Amy Worth, Orinda Mayor and her conflict of interest

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A conflict of interest exists with Amy Worth, the mayor or Orinda. On Sunday, October 20, the print edition of the Contra Costa Times reported, in a front page story, that, “Orinda Mayor Amy Worth, whose municipal position was unpaid, received $17,400 as an MTC [Metropolitan Transportation Commission] board member last year.” Guess which tune […]

Once in love with Amy

Ray Bolger, many decades ago, had a hit song called “Once in Love with Amy.” Presumably, the song was not about Amy Worth, the chairperson of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the mayor of Orinda. The MTC is a regional, Bay Area governmental agency that does transportation planning. But Worth, who has been the […]

Contra Costa GOP allegations

Contra Costa GOP misconduct

allegations of mismanagement, misconduct, conflict of interest, election code and party bylaw violations currently taking place with the direction of the CCRP chair, Greg Poulos and vice Chair Tom Del Becccaro who is also vice chair of the California GOP.

BOS set to name Supervisor Piepho as LAFCO alternate despite conflict of interest

Hidden away in the consent calendar for April 1 (Resolution #2008/20), the Contra Costa Board of Supervisors are set to appoint former board chair, Supervisor Mary Piepho (District-3) as the BOS’ alternate representative to LAFCO. LAFCO is a little known yet remarkably powerful agency that determines land use, agency formation, and spheres of municipal influence […]