Anderson Valley

Bird’s Eye View (Sep. 20, 2017)

by Turkey Vulture

Having drank so much water and eaten so many salads for three days straight at the Fair, you can probably imagine that I’m inevitably not feeling very lively…

Mendocino County

Mendocino County Today: Sunday, Sep. 24, 2017

by AVA News Service

Argus 1949; Cannabis Taxes; Keegan Comments; Panthers Win; Skunk Repair; Pets!; BOS Dealings; Little Dog; They Culpa; About MCDH; Tsunami Vulnerable; Yesterday's Catch; Humane Course; Adult Intervention; Old Expressions; JP Donleavy; No Plan…

People v. Keegan

by Bruce McEwen

Prosecutor Tim Stoen’s opening statement deftly described supporting testimony that has led to the indictment of Dr. Peter Keegan, Ukiah, for…

Off the Record (Sep. 20, 2017)

by AVA News Service

ALLISON GLASSEY has resigned as director of the County Museum in Willits. A former County administrator, Glassey’s sinecure was arranged at…

Essays

Another Loss For Blackbird

by David Severn

I don't think anybody would condemn the idea of giving inner city/at risk kids a glimpse of nature and/or an introduction to a rural/agrarian lifestyle. Doing such…

My Kingdom For A War

by Bruce Patterson

When, immediately after taking office, our Emperor Orange Julius made it clear to the world that he, the self-described “Most Powerful Man on Earth,” was going to…

Who Is Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?

by Malcolm Macdonald

Edward Albee died a year ago. He was born 88 years before in Virginia to Louise Harvey who gave him his first name. His father's identity remains…

A Trip Downtown

by Flynn Washburne

In keeping with the current trends of health and mindfulness, I try to be careful about what I put into my body. After all, it is the…

John Huston

by Manuel Vicent (translated by Louis S. Bedrock)

In the biography of a writer there is a moment in which fascination with literature unites with, even surrenders to, the mythology of cinema. When I was…

Letters to the Editor

Letters (Sep. 20, 2017)

I live on the adjoining property to Maggy Hawk Vineyard (which is actually owned by Kendall Jackson) near Floodgate and they have been using propane noise cannons…