Mr. Arnerich goes to Washington
Original post made on Jan 21, 2009
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on Jan 21, 2009 at 10:57 am
Plaudits to Mayor Newell Arnerich for attending the U.S. Conference of Mayors and bringing Danville's issues to the attention of legislators. Also on-board were the mayors of San Ramon, Dublin, Pleasanton and Livermore.
Regrettably and notably lacking was any representation from Alamo. You see, Alamo is just a "place" according to the federal government and is not represented by a Town government. Alamo should be used to this. After all, we aren't represented in Martinez either except as an after-thought.
The only way to have a local voice and a local choice is to incorporate. Plenty of other communities have done so. I just checked with my pet chicken (I named him "Little") and he said that so far, the sky has not fallen on those communities.
Best to all,
on Jan 24, 2009 at 7:17 pm
I knew it was just a matter of time when a politician would find a way to politicize the heroism of US Air Captain Sullenberger. Like millions of Americans I tuned into Saturday's live television coverage of the Danville Hometown Ceremonies honoring their most famous resident, Captain Sullenberger. The Master of Ceremonies was Mayor Newell Arnerich a Democrat. The tragic accident occurred on January 18, 2009. President Bush while still our President called Captain Sullenberger to offer his congratulations. Yet, mysteriously there was no mention of President Bush in the Proclamation read by Mayor Arnerich. Curiously, there was the mention and inclusion of President Obama. The omission of President Bush was intentional and political. The Mayor and the City Council should be ashamed of themselves. To politicize this event is a disgrace and brings great shame on their town.