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San Mateo County Harbor Commission Stalls on California Voting Rights Act

On March 21, 2018, the board majority denied the Harbor District an opportunity to comply with the California Voting Rights...

Original post made by Sabrina Brennan on Mar. 28, 2018
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 31, 2018 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 2210 Views


'I've Had Enough': When Democrats Quit on Obama

Great Article in the National Journal about Democrats' frustration with Obama

Original post made by Menlo Observer on Jun. 9, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 11, 2014 at 8:20 pm | 14 comments | 2207 Views


Mission Hospice asks for $2,000,000 from Sequoia Healthcare District

Sequoia Healthcare District(SHD) will be considering a Pledge Of Up To $2 Million Dollars Towards Mission Hospice's Capital...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jun. 3, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2204 Views


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 | 2203 Views


Informing candidates and getting out the vote

At about this time in 2017, Democratic Party activist JoAnn Loulan and 14 other Portola Valley professional women —...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2018
Last comment by votevotevotevotevote, on Oct 26, 2018 at 9:50 am | 2 comments | 2195 Views


Pls use Donald J Drumpf's original family name

Per John Oliver; & this from the conservative Boston Globe:

Original post made by The Drumpf-vinator on Mar. 1, 2016
Last comment by Tres Amigos GOP, on Mar 4, 2016 at 12:36 pm | 2 comments | 2195 Views


Stanford University graduate workers succeed in unionizing

Graduate-student workers at Stanford University have unionized, the result of an April vote that saw 94% of ballots cast...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2023
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jul 11, 2023 at 4:55 am | 1 comment | 2186 Views


California to end the COVID state of emergency

The state of emergency gave Gov. Gavin Newsom wide-ranging powers to issue mandates and enter into billions of dollars of...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2022
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Oct 18, 2022 at 12:00 pm | 1 comment | 2184 Views


Letter: City should not be in the housing business

It's bad enough that the city is losing money in the child care business, but now former Mayor Andy Cohen and the Almanac...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 20, 2009 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 2174 Views


Big Snowstorm - is Frosty okay?

We usually get a "where's your so-called global warming, lookit all da snow!!!" post from Frosty or one of his alter egos...

Original post made by The Snowman on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by Caspar Milquetoast, on Jan 30, 2015 at 9:11 pm | 9 comments | 2171 Views


Kopp endorses Healthcare trio

Superior Court Judge Quentin L. Kopp (Ret.), in a telephone conversation with Jack Hickey on Tuesday, endorsed the candidacies...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by pogo, on Oct 22, 2014 at 4:40 pm | 1 comment | 2169 Views


Webb Ranch on lockdown after virus outbreak sickens dozens of horses

For more than a month, Webb Ranch in Portola Valley has been dealing with its own pandemic lockdown due to an outbreak of...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2165 Views


6.1 earthquake at 3:20:44 A.M. 8/24

This one rattled the sliding glass doors on my bedroom. I'm waiting for the aftershock. ...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by not in town, on Aug 24, 2014 at 9:47 am | 2 comments | 2165 Views


Sequoia Healthcare District electioneering

In past elections the District has engaged in activities which I consider to have been "electioneering".

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 10, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2159 Views


True philanthropy

The Newsletter of StarVista, recipient of a $75,000 grant of property tax dollars from the pseudo-philanthropic Sequoia Healthcare...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 21, 2013 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 2159 Views


Letter: Honoring a man who knew: We can do better

This month, the beginning of 2020, is the anniversary of the birth of The Honorable Elijah Eugene Cummings, who was chairman...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2020
Last comment by Ivan Webster, on Feb 5, 2020 at 9:19 am | 1 comment | 2154 Views


Bay Area legislators back sanctions on Russia after Ukraine invasion

With the Russian Federation launching a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Rep. Anna Eshoo on Thursday denounced Russian President...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2022
Last comment by CyberVoter, on Feb 25, 2022 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 2146 Views


The Almanac Holiday Fund: Upward Scholars offers support and hope

<I>By Linda Prieto, executive director of Upward Scholars</I></B> Read the full story here

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2019
Last comment by Board Member, on Dec 3, 2019 at 9:47 am | 1 comment | 2142 Views


President elect Trump tweets New Year greetings, and calls Americans his enemies.

"Happy New Year to all, including to my many enemies and those who have fought me and lost so badly they just don't know...

Original post made by pal joey on Dec. 31, 2016
Last comment by Public records, on Jan 2, 2017 at 12:34 pm | 5 comments | 2137 Views


Earth Day - April 22 climate change documentary: "Before the Flood"

Please come to the Earth Day (April 22) screening of the acclaimed National Geographic/Leonardo di Caprio documentary Before...

Original post made by Judy Adams on Apr. 4, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2136 Views
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