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bbox231 replied to bbox231's discussion China Chili's Closed for business as of 1/25/15
Jan 25
bbox231 posted a discussion

China Chili's Closed for business as of 1/25/15

China Chili's is closing.If you've got any Gift Certificates sitting around - you may want to use them today or . . . . ??See More
Jan 25
Kathy McDonald posted a discussion

PREVENT UNAUTHORIZED CONSTRUCTION ON PUBLIC LAND

Did you know that building anything on public property is illegal?  We just found this sophisticated trail complete with multiple jump ramps at the head of the Sabercat Trail (on the HWY 680 end).  Photo 1, …See More
Jan 23
jennifer strohfus posted an event

jennifer at San Jose City Hall Building 200 E Santa Clara St, SJ

January 14, 2015 from 6:30pm to 9pm
Please sign up the protest! Today's Bystanders, Tomorrow's Victims!Protest Date: on Jan 14th @5PM Please Sign up at www.weidb.com/p11174 With the current dump size and height, the wind blows the dump odor to everywhere in Milpitas, some areas of Fremont, North San Jose, and Santa Clara. The odor from the Dump is so often and so strong that there are no holiday breaks. Please be aware that if the dump expands, everywhere in…See More
Jan 13
Seema Joshi posted a discussion

Change.org Petition to Stop Newby Island Landfill Expansion

Change.org Petition to Stop Newby Island Landfill ExpansionThe garbage dump site in Newby Island will reach its maximum capacity of 50.8 million cubic in 2016. As victims of nuisance odor from the dump site, we all are longing for the date of closure. It is shocking that we recently find that the garbage dump site has an expansion permit from city of San Jose to extend its operating time from 2020 to 2045 and expand its capacity from 150ft to 245ft(65.8 million cubic).Residents of Warm Springs…See More
Jan 9
bbox231 replied to bbox231's discussion Where did Tri-City Voice go?
"Meanwhile - over at Tri City Beat, Charlie is given free reign to post any time he decides to do so but opposing viewpoints continue to be snagged by Admin and for no good reasons - 5 days and counting, Chris ! -  "
Dec 30, 2014
EW posted a discussion

ACWD discussing raising water rates for 2015

ACWD is in discussions of raising our water rates for 2015.  Initial discussions are for a rate increase in the 5%-8% range.They are hosting a Board workshop on December 8 at 5:30 pm at their headquarters.  More info: http://acwd.org/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/201If you want to know the main reason for the rate increase, see the attached pdf file.  The file is from their 2014 comprehensive annual financial report that was released…See More
Dec 5, 2014
Vinnie Bacon posted a discussion

New Email From Vinnie Bacon - Fremont City Councilmember

I just sent out an email with updates on some recent and future Council actions.  You can find it here:  http://conta.cc/1B7i0fRIf you want to subscribe to the mailing list there is a "Join our mailing list" link on the email.  I am trying to send out one of these every quarter.I also want to start posting more frequent updates on Council activities on my Facebook page.  You can 'like' this if you want. …See More
Dec 1, 2014
bbox231 replied to bbox231's discussion 2014 City Council Elections
"Having now watched both of the candidate forums - I think Charlotte is exactly right. I'm a bit more ruthless in my assessment of Liu and I think that I would repeat Charlotte's sentiment but simplify MY message with…"
Oct 25, 2014
Dev Gandhi posted a discussion

