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California Counties Reel From Tax Hit
online.wsj.com, July 27, 2011

 

Editorial: County assessor's plan to lower tax bills is right thing to do
marinij.com, July 15, 2011

 

Property tax roll 'anemic' but in positive direction
philippinenews.com, July 8, 2011

 

Slight Rise in Assessed Property Values Means More Tax Revenue for County
fostercity.patch.com, July 7, 2011

 

Property values increase ‘anemically' in 2010
hmbreview.com, July 6, 2011

 

Assessor: San Mateo County property values show 'anemic' growth
mercurynews.com, July 2, 2011

 

Property tax rolls heading up, but slowly
smdailyjournal.com, July 2, 2011

 

Venture capitalist Tim Draper snatches up Benjamin Franklin Hotel
mercurynews.com, April 16, 2011

 

San Mateo County and Genentech cut $26.5 million deal to settle tax dispute
mercurynews.com/peninsula/, April 8, 2011

 

Deadlines to seek Bay Area property-tax reductions
sfgate.com, March 30, 2011

 

128 San Mateo County landowners must farm natural land or pay higher taxes
penipress.com, March 21, 2011

 

There to teach: Domini Hoskins Black History Museum on display in Burlingame
smdailyjournal.com, February 19, 2011

 

State High Court Will Decide Whether Prop. 8's Sponsors Can Appeal
baycitizen.org, February 16, 2011

 

Assessor’s Office gets high marks
smdailyjournal.com, February 10, 2011

 

Home prices to hit bottom this year, report says
sfgate.com, February 9, 2011

 

Belmont eases solar company’s move
smdailyjournal.com, February 9, 2011

 

San Francisco Archdiocese takes The City to court over $20M in property taxes
sfexaminer.com, February 9, 2011

 

Silicon Valley home prices suffer 'double dip'
mercurynews.com, February 9, 2011

 

Facebook packs up for Menlo Park 
almanacnews.com, February 8, 2011

 

Deadline approaches for property tax reduction
almanacnews.com, February 7, 2011

 

Home Prices Sink Further

online.wsj.com, January 27, 2011

 

Facebook buys land near former Sun campus
mercurynews.com, January 28, 2011

 

Big Spenders Buoy Housing

online.wsj.com, January 27, 2011

 

Isabella and Ethan top baby names in 2010
almanacnews.com, January 26, 2011

 


2010 News

 

Government Watch
smdailyjournal.com, December 15, 2010

 

Peninsula real estate data turns digital
sfexaminer.com, December 1, 2010

 

Pipeline bill may hit delay
sfexaminer.com, September 20, 2010

 

Chief elections officer announces fire relief initiatives
sfexaminer.com, September 16, 2010

 

Sun Micro reassessment coming - State rules campus qualifies
almanacnews.com, September 7, 2010

 

Same-sex weddings on hold again
hmbreview.com, August 16, 2010

 

For a brief moment gay couples rushed out to get married - or tried
mercurynews.com, August 5, 2010

 

Proposition 8 same-sex mariage ban lawsuit ruling expected Wednesday in California
nydailynews.com, August 4, 2010

 

County property value drops $2B
smdailyjournal.com, July 2, 2010

 

Declining property values mean $20 million less for local cities and schools
mercurynews.com, July 1, 2010

 

County reassessing thousands of properties
smdailyjournal.com, May 28, 2010

 

Fisher: Many hats, many contributions
mercurynews.com, March 8, 2010

 

Valley nonprofit helps people threatened with foreclosure
mercurynews.com, February 16, 2010

 

John Horgan: Slocum has served San Mateo County well
mercurynews.com, February 15, 2010

 

Going to the Courthouse, Gonna TRY to get Married
indybay.com, February 13, 2010

 

Same-sex marriage supporters rally in Redwood City
mercurynews.com, February 12, 2010

 

Historian makes the case for same-sex marriage
sfgate.com, January 13, 2010

 

Historic Prop. 8 trial opens with emotional testimony from gay couples
mercurynews.com, January 12, 2010

 


2009 News

 

New ID-theft law bars Marin, other counties from releasing marriage lists
www.mercurynews.com, December 31, 2009

 

Less tax dollars for local governments
www.smdailyjournal.com, December 23, 2009

 

Slight property tax breaks expected for Peninsula homeowners
www.insidebayarea.com, December 23, 2009

 

Officials Warn About Offer To Lower Tax Bills
www.cbs5.com, December 21, 2009

 

Scam targets homeowners
www.smdailyjournal.com, December 19, 2009

 

Assessor warns against paying for reassessments
www.hmbreview.com, December 18, 2009

 

Monday is last day to appeal assessments
www.hmbreview.com, November 25, 2009

 

