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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,…

Off the Record (September 15, 2021)

FROM THE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT a week ago Monday morning: “Evers was last known to be running toward the Salmon Creek drainage North to Northeast of…

Off the Record (September 8, 2021)

DUAL REALITIES or the onset of schizophrenia? Half the country assumes Biden is out of it, a half-step from ga-ga. The other half, as represented…

Off the Record (September 1, 2021)

MEMORIES OF JACK HIRSCHMAN I am a veteran writer and activist. Last Sunday, 8-22-21 I was delivering copies of my book I Work the Tenderloin…

Off the Record (August 25, 2021)

RICHARD HARGREAVES died last Thursday morning in Redding. Old timers around the county will remember this modest, shy man as a union business agent for…

Off the Record (August 18, 2021)

JAMES MARMON alerted us on Tuesday of last week that a suit had been filed in the Mendocino County Superior Court alleging that county law…

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