We are not part of the discussions, nor want to be, but the following might be acceptable to 50 percent or more of the people in the city of San Mateo and could save a "family matter” between the City Council and city staff from further embarrassing publicity.
Go back to what made 7-Eleven successful. Open at 7 a.m., close at 11 p.m. Considering that convenience food sells in great volume between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. (convenience store franchises know this), that should work for the benefit of all.
Rudy and Farris Horak