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Posts published in January 2021

Mendocino County Today: January 31, 2021

Atmospheric River | 22 New Cases | Mendo Peninsula | Reopening Schools | Noyo Crossing | Pet Hoss | Phase 3 | Sanka | Rodin Appointed | Willits 1939 | J&J Vaccine | SF 1961 | Dog Attack | Rockport Mill | Courthouse Deputies | Improvement Club | Brer Owl | Astounding Belief | Ed Notes | Yesterday's Catch | Mystery Woman | Brooktrails Clubhouse | Choose Reality | Subliminal Control | 19 Trap | Exhaustible Well | Marco Radio | Qualcomm Scion

The Constables

It wasn’t until I was around the age of twenty that my impressions of the cops really began to take form, with some of my…

Missing Person Found, Deceased

UPDATE 01-30-2021 @ 12:21 PM: Searchers have found Andrew Navarro deceased in a wooded area approximately 3/4 to 1 mile from his residence. A coroner's…

Mendocino County Today: January 30, 2021

Rain Plume | 29 Cases | Post Peak? | Seen Andrew? | Yorkville Burgers | Pacific Ocean | Murray Statement | Stage Stop | Resident Deputies | Burger Chef | Green Trash | Naval Warship | Frank James | Robinhood Reversal | Ed Notes | Still Lying | Unity Zoom | Transparent Gov | Streetscape Update | Yesterday's Catch | Longvale CA | Challenging Housemate | Adult Supervision | Free Speech | Garcia Bridge | Human Cruelty | Eviction Moratorium | Forgiveness | Retrieving Bodies | Cancel Army | New Vaccine | Imaginary Love | Pathetic Legislators | Human Condition | Marco Radio | Niagara Falls | Gamestop Revolt | Pedants Revolt | Shadow Gov | Folger's Coffee

Congressional Attack (Part 2)

Last time we explored the details of the May 1856 beating of Massachusetts Senator Charles Sumner. The attacker was South Carolina Congressman Preston Brooks who…

Mendocino County Today: January 29, 2021

Rest Day | 41 New Cases | Sandbar Breached | Noyo Rainbow | Willits Snow | Gardening Workshop | Burn Workshop | Stop Yelling | Ten-Mile Bridge | Student Sports | Owl Rescue | Vaccine Conversation | B Meltdown | Anchor Label | Yesterday's Catch | Flabby People | Slipping Punches | Downstairs | Education Banishes | Winter Scene | American Authoritarianism

Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue

Terence Hallinan was always a bit mystified by Willie Brown’s animosity. Reading a headline in the Chronicle like “Brown excoriates Hallinan, other big-mouth critics,” he…

Mendocino County Today: January 28, 2021

Rain Showers | Vaccination Events | AV Vaccinations | Vaccine Strategies | Boonville Hills | Desperately Trying | Blaylock Claim | Quake Damage | Not Sneaky | High Fever | Hot Springs | Advisory Board | Oil Well | Locked Entries | ATT Lazy | Intoxicated Ramirez | Castro-Rossi Apprehended | Phone Scam | Island Brothel | Ed Notes | Falling Giant | DC Failing | Illegal Squared | Abe Bashing | Red Sky | Farming Life | Wishy-Washy | Arbitrary YouTube | Empire State | New Paradigms | Modern Warfare | Avoid Pottery

Inaugural Music

In 1835 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow hailed music as “the universal language of mankind.” Few would disbelieve him and deny themselves the comfort of the cliché…

Mendocino County Today: January 27, 2021

Snowbound | 29 New Cases | Outage Map | Sandbar Watch | Krebs Progression | Clinic Vaccinations | Cleone | Dishonest Bookkeeper | Yolla Bolly | Supply Issue | Wooly Bully | Ed Notes | Big Ship | Museum Events | Sunshine Club | Something Fishy | Yesterday's Catch | Capitol Theatre | American Psychosis | Immigration Reform | Cooperstown Snubs | Poodlesocks | Viral Chatter | Frantifa | Auto Safety | Silent Pound | Maxwell House | Paul Encimer

Mendo Weed, The Sound of Music, and Money

Many of the articles about cannabis that appear in the AVA are so chock full of bad news that they would depress even Julie Andrews,…

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