« Supes' Race - Everywhere a Sign | Main | High Cost Rail - Part 48 Priorities--Priorities??? »

April 01, 2011

Comments

Boogeyman

If this isn't a crafty April Fool's joke, then I nominate Call Primrose for a recipient of some money.

Thank you.

Mike

Great sponsors! I think bgvoice is worth way more than that...well over a million.

ron fulderon

I suggest you donate to the retirement funds for all the Burlingame civil servants - working and retired. They can use it to take more trips to Tahiti and maybe bump up the air fare to First Class (aka Government Worker Retiree Class), too.

fred

Topix picked this up as an actual news story.

And I vote Fiona should decide the charities.

jennifer

I have to admit, I fell for this one-- 'read it three times.

Very funny--!

Anne

Honored to be "included" in the prank!
Cheers to all!

Newbie

Who's Fiona?

Scheherezade Sharabianlou

Ha! Ha! It was too good to be true! $375,000?! You need more bloggers than just us to get that much. However, I personally think any "Voice" worth a lot more than $375,000. Ariana should pay a lot more for the only "Voice" in Burlingame that is not rehearsed and it is actually heard. The "Voice" which is for brave bloggers who put their "Voice" in writing! Joe, keep up the "Voice". You only need to donate 40% of the proceed to get the largest tax break! Keep the rest and enjoy!

Scheherezade

Tech Support

Burlingame Voice is now controlled by the radical left. Huffington Post is a bad organization and pollutes the political environment in America. Time to find a new Voice for Burlingame.

Lets see: AOL is a bankrupt software company who cant even get a sane person to take their FREE AOL Desktop software and now they buy a Huffington Post, a radical left media organization and we are suppose to feel GOOD. LOL. Lets find some new volunteers to create a solid PRO Burlingame and PRO America voice

Halley Torrenson

What a disaster.. Huffington AOL merger is bankrupt. Nice call to merge you idiots.

Hillsider

Try to stay with the class Halley. April Fool's

Joe

I got a good laugh out of this April Fool's post, but I was also reminded of it when I read in the Wall Street Journal that AOL will be scaling way back on its Patch investment. According to yesterday's article, AOL will be closing or finding partners for 400 of its 900 sites and laying off between 250 and 500 of its 1,100 staffers after having already cut 25% of its cost base earlier this year.

Russ

I remember reading this article back in 2010. I guess they were right about their thoughts that the Patch business model did not make any sense.

http://www.businessinsider.com/aols-patch-revenue-model-makes-no-sense-2010-5

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)

About the Voice

  • The Burlingame Voice is dedicated to informing and empowering the Burlingame community. Our blog is a public forum for the discussion of issues that relate to Burlingame, California. On it you can read and comment on important city issues.

    Note: Opinions posted on the Burlingame Voice Blog are those of the poster and not necessarily the opinion of the editorial board of the Burlingame Voice. See Terms of Use

Contributing to the Voice

  • If you would like more information on the Burlingame Voice, send an email to editor@burlingamevoice.com with your request or question. We appreciate your interest.

    Authors may login here.

    For help posting to the Voice, see our tutorial.