Archive for April, 2010

Because Calling Over And Over And Getting Hung Up On Will Really Make Them Love You – April 28, 2010

Friday, April 30th, 2010

2:07 p.m. In a variation on the usual slithy tove ritual of iPod and ashtray change heists, a Samoa Boulevard business suffered gasoline theft from its vehicles, so locking gas caps were installed. So next the indefatigable tove petrol thieve-toves drilled a hole in the gas tank to drain away their precious fossilicious nectar. »

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City Tallies 4-20 Violations, Damage – April 28, 2010

Friday, April 30th, 2010
City Tallies 4-20 Violations, Damage – April 28, 2010

Inexplicably, the campers don’t just leave their garbage, but in what seems like an effort to make it more difficult and unpleasant for the forest workers to clean it up, fling the bottles and plastic food containers deep into tangles of blackberry brambles. At one point, an ES worker stepped in an exposed pile... »

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THA Gaining Gorgeous Train Cars – April 28, 2010

Thursday, April 29th, 2010
THA Gaining Gorgeous Train Cars – April 28, 2010

THA’s Speeder rides will start on Saturday, June 26 for 30 minute trips running the line between Samoa and Manila. THA volunteers are refurbishing a car that the Speeder will pull, increasing capacity for the popular jaunts. »

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HSU Nursing Downsized, Retained – April 27, 2010

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

• Restructure the Nursing program, including reducing the number of students admitted to the program from 60 to 40. Require the program to develop a plan to address numerous organizational challenges. »

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Partly Barky, Chance Of Snarls At Beastly DA Forum – April 21, 2010

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010
Partly Barky, Chance Of Snarls At Beastly DA Forum – April 21, 2010

Kevin L. Hoover Eye Editor BAYSIDE – Area animal welfare activists co-sponsored a forum for the four candidates for Humboldt County District Attorney Friday, April 16 evening at the Humboldt Area Foundation. It’s fair to say that the fur flew. “We want to make sure that people know you can’t abuse animals in Humboldt... »

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CSAs Make Agriculture Accessible – April 21, 2010

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010
CSAs Make Agriculture Accessible – April 21, 2010

Gail Gourley Eye Correspondent First of two parts. ARCATA – For those seeking fresh, local produce, purchasing at farmers’ markets is one way to connect with the farmers who grow the food. Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs at local farms take the process a step further. Three CSA farms available to Arcata-area residents are... »

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Jeffrey Schwartz: Why Prosecute What May Soon Be Legal? – April 21, 2010

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

On November 2, 2010, the Humboldt County criminal justice system as it relates to marijuana prosecution may change drastically. The Regulate, Control and Tax Cannabis Act of 2010 initiative qualified last month for the ballot. Early polls suggest it will pass. The final outcome is uncertain. What is certain is the immense waste of... »

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Letters to the Editor – April 21, 2010

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

Rollin ruins Nursing The proposal to eliminate the Nursing Program at Humboldt State University is just the most recent example of Rollin Richmond’s failed leadership. At a time when we needed an administration that fostered cooperation and a spirit of shared sacrifice in order to find just solutions to our current challenges, Rollin Richmond... »

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Local Health Care Leaders Oppose Cancellation of HSU’s Nursing Program – April 14, 2010

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

Students graduating from this program often choose to stay, pursue their careers and raise families here. Many of our local public health nurses are graduates of the Humboldt State program as well. We are already facing severe nursing shortages. »

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