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Posted by: thepinetree on 01/15/2022 10:02 AM Updated by: thepinetree on 01/15/2022 10:02 AM
Expires: 01/01/2027 12:00 AM
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Longtime District 3 Supervisor Merita Callaway Retiring at End of Term.

Murphys, CA..."I will miss these moments but it is time for me to take a new road. I will not be running for re-election. Thank you District 3 for the honor to serve you."







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No Subject
Posted on: 2022-01-15 10:06:23   By: Anonymous
 
Thank God

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    Posted on: 2022-01-15 11:07:18   By: Anonymous
     
    Be careful what you wish for, if those recently expressing a desire to run is any indication.

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    Posted on: 2022-01-16 08:42:37   By: Anonymous
     
    All good things must come to an end. . .

    The sooner the better for our poor county. Merita had a socialist agenda and could care less about the pain she caused the residents and small business!

    Very Happy to hear she's out at the BOS!

    Now lets focus on dumping Garimendi. . .

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No Subject
Posted on: 2022-01-15 10:26:13   By: Anonymous
 
Whats the grand jury indicting you for

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    Posted on: 2022-01-15 11:06:00   By: Anonymous
     
    Not that anything comes from a grand jury investigation but she is but one of recent supervisors who can walk away with her head held high and hard working reputation intact.

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      Posted on: 2022-01-15 12:11:29   By: Anonymous
       
      Yeah right. Taking her daughter skiing in a PG&E vehicle and then getting in an accident in it, integrity? You got exactly what you voted for.

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        Posted on: 2022-01-15 13:02:34   By: Anonymous
         
        Wow a fender bender from 25 years ago. What a monster.

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          Posted on: 2022-01-15 15:06:28   By: Anonymous
           
          She knew that was a no no in a PG&E vehicle.

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            Posted on: 2022-01-15 15:08:03   By: Anonymous
             
            I guess I'm a monster too.

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              Posted on: 2022-01-18 02:24:26   By: Anonymous
               
              Speaking of monster, Callaway's boot licker Donna Burpolio is at it again. She is slandering longstanding community member volunteers through her miswritten, fact-light blog rag. Her Sierra Threaten-all is a thinly veiled "publication." It's just an ad filled with irrational incomplete thoughts, insults, and rage. She and Ron (yes - he writes on it too) are wasting time with this misbegotten, misfiring attempt at drumming up some business (or relevancy). Don't they know insulting customers and community members isn't a stellar marketing strategy? Instead of skewering hard-working community-minded, level-headed people, could the Burpolios try positive community interaction and involvement?

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          Posted on: 2022-01-15 22:04:39   By: Anonymous
           
          Well, it's not just apparently that she took her daughter skiing in a PG&E vehicle. It's that she was supposed to be working (for PG&E) that day. She was on the clock, took a company vehicle, then was found out because she got in an accident with said vehicle with her daughter inside. Gee.

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      Posted on: 2022-01-15 22:14:24   By: Anonymous
       
      She is clueless and has guile, but she should not walk away in any way other than with her head down. She repeatedly lied. was unethical, and corrupt.

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Service
Posted on: 2022-01-15 10:53:09   By: Anonymous
 
Merita has served the community well for many years, service that I appreciate.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2022-01-15 11:04:18   By: Anonymous
 
Merita has served our community compassionately and with dedication for many years. I will miss her bright smile and willingness to be available to discuss all things relevant but most of all, her talent in bringing people of varying opinion together toward consensus. It easily takes a good two years to get up to speed on county government and interactions with the state, too. The county as a whole will be hard pressed to replace her experience and enthusiasm..

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    Posted on: 2022-01-15 11:12:56   By: Anonymous
     
    There dime a dozen.

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    Posted on: 2022-01-15 13:39:39   By: Anonymous
     
    Agreed! And I am a conservative. Having been an active volunteer in this County for 45 years, I appreciate Her genuine concern for our County, like I do. I see her all the time at different County events both in and out of her District. She sure beats the *bleep* out of the last Narcisist representative we experienced! No, I do not always agree with her. Why can't people agree to disagree & move on & actually be productive??? That has been my relationship with her & I thank her for that. She truly disserves to throughly enjoy the next chapter of her life.

