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Black History Month a time to commemorate
This February marks the 90th anniversary of Black History Month’s inception. The concept of dedicating a month to commemorate the invaluable contributions of African-Americans was brought forth in 1926 by Carter G. Woodson. Known by many as the father of black history, Woodson announced the c...
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Letter: All is fair in football and the Super Bowl, or is it?
Editor, Like so many others on Sunday, I enjoyed watching the game between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers, thinking all along that a fair, sporty game was being played in front of so many who paid so much. But what a letdown it was to hear Payton Manning at the end, admitting that the...
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Letter: Fourteen months and 18 years late
Editor, District Attorney Wagstaffe has a duty to the citizens of this county to pursue justice in a timely manner. He owes us an explanation why Mr. Ladas has delayed his preliminary hearing for 14 months. Also, a judge has a duty to move his trial calendar by denying repeated requests for postpon...
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Letter: About that town crier ...
Editor, Well, I’ll be miffed (“Burlingame announces city’s first official town crier” in the Feb. 6-7 edition of the Daily Journal). No civil service examination and only a meretricious appointment. I am throwing in my crying towel. I recommend that the new crier speak quietly and carry a F...
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Letter: How is Peninsula Health Care District spending your tax money?
Editor, If you are a taxpayer in San Bruno, Millbrae, Burlingame, Hillsborough, San Mateo or Foster City, you pay taxes to the Peninsula Health Care District. Their responsibility is to support community-based programs and partnerships, and invest in health care facilities. The district has veered...
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Letter: The issue at hand and its changing subject
Editor, Mr. Mays’ argument in his most recent column (“The Earth and its changing climate” in the Feb. 5 edition of the Daily Journal) for a reassessment of our concern over the role of human activity in exacerbating climate change is, I am afraid to say, quite dumbfounding. He jumbles a few ...
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Letter: Conservation of the Earth is no debate
Editor, Another thoughtful commentary by Editor Jon Mays highlights history, scientific evidence and the possible doubts regarding climate change (“The Earth and its changing climate” column in the Feb. 5 edition of the Daily Journal). Fact or theory? I tend to believe the current evidence attr...
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Obama sends Congress record $4.1 trillion 2017 spending plan
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama sent Congress on Tuesday his eighth and final budget, proposin..
Intelligence chief: North Korea restarts plutonium reactor
WASHINGTON — North Korea has expanded a uranium enrichment facility and restarted a plutonium reac..
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