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Created on 28 December 2011
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon Always expect the unexpected. Those four words invite all options to the proverbial table when addressing any situation in life and make ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon According to San Bruno Park School District (SBPSD) Superintendent Hutt, Assistant Superintendent Lynn Orong has submitted her resignation ...
Created on 29 November 2011
... sub $80/bbl neighborhood during October 2011, oil prices have recently been moving back up to the $100/bbl mark. The reasons for the rise in the price of oil are numerous. A few of the reasons include, ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon Sometimes, we need to think outside of the proverbial box to solve complex problems. There might be a relatively easy way to erase ...
... of dollars each year.  In a November 17, 2011 Examiner article titled, "Outsourced policing works for San Carlos", San Carlos City Manager Jeff Maltbie was quoted as saying, "From San Carlos' perspective ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon MF Global, the now bankrupt securities firm led by former Goldman Sachs CEO, Democrat Governor of New Jersey John Corzine went ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon Some people are just stuck on stupid. As I see it, two such people are San Bruno Park School District (SBPSD) Board Members Henderson and ...
... 9, 2011 SBPSD Board Meeting, Mr. Henderson joined 3 of his Board colleagues in voting for SBPSD Board Resolution 11-11-01 to support California Senate Constitutional Amendment 5 being offered up by California ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon NO ON MEASURE O supporters and voters. We won! I would like to take this opportunity to dedicate the NO ON MEASURE O victory to my former ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon History does repeat itself. If you are curious about what will happen if Measure O passes, read the following June 22, 2011 article titled: ...
... illegal kitchen remodel done without permits, inspections or City approval [click here to download the pdf formatted code enforcement case file]. Here are the facts: 1). On 05/20/2011 the City of San ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon Former San Bruno Park School District Board Trustee Chuck Zelnik told me he heard that San Bruno Park School District (SBPSD) Board Member ...
... the millions or tens of millions of dollars of construction related contract work they have received from the SBPSD? Remember the 10/04/2011 Beacon article titled: DESPERATE DEEP POCKET TAXPAYER TROUGH ...
Created on 16 October 2011
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon After writing the Beacon for the past 16 years, being involved in political campaigns and also holding appointed and elected public office ...
... per current EC 33676(b)." Hutt's ridiculous claim, referred to in the two previous paragraphs is contained in a January 24, 2011 e-mail message to Chris Kiely, in which SBPSD Superintendent Hutt wrote: ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon On 10/12/2011, an article written by San Francisco Examiner reporter Niko Kyriakou titled, San Bruno residents cry foul as ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon The deaths of Steve Jobs and Al Davis during the past week provide stark evidence supporting the proposition that life is a temporary ...
... False Claims Act Qui Tam case as suggested in a 09/21/2011 Beacon Opinion. In an e-mail message to me dated 10/14/2011, San Francisco Examiner reporter Niko Kyriakou stated: "On the honesty of the ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Like flies on a steaming pile of fresh cow manure, the trough feeders are positioning themselves to get their greedy hands on the $40,000,000 of Measure O money. Get ready ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon In FPPC Stipulation, Decision and Order Number: 2011-252, the California Fair Political Practices Commission (CFPPC) found the ...
... for selling their advertiser's products.  In 2011, some of the financial related Beacon articles pointing to a deepening financial crisis include, but are not limited to: 08182011 - ...
One alert Beacon reader noticed that the specious, expensive, environmentally unfriendly YES ON MEASURE O fliers that I mentioned in an earlier Beacon article contain postmarks from ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon San Bruno Park School District Board candidates Chuck Zelnik and Jennifer Blanco deserve your vote on Tuesday, November 8, 2011. The ...
... managed to slip through my spam filter.  Occasionally I receive a message from somebody that falls into the gray not important, almost spam category. The message that I received on 09/13/2011 ...
... students who attend the SBPSD at risk.  A September 12, 2011 SanBrunoPatch article observed: "According to data recently released from the state Department of Education, the San ...
... 8, 2011 Election: 1). The San Bruno Park School District Board of Trustees has already admitted that they do not need the $40,000,000 Measure O bond money. By Resolution, on 04/14/2010, the San ...
... that as recently as June 04, 2011 the SBPSD was still refining their scheme to divert capital projects money. SBPSD Superintendent Hutt appeared at the August 4, 2010 California State Allocation Board ...
