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John Maltbie proposes budget with $80,000,000 increase.

This budget of $1.83 billion is based on taking $40,000,000 from reserves. It is also based on three new taxes on the ballot...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jun. 1, 2012
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"The County would benefit by avoiding elections altogether." Don Horsley

ďItís really difficult sometimes to work with elected officials because they can disregard what the board or county thinks...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 20, 2012 at 8:58 am | 1 comment | 974 Views

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Finally San Mateo County Voters get to VOTE

You would think an issue like this would have been easier since we have a Charter Review Committee, a Civil Grand Jury, and...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 29, 2012 at 10:58 am | 3 comments | 1086 Views

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Supervisor Carole Groom's public statement to DA Steve Wagstaffe

Supervisor Carole Groom at Board of Supervisor Meeting June 21, 2012 "I don't know how many folks in our county know the...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 1, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 17, 2012 at 2:16 pm | 5 comments | 1209 Views

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Thank you Betsy Shneider for doing your job.

She was appointed by the city of San Carlos to the LAFco committee, she was the only person out of the entire oversight group...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 19, 2012 at 7:57 am | 1 comment | 980 Views

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LAFCo missed opportunity to consolidate and save tax payers $274,000/yr

LAFCO is responsible for reviewing and approving proposed jurisdictional boundary changes, including annexations and...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 20, 2012
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Could Electronic Monitoring Program for Pre-Trial detainees save tax payers money? Of course it could! Sheriff Greg Munks won't let that happen.

http://www.sanmateocourt.org/documents/grand_jury/2011/emp.pdf San Mateo County probation department uses Electronic Monitoring Santa...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 31, 2012 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 963 Views

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Doug Whitman of Atherton found Guilty in Manhattan Federal Court on all counts of insider trading.

http://www.fbi.gov/newyork/press-releases/2012/california-hedge-fund-manager-doug-whitman-found-guilty-in-manhattan-federal-court-on-all-counts-for-insider-trading...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 21, 2012 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 1559 Views

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San Mateo County should explain the Violent, High Risk, Sex Offender description

the Sheriff's Office used in their alert to the public. Here is a copy of my e-mail sent today to the Board of Supervisors. Derrick...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 22, 2012 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 1201 Views

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FPPC is investigating Faro & Shefren of Sequoia Healthcare District

You might recall that they are 2 of the 5 directors that told the 2000-01 Grand Jury to Shove It, when it was recommended...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Aug. 24, 2012
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Gov. Jerry Brown appoints Richard H. DuBois to SMC Judge

What a Huge mistake that is, This man as a commissioner has caused so much damage to so many people it is hard to imagine. Sarah...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 3, 2012 at 10:10 am | 14 comments | 2078 Views

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San Mateo County Amber Alert not on same page yet.

We need to have all Police Departments in our County on the same page regarding what qualifies for an Amber Alert. The Maffei...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Sep. 8, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 10, 2012 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 1175 Views

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Caltrain fails to report Serious Incident for 22 days. Why?

August 24, 2012 8:25AM a northbound train was stopped at 590 Bubuque Ave S.S.F. letting passengers off and on. At the same...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Sep. 15, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 3, 2012 at 7:00 pm | 22 comments | 3803 Views

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San Mateo County Officials are controlling the new jail argument and won't even consider any recommendations made by experts.

San Mateo County Officials are controlling the new jail argument and won't even consider any recommendations made by experts....

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Commissario, on Oct 4, 2012 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 2223 Views

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It's Time for Honesty from Supervisors

Supervisors Carole Groom and Rose Jacobs Gibson have both personally benefited by being appointed to the Supervisor seat....

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Oct. 27, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 27, 2012 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 843 Views

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William H. Ayres found to be competent.

No longer called Dr. William H. Ayres San Mateo County's prominent employee was found competent to stand trial and his...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 4, 2012 at 5:55 pm | 3 comments | 922 Views

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Supervisors Horsley & Tissier a missed opportunity for Measure A

The Media Center 5 offers 5 minutes of free video for you to present your ideas, and reasons you want the voters to vote...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 2, 2012 at 1:26 pm | 1 comment | 1008 Views

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Measure A Shelly Kessler and Bill Nack taught SMC a lesson

Ten years of 1/2 cent sales tax = $60,000,000 to the General Fund for the Supervisors to spend any way they want. Shelly...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 8, 2012 at 7:48 am | 1 comment | 1057 Views

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Supervisor Don Horsley...Independent Oversight Board

Don Horsley said in an article by the SMDJ today titled "County figuring out how to spend new tax money" part of the undertaking...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 13, 2012
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How do you get someone to donate 1.4 million dollars to you? Yes on measure A funding did just that.

So far that seems to be the amount that Don Horsley, Carole Groom, Adrienne Tisser and Rose Jacobs Gibson our supervisors...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 16, 2012 at 4:55 pm | 6 comments | 1806 Views
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