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Valley People (July 23, 2014)

Valley People (July 23, 2014)

FAMED BLUES guitarist, Johnny Winter, died in Switzerland on Wednesday. Winter once appeared in Navarro where Dave Evans of the Navarro Store has put Anderson Valley's wide spot in the…

Valley People (July 16, 2014)

DR. MARK APFEL has been relieved of his duties as medical director and chief medical officer at the Anderson Valley Health Center. No reasons given, and if there’s a distinction…

Valley People (July 9, 2014)

THE SAD NEWS has reached us from Arizona that Sandy Liebig has died. Sandy and her husband Larry lived in central Boonville when their three children — two girls and…

Valley People (July 2, 2014)

TWO LOCAL CALLERS this week were alarmed at the swathes of dead trees they could see on Mendocino Redwood Company land to the northwest. MRC uses an herbicide to kill…

Valley People (June 25, 2014)

THE GIRLS of my youth never looked like this! Boonville hosted the Sierra Nevada World Music Festival this weekend, as if you could have missed shoals of half-clad rasta-babes in…

Valley People (June 18, 2014)

Valley People (June 18, 2014)

THE BOONVILLE GRADUATION drew a large crowd for Anderson Valley, the largest I've seen. Children of Mexican immigrants made up a large majority of the graduates, and the Mexicans turned…

Valley People (June 11, 2014)

Valley People (June 11, 2014)

BRIAN MURPHY chips in another drought indicator: “California buckeyes are a good indicator of soil moisture as they shut down and drop their leaves to preserve themselves when soil moisture…

Valley People (June 4, 2014)

Valley People (June 4, 2014)

At 5:16am the Boy Scout Camp, Navarro, reported a “combative, hallucinogenic (sic) patient. A 500-person “juggling fair” was underway at the Camp. We suspect, however, a rave whose alleged 500…

Valley People (May 28, 2014)

Valley People (May 28, 2014)

MEMORIAL DAY came and went without discernible pause from the beer and great hunks of grilled meat it has come to mean, but a few people did pay tribute to…

Valley People (May 21, 2014)

A YOUNG MAN, still not identified, was killed Saturday morning when he was hit by a falling tree limb a little after 9am at the Scharffenberger Winery, Philo. The victim…

Valley People (May 14, 2014)

Valley People (May 14, 2014)

MONDAY, MAY 19TH, 5:30pm, a crucial board meeting convenes at the Anderson Valley Health Center, Boonville, the nut of which is the concern that mismanagement of the facility is imperiling…

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