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AARP: Every Week Thousands of Americans File Bankruptcy Due to Medical Costs


Original post made by Divided We Fail on Oct. 11, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 16, 2009 at 6:50 am | 36 comments | 6931 Views


NASA scientist cites 'global-warming emergency'

Time is running out to prevent catastrophic consequences from global warming, a leading climate scientist warned a packed...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2008
Last comment by laugh or choose, on Jun 14, 2010 at 7:32 am | 36 comments | 24600 Views


is it OK for Republicans to be gay?

Tea Party groups have started a smear campaign against Republican Senator Lindsey Graham saying that he is gay. Is being...

Original post made by Lindsey on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Tea Party rhymes with bigotry, on May 12, 2010 at 10:31 am | 36 comments | 2281 Views


EPA tenants rally against proposed apartment sale

East Palo Alto residents and tenant advocates will take it to the streets this afternoon to protest Wells Fargo Bank's potential...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 6, 2011 at 5:39 am | 36 comments | 2476 Views


New suit claims high-speed-rail officials 'misled' public

Just weeks after California's high-speed rail project withstood a court challenge from a group of Peninsula cities, the agency...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 25, 2013 at 12:52 pm | 36 comments | 10222 Views


New high-speed rail plan faces criticism

High-speed rail's recent pivot toward the Bay Area may have energized the project's Silicon Valley supporters, but it is...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by morris brown, on Apr 1, 2016 at 6:36 am | 36 comments | 3935 Views


Caltrain to start construction on new underpass


Original post made on Jan. 26, 2008
Last comment by undrgrndgirl, on Feb 9, 2008 at 2:43 am | 36 comments | 4589 Views


Chief rebuts Daily News article on Sgt. Yore


Original post made on Apr. 26, 2008
Last comment by Unclean Harold, on Jun 30, 2008 at 1:13 pm | 36 comments | 3737 Views


Residents' group challenges Alma Plaza

A Palo Alto group led by Barron Park resident Bob Moss is challenging the City Council's January approval of the long-contended...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Apr 28, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 36 comments | 2971 Views


Audit: Most complaints against Palo Alto police 'unfounded'

The majority of citizen complaints against the Palo Alto Police Department last year were unfounded, a new audit has found....

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 1, 2009 at 7:37 pm | 36 comments | 2795 Views


Driver dies in 'horrific' crash on Middlefield Road

Mountain View police say an "extremely horrific" single-car crash killed the driver of a Volvo after it smashed into seven...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Amazed, on Mar 3, 2010 at 6:46 pm | 36 comments | 2898 Views


Palo Alto's fiber hopes now rest with Google

Palo Alto's fruitless and frustrating quest for a citywide high-speed Internet network flickered back to life Monday night,...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Adam, on Mar 17, 2010 at 8:04 pm | 36 comments | 3541 Views


Firefighters gear up for election battle

Even as Palo Alto's firefighters union continues its drive to keep a labor-reform measure off the November ballot, it is...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by George, on Sep 18, 2011 at 11:17 pm | 36 comments | 1987 Views


East Palo Alto Best Buy store to close

Electronics retailer Best Buy announced the locations of 42 of its big-box store closures Saturday, including East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 19, 2012 at 3:04 pm | 36 comments | 3841 Views


Owner of JJ&F market eyes Miki's Alma Plaza space

Miki's Farm Fresh Market might be closing, but one local grocer is looking at potentially taking over the spot. Joe Khoury,...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by keith@klwines, on Apr 10, 2013 at 3:40 pm | 36 comments | 7013 Views


Barron Park donkeys' landowner to charge rent

For 15 years, the Barron Park donkeys, Perry and Miner 49er, have lived rent-free in a pasture adjacent to Palo Alto's Bol...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by Easy, on Sep 18, 2013 at 8:49 pm | 36 comments | 7596 Views


Palo Alto Airport runway set for overdue repairs

It didn't take long for Palo Alto to reap the benefits of taking over its namesake airport from Santa Clara County. The city...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Oct 31, 2014 at 2:33 am | 36 comments | 4950 Views


Obama plans 'cybersecurity summit' at Stanford

President Barack Obama is planning a trip to the Bay Area next week as he prepares to push for changes in cybersecurity policy....

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by Here we go again, on Feb 14, 2015 at 12:08 am | 36 comments | 8533 Views


VTA seeks to reassure critics of bus-only lanes

With plans for a greatly expanded bus service on El Camino Real speeding toward a decision, several cities along the prominent...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Steve Ly, on Jul 26, 2016 at 8:53 am | 36 comments | 4571 Views


Hidden Surveillance Camera

A lot of families install hidden surveillance cameras for security reasons. This helps the community and neighborhood. Most...

Original post made by SpyingNeighbor on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Gotcha Fido, on Feb 17, 2016 at 9:40 pm | 36 comments | 1278 Views
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