Oh, Mercy

Oh, Mercy

How the Humboldt Wildlife Care Center keeps wild animals wild

(July 20, 2017) The patient lets out a low, chittering growl, a warning. Lucinda Adamson reaches down and lifts him up onto the scale, her thick leather gloves protecting her from the juvenile...

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Siren Song

Tsunami warning system rides out budget

(July 20, 2017) When an earthquake that struck a string of remote islands off Russia was revised up to a magnitude-7.7 on July 17, the National Tsunami Warning Center issued a tsunami advisory...

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Correction

(July 20, 2017) A story in the June 13, 2017 edition of the North Coast Journal headlined "Off the Top" incorrectly stated Maria Martinez's place of employment. She works for a skilled nursing...

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Buddy's Blues

A bluesman goes back on the road

(July 13, 2017) It's 11 p.m. on a Saturday and the parking lot outside the Speakeasy echoes with rough, jangly guitar. Inside the packed bar, Buddy Reed, all 5 foot 6 of him,...

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Off the Top

What California's audit of a skilled nursing giant might find

(July 13, 2017) "We're understaffed almost every single day. Sometimes we don't have enough soap or towels," said Maria Martinez at a recent hearing before California's Joint Legislative Audit Committee. Martinez, a certified...

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Correction

(July 13, 2017) The caption for the winning submission in the "Community" photo contest in the July 6, 2017 edition of the North Coast Journal. incorrectly identified where Briar Parkinson snapped the shot....

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Community

The Journal's annual photo contest

(July 6, 2017) Stunning sunsets. Lupine fields. Towering redwoods. Races. Parades. Smiles. Protests. Stolen moments (we see you, couple kissing in the hollowed out stump!). We asked you to think about the word...

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Public Defender's Job May Rest on His Words

(July 6, 2017) The future of Public Defender David Marcus' so-far short but contested tenure could rest on the answers he gave under oath to a local attorney and one-time member of the...

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Correction

(July 6, 2017) A quote in the Media Maven column in the June 29 edition of the North Coast Journal contained a misattribution. The paragraph should have read: "Sims argues that maybe it...

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Three Strikes

Another DA down in Del Norte

(June 29, 2017) The office had just emerged from what Del Norte County Assistant District Attorney Katherine Micks describes as "a very dark time," and there was, she says, a genuine sense...

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Up and Down in Del Norte

A timeline of recent events in the Del Norte County district attorney's office

(June 29, 2017) November, 2002 Michael Riese wins his first bid to become Del Norte County district attorney. He had previously served in the position on an interim basis after a previous DA...

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Eureka Appoints Watson Interim Police Chief

(July 18, 2017) The city of Eureka announced this afternoon that police Capt. Steve Watson will take over as interim chief upon Andrew Mills' departure on Friday. Watson, born and raised in Fortuna,...

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EPD Retracts Plans for Homeless Meal Voucher System

(July 18, 2017) Eureka Police Department Capt. Steve Watson informed the Journal today that his team had scrapped plans for a controversial behavior-based voucher system that would have seen some homeless people have...

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Scenes from the Folklife Fest

(July 18, 2017) The week-long Humboldt Folklife Festival in its 39th year drew large crowds to its events this year, according to Patrick Cleary, one of the many Humboldt Folklife Society members who...

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