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SFPUC stops work around heritage oak

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) ensconced a heritage oak tree within an "avoidance area" and directed...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 19, 2011 at 6:09 pm | 2 comments | 1638 Views

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The history of sound

To the Stanford student pausing between classes to listen to her favorite song, sound is as small and simple as a pair of...

Original post made on May. 28, 2011
Last comment by Ralph Hansen, on May 28, 2011 at 4:39 pm | 2 comments | 12771 Views

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Bargain for peace

In his famous book of 1795 Immanuel Kant advocated these three things: Standing armies must be totally abolished in due...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Jun 2, 2011 at 7:52 pm | 2 comments | 1331 Views

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Open Space District fatality is identified

A man who was killed in a crash near La Honda late Thursday morning has been identified by the coroner's office as Luis Audelo-Partida,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by Eduord, on Jun 4, 2011 at 9:09 pm | 2 comments | 1543 Views

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Deaths

Marguerite Saegesser Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15020 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2011
Last comment by Chris Kenrick, Palo Alto Weekly staff writer, on Jun 5, 2011 at 6:43 pm | 2 comments | 1870 Views

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Labor Fights Back - San Francisco's LaborFest

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 29, 2011 at 2:06 pm | 2 comments | 4347 Views

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EPA police conducting parole, probation sweeps

East Palo Alto police are conducting parole and probation sweeps throughout the city today as part of an ongoing crackdown...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on Jun 30, 2011 at 2:08 am | 2 comments | 1624 Views

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Bullet train crashes in China

The death toll for the high-speed train incident in China rose to 39 on Monday, with another 192 counted as injured. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142405311190477230457646809...

Original post made by Rene on Jul. 25, 2011
Last comment by lightspeed, on Jul 25, 2011 at 12:15 pm | 2 comments | 1130 Views

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Moving face-to-face work online

Today video conferencing is used for everything from music instruction to teletherapy. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=22106...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 11, 2011 at 8:59 am | 2 comments | 2099 Views

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Saving bees

The seemingly ubiquitous honeybee has been fighting an uphill battle for survival since the late 1980s, according to Allen...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 13, 2011 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 2024 Views

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Amtrak likely to lose Caltrain contract

A new operator to run Caltrain has been selected by rail officials, potentially ousting Amtrak after a 20-year relationship,...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by qq, on Aug 19, 2011 at 10:56 pm | 2 comments | 4449 Views

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Woods returns to Bay Area for Frys.com Open

Former Stanford All-American golfer Tiger Woods will be back in the Bay Area in October to compete in the Frys.com Open Tournament...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by jan, on Aug 30, 2011 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 3399 Views

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Cain wins Republican straw poll in Florida

I don't give much credence to straw polls, but I was happy to see that for once my man "won" a straw poll. My woman, Bachmann,...

Original post made by Perspective on Sep. 25, 2011
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Sep 27, 2011 at 1:30 pm | 2 comments | 1300 Views

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Fire destroys house in Portola Valley

A two-alarm fire completely destroyed a home at 35 Valencia Court in Portola Valley Friday evening, Chief Dan Ghiorso of...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 27, 2011 at 5:33 pm | 2 comments | 1600 Views

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Missing 5-year-old girl found near Woodside hills

A 5-year-old girl who disappeared from a family outing in San Mateo County was found Saturday night nearly four hours after...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 11, 2011 at 1:52 pm | 2 comments | 1415 Views

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Digging down

Alan and Libby Beasley wanted to add a story to their Sharon Heights rancher. They automatically assumed they would be building...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 7, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 2 comments | 3167 Views

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Just what makes these homes so smart?

"Imagine control of every aspect of your home -- from anywhere at any time. Having control of your lighting, security systems,...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jan 21, 2012 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 1991 Views

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Bill to help businesses raise cash moves ahead

A bill that aims to help small businesses amass capital and go public overwhelmingly passed the House of Representatives...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Know Your Facts First, on Nov 3, 2011 at 11:56 am | 2 comments | 9033 Views

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Happy Thanksgiving, President Obama and Governor Jerry Brown

A safe and happy Thanksgiving. Most of us have much to be thankful for. However, many of us also have a right to be unhappy. Wal-Mart...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Nov. 24, 2011
Last comment by Paste, on Nov 25, 2011 at 12:44 pm | 2 comments | 1256 Views

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Rich Gordon reflects on first year in California Assembly

"I think it's still a fairly dysfunctional system," Assemblyman Rich Gordon, D-Menlo Park, says of state government during...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by jb, on Jan 16, 2012 at 10:24 am | 2 comments | 1315 Views
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