Embattled Laguna Beach City Council candidate Jon Madison, whose academic and professional claims could not be independently verified earlier this month, on Monday said he has obtained one of two college transcripts that demonstrate the veracity of his resume. Even so, the authenticity of the document Madison produced only raised more skepticism. The Cornell University […]
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Our Masks I went to Harvard. It was summer school between my sophomore and junior years at Occidental College. At the time, almost anyone could get in if you paid the tuition and showed up. It was no big deal. But for a time when asked where I went to college, I sometimes would say […]
Editor, Democracy, particularly its election process, is endangered in the ongoing City Council campaign. Betrayal of the public trust and fairness are also at issue. All three of these matters are intertwined and emblazoned in the council candidacy of a man known as Jon Madison. The Orange County Register checked into these matters and recently […]
Editor, Back in 1978, the Laguna Beach Citizens Alliance asked me to interview all the candidates running for city council. Kelly Boyd was among those who appeared on the local cable TV program. Today, we are in the throws of another city council race. This one seems to have veered off course, what with the stories about […]
The article “Madison Leads in Campaign Donations” in the Aug. 15 edition noted that Mayor Elizabeth Pearson made a campaign contribution to Jon Madison, based on the candidates’ financial disclosures for the period ending June 30. The disclosed documents omitted to indicate that Pearson also made a donation to the campaign of incumbent Council member […]
Mayor Elizabeth Pearson officially announced Friday, April 4, that she will not seek a fourth term on the Laguna Beach City Council in November, because of job demands. She is president and chief executive of the Pacific Chorale, which is the resident choir of the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. She said that when she interviewed for […]
Assistance League of Laguna Beach has chosen Jon Madison as its Businessman of the Year. Madison hosted the Assistance League’s “Friend Raiser” at his Madison Square and Garden Cafe. The event drew nearly 300 “friends,” each gaining admission by donating a “treasure” to the Assistance League Thrift Shop, the primary funding source for the organization’s […]
Assistance League invites the public to a friend raiser hosted by Jon Madison at the Madison Garden Café, 320 Coast Highway, on Sunday, Sept. 30, from 4-6 p.m. Hors d’ oeuvres, beverages and desserts will be served. The price of admission is one tax deductible “treasure” per person contribution or $25 for Assistance League’s Thrift Shop.