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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Oh-Oh, Humboldt Weed May Uproot NFL Players' Careers

Those Humboldt gardens they pack a powerful punch.  Two Cincinnati Bengals players may end up without careers and in jail because they received a package from Eureka, Ca that contained 2.5 pounds of marijuana. According to the story at the California Watch, Cincinnati Bengals teammates Jerome Simpson and Anthony Collins, both 25, were at Simpson’s home in Crestview Hills, Ky.,

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Kettenpom Murders Premeditated?

Kristin Constantino(age 33)-one of the victims.  Her memorial page here. Christopher Sky Richardson (age 26)–one of the victims. His memorial page here Tomas Pitagoras Gouverneur (age 32)–accused murderer Tomas Gouverneur intended to kill Christopher “Sky” Richardson and Kristine Constantino of Kettenpom before he even left Oregon suggests The Trinity Journal (sadly by subscription only) .  According to the story in

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Tom Allman and Estelle Fennell–A Newsy Tuesday at SoHum's Rotary

Incidentally, if you get invited to the Garberville Rotary luncheon, Go.  Not only is the food fantastic (catered by Amelia’s) but I found a plethora of juicy news. First, Estelle Fennell, former KMUD news director and HumCPR executive  director, announced that she is formally going to announce her campaign for 2nd District Supervisor (that’s SoHum up to Fortuna roughly) this

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Fire Near Weott Shuts Down One North Bound Lane on 101

[googlemaps http://maps.google.com/maps?q=newton+road+weott+ca&oe=utf-8&client=firefox-a&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Newton+Rd,+Weott,+Humboldt,+California+95571&gl=us&t=m&z=14&vpsrc=0&ll=40.323794,-123.924615&output=embed&w=425&h=350] The CHP is reporting that there a fire near Newton road in Weott. In fact, they are saying there are two fires. The outside northbound lane has been shut down. UPDATE 6:01: The Times Standard has a piece. They say, “the fires are side by side on the east side of the freeway. One fire is about one

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Mendocino Sheriff's Office Releases Estimates on Cost of Bassler Hunt

Mendocino Co. Sheriff’s Office has been facing questions on how much money is being spent on the hunt for the suspect in two homicides, Aaron Bassler. This afternoon they released this: Since the murders of Matthew Coleman and Jere Melo by Aaron Bassler, The Mendocino County sheriff’s Office, with the assistance from: Fort Bragg Police Department Willits Police Department Ukiah

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Gingers Can't Get Bred

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KVN_0qvuhhw] I’ve always loved being a redhead (With the possible exception of the time I, a mere teenager, was in the Santa Rosa mall and couple of bad boys followed me around singing the theme song to Big Red Chewing gum.) But now my kind is facing a prejudice of epic proportions.  Redheads can’t get bred.  Yep, that is right. 

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