Off the Record (Dec. 5, 2018)

At last, hope for Mexico: Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, 65, vowed to profoundly transform Latin America's second-biggest economy and to end corruption in the government at the ceremony in Mexico City.…

Off the Record (Nov. 28, 2018)

ROBERT MARBUT is famous among municipalities large and small for evaluating their homeless populations and prescribing specific steps to get people housed.…

Off the Record (Nov. 21, 2018)

Sunday was the 40th anniversary of the Jonestown mass murders. Mendocino County — specifically Redwood Valley — was Jones's capital accumulation site where he milked a series of barebones care homes, staffed by free labor from his church, to get the money to move to San Francisco and bigger things.…

Off the Record (Nov. 14, 2018)

THE PRECIOUS little college town of Arcata has just voted to pull down the statue of President McKinley, which has rested on one end of the town's plaza almost since McKinley's assassination at the turn of the century.…

Off the Record (Oct. 24, 2018)

SUPERVISOR CROSKEY’S tax-paid junket to Washington was pulled for discussion from the Supervisor’s consent agenda last week by Supervisor Gjerde, and it’s…

Off the Record (Oct. 3, 2018)

THE MIGHTY AVA recommends these three candidates for the Coast Hospital Board — Jessica Grinberg, John Redding, Karen Arnold. If Coast can be saved as the great little community-owned hospital it has been for many years, this trio will go a long way to saving it.…