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How to Buy your Way into the Best Private Colleges

Interesting article and discussion here: http://www.financialsamurai.com/how-much-does-it-cost-to-buy-your-kids-way-into-the-best-private-universities/...

Original post made by not surprised on Sep. 24, 2016
Last comment by dumb, on Sep 24, 2016 at 7:47 pm | 4 comments | 473 Views

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Fire in Santa Cruz Mountains impacting air quality

Smoke due to the Loma fire in the Santa Cruz Mountains is contributing to poor air quality in Santa Clara County, the Santa...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2016
Last comment by Ducking Responsibility, on Sep 28, 2016 at 6:32 pm | 4 comments | 4391 Views

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Wong takes big lead in Foothill-De Anza fundraising

Cupertino City Councilman Gilbert Wong has raised the most cash out of the six candidates vying for a seat on Foothill-De...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2016
Last comment by SC resident, on Oct 22, 2016 at 11:34 am | 4 comments | 3214 Views

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Measure B winning; Measure A just squeaking by

Two big-money Santa Clara County tax measures intended to address the county's transportation and housing needs appear to...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by Common sense, on Nov 10, 2016 at 10:40 am | 4 comments | 10042 Views

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No easy fix to the affordability crisis

A coalition of elected leaders from all nine Bay Area counties agreed to an ambitious new vision for regional growth in the...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Dec 13, 2016 at 8:57 pm | 4 comments | 2742 Views

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December Bay Area home sales drop, prices climb in latest report

December Bay Area home sales and prices moved in opposite directions on a year-over-year basis, research firm CoreLogic announced....

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2017
Last comment by Promises, Promises, on Feb 6, 2017 at 1:58 pm | 4 comments | 2052 Views

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County urges Supreme Court to rule on certain protections for detained immigrants

Twenty U.S. cities and counties led by Santa Clara County have urged the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that immigrants held...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Feb 20, 2017 at 3:55 pm | 4 comments | 2042 Views

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Menlo Park: Two options to separate Caltrain tracks from roads move forward

The Menlo Park City Council is pursuing two options to separate Menlo Park roads from the Caltrain tracks. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by One Dollar Bob, on May 27, 2017 at 10:23 pm | 4 comments | 2208 Views

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Saturday Tax Day protests to march in downtown Palo Alto

Two protests against President Donald Trump's Pentagon-spending increase and refusal to release his tax returns will take...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2017
Last comment by GrouchyOldGrump, on Apr 15, 2017 at 6:13 pm | 4 comments | 5042 Views

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Diane Feinstein Issues Statement on President Trump's First 100 Days

Press Release - Feinstein Statement on Trump 100 Days -- Apr 28 2017 Washington—Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.)...

Original post made by CrescentParkAnon. on May. 11, 2017
Last comment by Accomplishments?, on May 11, 2017 at 8:30 pm | 4 comments | 268 Views

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Kitchen fire at Google I/O injures six

The second day of Google's I/O conference was brought to a halt just before 4 p.m. on Thursday afternoon when a fire broke...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by reader, on May 19, 2017 at 11:08 pm | 4 comments | 2220 Views

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Mountain View turns on water spigot to aid East Palo Alto

The Mountain View City Council signed a $5 million deal Tuesday night to sell off water rights to East Palo Alto to help...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on May 24, 2017 at 10:00 pm | 4 comments | 1646 Views

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Caltrain fatality reported at Atherton crossing

A man was struck and killed by a southbound train at the Encinal Avenue Caltrain crossing at approximately 10 a.m. Monday,...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2017
Last comment by Claudia, on Jun 15, 2017 at 9:25 pm | 4 comments | 11160 Views

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Detroit Dethroned?

The pursuit of self-driving cars has changed the game in the auto industry, with the focus shifting from the physical development...

Original post made by Palo Alto Online staff on Jul. 18, 2017
Last comment by Longtime Resident, on Jul 19, 2017 at 11:07 am | 4 comments | 149 Views

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Man, it's hot! Where can I get some 'cool'?

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Original post made by Doug on Jun. 22, 2006
Last comment by Elspeth, on Jun 23, 2006 at 2:40 pm | 4 comments | 6372 Views

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"Friends" of PA Jr. Museum

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Original post made by Harriet Wilson on Jul. 5, 2006
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Jul 6, 2006 at 2:16 pm | 4 comments | 6692 Views

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Feed a stray-spay a stray

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Original post made by Dwana on Jul. 28, 2006
Last comment by Carole Hyde, on Aug 2, 2006 at 12:13 pm | 4 comments | 6429 Views

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University Avenue Traffic

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Original post made by Bill Mainzer on Aug. 27, 2006
Last comment by Walter E. Wallis, on Aug 30, 2006 at 8:15 pm | 4 comments | 5449 Views

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Lost Monkey Return

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Original post made by Jason on Sep. 14, 2006
Last comment by AP, on Sep 17, 2006 at 2:55 am | 4 comments | 6252 Views

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A Scare of A Good Time

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Original post made by Alex on Oct. 20, 2006
Last comment by AnotherParent, on Oct 24, 2006 at 2:36 pm | 4 comments | 5558 Views
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Chocolate + Tahini Ice Box Pie
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Love is a Verb
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Oh, My Aching Knees
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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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