The Progressive Policy Institute has ranked San Mateo County as the number 2 high tech hotspot in the county. Neighboring San Francisco County was ranked number 1 and Santa Clara County was ranked number 3.
On that note, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors are taking a look at updating the way the county taxes farmland.
The San Mateo County Harbor Board is so dysfunctional and relations between board members so acrimonious that the board voted last week to seek the help of a therapist…well, mediator. The most awesome part of the situation is that the mediation between the warring members of the board will occur in public! Get your popcorn ready folks.
Mid-Peninsula Congresswoman Anna Eshoo made right-wing nuts foam at the mouth yesterday when she questioned why the Obamacare website wasn’t ready for primetime. She went as far as to say it would be like Proflowers not being ready for Valentine’s Day.
We hope that this article saying that Nirmala Brandrapallis is “launching” her bid for Burlingame City Council is a typo. Isn’t two weeks before an election a little late in the game for a campaign kick off? After all absentee voters have had their ballots for weeks.
The Emperor of Martin’s Beach, Vinod Khosla, won a key legal victory, but the surfers fighting for public access have vowed to appeal.
The combatants in the battle for the Woodside Elementary School Board are profiled in this piece by the Almanac.
The combatants in the battle for the Atherton City Council are profiled in this piece.
An investigator has been hired to take a deeper look into the San Carlos School District’s sweetheart $1.3 million loan to its superintendent. The move comes following the resignation of a long time board member over her fellow board members desire to sweep the matter under a rug.
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