Anderson Valley

Valley People (Mar 25, 2015)

by AVA News Service

THE RAMBLING WRECK RICARD BUILDING in downtown Boonville will be on next month's Community Services District Board agenda. Director Hanelt was expecting to meet with County Environmental…

Bird’s Eye View (Mar 25, 2015)

by Turkey Vulture

Not much to report this week other than one particularly momentous occasion, tomorrow, March 26, the Valley’s oldest citizen, Freda Fox, turns 97 years young. If ever…

Mendocino County

Mendocino County Today: Friday, Mar 27, 2015

by AVA News Service

Next Hearing; Redwoods Saved; No Dump; Ordinance Corrections; Big Propane Tank; Stop Water Dumping; Racket Radio; Not Altered; Yesterday's Catch; High-tech Weaponry; Illegitimate Wars; Toxic Trash; Plutocrat Party; Fundraising Workshop; Tidemand; Don't Cry; Culture Notes; Fishing Season…

Walk the Plank, Mr. Juntz!

by Debra Keipp

The City of Point Arena is currently trying, through their new City attorney and Council, to wrest ownership of the old…

The Great Escape

by Bruce McEwen

A long dull week in the tedious administration of justice ended in a violent clap of excitement Friday morning when Dustin…

City Council’s Vote on Hare Creek

by Malcolm Macdonald

On an evening that started with blue skies overhead, then clouded over to a rainy nightfall, the Fort Bragg City Council…


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HumCo’s $3.5 mil Psych Staff Contract

by Daniel Mintz

Facing the loss of psychiatric services staff in the county’s Mental Health Branch, the Board of Supervisors has approved a one-year contract with a firm that recruits…

A Historical Neurosis

by Jeff Costello

My parents moved to Connecticut when I was eight years old, and it was the suburbs. And suburbs were new then. Levittown had been built when... in…

St. Patrick’s Day

by Spec MacQuayde

Spring has finally returned to the Ohio Valley. Iris and daffodil bulbs are sending forth chutes, and the wheat fields turning emerald green. Just like the rest…

The Stony Lonesome: Heart Of Glass (Beach)

by Flynn Washburne

CAUTION! DO NOT TURN YOUR BACK ON THE OCEAN! You see the signs up and down the Mendocino Coast, wherever land, people and sea interface; often, the…

No Knees Kelley

by Malcolm Macdonald

Recently I was asked, “When ya gonna write somethin' positive?” Answer: When I get sick and tired of watching reruns of the black and white episodes of…

Please Vaccinate

by Sadja Greenwood and Steve Heilig

Dear Parents (and others), We write as concerned health professionals and community members. Our topic: Vaccination, or lack thereof, and risks to our health. The urge to…

Letters to the Editor

Letters (Mar 25, 2015)

While I am glad to see the state taking some action toward conserving water and planning for the future, I am appalled it took this long. I…