The Awful Familiarity of Anti-Asian Violence

(March 25, 2021) It's not that the murder of eight people in Atlanta on March 16 didn't shock. Even after so many mass shootings and a widely reported spike in anti-Asian hate crimes,...

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Bob Hager's Long Walk Home

(March 4, 2021) We are sad to report that Robert "Bob" Hager — a U.S. Army veteran who detailed his journey from homeless to housed for the Journal — has taken his...

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Shameful

(January 21, 2021) It's understandable if you missed it. After all, the bombshell report dropped on New Year's Eve amid a torrent of headlines about surging COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths, as well the...

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Legalization and Vaccination

(March 18, 2021) Is it legal yet? I mean, we're 50-something days into a new Democratic administration with Democrats in control of both houses, so what's the holdup? For years, the lack of...

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Cannabis Strains We Need in 2021

(And wish were real)

(March 18, 2021) Six-foot Skunk Whoa, there. Are people getting a little lax with social distance after a year? This heavy diesel, extra stinky bud is bred with skunk cabbage genetics and...

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Meditations for Hitting the Pandemic Wall

(February 11, 2021) As we inch/hurtle toward a year of living with COVID-19 and its attending horrors, those of us not wrapped in the gentle insulation of exactly the right medication (prescribed or...

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Tips for Post-Inaugural Adjustment

(January 28, 2021) Much has already been written about the disappointed superfans and QAnon followers left rudderless after former President Trump exited the White House with nary an executed Satanist pedophile or vice...

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The Journal in Time

(February 11, 2021) A Time magazine article posted online Jan. 22 was brief — just over 1,000 words — yet packed with mostly grim facts on the state of local journalism across America:...

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About Those Ads

(February 4, 2021) In letters to the editor the past few weeks and in personal messages to me, readers have blasted our decision to accept tobacco advertising — those Lucky Strike ads you've...

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My Friend Charmaine

(April 8, 2021) We can never know ahead of time, who or what may change the course of our lives. Charmaine Lawson brought three beautiful children into this world. David Josiah was...

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Reward Water's Worth

(March 11, 2021) When you think of shipping Humboldt's Finest in Ziplocs to Southern California, you're not thinking of bags of river water. But, putting Humboldt's water in giant baggies on a boat to Southern...

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Attempting to Catch the Elusive Covid Vaccine

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At the Crossroads

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'Stand Up to Hate'

(April 8, 2021) Editor: On Sunday, March 21, Humboldt Asians & Pacific Islanders (HAPI) in Solidarity hosted a vigil, "Love Over Hate," to honor and remember the victims of the tragic Atlanta shootings...

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The 'Cruelty to Urban Voters Act'

(April 1, 2021) Editor: In Georgia, the GOP controlled state Legislature just passed a new more restrictive election law tailored to deter Democrat voters. Among other things, it makes it illegal to hand...

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More, Please

(March 25, 2021) Editor: Thank you so much, Jessica Ashley Silva ("The Beautiful Disaster of My Medicated Mozzarella Fail") and Jennifer Fumiko Cahill ("Cannabis Strains We need in 2021"), for your articles in...

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