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Re: “UPDATE: CHP Seeking Persons of Interest in Fortuna Hit and Run

The home where the jeep was found is where one of the girls lives, it was her mom's jeep. How can a mom hit her daughter, and her daughters friend and leave? Now she is in hiding. She wants all the OMG's from people who don't know she is the reason for their deaths. There is no reason on earth why you leave someone to die. It is flat out murder

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Posted by Becky Ellen on 07/14/2016 at 9:21 AM

Re: “UPDATE: St. Bernard's Pastor Killed Overnight in Church Rectory

Eric is my brother, I just learned of his death on the news. Praying for your congregation there. Please keep his 5 siblings and dad in yours.

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Posted by Lisa W on 01/01/2014 at 11:51 PM

Re: “UPDATE: CHP Seeking Persons of Interest in Fortuna Hit and Run

Ya'll are a bunch of self-righteous asshats! This is an EXTREMELY SENSITIVE issue and unusual case that doesn't warrant assumptions and/or judgments. Yes, we can assume what we might think happened, yet the truth hasn't been released to my knowledge. There's SO MUCH HATE in the world, why not try to step back and have empathy for all involved.

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Posted by Jenni on 07/14/2016 at 2:26 PM

Re: “UPDATE: St. Bernard's Pastor Killed Overnight in Church Rectory

Oh God NOOOO!!!!! Father Eric was an incredible man. I spent all my years at HSU at the Newman Center with Father Eric at the helm and my Senior year as President of the Newman Center working with him.

I love him very much and am missing him terribly. RIP my dear friend.

I hope they catch who ever did this!

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Posted by Constance B Clark1 on 01/01/2014 at 5:21 PM

Re: “Arcata Co-op Security Accused of Using Excessive Force

I will not shop there again until he is fired. Stealing hurts everyone but this guy lost it. I especially do not like that he intimidated a witness to the situation and tried to take their camera.

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Posted by Goldie1 on 07/02/2013 at 5:40 PM

Re: “Huffman Calls Congressional Oath to God "Unconstitutional," "Preposterous"

It's none of anyone's business what other people's religious preferences are! This country was founded on religious freedom for ALL, not just some. I care about the character and actions of elected officials - and people in general. This is NOT and is not supposed to be a Christian country or government. That is the point of religious freedom and tolerance for ALL.

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Posted by Meg Stofsky on 09/04/2019 at 7:26 PM

Re: “UPDATE: CHP Seeking Persons of Interest in Fortuna Hit and Run

I agree with Becky not only did she not stop she covered the vehicle with a tarp to hide it. The police should have put a warrant out for her arrest. They got a tip on were the vehicle was she didn't come forward on her own. And now she's in hiding and not in jail wow.

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Posted by Tammy Cowan on 07/14/2016 at 9:55 AM

Re: “Prosecutors Weighing Death Penalty in Murder Case

This worthless human was a soldier of mine while I was at FT Hood. We court martialed him because he cause way to many problems, drugs, alcohol and disobedience as well as violent threats. This kid didn't care about anyone and just did what he wanted to. He was a big "talker" in the army as well. Always claiming he had done this and he had done that. He is that kind of person who WOULD do something like this and he SHOULD get the death penalty because of the fact he has no remorse for why he did

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Posted by Mike Lopez on 01/24/2015 at 4:30 PM

Re: “UPDATE: Missing Humboldt Hiker Found Dead After Massive Search Effort

Rather heartless, Mr. Zero. Mr. Komins was an EMT and a volunteer firefighter. You know what that means? It means he saved peoples lives. Everybodys lives. Lots of them. A real loss. A family who loved this man and your concern is how much money was spent trying to rescue him. Daniel is in heaven. Keep up such cold heartless comments and you will find yourself very uncomfortably burning in...when it is your time. Take your hate someplace else.

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Posted by Copland on 08/18/2019 at 9:17 PM

Re: “Former Arcata Restaurant Owner Killed by New York Police


Read the article: Unless an officer's life is threatened, deadly force is unwarranted.

Just like the last depression, people are flooding junior colleges to get that 2-year police academy degree for the fat pension plans. Too many are terrified and incapable of "protect and serve".

Thousands of Americans are killed each year by police and the huge "no-fault" settlements drain city budgets.

