Seeking to bring diversity to the face of the city council, an emphasis on more green initiatives and policies that foster affordability for renters and buyers, Dionne Ybarra has announced her candidacy for mayor of Pacific Grove.
The candidate said her Mexican-American heritage represents one of many diverse groups that have come to live in P.G. from all over the world bringing different cultures, languages, and perspectives.
Every Election Needs A Politically Correct Candidate
A newcomer running against a status quo new comer. Doomed.
Peake will face fellow Councilman Rudy Fischer, who has served on the council since 2010. Last month Fischer officially tossed his hat in the ring for November’s mayoral race. Fischer said he wanted to continue the council’s current policies and direction including improvements to the city’s infrastructure and noted the importance of upcoming roadway renovation
*From Coast Weakly October 9, 2014:
We recommend adding Bill Peake to the council. A newcomer to both the city and its political landscape, Peake is a retired Chevron engineer who bought a house in the city 25 years ago, but only moved in full time four years ago.
Vacation Homeowner Bill Peak Running For Mayor
Moves to P.G. signs on to be city council, wins thinking that everyone loves her, gets the illusion that she can go further, runs for congress and gets trounced, quits and leaves town. Goes back east where she came from to run some odd company.
Wash. Rinse. Repeat P.G. These newcomers keep getting elected but do nothing for the town or its longtime residents.
Can you figure out just what her new job really does?
Her company works with groups, including municipal staffs, state agencies, military personnel, and civil servants, and provides training to empower staffs, develop new leaders, encourage management to think differently about ongoing challenges, in interesting and entertaining ways
P.G. Councilwoman Really Was Not In It For The Residents
Number one party of fees, bureaucracies and regulations hears cries from downtown businesses about fees, bureaucracies and regulations.
Assemblyman Mark Stone, D-Scotts Valley, made a short visit to Pacific Grove on Wednesday to hear the concerns of local business owners at a town hall style meeting. The purpose, said Stone, was to improve the communication lines between the Legislature and local entrepreneurs and business owners.
“One of the biggest concerns that they raised is that they feel that small-business owners have very little voice in Sacramento,” said Stone, noting the majority of complaints he heard centered on fees, bureaucracies and regulations. “They explained some of the issues that they’re facing that make it more difficult for their business and ways they think I can communicate that better in Sacramento.”
Assemblyman Visits Pacific Grove
P.G. has had it’s share of mayors with years of bureaucrat experience, here’s a contender that has more years of Pacific Grove experience that most ex-mayors combined.
Dan Miller, 60, said that he believes his six-plus years as
a P.G. city councilman and three years on the city’s planning
commission qualify him to be mayor. “What separates me
from the rest of the council is that I vote with the people of
Pacific Grove’s best interests in mind,” Miller said.
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Thanks Hollywood crazies for putting up such a fuss.
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