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PG&E shuts off power to more than 6,500 customers in Sonoma, Lake, Napa counties amid high fire danger by Matt Pera (courtesy pressdemocrat.com) Pacific Gas…

Mendocino County Today: Monday, Oct. 11, 2021

Breezy | Sneak Tax | Body Found | Sunset | Redistricting Laytonville | Abandoned Trestle | Cannabis Clusterfarce | Jewel's Out | Ed Notes | Cosmos | Future Memory | Comptche Vista | Watch Duty | Drought Zoom | Yesterday's Catch | Circular Progression | Alzheimer Story | Russian Gulch | Thorium Power | Solitude | B Solar | Treason | Existential Denial | Rigged System | Minor Mike | Bear Hunter | Updating Marx | Super Change | Ignoring Assange | Berlin 1932 | Juvenile Justice | 1926 Motorhome | California Oil | FB Timberwolves | Heartwood Cast

Our Times: The Importance of the Hed

The Power of the Hed Back in the day, newsroom wisdom had it that approximately 1/4 of readers would glance at the headline and not…

The China Trade (March 3, 1999)

One of the most enduring farces in American foreign policy has been underway in China this week: Secretary of State Madeleine Albright allegedly engaging in…

Mendocino County Today: Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021

Breezy Days | Outage Watch | Jim Allan | Dodgers Win | Pet Jack | Avoiding Scams | Lanny Cotler | Online Archive | Fundraising Party | Supervisor Troublemaker | Remember Kadie | Trent #4 | Ed Notes | Yesterday's Catch | Engine 18 | Coyote Questions | Circus Dare | Silly County | Real Bookstore | JFK Act | Hippie/Redneck | Big John | SF Heart | Fleet Week | Captain Alioto | Beware Tylenol | Washington Arch | Marco Radio

The College Kid Runs the Auction, Part 2

Last week I recounted how, with  a mere half dozen years of sheep farming experience, I undertook the job of managing the weekly sheep sale…

The Wall (March 3, 1999)

“The Wall” in Washington DC is a sacred place to Vietnam veterans. Built with private funds and spearheaded by ex-enlisted man Jan Scruggs, it represents…

Mendocino County Today: Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021

Warming | 12 New Cases | Giants Win | Yorkville Soup | Arson Fires | Fire Weather | Fisherspotting | Brendlen Retiring | Matchbook Cover | Illegal Weed | Piano Jimmy | Prostitute Plaque | Catch Helped | Yesterday's Catch | Zooming AOC | Talmage Hospital | Pernicious Gluttons | Redistricting | Professor Firestarter | Playland | Remembering Judi | Kniphofia | Gologorsky Book | Odd Compulsion | Postal Service | Vocational Programs | Groundwater Meeting | Child Care | Power Chat | Tesla Twain | Clothesline Rescue | Frightful Swans | Nut Growers | Quake Repair | Marco Radio

River Monster

A century back, and then on back into the century before, the sun shone on huge redwood and fir that had not yet been felled.…

Suro (October 13, 1999)

She'd called last April, just as the weather was warming up. "My name is Suro." Syrup? I asked. "No, Suro. Sir-O. S-u-r-o. One word. My…

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