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Posts published in January 2022

Mendocino County Today: Monday, Jan. 31, 2022

Northerly Winds | Johnnie Pinoli | Rams Win | Peak Westport | MCHCD Conflicts | County Shorts | Valley Kids | Good Dog | Barefoot Bill | Mendo Maidens | Shed Bragg | Gaye Retires | 1920 Greenwood | Library Funding | Spyrock House | Laughable Bulbouts | Lady Hoopsters | Ed Notes | Fairy King | Corruption Index | Vienna Neighbors | Dropped Glock | Freedom Summer | Asymptomatic Spread | Yesterday's Catch | Toxic Legacy | Free World | Extreme Hypocrisy | Smoke Break | Favorite Audit | Two Tools | EV Batteries | Hep Cats | Voting Rights | Delivery Guy | Steam Laundry | Chanticleer | Printing Press | Weed Portal | Buckoltz Family

Fighting for Energy Independence

Back in 2000 when many were concerned about Y2K, I was learning and using hydrogen powered fuel cells. I was a distributor for H power.…

Oaky Joe Blows Hot & Cold

I know James Taylor has seen fire and rain. I have heard him sing about them. Bully for him. I, too, have seen fire and…

Mendocino County Today: Sunday, Jan. 30, 2022

Weak Front | Hunter | Inmate Protest | Pet Roo | Crop Report | Boont Card | Niners/Rams | Tree House | DA Challenge | Dance Party | CalCare Possible | Volunteers Needed | Free Lunch | Bailey Retraction | Barber John | Yesterday's Catch | Unstable Inequality | Clearlake Sunset | Liberal Censorship | Lumber Campers | Conservative Leftist | Noyo Review | Tree Plea | Tom Vaquero | Couple Joes | Name Remains | Free Pleasures | Rustcycle | Dem Money | F-35 | 10 Swedes | Mintz 100 | Dogfood Again | Retire Jeopardy | Wild Bunch | Marco Radio | Swim Team

My Career As An Ecoterrorist

Way back when I was a free-range kid in coastal Southern California, there was a decent-sized freshwater pond about a twenty-minute walk through the barbed-wire…

Mendocino County Today: Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022

Cool Morning | 136 New Cases | Rapid Tests | Jug Handle | School Bond | Russian Gulch | No Respect | Jimmy G | Bike Rides | Pesula Family | AVUSD News | Caspar Lumberjacks | Super PHF | Senile Agitation | Garden Starts | Grunion Collectors | Senior Housing | Ed Notes | Emerald Appropriation | Yesterday's Catch | Gold Standard | Chile Trees | Jeff Mengele | Official Lying | Congregation | Lookout Joe | Book Review | Ax Man | Escape Tunnels | Staff Reports | Didn't Care | Dem Warning | Remaining Relevant | Grand Central | Oil Jobs | Read Banned | Marco Radio | 1795 Etching

When I Grew Up In Ohio

It was a time when everybody in the neighborhood trusted everybody else. I mean that my parents and Dave’s parents trusted each other with their…

Crop Talk

Mendocino County’s latest crop report covers activity in 2020. It was released last week, more than a year after the end of 2020. There’s a…

Mendocino County Today: Friday, Jan. 28, 2022

Mild Weather | 148 New Cases | Another Death | New Fence | Interim CEO | Sun Rays | Museum Curator | Schoolkids 1923 | Ed Notes | Camp Cook | Craigmire | Dirty Jobs | No Sympathy | Truth Mouth | PO Trouble | Johnson Sisters | Sheriff Quarantined | Chilly Wolf | Monarch Mural | Walmart Greeter | Mo Report | Roy Baldecchi | Parallel County | Elevator Desks | Slow Down | Socialism Scary | Weed Webinars | Yesterday's Catch | Israeli Crime | Worthless Signs | Pandemic Censorship | Octopus | Not Over | PA Beautification | Saving Baseball | Boycott Bayer | Senate Control | Blank Faces | NATO Responsible | Indian Executioner | Tat Crime

PG&E’s War Against Trees

PG&E’s war against trees isn’t confined to Humboldt County. I’ve received letters from outraged landowners in Shasta and Mendocino Counties, and read about infuriating encounters…

Reactions to Bookworm Tax Proposal

I recently reported that Mendocino County library supporters informed me of their intention to circulate petitions to place a tax measure on the November 2022…

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