... thugs are Exhibit A supporting my September 6, 2011 statement: ".....unions are the biggest threat to U.S. National and economic security. The economic damage that unions are doing to the United States ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon The present leader of the  International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) Union Jimmy Hoffa (not to be confused with his ...
We pray for the eternal repose of the people who lost their lives in this fire. We also hold in prayer those people who were injured, lost their homes and possessions or suffered deep emotional distress ...
... to the $40,000,000 Measure O Bond on the November 2011 Ballot for which Hutt has hired the expensive political hit team of Dale Scott and Company that will earn six figures in commission and contracts ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon On 08/17/2011, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) published an article titled, Municipalities Abandon S&P After Ratings Downgrade. ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon San Mateo County taxpayers are living through what may be the worst recession/depression in the history of the United States. The cost of ...
... July 21, 2011 Monthly Investment Report, sent to San Mateo County Pool Participants by current San Mateo County Treasurer - Tax Collector Sandy Arnott, it is clear that she is setting up the very same ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon A recent New York Times/CBS News Poll showed that there the disapproval rate for Congress is a record 82%. This doesn't surprise ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon Congressional Democrats and Obama were whining and screaming about getting a debt deal done so the U.S. Government's debt limit could ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon "Corruption never has been compulsory" ~Anthony Eden Most of the arguments used by San Bruno's Councilmembers and Police Chief to ...
... San Bruno for three years, that was the subject of a 2011 FBI raid, what did San Bruno Police Chief Telford know about this criminal enterprise and when did he know it?  ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon According to an article titled, Employers Face Greater Risk From Workplace Romance: California Supreme Court Rules That Office Affairs ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon On July 6, 2011 I wrote a Beacon article titled, IS THE CALIFORNIA ATTORNEY GENERAL OR THE SAN MATEO COUNTY DA GOING TO CHARGE SAN ...
Created on 05 July 2011
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon ---------------------------------------------------- PORTUGAL DEBT = JUNK Moody's downgraded Portugal's long-term government bond ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon ---------------------------------------------------- I was reading a June 30, 2011 story in the San Francisco Chronicle titled, San ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon Think of it as a user's tax. A progressive surtax on all California Public Employees' Retirement System (CALPERS) and California State ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon A June 26, 2011 Sacramento Bee article titled, Six-figure pensions soar for California school administrators observed: ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon ---------------------------------------------------- Today, the Wisconsin Supreme Court upheld the courageous efforts by ...
... billion in May 2009 to $5.69 billion in March 2011, the most recent month reported by the U.S. Treasury." We also know that on June 30, the Federal Reserve is ending its program to purchase $600 ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon ---------------------------------------------------- One of the things that I give Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke credit for is that ...
... who earn their living trading on other people's pain and misery, business is booming. According to RealtyTrac, nationally, foreclosed homes account for 28% of Q1 2011 sales. California leads the United ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon ---------------------------------------------------- FACT: the largest single budget item in California's proposed 2011-2012 Budget ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon ---------------------------------------------------- In the May 3, 2011 San Mateo County Supervisor race, VOTE FOR TERRY NAGEL. She ...
...  NEW TAXES AND BONDS -- NO San Bruno Park School District (SBPSD) Board Member William "Skip" Henderson put the icing on the proverbial cake at the ridiculous 03/15/2011 SBPSD Board Meeting by ...
... will hit California on Friday, March 18, 2011. CLICK HERE to view the projected path of the radioactive plume rising from the Fukushima 1 Nuclear Power Plant. To make matters worse, ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Ever since February 5, 2011 when The San Bruno Beacon broke a story about what I considered to be the conflict of interest created by San Bruno Park School District Superintendent ...
... State, Registrar-Recorder of Los Angeles County, Registrar of Voters of San Diego County, and Registrar of Voters of the City and County of San Francisco. In my March 11, 2011 Beacon article titled, ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon The City of Encinitas, California is looking for a new City Manager. I received a call from a long time, politically active Beacon ...
...  NEW TAXES AND BONDS -- NO On February 5, 2011, I wrote a Beacon story titled: FORMER SAN BRUNO PARK SCHOOL DISTRICT (SBPSD) BOARD MEMBER SAYS WIFE OF SBPSD SUPERINTENDENT DAVID HUTT AND HER EMPLOYER ...
...  NEW TAXES AND BONDS -- NO It isn't enough that at their 03/09/2011 Meeting, the San Bruno Park School District (SBPSD) Board of Trustees voted to punish San Bruno's residents with a costly bond measure, ...
