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Silicon Valley Community Foundation to get $7.5M grant

Silicon Valley Community Foundation in Mountain View will receive $7.5 million from the federal Social Innovation Fund to...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by L. Thomas, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 88 Views

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Digital First Media to consider sale of company, local newspapers

Digital First Media, the media company that owns the San Jose Mercury News and The Daily News, announced Friday that it has...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by Share, 16 hours ago | 9 comments | 1272 Views

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What makes an Expressway an Expressway?

The term "expressway" conjures up a picture of a road where traffic can travel faster and with less obstructions than a regular...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by Garland resident, on Sep 19, 2014 at 4:52 pm | 5 comments | 182 Views

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3-foot buffer zone for cyclists takes effect

A new state law requiring motorists to keep a 3-foot buffer zone when overtaking or passing bicyclists took effect today....

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by Polly Wanacracker, on Sep 18, 2014 at 5:20 pm | 52 comments | 3232 Views

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Mark Hurd resurrected

Mark Hurd, who was infamously fired as CEO of HP after a sex scandal seems to have resurrected himself. Larry Ellison announced...

Original post made by marky mark on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Happy Wife, on Sep 18, 2014 at 3:26 pm | 1 comment | 96 Views

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Fair housing veteran to helm East Palo Alto rent control program

A longtime advocate for fair housing in East Palo Alto has been picked as the city's new rent-control administrator, staff...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 17, 2014 at 7:22 pm | 4 comments | 1245 Views

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East Palo Alto city manager retains hiring power

The authority to appoint East Palo Alto's new police chief will remain with the city manager, the City Council agreed on...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 17, 2014 at 6:48 pm | 1 comment | 482 Views

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Stanford women sweep Pac-12 defensive soccer honors

Stanford's defense took the spotlight among the Pac-12 Player of the Week awards for women's soccer, which were announced...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by franky, on Sep 16, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 578 Views

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Development director chosen as interim East Palo Alto manager

Carlos Martinez, East Palo Alto's longtime economic development director, was chosen by the City Council as interim city...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 16, 2014 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 204 Views

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"A" for the Palo Alto Police Department; "F" for our abysmal mental health system

My 37 year old son has suffered from severe mental illness for almost 15 years now. Like many others who have similar diagnoses,...

Original post made by John Jacobs on Aug. 31, 2014
Last comment by John Jacobs, on Sep 14, 2014 at 8:23 pm | 10 comments | 506 Views

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Explosion of new businesses calls for mentors

Cecilia Corral was just out of college when she got involved in a health care startup with other recent graduates. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Thomas Jensen, on Sep 12, 2014 at 10:44 am | 3 comments | 2519 Views

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Strong vs weak American presidents

Ronald Reagan stood strong in favor of liberating the socialist slaves behind the Iron Curtain. He backed up his rhetoric...

Original post made by Michael on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Warren, on Sep 10, 2014 at 6:30 pm | 165 comments | 3522 Views

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Foundation launches website to connect legal volunteers, immigrants

In anticipation of an eventual federal overhaul of the nation's immigration laws and a growing immigrant population in Silicon...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by problematic population, on Sep 9, 2014 at 4:04 pm | 7 comments | 1111 Views

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Local Whole Foods markets implicated in pricing violations

A statewide investigation of pricing irregularities by Whole Foods Market, including at its Palo Alto store, has resulted...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jen C , on Sep 8, 2014 at 2:05 pm | 28 comments | 8435 Views

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Conquering the clutter

A woman entered her parents' home office, quickly scanned the room and noted the mounds of unfiled bills, stock transactions...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Memories, on Sep 8, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 6 comments | 3720 Views

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Menlo Park Mandarin Charter School

Parents in Menlo Park have petitioned for a K-8 Mandarin Immersion Charter School. http://www.mercurynews.com/News/ci_26479564/Parents-group-asks-Menlo-Park-district-to-let-it-st...

Original post made by Anonymous on Sep. 7, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Sep 8, 2014 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 142 Views

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Where to learn more about hoarding

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/09/05/where-to-learn-more-about-hoarding posted Friday,...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2014
Last comment by Enid Davis, on Sep 7, 2014 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 232 Views

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Small earthquake hits Peninsula

A magnitude 2.9 earthquake hit Ladera along the San Andreas Fault Wednesday evening around 8:24 p.m., according to the U.S....

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Betsy, on Sep 5, 2014 at 2:24 pm | 9 comments | 2912 Views

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Tenants file class action lawsuit against East Palo Alto's largest landlord

Three tenants who live in the Woodland Park Apartments in East Palo Alto filed a class action lawsuit on Wednesday, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Sep 4, 2014 at 11:55 pm | 5 comments | 2531 Views

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Mountain View's Art & Wine festival this weekend

Celebrating its 43rd year, the Mountain View Art & Wine Festival returns to Castro Street this weekend, bringing live music,...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Sep 4, 2014 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 778 Views
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