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Outtakes—Our Day In Court

Outtakes—Our Day In Court

By Rick Outzen Last week, we filed a lawsuit seeking that the City of Pensacola release records regarding the city’s random drug testing. We had tried for two weeks to release records that would [...]

Winners & Losers 4/14/16

Winners & Losers 4/14/16

Winners Dr. Judy Bense Navy Federal Credit Union presented the University of West Florida president with its inaugural ‘Partner of the Year’ award at its annual President’s Award ceremony. [...]

Outtakes—Good News-Bad News

Outtakes—Good News-Bad News

By Rick Outzen Last week brought some good news. A local non-profit is set to become a difference maker yet again for area charities, and lawmakers brought home the bacon from [...]

Outtakes—Let’s Communicate Again

Outtakes—Let’s Communicate Again

By Rick Outzen Pensacola City Hall has trouble communicating with its residents. That’s not just my opinion.  For the second consecutive year, citizens have given the city’s communications [...]

Pensacola Fire Department Coup D’état

Pensacola Fire Department Coup D’état

By Rick Outzen On Feb. 2, Pensacola Fire Chief Matt Schmitt and Deputy Fire Chief Joe Glover, whose combined experience in the Pensacola Fire Department is more than 50 years, were placed on paid [...]

Buzz 2/11/16

Buzz 2/11/16

Olson’s Tale After refusing to answer questions from the News Journal and Inweekly, Pensacola City Administrator Eric Olson went on a local morning show to discuss why Fire Chief Matt Schmitt and [...]

Outtakes: Thank you, Mr. Johnson

Outtakes: Thank you, Mr. Johnson

Pensacola City Councilman Larry Johnson believes the City of Pensacola should follow its CRA 2010 Master Plan. Inweekly agrees that the $200,000 two-volume plan shouldn't be shelved, and the time is [...]

3-1-1 Service to the Rescue

3-1-1 Service to the Rescue

By Duwayne Escobedo Brian Spencer is one of the biggest proponents of Pensacola’s 3-1-1 service to report non-emergency problems, such as a darkened streetlight, car-jarring potholes or repairs [...]

Outtakes—Infrastructure: the Best Incentive

Outtakes—Infrastructure: the Best Incentive

Downtown Pensacola has had a renaissance since the Community Maritime Park was completed. The private sector has invested in Palafox Street, and another $100-millions worth of projects is being [...]

Future of Downtown Parking

Future of Downtown Parking

By Rick Outzen The City of Pensacola is working on a parking solution for downtown. While some might question the need, several parking lots have or will be taken away in the near future as [...]

Downtown Housing: Reality or Pipedream?

Downtown Housing: Reality or Pipedream?

By Rick Outzen “The density of residential housing downtown—perhaps more than any other factor—spurs the development of a vibrant, safe, and healthy city.” —URAC Final Report, [...]

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