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Imagine something that is incredibly unhealthy, yet it is prevalent in homes, on the streets, in bars and restaurants, even the workplace. People take breaks from work to do it, even though they may or may not know it is bad for them. People do it first thing in the morning, throughout the d…

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In the years I was fortunate to work for SamTrans and Caltrain, I would, on occasion, observe that there were a lot of transit experts and, apparently, none of them worked at the transit agency.

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Ninety years ago, a Chinese family purchased a modest home at the furthest edge of Burlingame Avenue, on the outskirts of town near the Bayshore Highway. A police judge and councilman who lived nearby circulated a petition around the neighborhood, in an unsuccessful attempt to convince neigh…

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The origin of the county is absolutely fascinating. It was like the Wild West with corrupt politicians and criminal gangs from San Francisco jockeying to control the Peninsula.

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In Jonathan Madison’s most recent column, he wrote about a man living in total darkness and consumed by his condition. Perhaps he did not mean to draw this comparison but my interpretation of the story was to see the man as a personification of our country. To state it frankly, we have becom…

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The San Mateo County Community College District has been closed since March 2020 to prevent the spread of COVID and conserve capacity in area medical facilities.

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People used to believe the earth was flat. If you walked to the edge you would fall off. Sounds silly today but in the 15th century to challenge this belief was dangerous. Galileo, who has been called the father of modern physics and the scientific method, used the telescope to observe celes…

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For more years than it is comfortable to count, the National Rifle Association and its abettors in Washington have forestalled even the most sensible efforts to confront our national scourge of gun violence.

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Every other week or so, it seems, a new development proposal is added to Redwood City’s already large pile. When that happens, I make it a point to give the new project a thorough going-over. While I first and foremost consider the project itself — its size, its location and so forth — I the…

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When I received my COVID-19 vaccine a few weeks ago, I felt as if the pandemic may be coming to a close. To me, the social distancing, the masks and the online learning were completely irrelevant to me.

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One way to clear a room is to start talking about general plans, housing elements and city planning in general. Start talking about inclusionary zoning, regional housing need allocations or floor area ratios if you ever want to clear out any stragglers.

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From destructive wildfires to devastating droughts, the consequences of climate change are being felt today by every community in California. At California Water Service, or Cal Water, we experience this firsthand since we serve nearly 2 million customers in urban, rural and agricultural are…

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Legend tells of a man born in darkness. For years, all of his life decisions were made in the dark. He worked in the dark. He formed relationships in the dark. He constantly stumbled through life’s greatest problems in the dark.

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You either love them or hate them — the eucalyptus trees which line El Camino Real and define the city of Burlingame. But for many drivers and especially for the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) the trees are a nuisance if not a hazard.