Anderson Valley

Valley People (Apr 27, 2016)

by AVA News Service

RE SATURDAY'S SHOOTING near Hendy Woods, I should say I've known the Kuny family all the way back to when patriarch Danny Kuny was a freshman at…

Bird’s Eye View (Apr 27, 2016)

by Turkey Vulture

What kind of new businesses do we need in AV? The answers are usually establishments such as a bank, a tasteful motel, a pharmacy, a dry cleaners,…

Mendocino County

Mendocino County Today: Tuesday, May 3, 2016

by AVA News Service

THIS AD in this week's paper made me laugh out loud. The accompanying picture had me on the floor: “Clow Ridge…

Geiger’s Market Embezzler: Guilty

by Bruce McEwen

Last week’s victory for the District Attorney in the Laytonville embezzlement case has morphed into a showcase trial, with trophies and…

The Russian River: Everybody Wants Some, But…

by Will Parrish

The Russian River, as we know it today, arises in the pine-studded hills surrounding Potter Valley, with an overwhelming infusion of…

Off the Record (Apr 27, 2016)

by AVA News Service

THAT WAS AWFUL NEWS from Mendocino last week that described how an 11-year-old boy and his father, a Lake County deputy…

Essays

Eating Out With BB Grace

by BB Grace

If it wasn't for the Fort Bragg mayor's award, Taco Bell would get no award at all according to Mexican Food Lover's poll last March that lauded…

Bad Day At Black Rock

by David Yearsley

In the aftermath of Donald Trump’s big win in the New York Primary this past Tuesday, the electoral map — in the color scheme adopted by the…

Staunch Democrats

by Todd Walton

Most humans, alas, are easily swayed by clever liars who pray on our fears, and such swaying will almost surely cause the human experiment to devolve into…

The Stony Lonesome: Mornin’ Sunshine!

by Flynn Washburne

The other night I was feeling a little peckish after one of our less fulfilling dinnertime repasts, the dreaded Meatball Tray. They've got it half right —…

Harridan

by Jeff Costello

This is the word that comes to mind on hearing/seeing Hillary speak on the hustings. The raw, hoarse sound of her voice. The nasty finger jabbing. She,…

Big Apple Memories

by Denis Rouse

New York, New York. The big city. We're your grandmother's Russian/Jewish cooking is readily available. It's called Kaplan's Delicatessen on 58th? How about chicken soup with stewed…

Letters to the Editor

Letters (Apr 27, 2016)

Back in 1998, the Fisher family, billionaire owners of Gap and Banana Republic stores, bought 235,000 acres of heavily logged Mendocino and Sonoma County “timberland” from Louisiana…