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The City Council Race For Dummies

Name a current member of the San Carlos City Council.  Can’t? You’re not alone. Over the last week, the Laurel Street Spy has taken a random survey of residents. Not a big sample (about 25 people) and certainly nothing scientific. The findings: Only a few could name a City Council member. “Which of the yard [...]

Missed City Council Candidate Forum?

Missed City Council Candidate Forum?

You’re not alone. Some people forgot about the Tuesday evening event. Others didn’t know it was happening in the first place. The LSS missed most of the good stuff thanks to tragic DVR failure to record. So basically, in summary: Ron Collins has really nice hair; Mark Olbert sported a cool tie in an interesting [...]

Meet the Candidates (In Less Fun Format)

Meet the Candidates (In Less Fun Format)

All hopes for a good, old fashioned, zinger laced debate between the candidates for elected office in the City of San Carlos are officially dashed. Instead, we’re going to have a forum. The SC Chamber of Commerce is hosting the event scheduled for next Tuesday, September 13th. For those unfamiliar with the distinction between the [...]

Campaign Poster for Ron Collins on Laurel Street

Spied: Signs of Upcoming Election on Laurel…& Online

If there was an award for first City Council candidate to put up posters, Ron Collins would be the winner. So far, he’s the only fellow who’s image can be seen smiling from various storefronts along Laurel Street. Since this is 2011, the local businessman/president of the SC Chamber Board/member of EDAC has a website [...]

The Guys Have It

The Guys Have It

November’s City Council ballot is beginning to take shape and if the current trend continues, the slate will lack a female candidate for the two open seats (now occupied by Brad Lewis & Randy Royce). This means the next official City Council photo will look different, but distinctly and uniformly…male…not that there’s anything wrong with [...]

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