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School board OKs new administrator position despite outcry

After a bristly back-and-forth between the Las Lomitas Elementary School District school board and a group of parents and...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2019
Last comment by Supporter of Teachers, on Apr 11, 2019 at 7:46 pm | 35 comments | 6494 Views

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Cops prepare for new cell-phone driving laws

Local law enforcement agencies are gearing up to begin enforcing the "hands-free" cell phone laws that go into effect Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2008
Last comment by not laughing, on Jul 9, 2008 at 8:16 am | 35 comments | 5120 Views

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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 wcs, on Sep 24, 2014 at 1:11 pm | 35 comments | 5090 Views

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Meg Whitman employed illegal alien

Wow, Whitman lives in Atherton, the Almanac covers Atherton, but doesn't have a thing on he latest news. Anyways, Whitman...

Original post made by John Milton on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by freddy, on Oct 5, 2010 at 9:02 am | 34 comments | 4072 Views

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Change is hard: Filoli enters its second century, but some long for the past

For 29 years Filoli, the historic Woodside estate owned by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, celebrated the holiday...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2018
Last comment by Erica M., on Mar 18, 2018 at 12:19 pm | 34 comments | 7352 Views

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Guest opinion: Is the county for corporations or for citizens?

Three years ago Warren Slocum was elected to represent District Four on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors. Before...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by neighbor,, on Oct 17, 2015 at 8:40 pm | 34 comments | 3413 Views

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The Buffett Rule

Should it apply? Let's take a look at one opinion, from a well known politician, commenting on a letter he received from...

Original post made by Double D on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 19, 2012 at 11:07 am | 33 comments | 7495 Views

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Menlo Park asks for underground rail system

After some wrangling, Menlo Park's City Council approved the text of a letter to the High-Speed Rail Authority at its meeting...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by taxpayer, on Nov 16, 2009 at 9:24 am | 33 comments | 5177 Views

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Tuesday: Board of Supervisors update on San Carlos Airport issues

An update on San Mateo County's study of "aircraft disturbance" at the San Carlos Airport is on the agenda for the Board...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 27, 2016 at 5:24 pm | 32 comments | 4924 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District Election

There are three candidates running in November for two 4 year seats on the Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors....

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 23, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 32 comments | 8303 Views

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Governor signs California Dream Act

One day before the Oct. 9 deadline to approve or veto a bill that would allow undocumented students to receive public...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2011
Last comment by Orly Taitz, on Oct 12, 2011 at 10:55 am | 31 comments | 4005 Views

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Donald Trump flip flops on the Ku Klux Klan

After a Ku Klux Klan leader endorsed Donald Trump and KKK members started showing up at Donald Trump events, Donald Trump...

Original post made by Donald on Feb. 29, 2016
Last comment by Dale Creak, on Mar 15, 2016 at 3:27 pm | 31 comments | 1865 Views

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Troubled by two serious bike accidents

Last week's Almanac contained two more tragic stories of cyclist deaths due to apparently careless car driving. Beyond the...

Original post made by Tim Rochte on Jun. 11, 2007
Last comment by walker, on Jul 2, 2007 at 8:44 pm | 31 comments | 7666 Views

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Bully goes to Mexico, cowers, lies about talks, comes home and blusters through "speech"

Trump is just an embarrassment to conservatism - I am changing my registration. He campaigns on Mexico paying for the...

Original post made by I'm too old for this on Sep. 1, 2016
Last comment by Yes suh, on Dec 26, 2016 at 6:27 pm | 31 comments | 1696 Views

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The Donald Trumps Jeb! Bush in New Hampshire

The Donald, despite what the elite establishment Republicans tell us, is taking a commanding lead over Bush! in NH. And...

Original post made by Two Docs on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by Gal, on Sep 5, 2015 at 6:53 am | 30 comments | 2347 Views

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Rep. Anna Eshoo endorses Obama; decision 'moves beyond gender or race'

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, has endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama. Her announcement today...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2008
Last comment by Isa Marcus, on May 25, 2008 at 11:53 am | 30 comments | 9583 Views

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Eshoo introduces bill requiring presidents, candidates to release tax returns

Rep. Anna G. Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, introduced a bill in Congress on Thursday that would require presidents and presidential...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2017
Last comment by Not Perfect, on Jan 13, 2017 at 11:34 am | 29 comments | 4761 Views

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Deputy says he'll challenge sheriff in 2018 election

The announcement is not yet official, but Deputy Sheriff Mark D. Melville says he is running for the top job in the San...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by Holly L., on Sep 3, 2017 at 9:23 am | 29 comments | 8102 Views

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“70 Strong” a facade created to deceive Sequoia Healthcare District taxpayers.

You may have noticed the much ballyhooed roll-out of 70 Strong with the February 1st “70 STRONG LAUNCH PARTY” at Box...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 16, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Sep 8, 2017 at 5:05 pm | 29 comments | 2809 Views

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President Obama has had a tough week

This week will mark the 37th time House Republicans have tried to repeal Obamacare. If Republicans really wanted to do away...

Original post made by Potomac Fever on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by E Lake Palmer, on Jul 12, 2017 at 8:04 am | 29 comments | 6957 Views
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