Photo Blog

Kim Sallaway, a local photographer whose work I admire greatly, appears in as diverse media as the SF Chronicle and Ripley’s Believe It or Not.  Just recently, he opened his own photo blog.   He has only a few posts up but I’m looking forward to seeing more. I’ve been receiving his photo a day for a while now and am

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Grow it in the Sun

Love outdoor pot? Is it time to market it?  A group of both Humboldt and Bay Area residents thinks so.  They have created a new website dedicated to promoting outdoor marijuana over indoor. One line from the site sticks with me— “market forces profiting from expensive indoor infrastructure advertise indoor’s peculiarities—most notably, uniformity and sterility—as if they’re virtues.” So true!

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More on the Laytonville Shooting

Mendocino Sheriff Press Release:On 8-18-2010 at approximately 0600 the Mendocino County Sheriffs Office Marijuana Eradication Unit along with Patrol Deputies and Detectives were assisted by The Major Crimes Task Force, Mendocino County Special Weapons and Tactics Team, Mendocino County Probation, Homeland Security, Drug Enforcement Agents, Alcohol,Tobacco and Fireams Agents and Forest Service Agents served a search warrant at the listed

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Ganja and Gunfights: Another Grower Dies in a Mendocino Garden

Today, in an incident disturbingly similar to one three weeks ago, another grower was killed in Mendocino.  The man, Hispanic and in his 20’s, apparently “displayed” a weapon and was fatally shot.  And, within the hour, at a nearby garden, law enforcement reported that 4 armed men shot at other officers.  The officers returned fire but all the suspects escaped.

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This Week with CAMP

News Release: The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, assisted byCampaign Against Marijuana Planting (C.A.M.P.), United StatesForest Service and Bureau of Land Management [ BLM ] personnel has continued conducting marijuana eradication in Humboldt County during August 9-13, 2010. The primary focus of the eradication efforts has been large illegal outdoor open field marijuana grows on public lands and timber company property.

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