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This is "Made in America" week

Please consider seeking out American made products and services. A lousy dime or quarter more for a tee shirt pays dividends...

Original post made by Made in America on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by Short Fingers , 5 hours ago | 5 comments | 120 Views

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Feature story: Lauren Goodkind plays, teaches and writes about chess

Lauren Goodkind's last name may reflect noble human qualities, but when it comes to playing chess, she says she can leave...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by Member, on Jul 22, 2017 at 3:03 pm | 2 comments | 1477 Views

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County sues fossil fuel industry for causing climate change

San Mateo County has filed a lawsuit against 37 oil, gas and coal companies, claiming they are responsible for global warming...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2017
Last comment by Scott Lohmann, on Jul 22, 2017 at 1:57 pm | 26 comments | 1664 Views

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County approves spending $1 million to search for airport noise solutions

San Mateo County supervisors have authorized spending more than $1 million in response to the wave of complaints made about...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by Rational, on Jul 18, 2017 at 11:27 am | 40 comments | 5162 Views

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Three rescued after boat capsizes near Dumbarton Bridge

Two men and a child were rescued Saturday evening from the San Francisco Bay after their boat capsized near the Dumbarton...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 17, 2017 at 7:26 pm | 3 comments | 1315 Views

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Visit to the Veterans For Peace sailboat the Golden Rule - docking at marina in Redwood City July 18-20

Celebrate the Voyage of the Sailboat the Golden Rule, for a Nuclear-Free Future The 34’ wooden ketch arrives at the...

Original post made by Judy Adams on Jul. 14, 2017
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“70 Strong” a facade created to deceive Sequoia Healthcare District taxpayers.

You may have noticed the much ballyhooed roll-out of 70 Strong with the February 1st “70 STRONG LAUNCH PARTY” at Box...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 16, 2017
Last comment by Yet More Of The Same, on Jul 12, 2017 at 5:04 pm | 23 comments | 892 Views

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President Obama has had a tough week

This week will mark the 37th time House Republicans have tried to repeal Obamacare. If Republicans really wanted to do away...

Original post made by Potomac Fever on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by E Lake Palmer, on Jul 12, 2017 at 8:04 am | 29 comments | 6073 Views

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Fire district veteran looks forward to fly fishing

Wrapping up 48 years with the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, including 36 years as a firefighter, Rex Ianson is stepping...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2017
Last comment by Resident of District, on Jul 10, 2017 at 9:26 am | 3 comments | 1125 Views

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Democrats Support the Demise of Israel

Here are the Senate Jewish Democrats in support of the Iranian nuclear deal. — Michael Bennet [D-CO] — Barbara Boxer...

Original post made by Former Democrat now Independent on Sep. 6, 2015
Last comment by Schmidt, on Jul 9, 2017 at 3:59 pm | 39 comments | 1619 Views

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Anne Flegel, former teacher, community volunteer, dies at 74

Anne Hartwig Flegel, a former first-grade teacher at St. Joseph's School in Atherton, an active member of Peninsula Volunteers,...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2017
Last comment by P. Bardina, on Jul 3, 2017 at 5:25 pm | 3 comments | 2091 Views

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Renowned attorney to defend ex-deputy, candidate for sheriff against criminal charges

Famed San Francisco criminal defense attorney J. Tony Serra may attempt to demonstrate that the arrests and prosecution of...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2017
Last comment by Holly L., on Jul 2, 2017 at 6:21 pm | 14 comments | 2748 Views

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Kepler's Literary Foundation announced

In the age of e-books and Amazon, how can a community bookstore thrive? Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/06/30/keplers-literary-foundation-announced...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2017
Last comment by pearl, on Jul 2, 2017 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 1723 Views

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Occupy Wall Street is a DNC ruse to divert attention away from Obama's Failed Presidency

The current Occupy Wall Street movement is the best illustration to date of what President Barack Obama's America looks like....

Original post made by Occupy Wall Street Critic on Feb. 12, 2012
Last comment by He is a lulu, on Jul 1, 2017 at 1:32 pm | 84 comments | 5345 Views

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CEO spins healthcare districts

Sequoia Healthcare District CEO Lee Michelson says: “Community-based health care districts…are a tremendous value…with...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by Ancient Technology?, on Jun 30, 2017 at 10:15 pm | 7 comments | 1085 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District CEO gets 14 1/2% raise

There is hope for the unemployed. There is money out there. Witness the mind-boggling raise given to Sequoia Healthcare...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jun 30, 2017 at 2:44 pm | 4 comments | 4648 Views

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Air district report: Leaf blowers present health risks

Blasting air at up to 185 mph, leaf blowers can whip up hazardous particles and contaminants from the ground at speeds greater...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by Sebastian Vale, on Jun 29, 2017 at 8:54 pm | 19 comments | 9134 Views

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Community Foundation ramps up support for immigrants

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation is ramping up grants to nonprofit organizations devoted to advising and ensuring...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2017
Last comment by home front, on Jun 27, 2017 at 8:54 am | 6 comments | 1164 Views

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Legislation introduced to allow Caltrain sales tax

State legislation introduced Wednesday would allow Caltrain to seek voter approval for a new sales tax to help cover capital...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 27, 2017 at 7:17 am | 22 comments | 2001 Views

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Study: Displaced residents face many other obstacles

Low-income renters who are displaced from their homes tend to experience many adverse impacts in other areas of their lives,...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 23, 2017 at 12:53 pm | 12 comments | 2202 Views
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