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A Place To Call Home: Fires

Jun 23, 2018

June 23, 2018 -- In our latest episode of A Place to Call Home, we'll hear from three people who are homeless because of the fires. The first half is the story of a young couple who came to Ukiah from Lake County, where they were burned out twice. In the second half, a woman talks about what life has been like since she was indirectly displaced by last Ocotober's firestorm. 

An Audio Look At Juvenile Hall Mural

Jun 22, 2018
Alyssum Wier

June 22, 2018 -- Today we'll take a look with our ears at the newly completed mural at Juvenile Hall in Ukiah. We'll hear from artist Danza Davis as she talks about the importance of scientific accuracy in art. Superintendant Brady Bechtel will talk about long-term plans for art at the Hall, and reporter Sarah Reith and Arts Council Executive Director Alyssum Wier will share their descriptions of the nine foot tall, thirty foot wide mural.

June 21, 2018 -- UPDATE: Fifth District Supervisor Dan Hamburg and Sheri Johnson of the Mendocino County Human Resources department said this morning that Kelly Overton chose to resign. "We accepted his resignation and we wish him well," Hamburg said. Johnson said Overton was "moving on to other projects." Overton's resignation is effective as of June 20.

Interest in ADUs

Jun 20, 2018

June 20, 2018 -- At a recent forum in Ukiah about Additional Dwelling Units, also called ADUs, community members heard from a panel of city and county builders and elected officials. ADUs are an attractive strategy for low-cost housing, but the year-old ordinance in Ukiah i shard to follow. So far, there haven't been many takers. Mayor Kevin Doble and Community Development Director Craig Schlatter talk about their ideas to make things a little easier, including possibly revisiting the ordinance.

A Place To Call Home: Donald Damp

Jun 16, 2018

June 16, 2018 -- In this episode of A Place to Call Home, we'll hear from Donald Damp, an ambassador to the homeless community. He is formerly homeless himself, and now volunteers at organizations all over Ukiah, working to help currently homeless people get medical attention, basic necessities, and sometimes just a friendly or informative word. 

Tune in to hear him tell his story and discuss his philosophy about where life has led him.