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Parolee work program to start in East Palo Alto

Twenty parolees will go work in East Palo Alto at 8 a.m. Friday, forming into two work crews to pick up trash on state highways...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Mar 20, 2009 at 4:19 pm | 3 comments | 3144 Views

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Congress to Bail Out Ailing Newspapers?

http://news.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=09/03/27/1515245 I'm not sure how I feel about this. On the one hand, there is...

Original post made by Sun and Sand on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 28, 2009 at 6:14 am | 3 comments | 9097 Views

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High Speed Rail---Will it be obselete by the time it is built?

The San Jose Mercury News, Sunday, March 29,Page 21A has an article about a new system train design that will travel at more...

Original post made by Rick on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 30, 2009 at 5:14 pm | 3 comments | 2096 Views

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Baffled No More on Why Buffet wanted Bailouts and Obama

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/business/6358451.html Link to Chron on Buffet's companies getting megabailoutbucks. TADA!...

Original post made by Perspective on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 5, 2009 at 4:37 pm | 3 comments | 2226 Views

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US court allows apartheid claims

"A United States judge has ruled that lawsuits can go ahead against several companies accused of helping South Africa's...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 9, 2009 at 11:53 am | 3 comments | 2214 Views

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Obama supports Bush era wiretaps

"The US Justice Department under President Obama is invoking Bush Administration tactics to dismiss a lawsuit alleging federal...

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 11, 2009 at 7:25 am | 3 comments | 2069 Views

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Susan Boyle

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9lp0IWv8QZY Once in a while there comes a story and a song.......

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Wonderful Story, on Apr 16, 2009 at 8:14 pm | 3 comments | 2166 Views

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Creating good car-ma

Hitching a ride by extending a thumb by the roadside? That's so 20th century. These days, young social-networking entrepreneurs...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Alice D. Rosenfeld, on Apr 29, 2009 at 7:11 pm | 3 comments | 5599 Views

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America and Israel: Friends No More?

Does anyone find Obama's willingness to allow Iran to continue its nuclear buildups odd? It also seems that America and...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by Inquisitive, on Apr 20, 2009 at 1:28 pm | 3 comments | 2130 Views

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Fun in the sun

Stanford students enjoy the warm weather Monday afternoon thanks to an inflatable pool and garden hose. Photo by Whitney...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Danny, on Apr 22, 2009 at 11:16 am | 3 comments | 2611 Views

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Health officials gear up for swine flu

Even as state and county public-health departments unveil daily counts of people who've come down with the potentially deadly...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Surgeon General, on May 5, 2009 at 3:42 pm | 3 comments | 2319 Views

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Swine flu forces 14 school closures in Bay Area

Reports of probable and confirmed cases of swine flu have closed at least 14 schools across the Bay Area as educators and...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by mm mm mm, on May 5, 2009 at 12:49 pm | 3 comments | 2714 Views

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County budget for 2010 to see health-service cuts

The 2010 proposed budget for Santa Clara County would fill a mounting deficit by cutting funding for non-mandated, yet valuable...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Bigg Stool, on May 8, 2009 at 6:10 am | 3 comments | 2603 Views

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Medicare age discrimination

The Federal government is poised to begin age discrimination in Medicare. Pursuant to a little-noticed sentence in the...

Original post made by protester on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 25, 2009 at 11:47 am | 3 comments | 2198 Views

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Who will lead Foothill and De Anza colleges?

With Martha Kanter soon departing to become U.S. Undersecretary of Education, the Foothill-De Anza Community College District...

Original post made on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by Iwonder, on May 11, 2009 at 11:17 pm | 3 comments | 2280 Views

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VIDEO: 'A fascinating machine'

Robert Huw Morgan loves the Fisk-Nanney pipe organ in Stanford's Memorial Church. No, that's not quite it. In his words,...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Jun 2, 2011 at 10:25 am | 3 comments | 5057 Views

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Article by Pastor says all Christians should fight the New World Order

The New World Order February 1, 2009 - In my last column, I attempted to wake up my fellow Americans, who are either...

Original post made by food for thought on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 12, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 3 comments | 2976 Views

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Head scratching math with Medicare cuts paying for Health Care Reform??

http://apnews.myway.com/article/20090614/D98Q5L4O0.html I honestly thought I had heard wrong on the radio the other day,...

Original post made by Perspective on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jun 16, 2009 at 11:32 am | 3 comments | 1945 Views

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$1,000 for old vehicles in area-wide buy-back

Residents who trade in old, higher-polluting cars get $1,000 beginning July 1, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jun 27, 2009 at 7:30 am | 3 comments | 3023 Views

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Guest Opinion: A 'how-not-to' book on avoiding life-or-death crises in the wilderness

Back in my 20s, a group of us would make a yearly trek up Half Dome, sometimes with training, sometimes not so much. After...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 28, 2009 at 8:03 am | 3 comments | 2587 Views
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