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Sutro Heights

Sutro Heights

Adolph Sutro was San Francisco’s mayor from 1895 to 1897. He realized the idiosyncratic weather of the Richmond district, but apparently loved it. After making five million in the Nevada…

Letters (April 5, 2017)

Some time ago Dr. Reyes who heads Mendocino College wrote a rather lengthy letter to the editor (Feb. 7, 2017) that really said very little regarding the football program. Two…

We the Living

If I’d’ve known I’d live so long (I’m 66), I would’ve drank more whisky. I’d’ve trekked through more exotic slums, pitched more nickels, played more penny ante, pot limit Poker…

Life Among The Stacks

Life Among The Stacks

If one were, as I am quite likely to draw an analogy between some aspect of one's life and the Simpsonian universe (I have made fairly clear my position on…

Dawn In The Redwoods IV

After nearly a week in the Humboldt Hilton as Jane Doe, my pregnant girlfriend, Maggie, was finally released. She joined us at Earth First! Base Camp in the redwoods at…

Fishermen At The Brink

Fishermen At The Brink

The chairman of a state fisheries committee has said commercial fishing is in a “precarious state,” as record low salmon runs may trigger a disaster declaration and a proposed catch…

Two-Dollar Duck

I suppose two dollars is a reasonable assessment of value for a 20-year old plastic duck decoy, a fair price to pay, I think, at a yard sale. I got…

Tim Lincecum’s Pot Bust

Tim Lincecum’s Pot Bust

Only in the San Francisco Bay Area did the story cross over from the sports pages to the news pages: on October 30, 2009, Tim Lincecum, the Giants' ace pitcher,…

India Flexes Its Muscles (Part I)

Agra, India — I can see the Taj Mahal from the window of my hotel in Agra, India and I can hear the near constant honking of horns on the…

Mendocino County Today: Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Perp Strut; Animal Shelter Report; Colonel Lingamfelter; Real Hippies; Little Dog; PG&E Forever; Puffy Clouds; Wright v Sisco; Saving KZYX; Yesterday's Catch; SNWMF Lineup; Logging Books; LAFCO Fees; Library Events; Health Class; Boy Blue; Gas Tax…

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