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November 05, 2017



-Property Prices
-Property Taxes. Unless you are under the Prop 13. Property Owner "Free Money."
-Schools-The Schools have suffered the most from lack of funds, due to Prop.13
-Energy Costs
-Multi-Million/Billion Dollar Homes, Wineries, Private Schools burning to the ground, and those people receiving FEMA housing, Money, Transportation-New Cars, a $2600.00 stipend per week for a family of four.
-Poor(Reactive/not Proactive) HWY, surface maintenance
-Food Costs

Something is very wrong for "Us" for letting this BS Happen.

CBS/60 Minutes has been doing a "Piece" in and @ Callistoga, and Napa Valley, the last 6 days.


Thank you, holly. I think you agree with me. Sometimes it's just hard to tell! :-)

Mohammed Arkin

Mass-exodus of companies moving out of CA.
Giant sucking noise can be heard throughout the USA.
Way to go idiot libs.


From today's Comicle:

The future of California’s new fuel tax — 12 cents a gallon for gasoline, 20 cents for diesel fuel — is likely to go before the voters in November 2018. What’s less clear is whether the official title on the state ballot pamphlet, an important source of voter information, will start by saying it “repeals taxes” or “eliminates ... revenues” for transportation and road repair.

Both descriptions are accurate. Which one will accompany a Republican-sponsored initiative to repeal the tax, as of January 2019, is a question now before a state appeals court in Sacramento. The justices must weigh their duty to inform the voters against the authority provided by law to Attorney General Xavier Becerra, whose office prepares the title and summary for every proposed ballot measure.

Becerra, a Democrat, drafted a title for the initiative that referred only to its impact on repair programs and revenue, though his more-detailed summary that followed listed each tax that would be repealed. In September, a Sacramento County judge, in an unusual but not unprecedented action, found the title misleading and rewrote it to lead with the gas tax repeal.

The attorney general’s office challenged the judge’s action to the Third District Court of Appeal.


Further down the article it notes a poll that says 54% would vote to repeal.


Get ready for more gridlock on the 101 corridor. Caltrans, with all their wisdom, thinks the traffic problems on 101 are due to a lack of an HOV lane going north and south bound from 380 to Whipple in both directions. They are holding meetings on December 6th ( Redwood Cities City Hall and December 11th (San Mateo's city Hall) and are asking for comments. If you drive this area, you know that an HOV lane will completely gridlock 101. I really wish that for once, these guys would actually drive the area in question, prior to coming up with their "genius" ideas on how to fix it. The problem with this corridor is the off ramps/on ramps for Hillsdale and 92 in both directions. They are too close together and backs the traffic up for miles in each direction. Also, they need to tie Foster City and Redwood shores together some way other than 101. If you would like to comment on this, you can email them at: SM101DEiR_EA_comments@dot.ca.gov


From today's WSJ:

American drivers are feeling the pinch of rising oil prices at the pump, as major oil producers push to eliminate supply and rebalance the market.

“This summer, in terms of average gas prices, will likely be the highest since 2014,” said Patrick DeHaan, petroleum analyst at GasBuddy, a fuel-tracking app. “There’s been very little question about that.”

Crude prices have jumped thanks to continuing production cuts by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and other major oil producers, including Russia, that agreed to collectively limit output two years ago.

As a result, gasoline is also becoming more expensive. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, average regular retail gas prices reached $2.70 a gallon last week—the highest level since 2015.
I'm dreaming of $2.70 gas......not with all the taxes piled on top of it.

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