The Affordable Care Act Turns 1

The Affordable Care Act Turns 1

Can Obamacare solve homelessness?

(January 22, 2015) The debate over the Affordable Care Act has covered all angles, both nationally and locally. Some have decried it for reaching too far in some corners, and not far enough...

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Policing the Police

EPD Convenes Review Board on McClain Shooting

(January 22, 2015) The way Eureka Police Chief Andy Mills sees it, his department took a "big, bold" step toward transparency and accountability on Jan. 15, when he convened a community review board...

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The Faces of Obamacare, A Year Later

(January 22, 2015) Back in March, when we first reported on the Affordable Care Act's impacts on several individuals and providers in Humboldt County, we came away with a mixed picture of relief...

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Woefully Inadequate

(January 22, 2015) It's been a year since many people discovered that the lists of doctors accepting Anthem Blue Cross' and Blue Shield's Covered California plans, both locally and beyond the borders of...

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What's up, Doc?

(January 22, 2015) I got my 215 card on a drippy early afternoon. It took about an hour and a half, but a good portion of that was spent in the waiting room...

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Transformers

A look at four officials who are leaving Humboldt County much different than they found it

(January 15, 2015) It seems like Humboldt County might be running out of golden watches, like one can't turn a corner without bumping into another official who's on the way out. After all,...

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The Pen Responds

(January 15, 2015) Much of the world watched in stunned horror last week as news flooded out of Paris that masked gunmen had stormed the offices of the newspaper Charlie Hebdo and opened...

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Bowl Game

(January 15, 2015) Just weeks after the Obama Administration announced it would take a hands-off approach to marijuana cultivation on tribal lands, a Mendocino County Pomo tribe announced it will build a $10...

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Catch and Release

Proposition 47 is keeping addicts out of jail, but will it help them into treatment?

(January 8, 2015) It's the morning of Dec. 2, 2014 and the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors is having one of its dry discussions about how to weigh in on pending state and...

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Maggie's Method

(January 8, 2015) After living in office limbo for several weeks, Maggie Fleming took over the District Attorney's office at the beginning of the year. Fleming spent much of the last year planning...

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Women in Weed

(January 8, 2015) Trim bitches. Grow hos. Potstitutes. If you know what those terms mean, you know that our county's most prominent industry has what politicians call "a woman problem." But it's probably...

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EPD Officers May Start Wearing Cameras

(January 24, 2015) As the ripples of last year’s national and local police-involved shootings reverberate through the country, Eureka’s police department is considering outfitting officers with wearable cameras. Chief Andrew Mills supports the...

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We Mostly Flunk

(January 21, 2015) We’re a (mostly) sad, bad, hackalung lot up here in Northern California. According to the American Lung Association, “Progress in the fight against tobacco use is at a standstill...

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‘Senseless is an Understatement': No Motive Found in Double Murder

(January 17, 2015) It’s been almost a year since 29-year-old Vincent Earnest Sanchez picked up a shotgun and shot both his half-brother and a life-long family friend at point-blank range in a Eureka...

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