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Bird’s Eye View (Oct 29, 2014)

by Turkey Vulture

After all the hullabaloo of the past few weeks regarding the trials and tribulations at the AV Health Center, I think we need a little “love” to…

Mendocino County

Mendocino County Today: Friday, Oct 31, 2014

by AVA News Service

AVHC Update; Karen Zuehlsdorf; Rain Today; Gold Patina; Public Funds; Catch of the Day; Ukiah Bridge Dedication; Survival Diet; Bumgarner the Great; Authentic Ignoramus; Poacher Round-up; Corporate Interest in Prop 1…

Red-Riding Hood’s Mommy — A Wolf?

by Bruce McEwen

A lot of ghouls come through the Mendocino County Courthouse, scary characters who seem to gallop down from deep in the…

Off the Record (Oct 29, 2014)

by AVA News Service

CALIFORNIA WILL NO LONGER HAVE A POLICY of segregating prison inmates following a lawsuit that claimed the practice was unconstitutional. In…


Italy Observed

by Franklin Graham

When traveling, one can’t help but make comparisons between what one knows and what one sees for the first time. The experience can be disorienting, especially if…

Last Beans

by Todd Walton

Rained almost an inch today in Mendocino, October 23, 2014. Will we look back from drier times and say, “Remember when it rained almost a whole inch…

AV Firefighters: Judy Long

by Terry Ryder

I met with Judy Long at her wooded home in Rancho Navarro which she shares with her husband Garth. She warned me not to come to the…

Panther Soccer (Oct 29, 2014)

by Coach Steve Sparks

With four games remaining in the regular season, if AV were to win the title then they would have to win all of these and hope that…

Sequoia Explorers

by Malcolm Macdonald

August, 1875 — While my great-grandfather John Robertson was herding every sort of livestock from oxen to turkeys overland from Little Lake (Willits) to Mendocino Coast boom…

Qat, Coffee & Qambus

by David Yearsley

One of the most widespread platitudes about music is that it is a universal language: thus the golden LP of the Voyager spacecraft launched in the 1970s…

Letters to the Editor

Letters (Oct 29, 2014)

Beware Mendoland! If ever you are caught up in the judicial system, the Superior Court of California, County of Mendocino for whatever your case may be you…