NCJ Preview: No Leftovers and the Juneteenth Festival

(June 14, 2024) On today's episode of the NCJ Preview, we discuss how Harvest Hub is bridging the gap between farms and tables in this week's cover story of The Journal. We'll also...

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No Leftovers

Harvest Hub bridges the gap between farms and tables

(June 13, 2024) Michael Peterson and his son Nicolas are unloading pillowcase-sized bags of purple Brussels sprouts from their Willow Creek Farm truck. There are boxes of pale green bok choy and...

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Multi-day Juneteenth Event Celebrates a 'Liberated Future' of Unity and Diversity

(June 13, 2024) After spending four years celebrating Juneteenth with events aimed at educating the local community, Black Humboldt is shifting its focus to a broader theme of celebrating the Black experience. "Our...

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Grand Jury Blasts Eureka Schools' for Lack of Transparency, Due Diligence in Jacobs Deal

(June 12, 2024) After investigating Eureka City Schools’ decision to offload its former Jacobs Middle School site in a property exchange agreement with a mystery developer, the Humboldt County Civil Grand Jury...

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A New Season and New Conference for the Crabs

(June 10, 2024) Like a lot of people, I drive by the empty Arcata Ball Park in the winter months, longing for sunny days at the yard. The Crab Grass Band plays in...

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Arcata House, Street Food and Condors

(June 7, 2024) This week on the NCJ Preview, we talk about the food pick you should be looking for at the Friday Night Market, and how Humboldt's only program, the Arcata House...

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Journal Named Finalist for State, National Awards

(June 6, 2024) The North Coast Journal has been named a finalist in eight categories in the 2023 statewide California Journalism Awards, as well one category in the national Association of Alternative Newsmedia...

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No Safe Parking

Hailed as a success, Humboldt's only program comes to a close due to a lack of funding

(June 6, 2024) It's a morning in early January and Arcata House Partnership Executive Director Darlene Spoor is addressing the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors at the invitation of Third District Supervisor Mike...

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Condor Check-in

The North Coast flock expands its range as a new cohort of birds waits in the wings

(June 6, 2024) The North Coast's 11 condors "looked great" after undergoing recent medical exams, according to an update from the Northern California Condor Restoration Program, a Yurok Tribe-led effort to bring the...

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Eureka Schools Amends Property Exchange Agreement, Sets Escrow Deadline

(June 4, 2024) Eureka City Schools has entered into an amended property exchange agreement with a mystery developer looking to acquire its old Jacobs Middle School site that stipulates the parties should close...

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Kinetic Chaos, Kreiss and Soup Scoops

(May 31, 2024) We're looking back on a wild and wacky Kinetic Grand Championship weekend with all its attending sand, splashing, cycling and costumes. We've also got an update on the allegations against...

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Kinetic Grand Championship 2024

(May 30, 2024) The gears ground, the flames shot and teams of Kinetic Grand Championship racers tumbled down the dunes of Dead Man's Drop and into Humboldt Bay for the water crossing. When...

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UPDATE: Pedestrian Killed in Last Week's Crash ID'd

(May 28, 2024) UPDATE: The Humboldt County Corner's Office has identified the 66-year-old pedestrian killed May 22 as Eureka resident David Sprague, according to a news release from the Eureka Police Department. The multi-car...

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Judge Kreis 'Censured and Barred' in Agreement to Close Ethics Case

(May 28, 2024) Former Humboldt County Superior Court Judge Greg Kreis has resolved the ethics complaint lodged against him by the Commission on Judicial Performance, admitting to 17 charges that he violated...

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Music, Law Enforcement and Linguiça

(May 25, 2024) This week we've got a feel-good story about how a groundbreaking Fortuna woman's life was changed by music and the legacy she left to Fortuna High School. We're also looking...

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A generous donation has Fortuna High's music program reaching for the high notes

(May 23, 2024) Ron Samuels is walking through Marimba One's sprawling shop off O Street in Arcata. The place is filled with the whir of industrial fans and a constant pinging from...

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Grand Jury Recommends Civilian Oversight of Sheriff's Office

(May 23, 2024) The Humboldt County Civil Grand Jury is calling on the county to implement a layered system of police oversight of the sheriff's office similar to a model being used in...

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Cal Poly Readying to Turn Protest Police Reports Over to DA

(May 21, 2024) Cal Poly Humboldt’s University Police Department is wrapping up its criminal investigation into the week-long occupation of Siemens Hall by pro-Palestine demonstrators and associated vandalism, and expects to turn...

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CPH's Johnson Speaks, SoHum Eats and Card Sharks

(May 18, 2024) This week, the Journal sat down with Cal Poly Humboldt's Chief of Staff Mark Johnson to talk protests and closing campus. We've also got the rundown of what to eat...

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Cal Poly Humboldt Protester Featured on New York Times Podcast

(May 17, 2024) A Cal Poly Humboldt student was among three people interviewed on today’s edition of the New York Times podcast The Daily, which discusses the pro-Palestinian demonstrations that have gripped...

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in our blogs...

Music Tonight: Saturday, June 15

(June 15, 2024) Every so often I get to hop up on the table and cause a little ruckus by kicking off the cutlery and breaking some dinnerware in the service of crowing...

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Photos: A Fairy Farewell

(June 13, 2024) The fourth annual — and what looks like the final — Enchanting Fairy Festival attracted another "Frolick of Fairies" in wild and magical costumes to the Arcata Plaza on Sunday....

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Music Tonight: Thursday, June 13

(June 13, 2024) The Basement is once again the place to be when it comes to pre-gaming for the coming end of the work week. Tonight, the doors open at 7 p.m.,...

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