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Posts published in October 2021

Mendocino County Today: Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021

Rain Coming | 16 New Cases | MRC Logrolling | Forest Degradation | Westport Octoberfest | Captain HazMat | Mendo Towers | Hit/Paused/Ran | Police Searching | Trent #5 | Fir Sit | Dust Maker | La Nina | Bad Jose | Bushansky Sez | Yesterday's Catch | Meeting Che | Phone Scam | Leadermobile | Antietam Diary | Bridge Building | Cobain | Country Immunity | Rise Up | Dwarf Tossing | Ashli's Birthday | Babbitt T | Forward Party | Jack Unmasked | On Capitalism | Spurs | Popular Resistance | Redistricting Concerns | Plunder Code | Marine Protection | Elon Monk | Fire Scientists

Forrest and the Hermit

Forrest was born along the Albion in spring time, when the river and its gulch tributaries were still swollen enough for fishing. He arrived in…

But I Can’t Remember What I Had For Lunch

I bought my first house in 1983, a 2BR 1BA baby on North Oak Street that cost $46,000, roughly $30,000 more than I could afford…

Ten Commandments for ‘Pro-Lifers’

Thou shalt not seek to insert anti-abortion words into the Bible or any other scriptures where it is never once mentioned, nor seek to breach…

Mendocino County Today: Friday, Oct. 15, 2021

Warm Dry | 18 New Cases | Dodgers Win | Bear Ransacking | 128 Sightings | Homicide Search | Grant Relief | Chestnut Gathering | Slim Updates | Proto Hippie | Agenda Highlights | Salvage Logging | Ed Notes | Yesterday's Catch | Longest War | Logger Break | LakeCo News | Little Moon | Uncertain Future | Chimp Art | Lunatic Abuse | Gruden Visit | Laurel & Hardy | Stealing Home | Out of Candy | Outdoor Work | JDSF Battleground

In Support of Andrew Wiggins

Andrew Wiggins, 26, the Golden State Warriors smooth small forward, had a rational reason to fear getting vaccinated. He’d once had an allergic reaction to…

Looking for Answers

In response to my recent column on the continuing chaos of marijuana cultivation in this county, a number of folks sent along their thoughts on…

Fire on Monte Bloyd Road

UPDATE: Forward progress stopped at around 6:30pm. Declared controlled at about 0.11 acres at around 8pm. Resources released except for mop-up. BETH SWEHLA REPORTING at…

Mendocino County Today: Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021

Chilly Mornings | 10 New Cases | Desal Helping | Firefighters Training | Redistricting Mischief | Marine Talk | Benefit Picnic | Forest Battle | Pirate Homecoming | Stone Delay | County Openings | Can Kicking | Indigenous People | Ed Notes | Bettega Caught | Shark Souped | PA Testing | Bantam Brigade | Clarinet Ensemble | Yesterday's Catch | HumCo Decision | Label Up | Plastic Oceans | Conspiracy Theorists | Unfree Speech | Time Slip | Allergic Reactions | Squidoween | Brown Sugar | Meteorite Visit | Gas Powered

County Notes (October 14, 2021)

On Tuesday the Supervisors scheduled a special “Workshop Presentation from the Sheriff's Office on the Annual Budget of the Sheriff-Coroner's Office.” The workshop was described…

113 Arson Fires in Ukiah — So Far

Investigators determined two-thirds of this year’s 168 blazes were intentionally set. So far this year, the Ukiah Valley Fire Authority has responded to 168 fires,…

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