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Fire destroys Woodside home

A fire completely destroyed a home at 1200 Bear Gulch Road in Woodside Saturday, June 2, despite efforts by six fire agencies....

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by FiresRBad, on Jun 4, 2012 at 2:25 pm | 3 comments | 4843 Views

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Libor

Called Libor, which that stands for London Interbank Offered Rate and it involves a group of bankers who set a daily interest...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Barclay's Bank - LIBOR, on Jul 26, 2012 at 11:03 am | 3 comments | 2209 Views

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Effective 7/67/12, DHS can take over all private communications in "emergency"; Is this ok?

http://rt.com/usa/news/white-house-systems-order-142/ If I read this right, Obama signed into law, through Executive Order,...

Original post made by Perspective on Jul. 30, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 30, 2012 at 12:14 pm | 3 comments | 1416 Views

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Front-loading respect and compassion in the digital age

Like many people throughout the world, I'm mesmerized by the Olympics. Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=17349...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 15, 2012 at 8:08 am | 3 comments | 3024 Views

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University of Colorado analysis predicts Romney win in presidential race

This Uunivesity of Colorado analysis has been correct since 1980. It doesn't even look like it will be close. http://www.examiner.com/article/university-of-colorado-analysis-pre...

Original post made by Gay on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Aug 23, 2012 at 10:15 pm | 3 comments | 1715 Views

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Joe Biden on Cheerleaders

"the stuff they do on hard wood, it blows my mind.” Does this guy have a clue? He is one heart beat away from the presidency....

Original post made by Jeff on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Biden rocks!, on Sep 21, 2012 at 10:01 pm | 3 comments | 1483 Views

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Study released on life in Santa Clara County

A study released Wednesday, Oct. 10, on life in Santa Clara County shows that while the majority of people are satisfied...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Olivia from P.A., on Oct 17, 2012 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 2656 Views

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East Palo Alto residents march against violence

East Palo Alto community organizers held a "Stop the Violence" march and rally Sunday, Oct. 14, in the wake of a pair of...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 15, 2012 at 2:10 pm | 3 comments | 1912 Views

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Does Romney have a chance in California?

I know it seems next to impossible, but Romney is on a big run at this point. Can he, possibly, beyond all hope, even win...

Original post made by Sean on Oct. 21, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Oct 22, 2012 at 5:02 pm | 3 comments | 1553 Views

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Stanford-affiliated firms generate $2.7 trillion a year

Companies formed by Stanford University graduates or professors generate global revenues of $2.7 trillion annually and have...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 29, 2012 at 9:18 pm | 3 comments | 3571 Views

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Interesting views on bike riding in Berlin.

I think that both bike riders and non bike riders will find this BBC article interesting and informative. It is not just...

Original post made by Occasional Cyclist on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 5, 2012 at 12:18 pm | 3 comments | 3261 Views

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David Petraeus resigns

Patraeus has been a very good militaty leader. He says he had an extramarital affair. Was this affair known of by the White...

Original post made by James on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Nov 9, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 3 comments | 1494 Views

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Herman Cain calls for third party

Sounds good to me. Let's break up the two party system! "Appearing on Bryan Fischer’s radio program this afternoon,...

Original post made by Third Way on Nov. 10, 2012
Last comment by blessing, on Nov 10, 2012 at 9:20 pm | 3 comments | 1675 Views

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Boehner got 98% what he wanted - why are we doing this dance again?

John Boenher August 2011 " When you look at this final agreement that we came to with the white House, I got 98 percent of...

Original post made by Lucy on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by Kelly Long, on Dec 5, 2012 at 1:39 pm | 3 comments | 1672 Views

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Audit: Supervisor Shirakawa owes $12,772

Supervisor George Shirakawa must repay the county $12,772 in expenses he wrongly charged on his government credit card, the...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by audits, on Dec 6, 2012 at 9:14 am | 3 comments | 5136 Views

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Prayer Services for Children & Staff of Sandy Hook Elementary

There will be two services on Friday, a week after this terrible incident that has made so many feel afraid and sad during...

Original post made by Austen Heydon on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by non denominational, on Dec 20, 2012 at 6:44 pm | 3 comments | 1630 Views

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Valley job growth biggest since 'dotcom' boom

Last year's rebound in technology added the highest number of jobs to the Bay Area since the dotcom boom of the late 1990s,...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by moo, on Feb 6, 2013 at 9:40 pm | 3 comments | 11630 Views

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Caltrain to resurface tracks this week

Caltrain crews will resurface the tracks between the Menlo Park and San Antonio stations from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Saturday,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Feb 20, 2013 at 6:30 pm | 3 comments | 2421 Views

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Temporary patent office will open in Menlo Park

Menlo Park will be the site of a new patent office, albeit a temporary one, according to a United States Patent and Trademark...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Mar 8, 2013 at 8:36 am | 3 comments | 11873 Views

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Simitian breast cancer bill takes effect April 1

A bill introduced by former state Sen. Joe Simitian requiring medical professionals to notify women they have dense breast...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Chatelaine, on Mar 22, 2013 at 7:11 pm | 3 comments | 4764 Views
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