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Michael Richards Racist Rant

I am compelled to weigh in on this subject, as I feel race is one of the most compelling and fascinating subjects. Of...

Original post made by Anonymous on May. 31, 2007
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Using precious water to keep a lawn green

I live in Woodside Highlands. My neighbor is a renter who waters his lawn until it runs out the storm drains. I pointed...

Original post made by Annenlise Connell on May. 25, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on May 29, 2007 at 2:41 pm | 4 comments | 5301 Views

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Have public servants lost their ethics?

Thanks for the excellent editorial last week: "Sheriff should answer questions." This event occurs when there is significant...

Original post made by Henry Organ on May. 10, 2007
Last comment by peeved in portola valley, on May 23, 2007 at 9:47 am | 3 comments | 5590 Views

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Contaminated animal feed again

The contaminated Chinese protein powder that has sickened some 17,000 American dogs and cats has now turned up in the human...

Original post made by Miles Barne on May. 19, 2007
Last comment by , on May 19, 2007 at 1:13 am | 1 comment | 8230 Views

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Unless we have another planet to send our children and grandchildren to …

Before the industrial revolution and for 650,000 years before then, the CO2 content of our atmosphere was about 280 ppm (parts...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on May. 12, 2007
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Should the county spend money, provide cars for the Las Vegas law enforcement race?

Should San Mateo County spend thousands of dollars and provide cars for the Las Vegas law enforcement race, where the sheriff...

Original post made by Question Man on May. 8, 2007
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Here's a conservation tip: Stop population growth

Yes, Charles Marsala is right. It is "time to get off the CO2 habit," as he expressed in last week's guest opinion. We...

Original post made by Jackie Leonard-Dimmick on May. 2, 2007
Last comment by SettingTheRecordStraight, on May 2, 2007 at 11:30 pm | 3 comments | 5510 Views

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Restore Baylands in Palo Alto

Want to get wet and muddy in a good cause? Volunteers can spend Saturday, May 5, from 9 a.m. to noon, pulling weeds and...

Original post made by Baylander on May. 2, 2007
Last comment by , on May 2, 2007 at 5:16 pm | 1 comment | 5383 Views

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A community of support for children and youth

Problems of troubled youth are much in the news with the recent events at Virginia Tech, and the report from Woodside High...

Original post made by Good Guy on May. 2, 2007
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Why Pete McCloskey registered as a Democrat

Former Congressman and lifelong Republican Pete McCloskey of Portola Valley and Rumsey, California, announced last week that...

Original post made by Post It on Apr. 24, 2007
Last comment by Edward C. Plutte, on Apr 26, 2007 at 11:27 am | 3 comments | 6010 Views

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Check out Town Square's Terms of Use

Town Square postings are monitored for compliance with our Terms of Use. Check the terms of use here: http://www.almanacnews.com/terms_of_use.php ...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Apr. 21, 2007
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So it goes: The passing of a great man

Kurt Vonnegut is dead. Long live Kurt Vonnegut....

Original post made by In Mourning on Apr. 12, 2007
Last comment by Diana, on Apr 19, 2007 at 11:01 am | 2 comments | 5822 Views

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Don't derail Caltrain's new service

The following letter by Richard Silver was published in the Almanac's April 11 print edition: Editor: An ad hoc group...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 12, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 17, 2007 at 11:35 pm | 1 comment | 5540 Views

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Time to get off the CO2 habit

The following guest opinion by Atherton City Councilman Charles Marsala was published in the Almanac's April 18 print edition: By...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 17, 2007
Last comment by , on Apr 17, 2007 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 5252 Views

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Cyclist killed by VTA train

To Whom it may concern. My brother Douglas K. Cowger was killed last Wednesday by a VTA. He was riding his mtn. bike on his...

Original post made by Teri Markle on Apr. 2, 2007
Last comment by Sebelia, on Apr 16, 2007 at 9:14 am | 2 comments | 5247 Views

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Usual paranoia from Almanac on Alpine trail

<B>The following letter by Kathleen Much was published in the Almanac's April 11 print edition:</B> Editor: The Almanac...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 10, 2007
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The choice to NOT have kids

The SF Chronicle Magazine had an interesting article last Sunday called Kids R Not Us, about people's attitudes regarding...

Original post made by Diana on Mar. 6, 2007
Last comment by parent of teenagers, on Apr 8, 2007 at 10:18 am | 3 comments | 5683 Views

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Rethinking our planted world

This spring has been gorgeous with all of the flowering trees and spectacular blooms everywhere. Our neighborhoods and Stanford...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Apr. 5, 2007
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Spring Open Studio and Art Sale, Hunters Point Shipyard

SHIPYARD ARTISTS HOST 16TH ANNUAL SPRING OPEN STUDIO Public Invited to Buy Directly From Artists Saturday and Sunday, April...

Original post made by Marc Ellen Hamel on Apr. 3, 2007
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Doing several things at once

Multi-tasking is antithetical to life as an intelligent and conscientious human being. Discuss ... ...

Original post made by Mr. Man on Mar. 22, 2007
Last comment by Slow Flow-er, on Mar 23, 2007 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 5338 Views
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