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Santa Barbara Talks With Josh Molina: Deborah Schwartz Tells All About Her Santa Barbara Mayoral Bid

Santa Barbara Talks With Josh Molina: Deborah Schwartz Tells All About Her Santa Barbara Mayoral Bid
By Deborah Schwartz for Mayor of Santa Barbara
Posted on May 04, 2021 in In the News

Deborah Schwartz, longtime Santa Barbara Planning Commissioner, is looking to unseat incumbent Cathy Murillo and knock off two challengers in her bid for the Santa Barbara mayor's seat.

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Santa Barbara Mayoral Candidate Deborah Schwartz is Not Your Figurehead

Santa Barbara Mayoral Candidate Deborah Schwartz is Not Your Figurehead
By Nick Schou/ Montecito Journal
Posted on Mar 11, 2021 in In the News

“The mayor must forge collegial respectful productive relations with the other six district council members, because left to their own devices, the six members, with no leadership or no one helping them to build consensus across their districts, leaves a city faced with multiple crises.”

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Planning Commissioner Deborah Schwartz Says She’s ‘All In’ to Seek Santa Barbara Mayoral Seat

Planning Commissioner Deborah Schwartz Says She’s ‘All In’ to Seek Santa Barbara Mayoral Seat
By Joshua Molina/Noozhawk Staff Writer
Posted on Jan 30, 2021 in In the News

"Expect changes, from the top down, if Deborah Schwartz is elected mayor of Santa Barbara."

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Schwartz to Run for Santa Barbara Mayor

Schwartz to Run for Santa Barbara Mayor
By Grayce McCormick/Santa Barbara News-Press
Posted on Dec 19, 2020 in In the News

"Current city Planning Commissioner Deborah Schwartz has announced she will run for Santa Barbara."

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Deborah Schwartz: I'm Running for Mayor of Santa Barbara -- "It's Time for a Course Correction"

By Newsmakers with Jerry Roberts
Posted on Dec 17, 2020 in In the News

"Schwartz said she made her decision only recently, after being urged to run by "community members from all walks of life, expressing not only concern and frustration, but also even anger, which really jolted me."

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