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Jonathan Frieman July 11, 2014 at 06:09 pm
This mediocre low level of work is all Marc Levine is capable of. Yikes.
History & Reason July 12, 2014 at 12:18 pm
Anybody ever wonder why bars have parking lots? When are the cannabis growers going to have anRead More opportunity to set up a booth at farmer's markets? I would much rather be driven home by a medicated driver than a drunk driver!
robin July 12, 2014 at 02:24 pm
Great...... bad enough dealing with a bunch of drunks at night and at the OC market, now we have toRead More deal with a bunch of drunks at the farmer's market here. BAD idea... terribly bad idea... sunday morning drunk drivers...... once again - bad idea.
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Imelda Hernandez June 30, 2014 at 09:28 am
Note that many of their positions are only accepting applications for CURRENT employees!
Alexis168 June 30, 2014 at 11:14 pm
Looks like some of these jobs are internal promotions only. One has to be a current San MateoRead More County employee in order to be considered.
Americanwhiteboy June 27, 2014 at 08:50 am
Make no mistake about it, they are going to be coming for your guns eventually, just a matter ofRead More time. They will first go for the "Registry" and I think the more informed of us all know that a registry has preceeded almost every gun grab in history. How did that registry work out for the Jews in WW2?
school bus ninja June 27, 2014 at 08:51 am
None of this would have happened if women put out more. Don't be so stingy with the lovin'. JustRead More sayin.
Paul Hamilton July 10, 2014 at 07:21 pm
When you take the Guns away from honest citizens. All you will have are Armed thugs who have no fearRead More of being shot, an armed citizen is a defense against crime. I personally will fight to keep my guns.
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JHouse June 26, 2014 at 10:25 am
does it look as if manufacturing is just fine here? Check this out.Read More http://www.thetrumpet.com/article/2061.31271.80.0/economy/the-death-of-american-manufacturing
glenn bernard June 26, 2014 at 12:31 pm
Suppose that within a mental evaluation for gun purchase, the citizen reveals a deeply held dislikeRead More and distrust of the Government. Some people would not want this person to be allowed to purchase just for this one "excuse." Suggest everybody focus on getting US corporations to return to the USA (from Asia) for all of their manufacturing. Nothing stops bullets like JOBS!
Nadja Adolf June 26, 2014 at 05:12 pm
Note that this law would NOT have stopped the Isla Vista shooting because the parents did NOT callRead More the local mental health agency as well as the police. Note that by failing to check the California gun registry - available in every patrol car - they would not have even considered issuing such an order because they didn't think there were any firearms in the area - and neither did his parents, apparently. I have a lot of questions regarding this case - and one of them is that given junior had been making violent postings for more than a week or two, why didn't the parents cut off his funds and compel him to return home and be evaluated?
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Lynn Glover June 25, 2014 at 10:28 am
KMA: what is your point about how old is the S of L? Do you think wise philosophy has an expirationRead More date? Let's hope the sonnet by Lazarus is just as meaningful today as then. And, it's part of what makes the USA exceptionally great in the world and time. Of course, some limitations have to be included. These are embodied in the law. The problem today is that the law is not being enforced primarily because the head of enforcement and his minions want to let in more people who, they would like to believe, are likely to vote for their kind in the future.
M. Manzano July 6, 2014 at 04:48 pm
The Democrats would cease being in control if voter ID passed. They will do everything possible toRead More prevent it.
Madeleine July 6, 2014 at 05:13 pm
M. Manzano: You are so right. There is not one logical reason to be against voter ID, unless youRead More want to vote fraudulently.
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Joe Witherspoon June 6, 2014 at 12:13 pm
Excellent news! Totally don't agree with the hate-fueled comment above. San Mateo has very fewRead More resources so far for the LGBTQ residents here and the demographic is clearly different than in highly urban areas. Given our location and the hub of technology innovation, creativity and cosmopolitan nature of our community, this is great.
Force Ten June 6, 2014 at 12:48 pm
Hate fueled? I was just stating facts. The whole "strive to be treated equal" creo is soRead More backwards. So this commitee was formed "to inform future policy decisions and further the cause of inclusiveness"? The more "special" committee's they need the more they separate themselves from everyone else.
