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What’s Happening in the Novato City Council Race?
Sep25

What’s Happening in the Novato City Council Race?

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A Tom Steyer Political Operative Is Running for Novato City Council
Sep22

A Tom Steyer Political Operative Is Running for Novato City Council

Never heard of Tom Steyer? Ever heard of the Republican political bogymen Charles and David Koch aka the Koch brothers? Well, the East Coast blue blood Tom Steyer is the Democratic equivalent to the Koch brothers. They both have a lot in common, being billionaires and having made a large part of their fortune in fossil fuel investments. Both are pro-active wannabe political game changers using their wealth by sprinkling their millions...

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Have a concussion?  Don’t take the asprin at The Novato Community Hosptial Emergency Room or it will cost you!
Sep22

Have a concussion? Don’t take the asprin at The Novato Community Hosptial Emergency Room or it will cost you!

Last month my daughter fell and hit her head which resulted in a concussion.  It was a Saturday and I immediately raced to Novato Community Hospital Emergency Room.  The personnel were very kind and very qualified. Thankfully my daughter is fine. What really made MY head hurt was the $5,984.30 short-term emergency room bill I received which included ONE aspirin for $67.30.   Wouldn’t it have been more appropriate if  BEFORE they...

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Deja Vu All Over Again
Sep14

Deja Vu All Over Again

Occasionally, it is prudent to review previous cogent commentary on current issues. The following is one such commentary well worth reviewing. Far too often the Novato City Council refuses to allow meaningful public discussion on major issues, choosing instead a Hobbesian up or down approval vote on a pre-packaged City Staff preferred course of action. This accepted absence of any significant public input and debate on issues critical...

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How did this get built? – Maybe?
Sep11

How did this get built? – Maybe?

Think of Wincup on wheels. The next boondoggle that is proposed to be built is the new proposed Bus Project for Redwood Blvd in Novato. Just as with Wincup in Corte Madera, this bus project has been staff driven. Staff canceling public meetings, key issues left out of largely phony public surveys by staff and only a single flawed design offered to the Design Review Commission, have allowed for this unnecessary and deeply flawed...

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