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Valley People 12/16/2009

 THOSE FETCHING little woolen dolls at the Knitted Brow in downtown Boonville are the creation of a young Polish artist named Katrin Laskowski who was born in Lodz where she…

Valley People 12/12/09

 THE FARMER'S WEATHER report is the only accurate one around here. Last Saturday, as the weather cuties on television were warning of a huge rain storm that would smack NorCal…

Valley People 12/2/2009

GUIDO PRONSOLINO died Monday at his home in Yorkville. He was 83. A full obituary will appear next week, but a potluck celebration of Guido's life will be held this…

Valley People 11/24/2009

THE BOONVILLE LODGE and its 13 jobs are being killed by an absentee landlord, a Sebastopol man named Johnson. The Lodge will be dead by January the first. Johnson has…

Valley People 11/18/2009

THE MENDOCINO HEADLANDS claimed another life when a young woman named Sussana Longman, 22, visiting the area from Ontario, Canada, died when she apparently “slipped into a crevice, then fell…

Valley People 11/11/2009

JOE DRESCH, our unfailingly accommodating and justly popular Philo postmaster, somehow avoided serious injury last Friday when, westbound on the downhill slope of the Ukiah-Boonville Road at milemarker 6.47, Joe…

Valley People, 10/28/2009

THE ANNUAL LION'S CLUB Halloween costume parade is this Saturday night, October 31 at 7pm at the high school gym. Everyone welcome. There will be with costume prizes awarded little…

Valley People 10/21/2009

LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR Laura Essayah writes: “So, it’s settled. I will be leaving for Morocco to continue my project overseas in Africa on Decem­ber 14th and returning December 28th …

Valley People 9/9/2009

PERHAPS THE BIGGEST CROWD in Navarro's crowded history gathered Monday afternoon to hear the majorly talented Winter Brothers and Dale Gieringer sing the blues. From all accounts everyone went away…

Valley People 9/2/2009

SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT J.R. COLLINS confirmed Tuesday that one student at Anderson Valley Elementary has tested positive for swine flu. Collins said he hoped “people don't panic” over the one case…

Valley People 8/26/2009

LESTER ‘Smitty’ Smith, of Philo, will get his life savings back. According to Smitty's attorney, Keith Faulder of Ukiah, the District Attorney’s office has finally agreed that the confiscated cash,…