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California bond ratings lowest in nation, and getting worse

July 14, 2009: "(Bloomberg) -- California’s credit rating, the lowest of all U.S. states, was cut for the second time in...

Original post made by Joshua on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by Joshua, on Jan 15, 2010 at 3:08 pm | 3 comments | 1727 Views

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Local fund seeks Haiti quake relief donations

The Irene S. Scully Fund, a donor-advised fund of Silicon Valley Community Foundation in Mountain View, will provide up to...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Jan 15, 2010 at 7:30 pm | 3 comments | 2157 Views

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Hennessy: Outdated export laws hurt U.S.

Restrictions on technology exports are hurting American innovation and scientific leadership, Stanford University President...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Arthur Bienenstock, on Jan 19, 2010 at 12:47 pm | 3 comments | 2333 Views

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the benefits of global warming

According to USA Today, there are many benefits to global warming. The melting polar ice cap opens up many new commercial...

Original post made by polar bear on Jan. 24, 2010
Last comment by Ano Nymous, on Jan 30, 2010 at 4:39 am | 3 comments | 1789 Views

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Obama's budget boosts NASA Ames

The announcement of President Obama's new direction for space exploration has caused rancor in other parts of the country,...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 3, 2010 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 2004 Views

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Mentoring boosts teacher retention in East Palo Alto schools

A new teacher enters the classroom brimming with energy and enthusiasm before running up against the hard realities of the...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Feb 23, 2010 at 10:11 pm | 3 comments | 2271 Views

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Emergency generators

All those generators that kept vital systems alive may be headed for the junk heap. ARB has decided to impose the same emission...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 20, 2010 at 9:51 am | 3 comments | 1900 Views

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Is the nuclear/extended family going to return?

I was raised in a nuclear family with my grandparents living with us, as they entered old age. We also had my cousin living...

Original post made by Kerry on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Nuclear family returned, on Mar 15, 2010 at 4:57 pm | 3 comments | 1637 Views

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Life of pioneering pilot Elinor Smith remembered

Elinor Smith Sullivan, 98, one of the world's earliest and most renowned female pilots, died of kidney failure at Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Nayeli, on Nov 9, 2010 at 8:50 am | 3 comments | 2268 Views

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NEW TAXES PROPOSED

It would appear that we are stuck with some form of no copay health care and the need to fund it, and so I propose two new...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by nightmare, on Apr 3, 2010 at 5:39 am | 3 comments | 1864 Views

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Foreclosures

Foreclosures are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by mary, on Jul 3, 2011 at 2:10 pm | 3 comments | 2569 Views

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Arizona boycotte

Several cities across the country, including SF, Oakland, San Diego and LA have passed resolutions or urged boycotts of Arizona...

Original post made by Armen on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 13, 2010 at 3:52 pm | 3 comments | 2112 Views

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Phoenix Academy's first grads are college-bound

A small charter school in East Palo Alto celebrates the graduation of its first senior class next month. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 14, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 3 comments | 3836 Views

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More Seniors Looking For Work Than Ever Before

More Seniors Looking For Work Than Ever Before Losing your job is bad at any time in your life, but it’s particularly...

Original post made by Verna Guzenda on May. 15, 2010
Last comment by Reagan?????, on May 24, 2010 at 3:10 pm | 3 comments | 2126 Views

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Three dead crows renew West Nile Virus fears

Santa Clara County officials announced Monday three dead crows found throughout the county -- including one in Los Altos...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 19, 2010 at 7:43 am | 3 comments | 2168 Views

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Menlo-Atherton shocks St. Francis in CCS baseball opener

In what must rank as the most significant victory in Menlo-Atherton baseball history, the 14th-seeded Bears shocked third-seeded...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by M-A, on Sep 20, 2010 at 10:11 pm | 3 comments | 2427 Views

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Genetically Modified Soy causes Infertility

Russian biologist Alexey V. Surovand and his colleagues set out to discover if Monsanto’s genetically modified (GM)...

Original post made by resident on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by Sue Jonez, on May 23, 2010 at 12:38 pm | 3 comments | 2211 Views

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Proposition 14 is the game changer

Tuesday’s ballot contains one real game changer: Proposition 14. This aims to make our elected officials represent us instead...

Original post made by Lee Thé on Jun. 6, 2010
Last comment by hmmm, on Jun 9, 2010 at 6:15 am | 3 comments | 1862 Views

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Letters

Ike got it right Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13136 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 26, 2010 at 6:46 am | 3 comments | 2398 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 | 3 comments | 3724 Views
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