Monday deadline for assessment appeal
www.almanacnews.com, November 24, 2009

 

Editorial: Foreclosure crisis needs real relief, not lip service
www.insidebayarea.com, November 17, 2009

 

Expansion and extension of home-buying tax credit seen as lifting market
www.insidebayarea.com, November 16, 2009

 

Stone blasts Schwarzenegger for veto on airline valuation bill
sanjose.bizjournal.com, October 30, 2009

 

Same-sex married couples 'pleased' to be counted in 2010 census
Contra Costa Times, October 21, 2009

 

Issue of Same Sex Marriage Back in Court
ktvu.com, October 14, 2009

 

CALIFORNIA - Schwarzenegger Signs Gay Rights Measures
Washington Post, October 13, 2009

 

Calif. will recognize same-sex marriages
UPI.com, October 12, 2009

 

San Mateo Catholic Archdiocese Battling SF Over Property Tax

CBS5.com, October 7, 2009

 

County clerks' offices filled with 9-9-09 marriages
www.sfexaminer.com, September 9, 2009

 

San Mateo County sues office complex owners in tax dispute
www.insidebayarea.com, August 20, 2009

 

Foreclosure pipeline grows in the Bay Area
www.insidebayarea.com, August 13, 2009

 

Bay Biz Buzz: Foreclosure sales down, for now
www.insidebayarea.com, August 11, 2009

 

California Property Taxes Are On a Very Bad Roll

www.bondbuyer.com, July 17, 2009

 

Tight Budgets. Big divide over pay, benefits for firefighters

www.almanacnews.com, July 13, 2009

 

John Horgan: Terry Flinn has seen it all

www.insidebayarea.com, July 8, 2009

 

County property taxes drop

www.smdailyjournal.com, July 7, 2009

 

Tax Bill Appeals Take Rising Toll on Governments

www.NYTimes.com, July 4, 2009

 

Appeal assessment if you think it's too high

www.sfgate.com, June 21, 2009

 

CA Domestic Partners face June 30 deadline to reverse property tax reassessments

www.tips-q.com, June 12, 2009

 

Fresno rally supports ban on same-sex marriage
www.sfgate.com, June 01, 2009.

 

Pro, con same-sex marriage rallies set for Fresno
www.fresnobee.com, May 28, 2009.

 

Protesters, public officials mostly rail against ruling
www.mercurynews.com, May 26, 2009.

 

Prop. 8 ruling coming Tuesday
www.sacbee.com, May 22, 2009.

 

Instructions issued for getting a birth certificate
www.smdailyjournal.com, March 24, 2009.

 

Winning By Losing On Prop. 8
washingtonpost.com, March 21, 2009

 

SAN MATEO CO.: COUNTY TO HOLD BUSINESS PROPERTY STATEMENT SEMINARS
www.cbs5.com, March 19, 2009

 

Home sales soar while median price hits floor
www.insidebayarea.com, March 19, 2009

 

County and cities brace for tax reductions
www.smdailyjournal.com, March 11, 2009

 

Development, revenue down
www.smdailyjournal.com, March 10, 2009

 

Scammers Want Homeowner’s Money
The Harper-Mees Team, March 4, 2009

 

San Mateo County Faces Tidalwave of Home Reassessments
SFGate.com, March 2, 2009

 

Assessors to review 40,000 homes - County estimates that assessed value of up to 20,000 will fall
The Almanac, February 24, 2009

 

Looking for a tax break? Check the mail
InsideBayaArea.com, February 23, 2009

 

Do not pay for property assessment
InsideBayArea.com, February 23, 2009

 

Your home may be due for reassessment
The Almanac, February 17, 2009

 

County office open for Valentine's Day weddings
The Almanac, February 10, 2009

 

County officials warn of property assessment 'scam'
mercurynews.com, February 10, 2009

 

Bay Area Homeowners Warned On Tax Assessment Scam
cbs5.com, February 10, 2009

 

Just in Case, Your County Clerk is Open Valentine's Day
NBCbayarea.com, February 9, 2009

 

Watch out for property tax 'scam'
THE PRESS DEMOCRAT, February 9, 2009

 

County sets up special nuptials
The San Francisco Examiner, February 5, 2009

 

County expects deluge of reassessment requests
The San Francisco Examiner, February 5, 2009

 

Foreclosures fall due to state law
MercuryNews.com, January 28, 2009

 

Record foreclosures in Bay Area, state in 2008
SFGate.com, January 28, 2009

 

Fisher: The presidential name game
mercurynews.com, January 20, 2009

 

Sophia, Anthony top baby names
www.smdailyjournal.com, January 20, 2009

 

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