North Coast Journal

THE NORTH COAST JOURNAL
(Vol. IX, Issue 4)

Humboldt County's monthly magazine of Politics, People and Art
145 G St., Suite A, Arcata, Calif. 95521
phone (707) 826-2000 fax (707) 826-2060

Editor and Publisher: Judy Hodgson
Art Director/Production Manager: Carolyn Fernandez
Copy Editor: Howard Seemann
Staff Writer and Calendar: Rosemary Edmiston
Contributing Writers: Jessie Faulkner, Betty Thompson, Terry Kramer,
Bob Doran, Barry Blake, Miv Schaaf

Photographers: Brandi Easter, Kevin Fox
Graphic Design/Production: Rita Pender, Cindy Noble
Advertising Sales: John Ivy, Colleen Luttrell
Office Manager/Production Assistant: Grace Kerr


APRIL 1998

Cover of the APRIL 1998 NCJ
On the cover: Humboldt County's Judges, photo by Brandi Easter

COVER STORY

GENERATION NEXT ON THE BENCH
Story by Rosemary Edmiston

In the past two years Humboldt County has seen four new judges take seats on the bench and a fifth is on the way by the end of the year. The impact of this dramatic turnover is examined in this story.

GOVERNMENT

THE FOUR-MORE-YEARS CLUB
by Judy Hodgson

The "Four-more-years Club of county officials are automatically re-elected because they have no challengers."

POLITICS

A SUPERIOR CONTEST
by Rosemary Edmiston

Judge John Buffington announced he would retired at the end of the year. With that announcement,
attorneys Jeanne Tunison-Campbell, Christopher Wilson and Eris Wagner entered the race to fill the bench seat.


DEPARTMENTS

PUBLISHER
OF RUMORS AND LAWSUITS
by Judy Hodgson

"... Surfacing this month is a final resolution to our year-long disagreement with the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors. ..."

UPFRONT
Humboldt County News Briefs

LETTERS


COLUMNS

FOOD
THE ART OF TARTS
by Betty Thompson

"Tarts are baked in all sizes and shapes, even free form.
But a tray of small ones with a variety of fruit is so enticing ..."

GARDEN
A PASSION FOR BAMBOO
by Terry Kramer

"I find that bamboo is very adaptable to naturalizing. It can be used as a single specimen
or it can fill in empty spaces. It's attractive and has so many different looks,"
says Rolph Hellberg, a collector of 70 species of bamboo.


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