Police Find Suspect Wanted in 2008 Slaying Near Alderpoint

Robert L. Lee–murder suspect recently found in Virginia Ryan Christopher Carroll-murder suspect Reetpaul Singh Rana–murder victim In September of 2008, Reetpaul Singh Rana came to Humboldt Co. probably looking for marijuana.  His 1996 Saab was found September 10th, 2008 near Big Lagoon. It had been torched. On the 13th, his body was found in some woods along the Dyerville Loop

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WOW! Bust-O-Rama!

Stanislaw Kopiej UPDATE:  The Times Standard has a followup on the story.  Among the new pieces of information: The couple is being charged with felony Child abuse. Humboldt Co. Sheriff Press Release: On Wednesday October 19, 2011 at about 0820 hours, Deputies from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Special Services Division served a search warrant in the 3000 block of

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Campaign of Terror? Feds Raid Northstone Organics Today and Threaten Media Outlets

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OiUEq-1BYs&feature=player_embedded] In what can only be described as a frontal assault on medical marijuana, federal agents are currently raiding Northstone Organics.  The Mendocino collective is a well known provider of medical marijuana. The Executive Director, Matt Cohen, has recently been featured on Frontline’s epsisode, The Pot Republic. This not-for-profit co-op offers home delivery of cannabis grown organically in Mendocino county

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Holy Smokes!

The following is a guest post by Skippy Massey: Excuse me, but are you stepping on me or is that just your carbon footprint? Big weed is also a big energy suck. As if we didn’t know? Dr. Evan Mills, staff scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, delivered a surprising lecture at Humboldt State University on October 6 of

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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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