The North Coast Journal (Vol. IX, Issue 6)
Humboldt County's monthly magazine of Politics, People and Art
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On the cover: Students and alumni of Pacific Dunes High School
(photo by Jack Hopkins)
SQUARE PEG, ROUND HOLE
Story by Rosemary Edmiston
In this election year, while political candidates fumble to come
up with strategies for improving
California's public education system, a tiny school in Manila
has found a formula that works -- at least for one group of youngsters.
HEART SURGEON FILES
by Judy Hodgson
BUYS TRI-CITY WEEKLY
OTHER HUMBOLDT COUNTY
KEEPING BUTTERFLY ALOFT
by Rosemary Edmiston
Since March, Robert Parker's daily existence with Luna Media Services
has revolved around Julia Lorraine Hill,
a 24-year-old woman from Arkansas who on Dec. 10 climbed an old-growth
redwood tree near Stafford and hasn't come down since.
"She's captured the hearts and imagination of the world right
now with the message she's putting out. ..."
THE REAL COWBOYS
by Tiffany Lee-Youngren
"There ain't much glamour" in rodeoing, says Billy Bugenig,
but "it gets in your blood."
by Judy Hodgson
NOT JUST FOR BACKPACKERS
by Betty Thompson
Backpacking food is not just for the backpacker.
A GARDEN FOR ALL THE SENSES
by Terry Kramer
Textures, scents and sounds. All are key elements in Carlotta
gardener Jill O'Connell's garden because she is blind.
COMING LATE TO FATHER'S DAY
by Miv Schaaf
"That rainy night in Crystal Falls was, I always felt, the
only Father's Day I knew."
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