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Louise B. April 23, 2014 at 05:39 pm
The last time EBMUD asked customers to reduce water usage the customers did such a good job thatRead More EBMUD sent a letter to them all that stated that EBMUD would have to raise rates because they didn't make enough money. Watch for a rate increase soon!
mr magoo April 17, 2014 at 09:04 pm
$210K is light for deaths on a system that should have very mature operating procedures by now. I'dRead More say heads need to roll before the civil suits start. All of BART needs a swift kick - here''s the chance to R&R management.
mr magoo April 17, 2014 at 09:04 pm
Remove and Replace (not the other R&R)
Ken Briggs April 18, 2014 at 09:10 am
get rid of Grace and all the others that screwed up while the strike was on , but who is the onesRead More that are paying for the fines ? that right it is the folks that use bart . while the two were out on the tracks , the ones that were out running around in the bart cars should of been smarter than what they were , how is it they got off ? the workers were out doing a job while bart was on strike so someone screwed up , who nwas it besides Grace and that no good mr hock .
Kyoko Takayama April 15, 2014 at 02:49 pm
We are at Castro Valley Library 4-7PM today to help enrollment. Please finish your CoveredCARead More enrollment today. Medi-Cal and Special enrollment https://www.coveredca.com/coverage-basics/special-enrollment/ will continue.
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Kyoko Takayama April 12, 2014 at 07:05 am
The deadline applies to those who use Insurance Agent as well. If you had a problem with calling orRead More creating an account on Mar 31, you need to see agents or enrollment counselors to complete your applications by Apr 15 midnight.
lubov mazur April 13, 2014 at 01:39 am
According to my agent you can still enroll if you go through an agent. Same goes for people outsideRead More the country who return after March 31.
Kyoko Takayama April 15, 2014 at 02:55 pm
If you are Medi-Cal eligible or have a life eventRead More https://www.coveredca.com/coverage-basics/special-enrollment/ you can keep enrolling. However CoveredCA Open Enrollment period will close today. Finish it if you started it, and we can help you at Castro Valley Library 4-7PM today.
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dorthy manser April 9, 2014 at 02:27 pm
Thank you, Amy. I've also had a very hard time figuring out how to confront this issue. It isRead More difficult when it becomes apparent that it just isn't nonsense anymore, it's dangerous nonsense. People will literally die if the anti-vaxx crowd is successful at convincing people not to vaccinate their kids. Potentially a lot of people. When you combine that with the stupidity, outright lies and paranoia displayed by celebrity spokes-people like Jenny McCarthy it becomes really hard to maintain ones composure (oops, I just lost mine). I suppose it's best to treat everyone as one would treat a good friend who is skeptical of modern medicine and scared for their children. As far as the black helicopter people go, I'm not sure what can be done to convince them, since they invariably believe that any data not conforming to their beliefs must the due to a conspiracy of some kind. I've known a lot of publicly funded scientists over the years, and the idea that they could all somehow be conspiring to harm public health in order to enrich corporations is ludicrous and insulting. Part of the problem is that as a result of reasonable skepticism of expert opinion, many people have decided that there is no such thing. Or, even worse, they pick people who have zero expertise but who are good at manipulating their fears. So now we have a huge population of scientifically illiterate people who no longer trust doctors, but are willing to put all their faith in internet scam artists like the "Health Ranger". This can't end well.
Lisbeth Allen April 9, 2014 at 04:22 pm
Costco makes millions off of supplements. Flip through their monthly magazine. Every other page isRead More some supplement for which people have no need. Not only are we a nation of consumers, we are a nation of gullible consumers.
Edward April 9, 2014 at 09:44 pm
I received my case of measels in 1967 in the ARMY at Fort Sill, Oaklahoma. When they startedRead More offering for my children I chose the imunization for them and now Public Schools Require them in California. Home Schooling by anti-vaxx parents will be the first ones to catch the bugs from "out of state" or "out of country" (Like UC Berkley with 14,000 of them) anti-vaxx or could not get the Vaxx.. TB is on the rise from the "out of county" rich kids at our colleges also. TB was eradicated in the U.S. 30 years ago but now it is back and we no longer give imunizations for it.
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livermoron April 11, 2014 at 06:46 pm
more propaganda from the Donald...
