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Posts published by “Bob Dempel”

Sonoma County Rebuffs Disability Needs

Sonoma County has now almost eliminated the need for disabled parking spaces in front of highly special needed spaces. The County has advertised that Covid-19…

Table for 150 Please

Yes, I asked for a table for 150, actually for lunch. I was part of a group doing the serving. Let me explain. I belong…

Fur & Feed

For many years a Junior Livestock Auction has been held during the Redwood Empire Fair in Ukiah. The community supports the auction buying all sorts…

$1500 Pig’s Feet

My wife and I are both great supporters of the Junior Livestock Auctions held at local fairs. Recently we attended the pig auction at the…

Let’s Rodeo

Before we get started let’s learn how to correctly say rodeo, it’s  ro-dee-o, not ro-day-o. I never participated in a big-time rodeo venue. One time…

Old Town’s Not The Same

That’s the name of a song which reminds me of Ukiah. I needed to visit an appliance store on the north end of town. When…

Home Sweet Ukiah

Reese Witherspoon is a favorite actress of mine. Next to Kate Winslet who was in the movie Titanic. I loved that scene where she steams up…

Lillie Langtry, Orville Magoon & Bob

I was introduced to Guenoc Ranch in the late 1960s. I was selling fertilizer and Guenoc Ranch would use a large amount of fertilizer on…

Leaving On a Jet Plane

At 85 there are just some things you want to do before you just cannot do them. A case in point was to go to…

Seabiscuit, the VP & Me

The recent death of Walter Mondale brings back strong memories for me, back to when I and many other Mendocino County residents had a first-hand…

The U.S. Mail

Anytime I get mail from the government I consider it important and a little threatening. So, the latest mail is from the U.S. Customs and…

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