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Mendocino County Today: Monday, Feb. 22, 2021

Drier Weather | 3 New Cases | Vaccination Difficulties | Wear Masks | Abhorrent Response | Grandma Food | Raskin Zoombombed | Gray Owl | CSD News | SF Resident | DA Pemberton | Tenderloin Campers | Food Hub | Viking Helmet | Ed Notes | Navarro Sunset | Ag Virus | Pioneer Women | 10% Bad | Logger Men | Inmate Fraud | Willits Depot | NCRA Railbanking | Not Eureka | Gravy Trail | Yesterday's Catch | Mighty White | Getting Loster | About Outworking | Murdering Malcolm | Biker Man | Smallpox Story

Hit Me With Your Best Shot

It was a Pat Benatar kind of day, a day when I knew I would say, at least once, “Hit me with your best shot.”…

He Had A Hammer: Henry Aaron Presente

When you write for a living, you invariably pen obituaries in advance so they are ready to be published as soon as the death knell…

Mendocino County Today: Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021

Drier Weather | 2 New Cases | Ted Questions | Hellish Times | Not Fun | Pet Spot | Boonville 1908 | Willits 1907 | Albion 1900 | Fjords Smorg-ette | Cannabis Shuffle | Steam Ferryboat | Ed Notes | Champion Deschamps | Zoom Raskin | Kelp Restoration | Disaster Recovery | Vichy Springs | Yesterday's Catch | Senior Trip | Truly Essential | Too Nice | Market Barter | Cable Mergers | Human Defeat | BOS Letters | Gone Forever | Hulk Deep | Serial Falsehoods | Old Fellow | MK-Ultra | Cruz Epiphany | Marco Radio | Mendocino Sky

County Welcomes Trojan Horse

Last week, we discussed that the Board of Supervisors in October gave the provisional go-ahead to expand pot cultivation in Mendocino County despite opposition from…

Houses Where Nobody Lives

Many things puzzle me about Ukiah and someday I’ll write a 25,000 word column listing them. For today, let’s limit ourselves to asking why so…

Mendocino County Today: Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021

Rain Taper | 12 New Cases | Second Doses | Over 65 | Getaway House | Vichy Springs | Jail Conditions | Deputy Lindberg | OMG Again | FB Sears | Ed Notes | Ukiah Gals | Pace Resigns | Bathtub Operation | Streetscape Update | Yesterday's Catch | Texas Toughguys | AOC Relief | Heroic Ted | Deregulated Grid | Mojave Soldiers | Worn Out | Too Vulgar | AIDS Music | Iron Mike | Climate Wars | Power Outages | Icepole | Prioritize Trees | Free Soul | Dark Side | Mars Parking | Bitcoin Frenzy | Stay Warm | California Story | Hotel Lux

The Girl, The Fury & The Fallout

This has been a year of debate about social justice. From Black Lives Matter marches to Donald Trump rallies, hundreds of thousands have gathered to…

Superspreader Bowl

A month and a day after the storming of the Capitol came the national rites of healing. These were enacted not in an atmosphere of…

Mendocino County Today: Friday, Feb. 19, 2021

Shower Increase | 19 New Cases | Sore Arm | Clare Mill | Magical Buttercup | Tunnel Workers | Future Farmers | Yorkville BBQ | Masks Required | True Evil | Eggs & Hats | Sisyphus Hill | Sun Grazing | Cannabis Survey | Home Economics | Forest Reserve | County Nepotism | Ed Notes | Yesterday's Catch | California Stimulus | Little Something | Unity Dodge | Big Blade | Faustian Bargain | Extreme Chess | Powerful Ghoul | Al Blozis | Atomic Shortcuts

‘They’re Lucky They Didn’t Get Hurt’

When longtime Marin County Sheriff Robert Doyle accepted my invitation for an interview, I assumed he merely wanted an opportunity to soften his image, spew…

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