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Family hosts lemonade stand for cancer research

On Saturday, 9-year-old Jacob Goebers and his family will be hosting a lemonade stand. But this is no ordinary stand. Goebers...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 8, 2011 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 1263 Views

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Apple's expansion in Cupertino

Here's a video of Steve Jobs presenting to the Cupertino City Council for a new building they want to build on the old HP...

Original post made by Jim H. on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Jun 18, 2011 at 11:32 pm | 1 comment | 1115 Views

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IT IS TIME...

It is time to acknowledge that the time of marriage has passed. You can still do the trek up the aisle, 'til death do us...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Jun 15, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 1228 Views

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Mother of U.S. senator dies in Palo Alto

Edith R. Wyden, 91, a resident of Palo Alto, died June 19 of advanced Alzheimer's disease. Wyden was the mother of U.S. Sen....

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Quite a task, on Jun 21, 2011 at 6:06 pm | 1 comment | 1182 Views

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Carbon monoxide detectors

I just became aware through an article in the San Jose Mercury that all homeowners in California must have carbon monoxide...

Original post made by Maria on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by old news, on Jun 22, 2011 at 10:18 pm | 1 comment | 1101 Views

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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 | 1047 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 | 1034 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 | 1196 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 | 1995 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 | 6555 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 | 1415 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 | 11065 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 | 1491 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 | 1133 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 | 1247 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 | 1615 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 | 935 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 | 1120 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 | 4563 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 | 3292 Views
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