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Residents hope to drown out airplane noise with complaints

When Amy Christel moved from Barron Park to her new Midtown Palo Alto home last summer, she welcomed the time she could spend...

Original post made on May. 24, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 5, 2015 at 11:12 am | 260 comments | 10405 Views

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The Real Problem With Sarah Palin

I view Gov. Palin as having some inate capabilities that a succesful politician must have, and the potential to go from her...

Original post made by A Boomer on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Nov 26, 2008 at 4:16 pm | 241 comments | 8278 Views

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Bigotry alive and well in CA

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Original post made by Marion on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by 1man + 1 woman, on Nov 12, 2008 at 12:20 am | 239 comments | 7719 Views

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Federal judge rules Prop. 8 unconstitutional

A federal judge in San Francisco today overturned Proposition 8, California's ban on same-sex marriage. U.S. District Judge...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Equality north, on May 24, 2012 at 10:43 am | 232 comments | 9548 Views

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Strong vs weak American presidents

Ronald Reagan stood strong in favor of liberating the socialist slaves behind the Iron Curtain. He backed up his rhetoric...

Original post made by Michael on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Warren, on Sep 10, 2014 at 6:30 pm | 165 comments | 4617 Views

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Good News! California Supreme Court Legalizes Gay Marriage

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Original post made by Mike on May. 15, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on May 21, 2008 at 5:25 pm | 160 comments | 5725 Views

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Can anyone explain Prop 8 to me?

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Original post made by Ralph on Oct. 16, 2008
Last comment by Louise, on Oct 24, 2008 at 12:38 am | 148 comments | 4195 Views

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California high-speed-rail project receives Senate OK

Construction of California's controversial high-speed-rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles is ready to launch,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Unaffordable, on Dec 8, 2013 at 11:42 am | 142 comments | 7112 Views

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Passionate boos, cheers mark Eshoo meeting

A vocal crowd of nearly 1,000 people turned out Wednesday night for a Town Hall meeting with Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Palo Alto)...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Ethan, on Sep 8, 2009 at 1:21 am | 136 comments | 3841 Views

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Eshoo launches survey on airplane noise

Acting on numerous complaints by her constituents regarding an increase in aircraft noise, Rep. Anna Eshoo has assembled...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2015
Last comment by note, on Jul 26, 2015 at 12:41 pm | 135 comments | 5862 Views

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Cyclist's account of Woodside road-rage event

A Portola Valley resident said he was among 100 or so cyclists at the scene of a road-rage incident involving a pickup truck...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 9, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 130 comments | 7859 Views

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Second health-care 'telephone town hall' goes well

A second "telephone town hall" by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo Monday evening went smoothly and won praise from callers from...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 13, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 129 comments | 22421 Views

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Ask the Economist

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Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Sep. 30, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 2, 2008 at 8:48 am | 128 comments | 4286 Views

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Obama picks Supreme Court Nominee..uh-oh...

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/15/us/15judge.html I would hope that a wise Latina woman with the richness of her experiences...

Original post made by Perspective on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by She said it several times, on Jun 5, 2009 at 2:19 pm | 126 comments | 3660 Views

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SCOTUS: John Roberts (hearts) Barack Obama

The Affordable Care Act is constitutional. Puts a death knell in any sort of public option or Medicare-for-all plan anytime...

Original post made by Dorothy R on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Aug 10, 2012 at 10:26 am | 125 comments | 2791 Views

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British professors approve plan to boycott Israeli academics, Israeli universities

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Original post made by Tally Ho on May. 31, 2007
Last comment by Tally Ho, on Jun 4, 2007 at 9:36 pm | 124 comments | 5112 Views

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Soccer is boring

Why is soccer such a smash amongst most of the world's nations? It is such a boring game. Basically, it is just semi-organized...

Original post made by Frank on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by World Cup Fan, on Jul 11, 2010 at 4:50 pm | 122 comments | 16488 Views

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Tunneling dropped as Midpeninsula rail option

Deep tunnels and covered trenches have been dropped as alternatives for the Palo Alto/Midpeninsula portion of the state's...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2010 at 5:21 pm | 122 comments | 4589 Views

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Jimmy Carter accuses Jewish group of "falsehood and slander"

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Original post made by Robin on Feb. 9, 2007
Last comment by Robin, on Feb 16, 2007 at 4:08 pm | 121 comments | 5369 Views

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Anti-Rumsfeld petition tops 3,200 signatures

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Original post made on Sep. 24, 2007
Last comment by Stanford's Shame, on Nov 30, 2007 at 5:57 pm | 111 comments | 5335 Views
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