Editorials

2022

Vote Dombkowski for Woodside Town Council

With two out of three Woodside Town Council seats uncontested in this election, it's great to see three passionate and engaged candidates competing to represent the new District 2. We recommend Brian Dombkowski.

October 21, 2022 | No comments yet
Ray Mueller for San Mateo County Board of Supervisors District 3

Voters have two strong candidates for the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors to choose from this November. We think Ray Mueller is the best equipped to take on the challenges of the board's sprawling and diverse District 3.

October 17, 2022 | 3 comments
Vote No on Menlo Park's Measure V

In most Bay Area cities, an all-affordable teacher housing project is met with excitement. But in Menlo Park, it was met with a ballot measure that stands to hinder its path forward, and that is profoundly disappointing.

October 14, 2022 | 18 comments
Betsy Nash for Menlo Park District 4

We believe Betsy Nash, who has shown herself to be an energetic, forthright and engaged member of the City Council, is voters' best choice to represent District 4 in this election.

October 10, 2022 | 5 comments
Hasko, Hughes and Taylor for Portola Valley Town Council

Portola Valley has faced significant challenges in recent years, requiring a Town Council that is both experience and collaborative. We believe Craig Hughes, Judith Hasko and Craig Taylor are the right people for the job.

October 7, 2022 | 1 comment
Yes on Ravenswood's Measure I school bond

Ballot initiative would fund $110 million in badly needed upgrades to school facilities
Next month, voters in the Ravenswood City School District will be asked to tax themselves and entrust the district with $110 million to pay for school upgrades. We believe the measure warrants a "Yes" vote.

May 6, 2022 | No comments yet

2021

Yes on Woodside's Measure A

The Almanac's Oct. 22 editorial explains the editorial board's rationale for recommending Woodside residents vote yes on Measure A, which is on the Nov. 2 ballot.

October 23, 2021 | 6 comments
Vote yes on Measure S

Portola Valley district's tax measure lowers the current rate and supports schools at a crucial time
It may seem like deja vu for residents of the Portola Valley district " another spring parcel tax measure, just over a year after voters rejected a measure that would have renewed the current parcel tax that is set to expire this June.

April 9, 2021 | 10 comments
The things we've carried

Lessons learned from one year 6 feet apart
While we are all eager to move past the pandemic, we should recognize that there are some aspects of life from the past year that are worth retaining, and that the last year has also underscored disparities that need to be addressed.

March 26, 2021 | No comments yet
The menace in the White House

Trump should be impeached and removed from office for his role in the Capitol riot
Hopes were high among many going into the new year, buoyed by the beginning of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. But the pandemic has become a backdrop in the aftermath of an insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

January 17, 2021 | 7 comments

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