Speaker’s Garage: more to the story

In a recent Guest Editorial in the Union Democrat entitled “Historic buildings deserve protection,” a local activist claimed that four of five county supervisors ignored the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) in order to allow Tuolumne’s Speaker’s Garage to be demolished. Not so, according to legal research conducted by Tuolumne County’s Deputy County Counsel Carlyn […]

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Check Dams in the Emigrant

The Board of Supervisors (BOS) voted last Tuesday to pass a resolution in support of maintaining check dams in the Emigrant Wilderness by 3/1 (with 1 abstaining in favor of writing a letter to Congress to urge enforcement of an earlier-reached compromise). I voted to support the resolution. Why? Because my job was to simply […]

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