New vaccination form eases way for false myths
03/03/2014 05:08 PM PST - California Focus By Thomas D. Elias For almost two months, parents of California public school pupils have been able to claim with no proof that their religion precludes getting their children vaccinated against once dreaded and disabling Full Story
I have never seen anything this dastardly
03/03/2014 05:08 PM PST - To the Editor: Recent events occurring at the courthouse have caused great alarm and upheaval throughout our community. Until yesterday, I have stayed out of the fray because I don’t believe that prosecutions, or lack thereof, should be Full Story
Thank you for supporting Youth Alive!
03/03/2014 05:08 PM PST - To the Editor: Southern Humboldt Youth Alive! and the Mateel Community Center are grateful to the Humboldt Area Foundation and to the donors to the HAF Southern Humboldt area fund for providing funding for the Youth Alive Peace Leadership Program Full Story
Four Schillings Short entertained us beautifully
03/03/2014 05:07 PM PST - To the Editor: I would like to thank the Garberville library for the Irish music concert last Friday, Feb. 21 at 4 p.m., that musically entertained, cheered and enlightened me, my neighbors, and many other Southern Humboldt residents. Full Story
Lions very thankful for such a supportive community
02/26/2014 09:27 AM PST - To the Editor: The Garberville Lions are very grateful to the members of this wonderful community for the support they received during the Sweet Crepes For Your Sweetie breakfast. Full Story
How smart is continued fouling of our own nest?
02/26/2014 09:27 AM PST - To the Editor: After years of public hearings, public input, and valid if slow process, we are substantially changing the outcome of the General Plan Update without taking into consideration the needs and desires of the majority, the greatest Full Story
More information should be given for new bond
02/26/2014 09:27 AM PST - To the Editor: I am concerned about the proposed bond measure for the local school district. Important information is not being given. In the past, school districts have signed up with legal loan sharks, requiring taxpayers to repay far more money Full Story
What did Karl Marx have to say about it?
02/26/2014 09:27 AM PST - To the Editor: Are they the houseless homeless, or are they the Lumpenproletariat? Let’s see what Karl Marx had to say about this. Quoting from the online dictionary of the Encyclopedia Britannica: Lumpenproletariat, (German: Full Story
Rejoice, spoon-lickers: Eating raw dough unlikely to cause salmonella.
Not long ago, I made a marble pound cake. Marble pound cake requires making a vanilla batter, adding chocolate to half of it, and then swirling the batters together in a pan. This meant that once my loaf pan was in the oven, I had two bowls and two spoons coated in sweet, egg-y batter. […] Full Story
'Cosmos' aims to raise our gaze heavenward
How big is the cosmos? This is both a central question of "Cosmos," the Seth MacFarlane-produced, Neil deGrasse Tyson-hosted reboot of Carl Sagan's widely watched and beloved 1980 miniseries investigating and elucidating our knowledge about the universe, and a question of Fox's, which is premiering the new version on all 10 of its channels this Sunday night, in hopes that an educational program about stars, history, evolution and the universe can once again become a zeitgeist-capturing, hugely rated television event. Full Story