75 Residents Protest the Possible Closing of Blocksburg's Post Office

Yesterday, the town of Blocksburg (located east of Garberville) rallied almost half its population to protest the possible closing of its post office. Kristin Windbigler, who lives near there, described the scene: About 75 concerned citizens of all ages converged on the tiny Blocksburg post office today to convince postal officials to keep it open. Residents organized seating, shade, and

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Storm Might Be Coming Says the National Weather Service

The National Weather  Service just issued a weather warning. THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA. .DAY ONE…THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ON WEDNESDAY. THERE MAY BE A FEW THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE DAY IN MENDOCINO COUNTY…SPREADING TO THE NORTH

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Rural Residents, Save Your Post Office–Go Check Your Mail Today!

Rural residents of Humboldt need to check their mail.  Notices have been going out to customers of some small post offices that their service office might be shut down and meetings are being held to determine local concerns. The notices announce a “discontinuance feasibility study of the facility operations” at, as noted earlier here, Blocksburg, Honeydew, Kneeland, Phillipsville, Redcrest, Samoa,

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Southern Humboldt Man Allegedly Assaulted, Todd Holt and Seth Sandy Arrested

Humboldt Co. Sheriff Press Release (see also LoCo’s coverage): On 08-17-2011, approximately 10:00 p.m. , the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by a 50-year-old Garberville man who said he had been assaulted. Deputies met with the victim at Redwood Rural Health, Redway, who had visible injuries to his face and head. The victim declined medical attention. The victim told

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Napa Says Forget About Humboldt– Napa Valley is Tops for Pot, Too

Napa known as California’s King of wine is now laying claim to Humboldt’s Cannabis Crown.  Recently, Napa Valley’s Farm Bureau became the first in the state (and probably the country) to accept a marijuana grower as a member.  This ground breaking first step was accompanied by the grower himself dissing the Emerald Triangle. NBC Bay Area says that as …[a]

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