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Drought prompts Eel River cleanup near Rio Dell
More than 70 community volunteers gathered in early September to remove 2,500 pounds of trash — automobile tires, scrap metal, old bicycles and more — from a section of the Eel River, where it flows by Rio Dell.
18 Sep 2014 at 12:01am
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By Mary Bullwinkel






Local restaurants to feature Humboldt-grown menu items
Three Eel River Valley restaurants are set to feature special fixed price menu items featuring fresh and local food as part of Humboldt County Restaurant Week.
18 Sep 2014 at 12:01am
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By Mary Bullwinkel






Loleta woman to take Kiwanis leadership role
A Loleta woman is stepping up to assume the role of lieutenant governor of a division in the Kiwanis organization's California/Nevada/Hawaii district. Janice Simmons, who also doubles as president of the Loleta Chamber of Commerce and volunteers at community events, will be installed locally on Sept.
18 Sep 2014 at 12:01am
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By Mary Bullwinkel






Fortuna has places to recycle oil, oil filters
Fortuna residents wondering what to do with used motor oil and/or oil filters now have two locations for free disposal. Not only can the used motor oil and filters be disposed of at Renner Petroleum on Newburg Avenue and O'Reilly Auto Parts on South Fortuna Boulevard, but disposers will also receive a voucher for a free oil filter, valued up to $25.
11 Sep 2014 at 5:32pm
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By Mary Bullwinkel






Smoother access to Ferndale in the works
Main Street in Ferndale is being repaved starting this week and Caltrans has contracted with Mercer-Fraser Company to do the work. "The project will stretch from the intersection of Ocean and Main, all the way out to the new pavement on Highway 211 leading into town," Caltrans Public Information Officer for Humboldt and Del Norte Counties Eli Rohl said.
11 Sep 2014 at 5:32pm
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By Mary Bullwinkel




Local Food Month spotlights area produce
September is Local Food Month and to celebrate local food, local farmers, and local abundance, a variety of events are planned throughout Humboldt County for the rest of the month.
11 Sep 2014 at 5:32pm
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By Mary Bullwinkel




Redwood Prep receives $20,000 grant
Redwood Preparatory Charter School in Fortuna has announced that they will now be implementing more science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) through a program called Project Lead the Way (PLTW).
11 Sep 2014 at 4:43pm
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Humboldt Beacon






Fortuna Dog Park adds mulch, play structures coming soon
Fortuna's Dog Park recently entered phase two of the development process, which includes the beautification of the area with play structures, trees and more.
11 Sep 2014 at 4:19pm
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By Melissa Simon

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Ukiah Daily Journal


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



Mendocino County animal shelter volunteer group opposes MCSO takeover
A group of volunteers is advocating to keep the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office from gaining operational control over the Mendocino County Animal Shelter, a recommendation that was made by the grand jury in its June report.
26 Sep 2014 at 11:00pm



Chatting with ... Cynthia Ariosta
Staten Island Native Cynthia Ariosta made the jump from Big Apple native to Ukiah restauranteur - with a few steps in between.
27 Sep 2014 at 11:00pm



MCSO investigating suspicious death near Covelo
A dead body was discovered in the 50000 block of Indian Dick Road in Covelo last night by hunters in the area, according to a news release from the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office.
25 Sep 2014 at 11:00pm



Ukiah police and fire log: Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014
The following were compiled from reports prepared by the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office: POSSESSION FOR SALE: Mona J.
25 Sep 2014 at 11:00pm



Prize offered for best Ukiah safety idea
A Ukiah business owner thinks local citizens might have some good ideas about making their town safe and he wants to hear them – in fact he'll pay for the best one.
24 Sep 2014 at 11:00pm



Clean-up a success
Clean-up a success To the Editor: Locally, California Coastal Cleanup Day was wildly successful because of the 70-plus volunteer "regulars" and "newcomers" who participated on September 20, 2014.
27 Sep 2014 at 11:00pm



Raiders fire Dennis Allen: Social media reaction
As owner Mark Davis made the move Monday evening after the team opened its season with four straight losses, fan responses ranged from anger and acceptance to relief and resolve
29 Sep 2014 at 11:00pm



