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Historian Shelby Foote on the Confederate Flag

Letters (Aug. 16, 2017)

I am very disappointed in Georgeanne Croskey's recent announcement [that she will not seek re-election when her term runs out]. First, she was appointed to serve out Tom Woodhouse's term…

Casino

Here in Colorado, both marijuana and casino gambling are legal. I have no moral judgment on this, other than pot was more fun back when. Speaking of drugs, a clear…

Smoke & Fire

Cue the corn pone Nazis. Enter, stage left. Well, what did you expect? With the various authorities in this culture incessantly applying “white privilege” noogies to the public’s skull, sooner…

Over-Reactions

The human brain is an amazing organ, and capable of some genuinely astonishing things. I'm not even talking about Einstein-y super-genius level insight, which is of course amazing but not…

Mendocino County Today: Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017

Ruffing Retires; Peak Resigns; Settler Case; FB Notes; Ruffing Opinions; 1947 Airplane; Library News; Seven Barns; Mr Right; FB Homeless; Pet Sale; 1984 Heist; Badass Platoon; Dr Phil; Cannabis Updates; Sustainable Technology; Little Dog; Swap Shop; Hit/Run/Reconsider; Water Dispute; Black Phoebe; Hearing Gunshots; Yesterday's Catch; Hard Times; Zen Punch; Ukiah Speedway…

Re-Opened Cannabis Ordinance Nearly Wrapped

The Mendocino County Board of Supervisors last week) August 8, concluded a month-long series of meetings on cleaning up, tweaking, and amending its three-month-old Cannabis Ordinance. As has been the…

Jonathan Opet For The Defense

Anderson Valley’s very own Atticus Finch (the character played by Gregory Peck in the Hollywood version of To Kill A Mockingbird), Jonathan Opet of the Office of the Public Defender…

Coast Hospital Ignores Complaints

Coast Hospital Ignores Complaints

Here's your headline: With a lone exception, the Mendocino Coast District Hospital Board of Directors has decided to ignore a growing list of seemingly valid complaints from a number of…

Humco Sheriff: Jail Assault Reflects ‘New Reality’

The attack of a corrections deputy by inmates has led Humboldt County Sheriff Billy Honsal to call attention to the impacts of the state’s public safety realignment and increasing crime…

Know Your Snitch

Know Your Snitch

The letter arrived in the mail. They turned me down. Mendocino County refused to issue me a business license for short-term rentals. The Mendocino County Board of Supervisors must be…

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