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Letters to the Editor 12/16/2009

THE LAST CAPTURE? Dear friend and fellow worker John Wester, We really wanted to see you and your Jewish wife in the flesh. As we can attest, some things in…

Letters to the Editor 12/9/2009

HEAVENLY MONK Editor — Steve Heilig wishes he could separate Thelonius Monk’s art from his mental disorder (“Monk For The Record,” AVA, December 2, 2009): “We'll never really know what…

Credit for Time Served

Dear AVA, Yesterday I was taking a shower here at Soledad Prison thinking about your newspaper. Two minutes later they called my name for mail. I emerged from the shower…

How Much is Enough?

Editor, I left Mule Creek State Prison only to be transferred to another one of the state’s many prisons that they have built from one end of California to the…

Letters to the Editor 12/2/2009

SENIORS ON BOARD! Dear Community Members, During this special time of year, we ask that you consider supporting the Anderson Valley Senior Cen­ter. Our needs are many. The Anderson Valley…

Letters to the Editor 11/24/2009

GIMME SHELTER (MONEY) Dear Friends, The Housing Association seeks your help because it needs your help. Operating costs for the Rays Road farm labor camp in Philo have surged. We…

Stuck in Soledad

Dear AVA: My name is Glenn Scott. I am serving time in Soledad’s Level 1 South Yard prison largely for crimes which I did not commit. My wife and three children…

THE REAL EZ-CARD STORY

To The Editor: This concerns the EZcard money machines in the lobby of the County jail. I had $20 put on my account. After the $3.49 “convenience fee” I got…

Letters to the Editor 11/18/2009

HASH MARKS Greetings Editor: Hash Peppermint Patty — Good grief! “Gosh, Charlie Brown: what is hash?” Linus asks. “A mixture of corned beef, processed potatoes, and onion extract,” the round…

Letters to the Editor 11/11/2009

MISSION IMPOSSIBLE Editor, Yikes another letter from G Krouse (Run mission impossible sound tract) I hope to make this short. Three items. Yes, I know there are some Americans very…

Let Sentenced be Sentenced

  To the Editor: This is about inmates in Mendocino County Jail. There are sentenced inmates here who are doing county time who are not allowed to go to the…