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Re: “Supes Evaluate Public Defender as His Office Sends Another Blistering Letter

"With that being said, and we have, you know, all these great journalistic papers putting everything that they know out there, um, the statute that says he has to have I think, and I dont know exactly says he has to have practiced law in all courts in the last five years. Well, thats a 1942 statute, for one, which doesnt mean theres good laws made in 1942."

Rex, the Statute standing without successful challenge for eighty-years makes it quite

Posted by palustrine on 12/20/2017 at 10:32 AM

Re: “A No-Win GMO Label Law

Barry, now we know Glyphosate is being applied to the Lanphere Dunes,
seems that it is worth a mention, as in what the hell is going on with
HSU and why the sheer cowardice in reporting?

Posted by palustrine on 08/28/2016 at 2:03 PM

Re: “Orville Magoon, architect of Humboldt's jetties, dies at 87

If he could see the destabilizing results of removing vegetation from
our shoreline, and the neglect and lack of upkeep on the jetties it would surely break his heart. RIP Mr. Magoon, and thank you for stabilizing our bay's entrance.

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Posted by palustrine on 04/10/2016 at 10:54 AM

Re: “On Grass

I have a different take.


Uri, with Manila neighbors and fellow equestrians saw a problem (blowout in the Rudd Property fore dune) and used their time and initiative to do do their best to alleviate the problem with

Manila CSD disassembled the repairs. What the hell! Is anyone paying attention to our coastlines resilience? My hat is off to Uri and the others who are working for stability, paying attention. Heartfelt thanks to you.
County is the Responsible Party (CEQA) I am not sure what is going-on there,
but whatever it is let us hope for a recognition of our Wildlife and Wetland Habitat,
before it is lost.

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Posted by palustrine on 12/14/2014 at 9:04 PM

Re: “Mack Lovin'…

Herbicide drift destoys neighbors cotton crop.
Granted no one is growing cotton in Mckinleyville,
but we can do better than 2,4-D.

“One of the disturbing things is my crop isn't growing out of (the damage). It still looks awful. And we're more than two weeks out from when we found it right after July 4. We were told the spraying was done over 25 days ago — probably closer to 30 days. Thinking about it turns your stomach.”

Posted by Dan Edrich1 on 10/25/2013 at 10:34 AM

Re: “Project Censored

As much as these stories translate locally, I'd like to see
a list of top ten "local" stories that seem to have been
Coastal suggestions would include County FEMA Maps, loss of primary-
dune, loss of emergent wetlands from Little River to the South Spit.
Humboldt is one good storm away from salting acres and acres of beautiful
fresh-water marsh, and threatening an interstate highway (Little River) Literally going backwards from our commitments to
habitat and wildlife and coastal stability.

Essentially a complete "blackout" of any news concerning the long-term
effects of ignoring our coastline while cheer leading the stripping of vegetation for decades now.

3 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Dan Edrich1 on 10/25/2013 at 9:50 AM

Re: “Trees, Please!

Thanks Barry, trees are the answer.

Fred, what if a dune was de-stabilized and set to eat your forested commons
at six feet a year.
Wouldn't it be in the State's interest to plant and stabilize that dune before it
consumes more forest (rare wildlife habitat) and ventures into a slough- then on to
ag-land, USDA #1 soils?

I hope so, for the locals seem to be quite pleased turning dune forests into desert.
Planning for habitats that will not be available in the future due to relative sea-level rise,
in essence, screwing nature one grant at a time.
Salt-water intrusion will be the next surprise, you'll see trees die by the thousands.

Posted by Dan Edrich1 on 07/21/2013 at 1:23 PM

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