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Posts published in “Day: October 7, 2015

Dead Reckoning

Most families have a code these days, to protect the sanctity of shared holiday meals and allow the normally inane conversations at these events to…

Of Onyx & Guinea Pigs

1972. Santa Cruz. Never enough money. I was working days as a gardener, nights playing music. My girlfriend was a waitress and house cleaner. Rent was cheap but wages were negligible.

Outlaw Ford (II)

Continuing the mildly fictionalized saga of young Les Ford in Mendocino County a hundred ten years or so ago, here is a second excerpt from…

Panther Soccer (Oct 7, 2015)

The annual Alumni game took place last Wednesday evening when this year’s High School team faced players from several previous seasons in what is always…

Letters (Oct 7, 2015)

The fact that three people, none of whom live in Redwood Valley, can make a decision that affects everyone living here and changes the bucolic nature of our pastoral rural small town — against the wishes of its citrizens, is undemocratic, unjust and unfair.

Burning Debra

In the early morning chill of January 27th Debra Bower was rescued from her burning motor-home by a man on his way to work in…

Off the Record (Oct 7, 2015)

FORT BRAGG declared a Stage 3 water emergency last Friday. Stage 1 means bone dry, so there's a ways to go before Fort Bragg becomes…