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Off the Record (Sep. 27, 2017)

Off the Record (Sep. 27, 2017)

I'VE WATCHED the first three installments of "Vietnam," the PBS special by Burns and Novick. The first 90 minutes were very good, and provide a clear, fair explication of the…

Off the Record (Sep. 20, 2017)

ALLISON GLASSEY has resigned as director of the County Museum in Willits. A former County administrator, Glassey’s sinecure was arranged at the Museum by the Supervisors as a reward for…

Off the Record (Sep. 13, 2017)

Off the Record (Sep. 13, 2017)

BOONDOGGLE ALERT! Agenda Item 4w on Tuesday’s Supe’s agenda: Approval of Agreement with Mendocino County Office of Education in the Amount of $175,000 to Provide CalFresh Outreach Services to School…

Off the Record (Sep. 6, 2017)

THE WAY WE LIVE NOW. Fred Gardner writes: Justin B., 19, has always been a bicycle person. He works at a bike store in Salem, Oregon and takes long road…

Off the Record (Aug. 30, 2017)

Off the Record (Aug. 30, 2017)

YOU SAY SUPE'S meetings are boring. Not the August 22 meeting, which featured both a Mendo First and an Only In Mendo. SUPERVISOR JOHN McCOWEN began what became a memorable…

Off the Record (Aug. 23, 2017)

Off the Record (Aug. 23, 2017)

WAS RUFFING PUSHED or did she jump? I'm guessing the Fort Bragg City Manager was pushed then, assured of a soft landing onto a cash-stuffed mattress, jumped. It would have…

Off the Record (Aug. 16, 2017)

Off the Record (Aug. 16, 2017)

DR. PETER KEEGAN CHARGED WITH MURDER. If you came in late, real late, a Mendocino County criminal grand jury has indicted Keegan for the murder of his wife Susan. Mrs.…

Off The Record (Aug. 9, 2017)

I THOUGHT it was my very own conspiracy theory until a friend told me that he’d heard basically the same thing from Alex Jones, the mega-loon, and the go to…

Off the Record (Aug. 2, 2017)

Off the Record (Aug. 2, 2017)

THE SPANISH LANGUAGE INTERPRETER for the Superior Court in Ukiah went on strike this morning, Monday, July 31st, citing long-standing discriminatory labor practices. The strike was part of a statewide…

Off the Record (July 26, 2017)

Off the Record (July 26, 2017)

IF MENDOCINO COUNTY got cut off from the rest of Trumplandia tomorrow, our survival chances would be pretty good, what with our numerous small farms, our plethora of citizens with…

Off the Record (July 19, 2017)

A TRUCK & TRAILER FIRE Sunday afternoon on the Willits Grade quickly became so large CalFire awarded it its own name. The “Grade Fire.” It burned in a northeasterly direction…