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Off the Record (May 27, 2015)

SOPORIFIC HEADLINE from Monday's Press Democrat: "Leon Panetta speaks at Rep. Mike Thompson celebration." Leon Panetta. Mike Thompson. The appearance of Panetta's name alone is like someone's just slammed a…

Off the Record (May 20, 2015)

THIRD DISTRICT SUPERVISOR TOM WOODHOUSE is the latest in a long line of shallow-thinking Mendo officials to insist on “local control” of whatever pot legalization scheme the state comes up…

Off the Record (May 13, 2015)

OUR SOURCES say the "forgivable loan" to buy Fort Bragg's Old Coast Hotel is not the done deal Mayor Turner and his allies seem to assume it is. The Community…

Off the Record (May 6, 2015)

EXPECT a recall petition to be filed against Fort Bragg mayor Dave Turner. There is huge anger at the present 3-2 domination of the Fort Bragg City Council by Turner,…

Off the Record (Apr 29, 2015)

ONE OF THE FISHERMEN who died in that terrible Bodega Bay boating accident two weekends ago was Richard Hargreaves Jr., 59. Richard Hargreaves Sr. spent many years as a union…

Off the Record (Apr 22, 2015)

ON APRIL 10, 2015 at 1:27 AM, the Sheriff's press release begins, correctional staff discovered an unresponsive inmate in her cell during a routine walk through. The 59-year old female…

Off the Record (Apr 15, 2015)

THE SANTA ROSA PRESS DEMOCRAT'S account of Friday's hearing stated that "frost fans have been idle for years."  Untrue. The fans were not in place until last year. They are…

Off the Record (Apr 8, 2015)

THE FORT BRAGG CITY COUNCIL, three of them anyway, is going all out for conversion of the Old Coast Hotel, a fact made clear in last week's edition of the…

Off the Record (Apr 1, 2015)

WE'RE STILL LIGHT ON THE PARTICULARS, but Eel River Fuels wants Fort Bragg to permit a 30,000 gallon propane tank in the middle of town. A reader puts it this…

Off the Record (Mar 25, 2015)

Off the Record (Mar 25, 2015)

WE DON'T UNDERSTAND why Lt. John Naulty wasn't named Fort Bragg's Chief of Police. We understand he was one of four finalists, with the top spot going to an LAPD…

Off the Record (Mar 18, 2105)

Off the Record (Mar 18, 2105)

COURTESY of the invaluable Mendocino TV (mendocinotv.com), we watched the entire Monday night meeting of the Fort Bragg City Council. On the whole, it was quite interesting and, in a…

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