Archive for May, 2011

Margaret Gainer: A Fancy Word For Garbage – May 31, 2011

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

I call it Loophole Recycling. It’s a loophole for local governments that have not been able to comply with state mandated goals for landfill diversion. In the proposal to transport in a single-stream to Willits, it is especially “loophole recycling” because it must be dumped twice and is further contaminated. »

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They Come By Night To Flood The Zone With Pointlessness – May 29, 2011

Sunday, May 29th, 2011

• Saturday, April 29 12:55 a.m. Using available materials, anti-random parked truck activists attacked a silver pickup with a shell at an F Street laundromat. After launching a bottle at the truck, the three men joined urinary forces to top off the gas tank. »

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City Lawyering Up – May 26, 2011

Thursday, May 26th, 2011
City Lawyering Up – May 26, 2011

City Manager Randy Mendosa will ask the City Council next week to hire alternate counsel to handle legal matters pertaining to recycling. »

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Ashlie Crews: Save Planned Parenthood’s Crucial Services – May 26, 2011

Thursday, May 26th, 2011
Ashlie Crews: Save Planned Parenthood’s Crucial Services – May 26, 2011

Without these services, it stands to reason that our nation could see a boom in unplanned pregnancies, higher STD/STI rates, and higher rates of preventable cancers within our communities. »

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Jeffrey Schwartz: Arcata’s Own SS Might Come Busting In Any Time – May 26, 2011

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

It is disappointing that the powers that be including the Arcata City Council, the Board of Supervisors, the Humboldt County judges and the District Attorney allow this unconstitutional conduct without a peep. »

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Lawsuit Targets Arcata Panhandling Law – May 25, 2011

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

City Attorney Nancy Diamond said the ordinance is modeled after what’s been done elsewhere in the state and country, and what’s been tested in court. »

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filmHUMBOLDT Opens Office, Seeks Locations – May 25, 2011

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011
filmHUMBOLDT Opens Office, Seeks Locations – May 25, 2011

If you have any questions or think you might have the perfect match for any of the desired locations, e-mail Hesseltine at filmhumboldt@gmail.com. »

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Debi Farber Bush: Debi Does Redding At Her Own Risk – May 22, 2011

Sunday, May 22nd, 2011

Thankfully my real boss, Bryan Plumley, is understanding about these things, in fact I probably wouldn’t have been able to do any of this if he wasn’t such a great boss (in reality he realizes that keeping me busy also keeps me out of his hair). »

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NoHum’s Water Options Mature – May 22, 2011

Sunday, May 22nd, 2011

The community report submitted last fall, “Advisory Committee Recommendations for Water Use Options Supported by a Community-based Planning Process,” is also available at hbmwd.com or by calling HBMWD at (707) 443-5018. »

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Midnight Munchie Misadventure Devolves Into Bloody Carnage – May 22, 2011

Sunday, May 22nd, 2011

• Thursday, April 28 9:21 a.m. iPods left in unlocked vehicles on Ross Street are no different from succulent, shiny gizmos in any unsecured car anywhere – they yearn to roam free, and just can’t be contained. »

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