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First Person: A conversation with Linda Williams

Palo Alto resident Linda Williams, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood Mar Monte (PPMM), speaks with Lisa Van Dusen about...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Localmom, on Mar 12, 2012 at 1:28 pm | 3 comments | 3202 Views

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Why bring the high speed rail onto the pennisula?

I am old enough to remember when the politicians sold the bay area voters the BART system that was to ring the bay area and...

Original post made by Andrew Fuller on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Two cents, on Mar 18, 2012 at 5:32 pm | 3 comments | 1463 Views

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Endangered butterflies released at Edgewood County Park

As part of a continuing effort to repopulate the checkerspot butterfly in San Mateo County, a group of biologists and volunteers...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 7, 2012 at 7:55 am | 3 comments | 1594 Views

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Bike Safety is more than helmets

From watching bike riders lately, I have seen some very poor examples of the right way to do it. Most of those riding bikes...

Original post made by Occasional cyclist on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by Richard Clark, on Apr 18, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 3 comments | 1554 Views

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Why Congress Should Serve People not Corporations

The heart of the global economy is a war economy. War is big business, transnational corporations profit from the destruction...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Apr. 22, 2012
Last comment by TOM KIMMEL, on Apr 27, 2012 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 1896 Views

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Menlo Park fire district strikes deal with Facebook

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District board voted unanimously on Tuesday to enter into an agreement between Facebook and...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 25, 2012 at 9:18 pm | 3 comments | 1822 Views

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NASA asks public for meteor photos and videos

NASA and the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence Institute are asking for the public's help finding footage photos...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Carlito waysman, on Apr 26, 2012 at 6:19 pm | 3 comments | 1755 Views

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Simitian pushes bill to keep parks open

With a July 1 deadline looming over a budget-cutting plan that would close some 70 of the 270 state parks, two state senators...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by musical, on May 11, 2012 at 12:13 am | 3 comments | 2260 Views

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Fire destroys Woodside home

A fire completely destroyed a home at 1200 Bear Gulch Road in Woodside Saturday, June 2, despite efforts by six fire agencies....

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by FiresRBad, on Jun 4, 2012 at 2:25 pm | 3 comments | 3854 Views

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Libor

Called Libor, which that stands for London Interbank Offered Rate and it involves a group of bankers who set a daily interest...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Barclay's Bank - LIBOR, on Jul 26, 2012 at 11:03 am | 3 comments | 1616 Views

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Effective 7/67/12, DHS can take over all private communications in "emergency"; Is this ok?

http://rt.com/usa/news/white-house-systems-order-142/ If I read this right, Obama signed into law, through Executive Order,...

Original post made by Perspective on Jul. 30, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 30, 2012 at 12:14 pm | 3 comments | 1305 Views

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Front-loading respect and compassion in the digital age

Like many people throughout the world, I'm mesmerized by the Olympics. Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=17349...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 15, 2012 at 8:08 am | 3 comments | 2116 Views

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University of Colorado analysis predicts Romney win in presidential race

This Uunivesity of Colorado analysis has been correct since 1980. It doesn't even look like it will be close. http://www.examiner.com/article/university-of-colorado-analysis-pre...

Original post made by Gay on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Aug 23, 2012 at 10:15 pm | 3 comments | 1581 Views

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Joe Biden on Cheerleaders

"the stuff they do on hard wood, it blows my mind.” Does this guy have a clue? He is one heart beat away from the presidency....

Original post made by Jeff on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Biden rocks!, on Sep 21, 2012 at 10:01 pm | 3 comments | 1368 Views

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Study released on life in Santa Clara County

A study released Wednesday, Oct. 10, on life in Santa Clara County shows that while the majority of people are satisfied...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Olivia from P.A., on Oct 17, 2012 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 2004 Views

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East Palo Alto residents march against violence

East Palo Alto community organizers held a "Stop the Violence" march and rally Sunday, Oct. 14, in the wake of a pair of...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 15, 2012 at 2:10 pm | 3 comments | 1671 Views

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Does Romney have a chance in California?

I know it seems next to impossible, but Romney is on a big run at this point. Can he, possibly, beyond all hope, even win...

Original post made by Sean on Oct. 21, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Oct 22, 2012 at 5:02 pm | 3 comments | 1444 Views

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Stanford-affiliated firms generate $2.7 trillion a year

Companies formed by Stanford University graduates or professors generate global revenues of $2.7 trillion annually and have...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 29, 2012 at 9:18 pm | 3 comments | 2614 Views

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Interesting views on bike riding in Berlin.

I think that both bike riders and non bike riders will find this BBC article interesting and informative. It is not just...

Original post made by Occasional Cyclist on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 5, 2012 at 12:18 pm | 3 comments | 2510 Views

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David Petraeus resigns

Patraeus has been a very good militaty leader. He says he had an extramarital affair. Was this affair known of by the White...

Original post made by James on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Nov 9, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 3 comments | 1373 Views
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