... at their 03/09/2011 Board Meeting, in a 4-1 decision the San Bruno Park School District (SBPSD) Board of Trustees voted to punish San Bruno's residents with a costly bond measure, to be added ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. ---------------------------------------------------- SAN BRUNO PARK SCHOOL DISTRICT NEW SUPERINTENDENT AND SCHOOL BOARD -- YES NEW TAXES AND BONDS -- NO -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ...
... The March 6, 2011 Beacon article titled, U.S. ATTORNEY ALLEGES THAT THE FACILITIES AND ASSETS OF ARTICHOKE JOE'S CASINO IN SAN BRUNO USED BY INDICTED GANGSTERS TO ENRICH THEMSELVES THROUGH LOANSHARKING ...
... those rules and regulations, became San Bruno's Police Chief on or about 12/18/2006. On March 3, 2011 a Motion to Unseal the Redacted Indictment was filed by the U.S. Attorney's Office and approved ...
... out? In a February 3, 2011 San Bruno Beacon article titled, NO SURPRISE HERE ----> CITY OF SAN BRUNO AUDIT FIRM CALLED RUBBERSTAMP BY CALIFORNIA STATE CONTROLLER, I made the following ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. ---------------------------------------------------- SAN BRUNO PARK SCHOOL DISTRICT NEW SUPERINTENDENT AND SCHOOL BOARD -- YES NEW TAXES AND BONDS -- NO In my opinion, ...
... to a 02/08/2011 Sacramento Bee article, CalSTRS is set to lose $73 million on an office building in New York) where a lot of the pension money ends up in someone else's pocket. To add insult to injury, ...
COUGH IT UP TAXPAYERS   TEACH BY EXAMPLE Visit A.F. Branco's site and make a donation to this great artist Buy A.F. Branco's Artwork ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Remember this: SAN BRUNO PARK SCHOOL DISTRICT NEW SUPERINTENDENT AND SCHOOL BOARD -- YES NEW TAXES AND BONDS -- NO As I pointed out in an earlier article, conflict of ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon We are coming very close to the point where it may become necessary to outlaw unions in the United States to save our country from ...
... Park School District (SBPSD) teacher's union] called out SBPSD Superintendent Hutt and his puppet Board Member Martinez at the February 9, 2011 SBPSD Board Meeting during a statement to ...
... so this money can be used to help the students in the SBPSD during these tough economic times. On January 19, 2011, I wrote an article about San Bruno Park School District (SBPSD) Board Member Skip Henderson ...
... adults. According to the San Bruno Park School District (SBPSD) 02092011 Agenda; Hutt and his cronies are going to have money that they have diverted from the capital projects fund buried in ...
... look like Champions is a unit of SBPSD instead of the private business that it actually is. I took a 02/04/2011 snapshot of the SBPSD web site and linked it in the previous sentence in case ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon A 12/21/2010 press release from the California State Controller's Office, made this observation about Mayer Hoffman ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon Muhammad Ghannem, one of the Muslim Brotherhood's leaders, is giving us a preview of things to come in Egypt. As I said in an earlier ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon Barack Hussein Obama's support of the anti-government forces in Egypt is going to result in Egypt being controlled by the Muslim Brotherhood. ...
... children) you have the making for a dangerous, deadly situation. And that brings us to the January 06, 2011 San Mateo Daily Journal by Heather Murtagh titled Small gas leak leads to repairs, in which Ms. ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. In San Bruno, we appear to be plagued by bottom feeders who have tried to take advantage of San Bruno fire victims, vermin trying to impersonate San Bruno fire victims in an ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon An interesting article appeared in The New York Times titled, A Path is Sought for States to Escape Their Debt Burdens. The author ...
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- San Bruno Park School District Superintendent Hutt and his broken, rubber stamp Board should be ashamed of ...
... SBPSD spending and debt that are required to balance the SBPSD's operational budget. At their January 12, 2011 meeting, the SBPSD Board of Trustees accepted the SBPSD 2009 - 2010 Independent Auditor's ...
... you and your family with suffocating taxes, joblessness and a worthless U.S. Dollar? According to a January 13, 2011 article titled, S&P, Moody's Warn on U.S. Credit Rating: "Two leading credit ...
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by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon The terrible tragedy that took place in Arizona on 01082011 is not a political tragedy. It is a human tragedy. According to ...

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