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Luman case decision within 30 days

Former Mono County Road Department mechanic Dick Luman went to court nearly two years ago to fight for reinstatement to his job. The petition filed accused Mono County and others of “prejudicial abuse of discretion” and failure to grant Luman a fair appeal hearing. Judge Stan Eller heard arguments Wednesday and will issue a written […]

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County wants new judge in Luman case

Dick Luman worked as a mechanic for the Mono County Road Department for 15 years. In late 2011, he was fired for an alleged physical fight with a road operations supervisor. He appealed that termination which was upheld on the grounds that he threatened his supervisor, not that he had a fight with him. Today […]

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Mono deputy goes to appeal hearing

In May, Mono Sheriff’s Deputy Jon Madrid filed a claim against Mono County and the Sheriff’s Department.  He alleged that officers in the Sheriff’s Department engaged in “illegal and otherwise wrongful conduct.” One of Madrid’s lawyers says his client was forced to sit in a hall 8 hours a day.  The deputy went to an appeal […]

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