Interesting year in the soup kitchen

This has been an interesting year, hasn’t it? For the county, it’s not unlike being an orphan in a soup kitchen, begging the state for just a little more gruel. Meanwhile, the federal government has come in like Santa Claus with ballet slippers for everyone: not what we needed, but we’re not turning anything down! […]

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Town Hall Mtg. tonight – June 8th

Don’t forget tonight’s Town Hall meeting on proposed county budget cuts! Are you concerned about proposed county budget cuts that may impact Tuolumne Recreation, Library, Youth Center, and other important services? Do you have a creative alternative for the county to consider? The Tuolumne Township Citizen’s Group will host an informational meeting tonight with Teri […]

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Budget crisis: Town Hall meeting in Tuolumne

The Tuolumne Township group will host Teri’s Town Hall meeting at the Veteran’s Memorial Hall in Tuolumne on Monday, June 8th to discuss the state and local budget crisis. District 3 and other interested county residents are encouraged to attend. Tuolumne County Administrator Craig Pedro will discuss the economic conditions that led to the crisis, […]

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Contingency planning with community critical

I recently received an angry email from someone very concerned about the budget cuts the county is considering in response to the depressed economy and cuts coming from the state. She feels county services like recreation are critical to preventing future law enforcement problems and she asked the county to involve communities in coming up […]

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The beat goes on…

To endorse Teri for re-election, go to ENDORSE. To contribute, use our online form at CONTRIBUTE. The recent frenzied cadence of political drum-beating cannot have escaped your attention. California finally has a budget. A VERY controversial budget. Amid partisan and special interest outcry that oxen are being permanently crippled and worse, both the Senate and Assembly narrowly […]

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Board to discuss snowplowing tomorrow… again!

I’ve been receiving some emails and calls about the Board’s discussion on snowplowing last Tuesday. Do you feel strongly about this county service (in support or otherwise)? Would you like to be heard by the Board? I’ve spoken out, now it’s your turn. Unless there is a low snow, snowplowing is largely a District 3 concern.  Your testimony will help […]

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Budget gone bad: hope Prop 11 is a done deal!

It was inevitable. As suspected, the state budget that was finally passed just a month or so ago has fallen far short of solving California’s money woes. While it enabled most incumbents to get through an election, it now turns out that we have a shortfall of $11.2 billion, may be facing imminent cash flow problems, and […]

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