The Almanac tells us Atherton City Council has decided to appoint someone to fill the council seat that will be vacated by Vice Mayor Jerry Carlson July 1st. Over the vehement objection of Councilmember Dobbie, the council voted to make Cary Wiest the new Vice-Mayor. Seems Dobbie thought it was wrong to let a short timer, Carlson, vote on his own replacement…ahhh, small town politics are so cute.
Caltrain will begin installing signal enhancements this fall to prepare for high speed rail.
South San Francisco is thinking about tinkering with its business tax and by tinkering we mean putting the screws to businesses to get them to cough up more money for the city.
Half Moon Bay will get to dredge boat ramps at Pillar Point Harbor, but the Coastal Commission slapped the City’s hand in the process. It seems surfers think that rather than just dumping the sand resulting from the dredging, the City should use it to curb coastal erosion. Sounds like a good idea to us.
HMB’s Cabrillo Unified School District won’t face the drastic cuts that were projected.
Daly City Councilmember Mike Guingona is taking micromanagement to a whole ‘nuther level. He’s doing an assessment of the city’s current and proposed bike paths by biking them himself.
President Obama has nominated San Mateo County Judge Beth Freeman to become a federal judge.
Another day passes and the men and women in black still have not ruled as to whether all of us are equal under the law.
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