Ken Briggs April 11, 2014 at 07:03 pm
just look at the tax dollars that could come in . it would save money by letting the doctors let theRead More folks that need it get it . after all how many of those smart asses that say yes or no on this really know what this stuff does for the ones that need it ? how many of those dumb folks have a medical degree ? it would be better than putting everyone in jail
Desert Rat April 11, 2014 at 07:56 pm
Yes, it would be horrible to put the Russian mob and Mexican cartel people in jail that areRead More bankrolling the pot clinics wouldn't it? Legalize it, but do it right. The current situation is a joke.
djs March 14, 2014 at 08:04 am
Can't they already see much of that with their cameras?
Stewart Gooderman March 14, 2014 at 08:08 am
Not the escalators. And I don't think the police are watching the output on the surveillanceRead More cameras.
Robby Sun March 15, 2014 at 10:20 pm
BART also needs to release an app that helps passengers decipher the train operator'sRead More incomprehensible announcements.
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GDE March 3, 2014 at 01:00 pm
No, i speak for my opinions. If I meant what you wrote, I would have writen that.
GDE March 3, 2014 at 02:30 pm
@ Kids Dad -- Just to elaborate on the idea of ND doing it right. 1) The oil boom is going to end 2)Read More ND infrastructure is poor (housing, education) 3) ND is not California (you can always return, once you find ND is not heaven)
Out and About March 5, 2014 at 08:40 pm
If that is true stop using GDE as your handle, you are not doing that no group any favors.
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Jim Caldwell February 19, 2014 at 09:23 am
More like Frank Lloyd Wrong, it's a very inefficient layout and poorly built. And veryRead More inconveniently located. But hey, it does photograph well. I agree on that!
Jerome J Ghigliotti Jr February 19, 2014 at 06:12 pm
Who is the lawyer who represented Shemaria? That person deserves a 'thank you'. There was not muchRead More architectual recognition of "barriers" before the ADA. Remember, we all plan to get old, and you do not know what can happen along the way.
Joan February 21, 2014 at 08:17 pm
Now if the municipalities would enforce disabled parking, and doctors would not hand out plaquesRead More like candy, things also would improve. I see people in trucks put into a disabled parking place, jump out, and walk without difficulty away from the vehicle. It is frustrating to not be able to park close to the grocery store, but when you go into a store that has ride around shopping carts no one is using them, but all the disabled parking is filled. The Hamilton Safeway parking lot is an example. I have had to give up and go home because of this. It is better to keep persons with disabilities independent, living at home, working, contributing rather than in institutions.
Elvis February 14, 2014 at 11:12 am
I cite the reports of the pet industry simply to show that it would not be unreasonable for a 3-1Read More ratio of people to want to allow favorable dog rules in the GGNRA, however balancing the needs of the local flora and fauna with those of nature loving dog owners is really what the discussion needs to be about. Certainly mountain biking can take its toll on the trails and should be in the discussion. I would agree with the notion of certain trails and beaches be available to off-leash activity while other beaches and trails be off limits to dogs and bikes.
Allen February 14, 2014 at 11:32 am
Now I get it. The 37,000 dogs in Novato as well as the 27,000,000 CA dogs should have access to moreRead More trails. I'm outa here . . .
DavethePragmatist February 17, 2014 at 09:35 am
Number 1 rule - be responsible and show respect for your neighbor and others on the trail with you.Read More You do not own the trail any more than I do. Just because you pay taxes to keep the Federal land up, doesn't mean you own more rights to a trail than I do. I always keep my dog on leash except in a designated dog park area. I hope all trails remain dog friendly for those on leash - but I do not appreciate dogs off leash on a trail as that is way too narrow a space in case a dog decides to go off on another. Beaches are fine as there is plenty of space. @LeahAaron - you show complete disrespect for others. @craigthomas - what is to say you are not disrespecting nature by your disregard for others?
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Selina Williams January 30, 2014 at 11:37 am
XIII.2 $1.1 mil for a 150 (potentially) unit building. What a deal. Price of two homes in Bayside.Read More Well, at least that covers the cost of the tyvek and insurance over the last 3 years. Maybe. Now, what about the $700K in school fees the city will owe?
Giorgio C. January 28, 2014 at 08:26 pm
The following EPA document found atRead More <http://www.epa.gov/tio/download/citizens/a_citizens_guide_to_soil_vapor_extraction_and_air_sparging.pdf> states "The air released to the atmosphere following treatment may be sampled to make sure all harmful vapors have been removed or destroyed." Will they be doing such testing during the procedure to ensure no significant pollutants have been inadvertently released?
CHACHA January 29, 2014 at 03:00 pm
They really need to test in/around the end of Tennant Ave @ the Pinole Bay Park/Sewage PlantRead More property where it's very likely that higher levels of bad-toxins and vapors will be detected!