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Keeping clutter at bay

Creeping clutter happens quietly and gradually. Papers and knickknacks start to take over our dresser tops and end tables;...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by laura, on Jan 26, 2009 at 7:11 am | 1 comment | 1926 Views

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Communications theorist Paul Watzlawick dies

Paul Watzlawick, Ph.D., who in the 1970s emerged as a world leader in the esoteric theoretical field of how humans communicate...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Gilda Flores A, on Feb 2, 2009 at 4:25 pm | 1 comment | 2342 Views

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'Breaking the Cycle of Bullying' program tonight

A free public program "Breaking the Cycle of Bullying" in schools will be held tonight (Feb. 4) startng at 7 p.m. at Walter...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Michael Dreiblatt, on Feb 5, 2009 at 6:27 am | 1 comment | 1876 Views

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Facing off

For the third time in one day, Palo Alto High School junior Olivia Diamond logged in to Facebook. She clicked on her inbox,...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 5, 2009 at 6:11 pm | 1 comment | 1819 Views

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Palo Alto Copies San Francisco

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/02/07/MN6M15P43V.DTL&hw=American+Apparel&sn=001&sc=1000...

Original post made by Alabama on Feb. 8, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Feb 8, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 1925 Views

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Czars in America?

http://www.atwonline.com/news/story.html?storyID=15528 Warning, above will scare the heck out of you if you are paying...

Original post made by Perspective on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 11, 2009 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 1795 Views

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Rick Walker imprisonment film premieres

The story of Rick Walker, an East Palo Alto man who spent 12 years in prison on false murder charges, is chronicled in a...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by huh?, on Feb 19, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 2002 Views

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A Banker's Analysis of the Financial Crisis

The media is blaming the financial crisis on greedy bankers, capitalism and the lack of government regulation. If anyone...

Original post made by R Wray on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 25, 2009 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 1752 Views

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The world's strangest laws

9. In Florida, unmarried women who parachute on Sundays can be jailed. 8. In Kentucky, it is illegal to carry a concealed...

Original post made by Sharon on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 26, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 1780 Views

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'TravelBlog' added to Palo Alto Online

When the mapped-out Wall Street investment-banking career of lifelong Palo Altan Keith Schuman was rudely interrupted last...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jane Molony, on Feb 28, 2009 at 4:51 pm | 1 comment | 1820 Views

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Hilary Clinton - she just does not get it.

After promising to “push the reset button” on relations with Moscow, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton planned to present...

Original post made by Incredible on Mar. 7, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 7, 2009 at 7:11 am | 1 comment | 1734 Views

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Mild quake shakes South Bay Sunday morning

The U.S. Geological Survey reported an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.5. struck Sunday morning in the South...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Bixby, on Mar 9, 2009 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 1801 Views

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The iconic image of freedom in the 20th century...where is Obama?

There were many acts of individual courage in the 20th century, but this unidentified Chinese fellow is at, or near, the...

Original post made by Gary on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 11, 2009 at 9:26 pm | 1 comment | 1761 Views

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Bernanke says recovery plan is working, "the recession coming to an end probably this year"

See the TV interview on "60 Minutes" tonight or read the highlights in the Wall Street Journal: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123714945113934023.html...

Original post made by Ben on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 16, 2009 at 6:53 am | 1 comment | 1903 Views

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Firefighters battle three-alarm blaze in Menlo

Firefighters are battling a three-alarm fire at 1050 University Drive in downtown Menlo Park. "There's a ton of smoke, all...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by Harry, on Mar 17, 2009 at 9:39 am | 1 comment | 1842 Views

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Los Altos police arrest suspected child molester

Los Altos police have arrested a Los Altos Hills man on suspicion that he sexually molested a 5-year-old Los Altos child. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by random, on Mar 18, 2009 at 7:57 am | 1 comment | 2059 Views

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Entrepreneurs: Idea for Cars/auto industry

Here's an idea I'm hoping will reach some savvy engineering type: This is a huge technological challenge, but I'm sure...

Original post made by Ready to buy it on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 20, 2009 at 11:10 am | 1 comment | 1606 Views

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Stanford men still playing basketball

The Stanford men's basketball team will continue playing in the College Basketball Invitational after beating host Wichita...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by Go Cardinal!!, on Mar 23, 2009 at 10:01 pm | 1 comment | 1824 Views

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Virus battery could 'power cars'

New breakthrough at MIT http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/7977585.stm "Viruses have been used to help build batteries...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 2, 2009 at 4:04 pm | 1 comment | 1764 Views

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The One Banker Who Got It

http://www.forbes.com/2009/04/03/banking-andy-beal-business-wall-street-beal.html Fascinating story about this banker...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Perepective, on Apr 6, 2009 at 6:12 pm | 1 comment | 1749 Views
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