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Posts published by “Mark Scaramella”

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The DA’s Non-Vendetta

Last Tuesday, while taking five minutes to tell everyone else not to talk about the felony charges he filed against Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector Chamise Cubbison, District…

County Notes: Another Finance Free Agenda

You might expect after the Board’s frequent hand-wringing about possible bankruptcy and structural deficits and looming budget shortfalls, ongoing employee negotiations, ongoing computer software problems…

California’s Last Indian War

Book Review of ‘Hell With The Fire Out: A History of the Modoc War,’ by Arthur Quinn, Faber and Faber, 200pp, 1997. California’s last and…

County Notes: Bankruptcy Plans Denied

Last Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting was interrupted by a jerk or jerks calling in on-line via zoom several times to make intentionally disruptive racist…

County Notes (September 27, 2023)

A couple of readers asked why we didn’t cover the main points of the Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, specifically their decision to postpone enforcement of…

County Notes: Not Solving The Problem

Not much attention was paid to Supervisor Haschak’s proposal to increase taxes on short term rentals at the Board meeting in Mendocino last week. It…

County Agenda Notes

Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors Meeting was scheduled for September 12, 2023 at St. Anthony’s Church Parish Hall, 10700 Lansing St., Mendocino. Agenda Item 4i: “Discussion…

Mendo’s Incompetency Crisis

SEIU Local 1021 President Julie Beardsley’s statement to the Board during Tuesday’s Public Expression to the Supervisors included a version of what we’ve been proposing…

County Notes: Stonewalling & Ducking The Issues

The only mention of the pending employee strike (possibly in early September) due to the County’s failure to provide even a token cost of living…

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