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Letters (Oct. 18, 2017)

There is the suggestion that fires start with windblown trees breaking power lines. Our recent fire followed the path of the 1964 fire. When areas are rebuilt, it seems prudent…

Incident At Cuffey’s Cove

How did I go from a city council meeting in Fort Bragg on a Monday night to the wind whistling bluffs behind Cuffey's Cove Cemetery ten days later? The journey…

Mendocino County Today: Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017

Reconstruction Proposals; Fire Update; Airtanker; Legal Aide; Cleanup Risks; Firefight; Electrical Fires; Saint Anselm; Little Dog; BOS Meeting; Fall Color; DA Punts; Railcar; Sewage Meeting; Keegan Testimony; Mislinked; Yesterday's Catch; Our Leaders; Trump Presidency; Sacrificial Lambs; Mendocino Theatre; Climate Change; Nuannarpoq; Inmate Firefighters; Losing People; Nanook's Friend; Vetoed Bill…

Raises & Business As Usual

Sheriff Tom Allman reported on the ongoing fire catastrophe in the Board Chambers last Tuesday morning. He said that the Mendo Redwood Complex Fire was just one of ten officially…

Off the Record (Oct. 18, 2017)

LEGENDARY UKIAH STREET PERSON, Kelisha Alvarez, was in court Tuesday morning seeking a pass to get out of jail for an interview at a rehab program. She kept interrupting Judge…

Three Cheers For The Orange Angels!

Three Cheers For The Orange Angels!

The Orange Angels as they are affectionately known to our readers who suggested the AVA give a great big shout-out of appreciation to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation…

Viewscapes

I dropped out of high school when I turned 16. Now having a union job, a ’59 Chevy, cruising buddies, girlfriends and plenty of gas money, I never did return.…

We Do Not Rejoice

We Do Not Rejoice

The City of Fort Bragg and the world were memorializing genocide on the Monday (Columbus Day) normally set appointed for the bi-weekly meeting. So the City Council met Tuesday. There…

Valley People (Oct. 18, 2017)

Valley People (Oct. 18, 2017)

ANDERSON VALLEY PITCHES IN: “During this tremendously awful time we have felt helpless seeing, hearing and living the tragedy that is ravaging our county and neighbors across Northern California. We…

‘Machine Guns For Rent’

Amongst several other counter-culture proclivities, I have been anti-war, anti-weapons of war, anti-nuclear most of my life. In the mid- to late-1980s I started regularly going to the Nevada Nuclear…

And The Sun Became Black As Sackcloth Of Hair & The Moon Became As Blood

And The Sun Became Black As Sackcloth Of Hair & The Moon Became As Blood

Like half of northern California, I woke up Monday morning to the subtle smell of smoke. Outside the early morning eastern sky was an unearthly frosty pink. I got a…

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