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Posts published by “Mark Scaramella”

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Mendo’s Wine Grape Production Is Tanking

Last March (2020) we reported that grape production in Mendocino County was way down for 2019 compared to 2018, according to the “latest” crop report…

County Notes (January 13, 2022)

CEO Angelo To Retire In March, Months Before Her Contract Expiration The rumors were correct. County CEO Carmel Angelo announced her March retirement this weekend…

County Notes: County Caves

On December 18, I filed a Brown Act Complaint and Correct and Cure Notice demanding that each board member explain their justification for voting the…

County Counsel Pay Raise: The Plot Thickens

As it turns out, on Tuesday, after the Board violated the Brown Act by approving the County Counsel’s pay raise on the consent calendar, apparently…

AV Wine News

The local wine association forgot to send us the announcement of their Feb. 19-20 Anderson Valley Winter White Wine Weekend, but 2022 marks the 15th…

County Notes (December 16, 2021)

Supes Powerless To Slow PG&E’s Coastal Parks Logging Permits — All Mendo is left with is a lot of “hope.” THIS CONSENT AGENDA ITEM for…

A Culture of Fear (July 18, 2001)

For twenty-seven years Ukiah High School’s popular shop teacher Charles Roberts has taught woodworking, advanced cabinetry and construction techniques to hundreds, if not thousands of…

Why Nicole?

Why would Nicole Glentzer, a hither to invisible Ukiah Unified School District administrator, suddenly decide to run against incumbent Michelle Hutchins for Mendocino County School…

County Notes (December 9, 2021)

NEXT TUESDAY’S AGENDA continues the saga of ridiculous half-baked items, most of them served up on the Consent Calendar, without any plausible supporting data or…

County Notes (November 25, 2021)

The Supervisors unanimously approved the appointment of an LA law firm for the Sheriff on Monday, despite the fact that the Sheriff wasn’t even in…

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