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Posts published in November 2020

Mendocino County Today: Thanksgiving, 2020

Dry Cold | Covelo Arrests | 17 Cases | Covid Active | Adrian Wallace | Homeless Meals | Feeding Troops | Unwritten Rules | Chopper Chopping | Ukiah Vote | Greenwood 1876 | McCowen Interview | McGourty Residence | Loggers | Ed Notes | Log Train | Signature Cure | Greenwood Parade | Capitol Insiders | Streetscape Update | Yesterday's Catch | Bostrodamus | Franklin Street | Bad College | Moving Day | Orange Jumpsuit | Downtown FB | Culture War | Noyo Wharf | Hollywood Joe | Loading Logs | Top Eleven | Engine Barn | Diego Maradona | Polarisation | Angler | Broader Perspective | Holiday Polka | Poetry Quiz | Pest Control | Hermaphrodite Radio | Startling Stories | Salmon Count | Climate Czar | Normal Imperialism | Wealthland | Attractive Meat | Happy TG

First, The Good Newes

Edward Winslow’s Good Newes from New-England published in 1624 in London begins its account in November of 1621. There is no word of the first…

Dark Light: A Thanksgiving Parable

Winter in California, decades ago. I’d come back from traveling the world for almost two years after graduate school, with the primary aim of reuniting…

Mendocino County Today: November 25, 2020

Cool Dry | 27 Cases | Election Results | McMaster Watercolor | Two Bodies | Noyo Vintage | Brush Fire | Vintage FB | Hiding Daddy | Food Banking | Mill Pier | Ed Notes | Vintage Greenwood | Family Sponsoring | Yesterday's Catch | Settlers Settling | Fishers Fishing | Thanks, Covidiots | KDAC HQ | Greed Parable | Hellsgate Dam | Creepy Dreaming | Labor Party | Joe Iraq | Jobless Inmates | Everybody's Job | Biden Inauguration | Hunters Point

Helter Skelter Winter Shelter

At the November 17 meeting of Mendocino County's Board of Supervisors an ordinance passed effectively approving a temporary group care facility without a Use Permit,…

Windfalls, Waste & Capitulation

Outgoing Supervisor John McCowen has been effectively neutered by CEO Carmel Angelo. She continues to keep the Board, especially McCowen, at arm’s length since Supervisors…

AV Land Trust Sues Peachland Family

Jim Snyder, our High School Principal, sued me in court in Ukiah. I’m still trying to figure out why.  Some current news stories feel eerily…

Off the Record (November 25, 2020)

FRANCE has enacted a national law mandating that markets to give unsold food to the people who need it, and boyo boyo do we need…

Letters (November 25, 2020)

$10.9 million for a Hobo Hotel in Ukiah? Get mad? No. Ask questions? Yes. Your tax dollars at work? Not really. Stuffing corrupt pockets all the way down the line.

Valley People (November 25, 2020)

DON’T MISS THIS ONE! On December 3, at 10:30am, the North Coast Regional Water Quality Board will be addressing questions concerning the proposed wastewater treatment…

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