The Cowboy Capitalists and the Bureaucrat (August 13, 1997)

According to John Mayfield, president of Microphor Inc., Dave Faulkner, the county’s Air Pollution Control Officer, is a “power-monger” and “an incompetent” who should be “terminated.” Mayfield also thinks Faulkner’s agency is “atrocious” and engages in “social engineering.” Mayfield vented his spleen on Faulkner yesterday (August 12) in a board of supervisors’ budget hearing remarkable […]

The Garbage Wars: A New Front

Right after the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and the Republic under the Sky-God for which it stands, County Administrator Mike Scannell introduced Roger Wong, the new head of the county’s personnel department, who is now called Human Resources Director. Wong said he was “excited” to be in Mendocino County — he comes from […]