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How about that Obama

From the Oracle of Abu Ghraib, Seymour Hersh comes this new report from Afghanistan. Hersh says, " And I’ll tell you...

Original post made by Ray Griffin on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by of course, on May 15, 2010 at 1:54 pm | 4 comments | 2192 Views

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Where to find reviews besides Yelp?

I heard Yelp only posts reviews if a business is paying them money. Are there any review sites which are not biased? Is it...

Original post made by Consumer on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Posting tip, on Jul 22, 2010 at 11:25 am | 4 comments | 2135 Views

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Innovative parolee program faces uncertain future

The Parolee Reentry Program, launched in 2007, assesses the needs of residents returning to East Palo Alto from prison and...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2010
Last comment by warren murphy, on Jul 14, 2010 at 6:54 pm | 4 comments | 4136 Views

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Stopping hunger by losing weight

Shedding weight is a common New Year's resolution, and countless diet plans focus on watching calories. But Pounds for Poverty,...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Jul 23, 2010 at 11:52 pm | 4 comments | 3520 Views

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BP drilling off the Libyan coast

The Financial Times or London revealed this morning that BP has plans for deep water drilling in the Gulf of Sirte off the...

Original post made by Bill on Jul. 24, 2010
Last comment by Good sense, on Aug 4, 2010 at 6:28 pm | 4 comments | 2479 Views

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Mountain View introducing the iCouncil

In hopes of saving a lot of paper, three Mountain View City Council members will be ditching their inches-thick weekly reports...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by A-Journey-Of-1000-Days-Starts-With-A-Single-Ste, on Aug 19, 2010 at 12:27 pm | 4 comments | 2253 Views

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Simitian 'FasTrak' privacy bill nears approval

A bill to protect the "locational privacy" of commuters who use the FasTrak system to pay bridge tolls and toll-road fees...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by SteveU, on Aug 25, 2010 at 11:55 am | 4 comments | 2869 Views

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Pedestrian killed on Caltrain tracks in Menlo Park

A person was struck and killed by a train in Menlo Park Sunday evening, Caltrain spokeswoman Tasha Bartholomew said. Caltrain's...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Moe, on Sep 13, 2010 at 6:46 pm | 4 comments | 2451 Views

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Federal working group formed on high-speed rail

A high-level federal working group that will meet weekly to discuss California's high-speed rail project has been created...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Caltrain, not HSR, for the Peninsula, on Oct 13, 2010 at 10:09 am | 4 comments | 2806 Views

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Caltrain is not user friendly

Caltrain is a very difficult service to use. The signs at the stations give no information as to how long to wait for...

Original post made by Rider on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by Rider, on Oct 19, 2010 at 7:08 am | 4 comments | 2024 Views

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Enough already!!

I am sorry I already voted!! Had I still had the ballot here, I would not vote for anybody who calls me for any candidate...

Original post made by Kate on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Nov 2, 2010 at 2:28 pm | 4 comments | 1910 Views

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Military Madness

Despite sustained denials by the Pentagon, the leaked cables from WikiLeaks confirm that U.S. military special operations...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III,MA on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by food for thought, on Dec 27, 2010 at 4:42 pm | 4 comments | 1861 Views

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Foothill-De Anza textbook program wins award

A program started in the Foothill-De Anza Community College District, geared toward encouraging the widespread adoption of...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Becky Sanders, on Dec 9, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 4 comments | 2458 Views

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Cold plus no wind means 'Spare the Air' days

Bay Area air quality officials have issued a Winter Spare the Air alert, which bans burning wood, manufactured firelogs,...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2011
Last comment by Mack, on Jan 19, 2011 at 9:05 am | 4 comments | 2067 Views

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Google executive goes missing in Egypt

The day before Google executive Wael Ghonim went missing last week from Egypt's protests, he tweeted, "We are all ready to...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Feb 2, 2011 at 1:32 pm | 4 comments | 2210 Views

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Google executive freed by Egyptian authorities

Google marketing executive Wael Ghonim has been released after 10 days of confinement in Egypt for his involvement in ongoing...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Well said, DN, on Feb 11, 2011 at 6:17 am | 4 comments | 2040 Views

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Baylands Habitat Degradation

The Baylands levy trail from Palo Alto and Mountain View is being subject to continuing habitat degradation and little is...

Original post made by Gene Coan on Mar. 5, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 7, 2011 at 10:38 am | 4 comments | 1531 Views

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DA officially creates conviction-integrity unit

After a series of misconduct allegations against the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office, including the suspension...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Try Again, on Mar 20, 2011 at 9:38 am | 4 comments | 2761 Views

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Meeting on Caltrain funding tonight in Palo Alto

A meeting tonight at the Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel, hosted by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and the City of Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by Nice to See, on May 1, 2011 at 10:52 am | 4 comments | 2089 Views

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Nothing to question now on the birth certificate...or is there?

As fully expected, though earlier than I expected, 2 1/2 years and millions of dollars of our tax dollars spent by BHO fighting...

Original post made by Perspective on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Tea Party, on Apr 27, 2011 at 9:22 am | 4 comments | 1857 Views
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