Senator Sobel to run for Hollywood Mayor

Florida Senator Eleanor Sobel has announced that she will run for Mayor of Hollywood. Sobel, a Democrat and has served as a Florida Representative, School Board member and has on the Hollywood Commission. Due to term limits, she cannot run for the Florida Senate in November 2016.  Hollywood Commissioner Patricia Asseff has also said she […]

Hollywood unanimously passes anti-fracking resolution

When the City of Hollywood joined a growing number of Florida municipalities and counties in passing an anti-fracking resolution, it represented both a personal and a professional victory for Jennifer Ehrenfried, a Hollywood resident who works for the nonprofit public interest organization Food & Water Watch. Fracking, a controversial hydraulic fracturing technique for recovering natural […]

Hollywood to sue pension boards

The Hollywood City Commission has authorized the city attorney to file lawsuits against the Fire, Police and General Employee Pension Boards to prevent them from issuing 13th checks to retirees. The Commission is arguing that under state statue and city ordinance regarding the supplemental pension check, the boards cannot send the 13th checks to the retirees. It […]