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La Familia In Boonville?

The Mexican drug cartel La Familia went down last week, big time, with kingpins arrested in 19 states and 750 pounds of meth seized and…

Keevan Labowitz from Kenya

I found a note in the faculty room at AVHS and think it deserves a broader audience. These are excerpts not the entire text. “What’s…

Alphonse Riede

Alphonse Joseph Hingel Riede, born April 10, 1930 in Toronto, Ontario, the only child of Katharine (nee Hingel) and Alphons Riede. Alphons died peacefully after…

Letters to the Editor 10/28/2009

APPRECIATING HISTORY I Letter to the Editor, Our Enclosure Project is well under way! We want to extend thanks to the many donors that are…

Gowan’s Generosity

The Gowan family once again invited every kinder­gartener and first grade student to come on down and pick (for a tiny fee) their very own…

Why is Tim in jail?

Editor, My soon to be wife and I  find ourselves in an unfor­tunate situation due to Mendocino County detectives failure to perform their full duties…

Valley People, 10/28/2009

THE ANNUAL LION'S CLUB Halloween costume parade is this Saturday night, October 31 at 7pm at the high school gym. Everyone welcome. There will be…

Where Are They Now?

Wendy Emal gave me a map she had hung in the high school library in 1999 with arrows pointing to the places different students were…

Cox Case Settled — But Questions Remain

Deputy Jason Cox’s long anticipated sexual harass­ment lawsuit against the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office was dismissed late last week “with prejudice.” The terms of the…

All the Populism Money Can Buy

Across the country, weekend before last there were anti-war demonstrations, modest in turnout, but hopefully a warning to Obama that war without end or reason…

Threads Of Life

I remember sticking my hand in the plaster of Paris, and my teacher sticking a pencil through the top. It was a gift for Mama,…

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