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Woodside: Real estate icon Frances Bohannon Nelson dies

Frances Bohannon Nelson, a resident of Woodside for 55 years and a Peninsula real estate icon and philanthropist, died in...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by ari s perez, 10 hours ago | 3 comments | 4113 Views

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Circus Club: 'Let's be a role model' for water use

With a 10-acre polo field visible from the street, it's almost inevitable that passersby would complain when they notice...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by Marie Antoinette, on Jun 29, 2015 at 4:32 pm | 7 comments | 2308 Views

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Supreme Court upholds same-sex marriage

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled by a 5-4 vote today that the federal Constitution provides a right to same-sex marriage -- an...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Jun 27, 2015 at 3:55 pm | 6 comments | 926 Views

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Guest opinion: 'National conversation on race' must begin among the young

I attended a fundraiser for Sen. Barbara Boxer at the home of Rep. Anna Eshoo in Atherton c. 2005. Sen. Boxer made an unsolicited...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Jun 25, 2015 at 4:40 pm | 13 comments | 521 Views

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County supes adopt Laura's Law

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to implement Laura's Law, which allows courts to order...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by County Resident, on Jun 25, 2015 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 616 Views

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Obituary: Rudy Driscoll Jr., 47, Woodside

Rudy W. Driscoll Jr., 47, a Woodside resident who served until June 13 on the local school board, died on June 16. He was...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2015
There are no comments yet. 469 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District cancels Regular Meeting, AGAIN!

Directors Shefren and Faro got together again to request cancelling(a.k.a. rescheduling) one of the 6 REGULAR meetings annually...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jun. 22, 2015
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jun 24, 2015 at 11:58 am | 18 comments | 269 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District President Art Faro responds to Grand jury.

In a follow-up response to a request by the Continuity Committee of the San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury, Board President...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jun 23, 2015 at 3:54 pm | 3 comments | 166 Views

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Motorcyclist dies after crash at Skyline Blvd. near Alpine Road

A 24-year-old man died near Skyline Boulevard on Saturday afternoon after the motorcycle he was riding drifted off an embankment...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2015
Last comment by Sad news , on Jun 21, 2015 at 5:24 pm | 7 comments | 2986 Views

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Children's Health Initiative website highjacked!

Yesterday, I had occasion to visit the Children's Health Initiative(CHI) website smcchi.com, from a link on the Sequoia Healthcare...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by big ol' park, on Jun 19, 2015 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 101 Views

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Motorcyclist killed in U.S. 101 crash is identified

A motorcyclist killed in a crash in San Mateo on Sunday has been identified as 45-year-old Belmont resident John Stark,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Rider, on Jun 18, 2015 at 9:45 pm | 2 comments | 945 Views

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How did human remains end up in Atherton backyard?

The caller told the Atherton Police Department she'd made a grisly find - a bucket filled with bones in an Atherton backyard. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by whatever, on Jun 12, 2015 at 5:21 pm | 3 comments | 3756 Views

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End of an era: De Modderman retires

De Modderman, who guided the financial ship of both the Las Lomitas and Menlo Park elementary school districts as business...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2015
Last comment by Mara van der Pas, on Jun 7, 2015 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 1043 Views

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Grand jury to county: Get going on addressing rising sea levels

Bay Area experts on climate change have long been saying that sea-level rise between now and the year 2100 is a long-term...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by S Colbert, on Jun 7, 2015 at 11:47 am | 19 comments | 1741 Views

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Man who threatened to kill Atherton officer arrested in Florida after attacking officers there

A 35-year-old former Atherton resident who police say recently threatened to kill an Atherton officer was arrested yesterday...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Jun 6, 2015 at 10:52 am | 3 comments | 2015 Views

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Person struck, killed on Atherton train tracks

A person was struck by a train and killed shortly before 3 p.m. today (June 5) at the Atherton Caltrain Station, according...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by whatever, on Jun 5, 2015 at 6:16 pm | 3 comments | 4229 Views

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Conflict of interest of Sequoia Healthcare District Board Members

Recent meetings of the Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors have provided examples of Directors recusing themselves...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jun 5, 2015 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 197 Views

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Association of California Healthcare Districts removes "Guide to Grassroots Advocacy" from its website

In another topic "Why is the Sequoia Healthcare District switching its Workers Comp. Insurance to ACHD's Alpha Fund?" http://www.almanacnews.com/square/index.php?i=3&t=8175...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 6, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jun 4, 2015 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 1334 Views

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Continuum in a healthy society

A recent proposal by Samaritan House Chief Executive Officer Bart Charlow, reported in the San Mateo Daily Journal http://www.smdailyjournal.com/articles/lnews/2015-06-01/nonpro...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jun. 4, 2015
There are no comments yet. 107 Views

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Police investigate death threat to Atherton officer

Atherton police are investigating an emailed death threat they say a former Atherton resident now living in Florida sent...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Jun 3, 2015 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 1910 Views
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