In endorsing candidates for the Pleasanton City Council, we have most often supported those with a strong record of commitment to public service. We are doing so again by recommending Kathy Narum for election to the council on May 7. She would fill the seat vacated when Jerry Thorne was elected mayor last Nov. 6. She is a seasoned, experienced hands-on candidate who would hit the council dais running, giving the support needed by a council that for too long has faced court-mandated housing orders, land use decisions and challenging fiscal policies with just four members. Narum would bring her five years on the city Planning Commission, another five on the Parks and Recreation Commission, and much more service with city and civic organizations to a council that needs her experience.
Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, April 12, 2013, 12:00 AM