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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Recent Comments

  • Re: Escalation

    • Finally, a local media source has taken the time and space to provide the most…

    • on December 23, 2016
  • Re: Escalation

    • +Joel Mielke, I'm not quite sure what part of 44 bullets fired by cops that…

    • on December 22, 2016
  • Re: Dear Shlomo,

    • That's the nitty-gritty all right. You cut succinctly to the bottom line of this whole…

    • on December 22, 2016
  • Re: Escalation

    • His "only alleged crimes at that point were fleeing the scene of a traffic stop,…

    • on December 21, 2016
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