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  1. Staghorn moves to the Mendocino CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | Advocate-News

    John Ziesenhenne was 10 years old when his Uncle Rudy gave him a single Staghorn Fern frond to take care of. Ziesenhenne brought it back to his home on 37th Street in Richmond and attached it to a piece of plywood, which he hung from his parents' backyard Magnolia tree.

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  2. Contracts approved for wastewater treatment plant upgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | Advocate-News

    Two items on this week's City Council agenda focused on improvements at the wastewater treatment plant - a facility that was built in 1971 and, according to city staff, is in desperate need of upgrades before system failure occurs. The total Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade Project budget for construction, construction management and engineering services is $14,454,000.

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  3. Accused changes plea to guilty, convicted of Feb. 4 roadside murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 6 | Advocate-News

    The defendant in a Mendocino Coast murder case changed his plea to guilty on Friday, April 6, averting a scheduled preliminary hearing in Mendocino County Superior Court, according to a news release from the Mendocino County District Attorney's Office. “Andrew Curtis Crowningshield, age 27, of Little River, entered guilty pleas to the willful, premeditated and deliberate murder of Autumn Renee Smith, age 22, of Fort Bragg, on Feb. 4, 2018, along Highway 1 in Little River,” the release states.

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  4. Gardens host a lively bunch on EasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 5 | Advocate-News

    Michelle Blackwell - Contributed A ten-year veteran of 4H, Joey Jacklyn Beak of Comptche, has raised rabbits, goats, horses, steer and ponies. She also breeds Australian Shepherds.

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  5. Otsuchi students enjoy Fort BraggRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 29 | Advocate-News

    Seven students from Otsuchi stayed with four Fort Bragg High School host students this month. The group's busy schedule gave an up-close look at daily life in Fort Bragg, with an emphasis on local schools and businesses.

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  6. Panel explores kelp, ab, urchin recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 22 | Advocate-News

    A panel of experts gave an update on the fishery off the Mendocino/Sonoma Coast to approximately 40 members of the community at Town Hall in Fort Bragg on Sunday, March 18. Through maps and photographs, Dr. Cynthia Catton, environmental scientist for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, described bull kelp's place in the ecosystem. Bull kelp is an annual that grows to the surface each summer and sends out spores every August to reseed the kelp fields for the following year.

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  7. Pt. Cabrillo: a everyone leaves with a smileaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2018 | Advocate-News

    'Tis the season! It's that time of year when gray whales travel past our shores to cooler water. People of all ages - locals and visitors - line up along the coastline, focusing their attention on the ocean's surface hoping to catch a glimpse.

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  8. School district trustees approve deep cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2018 | Advocate-News

    The Fort Bragg Unified School District Board of Trustees unanimously approved the second interim budget report during its March 8 meeting, finalizing some hard decisions about what programs and positions the district will tell the Mendocino County Office of Education it's willing to part with due to possible impending budget constraints. The Governor's budget revisions in May might change things, but a list had to be sent to the MCOE nonetheless.

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  9. Scope of OHV park environmental impact report discussedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2018 | Advocate-News

    The Mendocino Coast Recreation and Park District held a scoping meeting for the project environmental impact report covering a proposal for an off-highway vehicle park on the district's Highway 20 property. The Feb. 28 meeting included passionate debate between neighbors of the property who were worried about noise and property values and OHV riders who assured them a regulated park was better than the trespassing that goes on now.

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  10. a Chasing Corala links the crises of coral reefs and the North Coasta s kelp forestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | Advocate-News

    An ecological horror story is occurring right under our noses off the beaches and bluffs of the Mendocino Coast, but we are not alone. Over a hundred members of the community gathered in Caspar Saturday night to watch the film “Chasing Coral,” which details the death of the world's coral reefs and the efforts of local citizens to respond to the crisis.

