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Posts published by “Mark Scaramella”

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County Notes: Studies In Irrelevance

Measure B was passed onto law more than three years ago, November of 2017. The idea, a simple one since complicated beyond all reason by…

County Notes (March 24, 2021)

Supervisor Williams: “’In November 2017, Measure B passed with 85% in favor of taxing ourselves to generate tens of millions to support mental health services.…

Celebrated Mendo Sheriff Byrnes: Another View

The fascinating account of early 20th Century Mendocino Sheriff Ralph Byrnes in Zack Anderson and Deborah Silva’s history of the Herman Knaesche case brought some…

Supes Hire Another Pot Manager

Based on experience and qualifications, it appears that the Supervisors have made a good choice in hiring Ms. Kristin Nevedal of Garberville, ground zero for…

County Notes (March 10, 2021)

The Disaster Money Disaster The long-awaited discussion of what to do with the nearly $22.7 million that Mendo will get from the PG&E Fire Disaster…

County Notes (March 3, 2021)

CEO Steers Law Enforcement Funding To Teen Court, aka Guess Who? An obscure grant application became a veiled source of controversy on Tuesday when Sheriff…

McGuire’s Gravy Trail

In the huge, multi-million dollar study which McGuire’s Great Redwood Trail 2018 bill commissioned which was to be completed by last summer (it was), we…

County Notes (February 24, 2021)

You Thought Ortner Was Gone? They are — but… Tuesday Supes Agenda: “Item 5d) Discussion and Possible Action Including Adoption of Resolution Granting Chair Authority…

County Notes (February 17, 2021)

Mendo’s Vaccination Cluster-Bleep At last Tuesday Board meeting, Supervisor Ted Williams asked if there was “general board support” for “publishing on a daily basis how…

The Measure B Meltdown

Last Thursday we witnessed a video of the worst public meeting we’ve ever seen — and we’ve seen several Green Party Meetings, numerous KZYX Board…

Perc Up Your Ears

Last Tuesday the following item appeared on the Mendocino supervisors consent calendar: “Item 8a) Authorize staff to Coordinate Anderson Valley Community Services District’s Access to…

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