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High-speed rail wins legal battle

An effort by Peninsula cities to stop California's high-speed-rail project came to a screeching halt this week when a Sacramento...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Mar 9, 2013 at 8:07 am | 44 comments | 8392 Views

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CIA report on Russian hacking of election - bipartisan calls for investigation

The one guy who doesn't agree? The same guy who turns down intelligence briefings - trump. From today: TRUMP: "I don’t...

Original post made by Intelligence Plaza on Dec. 11, 2016
Last comment by why?, on Dec 20, 2016 at 1:56 am | 44 comments | 1610 Views

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Donald Trump says Antonin Scalia might have been murdered

CBS News report: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/donald-trump-considers-theory-scalia-might-have-been-murdered/...

Original post made by Donald on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Mar 13, 2016 at 4:42 pm | 43 comments | 2067 Views

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Anna Eshoo takes up chloramine question

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo has arranged a meeting in early September between local opponents of the water additive chloramine...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2007
Last comment by Robin, on Feb 23, 2012 at 7:29 am | 42 comments | 19261 Views

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Eshoo shares details of health care proposal

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, talked about the need for health care reform, the status of the current proposals and...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Get your head out of the sand, on Sep 1, 2009 at 7:54 pm | 42 comments | 5866 Views

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Recommendation for health care reform

I suggest Obama, Reid and Pelosi commission a one-page bill. It would simply amend the Medicare Act in two ways: to remove...

Original post made by Malcolm Dudley on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by TrumpCare, win or lose, is the road to Medicare for all, on Mar 15, 2017 at 11:22 am | 41 comments | 4314 Views

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Guest opinion: Time for action on gun violence

Another gun spree killing. This time a house of worship, last time a movie theater, and before that a shopping mall, a campus,...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 25, 2012 at 8:55 am | 41 comments | 4668 Views

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In high-speed rail battle, Peninsula residents may have found their Goliath

Those who would like to see the high-speed rail line run in a tunnel or a trench, rather than on a berm, as it passes through...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by progress, on Sep 24, 2009 at 5:15 pm | 41 comments | 6735 Views

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Horsley says rising economy led him to end his $1 salary

In explaining his decision to collect his $120,000 annual salary after two years of working for $1 a year, San Mateo County...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Sarah, on Jan 14, 2013 at 8:57 am | 41 comments | 7352 Views

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County approves spending $1 million to search for airport noise solutions

San Mateo County supervisors have authorized spending more than $1 million in response to the wave of complaints made about...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by Rational, on Jul 18, 2017 at 11:27 am | 40 comments | 7607 Views

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Saturday: Cash paid for unwanted guns

Law enforcement officials are offering cash for guns, no questions asked, on Saturday, May 5, between 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m....

Original post made on May. 4, 2018
Last comment by Michael G.Stogner, on May 13, 2018 at 6:21 pm | 40 comments | 2553 Views

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If China or Iran did it to us....

70 times we've raised the debt limit since Nixon, 7 times under Bush with votes from Boenher McConnell and Cantor. What's...

Original post made by Nicholas Kristof on Jul. 24, 2011
Last comment by can't believe I am reading t, on Sep 26, 2014 at 11:44 am | 39 comments | 4898 Views

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Democrats Support the Demise of Israel

Here are the Senate Jewish Democrats in support of the Iranian nuclear deal. — Michael Bennet [D-CO] — Barbara Boxer...

Original post made by Former Democrat now Independent on Sep. 6, 2015
Last comment by Schmidt, on Jul 9, 2017 at 3:59 pm | 39 comments | 2272 Views

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Wednesday: Staff recommends Atherton not pass water-restriction laws

Saying it is not the town's job to enforce Cal Water's drought restrictions, Atherton's city manager has recommended that...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on May 21, 2015 at 4:24 pm | 38 comments | 6788 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District on Youtube

On Feb. 24, 2016, the Sequoia Healthcare District uploaded a video to YouTube entitled: "5th graders choreograph and dance...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Mar 11, 2016 at 3:02 pm | 38 comments | 1619 Views

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Gov Romney explains how he differs from George W Bush

A question asked many times and never answered in the popular forum "Can anyone tell me: why Mitt Romney?" (3199 views, 127...

Original post made by Wally on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by reality-based observer, on Nov 9, 2012 at 12:47 pm | 38 comments | 17190 Views

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Political polarization sparks confrontation at Starbucks, triggering online fury

In the latest example of social-media fueled extremism, a heated confrontation over politics in a Palo Alto Starbucks on...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2019
Last comment by isaidso, on Apr 8, 2019 at 2:47 pm | 37 comments | 4891 Views

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Bicyclist dies after accident on Woodside Road

Richard Kadet, 67, of Redwood City died June 9 from injuries suffered in a May 29 bicycle accident on Woodside Road near...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 17, 2011 at 10:00 pm | 37 comments | 7814 Views

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New high-speed rail plan faces criticism

High-speed rail's recent pivot toward the Bay Area may have energized the project's Silicon Valley supporters, but it is...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 6, 2016 at 7:33 am | 37 comments | 4058 Views

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Ex-San Mateo Prosecutor Accused of Misconduct Now Training Lawyers at the California Bar

The legal paper, the Los Angeles Daily Journal, published an article on February 18, 2015, titled "Ex-Prosecutor Accused...

Original post made by Holly L. on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 10, 2015 at 1:34 pm | 36 comments | 3425 Views
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