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Pioneers of disaster attempt to plan for chaos

You could call them the pioneers of disaster. Nearly 60 of them slept under the stars in Juana Briones Park Saturday night...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2010
Last comment by Lydia Kou, on Sep 15, 2010 at 6:29 pm | 3 comments | 1971 Views

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Police arrest Mountain View bank robbery suspect

Police arrested a Santa Clara man and charged him with five South Bay bank robberies, including last week's robbery of the...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Just Wondering, on Sep 21, 2010 at 4:26 pm | 3 comments | 2295 Views

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Big Oil Big Oil goes to college: a conflict of interest?

According to a 212-page study, released by the Center for American Progress, a Washington-based think tank, such companies...

Original post made by Bob on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Charlie, on Oct 15, 2010 at 8:37 am | 3 comments | 2001 Views

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Two judges named to SC County Superior Court

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger appointed two Santa Clara County Superior Court judges Monday: Deputy District Attorney Javier...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by good choice, on Oct 19, 2010 at 4:38 pm | 3 comments | 3063 Views

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Herbal Supplements to be outlawed to E.U., U.S. next

In less than a year, virtually all medicinal herbs will be illegal in the European Union. http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2002/sep/14/medicineandhealth.lifeandhealth In...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by VoxPop, on Oct 26, 2010 at 2:14 pm | 3 comments | 1857 Views

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Stem-cell research building opens at Stanford

Stanford University Wednesday (Oct. 27) celebrated the opening of a new $200 million stem cell research building, which the...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Leon, on Oct 28, 2010 at 4:36 pm | 3 comments | 2211 Views

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SF Giants Win 1st World Series Pennant Since Move to West Coast!

OK, I realize that this is a business and all but it's a welcome distraction from the dismal economy and the less than ideal...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by Earthquake Fever!!, on Nov 2, 2010 at 9:41 am | 3 comments | 1853 Views

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HMO

Ted Kennedy was the sponsor of the 1973 HMO Act. HMOs did exist prior to 1973, so Kennedy didn't "create" them. What...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III,MA on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Dec 6, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 3 comments | 1617 Views

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Stanford, nurses reach tentative agreement

Stanford Hospital and its nurses' union have reached a tentative contract agreement after a more than 7-month stalemate that...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Not about the money., on Dec 20, 2010 at 6:11 am | 3 comments | 4616 Views

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Jeff Rosen sworn in as Santa Clara County district attorney

New Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen said Wednesday that he plans to restore two units that will use DNA evidence...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2011
Last comment by student, on Jan 23, 2011 at 8:19 pm | 3 comments | 1890 Views

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Bay Area airports on alert after Moscow bombing

Bay Area airports are in a wait-and-see mode after a terror attack at Moscow's Domodedovo Airport that killed dozens of people...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Profile white males, on Jan 24, 2011 at 8:00 pm | 3 comments | 1640 Views

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New Zealand Earthquake

Last week I returned from a 10 day vacation with relatives in Christchurch, New Zealand. This is such a lovely City, the...

Original post made by Jean Wilcox on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by Lois, on Feb 27, 2011 at 10:57 am | 3 comments | 1519 Views

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VTA board to vote tonight on Caltrain funding

The Santa Clara County Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) board will vote tonight (March 3) on whether to recommend financial...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Betty, on Mar 3, 2011 at 7:17 pm | 3 comments | 4483 Views

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Mountain lion sighted in Woodside hills

A mountain lion was spotted this morning in the hills above Interstate Highway 280 in San Mateo County, emergency officials...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Mar 8, 2011 at 2:56 pm | 3 comments | 1600 Views

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Pioneer health researcher Peter Wood, 81, dies

If you don't consider a link between higher levels of exercise and higher levels of certain "good" cholesterol a contradiction...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Annajo (A.j.) Sánchez (Kessler), on Mar 17, 2011 at 5:06 pm | 3 comments | 1998 Views

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More flights canceled due to plane malfunction

Fifteen more flights in and out of San Francisco were canceled Sunday after a hole tore open in a Southwest Airlines plane...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by well-run airline, on Apr 5, 2011 at 10:03 am | 3 comments | 1747 Views

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Paperwork! There oughta be a law...

You know how the banks finally got fed up and made us all sign the check on one side in one direction so they could automatically...

Original post made by fed up on Apr. 9, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 10, 2011 at 2:06 am | 3 comments | 1503 Views

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Stanford Hospital expansion up for final vote

The Stanford University Medical Center expansion project is expected to hit its most significant milestone Monday night....

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Peter, on Jun 6, 2011 at 10:49 am | 3 comments | 2238 Views

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Eshoo recovering from successful appendectomy

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, underwent an appendectomy Tuesday and will spend the week recuperating from the successful...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by PA mom, on Jun 9, 2011 at 11:51 pm | 3 comments | 6903 Views

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The Future of Palo Alto? Euro traffic article from NYT

Is this the future of traffic in Palo Alto? Interesting tactics and results as reported by the NY Times. Europe Stifles...

Original post made by Anon on Jun. 26, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 27, 2011 at 7:35 am | 3 comments | 1237 Views
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