to The...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2014
Last comment by Marlen, on Oct 7, 2014 at 10:22 pm | 12 comments | 2966 Views

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Surf Air gets some noise from local residents

At least 150 people showed up in Atherton on Tuesday night (Sept. 30) for a public meeting with officials from Surf Air,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 6, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 57 comments | 4656 Views

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What makes an Expressway an Expressway?

The term "expressway" conjures up a picture of a road where traffic can travel faster and with less obstructions than a regular...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 4, 2014 at 8:32 am | 8 comments | 311 Views

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What energizes great teachers? Palo Alto teacher goes on road trip to find out

Palo Alto High School English teacher David Cohen is taking the year off to travel to school districts up and down California,...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by David Cohen, on Oct 3, 2014 at 3:29 pm | 17 comments | 4249 Views

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Earthquake-warning system nearly ready to roll

A long-desired system for warning of imminent earthquakes on the West Coast is working and can accurately predict temblors,...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Oct 3, 2014 at 8:00 am | 11 comments | 4191 Views

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Sex crimes, liquor violations remain high at Stanford, report says

Stanford University issued its latest crime report this week with a new "dating violence" sex-crime category and new definitions...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Sep 30, 2014 at 3:57 pm | 5 comments | 241 Views
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