A New Tsunami Video–Incredible Footage of Homes and People Swept Away

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8vZR0Rq1Rfw&feature=player_embedded] The Youtube post says, We’ve seen a lot of footage of the tragic Japan tsunami, but this clip is the most horrifying yet. Entitled “South Sanriku — Tsunami seen from Shizugawa High School,” it’s shot from high ground, but toward the end of the video you can see panicked residents running for their lives. Almost as dramatic as the

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Redway Bust Last Thursday

Humboldt Co. Sheriff’s Press Release: Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested three people last Thursday after finding a variety of illegal drugs inside a Redway residence. At about 12:30 Thursday, Deputies served a search warrant at a residence on the 100 block of Redway Drive. Deputies, who were assisted by agents from the Humboldt County Drug Task Force, searched the residence

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Emergency Declaration by Governor for Spring Storms Which Damaged North Coast Roads and Residences

Slide at Benbow (photograph by landowner Kris Wallan) Governor Jerry Brown declared 19 counties a disaster today.  The spring storms which have wreaked havoc across the North Coast have prompted him to act.  Hopefully, slides at Dobbyn Creek, Benbow, Ferndale, etc. will receive much needed funds for cleanup, restoration, and other issues. According to KRCRTV, Butte, Trinity, Humboldt, Mendocino and

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Do Good, Look Good

Today, inmates from the Humboldt Co. Correctional Facility donated items they had made to  Betty Chin and the homeless individuals that she helps.  As I posted yesterday,  two volunteers teach knitting and crocheting to inmates.  The items created have, in the past also gone to seniors and other groups.  These photos were taken at the event today and they made

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Buy Only Sustainably Grown Marijuana and Reduce America's Dependence on Foreign Oil

A new report by Dr. Evan Mills, an energy analyst and a staff scientist for the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory at the  University of California, states that marijuana growing uses 1% of the energy usage of the United States per year. The study says, “[A] single Cannabis cigarette represents 2 pounds of CO2 emissions, an amount equal to running a

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