Tom Butt

Type: Person
Name: Tom Butt
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Chevron Sounds Alarm Against East Bay “Anarchism”

Chevron mailer targeting Richmond Democrat Eduardo MartinezOne of the great things about living near Chevron’s big East Bay refinery—yes, the one that caught fire and exploded two years ago—is its system of early warnings about new disasters about to ... [Published BeyondChron.org - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Barnidge: Long-shot mayoral candidate plans to fell both Richmond titans

The Richmond mayoral race has been portrayed as a battle of the titans -- 15-year City Councilman Tom Butt vs. 36-year Councilman Nat Bates. Both are well connected. Both are well known. They cast such imposing shadows that you may not have noticed a ... [Published Oakland Tribune - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

California Town Struggles With Anti-Gay Hecklers at Public Meetings

A handful of hecklers in Richmond, California has been aiming "bigoted vitriol" at the city's first openly gay elected leader, Vice Mayor Jovanka Beckles, according to the Contra Costa Times. However, some residents believe the media's amplification ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Chevron: Global Bandit, Local Bully

BILL BERKOWITZ FOR BUZZFLASH AT TRUTHOUT(Photo: Coolcaesar ) Perhaps one of the lesser predictable outcomes of the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision is that it would open the floodgates to corporations having their way in local elections. That ... [Published BuzzFlash.com - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Berkeley Voice letters: Food Bank plays vital role; Chevron refinery agreement; film production in California

Alameda Food Bank fills needI wish to thank the Times for its article about the Alameda County Community Food Bank.Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Berkeley prepares bag lunches every Monday morning for the trabajores (day laborers) who wait for work ... [Published Inside Bay Area - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

El Cerrito Journal letters: Community policing and Ferguson; inhumane animal control policies; Chevron refinery negotiations

Police and the communityUnder the leadership of Police Chief Chris Magnus, Richmond's homicide rate has dropped to historically low levels and relations between the police and the community are much improved.Community policing methods, including getting ... [Published Inside Bay Area - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Barnidge: Taking off the gloves in the Richmond mayoral race

If you like to see political fights devolve into bare-knuckle brawls, we kindly suggest you turn your attention to the Richmond mayoral race. With 10 weeks remaining before voters go to the polls, the two heavyweights in the field have already landed ... [Published Inside Bay Area - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Chevron pouring money into Richmond election

The biggest political campaign war chest in Richmond doesn't belong to a candidate, it belongs to a corporation that hopes to steer the city's November municipal election in its favor.Chevron, the city's main employer and taxpayer, is also the biggest ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Chevron money already influencing Richmond mayoral race

RICHMOND -- A councilman for nearly two decades and arguably the most powerful and popular man in the affluent Point Richmond neighborhood -- a local eatery has a sandwich named after him -- Tom Butt is not accustomed to playing the role of underdog.But ... [Published Inside Bay Area - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Eye on the East Bay: Acclaimed cellist warms his fans at UC Berkeley

_ CELLIST WARMS HIS FANS: Acclaimed cellist Yo-Yo Ma told his outdoor audience at UC Berkeley's Greek Theatre on Tuesday that he felt for them if the night air got chilly."If it gets too cold, I'll play faster," the solo performer quipped to a full house ... [Published Contra Costa Times - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Last Minute Left-Liberal Unity?

Electoral politics in Richmond, California is not for the faint-hearted, the thin-skinned, the overly pure, or those easily unsettled by last minute line-up changes. Late last week, on the eve of the filing deadline for city candidates, a longtime city ... [Published ZNet - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Richmond mayoral hopefuls trade accusations that the other is disliked by staff

_ RICHMOND -- Despite saying when he declared his run for mayor last week that he didn't want to push a "negative" political campaign, candidate Tom Butt has floated the notion that a victory for his longtime rival could prompt an exodus of top-level ... [Published Contra Costa Times - Aug 14 2014]

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"I'm going to run my campaign the best I can, probably with a budget of around $60,000," Butt said. "at the end of the day, what this comes down to is whether the people of richmond want to vote for chevron's candidate or an independent candidate."

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Chevron Sounds Alarm Against East Bay “Anarchism” [Published BeyondChron.org - Sep 16 2014]
Barnidge: Long-shot mayoral candidate plans to ... [Published Oakland Tribune - Sep 07 2014]
California Town Struggles With Anti-Gay Heckler... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 02 2014]
Chevron: Global Bandit, Local Bully [Published BuzzFlash.com - Aug 28 2014]
Berkeley Voice letters: Food Bank plays vital r... [Published Inside Bay Area - Aug 27 2014]
El Cerrito Journal letters: Community policing ... [Published Inside Bay Area - Aug 27 2014]
Barnidge: Taking off the gloves in the Richmond... [Published Inside Bay Area - Aug 23 2014]
Chevron pouring money into Richmond election [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 22 2014]
Chevron money already influencing Richmond mayo... [Published Inside Bay Area - Aug 20 2014]
Eye on the East Bay: Acclaimed cellist warms hi... [Published Contra Costa Times - Aug 17 2014]
Last Minute Left-Liberal Unity? [Published ZNet - Aug 16 2014]
Richmond mayoral hopefuls trade accusations tha... [Published Contra Costa Times - Aug 14 2014]
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