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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 | 2040 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 | 1858 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 | 3304 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 | 1820 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 | 1895 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 | 1913 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 | 1995 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 | 1758 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 | 1864 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 | 1780 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 | 1849 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 | 1933 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 | 2022 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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