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UPDATE: Public Comments were *JUST* moved the end of the evening agenda. Today, the Gainesville City Commission meets and one of the many items on the agenda is the paving … Continue reading

June 4, 2015 · 1 Comment

Commission Meeting: Update

When the human race neglects its weaker members, when the family neglects its weakest one – it’s the first blow in a suicidal movement. (Maya Angelou) Last night, our city … Continue reading

March 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

A few thoughts re: “anti-camping ordinance”

Tonight is the City Commission meeting! See our previous posts for where and when, as well as a chance to read the “anti-camping” ordinance. First, we’d like to thank everyone … Continue reading

March 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Next Week!

EDIT: The time for the City Commission to hear Item 140397 will begin at 5:30 PM on Thursday, March 19.  A week has passed since we shared Anti-Camping Draft: Making … Continue reading

March 12, 2015 · 1 Comment

Anti-Camping Draft: Making homelessness illegal–?

We heard rumors that the City of Gainesville is in the process of drafting an “anti-camping ordinance” in an effort that seems to outlaw homelessness.  We heard that those found … Continue reading

March 5, 2015 · 6 Comments

Election 2014: Issue, Wage Theft.

The Alachua County Wage Theft Task Force strongly condemns the practice of wage theft by Representative Keith Perry’s business and his pro-wage theft voting record. The Alachua County Community has … Continue reading

October 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Last Home Bout of 2014–SATURDAY

The Gainesville Roller Rebels (GRR) will play Tallahassee Capital Punishment Saturday, October 4, 2014.  It is the final home bout of GRR’s 2014 season. The match will take place at the … Continue reading

October 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Making Grace Succeed

There are city and county commissioners who have provided visionary leadership and personal time and work efforts to help Grace succeed, but there are also commissioners who wish the problem … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Pride Fest ’14!

Friday, October 17th Awards Dinner & Auction – The Annual Community Awards Dinner & Silent Auction will officially kick off the Pride Days festivities on Friday, October 18th, at 6:00 … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Is FAIR fair? Testing issues in public schools

If you have a child in the Alachua County Public Schools, this is relevant. If you don’t have a child enrolled in a local public school–this is also relevant as … Continue reading

September 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

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