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Other voices: Keeping down health care costs
Early reports that 2016 health insurance premiums would increase in double digits brought out the usual cadre of critics to claim — once again — that Obamacare is not financially sustainable. These proposed premiums were neither finalized nor did they reflect the full picture of rates in most st...
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Letter: Michael Anderson is no Jonathan Madison
Editor, I know columnist Jonathan Madison — Jonathan is a friend of mine. And recent letter-writer Michael Anderson is no Jonathan Madison. Where Jonathan is calm and measured, Anderson is shrill and bombastic. And where Jonathan deals in facts, Anderson throws about wild accusations. Ande...
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Letter: Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Education
Editor, I just wanted to take a moment to thank you for your article on Menlo-Atherton High School science teacher Lance Powell and for its prominent location in last weekend’s paper (“He’s got the whole world in his plans” by Austin Walsh in the July 25 edition of the Daily Journal).  I ...
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Letter: Pardon my laughter
Editor, In the July 20 edition of the Daily Journal’s article “Business improvement district planned for downtown Millbrae” by Austin Walsh, the article stated Councilman Wayne Lee is working with business and property owners to gauge interest in getting the “business improvement district...
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Letter: Millbrae’s red-light cameras
Editor, I was shocked to learn that motorists headed through Millbrae received 1,555 red-light citations in June alone, the highest number of citations for one month in the nine years that the cameras have been in operation. The vast majority of red-light tickets were given to those who roll slowly...
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Letter: When will it end?
Editor, As any who know me can confirm, I am not the sharpest dresser. But imagine my surprise when shopping at the local Safeway early Wednesday morning: upon completion of a purchase, I asked for paper bags and the check-out lady asked me if I was using some mumbo-jumbo form of payment I had neve...
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Sen. Schumer, comedian Amy Schumer call for more gun control
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