Prelude to a Sweep

Prelude to a Sweep

Before the infighting, the backlash and the evictions, there was a decades-old problem

(May 25, 2017) Editor's note: This is the first of a two-part series looking back at the May 2, 2016, clearing of homeless encampments from the PalCo Marsh and what led to...

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'An Artificial Legal Controversy'

County blasts public defender lawsuit as political witch hunt as employees file grievances

(May 25, 2017) The county of Humboldt is asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit alleging newly hired public defender David Marcus doesn't meet minimum state qualifications for the job, calling the suit...

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'Kindness Made Audible'

Arcata Threshold Choir brings comfort to those in need

(May 18, 2017) Inside a bright blue cottage tucked along a quiet street, members of the Arcata Threshold Choir gathered on a recent Saturday morning to rehearse in the living room of co-founder...

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Eureka Ordered to Pay $90K in Police Video Case

City Council's handling of the case may have violated the Brown Act

(May 18, 2017) A Humboldt County Superior Court judge has ordered the city of Eureka to pay Davis attorney Paul Nicholas Boylan almost $90,000 for his work defending the Journal from a...

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Civility Now

Split Eureka council passes code of conduct

(May 11, 2017) San Francisco Ethics Commission Chair Peter Keane believes the Eureka City Council was headed down the right path when members recently debated whether elected and appointed officials should make political...

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Missing Pieces

How a defense team's gamble crumbled the case against Kyle Zoellner, and where it goes from here

(May 11, 2017) It was a bold move, and one Humboldt County deputy public defenders Luke Brownfield and Kelly Neel weren't fully committed to until the last possible minute. It was the morning...

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What Now?

Two men, 20 minutes and the fracture in Arcata

(May 4, 2017) David Josiah Lawson's mother's grief is audible as she speaks with her Jamaican accent. But so is her pride. She's in KHSU's studio talking to a radio DJ just...

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Blind, Sick, Alone

Eureka Rehabilitation and Wellness Center accused of dumping patient

(May 4, 2017) Local law firm Janssen Malloy, LLC, which recently filed two complaints alleginglleging patient neglect and abuse against local skilled nursing facilities, has added another case to its slate, accusing...

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The Other Trump

Building on the legacy of its founder, a small land trust looks to do big things

(April 27, 2017) Maybe you like to picnic at Moonstone Beach or surf Houda Point. Or perhaps a solitary walk along Luffenholtz Beach is more your thing, or tide pooling at nearby...

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Two Days That Shook Humboldt

25 years later, a look back on the quakes that changed the course of tsunami awareness

(April 27, 2017) Twenty-five years have passed since that warm spring morning on April 25, 1992, when the Cascadia subduction zone delivered a far-reaching message — a magnitude-7.2 earthquake that shook the...

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'Grab it by the Horns'

Harnessing the environmental, and political, power of our local food system

(April 20, 2017) One of the many things that have been made abundantly clear since Jan. 20: Much-needed shifts toward environmental and community sustainability will not be coming from the top down....

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in our blogs...

Gov Taps Elvine-Kreis as Humboldt's Next Judge

(May 22, 2017) Humboldt County will soon have a new superior court judge. Gov. Jerry Brown announced this afternoon that he has appointed Conflict Counsel Greg Elvine-Kreis to the judicial seat vacated by...

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Arcata Moves Forward With Sanctuary City Status

(May 20, 2017) The Arcata City Council took the first steps toward becoming a sanctuary city this week in a reversal of position from one month ago when a divided board stopped just...

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No Homeless People in Southern Humboldt?

(May 19, 2017) The Humboldt Housing and Homeless Coalition has sent out a press release with information about the most recent Point in Time Count, which took place in late February. The press...

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