Transportation of Marijuana is Key to Humboldt and Mendocino's Economic Survival

Once again, the analysis at One Good Year, a local blog, grabs the facts around marijuana, organizes them, and explains their implications clearly.  Michael Jakubal, One Good Year’s writer, discusses the case of a Mendocino Medical Cooperative, Northstone Organics, which attempted to transport its legal (under Mendo’s ziptie rule) marijuana to the Bay Area only to be targeted by Sonoma

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Eureka Man Arrested on Charges of Soliciting Sex with a Minor

District Attorney Press Release: Yesterday at 3:10 p.m., Humboldt County District Attorney (HCDA) Investigators arrested William Everett Carlson, 68, of Eureka, for contact with a minor for a lewd purpose, attempted child molestation, sending sexual content to a minor and arranging a meeting with a minor for a lewd purpose. The arrest was the result of an HCDA Investigative Bureau

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Missing Person

On 09-22-2011, the Humboldt County Sheriffs Office received a missing persons report from the father of Drew Lee Asmussen. The father told the investigating deputy that he has not heard from his son since June 2011 which is highly unusual. His son always contacts him on September 21, 2011 his birthday. Drew Asmussen is last known address was in Weaverville,

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Gunman Causes Maple Creek School Lockdown

On 09-22-2011, approximately 0945 a.m. the Humboldt County Sheriffs office received a call from Green Diamond Security requesting deputies respond to the area of Browns Ridge, Maple Creek near Maple Creek School. Green Diamond security received reports from log truck drivers who were reporting a male behaving erratically and armed with a high powered rifle shooting along the roadway. Humboldt

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Missing–Foul Play Suspected

  UPDATE: Humboldt County Sheriff’s Detectives located Robert Sears alive and well at a Eureka Hotel on Broadway 09-23-2011, around noon. The Sheriffs Office had received a missing person’s  report, along with second hand reports that Sears was possibly a homicide victim. Those reports have been determined to be unfounded. Sheriff’s Detectives were able to locate Sears after several leads

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Thinking about the Future–Humboldt and Mendocino are in California's 2nd Congressional District

Heads up, Humboldt and Mendocino. Do you realize that redistricting in California means that the status quo will be shaken up? Mike Thompson is out. We’re now in Senate District 2. We have a whole new crop of applicants for our congressional seat. Some of them from the area. Garberville resident Andy Caffery, an Earth First! organizer is a candidate.

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Scam Alert

Humboldt Co. District Attorney’s Press Release: Over the past several months, several local attorneys have had their email servers “hacked”, or accessed, by unknown persons. After accessing the email account, the hacker posed as the attorney and sent emails to local residents requesting money. The most current incident of email “hacking” involved the Arnot Law Firm of Eureka. Emails were

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