Buckeye Fire by Petrolia

There is a 700 acre fire out by Petrolia. I’m a little confused. On the same Calfire  site, it says both that “No structure threat or evacuations” and “50 structures threatened near Conklin Creek and Rainbow Ridge– 1 destroyed, evacuations in progress.” UPDATE: I talked to Terri  Klemetson at KMUD. That blog linked above  is not an official Calfire site

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Death in Salmon Creek

This afternoon, Monday, September 6th, a visitor to the Robert Gribi home in Salmon Creek plunged off the Three Falls trail on a borrowed quad and was killed.  The Sacramento area man was riding alone and wasn’t found for some time. Several Sheriffs and the coroners were at the scene for many hours as were members of the local volunteer

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The Potfarmer Wife

Yesterday’s video about Pot wives sparked a discussion on my Facebook page with one friend dismissing the women in the video as “Potstitutes.”* I have to admit that though I have heard of women like those in the video, the women I know are much more like the ones described by another friend, Autumn Hargrave.  I’ve (with her permission) reprinted

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Pot Wives

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIDAVFkiuek&fs=1&hl=en_US] Erma Bombeck wrote about suburban America with a sharp pen but a warm heart.  A woman named Heather Donahue is doing the same for the marijuana world.  Donahue calls the women living with growers “pot wives” and says “they’re like Beverly Hills trophy wives but with more body hair. ” The women she talks about in the video above

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Mainstreaming Medical Marijuana

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZJyWOjzbvs&feature=player_embedded] Fox is first!  A 30 second commercial for a medical marijuana dispensary debuted this week on a Sacramento Fox affiliate.  The ad is discrete using the term “cannabis” and not showing actual marijuana but, nonetheless, another barrier has crumbled. This last month when Facebook rejected ads with marijuana leave,  Google readily stepped forward offering to provide slots for the

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420 Touri$m–Bringing Money to Humboldt Now

The ancient redwood rain forests pull a tide of visitors to stand awestruck beneath their canopies every year.  More recently, marijuana entices tourists to Humboldt (and, of course, Mendocino.)  Some people think we need to wait for legalization to market to those travelers.  I don’t think so.  Tourists already come here to experience the cannabis culture.  We need to advertise

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