Archive for February, 2010

DUHC scrambles to counter corporate-friendly U.S. Supreme Court ruling – February 24, 2010

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

“The most dangerous threat to democracy in America is the mistaken belief we have one,” Cobb said. “When corporations can legally claim the rights of a person, democracy is illegal.” »

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It Actually Takes Less Time To Lock Your Car Than It Does To Call Cops – February 24, 2010

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

6:22 p.m. A car was reported doing 80 mph in the U.S. Highway 101 Safety Corridor, on an urgent mission that ended at a downtown brewery. An APD officer went inside and admonished the driver. »

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The Art of Brian Sproul on display at HSU – February 18, 2010

Thursday, February 18th, 2010
The Art of Brian Sproul on display at HSU – February 18, 2010

HSU – Humboldt State University’s Reese Bullen Gallery presents The Art of Brian Sproul, Friday, Feb. 19 through Friday, March 12. »

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Backyard Braggart Berates Bushes With Sappy Transplant Tale – February 17, 2010

Thursday, February 18th, 2010

12:17 a.m. A woman reported that she couldn’t get the handcuffs off of her boyfriend because the key broke. »

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Savage Henry – The Onion meets Rolling Stone – February 18, 2010

Thursday, February 18th, 2010
Savage Henry – The Onion meets Rolling Stone – February 18, 2010

New magazine to continue local print media's trouncing of cyber-blowhards »

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Dinner theatre draws adulation, anonymous threat – February 18, 2010

Thursday, February 18th, 2010
Dinner theatre draws adulation, anonymous threat – February 18, 2010

Bruner said the theatrical presentation provided a means of explicating and understanding a tragic era in human history. "If you don't talk about it, it's bound to happen again," he said. »

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Gallegos: ‘Vast Change’ is a work in progress – February 17, 2010

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010
Gallegos: ‘Vast Change’ is a work in progress – February 17, 2010

Gallegos believes that “first and foremost,” a DA’s job is to be a trial attorney. “You have to lead by example and be willing to try those tough cases, those big cases for the community,” he said. “The people of this community deserve to see me in court – I’m not an administrator, they... »

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Plucky Prowlers Make Off With Unlocked Box Of Dead Cat – February 3, 2010

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

10:44 a.m. A 14-year-old skated on the Plaza, where his wallet fell out of his pantaloons. Three travelers – two women and a man – set upon the plopped pocketbook and immediately gutted it of any value. A gift card with $25 in remaining value was redeemed for unknown items – probably cheap crap... »

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Nazis in Arcata? Sort of, but not really – February 17, 2010

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010
Nazis in Arcata? Sort of, but not really – February 17, 2010

The term “Nazi” is not unknown to Arcata politics. Public comment on subjects ranging from cannabis to homelessness, water fluoridation, even solid waste policy and simple regs against blocking sidewalks have been marked by accusations that actual fascists, sometimes of a Hitlerian flavor, somehow control Humboldt’s most liberal city. »

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Eye Editorial: Reclaim Redwood Park – February 10, 2010

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

Make 4-20 Arcata’s annual Community Fair. Fill Redwood Park and environs with Arcata’s best – its civic groups, service clubs, businesses, schools and university. Have a skills fair, a crafts fair, a jobs fair, food vending, school recruitment, outdoor activities demos, theatrical presentations and more, lasting into the evening. Park the antique fire truck... »

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