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Ohio Christian school tells student to skip prom

Just another reason why Sarah Palin should never become President (or VP). FINDLAY, Ohio – A student at a fundamentalist...

Original post made by You\'re All Going to You-Know-Where! on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 11, 2009 at 5:44 am | 22 comments | 1903 Views

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Another mountain lion sighting in Woodside

A mountain lion sighting was reported tonight in Woodside, according to the San Mateo County Office of Emergency Services....

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by jb, on Aug 18, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 22 comments | 1647 Views

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Obama wins what?

Obama wins the Nobel Peace Prize? It would be wonderful if I could think why he won? Yet this seems more like a soccer...

Original post made by Ray Banneke on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Oct 9, 2009 at 4:33 pm | 22 comments | 2027 Views

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Doctors refuse to test for swine flu

Both my children had severe flu, but their pediatrician refused to test whether it was a regular flu or swine flu, saying...

Original post made by Palo Alto parent on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 14, 2009 at 7:24 am | 22 comments | 2494 Views

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Trouble in Denmark

As a fan of Obama I want my President to lead, but my disappointment with him is has been measured by his lack of achievements....

Original post made by Ready Kilowatt on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 21, 2009 at 8:41 am | 22 comments | 1654 Views

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Can we balance our economic needs against a long-term climate catastrophe?

Climate change is one of the most serious issues facing our nation and our planet. Today we are at a key juncture of the...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Feb 16, 2010 at 4:15 pm | 22 comments | 1688 Views

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Stiff fines proposed for cell-phone violators

State Sen. Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) new "distracted-driving" bill would increase penalties for improper cell-phone use...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by RS, on Mar 3, 2010 at 11:25 pm | 22 comments | 1853 Views

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Saving your life vs. having a good hair day

Bike accident statistics are clear: Helmet-less, riders are 14 times more likely than those with helmets to die, according...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Ken, on Aug 8, 2012 at 12:42 pm | 22 comments | 2492 Views

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Social, environmental advocate Mary Davey dies

Mary Davey, who divided her energies between supporting environmental and social causes, died Saturday evening at Stanford...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Joel, on Oct 8, 2010 at 1:16 pm | 22 comments | 2366 Views

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Simitian calls Brown's budget a 'grown-up' plan

For years, state Sen. Joe Simitian has been repeating a budget mantra: "Spend less; collect more; do it now." Gov. Jerry...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 18, 2011 at 9:54 am | 22 comments | 1984 Views

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Sunnyvale man struck, killed by train in Palo Alto

A 24-year-old man was killed at about 7:30 p.m. Monday evening (Feb. 28) when southbound Caltrain No. 284 struck him at the...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Daily Post got it right, on Jul 8, 2011 at 9:03 am | 22 comments | 1595 Views

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Tax

Well, corporate income taxes in this country are one-third lower than they were in 2000—even though corporate profits are...

Original post made by Ted Rudow IIII, MA on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 10, 2011 at 6:59 pm | 22 comments | 1305 Views

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Caltrain votes to keep all 86 trains running

Caltrain will keep all of its 86 weekday trains running for the next year after the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by Kevin, on Apr 24, 2011 at 3:29 pm | 22 comments | 1762 Views

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Thousands of marijuana plants eradicated in San Mateo County

About $1.5 million of marijuana was eradicated from five grow sites found in isolated spots in San Mateo County through an...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 6, 2011 at 4:49 am | 22 comments | 1471 Views

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Wanted: Identity of man who lost camera at Super Bowl

A New York woman who was in Indianapolis on Sunday, Feb. 5, for the Super Bowl is trying to reunite a fellow football fan...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by MaryEllen, on Feb 15, 2012 at 8:43 pm | 22 comments | 1253 Views

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F29- Shut Down the Corporations National Day of Action

On January 1, 2012, Occupy Portland put forward a bold call to action to shut down corporations on leap day, Wednesday, February...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by some guy, on Feb 25, 2012 at 11:15 am | 22 comments | 1242 Views

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Debate opinions?

I had another commitment, so I could not watch it. However, I got home about half and hour ago, and tuned into my favorite...

Original post made by anon. on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Pepp, on Oct 5, 2012 at 9:10 am | 22 comments | 1224 Views

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Hundreds of guns collected at East Palo Alto buyback

It took less than three hours Saturday, Feb. 23, to collect 355 firearms at a three-city gun buyback event in East Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by Adrian, on Feb 27, 2013 at 10:35 am | 22 comments | 1348 Views

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Why I Don't Take Public Transit ...

Look, I love the idea of a public transportation system where all of us can move about our city at a reasonable price, cutting...

Original post made by CrescentParkAnon. on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 21, 2013 at 4:11 pm | 22 comments | 819 Views

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SamTrans cuts peak Palo Alto-San Francisco bus service

A series of sweeping, system-wide changes for SamTrans means that Palo Alto residents now must hop-scotch through bus transfers...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by jo g, on May 11, 2014 at 11:10 am | 22 comments | 5680 Views
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