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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 | 1168 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 | 1296 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 | 1703 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 | 953 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 | 1155 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 | 5239 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 | 3363 Views

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Soldier, injured in Afghanistan, gets Purple Heart in Palo Alto

An army soldier severely injured in Afghanistan this summer was presented with the Purple Heart on Tuesday at the Veterans...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Johnny, on Dec 22, 2011 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 1176 Views

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Occupy the Courts! National Day of Action During a Week of Action...

Occupy the Dream, Occupy Congress, Occupy Wall Street West, Occupy the Courts, Occupy Your Heart, Occupy Everywhere� Across...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by JoR, on Jan 18, 2012 at 2:58 am | 1 comment | 1053 Views

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Executive director of Ronald McDonald House to resign

Honey Meir-Levy, executive director of the Ronald McDonald House at Stanford since 1994, has announced she will be resigning...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Debbie Ford-Scriba, on Jan 20, 2012 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 2397 Views

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State of the State, the Union, Denial…

It is painful to watch the Orwellian rhetoric being spouted by politicians in 2012. Day becomes night. War is peace. Disappearing...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Susan, on Jan 25, 2012 at 4:40 pm | 1 comment | 887 Views

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John Danielson resigns as Atherton city manager

Due to an adverse ruling by a state agency, Atherton's Interim City Manager John Danielson has submitted his resignation,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Double-Dipping-Dan, on Jan 26, 2012 at 10:39 am | 1 comment | 1881 Views

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VIDEO: Assemblyman Jerry Hill discusses pipeline safety

California Assemblyman Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, spoke about pipeline safety and the Sept. 9, 2010, explosion in San Bruno...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by California-Is-Broken, on Jan 27, 2012 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 1046 Views

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Tea, anyone?

To Tim Pham, the difference in quality between tea steeped from a paper bag and tea carefully brewed from loose leaf is broad...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Tea Drinker, on Jan 27, 2012 at 5:59 pm | 1 comment | 1279 Views

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Firefighters quickly control Atherton fire

Firefighters were able to quickly control a two-alarm attic fire at a large two-story home on Isabella Avenue in Atherton...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by jennifera, on Jan 30, 2012 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 965 Views

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Creating a wreath that lasts

When people think of art, they think of man-made mediums -- paintings, prints and sculptures -- but Linda Roark's art form...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Debra Lee Baldwin, on Feb 1, 2012 at 8:31 pm | 1 comment | 2252 Views

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Menlo Park mayor joins race for seat on SM County board

Newly minted Menlo Park Mayor Kirsten Keith on Saturday tossed her name into a crowded field of candidates for a seat on...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by Hazelvue, on Feb 6, 2012 at 11:53 am | 1 comment | 1159 Views

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Occupying DC

The evolution of the Occupy Movement is complex, drawing from many different movements, inspirations, events that took place...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by svatoid, on Feb 10, 2012 at 8:16 am | 1 comment | 1120 Views

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Please, please, please, make sure your teen drivers follow license restrictions.

A friend of mine in Canada just sent me a link to a horrific crash in his town. He is on his way to funerals of both the...

Original post made by Parent of Teen Drivers on Feb. 11, 2012
Last comment by Parent of teen drivers, on Feb 12, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 1 comment | 1065 Views

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East Palo Alto man shot while driving

A 27-year-old East Palo Alto man has been killed in an incident in which he was shot while driving his car and his vehicle...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2012
Last comment by trig, on Feb 12, 2012 at 5:52 pm | 1 comment | 1115 Views
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