Supes Notes (Jan. 9, 2019)

A Ukiah valley marijuana farmer with a hard-won legal permit told us Tuesday that the Savings Bank of Mendocino County had canceled his account, telling the guy to come and get his money

Measure B Committee Punts Again

The Wednesday, December 19 meeting of the County’s Measure B Mental Health Facilities Advisory Committee featured frequent calls from the members for more research, formal “requests for information,” and other statements of ignorance (including CEO Carmel Angelo’s favorite equivalent remark, “I’m not certain…”  Several members wanted more consideration of the primary recommendations of last summer’s […]

County Notes (Dec. 26, 2018)

The question of how to finance necessary roof repairs at the County admin center, the main jail, and the emergency operations center was magically solved on Tuesday by simply taking $1 million from reserves.

Leaks In the Roof; Fingers In the Dike

In the Air Force we used to call formal presentations that left out key pieces of information “incomplete staff work.” It certainly applies to the Powerpoint Presentation coming up at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting.

Bill Moores, Again

When my father retired to Irish Beach in the mid-80s after a 40 year career in the dairy industry, he naively assumed he could live out the rest of his life in modest comfort with my mother in Irish Beach

Supes Notes (Dec. 5, 2018)

There was very little of interest on the Supervisors agenda for Tuesday. It seems that the more we pay them, the less they meet, the dumber the agenda, although their production is the same meeting or no meeting. There are several minor but conspicuous errors on the announced agenda which leads us to conclude that nobody’s […]

“The Curse of the Ad Hoc”

When Ron Edwards described Mendo County’s cockamamie marijuana policy problems as the “Curse of the Ad Hoc” at the Supes’ Special Cannabis meeting last Thursday, Edwards’ frustration was obvious.

County Notes (Nov. 21, 2018)

During last Tuesday’s first quarter budget update the Board of Supervisors discussed several capital improvement projects. One of them was the estimated $25 million jail expansion project.

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