|2009 Year End Review - Predictions and
Wishes for 2010
January 1, 2010
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I have selected for the top three Richmond stories of 2008:
∑ Richmond and Chevron in Petroleum Bowl Matchup
∑ Richmond Rehabilitates its 60-Year Old Civic Center
∑ And Then There Were Seven
In this issue, you will also find:
∑ Most Controversial issues of 2009
∑ Tom Butt Wishes for 2009 Come True
∑ Best and Worst of 2009
∑ 2009 Wishes from E-FORUM Readers
∑ Tom Butt Wishes for 2010
As a disclosure, I published all comments I received from E-FORUM readers verbatim, but they donít necessarily reflect my views, particularly those about City staff and departments. For example, I think Richard Mitchell, who took a hit from an E-FORUM reader, is the best planning director we have ever had in Richmond. However, I do acknowledge there are improvements needed in the Planning and Building Services Department, as there are in other departments..