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Editorial: The economics of downtown parking

A Planning and Community Environment Department study that will be reviewed by the City Council Sept. 12 shows that despite...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by chris, on Sep 5, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 7 comments | 2773 Views

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Today marks third Spare the Air day of 2011

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District announced Thursday that Friday (Sept. 2) would be the third Spare the Air day...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by yesterday's news, on Sep 2, 2011 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 1713 Views

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Feature story: Before the cineplex

When Gary Lee Parks looks at a photo of an old movie theater, he focuses on the visual details: etched-glass chandeliers,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Sep 17, 2011 at 1:48 am | 13 comments | 13901 Views

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Trading Cheetos for kale chips

Rapid weight gain -- and the diabetes it causes -- are becoming epidemic in low-income communities, where immigrants who...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by Orly Taitz, on Sep 8, 2011 at 8:59 am | 3 comments | 2625 Views

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Car break-ins at the Junior Museum and Zoo

Burglars got away with stereo equipment and cash and other personal items after two Sunday afternoon auto burglaries outside...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by ummmmm?, on Sep 7, 2011 at 2:56 pm | 4 comments | 1548 Views

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Woman killed in hit-and-run on East Bayshore

A woman killed in a Redwood City hit-and-run crash Tuesday evening has been identified as 53-year-old Nora Fuentes-Arias...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by musical, on Sep 8, 2011 at 2:11 pm | 2 comments | 1902 Views

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He's getting them off the streets and into the MMA ring

Nestled in the back of Undisputed Boxing Gym in San Carlos, behind a large exercise capoeira class, seven young fighters...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by JA, on Sep 9, 2011 at 2:07 pm | 5 comments | 1653 Views

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New AT&T 'hotzone' opens on University Ave.

Seeking to provide local technophiles with faster and easier Internet access, AT&T on Wednesday launched a "hotzone" initiative...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Jim Larkin, on Sep 11, 2011 at 10:02 am | 14 comments | 8539 Views

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Yonkel Goldstein: At Ground Zero

From the vantage point of a decade after 9/11 it seems as fate wanted me to be in New York City -- not just in New York City,...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by svatoid, on Sep 16, 2011 at 1:54 pm | 5 comments | 2255 Views

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Kimberley Stewart: A Miracle amid Tragedy

I lived in Manhattan on the Upper West Side between 1990 and 2006, so I was there at the time of the 9/11 tragedy and knew...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1902 Views

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Vanessa Roach: Two Haunting Words

When I turned on the TV to catch the local morning news and the TODAY Show was already on, I knew something was terribly...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2296 Views

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Theresa Carey: Saved by Volleyball

My favorite sport, volleyball, has literally saved my life three times. The third time was on Sept. 11, 2001. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2114 Views

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Tracy Douglas: The Mattress Dilemma

That morning, my air mattress sprung a leak. I woke up with my side of the bed a lot lower than my husband's. He had already...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2375 Views

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Samina Sundas: A Voice for Peace

My journey to becoming a full-time community activist was unfortunately motivated by pain. I was at Costco when I first learned...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2619 Views

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Tina McMinn: Far from Home

My day started at 4 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001. My roommate had saved for a couple of years for a three-week vacation to see...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2093 Views

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Carolyn Dole: Silent Skies

September eleventh airports closed heavy rumblings of loaded aircraft stopped passing overhead a few from foreign ports interrupted...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1882 Views

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Megan Hulce: Who Could Believe ... ?

I had hurt my back the day before and had had a sleepless night. In the morning I decided I needed to go to the emergency...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2423 Views

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M. A. Fruth: Gap Teeth

The harbor gapes in unnatural haze, its two front teeth knocked out-- it cannot chew the ash that shades a mourning moonscape. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2028 Views

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Carina Rossner: Birth amid Chaos

On Sept. 11 we were 10 months pregnant (official due date had been the 10th) with our second child and trying to convince...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2352 Views

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Joy Robinson: Sympathy in Tibet

I was at lunch in Tsedang, Tibet, having just arrived from the airport at the start of a tour. We were approached by a French...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
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