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Roots of civic engagement
Ask anyone what distinguishes the American experience from that of other nations and you are sure to get a number of differing answers. More than 200 years ago, political scientist and French diplomat Alexis de Tocqueville found himself deeply troubled by this question. Having documented and toured ...
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The national anthem
Editor, What Colin Kaepernick has started has made its way to high schools across the state. High school students are now sitting or kneeing during the national anthem. The point they are missing is not that there is a problem with police and minorities, but that they live in a country that allows ...
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Rent control report
Editor, I have worked with communities on renter protection policies in many jurisdictions around the Bay Area and thought I had seen it all. But the recent actions by the Burlingame City Council surprised even me (“Rent control measure report invites debate” in the Sept. 21 edition of the Dail...
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Measures Q and R would hurt renters and homeowners
Editor, I read measures Q and R. Their 46 pages were deceptively written to tug at our emotions, hoping we make a big mistake and vote for bad government. Q and R will only make our housing shortage worse. Q and R would cost us $5 million to $10 million annually. That’s real money that won’t b...
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A wider lens
Editor, In recent months, I have spoken publicly about the current housing crisis on the Peninsula. I am in support of policies to protect renters — specifically, rent stabilization and just cause for eviction. Since I am a local born and raised broker/company owner and landlord, my position of s...
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