Please vote for these Sierra Club endorsements: Pat Kemp for County Commission and YES on Amendment 4. Don’t miss that amendment on the back of your mail-in ballot.
I’m honored to be nominated for Best Local Activist in Creative Loafing’s Annual Best of the Bay awards, and I’m humbled to find my name within this stellar list of dedicated activists.
The state Management Plan for Cockroach Bay Aquatic Preserve is being updated. You can review the draft plan and submit your comments until July 5. Every single comment from the public is being carefully considered for inclusion in the plan, so if you have any ideas about how this aquatic preserve should be managed, it is worth your time to send them in.
My husband, Tres Smith, is riding his bicycle across America. Coast to coast. On March 5, he dipped his rear tire in the Pacific Ocean at San Diego, and on April 25, if all goes well, he’ll dip his front tire in the Atlantic Ocean at St. Augustine. In between, he is riding 60 – 90 miles a day for 3,000 miles, from sea to shining sea.
Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn, attempting to discredit the many citizens who disagree with him on the Go Hillsborough sales-tax proposal, pompously belittles them all as “3 tea party bloggers sitting in their underwear in their basements in Ruskin.” Disparaging the community of Ruskin is no way to gain our support.
Hillsborough County Commissioner Sandy Murman’s plan of action provides sensible funding measures, and calls for smart growth policies that commissioners can implement to start improving transportation NOW — without waiting to see IF a...