Ruth Sterling “Opts Out” Against Art Madrid

Greg Larkin Greg Larkin 10 Comments

After causing a bit of a buzz last week when she pulled papers to “consider” running against La Mesa Mayor Art Madrid, Councilmember Ruth Sterling got what many knew she would from the beginning: Cold feet. Sterling did not file her candidacy paperwork by Friday’s 5 p.m. deadline, leaving only realtor Laura Lothian in the race against Madrid.  Lothian has …

Breaking: Sterling to challenge Madrid in La Mesa

Greg Larkin Greg Larkin 5 Comments

City Councilmember Ruth Sterling has taken out intention papers to challenge incumbent Art Madrid for mayor in the City of La Mesa. Both are Republicans. The move is further evidence that Madrid may have no serious challenge in November.  Sterling has done little in the fundraising arena during her 18 years on the council, other than about $10,000 of her …