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Global Transport Challenge: Compare Your Carbon Footprint

http://www.worldusabilityday.org/globaltransportchallenge/take-challenge-now This is a simple query that takes less than...

Original post made by Sanford Forte on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 14, 2008 at 2:45 am | 1 comment | 2116 Views

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Come, Obama, Change My Life

Edna Canetti wrote this for MachsomWatch. The piece was translated from Hebrew by George Malent.. A Plea from Israel Come,...

Original post made by Marty Cohen on Nov. 24, 2008
Last comment by Marvin, on Nov 24, 2008 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 1803 Views

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Wisdom from the past

The budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled, public debt should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom...

Original post made by Mary Carlstead on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by Me Too, on Nov 26, 2008 at 2:02 pm | 1 comment | 1961 Views

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Real Estate Agents Should Own Up To Their Role

I'm wondering when national and local real estate agents will own up to their role in the financial/credit debacle. ...

Original post made by Scammed on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Dec 2, 2008 at 7:20 am | 1 comment | 1702 Views

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Wind, water and sun beat other energy alternatives, Stanford study finds

http://news-service.stanford.edu/news/2009/january7/power-010709.html...

Original post made by Green, Greener, Greenest on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 13, 2008 at 1:12 am | 1 comment | 1926 Views

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Obama HUD Pick Presages Palo Alto's Housing Future

Related to Paul's post about Chicago politics, below, here's the Obama HUD appointment http://www.usatoday.com/news/politics/2008-12-13-obama-cabinet_N.htm...

Original post made by Growth Ain\'t That Bad on Dec. 14, 2008
Last comment by R Wray, on Dec 14, 2008 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 1906 Views

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Stanford offers early admission to 689 students

Stanford University has offered early admission to 698 prospective students of the class of 2013 after receiving a record...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2008
Last comment by Paul Losch, on Dec 15, 2008 at 6:44 pm | 1 comment | 1963 Views

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Census workers sought in Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County residents looking for extra cash during hard economic times are being encouraged to apply to be census...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by lingxia Meng, on Dec 17, 2008 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 2007 Views

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Who killed Daniel Pearl?

For more than a year, a group of Georgetown University students has been poring over documents, searching for cellphone numbers...

Original post made by Left of Boom on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by Angelina, on Dec 17, 2008 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 1870 Views

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Heart surgeon Norman Shumway dies

Pioneering heart transplant surgeon Dr. Norman Shumway died Friday morning at his Palo Alto home, one day after reaching...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by anonymous--, on Dec 19, 2008 at 4:39 pm | 1 comment | 1777 Views

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Eating Squirrel Meat Makes a Comeback

RARE roast beef splashed with meaty jus, pork enrobed in luscious crackling fat, perhaps a juicy, plump chicken ... these...

Original post made by Anonymous on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Jan 9, 2009 at 12:09 am | 1 comment | 1895 Views

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PTA launches 'bullying' parent-education series

The Palo Alto PTA will begin a series of presentations Tuesday night aimed at educating parents and others about the difficulties...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Scott Huse, on Jan 12, 2009 at 10:21 pm | 1 comment | 2010 Views

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Media not all bad

At least the business press seems to have grown in the past decade. In contrast to the coverage when Carol Bartz took over...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jan 16, 2009 at 6:27 pm | 1 comment | 1845 Views

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Mind over matter

Dieting by proxy — it's a tantalizing fantasy. But the way people see themselves behaving on screen can affect real...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 18, 2009 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 2045 Views

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Hundreds volunteer during 'MLK Day of Service'

Palo Alto area residents turned out by the hundreds yesterday and today to volunteer as part of the Martin Luther King Jr....

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 19, 2009 at 4:29 pm | 1 comment | 1891 Views

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Stanford's McLachlin takes Obama to hoop in pickup game

Spencer McLachlin's most pressing question about Barack Obama was not whether the President-elect could stop the economic...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by Sylvia, on Jan 20, 2009 at 10:52 am | 1 comment | 1860 Views

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Keeping clutter at bay

Creeping clutter happens quietly and gradually. Papers and knickknacks start to take over our dresser tops and end tables;...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by laura, on Jan 26, 2009 at 7:11 am | 1 comment | 1949 Views

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Communications theorist Paul Watzlawick dies

Paul Watzlawick, Ph.D., who in the 1970s emerged as a world leader in the esoteric theoretical field of how humans communicate...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Gilda Flores A, on Feb 2, 2009 at 4:25 pm | 1 comment | 2409 Views

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'Breaking the Cycle of Bullying' program tonight

A free public program "Breaking the Cycle of Bullying" in schools will be held tonight (Feb. 4) startng at 7 p.m. at Walter...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Michael Dreiblatt, on Feb 5, 2009 at 6:27 am | 1 comment | 1906 Views

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Facing off

For the third time in one day, Palo Alto High School junior Olivia Diamond logged in to Facebook. She clicked on her inbox,...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 5, 2009 at 6:11 pm | 1 comment | 1847 Views
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