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Humboldt County (California)

Creation date 2009-7-1, Created by kdeweese
Creation date 2009-7-1, Created by kdeweese « Show less

Top Humboldt County (California) Articles

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  • Bigfoot was here — maybe

    Bigfoot was here — maybe
    Full disclosure: I am no Bigfoot junkie. In fact, before strapping my mom, my 3-year-old and myself in the car and traveling north on U.S. 101 to Arcata, Calif., then swinging east on California 299 to the blink-and-you'll-miss-it town of Willow Creek,...
  • Market Watch: A rare shot at delicate Comice pears

    Market Watch: A rare shot at delicate Comice pears
    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...
  • Nation's forests help offset greenhouse gas emissions

     
    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...
  • The conversation: Campaign to legalize marijuana still fired up

     
    Just because Prop. 19 failed doesn't mean marijuana legalization won't pass in 2012. The conversation is far from over… Why California didn't pass Prop. 19? "The budgetary benefits, while not insignificant, would have been small compared with...
  • Traces of radioactive iodine are found in herd’s milk

     
    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......
  • What If Marijuana Was Legal? Prop 19 Measure's Immediate Effect Remains Up In The Air

    What If Marijuana Was Legal? Prop 19 Measure's Immediate Effect Remains Up In The Air
    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?...
  • Police: Men had 20 pounds of pot

    Two Northern California men accused of driving through Newport Beach with 20 pounds of marijuana are due in court Friday on felony drug charges. A Newport Beach police officer stopped a black Ford Explorer near Westcliff and Dover drives for a minor...
  • Where You From: 3 of 5 stars

    "Where you from?" It's like a hip-hop challenge, a suggestion that without the right background, you're not fit to spit rhymes, because what could you know about the hard knock life if you aren't from South Central or Eight Mile? Where You From throws...
  • Resorts embrace local crafts and ingredients

    Resorts embrace local crafts and ingredients
    For many of California's upscale hotels and restaurants, green is the new black. Prompted by trendy, taste-making guests, California's chicest resorts, spas and eateries are integrating local ingredients into their décor, amenities and menus. And high...
  • O.C. burn areas under mandatory evacuation

    O.C. burn areas under mandatory evacuation
    Orange County officials have ordered mandatory evacuations, beginning tonight at 7 p.m., of four canyon communities hit hard by the October fires -- a move they said is necessary in advance of expected heavy downpours. The evacuation orders for residents...
  • 'Wicked Plants' tells of the many poisonous plants around us

    'Wicked Plants' tells of the many poisonous plants around us
    Amy Stewart's forthcoming "Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln's Mother & Other Botanical Atrocities," is deliciously eerie. The cover illustration's vining design suggests a graveyard, and the botanical etchings are ghostly and Victorian. So it...
  • A beastly kind of cruelty

    A beastly kind of cruelty
    The buzzards led Nick Bursio to his prized calf. He found the body just over a rise in the field, with a bullet hole in its left shoulder, near the heart. Bursio had heard of animals killed by rustlers for their meat. But not until that May morning had...