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Posts published by “Malcolm Macdonald”

Coast Healthcare Dilemmas

At a February 3 zoom forum, Jason Wells, the former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Adventist Health (AH) for Mendocino County and current leader of…

John Redding In His Own Words

The words of John Redding, a member of the Mendocino Coast Health Care District (MCHCD) Board of Directors for the last three years (plus): April…

This Is for All the Lonely People

Splitting kindling under a dwindling sun Leaves on the ground beneath the trees Delicious–golden and red Leaves damp brown Redwood and fir snags Spires on…

Problematic Hospital District Board

Regular readers will have noticed my return to the problematic topic that is the Mendocino Coast Health Care District (MCHCD) in this new year of…

Trustee John Redding

In the span of a few days in January, a member of the Mendocino Coast Health Care District (MCHCD) Board of Directors appears to have…

Coast Hospital, Round Three

Think it is time for some clarification. I have seen this posted on Facebook and heard it so many times I started to believe it…

Coast Hospital Crossroads

Recently we delved into the crossroads Mendocino Coast residents are in about the future of healthcare here in this relatively remote portion of Northern California.…

A New Fort Bragg Hospital?

The Mendocino Coast is facing a crossroads decision about healthcare. That decision will be greatly impacted by fiscal realities and the input of people who…

Flight 629: Explosion at the Drive-In

By and large, Americans have short memories. Few citizens could tell you why anyone should “Remember the Maine,” a propaganda-filled phrase that played out in…

Eminent Domain: Not Just for Playground Trains

The owners of the Skunk train using eminent domain powers may have opened eyes around the Mendocino Coast in ways heretofore unimagined. Let's review the…

The Cain Murder & Mr. Holmes

Last time we briefly touched on the wanton murders of Native Americans in the early days of Mendocino County, with no punishment rendered. In a…

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