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2008 City Council unsung heroes for Palafox Street honor

The American Planning Association (APA) has announced the designation of Palafox Street—from Wright Street to Pensacola Bay—as one of 10 Great Streets for 2013. The…

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Old City Council leaves office

Today, 52 years of government experience left the Pensacola City Council. Everyone was there to honor the old guard and welcome the new council members….

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District 3 campaign expenses

Let’s contrast District 7 with District 3. Maren DeWeese beat incumbent Mike DeSorbo, 2,541 to 2,220. DeSorbo spent in more in mailouts than DeWeese did…

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Port net loss is $5.6 million over past five years

There is a lot of misinformation about the finances of the Port of Pensacola. Some will insist that the Port of Pensacola is not losing…

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DeSorbo denies he has a city pension

At the recent luncheon of the Escambia Rpeublican Women, Councilman Mike DeSorbo denied that he had a city pension for being a city councilman. Unfortunately…

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Soccer mom to file against Mike DeSorbo

Pensacola city councilman Mike DeSorbo – who has served on the council since 1986 (or is it 1886?) – will have another opponent, Maren DeWeese….

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Springdale opens baseball park

Six weeks before Pensacola voters approved the Community Maritime Park, Springdale, Ark. passed a referendum for a baseball park. They played their first game in…

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Game on!

The City Council races are starting. Both Ronald Townsend and Mike DeSorbo have prefiled to run again. There have been rumors that both were retiring…

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