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Posts published by “Malcolm Macdonald”

Not a Team Player

In January the dysfunction within the Mendocino Coast Health Care District (MCHCD) Board of Directors caused the head of their bookkeeping service to admonish them…

Redding Accused of Extortion

Mendocino Coast Health Care District Board member, and candidate for 5th District Supervisor, John Redding has been accused of extortion. The extortion accusation comes via…

Unfinished Unpermitted Business

On April 5 I received an unsolicited text message: “Good day! My name is Hunter and I work for a land brokerage. I see you…

Coast Hospital: The Backstory

Failing to disclose expenditure of public funds for legal services appears to be nothing new for some members of the Mendocino Coast Health Care District…

Diary of a Mad Campaign

Vicki Williams is the campaign manager for John Redding's run for the Fifth District Supervisor's seat held by Ted Williams. On April 6th, Vicki Williams…

Who Signed What, When and Why?

Amy McColley resigned her position as chair of the Mendocino Coast Health Care District (MCHCD) Board of Directors near the end of a meeting held…

A Bill Comes Due

At least Sisyphus had the sense to push a boulder up a hill. The Mendocino Coast Health Care District (MCHCD) Board of Directors seems intent…

Doc to Dissolution

To ride with Doc Standley in 1892 or... whether tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of the outrageous fortunes of…

Teachers Exam, 1892

One hundred thirty years ago a one room schoolhouse existed a half mile down the hill and nearly a quarter mile rest from where I…

The Back Door to Russian Gulch

Bob Lorentzen has died. He is best known in this household for authoring a series of guide books, including The Hikers hip pocket Guide to…

From Whodunit to District Dissolution

The Mendocino Coast Health Care District (MCHCD) and its board of directors have sunk to new depths of dysfunction. At the February 24th regular board…

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