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Posts published in “Day: December 30, 2009

Weed: the Elephant in the DA’s Office

Former prosecutor David Eyster is jumping into the race for Mendocino County District Attorney, setting the stage for a robust debate over the county’s current…

Letters to the Editor 12/30/2009

Almost of a year ago, I wrote an editorial for the Santa Rosa Press-Democrat in which I called on Barack Obama to be the hero the country so sorely needed (“We Need a Hero,” SRPD, 1/18/09).

Great Moments In Public Deliberation

The following is a verbatim transcript of an exchange between County Supervisor John McCowen and Mendocino County Assessor-Clerk Recorder Susan Ranochak at the Board of…

Off the Record 12/30/2009

BACK ON MONDAY the 14th of December, the Board of Supervisors, as expected, voted 5-0 to allow a quarry operation on Poonkinney Road, an area…

Valley People 12/30/2009

OF ALL THE FILMS that will be shown at the forthcoming Anderson Valley Film Festival at the Philo Grange the weekend of January 29th to January 31st, don't miss Rivers of a Lost Coast, a documentary narrated by Tom Skerritt who played the Rev. Maclean in A River Runs Through It.

Courtroom Drama, 2009

On a cold dark night last winter in Fort Bragg as a chill wind whistled ashore over the chop, the cops swept into the living…

An Interview with Bryan Pearn

In 2008, 15-year-old Bryan Pearn won high honors at the California State Science Fair with a project that examined how widespread water thievery had damaged a creek near his house in Willits, California