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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 | 6085 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 | 7431 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 | 7180 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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COMMENT ON POSTS BELOW

It's simple to comment on TownSquare posts: -- Click on any post and read it. -- At the bottom of the post, click on...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 17, 2006
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What do you think of our new Web site?

What do you think of the Almanac's new Web site, which includes the Town Square forum, where you can post news, information...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 10, 2006
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SLAC contributes to Nobel Prize in chemistry

<b>NOTE: This report is from Kelen Tuttle of the Stanford News Service.</b> Roger D. Kornberg, who won this year's Nobel...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 5, 2006
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Poll workers needed for Nov. 7 election

<b>NOTE: This information is from Warren Slocum, San Mateo County’s chief elections officer.</b> Anyone interested in...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 5, 2006
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Time to get your flu shot

This information is from Peter Bauer of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in San Francisco: Getting...

Original post made by Good neighbor on Oct. 4, 2006
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Demonstration of new e-voting machines

The San Mateo County Elections Office is giving demonstrations of the new eSlate electronic voting systems at community...

Original post made by Good neighbor on Oct. 4, 2006
Last comment by , on Oct 4, 2006 at 1:01 am | 1 comment | 6467 Views

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Submit ideas to Short Takes

The Short Takes editor can always use good ideas for her column. Amusing annecdotes, wacky coincidences, goverment officials'...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Oct. 2, 2006
Last comment by , on Oct 2, 2006 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 7800 Views

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Press release: Rail safety bill signed into law

Assemblymember Rudy Bermúdez has issued the press release below regarding a new rail safety bill. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                            ...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Sep. 29, 2006
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Global warming

Salt Lake City has taken this issue quite seriously. The mayor has an aide whose sole job is to enlist support among citizens...

Original post made by David Boyce on Sep. 29, 2006
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