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Waking Up From The Mattress Nightmare

Waking Up From The Mattress Nightmare

CALIFORNIA – On Sept. 27, Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 254, authored by Senators Loni Hancock and Lou Correa, a bill to create a statewide mattress recycling program, providing consumers with free and convenient opportunities for mattress pickup, drop-off and recycling. California is the third state in the nation and the first on the West

Fit Norcal Will Help You Pump Yourself Up

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union GREENWAY BUILDING – Like almost everything else in the Greenway Building, Fit Norcal represents something of an alt-progressive spin on tradition. And as with the other businesses there, it is also staffed by smart, smiling people – though perhaps slightly sweatier than the other Greenwayers. Fit NorCal is a

Humboldt Edge Homeless Newspaper Debuts

The Humboldt Edge ARCATA – The first issue of the Humboldt Edge, a newspaper produced with the assistance of Humboldt’s homeless, came out Saturday, Oct. 5.  Issues will be handed out at farmers’ markets, will be available in agencies such as family resource centers and at local shops and cafes as permission and interest is

Chesbro Makes California Safe For Growlers

Gov. Brown signs Chesbro bill allowing growlers to be filled by any brewery Law taking effect Jan. 1 will make fresh, locally brewed craft beer more available to consumers SACRAMENTO – Gov. Jerry Brown has signed AB 647, a bill by Assemblymember Wesley Chesbro (D – North Coast), that establishes clear labeling guidelines for breweries that wish

Calendar October 10, 2013

Wednesday, October 9 ϖ Music Cynthia Brando 6 p.m., Mad River Brewing Company, 101 Taylor Way, Blue Lake Buddy Reed 8 p.m., Blondie’s Food and Drink, 429 E. California Ave., Arcata Dogbone 8 p.m., Six Rivers Brewery, 1300 Central Ave., McKinleyville Worth with Small Axe Ensemble 9 p.m., Jambalaya, 915 H St., Arcata Rude Lion

ArMack Orchestra Presents Zany, Wacky, Hilarious Double Feature

ARMACK – Award-winning Arcata-McKinleyville High School Orchestra (ArMack Orchestra) presents a double feature of hilarity: Laurel and Hardy in Two Tars plus Buster Keaton in Sherlock Jr. The ArMack Orchestra provides the wonderful musical score, as well as the all important and amusing sound effects to accompany these silent film classics. Stan Laurel and Oliver

Events This Week

DEMS MEET The Humboldt County Democratic Central Committee will meet Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. at Democratic Headquarters, 129 Fifth St., Eureka. After introductions and brief comments by guests, the business of the committee will be conducted. Reports will be heard from reporting sub-committees: Community Outreach and Voter Registration, Ways and Means, Campaign Services,

When The Natural Environment Was An ‘Eyesore’

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union Note: Two weeks ago, the City opened McDaniel Slough to the bay for the first time in 120 years. The previously landlocked wetlands will now complete its transformation from cow pasture to tidal estuary, and will again serve as habitat for birds, fish and nature-loving humans.  The environmental turnaround