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Obama's budget boosts NASA Ames

The announcement of President Obama's new direction for space exploration has caused rancor in other parts of the country,...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 3, 2010 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 2123 Views

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Mentoring boosts teacher retention in East Palo Alto schools

A new teacher enters the classroom brimming with energy and enthusiasm before running up against the hard realities of the...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Feb 23, 2010 at 10:11 pm | 3 comments | 2512 Views

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Emergency generators

All those generators that kept vital systems alive may be headed for the junk heap. ARB has decided to impose the same emission...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 20, 2010 at 9:51 am | 3 comments | 2065 Views

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Is the nuclear/extended family going to return?

I was raised in a nuclear family with my grandparents living with us, as they entered old age. We also had my cousin living...

Original post made by Kerry on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Nuclear family returned, on Mar 15, 2010 at 4:57 pm | 3 comments | 1708 Views

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Life of pioneering pilot Elinor Smith remembered

Elinor Smith Sullivan, 98, one of the world's earliest and most renowned female pilots, died of kidney failure at Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Nayeli, on Nov 9, 2010 at 8:50 am | 3 comments | 2413 Views

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NEW TAXES PROPOSED

It would appear that we are stuck with some form of no copay health care and the need to fund it, and so I propose two new...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by nightmare, on Apr 3, 2010 at 5:39 am | 3 comments | 2005 Views

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Foreclosures

Foreclosures are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by mary, on Jul 3, 2011 at 2:10 pm | 3 comments | 2845 Views

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Arizona boycotte

Several cities across the country, including SF, Oakland, San Diego and LA have passed resolutions or urged boycotts of Arizona...

Original post made by Armen on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 13, 2010 at 3:52 pm | 3 comments | 2150 Views

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Phoenix Academy's first grads are college-bound

A small charter school in East Palo Alto celebrates the graduation of its first senior class next month. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 14, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 3 comments | 4358 Views

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More Seniors Looking For Work Than Ever Before

More Seniors Looking For Work Than Ever Before Losing your job is bad at any time in your life, but it’s particularly...

Original post made by Verna Guzenda on May. 15, 2010
Last comment by Reagan?????, on May 24, 2010 at 3:10 pm | 3 comments | 2257 Views

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Three dead crows renew West Nile Virus fears

Santa Clara County officials announced Monday three dead crows found throughout the county -- including one in Los Altos...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 19, 2010 at 7:43 am | 3 comments | 2260 Views

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Menlo-Atherton shocks St. Francis in CCS baseball opener

In what must rank as the most significant victory in Menlo-Atherton baseball history, the 14th-seeded Bears shocked third-seeded...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by M-A, on Sep 20, 2010 at 10:11 pm | 3 comments | 2587 Views

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Genetically Modified Soy causes Infertility

Russian biologist Alexey V. Surovand and his colleagues set out to discover if Monsanto’s genetically modified (GM)...

Original post made by resident on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by Sue Jonez, on May 23, 2010 at 12:38 pm | 3 comments | 2374 Views

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Proposition 14 is the game changer

Tuesday’s ballot contains one real game changer: Proposition 14. This aims to make our elected officials represent us instead...

Original post made by Lee Thé on Jun. 6, 2010
Last comment by hmmm, on Jun 9, 2010 at 6:15 am | 3 comments | 1894 Views

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Letters

Ike got it right Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13136 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 26, 2010 at 6:46 am | 3 comments | 2698 Views

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Innovative parolee program faces uncertain future

The Parolee Reentry Program, launched in 2007, assesses the needs of residents returning to East Palo Alto from prison and...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2010
Last comment by warren murphy, on Jul 14, 2010 at 6:54 pm | 3 comments | 3854 Views

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Financial Regulation Replicates Mortgage Regulation (That worked well, didn't it?)well!)

http://www.realclearmarkets.com/articles/2010/07/08/diversity_in_the_financial_sector_98562.html Amazingly deafening silence...

Original post made by Here we go AGAIN on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Here we go AGAIN, on Jul 10, 2010 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 2182 Views

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Financial and Health Insurance "Reform"

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/15/health/policy/15health.html?_r=1 Above is a link to Obama snapping his fingers and demanding...

Original post made by Perspective on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 17, 2010 at 11:25 am | 3 comments | 2185 Views

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Water District OKs $40M flood protection project

Santa Clara Valley Water District board members unanimously approved a sweeping project Thursday (July 29) designed to protect...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Crazy waste of Palo Alto Time, on Aug 5, 2010 at 4:43 am | 3 comments | 2554 Views

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Any other better programs than Yahoo or Google Groups?

As Room Parent, I have to start a group for our classroom. I used Yahoo in the past and was not satisfied so I switched to...

Original post made by Room Parent on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by JLS Parent, on Sep 2, 2010 at 9:10 am | 3 comments | 2348 Views
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Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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