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Former Mono County Deputy Jon Madrid

Madrid keeps Mono County in federal suit

Former Mono County Deputy Jon Madrid, subject of a highly publicized termination and an arbitration and court hearing which ruled in his favor, has succeeded in keeping Mono County government locked in a federal court fight over his First Amendment rights. Defendants in Madrid’s US District Court case include Mono County government, former Sheriff Rick […]

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Bureaucrat Beat: open secret, Shakespeare, and anonymous

  “From city halls to county courthouses, from the State house to the White House – bureaucrats control our lives.  Public servants who often try to become our masters.  People whose salaries we pay, but what goods and services do we get?  On Sierra Wave’s Bureaucrat Beat, we’ll report what they’re up to.” Lost in […]

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Former Mono Sheriff Sergeant goes public with concerns

Craig Nelson worked for the Mono Sheriff’s Department between 2005 and 2011. Nelson said he ended his twenty-year law enforcement career because of the “abuse of power” in the Sheriff’s Department and a culture of selective enforcement and cronyism. Mono Sheriff Ralph Obenberger describes his Department as well-managed and thoughtful in its handling of employees […]

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