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Valley People (May 10, 2017)

Valley People (May 10, 2017)

I ONCE SAW a tourist couple step tentatively into Boonville's brochure-festooned Chamber of Commerce ad shack, the only touri I’ve seen from my perch across the street to risk it.…

Valley People (May 3, 2017)

DUDE FEST has come and gone. Thousands of beer drinkers descended on the Anderson Valley for Saturday’s crowded event at the Boonville Fairgrounds and, by Sunday night, they were gone.…

Valley People (April 26, 2017)

ON THURSDAY, MAY 4TH AT 5:00 PM, there will be a tour of the Denmark Creek Fish Barrier Removal & Riparian Enhancement Project led by the Mendocino County Resource Conservation…

Valley People (April 19, 2017)

Valley People (April 19, 2017)

CONGAREE RIVER, a timber company with large holdings in the Anderson Valley, has filed a timber harvest plan for the area west of Boonville from Ham Canyon rambling on to…

Valley People (April 12, 2017)

SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT Michelle Hutchins and family are desperately seeking temporary housing — 3-4 bedrooms — for  June and maybe July. Please call Jim 707-496-8725 with information. IN CASE you missed…

Valley People (April 5, 2017)

Valley People (April 5, 2017)

ATTENTION GOAT ROPERS! On Saturday, April 22, AV Foodshed will be hosting the 3rd Annual Anderson Valley Goat Festival—a day of family fun, food, and live music. For that day…

Valley People (March 29, 2017)

IT WILL TAKE me a while to think of Mike Shapiro as the "late Mike Shapiro," because he was a friend for so many years. I first met him at…

Valley People (March 22, 2017)

IN A VIRTUALLY secret big name bicycle event two Saturdays ago, the renowned Lance Armstrong and 275 pro bikers raced from Anderson Valley High School, west up Mountain View Road…

Valley People (March 15, 2017)

COSMO KNOEBBER, the sage of Comptche, nicely sums up the feeling of most of us about Daylight Saving: "YAY! My watch will soon be right again!" BRUCE PATTERSON WRITES: “Wow,…

Valley People (March 8, 2017)

ANDERSON VALLEY awoke Monday morning to snow on the hills, hope for Spring in their hearts, as Winter goes on and on, its random sunshine days making us yearn for…

Valley People (March 1, 2017)

THE UKIAH ROAD is a mess. Slides all the way, some of them right to the edge of the pavement, poised to slip away, taking the roadbed with them. Highway…