Living in the North Bay Area

Having lived here for 5 months, I’m finding the small town of Sausalito and the surrounding area to be a fascinating place to live. Manhattan Beach was very cookie cutter. Everybody was so much the same. Sausalito, filled with character and characters, is anything but! City Manager A few weeks back I had the opportunity to attend a get together… Continue reading

Increasing Transparency

I have always argued that, if you are funded with the public‘s money, the public has a right to know what you’re up to with that money.  Transparency in a democracy is essential.  It prevents such hideous excess as the city manager of Bell, CA, making over $1.5 million in publicly funded salary and bonuses, which in my mind is… Continue reading