Anderson Valley

Valley People (April 26, 2017)

by AVA News Service

ON THURSDAY, MAY 4TH AT 5:00 PM, there will be a tour of the Denmark Creek Fish Barrier Removal & Riparian Enhancement Project led by the Mendocino…

Bird’s Eye View (April 26, 2017)

by Turkey Vulture

“Evening Dining in the Valley Update” — Exciting news. Libby is back! The former owner of Libby’s Restaurant is taking on a new challenge. For one night a…

Mendocino County

Mendocino County Today: Saturday, Apr. 29, 2017

by AVA News Service

A FEW THOUGHTS ABOUT MY TOWN by Rex Gressett It is hard not to be charmed by Fort Bragg. Leaving aside…

Mendo’s Slap On The Wrist For A Dangerous Man

by Bruce Anderson

Sean Hammon’s mother says her son is no good, “never has been.” She says she is certain that Sean murdered his…

She Shouldn’t Be In Court, But…

by Bruce McEwen

Kelli Lynn Adams of Boonville was held to answer last week on several counts of harassing Suzan Topales, also of Boonville.…

Off the Record (April 26, 2017)

by AVA News Service

PERSONS of a certain vintage may recall the old assumption about employment: Government work doesn't pay well but it's easy work…

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Essays

Coast Logging History

by Malcolm Macdonald

In 1979 my father sat at the kitchen table in the log house he, my mother, and paternal uncles constructed by hand. He stared in consternation at…

Transparency Anyone?

by Rex Gressett

The much touted openness and transparency in Fort Bragg's city government that has come out of the last few years of political wrath, general indignation and community…

Night At The Rez

by Flynn Washburne

What began as a routine mission out to Pinoleville — well, you know, routine mission, peril-fraught incursion behind enemy lines, six of one, half-dozen of the other…

Boomers, Again

by Jeff Costello

A lot of younger people are apparently under the impression that baby boomers are the selfish "me" generation, who became yuppies, stock brokers etc. I've read a…

Strawberry Gifts

by Spec MacQuayde

Humboldt County, October, 1996 – Now that the Owl Creek Tree Village had been disbanded, that particular grove of old-growth redwoods cut and hauled away, the tree-sitters locked…

The Blue Bus

by William J. Hughes

"If you ever plan to lower West…" take Greyhound, not exactly the best. From Charlottesville, Virginia across to Sacramento. Blame it on Trump. I flew east mto…

Letters to the Editor

Letters (April 26, 2017)

There seems to be some confusion about Sonoma Clean Power's offer to include Mendocino County. Maybe this will clear things up a bit: A CCA or “Community…