Letters To The Editor

LICENSE PLATOLOGY Greetings, Mr. Anderson; I am pursuing an inquiry to which I hope your knowledgeable readership may be able to contribute. We’ve all seen many California “vanity” license plates, including a few clever ones, but lately I caught a glimpse of one that employed an “Upraised Hand” image. In California one is allowed to […]

Valley People

THERE WAS A SCHOOL BOARD meeting last night but your beloved community newspaper, as per ancient custom, wasn’t informed. We need ’em a week early Ms. Ivey. GREG KROUSE alerts those of us desirous of high speed internet that we get put on an AT&T wish list to be sent to corporate offices where a […]

Off The Record

THE AVA SUFFERED a major fubar last week when at least faulty 300 papers were distributed. If you got one with duplicate pages, please call or e-mail us and we’ll send you a replacement copy. NOTE TO UKIAH: Please stop the new Courthouse. Not only will it kill off the little remaining life of central […]

Letters To The Editor

POLITICAL MATH Dear Bruce, In these tremulous times it is difficult to see the whole picture. We are bombarded with information adnauseam, most of which is either worthless or disinformation or spin, or a cover for a covert agenda. The whole picture gets lost in the fog of those things. I’m taking a step back […]

Valley People

THE EERILY unseasonable weather continues with cold, clear nights and warm, clear days as we nervously eye our water sources and wonder how long they can go without replenishment. MAYBE THE ODD weather is driving the often bitter, and perhaps misplaced, back and forth having to do with the proposed sale of All That Good […]

Off The Record

LIVING PROOF of the old adage “You can’t keep a good man down,” the good man we’re talking about here is Vern Piver, the true mayor of Fort Bragg no matter who happens to be sitting in the mayor’s chair. I stopped by to see Vern at UCSF last Friday where he’s recovering from a […]

Letters To The Editor

OCCUPY HENDY UPDATE Dear Anderson Valley, A huge thank you for attending Hendy Woods Community Meeting and remaining so steadfast in your commitment to saving Hendy Woods. We are continuing with our two-pronged strategy of (1) political pressure to keep the park open as it is now and (2) organizing to take over certain park […]

Life Inside

Editor, On October 24, 2011, I was taken out on a medical transport to San Joaquin hospital and the following took place. We were transported with a set of leg irons and a chain around the waist that goes in between your legs and then is hooked by what they call the block box which […]

Valley People

CYNDI WILDER WRITES: The AV Senior/Community Center has an expanding vegetable garden that is providing some of the produce for the meals there. All community members are encouraged to take advantage of this local food opportunity. For meal schedule and more information see the Senior Center ad in this paper or call Gina at 895-3609. […]