Category Archives: Heidi Hall

Supervisor Heidi Hall’s on the job…in Washington

When Heidi Hall was sworn in recently as the new District 1 supervisor, she said she has a lot of things she wants to accomplish, including new cannabis regulations, helping the county’s homeless population, and preparing for fire season. But … Continue reading

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Board of Supervisors: Shaken, but no earthquake

Unlike everybody else in the county with an opinion, I’m not going to look for major trends that can be taken from Tuesday’s local election results, or speculate on what it all means. As Thomas P. “Tip” O’Neill once observed, … Continue reading

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Strawser’s backed by a broad spectrum of the…Republican Party

There’s been a lot of talk about the war within the Republican Party–Tea Party vs. Establishment, that sort of stuff–but they have apparently been able to unite behind the candidacy of Duane Strawser for the First District supervisor’s seat. The … Continue reading

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LWV picks a bad night on short notice to showcase candidates

Nobody can fault the work of the League of Women Voters in educating the voting public about the candidates and issues of the day, particularly in an era when knowing little or nothing can make you a serious candidate for … Continue reading

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It’s never too early to politicize a non-partisan race

The good government types who promote the concept of non-partisan elections will tell you there’s nothing political about filling potholes or collecting garbage–unless there’s a debate about whether government workers or private enterprise should do the work. But most voters … Continue reading

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