MadMonkey June 6, 2014 at 04:34 pm
I am 100% for LGBT rights, some of my close friends are gay and lesbian. That said, it is one thingRead More to be treated equally and another to be given special consideration and rights making it more difficult for others. We have seen this in the form of affirmative action and know it does not work. It is about equality for ALL. Having grown up in the 70s and 80s, and not been given equal opportunity due to affirmative action, I know the tide works both ways. I was denied a couple times because they were not accepting any white males into the academy. That is just as wrong and not accepting someone because they are LGBT or black or any other reason beyond their skills. So let us not forget history and how that does not work. LGBT community will gain greater acceptance by not excluding others as they have been excluded themselves.
A Delargo June 1, 2014 at 02:57 pm
Sorry Jeffrey, have fun. This is a waste of time and classic political pandering.
Mike June 3, 2014 at 09:30 pm
Jeffrey, as stated the independent Veterans’ Commission is in the works despite the lack ofRead More support from anyone in county government. Hopefully, if it comes to be it will not become like the SF Veterans’ Commission (according to a few of its members that group is very political). As for your proposed group, I have a few questions. Why should there be a LBGTQ Commission in San Mateo County? Are attacks on people living such a lifestyle on the raise? Has there been an increase in complaints of actual/verifiable discrimination because of sexual preference? How frequently are members of the LBGTQ community in San Mateo County being offended, and how often do they offend others? Not living a LBGTQ lifestyle or seeing such things occur I would not be aware of such information. So, my questions may sound dumb. I’d just like to know why is such a commission valuable to the citizens of San Mateo County? FYI. Where people are concerned I have just one very basic rule and I’ve found that almost everyone I know has the same rule: people are people and the very least important issue that we should be concerned about is something like a persons’ gender, or sexual preference. In more simple words I believe that everyone should be treated respectfully, and that good people like great gifts come in all kinds of wrappers, boxes, and colors and what they do speaks for who they are.
Mike June 3, 2014 at 09:33 pm
Jeffrey, as stated the independent Veterans’ Commission is in the works despite the lack ofRead More support from anyone in county government. Hopefully, if it comes to be it will not become like what the SF Veterans’ Commission has allergy become (according to a few of its members that group is very political). As for your proposed group, I have a few questions. Why should there be a LBGTQ Commission in San Mateo County? Are attacks on people living such a lifestyle on the raise? Has there been an increase in complaints of actual/verifiable discrimination because of sexual preference? How frequently are members of the LBGTQ community in San Mateo County being offended, and how often do they offend others? Not living a LBGTQ lifestyle or seeing such things occur I would not be aware of such information. So, my questions may sound dumb. I’d just like to know why is such a commission valuable to the citizens of San Mateo County. FYI. Where people are concerned I have just one very basic rule and I’ve found that almost everyone I know has the same rule: people are people and the very least important issue that we should be concerned about is something like a persons’ gender, or sexual preference. In more simple words I believe that everyone should be treated respectfully, and that good people like great gifts come in all kinds of wrappers, boxes, and colors and what they do speaks for who they are.
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Batman June 23, 2014 at 02:55 pm
And what better way to hide his culpability as an inept, characterless father.
Batman June 23, 2014 at 03:50 pm
And exactly what is the definition of "a person in crisis"? The public is already beingRead More brainwashed that the NRA and Tea Party members are all insane, but the inner-city street gangers are A-OK.
Autumn Johnson June 25, 2014 at 08:09 am
Bill that Could Remove Guns from 'People in Crisis' Passes First Hurdle in SenateRead More http://dublin.patch.com/groups/politics-and-elections/p/gun-violence-restraining-order-bill-passes-first-hurdle-in-senate
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knee jerk July 3, 2014 at 05:27 pm
No, Igor: If it comes out of their mouths it is the truth. You on the other hand have to proveRead More everything you say. At least that's the way it seemed when I last did jury duty. Hypocrisy.
Igor July 4, 2014 at 03:27 pm
Last time I had jury duty, the judge giving the instructions told us that when listening toRead More testimony, the police testimony holds no more credence than the average citizen. If you fight a ticket, guess who the judge is going to believe?
knee jerk July 4, 2014 at 05:58 pm
My point exactly.
