News for all of Mendocino.


Open casting call announcement for the HBO movie filming in Redwood Valley.
You can get paid to be one of the Mendocino faces on screen.
Some modifications were made. The earliest the law would actually come into effect is May.
The tribe is claiming that the county unlawfully destroyed medical cannabis plants.
The incident took place on the Round Valley Reservation. The suspect allegedly fired a round of birdshot at a tribal police officer. The officer was not harmed. After fleeing the suspect is now in custody.
Board of Supervisors
There will be two BoS meetings next week, with a hearing on the cannabis ordinance Tuesday and transportation, community character, and budget matters scheduled for Monday.
Ukiah's temporary homeless shelter, which has had to find a different location each year for the third year in a row, will stay open until mid-April.
Ukiah City Council members: Kevin Doble, Stephen Scalmanini, Jim Brown (seated), Douglas Crane, Maureen Mulheren (standing). Photo courtesy city of Ukiah.
Ukiah to be officially represented in the county’s association of fire districts. Also: council requests an ordinance to regulate additional dwelling units that complies with new state laws.
En un comunicado de prensa, el consulado asesora a los migrantes en cuanto a sus derechos y recursos disponibles.


Soda Creek, part of the upcoming field trip March 18. Photo from ERRP.

Wanna go wild? Upcoming salmon spotting field trips and how to help the Willits...

Upcoming field trips and presentations and how to donate to a new Willits "Hub."

Round Valley historian gives talk about Native American oral histories

Historian Dr. William Bauer, who is from Round Valley, spoke about Native American historical methods to a packed crowd at the Grace Hudson Museum in Ukiah.

Get outside! And build some trail in Ukiah and Willits (plus videos)

MENDOCINO CO., 2/28/17 — Want an excuse to get outside in the sunshine, now that it's reappeared? There are two upcoming events in Ukiah...

Val Muchowski to be honored as Woman of the Year by State Senator McGuire

Long time union organizer and radio host Val Muchowski will be recognized in honor of Women’s History Month on March 3.

To Northspur by Skunk Train, in the rain

In which we go off the rails with a three-year-old, a TRAIN SINGER®, and a pineapple.

Letter to the editor: Co-op bylaws clearly state Dakin and Brady are no eligible...

In which Ukiah Natural Foods Co-op General Manager Lori Rosenberg responds to columnist Ben Wolff's op-ed from last week.

Op-ed: The Ukiah Co-op has stopped two farmers from running for their board, here’s...

The “angry farmer,” columnist Ben Wolff, argues that the Ukiah Natural Foods Co-op could be the pillar of the local food movement, it claims to be, if it just got out of its own way.
Rep. Huffman and Assemblyman Wood in Ukiah.

Videos: Rep. Jared Huffman and Assemblyman Jim Wood – Ukiah Town Hall

The new President, healthcare, the environment, affordable housing — the duo took on this issues and more.

Letter to the editor: local farmers disqualified from Ukiah Co-op election

Friends, neighbors, and fellow local food lovers, Hi there, our names are Gina Covina, Halle Brady, and Julia Dakin. We’re writing today as a team...

Business owners learn strategies for changing minimum wage laws

A local non-profit and the Ukiah Chamber of Commerce offered a workshop on how to plan for a changing business environment.

Community members brainstorm ideas for public murals in Ukiah

Community members talk about the connection between art and activism as they figure out criteria for public art.
North Street Collective, from their Facebook page.

Announcement: call for 2017 artists’ residencies at Willits’ North Street Collective (press release)

Artists from a wide range of disciplines will be accepted for two sessions of residencies.

MCSO alert! Sheriff’s dogs have a “vested interest” in K9 safety

MENDOCINO CO., 2/6/17 —The Mendocino County Sheriff's Department's cutest staff members are being inVESTigated for their interest in K9 safety! Today's MCSO announcement alerts Mendocino County...
Worried your flyer is getting lost in the thicket? Check out our new calendar and submit your event!

Wanna know what’s going on? Check out our NEW calendar! Submit your event!

Get out, have fun, and get involved with our new calendar! Find out what's happening and get the word out.

Caltrans will remain part of local tribes’ lawsuit over Willits bypass, judge rules

The tribes' case will move forward with Caltrans still a defendant.

Editorial: Governor’s office refuses to release names of District 3 supervisor applicants

The Mendocino Voice filed a public records request with the governor's office, asking for a list of applicants to the Third District supervisor position and other information. His office said no.
Allman presents to supervisors, BHAB members, and HHSA staff at a Jan. 23 joint meeting in Ukiah.

Sheriff will stop responding to non-violent 5150s later this year

Sheriff Allman plans to send out deputies on mental health crisis calls only when the threat of violence is present.

Growing: Art, Life, and Cannabis in Mendocino County (call for artists from Arts Council)

The Arts Council is seeking art submissions for a show in June that contribute to a conversation on cannabis in Mendocino.

VIDEO: Women’s Marches around Mendocino County

We talked to the marchers and put together a video from Willits, Ukiah, and Fort Bragg.





OPINION: Mental Health Advisory Board supports AG

Dear Editor: At the Mendocino County Behavioral Health Advisory Board meeting on October 19, 2016, an open public discussion was held by the Board Members...

OPINION: A letter in support of Supervisor Woodhouse from Sonya Nesch

Letter to the Editor Without Supervisor Woodhouse, Mendocino County Mental Health would still be wallowing in their cesspool with Ortner, and pouring much of the...
Drop off your mail-in ballot in this traffic circle box at 501 Low Gap Road in Ukiah or at any polling location around the county.

OPINION: A response to ‘fear and loathing’, Yes on AF

A letter to the editor in response to Mike Sweeney’s "fear and loathing" commentary, by Jon Degallier.
Drop off your mail-in ballot in this traffic circle box at 501 Low Gap Road in Ukiah or at any polling location around the county.

OPINION: Mike Sweeney’s fear and loathing of the ballot

In which the argument against AF goes gonzo.

OPINION: Yes on AF, a letter from former Willits mayor Holly Madrigal

Willits City Councilperson Holly Madrigal writes about why she's supporting AF.


The Mendo Voice’s Cannabis Compliance Primer

In which we attempt to put together a compliance primer of online resources for cannabis cultivators and business people.

The Mendo Voice’s Cannabis Compliance Resource

In which we attempt to put together a compliance primer of online resources for cannabis cultivators and business people.


Allman presents to supervisors, BHAB members, and HHSA staff at a Jan. 23 joint meeting in Ukiah.

El Sheriff dejará de responder a los casos 5150 no violentos este año

Sheriff Allman planea enviar a diputados en llamadas de crisis de salud mental sólo cuando la amenaza de violencia está presente.
Board of Supervisors

Supervisores recomiendan John Pinches para supervisor del Tercer Distrito — Mendo Voice lo entrevistó

Pinches no diría definitivamente que no buscaría la reelección. En una entrevista que elaboró sobre el cannabis, las ciudades santuario, la salud mental y carreteras.

Comida, flores, calveras y conciencia social en la celebración de Dia de los Muertos

UKIAH — La celebración del Día de los Muertos en el Eagles Nest en Mendocino College el 2 de noviembre fue una explosión visual...

Para Salsas, Las Mexicanas…

WILLITS - Es cierto que el chile dulce existe en México y que se usa en platillos originarios del país.  Pero es indiscutible que...