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Crossing the line of convention

From a wonderful book by Robert Fulghum. The book is titled "Maybe (Maybe Not)" On a hot summer's day, late in August,...

Original post made by Llib Brunyar on Dec. 20, 2006
Last comment by Diana, on Dec 20, 2006 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 3353 Views

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Superman lived in our community.

One year ago, Officer Richard May, was shot and killed in East Palo Alto while performing his pledged duty to serve and protect....

Original post made by Jay Gertridge on Jan. 5, 2007
Last comment by friend, on Jan 7, 2007 at 8:34 pm | 1 comment | 3561 Views

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War in Iraq to be discussed at Stanford

Former U.S. Defense Secretary William J. Perry will be one of the panelists in a discussion on the war in Iraq Monday, Jan....

Original post made by News Guy on Jan. 19, 2007
Last comment by Robin, on Jan 19, 2007 at 4:10 pm | 1 comment | 3527 Views

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Rep. Anna Eshoo's statement opposing the Iraq war escalation

Rep. Anna G. Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives today in support of the resolution opposing...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 15, 2007
Last comment by Mr. Man, on Feb 16, 2007 at 9:18 am | 1 comment | 3318 Views

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Doing several things at once

Multi-tasking is antithetical to life as an intelligent and conscientious human being. Discuss ... ...

Original post made by Mr. Man on Mar. 22, 2007
Last comment by Slow Flow-er, on Mar 23, 2007 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 3153 Views

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Cyclist killed by VTA train

To Whom it may concern. My brother Douglas K. Cowger was killed last Wednesday by a VTA. He was riding his mtn. bike on his...

Original post made by Teri Markle on Apr. 2, 2007
Last comment by Sebelia, on Apr 16, 2007 at 9:14 am | 1 comment | 3136 Views

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Don't derail Caltrain's new service

The following letter by Richard Silver was published in the Almanac's April 11 print edition: Editor: An ad hoc group...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 12, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 17, 2007 at 11:35 pm | 1 comment | 2951 Views

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Contaminated animal feed again

The contaminated Chinese protein powder that has sickened some 17,000 American dogs and cats has now turned up in the human...

Original post made by Miles Barne on May. 19, 2007
Last comment by , on May 19, 2007 at 1:13 am | 1 comment | 5957 Views

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Gasoline prices, inflation and global warming-some thoughts

Are gasoline prices being monitored by any agency in the government? If not shouldn't they be? In the '70s gasoline shortages...

Original post made by Concerned in Palo Alto on Jul. 7, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jul 7, 2007 at 9:21 pm | 1 comment | 3096 Views

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Can Allied Arts Guild survive?

The Allied Arts Guild, to thousands of volunteers and patrons, has been a favorite institution to support, as its profits...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2007
Last comment by Tom, on Jul 17, 2007 at 9:35 pm | 1 comment | 2718 Views

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Woman injured in Sand Hill Road bike accident

A 54-year-old woman bicyclist fell and struck her head Sunday while riding with friends eastbound on Sand Hill Road, west...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2007
Last comment by Joanna, on Jul 30, 2007 at 7:23 am | 1 comment | 3279 Views

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Former Sunset publisher and
conservation leader Mel Lane dies

Mel Lane, former co-owner of the company that published Sunset magazine and Sunset books, and the first chairman of the California...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2007
Last comment by Jack McKinnon, on Aug 3, 2007 at 12:29 am | 1 comment | 3216 Views

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"Working class millionaires" -- boo hoo

From the New York Times, an article worth reading: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/05/technology/05rich.html It's a...

Original post made by Cryin\'Crocodile on Aug. 9, 2007
Last comment by Networth in the triple digits, on Aug 10, 2007 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 3147 Views

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Law Library program on estate planning for pets

For pet owners concerned about who will care for their beloved animal companion if there is a death in the family, the San...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2007
Last comment by Cat's meow, on Aug 13, 2007 at 10:22 am | 1 comment | 3078 Views

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Roz Savage's solo row across Pacific ends with rescue

Roz Savage, the British woman attempting to row across the Pacific Ocean by herself, had to abandon her voyage less than...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2007
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Aug 24, 2007 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 2972 Views

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Locals take chloramine fight to EPA

In an effort to help dozens of Peninsula residents who say their sensitivity to chloramine has caused skin rashes and respiratory...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2007
Last comment by Ellen Powell, People Concerned About Chloramine, on Sep 2, 2007 at 7:27 pm | 1 comment | 3281 Views

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November election: Ballot information is in the mail

Sample ballots and voter information pamphlets are being mailed to registered voters who live where Nov. 6 elections are...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2007
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 13, 2007 at 6:57 pm | 1 comment | 2867 Views

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Swing time at Holbrook-Palmer Park

It's going to be a swinging party at the Sunday, Sept. 9, "Swing in the Park" fundraiser for Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2007
Last comment by Sharon Richards, on Oct 14, 2007 at 3:16 pm | 1 comment | 3028 Views

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Twice yearly Woodside rummage sale involves the whole town

On May 10 and 11, a twice-yearly Woodside institution will once again take place — the rummage sale at the Woodside...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2007
Last comment by dolores degnan, on Dec 4, 2007 at 8:51 pm | 1 comment | 3057 Views

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Menlo College professor killed in car accident

Laura Marschall, 44, associate professor of biological sciences at Menlo College in Atherton, was killed Saturday in a head-on...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2007
Last comment by Joanna, on Dec 5, 2007 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 2894 Views
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