June 3, 2010
Not Horsing Around: (L) Community activist Ed Mitchell says he doesn’t ride horses but has long been an equestrian caregiver - “I’ve shoveled horse and cow manure for a third of my life.” Cow King - (R) Incumbent Supe Lou Calcagno’s family built a dairy on Elkhorn Slough in the 1930s. He’s an olden times orator who has a history of cutting political deals, to the chagrin of foes.
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Ed Mitchell’s crusade to unseat Lou Calcagno pits him against an incumbent who knows how to milk the system – and co-opt his opponents.
Moon Glow Dairy lies at the end of a gravel road bisected by sweeping power lines from the Moss Landing Power Plant and rimmed with calla lilies. It’s home to 1,000 milk-producing cows, several mice-hunting ...