Joy Delepine: GOP candidate from Right Field


On June 3, 2014 Assemblywomen Susan Bonilla (D-Concord), Contra Costa District Attorney Mark Peterson, and Supervisor Karen Mitchoff, had every reason to be confident when they entered the voting booths in their neighborhood polling places. All were running unopposed for re-election. In these races, the general consensus among political pundits was that the high cost […]

Pleasant Hill amends zoning rules; upholds gun sales restrictions despite legal challenge

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On Monday, June 9th the Pleasant Hill City Council introduced zoning ordinance amendments to “sync up” with its law adopted last year that regulates firearms and ammunition sales. As expected, introduction of the zoning changes was approved on a 3-2 vote that mirrored last year’s adoption of the new gun law (Councilmembers Carlson and Weir opposed; Durant, Flaherty […]

Firearms Ordinance battle in Pleasant Hill, continues June 9


The Pleasant Hill City Council will hold a special public hearing on June 9, to consider its Planning Commission’s refusal to amend that city’s Zoning laws to accommodate the recent City Council Firearms Ordinance, which would further restrict the sale and purchase of firearms and ammunition. The hearing will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, […]

Pleasant Hill Commission considers gun store zoning rules after law is passed!

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A special Pleasant Hill Planning Commission meeting on April 1 will consider gun store zoning rules after the law has been already passed by City Council. What’s the point? Is it just for show? This meeting writes another sorry  chapter in the city’s years-long battle to regulate its firearms and ammunition retailers.  After three years of […]

Pleasant Hill gun ordinance faces lawsuit from firearms industry

Pleasant Hill Public Hearing on Gun Ordinance June 9

A Pleasant Hill gun ordinance faces a lawsuit filed by the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms industry. NSSF has filed a lawsuit against the City of Pleasant Hill, Calif. and the City Council, to prevent the Pleasant Hill gun ordinance passed in November from being enforced that puts an […]