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4.3 magnitude quake strikes near Morgan Hill

A 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck at 10:40 a.m. today about 11 miles north of Morgan Hill, according to the U.S. Geological...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by I felt it too, on Mar 30, 2009 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 2064 Views

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Morning earthquake reveals newfound fault

A small earthquake that rattled parts of the Bay Area this morning occurred on a previously unknown fault, according to Jack...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Yessir, on Mar 31, 2009 at 11:51 am | 2 comments | 2053 Views

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Competing National Budget Plans

http://www.heritage.org/Research/Budget/wm2377.cfm http://www.heritage.org/research/features/budgetchartbook/index.html?CFID=58341528&CFTOKEN=76139596 I...

Original post made by Perspective on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 3, 2009 at 4:24 pm | 2 comments | 1745 Views

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From the Politico, how Pres Obama is using polls to shape opinion

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0409/20852.html From the Politico ( nobody's idea of a right wing media outlet),...

Original post made by Perspective on Apr. 4, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Apr 4, 2009 at 1:54 pm | 2 comments | 1876 Views

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Fire damages two-story home in Menlo Park

A two-story Menlo Park home sustained major damage in a two-alarm fire Wednesday afternoon, Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2009
Last comment by Laurie, on Apr 9, 2009 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 2066 Views

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Obama outlines sweeping goal of nuclear-free world

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090405/ap_on_go_pr_wh/eu_obama By AP press, a link to an article about Pres Obama's plan...

Original post made by Perspective on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 5, 2009 at 4:41 pm | 2 comments | 1879 Views

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Obama After W at Int'l Conferences

I will state up front that most international conferences for heads of state accomplish nothing. One of the last such...

Original post made by A Boomer on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Apr 17, 2009 at 12:52 pm | 2 comments | 2090 Views

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Biologist: Fishing practices depleting oceans

Fishing practices are depleting the world's oceans, according to marine biologist and author Carl Safina, who will speak...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 17, 2009 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 1957 Views

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VIDEO: Tall Tree awardees honored Thursday

Hundreds of Palo Altans paused Thursday night to recognize the power of individuals to better their community, as two organizations...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Alice Smith, on Apr 18, 2009 at 12:09 am | 2 comments | 3480 Views

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Bank Lending Decrease 23% Since T.A.R.P.

The American people have been sold a lie. Obama said that billions of taxpayer money had to be thrown to the banks so they...

Original post made by David Gristen on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by David, on Apr 21, 2009 at 9:17 am | 2 comments | 1878 Views

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How to stop laughing?

How does one stop from laughing at inappropriate times? ...

Original post made by Hyena on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 27, 2009 at 4:35 am | 2 comments | 1934 Views

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Palo Alto council resets public safety building

A discussion of the fate of the ill-fated "public safety building" in Palo Alto was suspended until June 1 by the City Council...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by bikes2work, on Jun 1, 2009 at 10:59 pm | 2 comments | 1997 Views

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Program will employ East Palo Alto parolees

East Palo Alto will soon begin a 14-month pilot work program for parolees from state prison reentering the community, Police...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by bru, on Jun 6, 2009 at 1:08 am | 2 comments | 2067 Views

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Osama speaks before Obama

The WHITE HOUSE said that Al-Qaeda was trying to distract the Muslim world from President Barack Obama's "historic" outreach...

Original post made by Stop Apologizing on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 3, 2009 at 6:13 pm | 2 comments | 1789 Views

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Guest Opinion: High-speed rail, with or without a tunnel, will dig us deeper into debt

Like many of you, I read the newspapers and listen to the news on TV. The state of California is in a major fiscal crisis....

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by morris brown, on Jun 21, 2009 at 4:50 pm | 2 comments | 1938 Views

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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 | 1810 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 | 2114 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 | 1901 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 | 2326 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 | 3432 Views
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