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FDR's Ghost Is Smiling on Wisconsin's Governor

Somewhere, Franklin Delano Roosevelt is grinning past his cigarette holder at Wisconsin's governor. They are on the same...

Original post made by Patrick McIlheran on Feb. 19, 2011
Last comment by Legal Defense Fund, on Jun 22, 2014 at 7:52 pm | 73 comments | 4079 Views

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Today: Fulfillment of a political death wish

Whatever your opinion of methods to reduce the deficit, if any, one has to wonder why the GOP allowed itself today to vote...

Original post made by al norte sm on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Apr 15, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 1557 Views

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Annual Rotary Club of Mountain View Crab Feed Fundraiser

All you can eat Fresh Dungeness Crab Also featuring: - Field Greens & Gorgonzola Cheese with Vinaigrette Dressing -...

Original post made by Alicia Crank on Jan. 5, 2010
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MOVE IT NOW !!

THE Library Commission is RIGHT on the button. There is no parking for the gym that has two ADULT size basketball courts...

Original post made by almaniac on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Jun 6, 2009 at 9:43 am | 3 comments | 1639 Views

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The administration's absurd decision to put enemy combatants on trial

Attorney General Eric Holder's decision to put the enemy combatants currently held in Guantamano on trial in New York City...

Original post made by Amateur Pundit on Nov. 19, 2009
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Cargill development

I am surprised more people aren't upset about the future development out on the salt marshes. Be it in Redwood City or anywhere....

Original post made by Amy on May. 27, 2009
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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
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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 | 3375 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 | 7 comments | 6957 Views

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Protect vital records from fire, CPA group says

In the wake of the recent fires in Southern California, the California Society of Certified Public Accountants has put together...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Nov. 29, 2007
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Spare the air day - fines for burning wood

The Bay Area Air District has issued a Winter Spare the Air Alert for Monday, November 24, 2008, which bans wood burning...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Nov. 24, 2008
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Peninsula Transportation Alternatives Supervisor Candidate Questionnaire

Peninsula Transportation Alternatives is a new non-profit organization "dedicated to the idea that all modes of transportation...

Original post made by Andrew Boone on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 1, 2012 at 4:05 pm | 1 comment | 1216 Views

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Letter: Be sure to vote for Proposition 99

Editor: Peninsula voters need to be informed about two competing propositions on the state ballot that could have a profound...

Original post made by Andy Blue on May. 24, 2008
Last comment by Pablo, on May 28, 2008 at 9:31 am | 2 comments | 2399 Views

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Early morning runners be alert

This morning, around 5:30-6:00 am, my mom was running on Ringwood between Bay and Middlefield. She always runs with a flashlight...

Original post made by Angry Runner on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Apr 11, 2013 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 992 Views

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Using precious water to keep a lawn green

I live in Woodside Highlands. My neighbor is a renter who waters his lawn until it runs out the storm drains. I pointed...

Original post made by Annenlise Connell on May. 25, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on May 29, 2007 at 2:41 pm | 4 comments | 2796 Views

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Michael Richards Racist Rant

I am compelled to weigh in on this subject, as I feel race is one of the most compelling and fascinating subjects. Of...

Original post made by Anonymous on May. 31, 2007
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Election in 4 days - return control to Republicans

Four questions I saw posted about how bad things have deteriorated under Obama, with answers. Fascinating how conventional...

Original post made by anonymous on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Another Menlo Voter, on Oct 30, 2010 at 9:55 pm | 5 comments | 1343 Views

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Too many regulations for profiability

We all know that, correct? It's a BRUTAL anti-business atmosphere. Conventional wisdom all says it, like President Obama...

Original post made by anonymous on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 24, 2010 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 1582 Views

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Leaving car engine running while at the ATM

To the woman in scrubs at the Wells Fargo ATM last week: Ma'am, there is only one reason to leave your car running while...

Original post made by Asphyxia on Jul. 14, 2008
Last comment by Reba, on Jul 15, 2008 at 11:09 am | 6 comments | 2340 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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Steins, sausage and spaetzle: Mountain View hosts second Oktoberfest
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Men Are Good For Three Things
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Yes on Measure B to improve our quality of life and public safety
By Steve Levy | 6 comments | 855 views

Helping Local Veterans
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