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Stanford, UCSF launch drug-development partnership

As part of a new Food and Drug Administration-funded partnership, Stanford University and the University of California at...

Original post made on May. 18, 2014
Last comment by SF/PA bi-resident old-timer, on May 19, 2014 at 10:14 am | 2 comments | 3043 Views

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California Chrome

Great racehorse story, I hope he wins the Triple Crown. Not Secretariat, by a longshot, but Penny Chenery (Secretariat's...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on May 29, 2014 at 11:07 am | 2 comments | 482 Views

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Mi Pueblo officially emerges from bankruptcy

Mi Pueblo Foods, the San Jose-based grocery chain that runs the only full-sized grocery store in East Palo Alto, announced...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jun 5, 2014 at 7:47 pm | 2 comments | 1740 Views

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Santa Clara County rolls out ID card system for veterans

The estimated 85,000 veterans of the U.S. military in Santa Clara County will be eligible to receive photo identification...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Wonderful!, on Jun 13, 2014 at 9:03 am | 2 comments | 2128 Views

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East Palo Alto endorses affordable-housing fee for developers

The East Palo Alto City Council unanimously endorsed Tuesday night a new stipulation for developers in the area, requiring...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 3, 2014 at 3:33 pm | 2 comments | 2812 Views

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Stanford women sweep Pac-12 defensive soccer honors

Stanford's defense took the spotlight among the Pac-12 Player of the Week awards for women's soccer, which were announced...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by franky, on Sep 16, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 1813 Views

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Oldest University of the Pacific alum gives back in a big way

George Knoles, a historian whose family played an important role in the University of the Pacific's past, gave $303,000 to...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by John Sylvester, on Oct 28, 2014 at 10:51 am | 2 comments | 3454 Views

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Letters

<B>Underground railroads? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2006/04/26/letters posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by Confused in LASD, on Nov 2, 2014 at 9:21 pm | 2 comments | 666 Views

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What do you want to change about the Archdiocese of San Francisco?

What do you want to change about the Archdiocese of San Francisco? ...

Original post made by anonymous on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Cradle Catholic, on Nov 5, 2014 at 1:16 pm | 2 comments | 373 Views

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Kremen wins Santa Clara Valley Water District seat

The founder of Match.com, Gary Kremen, has won a seat on the Santa Clara Valley Water District board, with 51.3 percent of...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2014
Last comment by The Shadow Knows......, on Nov 8, 2014 at 10:43 am | 2 comments | 706 Views

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Beach access, utilities reform and cultural competency among new laws

New laws ranging from election and utilities reform to beach access and community food producers that were authored by state...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 2, 2015 at 7:32 am | 2 comments | 4117 Views

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Health officials warn flu season could get worse

There have been at least four flu-related deaths in the Bay Area so far, and public health officials warn that while flu-season...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2015
Last comment by Memories , on Jan 18, 2015 at 12:15 pm | 2 comments | 5833 Views

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Filoli board relents on volunteer agreement, lets volunteers opt out of 'release clause'

Filoli's governing board on Thursday morning, Feb. 19, sent an email to all volunteers telling them that they would be allowed...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 21, 2015 at 5:46 pm | 2 comments | 3374 Views

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New county program to fight truancy, lift graduation rates

Armed with a recently awarded $885,000 federal grant, San Mateo County is launching a targeted effort to combat truancy and...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Wrong Direction, on Feb 23, 2015 at 6:45 pm | 2 comments | 3126 Views

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Proposed bill takes on cellphone-tracking

State Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo County, has introduced a bill that would require local governments to take public comment...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Mar 2, 2015 at 4:49 pm | 2 comments | 1819 Views

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New nonprofit creates micro-businesses

A new nonprofit in East Palo Alto teaching single mothers and young women entrepreneurship through micro-businesses is helping...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Grandma in PA, on Apr 3, 2015 at 10:58 am | 2 comments | 4677 Views

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Desalination Plant

Here is a map of proposed desalination plants in California. There is nothing planned near the peninsula. http://www.mercurynews.com/portlet/article/html/imageDisplay.jsp?content...

Original post made by Chris on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by WilliamR, on Apr 20, 2015 at 11:45 pm | 2 comments | 239 Views

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Carlos Romero appointed to East Palo Alto City Council

Former East Palo Alto mayor Carlos Romero has been selected by the East Palo Alto City Council to take the seat vacated by...

Original post made on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by Starbucks Insider, on May 7, 2015 at 12:07 pm | 2 comments | 1681 Views

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Drought in CA should copy drought measures in Israel

Apart from conservation methods, this is what Israel has done. CA needs to copy the ideas of desalination and reusing gray...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 1, 2015 at 4:46 pm | 2 comments | 228 Views

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Menlo Park: Police body camera policy may let people request video deletion

Menlo Park may amend its police body camera policy to allow the deletion of videos with no investigative relevance upon request...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Bad Cop, No Donut, on Jun 2, 2015 at 1:37 pm | 2 comments | 404 Views
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