Ukiah After Dark

With the annual exodus of university-bound young adults leaving Mendocino County for academic and party citadels across the nation, it would seem that many 20-something residents would be left with diminished recreational options. But when the weekend arrives and the sun sets on the County’s Capital the mantra most frequently being recited is: Elbows Up! […]

Ukiah the Next Day

We’ve travelled through “Ukiah After Dark,” setting sail on the inland party boat. But now it’s time to deal with the unhappy consequences of a night on the town as experienced by many young people in Ukiah. I regret to inform the more successful late-night navigators that they now may be one of the millions […]

Reckless Drinking

Last week we set sail through “Ukiah After Dark,” on the inland party boat without mentioning that the consequences of a night on the town  can be unhappy ones.  The more successful late-night navigators don’t seem to realize that they now may be one of the millions of Californians living with a sexually transmitted infection(s), […]

The Rape of Gualala

The unincorporated township of Gualala, in all its virgin beauty and coastal innocence, has been shamefully deflowered by a gang of unsavory phallic intruders that remain at large and in clear public view. The proper authorities — in this cold case PG&E — have repeatedly failed to apprehend these perpetrators, allowing the gross violation to […]