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Dennis Trouble

All of a sudden Dennis Stella, one of the country’s top Elvis Impersonators, remembered this videotape of himself and asked me if I’d like to…

The WTO’s Mean Streets

This is what I remember about the violence. There was almost none until police attacked demonstrators that Tuesday in Seattle. Michael Meacher, environment minister of…

Operation Script Approval

January 12 — Internet magazine Salon.com runs a feature story by free-lancer Daniel Forbes explaining how the Drug Czar’s office — the Office of National…

The North Cliff Hotel

Judge Conrad Cox’s long awaited decision on the North Cliff Motel in Fort Bragg mostly favored the “one-story-too-tall” motel developer, Dominic Affinito. The Mendocino County…

New Age Narcissism

It won't come as news to most AVA readers, but as I was recently reminded, there's no narcissism like New Age narcissism. “New Age” ideas…

Garberville

I mentioned to a friend that I’d tried to get the Mateel Community Center to rent me space to present the Who Bombed Judi Bari…

War Stories: At the Front

Since we put the Veterans window in at Rossi Hardware’s display window on Armistice Day and, apparently because of the impact of the movie “Saving…

Letters (Jan. 5, 2000)

RE: OPERATION PIPELINE Bruce, I live in Seattle, and as you know we have turned a corner here. This is real serious stuff. During the…

The Night of the Apocalypse

I set out from Haight Street for a night’s walkabout anticipating end-of-the-world spectacles. It was New Year’s Eve, end of an even thousand years if…

The Future Past

Let’s pause a moment before we head for the exits. I’m talking about the spectacular, the ludicrous, the humiliating and uproarious discomfiture of the Y2K…

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