Archive for September, 2011

Arson Suspects Arrested, New Playset Ordered (Updated) – September 27, 2011

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011
Arson Suspects Arrested, New Playset Ordered (Updated) – September 27, 2011

Through a lengthy investigation by APD, three juvenile suspects were identified. Two of the suspects, a 12-year-old from Arcata and a 13-year-old from Pittsburg, Calif., have been arrested. The third juvenile suspect, a 14-year-old from Fortuna, is still at large. »

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Sunny Brae Forest Passes 300 Acres With New Addition – September 27, 2011

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011
Sunny Brae Forest Passes 300 Acres With New Addition – September 27, 2011

Third District Supervisor Mark Lovelace, who lives just downhill from the forest, was drawn into activism by what was to be an aggressive timber harvest by Sierra Pacific Industries. »

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Remembering Long-Lost Marino’s Club – September 26, 2011

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011
Remembering Long-Lost Marino’s Club – September 26, 2011

For those of us left who loved the old place, it will remain in our hearts forever. »

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Parking Lot Poignancy Comes Courtesy Condiment Combatants, Flashlight Gladiator, Woeful Hoeless – September 25, 2011

Sunday, September 25th, 2011

While details of an encounter are in dispute, it was generally agreed that in principle, she shouldn’t throw bottles at anyone. »

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Federal Cannabis Policy Evolves, Or Not – September 24, 2011

Saturday, September 24th, 2011
Federal Cannabis Policy Evolves, Or Not – September 24, 2011

Eye: If you’re suggesting marijuana can really be expunged from our culture and our real world here on the streets, I think there are some people who would say, “What are you smoking?” »

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Gasparas Defies City, Opens Plaza Pot Shop – September 22, 2011

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

“That is absolutely a violation and we intend to work with police and the city attorney to make sure he doesn’t operate without a permit,” said Community Development Director Larry Oetker. »

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Humboldt Can’t Ban Water Exports – September 20, 2011

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

A review by legal staff confirmed that the county can’t forbid exports, only comment on them as part of a state or federal permitting process. »

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Humboldt’s MMJ Program Like Mendo’s – September 20, 2011

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

District Attorney Paul Gallegos said he hopes a Mendocino-like ordinance will be adopted here, although he recommended using square footage limits rather than plant counts. »

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Chesbro Seeks Another Term – September 20, 2011

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011
Chesbro Seeks Another Term – September 20, 2011

Alluding to recent opposition to the company’s siting of a goat farm in Arcata as a metaphor for larger political struggles, he added that, “We’re all for something – we’re not just against things.” »

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Norman Solomon Promotes Progressive Ideals – September 20, 2011

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011
Norman Solomon Promotes Progressive Ideals – September 20, 2011

Environmental protection and development of renewable energy systems are important aspects of Solomon’s campaign platform. »

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