Media Critic Jeff Cohen to Speak in Support of Democratic Congressional Candidate Norman Solomon

Press Release: Nationally respected media critic and TV news commentator Jeff Cohen will make a campaign stop in Eureka this Tuesday in support of Democratic congressional candidate Norman Solomon. The event will run from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Labor Temple, 840 E Street, Eureka. Cohen will speak about corporate power, media bias, and the need for principled political leadership. Cohen has

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Humboldt County Offers Fifty Percent Off Sale On Old Fines

The Superior Court of Humboldt County together with Humboldt County Revenue Recovery announce their participation in the 2012 Statewide Court Fine Amnesty Program authorized by the State of California. This program will  allow people the opportunity to settle their qualifying court fines for 50% of their balance between January 3, 2012 and June 29, 2012. The intent of the one-time

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Dumping Leads to $100,000 Fine

Humboldt Co. District Attorney’s Press Release: Richard Miller, former owner of Redwood Motorsports in Eureka, has been ordered to pay $100,000 to settle a 2006 lawsuit related to illegally dumping pollutants into storm drains. Under the terms of the agreement, Miller will also reimburse more than $28,000 in agency costs and remove an illegally abandoned underground storage tank. The civil

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101 Open to Four Lane Traffic at Dean Creek

  Press Release from Caltrans in Eureka – Caltrans is pleased to announce that traffic has been restored to its original pre-slide four lane configuration at the Dean Creek slide location on Route 101 in Humboldt County approximately 60 miles south of Eureka. Charlie Fielder, Caltrans District 1 Director said, “Caltrans is excited to have this restoration work completed before

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Suspected Home Invader Dead –Another Suspect Sought

On 11-17-2011 at approximately 0540 the Mendocino County Sheriffs Office received a cellular telephone call from Subject Long stating that someone had forcibly entered into his residence and he had shot them. Mendocino County Sheriffs Deputies along with medical personnel proceeded to and arrived at Long’s residence.    On arrival at the residence they contacted Subject Long.  They further observed

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Indoor Grows Consume 10% of Humboldt's Electricity Says Schatz Energy Research Center

According to Peter Lehman, director of the Schatz Energy Research Center at Humboldt State, …indoor grows consume 10% of all [Humboldt] county’s electricity, enough to power an additional 13,000 homes. That’s bad enough, for all kinds of reasons, Lehman contends, “but the worst of it locally are the diesel-powered grows in rural Humboldt County.” Humboldt State’s NOW magazine discusses the

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1000 lbs of TNT Detonated-Hoopa Evacuated and Hwy 96 Closed

According to the Two Rivers Tribune, Over 1,000 lbs. of TNT was detonated in downtown Hoopa—a remnant explosive formerly used in logging operations— that was located earlier this morning between the former Jackson’s Trailer Park and Joe’s Deli. According to Mendes the intense heat should consume the product within four to five hours. The team will send a robot to

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