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County Notes (Feb 28, 2018)

According to County Treasurer-Tax Collector Shari Schapmire the County has already collected some pot taxes. In fact, at the end of the Ms. Schapmire’s pot tax collection white paper/staff report, she appends the following summary of cannabis tax collections from January of 2017 to February 8 of 2018

A Brief History Of Mendo’s CEO

The Mendocino County Board Of Supervisors, at their December 10, 2013 meeting, will issue the usual insincere proclamation honoring the late Al Beltrami for his…

Mendo’s Labor Wars

The slo-mo labor relations trainwreck between SEIU 1021 and Mendocino County continues to play out with both sides having now issued dueling press releases based…

No County For Old Men

Fifty years ago you put hands on Harold Moore at your peril. The old guy still has the Popeye forearms of a working man, but…

Mr. Hargrave’s Greenhouse

An angry man called Karen Ottoboni’s public affairs program on KZYX last Friday. “Talking about marijuana growing in this county, here’s a scandal. In Rancho…

Judge Brown Reverses Himself Again

Judge Ron Brown can’t make up his mind. Does the Mendocino County DA have “a conflict of interest” in the Ralph Freedman case? Judge Brown…

Ralph Freedman, The Horizontal Hire

Another vivid chapter was written into the big book of Only In Mendocino County last Friday when Mendocino County’s personnel director, Susan “Sue” Campbell, testified that she was sleeping with Ralph Freedman

Mendo School Board Meets In Elk

During the presentation by Greenwood Elementary School teacher Linda White, Ms. White noted that Elk had experienced a “baby boom” this year with five births.…

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