Anderson Valley

Valley People (Aug 24, 2016)

by AVA News Service

INTRIGUING photo of an elk near Elk in the Galletti's even more intriguing purple wheat field. I thought elk were herded up much farther north, like on…

Mendocino County

Mendocino County Today: Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016

by AVA News Service

HIGHWAY 29 WAS CLOSED for a few hours Tuesday evening due to brush fire that broke out on the side of…

Mendo Protests The Fisher Family

by Will Parrish

On August 18th, about 30 Mendocino County residents came by van and bus to San Francisco to rally outside the office…

Machete Man

by Bruce McEwen

Ricardo Garcia, rock thrower and slow-draw machete man, is lucky to be alive — that’s the consensus law enforcement opinion. Garcia… Tickets to live events


Protecting Peachland

by Briana Burns

I was recently chatting with Jan Pallazola and she mentioned the current project of the Save the Redwoods League purchasing a conservation easement on the Maillard Ranch.…

The Left As Obsolete

by Bruce Patterson

Since they all get advertised and sold that way, I arrived in Vietnam thinking mine was a war to end all wars. But it turned out our…

Strangely Early

by Todd Walton

One of the great pleasures of living in this rural area is that many of my neighbors and friends are avid observers of the natural world. And…

Sierra Stories

by Malcolm Macdonald

Three of us, the brother/sister team of Nick and E.B. along with yours truly, started our planned ninety-five mile trek on the John Muir Trail late in…

Waveland Avenue

by William J. Hughes

Of course I couldn't wait. Waveland Avenue. Of course it's the street outside the left-field wall of Wrigley Field, Chicago. I'd been doing some Frank Lloyd Wright,…

Olympic Jam Sessions

by David Yearsley

Music was arguably more crucial at the ancient Olympic games than at the globalized modern ones, where it not only buttresses big ritualistic moments—the opening ceremonies, the…

Letters to the Editor

Letters (Aug 24, 2016)

Currently, Mendocino County does not have facilities for inpatient treatment of psychiatric and substance use disorders. People who need these services either don’t get them, or wind…