Archive for December, 2010

Bridget McGraw: Arcata’s Legal Graffiti Wall – Free Expression On Middle Ground – December 23, 2010

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010
Bridget McGraw: Arcata’s Legal Graffiti Wall – Free Expression On Middle Ground – December 23, 2010

Simply punishing someone without giving them an alternative outlet is only a short-term band-aid. A legal wall would be that necessary redirection of energies that helps bring about true and lasting change. »

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Behind The Curtain 36: Santa Kicks It In Humboldt

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

The reindeer slowed above the Victorians on H Street in Eureka.  “Whoa, Dasher, Dancer, Prancer and Vixen,” he said, pulling the reins hard. “Easy does it, Comet, Cupid, Donner and Blitzen.” Rudolf used the power of his bright red nose to sniff-out the best place for Santa to kick it, and motioned to a... »

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Mystery Meat Cleared Of Wrongdying – December 22, 2010

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

• Monday, November 8 1:40 a.m. A bear had its way with a dozen trash receptacles in Wiley Court. Police swang with their spotlights and pummeled it with photons to drive it away. »

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Chamber Names Leading Businesses – December 15, 2010

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

Businesses are selected for a variety of reasons: involvement with the community, outreach to youth, employee standards, leadership ethics, membership standings, involvement with the Chamber and other philanthropic work. »

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Bonnie Carroll: Surviving The Holidays – December 15, 2010

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

Try not to let what is missing prevent you from continuing to live your life. Say a little prayer for the absent people you love and wish them well. Then wish yourself well. »

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Alexandra Nicolaeva: Difficulties Of A Translation – December 15, 2010

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

You may not be surprised by all those strange things that Americans do and you have to learn the laws and rules that make this country what it is. »

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Tutu’d Clown Fears For Grim Reaperess’s Safety – December 8, 2010

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

2:54 a.m. A clown wearing a white ballet tutu became concerned for a female grim reaper walking alone and possibly being followed on Spear Avenue. Police found the solo soul she-collector safe with friends at their house. »

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Letter Of The Week: Days Inn’s Denial Isn’t Working – December 1, 2010

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

It appears our Payment Agreement is not working. I have therefore directed our staff and attorney to pursue this matter to the fullest extent of the law. »

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Days Inn Payment Pact Collapses – December 1, 2010

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

Calls and e-mail messages to owners Mukesh Mowji, Tarun S. Patel, Anil R. Patel and Days Inn Manager Mike Miller were not returned. »

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City Cracking Down On Utility Pole Flyers – December 1, 2010

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010
City Cracking Down On Utility Pole Flyers – December 1, 2010

Who cares? Apparently some Arcata residents do, according to APD Lt. Ryan Peterson. »

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