MCSO stops vehicle, discovers illegal stun gun
Corporal injury to spouse or cohabitant The Mendocino County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to a home in the 1300 block of North State Street Saturday at 3:19 a.
24 Sep 2014 at 11:00pm



National Weather Service predicts below average rainfall for Mendocino County
Despite a previous rainy week for most of Mendocino County, the National Weather Service is predicting below average rainfall for the next several months.
26 Sep 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


In Plein Sight

Are you out on the beach every weekend with your easel, or was the backyard fence the last painting you did? Beginners, pros and looky-loos can all indulge their artistic impulses during the Plein Air at the Lost Coast festival in Shelter Cove from Wednesday, Oct. 1 through Sunday, Oct. 5 (free to attend, $65 registration).?

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28 Sep 2014 at 4:00am



Eureka Will Cease Prayer Breakfasts, Pay For Lawsuit
Eureka will discontinue prayer breakfasts as part of a settlement stemming from a 2013 lawsuit seeking the separation of church and local government.

The Times-Standard reports that, in addition to no longer sponsoring or endorsing the prayer breakfasts (which Mayor Frank Jager conducted specifically in his capacity as mayor), the city will pay $16,500 to cover legal costs incurred during the lawsuit. 

When the lawsuit was filed, Jager told the Journal, "If they want to sue us, fine, we'll ...
26 Sep 2014 at 12:03pm
by Grant Scott-Goforth



Lost Boys
Maze Dead Ends, Bateman Grows Up by Grant Scott-Goforth and Jennifer Fumiko Cahill Reviews THE MAZE RUNNER is a tightly paced sci-fi/horror flick for the tween set, a dark and violent mystery that doesn't gloss over the child murder so popular in films these days.?

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25 Sep 2014 at 1:00am
by Grant Scott-Goforth and Jennifer Fumiko Cahill



Salmon Mountain: Humboldt's Highest
by Barry Evans Around 170 million years ago, in a period geologists call the Middle Jurassic, huge reptiles ruled the seas and skies: quarter-ton pterosaurs above, killer whale-size pliosaurs below. On land, shrew-like mammals were rapidly evolving as they dodged several new species of predatory dinosaurs.?

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25 Sep 2014 at 1:00am
by Barry Evans



Love
by Matt Bryant Love A slither from my brain tries to tame the people that I meet  I was taught better but can't seem to stretch it my careful thought blows in the breeze and catches a warm flower and there it is plain and simple?

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25 Sep 2014 at 1:00am
by Matt Bryant



TV or Not TV?
A Comic Dilemma at NCRT by William S. Kowinski Several blocks from where a royal henchman cleverly castigates Shakespeare to his face in Redwood Curtain's Equivocation ("Unequivocal Success," Sept. 11), some contemporary Americans (and a distinguished ghost) are conflicted about the Bard in the 1991 comedy I Hate Hamlet, now onstage at the North Coast Repertory Theatre in Eureka. After the TV series that made him famous is cancelled, Andrew Rally (played by Evan Needha...
25 Sep 2014 at 1:00am
by William S. Kowinski



About Those Numbers...
Editor: As Humboldt County's Auditor-Controller, I was surprised to read Mr. Brennan's letter in the Sept. 18 edition of the North Coast Journal ("Hey Big Spender") that alleges that my office was over budget by $1,780,425 in 2014.?

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25 Sep 2014 at 1:00am



No Room at the Trough
Editor: Regarding Mr. Kinch and his letter ("Pensions Still Running High," Sept. 10) and specifically the comment that "a government job is much more secure than in the private sector" ? sorry, but I and 38 others would beg to differ.?

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25 Sep 2014 at 1:00am



More Merv
Editor: Nice article about Merv George ("Merv's World," Sept. 11).?

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25 Sep 2014 at 1:00am



Not Cool
Editor: Shame on Linda Stansberry and her column "Slugfest" (Sept. 18).?

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25 Sep 2014 at 1:00am




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