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East Palo Alto council seat eyed by 16 applicants

Original post made on Dec 4, 2013

Sixteen people have applied to fill the seat of former East Palo Alto Vice Mayor David Woods, who resigned in October, halfway through his term.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, December 4, 2013, 9:41 AM

Comments (10)

Posted by same old, a resident of Midtown
on Dec 4, 2013 at 10:40 am

The Populus Of EPA Are Unsophisticated For Electing The Current Council. Do Any Of ThesE Potential Candidates Have A Business Background. We Need Revenue, Not Rhetoric.

Posted by Proud Friend, a resident of East Palo Alto
on Dec 4, 2013 at 10:56 am

Congratulations Laura!!!
Back at it again Ms Mayor :)

Posted by Tina, a resident of East Palo Alto
on Dec 4, 2013 at 11:03 am

Dear "Same old" -the appointment happens this Thursday night. Come out and voice your opinion to the council. The council will be voting live. Do you live in EPA? Some of the candidates are very qualified. If you don't agree get off the sideline and do something. Do you know someone that should have applied? Did you encourage anyone to apply? Be a part of the solution.

Posted by KP, a resident of South of Midtown
on Dec 4, 2013 at 11:42 am

Laura Martinez loves her city of EPA (born and raised) and is always looking for the best for the city's needs.
I feel confident she has the best interest of EPA at heart.

Posted by Chris, a resident of East Palo Alto
on Dec 4, 2013 at 10:19 pm

Does anyone know where Supervisor Slocum was last night? He missed the East Palo Alto re-org in his district...Interesting....

Posted by TheEPA_Way, a resident of Crescent Park
on Dec 5, 2013 at 5:44 pm

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Posted by same old, a resident of Midtown
on Dec 6, 2013 at 9:36 am

Tina -Why Would I Waste My Time At The Meeting? The Only Ones Who Should Be Concerned Are The Ones Who Are Afraid Of Being Cut Off From Their Financial Endeavors.Increased Revenue Does Not Equal Gentrification.

Posted by Hmmm, a resident of East Palo Alto
on Dec 6, 2013 at 10:49 am

Hmmm is a registered user.

Same old - if you were sophisticated, wouldn't you be researching the candidates to ascertain who has the best skill set, in your opinion, to be on the council?

Posted by Adina, a resident of Menlo Park
on Dec 6, 2013 at 10:50 am

Was anyone there last night? What happened?

Posted by same old, a resident of Midtown
on Dec 6, 2013 at 9:49 pm

Hmmm - Thank You For The Compliment. My I.Q Is High Enough Not To Do Any Research On The Perspective Candidates.Do Any Of Them Have A Business Background? Ha

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