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Bullet train crashes in China

The death toll for the high-speed train incident in China rose to 39 on Monday, with another 192 counted as injured. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142405311190477230457646809...

Original post made by Rene on Jul. 25, 2011
Last comment by lightspeed, on Jul 25, 2011 at 12:15 pm | 2 comments | 980 Views

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Moving face-to-face work online

Today video conferencing is used for everything from music instruction to teletherapy. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=22106...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 11, 2011 at 8:59 am | 2 comments | 1693 Views

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Saving bees

The seemingly ubiquitous honeybee has been fighting an uphill battle for survival since the late 1980s, according to Allen...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 13, 2011 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 1430 Views

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Amtrak likely to lose Caltrain contract

A new operator to run Caltrain has been selected by rail officials, potentially ousting Amtrak after a 20-year relationship,...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by qq, on Aug 19, 2011 at 10:56 pm | 2 comments | 4068 Views

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Woods returns to Bay Area for Frys.com Open

Former Stanford All-American golfer Tiger Woods will be back in the Bay Area in October to compete in the Frys.com Open Tournament...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by jan, on Aug 30, 2011 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 1798 Views

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Cain wins Republican straw poll in Florida

I don't give much credence to straw polls, but I was happy to see that for once my man "won" a straw poll. My woman, Bachmann,...

Original post made by Perspective on Sep. 25, 2011
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Sep 27, 2011 at 1:30 pm | 2 comments | 1104 Views

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Fire destroys house in Portola Valley

A two-alarm fire completely destroyed a home at 35 Valencia Court in Portola Valley Friday evening, Chief Dan Ghiorso of...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 27, 2011 at 5:33 pm | 2 comments | 1246 Views

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Missing 5-year-old girl found near Woodside hills

A 5-year-old girl who disappeared from a family outing in San Mateo County was found Saturday night nearly four hours after...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 11, 2011 at 1:52 pm | 2 comments | 1163 Views

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Digging down

Alan and Libby Beasley wanted to add a story to their Sharon Heights rancher. They automatically assumed they would be building...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 7, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 2 comments | 2473 Views

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Just what makes these homes so smart?

"Imagine control of every aspect of your home -- from anywhere at any time. Having control of your lighting, security systems,...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jan 21, 2012 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 1551 Views

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Bill to help businesses raise cash moves ahead

A bill that aims to help small businesses amass capital and go public overwhelmingly passed the House of Representatives...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Know Your Facts First, on Nov 3, 2011 at 11:56 am | 2 comments | 8584 Views

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Happy Thanksgiving, President Obama and Governor Jerry Brown

A safe and happy Thanksgiving. Most of us have much to be thankful for. However, many of us also have a right to be unhappy. Wal-Mart...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Nov. 24, 2011
Last comment by Paste, on Nov 25, 2011 at 12:44 pm | 2 comments | 1091 Views

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Rich Gordon reflects on first year in California Assembly

"I think it's still a fairly dysfunctional system," Assemblyman Rich Gordon, D-Menlo Park, says of state government during...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by jb, on Jan 16, 2012 at 10:24 am | 2 comments | 1049 Views

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Dry winter increasing fire risk, officials warn

Cal Fire is increasing its staff and canceling burn days and planned debris burning in response to increased fire danger...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by warming, on Jan 5, 2012 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 1014 Views

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East Palo Alto takes no action on Facebook

Although the East Palo Alto City Council met in closed session on Thursday, Jan. 5, to discuss whether to sue over the environmental...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by impact, on Jan 11, 2012 at 11:04 am | 2 comments | 1039 Views

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Menlo Park opts not to pay for Flood Park

Menlo Park's loss of millions in redevelopment money is San Mateo County's gain, a fact which didn't escape the notice of...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Jan 26, 2012 at 12:17 pm | 2 comments | 1176 Views

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Palo Alto policeman to coach 2012 U.S. Olympic team

Palo Alto Police Officer Ben Lee has been selected as the coach for the 2012 United States Olympic badminton team, USA Badminton...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2012
Last comment by PA Native, on Jan 29, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 2 comments | 1382 Views

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Serious police action on 101, EPA at Embarcadero

There has been serious police action on 101 and at Embarcadero, East Bayshore, and probably the Home Depot shopping Center....

Original post made by Bob on Feb. 20, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 21, 2012 at 10:29 pm | 2 comments | 1259 Views

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Delegation from China visiting East Palo Alto

A group of Chinese government officials visited East Palo Alto Tuesday, Feb. 21, to learn about the city's rent stabilization...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Raymond Lucas, on Feb 21, 2012 at 2:13 pm | 2 comments | 1171 Views

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Stanford men make it happen in New York

Sophomore guard Aaron Bright scored 15 points and added six assists as the Cardinal downed Minnesota, 75-51, in an emphatic...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Tom, on Mar 30, 2012 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments | 1278 Views
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