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  • [Calif.] Walnut Creek councilman works to repeal smoking rules, prevent plastic bag ban

    10/31/2013 6:46:46 PM PDT · by Lonely Bull · 40 replies
    Contra Costa Times | mercurynews.com ^ | 10/31/2013 | Elisabeth Nardi
    WALNUT CREEK -- Citing his oath to uphold the Constitution, Councilman Justin Wedel says Walnut Creek voters, not elected leaders, should decide where people can smoke and whether shoppers can choose paper or plastic. Wedel aims to get two initiatives on the June ballot -- one that would repeal a portion of the city's recently adopted secondhand-smoke ordinance and another to prevent a ban on plastic shopping bags in Walnut Creek. "This is not a smoking or plastic bag issue; this is a government-intrusion-into-our-daily-lives issue," said Wedel, elected to his first term in 2012. "I swore an oath to protect...
  • San Jose councilman proposes banning sodas

    08/23/2013 11:23:30 PM PDT · by Lonely Bull · 26 replies
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | 08/23/2013 | John Woolfolk
    SAN JOSE -- Want a Coke at the San Jose Library? A root beer for the kids at Happy Hollow Park and Zoo? Maybe some whole milk for the little one? Forget it! That stuff makes you fat. A San Jose councilman wants the city to stop providing sugary drinks and whole milk at city properties and events to promote healthier diets. "We cannot stop the obesity epidemic," City Councilman Ash Kalra said in his proposal. "But as the city of San Jose, we can do our part by being socially responsible and accountable for the products we make available...
  • Washington city councilman walks out on council meeting because of citizen with CCW

    01/25/2013 7:12:09 PM PST · by Baynative · 65 replies
    You Tube Video ^ | 1/22/2013 | Anonymous
    During a city council meeting in Oak Harbor, WA a veteran who served in, Afghanistan speaks spontaneously in favor of the 2nd Amendment and causes a liberal whiner on the council to get up and leave when he is not allowed to violate his oath of office.
  • CA: OC Councilman Carlos Bustamante Charged with Sex Crimes

    07/03/2012 9:51:10 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 10 replies
    KTLA.com ^ | 7/3/12 | KTLA News
    SANTA ANA, Calif. (KTLA) -- Santa Ana City Councilman Carlos Bustamante has gone from a rising political star to a felony sexual assault suspect. The Orange County District Attorney's Office on Tuesday will detail the criminal charges it plans to file against Bustamante. The 47-year-old councilman was arrested around 4:15 p.m. Monday, right before a regularly scheduled Santa Ana City Council meeting. Bustamante faces multiple felony charges, including stalking, false imprisonment and attempted sexual battery. ... Bustamante was elected to the City Council in November of 2004. The charges against him may stem from his time as the director of...
  • Another D.C. Political Corruption Scandal Swept Under The Rug

    07/29/2011 1:40:41 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 4 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | July 29, 2011
    In the most recent of numerous scandals to rock the District of Columbia’s famously corrupt government, a councilman charged with stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars meant for youth programs has been let off the hook by the city’s attorney general and won’t be federally charged because the area’s U.S. attorney is a college fraternity brother.It marks the latest in a never-ending tale of the crooked officials who run D.C. and seldom face consequences. In this case D.C. Councilman Harry Thomas, who has represented Ward 5 since 2007, “diverted” more than $300,000 in public funds intended for children’s sports and...
  • L.A. Councilman Richard Alarcon's staff ordered to appear before grand jury (legal residence or No?)

    07/05/2010 7:27:45 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 10 replies
    LA Times ^ | 7/5/10 | David Zahniser
    Six employees of Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon have been ordered to appear before a grand jury this week, six months after prosecutors obtained search warrants to determine whether the councilman has been living at his legal residence. Alarcon said Monday that his chief of staff, Saeed Ali, and five other workers in his office have received subpoenas instructing them to testify on Wednesday. Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley's office received permission in January to search two homes owned by Alarcon's wife, Flora Montes de Oca -- one on Nordhoff Street in Panorama City, the other on Sheldon Street in...
  • Herriman councilman resigns after criminal charge is filed

