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Pat Eklund Prevails! Political Career Assassination Attempt Foiled
Nov27

Pat Eklund Prevails! Political Career Assassination Attempt Foiled

When the polls closed on November 7th in 2017, devious and carefully orchestrated plans to bring down the senior and widely respected Novato City Councilmember Pat Eklund failed miserably. The unabashed “political cleansing” attempt fell on its dirty face, forcing Novato’s electorate to witness the dirtiest, most negative campaign in memory.  Deeply disappointing were the attacks on Pat Eklund as a person, rather than her position on...

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Novato Flood Control District Post Election Meeting Validates “No on Measure E” Arguments
Nov20

Novato Flood Control District Post Election Meeting Validates “No on Measure E” Arguments

I wanted to provide an update on the Novato Flood Control District (aka Flood Zone 1 or FZ1) Projects that were discussed heavily during the campaign and which were used to promote Measure E tax and alternatively to defend the anti-tax stance – the “NO on Measure E” arguments. On Thursday November 16th, the first public meeting post-election was held, and I am supremely happy to report all good news. All damage to levees...

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Personal Attacks and Disinformation Plague City Council Race
Nov06

Personal Attacks and Disinformation Plague City Council Race

Over the past four weeks, I have received multiple mailers and have seen numerous Facebook posts made up of personal attacks against incumbent Pat Eklund.  She is running for her 7th term on the Novato City Council.  I have also read Marin IJ Letters to the Editor using “private conversations” as a means of attempting to sway voters against reviewing the issues and the candidates. This is an election with two incumbents whose records...

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The Denouement of the Reign of Citizen Frank
Nov06

The Denouement of the Reign of Citizen Frank

Reprint of Article August 6, 2015 Novato City Manager Michael Frank’s August 5th resignation has been received locally with surprise and welcome relief. For the casually interested, it was a surprise. But for those who have closely followed the machinations of his administration, it was overdue. Manager Frank’s odyssey to remake Novato’s city administration into what he felt represented a first class operation staffed with capable but...

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Why ONLY Pat Eklund Deserves Your Vote
Nov01

Why ONLY Pat Eklund Deserves Your Vote

The ever-popular Pat Eklund is popular for a very good reason. She consistently places Novato’s residents’ interests first. She is determined to bring good things to Novato in character with our town, while preserving all the things we like about Novato’s small-town character and quality of life. She is the only Councilmember possessing the depth of experience enabling her to stand up against regional and county level initiatives that...

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