Photos: The Sisters’ Day of Non-Judgement

(January 26, 2023) On Jan. 22, the sun bounced off sequined coats and glittering makeup, and the breeze lifted Pride flags overhead and others worn as capes. Someone in a bright pink jacket...

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College Enrollment Decline Leads to Funding Changes for Underperforming Cal State Schools

(January 26, 2023) The California State University system is putting campuses on notice: Enroll more students or lose money. It’s a stunning reversal of fortune for the 23 campuses of the country’s...

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Anatomy of an Embezzlement

Fair financial records show a pattern of irregularities, numerous red flags

(January 26, 2023) If you look at any of the various checklists of how to protect an organization from fraud, which you can find through an easy Google search, it's hard to...

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High Intensity

Why Rio Dell bore the brunt of the Dec. 20 earthquake

(January 26, 2023) When the earth began to shake at 2:34 a.m. on Dec. 20, the epicenter was just off the coast of Ferndale. But a combination of factors, including how the rupture...

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Correction

(January 26, 2023) A story in the Jan. 19, 2022, edition of the North Coast Journal headlined "While a Constitutional Right, Abortion Access Remains Limited in Humboldt" contained an error regarding the length...

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Hambro to Open CRV Center in Fortuna

(January 25, 2023) The Fortuna Planning Commission has approved a conditional use permit for Hambro Recycling to open and operate a California Redemption Value (CRV) recycling buy-back center in the Friendly City,...

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Public Meetings When the COVID State of Emergency Ends

(January 24, 2023) California’s Brown Act requires that when decisions are being made, public agencies’ meetings must be open to the public. The traditional method of meeting this requirement was to have...

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Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence to Hold Non-Judgement Day

(January 20, 2023) In response to the cancelation of the planned Dragging Through History fundraiser for local nonprofit Lost Coast Pride at the Old Steeple, Humboldt’s chapter of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence,...

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ATV Crash Kills 76 Year Old Near Alderpoint

(January 20, 2023) A 76-year-old man was killed on private property in the Alderpoint area Thursday after being ejected from a Polaris Ranger around 1:20 p.m. when it overturned down embankment and landed...

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Yurok Tribe Nabs $8 Million Grant for Youth Center

(January 19, 2023) The Yurok Tribe announced this afternoon that it has received a $7.9 million state grant to construct a youth center in Weitchpec. “The new facility will serve as a...

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While a Constitutional Right, Abortion Access Remains Limited in Humboldt

(January 19, 2023) When someone finds out they're pregnant at the Open Door Women's Health Clinic, they're met with a discussion about options for how — and whether — they want to...

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Humboldt's Grisly History of Illegal Abortions

(January 19, 2023) George Landgren was not a good husband or father. In 1913, he abandoned his wife, Alma, and their two little boys, and headed south. When the local sheriff forced him...

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Medi-Cal to Keep More Insurance Plans after Pushback

(January 19, 2023) In a significant course change, the California Department of Health Care Services announced that it has negotiated with five commercial health plans to provide Medi-Cal services in 2024, scratching a...

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Humboldt Sees Another COVID Death

(January 18, 2023) Humboldt County Public Health reported today that the county has confirmed another new COVID-19 death, a resident in their 70s, since its last report Jan. 11. One new hospitalization...

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UPDATED: Cal Poly Humboldt Student, Dog Killed, Another Student Injured After Being Struck on an Arcata Sidewalk

(January 18, 2023) A 21-year-old Cal Poly Humboldt student and a dog were killed Tuesday afternoon and a second 21-year-old student was seriously injured after being struck by a pickup truck while...

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Can California’s Power Grid Handle a 15-fold Increase in Electric Cars?

(January 17, 2023) As California rapidly boosts sales of electric cars and trucks over the next decade, the answer to a critical question remains uncertain: Will there be enough electricity to power...

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NCJ Preview: Abalone, KHSU and Help in the Storms

(January 15, 2023) This week we've got an update on struggling abalone populations and steps toward rebounding. What's the deal with KHSU? This week we've got some information and local opinion on how...

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Arroyo Taps Lonyx Landry for Planning Commission Post

(January 13, 2023) Newly seated Humboldt County Fourth District Supervisor Natalie Arroyo has announced she plans to appoint Lonyx Landry, a STEM advisory at Cal Poly Humboldt, to the county Planning Commission....

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Reporters Wanted!

(January 13, 2023) The North Coast Journal Inc., publisher of the North Coast Journal, The Ferndale Enterprise, Humboldt Insider and other local publications, is looking to add to its award-winning editorial team....

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Old Steeple Cancels Drag Event over Safety Concerns

(January 13, 2023) Paul and Cheri Beatie, owners of the Old Steeple and Ferndale Music Co., had never had to cancel an event out of concern for violence. But after Pastor Tyrel Bramwell...

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College Enrollment Decline Leads to Funding Changes for Underperforming Cal State Schools

(January 26, 2023) The California State University system is putting campuses on notice: Enroll more students or lose money. It’s a stunning reversal of fortune for the 23 campuses of the country’s...

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Hambro to Open CRV Center in Fortuna

(January 25, 2023) The Fortuna Planning Commission has approved a conditional use permit for Hambro Recycling to open and operate a California Redemption Value (CRV) recycling buy-back center in the Friendly City,...

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Music Tonight: Wednesday, Jan. 25

(January 25, 2023) Singer, songwriter and mandolin player AJ Lee fronts (what else?) AJ Lee & Blue Summit, a bluegrass band that has spent the time since its inception in 2015 building...

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