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Lytton Plaza on June 20th: 100s of Iranians protested

I walked out of Stanford Theatre on Saturday evening around 7 pm to be greeted by a chanting I couldn't distinguish from...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jun 22, 2009 at 7:13 pm | 2 comments | 1778 Views

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Goldman Sachs is the Winner that Takes All

If there ever was a company that has profited from today's financial crisis its Goldman Sachs. Hail Goldman! I'm being facetious...

Original post made by resident on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jul 16, 2009 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments | 2043 Views

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Goldman Sachs Part III - 97% right market calls

High Frequency Trading, insider contacts, and 97% market calls: Goldman Sachs has it all it needs to make money. The data...

Original post made by resident on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by R Wray, on Aug 8, 2009 at 9:36 am | 2 comments | 1848 Views

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Okogbaa, Browne lead Stanford women to volleyball victory

With All-American Alix Klineman taking a breather, senior middle blocker Janet Okogbaa and redshirt sophomore Stephanie Browne...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by VB Fan 2, on Aug 31, 2009 at 11:05 am | 2 comments | 2238 Views

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Brain games

It's frustrating being out-smarted by a chimpanzee, but that's what happens every day to hundreds of people playing the "Chimp...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by Charlie, on Sep 2, 2009 at 5:41 pm | 2 comments | 3293 Views

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Your request is being processed... Stadiums, Hotels Warned To Watch For Terrorists

It looks like the arrests in NY have revealed a larger terrorist plot. Najibullah Zazi, the Afghan immigrant at the...

Original post made by Sharon on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Sep 22, 2009 at 1:31 pm | 2 comments | 1932 Views

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Donahue's yellow jacket trap to be unveiled summer 2008

Paul Donahue's been inventing contraptions since his boyhood in Berkeley, when he and his buddies zoomed down hills in a...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by outdoors, on Sep 25, 2009 at 9:28 pm | 2 comments | 2021 Views

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America's Fight for Uganda

In recent days, months, and years, many Americans and American organizations continue to fight for peace and for the safety...

Original post made by james on Sep. 26, 2009
Last comment by Yup, on Sep 27, 2009 at 7:02 am | 2 comments | 1617 Views

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A growing dream

Gardener hopes to bring community together with new Free At Last Gardening Club Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=13999...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by HEAVEN SENT, on Sep 30, 2009 at 5:06 pm | 2 comments | 1775 Views

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Former Congressman Jim Trafficant says Israel/Jews have too much influence in DC

Have you seen this latest video? In it, former Congressman Trafficant talks about dangerous influence Israel has over the...

Original post made by food for thought on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 3, 2009 at 11:52 am | 2 comments | 1766 Views

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Gas prices stay high in Bay Area, drop statewide

The average price for gas remained above $3 in the Bay Area but has dropped below that mark statewide due to high supplies...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2009
Last comment by John, on Nov 15, 2009 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 1877 Views

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Fay Bauling, founder of Head Start, dies at 100

Fay Bauling, 100, a 37-year resident of Palo Alto and founder of the U.S. Head Start program, died Nov. 26 in Israel. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by john lovelace, on Dec 5, 2009 at 10:02 am | 2 comments | 2059 Views

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Palo Alto resident to ride in Rose Parade

Palo Alto resident Debra LaVergne will participate in the traditional "Tournament of Roses" parade that precedes the Rose...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2010
Last comment by Didn't see it, on Jan 3, 2010 at 9:55 pm | 2 comments | 1786 Views

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Robert R. Augsburger dies Dec. 31 at Portola Valley home

Robert R. "Bob" Augsburger, a former vice president of Stanford University and the first executive director of the Peninsula...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by carol jansen, on Jan 4, 2010 at 2:32 pm | 2 comments | 2073 Views

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'Gender inequity the moral challenge of century'

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nicholas Kristof kicked off Castilleja's fourth annual "Global Week" Monday, a week in...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 7, 2010 at 10:37 am | 2 comments | 1687 Views

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Top high-speed rail executive to retire

Mehdi Morshed, the executive director of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, announced today that he will retire at...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by howard, on Jan 8, 2010 at 12:51 am | 2 comments | 1957 Views

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Bankrupt California Considering Paying Citizens Dividend Checks for Energy Savings

Arnold really is losing his mind. It's bizarre that he claimed he'd save us from left wing lunacy in the election. http://content.usatoday.com/communities/greenhouse/post/2010/0...

Original post made by George on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by disgusted, on Jan 16, 2010 at 5:42 am | 2 comments | 1617 Views

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Haiti history

The UN occupation can be extremely unpopular. This was sent in after Aristide was removed by a plot essentially by the US,...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Norm, on Jan 15, 2010 at 11:37 am | 2 comments | 1655 Views

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Credit card rising rates - another looming disaster

Credit card issuers have raised interest rates to a minimum of 24% and often as high as 30% - 35% across the board, regardless...

Original post made by Concerned on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 21, 2010 at 11:44 am | 2 comments | 1585 Views

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High-speed-rail ridership figures challenged

The agency charged with building California's controversial high-speed rail system is basing its ridership and revenue forecasts...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by fed up, on Feb 14, 2010 at 8:41 am | 2 comments | 1727 Views
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