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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 | 2 comments | 2269 Views

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Competition heats up in race for new state Senate district

To the average Peninsula voter, Brisbane and Sunnyvale have little in common. The former is a small, industrial suburb on...

Original post made on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by Fido, on May 24, 2012 at 4:11 pm | 2 comments | 2679 Views

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Ravenswood Health receives $7.3 million award

Ravenswood Health Center in East Palo Alto has received a $7.3 million Health Care Innovation Award, officials announced...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 23, 2012 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 1692 Views

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What is PTSD?

Nearly 70 percent of Americans will be exposed to a traumatic event in their lifetime, and an estimated 20 percent of those...

Original post made on May. 27, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on May 29, 2012 at 9:04 pm | 2 comments | 1455 Views

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Poor air quality forces another Spare the Air alert

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has announced that today, July 12, will be another "Spare the Air" day. Today's...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by pollution, on Jul 12, 2012 at 8:52 am | 2 comments | 1306 Views

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State Senate candidates in 30 minutes or less

California State Assemblyman Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) seems like a man who really could tell you his life story in three...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by JoAnn, on Jul 19, 2012 at 10:17 pm | 2 comments | 1234 Views

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Luck era in NFL all set to begin after he signs with Colts

The Andrew Luck era in the NFL can officially begin. The former Stanford quarterback opened that door by signing a four-year...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jul 20, 2012 at 3:58 pm | 2 comments | 2593 Views

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Peet's Coffee & Tea selling for $1 billion

Longtime Bay Area fixture Peet's Coffee & Tea Inc. will be sold to a German company for $1 billion, the Emeryville-based...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Vivian, on Jul 31, 2012 at 8:13 pm | 2 comments | 3010 Views

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NASA Ames scientist to analyze data sent back from Mars

Thousands of people gathered at the NASA Ames Research Center at Moffett Field Sunday night, Aug. 5, to watch the historic...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Space Fan, on Aug 8, 2012 at 1:52 am | 2 comments | 1269 Views

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My value systems are?

Rep. Paul Ryan as Romney' his vice presidential running mate. At an Atlas Society meeting celebrating Ayn Rand's...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by gary not, on Aug 16, 2012 at 12:23 pm | 2 comments | 1220 Views

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Future Palo Alto housing: taller, smaller

In a radical departure from recent trends, Palo Alto officials endorsed a new vision for housing on Monday, July 9, that...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 11, 2012 at 7:27 pm | 2 comments | 1350 Views

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three Romney's 47% threads deleted

why? can someone explain what violation of the terms and conditions applies when quoting presidential candidates when...

Original post made by Mitt: not to worry about THOSE people on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 18, 2012 at 10:46 am | 2 comments | 1016 Views

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Focus of annual Quakeville shifts to Cubberley

Saturday's Quakeville event at Cubberley Community Center will offer residents a chance to play out what life could be like...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by discipleone, on Sep 22, 2012 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 2027 Views

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al qaeda is alive and GM is faicng bankrupsty, again

The narrative of the Obama administration tried to spike the football (Osama killing), but it didn't work. The Libya consulate...

Original post made by Kevin on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by Kevin, on Sep 27, 2012 at 4:58 pm | 2 comments | 973 Views

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Pilot killed after plane crashes in Half Moon Bay

The wreckage of an Arizona-bound airplane that disappeared after taking off from the Half Moon Bay Airport Monday was found...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by cid young, on Oct 17, 2012 at 11:14 pm | 2 comments | 1912 Views

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Shedding light on blindness

White canes were a common sight in downtown Palo Alto Wednesday morning as Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 24, 2012 at 6:59 pm | 2 comments | 1472 Views

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Answering Weekly's call on Prop 37

Regarding The Palo Alto Weekly's recommendation to vote no on Prop 37,10/19/12,I submit the following: PA Weekly's statement...

Original post made by Pete Whelan on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by just thinkin', on Nov 1, 2012 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 1114 Views

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Slim chances, but worth fighting for

When Democratic and Republican presidential or vice-presidential candidates come to the area for their campaigns, they fly...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Sanda, on Nov 2, 2012 at 4:17 pm | 2 comments | 1346 Views

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Hill cruises to victory in state Senate race

Jerry Hill continued his climb up California's political ladder Tuesday night when he convincingly defeated Sally Lieber...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 7, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 1394 Views

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Veterans Day

So, how are we doing around here? Have H-P, Stanford, VMware, and the other big corporations in our back yard been hiring...

Original post made by Jon on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 12, 2012 at 12:13 pm | 2 comments | 1109 Views
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