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Off the Record (Sep 2, 2015)

A FORT BRAGG READER WRITES of the late Janice Owings that “she was the best example or could have served as “poster child” for people who are unable or unwilling…

Off the Record (Aug 26, 2015)

Off the Record (Aug 26, 2015)

ELEVEN BLACK WOMEN were kicked off the Napa Valley Wine Train on Saturday for enjoying themselves. The specific charge was that they were too loud. Accounts of the episode are…

Off the Record (Aug 19, 2015)

THE COMBINATION of Governor Brown's realignment and Prop 47 aren't good for any community, but for an outlaw-heavy community like remote Covelo the twin measures are likely to be lethal.…

Off the Record (Aug 12, 2015)

THE NAVARRO RIDGE murder-suicide last week took the lives of Valerie Ann Morales, 77, and Martin Charles Morales, 80, both of whom, we understand, were in failing health. He shot…

Off the Record (Aug 5, 2015)

MENDOCINO COUNTY firefighters have filed a citizen initiative to address the danger posed by millions of trees killed and left standing in the forest. ALBION-LITTLE RIVER fire chief Ted Williams…

Off the Record (July 29, 2015)

BOWE BERGDAHL, the once-missing US soldier in Afghanistan released in a prisoner exchange with the Taliban and later accused of desertion, turned up in Mendocino County last week. He was…

Off the Record (July 22, 2015)

Off the Record (July 22, 2015)

A FRENZIED midnight knife attack Sunday two miles northwest of Laytonville has left a 17-year-old boy and a 52-year-old man dead. Two other persons at the Meadow Lane home of…

Off the Record (July 15, 2015)

ROUGHLY a quarter of the 8,145 undocumented people released from local jails between January and August of last year were later arrested for various crimes, according to an Immigration and…

Off The Record (July 8, 2015)

THE RECALL of Fort Bragg mayor, Dave Turner, has stalled. Papers suspiciously not filed on time, too many “strong” personalities dominating recall meetings, alienating people unhappy with Turner's arrogant, heedless…

Off the Record (July 1, 2015)

"JUDGE REFUSES to halt homeless center in Fort Bragg." Haven't seen the judge's decision so it's impossible to evaluate his logic. And, we understand Judge Henderson's ruling will be appealed.…

Off the Record (June 24, 2015)

Off the Record (June 24, 2015)

THE BIDDING FOR THE REMCO SITE in Willits is, we'd suppose, a done deal, as deals are always done in small-town Mendocino County. The seven acres in the middle of…

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