OWN VOICE. ~ InPerspective by Gregg Dieguez — We almost saved some money… On April 20th the Court dismissed HMB’s appeal of their sewer lawsuit against their partners in the Sewer Authority Mid-Coastside (SAM). But by the time I finished researching and writing this article, things changed, again. Still the recurring disinformation about the lawsuit […]
SAM sewer lawsuit … all over but the shouting?
OWN VOICE. ~ InPerspective by Gregg Dieguez — The judge made his final ruling in the lawsuit between Half Moon Bay (HMB) and its partner agencies in El Granada (GCSD) and Montara (MWSD). That doesn’t mean it’s over, because HMB has already burned over a Million Dollars of everyone’s money, and still might appeal. Images: […]
How HMB can avoid ANOTHER sewer lawsuit…
OWN VOICE. ~ InPerspective by Gregg Dieguez — Even if the recent court ruling is the end of HMB’s baseless lawsuit against SAM and its partners, there’s another problem which could lead to more lawsuits, if HMB doesn’t remedy it quickly. But there is some good news as well. Herein, Surprising Sewer Solutions to resolve […]
Rush To Judgment… SAM Lawsuit Update
OWN VOICE. ~ InPerspective by Gregg Dieguez — “You win or lose in the Jungle, everyone loses in Court.“ (referring to Civil cases) And that’s where we are with the HMB lawsuit against its partners in SAM. In court. Per HMB, the stakes are $4.6 million in 2010 dollars. Of course MWSD and GCSD had to […]
Can We Talk? – Labor Day ’21 edition
OWN VOICE. ~ InPerspective by Gregg Dieguez — Welcome back into the Frying Pan, errr, Wildfire. Grab your biscotti or doughtnut (both?!?) and start dunking, because we’ve a lot to discuss… Footnotes: to use, click the bracketed number and then click your browser Back button to return to the text where you were reading. Images: […]
Fear and Loathing on the MidCoast
OWN VOICE. ~ InPerspective by Gregg Dieguez — Last night’s MCC meeting included a discussion of the lawsuit Half Moon Bay (HMB) filed against its Midcoast “partners” in the joint powers authority Sewer Authority Midcoast (SAM). While mostly tactful, there was clearly an emotional disagreement over the facts, and even a little Deceit Theater. It […]
InPerspective: MWSD Rates: How Much Is Enough?
OWN VOICE ~ InPerspective by Gregg Diegez. Coming in the midst of a deadly and expensive Pandemic, the proposed water and sewer services rate increases by Montara Water and Sanitary District (MWSD) are generating significant rate payer opposition. In addition to my natural interest as a ratepayer, I have been asked by neighbors to look […]