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  1. El Ni o lets landslide scientists get back to their researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The El Nino rains pounding the Bay Area are delivering both a threat and an opportunity to some of the region's most precarious hillsides: After four dry winters, scientists are finally getting a chance to gather information that may improve their ability to predict landslides -- a science that has been notoriously imprecise. January and February are traditionally landslide season in the Bay Area, when rains are most likely to drench unstable soils on steep slopes. 1 comment

  2. Belmont: Police seek man who robbed gas station, may have committed similar crimes elsewhereRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Authorities are searching for a man they say robbed a gas station at gunpoint over the weekend and may have committed similar crimes in other Peninsula cities earlier this month. The Shell gas station in the 2000 block of Ralston Avenue was robbed by a lone suspect around 9:45 p.m. Saturday, according to police.

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  3. Redwood City: Police looking for missing 'at-risk' manRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Douglas Towne, 75, walked away from his care home on the 1300 block of Valota Road in Redwood City at 5 p.m. and may have been headed toward Menlo Park, according to police. Towne is from Atherton.

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  4. Hayward bird feeder attracting lots of lesser goldfinches, but no othersRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    DEAR JOAN: Early last fall we put out a sock feeder in our backyard to attract finches. Very soon we had four lesser goldfinches on the feeder.

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  5. Roadshow: Caltrain parking woes add to freeway delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Q I have been trying to take Caltrain after dropping off my daughter at school. But when I arrive at 8:15 or 8:30 a.m. at the Palo Alto station in time for a couple of the fast trains, there is no parking left! So I end up driving to San Francisco every day, which can't be good for congestion.

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  6. Zuckerberg schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Meredith Liu, president and COO of The Primary School, founded by Priscilla Chan, right, and her husband, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Hoping to counter poverty's toll on children, Priscilla Chan and her husband, Facebook mogul Mark Zuckerberg, are launching what's certain to become a multimillion-dollar project: a private comprehensive preschool and K-8 school, linked to health services for children and families in East Palo Alto.

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  7. Facebook's Zuckerberg, wife Chan to start private East Palo Alto schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Hoping to counter poverty's toll on children, Priscilla Chan and her husband, Facebook mogul Mark Zuckerberg, are launching what's certain to become a multimillion-dollar project: a private comprehensive preschool and K-8 school, linked to health services for children and families in East Palo Alto. The couple is expected to announce Thursday their vision for The Primary School, which will target the most disadvantaged residents of East Palo Alto and eastern Menlo Park.

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  8. Menlo Park: Fatal collision audio releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    The chief of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District is continuing to sound the clarion call over a growing traffic gridlock problem. The district has released an audio tape of its response to a traffic fatality on Highway 101 in East Palo Alto on Sept.

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  9. San Francisco Bay: Race to build wetlands is needed to stave off sea-level rise, scientists sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    The Facebook campus sits next to the Menlo Park Baylands amid the rich colors of the drying mud flats in Ravenswood Slough in this aerial view taken Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 2, 2015, in Menlo Park, Calif.

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  10. Menlo Park: Fire district releases audio of fatal motorcycle collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    The chief of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District is continuing to sound the clarion call over a growing traffic gridlock problem. The district on Oct. 9 announced the release of an audio tape of its response to a traffic fatality on Highway 101 in East Palo Alto on Sept.

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  11. 'Great ShakeOut' reminds public to be ready for quakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    The order of the day was to "drop, cover and hold" in Oakland and dozens of California cities and counties on Thursday during "The Great California Shakeout," aimed to raise awareness about earthquake preparedness. The annual event was held at 10:15 a.m., as people throughout the state participated in simultaneous earthquake drills, practicing safety and learning ways to prepare in the event of a major earthquake.

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  12. Oakland "ShakeOut" raises awareness about earthquake preparednessRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    The order of the day was to "drop, cover and hold" in Oakland and dozens of California cities and counties on Thursday during "The Great California Shakeout," aimed to raise awareness about earthquake preparedness. The annual event was held at 10:15 a.m., as people throughout the state participated in simultaneous earthquake drills, practicing safety and learning ways to prepare in the event of a major earthquake.

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  13. Grand Fare makes Oakland debut; Ogden does hot dogs in Menlo Park;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Grand Lake's new fare: It's a marketplace, charcuterie, oyster bar, bakery, coffeehouse, wine bar and florist -- all wrapped in and around an al fresco dining area and gathering space. Grand Fare Market, the brainchild of restaurateur Doug Washington and wife Freya Prowe , has opened on Grand Avenue in Oakland's Grand Lake neighborhood for early morning coffee and pastries, lunches and dinners to stay or to go, and late-night wine and bites.

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  14. Bonny Zanardi: Orphaned elephants inspire paintingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    The Portola Art Gallery presents a show of expressive oil paintings by Marsha Heimbecker through Oct. 31. A reception for "In a Beautiful World" will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Heimbecker, who lives in San Mateo, has created work inspired by the orphaned elephants of Tsavo, Kenya.

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  15. Modi highlights India's economic prowess in Q&A with Facebook's ZuckerbergRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi sat down with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Sunday morning to answer questions his message was clear: India's economy is too big for Silicon Valley to ignore. "India is one of the fastest growing economies in the world today," Modi said in Hindi to an estimated thousand people, who packed Facebook's Menlo Park headquarters.

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  16. Motorcyclist killed in collision on Highway 101 identified as Fremont manRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    A motorcyclist was killed in a collision Tuesday night with a car along southbound Highway 101, according to the California Highway Patrol. The collision was reported around 5:45 p.m. just north of the Embarcadero Road offramp, per the CHP.

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  17. Art critic Brian Sewell dies aged 84 after cancer battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2015 | Ilkley Gazette

    Tributes from across the art world have been paid to Mr Sewell, whose acerbic wit and sharp tongue won him many admirers - though he was typically feared by some curators. The Evening Standard, long-time employers of Mr Sewell, said in a statement: "All of us at the Evening Standard are so very, very sorry to hear of Brian's death.

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  18. Writings of Harper Lee's dad reveal Atticus Finch's conflictRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2015 | US News & World Report

    This undated photo provided by the Monroe County Heritage Museum in Monroeville, Ala., shows A.C. Lee, father of novelist Harper Lee and the model for fictional attorney Atticus Finch in Lee's books "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "Go Set a Watchman." Editorials written by Lee in The Monroe Journal in the 1930s and 1940s show Lee was a mix of the noble attorney of "Mockingbird" and racial segregationist of "Watchman."

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  19. Menlo Park: Gas leak closes roads to commuter trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    A gas leak prompted road closures Friday night in Menlo Park, impacting commuters heading home for the weekend, police said. The leak was reported around 6:30 p.m. near Ringwood Avenue and Van Buren Road, according to Menlo Park police.

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  20. Filing seeks to force Palo Alto Unified, other districts, to comply with P.E. mandateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Grade school students in Palo Alto Unified and dozens of other districts around the state are not receiving 200 minutes of physical education every 10 days as required by the education code, according to a petition filed last week in San Francisco Superior Court. With the petition, Marc Babin and Cal200, the children's physical education advocacy group he heads, are hoping to convince a judge to intervene.

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