Upcoming Workshop on Water Board Enrollment & More!

Join staff from Village Ecosystems for this educational workshop about Water Board enrollment, water rights and preparing to apply for a cannabis cultivation permit in 2017. http://villageecosystems.com/ Tuesday, January 3rd 1-4pm at ShareSpace, 205 N. Bush St. Ukiah Ca. $100, pre-registration is required. For more information or to register, call 707-234-5031 water-board-enrollment-workshop-flyer

Measure AF Proponents Continue Pursuing Local Cannabis Permits and Warn About Delays

December 19, 2016: Ukiah, CA — The Yes on Measure AF Campaign extends heartfelt appreciation to all Mendocino County residents who voted in the November election, including the nearly 13,800 voters (37.93% of the voter base) who voted yes on AF at the ballot. No matter which way you voted, one thing is clear: the… Read More Measure AF Proponents Continue Pursuing Local Cannabis Permits and Warn About Delays

Upcoming County Agency & Government Meetings for Cannabis Policy

Department of Planning & Building Services The following is a public notice from Steve Dunnicliff, Director of Planning & Building Services regarding the  draft Mitigated Negative Declaration http://www.co.mendocino.ca.us/planning/pdf/1.mccr_is_public_draft_20161107.pdf for the County’s proposed Medical Cannabis Cultivation Regulation Ordinance http://www.co.mendocino.ca.us/planning/pdf/2.mccr_is_public_draft_figures_20161107.pdf NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING & PUBLIC HEARING Mendocino County Planning Commission PUBLIC MEETING on December 1, 2016… Read More Upcoming County Agency & Government Meetings for Cannabis Policy

Listen: Elections Report & The Emerald Cup on The Cannabis Hour, 11/17

In this episode of The Cannabis Hour, Tim Blake, founder of the Emerald Cup, talks about the Dec. 10 and 11 Cup extravaganza at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds. Also, Tim and AF Campaign Manager Sarah Bodnar discuss the outcome of local and state cannabis ballot measures including the ongoing process of counting Mendocino County’s ballots. Visit the… Read More Listen: Elections Report & The Emerald Cup on The Cannabis Hour, 11/17

ELECTION UPDATE: Over 25,000 Mendocino ballots left to be counted.

ELECTION RESULTS UPDATE: Mendocino County Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder Susan M. Ranochak announced that as with every other election, there are ballots left to be processed as part of the official canvass. Mendocino County has 25,407 Vote By Mail ballots still to process, and 1160 Provisional ballots to review and process. Of the outstanding ballots left to… Read More ELECTION UPDATE: Over 25,000 Mendocino ballots left to be counted.

Preliminary Election Results for Measure AF & Call to Action

First, we want to acknowledge that the election results are not yet final and the outcome of AF is not decided. In Mendocino County, there are 51,000 registered voters, and 41,566 mail-in ballots that have been sent out. That leaves around 9,000 voters who go to the polls. Mendocino County Assessor clerk Sue Ranochak said… Read More Preliminary Election Results for Measure AF & Call to Action

OPINION: Yes on AF, a response to ‘fear and loathing’

Opinion letter originally published by The Mendocino Voice in response to Mike Sweeney’s “fear and loathing” commentary. To the Editor: I approach the November ballot with optimism. Grassroots citizens’ initiatives like Measure AF give real people a chance to cut through the political static and solve problems in our communities from the ground up. Yet, opponents… Read More OPINION: Yes on AF, a response to ‘fear and loathing’

KZYX The Ecology Hour – Measure AF Environmental Debate – listen now!

Tuesday October 25th, 7-8pm on The Ecology Hour on KZYX Tuesday’s Agriculture and Ecology Hour featured a debate/dialogue on the ecological implications of Measure AF hosted by Doug Mosel. A discussion about Measure AF:  Mendocino Heritage Initiative, with Sarah Bodnar of the Yes on AF campaign and Ellen Drell of the Willits Environmental Center.  Sarah and Ellen talk about… Read More KZYX The Ecology Hour – Measure AF Environmental Debate – listen now!