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Mendo Supes hear concerns about proposed closure of juvenile hall and alleged secret Potter Valley Project meetings

On Monday, May 22, the Mendocino Supervisors heard concerns about wildfire preparedness, a proposed closure of the county’s juvenile hall, and about alleged secret meetings over the Potter Valley Hydroelectric Project. Dan Young reports. Advertisements

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Ft. Bragg City Council endorses Measure C hospital tax initiative

On Monday, May 14, despite concerns about financial mismanagement and potential conflict of issue concerns, the Fort Bragg City Council voted to endorse Measure C. If passed this ballot initiative would impose a $144 per parcel, per year tax to … Continue reading

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Mendo Supes talk Laytonville decline, future of railroads, and refilling fire-damaged properties

On May 8 the Mendocino Supervisors heard a detailed account from one member of public about economic decline in Laytonville, which he said was related to cannabis permitting issues. The Board also discussed the future of the county’s rail infrastructure, … Continue reading

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Mendo Supes: cannabis, permit transferability, microbusiness

On Tuesday May 8 the Mendocino Supervisors heard pleas for reforms that would allow cannabis cultivation permits to be transferred along with property ownership. The Board also heard requests to move forward cannabis microbusiness permitting to allow cultivators to distribute … Continue reading

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Ft. Bragg considers district elections to protect minority voting right

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SPECIAL REPORT: Fort Bragg District Election Controversy

PODCAST: http://knyo.libsyn.com/special-fort-bragg-district-election-controversy In mid-April, the city of Fort Bragg was plunged into controversy over a proposal to rectify alleged violations of Latino voting rights through a shift to district elections for City Council members. The controversy has expanded to include concerns … Continue reading

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Mendocino County to expand jail, but could cut staff or pay in other government departments

On April 24 the Mendocino Supervisors approved about $956,000 in additional county expenditure on a new building at the County jail, while at the same time telling County departments to find ways to get rid of staff or otherwise decrease … Continue reading

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