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Stanford's Zimbardo asks: Is President Trump mentally ill?

President Donald Trump has shown signs of a mental health disorder and he should be evaluated and diagnosed by mental health...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2018
Last comment by Online Name, on Feb 16, 2018 at 4:37 pm | 34 comments | 4324 Views

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Focus on the flyway

A new exhibition and program at the Los Altos History Museum takes a multidisciplinary approach to exploring the beauty and...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2018
Last comment by Gary Hedden, on Feb 16, 2018 at 7:09 am | 1 comment | 1297 Views

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Measure to recall judge qualifies for June ballot

The question of whether to recall Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky for his record in sexual-violence...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2018
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 12, 2018 at 8:06 pm | 55 comments | 3225 Views

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SV in 2018: More success, more pressure

The Bay Area's fevered success is still rising, but its achievements continue to exacerbate the region's housing and transportation...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 11, 2018 at 4:48 pm | 16 comments | 3803 Views

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Exercise and the brain

"Can exercise help your brain?" asks a postcard recently mailed to 8,000 Palo Alto area residents from the U.S. Department...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2018
Last comment by JerryY, on Feb 5, 2018 at 8:26 am | 1 comment | 3315 Views

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Dog owners rush to get pets vaccinated

Two forms of canine influenza have rapidly spread up the San Francisco peninsula in the last few weeks, prompting dog owners...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2018
Last comment by Vern, on Feb 2, 2018 at 8:35 pm | 3 comments | 3741 Views

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A region that's booming

Palo Alto's big push on infrastructure comes at a time of economic prosperity, with sales-tax receipts on the rise and new...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2018
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 2, 2018 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 1025 Views

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In dissent, Eshoo blasts short-term funding bill

Hours after casting her dissenting vote on a bill to fund the federal government until Feb. 8, U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2018
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jan 31, 2018 at 6:23 pm | 16 comments | 1825 Views

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Dedicated El Camino bus lane plan fizzles out

The controversial proposal to build dedicated bus lanes along El Camino Real appears to be dead in the water. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2018
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 31, 2018 at 11:10 am | 17 comments | 1008 Views

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Ballot measure seeks to curb health care costs at Stanford

Palo Alto voters may have a chance next year to put a cap on how much Stanford Health facilities can charge patients for...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2017
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 28, 2018 at 5:00 pm | 10 comments | 3249 Views

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Stanford grad student raises $42K after mother's cancer diagnosis

When Stanford University graduate student Jorge Cueto, received the news of his mother's cancer diagnosis last month, there...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2018
Last comment by Goosal Tapal, on Jan 26, 2018 at 9:16 pm | 7 comments | 7274 Views

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Off Deadline: Is Silicon Valley's painfully severe 'housing crisis' insoluble?

At gatherings late last year, people throughout the Peninsula had a chance to express their feelings and experiences relating...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2018
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 25, 2018 at 9:40 am | 45 comments | 3933 Views

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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative awards grants to 41 organizations

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced today the first 41 beneficiaries of its CZI Community Fund who are working to address...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2018
Last comment by Deborah, on Jan 24, 2018 at 3:17 pm | 3 comments | 3984 Views

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Bike bridge to connect East Palo Alto and Palo Alto

After decades of dangerous crossings on the University Avenue overpass over U.S. Highway 101, bicyclists and pedestrians...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2018
Last comment by Bridge good but..., on Jan 23, 2018 at 11:16 am | 17 comments | 4644 Views

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Eshoo: Government shutdown an 'embarrassment'

The federal government went into shutdown mode Saturday at midnight after the U.S. Senate failed to get the needed 60 votes...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2018
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jan 22, 2018 at 7:42 pm | 25 comments | 2593 Views

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Tens of thousands expected at Bay Area Women's Marches

Tens of thousands of people are expected to turn out Saturday in cities across the Bay Area -- and at Stanford University...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2018
Last comment by @(So-called) Resident, on Jan 20, 2018 at 9:38 pm | 3 comments | 1166 Views

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Invasion of the stinkwort

Stinkwort, an invasive weed, is poised to dominate grasslands and open spaces from the baylands to the mountains. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2018
Last comment by Robert Cronin, on Jan 20, 2018 at 4:47 pm | 9 comments | 9113 Views

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's talk focuses on Syria, chemical weapons

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson conveyed strong resolve on rebuilding war-battered Syria and removing nuclear weapons...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2018
Last comment by Carol, on Jan 18, 2018 at 9:00 pm | 1 comment | 2494 Views

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East Palo Alto City Council considers marijuana regulations

Citing the city's long struggle with illegal drug sales and related crime, some East Palo Alto City Council members said...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2018
Last comment by Juan, on Jan 15, 2018 at 5:02 pm | 12 comments | 3121 Views

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Becoming whole again

People with severe depression are experiencing hopeful results with a unique brain study being conducted at Stanford University...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2017
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jan 14, 2018 at 12:43 am | 4 comments | 8844 Views
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