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THE LOCAL DISH

Michael goodwin takes the New York Times to the Woodshed

This is one of the better articles on the New York Times embarrassing cheer leading for the Obama Administration. Its obsequious...

Original post made by Gray Lady Down on Nov. 10, 2013
Last comment by Palmer, on Jan 6, 2014 at 10:31 am | 96 comments | 21594 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Who will get your vote for the 24th State Assembly District?

One of the offices we are voting for during the June 3rd Primary Election is for the 24th District of the State Assembly....

Original post made by Greg Coladonato on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 30, 2014 at 5:16 pm | 3 comments | 212 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park is doing its share on high-density housing

While I support sensible planning in support of better communities, I read with concern your cover story on high-density...

Original post made by Greg Druehl on May. 24, 2007
Last comment by agree with greg, on May 27, 2007 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 2599 Views

AROUND TOWN

gun spotter

Does the San Mateo county sheriff have a gun shot spotter? Last night around of rifle shots went off about 10 pm, and...

Original post made by grizzled old timer on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by farmland and orchards, on Mar 21, 2014 at 2:12 pm | 4 comments | 292 Views

OTHER TOPICS

What is the condition of the retirement plan for San Mateo County employees?

With the story of Detroit and many other places, including the state of California, I wonder what the condition of the SM...

Original post made by gunste on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 2, 2013 at 7:00 am | 3 comments | 988 Views

AROUND TOWN

Development and more housing = more clogging traffic

Like the discussion of the Facebook development, traffic jams on Marsh road and around the Dumbarton Road area, the same...

Original post made by gunste on Sep. 8, 2014
There are no comments yet. 71 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Low flying aircraft

Is anyone else annoyed by the low flying planes landing and leaving San Carlos airport? Surf air in particularmisnflying...

Original post made by Gwen books on Sep. 29, 2013
Last comment by Gern, on Oct 1, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 3 comments | 2248 Views

MENLO PARK

PG&E Claims are Offset

PG&E Claims are Offset. Note especially the last part which says we are already paying $16M to market the program that...

Original post made by h fox on Apr. 2, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2357 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Solyndra Execs and Shareholders made Huge Donations to the Obama Campaign

Solyndra executives and shareholders made hundreds of thousands of dollars to Obama's 2008 campaign for the White House and...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Sep. 11, 2011
Last comment by Pearl, on Sep 27, 2011 at 7:41 pm | 131 comments | 6406 Views

MENLO PARK

California Court of Appeals Reverses lower Court on Red Light Camera Conviction

One rainy winter night while on Ravenswood Avenue stopped at the traffic light at El Camino Real I saw the red light camera...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by you have got to be dreaming, on Mar 1, 2012 at 8:11 pm | 4 comments | 945 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Vote Yes on Proposition 32

"The measure (Proposition 32) would change campaign finance rules by banning corporations and unions from contributing to...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 25, 2012 at 10:15 am | 9 comments | 2654 Views

AROUND TOWN

"The Government Is The Only Thing We All Belong To"

This video was played at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte last night. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gLa9Te8Blw If...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by The Coming GOP Civil War, on Nov 7, 2012 at 10:58 am | 93 comments | 6313 Views

MENLO PARK

Almanacc Bias.: Almanac in the Tank for Kelly Fergusson

The Almanac has demonstrated extreme bias when it leaves on the front page older blogs with fewer responses and pulls more...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by common sense, on Sep 4, 2009 at 11:34 pm | 10 comments | 1447 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Left Wing Newspapers See Dramatic Drop in Circulation

In an article by By Barbara Ortutay, an AP Business Writer published this morning she cited a dramatic drop in ciculation...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Gern Blanston, on Oct 27, 2009 at 6:30 pm | 3 comments | 2427 Views

MENLO PARK

SEIU Thugs beat up State worker Ken Hamidi in Sacramento

Ken Hamidi, a state worker in California (Sacramento) says he was beaten at an SEIU meeting and is now recovering after the...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Nov. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1442 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration State of the Climate National Overview October 2009

This is directly from the NOAA web Site. All content is attributed to NOAA. Temperature Highlights - October 2009 The...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Nov. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2414 Views

AROUND TOWN

Solar flare up reaching Earth tonight

The Sun's surface flared up Sunday morning, expelling a mass of ionized atoms into the solar system. It will hit planet...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Adam Selene, on Aug 9, 2010 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 1340 Views

MENLO PARK

League of Women Voters Bias

The League of Women Voters claims to be a non-partisan organization. I wish that were true but it is not. The voter registration...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Outside Looking In, on Oct 4, 2010 at 5:12 pm | 7 comments | 1371 Views

FICTION

Ken Follet's Book Fall of Giants

I am only partially through the book Fall of Giants but I highly recommend reading it. One very hilarious passage occurs...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 30, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 3846 Views

MENLO PARK

Council Members should be paid at least the unemployment rate

I attended the City Council meeting last night and was appalled to learn that Menlo park City Council members only earn $600/month....

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Dec 10, 2010 at 11:07 am | 5 comments | 967 Views
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