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Fortuna Garden Club names 'Yard of the Month' for August
This month, the Fortuna Garden Club spotlights the yard of Kim and Gene Horning at 118 12th St. The Hornings have been decorating their yard profusely with flowers for about 10 years.
13 Aug 2014 at 3:23pm
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Humboldt Beacon




Caregiver support group to meet Wednesday
The Humboldt Senior Resource Center's Adult Day Health & Alzheimer's Services is offering a support group to caregivers coping with all types of illnesses and caregiving situations.
6 Aug 2014 at 4:53pm
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Humboldt Beacon






Scotia Lawn and Garden contest hands out the big bucks
The Town of Scotia Company recently announced the prize winners of its 94th annual Lawn and Garden contest. Entries were judged on July 14 by the Fortuna Garden Club on design, originality and color; maintenance; quality of plant material; and lawn.
30 Jul 2014 at 3:23pm
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The Humboldt Beacon




Seniors from Fortuna, Arcata compete in state contest
On July 18, two Humboldt County students —including one from Fortuna High School — joined 27 other scholastically accomplished high school seniors in Bakersfield for the Distinguished Young Women of California State Finals, preparing to compete for $40,500 in college scholarships.
23 Jul 2014 at 5:16pm
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Humboldt Beacon




Camera club offers tips on shooting still life
Fortuna Camera Club will have a program on setting-up and photographing a still life. Bring your camera, the instructions for your camera and a tripod.
23 Jul 2014 at 5:16pm
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Humboldt Beacon




Titus family to be honored at CR Dinner and Sports Auction
The 11th annual College of the Redwoods Athletics Dinner and Sports Auction will be held on Aug. 14 at the CR Gymnasium on the College of the Redwoods campus in Eureka.
23 Jul 2014 at 5:12pm
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Humboldt Beacon






Garden Club names 'Yard of the Month' for July
The Fortuna Garden Club spotlights in July the home and garden of Teresa and Philip Saluzzo, at 844 St. in Fortuna. "The yard is a riot of color, with nasturtiums and poppies spilling from the picket fence and climbing roses with nasturtiums creeping up the pergola at the front entrance," the club's announcement reads.
11 Jul 2014 at 11:54pm
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Humboldt Beacon






Annual fireworks festival to feature food, fun for whole family
The Fortuna Fireworks Festival has been working feverishly to create another earth shattering event to kick of the Fourth of July holiday and weekend activities.
2 Jul 2014 at 10:15pm
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By Heather Nyberg-Schlotzhauer






Ukiah Daily Journal


Redwood Valley home robbed at gunpoint
Two armed men broke into a Redwood Valley home early Thursday morning, according to the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office.
20 Aug 2014 at 11:00pm



Ukiah City Council: Chipotle not fast food
No one objected to bringing a Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurant to Ukiah Wednesday night as the Ukiah City Council voted 3-0 that the restaurant was not a fast food joint for the purposes of the Ukiah Zoning Code.
20 Aug 2014 at 11:00pm



Ukiah police and fire log: Friday, Aug. 22, 2014
The following were compiled from reports prepared by the Ukiah Police Department. To anonymously report crime information, call 463-6205.
20 Aug 2014 at 11:00pm



32nd Annual Round Valley Blackberry Festival
Covelo was the ground central for all things blackberry last weekend as it hosted the 32 annual Blackberry Festival.
20 Aug 2014 at 11:00pm



'Clamshell' container ban still under consideration in Ukiah
It will be at least another six weeks before the Ukiah City Council takes another look at adding polystyrene (commonly called styrofoam although that is a corporate trade name) restaurant take-out containers to its ban on plastic bags.
20 Aug 2014 at 11:00pm



Mendocino County provides funding for first-time homebuyers
The Mendocino County Community Development Commission has announced that first-time, low-income and moderate-income homebuyers may be eligible for help to pay for a new home under the Homeownership Assistance Program offered by the county.
20 Aug 2014 at 11:00pm