    05/09/2010 7:04:15 AM PDT · by Colofornian · 3 replies · 458+ views
    Deseret News ^ | May 6, 2010 | Amelia Nielson-Stowell
    HERRIMAN — Herriman City Councilman Milton "Mick" Shannon resigned Thursday after criminal charges were filed against him in 3rd District Court. The 61-year-old co-founder of the Children's Miracle Network will appear in a West Jordan courtroom Friday to face a charge of criminal mischief, a second-degree felony. On Feb. 11, a Herriman man confronted Shannon about slashing the tires on his truck and trailer and scratching all four sides of his truck. Shannon replied, "That's what you get for (expletive deleted) my wife and (expletive deleted) with my family," according to the charges. Karen Shannon said her husband accused her...
  • Herriman councilman resigns after charges filed [Romney Supporter]

    05/07/2010 10:02:54 AM PDT · by Colofornian · 51 replies · 483+ views
    Salt Lake Tribune ^ | May 7, 2010 | Katie Drake
    Herriman councilman Milton "Mick" Shannon, co-founder of the Children's Miracle Network charity, resigned Thursday after being charged with felony criminal mischief. Shannon was been charged in 3rd District Court in West Jordan with criminal mischief, a second-degree felony, for intentionally destroying property on Feb. 10. Court documents say Shannon slashed tires and scratched the body of a vehicle belonging to a man he believed was having an affair with his ex-wife. Shannon said Thursday that the charges are an attempt to defame him, but did not say by whom. He said he is in the midst of divorce proceedings. He...
  • Veterans In Politics Talk Show Introduces Henderson Councilman Kirk and Bob Mersereau

    05/28/2009 11:25:40 PM PDT · by SteveWsanson · 1 replies · 333+ views
    Veterans In Politics ^ | May 28, 2009 | Steve Sanson
    Veterans In Politics Talk Show Introduces Henderson Councilman Kirk and Bob Mersereau LIVE on www.AllTalkRadio.net May 30: Bob Mersereau President of Local Chapter of the National Chamber of Commerce and former US Marine: Steve Kirk Henderson City Councilman and Candidate for Henderson Mayor: "Veterans In Politics" is a weekly radio show produced by the Veterans In Politics International and hosted by Steve Sanson and Co-Hosted by Ronda Baldwin Kennedy. The "Veterans In Politics" show is live every Saturday 2:05 PM Pacific Time you can call in and speak to the guest or/and hosts at (702) 309-6690. Watch the Veterans In...
  • NYC councilman charged with assaulting girlfriend

    12/20/2008 6:42:13 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 22 replies · 1,061+ views
    ap on SFGate.com ^ | 12/20/08 | Adam Goldman - ap
    A New York City councilman accused of intentionally slashing his girlfriend in the face with a broken glass called it an "unfortunate accident" on Saturday. "I have been charged with offenses that I did not commit and am not capable of committing," Hiram Monserrate, a Democratic councilman and state senator-elect, said in a statement a day after he was arrested on domestic violence charges. Monserrate got into an argument with girlfriend Karla Giraldo, 30, early Friday at his Queens house, according to a criminal complaint. Giraldo said Monserrate broke a glass in his hand and cut her face with it,...
  • Councilman Arrested for Peeing on Crowd

    11/09/2008 2:12:28 PM PST · by General Mosby · 67 replies · 386+ views
    NBC ^ | 11/09/08
    A Jersey City councilman has reportedly been arrested for urinating on a crowd of concertgoers from the balcony of a Washington D.C. nightclub.
  • Warren city councilman holds suspect at gunpoint

    09/04/2008 11:32:05 AM PDT · by marktwain · 9 replies · 110+ views
    Buckeye Firearms Association ^ | 3 September, 2008 | cbaus
    The Warren Tribune-Chronicle is reporting that a Warren city councilman held a bloody trespasser at gunpoint outside his home late Saturday night until Warren and Howland police arrived. From the story: Bob Dean, D-at large, said he was getting ready to go to a party Saturday night when he noticed someone near the shed in his back yard at 4110 Sunnybrook Drive S.E. at 11:43 p.m. Thinking it might be connected to the rash of shed break-ins in the city, Dean said he grabbed his gun, for which he has a conceal carry permit, "and told him in graphic language...
  • CA: Former Gardena councilman charged in molestation investigation

    03/14/2008 9:37:00 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 8 replies · 441+ views
    A Gardena city councilman who resigned earlier this week has been charged with child molestation, authorities said. Oscar Medrano Jr. was charged with eight counts of lewd act upon a child under 14, one count of continuous sexual abuse of a child under 14 and three counts of lewd act upon a child 14 or 15 years old, Deputy District Attorney Beatriz Dieringer said in a statement. Prosecutors alleged the victim was molested on a regular basis beginning when she was in elementary school up until age 14. The last count relates to an incident when the victim was 15...
  • NYC: NYC councilman proposes limiting fast food (Holy HotDogStand, BatMan, What next?)

