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The Salt, The Sea, The Smell, The Software

The Fort Bragg City Council held its third face-to-face meeting with the public Monday night, after more than a year of lockdown Zoom democracy.  There…

Fort Bragg Notes (May 26, 2021)

CHAIN STORES — Monday evening, the Fort Bragg City Council considered extending its moratorium on formula businesses in the "inland zone" - basically the part…

Fort Bragg Notes (May 19, 2021)

The Fireman's Ball, Fort Bragg's annual Labor Day Weekend shindig and fundraiser, is on for 2021, after being COVID-cancelled last year. “We're going ahead with…

Coast Notes

Fort Bragg: Boar's Nest update: James Lindsay got a 60-day reprieve in Ten Mile Justice Court last Thursday. Sixty days to finish clearing out his…

Fort Bragg’s Looming Water Catastrophe

Taking the “sudden” out of the almost-certain water use restrictions to come this summer is part of the purpose of the water emergency ordinance the…

Cleaning Up Jim’s Boar’s Nest

James Lindsay and Gary Bromaghim will probably always have to make an effort to get along. Bromaghim is the kind of guy who builds small…

Fort Bragg Notes (April 21, 2021)

Baseball Baseball has returned to Patton Field, Fort Bragg High School's diamond in the woods. The decades-old ballfield, shaded by 60-foot redwoods, is named for…

The Sheriff’s Challenges

Since Matt Kendall took office as Mendocino County Sheriff in January 2020, the unprecedented has become pretty standard, yet he usually brings an easygoing, confident…

A Festival of Lights In Fort Bragg

Fort Bragg held its Holiday Lights Parade last Saturday night. The parade wasn't a sure thing this year. As Coronavirus case numbers in Mendocino County…

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