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It's that time of year again. Girl Scouts by the dozens are raising funds for their groups through the sales of Thin Mints,...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by girl scout mom, on Feb 25, 2012 at 1:08 pm | 4 comments | 2153 Views

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Stanford study: Ibuprofen reduces altitude sickness

"A really nasty hangover" is how Stanford's Dr. Grant Lipman describes the feeling of acute mountain sickness, also called...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Mar 20, 2012 at 1:39 pm | 4 comments | 4633 Views

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Menlo Park signs off on Facebook terms

One by one, the public speakers at the Tuesday night meeting told the council in no uncertain terms what they thought about...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2012
Last comment by Laura Caplan, on Apr 24, 2012 at 7:56 pm | 4 comments | 3348 Views

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Three challenge Rich Gordon in Assembly race

As Rich Gordon, D-Menlo Park, asks District 24 residents to return him to the state Assembly for another two years, three...

Original post made on May. 12, 2012
Last comment by Barry, on May 14, 2012 at 9:51 pm | 4 comments | 5293 Views

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Moon to eclipse sun on Sunday

Foothill College Astronomy Chair Andrew Fraknoi has some advice for what not to do during the solar eclipse on Sunday, May...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by musical, on May 18, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 4 comments | 4551 Views

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RNC asks who stands with Cory Booker?

The Republican national Committee asks who stands with Cory (gop.com) in an effort to harvest emails and donations. To understand...

Original post made by Mac Mac Donald on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Mac Mac Donald, on May 23, 2012 at 9:07 pm | 4 comments | 2272 Views

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Did Barack Obama impersonate police officer as college student?

Ummm, no, not Obama, the other guy. Local news, former Stanford student had state police uniform, used it to impersonate...

Original post made by Barney B Street on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Jun 7, 2012 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments | 1631 Views

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Fast And Furious conspiracy theory finally peters out with fake contempt vote

For a year, every day, Fox news has worked with the Republican Party on a conspiracy theory with made up stories about Obama...

Original post made by Rich Alto on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Rich Alto, on Jun 28, 2012 at 2:18 pm | 4 comments | 2264 Views

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Environmental Volunteers rescues baby raccoons in Baylands

The new mother probably wandered away for just a few minutes, but she never returned to the spot where she left her two infant...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 6, 2012 at 10:08 am | 4 comments | 2970 Views

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Editorial: Medicine doesn't offset poison of HSR bill

In a political drama that has potentially massive financial ramifications for California, last week's razor-close vote to...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by ODB, on Jul 14, 2012 at 2:33 pm | 4 comments | 3381 Views

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Highway Robbery in the Works

Over my dead body. Sure, I'd be more than happy to have a government installed GPS device installed in my car, then charge...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by anonymous, on Jul 20, 2012 at 12:46 pm | 4 comments | 2132 Views

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Tomorrow's events (July 24)

[http://events.stanford.edu/events/330/33077/ Talk: Abbas Milani] Abbas Milani, director of the Iranian-studies program...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by village fool, on Oct 4, 2012 at 11:36 pm | 4 comments | 2915 Views

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is Romney a WIMP?

The cover of this week's Newsweek magazine says "Romney: The Wimp Factor, Is he just too insecure to be president?". Is...

Original post made by wimp on Jul. 29, 2012
Last comment by Gene, on Jul 29, 2012 at 1:23 pm | 4 comments | 1527 Views

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Another Spare the Air day called for today

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued another Spare the Air alert for the region for today, Aug. 10. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by FrankF, on Aug 10, 2012 at 11:20 am | 4 comments | 2406 Views

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Another Border Patrol officer killed, why are we doing this border enforcementt?

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/03/us/one-border-patrol-agent-killed-another-injured-in-arizona.html?_r=0 This poor man...

Original post made by Karen on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by iSez, on Oct 2, 2012 at 10:31 pm | 4 comments | 1430 Views

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Stranger than fiction: Salman Rushdie on life in hiding

Listening to Salman Rushdie tell the story of a desperate man who goes into hiding to save his life, is forced to move from...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 4, 2012 at 1:21 pm | 4 comments | 3049 Views

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Good debate-good for America

Good VP debate tonight-both candidates are well qualified to be VP and potentially POTUS. A great team of candidates on...

Original post made by Sharon on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 12, 2012 at 6:49 pm | 4 comments | 1693 Views

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Malala Yousufzai is standing!!!

This girl from Pakistan, who stood up against the war on women, is on her feet, barely. She is still defiant in her support...

Original post made by Gary on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Gary, on Oct 29, 2012 at 3:10 pm | 4 comments | 1317 Views

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Great gourds

Long gone are the days when the only squash people could name was zucchini. This fall, farmers markets and grocery stores...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by Anne, on Nov 18, 2012 at 6:12 pm | 4 comments | 9299 Views

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Two men robbed at gunpoint at Foothill College

Two men were robbed at gunpoint Monday morning at Foothill College, a campus spokesman said. According to law enforcement...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Chief Ron Levine, on Nov 22, 2012 at 12:54 am | 4 comments | 2605 Views
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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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