    06/21/2006 5:29:21 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 20 replies · 479+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 6/21/06 | AP
    NEW YORK - In a town where you can get a slice of pizza or a hot dog on nearly every block, one city councilman wants to limit the number of fast food restaurants as a way to fight obesity. Councilman Joel Rivera, health committee chairman, said at a hearing Wednesday he was exploring the idea of using zoning laws to prevent fast food joints from taking over city streets. More than half of adult New Yorkers are overweight or obese. "You're not going to totally eliminate fast food restaurants, but you could limit the amount," Rivera said after the...
  • CA: Ex-Councilman Gets 5 Years' Probation - Martin Ludlow, SEIU labor leader

    06/06/2006 9:53:00 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 2 replies · 726+ views
    LA Times ^ | 6/6/06 | Patrick McGreevy
    A federal judge sentenced former Los Angeles City Councilman Martin Ludlow on Monday to five years' probation and 2,000 hours of community service, and ordered him to return $36,400 diverted from a school employees union to his 2003 election campaign. The sentence by U.S. District Judge Manuel Real followed Ludlow's recent guilty plea to a charge of conspiring to embezzle union funds. In hopes of avoiding jail, Ludlow agreed to cooperate with authorities in the federal prosecution of Janett Humphries, the former head of Service Employees International Union Local 99, who is accused of working with Ludlow to divert the...
  • CA: Former LA councilman gets probation for campaign fund violations (SEIU labor leader)

    04/21/2006 4:20:53 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 7 replies · 252+ views
    AP on Bakersfield Californian ^ | 4/21/06 | Robert Jablon - ap
    The former top labor leader in Los Angeles County was sentenced to three years of probation Friday and temporarily barred from raising political money after pleading guilty to state charges of conspiracy and violating campaign laws. Martin Ludlow also was fined $15,000 but with court fees that figure will reach about $45,000, Deputy District Attorney Max Huntsman said. State and federal prosecutors charged Ludlow with conspiring with a former union official to illegally divert more than $36,000 in union funds to help finance his successful 2003 City Council campaign. He resigned from the council last year to become head of...
  • CA: Former LA councilman could still face prison, judge warns (Martin Ludlow ,, SEIU)

    03/29/2006 9:42:22 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 222+ views
    AP on Bakersfield Californian ^ | 3/29/06 | AP - Los Angeles
    A federal judge accepted former City Councilman Martin Ludlow's guilty plea for conspiracy to embezzle union funds but warned he is not bound by a bargain Ludlow made with prosecutors to avoid prison time. "Do you understand that the plea agreement does not bind me whatsoever?" U.S. District Judge Manuel Real told Ludlow Tuesday as he set sentencing for June 5. Ludlow responded affirmatively. Real required Ludlow to admit repeatedly that he knew he was breaking federal law when he conspired to get Service Employees International Union Local 99 to pay for workers in his 2003 council campaign and then...
  • PA: Philadelphia city councilman indicted (Rick Mariano)

    10/25/2005 8:08:47 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 10 replies · 453+ views
    ap on Yahoo ^ | 10/25/05 | Kathy Matheson - ap
    PHILADELPHIA - A city councilman under the pressure of a federal investigation went up to the City Hall observation deck to "clear his mind," not to kill himself as authorities feared, his spokesman said Friday. At no time did Councilman Rick Mariano consider suicide, said the spokesman, Frank Keel. He said Mariano sought psychiatric care at a hospital after the incident. Mariano's trip alone to the enclosed deck, 500 feet above street level, had caused a suicide scare, drawing police, fire trucks and ambulances to the landmark building. Police Commissioner Sylvester Johnson escorted him down about two hours later. Officials...
  • Philly councilman says he wasn't suicidal

