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Posts published by “Mike Geniella”

New Courthouse; Same Old Problems

A new $118 million Mendocino County Courthouse’s design will highlight the “casual lifestyle” of the Ukiah Valley while incorporating the latest construction technologies including onsite…

Palace Hotel Buyer Has Plans

A proposed buyer of the historic Palace Hotel told the Ukiah City Council on Wednesday night she envisions transforming the landmark into a lively ground…

The Palace Hotel

A court order issued a week ago has paved the way for completion of a sale of the landmark Palace Hotel in downtown Ukiah. Buyers…

Mendo Courthouse Plans Revived

A revived $118 million state plan to construct a sleek new Mendocino County Courthouse away from Ukiah’s downtown core is being cast by the state…

Gloomy Thoughts

Okay. Up front I will tell I am on a rant. By day’s end where there was a lot of gray but no substantial rain.…

Jules Tavernier & The Elem

A striking 19th century Jules Tavernier painting at first glance seems focused solely on native Pomo dancers performing before a large group of Elem Colony…

Going Home

In these turbulent times it is good to go “home,” even if for just a short visit. Almost 20 years have passed since I lived…

CEO Angelo Departs: ‘I Did What It Takes’

Carmel Angelo shrugs off a chorus of criticism as she nears her final day as CEO of the County of Mendocino, the region’s largest employer.…

So-Called Patriots

The so-called “Mendocino Patriots” are planning on Sunday to show up outside the Ukiah home of the County Public Health Officer to protest his decision…

Gaye LeBaron, Doyenne of Northcoast Journalism

Redwood Region residents are going to miss legendary Sonoma County newspaper columnist Gaye LeBaron, who never forgot her North Coast roots and returned repeatedly to…

Remembering Charlotte Mailliard

My encounter with Charlotte Mailliard Schultz was brief but spectacular. The legendary San Franciscan and I had two long telephone conversations 30 plus years ago.…

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