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Off the Record (November 24, 2021)

RECOMMENDED VIEWING, NETFLIX: “The Unlikely Murderer,” a Swedish film about the man believed to be Olaf Palme's assassin. Even if you have no interest in…

Off the Record (November 17, 2021)

THE SECOND in a revelatory two-part investigation of former Congressman Doug Bosco’s grasping career appears this week in the Pacific Sun and the North Bay…

Off the Record (November 10, 2021)

A MAJOR STORY this week illustrates why newspapers are still important and how diminished we will be when they disappear into the Meta maw of…

Off the Record (November 3, 2021)

THE PRICES of everything everyone needs to live are going up and up. The people who don't do their own shopping, those fortunate few whose…

Off the Record (October 27, 2021)

COVID MISINFORMATION is everywhere, but I, a true believer in medical science and unimpeded speech, try to keep it outta here, the ava, where, when…

Off the Record (October 20, 2021)

RE THE BLACK BART BANDIT, Joan Vivaldo writes:  Today, Tuesday, 10/12/2021, was the long postponed Preliminary Examination (PX) of Douglas Stone at the Ukiah Courthouse.…

Off the Record (October 13, 2021)

FORMER DEPUTY TRENT JAMES has, as we go to press, four YouTube-posted segments of his “Confessions of an ex-cop” series and promises more. Trent James…

Off the Record (October 6, 2021)

TEMPUR-PEDIC? I'm an old lady (87) & need a mattress that doesn't hurt. I tried Flo-Beds & got what they called Firm. They are VERY…

Off the Record (September 29, 2021)

COVELO always seems to exist in a state of tension, but tensions over last week's shooting of a young Whipple by a young Lincoln are…

Off the Record (September 22, 2021)

MENDO OPPOSED THE NEWSOM RECALL BY 70% in early election results. Statewide results show the Newsom recall going down by almost 2-1. Of the also-rans…

Notes On The Week That Was (Sep. 19, 2001)

USEFUL background reading: "Among the Believers" by the novelist V.S. Naipaul, an account of Naipaul's 1979 trip through the Islamic countries of Malaysia, Indonesia, Iran,…

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