Since music is a subset of "the arts" & since anything within the City limits connected with art in any way is boderline sacred territory, we have a duty to our Ciy: perpetually pretend that all is well at every artistic/musical venue in the City, that no one was actually shot (or was ever shot any time in the past) at a within-City music event, and continue to praise & thank your beneficent betters for all the Public Art they see fit to bestow upon us....
It's interesting that media commentators consistently ignore the City's glaring hypocrisy on urban sprawl -- on the one hand, no one chastises the City for sprawling as fast as they can away from its core by annexing outlying property, but on the other hand, the "Green Team" (a defacto arm of the City) hectors individuals who choose the same thing for themselves, their businesses and their families.
Historically, how did local taxpayers get suckered into funding carved out pools of money controlled by individual commissioners? They are labeled "discretionary funds", "travel funds", and "capital outlay funds" in the TFP article, but based on individual commissioners' comments, this money appears misnamed: looks like SLUSH FUNDS to me....
The printing vendor was unnamed in this piece: any reason for annonymity?
Based on local HS completion rates alone, it would be very surprising if German families moving to the region for VW or VW related jobs sent their children to public schools.
The article does not mention the additional costs to the school system that translators have presented since 2000; is there a reason that cost information was omitted?
I read this story online.
Shouldn't Ms. Trevizo's piece advocating special sympathy for illegal aliens be placed on the editorial pages of the paper? Is the journalist aware that thousands of American citizens arrested for breaking the law also often have family problems as well?