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January 04, 2021

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Jennifer Pfaff

A very interesting story, who knew? I'm trying to figure out why I don't remember a bombing taking place here, and wonder if anyone else does. That was a pretty big deal, right?

hollyroller@gmail.com

It is really amazing how well the COB Elders have/had an influence in the dissemination of Crime information.
Does anyone remember in the mid 90's a COB employee @ Cabrillo had a suspect "Bomb" in his house?
The "Neighborhood" was evacuated..
After the County Bomb Team disabled the "Bomb" the COB Employee told the Bomb Squad that there may be another "Bomb" at his new home in San Mateo. The "Neighborhood" was evacuated. This time SFO was closed, 101 too. The County Bomb Squad again "disabled" this "Bomb."
There were NO Bombs. No Criminal charges.
I bet he voted for Trump.

Paloma Ave

Holy Roller - Up until the last sentence you appeared normal. But you just can't help yourself, can you?

hollyroller@gmail.com

Why?

resident

I ask myself that question about every comment you make. It's a mystery

hollyroller@gmail.com

We are not making "World Policy" here...
This Site is Fun, Informing, Behind the scenes Politics, and many other things to many other people.
To me, it is a connection to the "Mover's and Shaker's of The City of Burlingame....
(that's a joke)

I like reading and participating in the community. I might make a good point someday.

Growling Tiger

The Movers and Shakers know that Joe Buyden is a sad puppet. And he'll be gone in 6 months

MBGA

6 months? I'd say less than that, although he may want to make it until the 100th anniversary of the CCP in July.

The big question now is who will Harris pick as the VP? Hillary is available.

hollyroller@gmail.com

Dear Growling Tiger. Last night I posted "it's Biden" in response to your Post.

For some reason BV deleted that comment.

I am sorry you do not know how to spell the name of the next US President.
Heck, there is No Way I could spell the name of the Chinese President either.
"it's Biden."

JP

Dude, when the Chinese are OK with 10% for The Big Guy, it's Buyden. Or maybe Buyhim would be closer.

MBGA

JP, we have to realize we are dealing with very low information people. They don't understand the "The Big Guy" reference. It goes over their heads.

Joe

hollyroller, you make my task a lot harder sometimes. Do you even realize what you do when you troll people with the Trump references that, in fact, make no sense? Some unnamed guy from the '90's? Really?

BV didn't delete your comment. It may be in the spam folder and eventually I will go look for it, but that is not the point. You had what was perhaps a worthwhile historical note about the person on Cabrillo, ill-formed as it was, but on point. Then you revealed that you are indeed a "low information" person--maybe the worst kind of troll.

So, what to do? Instead of letting you take a perfectly interesting post about Burlingame history off the rails again, I just may have to start deleting some of your comments. I don't like to do it as it goes again my grain, and is more work but frankly you deserve it. If Twitter and Fakebook can do it today, why not the Voice (rhetorical question)?

STICK TO THE TOPIC and stop the trolling (I hope you know what trolling means). OK?

Joe

Now back to the topic of Ogden Dr. Is a plaque commemorating the bombing sufficient? Having biked up to the building to take the picture in the post, I can say it is totally average architecturally. It's been modified with the ramp that I cut out of the photo. But so what? Should it be torn down for more condos with just a bit of bronzed text to remember it? Comments, on topic, please.

hollyroller@gmail.com

When you have the time, please let me know what trolling is in connection to my above comments. It may help me be able to comment more effectively.

hollyroller@gmail.com

PS
I do know the name of the person in the "Bombing of Cabrillo Rd." & Garfield Court, San Mateo, (both incidents happened within hours of each other-same person) but I did not feel posting their name inappropriate.

hollyroller@gmail.com

I meant appropriate. Sorry all.
This event was "all over" the TV and newspapers. You can find some info in the "Micro Film" at the Library. I do not know how to view the TV news reports. It is out there.

Joe

Another seemingly done deal:

Plans to redevelop an historic union gathering hall into a 120-unit condominium building near the Millbrae train station received support from officials who put it on a path to final approval by the Burlingame City Council.

The Burlingame Planning Commission unanimously blessed plans to rebuild the old office building and gathering hall at 1868-1870 Ogden Drive into a six-story residential project during a meeting Monday, Feb. 22.

https://www.smdailyjournal.com/news/local/officials-bless-burlingame-historic-redevelopment-plans/article_571f0df4-7a4d-11eb-b262-377c7277efdf.html

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