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A 'total cure' for health care?

Ask Harold S. "Hal" Luft about the national health care system, and he will admit: He's been itching to reform it for years....

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 8, 2009 at 7:03 am | 24 comments | 2250 Views

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Newsom declares governor run in Palo Alto -- and cyberspace

Trailed by TV cameras, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom made one of his first gubernatorial campaign stops at Facebook headquarters...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Apr 23, 2009 at 11:18 am | 24 comments | 1819 Views

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Senate passes smoking ban at beaches, parks

A smoking ban on state beaches and parks passed the California state Senate on Thursday and could make the state the first...

Original post made on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Betty, on May 17, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 24 comments | 1722 Views

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The Most Trusted Man In America

Before I get to the politics of Vietnam, let me state some points I think everyone can agree with: 1) Walter Cronkite...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Jul. 18, 2009
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on Jul 20, 2009 at 3:10 pm | 24 comments | 1763 Views

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Task force investigates fire, woman's death

Police and fire officials are still investigating the death of a woman whose body was found Thursday in an Addison Avenue...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2009
Last comment by Tamara, on Oct 20, 2009 at 6:37 pm | 24 comments | 2295 Views

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School board backs lower tax threshold

Saying they want to help cash-starved schools throughout California, members of the Palo Alto Board of Education Tuesday...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by anne, on Aug 1, 2010 at 9:10 pm | 24 comments | 2726 Views

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WAR - number 3

WAR U.S. military officials have confirmed today the "first" American tomahawk cruise missiles have been fired on targets...

Original post made by Terascale Idiocy on Mar. 19, 2011
Last comment by The real sharon, on Mar 29, 2011 at 6:39 am | 24 comments | 2992 Views

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9/11 Power to the Truthful

Not too long ago, I went to Berkeley to watch John Pilger�s �banned� film �The War You Don�t See,� a damning...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Hire An Engineer, on Aug 28, 2011 at 8:23 am | 24 comments | 1370 Views

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"The 21st Century may be American after all, just like the last"

The title of this thread is the last line of an article in the Telegraph, about the coming turnaround for America. There...

Original post made by Gary on Oct. 23, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 25, 2011 at 9:01 pm | 24 comments | 1310 Views

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Palo Alto mulls tougher stance on high-speed rail

The more Palo Alto officials learn about California's proposed high-speed rail, the more their opposition swells. On Monday...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Steve Silvin, on Jan 30, 2012 at 10:03 am | 24 comments | 1946 Views

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Wlker and his Lt Govenor Win in Wisconsin

WSJ MADISON, Wis.Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker survived a recall election Tuesday, dealing a blow to organized labor, unsettling...

Original post made by Sharon on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by Debbie, on Jun 7, 2012 at 9:57 am | 24 comments | 1685 Views

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"if youve got a business, you didnt build that."

This quote, by Obama, is emblematic of what he believes. The truth is that businesses ARE built by the risk-takers. It is...

Original post made by Jerome on Sep. 3, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 4, 2012 at 8:26 am | 24 comments | 1283 Views

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The Omnishambles of Patraeus and Benghazigate

I know the American press and in fact all media worldwide like sex scandals, but please stop looking at this as a sex scandal...

Original post made by The wool is not being pulled over my eyes on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Sharon hates Jews, on Nov 13, 2012 at 5:45 pm | 24 comments | 1442 Views

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National commission: 'School inequality threatens U.S. prosperity'

"Not every kid's going to be as lucky as I was," says Mariano-Florentino "Tino" Cuellar, whose work ethic and smarts propelled...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Apr 24, 2013 at 9:33 am | 24 comments | 2333 Views

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East Palo Alto girls create app to clean up graffiti, trash

Vanessa Tostado, a sophomore at Eastside College Prep in East Palo Alto, remembers watching a video in computer science class...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Michael, on May 21, 2013 at 7:58 am | 24 comments | 21357 Views

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Fates of undocumented 'Dreamers' hang in balance

For the first time since 1986, the U.S. Congress is poised to overhaul the nation's immigration laws. It could be a life-changing...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 29, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 24 comments | 5372 Views

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Palo Alto company tackles toxic plumes

Palo Alto resident Bob Wenzlau may be best known locally as the pioneer of the city's curbside recycling program and a leading...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on May 14, 2014 at 5:19 pm | 24 comments | 8681 Views

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East Palo Alto to seek new city manager

East Palo Alto will look for a new city manager to replace current manager Magda Gonzalez, the City Council announced at...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by EPAMom, on Jul 20, 2014 at 8:35 am | 24 comments | 4235 Views

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Zuckerberg, Chan join fight against Ebola

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Dr. Priscilla Chan announced Tuesday that they have committed $25 million...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Oct 16, 2014 at 9:29 pm | 24 comments | 2845 Views

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Caltrain kills pedestrian near Alma crossing

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Original post made on Jul. 6, 2007
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 10, 2007 at 7:07 am | 24 comments | 4155 Views
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