Dev Gandhi - Candidate for East Bay Regional Park District Director

Dear Friends, I am running for Director of East Bay Regional Park District. I want to bring my vision and fresh ideas to this position. The East Bay Regional Park District collects $156 million in tax revenue every year. We as taxpayers have every right to know where and how our tax money is used. I bring a new perspective to this position. I will bring accountability and transparency to the Directors' office. Please support me by giving your valuable vote on November 4th, 2014. Also please…See More
Oct 16, 2014
bbox231 replied to EW's discussion Eric Tsai - Candidate for Alameda County Water District Director
"I think we'd all agree that the debt option should be invoked only for infrequent non-recurring expenses.   Debt financing as a means to cover operating costs is a slow death.   Once we've accomplished the goal of…"
Oct 9, 2014
EW replied to EW's discussion Eric Tsai - Candidate for Alameda County Water District Director
"Hi Charlotte, I am not opposed to tiered rates as it does incentivize conservation.  They could have made the tiered rates revenue neutral but that is not what they implemented.  Also, as part of the drought surcharge, they raised rates…"
Oct 8, 2014
Charlotte Allen replied to EW's discussion Eric Tsai - Candidate for Alameda County Water District Director
"Eric, Though I am impressed by your postings and will most likely vote for you, I don't agree with you about water rates. I am in favor of tiered rates, which ACWD has in effect as a drought surcharge. The supply of water in California is…"
Oct 8, 2014
EW replied to EW's discussion Eric Tsai - Candidate for Alameda County Water District Director
"Thanks for the response. I think I can easily identify $5M in cuts and the rest may well have to come from delaying long term capital expenditures.  Those can only be identified after discussions with internal staff.  I am willing to go…"
Oct 6, 2014
bbox231 replied to bbox231's discussion 2014 City Council Elections
"For those who have not been able to watch the Fremont City Council Candidate Forum(s) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HmruyBovesA http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_K35VHpLh4 "
Oct 6, 2014
bbox231 replied to EW's discussion Eric Tsai - Candidate for Alameda County Water District Director
"Thanks to Eric for making use of this venue with which to address constituency, Eric.  (Sadly) this action alone would be sufficient to garner my vote - - - but, to add such clarity and critical reasoning as is evidenced in these responses…"
Oct 6, 2014
EW replied to EW's discussion Eric Tsai - Candidate for Alameda County Water District Director
"Thank you Charlotte.   The budget breaks down personnel by departments and the Engineering Dept is allocated 46 employees.  I used that number to calculate the 20% figure.  However, after looking into it more, I didn't realize…"
Sep 29, 2014
Charlotte Allen replied to EW's discussion Eric Tsai - Candidate for Alameda County Water District Director
"Eric, Really excellent answers to my questions! I'm impressed. I didn't realize that engineering staff make up less than 20% of ACWD staff, and that administration and general expenses have increased at almost twice the rate of the cost…"
Sep 29, 2014
EW replied to EW's discussion Eric Tsai - Candidate for Alameda County Water District Director
"Hi Charlotte, Thank you for your interest.   I’ve been an investment fund manager for the last four years and previously did business valuations for an accounting firm for several years prior.  I studied accounting at UCLA and I am…"
Sep 28, 2014
Charlotte Allen replied to EW's discussion Eric Tsai - Candidate for Alameda County Water District Director
"Eric, Glad to see someone interested in the Water District. I've got a couple of questions for you. First, are you currently employed? If so, in what position? And can you give us an idea of your work history just so that we know more about…"
Sep 28, 2014
 
 
 

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China Chili's Closed for business as of 1/25/15 1 Reply

Started by bbox231 in Miscellaneous. Last reply by bbox231 Jan 25.

Where did Tri-City Voice go? 2 Replies

Started by bbox231 in City Government & Planning. Last reply by bbox231 Dec 30, 2014.

2014 City Council Elections 7 Replies

Started by bbox231 in City Government & Planning. Last reply by bbox231 Oct 25, 2014.

How soon before we see the next bond? 3 Replies

Started by FCN Admin in City Government & Planning. Last reply by Sarah Morgan Aug 8, 2014.

9th Grade Health Textbook

Started by Ann Crosbie in Education & Schools Aug 2, 2014.

TOP CONTRIBUTORS TO YES ON MEASURE E 7 Replies

Started by Charlotte Allen in City Government & Planning. Last reply by bbox231 Jun 3, 2014.

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