Sheriff Tom Allman Comments on KMUD's "Traffic Reports"

KMUD, our local radio station recently had a conversation with Mendocino County Sheriff Tom Allman. Allman is concerned about the station’s policy of publishing the directions official vehicles are proceeding when engaged in raids.  The California Report picked up this conversation and reported on it a few days ago. KMUD explained to The California Report, a weekly radio magazine,  that

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Apex North Raid

Federal agents raided Apex North in Redway.  Officials are being closed mouthed about the action.  Humboldt Co.  Sheriff’s spokesperson, Brenda Godsey explained that the local sheriffs were only present as representatives of the County but the investigation was under the Mendocino County Drug Task Force’s oversight. However, federal officers seemed to be in charge of the action. The part owner

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SoHumBorn Sunday: Bear Harbor

In December 2008, a Southern Humboldt blogger began posting fictional tales of the marijuana culture. Some people were appalled. Most were enthralled. For three months her stories gripped the online community and then, abruptly, she was gone. Even though SoHumBorn pulled her blog, for months her stories were available in the cached version but eventually they, too, were swallowed into

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LA Times Asks "Is Humboldt's Competitive Advantage in Growing Pot, or in Growing Pot Illegally?

Anna Hamilton:Organizer of the What’s After Pot Forum “Is Humboldt’s competitive advantage in growing pot, or in growing pot illegally?”  That is the $64 million dollar question asked today by LA Times reporter Sam Quinones. The article at the time of this writing was barely two hours old yet it was already the number two viewed story today. The thoughtful

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Hey, Google

Hey Google, Here in the hills of Humboldt we hope you give our “big” city cousins of Arcata and Eureka a look when you are deciding where to try your experimental high speed broadband network. Why? Because country folk are always trying to help the neighbors.  Of course, we also figure when you discover our sunsets our sunrises our wildlife

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Other End of the Line: SoHumBorn Sunday

 Neighbor’s Daughter (not related to the events of the story but evoking the fragility of the little girl in the story’s world) In December 2008, a Southern Humboldt blogger began posting fictional tales of the marijuana culture. Some people were appalled. Most were enthralled. For three months her stories gripped the online community and then, abruptly, she was gone.

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