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Cities must plan now for senior housing needs

The following letter was published in the Almanac's Jan. 17 edition: Editor: It may or may not come as news, but the...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 18, 2007
Last comment by , on Jan 18, 2007 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 5432 Views

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Eshoo votes to cut student loan interest rates

<b>From a Jan. 17, 2006, press release from Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Atherton.</b> WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo,...

Original post made by Poster on Jan. 17, 2007
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Two paths to improve African high schools

The following letter was published in the Almanac's Jan. 10 print edition: Editor: Congratulations on the excellent...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 10, 2007
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Unhappy with PUC handling of chloramine health issues

The following letter was published in the Almanac's Jan. 10 print edition: Editor: Thank you for the Dec. 27 article...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 10, 2007
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Big bike rides exacerbate cyclist/motorist tensions

<B>This letter was published in the Jan. 3 edition of the Almanac:</B> Editor: I am appalled at Brian Peterson's piece...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 2, 2007
Last comment by Dr. Greg Wright, on Jan 9, 2007 at 4:48 pm | 8 comments | 6694 Views

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Superman lived in our community.

One year ago, Officer Richard May, was shot and killed in East Palo Alto while performing his pledged duty to serve and protect....

Original post made by Jay Gertridge on Jan. 5, 2007
Last comment by friend, on Jan 7, 2007 at 8:34 pm | 1 comment | 5266 Views

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Crossing the line of convention

From a wonderful book by Robert Fulghum. The book is titled "Maybe (Maybe Not)" On a hot summer's day, late in August,...

Original post made by Llib Brunyar on Dec. 20, 2006
Last comment by Diana, on Dec 20, 2006 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 5643 Views

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Should the YMCA be allowed to log Camp Jones Gulch in perpetuity, without further public review?

To manage fire hazards and gain some income, the YMCA has applied to the California Division of Forestry (CDF) for a timber...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Dec. 8, 2006
Last comment by Robyn Pierce, on Dec 12, 2006 at 4:20 pm | 8 comments | 11659 Views

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Anna Eshoo bills await president's signature

This press release was received Dec. 9 from the office of Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Atherton: WASHINGTON, D.C. - Significant health-related...

Original post made by Reporter on Dec. 10, 2006
Last comment by , on Dec 10, 2006 at 1:19 pm | 1 comment | 7278 Views

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Some thoughts on James Kim

I didn't know James Kim, the 35-year-old San Francisco man who died in the Oregon wilderness trying to find help for his...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Dec. 7, 2006
Last comment by George, on Dec 8, 2006 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 5883 Views

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Are you happy or unhappy with the election results?

Here is a place to comment on whether you are happy or unhappy with the election results. You can comment on any particular...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Nov. 9, 2006
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on Nov 16, 2006 at 2:18 pm | 2 comments | 5914 Views

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Terms of use; monitoring posts on Town Square

We are taking offline some posts that don't meet the Terms of Use for Town Square, including recent posts of "sarcastic fiction."...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Nov. 7, 2006
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Lane brother donate $50,000 to Yes on Measure A, the 1/8th cent parks sales tax

The Lane brothers of Portola Valley and Atherton have donated a total of $50,000 to the Yes on Measure A campaign in San...

Original post made by Voter on Nov. 6, 2006
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Should sales taxes be increased 1/8th cent for parks and park programs?

Measure A on the San Mateo County ballot would raise $16 million a year for parks and park programs in the county. To pass,...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 26, 2006
Last comment by MP Voter, on Nov 1, 2006 at 7:32 am | 7 comments | 6055 Views

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Prop. 90: Most important measure on the ballot

Tempted by Prop. 90? First read this from Robert Redford: "We had no idea." You're going to hear that a lot if Proposition...

Original post made by Smart Voter on Oct. 28, 2006
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What do you think of AARP’s “Don’t Vote” campaign?

<b>See info below. Click on "Add a comment" and give us your opinion.</b> Warren Slocum, San Mateo County’s chief elections...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 24, 2006
Last comment by Enfranchised and loving it, on Oct 25, 2006 at 2:56 pm | 4 comments | 7376 Views

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Peninsula Volunteers Rosener House hosts Insurance Industry Volunteers

Volunteers from ABD Insurance Services in Redwood City engaged with Peninsula Volunteers Rosener House Adult Day program...

Original post made by Barbara Kalt on Oct. 23, 2006
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Invader on front page, Oct. 18, 2006 issue

In the photo on the front page is a new weed, Dittrichia graveolens or stinkwort. In is the green plant on the left side...

Original post made by Paul Heiple on Oct. 19, 2006
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Founder of Patagonia Inc. to discuss environmental sustainability at Oct. 23 lecture

<b>This report is from Stanford University.</b> Yvon Chouinard, founder and owner of Patagonia Inc., will deliver the 2006-07...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 18, 2006
Last comment by , on Oct 18, 2006 at 11:35 am | 1 comment | 7125 Views

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Discoverer of `10th planet` to give public lecture about the planet Oct. 25

<b>This report is from Stanford University.</b> By Clara Moskowitz Still mourning the loss of Pluto as a planet? Blame...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 18, 2006
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