Archive for the 'Campaign' Category

Thank you for your support

Wednesday, June 4th, 2008

I congratulate Joe Judge on his victory yesterday, and I thank him for running such a positive campaign. And I thank everyone who supported me. I had a terrific time running for this seat, and I look forward to more involvement with water issues. Keep reading! There is more to come.

Results-oriented

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

For up-to-the-minute election results, click here and scroll down.

Don’t forget to vote!

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

Thanks, Jack!

Monday, June 2nd, 2008

I’m proud to get the endorsement of Jack VanZandt, who runs San Jose Inside.

Be sure to wear some flowers in your hair

Monday, June 2nd, 2008

This piece in the Sacramento Bee is remarkable for many reasons. First, the strangeness of which he freely acknowledges, Dan Walters praises the city government of San Francisco: The liberal bastion of San Francisco might seem to be the last place to discover hardheaded realism on public employee pensions and health care, but if Proposition […]

More on the race

Thursday, May 29th, 2008

Paul Rogers has written an article about the District 2 race for today’s Mercury.

More big news

Thursday, May 22nd, 2008

I am honored to have received the editorial endorsement of the San Jose Mercury News.

Big news

Thursday, May 22nd, 2008

After having read Paul Rogers’ article in yesterday’s Mercury about raises to the District Counsel and Clerk of the Board, Assemblymember Ira Ruskin pulled AB2122, the amended District Act. Saying he no longer wanted “to be associated with the board” of the Santa Clara Valley Water District, state Assemblyman Ira Ruskin on Wednesday pulled a […]

Water wizards

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008

This morning, taking advantage of the day off from the SCVWD budget discussion, I volunteered at the Guadalupe River Park & Gardens Water Wizard Festival. What a great event! Three hundred local third-grade students (chosen by lot from over 1000 who applied) came for a morning of educational activities about watersheds, water quality and wildlife. […]

All politics is local

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

Last night’s candidate forum was well-attended, although I would have loved to have gone first, before all of the Shirakawa supporters left. I had good conversations with neighbors, and I’m happy with how I presented myself and my issues with the SCVWD Board. Scott Herhold has a column in today’s Mercury (unfortunately with HTML formatting […]

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