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Memorial Ceremony For State Hospital Patients

Sep 18, 2018

Sep 18, 2018 -- The third Monday of September is the day to honor patients who died in California State mental hospitals and whose remains were unclaimed. The ashes of 1200 such patients are buried in one plot at Ukiah's cemetery, just a little way into the trees from the southwest end. Another 400 patients are buried there, to, memorialized with a large stone monument. We'll talk with Debi Davis, of Disability Rights California, about the California Memorial Project, and Julia Wood, who stayed at the Mendocino State Hospital in Talmage during her pregnancy in 1959.

Jim Heid

 The California Coastal Commission held three days of hearings at Fort Bragg town hall last week to review several pending coastal projects. Most controversial was the Commission's approval of the Cal Trans permit application for a geotechnical survey at the historic Albion River Bridge, the last wooden trestle bridge on the California coast.  According to Cal Trans, the survey is necessary in order to determine if the aging bridge should be rehabilited or replaced.

Artists Plan Events To Commemorate Fires

Sep 15, 2018
Elizabeth Raybee

Sep 15, 2018 -- As the one year anniversary of last year's October firestorm approaches, local artists are planning commemorative events. They've made jewelry and mosaics out of salvaged items, taken photographs, and created images inspired by their experiences with fires. A storybook at the Ukiah library is in the works, as is a large mosaic that will be unveiled at the Redwood Valley Grange.

We'll hear from artists and organizers about how they've been affected by fire, and their efforts to heal and help their neighbors heal by creating arwork and performances.

Haschak, Pinches Debate At The Chief In Laytonville

Sep 12, 2018

Sep 12, 2018 -- John Haschak and John Pinches, the two candidates for Third District Supervisor, debated at The Chief in Laytonville on September 11, 2018. We're bringing you the broadcast version of the news piece about this event, which includes a brief interview with one of the organizers. You also have the option of listening to a lightly edited, two-part recording of the hour and a half long event. None of the content has been removed, just some administrative shuffling and mike handling noise. I also adjusted the levels somewhat, so the three speakers are at similar volumes.

O. Hope McKenney

Around 30 thousand climate justice advocates from across the country took to the San Francisco streets Saturday, in a 2-mile march from the Embarcadero to the Civic Center, as part of a worldwide demonstration known as the Rise for Climate, Jobs and Justice.

More than 900 solidarity demonstrations in roughly 95 countries around the world took place, with protesters calling on political leaders to shift away from using fossil fuels, and make a swift transition to renewable energy.