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Financial and Health Insurance "Reform"

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/15/health/policy/15health.html?_r=1 Above is a link to Obama snapping his fingers and demanding...

Original post made by Perspective on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 17, 2010 at 11:25 am | 3 comments | 2163 Views

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Water District OKs $40M flood protection project

Santa Clara Valley Water District board members unanimously approved a sweeping project Thursday (July 29) designed to protect...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Crazy waste of Palo Alto Time, on Aug 5, 2010 at 4:43 am | 3 comments | 2447 Views

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Any other better programs than Yahoo or Google Groups?

As Room Parent, I have to start a group for our classroom. I used Yahoo in the past and was not satisfied so I switched to...

Original post made by Room Parent on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by JLS Parent, on Sep 2, 2010 at 9:10 am | 3 comments | 2056 Views

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Size and Scope of an HSR Station - Lets Get Real

http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=6322 Here's a very informative summary of what Mt. View is looking at when...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Sep 14, 2010 at 4:20 pm | 3 comments | 2239 Views

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Pioneers of disaster attempt to plan for chaos

You could call them the pioneers of disaster. Nearly 60 of them slept under the stars in Juana Briones Park Saturday night...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2010
Last comment by Lydia Kou, on Sep 15, 2010 at 6:29 pm | 3 comments | 2005 Views

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Police arrest Mountain View bank robbery suspect

Police arrested a Santa Clara man and charged him with five South Bay bank robberies, including last week's robbery of the...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Just Wondering, on Sep 21, 2010 at 4:26 pm | 3 comments | 2329 Views

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Big Oil Big Oil goes to college: a conflict of interest?

According to a 212-page study, released by the Center for American Progress, a Washington-based think tank, such companies...

Original post made by Bob on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Charlie, on Oct 15, 2010 at 8:37 am | 3 comments | 2015 Views

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Two judges named to SC County Superior Court

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger appointed two Santa Clara County Superior Court judges Monday: Deputy District Attorney Javier...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by good choice, on Oct 19, 2010 at 4:38 pm | 3 comments | 3152 Views

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Herbal Supplements to be outlawed to E.U., U.S. next

In less than a year, virtually all medicinal herbs will be illegal in the European Union. http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2002/sep/14/medicineandhealth.lifeandhealth In...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by VoxPop, on Oct 26, 2010 at 2:14 pm | 3 comments | 1875 Views

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Stem-cell research building opens at Stanford

Stanford University Wednesday (Oct. 27) celebrated the opening of a new $200 million stem cell research building, which the...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Leon, on Oct 28, 2010 at 4:36 pm | 3 comments | 2261 Views

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SF Giants Win 1st World Series Pennant Since Move to West Coast!

OK, I realize that this is a business and all but it's a welcome distraction from the dismal economy and the less than ideal...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by Earthquake Fever!!, on Nov 2, 2010 at 9:41 am | 3 comments | 1863 Views

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HMO

Ted Kennedy was the sponsor of the 1973 HMO Act. HMOs did exist prior to 1973, so Kennedy didn't "create" them. What...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III,MA on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Dec 6, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 3 comments | 1646 Views

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Stanford, nurses reach tentative agreement

Stanford Hospital and its nurses' union have reached a tentative contract agreement after a more than 7-month stalemate that...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Not about the money., on Dec 20, 2010 at 6:11 am | 3 comments | 4677 Views

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Jeff Rosen sworn in as Santa Clara County district attorney

New Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen said Wednesday that he plans to restore two units that will use DNA evidence...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2011
Last comment by student, on Jan 23, 2011 at 8:19 pm | 3 comments | 1947 Views

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Bay Area airports on alert after Moscow bombing

Bay Area airports are in a wait-and-see mode after a terror attack at Moscow's Domodedovo Airport that killed dozens of people...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Profile white males, on Jan 24, 2011 at 8:00 pm | 3 comments | 1660 Views

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New Zealand Earthquake

Last week I returned from a 10 day vacation with relatives in Christchurch, New Zealand. This is such a lovely City, the...

Original post made by Jean Wilcox on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by Lois, on Feb 27, 2011 at 10:57 am | 3 comments | 1537 Views

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VTA board to vote tonight on Caltrain funding

The Santa Clara County Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) board will vote tonight (March 3) on whether to recommend financial...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Betty, on Mar 3, 2011 at 7:17 pm | 3 comments | 4622 Views

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Mountain lion sighted in Woodside hills

A mountain lion was spotted this morning in the hills above Interstate Highway 280 in San Mateo County, emergency officials...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Mar 8, 2011 at 2:56 pm | 3 comments | 1644 Views

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Pioneer health researcher Peter Wood, 81, dies

If you don't consider a link between higher levels of exercise and higher levels of certain "good" cholesterol a contradiction...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Annajo (A.j.) Sánchez (Kessler), on Mar 17, 2011 at 5:06 pm | 3 comments | 2088 Views

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More flights canceled due to plane malfunction

Fifteen more flights in and out of San Francisco were canceled Sunday after a hole tore open in a Southwest Airlines plane...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by well-run airline, on Apr 5, 2011 at 10:03 am | 3 comments | 1783 Views
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