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Mendocino County Today: Thursday, April 13, 2017

Upskirt Deliberations; Leonard Pinola; Counselor Banished; Little Dog; Love Hurts; Sutro Wine; BookingMobile; Fierce Ancestors; Braxton's Coffeshop; Quiz Night; Fatal Collision; Yesterday's Catch; Disappointing Loot; Pacification; Friendly Skies; Foster Kittens; Wolf Dogs; Pot Swap; Improv Workshops; Usal Cleanup; Salmon Season; Om-diddy-do…

Mendo Glyphosate Roundup

Mendo Glyphosate Roundup

Top Glyphosate (Roundup) Users, Mendocino County, 2016 * * * By Permittee: Beckstoffer Vineyards-Mendo [winegrape] 442 gallons Mendocino Redwood Company [timber] 373 gallons Chevalier Vineyard Mgt Inc [winegrape, pear] 269 gallons Roederer (Anderson…

India Flexes Its Muscle: Part II

India Flexes Its Muscle: Part II

Jaipur, India — I have watched a whole family of monkeys perched on ancient stonewalls, and I have followed elephants as they’ve galumphed down the avenues of monstrous cities—undaunted by…

LAFCO Laffs At Anderson Valley

Phillip Thomas, Board member of Anderson Valley Ambulance Service, made the following remarks at the Monday, April 3, meeting of the Local Area Formation Commission (LAFCO) at the Board of…

Caleb Silver Just Might Face the Midnight Needle

Caleb Silver Just Might Face the Midnight Needle

The death penalty reared its ghastly head in Judge John Behnke’s courtroom last Thursday afternoon, and the specter appeared in the form of the former People’s Temple lawyer Tim Stoen,…

Death Is Nothing to Us

Lewis Lapham and historian Stephen Greenblatt discuss the Dawn of Thought and the Italian Renaissance. [A short podcast.]…

Scandal Of The Week

Scandal Of The Week

(Ed Note: This kind of thing happens with enough regularity in public sector Mendocino County, and is just as often kept top secret, that the only way to make the…

Monsanto Grangers

Monsanto Grangers

I drove up Highway One Monday afternoon to the old Fort Bragg Grange building in Inglenook to meet the local resistance. The Grangers, officially The National Grange of the Order…

Prozac & Medical Marijuana

Everybody who knows the history of the medical marijuana movement knows that Dennis Peron started the San Francisco Cannabis Buyers Club in response to the AIDS epidemic, circa 1990. Less well…

Jim Murphy’s Mountain (Exit Inter) View

Jeff Hillier sat in Cove Coffee at Arena Cove Pier when in walked Jim Murphy of Mountain View Ranch. A fixture at the coffee shop since 1989, Murphy’s an old…

When Loggers Meet…

When Loggers Meet…

Last month the 79th annual Redwood Region Logging Conference (RRLC) in Eureka was attended by thousands of folks of all ages celebrating everything related to logging on the North Coast.…

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