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Texas Photo ID Ruling Prevents Voter Fraud

Everyone should hail Saturday's Supreme Court decision upholding the Texas Voter ID law for the upcoming elections. The photo...

Original post made by Ricardo Moresca on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by Acres of Toes, 2 minutes ago | 10 comments | 88 Views

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Letter: Don't split vote in health care district race

I hope by now enough voters are aware of how our taxes continue to go to what is renamed a health care district — renamed...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by pogo, 13 hours ago | 27 comments | 672 Views

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First water from new Bay Tunnel reaches Crystal Springs

The first water to come through the newly completed Bay Tunnel reached the Crystal Springs Reservoir on Wednesday (Oct. 15)...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by Mr Bubble, on Oct 19, 2014 at 7:27 am | 5 comments | 1597 Views

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Voter Guide: Incumbent faces challenger for open space district seat

After narrowly approving a $300 million bond measure for the MidPeninsula Regional Open Space district in June, local voters...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Tom, on Oct 18, 2014 at 10:21 am | 5 comments | 363 Views

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Thursday: Atherton holds earthquake response drill

There should be a lot of action in Atherton on Thursday, Oct. 16 as the town holds an earthquake response drill involving...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 16, 2014 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 205 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 15, 2014 at 6:24 pm | 2 comments | 811 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District Seeks Transparency Certifications

At it's August meeting, the Sequoia Healthcare District took action to implement policy changes to meet ACHD and CSDF guidelines...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Sep. 27, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Oct 4, 2014 at 11:59 am | 3 comments | 136 Views

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New features for Town Square

We are in the process of making a few changes in how Town Square operates. Some of the changes are new editing tools...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Sep 30, 2014 at 11:52 pm | 6 comments | 570 Views

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Three of five candidates want to change healthcare district

Five candidates are running for three open seats on the governing board of the Sequoia Healthcare District in the Nov. 4...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Of course Jack is right, on Sep 29, 2014 at 10:52 pm | 22 comments | 2022 Views

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Myth of Arctic Meltdown

Seven years after Al Gore's 'the sky is falling' warning, Arctic ice cap has expanded for second year in row. An area twice...

Original post made by Northern Exposure on Aug. 31, 2014
Last comment by Treblig, on Sep 27, 2014 at 2:52 pm | 24 comments | 425 Views

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Atherton volunteers rebuild plane-crash victim's home

Four years after a Tesla employee's plane plummeted into an East Palo Alto neighborhood, destroying Lisa Jones' home and...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2014
Last comment by Mary S, on Sep 27, 2014 at 1:00 pm | 15 comments | 4187 Views

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a TRUE Democracy shows America how to vote about ISIS

Where is Congress? The UK votes on military actions - where is the American Congress? Why hasn't Congress voted on going...

Original post made by Congress Votes to Authorize on Sep. 27, 2014
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Arnold Schwarzenegger, Meg Whitman and the Tarpster Neel Tushar Kashkari

How long has it been since we've had a real conservative to vote for? 11 years since Jack in 2003. At least Donnelly was...

Original post made by Conservative Voter on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 26, 2014 at 12:22 pm | 18 comments | 269 Views

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If China or Iran did it to us....

70 times we've raised the debt limit since Nixon, 7 times under Bush with votes from Boenher McConnell and Cantor. What's...

Original post made by Nicholas Kristof on Jul. 24, 2011
Last comment by can't believe I am reading t, on Sep 26, 2014 at 11:44 am | 39 comments | 2948 Views

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New law defines 'safe distance' for motorists passing bicyclists

A new state law sets 3 feet as a "safe distance" for vehicles passing bicyclists on the road. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by wcs, on Sep 24, 2014 at 1:11 pm | 35 comments | 2213 Views

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Sequel to Dissolution Dialogue on Healthcare Districts

Since I first posted Dissolution Dialogue on Healthcare Districts http://www.almanacnews.com/square/2014/08/01/dissolution-dialogue-on-healthcare-districts...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 14, 2014 at 12:14 pm | 15 comments | 1137 Views

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Tips on handling a mountain lion encounter

Mountain lion sightings are not uncommon on the Midpeninsula. Local officials are reminding residents of the best way to...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by pogo, on Sep 11, 2014 at 8:35 pm | 2 comments | 946 Views

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Transit CEO Michael Scanlon to retire

After 15 years leading San Mateo County's transit operations, Michael Scanlon has decided to retire. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Thomas Paine IV, on Sep 10, 2014 at 7:49 am | 1 comment | 702 Views

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ISRAEL: Is Now The Time To Speak Up and Take a Stand For Peace?

Are you willing to take a stand? Do you wish to lend your collective voice to this issue? Is this somebody else's problem,...

Original post made by Tom on Aug. 3, 2014
Last comment by San Jose, on Sep 9, 2014 at 8:42 am | 45 comments | 1052 Views

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2.9 earthquake hits Ladera

A magnitude 2.9 earthquake hit Ladera along the San Andreas Fault Wednesday evening around 8:24 p.m., according to the U.S....

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 4, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 7 comments | 1747 Views
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Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list
By Elena Kadvany | 3 comments | 2,953 views

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By Laura Stec | 14 comments | 2,353 views

Charter School Proposal Steeped In Unintended Consequences
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Measure M-- I am not drinking Greenheartís expensive potion
By Martin Lamarque | 8 comments | 344 views