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Kremen wins Santa Clara Valley Water District seat

The founder of Match.com, Gary Kremen, has won a seat on the Santa Clara Valley Water District board, with 51.3 percent of...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2014
Last comment by The Shadow Knows......, on Nov 8, 2014 at 10:43 am | 2 comments | 1150 Views

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Beach access, utilities reform and cultural competency among new laws

New laws ranging from election and utilities reform to beach access and community food producers that were authored by state...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 2, 2015 at 7:32 am | 2 comments | 4662 Views

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Health officials warn flu season could get worse

There have been at least four flu-related deaths in the Bay Area so far, and public health officials warn that while flu-season...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2015
Last comment by Memories , on Jan 18, 2015 at 12:15 pm | 2 comments | 6934 Views

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Filoli board relents on volunteer agreement, lets volunteers opt out of 'release clause'

Filoli's governing board on Thursday morning, Feb. 19, sent an email to all volunteers telling them that they would be allowed...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 21, 2015 at 5:46 pm | 2 comments | 5602 Views

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New county program to fight truancy, lift graduation rates

Armed with a recently awarded $885,000 federal grant, San Mateo County is launching a targeted effort to combat truancy and...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Wrong Direction, on Feb 23, 2015 at 6:45 pm | 2 comments | 4340 Views

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Proposed bill takes on cellphone-tracking

State Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo County, has introduced a bill that would require local governments to take public comment...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Mar 2, 2015 at 4:49 pm | 2 comments | 2360 Views

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New nonprofit creates micro-businesses

A new nonprofit in East Palo Alto teaching single mothers and young women entrepreneurship through micro-businesses is helping...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Grandma in PA, on Apr 3, 2015 at 10:58 am | 2 comments | 5900 Views

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Desalination Plant

Here is a map of proposed desalination plants in California. There is nothing planned near the peninsula. http://www.mercurynews.com/portlet/article/html/imageDisplay.jsp?content...

Original post made by Chris on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by WilliamR, on Apr 20, 2015 at 11:45 pm | 2 comments | 513 Views

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Carlos Romero appointed to East Palo Alto City Council

Former East Palo Alto mayor Carlos Romero has been selected by the East Palo Alto City Council to take the seat vacated by...

Original post made on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by Starbucks Insider, on May 7, 2015 at 12:07 pm | 2 comments | 3269 Views

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Drought in CA should copy drought measures in Israel

Apart from conservation methods, this is what Israel has done. CA needs to copy the ideas of desalination and reusing gray...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 1, 2015 at 4:46 pm | 2 comments | 527 Views

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Menlo Park: Police body camera policy may let people request video deletion

Menlo Park may amend its police body camera policy to allow the deletion of videos with no investigative relevance upon request...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Bad Cop, No Donut, on Jun 2, 2015 at 1:37 pm | 2 comments | 589 Views

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How to stop unwanted sales calls?

I gave some information in November and they sold our phone number and we have been getting we solicitor calls at least 3...

Original post made by Upset on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by tweet, on Jun 17, 2015 at 8:12 pm | 2 comments | 456 Views

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Police seeking East Palo Alto shooting suspect

An East Palo Alto man is died after police said he was shot outside an apartment complex at about 10:12 p.m. on Saturday,...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2015
Last comment by Mrs. Jack , on Apr 10, 2016 at 7:21 pm | 2 comments | 6116 Views

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Season's first Spare the Air Day called for Tuesday

As a heat wave moves into the Bay Area, the summer's first Spare the Air Day has been called for Tuesday. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by MV Resident, on Jul 28, 2015 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 2280 Views

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Discovering new worlds

The third annual Mobile Digital Art & Creativity Summit will be held Aug. 7-9 at the Palo Alto Art Center. The exhibition...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Caroline Mustard, on Jul 31, 2015 at 7:59 pm | 2 comments | 4534 Views

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Movie night at the pop-up park

Bring your lawn chairs and snacks on Friday night, and catch the 2014 blockbuster at the new pop-up park on Chestnut Street...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2015
Last comment by Judy, on Sep 5, 2015 at 3:48 pm | 2 comments | 1304 Views

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A soccer shot at perfection

The nationally No. 3-ranked Stanford women's soccer team will be looking to complete a perfect conference season when it...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2015
Last comment by @Gary, on Nov 8, 2015 at 12:32 pm | 2 comments | 495 Views

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A century of peacemaking

For more than a century, the members of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) have worked dutifully...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by Judy Adams, on Jan 7, 2016 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 6712 Views

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Family, friends call for search to resume for missing students

A search has been called off for two college students from the Bay Area who were swept into the ocean Monday at Bonny Doon...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by Mom, on Jan 20, 2016 at 10:54 pm | 2 comments | 5766 Views

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Anyone go to Superbowl festivities in S.F?

We are thinking of going this Saturday. Any advice? Thanks!...

Original post made by Parent on Feb. 1, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Feb 2, 2016 at 2:21 am | 2 comments | 303 Views
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