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Off the Record (May 4, 2016)

Off the Record (May 4, 2016)

OF ALL THE MURKY deals made by our County’s overpaid, underworked leadership, the new County Courthouse presently beginning to establish itself in Ukiah is the murkiest since, I dunno, DA…

Off the Record (Apr 27, 2016)

THAT WAS AWFUL NEWS from Mendocino last week that described how an 11-year-old boy and his father, a Lake County deputy sheriff, were pulled from the ocean after they'd both…

Off the Record (Apr 20, 2016)

WHAT'S with that hysterical report on KMUD about a "cleansing" of Fort Bragg's homeless? FB's Measure U would do no such thing. It simply restricts homeless services to neighborhoods more…

Off the Record (Apr 13, 2016)

ONE WOULD THINK that all the fancy money Ukiah pays for its city government, that that government wouldn't have to pay a consultant to decide if a fancy hotel would…

Off the Record (Apr 6, 2016)

ON A BEAUTIFUL SPRING afternoon, let's talk about syphilis. Recommended reading: "Pox — Genius, Madness, and the Mysteries of Syphilis by Deborah Hayden." Lots of interesting stuff in this book,…

Off the Record (Mar 30, 2016)

FOR YEARS, we've been denouncing Jack Silver as a scammer and his phony environmental front, River Watch, as a scam. Which he is, and which it is. So when Silver…

Off the Record (Mar 23, 2016)

Off the Record (Mar 23, 2016)

LOTS OF US took a moment to remember that it was two years ago Saturday that Deputy Sheriff Ricky Del Fiorentino was shot and killed by a rampaging Oregon tweaker.…

Off the Record (Mar 16, 2016)

Off the Record (Mar 16, 2016)

ORTNER OUTTA HERE. After months of nearly universal local condemnation for services not rendered, Ortner Management Group of Yuba City, private owner of half of Mendocino County's annual mental health…

Off the Record (Mar 9, 2016)

MENDOCINO COUNTY supervisors will of course ratify the latest shakedown of a local public agency by master shakedown artist, Jack Silver, and his bogus nonprofit called California River Watch. River…

Off the Record (Mar 2, 2016)

Off the Record (Mar 2, 2016)

MENDO’S TULE ELK HERDS are growing. Like the reintroduced wild turkeys, reintroduced Elk have multiplied to where ranchers in the North County — Covelo, Laytonville, the Coast in the vicinity…

Off the Record (Feb 24, 2016)

SUSAN KEEGAN was bludgeoned to death in her home five years ago. The only other person present was Dr. Peter Keegan, Susan's husband of thirty years. When David Eyster was…

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