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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 | 12278 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 | 1052 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 | 2825 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 | 6704 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 | 1516 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 | 2586 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. 1537 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. 2569 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 | 1382 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 | 1423 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 | 4111 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 | 1040 Views

MENLO PARK

Reckless Driver on Santa Cruz

[Post removed. Town Square is not the place to accuse someone of breaking the law. Please refer your observations to the...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Dec. 10, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1164 Views

MENLO PARK

Red Light Cameras cause an increase in Traffic Deaths

People are making unsafe stops when the traffic light turns yellow. This has resulted in a dramatic increase in rear end...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Feb 17, 2011 at 10:47 am | 23 comments | 3476 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama’s Medicare hypocrisy

Dick Morris wrote a great article on how Obama is throwing seniors under the Medicare Bus. Please refer to this article...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Jun 16, 2011 at 7:04 pm | 127 comments | 4908 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Almanac Rush to Judgment

A friend of mine Lisa Rossetti wrote a great article in the Lagonian. I asked her if she would publish that in the Almanac...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by STINGY, on Aug 30, 2011 at 11:54 am | 11 comments | 1975 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Russia's Post Office has issued a Collection of Stamps Honoring Obama's 50th Birthday

How appropriate for Russia to be honoring Obama. Do view the news click on this link http://english.ruvr.ru/2011/08/02/54099467.html Dasvidaniya Hank...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Sung, on Aug 5, 2011 at 11:28 am | 7 comments | 1437 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

The Danger of PG&E Smart Meters

Smart meters are here. The purpose of smart meters is not to save the cost employing of meter readers but to introduce multi-tier...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Sep. 9, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2020 Views

AROUND TOWN

Did PG&E mislead the public regarding the ClimateSmart Program?

The Menlo Park CIty Council already threw away $15,000 of our taxpayer money on this "feel good" liberal scheme to assuage...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Sep. 18, 2011
Last comment by old timer, on Sep 21, 2011 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 1128 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Liberal Columnist Tom Elias breaks ranks with the radical left by exposing the truth about renewable energy

Tom, Elias a columnist, noted for his left of center views, broke ranks with the radical left to expose the corruption of...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Nov. 25, 2011
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Nov 26, 2011 at 10:45 am | 2 comments | 2038 Views
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