Our apologies to the thin skinned (almost transparent-like) Omar Torres for our inclusion of a throw away one liner in our post yesterday. (Read Omar’s freak out/panic attack). (Apparently) Torres missed the point of the one-liner entirely. No one cares if you blog for free, but as a neighborhood activist who has blogged about prostitution in your very own neighborhood, why the silence about Metro Newspaper and its affiliation with backpage.com?
This is what the big boys call a textbook opportunity. But we’ll leave further unsolicited advice to your fellow blogger Rich Robinson. As Sgt. Hulka from Stripes says, “lighten up Francis”, now go back to obscurity.
KGO’s Vic Lee tells us Jeff “I am the law” Rosen detailed the biggest gang prosecution in Santa Clara County history. The good news day just kept coming for Rosen, as the Merc’s Tracey Kaplan reported that the County backed his decision to ship an outspoken DA to Siberia (Palo Alto) and demote him (you remember, the guy with the Autistic son). Seems like they fought the law and the law won.
The Mercury News editorial board thinks that PG&E is a little too cozy with the government entity tasked with regulating it, the CPUC. The Board says it’s enough to make California’s real reformer Hiram Johnson spin in his grave. Those PG&E lobbyists, past and present, must be good.
What does Mountain View have in common with Fargo, North Dakota? Both are on the list of America’s fastest-growing cities.
The SV Biz Journal wants you to get your drink on at yet another business Tom McEnery is providing folks with to get drunk in San Jose’s urine stained downtown. Welcome Farmers Union. We look forward to sampling every one of the 60 craft beers on tap and then calling 777-7777 to get home.
“I heard San Jose was getting bad, but this is crazy”, there was a shooting in broad daylight yesterday at 1st and Santa Clara Street. So glad things have calmed down enough downtown to bring back drunk in th….Music in the Park.
Some guy named “Chop” wants to build a parking garage in Palo Alto. The problem, he wants to build it on public property.
Speaking of things not getting done in Palo Alto, the PA Council punts on the issue of whether to build housing for poor old people as their billionaire constituents are worried about having to slow their Bentleys.
Another day has passed and the folks in black robes have still not made a decision as to whether all of us are equal under the law. On the day the decision is handed down there will be a celebration rally at SJ City Hall (balloons, confetti, and happy people) or a protest (I hate Chuck Reed signs, Supremes Suck banners, and sad people).
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