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Money raised to help with cancer treatment of Loleta girl
The Eel River Valley community has shown overwhelming support for a young Loleta girl battling cancer. The Love and Smiles for Lindsi Fundraiser, held Nov.
27 Nov 2014 at 11:39pm
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By Mary Bullwinkel






Friendly City offers holiday shopping incentives
The holiday season is upon us and there are several incentives to shop the Friendly City of Fortuna. The Shop Fortuna contest begins Friday and runs through Dec.
27 Nov 2014 at 11:39pm
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By Mary Bullwinkel






Business improvement district looks back on year of events
Fortuna business owners and community members gathered recently to celebrate the many activities which take place on a regular basis in the Friendly City.
27 Nov 2014 at 11:39pm
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By Mary Bullwinkel




Lighted truck parade set for Dec. 12
Redwood Village Merchants Association hosts the annual Al Gray Electric Lighted Parade on Dec. 12. It's not too late to sign up your car, van, truck, trailer, tractor, ATV or anything you want to throw some Christmas lights and enter to be a part of Fortuna's lighted truck parade.
27 Nov 2014 at 11:33pm
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Fortuna hosts free holiday music festival on Dec. 14
Tubas, accordions, barbershop singers, choirs, bands, and a full orchestra will perform at Fortuna's Christmas Music Festival. The festival brings together a selection of talent from all over Humboldt County to deliver a musical gift to the community at Fortuna's River Lodge on Dec.
27 Nov 2014 at 11:32pm
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Humboldt Beacon






'Giving Tuesday' to support county nonprofits
Several local nonprofits and the Fortuna-based McLean Foundation are joining together to promote what is called "Giving Tuesday" on Dec. 2. Coinciding with the Thanksgiving holiday and the kickoff of the holiday shopping season, Giving Tuesday is an opportunity to inspire people to give to local charities in their community.
19 Nov 2014 at 11:38pm
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By Mary Bullwinkel






Fortuna library receives a facelift
Repairs and improvements have been made to the Fortuna library to keep it standing strong for many more years. Water damage had rotted four roof support points, leaving the old roof of the building on 14th Street with a sagging roof and the possibility of additional water leak damage.
19 Nov 2014 at 11:38pm
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By Mary Bullwinkel




Fortuna students learn job training skills
Ten students from the Eel River Community School in Fortuna are getting a head start on job search skills, thanks to a program offered through the Eel River Valley Multi-Generational Center (MGC).
19 Nov 2014 at 11:37pm
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By Mary Bullwinkel






Ukiah Daily Journal


Fort Bragg man dies after robbery incident
A 39-year-old Fort Bragg man died Wednesday afternoon after officers tried to contain him related to his involvement in a suspected robbery, according to a Mendocino County Sheriff's Office release.
27 Nov 2014 at 11:00pm



A special student at Ukiah High: Gabriel Baca
It's easy to call Gabriel Baca a savant because that's what he is, but it's hard to conduct an interview with him because his teachers and friends keep coming in the classroom to sing his praises.
25 Nov 2014 at 11:00pm



Ukiah police and fire log: Friday, Nov. 28, 2014
The following were compiled from reports prepared by the Ukiah Police Department. To anonymously report crime information, call 463-6205.
25 Nov 2014 at 11:00pm



Woman hit by car
A Fort Bragg woman was injured Saturday after reportedly stepping into traffic at the intersection of Highways 1 and 20 in Fort Bragg, the Fort Bragg Police Department reported.
25 Nov 2014 at 11:00pm



Cost of Ukiah Costco roadwork EIR increases again
The Ukiah City Council recently approved paying another $16,000 to complete the Environmental Impact Report for the improvements to the interchange of Highway 101 and Talmage Road needed for the Costco store proposed for Airport Park Boulevard.
25 Nov 2014 at 11:00pm



Local teens organize Mendocino County Courthouse protest in response to Fergu...
After a Missouri grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson Monday for the August slaying of unarmed teen Michael Brown, some local Mendocino County teens decided to organize a protest of their own.
25 Nov 2014 at 11:00pm



