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Carnegie taps ex-Foothill College president for initiative on math

Bernadine Fong, retired Foothill College president, has been tapped to take on one of the biggest challenges facing U.S....

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by ironic, on Nov 8, 2009 at 8:49 am | 4 comments | 3119 Views

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Atherton family honors Richard May

Family and friends of slain East Palo Alto police officer Rich May, including his stepfather Frank Merrill of Atherton, plan...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by greg, on Dec 28, 2009 at 1:11 pm | 4 comments | 2819 Views

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PG&E gas bills expected to be lower this year

Gas bills are expected to be generally lower this year due to falling prices for natural gas and lower customer usage, according...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 6, 2010 at 7:20 pm | 4 comments | 2238 Views

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East Palo Alto high-school plan splits trustees

Ever since Ravenswood High School closed in 1976, East Palo Altans have wanted a high school of their own back. But a proposal...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by SMART, on Feb 4, 2010 at 1:59 pm | 4 comments | 3567 Views

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Heavy rain, high winds expected to hit Bay Area

Nearly 10 inches of rain are expected to fall throughout the Bay Area by the end of the week in a series of storms not normally...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 19, 2010 at 7:49 am | 4 comments | 2220 Views

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Air Drop Money on Port Au Prince, Haiti

There is food in Haiti, and it can be sold in Port Au Prince. Already, make shift markets are being set up, with merchants...

Original post made by Sally on Jan. 17, 2010
Last comment by Sally Ellipsoidal, on Jan 18, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 4 comments | 2043 Views

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Stanford taps UN ambassador for commencement

Stanford University students have chosen United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice, a 1986 Stanford alumna, to be their commencement...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Jan 20, 2010 at 6:45 pm | 4 comments | 2531 Views

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Obama stays awake at night worrying about Red Ink

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/national-debt-budget-deficit-scary-forecast-taxpayers/story?id=9854459 Read the above and...

Original post made by Common Sense Solutions on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by Rahming through more red ink, on Feb 20, 2010 at 5:05 am | 4 comments | 1980 Views

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The antitrust advocate

Gary Reback has the subtle restlessness of a man facing a deadline. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12380...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Mark Borofka, on Mar 1, 2010 at 3:15 pm | 4 comments | 2142 Views

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Economy creates wealth of qualified census takers

The U.S. Census-taker who knocks on the door this spring just might have an M.B.A., or even a Ph.D. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by no Census beyond "how many citizens in your house?", on Mar 13, 2010 at 5:21 am | 4 comments | 2892 Views

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Happy International Women's Day!

Today is a big event in some countries. Why does it get so little attention in the USA? International Women's Day got...

Original post made by Joan on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 13, 2010 at 9:46 am | 4 comments | 1737 Views

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Doctors: Haitian will to survive amid 'stench of death'

Palo Alto physicians displayed wrenching photos of conditions in Haiti in a "thank you" presentation to volunteers and donors...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Enoch Choi, MD, on Mar 19, 2010 at 11:09 pm | 4 comments | 3992 Views

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How about that Obama

From the Oracle of Abu Ghraib, Seymour Hersh comes this new report from Afghanistan. Hersh says, " And I’ll tell you...

Original post made by Ray Griffin on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by of course, on May 15, 2010 at 1:54 pm | 4 comments | 2174 Views

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Where to find reviews besides Yelp?

I heard Yelp only posts reviews if a business is paying them money. Are there any review sites which are not biased? Is it...

Original post made by Consumer on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Posting tip, on Jul 22, 2010 at 11:25 am | 4 comments | 2118 Views

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Stopping hunger by losing weight

Shedding weight is a common New Year's resolution, and countless diet plans focus on watching calories. But Pounds for Poverty,...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Jul 23, 2010 at 11:52 pm | 4 comments | 3453 Views

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BP drilling off the Libyan coast

The Financial Times or London revealed this morning that BP has plans for deep water drilling in the Gulf of Sirte off the...

Original post made by Bill on Jul. 24, 2010
Last comment by Good sense, on Aug 4, 2010 at 6:28 pm | 4 comments | 2446 Views

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Mountain View introducing the iCouncil

In hopes of saving a lot of paper, three Mountain View City Council members will be ditching their inches-thick weekly reports...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by A-Journey-Of-1000-Days-Starts-With-A-Single-Ste, on Aug 19, 2010 at 12:27 pm | 4 comments | 2193 Views

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Simitian 'FasTrak' privacy bill nears approval

A bill to protect the "locational privacy" of commuters who use the FasTrak system to pay bridge tolls and toll-road fees...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by SteveU, on Aug 25, 2010 at 11:55 am | 4 comments | 2758 Views

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Pedestrian killed on Caltrain tracks in Menlo Park

A person was struck and killed by a train in Menlo Park Sunday evening, Caltrain spokeswoman Tasha Bartholomew said. Caltrain's...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Moe, on Sep 13, 2010 at 6:46 pm | 4 comments | 2394 Views

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Federal working group formed on high-speed rail

A high-level federal working group that will meet weekly to discuss California's high-speed rail project has been created...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Caltrain, not HSR, for the Peninsula, on Oct 13, 2010 at 10:09 am | 4 comments | 2745 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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