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1st District Supervisor Brown reprimands 3rd District Supervisor Woodhouse

Third District Supervisor Tom Woodhouse confirms he received a letter from 1st District Supervisor Carre Brown criticizing him for speaking to county employees.

The Willits News can find no provision in county or state code which gives any one supervisor control over another's behavior or actions.

1 Sep 2015 at 8:07pm
by By Linda Williams The Willits News

More arrests in Covelo burglaries

Two additional suspects were arrested Sunday as part of an ongoing investigation by the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office into a series of burglaries in the Covelo area, according to a Sheriff's Office news release.

At 9 a.m., MCSO deputies responded to a residence in the 23000 block of Henderson Road to conduct a probation search in attempts to locate stolen firearms and any possible suspects related to the burglaries.

1 Sep 2015 at 7:53pm
by By Ukiah Daily Journal staff

NCO teaches healthy eating in Ukiah with local produce

Eating healthier with local produce just became easier.

By way of a two-year, nine-month grant from the California Department of Food and Agriculture, North Coast Opportunities is able to offer community cooking classes with an emphasis on farm fresh ingredients.

On Monday for nearly three hours, close to a dozen participants learned hands-on how to make tomato jam, savory onion with rosemary jam, pickled peppers, zucchini vegetable patties and cantaloupe salsa during a "Healthy Harvest Commu...

1 Sep 2015 at 6:45pm
by By Adam Randall @theadamrandall on Twitter

Fjords options not set in stone

One of the most identifiable landmarks in Ukiah may be the old Fjords restaurant building on North State Street in front of the Crossroads shopping plaza, not for its history, but for how long the facility has stood empty.

The property may be close to having a new owner, according to Todd Schapmire, of real estate agency Re/Max, however, despite rumors, there is no confirmed business for the site, as there has been more than one company that has shown interest in utilizing the property, ones ...

1 Sep 2015 at 5:56pm
by By Adam Randall @theadamrandall on Twitter

Ukiah police and fire log: Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015


The following were compiled from reports prepared by the Ukiah Police Department. To anonymously report crime information, call 463-6205.

EX NOT WATCHING KIDS: Caller on Sidnie Court reported at 1:42 a.m. Monday that he drove by his ex's house and "saw her drinking outside with the children inside, unattended.

1 Sep 2015 at 5:19pm

Power of Produce Club educates and encourages healthy lifestyles

"The Power of Produce Club" is off to a good start at the Ukiah Farmer's Market as over 50 children have made the commitment to join what is described by its sponsors as an educational and healthy opportunity.

The six-week pilot program that began Aug. 22 and will run through the end of September, was funded through a grant secured by the Mendocino County Health and Human Services Agency from the federal government, said Megan Van Sant, program administrator with the HHSA's Community Outreach...

1 Sep 2015 at 12:01am
by By Adam Randall @theadamrandall on Twitter

Old Coast Hotel: New ballot drive afoot

FORT BRAGG - The Concerned Citizens of Fort Bragg has filed papers seeking dismissal of their lawsuit concerning the City of Fort Bragg's $1.2 million loan allowing the Mendocino Coast Hospitality House to set up client services in the Old Coast Hotel.

The group's attorney, Rod Jones, said it is unlikely Judge Richard Henderson will shift his position from that taken on his ruling about their request for a preliminary injunction.

1 Sep 2015 at 12:01am
by Staff reports

Ukiah police and fire log: Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015


The following were compiled from reports prepared by the Ukiah Police Department. To anonymously report crime information, call 463-6205.

SHOTS FIRED: Officers were called to the 500 block of South School Street at 12:21 a.m. Saturday for two shots fired heard in the area.

1 Sep 2015 at 12:01am

MCSO busts out-of-staters for pot, water theft

Several Laytonville locations were raided by law enforcement personnel last week as part of a two-day event which resulted in the seizure of marijuana and cash, as well as the arrests of four out-of-state residents, according to a report by the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office.

