Category Archive: A Different Slant

A Different Slant 185 (exhibit): Public Comment and the Proposed Sausalito Ferry Landing Expansion

You can find the presentation of the proposed Sausalito Ferry Landing Expansion at: http://www.bcdc.ca.gov/meetings/drb/2014/1006SausalitoFerryEx.pdf 

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A Different Slant 184: IMAGINEFERRY

Host John Flavin connects the dots from the various Sausalito “vision” committees over the past seven-ten years and the current proposal for the expansion of the Sausalito Ferry Landing.  Quite a story…

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A Different Slant 183: The Election Post Season

Host John Flavin gives you A Different Slant on the past election season…the good, the bad and the possibly scandalous.

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A Different Slant 181: Politicians Say the Darndest Things

Host John Flavin reviews the more outstanding comments made by politicians this past election season…comments they would probably like to take back.

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A Different Slant 180: The Danger of Elected Officials Lecturing Their Constituents

Host John Flavin lays out the dangers for politicians of lecturing their constituents…it can backfire loudly.

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A Different Slant 182: Voting Isn’t Always Painful

Host John Flavin reviews  the good things that came out this political season.  Typically you step into the voting booth and you think “clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right” and it may be only a little different this year.  But there were some rays of light during the process and John …

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A Different Slant 177: Measure O

Host John Flavin reviews the pro’s and con’s of Measure O on the November Ballot in Sausalito.

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A Different Slant 176: Paul Kaplan and the “Green” Boatyard

Repeat Guest Paul Kaplan explains how KKMI operates a “green” boatyard on the Sausalito waterfront.

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A Different Slant 175: Traffic Management

Yes, there is a way to manage traffic and not become enslaved to it.  Hear three examples of traffic mismanagement and what you can do to dodge future traffic bullets.

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A Different Slant 174: Interview of Paul Kaplan of KKMI

Paul Kaplan, one of the partners of KKMI, shares interesting insights into running a boatyard in Sausalito.  Boating in the Bay Area is a different experience.

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A Different Slant 173: It’s Voting Time Again

For Labor Day, Host John Flavin parodies “It’s Crying Time Again” with a woeful rendition of “It’s Voting Time Again”, with verses for the incumbents, the challenger and Measure O.

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A Different Slant 172: Interview with Sausalito City Council Challenger, Jill Hoffman

Host John Flavin interviews Jill Hoffman, challenger for a seat on the Sausalito City Council.  Jill discusses her education and background, the reasons she is running, how she will handle her colleagues once elected and her goals for her term.

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A Different Slant 171: Whack A Mole

Dealing with the Marin planning process can often remind you of the arcade game Whack A Mole.

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A Different Slant 170: The Tyrant of Marin

Learn the five steps host John Flavin would take if made the Tyrant of Marin

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A Different Slant 169: Neighborhood Crime, the Why’s and the Possible Cure

Neighborhood crime is on the uptick.  Hear why and some concrete ideas for solutions.

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A Different Slant 168: Protect and Honor

Has host John Flavin gone off his rocker?  Suggesting a Sausalito ordinance that requires all adult citizens pack a gun?  Maybe he’s crazy like a fox…listen to his logic. Also when do the Four Horsemen on the Sausalito City Council finally recognize who was the real force behind a win-win outcome for the most recent …

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A Different Slant 167: Lily Pad Homes

Host John Flavin interviews Rachel Ginis, principal of Lily Pad Home regarding “junior second units”, a creative version of accessory dwelling units which presents a “win-win-win” situation for homeowners, tenants and the City.  Listen to the show and then let your elected officials know you support junior second units.

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A Different Slant 166: The Proposed Increase to the Sausalito Sales Tax Rate

Host John Flavin reviews the proposed sales tax increase including the City’s rationale and some concerns he has about the increase.  If the rationale for the tax hike is to fund capital improvements, why are four City Council members refusing to earmark the revenue from the tax increase to capital improvements?  He urges both his …

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A Different Slant 165: Why The High Cost Survey?

Host John Flavin suspects that the recent Sausalito voter survey involving two consulting groups is nothing more than a high-priced puff piece to help support the passage in November of the ballot for the proposed one-half cent sales tax increase and the re-election of incumbent(s).  His suspicion is partially based on the refusal of City …

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A Different Slant 164: Marin County Like Iraq?

Why does Host John Flavin compare the current political polarization in Marin County to Iraq?

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A Different Slant 162: Be Careful

The Sausalito Housing Element may have run or may well run afoul of two old adages:  Be careful what you wish for and be careful not to over promise.

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A Different Slant 154: Adults Needed for Marin Leadership

Host John Flavin shows it’s time for adults to come to the table to plan the future of Marin County as the current batch of elected officials are acting like ignorant children.

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A Different Slant 153: My Mistake and Your Windfall

Host John Flavin admits to a major mistake and tells you how to profit from his error.

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A Different Slant 151: Dealing with Bullies

Host John Flavin reviews the proper treatment of bullies, whether they be international leaders or local planning officials.

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A Different Slant 150: The Marin Bubble

Host John Flavin reviews life in the Marin County Bubble.

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