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By Martin Lamarque

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About this blog: I have lived in Belle Haven since 1997, and work as an interpreter in the emergency department of a county hospital. My main interest is to help improve society by way of giving families the support and information they need to ra...  (More)

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At the mercy of developers and their allies in City Hall
Jul 20, 2015 9:58 pm
Comments: 23 | Views: 14,046

Facebook just announced bigger plans for their properties on the edge of Belle Haven that include a hotel and more office buildings. Buildings that could reach heights... More
Menlo Gateway: Our Council is in the pocket
Mar 9, 2015 9:18 pm
Comments: 15 | Views: 5,076

Today, the Mercury News ran the story about Mr. Bohannon's newfound partnership to build a 250-room hotel at the corner of Frontage and Marsh Roads. The story included... More
From Belle Haven to Auschwitz
Mar 7, 2015 4:18 pm
Comments: 13 | Views: 4,418

A couple of days ago, as he was about to board a train for Poland, my son called to tell us that he was well, and that he was going to go visit Auschwitz.

?I... More
Menlo Gateway Rears its Head
Jan 12, 2015 10:15 pm
Comments: 8 | Views: 4,376

Today, it took me 20 minutes to drive from the VA Hospital to Newbridge Avenue, as I tried to get home after a long day at work.
By the time I reached Willow Road... More
Measure M and City Hall-- When in a hole... stop digging!
Nov 13, 2014 10:17 pm
Comments: 26 | Views: 4,936

My good friend, the late Bob Beyers, who inspired some of my early love for written journalism, was known for his willingness to facilitate getting to the bottom... More
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