Category: Politics

Voters Say Yes to Vision and Integrity: Marsh is Mayor

Tuesday, February 7, Modesto voters repudiated the fictitious claims of Brad Hawn and his supporters by electing Garrad Marsh Mayor of Modesto. Marsh rolled to victory both on the strength of his platform—grow up, not out—and his own honor and integrity. When his opponents tried to label him a cynical and hypocritical

The Perverted Poltical Calculus of the Asphalt Empire

Peggy Mensinger’s late 1980’s warning of a developer takeover of Modesto city government was realized in the 1990’s during the Dick Lang administration. That was when the City Council lowered fees on Village I developers and watched them abandon the original Village I plan with barely a murmur of protest. Since that