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Mendocino Talking: Hal Zina Bennett

(Hal lives in Lake County with his wife, Susan Sparrow, and is the author of more than 20 successful books, including Write From The Heart -- Unleashing The Power of Your…

Mendocino Talking: Michael Laybourn

Michael Laybourn is an artist and businessman living in Hopland. He grew up in Hanford, Washington where his dad was involved in Atomic Energy. He graduated from Arizona State University…

Mendocino Talking: Penny Marchand

Mendocino Talking: Penny Marchand

When you’re a mom with two great sons that are both successful, it’s strange to hear people refer to one of them as a rock star. I think both of…

Mendocino Talking: Will Siegel

Mendocino Talking: Will Siegel

Will has been making and teaching music around Mendocino and Lake counties for many years.   He and his various band ensembles can play blues and rock one night out…

Mendocino Talking: Herb Ruhs

My parents were both active duty World War II. My mom was a Marine when she conceived me. My dad was a Navy Corpsman. When I was little, my really…

Mendocino Talking: Jim Houle

Mendocino Talking: Jim Houle

Jim and friends were the local stalwarts of Iraq War protests, demonstrating every Friday from 5-6 pm in front of the courthouse on State Street in Ukiah. He was there…

Mendocino Talking: Lee Howard

Mendocino Talking: Lee Howard

Lee grew up here in the Ukiah Valley, attending grade school and high school, graduating in 1964 — then he went off to Napa Junior College for awhile. He is married to…

Mendocino Talking: Katy Tahja 

Mendocino Talking: Katy Tahja 

You must sometime experience the irrepressible charm and extensive knowledge of Katy Tahja if only to stand around pretending to look at the books of the Gallery Bookshop in the…

Mendocino Talking: Tom Liden

Mendocino Talking: Tom Liden

I got involved early on with protesting the aerial spraying of herbicides GP and Masonite in the late seventies to kill the hardwood so the softwood would grow up faster.…

Mendocino Talking: Thomas Brower

Mendocino Talking: Thomas Brower

Thomas grows crops in several areas around Mendocino County including his main crop, Lavender. You will find him almost every Saturday with his kids during the season at the Ukiah…

Mendocino Talking: Sandy Turner

Mendocino Talking: Sandy Turner

Sandy is a school teacher and environmentalist who has been involved in several cooperative businesses and community non-profits over the years.…

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