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Mendocino County Today: January 31, 2012

Mendocino County Today: January 31, 2012

THE USUALLY INVISIBLE State Senator, Noreen Evans of Santa Rosa, normally a kind of female Wes Chesbro, has her moments. Her alarmed letter over the looming privatization of state parks,…

Mendocino County Today: January 30, 2012

Mendocino County Today: January 30, 2012

THE UKIAH Police Department wants to buy a $30,000 robot, one of those things you send in to an armed tweeker's lair, say, in lieu of an automaton, er, police…

Mendocino County Today: January 29, 2012

Mendocino County Today: January 29, 2012

FOOTNOTE to the County’s elimination of the permit and fee portions of the 9.31 program under threats from US attorney’s office to County Counsel Jeanine Nadel. When members of the…

Mendocino County Today: January 28, 2012

Mendocino County Today: January 28, 2012

PRESERVATION RANCH, the ghastly 1,769-acre forest-to-vineyard conversion proposed for Sonoma County in the Gualala-Annapolis area, has been put on hold, probably permanent hold. The California Public Employees' Retirement System (Calpers)…

Mendocino County Today: January 27, 2012

Mendocino County Today: January 27, 2012

JAMAL ANDREWS, 30, was found shot to death late Tuesday night in front of his Road B Redwood Valley home. Billy Norbury, 33, has been arrested for shooting Andrews, who…

Mendocino County Today: January 26, 2012

Mendocino County Today: January 26, 2012

THREE WEEKS AGO, the US Attorney's Office based in San Francisco sent one of their attorneys all the way to Ukiah to personally inform the Mendocino County Supervisors that Mendocino…

Mendocino County Today: January 25, 2012

Mendocino County Today: January 25, 2012

COUNTY COUNSEL Nadel announced late Monday that the County employees bumblingly represented by SEIU have voted in favor of the proposed Tentative Agreement as have the Supervisors: • A 10% permanent…

Mendocino County Today: January 24, 2012

Mendocino County Today: January 24, 2012

TOM KURISKY, 63, of Westport has been identified as the man killed last week in the 9:30am accident near Murphy's Pond on Highway 20 about ten miles east of Fort…

Mendocino County Today: January 23, 2012

Mendocino County Today: January 23, 2012

RUSSIAN RIVER grape growers are supposed to have their water management plans approved by February 4, according to the state Water Resource Control Board’s new frost protection rules enacted late…

Mendocino County Today: January 22, 2012

Mendocino County Today: January 22, 2012

LEONARD CIRINO is suffering from cancer. The well-known poet lived for years in Albion before moving to Springfield, Oregon a few years ago to care for his elderly mother. Leonard’s…

Mendocino County Today: January 21, 2012

Mendocino County Today: January 21, 2012

FROM LINDA WILLIAMS of the Willits News: “Nearly 53% of all Mendocino County mothers reported using tobacco, marijuana or alcohol before knowing they were pregnant compared to the state average…