good times local news media events catalyst santa cruz california metro silicon valley news local events san jose weekly pajaronian watsonville local newspaper, news events pajaro valley california gilroy dispatch local news events garlic festival santa cruz media events local california weekly king city rustler newspaper media local events car sales buy new car media
58.8 F
English English Spanish Spanish
April 9, 2020

Tag: doug emerson

Hollister residents speak out against water rate hikes

Hollister resident Aurelio Zuniga was among the speakers at Monday’s public hearing over the proposed spike in water rates over the next five years. Unlike other residents, though, he said he was not there to protest the water rates, which would double over a five-year period to pay for a series of improvement projects.

Updated: Fire union critical of city investigation into campaign mailer

Hollister officials are following up on a complaint filed by former mayoral candidate Doug Emerson alleging four firefighter union members posed illegally while wearing city attire in a campaign mailer endorsing Mayor Ignacio Velazquez.

Hollister voters OK sales tax for another 5 years

Hollister voters have approved the Measure E sales tax extension by a comfortable margin, according to preliminary results.

Boxer surprised signs show him endorsing mayoral candidate

You might wonder why the WBC interim welterweight boxing champion from Gilroy appears to be showing his support for a Hollister mayoral candidate on campaign signs cropping up here last week.

Mayoral candidates square off on sales tax measure

Although voters will make the decision on the November ballot for an extension to the 1 percent sales tax, the city’s first at-large mayor – if the measure passes – would be tasked with leading council members in deciding how to best spend the $3.2 million annually.

Hollister’s first mayor’s race begins

The race for Hollister history has begun.

Council members’ views vary on early July air show schedule

While Hollister council members’ views vary on whether July 4 is the appropriate long-term time frame for the city’s air show, a majority of them appears intent on the timing for 2013.

Editorial: Emerson should have seen red flags

Simply put: Councilman Doug Emerson should have known better.

Councilman refunds part of payment, admits breaking ethics law

Councilman Doug Emerson on Wednesday admitted he violated state ethics rules and amended a filing with the city to reflect that he reimbursed half of $4,650 he reported receiving from a solar company for his July 2011 trip to China.

Councilman Emerson’s paid trip to China spurs questions

Councilman Doug Emerson in July 2011 accepted $4,650 for a trip to China – and apparently exceeded the state’s gift limit for elected officials – from a private solar company that requested he speak at a seminar to help recruit investors for California projects.