The 99%

Occupy Wall Street moves into its third week.  Have you been shrugging it off? Complains about the lack of a coherent message have plagued the movement. Yet, one Tumblr blog consisting of people speaking of their struggles and nearly all ending with the rallying cry I AM THE 99% is capturing the hearts of both pundits and the public. Read

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Dam, Humboldt Hates Dams…

Press Release: Epic presents a screening of the film Patagonia Rising at the Arcata Theater Lounge (1036 G St, Arcata) at 7 PM on Tuesday, October 11. This screening will kick off a series of events designed to encourage public comment on the Draft Plan for Dam Removal on the Klamath (see klamathrestoration.gov). Please spread the word!  We hope everyone

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Prohibition–Happy 74th Birthday

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ty4U1wD2go&feature=player_embedded] Today, PBS airs Ken Burns documentary, Prohibition. There aren’t many people who would argue we should go back to the bad old days of alcohol prohibition–crime was up but alcohol consumption didn’t go away. Coincidentally or not, October 1st, 1934  is the day that the Marijuana Tax Act was enacted. And on the next day, October 2nd, (74 years

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Aaron Bassler: A Lethal and Deadly Engagement

The Mendocino Co. Sheriff Tom Allman  announced tonight that Aaron Bassler was killed at 12:23 this afternoon. According to Allman, yesterday another burglary was reported outside of the 6 square miles that law enforcement had encircled.  A garage/shop was broken into.  Ammunition and food items, as well as matches and other items were stolen.  The MO fit Bassler. A canine

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Grower Dies Defending Garden

The Sacramento Bee reports on a grower who died during an attempted robbery. According to the grim story, Neighbors reported a few shots shattering the night in rural Amador County, then more gunfire exploding like rolling thunder. Sheriff’s deputies, racing to a former horse property near the town of Ione, found 779 marijuana plants, bullet-riddled trailers and a dead man

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Neighbors Cross: Guerilla Grows aren't Welcome

  Mendocino Co. Sheriff Press Release: (See Photo here–scroll down)Mendocino County Sheriff’s deputies received a complaint that persons were trespassing onto a vacant parcel located at 44948 Fish Rock Rd., Gualala, and had cut down trees and were growing marijuana. Deputies went to the location and located 39 marijuana plants, and found that trees had been cut down to facilitate

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