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Off the Record (Feb 3, 2016)

APOLOGIES to Douglas and Alice Chouteau of Fort Bragg who were likened to fascists in a story by Malcolm Macdonald posted last week. Unfortunately, the same false characterization appears in…

Off the Record (Jan 27, 2016)

AVA COURT REPORTER BRUCE McEWEN and I had lunch Thursday at the attractive and affordable vegetarian restaurant at the City of 10,000 Buddhas in Talmage, formerly the State Hospital at…

Off the Record (Jan 20, 2016)

WONDERFUL ANECDOTE by Alan Haack from the MCN ListServe: Calexico and Mexicali are twin cities on the border of Mexico and California. Calexico, on the California side, has the clean…

Off the Record (Jan 13, 2016)

Off the Record (Jan 13, 2016)

TOM PINIZZOTTO HAS RESIGNED as Health and Human Services Agency Assistant Director effective February 5. The former Ortner Management Group (OMG) employee, in an obvious conflict of interest, used his…

Off the Record (Jan 6, 2016)

TOMMY WAYNE KRAMER, the Ukiah Daily Journal's brilliant columnist and irreplaceable mote in the eye of the smug and the self-righteous, inland division, got himself a New Year's Day helicopter…

Off the Record (Dec 30, 2015)

FORT BRAGG'S revived Taco Bell has customers lining up. Literally. And that's what strikes outsiders as odd, very odd. Why would non-starving people stand in line to get imitation Mexican…

Off the Record (Dec 23, 2015)

CORRECT ME if I'm wrong, and the odds areā€¦ You look at these timber prospectuses that claim the land they're selling can yield something like 21,000 board feet per acre,…

Off the Record (Dec 16, 2015)

THE SUPERVISORS have approved a 16 percent pay raise for District Attorney David Eyster and a 10 percent raise for Sheriff Tom Allman. Supervisors McCowen and Woodhouse wanted to give…

Off the Record (Dec 9, 2015)

THE FOLLOWING PRESS RELEASE, which we will fast forward to spare you the agony of gov-prose, has to do with the County's retirement fund and should be read upside down.…

Off the Record (Dec 2, 2015)

BAD NEWS FOR MENDO. The Board of State Community Corrections will not fund the Sheriff's hoped-for plan to build a unit at the County Jail for mentally ill inmates. The…

Off the Record (Nov 25, 2015)

THE TINY HOUSES VILLAGE proposed for Ukiah by the Supervisors, with Supervisor McCowen leading the charge will, if it proceeds, be an interesting experiment. If you came in late the…

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