Take Care of the Jacket, Evan

This, too, is part of my backstory. I plan to attend a Board meeting in Sonora next month. Evan is now gone, after serving two terms, and there’s been a bit of turnover on the Board. Public service was (and still is) one of the best things I’ve ever done.

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County supervisors to push back

Read Teri’s commentary today for PublicCEO on the decision made at last week’s California State Association of Counties annual conference to actively seek reform of state government: County Supervisors frustrated, angry

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A Pinecrest recreational user perspective

This is the last (promise!) in a series of postings on the five Delta-related water bills now under consideration in Sacramento. Mr. Green has a different and valid opinion that hasn’t been heard in this series – thus we’re posting rather than publish it as a comment. First, a clarification. The meeting will not be a public hearing, but […]

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What’s up with my no vote on labor contract?

Tonight’s Union Democrat article on the county facing a big budget deficit may lead some to conclude that I am opposed to staff’s voluntary concessions to reduce their compensation in light of the economy and tight budget. Not so. I think it is a wonderful thing to see the folks in this county step up […]

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Board Rules posting revised!

Thanks to John LaTorre who noticed a typo in the post that went out previously. Once I got in and read it, I realized I needed to further clarify a paragraph or two. So first of all, the changes are not “in significant,” but are “significant” and the italicized portions below were revised. The earlier […]

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First goal deadline and Board Rules

First goal deadline – Feb. 1st! Thanks to all of you who have endorsed me online and thanks to those who have sent contributions! I’m so pleased and appreciative when I look over the list posted here (see Endorsements, above) and see your names! Thank you! If you plan to do either but haven’t yet, I […]

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BOS to meet 2x next week

Computers! If I don’t push the right button, they obey the wrong command every time. Last night I began blogging and partially completed this when I clicked “SAVE DRAFT,” or so I thought. Some of you received it last night… before it was finished. So here then, is the complete post. Last night’s post is indicated […]

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