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Shipwrecks On The Mendocino Coast

Shipwrecks On The Mendocino Coast

As a historian I’ve always been fascinated by shipwrecks, but not in the conventional manner. Yes, there is drama in the ship crashing on the rocks and the exciting rescue…

California’s First Woman Lawyer

California’s First Woman Lawyer

In researching other items from the 1870s I ran across this note from a San Francisco newspaper in 1879: “Mrs. Clara S. Foltz appeared recently in the Nineteenth District Court…

Valley People (June 14, 2017)

RASTAFARIA comes to Boonville this weekend, all weekend. Take it away, Jimmy… A one and a two, and a doobie doobie do — Your love, lifting me higher Than I've…

Massacre in Mexico

How a U.S. drug operation sparked a cartel bloodbath near the Texas border.…

Regulating Pot

Regulating Pot

Tony Linegar has a wealth of experience in two northern California counties where cannabis has long been a major cash crop: Mendocino and Sonoma. Before taking over the reigns as the…

The Ongoing Saga of the San Juan

The Ongoing Saga of the San Juan

Saturday morning early I pulled into the Fort Bragg McDonalds to get a shot of joe. It had been a hard strange week. The boys were sitting around on the concrete…

Ah, The Summer Of Love

This year marks 50 years since nineteen 67 and it seems everyone in San Francisco is filled with nostalgia for the Summer of Love. A lot of our cultural institutions…

The Gulls Have Spoken

I only ever deliberately killed another animal once in my life. It was in the mid-80s and I was working on a farm/nursery in Durango, Colorado, where the mistress of…

Big

Getting my first computer was inspired by a visit to AVA regular Jim Gibbons, in the hills outside of Willits. He was on solar power and had a Mac Plus…

Mendocino County Today: Wednesday, June 14, 2017

InfoNut Interview; Mendo's Promotors; City Hall; Co-op Expulsion; Little Dog; Treeless Park; BBQ Gone Bad; Fat Cat; Captain Fathom; Prosperous Developers; Local History; Disappearing Kelp; Yesterday's Catch; Eco-socialist Revolution; Stupid Danger; Wonder Women; Reincarnation; Israeli Occupation; Guitar Masters…

Playing By The Rules

The county is holding meetings this week in Laytonville, Ukiah, Fort Bragg, and Boonville to publicly unveil its newly-minted “Track and Trace” system that will, well, track and trace ganja…

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