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Posts published in December 2020

Covid Outbreak at Mendo Jail

At least 51 inmates and corrections staff at the Mendocino County Jail have now tested positive for COVID-19 in the first widespread outbreak at the…

Mendocino County Today: December 31, 2020

Cloudy Dry | 46 Cases | Missing Person | Vaccination Clinics | Old Structure | Virus Variant | Sea Bar | Toy Distribution | Passionate Dissent | Frontyard Sheep | Miss Confidentiality | Pacific Coast | Ed Notes | Strange Trunks | Streetscape Update | Lumber Port | Makahiki | Trump Legacy | Young Ossoff | Fearsomely Alike | Coastal Arches | Background Inequality | Seastacks | Impure History | Redwood Lightshow | Pathological Accumulation | Silent Night | Tactical Weapon | Nonlinear Civilization | Corktop Report | Found Object

Christmas 1918

Christmas fell on a Wednesday in 1918. Letters were still arriving in Mendocino from men who had fought the War to End All Wars. Though…

The Ghetto Expert

A put-down of George Butterworth, the head of gang-related prosecutions during Terence Hallinan's eight years as San Francisco District Attorney, drew a response from AVA…

Mendocino County Today: December 30, 2020

Afternoon Rain | 16 Cases | Greg Grantham | Grey Fox Rd | Mullis Memories | Xmas Lights | Weed County | Mannix Building | Ed Notes | Ferndale Hate | Local Author | Dream Winners | Beautiful Poetry | Pike Attack | Young Pharmacist | Yesterday's Catch | Unhappy Words | Awesome Dude | Old Structures | Found Lyrics | Carine's | Various Columnists | Near Dimmick | Toney Towns | Palace Hotel | Profoundly Dysfunctional | Grey Whale Inn | Microwave Wanted | Mendo House | Payback Time | Railway Barn | Fire Regs | Suck King | Killing Candida | Vanilla ISIS | Expropriating Hag | Scare Word | Cosmetic Cabinet | Generational Difference | Stop Drilling | Nothing TV | Making Leonora | Firing Squad | Dog Poop | Found Object

Letters (December 30, 2020)

Challenges with this year’s outdoor crop. It's over-bred for one. The industry has been operating on theoretical THC for some years now...

Off the Record (December 30, 2020)

RECEIVED an excited e-mail about last week’s celestial events from the vivid Tom Cahill, formerly of Fort Bragg, presently in self-imposed exile in France. “I've been…

The Deadly Cost of Misbehavior

The California Dept. of Public Health (CDPH) now warns that “disastrous consequences” will occur without a change in how we celebrate the winter holidays, and…

Valley People (December 30, 2020)

NO OBITUARY has appeared for Cecil Ball, a long time resident of Boonville who died recently after a long illness that confined him to his…

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