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Op-Ed: Ode to the ceremonial mayor

Op-Ed: Ode to the ceremonial mayor

Sam Hosmer, Staff Ranter

December 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Things are different in San Carlos. None of the three incumbents whose seats were up this year chose to run for re-election, so council gadflies can no longer enjoy the perennially confused quasi-libertarian dissents of Matt Grocott nor the judicious parliamentary procedure of Lord Mayor Bob Grassilli....

Final thoughts from San Carlos Mayor Bob Grassilli

Final thoughts from San Carlos Mayor Bob Grassilli

Bella Reeves, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under News

With all the construction and development in downtown San Carlos, some residents and business owners wonder if it's worth it. Still, in his last two weeks in the position, Mayor Bob Grassilli remains confident in the multi-year plan to turn San Carlos into a transit-oriented, carbon-neutral hub that residen...

Replacement of San Francisco Mayor sparks outrage

Replacement of San Francisco Mayor sparks outrage

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under News

After the unexpected death of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee on Dec. 12, 2017, the President of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, London Breed became the acting mayor. However, not more than two months later, the Board of Supervisors voted to replace Breed with Mark Ferrell, another supervisor, as the i...

From teacher to mayor: helping is the key

From teacher to mayor: helping is the key

Danielle Hamer, Staff Writer

December 14, 2014


Filed under Campus

History teacher David Braunstein was sworn in as Belmont’s mayor last week at a City Council meeting. After years on the City Council serving as the Vice Mayor, Braunstein has big plans for his upcoming years of leadership. His will and passion to help his surrounding community is a major factor...

Toronto mayor smoking description released

Toronto mayor smoking description released

Matt DeGraff, Staff Writer

March 19, 2014


Filed under News

A judge released a description of a tape of Toronto mayor Rob Ford smoking what appears to be crack cocaine along with other court documents on March 19. News reports in May first reported the video's existence, but the video itself has not yet been released. Ford, despite this drug scandal, is...

San Francisco mayor plans to bring back free Sunday parking

San Francisco mayor plans to bring back free Sunday parking

Alex Yang, Staff Writer

January 15, 2014


Filed under News

Finding an affordable parking spot in San Francisco can always be a challenge. San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is planning to bring back free Sunday parking to the city. San Francisco started charging for Sunday street parking in the beginning of 2013, hoping to bring in $1.7 million annually to support Muni, th...

San Carlos mayor dies at age 46

San Carlos mayor dies at age 46

May 10, 2011


Filed under Campus

At approximately 7:00 on Tuesday morning, the mayor of San Carlos passed away unexpectedly outside of his home. After dialing 911 and being rushed to Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City, 46-year-old Omar Ahmad was pronounced dead at the hospital of a heart attack. Vice Mayor Andy Klein mentioned that Ahmad...

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