Orlando & Orange County

by Lawrence A. Robinson As one of the faster growing urban communities in the nation, minorities in Central Florida lack control of their media and communications. They are force fed what main stream media wants them to know. This system controls what we think about, what we talk about; but...
Could strike deal on legislation sponsored by Sen. Mel Martinez By Jessica Holzer reprinted from TheHill.com As investors and lenders stampede away from risky home loans, the Senate Banking Committee is hashing out a narrow bill that may be the most serious response by Congress to the troubles rocking the mortgage market. Sens....
To whom it may concern: I am in receipt of a transcript of your August 21, 2007 morning broadcast where you state that Juan Lynum’s company, Excel Development, LLC is involved in a lawsuit against the City of Apopka.  Further, the broadcast led listeners to believe that Attorney Juan Lynum,...
     WDBO recently showed its true colors, recently when it sided with a clear and arbitrary dscision was made by the city of Apopka to stifle and stall an affordable housing project thas been championed by Orlando attorney Juan Lynum. Long a part of the old boy network, Apopka has...
by Gabe Kaimowitz Listen up, folks. The dead black souls at last are messing with your property values like you messed with their lives for decades in the last century. They've left you a present. While you were voting to have a billion or more dollars for more places to entertain your historically...
“Property Tax Reform: How Much Money Are You Actually Saving” Commissioner Tiffany Moore invites you to join her for a Town Hall Meeting to be held on Thursday, August 23, 2007. The purpose of the event is to have an informed discussion about property taxes paid by our Orange County...
To onlookers, it appears Tiffany wasn't down with the Community Venue's project. District 6 Commissioner Tiffany Moore joined with Commissioner Fred Brummer, and sided against Central Florida's future, voting her conscience and dissing her constituents. No one really knows why Commissioner Moore voted against it....
Studies have shown that students involved in the arts perform 30 percent better, in basic academic skills testing, than students who are not. Participating students have also demonstrated greater creativity and superior communications skills. The Parramore League of Artistic Youth (PLAY) is a community program designed to provide...
by Natashia Ford In 2006, the state of Florida began testing the performance of all Florida Pre-K providers participating in the newly voted VPK program which started in the 2005-2006 school year. The state has recently posted the readiness rates received by VPK providers.  I pulled the list of all Orange...