    10/22/2005 10:43:37 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies · 434+ views
    ap on Yahoo ^ | 10/22/05 | Kathy Matheson - ap
    PHILADELPHIA - A city councilman under the pressure of a federal investigation went up to the City Hall observation deck to "clear his mind," not to kill himself as authorities feared, his spokesman said Friday. At no time did Councilman Rick Mariano consider suicide, said the spokesman, Frank Keel. He said Mariano sought psychiatric care at a hospital after the incident. Mariano's trip alone to the enclosed deck, 500 feet above street level, had caused a suicide scare, drawing police, fire trucks and ambulances to the landmark building. Police Commissioner Sylvester Johnson escorted him down about two hours later. Officials...
  • Philly councilman seeks psychiatric care

    10/20/2005 7:53:54 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 18 replies · 463+ views
    ap on Bakersfield Californian ^ | 10/20/05 | Kathy Matheson - ap
    PHILADELPHIA - A city councilman who is the target of a federal investigation sought psychiatric care Thursday after being escorted down from City Hall's observation deck by the police commissioner. Commissioner Sylvester Johnson and Mayor John Street, who was the first to speak with Councilman Rick Mariano near the top of the towering building, would not characterize Mariano as suicidal. "I don't think he had an idea that all of this would result from it," Street said at a news conference following the incident that lasted about two hours. Johnson said Mariano checked himself into Pennsylvania Hospital. A dramatic emergency...
  • CA: Convicted San Diego councilman resigns (Zucchet)

    07/19/2005 8:27:04 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 7 replies · 411+ views
    AP on Bakersfield Californian ^ | 7/19/05 | Elliot Spagat - AP
    SAN DIEGO (AP) - A councilman convicted this week in a City Hall corruption case resigned Tuesday, fighting back tears as he described how he and his family have been devastated by the scandal. "It pains me greatly that some people will infer that I am somehow giving up or making an admission of some kind. Nothing could be further from the truth," Michael Zucchet said, his voice breaking with emotion. "Simply put, I am devastated. My wife and I have endured two years and two months of pure hell. What kept us going was the belief that justice would...
  • CA: (San Diego Councilman) Maienschein offers pension system overhaul plan (pay-as-you-go)

    02/07/2005 5:13:58 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 2 replies · 259+ views
    SAN DIEGO – Councilman Brian Maienschein on Monday outlined a plan to overhaul San Diego's troubled pension system, which is facing a billion-dollar shortfall. He proposed switching the city's retirement system from a defined benefit to a defined contribution plan. Under that system, benefits would be based on how much employees contribute into an investment account. "It is time to replace our outdated pension system," Maienschein said. "Taxpayers cannot afford to continue paying for an archaic pension plan." The switch to a "pay-as-you-go" pension system would give city employees more control over their contributions, including the option of moving assets...
  • SLAIN POL'S 'SON' WINS DNA TEST

    01/30/2005 12:52:07 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 2 replies · 633+ views
    New York Post ^ | January 30, 2005 | SUSAN EDELMAN
    January 30, 2005 -- A Brooklyn judge is ordering the city medical examiner to turn over DNA from slain Councilman James Davis to help a college student prove he is the politician's love child and rightful heir, The Post has learned. Paternity tests could show that Kenyan Penceal, 22, a student at Baruch College, was fathered by Davis — a bachelor who was never married or known to have any children. Davis' mother, Thelma, disputes Penceal's claim and will appeal the DNA ruling, her attorney, Harry Kresky, said yesterday.
  • CA: S.J. official faces civil grand jury hearings - Accusation may spur councilman's ouster

    01/11/2005 9:17:12 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies · 205+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 1/11/05 | Rodney Foo
    Embattled San Jose Councilman Terry Gregory, already facing a criminal grand jury probe and censured by his colleagues for accepting thousands in gifts, now faces a third front: civil grand jury hearings that increase the likelihood of his ouster from office. Civil grand jury subpoenas were issued to witnesses last week, asking them to appear next Tuesday, the same day the criminal grand jury is scheduled to convene and hear evidence pertaining to allegations that Gregory sought and received free meals, baseball tickets and a case of wine valued at more than $1,400. Gregory has denied any wrongdoing. According to...
  • CA: Official facing new inquiry - Criminal grand gury to probe actions of S.J. Councilman

