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Posts published in January 2021

Flashbacks

IN THE DELUGE of unhappy news this week was another airliner crash in Indonesia. The plane was flying from Jakarta to the Borneo city of…

Mendocino County Today: January 24, 2021

Cold Front | Two Deaths | River Surge | Woodlands Camp | Eight Applicants | Pot Stir | Phase 3 | Winery Wastewater | Mendocino Kilns | Levi's Pants | Hotel Garcia | Keep Masking | Point Arena | Veterinary Emergencies | FB Fire | Dollar Deals | PA Inn | Patriot Party | Inaugural Music | Topless Duelling | DC Fortress | Mount Fuji | Paris Accords | Clear Picture | Spring Ranch | Forward Move | Budapest Bookmobile | Weed Greed | Beware Cornpop | Corrupt Cops | Fishing Accident | Limit Terms | Metamorphosis Museum | Normalizing Terror | Reeducation Camp | Marco Radio | Levi Lookalikes

Indian Schools In Mendocino County

Ever heard of Indian Schools in Mendocino County? Why were they needed? Why were there a dozen of them around the County? Investigating this phenomenon…

Oakdale’s Finest

I was fortunate some 50 years ago to be a member of the California Agricultural Leadership Program. I joined 29 other upcoming agriculture leaders for…

Mendocino County Today: January 23, 2021

Dry & Breezy | 28 New Cases | Pfizer Boosters | Staying Well | Navarro Mud | Yorkville Fare | AVEF Wine | FB 1971 | BOS Motions | Hippie Circle | Streetscape Update | Bored Dog | Suing WM | Barber Mitch | Ed Notes | Yesterday's Catch | Henry Aaron | Bidentastic | National Nightmares | Package Removal | 4-Masted Ship | Media Manipulation | Coast Rock | Marco Radio | The Dudes | Be Bold | More Sage | Post Mortems | Looney Times | Biden Speech | 1973 Camper

Kayo v. Willie (The Main Event)

In November 2000, Al Gore and George W. Bush were running for President, and so was Ralph Nader.  On the Saturday before the election Ross…

The Siqueiros and the Gringo

A recent edition of Jeopardy featured Los Tres Grandes, the three famous muralists who challenged the social order in Mexico in the mid-20th Century. The…

Mendocino County Today: January 22, 2021

Showers | 14 Cases | Sandbar Closed | Richardson Grove | Pacific Ranch | Barry Pinder | Mendocino 1936 | Burnt Wine | Borges-Gurr | 1971 Busking | Frailey Grounded | Wanted Bandit | Coast Cow | Ed Notes | Hawk | Virtual Concert | Yesterday's Catch | Capitol Crowd | Donald Dump | Wrecking America | Bitter Vintage | Everybody Knows | Conspiracy Stuff | Real Reform | Misspelling Fascism | Hooker Sis | Illegal Weapons | Juanito Cajon | Agenda Highlights | Liquid Fish | Covid Roadtrip

Congressional Attack

Preston Brooks entered the United States Senate chamber with a gutta percha walking cane in hand. The cane stood approximately waist high next to the…

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