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WompBomp June 13, 2014 at 01:18 pm
>Democrats<
T as in Truth June 13, 2014 at 07:35 pm
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S.Giraud April 28, 2014 at 08:50 am
We need more Water Storage Capacity Gov. Moonbeam.We keep growing in population, but no new waterRead More sources. You "Progressives" are a big joke. NO common sense.
RM April 28, 2014 at 12:33 pm
Hey Giraud, F you, how's that for common sense?
S.Giraud April 28, 2014 at 05:47 pm
Hey RM, can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen you good Communist. Why don't we meet someRead More place and you say your above comment to my face ?
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Tass Kandle June 20, 2014 at 07:56 am
They can put fruity/marshmallow flavors in vodka ( product that is KNOWN to kill people) but not inRead More e-cigarettes, a product that I believe saved my life? Sorry but you can pull my cappuccino flavor loaded vape pen from my cold dead lips.
Becky June 20, 2014 at 10:44 am
Extremely good point, Tass Kandle. Makes me wonder about their real motivation.
Jerry Schmidt June 20, 2014 at 11:58 am
motivation...."Total control"
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WMS826 May 5, 2014 at 01:18 pm
Democrat equals communist these days.
Frank W. Chupka May 5, 2014 at 10:24 pm
more liberal vomit. they twist the facts to suit themselves. gun violence? what's that? I ownRead More guns and they NEVER get violent.
John Tips May 6, 2014 at 07:15 am
The bottom line - gun free zones are great for criminals who already don't care about laws!
David Fanella April 15, 2014 at 02:31 pm
The Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HiCAP) is offering a free presentation aboutRead More Medicare. The purpose of this presentation is to help you understand Your Medicare coverage. May 7th, 2014 6:00PM Redwood City Library 1044 Middlefield Redwood City I have posted this comment to the audience of this article in case you are Medicare eligible Covered California will likely not able to assist you, but HiCAP can help get you out of a Medicare Maze. Also for Renee Schiavone hoping you could contact me for this news tip I could not locate the local editor contact button the main page, help please! Thanks David, Outreach Coordinator (650) 627-9350
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dorthy manser April 9, 2014 at 02:27 pm
Thank you, Amy. I've also had a very hard time figuring out how to confront this issue. It isRead More difficult when it becomes apparent that it just isn't nonsense anymore, it's dangerous nonsense. People will literally die if the anti-vaxx crowd is successful at convincing people not to vaccinate their kids. Potentially a lot of people. When you combine that with the stupidity, outright lies and paranoia displayed by celebrity spokes-people like Jenny McCarthy it becomes really hard to maintain ones composure (oops, I just lost mine). I suppose it's best to treat everyone as one would treat a good friend who is skeptical of modern medicine and scared for their children. As far as the black helicopter people go, I'm not sure what can be done to convince them, since they invariably believe that any data not conforming to their beliefs must the due to a conspiracy of some kind. I've known a lot of publicly funded scientists over the years, and the idea that they could all somehow be conspiring to harm public health in order to enrich corporations is ludicrous and insulting. Part of the problem is that as a result of reasonable skepticism of expert opinion, many people have decided that there is no such thing. Or, even worse, they pick people who have zero expertise but who are good at manipulating their fears. So now we have a huge population of scientifically illiterate people who no longer trust doctors, but are willing to put all their faith in internet scam artists like the "Health Ranger". This can't end well.
Lisbeth Allen April 9, 2014 at 04:22 pm
Costco makes millions off of supplements. Flip through their monthly magazine. Every other page isRead More some supplement for which people have no need. Not only are we a nation of consumers, we are a nation of gullible consumers.
Edward April 9, 2014 at 09:44 pm
I received my case of measels in 1967 in the ARMY at Fort Sill, Oaklahoma. When they startedRead More offering for my children I chose the imunization for them and now Public Schools Require them in California. Home Schooling by anti-vaxx parents will be the first ones to catch the bugs from "out of state" or "out of country" (Like UC Berkley with 14,000 of them) anti-vaxx or could not get the Vaxx.. TB is on the rise from the "out of county" rich kids at our colleges also. TB was eradicated in the U.S. 30 years ago but now it is back and we no longer give imunizations for it.
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