When you get the opportunity to ask a member of the Doobie Brothers where they came up with the name -- one of the best in the history of band names -- you take it. Guitarist and vocalist Tom Johnston gave us the scoop. Johnston admits that the primary inspiration for the name was a doobie, ... More >>
Part of the 75th FedEx Orange Bowl halftime show
Ahhh... the sweet sounds of classic Seventies California pop. No one has ever embodied that sound more than the Doobie Brothers. And now that the style the Doobies perfected has become a musical archetype (see modern artists like the Autumn Defense, Beck, and so on), it's all too easy to look back t ... More >>
The Politics of Profit
A Pompano populist plans a city takeover
And you thought Mayor Griffin's other transgressions were worthy of indictment
Like many an activist, Mike Horan challenged the City of Pompano Beach. And like many, he was pummeled.
Pompano Beach's top dog managed to gag his chief tormentor by playing politics
Tom Johnston is Pompano's puppet-master. Squint at commission meetings and you can see the strings.