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Notification letter to California Grange regarding Grange Trial Court with Jon Luvaas

July 10, 2013 To all California Community and Pomona Granges, Jon Luvaas had a complaint with five (5) charges filed against him by certain members of the California State Grange. An Arbitration Panel was appointed as per the Digest of … Continue reading

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Letter of response from President Luttrell to Bob McFarland

June, 28, 2013 Brother McFarland, It is a shame that you did not make any effort to sit down and talk with me when I came to California for the three meetings at the end of May. I was at … Continue reading

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Letter to Local Granges Regarding Quarterly Reporting

June 28, 2013 Brothers and Sisters, If your Grange had anyone present at one of the three meetings I invited members to, on May 28, 29, & 30, I thank you and them for attending. On April 5, 2013, the … Continue reading

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Why is the National Grange in Conflict with any State Grange

April 15, 2013 Dear Brothers and Sisters, Ask yourself, why would the National Grange be in a conflict with any State Grange? Why would success be punished? Why would a State Master be suspended? Why would a State Grange Charter … Continue reading

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Internal Grange Trial Delayed

By ruling on April 15, 2013 in favor of an injunction requested by former California State Grange President Bob McFarland, a California Superior Court judge has prohibited an internal Grange trial until after the case between the National Grange and … Continue reading

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Case against California State Grange and certain Executive Committee members continues even though National Grange request for preliminary injunction denied

The National Grange today said a court case will continue against the California State Grange and members of its Executive Committee, despite the denial of a request for extraordinary relief in the form of an injunction against the CSG by … Continue reading

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Letter concerning dues reporting

Members of the California State Grange: On September 17, 2012, the California State Grange Charter was suspended due to actions of its Executive Committee.  The Executive Committee has failed to comply with Grange rules and principles that have guided the … Continue reading

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Charter suspension notification

Due to actions of your Executive Committee, I, with the advice and consent of the National Grange Executive Committee, was forced to suspend the Charter of the California State Grange on September 17, 2012, based on the determination that the … Continue reading

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Charter suspension letter

To the Acting Master of the California State Grange, Article V of The Digest of Laws Order of Patrons of Husbandry (“Digest of Laws”) outlines the process by which suspension or revocation of a Charter can occur. Specifically, section 4.5.7 … Continue reading

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Welcome to the California State Grange

The 8,300 members of 182 Community Granges of California  have serve communities across the state since 1873.  Major James W.A. Wright was the first Master (President) of the California State Grange in 1873 and the primary author of the National … Continue reading

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