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Bill Moggridge, co-founder of IDEO, dies at 69

Bill Moggridge, the co-founder of Palo Alto-based design firm IDEO, died Sept. 8 of cancer. He was 69. Moggridge was the...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Scott, on Sep 11, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 2336 Views

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U.S. credit rating cut, again.

http://www.cnbc.com/id/49037337 We cannot print our way out of this mess. We need to produce our way out of it. A good...

Original post made by John on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Sep 14, 2012 at 3:17 pm | 1 comment | 885 Views

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Stanford's recent study on Organic Food linked to Monsanto & Tobaccor industry

The timing of Stanford's study on organic food declaring that organic food is not necessarily healthier for you is questionable...

Original post made by PA resident on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by pa resident, on Sep 17, 2012 at 8:18 am | 1 comment | 2884 Views

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Chemical weapons in the Mid-East

"There would be enormous consequences if we start seeing movement on the chemical weapons front or the use of chemical weapons."...

Original post made by Jim on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Sep 20, 2012 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 860 Views

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Willie Mays named 'history maker' by San Mateo County

Willie Mays, a resident of Atherton since 1969 and considered by many the best all-around baseball player of all time, has...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Cid Young, on Sep 25, 2012 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 1016 Views

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Here are some gun quotes you Democrats/Socialists should read

Quotable Quotes on Gun Control - A system of licensing and registration is the perfect device to deny gun ownership to...

Original post made by food for thought on Sep. 29, 2012
Last comment by ab 1527, on Sep 29, 2012 at 2:03 am | 1 comment | 2120 Views

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Senate race: Hill, Lieber gear up for final battle

Flush with cash, endorsements and legislative accomplishments, state Assemblyman Jerry Hill is riding a wave of momentum...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2012
Last comment by Milan Moravec, on Oct 14, 2012 at 10:37 pm | 1 comment | 1624 Views

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Stanford University logs record fundraising year

Stanford University recorded a record year in fundraising in 2011-12, both in total dollars and in the number of people making...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by wonderful, on Oct 19, 2012 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 1613 Views

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National Polls: Skewed and unskewed

Looks like the biggest winner last night, after Obama, was Nate Silver and the composite poll blogs. Biggest losers? Karl...

Original post made by Gary on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 7, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 1067 Views

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Peninsula residents volunteer on East Coast

Ten local American Red Cross Silicon Valley Chapter volunteers -- including one from Palo Alto -- are heading to storm-devastated...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Unions-Strike-Out-Again, on Nov 1, 2012 at 10:04 pm | 1 comment | 1416 Views

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National JOBS numbers released

171,000 new jobs last month, a pretty good number as we recover from the recession. Here's what the job growth numbers...

Original post made by Recovering Economy on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Chas S, on Nov 2, 2012 at 9:29 am | 1 comment | 876 Views

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Clocks 'fall back' on Sunday

This weekend, it's time to turn clocks back one hour. Sunday at 2 a.m. is the official end of daylight saving time. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 2, 2012 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 1460 Views

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California Supreme Court forced revelation of $11m

California Supreme Court forced 'Americans for Responsible Leadership' to reveal the source of $11 million dollars they used...

Original post made by Elaine Elbizri on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by money laundering, on Nov 6, 2012 at 10:52 am | 1 comment | 1362 Views

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Sharon Hofstedt: Hot chocolate and community building

As a pre-teen in small-town Minnesota, Sharon Hofstedt delivered the Minneapolis Star Tribune door to door seven days a week. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by danielle you-know-who, on Dec 16, 2012 at 6:26 pm | 1 comment | 981 Views

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Unattended pot on stove sparks midnight blaze

Menlo Park, Palo Alto, Redwood City and Woodside firefighters were able to extinguish a two-alarm blaze that had a female...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2012
Last comment by Time-For-NextGen-Stoves, on Dec 23, 2012 at 4:44 pm | 1 comment | 1177 Views

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Caltrain board elects new officers

The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (JPB), which owns and operates Caltrain, unanimously elected Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2013
Last comment by Wondering?, on Jan 3, 2013 at 9:40 pm | 1 comment | 1667 Views

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Two-alarm fire damages MV mobile home

A two-alarm fire damaged a residence in a Mountain View mobile home park Sunday morning. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=28219&e=y...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by Martha , on Jan 14, 2013 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 1669 Views

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Third consecutive Spare the Air alert issued

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Winter Spare the Air alert for Friday, prohibiting the use of wood-burning...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 17, 2013 at 7:12 pm | 1 comment | 1178 Views

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Susan Crawford for FCC Chairman

I recommend reading Susan Crawford's new book, "Captive Audience: The Telecom Industry and Monopoly Power in the New Gilded...

Original post made by Jeff Hoel on Feb. 17, 2013
Last comment by Wanderlust, on Feb 21, 2013 at 4:24 pm | 1 comment | 1022 Views

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Judge orders Elarms back into custody

A man who had been accused of killing East Palo Alto activist David Lewis in 2010 was ordered back into custody Wednesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by So-Just-How-Do-I-Calculate-Time-Served?, on Feb 26, 2013 at 7:54 pm | 1 comment | 1183 Views
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