Anderson Valley

Valley People (May 25, 2016)

by AVA News Service

DAN KUNY is recuperating at his Ukiah home after the logging accident that nearly killed him two weeks ago. The Kuny family remains grateful to the emergency…

Bird’s Eye View (May 25, 2016)

by Turkey Vulture

With so much happening here for the Memorial Day weekend, perhaps we should reflect for a moment on the reason why we get this holiday to enjoy…

Mendocino County

Mendocino County Today: Monday, May 30, 2016

by AVA News Service

Hendy Woods; Great Spurtability; Memorial Remembrances; Wine Tax; Raoul's Reasons; Nixonian Management; KZYX Stillborn; Pets!; Costco Costs; Emerald Rush; Yesterday's Catch; Oddfellow Artists; Yes on V; Social Ills; Library Events; Offshore Fracking; Superdelegate Superheroes; KMEC Show…

Waiting For Ortner

by Mark Scaramella

The great transition from one privatized mental health entity to another private mental health entity is just over a month away…

The Poor Hippy Myth

by Bruce McEwen

The Mendocino County Grand Jury has published its findings on District Attorney David Eyster’s innovative Marijuana Restitution Program, called 11470.2, and…

Off the Record (May 25, 2016)

by AVA News Service

MUCH EDU-UNHAPPINESS among parents with children enrolled in the Fort Bragg schools, much of it focused on Superintendent Chuck Bush and…

Essays

Voting For Bernie

by Todd Walton

Today I filled out my absentee ballot and voted for Bernie Sanders to become the Democratic Party’s nominee for President of the United States, and I felt…

Asymmetrical Evangelicals

by Flynn Washburne

I heard an interview with Republican Senator and presidential candidate Ted Cruz not long ago in which he proclaimed — and this is a direct quote —…

Point Arena’s First Fifty Years: 1908-1958

by AVA News Service

(Debra Keipp notes: The recent 2016 Grand Jury investigation of the City of Point Arena identified that in order to become incorporated as a city today, a…

Trump’s Rasputin

by Clancy Sigal

Not even a demented Hollywood casting director high on meth could have dreamed up a lowlife creep beast from 20,000 fathoms like Roy Cohn who was Donald…

Born To Be Blue

by David Yearsley

The notion of the zeitgeist has fallen into disrepute as too metaphysical, too German. No longer does the spirit of the time manifest itself in art and…

Lower Away

by James Howard Kunstler

I hope you’re enjoying these horse latitudes of the political year, when the seas suddenly turn glassy and the Berning sun begins to roast all the diverse…

Letters to the Editor

Letters (May 25, 2016)

At the Hospital Planning meeting on Tuesday, the proposal was made to close Labor and Delivery at our hospital. If you know younger members of the community, especially…