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Nonprofit Sues Blue Cross Over Obamacare Networks

(July 9, 2014) A Southern California nonprofit filed a class-action lawsuit Tuesday alleging that Anthem Blue Cross misled millions of customers when rolling out its plans under the Affordable Care Act, leaving many enrollees on the...

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Dressin' Trashy

(July 8, 2014) Blue Lake is riddled with festivities thanks to the Mad River Festival. Unlike those wimpy festivals that last a day or two, MRF is nearly two months of the...

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County Moves Forward with Tax Hike

(July 8, 2014) There’s a tax measure coming to a ballot near you. In fact, if you live in a city, you’re likely to see a couple of them. The Humboldt County Board...

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Tonight's Setlist: A splash of this, a dash of that

(July 8, 2014) Let’s say you wanted to create a band perfectly suited to play at Humboldt Brews... Its members would be from Colorado. They’d inspire dancing. They’d have instrumental chops that they’d...

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Eureka Denies Release of Controversial Memo

(July 7, 2014) After conferring with an outside attorney, the city of Eureka has denied a Journal request seeking the release of a controversial memo penned by former City Manager Bill Panos on...

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Tonight's Setlist: Rock at the 'bi

(July 5, 2014) Oh, Nipplepotamus! Why would you play a show at the Alibi when I am out of town? Fans of the band are already ramping up for the trio’s Alien Scene...

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Fo Schnitzel

(July 5, 2014) Now that the US has been punted from the World Cup finals by Belgium, we could use a little comfort food. How about German? Too soon? Off to Stuf't...

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Father, Son Killed in Alleged Fortuna DUI

(July 4, 2014) A 74-year-old man and his 53-year-old son were both killed Thursday night in a suspected DUI crash on Fortuna's Drake Hill Road, the California Highway Patrol reported this morning. According...

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Tonight's Setlist: In Which We Celebrate the Freedom to Describe Oneself

(July 4, 2014) Siren’s Song boasts “exotic dancer in full effect” for the tavern’s July 4 party. What constitutes “full effect” remains to be seen, but hopefully the offering is more original...

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Clowns Prefer the Journal

(July 4, 2014) Dell' Arte International recently awarded its 2014 Prize of Hope to Clowns Without Borders, setting off a day of clowning around and red-nosed hijinks. Blue Lake's prestigious performing arts school...

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Tonight's Setlist: Ain’t No Party Like my Nana’s Tea Party

(July 3, 2014) Gotta love a band whose tagline is “Party like your grandparents did.” Buddy Reed & th' Rip it Ups apparently plan to positively destroy Plaza Grill tonight. The good times...

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Big Bang

(July 3, 2014) The Fourth of July is one of the few occasions when fire lights up the entire sky and nobody runs for help. There's more to Independence Day than gunpowder...

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Postal Consolidation Back on the Table

(July 2, 2014) Eureka’s mail processing center is once again on the chopping block. It seems the United States Postal Service has once again put forward a proposal to consolidate Eureka’s processing facility...

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Around Humboldt County

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Historically Dry

(July 1, 2014) June 30 brought the close of the 2013-2014 water year, and it will go down in history as one of the driest ever recorded in Eureka. According to measurements by...

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Update: Trophy Dog

(July 1, 2014) UPDATE: This year's Best in Show is Absolutely Talk of the Town, a smooth (damn right) fox terrier, here with her owner James Smith. No judging here —...

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Look, an LFL!

(July 1, 2014) That's a "Little Free Library" to the uninitiated. And, according to our very own master of the field notes, Journal contributor Barry Evans, there's a new one in town....

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Coroner IDs 26-year-old Killed in 101 Crash

(June 30, 2014) The Humboldt County Coroner’s Office has identified the Arcata woman killed in a rollover crash north of Redcrest Saturday as 26-year-old Camille Louise Rand. The crash occurred at about 8:30...

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Tonight's Setlist: Get Bent at Lil' Red

(June 30, 2014) The Lil' Red Lion is owning this week with a Monday night gig by Boston's Bent Knee, an atmospheric, avant-garde experience. One could invoke both Radiohead and Ravel in attempting...

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Updated. Our Miss California Contender

(June 28, 2014) Tonight, at the William Saroyan Theatre in toasty downtown Fresno, the winner of this year's Miss California pageant will be crowned after a buoyant Broadway-themed spectacular. And among the...

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