Tag Archives: Humboldt County Board of Supervisors

“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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We’re in trouble: pension liabilities way, way worse than originally thought

The County of Humboldt has been looking closely at ways to reduce the future impacts of our estimated $220 million worth of unfunded pension liabilities. The bad news is that very little progress has been made at dealing with the … Continue reading

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The DHHS monster is coming to McKinleyville

If you were to quickly peruse the County’s website, you might stumble upon the page that shows all their active requests for proposals. (Personally, THC was looking for a proposal requesting an official County Hard Lemonade tester because frankly we’d … 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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Happy St. Patty’s from Supervisor/Leprechaun Mark Lovelace!

Is there any doubt who is the County’s best ambassador for the binge-drinking holiday than the shortest, corniest green-enthusiast that the 3rd District has to offer? Of course not! Happy St. Patty’s Day, THC-heads, from all of us in mom’s … 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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Humboldt’s arrest rate highest in the state? THC has got your back!

We know, it’s scary out there. Times are hard. A person can’t even leave their hoagie on a park-side bench without some hungry hungry thief coming along and chowing down on it. (We speak from personal experience.) And though it’s … Continue reading

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