A Newsroom Without Women

(March 16, 2017) I spent #ADayWithoutAWoman at work. Not because I don't support the cause; I do. But, like many women, striking is not an option at my job. So instead, I'd...

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Yes, Another Pot Story

(March 16, 2017) I can hear you groaning. Yes, not only is it another local media story devoted to cannabis but it's virtually an entire issue on the subject. I get it....

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Out of Order

(February 23, 2017) Let's get one thing out of the way: I hope David Marcus succeeds. I want him to take the helm of what is already a strong office and make...

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Roll the Tapes. All of Them.

(February 16, 2017) It really shouldn't be this hard. This week's cover story examining the prosecution of Adam Laird is the culmination of years of work. But that's not to say the...

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Dear Shlomo,

(December 22, 2016) I realize you might be a feeling a bit picked on at the moment, seeing our second cover story about your Humboldt County holdings in the last three months....

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(December 15, 2016) Forty-four. The number itself is so staggering that we decided to use it as the headline for this week's cover story about Eureka's Dec. 6 officer-involved shooting. In our collective...

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Art and protest

(November 24, 2016) This weekend the story about Vice President-elect Mike Pence getting booed by the audience and lectured by the cast at Hamilton, as well as President-elect Trump's tweet-fit over it, dominated...

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Let's Get to Work

(November 17, 2016) Over the last week, many have commented that they no longer recognize America or they find themselves waking up in a different country. It's a sentiment that was expressed...

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Who's Driving the Bus, Eureka?

(October 6, 2016) The city of Eureka just made a very big decision, one that could change the law in California and ultimately cost city taxpayers tens of thousands of dollars. So...

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You and Me and the Keys

(September 22, 2016) The first step is admitting we have a problem. But we can't seem to get past the anger. Humboldt's headlines last week were dominated by news of Marcia Kitchen,...

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A Small Win for Transparency

(July 28, 2016) The Journal got somewhat of a win last week, when an appellate court upheld a Humboldt County judge's order to release a Eureka police video depicting the arrest of a...

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A Fond Farewell, a Warm Welcome

(July 21, 2016) If you take a gander at our staff box this week, you'll notice some changes afoot here at the Journal. First, you'll likely notice something missing. Assistant editor/staff writer Grant...

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Eureka Gets Squirrely about Handing over Public Records

(May 19, 2016) As a reporter who's worked in Humboldt County for more than a decade, the Eureka Police Department's May 2 clearing of the PalCo Marsh was something to behold. Chief...

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Aww, Shucks

(May 12, 2016) This week the Journal took home a total of seven awards at the California Newspaper Publisher's Association's Better Newspaper Contest, a peer-judged competition which includes some 800 newspapers throughout the...

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