Linda Haskins

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    January 16, 2013

    Former Miami City Manager Joe Arriola Has a Beef With New Times Takedown of Manny Diaz's Book

    It appears Miami civic leader Joe Arriola wasn't too keen on how he's portrayed in my recent story about his former boss Manny Diaz's book, Miami Transformed: Rebuilding America One Neighborhood, One City At A Time."Your article is also full of lies," he wrote me in an recent email. Miami's city man ... More >>

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    May 24, 2012
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    April 1, 2010
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    March 29, 2010

    Marc Sarnoff Met With Jorge Perez, But Mercy Condos Never Came Up

    Joe Arriola is an arranger, a fixer of sorts. So when Marc Sarnoff was elected to the Miami Marc Sarnoff wanted to let developers know he was not some Cerberus, Hades' ghastly hound.‚ÄčCity Commission, Arriola thought it was a good idea to arrange a sit-down between his pal of 25 years, prominent de ... More >>

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    November 17, 2009

    Charlie Don't Appoint

    Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado‚ÄčMiami Mayor Tomas Regalado's insistence that Gov. Charlie Crist appoint a replacement for suspended commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones is getting ugly.Over the weekend, Regalado and Commission Chairman Marc Sarnoff were pressuring Angel Gonzalez -- who resigned yesterday ... More >>

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    February 21, 2008

    Sarnoff Turns His Back on Blacks

    Coconut Grove's other half feels left out.

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    February 14, 2008

    City Hall Stinks

    There's a war on Dinner Key, and Marc Sarnoff is a bomb-thrower.

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    November 23, 2006

    Letters from the Issue of November 23, 2006

    "You are sanctioning further police corruption"

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    November 20, 2006

    Souring on Sarnoff?

    Ring-a-ding ding If only Marc Sarnoff had decisively won the election for the Miami City Commission District 2 seat... The longtime Coconut Grove-based attorney had spent years building a reputation as a solid, fair-minded community activist who was well-liked as a person as well as a public citi ... More >>

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    November 15, 2006

    Full Disclosure on the Haskins Endorsement

    Thanks, guys! On October 12, the Miami Herald editorial board endorsed Linda Haskins for Miami city commissioner. The editors touted her as the best prepared candidate from a field of seven due to Haskins' "integrity, experience and knowledge of the city and job." They lauded Haskins for advocati ... More >>

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    November 13, 2006
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    November 2, 2006

    District 2 Dustup

    Watch for Frank Rollason to emerge from the slime

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    October 4, 2006

    Arriola's Largesse

    This just in to the Riptide desk! An earth-rattling news bulletin! Joe Arriola has nothing to say! Miami's usually braggadocious former city manager declined comment about the $1.1 million in bonuses he awarded to non-union employees earlier this year. Arriola approved the bonuses despite even ... More >>

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    September 20, 2006

    Sarnoff the Soldier

    Today, candidate Marc Sarnoff channeled former University of Miami football standout Kellen Winslow Jr in describing his credentials as a legit neighborhood results-producing activist. Back in 2003, after a home loss to the Tennessee Volunteers, a ticked-off Winslow described himself to reporters a ... More >>

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    September 15, 2006
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    September 14, 2006

    Blight Fight

    Miamiís new economic development director left a dubious trail in the Big Easy

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    August 31, 2006

    Whisper Campaign

    Who is Plus: Timoney drinks.

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    February 2, 2006

    The Battle of Biscayne

    A place where hookers and drug dealers roam becomes Miami's Soho

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    September 26, 2002

    Where Did All the People Go?

    A once-thriving neighborhood is now a ghost town thanks to Miami's multimillion-dollar housing fiasco