Welcome back to The Mendo Wire, we were compile stories about Mendocino and The Emerald Triangle from around the country, and articles from our region on issues that impact Mendocino. This week, The Wire includes a report on a doula working in the hills, the controversy around a rental in Ukiah full of Mendocino College football students, cannabis CSAs, students helping install solar power for low-income families, some local radio news, and more.
The Super Secret Outlaw Doula in Backwoods California – Narratively
A profile of a doula working in Hayfork, CA, and Kym Kemp’s piece on the article.
‘Football mansion’ causes neighborhood rift in Ukiah – The Press Democrat
The first in a two-part series on the ongoing tension between a house full of Mendocino College Football players and their neighbors.
Upper Lake and Covelo Ranger Districts Plan Controlled Fire – Lake County News
Burns could begin October 12 and continue through the winter. This article details the specifics.
Mendocino College Students Prepare For Sustainable Technology Jobs – North Bay Business Journal
A look at a recent collaboration between the students in Mendocino College’s Sustainable Technology program and solar panel installation non-profit Grid Alternatives, which has an office in Willits.
Highway 101 Bypass at Willits Set To Open, Raising Hopes and Anxiety on Main Street – The Press Democrat
The Press Democrat talks to business owners, Willits residents, and officials about life after the opening of the Willits Bypass.
Coastal Commission Hears Concerns About Loss of Character in town of Mendocino – KMUD News
Our contributor Dan Young, reporting for KMUD News, submitted this piece on the recent Coastal Commission’s discussion on the town of Mendocino.
Water Business Will Serve SoHum MJ Growers – KMUD News
KMUD News report on how a new company based in SoHu with rainwater collecting permits will be selling water to cannabis farmers.
Delivering Farm Fresh Produce, With a Side of Weed – Eater
A national food magazine describes how cannabis farmers in Mendocino are looking at marketing their crops along with locally grown fruits and veggies to create cannabis CSAs.
That’s it for this week! Thanks for reading the latest edition of The Mendocino Wire – where we report what others reported. If you see a story you think we should include, let us know at [email protected].