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  11. Focus is on the outdoors during LRa s festRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | Advocate-News

    The eight annual Little River Whale Festival offers lodging specials at properties throughout the seaside town of Little River, family fun activities, and nature adventure all rolled into one weekend! Below is just a sampling of events and experiences inn guests and locals can partake in throughout the weekend: Van Damme Visitor Center >> Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 9, 10 and 11, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., free. Docents will share the history and environment of our park, which features coastal Spring Ranch trails, a lush Fern Canyon, a scenic riparian trail system, and a Pygmy Forest interpretive walk of miniature mature trees.

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  12. New art exhibits open in MendocinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | Advocate-News

    Meet Marian DeGloria for her artist talk at 5:30 at the Second Saturday opening on March 10 from 5 to 8 p.m. Works by co-op members are also on view. The gallery is located on the northwest corner of Kasten and Albion streets in Mendocino, 707-937-2217, www.artcoopmendocino.com.

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  13. Neil Simona s a Rumorsa is strictly for funRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | Advocate-News

    Directed by Bob Cohen, the two-act farce opens in the home of Charlie Brock, New York deputy mayor, and his wife, Myra. It is their 10th wedding anniversary, a party has been scheduled.

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  14. Friends of NRA event protestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | Advocate-News

    Several dozen demonstrators filled the sidewalk outside Pentecost Hall in Fort Bragg on Saturday, protesting a Friends of the NRA fundraising dinner, joining a wave of similar protests nationwide in the wake of the Feb. 14 school shooting in Parkland Florida. Many dinner attendees - the event was closed to the public and press - seemed to be inside by the time the protest began.

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  15. Parcel tax measure approved for JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | Advocate-News

    The Mendocino Coast District Hospital board of directors on Feb. 22 voted unanimously to place a parcel tax measure on the June 5 ballot. The vote followed a board planning subcommittee recommendation to move forward with a $144-per-parcel levy expected to raise $1.7 million a year for the cash-strapped hospital.

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  16. Hospital Foundation donates $218,000 in community giving for new ambulanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | Advocate-News

    Michelle Roberts, executive director of the Mendocino Coast Hospital Foundation, recently presented a check for $218,000 to Mendocino Coast District Hospital for the purchase of a new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Ambulance. The new ambulance replaces an 11-year-old vehicle that had traveled well over 200,000 miles and had reached the end of its useful life.

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  17. Hospital planning committee: go for parcel tax in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | Advocate-News

    The planning committee for Mendocino Coast District Hospital's board of directors on Tuesday recommended placing a parcel tax measure on the June ballot. The decision, based on results of recently completed polls and surveys of district voters and hospital employees, as well as warnings from hospital administration that MCDH's financial situation will continue to deteriorate without a new source of funds, was approved by the planning committee 4-0, with one abstention.

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  18. Second Saturday reception at Mendocino Art CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2018 | Advocate-News

    On exhibit at the Mendocino Art Center, Feb. 7 through March 4, are Howard Wheatley Allen's bronze bird sculptures, accompanied by Rosemary Allen's abstract paintings, Willow Solow's nature photography, and artwork by Mendocino Heritage Artists. Internationally renowned sculptor Howard Wheatley Allen's bronze birds, featured in his book, “Howard Wheatley Allen: Sculptor to Emperors, Presidents and Kings,” will be exhibited in the Main Gallery.

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  19. Opus Music Series presents New Quintet Feb. 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2018 | Advocate-News

    On Sunday, Feb. 11, the Opus Chamber Music Series will present the New Quintet - Ellen Hershey, Moira Little, Rebecca d'Alessio, Eva von Bahr and Dave Lyons - in an exploration of the wonderful sounds of woodwind instruments playing some of the finest pieces in that repertoire. The traditional woodwind quintet comprises flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and French horn.

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  20. Odd Fellows art hub ending run; final show begins on Second SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2018 | Advocate-News

    For most of the time since 1878, the Odd Fellows Hall in Mendocino has served its community, first as a lodge for the service organization, then, when the Odd Fellows themselves gave it up, as a resource for the county's 4-H clubs. For the past decade and more, the gabled, two-story building at the corner of Ukiah and Kasten streets has been a place where local artists, musicians and their audiences have met and mingled.

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