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Reflections on the Inauguration

I didn't decide to attend the Inauguration until New Year's Eve. I had worked on the Obama campaign all year, starting with...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 21, 2009 at 2:03 am | 2 comments | 2066 Views

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24,600 HP layoffs to hit heavy in EDS divisions

As part of a streamlining plan following its acquisition of EDS, a Texas-based technology company, Hewlett-Packard announced...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 21, 2009 at 2:01 am | 2 comments | 2140 Views

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HSR Supporters want to "HELP" Palo Alto Make right decision

Every citizen should take an immediate look at the tactics of HSR Proponents. http://cahsr.blogspot.com/ "Help Palo Alto...

Original post made by Palo Altan on Mar. 1, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 2, 2009 at 7:14 am | 2 comments | 1872 Views

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The Democrats, the Banks, and Your Tax Dollars

The Democrats herald themselves as the party of change, the party of hope, and the New Deal. But while Democrats love to...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Mar 12, 2009 at 5:13 pm | 2 comments | 1848 Views

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CNN: Obama's approval rating higher than past presidents after first 50 days

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- President Obama is halfway through his first 100 days in office and he's still enjoying a honeymoon with...

Original post made by Bernie on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Bernie, on Mar 13, 2009 at 9:54 am | 2 comments | 1875 Views

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The Danger of Chinese Wavering and a US economic crash

Hyperinflation and the crash of the Keynesian model could be in the offing soon if the Chinese drastically draw down. China...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 22, 2009 at 11:00 pm | 2 comments | 1872 Views

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Two-alarm fire damages Mountain View home

Investigators are trying to determine what started a two-alarm fire at a home in Mountain View on Thursday night, according...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Courtney Walters, on Mar 26, 2009 at 12:17 pm | 2 comments | 1771 Views

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Geithner speaks, stock market jumps 400 points

The recession is not over, but is the end in sight? http://money.cnn.com/2009/03/23/markets/markets_newyork/ ...

Original post made by Tim on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 23, 2009 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 1904 Views

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Juveniles' justice

Members of East Palo Alto Youth Court practiced their skills Thursday at a mock trial presided over by Judge LaDoris Cordell...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2009
Last comment by longtime resident, on Apr 2, 2009 at 7:39 pm | 2 comments | 1848 Views

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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 | 1893 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 | 1871 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 | 1698 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 | 1773 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 | 1924 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 | 1767 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 | 1969 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 | 1751 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 | 3057 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 | 1754 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 | 1828 Views
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