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Which Trump policy will have the greatest effect on Menlo Park?

The wall? Repeal ObamaCare? Breaking apart the EU and NATO? Trade war (or worse) with China? Opening arctic...

Original post made by Labs on Jan. 15, 2017
Last comment by Village Doc, 5 minutes ago | 4 comments | 90 Views

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Reagan: Tear down this wall; Trump: "Will he become my new best friend?"

Trump loves Putin, like Bush: "I looked the man in the eye – I was able to get a sense of his soul." American Leaders...

Original post made by Stanford research on the issue on Sep. 9, 2016
Last comment by Rik, on Jan 14, 2017 at 10:15 pm | 15 comments | 447 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 Her, on Jan 14, 2017 at 11:35 am | 23 comments | 675 Views

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Conservatives Aghast as hypocritical GOP announces at least NINE Trillion in Deficit Spending

2009 deficit actual = $1,413 billion 2015 deficit actual = $438 billion GOP deficits for next ten years skyrocket to...

Original post made by Conservative Principles on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by Bar b, on Jan 13, 2017 at 7:23 pm | 8 comments | 207 Views

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Federal circuit court rejects petition challenging FAA aircraft noise initiative

Efforts aimed at reducing aircraft noise in the skies above Portola Valley, Ladera and Woodside were dealt a setback recently...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by Arabian Elbow, on Jan 13, 2017 at 4:33 pm | 2 comments | 1352 Views

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Eshoo introduces bill requiring presidents, candidates to release tax returns

Rep. Anna G. Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, introduced a bill in Congress on Thursday that would require presidents and presidential...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2017
Last comment by Not Perfect, on Jan 13, 2017 at 11:34 am | 29 comments | 2322 Views

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Great Question from WashPost: "If Obama is a Muslim, is Trump a Russian spy?"

One imagines that the 13% of Almanac readers whom voted for Trump have one answer - the rest of us are curious about facts. "First,...

Original post made by Great Scot! on Jan. 7, 2017
Last comment by home owner, on Jan 11, 2017 at 7:53 am | 6 comments | 212 Views

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Surf Air noise: Will county go beyond voluntary measures?

After years of working with Surf Air to try to find ways the airline could voluntarily do something to reduce the noise its...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by Livesnearairports, on Jan 10, 2017 at 12:59 pm | 113 comments | 6566 Views

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Portola Valley attorney appointed to Superior Court bench

Elizabeth C. Peterson, a resident of Portola Valley and a partner in the Palo Alto law firm of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich &...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2017
Last comment by whatever, on Jan 9, 2017 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 1094 Views

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Behind the scenes at LifeMoves: A homeless woman's success story

<I>Story by Daniel Schmid of LifeMoves.</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2017/01/04/behind-the-scenes-at-lifemoves-a-homeless-womans-success-...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2017
Last comment by Greg, on Jan 5, 2017 at 7:44 pm | 1 comment | 601 Views

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House Republicans Flip-Flop on ETHICS - Fill The Swamp!

After Trump tweets that their "timing" is bad. House G.O.P., Under Fire, Flip-Flops on Ethics Report http://www.nytimes.com/1997/06/19/us/house-gop-under-fire-flip-flops-on-ethic...

Original post made by Ritchie on Jan. 3, 2017
Last comment by Arabian Elbow, on Jan 5, 2017 at 6:00 pm | 3 comments | 172 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District MSR due from LAFCo

The last Municipal Service Review for Healthcare Districts was adopted by The San Mateo County Local Agency Formation Commission...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 5, 2017 at 2:58 pm | 5 comments | 4505 Views

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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 | 257 Views

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Bully goes to Mexico, cowers, lies about talks, comes home and blusters through "speech"

Trump is just an embarrassment to conservatism - I am changing my registration. He campaigns on Mexico paying for the...

Original post made by I'm too old for this on Sep. 1, 2016
Last comment by Yes suh, on Dec 26, 2016 at 6:27 pm | 31 comments | 687 Views

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55 days since Trump held a press conference - because Trump can no longer defend his lies

Besides "blacklisting" national media, Trump has broken all campaign precedent by refusing to allow the traveling press to...

Original post made by Freedom of the Press on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by POGO, on Dec 23, 2016 at 7:13 pm | 16 comments | 533 Views

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CIA report on Russian hacking of election - bipartisan calls for investigation

The one guy who doesn't agree? The same guy who turns down intelligence briefings - trump. From today: TRUMP: "I don’t...

Original post made by Intelligence Plaza on Dec. 11, 2016
Last comment by why?, on Dec 20, 2016 at 1:56 am | 44 comments | 748 Views

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Guest opinion: We must work together to solve county's housing crisis

Most residents of San Mateo County who are not policymakers see only a part of the impact of the housing crisis. As a county...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 16, 2016 at 3:13 pm | 7 comments | 1664 Views

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Legal aid report: No-cause tenant eviction rate rises sharply

A first-of-its-kind report on evictions in San Mateo County from two nonprofit legal organizations shows a partial but meaningful...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2016
Last comment by Cayo, on Dec 15, 2016 at 5:58 pm | 3 comments | 2371 Views

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Atherton to work with Caltrain to resolve noise problems

Angry and frustrated after a recent report showed Caltrain is repeatedly violating Atherton's quite zone, City Council members...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2016
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Dec 12, 2016 at 6:39 pm | 7 comments | 2467 Views

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Gallup: republicans suddenly favor keeping electoral college - do you?

Currently, 19% of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents favor basing the winner on the popular vote, down from...

Original post made by Rainy day pal on Dec. 10, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 11, 2016 at 5:57 pm | 5 comments | 292 Views
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