Chalk one up for former Hollywood City Manager Cameron Benson and zero so far for the anonymous citizen who accused him of corruption in two letters sent to city commissioners this spring.The letters accused Benson of accepting a bribe from WastePro, which went on to win the city's waste-hauling ... More >>
Two construction workers fall into the cavernous metal tank, suffering serious injuries. Five Tongan workers are among the people tasked with a $600,000 restoration and painting project. When the city announces a surprise $10 million budget shortage that it failed to report, people complain about ... More >>
Miami HeraldCameron BensonLast month, longtime Hollywood City Manager Cameron Benson caught heat in public from Mayor Peter Bober, who had made sport of publicly shaming his chief bean counters since a May revelation that the city was millions of dollars further in debt than it had disclosed.Bens ... More >>
The Miami HeraldCameron BensonCameron Benson has worked for the City of Hollywood since 1995 and as city manager since 2002. Historically, he has shunned attention -- newspapers are still referencing interviews he gave in 1995 -- despite periodic allegations of questionable behavior.He's known ar ... More >>
The city of Hollywood has named a former Orlando official to lead its Community Redevelopment Agency. Tanja Gerhartz previously worked as the economic development director in Orlando. More recently, she had her own private consulting firm. If that means she's new to the South Florida political scene ... More >>
flickr user: randeclipYoung Circle in downtown HollywoodBernard Zyscovich is the Miami-based urban designer who has the unenviable task of crafting a modern, architecturally vibrant downtown Hollywood. Thanks to the Hollywood City Commission's habit of preempting his plan by green-lighting huge cond ... More >>
ArtsPark Village puts the city at the mercy of developers
Cynthia Berman-Miller, at far left, with Hollywood Commish Cathy Anderson (in purple), lobbyist Alan Koslow, and County Commish Sue Gunzberger (watch that hand, Al!) I'm going to be updating this damn bloggy beast all day long, but wanted to start with news coming from Hollywood that former state ... More >>
Even with a housing bust and bad court verdicts, the show goes on.
To be a development star in Hollywood, its all in who you know, baby
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Hollywood officials get really creative in the dollars-and-cents game
City Without Art
Sure, Hollywood's sewage plan is dirty. It pollutes the Everglades too.