Occupation: Calabasas City Councilmember, Attorney, Arbitrator
As your mayor, and
as your councilmember for the past four years, it has been my
privilege and honor to work for you in protecting our environment,
saving our schools, and
preserving our dreams.
environment: no candidate has a more consistent environmental
I was the first
chair of the Calabasas Environmental Commission and a founding
of the Calabasas Tree Board.
I am the only
incumbent councilmember who voted against development on a
ridgeline (St. Andrews Lane).
As a former Planning
Commissioner, I favor expediting the Calabasas Road specific plan
and removing the new billboard-sized sign zone.
Having written our
city's landmark Green Building Ordinance, I will work to expand
environmentally friendly development standards.
I have fought many
overdevelopment battles and have supported every important open
Saving our schools:
I have done more to help our schools than any other candidate.
closer cooperation with our schools, I conceived the Calabasas
Education Commission and served on the first City-Schools
I conceived the
Calabasas Education Fund and have supported other city programs to
subsidize our schools in this financially unstable climate.
I originated free
after-school playground use at Bay Laurel and worked
establish a community park at Chaparral.
Measure E, I support building a second Calabasas pre-school and
support the upcoming bond measure to build a new Calabasas
dreams: I care deeply about preserving our small-town quality of
full citizen participation.
I initiated the new
Parks Master Plan, increasing the number of new parks and
I campaigned for a
city prosecutor who was hired to enforce our city codes.
To foster a positive
business environment, I established the Calabasas Business
As a member of the
Civic Center Task Force, I have worked tirelessly to bring
a beautiful "green" civic center which will proudly
serve as our new town center.
I brokered the dream
of building our own community theater.
I have supported
city assistance for renters, seniors and the disabled, to preserve
quality of life of all Calabasas residents.
My first term will
soon be over, but my mission is not. I would be honored to
support on March 8. For more information, please
call me at 818/224-5600, or visit
Mayor of Calabasas