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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 | 1866 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. 898 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 | 1369 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 | 1084 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 | 1574 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 | 1106 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 | 1768 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 | 1539 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 | 1849 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 | 2431 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 | 1037 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 | 827 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 | 948 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 | 853 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 | 931 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. 677 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 | 886 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 | 998 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 | 1099 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 | 886 Views
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