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Posts published by “Christina Aanestad”

Dining With The Pot People

Pot growers and sheriff deputies broke bread together in Ukiah recently at an unprecedented event: a holiday party hosted by Julia Carrera, one of Mendocino…

Another Census Undercount

The US census recently finished its national popula­tion count leaving rural residents restless over fears of undercounting since the census data is used to determine…

Eco-Motion Stalled

The city of Fort Bragg was founded as a prison to hold local Native Americans. Though more than 150 years have passed, the city remains…

New Pot Rules Create More Confusion

Mendocino County is taking another step towards legitimizing medical marijuana with new regulations for collectives. But federal law is getting in the way. Medi­cal marijuana…

Over-The-Horizon Logging

A look at how Mendocino Redwood Company is changing the way company personnel draft Timber Harvest Plans.

Fertilizing Grassroots Radio

Community radio enthusiasts descended onto the small town of Garberville, California on May 14th-16th for the 15th Annual Grassroots Radio Confer­ence. Sta­tion managers, show hosts,…

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…

Blue Ribbon Fish Protection

Coastal residents are protective of Mendocino County’s wild and rugged coastline — so protective that when the state announced a process for new marine protection…

The Blue Green Water People

The Havasupai or People of the Blue Green Water live 3,000 feet below red and white earth at the base of the Havasu-wa Cataract Canyon…

McGuire Ranch Clean-Up

Fort Bragg’s Georgia Pacific mill site dispersed tons of fly ash — the left over residue from burning wood — to several locations on the…

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