| Oct 15, 2010
| 9:33 PM
U.S. forests sequester enough carbon every year to offset roughly 11% of the country's industrial greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new federal report. The inventory ranks California among the top states in forest carbon storage, not far behind...
| Nov 4, 2010
| 9:34 PM
Just because Prop. 19 failed doesn't mean marijuana legalization won't pass in 2012. The conversation is far from overâ¦ Why California didn't pass Prop. 19? "The budgetary benefits, while not insignificant, would have been small compared with...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Trace amounts of radioactive iodine have been found in the milk of cows in a herd used for teaching purposes at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, state officials said Friday. The levels of iodine-131-- a substance that does not occur......
| Jul 22, 2010
| 4:35 PM
In support of the California Department of Fish and Game and its effort to keep hunters and anglers informed, Outposts, on Thursday or Friday, posts marine biologist Carrie Wilson's weekly Q&A column: Question: I have a question about trichinosis in......
| Apr 20, 2010
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva and updated On this 20th of April, which some appear to revere as a certain significant date relating to the consumption of marijuana, a friend has passed along one of those Top 50 lists: The nation's "highest......
| Oct 8, 2010
While the weather has careened in the last week from broiling to chilly and sodden and back to warm, and summer produce, such as peaches, peppers and eggplants, continue to be offered at farmers markets, a change is in the air, independent of the...
| May 25, 2010
| 2:35 PM
ARCATA, Calif. -- Police in one Humboldt County town are warning LSD users to beware after responding to a rash of incidents apparently connected to bad acid trips.
Arcata police say the problems began last month when officers responded to a home where...
| Jan 9, 2010
| 5:23 PM
Power is out in several coastal communities in Northern California after the region was rattled by a 6.5 magnitude offshore earthquake.
A spokesman for Pacific Gas & Electric Co. says power outages are widespread across most of Humboldt County, affecting...
| Jan 12, 2010
| 10:10 AM
EUREKA -- Officials in the Northern California city of Eureka say damage from this weekend's earthquake has climbed to nearly $22 million.
Gary Bird, a spokesman for the city, said Tuesday the latest figure from the magnitude-6.5 temblor reflects...
| Jan 10, 2010
California is earthquake country. That's what Dr. John Parrish of the California Geological Survey says when asked if the Sacrament region was vulnerable to an earthquake like the one that just hit the Humboldt County area.
Dr. Parrish says, "Here in the...
| Feb 14, 2010
Henry Fukuhara, a California watercolorist and teacher who attracted many of the field's most accomplished artists to annual painting workshops at the Manzanar relocation camp in Owens Valley, where he and thousands of other Japanese Americans were...
| Oct 30, 2010
Imagine it's the day after the election, and California awakes to a brave new state where marijuana is the same as alcohol, at least legally.
Does that mean anyone over 21 can head to the nearest medical marijuana club and buy pot for personal pleasure?...