Leadership Development – Judy Popowski <> MCDCC – Mendocino County Democratic Central Committee The CC has several vacancies: 1st 3 vacancies 3rd 3 vacancies Finding potential members, taking them to CC meetings, talking with them, finding out what their interests are, etc. and then convincing them that they can make a difference if they join […]

DNC 2021

Click Here to Subscribe to Rural Caucus Updates From the DNC President Biden and his team are setting us on a new course. They’re centralizing their operation and the President’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan “American Rescue” is already underway. The plan contains rural specific aid and addresses the unique challenges rural communities are facing as this pandemic […]

COVID-19 coronavirus update

Are vaccination programs working? All eyes are on Israel, which has vaccinated roughly one-quarter of its population, for the first real-world evidence of a COVID vaccine’s efficacy. A preliminary analysis of people older than 60 who received the Pfizer–BioNTech vaccine found that it cut the chances of testing positive for the virus by a third […]

Western Monarch Butterflies nearing extinction

1,914 The number of western monarch butterflies counted in a survey on the California coast this winter — down from almost 30,000 last year and more than 1.2 million in the first count in 1997. (Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation blog | 8 min read)

Record-Setting Fires in Colorado and California

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For much of the United States around and west of the Rocky Mountains, the summer and autumn of 2020 have been rough. Nearly 80 percent of the region is facing some level of drought, affecting 40 million people.

Mike McGuire Town Hall

Who: Senator Mike McGuire; Mendocino County Board of Supervisors Chair John Haschak and Chief Executive Officer Carmel Angelo; Ukiah City Manager Sage Sangiacomo; Senior Program Manager of Mendocino County Health & Human Services Agency Megan Van Sant; and representatives from the California Department of Housing and Community Development and Homeward Bound, which provides services and permanent housing for homeless residents. What: Telephone or Zoom […]