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Gallegos Seeking Re-election – March 17, 2010

Kevin L. Hoover Eye Editor HUMBOLDT – The field of candidates for Humboldt County District Attorney swelled to four over the weekend with back-to-back announcements by incumbent DA Paul Gallegos and former Deputy DA, now private attorney Allison Jackson. The Gallegos event was held Friday at the former 321 Coffee shop in Old Town Eureka,

Burglary Report Leads APD to Grow – March 10, 2010

Through the service of the search warrant, officers learned that the marijuana was illegally being grown inside the residence. Over 50 growing marijuana plants and several pounds of dried / processed marijuana were seized. The Humboldt County Drug Task Force was contacted and assisted with the investigation. No arrests were made at the time of the search warrant service.

Panhandling Ordinance OK’d for Introduction – March 10, 2010 (Updated, with corrections)

Attorney Nancy Diamond said that the ordinance’s language had withstood legal challenges. She noted that during the City’s consideration of cannabis laws, threats of litigation had also been made, but never materialized. Similar suggestions of impending have been made during consideration of water fluoridation, homelessness, various housing projects and innumerable other matters.

Blackout backtrack: PG&E fine-tunes outage – March 10, 2010

Along with the Plaza and G, the G and H Street corridor up through Northtown will remain online. Alleviating some safety concerns of City officials, traffic lights along Samoa Boulevard will remain on. Also retaining power will be the Wastewater Treatment Plant on South G Street, City Hall, the Police Department and Uniontown Shopping Center. Humboldt State University, Mad River Community Hospital and all of Valley West will stay powered up as well.

Salami Nuggets' Siren Song Seduces Bravo (Updated with audio) – March 6, 2010

Kevin L. Hoover Eye Editor NORTHTOWN – Nicholas Bravo, a former City Council candidate known for bizarre public behavior and caustic oratory, was arrested Thursday, March 4 at Wildberries Marketplace on suspicion of shoplifting, then booked and lodged in the Humboldt County Correctional Facility. Bravo, 36, a Nebraska native, moved to Arcata in 2000, became

Arcata High School Coach Arrested on Molestation Charges – March 5, 2010

Updated to include HSU press release. – Ed. ARCATA – On Thursday, March 4, 2010 26-year-old Timothy Ryan Dossey of Arcata, was arrested by the Arcata Police. Dossey was booked at the Humboldt County Jail on charges of Child Molestation and Sending Harmful Matter to Seduce a Minor. According to an Arcata Police Department press release, Dossey was