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May 16, 2017



Should have been the Planning Dept's job to insure the original building was left intact.

Unfortunately they sold out!


The people working/employed by the City of Burlingame in the Planning Dept. are hired through The City of Burlingame Elders, and Manager.
Within the last 15 years, one Planning Dept. employee was fired for Child Porn on his City of Burlingame Computer, one COB Engineer was fired for driving with an open 5 gallon bucket of Gasoline, while smoking in a COB Vehicle. Another COB Engineer was arrested and fired for keeping a loaded handgun in his desk at City Hall. Another COB Engineer was forced to accept a retraining order not to come to work after 40 years of service, retirement.
You can not make this stuff up folks.
These are all Public Documents available for anyone who wants to "Look Behind the Curtain."
What else is there?

Bruce Dickinson

Once again, our city council and planning commission have failed us. They are the ones who bear the ultimate responsibility. When will the cow-towing to developers stop?



I am very sorry to present these facts at the Burlingame Voice. However, these events were in the Newspaper at the time they happened.
Back page, etc.
In my opinion, based on years of reading these Crazy, and unbelievable happening at City Hall Burlingame, CA. there is a Filter that keeps this out of Daily News.
How do we allow this to happen?
How much is not printed?


Dear Holy Rolled One:

Your so called facts are way off. I also take issue with you calling every wrong doing as having been done by an ENGINEER.

Franklin Means worked as the Chief Building Official in the Building Department he was not an engineer. He did child porn at his work computer which included trading images in chat rooms. He was arrested, sent to prison, and is now registered as a sex offender.

The gun incident was also a Building Department employee and NOT an engineer.

The Building and Planning Department combined to become the Community Development Department.

So get your facts straight. Engineers have not committed any of your reported crimes.

Check the proper titles before you slander the Engineers. Don't be sloppy about your research if it's public knowledge get the name and title of the person don't accuse engineers.

Don't forget the library secretary who gifted herself $750,000 from the till of the City and spent time in prison. Will you call her an Engineer too!

Get your facts straight Holy.


Thank you for clarifying the City of Burlingame dysfunctional hiring practices.

Holley Cow!

There is a recent problem within City Hall regarding the search for and hiring of a new HR Director.
No candidate was willing to take the position due to the amount of drama going on here.
I a City as "small" as Burlingame, with the VERY DEEP Financial Pockets should be able to hire incredible talent.
Dear BeenAround,
Thank you very much for correcting/defining my comments.
Going back to the City of Burlingame Librarian that embezzled $750,000.00; before she was caught, she "Did Time: for stabbing her husband-San Mateo County Sheriff in the neck with a Fork.
A few months in Jail...
She did not lose her job, and maybe the guy deserved it. I doubt it.
I like the Holy Rolled One..
Get it right, it is Holley Roller..
Get your facts right.
I wonder how many other "past" City Employees have stories?


Holly Wronger:

The secretary at the library did stab her husband in the neck but seeing she was Bud Harrison's niece no charges were filed after she was arrested for that, so NO she spent no time in jail and was back on the job collecting the late fines from the overdue books. Spending the money in beauty shops. This incident was prior to the stealing- she spent time in the pokey for theft. Was paroled in Yolo County.

Fake news - is about all ya got 50/50 whether you are right or wrong.

Wonder how many private companies have inner conflict? Sure there are just as many as the ones you quote half assed here.

Why not stand up on public at the Council meeting and look right into the camera and ask the questions where they can be answered.

Get involved lady......

You hide and throw out fake stories.


Holy Holley has had this coming to him-her for a long time.


Saw Apple stores in beautiful old buildings in New York City this week.
Burlingame sells out too fast.


What in the world do you mean Hillslider?


Dear Hillsider, What do mean by I "had this coming to her-him for a long time."
Do you mean to do harm to me Hillsider?
Dear BeenAround, you seem very angry.
Maybe you should limit your reading time of The Burlingame Voice.

In both cases, please realize that the Burlingame Voice is for Entertainment.

Dear Hillsider, and BeenAround, I hope you are able to find peace within your lives, and lower blood pressure too.
Kind Regards,


There are trolls online. Not the fairytale kind that sits under bridges: we’re talking about the mean, nasty individuals who use online anonymity to be cruel, spread their own brand of hate, destroy reputations of City Employees, and generally try to upset and crush as many people and companies as they possibly can.

Trolls agitate to start fights. They disrupt forums with off-topic comments, brag nonstop about themselves, ridicule the thoughts of others or insert controversial comments to disrupt conversations.

Trolls spread lies, deceive and cause damage, and they enjoy every minute they can make someone else miserable. They may be obnoxious teens, but more often than not they’re seemingly “normal” adults who use internet anonymity to shed their veneer of decency and show their ugly selves. Trolls are basically cyberbullies on steroids – cowards afraid to show their face but nastier and more dedicated than garden-variety bullies.

They are often fairly tech savvy, willing to dig up a comment or information from your past to distort, thereby “justifying” their actions.


Well, Well, Well.
Dear BeenAround,
For my own personal safety, as well as anyone contributing to this "Thread," I believe it would be best to drop all interaction between BeenAround, and anyone.
Thank you for your comments BA.


You started it Holy Wronger, you don't get to decide when it ends. You are malicious and not all that truthful from what I read here.


This is the kind of interaction I like to "see" on "The Burlingame Voice.

I think we should settle our rivalry on the Bocce Ball Court, Horse Shoe Court, or my favorite, the Indoor "Go Cart" track.
What say ye?
Whatever your choice, keep in mind I am Paraplegic.
Nevertheless, I will still KICK YOUR SAGGY BUTT.


Dear Hillsider,
If you have any suggestions regarding a contest, please put them forward.
I am all for a "Battle of Wits."
However, you might want/need a substitute...
That is OK with me.


Its Hollyroller Hillsider.
I was practicing my Martial Arts and Badminton this weekend.
I am wore out.
Not many people can play Badminton..
Let alone not having the ability to use their arms to play Badminton. Nevertheless I will beat you butt.
Please let me know when you will decide how we will settle our differences like the Transgender people we are.
It will be a moment that we will be able to share forever.
Please respond asap.
Thank you Hillsider.

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