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High-speed-rail 'safeguard' bill signed into law

Legislation spearheaded by state Sen. Jerry Hill that makes it next to impossible for the California High-Speed Rail Authority...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2013
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Sep 11, 2013 at 11:41 pm | 7 comments | 31489 Views

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Should federal employees furloughed by the shutdown receive back pay for their time off?

This would be idiotic! What are those Republicans thinking? http://www.bostonglobe.com/news/nation/2013/10/07/shutdown-will-cost-taxpayers-more-than-government-stayed-open-congress...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Goes to show, on Sep 26, 2015 at 11:11 pm | 7 comments | 2392 Views

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Park Theatre pre-demolition sale this Saturday and Sunday

With Christmas just around the corner, you may be wondering about that special gift for the guy who seems to have everything....

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Susan, on Nov 4, 2013 at 6:57 pm | 7 comments | 13743 Views

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Hickey calls for resignation of Kane, Faro and Griffin.

In December of 2012, Sequoia Healthcare District Director’s Kane, Faro and Griffin voted to increase Health Insurance Premium...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 20, 2014 at 11:29 am | 7 comments | 5971 Views

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Snow Storm hits Wyoming, Utah, and Montana in June!

Global warming hit the Rockies with a vengeance as the nation is within two days of the summer solstice. http://www.weather.com/safety/winter/montana-snow-june-20140616 Baby...

Original post made by Frosty the Snowman on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by pogo, on Jun 18, 2014 at 10:42 pm | 7 comments | 1971 Views

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GOP and Tea Party to take US Senate for two years

... until 2016, when the Democratic Party takes it back. What will the GOP and the tea party do for the two years? "“I...

Original post made by GOP absurdities on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by horsey, on Aug 12, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 7 comments | 1691 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 | 2123 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 | 4868 Views

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Complaint about creekside spraying draws quick response in Menlo Park

Sometimes local government does work. Menlo Park responded this week to a motorist's report of seeing herbicide spraying...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Michelle Daher, on Mar 20, 2015 at 9:29 am | 7 comments | 6034 Views

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Ravenswood Family Health Center in EPA gets 2 year funding from Sequoia Healthcare District

___At the Sequoia Healthcare District(SHD) board of directors meeting on April 1st, Luisa Buada, CEO of Ravenswood Family...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Emerald City, on Apr 11, 2015 at 9:07 am | 7 comments | 1726 Views

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Study: Lyme disease-infected ticks found in 'all kinds of habitats'

A study funded by the Portola Valley-based nonprofit Bay Area Lyme Foundation found the bacteria that cause Lyme disease...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 12, 2015 at 2:10 pm | 7 comments | 5888 Views

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An Open Letter To The Commissioners -- South City Is Dumping The Harbor District While Courting The County

Hello Commissioners, I hope this email finds you well. I have discovered three things that I feel it’s important...

Original post made by John Charles Ullom on Dec. 1, 2015
Last comment by realist, on Dec 2, 2015 at 10:21 am | 7 comments | 1753 Views

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Who wins in New Hampshire - Trump?

And will Donald Trump be the presumptive nominee by the time our primary rolls around?...

Original post made by Shawn on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 9, 2016 at 6:37 pm | 7 comments | 1447 Views

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Menlo Park council reviews traffic measures near Ravenswood rail crossing

After a 35-year-old woman died when a bullet train struck her SUV at the Ravenswood Avenue railroad crossing in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2016
Last comment by Pedestrian , on Feb 24, 2016 at 10:20 am | 7 comments | 1506 Views

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County looks at adding billboards to public land

The short paragraph in the report from San Mateo County Manager John Maltbie was enough to catch the attention, and spark...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 22, 2016 at 12:09 pm | 7 comments | 2476 Views

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Alpine Road traffic brings misery to local residents

Alpine Road was once a two-lane curving byway. It's still two lanes and curving, but basically an expressway, with 25,000...

Original post made on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by Alzan, on May 18, 2016 at 9:27 am | 7 comments | 6574 Views

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King of Debt announces he will renege on full faith and credit of America

Trump, again, shows ZERO economic sense: I'm the king of debt. I'm great with debt. Nobody knows debt better than me,"...

Original post made by Oswaldo on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 22, 2016 at 9:08 pm | 7 comments | 1315 Views

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World's Greatest Negotiator goes to meeting, forgets to NEGOTIATE

O.M.G. - Trump cowered. Like a baby. Like a typical blowhard. Epic fail. After months of promising to use his skills as...

Original post made by Great Negotiators Club on Aug. 31, 2016
Last comment by Villi , on Aug 31, 2016 at 8:37 pm | 7 comments | 1102 Views

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Menlo Park: Police and FBI SWAT team raid home early this morning

Police from Menlo Park and East Palo Alto, in the company of an FBI SWAT team, conducted a search of an occupied home in...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by Bell Haven Resident, on Sep 24, 2016 at 10:20 pm | 7 comments | 7397 Views

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Atherton to work with Caltrain to resolve noise problems

Angry and frustrated after a recent report showed Caltrain is repeatedly violating Atherton's quite zone, City Council members...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2016
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Dec 12, 2016 at 6:39 pm | 7 comments | 6047 Views
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