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D.A. Steve Wagstaffe determines CHP and Sheriff got it wrong in Klien DUI

CHP and San Mateo County Sheriff's reported .08 and transported Vice Mayor Andy Klien to First Chance. Now Steve Wagstaffe...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by Boss Hogg, on May 24, 2011 at 10:52 pm | 10 comments | 1663 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District gets Corporate Grant-Making award.

The outstanding corporate Grant-Maker award goes to Sequoia Healthcare District Silicon Valley chapter of the Association...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jun. 5, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 13, 2012 at 8:22 am | 3 comments | 1643 Views

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Dr. William Ayres Competency trial.

The Jury has the case now as of this morning....

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Lurker, on Sep 9, 2011 at 9:41 am | 39 comments | 5114 Views

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R.I.P. Spencer Harris of Menlo Park…He was a Hoarder

He lived in the same apartment on Roble Avenue for 27 years. While out of town on personal business the MPPD entered his...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 9, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 13, 2011 at 11:28 am | 19 comments | 2108 Views

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Supervisor Dave Pine got it right.

Thank You, Supervisor Dave Pine SMDJ Headline story: 500 workers concede millions. There is no mention of layoffs or...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 27, 2011
There are no comments yet. 962 Views

ATHERTON

Huge mistake to talk about outsourcing APD

What would be the huge mistake to talk about outsourcing? Most cities are talking about it. "It would be a huge mistake...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Aug. 27, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 1, 2011 at 7:19 am | 8 comments | 1429 Views

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Stogner's message to SMC voters re: Measure H $564M

If you are a voter who does not own real estate in San Mateo County, please take a few moments to think about this before...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Oct. 15, 2011
Last comment by jahzebel, on Nov 1, 2011 at 12:10 am | 12 comments | 1170 Views

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Carole Groom hires John Maltbie back.

John Maltbie said "I am looking forward to serving the residents of San Mateo County to the best of my abilities." That's...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 9, 2012 at 12:18 pm | 5 comments | 1819 Views

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Jack Hickey Diligence pays off, Sequoia Healthcare District $26,384.40 overpaid.

Jack Hickey has done it again, he is the only Director who checks the books. Sometimes his request for information is denied...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Dec 22, 2011 at 4:39 pm | 7 comments | 1190 Views

ATHERTON

Mystery surrounds status of Atherton's City Manager John Danielson.

In a recent article in another major newspaper Bonnie Eslinger appears to raise more questions than answers. Why? Forced...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 25, 2011 at 11:53 am | 32 comments | 1920 Views

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District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe and DDA Brian Donnellan have really slanted the Jesse Wilson case in their favor.

This would be a good case to review by citizen oversight committee if we had one. Jesse Wilson is charged with 2 Felony...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jan. 28, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 7, 2012 at 11:44 am | 8 comments | 1752 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Police Foundation

This is a new non profit as in the last 6 months, does anyone know who is behind it and what is its purpose? There is not...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by Area observer, on Feb 19, 2012 at 4:38 am | 27 comments | 1981 Views

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San Mateo County Central Labor Council - Reporter was told to leave meeting.

As reported by the Palo Alto Daily Post 3/6/12 by Ryan McCarthy "Union Group Questions Supervisor Candidates" "The San...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Tim Wulff, on Mar 15, 2012 at 3:26 pm | 36 comments | 2749 Views

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3 County Supervisors skip the transparent vetting process, appoint Controller.

Supervisors Don Horsley, Adrienne Tisser, and Rose Jacobs Gibson (who was appointed) solved the vacant position of Controller...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 15, 2012 at 11:18 am | 3 comments | 1140 Views

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HSR KILL IT NOW....AB1455

Taxpayers pay attention to the bill mentioned in this article. http://www.smdailyjournal.com/article_preview.php?id=230683&title=Bill%20to%20kill%20high-speed%20rail%20gaining%2...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Mar. 17, 2012
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Mar 19, 2012 at 10:46 am | 2 comments | 916 Views

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Stop Foreclosures & Audit, Mark Church of SMC

Here is an e-mail I sent last week to Mark Church, I have not received any response. From: Michael Stogner <michaelgstogner@yahoo.com> To:...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 27, 2012 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 1027 Views

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Dave Pine Speech, "Honor Democracy"

http://youtu.be/3ZNVUsjoMss This is a video of Dave Pine's speech to the Board of Supervisors, December 16, 2008 it is a...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 30, 2012 at 7:25 am | 2 comments | 965 Views

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S.M.C. Supervisors Give 11% Salary INCREASE

Adrienne Tissier, Carole Groom, Don Horsley, Rose Jacobs Gibson all voted yesterday to give an $18,039 annual raise...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 27, 2012 at 1:27 pm | 11 comments | 1009 Views

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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
There are no comments yet. 769 Views

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"The County would benefit by avoiding elections altogether." Don Horsley

“It’s 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 | 994 Views
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