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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 | 1113 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 | 1461 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 | 898 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 | 1509 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 | 1412 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 | 1018 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 | 1259 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 | 1721 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 | 1712 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 | 1281 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 | 1051 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 | 1237 Views

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Simitian sworn in as Santa Clara County supervisor

Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Joseph Huber officially swore in former state Sen. Joe Simitian as Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by Old P.A. Grouch, on Mar 18, 2013 at 11:34 am | 1 comment | 4901 Views

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East Palo Alto house fire suspicious, fire officials say

A suspicious one-alarm house fire displaced five residents in East Palo Alto Monday morning, according to fire officials. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 9, 2013 at 1:08 pm | 1 comment | 992 Views

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Obama budget proposal to affect mortgage interest deduction

Anyone have an opinion as to whether a moderate to severe reduction in mortgage interest deduction would affect the PA housing...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Morty, on Apr 13, 2013 at 6:38 pm | 1 comment | 930 Views

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Palo Alto VA aims to curb deaths from sepsis

A blue bus parked outside the Palo Alto Veteran Affair's Medical Center on Miranda Avenue has been the center of a statewide...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Hospitals-Kill-More-People-Than-Guns, on May 29, 2013 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 4726 Views

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Bloomberg to headline Stanford commencement

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will speak at Stanford University's 122nd commencement ceremony Sunday, June 16, from...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Wondering?, on Jun 14, 2013 at 7:17 pm | 1 comment | 2314 Views

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Jury nullification as a tactic

There are some that think jury nullification can be an effective tactic to prevent effective enforcement of local laws (e.g....

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Jul. 13, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jul 15, 2013 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 2046 Views

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When the Knock Comes

When the knock comes, do not answer the door. It may be the man in the bowler hat and round glasses from the collection agency....

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Yvonne, on Jul 18, 2013 at 5:06 pm | 1 comment | 3031 Views

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Stanford reports security breach, urges password changes

Stanford University is investigating what appears to be a breach in its information technology infrastructure but the university...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by maguro_01, on Jul 26, 2013 at 7:53 am | 1 comment | 3571 Views
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