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There’s Fish in the Yorkville Hills

There’s Fish in the Yorkville Hills

Lots of fish. But these fish aren't found in the occasional streams that meander down to the Rancheria, fighting their way to and from the distant Pacific. No sir, these…

The New Ukiah Courthouse (annotated)

The New Ukiah Courthouse (annotated)

(Ed note: The following sales pitch for a new County Courthouse by Judge David Nelson is annotated by Bruce Anderson.) Plans for a new Ukiah courthouse at the old railroad…

Pearl Harbor Survivor

Pearl Harbor Survivor

Count me as one. I was two, my brother one, when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, on December 7, 1941. My brother and I were born in Honolulu where our…

Election Notes 2014

Election Notes 2014

There was one consistent theme in Tuesday’s (Preliminary) election results: Except for the Willits City Council, not one incumbent kept his/her seat. Whether it was the Coast Hospital Board, the…

Hellzapoppin In The Anderson Valley!

Hellzapoppin In The Anderson Valley!

A community meeting will be held Wednesday, October 22nd, 5:30pm, at the Philo Grange to discuss recent events at the Anderson Valley Health Center.…

MRC — Same Old Same Old

MRC — Same Old Same Old

The Fisher family of San Francisco owns the Mendocino Redwood Company and the Humboldt Redwood Company. They've made pots of dough in the garment industry and, it almost goes without…

The Midnight Rambler

The Midnight Rambler

The Board of Supes, on October 7th, is set to approve a contract for newly promoted "Interim" County Counsel Doug Losak. Losak had been "Acting" County Counsel since his appointment…

Welcome Home, Sgt. Berry

Steven Berry is a Marine. He barely survived heavy fighting in both Iraq and Afghanistan, suffering such horrific injuries in Afghanistan that he was medically retired after ten years of…

The Health Center Meeting

The Health Center Meeting

DISGRUNTLED locals filled the high school cafeteria late Monday afternoon for a meeting of the Anderson Valley Health Center's board of directors. Complaints about the ominous direction of the Center,…

My Grapes Or Your Sleep

Sleepless people are unhappy people, and there are lots of sleepless, unhappy people in the Anderson Valley these days. Many of Anderson Valley's grape growers, large and small, have installed…

Mendo’s Labor Wars

Mendo’s Labor Wars

The slo-mo labor relations trainwreck between SEIU 1021 and Mendocino County continues to play out with both sides having now issued dueling press releases based on the findings and recommendations…