Civil Tounge VP Hopefuls Hedge on Issues -
Former Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney(R) and Senator Joe Lieberman(D)
met in a friendly debate Thursday night, speculating about taxes
and Social Security as the election looms just five weeks before
the Nov. 7th.
Impressive in Debate As Gore Self-Destructs - 10/04/00
Vice President Albert Gore's veracity was challenged after he
made a false claim during the Presidential Debate. Gore admitted
it, off camera, and after the debate was over.
Council Forces Coney Island Closure! It will be missed by all.
Elia Toscano winces as she closes down the Coney Island
Hot Dogs shop for the very last time on Friday. The famous
landmark has been a profit center for all of the 77 years of
Council In Expansive Mood, Votes More Housing, Offices, Parking
Lots! - 9/8/00
By unanimous vote, the Clovis City councilmembers approved another
subdivision on Willow Avenue where the Old Town Trail crosses
Council Retreats - Heated Debate With County On Loss of Taxes
The Clovis City Council unanimously reversed its previous stance
on cleaning up the urban blight zone in Southwest Clovis. The
proposed work would have been done in an area bounded by Shaw,
Clovis Avenue, and Winery Avenue and sections of Ashlan and
of Clovis Violated Property Rights - Property Owner Awarded
$1,019,261 in Damages - 7/8/00
Roger and Virginia Galland owned a mobilehome park in Clovis
that is subject to rent control. The Clovis Rent Review Commission
and Clovis City Council (collectively Clovis) denied or permitted
only a portion of the proposed rent increases in 1988, 1989
Sales Tax? California Senate Reviews Bill Passed by the Assembly
The Assembly wants to get more Internet retailers that also
have affiliated stores in the state to collect the state sales
Hall Requests $117.8 Million - 5/16/00
City Hall's proposed budget is 102% of the funds needed last
time. The $117.8 million budget for the City of Clovis looks
like its a go. Mayor Harry Armstrong and his supporters are
for spending it all!
Cost of Instant Greenbelt May Soon Exceed $1,000,000 Annually!
Monday night during the City Council's public meeting, Mayor
Armstrong publicly thanked fellow Council Members and community
volunteers for their tree planting activity last Saturday along
the Old Town Trail. That was the locale for the new urban forest
on the Clovis horizon.
Tax Upgrade - Spending at City Hall Skyrocketing! - 5/14/00
In an early Tuesday morning gathering at the Veterans Hall,
a group of supporters for expansion of the Cottonwood Park amenities
were surprised to hear from Clovis Mayor, Harry Armstrong's
own lips about the extent of City Hall's spending projects for
still more changes all over town since January.
New Clovis Greenbelt - This All American City Has a New Urban
Forest! - 5/6/00 [Published in Trails
On Saturday morning at 5 AM sharp Tree Fresno volunteers accomplished
one of the greatest public services in the history of the nation.
It planted a forest.
Offered - Wells Fargo Bank Hold Up! - 3/1/00
The Wells Fargo Bank is offering a $5,000 reward for
information leading to the arrest and capture of those persons
responsible for the armed robbery of the Clovis Branch at Shaw
& Minnewawa ave. on January 15, 2000.