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Never say it can't get any worse...

From Reason Magazine: Posted on July 2, 2010, 6:00AM In Newcastle-under-Lyme, England, the local council has introduced...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by geez, on Jul 6, 2010 at 7:29 pm | 1 comment | 1959 Views

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San Mateo County supervisor to step down

San Mateo County District 1 Supervisor Mark Church announced Tuesday he will step down from the Board of Supervisors in January....

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jul 7, 2010 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 1955 Views

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East Palo Alto Phoenix Academy 2010 graduates

2010 East Palo Alto Phoenix Academy graduates. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=17145...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by EPA rocks!, on Jul 19, 2010 at 3:57 pm | 1 comment | 1849 Views

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What's with highway 101 traffic?

It seems that there is so much more delayed traffic on 101 lately. Maybe it's because I am a stay-at-home mom and do most...

Original post made by SAHM on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by economy is picking up, on Jul 20, 2010 at 7:47 am | 1 comment | 2064 Views

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Martha Kanter pushes to boost student performance nationwide

From a hushed corner office overlooking the Capitol dome and the Washington Mall, former Midpeninsula resident Martha Kanter...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2010
Last comment by stephen levy, on Jul 24, 2010 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 2401 Views

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Heat wave sparks 'Spare the Air' alert

Warm weather is predicted to be even warmer throughout the region today (Aug. 24), prompting the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by cieboy, on Aug 24, 2010 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 1779 Views

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Test scores up as East Palo Alto schools re-open

Children in East Palo Alto and eastern Menlo Park headed back to schools Thursday where achievement test scores are inching...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Sol, on Aug 26, 2010 at 11:12 pm | 1 comment | 1774 Views

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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 | 1857 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 | 1759 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 | 1772 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 | 1812 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 | 1457 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 | 1490 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 | 1630 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 | 1659 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 | 1408 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 | 1309 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 | 1328 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 | 1497 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 | 1398 Views
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