Trace Radiation Reaches Here from Japan and Other Links about the Crisis

Workers at Fukushima power plant California radiation risk low at this time reports the LA TIMES. The trace radiation is very low.  See the excellent graphic showing how much radiation we receive from everyday activities and how that compares to radiation from Chernobyl, etc . I highly recommend this one. However, the California Dept of Public health has opened a

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The Kettenpom Double Homicide: How to Follow the Unfolding Story

Kristin Constantino(age 33)-one of the victims.  Her memorial page here. Christopher Sky Richardson (age 26)–one of the victims. His memorial page here Tomas Pitagoras Gouverneur (age 32)–accused murderer I’ve been asked to provide links to all the posts for ease of following what has happened. The murders happened around 4:45 on Sunday, March 13th. The next day I posted here

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Press Release From Trinity Sheriff's Dept. Adds Important Information

UPDATE: According to a new story in the Record Searchlight, “Trinity County Supervisor Roger Jaegel said Jim Gund was a former county road worker. Norma Gund is a bus driver for the local school district, Jaegel said.” ———- The following press release sheds some crucial light on the events leading up to the Gunds’ being attacked. The Trinity County Sheriff’s

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Dunt Ta Da Da—Supermoon!

For unto us, tomorrow at sunset, a supermoon will rise in the east and it shall be beautiful (though probably unseen because of the storm currently rolling over the North Coast.) On the evening of Saturday, March 19th, the biggest moon in almost twenty years will rise over our Yolla Bolly mountains. As Science News says, The best time to

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Small Towns

  Lisa Moorehouse and I did a radio piece on Garberville in January for her series on New Harvest: The Future of Small Towns.  Tomorrow she has another piece coming out on the California Report–these are extraordinary pieces.  Each one is given a relatively long time to develop and explore each subject.  Tomorrow’s will be on Avenal, a Central Valley

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Radiation Levels Rise as Disaster Reaches One Week Anniversary

The photo above is from Times’ Pictures of Japan Devastation. Beautifully done but it does have some closeups of bodies which are appropriate but can disturb some people. Here’s a helicopter ride around the Fukushima power plant.  This one is a bit horrifying so think before you click. As my son said, “Well, Mom, that’s not healthy looking…” Japan struggles

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Kettenpom Murders Linked to Marijuana

The Kristine Constantino residence where the double murder occurred showed “evidence of a marijuana operation ” according to the Trinity County Sheriff’s Dept. which sent the following Press Release: (see earlier posts here and here) On March 13, 2011 at approximately 4:45 pm the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center received a phone call from Humboldt CHP Dispatch regarding a

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