Tag Archive | "Steve Bach"

What jerks Bach’s chain? Let’s count the ways

Thursday, January 17, 2013


If I were Mayor Steve Bach, I’d be mad, mad, mad! And here’s who I’d be mad at: I’m mad at the media! I have a contentious meeting with a few community leaders who volunteered their time to work on a stormwater task force. After the meeting, all hell breaks loose. It appears that I’ve […]

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The mayoral candidates and their homes

Tuesday, January 4, 2011


How much is your house worth? According to the County Assessor, my rickety 1898 Westside Victorian is worth $341,000 which, given its many problems, may be wildly optimistic. Most of us have skin in the local real estate game – so how about our leading mayoral candidates? Where do they live? And how much are […]

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High-profile job openings but few applicants

Monday, January 3, 2011


There are a few job openings in town. We’re talking about positions that include your very own private office with an actual window and the opportunity to sit in meetings and make decisions that effect every one of your fellow residents – or at least those with minor land-use issues. C’mon, step right up, don’t […]

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Strong-mayor race: Old politics vs. new politics

Monday, December 20, 2010


Old politics: You decide to run for something; you line up a few supporters; you announce your candidacy, and you run. New politics: You coyly suggest that you might run; you huddle with potential supporters; you commission a poll; you tell some people you’re in the race; you tell others you’re not, you feed the […]

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