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Paralyzed patients walk again at Palo Alto swim center

After nine grueling years of therapy, dashed hopes and incremental progress, Amber Mickel was able to use a walker —...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2010
Last comment by Jay Dore', on Jan 4, 2011 at 11:58 am | 2 comments | 4057 Views

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4.5 magnitude quake hits Fremont Peak area

A series of earthquakes rattled a section of Monterey County and the surrounding region early this morning, according to...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Dan, on Jan 31, 2011 at 6:05 pm | 2 comments | 1470 Views

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2011 'Lifetimes of Achievement' honorees announced

A former mayor, a career-development expert, an environmental and education volunteer, a gifted speaker, a voter advocate...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Bill Burch, on Feb 4, 2011 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 1807 Views

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Stanford, Palo Alto forge 'smart' partnerships

Amit Narayan and Shiva Swaminathan arrived at their partnership from opposite directions. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14340...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by Greg, on Feb 7, 2011 at 5:40 pm | 2 comments | 1610 Views

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Jobless rates on the rise across Bay Area

Unemployment has increased in several counties across the San Francisco Bay Area, according to a state report released Friday. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Mar 8, 2011 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 1404 Views

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Bay Area officials eye approaching tsunami

The National Weather Service is estimating waves in the Bay Area will reach heights of 2 to 3 feet as a result of a tsunami,...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by David Shaw, on Mar 11, 2011 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 1746 Views

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Tsuchiura students cope with devastation

Tsuchiura was spared the devastating effects of the tsunami that ravaged several Japanese towns, but Palo Alto's sister city...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by Enoch Choi, MD, on Mar 14, 2011 at 10:52 am | 2 comments | 1692 Views

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Bay 'water trail' development gets $1 million boost

A plan for a "water trail" to surround the San Francisco Bay has been awarded $1 million by the California Coastal Conservancy,...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by sports for kids, on Mar 21, 2011 at 12:54 pm | 2 comments | 1514 Views

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Parts of Dumbarton Bridge closing for retrofit

As part of the seismic retrofit of the Dumbarton Bridge, Thursday night (April 7) workers started installing steel plates...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Chuck, on Apr 8, 2011 at 11:13 am | 2 comments | 2406 Views

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Veronica Tincher

The eclectic decor of Veronica Tincher's retirement residence in Palo Alto reflects the diversity of her life experiences...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Dick Lundh, on Nov 16, 2011 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 1705 Views

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SFPUC stops work around heritage oak

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) ensconced a heritage oak tree within an "avoidance area" and directed...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 19, 2011 at 6:09 pm | 2 comments | 1447 Views

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The history of sound

To the Stanford student pausing between classes to listen to her favorite song, sound is as small and simple as a pair of...

Original post made on May. 28, 2011
Last comment by Ralph Hansen, on May 28, 2011 at 4:39 pm | 2 comments | 12026 Views

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Bargain for peace

In his famous book of 1795 Immanuel Kant advocated these three things: Standing armies must be totally abolished in due...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Jun 2, 2011 at 7:52 pm | 2 comments | 1220 Views

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Open Space District fatality is identified

A man who was killed in a crash near La Honda late Thursday morning has been identified by the coroner's office as Luis Audelo-Partida,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by Eduord, on Jun 4, 2011 at 9:09 pm | 2 comments | 1385 Views

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Deaths

Marguerite Saegesser Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15020 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2011
Last comment by Chris Kenrick, Palo Alto Weekly staff writer, on Jun 5, 2011 at 6:43 pm | 2 comments | 1565 Views

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Labor Fights Back - San Francisco's LaborFest

For eighteen years, Labor Fest, an annual labor cultural arts festival, has commemorated the 1934 General Strike. This year’s...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 29, 2011 at 2:06 pm | 2 comments | 4181 Views

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EPA police conducting parole, probation sweeps

East Palo Alto police are conducting parole and probation sweeps throughout the city today as part of an ongoing crackdown...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on Jun 30, 2011 at 2:08 am | 2 comments | 1429 Views

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Bullet train crashes in China

The death toll for the high-speed train incident in China rose to 39 on Monday, with another 192 counted as injured. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142405311190477230457646809...

Original post made by Rene on Jul. 25, 2011
Last comment by lightspeed, on Jul 25, 2011 at 12:15 pm | 2 comments | 1040 Views

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Moving face-to-face work online

Today video conferencing is used for everything from music instruction to teletherapy. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=22106...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 11, 2011 at 8:59 am | 2 comments | 1891 Views

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Saving bees

The seemingly ubiquitous honeybee has been fighting an uphill battle for survival since the late 1980s, according to Allen...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 13, 2011 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 1675 Views
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