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      Posted on: 2022-01-17 10:49:17   By: Anonymous
       
      To be clear, this is not a matter of agreeing to disagree (which should always be done civilly) or narcism (if only it were that). This supervisor was much more baleful and damaging with a record of decades-long systemic corruption, lying and misleading even and especially in public, taking money and goods in lieu, ignoring the safety of constituents when something could be done, and making profound business missteps as a county representative costing us all millions of dollars.
      Some of her worst harm was perpetuated againsher very own ardent supporters whom she encouraged (or at the very least did not dissuade from) investing their lives' savings and taking out loans to get in on the ground floor of an industry regulated by legislation providing them zero chance of financial advancement. Many people in Calaveras County (Yes. There were some young, hardworking well-meaning growers) lost their homes, land, and/or went bankrupt when she led them astray with poorly written county ordinances. No matter. This industry in CA was designed for and by large scale operations. She has tarnished the reputation of public office here. It's a lesson.


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    Posted on: 2022-01-15 22:06:15   By: Anonymous
     
    No. She did not serve all in the community. She was only interested in serving "my supporters." There was a wall of silence for anyone else. Not only that, she actually did not do her job. She showed up at events. She did not do her job.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2022-01-15 11:15:22   By: Anonymous
 
Our community won't be the same without her.

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    Posted on: 2022-01-15 11:52:26   By: Anonymous
     
    Our community will be better off !

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      Posted on: 2022-01-15 14:31:15   By: Anonymous
       
      It's about time! This woman needed to be put out to pasture years ago. Now it is time for a younger person with new ideas to fill her position. Merita basically just sat on her ass and did nothing for District 3. She definitely will not be missed.

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        Posted on: 2022-01-15 14:42:20   By: Anonymous
         
        Thank you Merita for your dedication and hard work

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          Posted on: 2022-01-15 14:47:29   By: Anonymous
           
          Thank you Merita for nothing!

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            Posted on: 2022-01-15 14:55:16   By: Anonymous
             
            I've always wondered how many strange peckers she has had her hands wrapped around.

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              Posted on: 2022-01-15 15:03:56   By: Anonymous
               
              How about her lips ?

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              Re:
              Posted on: 2022-01-15 15:08:04   By: Anonymous
               
              I know it's not half as many as your wife has handled and gone round the world on.

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                Re:
                Posted on: 2022-01-15 15:12:54   By: Anonymous
                 
                I'm not married you dumb fuk but if you want to go around the world on me I'll let you.

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          Posted on: 2022-01-15 22:08:49   By: Anonymous
           
          Merita did it again! When we had a heavy snow event in District 3, she sent the County snow vehicles to the lower elevations. Her connections with her former employer, PG&E did nothing. We asked and asked and asked again for a plan for this year. She did nothing. We were without power, cell service, landlines, and wifi again with no relief. She is not helpful unless one is a pot grower.

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            Posted on: 2022-01-16 07:14:14   By: Anonymous
             
            Waaaa it snowed, move down the hill idiot and maybe the government can take care of your other needs, diaper changes, spoon feeding whatever else

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              Posted on: 2022-01-16 08:45:16   By: Anonymous
               
              Certified incompetent comment - Fact Merita is useless

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              Posted on: 2022-01-17 00:22:33   By: Anonymous
               
              Your not understanding is no excuse. Merita was asked last year after the heavy snow storm to do a community meeting, to gather information, and to put together a plan. We do not need someone to coddle us. We have needed a responsive supervisor. She completely ignored all requests. She knows she did not show up and do anything. People died last year in the storm. One woman was forced to sit inside with her dead husband for 3 days because she could not get out and could not contact anyone. So this is why we wanted Merita's help to plan for this year. Merita's answer? Silence.

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              Posted on: 2022-01-17 23:54:30   By: Anonymous
               
              District 3 deserves better.

