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Vast photo collection documents San Mateo County life over several decades

Retired commercial and news photographer Norton Pearl has donated a lifetime's worth of negatives representing his professional...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by whatever, 11 hours ago | 1 comment | 875 Views

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New Kaiser Permanente hospital in Redwood City to debut Tuesday

Kaiser Permanente's new 149-bed, seven-story Redwood City hospital is set to open Tuesday, Dec. 16. The nonprofit health...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Dec 17, 2014 at 12:07 pm | 9 comments | 2219 Views

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Holiday Fund: Overcoming adversity, transforming lives

Both of Mark's parents suffered from serious mental illness: his mother from schizophrenia and his father from bipolar disorder....

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2014
Last comment by Chuck Hagel, on Dec 14, 2014 at 8:59 pm | 1 comment | 853 Views

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Fourteen plead not guilty to gang indictments

Fourteen defendants, indicted in March for crimes related to their alleged involvement with East Palo Alto gangs, pleaded...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 10, 2014 at 6:52 pm | 1 comment | 1150 Views

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Editorial: Fatal shooting calls for camera policy refinement

Body-worn cameras for police work has escaped much of the criticism directed toward other technological surveillance tools....

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 6, 2014 at 9:31 pm | 15 comments | 1350 Views

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NYT Article on Mary Landreau's Impending Defeat on Saturday

The über liberal New York Times has conceded defeat and has waved the White Flag of Surrender. My wife Mary is thrilled. Of...

Original post made by Ragin Cajun on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by Rajun Cajun, on Dec 6, 2014 at 1:54 pm | 3 comments | 215 Views

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CEO spins healthcare districts

Sequoia Healthcare District CEO Lee Michelson says: “Community-based health care districts…are a tremendous value…with tremendous...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Dec 5, 2014 at 3:37 pm | 3 comments | 143 Views

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Deputy, two correctional officers arrested

A deputy sheriff and two correctional officers were arrested Nov. 13 on charges that they smuggled cellular phones and drugs...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 21, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 11 comments | 381 Views

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Voters have spoken. What did they say?

In the Sequoia Healthcare District race, it is clear that Jerry Shefren and Jack Hickey will be retaining their seats on...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 20, 2014 at 12:48 pm | 1 comment | 195 Views

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Saturday, Sunday: Menlo Park church holds Global Gift Fair

Menlo Park Presbyterian Church will hold a Global Gift Fair on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 22-23, at 950 Santa Cruz Ave. in...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by Monica Brandt, on Nov 20, 2014 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 684 Views

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Obituary: Wayne D. Trewhitt III

Wayne Douglas Trewhitt III, a leader in the waste management industry, died May 5 at his Woodside home. He was 76. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Jim Notley, on Nov 14, 2014 at 1:52 pm | 1 comment | 107 Views

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'Grateful Gathering' at Valley Presbyterian Church

Seven-year-old Nathan plopped down on a chair and said, "Wow, this is comfortable!" And then just like Goldilocks, he tried...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 500 Views

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Healthcare District website misleading

The Sequoia Healthcare District provides "10 things you should know about Sequoia Healthcare District" on it's website. ...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 13, 2014 at 4:33 pm | 2 comments | 136 Views

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Letter: Sequoia Healthcare District vote a rejection of Hickey's platform?

Now that the Sequoia Healthcare District election is over, it is clear that the voters do not support (Jack) Hickey's platform...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 12, 2014 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 213 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District Pension Plan unfunded liability

In this age of overextended retirement benefits, the Sequoia Healthcare District pension plan goes unnoticed. Fact is, CHW...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 7, 2014 at 2:23 pm | 4 comments | 3650 Views

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Menlo Park council amends specific plan

Menlo Park now allows less medical office space within the boundaries of the downtown/El Camino Real specific plan, following...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
There are no comments yet. 422 Views

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Will voters weigh in on future of Sequoia Healthcare District?

One race in the Nov. 4 election has the potential to correct what some see as a miscarriage of the democratic process. But...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 4, 2014 at 3:58 pm | 48 comments | 1533 Views

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Impeachment starts today!

Get out and vote! Today is the day that Americans take over the Senate and the House can start impeachment herrings, as...

Original post made by Party of Lincoln on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by JC, on Nov 4, 2014 at 12:31 pm | 5 comments | 206 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 Ginny McShane, Ed.D., on Nov 1, 2014 at 2:55 pm | 9 comments | 927 Views

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Human Services director 'horrified' by allegations against social worker

The director of the San Mateo County Human Services Agency said Wednesday she is "horrified" by allegations that...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 1, 2014 at 11:02 am | 3 comments | 1629 Views
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Cho's, beloved dim sum spot, to reopen in Los Altos
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Why I Became Active in Palo Alto Forward
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Early Decision Blues
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What Are Menlo Park’s Priorities?
By Erin Glanville | 22 comments | 1,015 views

Water Torture
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