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Sutter Health, Blue Shield in contract dispute

Hundreds of thousands of people have been told they will need to switch doctors soon due to a contract dispute between Sutter...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Eve in Mountain View, on Jan 28, 2015 at 11:42 am | 37 comments | 20356 Views

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Silicon Valley report shows a 'region at risk'

With rising competition from Bangalore to Beijing, Silicon Valley's dominance as the world's innovation hub is "at risk as...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by pat, on Feb 15, 2010 at 11:19 am | 50 comments | 19820 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 | 19714 Views

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In experiment, Town Square forum commenting will be limited to registered users

Starting Aug. 1, participation in Palo Alto Online's popular Town Square discussion forum will be limited to those who register...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2020
Last comment by Gunn Papa, on Sep 9, 2020 at 11:49 am | 75 comments | 19704 Views

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Newsom scales back high-speed-rail plans

California's decade-long dream of building a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles hit a dead end...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2019
Last comment by Old Steve, on Feb 21, 2019 at 8:13 pm | 121 comments | 19704 Views

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$11.4 billion question: Can Proposition 13 'loophole' be 'corrected'?

Palo Altans are in the middle of the effort to fix the worst perceived defects of Proposition 13, a state constitutional...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2018
Last comment by Dan, on Apr 9, 2018 at 11:33 pm | 59 comments | 19692 Views

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Ravenswood school district to integrate mindfulness, yoga into regular curriculum

All 3,400 students in the Ravenswood City School District will soon have yoga and mindfulness as a regular part of their...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Mark Abramson, on Jan 28, 2015 at 10:12 am | 12 comments | 19615 Views

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Pastor: 'We have a world that needs changing'

With hands lifted up and voices crying out, leaders of several Midpeninsula churches on Saturday led a spiritual rally outside...

Original post made on May. 23, 2021
Last comment by Madison Petrovsky, on May 31, 2021 at 4:49 pm | 43 comments | 19568 Views

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A lesson from history: How the yellow fever epidemic changed society

Stanford University historian Kathryn Olivarius is seeing parallels between the 19th-century outbreaks of the deadly yellow...

Original post made on May. 6, 2020
Last comment by dianajill, on May 11, 2020 at 10:48 am | 7 comments | 19409 Views

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Palo Alto man languishes in a Nepal jail

A Palo Alto man who has spent years helping to advance education for Nepalese girls and women is locked in a jail in Nepal...

Original post made on May. 16, 2018
Last comment by Make aga...., on Jul 12, 2018 at 8:15 pm | 27 comments | 19397 Views

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Palo Alto treads cautiously toward new downtown garage

Everyone agrees that downtown Palo Alto is facing a parking crisis, but the city's latest solution to the problem -- a new...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Justin, on Jun 12, 2013 at 9:56 pm | 14 comments | 19377 Views

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Hitting the right note

One day while leading one of his vintage-music reminiscing sessions at the Day Break adult day care in Sunnyvale, musicologist...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Feb 1, 2014 at 5:28 pm | 5 comments | 19366 Views

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Older men, younger women help everyone

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Original post made on Sep. 12, 2007
Last comment by MostSensible, on Nov 22, 2013 at 11:07 am | 37 comments | 19355 Views

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Gov. Gavin Newsom declares statewide shutdown

California Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a statewide shelter-at-home order on Thursday evening, with all but essential functions...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Mar 22, 2020 at 9:36 am | 8 comments | 19289 Views

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Finding world peace in the living room

Even as students at Stanford University protest the violence in Gaza today, 30 Palestinians and Jews from throughout the...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Jan 12, 2009 at 2:39 pm | 4 comments | 19234 Views

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East Palo Alto celebrates grand opening of U.S. Highway 101 overpass

A new walkway connecting East Palo Alto neighborhoods on the east and west of U.S. Highway 101 debuted on Saturday. Construction...

Original post made on May. 19, 2019
Last comment by Tessa, on May 22, 2019 at 9:57 am | 21 comments | 19165 Views

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Stanford expels student in connection with college-fraud scheme

Stanford University has expelled a student who it determined had falsified his or her college application and who was connected...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2019
Last comment by Charlene Margot, on Apr 11, 2019 at 11:18 am | 34 comments | 19020 Views

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With artificial intelligence looming, debate over 'basic income' heats up

Proponents say universal basic income could help people pay off debts and obtain job-skills training, among other goals,...

Original post made on May. 17, 2019
Last comment by Clinton Foundation = A Cash Cow For Chelsea, on May 24, 2019 at 7:56 pm | 32 comments | 18927 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 Shyam V Nath, on Aug 6, 2014 at 9:38 pm | 5 comments | 18890 Views

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Record-breaking COVID-19 cases prompt new health restrictions

Record-shattering numbers of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Santa Clara County have prompted worried health leaders...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2020
Last comment by Lee Forrest, on Dec 2, 2020 at 10:51 pm | 63 comments | 18874 Views
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