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Caltrain is not user friendly

Caltrain is a very difficult service to use. The signs at the stations give no information as to how long to wait for...

Original post made by Rider on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by Rider, on Oct 19, 2010 at 7:08 am | 4 comments | 2025 Views

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Enough already!!

I am sorry I already voted!! Had I still had the ballot here, I would not vote for anybody who calls me for any candidate...

Original post made by Kate on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Nov 2, 2010 at 2:28 pm | 4 comments | 1910 Views

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Military Madness

Despite sustained denials by the Pentagon, the leaked cables from WikiLeaks confirm that U.S. military special operations...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III,MA on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by food for thought, on Dec 27, 2010 at 4:42 pm | 4 comments | 1865 Views

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Foothill-De Anza textbook program wins award

A program started in the Foothill-De Anza Community College District, geared toward encouraging the widespread adoption of...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Becky Sanders, on Dec 9, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 4 comments | 2460 Views

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Cold plus no wind means 'Spare the Air' days

Bay Area air quality officials have issued a Winter Spare the Air alert, which bans burning wood, manufactured firelogs,...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2011
Last comment by Mack, on Jan 19, 2011 at 9:05 am | 4 comments | 2069 Views

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Google executive goes missing in Egypt

The day before Google executive Wael Ghonim went missing last week from Egypt's protests, he tweeted, "We are all ready to...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Feb 2, 2011 at 1:32 pm | 4 comments | 2215 Views

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Google executive freed by Egyptian authorities

Google marketing executive Wael Ghonim has been released after 10 days of confinement in Egypt for his involvement in ongoing...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Well said, DN, on Feb 11, 2011 at 6:17 am | 4 comments | 2040 Views

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Baylands Habitat Degradation

The Baylands levy trail from Palo Alto and Mountain View is being subject to continuing habitat degradation and little is...

Original post made by Gene Coan on Mar. 5, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 7, 2011 at 10:38 am | 4 comments | 1531 Views

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DA officially creates conviction-integrity unit

After a series of misconduct allegations against the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office, including the suspension...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Try Again, on Mar 20, 2011 at 9:38 am | 4 comments | 2764 Views

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Meeting on Caltrain funding tonight in Palo Alto

A meeting tonight at the Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel, hosted by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and the City of Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by Nice to See, on May 1, 2011 at 10:52 am | 4 comments | 2090 Views

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Nothing to question now on the birth certificate...or is there?

As fully expected, though earlier than I expected, 2 1/2 years and millions of dollars of our tax dollars spent by BHO fighting...

Original post made by Perspective on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Tea Party, on Apr 27, 2011 at 9:22 am | 4 comments | 1857 Views

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Stanford halts work on hiking trail

Stanford University has stopped work on a hiking trail near Page Mill Road because of a lawsuit filed against the university...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by bullies, on Apr 28, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 4 comments | 1465 Views

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NASA: Hangar One's windows won't be saved

After a last minute inspection, NASA officials have decided that Hangar One's 4,638 unique windows aren't worth saving, a...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 6, 2011 at 10:16 am | 4 comments | 1891 Views

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High Speed Rail (HSR) and security issues

The recent raid on OBL demonstrated that he was interested in attacking our rail system. If we build a HSR, won't we need...

Original post made by Katherine on May. 7, 2011
Last comment by Katerine, on May 8, 2011 at 8:06 am | 4 comments | 1481 Views

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New voter districts drawn by citizens' commission

The first draft of new voting-district maps that will change legislative boundaries were released by the California Citizens...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Jun 13, 2011 at 11:28 am | 4 comments | 2483 Views

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Court order halts Atherton layoffs

San Mateo County Superior Court granted a temporary restraining order Friday (July 15), blocking the layoff of Atherton town...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by ann, on Jul 19, 2011 at 7:28 am | 4 comments | 1686 Views

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Young readers get boost with home libraries on Saturday

A few years ago, Paul Thiebaut came up with a simple mantra: Success starts at home. These days, he wants to make that happen....

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2011
Last comment by concerned parent, on Aug 13, 2011 at 4:34 am | 4 comments | 2953 Views

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Two dozen trees saved on El Camino Real

Late last year Mountain View marked for removal 28 red oak trees planted in the 1970s on El Camino Real. The oaks were lifting...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by NeedTrees, on Aug 10, 2011 at 6:28 pm | 4 comments | 2145 Views

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Stanford student reported missing in Malaysia

A 22-year-old Stanford senior who has been traveling in Malaysia was reported missing by his parents, who have not heard...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by GladTheyFoundHim, on Aug 21, 2011 at 8:57 am | 4 comments | 2850 Views

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Many ways to commemorate 9/11

With music and song, candlelight and prayer, the 3,000 victims of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, will be remembered...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Ken, on Sep 10, 2011 at 5:48 pm | 4 comments | 3348 Views
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