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Notes from the Inferno

Cool temperatures, gentle winds, Mendocino County's steadfast volunteer fire departments, and impromptu neighborhood groups, have combined to hold the line on the most menacing of…

Mendocino Burning

Friday evening about seven, as Old Testament reggae entertained rapturous crowds at the Boonville Fairgrounds with rhythmic warnings that Judgment Day would soon be upon…

Boonville’s Star Spangled Thursday

A thousand people in Boonville is fifty thousand in San Francisco, and there were more than a thousand people in Boonville by five o'clock last…

Locals To Planners: ‘Enough Grapes!’

The old plan, the young live. Most of the people at last Thursday's Planning Commission hearing to address the Anderson Valley Alternative General Plan Draft…

The Soldier Comes Home

Jesse Slotte comes home tomorrow, home with a purple heart, home from a war that almost claimed him as another of its innumerable victims, home…

Tree Rustling, Fort Bragg Style

The day after escrow closed on the Fort Bragg property Wayne and Mason Cottrell bought out on Franklin Road, they logged the property next door.…

Chiselers Smith & Colfax Denounce Grand Jury

The Grand Jury's careful documentation of travel reimbursement abuse by Supervisors Kendall Smith (Fort Bragg) and J. David Colfax (Boonville) brought angry denunciations from both…

Heads Roll at Free Speech Radio

Mendocino County's marijuana controversy got its best airing yet when free speech made a rare, hour-long appearance at the county's public radio station last Thursday…

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