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Community Connections expands to colleges

Abilities United's Community Connections program is giving participants from Abilities United (a Palo Alto nonprofit serving...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by Giacomo Michele, on Sep 14, 2010 at 11:08 am | 1 comment | 1792 Views

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Wireless and Cell Phone use Documentary

If you have kids with cell phones and/or use wireless internet in your home...this documentary may interest you. # From...

Original post made by parent on Sep. 19, 2010
Last comment by so, on Sep 20, 2010 at 7:43 am | 1 comment | 1732 Views

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Landmark tunnel under Bay breaks ground

A $347 million water tunnel -- the first to be built underneath the San Francisco Bay -- broke ground early Friday afternoon...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 27, 2010 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 1697 Views

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Election meetings are upcoming -- and online

Two free, public "Pros & Cons" meetings covering the state propositions and local measures on the Nov. 2 ballot will be held...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by pat, on Oct 9, 2010 at 8:20 pm | 1 comment | 1780 Views

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Applicants sought for open-space board vacancy

Applications are being accepted for the vacant Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District board position caused by the death...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by bikes2work, on Oct 22, 2010 at 9:52 am | 1 comment | 1428 Views

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The Truth about Social Security

Social Security pays to keep working people (and their dependents and survivors) out of poverty when they are old. It spreads...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Slick, on Oct 27, 2010 at 5:23 am | 1 comment | 1470 Views

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Bay Area home sales lowest since 2007

Home sales in the San Francisco Bay Area have dropped for the fourth consecutive month as of September, according to MDA...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Stats, on Oct 26, 2010 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 1593 Views

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What happened???

"QQ" where are you when we need you? Does anyone know what happened on 101 this morning between 7:30-8:15 ?? Constant...

Original post made by Kate on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by Know it all, on Nov 8, 2010 at 10:07 pm | 1 comment | 1632 Views

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Google to build fiber network at Stanford

Palo Alto's dream of a citywide ultra-high-speed broadband network will soon take shape on a smaller scale just beyond the...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by chris, on Nov 16, 2010 at 4:06 pm | 1 comment | 1362 Views

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Mountain View City Manager Kevin Duggan to retire in April

After 20 years as Mountain View's well-respected city manager, Kevin Duggan has announced that he will be retiring next year....

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 10, 2010 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 1262 Views

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Capturing cathedrals

Poor Peterborough Cathedral. In its early days as a monastery and then as an abbey, it was attacked by Vikings, sacked during...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2010
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Dec 11, 2010 at 9:20 pm | 1 comment | 1266 Views

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Rich Cline re-elected mayor of Menlo Park

The man who put down the Menlo Park mayor's gavel last week has now picked it back up. In a unanimous 5-0 vote, and counter...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by Brian Steen, on Dec 15, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 1428 Views

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Gordon to chair subcommittee on transportation

Newly elected state Assemblyman Rich Gordon (D-Menlo Park) has been named chairman of the Assembly budget subcommittee that...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Marlene Prendergast, on Dec 16, 2010 at 12:05 pm | 1 comment | 1351 Views

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Letters

<B>JJ&F memories Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14136 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Loves israel, on Dec 17, 2010 at 6:57 pm | 1 comment | 1618 Views

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Old Los Altos

Just Across the street from Downtown Los Altos and behind Foothill Expressway lies Old Los Altos. Shoup Park and Redwood...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2010
Last comment by Roosevelt HS Grad, on Dec 25, 2010 at 9:11 pm | 1 comment | 1716 Views

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4.1-magnitude quake rattles Bay Area Friday

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.1 struck east of San Jose this afternoon and could be felt throughout much...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2011
Last comment by no yum, on Jan 8, 2011 at 3:01 am | 1 comment | 1368 Views

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suicide attempt closes bridge - again

For the second time in the past couple of months an important road bridge has been shut down due to a suicidal individual....

Original post made by driver on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 12, 2011 at 1:37 pm | 1 comment | 1283 Views

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Audrey Rust to retire as head of Peninsula Open Space Trust

Audrey Rust, who has led the Peninsula Open Space Trust for 24 years, will retire as president this summer, she announced...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by jardins, on Jan 26, 2011 at 6:56 pm | 1 comment | 1251 Views

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Neurosurgeon remembered as 'hero' to his children

As a doctor, Doyle John Borchers III loved helping people, people others might have written off. As a man, Borchers loved...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2011
Last comment by Daniel O'Donnell, on Mar 6, 2011 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 1384 Views

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'Price of Privilege' author to speak to class

Marin County psychologist Madeline Levine, author of "The Price of Privilege," is among the guest speakers in a parenting...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Question, on Mar 16, 2011 at 7:39 am | 1 comment | 1308 Views
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