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Proposed bill would allow homeless students to sleep in community college parking lots overnight

Homeless community college students will be permitted to park and sleep in their cars overnight at any community college...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2019
Last comment by RVs Unwelcomed In LAH As Well, on Apr 7, 2019 at 2:46 pm | 31 comments | 8314 Views

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Editorial: The perils of state action

State legislators who are pushing for new laws forcing cities to allow dense, multi-family housing developments in single-family...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Apr 4, 2019 at 2:40 pm | 52 comments | 6925 Views

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Menlo Park father intends to plead guilty to an unspecified charge in college admissions scam

A Menlo Park man intends to plead guilty to an as-yet unspecified charge in the $25 million college admissions scam which...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2019
Last comment by Sanctimonious City, on Apr 3, 2019 at 8:45 pm | 2 comments | 43234 Views

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Thief livestreams for help when self-driving car won't stop

What began as an auto thief's livestream of his joyride turned into a distress call Sunday evening when the man couldn't...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Apr 1, 2019 at 3:48 pm | 6 comments | 5344 Views

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Bay Area's largest real-estate firm? It's a New York startup

Compass, the venture-funded real-estate startup that launched its first office in the local market just over two years ago,...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2019
Last comment by Same Old Story, on Mar 30, 2019 at 8:27 am | 12 comments | 12220 Views

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Editorial: The audacity of privilege

Sadly, the most frequently heard reaction among local residents last week to the news that 33 parents across the nation,...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2019
Last comment by pearl, on Mar 29, 2019 at 7:02 am | 39 comments | 9066 Views

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Milk Pail Market, a Mountain View institution for 45 years, to close

After 45 years in Mountain View, the popular Milk Pail Market will be closing its doors permanently. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2019
Last comment by Dog mom, on Mar 26, 2019 at 9:00 pm | 39 comments | 18403 Views

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CA Quietly Upped Costs to Patients With Flawed Law - What Can I Do ?

I used to use patient discount cards to be able to afford my blood pressure medication. I am not opposed to generics, and...

Original post made by Local on Mar. 17, 2019
Last comment by back yard, on Mar 26, 2019 at 10:20 am | 26 comments | 955 Views

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County to consider contacting ICE about violent inmates prior to release

Santa Clara County officials are shifting their position on contacting federal authorities about inmates convicted of violent...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Mar 23, 2019 at 5:20 pm | 13 comments | 2833 Views

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Why won't developers build housing?

The Mercury News has an interesting read on why San Jose isn't building enough new housing: https://www.mercurynews.com/2019/03/20/why-wont-developers-build-housing-in-this-bay-a...

Original post made by Anon on Mar. 21, 2019
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Local parents, Stanford coach indicted in college-admissions scandal

Numerous local parents and a Stanford University coach are among the dozens indicted in a nationwide college-admissions investigation...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2019
Last comment by marquis, on Mar 20, 2019 at 12:59 pm | 99 comments | 65398 Views

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County halts online traffic ticket payments

Santa Clara County Superior Court on Wednesday temporarily halted online payments for traffic infractions and misdemeanors...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2019
Last comment by PutTheDamnPhoneAway, on Mar 14, 2019 at 10:59 pm | 3 comments | 1690 Views

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Heavy drinking persists at Stanford, despite university efforts, report states

For most of the last decade, at least one Stanford University student on average has gone to the emergency room every week...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2019
Last comment by History Repeats Itself Again, on Mar 12, 2019 at 8:40 am | 33 comments | 5952 Views

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Editorial: Give for the kids

It is a powerful statement when hundreds of local people unite around a common philanthropic objective and combine their...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2018
Last comment by Marcy, on Mar 11, 2019 at 9:04 pm | 1 comment | 3647 Views

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Big track and field wins for Gunn, Palo Alto at K-Bell

Gunn's Jared Freeman and Maansay Rishi and Palo Alto's Henry Saul each won individual events, highlighting action at the...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2019
Last comment by victor martindale, on Mar 11, 2019 at 7:54 pm | 1 comment | 3114 Views

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Daughter's death leads quest to share her artwork with Oprah

Oprah Winfrey inspired local paraplegic woman Ashi Rashidpour to make art. Since her death in 2014, the woman's parents created...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2019
Last comment by Blessings, on Mar 8, 2019 at 9:13 am | 1 comment | 6193 Views

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Project would add an estimated 900 workers to East Palo Alto

A community meeting is set for Thursday on a proposed six-story building at University Circle business park in East Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Mar 3, 2019 at 9:07 pm | 15 comments | 8283 Views

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Sutter, Palo Alto Medical Foundation accused of false Medicare claims

The U.S. Attorney's Office has joined a lawsuit against Sutter Health and the Palo Alto Medical Foundation accusing the health...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2018
Last comment by AAPC CPC Coder , on Mar 3, 2019 at 12:04 pm | 44 comments | 13675 Views

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The brain detective

In the world of pathologists, Dr. Hannes Vogel of Stanford University Medical Center is a rarefied subset. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2019
Last comment by Brain Reality, on Mar 1, 2019 at 8:34 am | 21 comments | 7543 Views

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Palo Alto seniors chafe at VTA's planned bus cuts

A controversial plan by the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority to save money by reducing bus service in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2019
Last comment by Dismantle VTA --Disrupt and build something that works., on Feb 28, 2019 at 6:29 pm | 5 comments | 5248 Views
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