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              Posted on: 2022-01-18 01:59:47   By: Anonymous
               
              Waaahhh to Ms. Callaway who accepts a salary and does not work.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2022-01-15 15:29:46   By: Anonymous
 
Photo opt where's your work boots

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Thanks for nothing
Posted on: 2022-01-15 15:47:31   By: Anonymous
 
Merita why don't you just quit now? She knew one thing who was serving the wine.

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    Re: Thanks for nothing
    Posted on: 2022-01-15 16:35:39   By: Anonymous
     
    Thank you Merita for absolutely nothing and realizing your years of self service were ineffective. Your terrible and lack of so called leadership turned the Arnold area into a quagmire.

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      Re: Thanks for nothing
      Posted on: 2022-01-15 18:29:17   By: Anonymous
       
      She was missing during the most recent storms and left the Arnold area residents to fend for themselves. Good riddance.

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        Re: Thanks for nothing
        Posted on: 2022-01-15 20:02:41   By: Anonymous
         
        See Ya Kunt

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          Re: Thanks for nothing
          Posted on: 2022-01-15 20:07:33   By: Anonymous
           
          Lisa where you faithful? love GR

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        Re: Thanks for nothing
        Posted on: 2022-01-15 21:06:42   By: Anonymous
         
        She was drinking wine in Murphys!

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        Re: Thanks for nothing
        Posted on: 2022-01-16 07:15:41   By: Anonymous
         
        No snow in Modesto

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No Subject
Posted on: 2022-01-15 20:14:58   By: Anonymous
 
Give it a break. She did a great amount of good things over the years and let her go out to pasture


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    Posted on: 2022-01-15 22:12:55   By: Anonymous
     
    Merita did it again! When we had a heavy snow event in District 3, she sent the County snow vehicles to the lower elevations. Her connections with her former employer, PG&E did nothing. We asked and asked and asked again for a plan for this year. She did nothing. We were without power, cell service, landlines, and wifi again with no relief. She is not helpful unless one is a pot grower.

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    Posted on: 2022-01-17 23:55:54   By: Anonymous
     
    Really? A great amount of good things? Name one.

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    Posted on: 2022-01-19 20:54:42   By: Anonymous
     
    Merita is having her minions, Ron and Donna Broglio attack community members. Just stop

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No Subject
Posted on: 2022-01-15 22:50:27   By: Anonymous
 
I am most concerned that she has left us unprotected with regard to her purview with Covid. She ignored safety protocols (unless it involved her protecting herself). We asked and politely requested she cancel all public gatherings. She refused. We asked her to enforce restaurant protections. She refused. Why? Those who supported her were not required to shut down, even when restaurant employees were known to have Covid - and Merita knew it. She did nothing. She caused real and actual harm.

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    Posted on: 2022-01-16 08:40:51   By: Anonymous
     
    Thank you Merita for all your years of service to our community. As a Community Service Volunteer for the past 30 years I do appreciate the support you gave to our fundraisers, you always stepped up to the plate when asked. Obviously, by these comments here you can never please everyone but you were never afraid to stand up for what you believe in just as many of us do every day. Enjoy your retirement, you've earned it. Dave

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      Posted on: 2022-01-16 08:51:37   By: Anonymous
       
      Dave you are a very low information resident. .

      Stroking Merita gets you nothing but headaches. . .

      Wise up! Put on your man pants and deal with reality - Merita was a road-block to progress n Calaveras County. She did far more harm than good!

      Delighted she is gone. . .



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        Posted on: 2022-01-16 08:56:08   By: Anonymous
         
        Ha ha ha ha. Like I said, can't please everyone...

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        Posted on: 2022-01-16 09:00:49   By: Anonymous
         
        Dave must be banging old dry pussy Merita.

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          Re:
          Posted on: 2022-01-16 18:45:37   By: Anonymous
           
          You are Complete Idiots......

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          Posted on: 2022-01-16 18:54:11   By: Anonymous
           
          You are Complete Idiots......

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    Posted on: 2022-01-16 18:39:11   By: Anonymous
     
    And what is your Educational Level to speak that way about Merita? She is not a Doctor but certainly smarter than Creepy Joe & his handler OAC!

