Anderson Valley

Bird’s Eye View (June 21, 2017)

by Turkey Vulture

Please remember to keep the windows cracked if you leave pets in your vehicle. if you don't they will die a horrible death. “Signs that the Apocalypse…

Mendocino County

Mendocino County Today: Tuesday, June 27, 2017

by AVA News Service

Waggoner Memorial; Murray Service; Boats Collide; Deputy Walker; Pearl Pinson; Algae Carpet; Vagrancy Act; Concrete Remnant; Elk BBQ; Poster Project; Navarro River; CERT Class; Comfort Dogs; AB 1250; Boonville 1945; Whine Industry; SMART Starts; Little Dog; Bypass Statement; Yesterday's Catch; SF…

The Wolfe At The ATM

by Bruce McEwen

Last week we met Kendall Kice who had her bank account ripped off by Bobby Roston. This week we meet Clifford…

Off the Record (June 21, 2017)

by AVA News Service

A STOLEN 18-WHEELER has fouled the cleanest stretch of the South Fork of the Eel west of Laytonville near the Heath…

Essays

No Woman, No Cry

by Spec MacQuayde

Monday morning I debated making a trip over the hill to the Ukiah valley where our watermelons and sweetcorn might be needing water. At the Mosswood Market…

Black Like Me: Wanna Be An African-American?

by Jonah Raskin

Would you darken your complexion and walk in the shoes of a black man in America today? Probably not, especially with police shootings of unarmed black men,…

The Dynamiter With A Cig In His Lips

by Manuel Vicent (translated by Louis S. Bedrock)

The entire French Resistance against the Nazis can be encapsulated in this film sequence: a man—a loner, standing and leaning on his bicycle, smokes a cigarette alongside…

DA, Feds Fiddle While Fort Bragg Burns (Part 5)

by Mark Heimann and Bruce Anderson (1999)

In September of 1987 the Fort Bragg library was burned to the ground at the corner of Main and Laurel. The arson also destroyed the adjacent Ten…

It’s The Pits: The Miner’s Blues

by Clancy Sigal

I’ve never been down an American coal mine, among the least safest in the world, though have plunged thousands of feet into the dark bowels of British…

Coltrane At The Bridge

by David Yearsley

The longest John Coltrane solo available on recording is said to be the title track of One Down, One Up: Live at the Half Note made in the spring…

Letters to the Editor

Letters (June 21, 2017)

Regarding the new marijuana sitatuion that has arisen. The County wants to put a bunch of restrictions on the types of land where you can or cannot…