Man arrested on suspicion of sexual conduct with a child
A 34-year-old Fort Bragg man was arrested on suspicion of three felony charges related to sexual conduct with a child under the age of 14, the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office said.
19 Aug 2014 at 11:00pm



DEA and UPD conduct drug bust in Ukiah
On Aug. 15, the Drug Enforcement Administration was assisted by the Ukiah Police Department on the execution of a search warrant at a large residential property in the 300 block of South Highland Avenue.
18 Aug 2014 at 11:00pm



Mendocino College Soccer's head coach, Shane Huff
Soccer Head Coach Shane Huff has, for the last few years, been in charge of the Women's Soccer program at Mendocino College.
19 Aug 2014 at 11:00pm




Eureka Times-Standard


The call of the midway: For some, it's a family affair
His face is furrowed with deep, tanned wrinkles and a toothy smile. His eyes flash with the excitement of a 5-year-old as Israel Murrietta describes the start of his last 33 years working as a "carny" with traveling amusement and carnival shows.
21 Aug 2014 at 11:59pm
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By Jose Quezada

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Lobbyists stall state Assembly vote on plastic bag ban, Humboldt County watch...
Lobbyists have launched a frenzied 11th-hour effort to kill a bill that would make California the first state to outlaw single-use plastic grocery bags, delaying a key vote and setting up one of the fiercest legislative battles of the year.
21 Aug 2014 at 11:59pm
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By Jessica Calefati and Will Houston

Bay Area News Group and The Times-Standard

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Back to school: Parents, teachers search for shopping deals
With school starting next week for most Humboldt County districts, parents are doing last-minute shopping, and many — like Carin McLaughlin — are expecting to spend a little more than last year.
21 Aug 2014 at 11:58pm
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By Melissa Simon

msimon@times-standard.com @Melissa_Simon on Twitter

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Eureka police: Suspect arrested for attempted burglaries
The Eureka Police Department arrested a man on suspicion of burglary on Thursday after he allegedly attempted to break into two Eureka residences earlier this week.
21 Aug 2014 at 11:35pm
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The Times-Standard

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Cash, guns, cannabis plants, dried marijuana seized during sheriff's office r...
Nearly 2,000 cannabis plants, hundreds of pounds of dried marijuana, several guns and $23,000 in cash were seized by the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office this week during three separate warranted searches across a swath of the county that resulted
21 Aug 2014 at 11:20pm
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The Times-Standard

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Anti-DUI campaign nets 24 Humboldt County offenders so far
The Avoid the 8 Task Force's National Summer/Labor Day crackdown against DUI continues with 24 arrested so far for driving under the influence, the Fortuna Police Department announced.
21 Aug 2014 at 11:19pm
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The Times-Standard

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Parts of Humboldt, Del Norte, Trinity counties impacted by smoke
A wildfire smoke advisory has been issued for the communities of Orleans, Hoopa, Willow Creek and Garberville, the North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District announced Thursday.
21 Aug 2014 at 11:19pm
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The Times-Standard

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Humboldt County Sheriff's Office ATV stolen in Rohnerville
Have you seen a camouflage-colored ATV? Thieves stole a 2006 Yamaha Rhino ATV belonging to the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office this week, authorities said Thursday.
21 Aug 2014 at 11:18pm
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The Times-Standard

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Morning blaze destroys motorhome in Eureka
Humboldt Bay Fire officials responded to a motorhome fire Thursday morning that resulted in a total loss, but there were no injuries. Fire Capt. Patrick Beyer said one fire engine and a truck responded to the 1700 block of 10th Street near Cooper
21 Aug 2014 at 11:18pm
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By Melissa Simon

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Recall: Almond, peanut butters pulled from North Coast Co-op shelves
Due to an international recall, the North Coast Co-op has pulled certain peanut and almond butter products from its shelves and called customers who purchased them in the last month, according to a Thursday press release.
21 Aug 2014 at 11:18pm
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The Times-Standard

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