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Invasion of the stinkwort

Stinkwort, an invasive weed, is poised to dominate grasslands and open spaces from the baylands to the mountains. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2018
Last comment by Nature, 8 hours ago | 7 comments | 3206 Views

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Off Deadline: Is Silicon Valley's painfully severe 'housing crisis' insoluble?

At gatherings late last year, people throughout the Peninsula had a chance to express their feelings and experiences relating...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2018
Last comment by Anon, 12 hours ago | 9 comments | 256 Views

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Bike bridge to connect East Palo Alto and Palo Alto

After decades of dangerous crossings on the University Avenue overpass over U.S. Highway 101, bicyclists and pedestrians...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2018
Last comment by Online Name, 15 hours ago | 8 comments | 1065 Views

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's talk focuses on Syria, chemical weapons

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson conveyed strong resolve on rebuilding war-battered Syria and removing nuclear weapons...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2018
Last comment by Carol, on Jan 18, 2018 at 9:00 pm | 1 comment | 1776 Views

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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative awards grants to 41 organizations

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced today the first 41 beneficiaries of its CZI Community Fund who are working to address...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2018
Last comment by FCE Friend, on Jan 18, 2018 at 3:25 pm | 2 comments | 3041 Views

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East Palo Alto City Council considers marijuana regulations

Citing the city's long struggle with illegal drug sales and related crime, some East Palo Alto City Council members said...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2018
Last comment by Juan, on Jan 15, 2018 at 5:02 pm | 12 comments | 2748 Views

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Becoming whole again

People with severe depression are experiencing hopeful results with a unique brain study being conducted at Stanford University...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2017
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jan 14, 2018 at 12:43 am | 4 comments | 8100 Views

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Obituary

<B>Medill 'Toby' Williams Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2018/01/12/obituary posted...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2018
Last comment by Barbra Wood, on Jan 12, 2018 at 9:21 pm | 1 comment | 167 Views

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Santa Clara County records fifth flu-related death

Another person has died in Santa Clara County due to the flu, bringing the total number of flu-related deaths countywide...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2018
Last comment by Novelera, on Jan 11, 2018 at 9:28 pm | 1 comment | 1984 Views

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Missing prep-school teen found safe

A 16-year-old boy missing since Tuesday in East Palo Alto from an school dorm room was located Saturday in the East Bay,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2018
Last comment by Shaking Head, on Jan 10, 2018 at 10:48 pm | 3 comments | 3882 Views

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Anyone Else's Taxes Going Way Up? Help.

Suddenly, without warning, we face losing our home, what the stability means to our future and financial stability, job and...

Original post made by Anyone Else's Taxes Going Way Up? Help. on Dec. 21, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 10, 2018 at 6:44 pm | 149 comments | 2918 Views

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Around Town: international aid; church vs. state

In this week's Around Town column, read about teens making an impact on the ice rink and in developing rink and a Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2018
There are no comments yet. 469 Views

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Facebook starts local hiring program

Locals in lower-income areas near Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park may soon have a leg up over out-of-towners when it...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2018
Last comment by Not an SJW, on Jan 5, 2018 at 2:47 pm | 12 comments | 3039 Views

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Year in Review: What happened to...?

News cycles come and go, briefly bringing issues and disputes to the public's attention. Some situations are later resolved...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2017
Last comment by Innovator, on Jan 1, 2018 at 11:05 pm | 1 comment | 9524 Views

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Words to remember

Many are the ways to take stock of a year. Photographs can sum up powerful moments of raw emotion <I>(see the photo essay...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1739 Views

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Odds and ends

From a brawl over an eaten doughnut to the woman who decided to join her dog in biting a would-be robber, Palo Alto had its...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1969 Views

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Mountain View homeless shelter opens doors

Trinity United Methodist Church in downtown Mountain View has transformed into a seasonal homeless shelter for residents...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2017
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Dec 27, 2017 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 2822 Views

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2017: From behind the camera lens

In photos, we take a look at how the community marked 2017 by coming together to stand up against perceived injustices, to...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2405 Views

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Ballot measure seeks to curb health care costs at Stanford

Palo Alto voters may have a chance next year to put a cap on how much Stanford Health facilities can charge patients for...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2017
Last comment by Doctor Pickpocket, on Dec 20, 2017 at 5:58 pm | 8 comments | 2928 Views

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New blood pressure guidelines puts millions at risk

High blood pressure now affects nearly half of U.S. adults under changes to what constitutes hypertension announced by the...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2017
Last comment by Another Tom, on Dec 15, 2017 at 6:43 pm | 3 comments | 11012 Views
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Burger chain Shake Shack to open in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 15 comments | 4,043 views

Eat, Surf, Love
By Laura Stec | 4 comments | 1,283 views

The Cost of Service
By Aldis Petriceks | 1 comment | 913 views

One-on-one time
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 333 views

This time we're not lying. HONEST! No, really!
By Douglas Moran | 0 comments | 148 views