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Through the eyes of a child

As a 6-year-old in the Nazi concentration camp Bergen-Belsen in the final months of World War II, Elisabeth Seaman remembers...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Bru, on Dec 15, 2013 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 5310 Views

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Real Estate Matters

As winter approaches, we typically expect Bay Area and Peninsula home prices to start cooling along with the weather, as...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2013
Last comment by Some people!, on Dec 26, 2013 at 2:27 pm | 3 comments | 7474 Views

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according to the Wall Street Journal, the best performing stock of 2013 is a Palo Alto company

Can you guess which one? Wall Street Journal: http://blogs.wsj.com/five-things/2013/12/30/5-winners-the-best-stocks-of-2013/...

Original post made by day trader on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by Boo, on Dec 31, 2013 at 7:42 pm | 3 comments | 1145 Views

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Students demonstrate as new Sofia president takes office

As an interim president took office at Palo Alto's Sofia University this week, students demonstrating outside the school...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Mimi, on Jan 10, 2014 at 8:54 pm | 3 comments | 5134 Views

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City of Palo Alto Faces Strike – $139,907 Average Total Compensation Not Enough

City of Palo Alto Faces Strike – $139,907 Average Total Compensation Not Enough From the article by Ed Ring On January...

Original post made by Tracy on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by Bogus Numbers!, on Jan 16, 2014 at 12:56 pm | 3 comments | 2823 Views

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Suspect flashes gun in attempted robbery

A suspect attempted to rob a cashier at a Palo Alto gas station on Saturday evening, but fled on foot when the cashier refused...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2014
Last comment by ChrisC, on Feb 18, 2014 at 12:40 pm | 3 comments | 4360 Views

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Audit urges more oversight, better security over city equipment

Palo Alto's system for keeping track of city equipment has been hampered by inconsistent oversight and lax security, according...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2014
Last comment by Irresponsible, on Feb 18, 2014 at 3:20 pm | 3 comments | 3693 Views

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Clinical trials: To participate or not?

Advances in medical care are dependent on the results of clinical trials. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2006/11/08/clinical-trials-to-participa...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by trial participant, on Feb 26, 2014 at 10:12 am | 3 comments | 1464 Views

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Stanford must allow access for endangered species inspection

A federal judge has ruled that despite drought conditions -- or perhaps because of them -- Stanford University must allow...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Former employee, on Mar 3, 2014 at 9:16 am | 3 comments | 4336 Views

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East Palo Alto fires displace 14 persons

Two house fires in the past four days have displaced two East Palo Alto families totaling 14 people, according to Menlo Park...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 11, 2014 at 1:32 pm | 3 comments | 5058 Views

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Not just another chain restaurant

Paul Martin's American Grill in Mountain View has pedigree along with serious money and know-how behind it. Co-founder Paul...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by foodie, on Mar 24, 2014 at 6:07 pm | 3 comments | 18866 Views

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Fun with dogs, teens and the environment

Three finalists in the City of Palo Alto's current Apps Challenge are gearing their inventions towards neighborhoods and...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Homeless Dogs, on Mar 23, 2014 at 9:04 pm | 3 comments | 23440 Views

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Local marathoners reflect on what makes them run

Nine local runners reflect on why, time and time again, they push their bodies to run 26.2 miles in a race that is the ultimate...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2014
Last comment by Yupp, on Apr 21, 2014 at 1:32 pm | 3 comments | 5181 Views

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Former SLAC director Persis Drell to head Stanford School of Engineering

Persis Drell, former director of the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, will be Stanford University's first female dean...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on Jun 4, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 3 comments | 2493 Views

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Mortar round found in East Palo Alto home

A possible explosive device found in an East Palo Alto residence was determined to be an old inert training mortar round,...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Jun 14, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 3 comments | 2204 Views

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East Palo Alto prisoner reentry center saved through September

East Palo Alto's landmark prisoner reentry program received financial backing from the City Council on Tuesday night to stay...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Nieghbor, on Jul 2, 2014 at 11:43 pm | 3 comments | 3322 Views

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HP Chairman Ralph Whitworth resigns for health reasons

Hewlett-Packard Co. board chairman Ralph Whitworth is resigning July 16 for health reasons, the Palo Alto company announced...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Be Well, on Jul 16, 2014 at 2:27 am | 3 comments | 8798 Views

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Where everybody knows your name

For 50 years residents of Jackson Drive have organized a block party that includes not just old timers and new neighbors...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:40 pm | 3 comments | 5329 Views

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Road closure, helicopter noise on Stanford campus Monday

Stanford University has issued an advisory that Campus Drive East and part of Bowdoin Street will be intermittently closed...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Aug 11, 2014 at 1:39 pm | 3 comments | 2518 Views

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I wonder if the spam string is on purpose

A few posters have sounded unhappy with some of the issues discussed on the threads, I wonder if the spam is on purpose?...

Original post made by resident on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 21, 2014 at 10:31 am | 3 comments | 716 Views
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