Home » 2017 » March » 08

Deputy Massey Looks Back

AVA: How much prostitution have you encountered in your duties? Massey: I've only run across a few cases. I don't think it's that widespread. But there is some occurring in…

The Quarrel—Take One 

The quarrel began because I wanted to go jogging in the evening snow storm. Our Vine Street apartment was only two blocks from the outer loop of Warinanco Park. Warinanco…

Drug Ed 101: Just Say Know

For a time I provided 'drug education' in public and private schools. As an outsider consultant, this was often tacit recognition that nobody on staff could or wanted to do…

Mistrial Declared

Mistrial Declared

UPDATE: Moorman just granted a mistrial in Peak driving case. Document disclosure the issue. Jury had sent notice a verdict had been reached. But jurors sent home after mistrial declared.…

Coast Hospital: Déjà Vu Again

The takeaway from last week's Coast Hospital piece was this: In the fall of 2016 Mendocino Coast District Hospital's Chief Financial Officer (CFO) downplayed the seriousness of billing and coding…

The $500 Burrito

I suppose everyone has experienced moments of self disgust and responsibilities for self accusations as in "How in the hell could you be so stupid?" I have experienced a few…

Off the Record (March 8, 2017)

Off the Record (March 8, 2017)

MENDOCINO COUNTY’S tweaker community may be unaware of their preferred drug’s appropriately grim history. The fat guy with Hitler was his doctor, the man who regularly injected the One True…

Fort Bragg Notes

I spent the morning talking to Fort Bragg's development director, Marie Jones. She expressed a quiet dismay and gentle sympathy over the fate of my ship, which is after all a local…

Inspiration

When you’ve run completely out of ideas, and your stock-in-trade, or at least the thing that keeps the lights on, is ideas (often metaphorically represented as a light bulb flashing…

The 26th Annual AV Variety Show

No matter who is in the White House, each year spring rolls around. Or at least it has so far. We don’t know what the Russians have in store for…

Cardinals Place Second, and Move On

The Mendocino High girls varsity basketball squad continued their extraordinary season last week  in mixed fashion last week, convincingly beating Emery in the opening game of NCS playoffs before losing…

Page 1 of 212