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Posts published in October 2021

Mendocino County Today: Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021

Dry Day | Missing Daughters | Clean Energy | Pet Myers | Vineyard Color | Claude Brinegar | Homecoming Results | Old PG&E | Faulkner Park | Ed Notes | Yesterday's Catch | Redbeard Jack | Nuclear Waste | Autumn 1892 | Second-Hand Bookshop | Never Trust | Israeli Atrocities | 1870 Mendo | Gonzo Bartender | What Crime | Baseball Origin | Four Horsemen | Marco Radio | Third World | Missing Airplane

Pigs ‘R’ Us

Pigs could become a source of replacement organs for human beings in the not-too-distant future (assuming there is one). In September surgeons at New York…

Doc Standley and the Eel River Fishermen

The career of Jeremiah (Doc) Standley, the noted Mendocino County lawman in days of yore, took many a twist and turn in the year 1892.…

Mendocino County Today: Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021

Cooling | 24 Cases | John Search | Yorkville Octoberfest | Comptche Parade | Todd Parsons | Tree Hacks | Hopland 1930 | Dispensary Zoning | Magic Market | Doc Doohan | Old Photos | Ed Notes | Chestnut Gathering | Water Caught | Yellow Rose | Adventist Issues | Ukiah Pride | Chanterelles | Train Station | Hopkins Cleanup | Willits Grade | Suicide Squeeze | SF Twins | Code Enforcement | Gas Price | Yesterday's Catch | Solar Rights | Long Sucker | Listless Dems | Peggy Lee | Comments | Bill Hatfield | Danger Snacks | Free Assange | Fiction | Kaep Show | Mosque | Dem Forever | Media Attention | DOT Positions | Zucked | Crenshaw Says | Go Brandon | Safeway 1942

Escape from Village Oaks

When arriving home from a hike in the woods I dreaded the flashing light on the answering machine, the death light. Back in Indiana Pop…

Mendocino County Today: Friday, Oct. 29, 2021

Mildly Dry | 23 Cases | PG&E Clearing | Boosters Today | Plane Crash | Coast Treats | Adventist Dissatisfaction | Boonville Fair | Chestnut Gathering | Skeletons | Potemkin County | Ballerina | Ed Notes | Yesterday's Catch | Dicey Problem | Real Marmon | Frank Herbert | Scary Costume | Hastings Responds | Banning Glyphosate | Congo Che | LSD Sales | Shameful Selfies | Flat Tire | Facebook Papers | Stay Home | Climate Conference | Maxwell's Parlor | Itliong Birthday | Beware Bogie | Go Brandon | Trickle Down | Party Politics | Found Object

PG&E’s Tree Cutting Frenzy

One more sorry event in California’s fire calamities is the insane reaction of PG&E to the changing climate. It’s almost as if the punishments they’ve…

The Prosser Ranch Murder of 1921

Fred Prosser arrived in the Spy Rock region of Mendocino County rather late in life. Past sixty when he purchased the former Hayden ranch around…

Mendocino County Today: Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021

Warm & Dry | 19 New Cases | Shirley Schield | Power Trio | Time Change | Montgomery Woods | Geniella Farewella | Budget Fudget | Young Safeway | Ed Notes | Parcel Tax | Massacre College | Spider Chart | Hopkins Disaster | Shasta Bioregion | One Storm | Moon Mountain | Dry Wells | Jacket Scuffle | Suspect Substances | Yesterday's Catch | Amish Lineup | Moldy Containers | Pirate Counsel | Palestinian NGOs | Jim Harrison | Stealing Home | Math Test | Teddy Roosevelt | Revolutionary Letters | Waterway Trespass | Kamp King | Grandfather Gruden | Mendo High

Supes Notes: Slouching Towards Clarity

An awkward moment arose at last Tuesday’s Supervisors meeting after the highly bureaucratic agenda Item 5h arose: “Discussion and Possible Action Including Adoption of Resolution…

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