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How Castilleja taught me to be a man

From its founding in 1907, the Castilleja School has consistently graduated excellent women. However, I am the first person...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Jennifer Ayer, on Jul 22, 2016 at 10:57 pm | 14 comments | 29219 Views

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Woman killed after train strikes car in Menlo Park

A female driver was killed when her car was stuck on train tracks in Menlo Park and hit by a Caltrain, sending the car flying...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Esmi Johnson, on Mar 26, 2015 at 12:49 am | 83 comments | 29094 Views

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Menlo Park approves new union contract

Despite a flood of emails protesting a time-off policy that gives some city employees a minimum seven weeks off a year, no...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Kim S. , on Nov 17, 2011 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 28890 Views

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Governor: Coronavirus changing 'by the hour' in California

As the number of coronavirus cases increase, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday that California is on high alert and working...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2020
Last comment by @Casti, on Mar 1, 2020 at 4:19 am | 38 comments | 28588 Views

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When help is refused

When "Jake Johanson" had his first psychotic break on his 21st birthday, his parents worked hard to find a psychiatrist and...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by Help the mentally ill, on Feb 11, 2014 at 9:41 am | 19 comments | 28009 Views

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Your COVID-19 vaccine questions — answered

We've compiled a list of who can currently get vaccinated in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties, plus answers to common questions...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2021
Last comment by chini, on Apr 4, 2021 at 9:27 am | 4 comments | 27762 Views

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Newsom recall basics: How to vote in California's election

A FAQ on the California election on whether to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom. There's some confusion and mixed messages on voting,...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2021
Last comment by Diane Reklis, on Aug 23, 2021 at 11:27 am | 5 comments | 27303 Views

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Stanford historian sees hazard in gap between U.S. military and civilians

America's all-volunteer military has made it too easy for politicians to order risky undertakings with casualties borne by...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Brian Good, on Nov 25, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 15 comments | 26959 Views

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Federal budget cuts raise affordable-housing rents

In July, a Palo Alto single mother of two who lives in affordable housing received a letter alerting her that the rent for...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Oct 25, 2013 at 10:19 am | 25 comments | 26855 Views

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'Climate warrior' Steve Schneider dies of heart attack on airplane

Stephen Schneider, a Stanford biology professor who for decades has been a central figure in the debate on global climate...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by your kids and their kids, on May 25, 2014 at 2:16 pm | 90 comments | 26645 Views

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Former Stanford President Donald Kennedy dies at 88 of COVID-19

Former Stanford University President Donald Kennedy died at 88 years old of the coronavirus on Tuesday, university officials...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2020
Last comment by resident, on Apr 24, 2020 at 11:33 am | 20 comments | 26263 Views

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Symposium highlights new chronic fatigue syndrome research

A community symposium with world researchers of one of the world's most puzzling diseases will take place at Stanford University...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2017
Last comment by Complexity must be addressed, too, on Aug 24, 2017 at 3:17 pm | 38 comments | 26151 Views

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Toxic methamphetamine batch containing fentanyl may be circulating in Santa Clara County

There may be an extremely toxic batch of methamphetamine containing fentanyl circulating around Santa Clara County, county...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2021
Last comment by Jennifer, on Aug 15, 2021 at 5:23 pm | 10 comments | 25902 Views

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North Koreans holding American, officials say

There has still been no contact with Merrill Newman, the 85-year-old Palo Altan whose family and friends say has been held...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Think!, on Nov 25, 2013 at 6:01 pm | 7 comments | 25799 Views

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First American known to die from COVID-19 grew up in Mountain View

The first known coronavirus death in the U.S. has been identified as a San Jose woman who grew up in Mountain View. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2020
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 26, 2020 at 1:51 am | 10 comments | 25589 Views

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Commuter buses not just for Google anymore

A new service that's putting wheels down in the California Avenue business district may allow Palo Alto workers to commute...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by sunder, on Oct 22, 2013 at 4:04 pm | 39 comments | 25536 Views

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East Palo Alto police search for missing teen

Jonathan Bedolla, 17, was last seen three days ago leaving the Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2017
Last comment by Katie , on Dec 5, 2017 at 9:07 pm | 11 comments | 25110 Views

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'Nothing less than transformational:' Ketamine brings relief to people with severe depression

Ketamine is starting to shed its reputation as a psychedelic club drug and experimental mental health treatment as more patients...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2019
Last comment by lindsey, on Oct 23, 2019 at 11:00 pm | 4 comments | 25032 Views

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Documenting the holocaust of 1947

Now in his late 80s, Palo Alto businessman Narinder Singh Kapany holds searing memories of the days surrounding the 1947...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 11, 2016 at 11:00 pm | 6 comments | 25005 Views

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Leaving prison behind

When Jose Cabrera got out of prison after three years for felony assault with a gang enhancement, he enrolled in East Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Dr.E, on Dec 2, 2013 at 11:45 am | 4 comments | 24716 Views
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