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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 | 7168 Views

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Did CEO post on Mark Simon "hit-piece" swing election?

In September, Mark Simon asked me for information regarding the cost of my health insurance benefit for an election story...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 23, 2018
Last comment by Election Mother, on Nov 28, 2018 at 5:47 pm | 29 comments | 1450 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 | 1143 Views

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Sheriff's race: Bolanos winning, but opponent's numbers impressive

Early election night results show appointed incumbent Sheriff Carlos Bolanos easily winning his bid to retain his seat, but...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2018
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 11, 2018 at 3:28 pm | 29 comments | 2201 Views

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Housing report: Cost increases greatly exceed income gains

San Mateo County's latest statistics on housing costs show what everyone probably already knew – that rents and home...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by Garrett, on Aug 13, 2015 at 1:42 pm | 28 comments | 6385 Views

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In Trump's wake: Locals take leadership role in campaigns to elect Democrats

The Republican party controls 33 state legislatures, dominance that did not happen overnight or by accident, but the election...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by NOT as nasty, on May 22, 2017 at 10:28 am | 28 comments | 5939 Views

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High-speed rail: Palo Alto residents join revolt

It began with a series of casual chats between neighbors in the Southgate neighborhood before it spilled over to other parts...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Caballo de Ferro, on Feb 27, 2009 at 3:47 pm | 28 comments | 8039 Views

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Letter: Don't split vote in health care district race

I hope by now enough voters are aware of how our taxes continue to go to what is renamed a health care district — renamed...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 21, 2014 at 10:36 am | 28 comments | 10182 Views

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Texas Photo ID Ruling Prevents Voter Fraud

Everyone should hail Saturday's Supreme Court decision upholding the Texas Voter ID law for the upcoming elections. The photo...

Original post made by Ricardo Moresca on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by Acres of Toes, on Oct 22, 2014 at 4:39 pm | 28 comments | 2497 Views

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Trump Foundation admits Self-Dealing to IRS; Clinton Foundation retains 4 star rating

Not that it matters to hypocrites. After admitting Trump University was a fraudulent scam, the Trumps said they would...

Original post made by Mackinaw on Nov. 22, 2016
Last comment by Green Balloon Day, on May 12, 2017 at 3:20 pm | 28 comments | 2102 Views

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Update: Candidates offer views at supes forum

==B Updated version of a previously posted story.== Closing the county budget deficit, reaching out to Latino voters, keeping...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 8, 2012 at 7:54 am | 28 comments | 4022 Views

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Endorsement: Sequoia Healthcare District

Of the seven candidates running for the three open seats on the Sequoia Healthcare District board, four are qualified to...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 7, 2010 at 3:15 pm | 28 comments | 5445 Views

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Court throws out city's letter to rail authority

In a ruling that Menlo Park Councilman Rich Cline called "kind of a stomach punch," a California Superior Court judge has...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Apr 14, 2009 at 12:47 pm | 28 comments | 7394 Views

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Watchdogs happy with high-speed rail ruling

High-speed rail watchdogs in Menlo Park were thrilled when a California judge ruled that the funding plan for the $68 billion...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Apex, on Dec 14, 2013 at 7:25 am | 27 comments | 8926 Views

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Atherton: 500 guests expected at Super Bowl-related fundraiser Saturday

There's a big party coming to Atherton on Saturday night, but the town is working to make sure the "Big Game Give," an annual...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by Concerned, on Feb 6, 2016 at 9:56 pm | 27 comments | 10884 Views

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Election: Deputy challenges incumbent sheriff in write-in campaign

Greg Munks ran unopposed for re-election as San Mateo County sheriff in 2010. This time around, while the ballot for the...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 3, 2014 at 3:12 pm | 27 comments | 5006 Views

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County looks at adding billboards to public land

A report from County Manager John Maltbie caught the attention, and sparked the ire, of the Committee For Green Foothills'...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 22, 2016 at 2:28 pm | 27 comments | 6030 Views

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the new Gov. Romney VP choice post

Months ago, Emerle created a post on suggested VP candidates for Mitt Romney. Quite a bit early as it turned out, the scrubs...

Original post made by Chuck Roofe on May. 6, 2012
Last comment by VP picker, on Aug 4, 2012 at 9:53 am | 27 comments | 12745 Views

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Stanford students arrested after protest shuts down San Mateo bridge

Dozens of protestors, including Stanford students, were arrested Monday night after they shut down traffic for more than...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 4, 2015 at 4:11 pm | 27 comments | 7012 Views

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San Mateo County floating half-cent sales tax for transportation improvements

San Mateo County is considering asking voters to approve a half-cent sales tax to help fund transportation improvements,...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2018
Last comment by Richard Vaughan, on Feb 1, 2018 at 3:11 pm | 26 comments | 6568 Views
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