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Let freedom ring
You may be familiar with the story behind the moving lyrics of “The Star Spangled Banner.” In the courageous battle at Fort McHenry in the War of 1812, world-renowned patriot and poet Francis Scott Key helplessly watched from a great distance as American troops were bombarded by British forces. ...
By Jonathan Madison FULL STORY
 
Letter: No more new housing in Foster City
Editor, This is in response to Samantha Weigel’s article “Developer seeks more housing in Foster City plan” (May 8 edition of the Daily Journal). No. No room in our over-crowded schools. No relief from the drought. No mitigation for our current traffic issues. No incremental retail to...
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Letter: You don’t have the right to endanger other peoples’ lives
Editor, Neither Bill Schwarz nor members of the United Homeowners Associations of Foster City, nor anybody else, has a “right” to endanger other peoples’ lives. Just like there is no such thing as “the right to smoke,” as Mr. Schwarz claims he has in his letter (“In response to Mr. Dill...
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Letter: California farmers
Editor, According to the May 23 Daily Journal story, “California farmers strike a deal to cut water use,” “Any accord with delta farmers would probably rely largely on the honor system. California currently does not require monitoring or meters for superior rights holders.” Wow! With th...
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Letter: Finally, action taken after tragedy
Editor, One year ago, violence struck the college town of Isla Vista near UC Santa Barbara. Six people were killed. Three of them were killed by a gun and 14 were injured. The parents of the shooter contacted law enforcement because they felt their son was at risk of doing harm. Unfortunately, ther...
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Letter: Wrong subject for Harbor District special meeting
Editor, The current subject is reorganize commissioners, when it should be terminating the employment contract for Glen Lazof (“Harbor District in chaos” in the May 22 edition of the Daily Journal). His memo is a cry for help and also a threat. He has only been there two weeks and has declared ...
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Letter: An advocate for government transparency
Editor, I’m shocked to hear Commissioner Sabrina Brennan’s colleagues may strip her of the board presidency Tuesday, May 26, at a special meeting (“Harbor District in chaos” in the May 22 edition of the Daily Journal). Many citizens concerned about this issue are away this holiday weekend,...
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