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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 | 1575 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 | 4966 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 | 1785 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 | 2192 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 | 1915 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 | 1630 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 | 2395 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 | 7001 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 | 1282 Views

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Man dies, girl injured in Menlo Park crash

A man died and a girl was injured in a multi-vehicle crash in Menlo Park Tuesday night, according to the California Highway...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Geez, on Jul 2, 2011 at 12:54 am | 3 comments | 1565 Views

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Jewish Museum director to head Cantor center

Connie Wolf, who heads San Francisco's Contemporary Jewish Museum as its director and CEO, will return to her college roots...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by Harriet Chessman, on Jul 22, 2011 at 10:46 am | 3 comments | 20132 Views

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Two men arrested after high-speed chase

Two men taken into custody Wednesday night after leading law enforcement officials on a lengthy car chase through the East...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 29, 2011 at 10:21 am | 3 comments | 2018 Views

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Poor software in HP laptop

I have an HP laptop which came with a bad audio driver. HP has helped me reinstall the OS, and the bad driver, but since...

Original post made by Jean Znidarsic on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 27, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 3 comments | 1269 Views

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Caltrain shifts to new rail operator

Over the next five months, Caltrain operations will transition from Amtrak to TransitAmerica Services Inc., following the...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by chris, on Sep 5, 2011 at 3:31 pm | 3 comments | 10778 Views

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CHP reports rise in DUIs over Labor Day weekend

The California Highway Patrol has reported more DUIs over the Labor Day weekend compared to last year, but fewer fatalities...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 7, 2011 at 6:05 pm | 3 comments | 1601 Views

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Rail critics prepare for debate over project's costs

As the California High-Speed Rail Authority prepares to release its long-awaited business plan next month, legislators and...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by resident, on Sep 21, 2011 at 10:30 am | 3 comments | 1653 Views

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Green Vehicles, Inc., the precursor to Solyndra

The city of Salinas lost $500k by investing in an electic car company (Green Vehicles, Inc). Private investors did not invest...

Original post made by Jerry on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 31, 2011 at 5:46 am | 3 comments | 1574 Views

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Palo Altans prepare for massive earthquake drill

More than 8.5 million Californians will be refilling emergency kits, ducking under tables or standing in doorways as they...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by 3.9, on Oct 20, 2011 at 2:54 pm | 3 comments | 1892 Views

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Campaign signs go missing -- so does cell phone

Who will be elected to the Menlo Park Fire Protection District (MPFPD) Board of Directors is not a question keeping most...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by curious, on Dec 28, 2012 at 9:07 am | 3 comments | 2581 Views

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Two earthquakes hit Bay Area Thursday

The U.S. Geological Survey has downgraded Thursday night's earthquake from its original preliminary magnitude of 4.2, to...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by rapture, on Oct 21, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 3 comments | 2046 Views
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