Planners and lawyers at the Corrections Corporation of America are going to show up for work this morning with a significant task ahead of them: figuring out how to provide water, sewer, and emergency services to the ICE detention facility they want to build in Southwest Ranches. They were counti ... More >>
The Pembroke Pines City Commission may have spent years quietly voting in support of the development of CCA's proposed immigration detention facility in Southwest Ranches (read our feature here), but now the commission is going full steam ahead with vocally opposing its construction.This is large ... More >>
We reported last week from the scene of a Southwest Ranches town hall meeting where so many people showed up to protest a proposed immigrant detention pen that BSO deputies just started blocking people from entering the council chambers, citing fire code.The detention center wasn't on the agenda ... More >>
The Town of Davie is considering an idea to restrict the deed on the Bergeron Rodeo Grounds for the next 99 years.
Bergeron with the former governorOne CRA member and former councilwoman told the Sun-Sentinel the idea is "insane." The town's CRA director is opposed to it, saying it c ... More >>
After a report on JAABlog appeared stating definitively that Sunrise Commissioner Sheila Alu is running for County Commission in 2012, I spoke with the potential candidate.
Alu tells me she is going to run for the seat currently held by the embattled Ilene Lieberm ... More >>
They just voted Sue Gunzburger the new Broward mayor to replace Ken Keechl. Hey, it was her turn.
Commissioner Kristin Jacobs made a very lame motion for Gunzburger, saying that "when each jewel is allowed to shine, the whole crown shines." Yuck.
Out with the old, in with the ... More >>
Flickr: eschipulIn the months before yesterday's election, Broward candidates lined up behind campaign rainmakers who possessed extraordinary powers for rounding up votes. Of course, they would share these powers only if the price was right. Since incumbents could outraise their challengers, incu ... More >>
Photo: Greene4FloridaGreene working the senior crowd during a recent stop at Shelby's in Deerfield Beach.We've had server problems today, but I'm told that they've been mostly resolved, minus the comments field.The most interesting race to watch this evening is in the Republican primary for gover ... More >>
The news in Broward and Palm Beach:A Nova Southeastern University science professor is believed to be dead following a home invasion early Tuesday morning. Police say a man and his wife were tied up by an intruder, who shot the man -- believed to be homeowner Joseph Morrissey -- and then set the ... More >>