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Margaret Abe-Koga announces candidacy for Santa Clara County supervisor race next year

Original post made on Mar 9, 2023

On March 5, exactly one year ahead of the 2024 primary, Mountain View City Councilmember Margaret Abe-Koga announced her plans to run for the fifth district Santa Clara County supervisor seat next year.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, March 8, 2023, 4:07 PM

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Posted by [email protected]
a resident of Castro City
on Mar 9, 2023 at 1:52 pm

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Abe-Koga is on too many boards. An expert at nothing.
When you're sitting in traffic on hwy 101 from Sunnyvale through Palo Alto, stuck in the middle lane at 5 mph, thank Abe-Koga and the VTA Board. She voted for high-priced VTA Diamond Luxury Lanes. The rest of us sit stewing, polluting the air, wishing our cars had wings. That's not clean air nor is it air quality.
When you hit potholes in the poor lanes and damage your suspension, think Abe-Koga. During January rainstorm, one evening of many, I counted 25 cars and half dozen tow trucks on the shoulder between Rengstorff and Shoreline. Extremely dangerous. Front end work costs $3k in repairs. Take a look, drive on the El Camino Real, Mountain View. Potholes everywhere. Conditions suited for a monster truck, not a skinny-wheeled compact-hybrid.
Being on five boards seems conflicting, not impressive. Solution: Get rid of Fastrak lanes. Fix the holes and rough road conditions that VTA has jurisdiction over. Lower the gas-tax.

Posted by Steven Goldstein
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Mar 10, 2023 at 9:14 pm

Steven Goldstein is a registered user.

Just an Observation,

No one remembers the Measure D attempt to kill citizen protections under CSFRA?

The facts are she cannot work it out to be a politician in Mountain View due to campaign reform passed recently.

I hope that Measure D will prove to cause here campaign to fail to be in the Santa Clara Supervisors. She over and over tried to punish the city for passing the CSFRA by killing affordable housing. Thus forced the state to pass SB330.

So she made all other ciries pay for her actions. Is this real leadership?

Posted by [email protected]
a resident of Castro City
on Mar 12, 2023 at 11:30 pm

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Friday morning, northbound 101 just before Whipple Ave. a car kicked up a black tar rock and I saw it like a comet shoot into my windshield. There's a hole! The entire stretch of 101 is filled in with patchwork throw and roll. Thanks Abe-Koga and VTA. Learn: Web Link Notice the pebbles in the throw and roll pictures.

Almost $100 million to install the Fastrak lane but VTA cannot repair the highways. Now I will need to pay $300 for a new windshield. Thanks Abe-Koga. Horrible system.

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