Sheri Quinn

Bernadette Smith is a member of the Manchester/Point Arena Band of Pomo Indians. She's proud to sing beside her father, a well respected leader and 

powerful teacher among tribes across Northern California. He inspired her, as well as countless others, to keep indigenous song and dance a vibrant part of their communities.  Special thanks to author Kim Bancroft for providing the tape of her interview with Bernadette Smith. 

Students Show Photos By Local Homeless People

May 18, 2018

May 18, 2018 —  A few weeks ago, I went the emergency winter shelter in Ukiah to talk to people about what they planned to do next, now that the shelter is closed for the season. I met a couple of high school seniors who are not homeless, but who wanted to do something to alleviate the stigma surrounding people who are.

Special Report On Homelessness Consultant

May 18, 2018

May 18, 2018 — Today, we’re kicking of a special series on homelessness in Mendocino County with a look at Dr. Robert Marbut, a consultant whose recommendations about addressing homelessness were recently accepted by the Mendocino County Board of Supervisors and the Ukiah City Council.


Poaching the state's wildlife yields profits so high it is the second largest black market in California, just behind drug trafficking.  Abalone is the most sought after species and the world's last viable population resides on the North Coast.  


A controversial plan to log miles of the Gualala River floodplain, is back on track, after being on hold for a number of years.  Opponents of the plan previously thwarted attempts to log the area by convincing a judge the timber harvest plan failed to analyze environmental impacts fully. They sued Cal Fire again in April, just days after the agency renewed its approval to move forward with the harvest plan.