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Advocates sharply disagree on solutions to airplane noise

Residents throughout the Midpeninsula and Santa Cruz area agree that airplanes going to San Francisco International Airport...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Ken, 12 minutes ago | 25 comments | 2230 Views

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How Castilleja taught me to be a man

From its founding in 1907, the Castilleja School has consistently graduated excellent women. However, I am the first person...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Stephanie M., 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 417 Views

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FAA, elected officials hear complaints of aircraft noise

The Federal Aviation Administration got an earful in Redwood City on June 15, having completed a study of noise complaints...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by Tired of Cronyism, 22 hours ago | 5 comments | 1842 Views

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Federal judge throws out Vi at Palo Alto lawsuit

Residents of the Palo Alto senior community Vi saw their class-action lawsuit against its company dismissed by a federal...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by Felice, on Jun 29, 2016 at 10:57 pm | 6 comments | 11347 Views

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Interfaith coalition urges city to push for fossil fuel divestment

In 2007, an Interfaith Climate Convocation drew 150 to Congregation Kol Emeth. Peninsula Interfaith Climate Action (PICA)...

Original post made by Rev. Eileen Altman and Katia Reeves on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Jun 29, 2016 at 4:54 pm | 75 comments | 2621 Views

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FAA approves Surf Air route to take planes over Bay

Commuter airline Surf Air has received permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to start flying a new approach...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Jim G., on Jun 29, 2016 at 11:58 am | 18 comments | 2585 Views

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Body of local man recovered from Clear Lake

Authorities have recovered the body of a Palo Alto man who had reportedly fallen into the lake at Clear Lake State Park Marina...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 29, 2016 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 4650 Views

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Santa Clara County approves $950 million housing bond for November ballot

In what is being hailed as a chance to end regional homelessness, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by to senior, on Jun 26, 2016 at 4:25 pm | 5 comments | 1068 Views

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Obama: Entrepreneurs have ability to 'transform the world'

President Barack Obama addressed an international crowd and emphasized the importance of entrepreneurship during the Global...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by George, on Jun 25, 2016 at 5:34 pm | 11 comments | 3710 Views

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Setting a CA tax penalty precedent - help please!

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Original post made by California Citizen on Aug. 16, 2007
Last comment by alan, on Jun 25, 2016 at 2:20 am | 9 comments | 6525 Views

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Kerry: Entrepreneurship combats extremism

At the seventh White House Global Entrepreneur Summit at Stanford University Thursday morning, U.S. Secretary of State John...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Woman, on Jun 24, 2016 at 8:35 am | 1 comment | 3141 Views

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Will Donald Trump will make it to November ?

After hearing Conservative William Kristol speak at the Commonwealth Club June 21st, I'm going out on a limb and saying that...

Original post made by OutOnALimb on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jun 23, 2016 at 11:11 pm | 5 comments | 292 Views

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East Palo Alto runs out of water, development on hold

Hundreds of units of affordable housing and millions of square feet of commercial construction in East Palo Alto cannot be...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Resident 0, on Jun 22, 2016 at 9:52 am | 41 comments | 16735 Views

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Beltramo's is closing its doors

Beltramo's Wines & Spirits, a local institution which has been owned and operated by the Beltramo family in Menlo Park since...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by Gail, on Jun 21, 2016 at 4:19 pm | 19 comments | 8918 Views

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Spare the Air alert issued for Tuesday in Bay Area

A Spare the Air alert has been issued for Tuesday in the Bay Area, the fourth such alert issued this month for unhealthy...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Another Alternative, on Jun 21, 2016 at 2:50 am | 1 comment | 1141 Views

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Off Deadline: Young 'DREAMers' to describe their undocumented lives in America

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jun 19, 2016 at 5:42 pm | 3 comments | 2304 Views

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San Mateo County to hold vigil for Orlando shooting victims

In the wake of the June 11 shooting at a gay Orlando nightclub that left 49 dead and dozens injured, San Mateo County will...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Blather, on Jun 17, 2016 at 4:09 pm | 2 comments | 1092 Views

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Failed justice?

Editor's note: All of the students' names in this story have been changed at their requests to protect their privacy. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by MaggyMay, on Jun 15, 2016 at 5:47 pm | 18 comments | 9847 Views

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A sense of connection

"Something New in Sight & Sound" seeks to celebrate the ear-heart-mind connection with an innovative, interactive blend of...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by Justin Schrum, on Jun 15, 2016 at 2:55 pm | 3 comments | 1567 Views

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Facebook's new suicide prevention app

Excellent idea IMO: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/15/technology/facebook-offers-tools-for-those-who-fear-a-friend-may-be-suicidal.html?_r=0...

Original post made by NYT reader on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Jun 14, 2016 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 96 Views
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