    12/25/2004 8:22:21 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 274+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 12/25/04 | Rodney Foo
    A Santa Clara County criminal grand jury will begin an inquiry next month to determine if San Jose Councilman Terry Gregory should be indicted for allegedly coercing gifts and contributions from local businessmen and others, according to a subpoena obtained by the Mercury News. The document also reveals, for the first time, that investigators intend to examine loans made to the councilman during the past two years. Gregory has been under fire since May for allegedly pressuring businesses and individuals for contributions and gifts -- accusations he has denied. Last week, the city council held a censure hearing and formally...
  • CA: S.J. councilman could lose duties - Mayor to propose penalties if councilman censured

    12/17/2004 9:44:09 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 4 replies · 379+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 12/17/04 | Aaron C. Davis
    If the San Jose City Council votes today to censure fellow council member Terry Gregory, Mayor Ron Gonzales is proposing to strip Gregory of most of his official duties, saying Gregory would no longer be fit to represent the city at large and no longer trustworthy with taxpayer money. Pending a vote for censure, Gonzales said Thursday that he would direct city officials to not allow any expenditures or reimbursements for travel by Gregory. And he said that next month, he would further penalize Gregory by recommending he not be assigned to any standing council committees, not serve as a...
  • CA: Ex-aide tells how Gregory practiced intimidation - Ethics probe OF S.J. Councilman continues

    12/16/2004 10:14:22 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 4 replies · 339+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 12/16/04 | Aaron C. Davis
    A former aide to San Jose Councilman Terry Gregory testified Wednesday that on days his boss would get wound up intimidating big-box retailers for donations or browbeating city planners to sink projects he opposed, his staff used a code word warning that Gregory was on the warpath. ``The staff code word was `purple.' He had `purple' days,'' said Craig Mann, Gregory's former chief of staff, in front of a special ethics task force investigating allegations the District 7 councilman solicited and accepted gifts and donations, and committed dozens of violations of city and state fundraising laws. In his most revealing...
  • Shriver sworn in as Calif. city councilman

    12/08/2004 2:31:42 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 7 replies · 408+ views
    SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) - Bobby Shriver took office Tuesday as a Santa Monica city councilman, carrying on his famous family's political legacy. Shriver, the nephew of President John F. Kennedy and brother of Maria Shriver, wife of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, said during a swearing in ceremony he would focus on helping the homeless during his term. "It feels good," he said afterward. "But I still have a responsibility. I'm very determined to do what I told the people I would do." The 50-year-old lawyer said he wants to establish a sobering facility in the city as well as a...
  • CA: S.J. councilman may face censure probe

    11/02/2004 6:25:31 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 4 replies · 156+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 11/2/04 | Rodney Foo
    As a San Jose City Council ethics task force debated how to treat council members accused of misconduct, a councilman said Monday he's prepared to initiate censure hearings against colleague Terry Gregory, who faces allegations of coercing local businessmen for gifts and meals. Councilman David Cortese said he hopes to jump start a council investigation on Wednesday by submitting a censure request with the council's rules committee, which sets the council's agenda. ``I have no reaction to it,'' Gregory said Monday about Cortese's plans. Gregory already faces two parallel investigations by the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office and the...
  • NYC COUNCILMAN

    09/21/2004 9:15:32 PM PDT · by HundredPercenter · 47 replies · 804+ views
    HundredPercenter ^ | September 21st, 2004
    HundredPercenter has learned from unimpeachable sources that NYC democrat Councilman Vincent Gentile is going to resign, due to sexual harassment allegations from a teenage male intern. Gentile, who is a freshman councilman from Brooklyn, NY, is rumored to announce his resignation within days. The backround of the accuser is unknown, however, sources tell us that his father is a NYC detective. This can get ugly.
  • (San Jose) Councilman appears to have violated ethics laws

    06/23/2004 11:29:10 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 1 replies · 146+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 6/23/04 | Op/Ed
    These pages have spent the past few months arguing that San Jose's ethics laws are lax. We've contended that they create a culture of permissiveness at City Hall. Today, a Mercury News editorial page investigation reveals that council member Terry Gregory appears to have violated numerous state and local ethics laws, possibly including soliciting a bribe. And if he hasn't violated the letter of the law, he has made a mockery of the spirit of ethics regulations. This is the story: In the Fall of 2003, the city of San Jose threw in the towel in its efforts to take...
  • CA: S.J. councilman denies corruption allegations

