No opposition so far for school bond
Will Oremus - 10/10/2006
A $298 million bond measure to renovate schools in the San Mateo Union High School District has some substantial backing but no funded opposition so far.
Massive upgrade for rail and roads
Gary Richards - 10/02/2006
California voters will consider two measures on next month's ballot that would pour nearly $34 billion into road and rail projects across the state during the next decade, the biggest transportation investment since Pat Brown was governor nearly 50 years ago.
Public heated over election exclusion
Kristina Peterson - 09/29/2006
In an effort to neutralize Wednesday night's San Bruno Park School District board election, the board asked the public to stay mum - a request that has since been generating loud grumbling from residents who say their basic rights under the Brown Act were ignored.
Dems dish dirt for Speier seat
Rachel Gordon - 05/08/2006
The three Bay Area Democrats vying to succeed Jackie Speier in the state Senate are veteran lawmakers, each with a political base and a cache of ideas -- and enough gumption to try to sink their opponents with a barrage of negative attacks.
Mercury New supports Measure A
Editorial staff - 05/07/2006
Do you believe San Jose and Silicon Valley need better roads and mass transit -- and need be linked to the other major Bay Area cities by BART?
Carol Bonner has high hopes
Heather Murtagh - 11/29/2005
As the saying goes, the third time's the charm. And that's definitely the case for newly elected San Bruno City Clerk Carol Bonner.
Alice Barnes gripes about candidates
Alice Barnes - 11/24/2005
What gripes me most about these local municipal elections are the Johnny-come-lately candidates with grand ideas backed by no research, thought or substance.
Rico Medina takes charge
Heather Murtagh - 11/23/2005
A hometown boy at heart, newly elected San Bruno Councilman Rico Medina hopes to not only help the city in the next four years but also live up to the expectations of voters who gave him a chance.
Ibarra-Pallas race on ice
Christine Morente - 11/12/2005
About 5,000 more absentee ballots have been counted within the past two days, but San Mateo County officials Friday weren't any closer to certifying election results, especially for a few close races.
Rico Medina defeats Pallas
Heather Murtagh - 11/09/2005
Longtime San Bruno Councilman Chris Pallas lost his seat Tuesday when Parks and Recreation Commission Chair Rico Medina brought in the top vote count when the final votes were tallied.
Franzella to return as San Bruno mayor
Christine Morente - 11/09/2005
Voters voted Rico Medina onto the San Bruno City Council but unseated 25-year City Council member Chris Pallas. Larry Franzella will continue as the city's mayor for two years.
Alice Barnes: Vote No on Measure G
Alice Barnes - 11/02/2005
Measure G, the San Bruno fireworks initiative, supposedly promotes patriotism while benefiting our youth. Actually it removes our freedoms, penalizes our youth while teaching them to be deceitful. Read the pamphlet (RTP).
Richard Holober collects $30,885
Heather Murtagh - 11/01/2005
School board races traditionally do not bring in the big budget finances some city council candidates require, but Richard Holober, incumbent trustee with the San Mateo County Community College District board continues to lead the campaign race with $30,885 collected.
School board candidates focus on budget
Neil H. Dempsey - 11/01/2005
San Bruno Park School District board candidates say they're focused on budget shortfalls and continuing the district's exemplary academic scores -- but admit a long-standing feud between two board members isn't helping the cause.
Times: Yes on Measure G
Editorial staff - 10/25/2005
There are a lot of well-meaning people on both sides of Measure G, the proposal to keep fireworks legal in San Bruno.
Franzella, Ibarra, Pallas & Bonner
Editorial - 10/21/2005
With its ongoing redevelopment plans and a brand-new mall, San Bruno is recovering from its economic doldrums and seems headed for better days. As the city looks forward, it's preparing to fill two council seats and one mayoral seat in the November's election.
Many choices for San Bruno voters
Christine Morente - 10/20/2005
In the only city in San Mateo County where people vote for mayor, incumbent Larry Franzella is fighting political newcomer Michael Salazar for the two-year seat.
Council, mayoral candidates debate
Christine Morente - 10/13/2005
City Council and mayoral candidates tackled issues Wednesday night ranging from "safe and sane" fireworks to graffiti and grade separation.
Go for incumbents in San Bruno race
Editorial staff - 10/13/2005
The San Bruno Park Elementary School District needs help. Its enrollment, which is the main driver of available revenue, is not increasing in any appreciable way. Its accompanying fiscal condition is not promising.
SB candidates face off in hot race
Neil H. Dempsey - 10/12/2005
With less than a month to go until the election, it's crunch time for the six candidates running for City Council.
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