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Meet Jennifer Kalt – as seen in Vanity Fair!

Meet Jennifer Kalt – as seen in Vanity Fair!

Janine Volkmar Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – It’s a beautiful photograph in a slick magazine. Vanity Fair’s Summer 2018 issue has a feature article titled “Clear the Coast: A Band of Passionate Californians Is Fighting To Keep Crucial Waterways Clean” and the photograph was taken in Rancho Palos Verdes. Jennifer Kalt, the director of Humboldt

County addresses pollution concerns

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union CLAM & MOONSTONE BEACH AREA – County staff has responded to concerns about potential onsite wastewater system impacts to impaired watersheds in the Clam/Moonstone Beach area, saying a mix of public outreach and monitoring will address them. The impacts relate to elevated fecal coliform levels at Luffenholtz Beach, Clam Beach,

Eco-briefs for Oct. 18, 2017

RAMBLE IN THE REDWOODS The North Group Sierra Club invites the public to a hike on Del Norte Redwood State Park’s Last Chance Coastal Trail Saturday, Oct. 21. Carpools meet at 9 a.m. at Ray’s Valley West Shopping Center in Arcata or at 10:30 a.m. at the Damnation Creek trailhead (3.3 miles north of Wilson

Coast Seafoods shelves Humboldt Bay oyster expansion

Paul Mann Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Coast Seafoods has jettisoned its hard-fought bid to expand oyster and clam cultivation in Humboldt Bay. In a revised proposal, it is offering as well to shrink its existing farming area. The Eureka company is seeking approval from the California Coastal Commission for a multi-year extension of beds

Coast Seafoods shelves oyster farm expansion

Paul Mann Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Coast Seafoods has jettisoned its hard-fought bid to expand oyster and clam cultivation in Humboldt Bay. In a revised proposal, it is offering as well to shrink its existing farming area. The Eureka company is seeking approval from the California Coastal Commission for a multi-year extension of beds

Humboldt Baykeeper launches whaling campaign to counter sea level rise

Narv Neldman Mad River Union HUMBOLDT, APRIL 1 – Humboldt Baykeeper has launched an innovative new program to combat sea level rise, increase local food production and create new jobs through whaling. The effort revives a traditional industry that played an important role in the development of Humboldt County in the late 19th and early

Billboard Battle Brings Claims, Counterclaims, Correspondence

The rickety billboard that bounced back from its Friday flattening. Photos by KLH | Union Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Out amid the discarded macaroni salad containers, Carls Jr. cups and spray-painted graffiti tags along U.S. Highway 101 in south Arcata, the culture wars are heating up. Another billboard along the U.S.

Bay Billboard’s Flattening-By-Vandal May Be Permanent

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT BAY – What a vandal destroyed at the turn of the year, regulatory complications may make permanent. On Thursday, Jan. 2 at 12:54 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office took a report of vandalism to one of the billboards along U.S. Highway 101. It had been cut down.

Robert Eckart: The Night Letter – September 21, 2010

The surprises were only just beginning, however. The next night, there was a letter submitted to all the local city governments and the county as well, de facto declaring that my little group of volunteers were really trying to open a rail line for passenger service and implied that any city, county, state, company, person or agency would likely get sued if they helped.

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