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Broadcasting Meetings Become Broken Promises For Tamarac Officials

Broadcasting Meetings Become Broken Promises For Tamarac Officials

Tamarac Commissioner Harry Dressler and Mayor Beth Talabisco sold the issue of broadcasting city commission meetings not once, but twice during their campaigns for their city commissioner and mayoral race. While it was an attention-getting platform that may have helped attain more votes, neither Dressler or Talabisco did much to make these promises become a […]

Comcast Show Will Give You Double Vision

Comcast Show Will Give You Double Vision

The first time I saw “Seeking Solutions with Suzanne” I thought that I needed to get my vision checked. The show, broadcast throughout the day on HLN is so blurry, I found myself squinting just to focus after watching Hi-Def TV.

Stop Code Compliance Costs From Being Taxed by Tamarac

Stop Code Compliance Costs From Being Taxed by Tamarac

The City of Tamarac will be holding it’s first reading of a new “Nuisance Abatement Assessment Ordinance” this Wednesday morning. On the outside, it appears fairly innocuous, however it’s the unspoken, unwritten consequences of it that really needs to be scrutinized.

Child Drownings: Prevalent and Preventable

Child Drownings: Prevalent and Preventable

A Message from Sheriff Al Lamberti – Child Drownings: Prevalent and Preventable – Children are naturally attracted to water. If adults turn their heads for a moment, a toddler can silently slip underwater. If dad’s attention is diverted by a ringing phone, or grandma steps away to stir the soup cooking on the stove…..

Broward Activists Gather for a “Tax Day Rally” in Sunrise

Broward Activists Gather for a “Tax Day Rally” in Sunrise

Activists across Broward County met on the corner of University and Sunrise Boulevard for a “Three Stooges Tax Day Rally”. However, the stooges they were protesting had nothing to do with the current movie out in theaters. The stooges these teachers, parents, activists, labor groups, and concerned middle class Floridians were protesting about were: Rick Scott, Mitt Romney and Marco Rubio.

The District 4 Broward School Board Race is a Competitive Field

The District 4 Broward School Board Race is a Competitive Field

The School Board race for District 4 will have a competitive season now that six candidates have filed to run in the open seat. More candidates have filed to run in District 4 race than for any other school board race in the county. There may seem to be a lot of candidates, however, during this time in 2010, there were seven candidates, with only six made it past qualifying.

Sidney the Sphynx Cat Warms the Hearts of His Owners

Sidney the Sphynx Cat Warms the Hearts of His Owners

Here’s a closer look at one of our more unusual residents; Sidney the Sphynx cat.

Sphynx cats are a rare breed of cat with extremely little fur, or at most short fuzz over its body, and no whiskers. They are very affectionate and extroverted and like to cuddle with their humans, other humans, and each other. Sidney Baxter is owned by residents Eddie and Debbie Toro of Tamarac who purchased her from a breeder in Midlothian, Virginia back in 2003.

The City of Tamarac Must Commit to Transparency by Broadcasting Commission Meetings to the Public

The City of Tamarac Must Commit to Transparency by Broadcasting Commission Meetings to the Public

It’s 2012 and the City of Tamarac still isn’t broadcasting their workshops or city commission meetings to the public.

When Beth Talabisco first ran for Mayor in 2006, this was her platform. She even had campaign mail outs saying she was going to get commission meetings broadcast. Maybe it was looked into at one time and it was too cost prohibitive. However, I can assure them it is not.