31 Points About Mass Shootings

(August 8, 2019) We were at a loss for words. Two shootings — in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio — in less than 24 hours. Thirty-one dead. Fifty-one injured. As information...

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Dog Whistles and Racists Among Us

(July 18, 2019) Over the past week, we've heard two dog whistles blown loudly, one via the bulletin board at a local coffee shop and the other through the Twitter account of...

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Wagging the Dog

(June 13, 2019) There are currently six people whom Eureka voters have entrusted to make city decisions on their behalf. Five councilmembers and a mayor. That's it. But these six people —...

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The 2024 Tipping Point

(August 22, 2019) It's no secret that California's recreational cannabis market has limped out of the gates. Eighteen months into this grand legalization experiment in the world's fifth largest economy, sales and tax...

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'Illicit Markets' and Cultural Insensitivity

(August 15, 2019) I got an email a couple of weeks ago from a source who works for a cannabis advocacy organization informing me that, "across the industry," folks in the weed world...

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Sheriff's Office, National Guard Begin Week of Warrants

(August 8, 2019) Humboldt County's Marijuana Eradication Team, working with the National Guard, is in the midst of serving multiple search warrants on unpermitted grows in a multi-day crack down on the illicit...

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A Word about the 'Threat' of White Supremacy

(August 15, 2019) In the wake of the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, by a white supremacist gunman who left a violent, racist manifesto before he murdered 22 people, Fox News...

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Come See for Yourself

(August 1, 2019) Safety of employees, contractors and trespassing individuals is Humboldt Redwood Co.'s first priority. We are aware of trespassers on our property ("Straight from the PALCO Playbook," July 18). We have...

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'A Humanitarian Disaster'

(August 1, 2019) A beautiful 2-year-old Honduran girl flashed a huge, radiant smile when we walked up to her July 27. Her name is Natalia and she just wanted to play. We were...

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Straight from the PALCO Playbook

(July 18, 2019) An ember of the old Timber Wars is still smoldering in the woods near Rainbow Ridge in the Mattole. There, a stand-off between forest defenders and Humboldt Redwood Co. is...

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Someone should start planning for this

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What happened to the Radio Station?

(August 15, 2019) ...

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The Commission Comes to Town

(August 22, 2019) Editor: Having attended the Coastal Commissions meetings, written a letter and watched with shock the way the commissioners deliberated on their decisions, it was necessary to look further into who...

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'Voter Suppression'

(August 22, 2019) Editor: I have no problem with presidential candidates sharing their tax returns but if the IRS hasn't flagged the return, I won't pretend to know more about complex tax law...

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'The Big Show'

(August 22, 2019) Editor: Wow, the Big Show is coming to town! What am I talking about? We're all going to find out how non-elected DOJ bureaucrats with their more-than-willing media accomplices attempted...

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