Category: Government

Gun Buy Back Program: Aye or Nay?

San Mateo County will be having a gun buyback program and we asked our readers: Will this keep more guns off the streets and out of criminal hands or un-arm legit gun owners? That is the question many are asking.…

Point of Inspection for Home Sales

Subject: Urgent Media Advisory – South San Francisco City Council study session on mandating sewer lateral and home inspection prior to sale of property on January 16  January 10, 2013 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact – Steve Blanton, Executive Officer,…

Point of Sale Home Inspections; Money or Safety?

San Mateo County Association of REALTORS has put out an urgent media advisory regarding an upcoming City Council study session slated for Wednesday January 16 to further discuss the current practice of home inspections by our Fire Department on all…

California State Budget To Benefit Education

Today California’s Governor Brown published the 2013-2014 Budget and the summary can be viewed here FULL BUDGET SUMMARY.  The budget shows an increase in monies allocated to our educational system which has been sorely needed. Here is a general breakdown…

Tax forms delayed

Burlingame Library shared this information regarding tax forms and instructions: “The production of some 2012 major tax products, including the Form 1040 and the Instructions for Form 1040, is impacted by the recent passage of the American Taxpayer Relief Act…

VFW 4103 SSF seeks essay contestants

Voice of Democracy & Patriots Pen 2013-2014 Themes Announced Posted on January 7, 2013 by VFW Post 4103 in Voice of Democracy/Patriot’s Pen Veterans of Foreign Wars National Headquarters has recently announced the themes for the 2013 Voice of Democracy…

Gupta appointed to City Council

Congratulations to Pradeep Gupta on his appointment to our City Council filling the vacancy from Kevin Mullin. From our City Clerks Office: “Dr. Pradeep Gupta appointed to fill City Council seat vacated by Hon. Kevin Mullin through November 5, 2013;…