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Why America Is Dying, Exhibit A

Most of the people commenting at last Monday's Supervisor's General Plan meeting wanted the Supervisors to give the interested public, much of it from Anderson…

Going Around In Circles Forever

Last Monday the Supervisors held their annual Economic Development Workshop. The subject of the day was "What role should the CEO and the Board have…

File It Under Ridiculous

During a routine discussion of a proposed leash ordinance for the new dog park in Ukiah last Tuesday, Supervisor Pinches casually asked, "How does this…

Racial Profiling In Mendo

On May 22, about two in the morning, two young African-Americans from the East Bay, Brandon Sanders, a graduate student, and John Rhone an aspiring…

Old Murders Never Die

The nude body of 18-year-old Barbara Stroud was found by a County road crew north of Willits on Wednesday, January 10th, 1973. The honors graduate…

Railroading Rexrode: Fish & Game Goes Hunting

Four hours after Russell Rexrode handed a month-old mountain lion cub to a Fish and Game warden, he was arrested for having it. But, as…

Bums, Budgets, Bumblers & Other Busts

Last Tuesday's Supervisors Board combined discussion of a fresh set of catastrophes with a discussion of catastrophes carried over from the August 26th meeting. The…

Teeter-Totter

Three years ago the County's budget had already grown to $187 million. There was the usual ritualistic rhetoric about belt-tightening, cut-backs and general austerity, but…

Getting Away With It

In recent months, the Mendocino County District Attorney has prosecuted a Fort Bragg man for saving a mountain lion cub, put a Little River man…

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