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Local nonprofit aids in Central American immigrant crisis

Though current debate over what to do with the tens of thousands of children surging across the U.S. border from violence-torn...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by complicated, 5 hours ago | 4 comments | 952 Views

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East Palo Alto pastor sued over controversial property sale

Members of an East Palo Alto church who invited a pastor to tend to their flock now accuse him of pulling the wool over their...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Becky Stillwell, 18 hours ago | 12 comments | 3661 Views

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Stanford announces members of sexual-assault task force

Stanford University today named a group of almost 20 students, faculty and staff who will make up a task force charged with...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Stanford Alum, 22 hours ago | 12 comments | 2556 Views

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LinkedIn offers job-search help for the homeless

A group of 55 homeless people paid a visit to LinkedIn's Mountain View headquarters Friday where dozens of LinkedIn employees...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Rooster, 24 hours ago | 9 comments | 2129 Views

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District to hire temporary water-conservation enforcers

The Santa Clara Valley Water District board of directors last night unanimously approved the hiring of up to 10 temporary...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 28, 2014 at 4:56 pm | 39 comments | 3506 Views

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Current council members pull papers for East Palo Alto council race

The East Palo Alto City Council race has stayed relatively quiet so far, with only current council members Ruben Abrica and...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 25, 2014 at 9:53 pm | 19 comments | 1004 Views

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New head of East Palo Alto rent program resigns

East Palo Alto's Rent Stabilization Program administrator has resigned less than two weeks after his introduction to the...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 25, 2014 at 7:23 pm | 15 comments | 2269 Views

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County embarks on long road to fix congested expressways

Faced with thickening traffic jams throughout its expressway network, Santa Clara County officials are considering a range...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Silly, on Jul 24, 2014 at 3:59 pm | 44 comments | 3669 Views

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Stanford law professor nominated for state Supreme Court

Mariano-Florentino Cuellar, a Mexican-born Stanford Law School professor and former White House official, has been nominated...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by jmc, on Jul 24, 2014 at 3:45 pm | 4 comments | 1714 Views

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EdTech conference and Google-fest hit Palo Alto this weekend

A glimpse into 22nd century education – and a giant sales pitch for all things Google – are in the offing this...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 24, 2014 at 10:09 am | 15 comments | 5756 Views

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County mulls hiring 'water conservation enforcers'

The Santa Clara Valley Water District is set to vote tonight on a staff recommendation to hire up to 10 temporary "water...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Jul 24, 2014 at 8:23 am | 33 comments | 1482 Views

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Local Whole Foods markets implicated in pricing violations

A statewide investigation of pricing irregularities by Whole Foods Market, including at its Palo Alto store, has resulted...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jul 20, 2014 at 12:16 pm | 27 comments | 6605 Views

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East Palo Alto to seek new city manager

East Palo Alto will look for a new city manager to replace current manager Magda Gonzalez, the City Council announced at...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by EPAMom, on Jul 20, 2014 at 8:35 am | 24 comments | 3149 Views

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Palo Alto may take stance against Prop. 13

Palo Alto officials may soon join their counterparts in Berkeley, Oakland and Burlingame tonight in taking a formal stance...

Original post made on May. 12, 2014
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 18, 2014 at 6:07 pm | 76 comments | 4875 Views

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East Palo Alto unanimously backs new tenant-protection ordinance

East Palo Alto City Council Tuesday night unanimously threw its support behind a new tenant-protection ordinance after hearing...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Memories, on Jul 18, 2014 at 5:37 pm | 4 comments | 3237 Views

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Fruits of their labor

A few years ago, when rebuilding her inherited Palo Alto home from the ground up, Kerry van den Haak decided that a vegetable...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Hahaha, on Jul 18, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 4 comments | 567 Views

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Groundbreaking social entrepreneur Priya Haji dies

A Silicon Valley entrepreneur whose socially minded work included East Palo Alto's seminal drug-treatment nonprofit, Free...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by scary, on Jul 18, 2014 at 4:32 pm | 4 comments | 8686 Views

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St. Patrick's finance director accused of stealing $202,000

Jennifer Margret Morris, the 57-year-old finance director for St. Patrick's Seminary and University in Menlo Park, has been...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Specially4you, on Jul 18, 2014 at 4:19 pm | 13 comments | 2367 Views

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Feature story: A measure of his heart

Lawrence Viariseo has survived falling off a 100-foot cliff and breaking his back, paralysis from the waist down and bladder...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2012
Last comment by Little Sister, on Jul 18, 2014 at 9:30 am | 11 comments | 1621 Views

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On the front line

A babushka with a rubber stamp can be scarier than a masked man with a gun, says reporter Noah Sneider, who's had to negotiate...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Palo Verde Parent, on Jul 17, 2014 at 5:27 pm | 1 comment | 4244 Views
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