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Dissolution Dialogue on Healthcare Districts

In my 11 years as an elected Director of the Sequoia Healthcare District I have found it impossible to have a dialog with...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 13, 2014 at 7:24 pm | 17 comments | 1258 Views

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Sequel to Dissolution Dialogue on Healthcare Districts

Since I first posted Dissolution Dialogue on Healthcare Districts http://www.almanacnews.com/square/2014/08/01/dissolution-dialogue-on-healthcare-districts...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by Doug Radtke, on Aug 13, 2014 at 1:51 pm | 3 comments | 100 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

NYT Revives Benghazi Video Lie to Save Hillary

The New York Times know that the security failures, and then the lies and coverups over the attacks, represent a huge liability...

Original post made by Lincoln Steffens on Jan. 2, 2014
Last comment by Ida Tarbell, on Aug 13, 2014 at 10:57 am | 8 comments | 587 Views

MENLO PARK

2014 Urban Canyon Award Goes To......

The envelope please.....Redwood City! Cue "wild applause" Having just returned from a few weeks away I was mightily surprised...

Original post made by Richard Vaughan on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Aug 13, 2014 at 10:29 am | 10 comments | 306 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Specific plan initiative supporters critique consultant's analysis

The backers of an initiative to change the Menlo Park downtown/El Camino Real specific plan have released their take on a...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:47 am | 31 comments | 1865 Views

ATHERTON

Con men scam local author and physician

It can happen to the best and the brightest, apparently. Physician, author, speaker and world traveler Walter Bortz of Portola...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by "Living Longer for Dummies.", on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:07 am | 2 comments | 295 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Fergusson joins council race

A familiar name has popped on to the list of contenders for the 2014 Menlo Park City Council election: Kelly Fergusson, who...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by sally, on Aug 13, 2014 at 7:44 am | 57 comments | 2259 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Four candidates for three council seats

With the close of the filing period on Aug. 8, Atherton has an official roster of City Council candidates for the Nov. 4...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Sad, on Aug 13, 2014 at 12:25 am | 1 comment | 182 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Email indicates that Zuckerberg offered to help developer

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apparently recalled he had once offered to help a real estate developer who is suing him for...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Hold on…, on Aug 13, 2014 at 12:10 am | 4 comments | 516 Views

AROUND TOWN

PHS offers $1,000 reward in shooting of dog in Menlo Park

The Peninsula Humane Society is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Aug 12, 2014 at 4:20 pm | 2 comments | 1174 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Mosquito fogging in Menlo Park

Parts of Menlo Park will be sprayed for mosquitoes tonight to curb the spread of West Nile virus, according to the San Mateo...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Seth, on Aug 12, 2014 at 3:21 pm | 14 comments | 1826 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park fire district sued over crash

A collision between a fire vehicle and car last fall has led to a lawsuit filed against the Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 12, 2014 at 3:07 pm | 11 comments | 1466 Views

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GOP and Tea Party to take US Senate for two years

... until 2016, when the Democratic Party takes it back. What will the GOP and the tea party do for the two years? "“I...

Original post made by GOP absurdities on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by horsey, on Aug 12, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 7 comments | 158 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upcoming Programs at Atherton Library

Thursday, August 14 at 4 pm- Family Musical Storytime for all ages. Friday, August 15, from 1:30 to 3 pm- Summer Learning...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Aug. 12, 2014
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Peninsula Healthcare District candidate statements for November election

There are 4 candidates for 3 seats on the Peninsula Healthcare District Board of Directors in November 2014. Challenger...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 12, 2014 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 91 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Deputies use Taser on 'physically combative' Redwood City man

Allegations of illegal narcotics possession and a physical altercation with deputies in the Woodside town center led to the...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by grandmother6, on Aug 12, 2014 at 10:04 am | 7 comments | 1623 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park plans for tighter water restrictions

With more than half of California experiencing "extreme drought," Menlo Park's greenery will look thirstier than ever starting...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Aug 12, 2014 at 8:05 am | 3 comments | 1062 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside horseback vaulters win national competition; now on to world championship

Woodside happens to be the home of two internationally competitive athletic teams: the Woodside Vaulters and Pacific Coast...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by Susan Frankel, on Aug 11, 2014 at 9:59 pm | 3 comments | 1409 Views

MENLO PARK

FIRE STATION on Oak Grove Avenue

I've read in the newspaper that the Fire District may have to close their Downtown Fire Station #6 located on Oak Grove Avenue,...

Original post made by Jim on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 11, 2014 at 4:07 pm | 5 comments | 268 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council holds special meeting on how to write initiative ballot argument

With the Aug. 15 deadline fast approaching, the Menlo Park City Council will meet tonight (Aug. 6) to clarify who will write...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 11, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 32 comments | 1119 Views
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