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A Banker's Analysis of the Financial Crisis

The media is blaming the financial crisis on greedy bankers, capitalism and the lack of government regulation. If anyone...

Original post made by R Wray on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 25, 2009 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 1774 Views

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The world's strangest laws

9. In Florida, unmarried women who parachute on Sundays can be jailed. 8. In Kentucky, it is illegal to carry a concealed...

Original post made by Sharon on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 26, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 1809 Views

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'TravelBlog' added to Palo Alto Online

When the mapped-out Wall Street investment-banking career of lifelong Palo Altan Keith Schuman was rudely interrupted last...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jane Molony, on Feb 28, 2009 at 4:51 pm | 1 comment | 1852 Views

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Hilary Clinton - she just does not get it.

After promising to “push the reset button” on relations with Moscow, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton planned to present...

Original post made by Incredible on Mar. 7, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 7, 2009 at 7:11 am | 1 comment | 1749 Views

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Mild quake shakes South Bay Sunday morning

The U.S. Geological Survey reported an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.5. struck Sunday morning in the South...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Bixby, on Mar 9, 2009 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 1832 Views

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The iconic image of freedom in the 20th century...where is Obama?

There were many acts of individual courage in the 20th century, but this unidentified Chinese fellow is at, or near, the...

Original post made by Gary on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 11, 2009 at 9:26 pm | 1 comment | 1777 Views

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Bernanke says recovery plan is working, "the recession coming to an end probably this year"

See the TV interview on "60 Minutes" tonight or read the highlights in the Wall Street Journal: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123714945113934023.html...

Original post made by Ben on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 16, 2009 at 6:53 am | 1 comment | 1919 Views

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Firefighters battle three-alarm blaze in Menlo

Firefighters are battling a three-alarm fire at 1050 University Drive in downtown Menlo Park. "There's a ton of smoke, all...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by Harry, on Mar 17, 2009 at 9:39 am | 1 comment | 1869 Views

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Los Altos police arrest suspected child molester

Los Altos police have arrested a Los Altos Hills man on suspicion that he sexually molested a 5-year-old Los Altos child. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by random, on Mar 18, 2009 at 7:57 am | 1 comment | 2099 Views

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Entrepreneurs: Idea for Cars/auto industry

Here's an idea I'm hoping will reach some savvy engineering type: This is a huge technological challenge, but I'm sure...

Original post made by Ready to buy it on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 20, 2009 at 11:10 am | 1 comment | 1621 Views

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Stanford men still playing basketball

The Stanford men's basketball team will continue playing in the College Basketball Invitational after beating host Wichita...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by Go Cardinal!!, on Mar 23, 2009 at 10:01 pm | 1 comment | 1846 Views

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Virus battery could 'power cars'

New breakthrough at MIT http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/7977585.stm "Viruses have been used to help build batteries...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 2, 2009 at 4:04 pm | 1 comment | 1786 Views

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The One Banker Who Got It

http://www.forbes.com/2009/04/03/banking-andy-beal-business-wall-street-beal.html Fascinating story about this banker...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Perepective, on Apr 6, 2009 at 6:12 pm | 1 comment | 1763 Views

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US moves on Iran nuclear trade

"New York prosecutors joined with the Obama administration on Tuesday to shut down a China-based network that allegedly supplied...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 7, 2009 at 8:47 pm | 1 comment | 1658 Views

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For a different understanding of the banking "crisis"...

We seem to have to listen to a certain paragigm of the banking crisis, yet it does not make a lot of sense, except that it...

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Apr 16, 2009 at 7:26 pm | 1 comment | 1737 Views

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Letters

Gilroy without garlic Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10810 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by way beyond palo atlo, on Apr 17, 2009 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 1800 Views

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Freddie Mac CFO suicide

David Kellerman hanged himself, today. That is a personal family tragedy, but is it possibly more? What are the problems...

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 25, 2009 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 1788 Views

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Boething Environmental Lecture, May 7th

2009 Boething Lecture Dan Nepstad of the Moore Foundation “Steps toward a Global Framework for Managing the Land...

Original post made by Peggy Vas Dias on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 30, 2009 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 1784 Views

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SPORTS: Stanford softball sweeps into first-place tie

Senior pitcher Missy Penna pitched a one-hitter and struck out 13 as the Stanford softball team completed a sweep of its...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by davidctoneill@yahoo.com, on May 4, 2009 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 2079 Views

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SM County nurses set two-day strike

Nurses in San Mateo County plan a two-day strike on May 17 and 18. The California Nurses Association issued a 10-day strike...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Shanna, on May 8, 2009 at 9:54 pm | 1 comment | 1688 Views
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