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I need to name my home. At least that is according to a magazine that explained no matter the diminutive size of the abode, invitations to “The Marlowe” or “Gainsborough House” sound so much more interesting than just shooting off an Evite for a barbecue at my pad. I’d never have known th...
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Letter: What’s in a name?
Editor, The king is dead, long live the king. When a king dies, he is replaced by his successor. Usually the oldest son of the deceased. A new name but still the king. Al-Qaida and ISIS/ISIL are the same thing. Saying that Al-Qaida is either dead or on the run is less than honest. The terrorist thr...
Letter: Caltrain’s bikes-on-board service is cost effective
Editor, A recent opinion piece (Guest perspective “Caltrain bike cars: The other side of the story” in the Sept. 23 edition of the Daily Journal) erroneously claimed that bringing a bicycle onboard Caltrain is putting a high burden on taxpayers. In fact, bikes-on-board provides one of the most ...
Letter: Biking creates flexibility of Caltrain riders
Editor, The suggestion that all bicycle commuters buy two bicycles and park one at each end of their Caltrain trip is already used by some, but doesn’t work for most Caltrain passengers, because it limits flexibility. A 2007 Caltrain passenger survey found that 58 percent of bicyclists cited fle...
Letter: Caltrain bike capacity
Editor, I’ve been a loyal daily Caltrain bike commuter for the last two years, riding 15 minutes from 29th and San Jose to 22nd Street to catch a bullet train. The only bullet trains I even try to make are the 7:02 a.m. or the 9:02 a.m. departures. The three other bullet trains are almost always ...
Letter: Bicycle riders and Caltrain
Editor, In response to Mr. Olberg’s op-ed “ Caltrain bike cars: The other side of the story” in the Sept. 23 edition of the Daily Journal, people riding bicycles aren’t after a free ride; they’re just trying to get places. They’re not asking for a handout from taxpayers; they are taxpa...

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