Tag Archives: Estelle Fennell

“Trail of Broken Promises”: County, Supervisors completely ignore US Department of Justice ADA settlement

Do you know what the U.S. Department of Justice hates probably more than anything else? When they give someone a very specific and direct command to fix a serious problem – only to be completely ignored. According to this Humboldt … Continue reading

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Jacqueline Debets fails at her new job just like she failed Humboldt’s economy! (pt. 3)

Thanks to commenter Jose Quezada for shedding more light on Debets’ tenure in Humboldt; we thought it was worth highlighting. The case that Quezada references in that T-S article (which you can read here) reflects the kind of nepotism that … Continue reading

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County Supervisors seek to create a new Finance Dictator at great cost to the public

The Board of Supervisors did one heck of a job at their regularly scheduled meeting this afternoon – one heck of a job being complete f***-tards, that is. (Yes, that is a word.) The topic of THC’s ire? A completely … Continue reading

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The Great Measure Z Smoke and Mirror Show

Public Safety. What is it? That seems to be a matter of some confusion when it comes to the application of funds from everybody’s favorite tax, Measure Z. As THC recalls, the County was fairly loud in their assertion that … Continue reading

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Build more housing, assholes! Pt. 2

We received a lot of feedback from last week’s post regarding the lack of affordable housing here in Humboldt County. While some of you told us how groovy you think we are and some of you told us in no … Continue reading

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Renters assistance programs in Humboldt? Build more housing, assholes!

As the drama up in Arcata surrounding a potential rent-fixing ordinance for mobile home parks, it’s easy to see the issue as a black and white fight between two interest groups. On one hand, you’ve got the beleaguered, impoverished and … Continue reading

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Supervisors give themselves 3 raises in midst of massive deficit, homeless crisis

THC begs that you ponder this question: is it sound business practice to dole out large, sweeping raises while your company is in the red? Another question: is it a good idea to give the CEO’s of such a debt-ridden … Continue reading

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McKinleyville woman reveals that Humboldt’s homeless strategy lacks a plan

As you may recall, the City of Eureka and the County of  Humboldt held a joint meeting in late January to discuss their plans to finally deal with Humboldt’s houseless epidemic. It came as absolutely no surprise to anyone that … Continue reading

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Dumb Quotes of the Week: Supervisor and City Council Edition

You may have heard about the recent historic meeting that took place at the Humboldt County Courthouse on January 26th. It was historic, we are told, because the Eureka City Council and the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors decided to … Continue reading

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Supervisors to discuss Strategic Framework 2016, new ways to completely fail Humboldt County

The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors is having a very special meeting this Wednesday (tomorrow!) at 2 p.m. to discuss the Strategic Priority Framework for the year 2016. You can view the full document detailing the goals our Supervisors will … Continue reading

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