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2022-01-16 18:43:17   By: Anonymous
     
    Just because you drank the Kool Aid.......is not a reason to attack Merita.

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      Posted on: 2022-01-18 00:01:53   By: Anonymous
       
      No one here is attacking Merita by simply listing facts. If any one had actually cited specifics (other than the decades old accident she caused while stealing a company car on company time with her kid in the car), maybe the DA would take note. Blackmailing District 3 constituents who have businesses, into publicly supporting her or risk the consequences of her blocking or delaying permits, not supporting specific business expansions, and more are just a few.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2022-01-16 08:55:48   By: Anonymous
 
LOCK HER UP

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Busted
Posted on: 2022-01-16 10:11:32   By: Anonymous
 
Merita's hand and arm was caught in the cookie jar. It was put to her quit or go to jail.

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    Re: Busted and slander
    Posted on: 2022-01-16 11:56:27   By: Anonymous
     
    Before tpt shuts down the comments I need to weigh in.
    Meditation has done a wonderful job as supervisor.
    You'll only be able to make nasty, if her successor is better than she was.
    Mike What's his name was a joke.
    Have proof over what you say about Merita, or keep your mouth shut.

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      Re: Busted and slander
      Posted on: 2022-01-16 12:08:06   By: Anonymous
       
      Kiss my Merita

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        Re: Busted and slander
        Posted on: 2022-01-16 13:45:01   By: Anonymous
         
        My last name is Oliveria get your snout out of her fat ass!

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      Re: Busted and slander
      Posted on: 2022-01-16 15:02:39   By: Anonymous
       
      STFU!

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No Subject
Posted on: 2022-01-16 14:08:12   By: Anonymous
 
Good Riddance

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    Posted on: 2022-01-16 20:39:43   By: Anonymous
     
    Merits kick back from the devil lettuce must have paid off. If it didn’t have bottles of wine tasting included. Well you be the judge. The retreaded tire should have retired years ago. Bye. Bye and good riddance. Maybe Brandon needs a bed pan changer. Fits Merits qualified job skills.


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No Subject
Posted on: 2022-01-16 20:41:12   By: Anonymous
 
Both conservatives and mountain folk have gone soft. They used to be the people you could count on to say what they thought and just go about working hard and having a good time. They would truly walk the talk and didn’t get butt hurt if you disagreed with them. Now they just whine and complain and blame everyone else for their problems. Nowadays, there is basically no difference between conservatives and liberals,

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    Posted on: 2022-01-16 20:53:22   By: Anonymous
     
    Horse*bleep*. The tech had cause the people to be silent because of fear of be canceled and losing a job. Plenty of folks out here. This( woke) crap has to stop.

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      Posted on: 2022-01-16 22:04:54   By: Anonymous
       
      Fuk Arnold and the tweakers that inhabit it.

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        Posted on: 2022-01-17 09:21:32   By: Anonymous
         
        Don't forget the bay area transplants that dreamed of living in cabins but forgot about this thing called snow..
        Idiots go back to where you came from.

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          Posted on: 2022-01-17 09:23:51   By: Anonymous
           
          All they do is complain, cut and run during a snow storm to stay with family. Then they've got power again. Since how on earth could they figure out how a generator works. Hilarious..

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            Posted on: 2022-01-17 10:13:33   By: Anonymous
             
            most posts on here are from locals. Most posts on here are whining complaints.

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              Posted on: 2022-01-17 15:34:41   By: Anonymous
               
              Most posts know this old bi*ch and the fact that she never did a thing for District 3. She needs to get her old wrinkled fat ass out now and be replaced with new blood.

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                Posted on: 2022-01-17 20:53:38   By: Anonymous
                 
                Ok boomer

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No Subject
Posted on: 2022-01-17 01:15:32   By: Anonymous
 
When an estimation is conducted of Ms. Callaway's county supervisorial terms, will it be seen that she gave those in the boat with her ("my supporters") life vests or rocks?

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No Subject
Posted on: 2022-01-17 21:54:45   By: Anonymous
 
She retired once before too. So,this is second retirement now?????

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