Puff Puff

Jerome Stocks Jerome Stocks 2 Comments

The City Council in Berkeley is hell-bent on taking the title of “Wackiest Elected Body.” They are heading toward proposing banning smoking cigarettes in your very own apartments, condos, and yes… even your single family home! I couldn’t make this up… http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Berkeley-s-next-smoking-ban-may-hit-home-4984302.php Mind you, this is in a city that professes to espouse a “do your own thing” mentality, and …

El Cajon places Charter question on June ballot

Bill Wells Bill Wells 19 Comments

Last night the El Cajon City Council voted to place a Charter City proposal on the June 5, 2012, ballot. Becoming a Charter City will allow El Cajon to establish greater autonomy from Sacramento and save millions of dollars in building costs. As a Charter City, El Cajon will be able to exempt itself, in certain situations, from paying prevailing …

City Council Fails to Reform Their Own Pensions

Carl DeMaio Carl DeMaio Leave a Comment

Yesterday the City Council passed a symbolic resolution that they represented as their commitment to reform.  Less than 24 hours later, the same City Council not only refused to advance comprehensive reform of their own pensions, they refused to even allow the reform to be discussed. The Union Tribune addressed the needed reform on Sunday with a question.  You can …