The nearly 150-year-old law makes it a misdemeanor with a fine of up to $1,000 for failing to help police make an arrest or catch a fleeing suspect.
The Backroom has a few additional rules to suggest that might actually help shorten the length of council meetings.
The idea to streamline council came last year after the City Council had seven meetings last over seven hours.
The political establishment can’t help boost candidates in races but experts say that kind of support is not all it takes to win in local elections.
In this issue we also chat with the city’s most boring politician, and reveal another name that has cropped up in the crowded pool of District 2 candidates.
Orange County, a former GOP stronghold, now has more Democrats than Republicans, with the number of independent voters growing as well.
A crowd estimated at more than 5,000 people watched the Vermont senator give a sometimes fiery speech.
There has been much speculation about the future plans of Garcia, 41, who is in his second term as mayor.
Affordable housing dominated the conversation at a Downtown forum Thursday night, where six candidates vying to represent the 1st Council District spoke to voters.
The grand opening of the new Civic Center included the inevitable series of showtunes, with one singer doing a little speechifying between verses. What could possibly go wrong? Let’s find out!