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Drug Runners: The Tarahumara Run Afoul of the Law

How the cartels exploited the legendary long distance runners of Northern Mexico.…

Letters (Aug. 2, 2017)

Thank you for the placement of the 45 mph calming signs. I hope that over time they will calm traffic. Unfortunately, as they were being installed there was an accident…

The Fort Bragg Mill Site

The Fort Bragg Mill Site

When the fog rolled in at dusk the Safeway parking lot lights turned the gray to a dusky orange and the asphalt was yellow. Highway 1 murmured in the background.…

At The Not So Simple Fair

Saturday morning the baby awoke at about five o'clock, like usual. For a couple hours she fussed and had her diaper changed, nursed again, and went back to sleep. She…

Clancy Sigal (1926-2017): Big Ballsy Anti-Fascist

I did not know Clancy Sigal well, but I read almost all of his books, including Going Away, Weekend in Dinlock, Zone of the Interior, Hemingway Lives!, plus A Woman of Uncertain Character—which is about…

Guns & Doors

Every time I knock politely on a door, the traditional and accepted manner of requesting ingress, consultation, or succor from whomever is behind it, and am greeted with a firearm…

Keep Mendo’s Ambulance Services Local

Keep Mendo’s Ambulance Services Local

In 2013, the second of two expensive studies pointed out the obvious: Mendocino County’s emergency medical services were inadequately funded, uncoordinated, hard to staff and fragile. At about that same…

Valley People (Aug. 2, 2017)

NO PRESSER YET from the Sheriff’s Department, but there was a large-scale pot raid in Navarro last Friday afternoon. The raid team had assembled near the Masonite Road so, presumably,…

The Organs Of Salamanca

Histories of the organ draw a stark distinction between the instrument’s origins in antiquity, where it was deployed in the arena to accompany gladiatorial combat, and its later life in…

Mendocino County Today: Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Rental Moratorium; Reddick Settles; Millsite Report; Misinformation; Triple Digits; General Kelly; Trespassing Signs; Daniel's Remorse; 93 Spillways; Weird Restrooms; BOLO Jackson; Little Dog; Vaccination Time; Therapy Horse; Yesterday's Catch; Backroad America; Painful Change; American Lunacy; Eel Victory; Salmon Count; Ventura Meltdown…

Coast Hospital: Code Red (Ink)

According to a long time employee of Mendocino Coast District Hospital (MCDH), the President of that institution's Board of Directors, Steve Lund, attempted to harass and intimidate the employee during…

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