Sierra Madre Edition – April 2018

The Empire Strikes Back!

By |April 5th, 2018|

The Empire Strikes Back! City Attorney Provides Memo to Council Detailing Possible Dis-incorporation of Sierra Madre.  A few weeks ago, we reported exclusively on Radio Free Los Angeles that the City of Sierra Madre is threatening to “disincorporate,” i.e., shut down the city if taxpayers [...]

La Cañada Taxpayers Are Winning

By |April 5th, 2018|

La Cañada Taxpayers Are Winning Sierra Madre has a fantastic opportunity to lead the way for other cities facing similar financial crises.  Not all cities are in as  bad shape as Sierra Madre. For example, nearby La Cañada-Flintridge models a thriving community living [...]

Measure D: Important Election Facts

By |April 5th, 2018|

Measure D: Important Election Facts Sierra Madre officials claim that if passed, Measure D would force the City to cut critical municipal services, going so far as to consider shutting the city down if  the $2.6 million tax is repealed. It is [...]

Sierra Madre Voters Misled in 2014

By |April 5th, 2018|

Sierra Madre Voters Misled in 2014 The Fair Political Practices Commission rained on the Sierra Madre tax hikers’ parade with a $241 fine last September because the 2014 Yes on UUT campaign failed to report a large contribution before the April, 2014 [...]

Solutions to Sierra Madre’s Fiscal Crisis

By |April 5th, 2018|

Solutions to Sierra Madre's Fiscal Crisis Here are some common-sense steps to address and ultimately fix the fiscal crisis in the City of Sierra Madre. Admit You Have a Problem The first step in solving any problem is to admit that you [...]

Measure D: A Step in the Right Direction

By |April 5th, 2018|

Measure D: A Step in the Right Direction In a few short days, taxpayers in the City of Sierra Madre will have the opportunity to do something both rare and necessary: reduce taxes and say “NO” to Big Government. Sponsored by local [...]