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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 | 888 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 | 1886 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 | 1051 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 | 1294 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 | 968 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 | 2261 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 | 1167 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 | 1122 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 | 1069 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 | 1117 Views

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Symphony conductor Gideon Grau dies at 86

Gideon Grau, 86, a former resident of Palo Alto, died in his sleep in an Atlanta hospital June 29. He was a symphony conductor,...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Sister Laurena Alflen, OP, on Feb 21, 2012 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 3530 Views

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Panelists to discuss tech, achievement gap

The role of technology in closing the achievement gap is the topic of a free, public forum Tuesday, March 27, at Woodside...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Digitize-It-Or-Don't-Bother, on Mar 21, 2012 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 1183 Views

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Tech 'startup for good' marks 10 years

Palo Alto engineer Jim Fruchterman felt like he was violating an unwritten Silicon Valley code two decades ago when he ditched...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by local "starving" social "artist", on Mar 26, 2012 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 2793 Views

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Stanford group offers online parenting class

Raising balanced children in a fast-paced world is the theme of an online parenting class launched this month by a Stanford...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2012
Last comment by Wondering?, on Apr 19, 2012 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 2725 Views

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Supervisor candidates to speak at forum tonight

The seven candidates for the District 4 seat on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors have been invited to answer questions...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Pearl, on May 3, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 1 comment | 1125 Views

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Mobile apps help PTSD sufferers

Veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can now get help managing panic and depression from their phones. Read...

Original post made on May. 6, 2012
Last comment by david muss, on May 6, 2012 at 4:08 am | 1 comment | 2858 Views

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Editorial: Election re-cap: Our recommendations

California voters will participate in a different kind of primary when they vote on June 5, less than two weeks from now....

Original post made on May. 27, 2012
Last comment by Carol Brouillet, on May 27, 2012 at 5:43 am | 1 comment | 3041 Views

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obama thread removed--more censorship by the Weekly

Why was the thread started by Gary regarding Obama removed??? Another example of censorship by the Weekly. Shame on them. ...

Original post made by svatoid on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Jun 20, 2012 at 9:59 am | 1 comment | 1043 Views

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Any advice on attending Shoreline's SF Symphony show?

I plan to take my family there next year and am wondering how it works. It begins at 8:00 when it is not dark. So we sit...

Original post made by Parent on Jul. 5, 2012
Last comment by Eric G., on Jul 5, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 1055 Views

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Fourth of July DUI arrests drop in Bay Area

DUI arrests were down throughout the Bay Area over the Independence Day holiday, authorities said Thursday. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2012
Last comment by Walter, on Jul 8, 2012 at 11:06 am | 1 comment | 1079 Views
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