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High-Speed-Rail Authority extends deadline

The state agency responsible for building a high-speed rail system has extended its deadline for comments after requests...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Feb 23, 2009 at 4:41 pm | 12 comments | 2411 Views

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Fare increases, cut in service likely for Caltrain

Caltrain riders are facing the possibility of a fee hike, a new fee for bringing a bicycle on board, and the elimination...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Joan, on May 18, 2009 at 10:26 am | 12 comments | 2118 Views

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Tuesday: City eyes tobacco ordinance

Should Menlo Park ban smoking in apartment and condominium units? In parks and gardens? Everywhere within city limits? Read...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Wheezy, on Nov 2, 2009 at 7:52 am | 12 comments | 2120 Views

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Eshoo opposes Afghan troop surge

Calling Afghanistan "the graveyard of nations," Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, announced Wednesday her opposition to President...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Alan Rockman, on Dec 8, 2009 at 2:34 pm | 12 comments | 2207 Views

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Eshoo bill targeting loud ads passes House

For decades, loud TV commercials have been among the leading complaints to the Federal Communications Commission, says Rep....

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2009
Last comment by Willy, on Dec 18, 2009 at 11:50 am | 12 comments | 2497 Views

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Buying online to avoid taxes costs everyone

While economists nationwide argue over whether we have begun to recover from the Great Recession, one financial reality is...

Original post made by Clark Kepler on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Merrill Linmon Roe, on Mar 3, 2010 at 9:25 pm | 12 comments | 1907 Views

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Guest opinion: Why county needs district elections

Here's a message for my friends on the Board of Supervisors in response to the decision to block voters from determining...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 26, 2010 at 9:07 pm | 12 comments | 4484 Views

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Truck driver collides with bicyclist

A drunken truck driver and a drunken bicyclist collided on Saturday night on El Camino Real near Redwood City, leaving...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 15, 2011 at 9:17 pm | 12 comments | 1792 Views

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Stogner recall threat with Horsely leads to San Mateo taxpayers saving $$$

Thank you Michael Stogner. Because Michael Stogner had the courage to take on Supervisor Don Horsely, and threaten to...

Original post made by Thank you Michael Stogner on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Jan 13, 2013 at 8:41 am | 12 comments | 2179 Views

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Corrupt Programs

The failed farm bill and its food stamps program reminds me of the perverse corruption behind our foreign aid programs, which...

Original post made by Virgil Stevens on Jul. 13, 2013
Last comment by crown, on Jul 17, 2013 at 1:39 pm | 12 comments | 2132 Views

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Supervisors reject part of amendment allowing Sheriff's Office to sell old guns

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors rejected part of a proposed ordinance amendment today that would have allowed the...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by Willis Barnes, on Sep 19, 2013 at 12:50 pm | 12 comments | 6713 Views

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Construction firms heavy donors to bond measure for community colleges

It's a season of giving for construction interests from around the Bay Area. Contributions from architectural firms, builders...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Dr. B., on Oct 27, 2014 at 4:15 pm | 12 comments | 3545 Views

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San Jose Police Officer Killed

A San Jose Police Officer was killed today. I will be waiting with baited breath for the protests and riots regarding his...

Original post made by Menlo Voter on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Mar 29, 2015 at 2:59 pm | 12 comments | 1207 Views

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Multi county parcel tax sought by San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority -

The San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority(SFBRA) http://sfbayrestore.org/sf-bay-restoration-authority-faq.php was established...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 13, 2016
Last comment by Laurel, on Mar 16, 2016 at 5:10 pm | 12 comments | 673 Views

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Menlo Park: Sharon Heights fire leaves 50 temporarily homeless

A structure fire reported just after midnight on Saturday (April 23) in a Sharon Heights apartment complex in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 26, 2016 at 9:02 am | 12 comments | 4803 Views

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The Almanac makes push for delivery by mail

In an effort to reduce our carbon footprint and eliminate use of the ubiquitous blue plastic bags, The Almanac is beginning...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2008
Last comment by Rexie, on Sep 19, 2008 at 4:49 pm | 12 comments | 2702 Views

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Letter: Escalating cost of firefighters unsustainable

Cities and counties can no longer afford the salaries and pensions of our firefighters. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8399...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 8, 2009 at 4:21 am | 12 comments | 2913 Views

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Consolidation of San Mateo County Fire Agencies - Yes or No?

In another discussion the issue of consolidation of San Mateo County Fire Agencies was raised. I promised to post your Fire...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by Rob Silano, on Nov 13, 2009 at 4:52 pm | 12 comments | 3614 Views

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Are cameras for red-light runners working?

Red-light violations down 27 percent at notoriously dangerous Willow/Bayfront intersection, but accidents haven't fallen. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Simon, on Apr 28, 2010 at 11:55 pm | 12 comments | 2057 Views

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On the firing line

Officials representing the state's high-speed rail project met with skepticism and tough questions at a Q&A meeting in Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Feb 22, 2010 at 1:13 pm | 12 comments | 1774 Views
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