On Thursday at approximately 9 a.

1 Sep 2015 at 12:01am
by By Ukiah Daily Journal staff

Willits stops future herbicide use in wetlands

WILLITS - When Willits built its new sewer plant it was required by permit to mitigate for lost wetland acreage. During the past 3 years the city's contractor has used a mix of herbicides, Garlon 3A and Roundup, to control unwanted vegetation within the Willits mitigation wetlands.

The Willits council condemned the planned use of herbicides by Caltrans on Caltrans mitigation wetlands earlier this year.

1 Sep 2015 at 12:01am
by By Linda Williams The Willlits News

Eureka Times-Standard

Deputies find growing marijuana during disturbance call in Myers Flat

From a Humboldt County Sheriff's Office press release:

On 08-13-2015, at approximately 10:00 p.m., Sheriff's Deputies with the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to a residence in the 300 block of Myers Avenue, Myers Flat, to investigate the report of a disturbance. It was reported that two neighbors were in a dispute and at least one party had armed himself with a firearm.

1 Sep 2015 at 4:48pm
by The Times-Standard

Tuesday fire update from the Six Rivers National Forest, campgrounds in King ...

Press release from BLM:

WHITETHORN, Calif. -- Just in time for Labor Day weekend, the Bureau of Land Management Arcata Field Office has reopened all trails and campgrounds in the King Range closed due to the Horse Fire.

"Although we are reopening trails and campgrounds, the risk of fire danger remains high and campfire restrictions are still in place.

1 Sep 2015 at 10:58am
by The Times-Standard

Access Humboldt to start radio station

For a number of years, Access Humboldt has provided a way for civic-minded citizens to keep tabs on governmental goings-on through the broadcasting of public meetings. However, that monitoring required having cable television.

In about six months, the nonprofit headquartered at Eureka High School will launch a low-power radio station to bring those meetings to everyone in the greater Eureka area.

31 Aug 2015 at 9:54pm
by By Jessie Faulkner

Route Complex fires 98 percent contained

The Mad River fires in the Six Rivers National Forest and the Fork Complex of the Shasta Trinity National Forest are over 90 percent contained and the Route Complex fires near Ruth Lake were fully contained.

According to the incident information website, the 37,278 acre Mad River Complex fires were 95 percent contained and the 35,675 acre Route Complex fires were 100 percent contained by Monday.

31 Aug 2015 at 9:57pm
by By Hunter Cresswell

Former Reagan advisor will sign new book at Arts Alive!

A local author who advised Ronald Reagan in Sacramento will sign books in Old Town Eureka later this week.

"The book is quite interesting ... . It's a very good overall picture of what life was like in the '60s," Peter Hannaford said of the new book he edited, "Washington Merry-Go-Round: The Drew Pearson Diaries, 1960-1969.

30 Aug 2015 at 11:30pm
by By Hunter Cresswell

Riverbend Cellars offers '100 percent' local estate wines

The owners of Riverbend Cellars met, fittingly enough, over a glass of wine and have combined their heritages to create great wines.

"We met over food and wine," Rika Meagher said.

Thomas Meagher said his family is from the Basque region of France and Rika Meagher said she hails from the wine-making region of South Africa.

30 Aug 2015 at 11:30pm
by By Hunter Cresswell

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For nation's own good, refuse poor immigrants

Dave Wiens' My Word ("Lax border policy equals lower pay for US workers," Times-Standard, Aug. 21, Page A4) offers the most cogent explanation for the connection between illegal immigration and stagnant wages that I've read. Everyone knows the Obama administration has exploited illegal immigration for political gain.

29 Aug 2015 at 9:26pm

Rocked the block: EPD's Neighborhood Watch Party

Organizers of Eureka Police Department's Neighborhood Watch party in Carson Park on Saturday had been watching the weather forecast with some trepidation in recent days. But, the much-needed rain fell perfectly -- the night before.

Under sunny skies, the community strolled the grounds of the park stretched between H and I.

