Posts Tagged 2012 election

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Wednesday April 11 2012

Post-election Statements from All Seven City Council Candidates

Posted 4/11/12 – New Council member John Capoccia, elected to one of two 4-year seats in the regular election last night, has issued the following statement to the News Net following last night’s election: “First, my congratulations to Chris Koerber and John Harabedian for their victories. I’m honored to serve along side them as we [...]

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Tuesday April 10 2012

Koerber, Capoccia and Harabedian Elected to Council, UUT Extension Rejected

Congratulations to Chris Koerber, who beat Colin Braudrick 1403 to 1199 in the special election for Joe Mosca’s vacated remaining two years on the Council, and to John Harabedian and John Capoccia, who were the top two vote getters in the Regular Election for two 4-year seats on the Council, with 1364 and 1327 votes, [...]

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Sunday April 08 2012

Get Out and Vote This Tuesday – Polling Place Locator, New Larger Map

Get Out and Vote This Tuesday - Polling Place Locator, New Larger Map

Posted 4/8/12 – There are three polling locations for the April 2012 election.  Click on the map below to see a larger version to determine where you vote tomorrow.  You may need to click on the image again once it loads to see it full size, depending on your browser.  The following locations will be [...]

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Friday April 06 2012

UUT Opposition May Have Made Some Mistakes on Facts Sheet

If you visit MaryAnn MacGillivray’s campaign website, you will find a list of what she describes as UUT facts. Some of the things she said didn’t jibe with my understanding of the current and proposed UUTs, so I looked into it a little deeper. I think MaryAnn (or whoever prepared the Facts list) may have [...]

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Wednesday April 04 2012

Editorial – This is One Definition of “Affiliated With”

Posted 4/4/12 This editorial is the opinion of Bill Coburn, publisher of Sierra Madre News Net and 17-year Sierra Madre resident. It is not intended to reflect the views of any other person or entity with whom I am associated. I’ve had several people ask me if I was going to write anything about Chris [...]

Wednesday April 04 2012

Candidate Reception to be Held Saturday

Posted 4/4/12 – Mike and Susan Gallagher will be hosting a reception for City Council candidates John Harabedian, Colin Braudrick, and Gene Goss on Saturday, April 7, at 5:00 p.m. Their home is located at 685 N. Auburn Ave. All are welcome. If you are still undecided as to how to vote on Tuesday, April [...]

Monday April 02 2012

Candidates Speak – Editorial

Posted 4/2/12 – I went to a candidate coffee yesterday on Monterey Lane, for Colin Braudrick, candidate for the 2-year seat in the special election, and Gene Goss and John Harabedian, candidates in the 4-year regular election (2 seats open).  These are the three candidates that have been endorsed by SierraMadreNews.Net.  Towards the end of [...]

Monday April 02 2012

SierraMadreNews.Net Endorses Measure 12-1

Originally posted 3/11/12, re-posted 4/2/11 – This editorial is the opinion of Bill Coburn, publisher of Sierra Madre News Net and 17 year Sierra Madre resident. It is not intended to reflect the views of any other person or entity with whom I am associated. Click here for the City page with links to the [...]

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Friday March 16 2012

Woman’s Club Mixer a Candidate Meet and Greet – Photo Gallery

Woman's Club Mixer a Candidate Meet and Greet - Photo Gallery

Posted 3/16/12 – The Sierra Madre Woman’s Club hosted the annual March Mixer of the Sierra Madre Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, the 14th.  Six of the candidates were on hand to meet and greet and mingle with the crowd of a few dozen people, and each gave a brief introductory speech.  In addition to [...]

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Friday March 16 2012

Complete Video of Wednesday Night Candidate Forum

Posted 3/16/12 – On Wednesday night at City Hall, the Chamber of Commerce hosted a City Council candidate forum moderated by the League of Women Voters, Pasadena Area.  Six of the seven candidates in the April 10th election were on hand.  Below you can view the video of the entire forum.

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Sunday March 11 2012

E-ditorial – SierraMadreNews.Net’s City Council Election Endorsements

Posted 3/11/12 – By Bill Coburn SierraMadreNews.Net’s “Get to Know the Candidates” page This editorial is the opinion of Bill Coburn, publisher of Sierra Madre News Net and 17 year Sierra Madre resident.  It is not intended to reflect the views of any other person or entity with whom I am associated. Special Election for [...]

