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Mistrial Declared

Mistrial Declared

UPDATE: Moorman just granted a mistrial in Peak driving case. Document disclosure the issue. Jury had sent notice a verdict had been reached. But jurors sent home after mistrial declared.…

Coast Hospital: Déjà Vu Again

The takeaway from last week's Coast Hospital piece was this: In the fall of 2016 Mendocino Coast District Hospital's Chief Financial Officer (CFO) downplayed the seriousness of billing and coding…

Off the Record (March 8, 2017)

Off the Record (March 8, 2017)

MENDOCINO COUNTY’S tweaker community may be unaware of their preferred drug’s appropriately grim history. The fat guy with Hitler was his doctor, the man who regularly injected the One True…

Fort Bragg Notes

I spent the morning talking to Fort Bragg's development director, Marie Jones. She expressed a quiet dismay and gentle sympathy over the fate of my ship, which is after all a local…

A Case In Point

The first 911 call said that someone was dropping rocks off the Perkins Street overpass onto Highway 101. When Patrol Sergeant Noble Waidelich of the CHP arrived he could see…

Coast Hospital Falls Behind

The Mendocino Coast District Hospital (MCDH) Board of Directors have denied Dr. Peter Glusker's attempt to have his recent censure rescinded. Glusker was censured by his fellow board members in…

Off the Record (March 1, 2017)

KELISHA ALVAREZ, now a legendary street person in the Ukiah valley, came to court last Wednesday under double guard, and dressed in the day-glow chartreuse coveralls that the jail uses…

Mendocino County Road Damages In The Millions

Mendocino County Road Damages In The Millions

Getting Orr Springs Road reopened is a priority for Mendocino County Transportation Director Howard Dashiell, but he warns that making sure the solution will be safe is paramount. Orr Springs…

Monster Truck Mauls Pedestrian

Kent Donald Gladden, 57, of Ukiah, has been accused of running over a pedestrian, Cindy Long, December 9, 2017 at approximately 7:40pm, in the driveway to the Overnighter Trailer Park at 700 E.…

Off the Record (Feb. 22, 2017)

A COUPLE of weeks ago, Sheriff Allman got real mad at the Supervisors. The Sheriff wanted a rescue Snow Cat, a tractor, basically, to extract people from life threatening circumstances…

Mendo Goes To Pot, Again

The latest installment of the long running saga of marijuana regulation in Mendoland played out before the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday Feb. 7. The meeting began with a presentation…