29 Aug 2015 at 9:14pm
by By Jessie Faulkner

Council mulls homeless crackdown

Eureka's regular City Council meeting on Tuesday may be a contentious one.

The council is scheduled to vote on two homeless-related measures, both directed toward reclaiming the public property along the bay from those living in tents and other impermanent structures.

Eureka City Manager Greg Sparks said both measures provide an opportunity for the city to make the targeted public property available to all of the public.

29 Aug 2015 at 9:14pm
by By Jessie Faulkner

Sheriff's Office IDs suspect in Willow Creek arson

The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office announced late Friday that a person of interest has been identified in the Aug. 17 suspected burglary and arson of two businesses in Willow Creek: River Song Natural Foods and the Golden Radio.

The identity of the person of interest has not been released, and the case remains under investigation.

29 Aug 2015 at 8:53am
by The Times-Standard

North Coast Journal

An Old Town Arrest

First, a familiar sound. A shopping cart rattling against the sidewalk.?
1 Sep 2015 at 2:38pm
by Linda Stansberry

Eureka City Council Prepares to Crack Down on City's Homeless
The Eureka City Council meets today with an ambitious slate of items to discuss ? many concerning the ongoing issue of homeless people camped in the city?s greenbelt areas. On the agenda: an ordinance regulating the storage of personal property in public areas, and an open space property management plan.?
31 Aug 2015 at 6:02pm
by Linda Stansberry

Hoopa Man Dies After Weekend Crash
An 82-year-old Hoopa man injured in a Sunday car crash has died, the California Highway Patrol announced today.

Christopher F. Colgrove reportedly drove his Lexus sedan head-on into an oncoming pickup truck on State Route 299, east of East Fork Bridge, shortly before noon Sunday. No update was provided as to the condition of the other driver, who was also injured, according to CHP.

Colgrove?s death marks the 22nd this year stemming from car accidents in Humboldt County, which puts us on...
31 Aug 2015 at 12:32pm
by Thadeus Greenson

Bagel Attraction
Who needs dark clubs and city streets when you can shoot your music video here in Humboldt? Not KSHMR and Bassjackers ft. Sirah.?
31 Aug 2015 at 11:35am
by Jennifer Fumiko Cahill

HumBug: Yellowjackets
Once, while recovering from shoulder surgery, I heard my wife scream from the backyard. Arm immobilized with a brace, I stumbled outside.?
30 Aug 2015 at 3:00pm
by Anthony Westkamper

Medical Pot Bills Near Legislator Vote
The first substantial regulation in 20 years of medical marijuana in California is headed to a vote in the next couple weeks.

As reported in the Week in Weed, staff members for state Sen. Mike McGuire and assemblymen Jim Wood and Rob Bonta were scrambling early this week to get final amendments into their legislation so they could be reviewed in time for the voting deadline.

All three bills came out of committees with approval, and with ?intent language,? meaning they still ...
28 Aug 2015 at 5:28pm
by Grant Scott-Goforth

What a Day That Was

A camera follows a pair of white sneakers as they walk across a black floor. The sounds of whistles and cheers off camera grow louder.?

28 Aug 2015 at 6:46am
by Kali Cozyris

Supreme Court Denies School Contract Case
The California Supreme Court has denied a Fresno school district?s request to review an appellate court ruling that was strongly critical of its use of no-bid contracts ? a ruling that school contractors across the state fear may set a legal precedent that leaves them on the hook to repay millions of dollars in past contracts.

The ruling addressed the topic of newly popular lease-leaseback school construction contracts, which skirt the competitive public bidding process and allow d...
27 Aug 2015 at 2:59pm
by Thadeus Greenson

Wild Wild Life

Don't wanna be owl by yourself Friday night? No worries, mate.?

27 Aug 2015 at 8:00am
by Kali Cozyris

Rebel Rouser
Editor: Marcy's right about the inadvisability of changing old place names to suit new sensibilities.?
27 Aug 2015 at 1:00am

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