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Sunday March 11 2012

E-ditorial – Yes on Measure 12-1

Posted 3/11/12 – By Bill Coburn This editorial is the opinion of Bill Coburn, publisher of Sierra Madre News Net and 17 year Sierra Madre resident.  It is not intended to reflect the views of any other person or entity with whom I am associated. Click here for the City page with the sample ballot [...]

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Sunday March 04 2012

Four Council Election Events Coming Soon

Posted 3/4/12 – There will be four City Council election events in the next eleven days, looks like the election cycle is in full swing. Harry L. Embree VFW Post 3208 will host a candidate forum, open to the public, at the Senior Center from 1:30 to 3:30 on Sunday, March 11th. On Tuesday March [...]

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Friday February 17 2012

Letter to Planning Commission re: Kensington Project from Chris Koerber

Posted 2/17/12 Planning Commission City of Sierra Madre RE: Proposed Kensington Assisted Living Development Public comments – meeting of February 16, 2012 Dear Commissioners: Good evening. When my wife, Halcyon, and I walk the dogs in town, and also when I speak to voter groups, the response we get most often is “I support the [...]

Tuesday February 14 2012

Candidates Goss and MacGillivray Announce Plans for Campaign Kickoffs, Goss Launches Website

Posted 2/14/12 – MaryAnn MacGillivray invites all to join her for food, drinks and conversation on Saturday, February 25th from 6:00 – 8:00 at the home of Melissa Thew, 477 N. Baldwin Ave. and Gene Goss has now announced plans for his campaign Kickoff Party, which will take place at his home at 208 Ramona [...]

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Tuesday February 07 2012

Council Candidate Braudrick Schedules Kickoff Party

Colin Braudrick has announced that his Campaign Kickoff Party for the April special Election to fill the remaining two years of Joe Mosca’s vacated City Council seat will take place at Jason and Heather Young’s house at 640 West Alegria Street from 6:30 – 8:30 on Wednesday, February 29th.  (Editor’s note: you might say he’s [...]

Saturday February 04 2012

City Council Candidates Set to Kick Off Campaigns – Corrected Address

Posted 2/4/12 – The April City Council campaign is kicking into high gear tonight, with a Kickoff Party for John Harabedian, candidate for one of the two regular election (4-year) seats, at the home of Tom Brady, at 220 S. Canon, at 6:30pm.   John Capoccia, also a candidate in the regular election, has announced his kickoff [...]

Sunday January 22 2012

Getting to Know the Candidates, 2012 – Updated

Getting to Know the Candidates, 2012 - Updated

Update 1/24/12 – John Capoccia’s website is now up.  We’ve added a link on his candidate page.  You can find a link to his candidate page under his photo, below. Update 1/22/12 – A link to a Facebook page has been added to Gene Goss’s page. Update 1/20/12 – A page has been added for Gene [...]

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Friday January 20 2012

Getting to Know the Candidates, 2012 – Gene Goss

Getting to Know the Candidates, 2012 – Gene Goss

Gene Goss Election/Seat Sought:Regular Election, one of two 4-year seats Campaign web page: www.GeneGoss.com Campaign Facebook page: www.facebook.com/GeneGoss2012 Campaign Kickoff Party: Sunday, Feb. 26th from 2 to 5pm at his home, 208 Ramona Ave..  RSVPs requested, www.GeneGoss.com Bio: I was born at St. Luke in Pasadena and lived in Altadena until age three.  At that [...]

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Tuesday January 17 2012

Editorial – 88, 84, 83 – What’s Up With Candidate Nomination Deadline?

Editorial, posted 1/17/12 - I was contacted by a reader today who asked me why it is that nominations for our April 10, 2012  election were closed today for races in which an incumbent was running and tomorrow for races in which an incumbent is not running, when the code governing the election calls for five [...]

Saturday January 07 2012

City Clerk Issues Ballot Argument Guidelines

January 6, 2012 – (Posted by News Net 1/7/12) NEWS RELEASE SIERRA MADRE CITY CLERK Nancy Sue Shollenberger, Sierra Madre City Clerk, announces today, January 6, 2012, that Arguments in Favor and Arguments Against the upcoming measures to be presented at the April 10, 2012 election must be in the City Clerk’s Office by January [...]