    05/28/2004 9:00:44 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 12 replies · 175+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 5/28/04 | Mike Zapler and Mary Anne Ostrom
    As San Jose Councilman Terry Gregory forcefully denied wrongdoing in a conflict-of-interest scandal, the case against him intensified Thursday with new allegations that he received baseball tickets from a major property owner in his district and accepted several free meals from two developers. And, in a sign that the escalating controversy may be hindering Gregory's ability to do his job, City Attorney Rick Doyle recommended that Gregory recuse himself from one vote scheduled for Tuesday -- and that another vote be delayed -- because of a potential conflict of interest involving the council member and the developers, Robert Emami and...
  • Shooting at NYC City Hall. 2 dead, including Concilman James Davis

    07/23/2003 11:19:01 AM PDT · by Hillary's Lovely Legs · 925 replies · 12,331+ views
    Reporters diving for cover at City Hall. Shots are coming from second floor.
  • Alexandria, LA, Democrat Could Lose City Council Seat Over 1993 Felony

    05/21/2003 6:35:29 AM PDT · by Theodore R. · 4 replies · 244+ views
    <p>A 1993 felony conviction for gun trafficking may cost Louis Marshall his seat on the Alexandria City Council.</p> <p>City officials recently learned of the federal conviction and plan to go to Rapides Parish District Attorney James "Jam" Downs today for a ruling on Marshall's eligibility to serve on the council.</p>
  • FBI raids Vegas strip clubs, San Diego city offices

    05/15/2003 10:18:35 AM PDT · by archy · 13 replies · 932+ views
    CNN.com US ^ | May 15, 2003 | AP
    <p>FBI agents leave Cheetah's in Las Vegas after the raid Wednesday.</p> <p>LAS VEGAS, Nevada (AP) -- Dozens of FBI agents conducted raids in two states as part of a public corruption probe seeking information about strip club owners and their possible involvement with elected officials.</p>
  • Marion Square Sunbathing Burns Up Councilman

    04/25/2003 2:59:48 PM PDT · by Big Steve · 66 replies · 2,246+ views
    Charleston Post & Courier ^ | April 25, 2003 | JASON HARDIN
    Marion Square sunbathing burns up councilman Gilliard approaches police, C of C about deterring bikini display BY JASON HARDIN Of The Post and Courier Staff It's Charleston's own version of "shock and awe:" scantily clad sunbathers soaking up the rays in Marion Square. Ever since the city wrapped up its renovation of the popular downtown park, it has become a hot spot for bikini-wearing college students. On any fine day, dozens of students soak up rays, turning heads and even, apparently, stopping traffic. One city councilman says the display is inappropriate in a place frequented by families and surrounded...
  • FINALLY, PHOTOS of Queens, NYC, SUPPORT THE TROOPS Rally of 3/30/03

    04/07/2003 12:50:20 PM PDT · by WomanofStandard · 36 replies · 423+ views
    WomanofStandard's Photos of Rally, Kew Gardens Hills, Queens, NYC | 4/7/03 | self
    I have tried with no success to get these photos on this thread so I am, instead, posting the links to webpages on which the photos are displayed. If anyone else wants to put the actual photos on this thread, I'd be thrilled. Support the Troops Rally Photos Kew Gardens Hills, Queens, NYC-3/30/03 Sponsored by Coucilmen James Genarro, Mark Weprin and others... Kew Gardens Hills Support Our Troops Rally Photos Page 1 Kew Gardens Hills Support Our Troops Rally Photos Page 2 Kew Gardens Hills Support Our Troops Rally Photos Page 3
  • L.A. CouncilmanDennis Zine to Speak at NRA Westside Members Council

    09/08/2002 8:52:48 AM PDT · by gc4nra · 17 replies · 417+ views
    http://www.nrawestla.org/ ^ | 09/07/02 | Merrill Gibson
    The NRA Members' Council of Westside Los Angeles will meet this Thursday, September 12th, 7pm, for its regular monthly meeting (2nd Thursday of every month.) As usual, the meeting will be held at the American Legion Hall, 5309 S. Sepulveda Blvd. in Culver City. Our featured speaker this month is Los Angeles City Councilman Dennis Zine. The newly elected councilman, a former police sergeant, is probably the 2nd Amendment's best friend on the City Council. With the Council again threatening an ammunition ban, we are looking to Councilman Zine for guidance in how best to fight this ludicrous travesty. Come...