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TSA latest patdown fiasco

This is just outrageous that TSA screeners are performing such intrusive examinations on a routine, random basis. Does it...

Original post made by pares on Jun. 27, 2011
Last comment by Just Thinking, on Jun 28, 2011 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 1016 Views

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Not good on history

U.S. leaders often are just not good on history. The 19th-century British started trying to pacify the Pashtun tribes...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by Unconquerable?, on Jun 29, 2011 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 997 Views

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Three arrested for Menlo Park burglaries

Menlo Park police arrested three male juveniles Thursday in connection with several residential burglaries on Gilbert Avenue,...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by trainz, on Jul 8, 2011 at 5:02 pm | 1 comment | 1126 Views

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Palo Alto Babe Ruth teams face elimination games

==B District 6 All-Stars== The Babe Ruth all-star season may be over for two Palo Alto teams before the postseason really...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by nicholas hall, on Jul 18, 2011 at 1:11 pm | 1 comment | 1714 Views

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Olympian Amy Chow dives into a new challenge

When we last saw Amy Chow on a competitive stage, the Castilleja School grad was launching herself skyward in the pole vault....

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2011
Last comment by Helen Bayly, on Aug 14, 2011 at 7:17 am | 1 comment | 5824 Views

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Kitchen culture

For Palo Altan Lisa Herndon, lacto-fermentation is a way of life. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15461...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Caped Crusader, on Aug 26, 2011 at 2:51 pm | 1 comment | 1325 Views

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SLAC beam used to develop new melanoma drug

A melanoma drug approved last week by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration was developed with the help of an X-ray light...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Steve C, on Aug 26, 2011 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 10953 Views

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Romeo H.: Deployed in Kosovo

On 9/11 I was actually in active duty in the U.S. Army already, and I was deployed in Kosovo. I was coming toward the end...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Mark, on Sep 8, 2011 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 1409 Views

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Breast cancer detection bill passes Legislature

A new breast cancer detection bill authored by State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, passed the California Legislature Monday,...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2011
Last comment by Survivor, on Sep 12, 2011 at 10:03 pm | 1 comment | 1082 Views

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Volunteers clean up the creek

Volunteers turned out in force at San Francisquito Creek, the local site for the state-wide Coastal Clean Up Day on Saturday...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Beyond Searsville Dam, on Sep 19, 2011 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 1164 Views

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First Person: A conversation with Matt Severson

Matt Severson, a 2007 Palo Alto High School graduate, started The School Fund, a nonprofit that connects donors with students...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2011
Last comment by D and C Kenyon, on Oct 12, 2011 at 9:04 pm | 1 comment | 1496 Views

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Monta Loma

When Janice Heiler and her husband faced retirement, they considered leaving their home in the Monta Loma neighborhood of...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Raymond R. White, on Oct 13, 2011 at 10:56 am | 1 comment | 912 Views

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Police arrest two in wallet-snatching spree

Police arrested two women last week in connection with a string of thefts of wallets from inside the Mountain View Walmart. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by don't get it, on Nov 2, 2011 at 9:43 am | 1 comment | 1064 Views

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William J. Perry: A cold warrior

On Feb. 4, 1994, William J. Perry had taken the oath of office and became the United States' 19th secretary of defense, appointed...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Gary Waldeck, on Nov 11, 2011 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 3986 Views

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Menlo Park approves new union contract

Despite a flood of emails protesting a time-off policy that gives some city employees a minimum seven weeks off a year, no...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Kim S. , on Nov 17, 2011 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 3183 Views

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Soldier, injured in Afghanistan, gets Purple Heart in Palo Alto

An army soldier severely injured in Afghanistan this summer was presented with the Purple Heart on Tuesday at the Veterans...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Johnny, on Dec 22, 2011 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 1065 Views

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Occupy the Courts! National Day of Action During a Week of Action...

Occupy the Dream, Occupy Congress, Occupy Wall Street West, Occupy the Courts, Occupy Your Heart, Occupy Everywhere� Across...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by JoR, on Jan 18, 2012 at 2:58 am | 1 comment | 962 Views

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Executive director of Ronald McDonald House to resign

Honey Meir-Levy, executive director of the Ronald McDonald House at Stanford since 1994, has announced she will be resigning...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Debbie Ford-Scriba, on Jan 20, 2012 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 2246 Views

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State of the State, the Union, Denial…

It is painful to watch the Orwellian rhetoric being spouted by politicians in 2012. Day becomes night. War is peace. Disappearing...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Susan, on Jan 25, 2012 at 4:40 pm | 1 comment | 826 Views

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John Danielson resigns as Atherton city manager

Due to an adverse ruling by a state agency, Atherton's Interim City Manager John Danielson has submitted his resignation,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Double-Dipping-Dan, on Jan 26, 2012 at 10:39 am | 1 comment | 1704 Views
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