May 2004

Historical update to Zagaris takeover

Below is a historical update to the Zagaris takeover during the Mayoral race of 1999. The 1987 warning by former mayor Peggy Mensinger is still on our website. Petrulakis2.gif

Mayor Peggy Mensinger warning of 1987

Mayor warns of takeover

Two councilmen at center of attack

by Jim McClung

Modesto Bee January 14, 1987

Modesto political activists who favor growth and oppose spending millions of dollars for a community center a within two votes of taking control of City Hall Mayor Peggy Mensinger charged Tuesday.