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Posts published in October 2020

Two Ukiah High Classmates

A couple weeks back I shared a “why I am voting” opinion from a man I coached and taught when he was a teen in…

Mute Button Blues

Thursday night’s presidential debate was branded by many a pundit a historic first. The rogue Interrupter-in-Chief would be held in check by the latest technological…

Counts Counts: Voting in Navarro, 1972

One day last summer I was showing a recent Valley settler neighbor the historic sights of Navarro town and reminiscing about "the good old days."…

Promises, Promises

Remember this door hangar which was distributed all over Mendocino County back in 2017? It was in part based on the text of Measure B,…

Supes Ok Hemp Rule Despite Opposition

The Board of Supervisors approved a controversial Hemp Ordinance, discussed in some detail in this space two weeks ago, by a 3-to-2 vote at their…

Joe Munson & Daughter On The Cops

The “No on P” signs, which have blanketed Sonoma County in October, hit Joe Munson where it hurt: in his moral compass. Arrested about 50…

The New Yorker Comes A’Callin’

No news is good news on the Homer front. There’s been no contact, nothing since the rucksack came. But Homer was right about his wife’s…

Off the Record (October 28, 2020)

AFTER A HALF-HOUR LOVE FEST last Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors agreed with State Senator Mike McGuire that they have no choice but to rubberstamp…

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