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Bargain for peace

In his famous book of 1795 Immanuel Kant advocated these three things: Standing armies must be totally abolished in due...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Jun 2, 2011 at 7:52 pm | 2 comments | 1220 Views

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Open Space District fatality is identified

A man who was killed in a crash near La Honda late Thursday morning has been identified by the coroner's office as Luis Audelo-Partida,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by Eduord, on Jun 4, 2011 at 9:09 pm | 2 comments | 1386 Views

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Deaths

Marguerite Saegesser Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15020 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2011
Last comment by Chris Kenrick, Palo Alto Weekly staff writer, on Jun 5, 2011 at 6:43 pm | 2 comments | 1572 Views

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Labor Fights Back - San Francisco's LaborFest

For eighteen years, Labor Fest, an annual labor cultural arts festival, has commemorated the 1934 General Strike. This year’s...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 29, 2011 at 2:06 pm | 2 comments | 4183 Views

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EPA police conducting parole, probation sweeps

East Palo Alto police are conducting parole and probation sweeps throughout the city today as part of an ongoing crackdown...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on Jun 30, 2011 at 2:08 am | 2 comments | 1433 Views

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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 | 1041 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 | 1898 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 | 1681 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 | 4219 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 | 2854 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 | 1197 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 | 1366 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 | 1266 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 | 2705 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 | 1738 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 | 8767 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 | 1155 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 | 1160 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 | 1111 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 | 1151 Views
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