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Las Vegas Mayor Goes On Food Stamps

ABC News | By Alyssa Newcomb | Posted 01.27.2012 | Politics

Carolyn Goodman may be the only mayor in the United States on food stamps, but it's only temporary. Goodman is taking part in a local food bank's chal...

Why Emanuel's Proposed Anti-Protester Ordinances Should Concern Everyone

Andy Thayer | Posted 05.16.2012 | Chicago
Andy Thayer

Even if you have no plans to protest May's G8 & NATO summits, if you want to oppose a school closing, a greedy employer or a clinic shut-down, your rights are in the cross-hairs.

New York's Finest Cut to the Chase in the Murder of Police Officer Peter Figoski

Audrey Silk | Posted 03.13.2012 | New York
Audrey Silk

The brunt of the fury should have been trained on Lamont Pride first and foremost. In the end, he was solely responsible for his actions.

18-Year-Old Refuses To Take Down Twitter Account Poking Fun At Mayor

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.16.2011 | Education

Asher Heimermann, an 18-year-old high school senior who plans to run for the mayorship of Sheboygan, Wis., says he plans to ignore a cease-and-desist ...

Caught in the Act: Malibu's Dirty Little Secret Cleaned Up (VIDEO)

Kathy Eldon | Posted 01.29.2012 | Impact
Kathy Eldon

The glamorous city of 13,000 is now leading the way in stopping toxic stormwater and chemical-laden urban runoff from destroying its glamorous coastline.

Aaron Sankin

San Francisco Votestravaganza! | Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.07.2012 | San Francisco

Update:With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Ed Lee is still way out in front but a ranked-choice voting shakeup could put John Avalos or possibly ...

Bridging The Gap Between The City And Its Schools

Joanna Rees | Posted 12.04.2011 | San Francisco
Joanna Rees

If San Francisco's economic future depends on a well-trained workforce, we must address the growing trend of families leaving our community in search of better schools.

Kelly Brook Shows Off Her Perfect Pins In Pink Mini Dress To Launch Sky Ride | Posted 10.26.2011 | Home

Kelly Brook was out in the (fleeting) London sunshine yesterday to launch the latest Sky Ride initiative, showing off her perfect pins in a teeny-tiny...

Will Hurricane Irene Hit New York?

Posted 10.24.2011 | New York

Hurricane Irene is rapidly gaining strength in the Bahamas and is set to make her way up the East Coast, possibly reaching New York as early as Sunday...

Mayor Kidnapped Near Mexico City Found Dead

Posted 10.21.2011 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY -- The mayor of a village in central Mexico was found dead Saturday one day after he was kidnapped, security officials said, bringing to f...

Mayor Kidnapped Near Mexico City Found Dead

Posted 10.21.2011 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY -- The mayor of a village in central Mexico was found dead Saturday one day after he was kidnapped, security officials said, bringing to f...

Why Ed Lee Should Run for Mayor

Michael Yaki | Posted 09.25.2011 | San Francisco
Michael Yaki

The vast majority of people working diligently to enforce Lee's "promise" not to run are those people whose livelihoods will be sent swirling down the porcelain bowl if he does toss his hat into the ring.

Strong Neighborhoods Are Safe Neighborhoods

Jean Quan | Posted 09.17.2011 | San Francisco
Jean Quan

In Oakland, California, neighbors are organizing block by block to improve schools and make our communities safer. We're taking the fight for better communities to some of the most difficult neighborhoods -- and we are making progress.

It Takes a Woman to Lead the Way to Peace: Mayor Kitty Piercy Leading the Way to Bring Our War Dollars Home

Jodie Evans | Posted 07.27.2011 | Politics
Jodie Evans

We understand Congress is addicted to the military dollars spent in every Congressional district, but an economy built on death and destruction does not create a thriving community.

Denver's Mayoral Race -- Pay to Play?

Wade Norris | Posted 06.21.2011 | Denver
Wade Norris

Denver's mayoral race shines a spotlight on the direction of our political process. Does one become elected to higher office through public service or by means and connections to the wealthy?

Foursquare Day Gets Endorsement From REAL Mayors

Posted 06.14.2011 | Technology

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has officially proclaimed April 16, 2011, "Foursquare Day," joining other mayors across America. Mayors of th...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Behind New York's School System Shakeup | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 06.07.2011 | Education

NEW YORK -- It was a day of tumult for the leadership that presides over New York City's classrooms. Cathie Black, New York City's Schools Chancello...

A Transparent and Fiscally Responsible Denver City Government

Michael Hancock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Hancock

We cannot lead Denver back to economic prosperity and fiscal sustainability if we fail to include our strongest resource -- our people.

A Worthy Candidate

Shai Baitel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Shai Baitel

In Christine Quinn we can see leadership and values reflecting the cosmopolitan and diverse mosaic that is the Big Apple. The time is right for her and New York is ready for a woman in the top post.

Obama Orders Shutdown of Second City

Mark Steinberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

President Obama has just imposed martial law in Chicago, Illinois. He will consider signing an Executive Order directing that the western border of the District of Columbia shall extend to Iowa.

Real Solutions for Denver

Doug Linkhart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Doug Linkhart

As Denver's next Mayor, my top priority will be economic prosperity. We need real solutions for Denver's economy -- and I am putting forward my ideas for creating long-term economic strength.

San Francisco Homeless Have Divergent Views on Mayor Newsom's Legacy

San Francisco Chronicle | Jennifer Friedenbach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

"How would you describe the Newsom administration's homeless legacy?" I asked Rebecca Nichols, who during Gavin Newsom's tenure as San Francisco may...

Enthusiasm Gap? Colorado's Would-Be Governor Laments Lack of Crowds (VIDEO)

Kelly Maher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Kelly Maher

Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper spoke Tuesday at the City Club of Denver. In response to a question about the initiative process, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate described a lack of citizen enthusiasm.

Moscow Mayor

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Friday Talking Points [140] -- Pledging Nonsense

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The White House has been in the news this past week, mostly for who will be leaving it soon. One is tempted to insert the old "will the last to leave...