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Finnegan Loses to “Rat Bitch”

A secret report detailing deep divisions within the Mendocino County District Attorney’s office tells how DA candidate Matt Finnegan was fired a year ago after…

From the Blogs: Finnegan Loses to “Rat Bitch”

A secret report detailing deep divisions within the DA's office tells how DA candidate Matt Finnegan was fired a year ago after “mounting a campaign of character assassination” against a supervising attorney he called the “rat bitch.”

Me, The Pope & Aaron Vargas

I don’t know if Aaron Vargas, the Fort Bragg man who was scheduled to go on trial this month for killing his longtime sexual abuser,…

Drinking the Wicked Bari Brew – Again

Twenty years later I should know better. But I can’t stop myself. I’m going to partake of the wicked Bari brew, knowing a nasty hangover…

Is Lintott Playing Pot Politics?

For two years a high-profile pot case against a Ukiah teacher hung in legal limbo. But an unexplained decision by DA Lintott to suddenly forge ahead with felony prosecution of teacher Jeff Burrell has shocked his family and friends and cast his teaching career in doubt.

From the Blogs: Water Quality Down the Drain?

While Mendocino County is known nationally for its embrace of sustainable agricultural practices, D.C. is taking a huge step back from three decades of aggressively pursuing water quality protections.

Saving Aaron Vargas – It May be Too Late

I don’t know Fort Bragg carpenter Todd Rowan, but I admire him. In a few short remarks quoted Sunday in the San Francisco Chronicle, Rowan…

Looking For Truth, Finding Myths

The latest effort to canonize Judi Bari is unfolding on Facebook, the social network that reaches millions of possible new converts on the web.

Things Looking Up For Tall Timber

The North Coast’s biggest timber operator says the economy is looking up in tall timber country despite the state’s still sagging new housing and home improvement markets.

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