Stash of stolen bicycles found in Ukiah
A 31-year-old Ukiah man was arrested recently on suspicion of possessing stolen property, after officers reportedly discovered a stash of stolen bicyles, the Ukiah Police Department reported.
24 Nov 2014 at 11:00pm



Ukiah to lose power poles on Perkins Street
The Ukiah City Council recently approved moving forward with a plan to move the utility lines on Perkins Street underground and out of sight.
25 Nov 2014 at 11:00pm



Evans-Smith signs with Ultimate Fighting Championship
Need proof that your entire life can change with one phone call? Rising mixed martial arts star Ashlee Evans-Smith had reluctantly decided to move forward with putting her fighting career on the back burner in order to pursue more fiscally responsible endeavors.
25 Nov 2014 at 11:00pm



Ukiah police and fire log: Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014
The following were compiled from reports prepared by the Ukiah Police Department. To anonymously report crime information, call 463-6205.
24 Nov 2014 at 11:00pm




Eureka Times-Standard


Arcata fire probe: Fatal apartment blaze likely started by occupant
From a city of Arcata press release: On September 10, 2014, at about 1306 hours, the Arcata Police Department responded with the Arcata Fire Protection District to a structure fire at an apartment complex located within the 2200 block of Alliance
15 Sep 2014 at 12:56pm
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North Coast Journal


Ringside
Some people can't even look at food after Thanksgiving. But you're better than that.?

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28 Nov 2014 at 11:43am
by Jennifer Fumiko Cahill



Anvil Chorus

Tired of the cacophany of the modern world? On Friday, Nov. 28 and Saturday, Nov. 29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., head to the Blue Ox Historic Park for the 19th annual Craftsman's Days Living History and Artisan Faire ($10, $9 with food donation, free to kids under 12).

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28 Nov 2014 at 4:00am



This Time of Morning
by Lauri Rose There is quiet in this time of morning. Quiet in the way the fog has ceased to flow up the valley even as Cold Water Creek flows down.?

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27 Nov 2014 at 1:00am
by Lauri Rose



Your 2014 Cannabis Gift Guide
by Grant Scott-Goforth Marley Natural This Bob-branded marijuana is certain to be most popular in an allposters.com-laden, painted-white, brick-walled cube while a pirated copy of Legend plays in the background, but it's the perfect stocking stuffer for both those new-to and well-experienced in cultural appropriation.?

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27 Nov 2014 at 1:00am
by Grant Scott-Goforth



Flash Fiction 2014
'So there I was' ... your stories in 99 words or fewer Well, aren't you a pill-popping, lover-offing, strangernapping lot? Channeling Westerns, lurking around noir, donning armor, stalking cosmos, dallying with meta or just up late channeling confessions.?

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27 Nov 2014 at 1:00am



Power to the Pedaler
Editor: Bicyclists need to stand their ground and don't belong on sidewalks ("Mailbox," Nov. 13); they allow themselves to be cowered into slinking along roadsides, or even be forced into being the sidewalk bad guys, by drivers who've forgotten what rights human-powered vehicles actually have.?

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27 Nov 2014 at 1:00am



Port of Call Eureka
Do cruise ship champions have a chance? by Grant Scott-Goforth Ah, adventure on the high seas, the salt wind tugging at your hair, dampening your ascot. You walk breezily up the gangway, your next port of call ... the Caribbean??

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27 Nov 2014 at 1:00am
by Grant Scott-Goforth



Thursday Night Special
by Marcy Burstiner It is only Monday, but already I find myself repressing the urge to shop at Walmart Thursday night. The store will open at 6.?

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27 Nov 2014 at 1:00am
by Marcy Burstiner



The New Magic Carpet
Zipping around on an electric bike by Barry Evans and Louisa Rogers We are long-term cyclists and ride our handy folding bikes a lot, both around Humboldt and beyond. Purists, we never thought we'd succumb to an electric bike.?

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27 Nov 2014 at 1:00am
by Barry Evans and Louisa Rogers



Starved for Action
Mockingjay gets it half done by John J. Bennett Reviews THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY - PART 1.?

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27 Nov 2014 at 1:00am
by John J. Bennett




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