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Short honeymoon for new Santa Rosa mayor

Santa Rosa’s new mayor is refusing to apologize for calling a neighborhood activist ‘clueless,’ but his critics say he’s the one who needs to get a clue about being the leader of the North Coast’s largest city. During his first full meeting in the mayor’s chair, Scott Bartley said he wouldn’t apologize for his published comments about Jack Swearengen, the president of the Friends of SMART and the former head of the Northwest Santa Rosa Neighborhood Association.