Council’s action on Oliver Towers proposal is tabled for a week. Also a missed deadline for budget priorities
March 18 2013
Tuesday, Oct. 4 — The Lansing City Council will take another week before formally discussing a development agreement that would give the downtown Oliver Towers property to Davenport University in...
Turning limitations into possibilities
March 18 2013
Wednesday, Oct. 5 — If you are a marathon runner, October can be a month in which goals are met, dreams come true and memories are made
Silent walk and vigil opposes 10 years of US involvement in Afghanistan
March 18 2013
Friday, Oct. 7 — Quess and Bill Derman were two of about 20 protesters that rallied together this morning opposing the War in Afghanistan
Occupy Lansing set to begin Oct. 15
March 18 2013
Friday, Oct. 7 — For over three weeks, thousands of protesters have occupied Wall Street to fight against the status quo. Now, the movement is coming to Lansing
Oliver Towers land swap proposal scheduled for committee, City Council discussion. The Chamber of Commerce supports an open RFP process.
March 18 2013
Friday, Oct. 7 — The proposed development agreement between the city of Lansing and Davenport University that could swap roughly three acres of downtown land is about to take the Lansing City Council’s...
Davenport deal stalls, LCC offers cash for Oliver Towers property
March 18 2013
Monday, Oct. 10 — A proposed land trade between the city of Lansing and Davenport University involving the downtown Oliver Towers property failed to make it out of a City Council committee tonight,...
Mayor Bernero visits Occupy Lansing tent city in Ruetter Park
March 18 2013
Wednesday, Oct. 12 — Lansing Mayor visited organizers of Occupy Lansing, an action planned at the Capitol on Saturday, at their tent city in Reutter Park on Capitol Avenue across from the downtown...
MSU Homecoming Race raises funds for children's center
March 18 2013
Thursday, Oct. 13 – On Sunday, dozens of Lansing locals and revved-up Michigan State University students kick-start MSU’s homecoming week with the Spartan Sprint 5k run and walk race. But...
‘Natural’ land for the city; public hearings on tax sharing agreements
March 18 2013
Friday, Oct. 14 — The city is line to acquire nearly 30 acres of land for recreational and open space use in west Lansing
Michigan State alum Ernie Green reacts to recent MSU racial issues
March 18 2013
Monday, Oct. 17 — Nearly 30 years after it was built, Little Rock Central High School unexpectedly became the centerpiece of the 1957 Little Rock Integration Crisis. Nine African-American students...
City acquires parkland; some airport-area businesses voice concern over proposed tax sharing agreements
March 18 2013
Tuesday, Oct. 18 — The Lansing City Council voted unanimously Monday night to acquire 28.47 acres of parkland in west Lansing, and it’ll come nearly free of charge
Ingham County Register of Deeds speaks to Occupy Lansing participants about foreclosure
March 18 2013
Tuesday, Oct. 18 — Occupy Lansing participants received insight into the foreclosure process in preparation for their march against Chase Bank later this afternoon
425 agreements and millage support up for a vote
March 18 2013
Friday, Oct. 21 — The Lansing City Council is scheduled to vote on a pair of tax sharing agreements with DeWitt Township Monday, paving the way for what city and township officials have said could...
The Council supports the millage increase; 425s are approved; and opposition to state legislation that would ‘overstep our ability to protect civil rights’
March 18 2013
Tuesday, Oct. 25 — The Lansing City Council “fully and enthusiastically” supports a property tax increase on city residents to bolster revenue for police, fire and road services, based...
A Chamber of Commerce ‘initiative’ is using the Pulse’s photos for its campaign literature without permission. Quinney’s campaign said the images are being doctored to make Quinney look ‘more menacing, more black.’
March 18 2013
Friday, Oct. 28 — A Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce front group is using City Pulse property without permission in its campaign against City Council candidate Derrick Quinney. Moreover, Quinney’s...
Lynne Martinez returns a $100 contribution from ‘Sam Eyde Construction Company’ out of fear that it may have violated campaign finance laws
March 18 2013
Monday, Oct. 31 — 1st Ward Lansing City Council candidate Lynne Martinez said today that she returned a $100 campaign contribution from “Sam Eyde Construction Company” out of uncertainty...
Bernero calls for Martinez; Quinney punches the mayor by radio
March 18 2013
Wednesday, Nov. 2 — Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero has gone to bat for one candidate for City Council through a robo call — and has become a target of another candidate in a radio ad
Buying, selling property and a Committee of the Whole meeting on Council’s Thursday afternoon agenda
March 18 2013
Wednesday, Nov. 2 – The Lansing City Council took Monday night off for Halloween, so it’ll meet Thursday afternoon at 1:30 to discuss a business loan and buying and selling property, followed...
Lynne Martinez campaign distributes direct mail pieces in response to Washington attacks
March 18 2013
Thursday, Nov. 3 — With the City Council general election less than a week away, the Lynne Martinez campaign has taken on her opponent by name for the first time
Mile 26
March 18 2013
Friday, Nov. 4 — I watched a friend run the Detroit Marathon a few weeks ago with friends. We set up camp at the 8.5-mile mark. Our friend greeted us, having completed a third of her distance, with...

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