Tag Archives: Council District 4

Tom LaBonge’s Spending Spree

Tom LaBonge’s Spending Spree by James O’Sullivan, MMRA President By the time Tom LaBonge [photo below] termed out of the City Council in June 2015 his City Hall office was a mess. Shades of the fall of Saigon, file cabinets … Continue reading

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Three-Card Monte and Bike Lanes

Three-Card Monte and Bike Lanes by James O’Sullivan, MMRA President Three-card Monte is a confidence game in which the victim (the “mark”) bets that they can find the “money card” – typically the queen of hearts –among three face-down playing … Continue reading

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Betrayal in the Council District 4 Race • One Person’s Opinion

Betrayal in the Council District 4 Race One Person’s Opinion by James O’Sullivan, MMRA President In the Western classic, One Eyed Jacks (1961), starring Marlon Brando and Karl Malden, one line really jumped off the screen and has stuck with me over … Continue reading

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Pin the Tail on the Donkey (The CD 4 Council Election) • A Message from James O’Sullivan, MMRA President

Pin the Tail on the Donkey (The CD 4 Council election) A message from James O’Sullivan, MMRA President Back in 2011–2012, when redistricting was underway, many of us were scrambling to figure out how the boundaries of the new city council … Continue reading

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Council District 4 Candidate Transparency Pledge

In the January 2015 newsletter MMRA President James O’Sullivan wrote in “Council District 4 Players Guide” of the frustrations residents encounter with the opacity of council offices. The strong response the article generated from community activists and residential and homeowners … Continue reading

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MMRA to Produce YouTube Interviews of CD4 Candidates

    MMRA to Produce YouTube Interviews of Council District 4 Candidates The race for Council District 4 is quickly shaping up to be the most contested open seat election in the city. Currently, there are 14 candidates running to … Continue reading

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