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Two earthquakes hit Bay Area Thursday

The U.S. Geological Survey has downgraded Thursday night's earthquake from its original preliminary magnitude of 4.2, to...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by rapture, on Oct 21, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 3 comments | 2088 Views

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Conjoined twins to be separated at Lucile Packard

Two-year-old conjoined twins will be separated this week at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital in a surgery expected to last...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Lander Blanza, on May 2, 2012 at 4:49 am | 3 comments | 2048 Views

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Pay-by-space parking arrives in Menlo Park

Menlo Park's trial run of pay-by-space meters starts this week as part of a new range of options offering people the choice...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by TEST IT OUT, on Nov 3, 2011 at 2:18 am | 3 comments | 1737 Views

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David Boesch resigns as San Mateo County manager

David Boesch, the current San Mateo County manager and former Menlo Park city manager, will resign the county post Dec. 31,...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2011
Last comment by A Concerned Citizen, on Nov 21, 2011 at 12:14 am | 3 comments | 16784 Views

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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 | 1766 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 | 1325 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 | 1634 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 | 1361 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 | 2804 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 | 1938 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 | 2088 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 | 3738 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 | 1683 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 | 2081 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 | 1966 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 | 1964 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 | 2533 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 | 2313 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 | 3190 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 | 4565 Views
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