There are times when we don’t know whether to laugh or cry, or simply be profoundly troubled by our current city council and staff leadership and how they think about the public they serve. This is one of those times.
This past Thursday evening, several of us attended the “State of the City” address by Mayor Sue Severson in the Orinda Library auditorium. The lack of attendance had to be a terrible embarrassment for the city council and staff. Sadly, it also suggests the lack of trust Orinda’s public has in its current leadership. While we’ll share our observations of the setting and the talk itself below, what was astonishing was what went along with the talk.Read More