Pensacola

Wiggins’ Plan of Action

August 5, 2010

We’ve posted the platforms and ideas of the other three candidates for Pensacola mayor. Here is what Mayor Mike Wiggins calls his “Plan of Action:” * Economic Development & Job Creation I will make Pensacola THE…

Entertainment

Other bands not for Rinke concert series

August 5, 2010

The News Journal writes that what developer Robert Rinke called a deposit on the Beach Boys on Monday was merely a $1000 check given to one of the band’s agents. There was no contract. And Pensacola…

BP Disaster News

BP Static Kill Helping Shares

August 4, 2010

The success of the “Static Kill” operation looks to be helping BP’s market shares. The Wall Street Journal reports today that the company is now over $40 per share for the first time since May. WSJ…

Pensacola

Donovan/Nobles PAC changes website

August 4, 2010

Marty Donovan and Jack Nobles have changed the website of their Political Action Committee. After receiving criticism for not correctly displaying the stadium, they re-shaded their map. This time they’ve reduced the footprint of the stadium…

Entertainment

Fall Concert series?

August 4, 2010

Really? Beach Boys? Really?….I didn’t hear yesterday much enthusiasm for the Rinke concert idea. Now my readers aren’t into 60s nostalgia and many have already planned their fall around ACC and SEC football games….but Beach Boys?…

Politics

Greene’s tales of yacht trip keep changing

August 4, 2010

Jeff Greene. Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, has a problem with what have been an illegal 2007 trip to Cuba aboard his 147-ft yacht. As the St. Pete Times reports, travel to Cuba is an explosive…

BP Disaster News

PNJ Cooper nails BP Claims head

August 3, 2010

Pensacola News Journal reporter Louis Cooper tried to pin down BP VP Darryl Willis, who heads the oil giant’s claims processing, on how close is “close proximity.” It was all part of the 2:30 press conference…

News

Static kill begins

August 3, 2010

BP Release Date: 03 August 2010 HOUSTON – BP started injectivity testing today at 19:05 (UK) and 13:05 (CDT) in advance of static kill operations. Based on the results of the injectivity test, pumping of drilling…

BP Disaster

BP responds to Claims articles

August 3, 2010

BP Spin Machine has issued this press release. If you’re a local business owner, let me know your experiences. BP Takes Action to Fast-Track Claims for Gulf Coast Businesses Release Date: 03 August 2010 HOUSTON –…

News

Deep Horizon “Static Kill” Update

August 3, 2010

Press Release from DEP: Static kill, the operation planned to plug the Deepwater Horizon well, is scheduled to begin this week. Static kill involves pumping a steady stream of heavy drilling mud, followed by cement, down…