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Pesticide Myths

Council members, esteemed guests and citizens of Fort Bragg: My name is Marc Lappe. I direct the not-for-profit Center for Ethics and Toxics in Gualala.…

Logging to Infinity

Viewed from a low-flying plane as it skips across the mountains, California’s North Coast looks like some strange and terrible war zone. Stretches of untouched,…

America’s Most Union Town

Anyone who remembers the big casino strike on the Las Vegas strip in 1984 can’t have many doubts about the willingness of workers in the…

Brooktrails Buyers Beware!

Deerwood Corporation is running a sleazy real estate scam, targeting unsuspecting Bay Area immigrants by selling them undeveloped lots in Brooktrails at hugely inflated prices.…

My Kind of Campground

I recently spent a few days tent camping at Buckeye campground. Located about eight miles upstream of Bridgeport on the sunrise side of the Sierra,…

Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave

As reported here recently, plans by MSWMA (Mendocino Solid Waste Management Authority) to build a $4 million mega-garbage station on North State Street in Ukiah…

Horse Life

Although I am over a half a century old, my life with horses started only seven years ago. I was born in Montana. My family is the normal Montana mix

Most of the People, Most of the Time

Is the hysteria over, finally? Can we talk sanely now about Princess Diana? Of course we should regret her death. But so should we regret…

Living Close to the Land

“I was born December 3rd 1918 right down the road,” Wayne McGimpsey begins, taking a quick look out the large picture window of his central…

Off the Top (Sep. 10, 1997)

IF I WERE A JUROR considering the case against Bear Lincoln, I would be confused about the evidence against him as presented by prosecutor Aaron…

A Princess as Big as the Ritz

Try as I may to sit like a dandelion on my own stem, to enjoy the humid Connecticut night while sipping a cold martini and…

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