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Three of five candidates want to change healthcare district

Five candidates are running for three open seats on the governing board of the Sequoia Healthcare District in the Nov. 4...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Of course Jack is right, 12 hours ago | 22 comments | 1942 Views

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Myth of Arctic Meltdown

Seven years after Al Gore's 'the sky is falling' warning, Arctic ice cap has expanded for second year in row. An area twice...

Original post made by Northern Exposure on Aug. 31, 2014
Last comment by Treblig, on Sep 27, 2014 at 2:52 pm | 24 comments | 382 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District Seeks Transparency Certifications

At it's August meeting, the Sequoia Healthcare District took action to implement policy changes to meet ACHD and CSDF guidelines...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Sep. 27, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Sep 27, 2014 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 52 Views

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Atherton volunteers rebuild plane-crash victim's home

Four years after a Tesla employee's plane plummeted into an East Palo Alto neighborhood, destroying Lisa Jones' home and...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2014
Last comment by Mary S, on Sep 27, 2014 at 1:00 pm | 15 comments | 3787 Views

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a TRUE Democracy shows America how to vote about ISIS

Where is Congress? The UK votes on military actions - where is the American Congress? Why hasn't Congress voted on going...

Original post made by Congress Votes to Authorize on Sep. 27, 2014
There are no comments yet. 86 Views

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Arnold Schwarzenegger, Meg Whitman and the Tarpster Neel Tushar Kashkari

How long has it been since we've had a real conservative to vote for? 11 years since Jack in 2003. At least Donnelly was...

Original post made by Conservative Voter on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 26, 2014 at 12:22 pm | 18 comments | 211 Views

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If China or Iran did it to us....

70 times we've raised the debt limit since Nixon, 7 times under Bush with votes from Boenher McConnell and Cantor. What's...

Original post made by Nicholas Kristof on Jul. 24, 2011
Last comment by can't believe I am reading t, on Sep 26, 2014 at 11:44 am | 39 comments | 2929 Views

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New features for Town Square

We are in the process of making a few changes in how Town Square operates. Some of the changes are new editing tools...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by JulieToo, on Sep 25, 2014 at 10:13 pm | 5 comments | 425 Views

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New law defines 'safe distance' for motorists passing bicyclists

A new state law sets 3 feet as a "safe distance" for vehicles passing bicyclists on the road. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by wcs, on Sep 24, 2014 at 1:11 pm | 35 comments | 1968 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 neighbor, on Sep 14, 2014 at 12:14 pm | 15 comments | 439 Views

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Tips on handling a mountain lion encounter

Mountain lion sightings are not uncommon on the Midpeninsula. Local officials are reminding residents of the best way to...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by pogo, on Sep 11, 2014 at 8:35 pm | 2 comments | 877 Views

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Transit CEO Michael Scanlon to retire

After 15 years leading San Mateo County's transit operations, Michael Scanlon has decided to retire. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Thomas Paine IV, on Sep 10, 2014 at 7:49 am | 1 comment | 641 Views

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ISRAEL: Is Now The Time To Speak Up and Take a Stand For Peace?

Are you willing to take a stand? Do you wish to lend your collective voice to this issue? Is this somebody else's problem,...

Original post made by Tom on Aug. 3, 2014
Last comment by San Jose, on Sep 9, 2014 at 8:42 am | 45 comments | 1002 Views

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2.9 earthquake hits Ladera

A magnitude 2.9 earthquake hit Ladera along the San Andreas Fault Wednesday evening around 8:24 p.m., according to the U.S....

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 4, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 7 comments | 1638 Views

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Counsel for SHD advises directors to avoid forum

I have posted a topic on this forum creating a "Dissolution Dialogue for Healthcare Districts". http://www.almanacnews.com/square/2014/08/12/sequel-to-dissolution-dialogue-on-healt...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 31, 2014 at 3:28 pm | 5 comments | 189 Views

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'Plumbers' rob Atherton home while resident distracted

Atherton police say a home on Mesa Court was burglarized on Thursday, Aug. 28, after a man who said he was a plumber investigating...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Aug 29, 2014 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 1011 Views

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Rationale for Sequoia Healthcare District's continuation of property.tax collection.

When the Sequoia Hospital District(alias Sequoia Healthcare District) sold Sequoia Hospital with voter approval of Measure...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 28, 2014
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Woodside: Arizona men charged in burglary

Two Arizona men flew to the Bay Area for a brief stay in March 2012 and, while here, burglarized an unoccupied Woodside home...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Gypsy, on Aug 28, 2014 at 8:00 am | 4 comments | 1221 Views

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Drought: Cal Water lists restrictions on water use

The California Water Service Company has a list of restrictions on water use during the drought, but doesn't have a final...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on Aug 27, 2014 at 12:53 pm | 9 comments | 1698 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District's HeartSafe Program revisited

In my role as a "watchdog" on the Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors, I receive monthly copies of the Cash Disbursement...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 27, 2014 at 10:40 am | 7 comments | 222 Views
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