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Posts published by “Malcolm Macdonald”

From Clowns to Donuts to Cicero & Back Again

Healthcare is not usually funny. However, there are eighty-seven certified clowns working in hospitals across the Czech Republic. Once in awhile you get an idea…

Mendocino Outlaws: Manhunter vs. Wylackie John

The last of the Mendocino Outlaws to be captured, George Gaunce and Harrison Brown, stood trial in Santa Rosa in the first week of December,…

Crisis Respite, Fort Bragg

On August 25th, Mendocino County's Mental Health Treatment Act Citizens Oversight Committee, commonly known as the Measure B Committee, held their most recent meeting. Item…

Down with Bushanskyism

At its August 18 monthly meeting the Mendocino Coast Recreation and Parks District (MCRPD) Board of Directors responded to the Mendocino Grand Jury's report of…

Mendocino Outlaws: Bloody Vengeance

In the same week as a judge handed down a death sentence for Dr. John Wheeler, the Mendocino County Board of Supervisors voted to allow…

Georgiana Hathaway

Georgiana Hathaway entered the world in early December, 1887, at Point Arena where her parents had resided for years after emigrating from Maine and Massachusetts.…

Dr. Wheeler Cheats The Hangman?

On May 13, 1880, a visiting Sonoma County judge sentenced Dr. John F. Wheeler to death by hanging for his role in the ambush slaying…

Mendocino Outlaws: The Trial of Dr. Wheeler

The trials of George Gaunce, Harrison Brown, and John F. Wheeler promised to be the legal events for Mendocino County in 1880. Brown wanted his…

Mendocino Outlaws: After the Manhunt

After the capture of the last of the Mendocino Outlaws, Harrison Brown spent a night in the Oroville jail. The local newspaper lauded those who…

Grand Jury Rips Coast Parks & Rec District

“The Mendocino Coast Recreation & Parks District (MCRPD) lost almost $3 million in grant funds from the State of California.” That is the header of…

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