It’s time for some attaboys in the successful effort to ‘Save the Horse Farm.’
By Leslie Turk
July 11, 2012
For almost seven years, I’ve dreamed about writing this column. It feels as good as I’d hoped it would.
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Just where did the disgraced ADA get all that moolah he used for “major” purchases? By Leslie Turk
At ex-Assistant District Attorney J. Floyd Johnson’s sentencing on a single count of tax evasion last week, nobody would — or could — explain the obvious. Sure, there were numerous references by both U.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley and IRS criminal investigative agent Kristie LeBeau to the former state prosecutor’s lavish lifestyle that involved major cash purchases. But not once did either answer the question I — for one — am dying to know.
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Greg Gachassin’s role in Lafayette’s low-income housing fiasco appears headed for a state ethics investigation, but what price will he pay — if any at all? by Leslie Turk
Development consultant Greg Gachassin’s potential ethics dilemma won’t end with The Independent Weekly’s April 20 cover story, “How Gachassin Games the System.” And it shouldn’t.
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