Heads up: snow-plowing soon

Things are changing in District 3. Along with the color of the leaves, the weather is certainly changing. We’ve already had a dusting of snow on Sonora Pass and more will soon follow at lower elevations. With snow inevitably comes snow-plowing and an increase in emails and calls to the county. As usual, Caltrans maintains […]

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Making it through tough economic times: together we can!

Our economy is in trouble. Consumer goods prices – gas, food, and other necessities – have gone up significantly. Folks are losing their homes. Businesses are closing. And those least able to deal with economic hardship – the elderly, children, disabled, and others – and the agencies/service providers that form a safety net for them […]

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Tell Teri

One of the most important things we do is listen to each other. When we listen: 1. we have more information upon which to base our opinions, and 2. we validate each other. We’re hoping you’ll attend a District 3 Listening Session to tell Teri your thoughts on a number of important issues. Given the […]

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Glass half-full

Did you ever have one of those days? You know, where despite your best efforts, things go sideways? And where the things that went wrong threatened to overshadow the things that went right? I had one yesterday. I have to admit I came home discouraged after a looooong meeting with about 40 items on the […]

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Proposed land purchase for Law & Justice Center

The need If you have never visited the Tuolumne County jail, the Sheriff’s offices, or Probation, count yourself fortunate. Not only are the usual reasons for a visit generally unfortunate, but if you’ve been there, you know that they are seriously out of space. Probation is overflowing their building on Washington St., various divisions of […]

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What’s important to you in District 3 (and elsewhere)

Tell me what services you believe should be a top priority for the county to provide. For more than a year I have been asking people to let me know what services they think are most important for the county to provide its citizens. I’m still asking. If I have asked you before, I’m checking […]

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Hard choices: what about TGH?

For the last decade, Tuolumne County’s hospital, TGH, has required an ever-increasing subsidy from the general fund and one-time monies. Tuolumne County has reached a time of reckoning. The decision we make on April 10th will impact this county and its residents for years to come in terms of the availability or lack of services […]

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