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Wednesday Apr 9 | Triplicate.com

Distinguished Young Women: Scholarships up for grabs

The event begins at 7 p.m. at the Crescent Elk Auditorium.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Times-Standard

Gray Matters: April is National Volunteer Month

"Civic engagement is multi-generational. Whatever your age, you develop a sense of ownership and feel invested in the outcome when you are involved in making it happen," said Mark Wheetley, mayor of Arcata, after a successful volunteer workday in Arcata.

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Related Topix: Arcata, CA

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Triplicate.com

'Big One' rehearsal

The tsunami sirens may have caught a few people off guard Wednesday morning, but not Uncharted Shores Academy.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

Triplicate.com

County Supervisors hearing today on grants

The Del Norte County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing at 10:45 a.m. today on an application for $1.9 million from the Community Development Block Grant program for various projects and organizations in the community.

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Triplicate.com

Drug program moves to Second Street

The ribbon is cut; new services planned in long-awaited move Del Norte County Department of Health & Human Services, Alcohol and Other Drug Program announces its long-awaited move to 1279 Second St., Ste.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Redwood Times

Study finds Caltrans a out of step with the times'; Richardson Grove start date pushed back

An independent review recently released by the California State Transportation Agency has concluded that the California Department of Transportation, better known as Caltrans, is out of step with the times and in need of major changes.

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Related Topix: Willits, CA, Smith River, CA, Humboldt County, CA

Times-Standard

Live code test: Tsunami alert drill on Wednesday

On Wednesday, Del Norte and Humboldt Counties will participate in a test of the tsunami communications system.

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Related Topix: Tsunami, Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Humboldt County, CA, Opinion

Times-Standard

Tsunami warning test on Wednesday; Experts say organization is critical

A test of the tsunami warning communications system will take place Wednesday, giving residents their annual opportunity to make sure they're prepared for an emergency and officials a chance to make sure the system works right.

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Related Topix: Humboldt County, CA

Sun Mar 23, 2014

Triplicate.com

Pages of History: Highway 101 relocation considered

From the pages of the Del Norte Triplicate, March 1958. The California Highway Commission announced today that it is taking under consideration relocating about eight miles of U.S. Highway 101 in Humboldt and Del Norte counties.

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Related Topix: Humboldt County, CA, Opinion

Times-Standard

Want to survive on the North Coast? Know your zone

This is Tsunami Preparedness Week in California. An earthquake, tsunami communications test, evacuation drills, the third anniversary of the 2011 Japan tsunami and the 50th anniversary of the 1964 tsunami gives me plenty to think about this week.

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Related Topix: Tsunami, Natural Disasters, California, Asian Tsunami Disaster, Humboldt County, CA, Earthquake, Opinion

Fri Mar 21, 2014

SFGate

CA city 1st tsunami-resistant West Coast port

California experts reported Friday that Crescent City has become the first port on the West Coast to become resistant to tsunamis after a $54 million rebuilding project.

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Related Topix: Tsunami, Natural Disasters, California, Crescent City, CA, Earthquake, Geology, Science

Thu Mar 20, 2014

Indybay.org

Injunction Sought to Halt Unnecessary Caltrans Highway-widening in Smith River Canyon

CRESCENT CITY, Calif.- Conservation groups filed for a preliminary injunction in federal court on March 20 to halt construction of a Caltrans highway-widening project that would harm threatened coho salmon runs and undermine public safety along the wild and scenic Smith River Canyon in California's remote Del Norte County.

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Related Topix: Smith River, CA, Crescent City, CA, California

Advocate-News

Tsunami test canceled in Mendocino County

The tsunami warning test scheduled for Wednesday, March 26, has been canceled in Mendocino County, said Troy Nicolini of the National Weather Service's Eureka office.

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Related Topix: Mendocino County, CA, Eureka, CA, Humboldt County, CA

Humboldt Beacon

Artistic awards for Carlotta school, other Humboldt educators

Two Cuddeback School classes submitted award-winning entries in the Redwood Region Logging Conference annual mural contest.

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Related Topix: Carlotta, CA, Humboldt County, Humboldt County, CA, Mendocino County, CA

Triplicate.com

Alcohol and tobacco: Youths assess ads' visibility

Del Norte shoppers are finding fewer sugary drinks and tobacco products near the cash registers of their favorite stores, according to new data released by the state last week, but the data also shows a high amount of tobacco and alcohol advertising near candy or toys or three feet from the ground.

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Wed Mar 19, 2014

Times-Standard

Humboldt Can: Growing healthy lifestyles

Growing some of your own food is one way to afford access to healthy fresh foods.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Nutrition, Humboldt County, CA, Home Gardening, Home, Trinity County, CA, Arcata, CA

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