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New mail-in ballot system triggers delays in election results for San Mateo County

When the first, much anticipated vote counts were released by the San Mateo County Elections Office at 8:05 p.m. Tuesday,...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2018
Last comment by waiting game, 3 hours ago | 21 comments | 4669 Views

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Election 2018: New voting system triggers election results delay for San Mateo County races

When the first, much anticipated vote counts were released by the San Mateo County Elections Office at 8:05 p.m. Tuesday,...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2018
Last comment by Michael, on Nov 13, 2018 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 107 Views

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The amazing life story of a natural ham

Move over Miss Piggy. There's a new superstar hogging the limelight: Pickles the pig, who lives in the loving care of Portola...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2018
Last comment by Elsie Floriani, on Nov 13, 2018 at 2:23 pm | 2 comments | 1382 Views

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Hickey ousted

Today's Daily Post had an article by Emily Mibach, entitled "Hickey ousted, campaigned against district" Below is my response: Editor,...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 9, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Nov 12, 2018 at 6:48 pm | 10 comments | 215 Views

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Jerry Shefren's Zone E in SHD Election

In December of 2017, the Sequoia Healthcare District was presented with 3 maps from which to choose the election Zones to...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 13, 2018
Last comment by mechanical evasion, on Nov 9, 2018 at 3:16 pm | 29 comments | 609 Views

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TBW Measure W campaign

In a prior topic, "Vote NO on Measure W Sales Tax" https://www.almanacnews.com/square/2018/08/29/vote-no-on-measure-w-sales-tax TBWB...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 19, 2018
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 9, 2018 at 2:36 pm | 8 comments | 252 Views

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NASA retires Kepler, the 'little spacecraft that could'

After nine years of scanning the stars and discovering thousands of new planets, the Kepler space observatory has run out...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2018
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Nov 4, 2018 at 6:17 pm | 1 comment | 1966 Views

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History of Sequoia Hospital District

In 1946, a petition signed by registered voters of a proposed "Sequoia Hospital District" pursuant to Chapter 932 of the...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 8, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Nov 3, 2018 at 7:06 pm | 26 comments | 407 Views

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Judge rules in support of search warrant in Lopez case

A San Mateo County judge has determined that there was probable cause to issue a warrant to search the home of retired Sheriff's...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2018
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 1, 2018 at 12:47 pm | 5 comments | 1242 Views

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Holman, Scharff vie for Ward 5 seat on open space district

Their Palo Alto City Council tenures may be coming to an end, but Karen Holman and Greg Scharff are preparing to square off...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2018
Last comment by palo alto neighbor, on Oct 28, 2018 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 1195 Views

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Sequoia teachers receive 3.5 percent raise

The Sequoia Union High School District Board of Trustees approved a 3.5 pay increase and a new contract for members of the...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2018
Last comment by Soccoro Fuentes, on Oct 26, 2018 at 3:33 pm | 1 comment | 908 Views

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Complaint filed against Samsung for alleged religious discrimination against Muslim man

The Council on American-Islamic Relations has filed a complaint against Samsung on behalf of a Muslim man who alleges religious...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2018
Last comment by Equality , on Oct 26, 2018 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 1121 Views

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Informing candidates and getting out the vote

At about this time in 2017, Democratic Party activist JoAnn Loulan and 14 other Portola Valley professional women —...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2018
Last comment by votevotevotevotevote, on Oct 26, 2018 at 9:50 am | 2 comments | 279 Views

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Menlo Park: Council makes long-awaited decision on Draeger's loading zone

The owners of Draeger's specialty grocery store, the owners of the neighboring vacant lot at 840 Menlo Ave., and the Menlo...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2018
Last comment by MPer, on Oct 25, 2018 at 12:48 pm | 3 comments | 4228 Views

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Club offers a chance to join in the conversation

The Conversation Club, a four-year-old program sponsored by Project Read-Menlo Park, provides an opportunity for local adults...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1184 Views

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SFO to add navigation system to reduce some plane noise over Peninsula

Recognizing that its hands are largely tied by federal regulations to change flight procedures to reduce plane noise, San...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 5, 2018 at 10:36 am | 11 comments | 1239 Views

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Don't flush or toss! County promotes safe disposal of meds

"Protect our environment and your family. Never flush meds down the toilet or throw them in the trash." Posted on the San...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Oct 2, 2018 at 9:25 am | 3 comments | 1491 Views

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Celebrating community

"I believe our democracy is at stake if we do not re-establish a sense of community," said Rich Gordon, former state assemblyman...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2018
Last comment by Robert , on Oct 1, 2018 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 1426 Views

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Facebook announces partnership with community colleges

Facebook announced on Aug. 27 that it is working with Canada College in Redwood City and Foothill College in Los Altos to...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1989 Views

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Victim in Woodside hills accident was a Renaissance man

North Fair Oaks resident Stephen Morse, who was killed on Sept. 9 while riding his Vespa motor scooter in Woodside, was a...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2018
Last comment by Very sad, on Sep 22, 2018 at 10:20 am | 3 comments | 5634 Views
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