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The Mendocino Outlaws

October, 1879 — Four men rode into the woods east of Mendocino. They unsaddled their horses then set up camp in an old hay shed.…

A Big, Shiny, Hollow Puzzle

We’ve been hearing “change is good” for so long some of us believe it, but the more changes I see the more things get worse. …

Mendocino County Today: Saturday, February 27, 2021

LOGGING INDUSTRY INCLUDED IN CURRENT VACCINE TIERS: Two New Vax Events Monday & Wednesday. Dr. Andrew Coren, Mendocino County Public Health Officer announced today that…

Blindman (March 7, 2007)

It was 1971 and we had just moved from the city to the Mathias Ranch six miles south of Boonville with an overwhelming load of…

Mendocino County Today: Friday, Feb. 26, 2021

Chilly Mornings | 5 New Cases | Valerie Morse | Heron | Seen Barbara? | Downed Redwood | Groundhog Dayish | Gaytonville WSJ | Unity Club | Graceful Farewell | Curbside Library | Coast Deputy | Vaccine Distribution | Fire Crew | Asians Good | Coral Mushroom | Rail Trail | Beacon Abs | Ed Notes | Choose Damnation | Wheelchair Gang | Objectively Drunk | Old Clippings | Rutherford Found | Closing State | Yesterday's Catch | Remembering Ferlinghetti | Portrait | My Friend | With Howl | Trans Althletes | True Optimism | Underlying Conditions | Frozen Angel | Gina Canceled | Cagey Titles | Manichee | Sound Silence | Flight | F-35 Failed | Lithium Valley | Empty Houses | Opposing Tanden | Never Together

First New Year, Floodgate Bar

New Year's Eve, 1971-2, my consort and my first in Anderson Valley.  We had moved here from San Francisco on April Fools Day, been in…

McGuire’s Gravy Trail

In the huge, multi-million dollar study which McGuire’s Great Redwood Trail 2018 bill commissioned which was to be completed by last summer (it was), we…

Rush To Misjudgment

The first time I heard Rush Limbaugh was on my father’s car radio decades ago. Rush was lecturing away on some topic, I think illegal…

Mendocino County Today: Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021

Dry Gusts | Single Case | Marijuana Enforcement | Boonville Hotel | Calendulas | Welcomed & Ignored | Maillard House | Small Claims | Maillard Ranch | Carmel's Choice | Vaccine Appointments | Mo Listens | McFarland Trucking | Graffiti Abatement | Castle Toilet | MacKerricher Sand | Bikers | Ed Notes | Under Arrest | Sheriff Reports | Yesterday's Catch | Racist Nation | Beggarvision | Yosemite People | Public Education | Writer Writing | Bigger Slice | Minimum Wage | Capitalism Failing | Why Pay | Lost Tourist | Two Founders

Tracking Dana Gray

Ah, San Francisco…greatly beloved since the very day of my sixteenth birthday, when, with the ink barely dry on my driver’s license, I sallied forth…

Laytonville Council To Supes: 10% Pot Rule Bad

As discussed here last week, County officials have now decided to expand pot cultivation effectively removing all caps on pot and open up rangeland to…

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