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County sees first probable case of swine flu

Original post made on Apr 29, 2009

Local health officials have identified one probable case of swine flu in Santa Clara County, and state officials are urging the public to be vigilant about clean hygiene to stem the spread of the influenza.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, April 29, 2009, 10:21 AM

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Posted by s
a resident of another community
on Apr 29, 2009 at 2:36 pm

crap


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Posted by Mr. I. Wonder
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Apr 29, 2009 at 6:27 pm

I'll take bets, some illegal imigrant from s. of the boarder gave us this gift.


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Posted by usa
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Apr 29, 2009 at 6:39 pm

usa is a registered user.

Could well be, but lordy, isn't it a bit early in the story development to be firing up the anti-illegal rants?


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Posted by eric
a resident of another community
on Apr 30, 2009 at 12:05 am

um, far and away the biggest outbreak to date in the US came via a Spring Break trip. Not only is the illegal rant pointlessly incendiary (and kudos for your restraint, usa, given your views on this), but it flies in the face of common sense-- "legal" travel to and from Mexico is a heck of a lot easier and faster, therefore a more likely vehicle for unwanted viruses.


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Posted by Mr. I Wonder
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Apr 30, 2009 at 7:21 am

I'm always right, and don't you ever forget it.


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Posted by ...yeah
a resident of another community
on Apr 30, 2009 at 9:00 am

Mr. Wonder,

If you are "always right", why didn't you spell "border" correctly? I have met illegal immigrants who can spell better than you can. If you are going to be ignorant, please try to limit your ignorance to just one subject, eh?


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Posted by USA
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Apr 30, 2009 at 9:38 am

USA is a registered user.

"...yeah" --

Too funny. Maybe Mr. Wonder was referring to his roommate.

I noticed you wrote "eh". Are you one of those illegal Canadians who's come down here to take our maple syrup manufacturing jobs?




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Posted by ...yeah
a resident of another community
on Apr 30, 2009 at 9:46 am

USA,

Thank you for giving me a smile! I work in the Santa Clara school district, and am a little worried myself. It's nice to be able to experience a little levity. Sigh. Also, oddly enough, I am a dual citizen, though born and raised in Long Beach. So, take off, you hoser! (Bob and Dog McKenzie? Anyone? Anyone?)


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Posted by USA
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Apr 30, 2009 at 12:04 pm

USA is a registered user.

"We hope you enjoyed the beer, oh, like I mean the movie, eh." Web Link


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Posted by Fran
a resident of Rex Manor
on Apr 30, 2009 at 2:17 pm

RE: Mr Wonder

-- He also abbreviated his name differently the second time. If he can't even get that right, I don't know that I'd trust him with anything else!--


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Posted by Mr. I Wonder
a resident of Martens-Carmelita
on May 2, 2009 at 7:02 am

Leave it to you bleeding heart sissy liberals to pick out spelling errors. I'ts people like you that help ruin my town.


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Posted by eric
a resident of another community
on May 2, 2009 at 9:41 am

I totally agree.


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Posted by Fran
a resident of Rex Manor
on May 2, 2009 at 3:49 pm

[Post removed due to disrespectful comment]


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Posted by Kendra Jonsdottir
a resident of another community
on May 3, 2009 at 6:34 pm

Oh shame that many people are showing their TRUE COLORS of racism with this event.
In a time where we are suppose to be UNITING, we are trying to divide each other once more.
I have visited Mountain View, and i can tell you it is one lovely multi-cultural city.
When i was trying to get to Castro, i lost my way...but i asked a young hispanic man who with broken english directed to me the right way, before i could say thank you - the young man told me to have a "buen dia", which i found out to mean good day.
I will be honest...i grew up in a racist family and was told colored people were savages. But boy were my parents wrong.
It was insecurity, emotional and psychological problems that made my parents racist; and i can say all racists show those traits - but the trait they show the most is ignorance and denial.


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