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Monday January 02 2012

Getting to Know the Candidates, 2012 – Colin Braudrick

Getting to Know the Candidates, 2012 – Colin Braudrick

Election/Seat Sought: Special Election, remainder of 2 years of term for seat vacated by Joe Mosca’s resignation Colin Braudrick Campaign web page: www.colin4cc.com Campaign Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Colin-Braudrick-for-City-Council/315409945157505 Campaign Kickoff Party: Wednesday, Feb. 29th, 2012 from 6:30-8:30 pm at 640 West Alegria Street Candidate Bio as provided by candidate: I grew up in Carmel, California, a town [...]

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Monday January 02 2012

Getting to Know the Candidates, 2012 – Chris Koerber

Getting to Know the Candidates, 2012 – Chris Koerber

Chris Koerber Election/Seat Sought: Special Election, remainder of 2 years of term for seat vacated by Joe Mosca’s resignation Campaign web page: www.chrisforsierramadre.com Campaign Facebook page:  www.facebook.com/ChrisForSierraMadre Bio Information as provided by Candidate:  Our family, wife, Halcyon, children Dan and Katie, and I moved to Sierra Madre from Lakewood, CA in June of 1997. I was [...]

Monday January 02 2012

Getting to Know the Candidates, 2012 – John Harabedian

Getting to Know the Candidates, 2012 – John Harabedian

  John Harabedian   Election/Seat Sought: One of two 4-year seats   Campaign web page: www.JohnHarabedian.com Campaign Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Harabedian4SierraMadre Bio information as provided by candidate:  John Harabedian was born and raised in Sierra Madre.  His parents John and Joanne moved to Sierra Madre over 36 years ago, and raised John and his three sisters [...]

Monday January 02 2012

Getting to Know the Candidates, 2012 – John Capoccia

Getting to Know the Candidates, 2012 – John Capoccia

Election/Seat Sought: Regular Election, one of two 4 year seats John Capoccia Campaign web page: http://www.capoccia4citycouncil.com/ Campaign Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/capoccia4citycouncil Campaign Kickoff Party: Sunday, Feb. 19th at 2 pm at the Home of Pat and Tim Karamitros, 140 E Alegria, Sierra Madre.  Click to view event flyer Bio information as provided by candidate:� Here’s why I’m [...]

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Monday January 02 2012

Getting to Know the Candidates, 2012 – “Eagle” Bill Tice

Getting to Know the Candidates, 2012 – “Eagle” Bill Tice

“Eagle” Bill Tice Election/Seat Sought: Unknown I will be meeting with Bill later this week to obtain bio information and updated responses to the News Net questionnaire.  In the meantime, here are Bill’s responses from the 2008 campaign.   Here are his responses from 2004.

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Tuesday December 27 2011

Capoccia Files for Council Seat, Two More Pull Papers

Posted 12/27/11 – I received word today from John Capoccia that he has officially filed his papers to run for one of the two four year City Council seats in next April’s election. I also got an e-mail from City Clerk Nancy Shollenberger stating that Bill Tice has pulled papers for a run at City [...]

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Tuesday December 27 2011

Harabedian Announces for 4-Year Council Seat

John Harabedian contacted me this morning to inform me that he has made his decision as to which City Council seat he intends to run for.   On December 21, we reported that four people had pulled papers for possible City Council runs, and the papers must be returned by Jan. 17th.   Those four possible candidates [...]

Monday December 26 2011

Koerber Announces for Vacant Mosca Seat

Posted 12/26/11 – On Dec. 21, we reported that four people had pulled papers for possible City Council runs.  At that time, we told you that John Capoccia had told us he was running for one of the two regular (4-year) seats that are open and that Colin Braudrick has told us he intended to run for the [...]

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Monday December 12 2011

Council Agenda, Tuesday, Dec. 13th

Posted on 12/13/11 – Among the items on Tuesday’s agenda, which you can download by clicking here, are: Closed Session meeting to discuss negotiations with SMPOA, introduction of 2012 SMRFA Princesses and new Librarian Carolyn Thomas, and recognition of Chief Diaz as she retires from SMPD. Also on the agenda, in the Consent Calendar, is approval [...]

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