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Posted by Anon. on 05/25/2019 at 12:20 PM

Re: “UPDATE: CHP Seeking Persons of Interest in Fortuna Hit and Run

All I see in the foregoing posts is presumptions and speculations...just read a post from the CHP that they are NOT releasing information yet about the identity of the suspect....even if you live next door and think you know more than anyone else and make comments about the mother of one of the victims YOU ARE OUT OF LINE and are putting this investigation in jeopardy....until the CHP releases their findings it is best to keep your mouth closed....and not share rumors and speculations with anyone...if you know something DO NOT post it in comments like this but get in touch with the CHP or the Fortuna Police Dept.....REMEMBER we all want JUSTICE for these 2 young girls but starting gossip or sharing what you THINK you know is causing more harm than good....follow the CHP's updates and let them know if you DO know something about this horrible and sad situation.....Just wanted to share my thinking.....

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Posted by Sandra Lee on 07/14/2016 at 6:09 PM

Re: “UPDATE: CHP Seeking Persons of Interest in Fortuna Hit and Run

It was her daughter and her niece... She deserves all the backlash she has coming...period..

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Posted by Laurie Lynn LaMar on 07/14/2016 at 4:05 PM

Re: “Jason Singleton Responds

he claims that if the building departments didn't approve of these buildings he has shut down they wouldn't have these problems, well take a look at most the businesses he has targeted, those buildings where built way before the ada act of 1994. so the cost to retro fit them for the disabled is to high and the business has to shut down. he is using a law to scam people and put money into his pockets. people quit defending him saying he is just defending the law.

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Posted by BIGDADDY78CA on 12/19/2013 at 10:46 AM

Re: “Humboldt County is About to See More Feds Hunting Marijuana

As the bumper sticker says, "US Out Of Humboldt County". Look to see more boarded-up buildings as the only industry (besides government jobs and welfare) keeping things barely afloat is further destroyed in order to further the interests of the Pharmaceutical Drug Cartel.

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Posted by Terry L. Clark on 11/14/2013 at 12:17 PM

Re: “Huffman Calls Congressional Oath to God "Unconstitutional," "Preposterous"

As usual, sepfish Republicans want to push their god on everyone else, whether they want it or not.

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Posted by Brian Westley on 09/04/2019 at 4:58 PM

Re: “UPDATE: St. Bernard's Pastor Killed Overnight in Church Rectory

Automatically talking about sexual abuse because he is a Catholic priest is hate speech. It's like saying ignorant things like all Muslims are bombers or all Black people are uneducated. Your hateful ignorance is offensive. Not to mention sick. Evil is in the minds of evil peoples. May God rest his soul. Good priests are the salt of the earth.

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Posted by angel v on 01/02/2014 at 7:35 AM

Re: “Arcata Co-op Security Accused of Using Excessive Force

Tired of thug cops and would-be thug cops (think George Zimmerman)!!!

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Posted by Anon Anon on 07/02/2013 at 3:21 PM

Re: “Arcata Co-op Security Accused of Using Excessive Force

I will also no longer shop there as well. I'm not a fan of theft either, we all have to pay for it. But with theft there could at least be reason; I know I would steal bread to feed my child if I was in a situation where that had become my only option. I know nothing of the thief's back story or the loss prevention "officer." However, I do know that, considering the relative sizes and strengths of the "officer" vs. the woman pinned to the concrete with a knee to her neck, there is no possible way that extreme level of force was necessary. Then, after using that much force to prevent theft, he goes and tries to intimidate and STEAL a camera from a bystander? Are you fu*$ing kidding me? That sounds a lot like anger management issues to me, not a good thing for that line of work. We will "investigate it fully" says the Co-op store manager. Sounds like he missed out on a career in politics.

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Posted by inevelus on 07/02/2013 at 5:57 PM

Re: “Former Arcata Restaurant Owner Killed by New York Police

There was no need to kill him they could have used a stun gun

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Posted by Marietta Christensen on 05/25/2019 at 1:52 PM

Re: “Arcata Co-op Security Accused of Using Excessive Force

Tired of thieves....I say she deserved it!

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Posted by Stacy Roman Izatt on 07/02/2013 at 3:00 PM

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