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East Palo Alto students to be honored Friday

Three East Palo Alto teens will be honored at the annual Family Service Winners Breakfast Friday at the Crowne Plaza Cabana...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Ada, on Sep 17, 2009 at 10:49 pm | 1 comment | 1719 Views

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College Students Raise Awareness of Situations in Uganda

LeHigh University has just welcomed a new club to campus, Schools 4 Schools. Schools 4 Schools, run by young volunteers,...

Original post made by james on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Any USA Equivalent?, on Oct 1, 2009 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 1727 Views

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Menlo Park discovers $400,000 accounting error

Menlo Park city management has discovered a major accounting error in the budget for the current fiscal year relating to...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by Facts, on Oct 8, 2009 at 3:24 pm | 1 comment | 1604 Views

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Stanford study: Early flu shots save lives, money

Starting a vaccination campaign a few weeks earlier could save nearly 600 lives and more than $150 million in a city the...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Oct 13, 2009 at 10:25 pm | 1 comment | 1467 Views

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Worth a look

Art Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11659 posted Friday, September 25,...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Amy, on Oct 16, 2009 at 12:18 pm | 1 comment | 1772 Views

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Atherton council members incensed at being denied report

Atherton City Council members and residents alike are agitating for the release of an investigator's report probing charges...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous Jane, on Oct 18, 2009 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 1580 Views

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Where to turn for help

24-hour crisis hotlines: Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=14360 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2009
Last comment by Richard, on Nov 1, 2009 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 1664 Views

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Thank You Palo Alto

I don't live in Palo Alto, but I found this Forum after it was mentioned in my town's Square Forum (Pleasanton). I recently...

Original post made by Georgia on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, on Nov 3, 2009 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 1874 Views

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M-A hoping to make football lights a permanent fixture

The temporary lights brought in by Menlo-Atherton High for last week's M-A vs. Sacred Heart Prep football game proved so...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Curt Schulze, on Nov 11, 2009 at 6:44 pm | 1 comment | 1750 Views

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Is he talking about the town square?

http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/pda/2009/nov/20/stephen-fry-twitter "I don't know about you but whenever I read a blog...

Original post made by pleb on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by Anony Mouse, on Dec 1, 2009 at 4:29 pm | 1 comment | 1429 Views

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White As Snow

It's raining, the cold, nasty rain of early December in Dublin, the worst time of year, too cold to be outside, but too warm...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Peter Pennoyer, on Dec 9, 2009 at 3:16 am | 1 comment | 1561 Views

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Medical groups to launch new SM County clinic

A new medical clinic, the "Peninsula Medical Group," to serve San Mateo County residents is being created by the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Dec 11, 2009 at 3:46 am | 1 comment | 1674 Views

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Guest Opinion: 'Secondhand drinking' is as dangerous as secondhand smoking

Next week I'll be traveling to the Mojave Desert, to Fort Irwin National Training Center. It's way out there in the High...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2009
Last comment by Marisol Muņoz-Kiehne, on Dec 12, 2009 at 6:50 am | 1 comment | 2400 Views

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Facebook's Breast Cancer Awareness Statuses

As any facebook user can testify, the color coded statuses this week has brought a worldwide awareness to breast cancer in...

Original post made by FB user on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by TMI, on Jan 9, 2010 at 8:31 pm | 1 comment | 1532 Views

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Fiber fanatics

Piles of fabric scraps — from 4-inch squares to half-yard swaths — beckon from a large table, where they've been...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2010
Last comment by barri, on Jan 10, 2010 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 1806 Views

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How to donate to the Red Cross Haiti earthquake relief effort

How to donate to the Red Cross Haiti earthquake relief effort: http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2010/01/13/help-haiti...

Original post made by Ken on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by TJ, on Jan 13, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 1549 Views

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Santa Clara County elects new board president

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors today elected Supervisor Ken Yeager as its new president, replacing Liz Kniss. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Mil, on Jan 13, 2010 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 1636 Views

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Thousands lose power as storm rages on

Stormy weather has knocked out power to about 26,000 PG&E customers in the Bay Area this morning, a PG&E spokeswoman said....

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Evan, on Jan 19, 2010 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 1481 Views

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Google now has bicycle map option

As from today, google maps now have a bicycle route option. Having checked this for our school routes, I find that the routes...

Original post made by Occasional Cyclist on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Lance, on Mar 10, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 1564 Views

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Organic is not enough

Walk into almost any supermarket in America and you are guaranteed to be bombarded. Thousands of products, advertisements,...

Original post made by Jolene Kokroko on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 20, 2010 at 7:12 pm | 1 comment | 1689 Views
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