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LAFCO Laffs At Anderson Valley

Phillip Thomas, Board member of Anderson Valley Ambulance Service, made the following remarks at the Monday, April 3, meeting of the Local Area Formation Commission (LAFCO) at the Board of…

Caleb Silver Just Might Face the Midnight Needle

Caleb Silver Just Might Face the Midnight Needle

The death penalty reared its ghastly head in Judge John Behnke’s courtroom last Thursday afternoon, and the specter appeared in the form of the former People’s Temple lawyer Tim Stoen,…

Scandal Of The Week

Scandal Of The Week

(Ed Note: This kind of thing happens with enough regularity in public sector Mendocino County, and is just as often kept top secret, that the only way to make the…

Off the Record (April 12, 2017)

ACCORDING TO Mendo Animal Shelter honcho Rich Molinari, the visiting vets from UC Davis were impressed by the County’s Shelter operations,  formal findings to be revealed “at a later date.”…

‘Sucker Punch’ or Parking Lot Fight?

Charles Reynolds is charged with felony assault with a special allegation of inflicting great bodily injury (not murder) for killing Kenneth Fisher, a native of Laytonville, who died after Reynolds…

Coast Hospital Prognosis: Grim

The leadership at Mendocino Coast District Hospital (MCDH) has circled the wagons. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Bob Edwards has moved out of the traditional CEO office because the room was…

Off the Record (April 5, 2017)

Off the Record (April 5, 2017)

THE GRANGE WARS continue to rage and, at the Fort Bragg Grange, have become misdemeanor-violent. The Fort Bragg Grange has been broken into, compelling Grange defenders to replace locks, bolt…

Hospitality House Eating Fort Bragg

Last week some non-law abiding person or persons drove a pickup truck into the northwest forty of the Macdonald Ranch and made off with a sizable amount of unsplit madrone…

Marie’s Whirlwind Tour Of The GP Mill Site

I attended the open air walk and discussion out on the Georgia Pacific Mill site to hear Fort Bragg’s Development Director Marie Jones discourse on the project of "daylighting" the…

Potemkin Public Radio

Potemkin Public Radio

The seating provided for the large room of the Redwood Coast Senior Center was fully filled by more than thirty coastal residents for the March 6th KZYX Board of Directors…

Cold Case Files

Cold Case Files

Television crime shows are often built around unsolved murders. Detectives re-visit old case files and talk to witnesses and likely perps again and again until they're successful. Of course they…