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Stanford woman robbed on campus

Stanford police are looking for two men who they say committed a strong-arm robbery against a woman on campus on Aug. 16,...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Dennis, on Sep 6, 2013 at 11:10 am | 3 comments | 2061 Views

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Former Stanford Hospital worker arrested for sexual battery

A former hospital technician at Stanford Hospital and Clinics has been arrested for sexually battering a patient, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 10, 2013 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments | 2867 Views

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Stanford's Michael Levitt shares Nobel Prize in chemistry

Stanford University structural biologist Michael Levitt today won the Nobel Prize in chemistry for "the development of multiscale...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by John, on Oct 9, 2013 at 4:00 pm | 3 comments | 1144 Views

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New supervisorial districts split Menlo Park

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors has approved new boundaries for supervisorial districts that will split Menlo Park...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2013
Last comment by Christopher L. Bowman, on Oct 24, 2013 at 12:34 pm | 3 comments | 4225 Views

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Finally, a Purple Heart for a slain soldier

It took 43 years and the insistence of family and friends, but finally a Vietnam War soldier was given a Purple Heart posthumously. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Thoughts of an Angel, on Nov 12, 2013 at 6:45 pm | 3 comments | 11519 Views

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Leaving prison behind

When Jose Cabrera got out of prison after three years for felony assault with a gang enhancement, he enrolled in East Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Dr.E, on Dec 2, 2013 at 11:45 am | 3 comments | 21168 Views

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Sharing, and surviving, the holidays with children

While school is closed this holiday season, check out some activities to keep the family occupied — and jolly. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2013
Last comment by C is for Craft, on Dec 22, 2013 at 9:21 pm | 3 comments | 3264 Views

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County reports the most flu deaths in Bay Area

The number of people who died in Santa Clara County during the current flu season has increased by two to 10, the most of...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Feb 2, 2014 at 12:53 pm | 3 comments | 4369 Views

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Open space board to vote on $300 million bond measure

The board of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is expected to vote Wednesday to place a $300 million bond measure...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Feb 26, 2014 at 12:08 pm | 3 comments | 2484 Views

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Stanford graduate wins Pulitzer for photography

Josh Haner, a staff photographer for The New York Times who graduated from Stanford University, has won the 2014 Pulitzer...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by moi, on Apr 16, 2014 at 7:04 am | 3 comments | 6837 Views

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EPA Residents Urged To Contact Council

A special meeting of the East Palo Alto City Council will be held tomorrow - Tuesday, April 22. This meeting has closed...

Original post made by Hmmm on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 28, 2014 at 11:30 pm | 3 comments | 1605 Views

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Foundation debuts online 'giving day' for nonprofits

On May 6, the Mountain View-based Silicon Valley Community Foundation will be hosting SVGives, the region's first "crowdfunding"...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Hahahahaha nana, on May 5, 2014 at 7:18 pm | 3 comments | 4565 Views

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VIDEO: A conversation with New York Times writer John Markoff

John Markoff, Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times senior writer and author, talks with Lisa Van Dusen about growing up...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Messy, on May 6, 2014 at 2:21 pm | 3 comments | 5216 Views

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Veterans Deserve Access to Chiropractic Care

The challenges facing the VA system, both nationally and right here in our own backyard, are many. Last week, Reps. Jackie...

Original post made by Jo English, DC on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by martin jason, on Aug 5, 2014 at 2:37 am | 3 comments | 1737 Views

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Palo Alto and sister city Oaxaca celebrate 50th anniversary

Palo Alto and its sister city Oaxaca have reached their 50-year milestone this summer, and officials with the two cities...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by martha rees, on Jun 15, 2015 at 8:55 pm | 3 comments | 2927 Views

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Explosion of new businesses calls for mentors

Cecilia Corral was just out of college when she got involved in a health care startup with other recent graduates. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Thomas Jensen, on Sep 12, 2014 at 10:44 am | 3 comments | 5521 Views

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East Palo Alto men sentenced to four years for threatening child with gun

Two East Palo Alto men who videotaped pushing a young boy in the head with a loaded handgun and threatening to shoot him...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by iSez, on Sep 24, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 3 comments | 2992 Views

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Propositions 1 & 2 - Opinions?

I listened to the Forum programs on these, and am really confused. Do I need to fear the limits on school reserves or...

Original post made by Votr on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Oct 26, 2014 at 10:14 pm | 3 comments | 1484 Views

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Former police dispatcher sues Palo Alto VA

A former public-safety dispatcher for the VA Palo Alto has filed a lawsuit against the Palo Alto Department of Veterans Affairs...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Oct 29, 2014 at 5:25 pm | 3 comments | 5929 Views

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Santa Clara Valley Water District extends call for conservation

Rain has a welcome sight for the Bay Area this week, but the Santa Clara Valley Water District says more needs to be done...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Duh, on Dec 3, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 3 comments | 3281 Views
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