Mendocino TV News with Lindy Peters Jan 18th 2014

citylogo-smThe City Council met on Monday where City Administrator Linda Ruffing introduced the new public works director, Tom Varga.  She also announced a delay in “The Main Street Merge” project.

Marie Jones announced that yet another half a million dollars has been acquired by Jennifer Owen for low income homeowners inside The City of Fort Bragg to repair and renovate their homes via low income loans and grants. Depending on conditions it may be a loan or a grant with some loans having deferred payment s until when the house sells.

“A City Surrounded by a Park Workshop “ was heldt Thursday at Town Hall to a standing room only crowd. to discuss a park surrounding Fort Bragg tying Noyo River to Pudding Creek and then to the Coastal Trail. feelings ran high due to a general misunderstanding about the conceptual route of the proposed trail. After an hour of discussion Marie Jones tore up the conceptualized drawing in front of the crowd to reinforce that it was conceptual only. The purpose of the meeting they were all attending was to develop more ideas for routing of the trail

MCDH-LogoThe Mendocino Coast District Hospital Planning Committee met on Tuesday Jan 14th to discuss a parcel tax . As you may know our hospital is in bankruptcy proceedings and are looking to stay afloat in these hard economic times.
They will start surveying the community soon for support for this measure on the upcoming June ballot.

DSC02767A commercial fishing vessel left dockside in Fort Bragg’s Noyo Harbor on Wednesday evening was found ablaze early Thursday, leaving its skipper facing severe financial hardship. The cause of the fire, discovered around 6:45 a.m. by Harbor Master Jere Kleinbach, remains under investigation, but there is suspicion it may have been ignited by someone seeking refuge from the cold overnight.

The Mendocino Crab & Wine festival is here!  MCC crab cake 1

The highlight of the crab season is Mendocino County’s 10-day Crab, Wine & Beer Festival. Enjoy gourmet, crab-themed dinners, family-style crab and cioppino feeds, crab fishing adventures, a Wine Competition showcasing local wines that pair well with crab, and the ever popular Crab Cake Cook-off featuring Mendocino County chefs! The Crab & Wine festival was named one of the Top 10 Seafood and Wine Festivals in the country by Coastal Living magazine.

Events take place throughout the County, from the inland valleys to the coast. The signature event of the festival, Mendocino Coast Clinic’s 15th Annual Crab & Wine Days Cioppino Feed and Crab Cake Cook-off and Wine Competition, will be January 24 th and 25th

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