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Posts published by “Mike Geniella”

Low Juror Turnout

About one in three Mendocino County residents summoned for possible jury duty are failing to show up. Empty JuryRoom Court statistics show that more than…

All Rise for the Cement Palace

State court officials are ready to call for bids for construction of a planned $118 million new Mendocino County Courthouse in Ukiah. The new court…

Noble Waidelich’s Sudden Downfall

It felt like witnessing a public execution without knowing what the condemned man did. The sudden downfall this past week of popular Ukiah Police Chief…

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.…

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