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Two Challengers and one Incumbent face-off in Peninsula Healthcare District Election

Steve Duncan, at my suggestion, filed as a candidate for the Peninsula Healthcare District Board of Directors. Frank Pagliaro...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Aug 19, 2016 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 1252 Views

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who is the uglier American, Ryan Lochte or Paul Manafort

Who is the uglier American, Olympic bad-boy Ryan Lochte or alleged Russian spy Paul Manafort?...

Original post made by parent on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by parent, on Aug 19, 2016 at 12:25 pm | 2 comments | 292 Views

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Wall St Journal poll of economic advisors - surprise

The Wall Street Journal this month reached out to all 45 surviving former members of the White House Council of Economic...

Original post made by Alice on Aug. 27, 2016
Last comment by Republicans horrified by Trump, on Sep 2, 2016 at 12:05 pm | 2 comments | 415 Views

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Spare the Air alert issued for Wednesday

Bay Area residents are being encouraged to carpool, bike, walk or take public transportation to work Wednesday because of...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2016
Last comment by MPgrown, on Sep 7, 2016 at 1:13 pm | 2 comments | 912 Views

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Four-alarm fire at Shoreway Environmental Center

A four-alarm fire Wednesday night at the Shoreway Environmental Center, the recycling and refuse transfer station in San...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Sep 8, 2016 at 5:50 pm | 2 comments | 1282 Views

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Feature: Woodside's Rebekah Witter trains miniature horses as 'therapy' animals

They whinny, they eat hay, they each have four legs and a mane and a long face every day. Lovey and Shiloh are horses, of...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by Calypso41, on Sep 14, 2016 at 3:53 pm | 2 comments | 1914 Views

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Menlo Park: Driver killed by debris on U.S. 101

An elderly man was struck in the neck and killed by an unidentified object while driving northbound on U.S. 101 in Menlo...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Sad, on Sep 16, 2016 at 5:16 pm | 2 comments | 2897 Views

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Trump violates more laws - does business with Iranian bank

"Donald Trump’s ... rented New York office space from 1998 to 2003 to an Iranian bank that U.S. authorities have linked...

Original post made by section 516 scandal on Oct. 3, 2016
Last comment by TS Elliott , on Oct 8, 2016 at 1:25 pm | 2 comments | 236 Views

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Trump violates more laws - does business with Cuba during embargo

"A company controlled by Donald Trump, the Republican nominee for president, secretly conducted business in communist Cuba...

Original post made by section 516 scandal on Oct. 3, 2016
Last comment by Victoria - no secret, on Oct 7, 2016 at 6:53 pm | 2 comments | 321 Views

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Private defender program will retain most of its independence

Just how San Mateo County provides the attorneys poor defendants have a right to has been under scrutiny for more than a...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Oct 11, 2016 at 4:16 pm | 2 comments | 1025 Views

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Assembly race splits Democratic establishment

Unlike in recent years, where the district's anointed Democrat rolled to a comfortable Election Day victory, this year's...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2016
Last comment by Dem, on Oct 31, 2016 at 5:08 pm | 2 comments | 1709 Views

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Pre-construction work starts on Caltrain electrification

Preparations for the construction work needed to electrify Caltrain along the Peninsula corridor have started and will last...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Nov 23, 2016 at 10:08 pm | 2 comments | 2641 Views

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Holiday Fund: Raising expectations through education

<I>Story by Elizabeth Weal, founder and executive director, Sequoia Adult School Scholars. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2016/11/16/holiday-fund-r...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2016
Last comment by Ruth Sherer, on Dec 1, 2016 at 9:18 pm | 2 comments | 443 Views

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Federal circuit court rejects petition challenging FAA aircraft noise initiative

Efforts aimed at reducing aircraft noise in the skies above Portola Valley, Ladera and Woodside were dealt a setback recently...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by Arabian Elbow, on Jan 13, 2017 at 4:33 pm | 2 comments | 1866 Views

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Electric cars pose new challenges to firefighters

Hybrid and all-electric vehicles are increasingly commonplace in Santa Clara County, with a Tesla car, a Nissan Leaf or a...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2017
Last comment by Nicholas, on Jan 30, 2017 at 10:01 pm | 2 comments | 2614 Views

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Are gas prices going up in Menlo Park since the election?

Very few folks are rooting for higher gas prices. One of them is Vladimir Putin, trying to rescue his failing economy. Putin...

Original post made by SVK on Feb. 10, 2017
Last comment by El Camino, on Feb 13, 2017 at 1:56 pm | 2 comments | 161 Views

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Guided tours: Eco-friendly driveway and parking lot

Want to make your driveway or parking areas more eco-friendly? Join the San Francisquito Watershed Council for a free guided...

Original post made by Katie Pilat on Mar. 14, 2007
Last comment by Katie, on Mar 19, 2007 at 11:33 am | 2 comments | 5573 Views

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Is fire district carrying fight too far?

<I>The following letter by Brian Schar was published in the Almanac's March 21 print edition:</I> <B>Editor:</B> First,...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 20, 2007
Last comment by RoverII, on Mar 23, 2007 at 5:14 pm | 2 comments | 4004 Views

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Kepler's Best Sellers 05/27/07

Hardcover Fiction 1. Requiem for an Assassin, Barry Eisler, Penguin, 9780399154263 2. A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled...

Original post made by Susan Lider on May. 28, 2007
Last comment by Luna Clay, on Jun 1, 2007 at 10:59 am | 2 comments | 3451 Views

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Soul Line Dancing by Juanita Croft

I was intriqued by the article about the soul line dancing in today's (5/29) paper and want to know where and when Juanita...

Original post made by virginia kenyon on May. 29, 2007
Last comment by Norma, on Jun 21, 2007 at 2:03 pm | 2 comments | 4526 Views
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