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Breastfeeding moms to protest Facebook

Breastfeeding mothers who claim that Facebook is treating them like pornographers are staging a "nurse-in" on Saturday, Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 29, 2008 at 5:15 pm | 33 comments | 4667 Views

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General David Petraeus: we have two weeks to save Pakistan from Taliban

UK Telegraph--- While we are distracted by Bidens Pandemic, a $400,000 vanity fly by of NY and the SCOTUS necropolis. We...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on May 6, 2009 at 11:54 am | 33 comments | 2671 Views

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Why so many grouchy people?

Lately, around Silicon Valley, I have encountered outspoken, rude strangers and I have regretted biting my tongue. What is...

Original post made by Huh? on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by resident, on May 27, 2017 at 6:53 pm | 33 comments | 2927 Views

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Frank Greene, Silicon Valley technology pioneer, dies at 71

Frank S. Greene, a pioneering Silicon Valley technologist, died unexpectedly Saturday at El Camino Hospital. He was 71. Greene...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Frank Greene III, on Jul 3, 2013 at 12:07 am | 33 comments | 19419 Views

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Will California become the first state to go into federal receivership?

California is on the verge of true bankruptsy, which is illegal, well at least it is illegal to not balance our state budget....

Original post made by Kevin on May. 15, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jun 11, 2011 at 11:08 am | 33 comments | 2249 Views

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Equity prepares to buy East Palo Alto apartments

Despite protests from the community and concern from the City Council, Wells Fargo Bank is now finalizing its sale of more...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 13, 2013 at 10:05 pm | 33 comments | 6552 Views

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Stanford's Hennessy updates faculty on ROTC

In a briefing to the faculty on Thursday -- the day before Veterans Day -- Stanford University President John Hennessy presented...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 15, 2011 at 6:00 pm | 33 comments | 3009 Views

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Iowa votes in a few weeks

Never mind that a small group of farmers get such an undue influence on the conservative choice to run against obama - that's...

Original post made by Flay on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by Central, on Jan 10, 2012 at 10:19 am | 33 comments | 2035 Views

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New high-speed rail plan has price tag dropping by $30B

California's proposed high-speed rail system would extend from the Central Valley to the Los Angeles Basin within the next...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by Kay Djordjevich, on Apr 7, 2012 at 5:18 pm | 33 comments | 3893 Views

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Hyperloop vs. HSR

http://www.teslamotors.com/blog/hyperloop The future vs. the past? Come on California, if you're going to invest that...

Original post made by Wheeee.... on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by blogger so lg, on Aug 30, 2013 at 10:50 am | 33 comments | 2957 Views

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County mulls hiring 'water conservation enforcers'

The Santa Clara Valley Water District is set to vote tonight on a staff recommendation to hire up to 10 temporary "water...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Jul 24, 2014 at 8:23 am | 33 comments | 3735 Views

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Guest Opinion: Do your part to combat climate change — Get an EV

Most Palo Altans don't need to be convinced that climate change is real, human-caused and a major threat. The planet is already...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2016
Last comment by An Engineer, on Jul 3, 2017 at 3:58 pm | 33 comments | 5311 Views

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the most prominent Mormon in Palo Alto says "No on 8"

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Original post made by Steve on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on Nov 5, 2008 at 12:57 pm | 33 comments | 5350 Views

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Alma Plaza homebuilder backs out of deal

Greenbriar Homes, the homebuilder slated to construct 37 homes at Palo Alto's Alma Plaza project, abruptly pulled out of...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by serious is not serious, on Jun 12, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 33 comments | 3308 Views

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Grocery prices

I am curious about grocery price comparisons. How do Piazza, Safeway, TraderJoes & MollieStones compare? Are Piazza prices...

Original post made by Joe on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Rez, on Jul 2, 2009 at 10:13 pm | 33 comments | 5886 Views

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Burns sworn in as Palo Alto police chief

Facing a crowd of city officials, state dignitaries, law enforcement colleagues and family members, Palo Alto Police Chief...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Tom, on Dec 6, 2009 at 1:52 pm | 33 comments | 3651 Views

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Big projects at Gunn, Paly, to break ground soon

Groundbreaking is likely in June for major new academic buildings at Gunn and Palo Alto high schools. The Board of Education...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 25, 2011 at 2:13 pm | 33 comments | 5140 Views

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Palo Alto High's 'rejection' wall returns

As college acceptances and rejections roll in, some students at Gunn High School are sharing their rejections for all to...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Mark, on Apr 21, 2011 at 6:50 am | 33 comments | 5869 Views

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Grocer eyes Edgewood Plaza for new market

A North Carolina-based, European-style specialty market is eyeing Edgewood Plaza to launch its first West Coast store. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Careful what you wishfor, on Apr 24, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 33 comments | 3182 Views

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Editorial: Yes on D: Repeal binding arbitration

Palo Alto voters are finally being given the opportunity in Measure D to decide whether a single outside arbitrator should...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2011
Last comment by Michael, on Oct 21, 2011 at 8:53 pm | 33 comments | 3539 Views
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