Letters (April 3, 2019)

Every year for the past 35, our family has looked forward to our annual camping trip at Lake Pillsbury. This lake is a hidden jewel in the Mendocino National Forest.…

Letters (March 27, 2019)

While perusing page seven in the Feb 7 edition of the AVA I see Mendocino County advertising for a substance abuse program and services manager.…

Letters (March 20, 2019)

I cannot tell you how thankful I am that Coast hospital provides an immediate care walk-in clinic. I had to use their services twice…

Letters (March 13, 2019)

The Board of Supervisor’s received a petition requesting the waiving of the building permit fees with over 500 signatures, yet they have done nothing.…

Letters (March 6, 2019)

Some examples of socialism in the U.S.A. are the public schools, libraries, roads, Cal-Trans, freeways, police and fire departments.…

Letters (Feb 27, 2019)

I am Hannah Woolfenden, a student with Anderson Valley High School. For my senior project, I am putting on a free dance day.…

Letters (Feb. 20, 2019)

There are surely lots of unintended consequences to PG&E’s bankruptcy filing. One of them, here in Mendocino County is going to affect much of the population north of the San Francisco Bay Area.…

Letters (Feb. 13, 2019)

Politically neither the Democrats nor the Republicans get it. It’s big money, cancerous growth, self-interest capitalism that stresses the Earth and stresses the psyche of humankind itself - both now close to the breaking point…

Letters (Feb. 6, 2019)

We are having the coldest winter on record. 60 below. Where is Al Gore? Where is global warming? Where is climate change? Where are these idiots now? They're hiding, aren't they?…

Letters (Jan. 30, 2019)

Please join me in applauding the new Board of Directors of our local hospital, Mendocino Coast District Hospital (MCDH), for replacing our hospital's CEO and moving forward towards creating a new, kinder, gentler…

Letters (Jan. 23, 2019)

I was saddened — but not surprised — to read “Monarch butterflies’ drop stuns scientists” in a recent Chronicle story. My husband and I used to look forward to visiting Pacific Grove each winter just to see this beautiful species of butterfly but noticed a steep decline in their numbers during our last trip a year ago.…

Letters (Jan. 16, 2019)

On Tuesday, January 8th, I attended the swearing in ceremony for my new 3rd District Supervisor, John Haschak, at the County seat in Ukiah. After the swearing in ceremony and a brief reception, the reconstituted Board with two new members got right down to work.…