Valley People

MEET THE SHERIFF. Miriam Martinez reminds us, “The public is invited to a free open forum featuring Sheriff Tom Allman as our special guest speaker. The A. V. Unity Club is hosting this public event, this Thursday, February 3rd, at 1:00, in the Dining Room, at the Fairgrounds, Boonville. Cookies, tea & coffee will be […]

Valley People

DON’T FORGET the film festival this weekend at the Philo Grange. Three days of really, really, really good movies. SERGEANT Manuel ‘Manny’ Mendoza Valencia will be formally welcomed back to his home town of Boonville where both his courage and his birthday will be celebrated on Saturday, February 19, 2011 from 1 to 5pm at […]

Letters to the Editor

BETTER LATE THAN NEVER Editor, Ban Handguns Now! There is no rational explanation for America’s lack of tight control over concealed weapons. Those who intentionally misinterpret the Second Amendment to allow hand guns to be routinely carried by any nut with a grievance should feel responsibility for the slaughter in Tuscon. The 2^nd Amendment referred […]

Valley People

LUIS CERNA, 13, died Monday night surrounded by his family at the Cerna home on Anderson Valley Way, Boonville. The valiant little guy had fought for his life against a recurring brain tumor most of his thirteen years, but right up to the last insisted on attending school every day, never giving in, as a […]

Valley People

IN A WILDLY diverse community like this one, there isn’t much that a large majority of us might agree on. But it’s safe to say that almost all of us do not want to lose our resident deputies, both of whom are enormously popular. Not only are they admired on a personal level, their even-handed […]

Letters to the Editor

WHEEEEEEE! Dear Editor, In previous letter I have indicated my thinking that there is no hope. As I read the progressive periodicals it is clear that we have more than enough information, facts and ideas about how to save the environment and man­kind. What is lacking is the political will to do so. The pundits […]