Social service workers won’t hit the streets to respond to reports of non-violent incidents in St. Petersburg until at least next year.
Deputy Mayor Kanika Tomalin clarified the timeline and funding for the St. Petersburg Police Department’s Community Assistance Liaison program during a city budget hearing Thursday night. After the hearing, the City Council adopted the city’s $671 million operating budget and $99.4 million capital expense budget for fiscal year 2021, which starts Oct. 1.
Rock ‘n’ roll musician Kirk Adams was Thursday’s guest on The Catalyst Sessions, and explained how he inauspiciously started his career in show business as a kid magician in the Fort Lauderdale area. He can, in fact, still do a couple of cool card tricks if he’s in the right mood.
Music, however, won him over, and once he started playing bass, then guitar, it was only natural that he would start writing songs – and now, six albums later, he’s one of St. Petersburg’s most valuable players.