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Great need for holiday turkeys in Bay Area

A food bank in the Bay Area is banking on the generosity of residents as it tries to collect enough turkeys to feed families...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2011
Last comment by amitofu, on Nov 21, 2011 at 12:09 pm | 3 comments | 1569 Views

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Secret Republican Meeting to Stop Mitt

Breaking from CNN: http://www.cnn.com/2011/11/23/politics/secret-romney-meeting/index.html "Representatives for leading social...

Original post made by Lawrence on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 23, 2011 at 4:00 pm | 3 comments | 1285 Views

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Only 500 new homes sold in entire U.S. in both Oct & Nov - PA stats?

I read the below post and it made me wonder how many new homes (as distinct from resold homes) were sold in Palo Alto in...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Dec. 23, 2011
Last comment by Misleading Title, on Dec 27, 2011 at 9:38 am | 3 comments | 1610 Views

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Why No Mention Of Single Payer Bill In California ?

Did I miss it or was there absolutely nothing in the news, or here about Senate Bill 810 authored by Mark Leno that was voted...

Original post made by Anon. on Jan. 28, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 29, 2012 at 8:41 pm | 3 comments | 1279 Views

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Fire occurred at Larry Ellison's former home

The large Japanese pagoda-style home in Atherton where firefighters quickly extinguished an attic fire Sunday was the former...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by samurai, on Feb 1, 2012 at 12:05 pm | 3 comments | 2603 Views

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EPA financial-literacy program begins tonight

A four-part financial education and asset-building program for East Palo Alto and Belle Haven residents will begin tonight,...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 25, 2012 at 6:32 am | 3 comments | 1801 Views

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Israeli President Shimon Peres to visit Facebook today

Israeli President Shimon Peres will appear at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park today, March 6, to launch his Facebook...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Friend of Israel, on Mar 6, 2012 at 4:33 pm | 3 comments | 1943 Views

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First Person: A conversation with Linda Williams

Palo Alto resident Linda Williams, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood Mar Monte (PPMM), speaks with Lisa Van Dusen about...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Localmom, on Mar 12, 2012 at 1:28 pm | 3 comments | 3301 Views

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Why bring the high speed rail onto the pennisula?

I am old enough to remember when the politicians sold the bay area voters the BART system that was to ring the bay area and...

Original post made by Andrew Fuller on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Two cents, on Mar 18, 2012 at 5:32 pm | 3 comments | 1501 Views

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Endangered butterflies released at Edgewood County Park

As part of a continuing effort to repopulate the checkerspot butterfly in San Mateo County, a group of biologists and volunteers...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 7, 2012 at 7:55 am | 3 comments | 1677 Views

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Bike Safety is more than helmets

From watching bike riders lately, I have seen some very poor examples of the right way to do it. Most of those riding bikes...

Original post made by Occasional cyclist on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by Richard Clark, on Apr 18, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 3 comments | 1631 Views

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Why Congress Should Serve People not Corporations

The heart of the global economy is a war economy. War is big business, transnational corporations profit from the destruction...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Apr. 22, 2012
Last comment by TOM KIMMEL, on Apr 27, 2012 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 1905 Views

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Menlo Park fire district strikes deal with Facebook

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District board voted unanimously on Tuesday to enter into an agreement between Facebook and...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 25, 2012 at 9:18 pm | 3 comments | 1928 Views

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NASA asks public for meteor photos and videos

NASA and the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence Institute are asking for the public's help finding footage photos...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Carlito waysman, on Apr 26, 2012 at 6:19 pm | 3 comments | 1843 Views

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Simitian pushes bill to keep parks open

With a July 1 deadline looming over a budget-cutting plan that would close some 70 of the 270 state parks, two state senators...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by musical, on May 11, 2012 at 12:13 am | 3 comments | 2411 Views

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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 | 3990 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 | 1690 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 | 1319 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 | 2226 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 | 1596 Views
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Naked Men and Pineapple with Tomato
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