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Posts published by “Freda Moon”

Take that, Vermont!

Vermont is the state with the most breweries per capita, with one per every 32,698 residents. Mendocino County has one per 21,555 Mendonesians. How bout them apples?

Plea Deal in Vargas Case

Aaron Vargas pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter Tuesday afternoon for the February '09 killing of Darrell McNeill.

From the World Food File: Brain Vegetable

My pops and his lovely lady are in Jamaica right now, where they're eating something called Brain Vegetable. This just in, from the AVA's intriguing…

Green Door Studio Vs. V’Canto: Round Two

Some fights start small and build into a rage that ends in bloodshed. Others begin with a man shouting, “Hey, fuck face!” at 8am on…

Q&A with Mindy Galliani

Last week, I sat down with Mindy Galliani, Aaron Vargas's sister, at the Vargas family home in Fort Bragg. Mindy has been working virtually full-time…

In Vargas Case, Prosecutors Bring Out the Big Guns

It’s official. The Aaron Vargas murder trial has entered the realm of theabsurd. Facing a tough trial in a county known for its independent, anti-authoritarian…

An Interview with Mindy Galliani (VIDEO)

Mindy Galliani, sister of accused murderer Aaron Vargas, talks about vigilantism, the rights of sex offenders and much more.

The new, old Fort Bragg Bakery

I wrote a sweet little piece of fluff on Fort Bragg's new artisanal bakery and its hulking wood-burning brick oven. Normally, I'm not one for…