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Nelson Goes A.W.O.L. from Council Budget Meeting for his own Campaign Fundraiser

“The more we get off our plate now, the less we have to deal with;” Nelson said. “I’m ready to make individual cuts as we go through the departments, or at least provide policy decisions because at some point I think there is going to be a will of the Council to – I can make something up but, the Park and Rec. department I know is one that I’ve seen the 10% cut, I don’t support, I know that I can find far more than that in other departments, but we have to go through it to get there.”

Joe Dovinh: A Democratic Fan of Van Tran

We caught up with AD-68 candidate Joe Dovinh this afternoon to get to the bottom of his late entry into the AD-68 race as a Democrat.  Mr. Dovinh took issue with a post written by Chris Prevatt and our own interview got off to a rocky and argumentative start, where he almost insisted I record…

Let’s Hear Those Voicemails

  [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2ydrQsFPe8[/youtube] Our friend Art Pedroza had a post on Orange Joke late last night and early this morning, which he yanked before I could actually see it.  From the snipets we were able to find, Art had a phone call with his friend Richard Zavala and claimed Zavala was planning to sue me for…

Sarmiento’s Side of the Story

I spoke with Councilman Vincent Sarmiento earlier this afternoon after receiving his cell phone number. He admitted he spent the morning trying to get a hold of mine as well, which he did. He was eager to explain his side of the story and answer the allegations made by Alex Vega. He stated that the…