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Stifling public discourse while trying to control the election

This topic was limited from the beginning: http://paloaltoonline.com/square/2014/10/20/candidates-pledge-positive-campaign-in-heated-race And...

Original post made by Concerned voter on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Oct 20, 2014 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 109 Views

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Editorial: Re-elect Brian Schmidt to water district

With Palo Alto's water supply coming entirely from Hetch Hetchy through the San Francisco Water Department, the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2014
Last comment by MorePolls, on Oct 19, 2014 at 8:53 pm | 2 comments | 285 Views

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Local medical facilities amp up Ebola preparedness training

Stanford Medical Center and Palo Alto Medical Foundation are among medical facilities nationwide increasing Ebola preparedness...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Oct 17, 2014 at 8:52 pm | 18 comments | 3149 Views

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Finding Strength

Some may find this a downer, but for some it may inspire. Facing Death with Dignity, and Sass October 26th Marks 19...

Original post made by Norman Carroll on Oct. 17, 2014
There are no comments yet. 62 Views

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Zuckerberg, Chan join fight against Ebola

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Dr. Priscilla Chan announced Tuesday that they have committed $25 million...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Oct 16, 2014 at 9:29 pm | 24 comments | 2537 Views

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Judges On the Ballott

I'm not familiar with most of the names on the ballot. Can someone refer me to a good article and/or opine here. Thanks...

Original post made by Online Name on Oct. 16, 2014
There are no comments yet. 50 Views

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Woodside teen dies by suicide on Interstate 280

The California Highway Patrol is reporting the death at about 12:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 14, of a 17-year-old Woodside girl...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 35501 Views

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What is more important??

It's Fleet Week. The Blue Angels fly over San Francisco and the Bay Area at 3:00 p.m. today. The President of the United...

Original post made by Bob on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Oct 10, 2014 at 6:52 pm | 5 comments | 176 Views

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Silicon Valley tech execs: Surveillance threatens digital economy

Giving dire warnings that federal surveillance programs are crippling the U.S. digital economy and business opportunities...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Larry, on Oct 9, 2014 at 8:22 pm | 4 comments | 2523 Views

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Local firefighters battle grueling working conditions at King Fire

Thousands of firefighters were sent to King Fire burning east of Sacramento in El Dorado County where the wildland fire has...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Tom Dehn, on Oct 9, 2014 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 2931 Views

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Report: Hewlett-Packard to split into two companies

Palo Alto-based tech company Hewlett-Packard is expected to announce the breakup of its company into two, according to The...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2014
Last comment by Marlen, on Oct 7, 2014 at 10:22 pm | 12 comments | 2916 Views

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Surf Air gets some noise from local residents

At least 150 people showed up in Atherton on Tuesday night (Sept. 30) for a public meeting with officials from Surf Air,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 6, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 57 comments | 4609 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 Resident, on Oct 4, 2014 at 8:32 am | 8 comments | 301 Views

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What energizes great teachers? Palo Alto teacher goes on road trip to find out

Palo Alto High School English teacher David Cohen is taking the year off to travel to school districts up and down California,...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by David Cohen, on Oct 3, 2014 at 3:29 pm | 17 comments | 4212 Views

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Earthquake-warning system nearly ready to roll

A long-desired system for warning of imminent earthquakes on the West Coast is working and can accurately predict temblors,...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Oct 3, 2014 at 8:00 am | 11 comments | 4131 Views

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Sex crimes, liquor violations remain high at Stanford, report says

Stanford University issued its latest crime report this week with a new "dating violence" sex-crime category and new definitions...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Sep 30, 2014 at 3:57 pm | 5 comments | 235 Views

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East Palo Alto men sentenced to four years for threatening child with gun

Two East Palo Alto men who videotaped pushing a young boy in the head with a loaded handgun and threatening to shoot him...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by iSez, on Sep 24, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 3 comments | 641 Views

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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, on Sep 22, 2014 at 1:33 pm | 1 comment | 926 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, on Sep 21, 2014 at 10:25 pm | 9 comments | 1636 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 | 3610 Views
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