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September 12, 2013

Daily Fetch 9.12.13: SamTrans sued, Mosquito District begs to be dissolved and Senator Leland Yee gets called out as a hypocrite and a liar

A woman identified only as “Employee X” has filed charges of defamation and racial discrimination against SamTrans. The employee who regularly questioned SamTrans’ odd accounting practices is now scheduled for termination. Keep keeping it classy SamTrans.

The embezzlement-racked Mosquito District no longer trusts itself and is begging San Mateo County for a takeover.

Peninsula Congresswoman Anna Eshoo will indeed try to eschew a strike on Syria if it ever comes to a vote. She confirmed yesterday that she is (apparently) “not naïve” and will vote no.

Both Peninsula congresswomen have endorsed Diane Howard for Redwood City Council.

Beyondchron takes SF/SM State Senator Leland Yee to task for flip-flopping on a bill regarding inclusionary housing.  They characterize Yee’s explanations of his voting record as “bizarre” and imply he is both a “hypocrite” and a “liar.” Wow.

The San Carlos Patch posted a press release from Assemblyman Rich Gordon boosting an ambitious bill he has jointly-authored with fellow Peninsula Assemblyman Mullin to reduce green house gas emissions by turning trash into energy. The bill is on Gov Moonbeam’s desk.

A judge has ruled that imprisoned Former Portola Valley School Superintendent Tim Hanretty must pay his former district $2.6 million in restitution.

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