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HumCo Supes To Set-up Police Review Board

Years in the making, the creation of a county advi­sory committee on police issues is moving forward but a Board of Supervisors vote on it was not unanimous. A provision…

Ukiah After Dark

With the annual exodus of university-bound young adults leaving Mendocino County for academic and party citadels across the nation, it would seem that many 20-something residents would be left with…

Desert’s Gate Welcomes You To Ukiah

In early 2005, Ukiah Developer Chris Stone imagined his Garden’s Gate development for an abandoned vineyard parcel south of Ukiah. Almost five years later, and just last week, the County…

Off the Record 9/9/2009

DURING DA MEREDITH LINTOTT'S appearance last week before the Board of Supervisors, Mrs. Lintott lamented both the increase in crime and her inability, because of funding shortages, to fight it.…

Death At Yorkville

A terrible collision on Highway 128 at Yorkville last week took the life of 16-year-old William Landrum Jr. The young man died Tuesday afternoon, September 1st shortly before 6pm when…

HumCo Rowdy Over Health Care

Congressman Mike Thompson answered questions, dispelled myths and endured occasional outbursts in a town hall meeting on what is now the nation’s most debated issue — health care reform. In…

Elephant? What Elephant?

DA Lintott told the Supervisors last week that crime was up. She didn’t mention that “disorderly conduct” arrests are also up, way up, but many of these arrests go unprosecuted…

Court Case Updates

Aaron Vargas is the young man who shot and killed Darrell McNeil in Fort Bragg last year for what Vargas said was McNeil's predatory child molestation of not only Vargas…

Off the Record 9/2/2009

THE CROOKS and incompetents who've combined to loot The Redwood Coast Senior Center have persuaded its endlessly pliable board of directors to contest the grand jury's recent findings that they…

What Kind of Supervisor Would John McCowen Be?

KZYX listeners are famously tolerant of audio tedium. But even they may recall Ukiah City Councilman John McCowen's long-winded appearances on the evening news when the droning Ukiah City Councilman…

The Hoyle Trial Fiasco: Case Dismissed

District Attorney Meredith Lintott had a problem. His name was Peter Hoyle, a well-known and controversial Ukiah cop with 33 years anchoring Mendocino County's thin blue line. If Hoyle hasn't…