Unless participatory democracy becomes a greater cause in LA, Eric Garcetti -- or any mayor -- will be severely limited in their potential. Now, more than ever, the city and county need more democracy, more vision of sustainability, in order to overcome a dysfunctional system of remote control.
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Whatever your politics, whatever your opinion of Los Angeles over the last eight years, you probably hate outgoing Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, because everyone does somehow. So bust out the pitchforks: the Board of Airport Commissioners is expected to vote...
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Willie Brown, the former mayor and current unregistered lobbyist, has been trying to undermine Assemblymember Tom Ammiano for years. But take a look at two Ammiano bills this spring and you get a sense of how effective San Francisco's...Show More Summary
Reposting along with 1 other link that I was sent this week:The One Fund - Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Tom Menino have announced the formation of The One Fund Boston, Inc. to help the people most affected by...Show More Summary
In the wake of the Boston bombings, figures ranging from Rep. Peter King to Tom Brokaw have called for more surveillance. New York Mayor Bloomberg is urging us to change "our laws and our interpretation of the Constitution." But is that a reasonable conclusion? Brian Doherty offers three reasons the bombings don't require us to undo any privacy protections. View this article.
Please reelect me. He was against it before he was for it. Mayor Tom Menino, in an uncharacteristic turn, called for the death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. ?I have never supported the death penalty but I will say in this...
I've received a few emails lately about ways to help out with those that were affected by last week's events. Here are a few links if you'd like to help:The One Fund - Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Tom Menino have announced the formation of The One Fund Boston, Inc. Show More Summary
An unbylined Associated Press report (graphic saved here) appearing at ABC News (time-stamped 9:51 a.m. at the AP's main national site; graphic saved here) reports that Boston Mayor Tom Menino appeared on ABC's "This Week" and said,Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Boston Mayor Tom Menino said on Sunday authorities may never be able to question the Boston Marathon bombing suspect, who lies seriously injured and unable to speak after eluding police for 24 hours in a bloody manhunt.
Mayor Tom Menino says he has information that indicates the bomb suspects acted alone. Menino tells ABC’s “This Week” that he agreed with the decision to lock down Boston all day Friday, based on information officials had at the time. He tells ABC’s `This Week” that a pipe bomb was found at another location and [...]
Boston Mayor Tom Menino says bombing suspects acted alone via Rickey.org Boston Mayor Tom Menino says information he has indicates that the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing acted alone. The Voice • American Idol • The X Facto...
(WASHINGTON) — Boston Mayor Tom Menino says information he has indicates that the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing acted alone. Menino tells ABC’s “This Week” that he agreed with the decision to lock down Boston all day Friday, based on information officials had at the time. Show More Summary
UPDATED: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is wounded and in custody after a standoff. Boston Mayor Tom Menino thanks the media for spreading images of the two suspects. read more
(Reuters) - Boston Mayor Tom Menino said "we got him" on Twitter on Friday after the Boston Police Department announced it had apprehended the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings. Police announced earlier that the second suspect was Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Show More Summary
Boston Mayor Tom Menino celebrated the capture of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Friday night with a few simple tweets: "We got him" #oneboston twitter.com/mayortommenino… — Mayor Tom Menino (@mayortommenino) April 20, 2013 On the radio. Show More Summary
- down payment on your first home requires 10,000 bells - you are greeted by various people at the train station upon arrival - they'll inform you that you're the new mayor - you still have to pay off Tom Nook - start off by gathering...Show More Summary