The County Did Not Prevail

Maybe I’ll  just approach  Laurie Smith’s lies at the DSA Candidates’ Night piecemeal for the moment. (DSA, I really would love if you folks decided to release those videos to the public.)  It  might be easier. This post is incited by a recent DSA email that was sent out, the sheriff’s untruths, and by sources…

And No One Heard the Starting Gun

Update: FB was down when I wrote this, John Hirokawa has a campaign page on FaceBook and is holding a campaign kickoff fundraiser according to that page. So it’s been in my pending file for a long time now – Undersheriff John Hirokawa (ret.) has been quietly meeting people, gathering support and trying to keep…

A Thanksgiving Announcement?

  We’ve been waiting for better than half a decade to see the 2nd Annual Deputies Appreciation night, the first being held at Gordon Biersch Brewery back in the 2010 election season. The event was disguised as an appreciation event, however, after a few beers, a happy hour style buffet, and a few tours of…

10th International Police Training Program

The information provided on the county site is negligible, literally a one sentence memo from the sheriff: “Laurie Smith, Sheriff, will travel to the Republic of Korea to attend the Tenth International Police Training Program on May 20-28, 2017.” Pretty uninformative when it comes to sending someone overseas — and yes it is on our…