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District 4 candidate Pamella Settlegoode announces plan for summer youth employment

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Nothing like announcing a plan about Summer Jobs on Labor Day weekend. Here’s Pamella Settlegoode’s press release: Pamella Settlegoode, candidate for District 4 City Council, unveiled the first of a series of strategies designed to rebuild and revitalize St. Petersburg. The strategy released today is for a program designed to offer jobs funded by the city to local teenagers during the summer months, allowing them to receive training, skills and experience in government or business when out of school. “I’ve…

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Crescent Lake neighborhood prez Jason Diviki files against Leslie Curran

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St. Petersburg native and US Navy veteran Jason Diviki filed paperwork on Monday to run for the District 4 seat on the St. Petersburg City Council. The seat is currently held by Leslie Curran. Diviki is currently the president of the Crescent Lake neighborhood association and had served as chair of CONA’s committee on energy and the environment. Reached by phone, Diviki says he is running to refresh city government “with a new generation of leadership.” Asked if he was…

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Photo of the Day from Crescent Lake

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As some of you know, I live next to one of Saint Petersburg’s most treasured natural resources — Crescent Lake Park. I actually have the pleasure of living in an apartment with a 5-window-panel view of the Lake, so I am constantly getting photographs of the beautiful scenes that occur here. As a new feature of Saint Petersblog, I decided to add my own daily “moment of Zen” feature in which I will share a new photo from Crescent Lake.…

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Two polls, one truth: Happiness cannot be bought

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There are two very insighful, almost jaw-dropping surveys making their way around the web. The first survey by the University of Chicago shows that personal misery among Americans is at its highest levels since the early 1990s, with people saddled with woes over healthcare, unemployment, paying bills and romance. A second, seperate survey indicates that U.S. Consumer Confidence is back to its pre-Katrina levels, indicating that Americans are likely to spend (and consume) more. I think one survey is feeding…

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