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Bird’s Eye View (Oct 22, 2014)

by Turkey Vulture

So, just over a week after the new doctor’s “Meet and Greet the Community” event, developments at the Health Center would seem to have taken on farcical…

Mendocino County

Mendocino County Today: Friday, Oct 24, 2014

by AVA News Service

WEDNESDAYS at America’s last newspaper, where life on the very bottom rung of free enterprise bumbles along, is a day of…

What’s In Your Wallet?

by Bruce McEwen

“Nicole Wright?” Not a soul in the crowded courtroom stirred when her name was called. She was just another anonymous fish…

The Central Committee

by Malcolm Macdonald

Great Uncle John used to tote his gallon jug to Newgard’s Store in Albion once a month to refill it with…


Ida’s Place—Book Two

by Todd Walton

I am pleased to announce the publication of the coil-bound photocopy edition (the only edition there is) of Ida’s Place Book Two: Revival, the second volume of…

Panther Soccer (Oct 22, 2014)

by Coach Steve Sparks

The team desperately needed to rebound from the stunning loss against Tomales in last week’s Homecoming game. However, there still seemed to be downcast mood among the…

Mendocino Talking: Bruce Anderson

by Dave Smith

Bruce Anderson is editor and publisher of this newspaper, the Anderson Valley Advertiser (the AVA) in Boonville. Despite his protests about being interviewed for his own paper,…

Quitting Grapes

by Bruce Patterson

Must have been sometime after 1980 when, once and for all, I resolved to quit working grapes. It was a god-awful hot afternoon and I was harvesting…

AV Firefighters: Clay Eubank

by Terry Ryder

Clay Eubank has been in Anderson Valley since 2010. His partner Sarah Farber is the Captain of the Yorkville Station. It was through their involvement with firefighting…

Letters to the Editor

Letters (Oct 22, 2014)

It has come to my attention that the AV Health Center Board is having discussions with Dr. Mark Apfel. As these are in secret we can only…