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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 Mike Keenly, 2 hours ago | 20 comments | 1088 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 Mike Keenly, 14 hours ago | 3 comments | 212 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 | 379 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 | 788 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 a professional, on Sep 10, 2014 at 1:39 pm | 16 comments | 1858 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 | 597 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 | 968 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 Wide open windy savannahs, on Sep 5, 2014 at 2:10 pm | 21 comments | 316 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 | 1553 Views

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Counsel for SHD advises directors to avoid forum

I have posted a topic on this forum creating a "Dissolution Dialogue for Healthcare Districts". http://www.almanacnews.com/square/2014/08/12/sequel-to-dissolution-dialogue-on-healt...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 31, 2014 at 3:28 pm | 5 comments | 167 Views

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'Plumbers' rob Atherton home while resident distracted

Atherton police say a home on Mesa Court was burglarized on Thursday, Aug. 28, after a man who said he was a plumber investigating...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Aug 29, 2014 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 953 Views

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Rationale for Sequoia Healthcare District's continuation of property.tax collection.

When the Sequoia Hospital District(alias Sequoia Healthcare District) sold Sequoia Hospital with voter approval of Measure...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 106 Views

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Woodside: Arizona men charged in burglary

Two Arizona men flew to the Bay Area for a brief stay in March 2012 and, while here, burglarized an unoccupied Woodside home...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Gypsy, on Aug 28, 2014 at 8:00 am | 4 comments | 1178 Views

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Drought: Cal Water lists restrictions on water use

The California Water Service Company has a list of restrictions on water use during the drought, but doesn't have a final...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on Aug 27, 2014 at 12:53 pm | 9 comments | 1625 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District's HeartSafe Program revisited

In my role as a "watchdog" on the Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors, I receive monthly copies of the Cash Disbursement...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 27, 2014 at 10:40 am | 7 comments | 200 Views

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Compensation of Healthcare District Directors

***************Compensation of Healthcare District Directors************* _____A recent action increasing compensation of...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 24, 2014 at 4:16 pm | 5 comments | 389 Views

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6.1 earthquake at 3:20:44 A.M. 8/24

This one rattled the sliding glass doors on my bedroom. I'm waiting for the aftershock. ...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by not in town, on Aug 24, 2014 at 9:47 am | 2 comments | 176 Views

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Clerk sentenced in fake back-injury case

A hidden video was the undoing of a San Mateo County medical-records file clerk who had been drawing workers compensation...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2194 Views

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Email indicates that Zuckerberg offered to help developer

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apparently recalled he had once offered to help a real estate developer who is suing him for...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Larry , on Aug 21, 2014 at 6:52 pm | 5 comments | 762 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District candidate statements for November election

This election cycle will provide voters with some real choices in the Sequoia Healthcare District election. In addition...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by da guv, on Aug 19, 2014 at 11:41 pm | 10 comments | 363 Views
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