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Valley People 2/24/2010

DEPUTY CRAIG WALKER had no trouble the other day picking up a good natured male pit bull in Navarro. The deputy soon deposited the animal at the shelter in South…

Lives & Times of Valley Folks: Fred Wooley

With Fred living at one end of the Valley and myself at the other, and no obvious quiet spot in town to meet, we decided to ‘risk’ The Redwood Drive-In…

Valley People 2/10/2010

BLACK ELVIS LIVES! The nifty carving disappeared two weeks ago from its long-time pedestal across the road from Jack's Valley Store. Black Elvis had been assumed stolen. But Black Elvis…

Lives & Times of Valley Folks: Jill Derwinski

I met Jill a couple of weeks ago and as befits the manager at Brutacao Cellars we sat down to chat with some delicious wines. Chardonnay for her and Pinot…

Lives & Times of Valley Folks: Thomas ‘Tom’ Towey

I met with Tom at The Boonville Lodge in the heart of Anderson Valley, the bar/restaurant he has owned and operated for the past four years but which has now…

Bird’s Eye View by Turkey Vulture

Greetings one and all. If you are sitting comforta­bly then I shall begin. There will be no mention of The Boonville Lodge this week. I promise. So the rains finally…

Lives & Times of Valley Folks: Bob Nimmons

I met Bob at his home on Ornbaun Road in Boonville and as we sat down to talk, his wife Sandra offered us some delicious cookies and a nice hot…

AVHS Hoops Report

Last Tuesday Anderson Valley High School hosted the Laytonville Warriors. The opening game was played by the JV Boys and from the tip-off seemed like the teams were fairly evenly…

Bird’s Eye View

Greetings one and all. If you are sitting comfortably I shall begin. As I walked around downtown Boonville’s “All that Good Stuff” store last week, looking for an appropriate birthday…

Lives & Times of Valley Folks: Judy Long

I drove into the Rancho Navarro subdivision north of Navarro and turned into the driveway of the home of Judy and Garth Long, the one with the new fire truck…

Lives & Times of Valley Folks: James Monroe ‘Bo’ Hiatt

I drove to the south end of Boonville on Highway 128 and turned into a driveway before the Brewery to the home of Bo and Bobbie Hiatt. Bobbie and dog…