Monthly Archives: March 2013

Arizona State Senator, Tea Party Republican Investigated Over Classroom Invasion

shortlink:  mnemonic: PHOENIX (AP) – An Arizona school is considering hiring armed guards after a state senator barged into a classroom and verbally threatened a teacher over a dispute involving his teenage grandson. Students, teachers and administrators were … Continue reading

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Basic Math on the Minimum Wage

shortlink:  mnemonic: People say that a minimum wage increase to $12 an hour in 2014  is a “massive increase” but in fact it represents a mild 4.48% annual rise over the 46 years since 1968 when it stood … Continue reading

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The Eureka to Red Bluff Railway Fantasy

Open Letter – Gentle Suggestion for my Democratic Party and Green Party friends. I do not support the idea of any railroad being built to Humboldt Bay. Unless everyone agrees to remove Hwy 101. That being said, a gentle suggestion … Continue reading

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Karel @ the Wharfinger Sat. Mar. 30, 1 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACT: Chris House   February 11, 2013(707)839-1985   INFORMATION LINE:   (707)618-9274   As part of our continuing author series, the Humboldt Library Foundation is pleased to present a unique special event. A local fundraiser and appearance with … Continue reading

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Right Wing Dark Money Steps into California Minimum Wage Fight

By Adolfo Flores, Los Angeles Times   March 27, 2013 shortlink here   mnemonic: Proposed legislation to raise the state minimum wage could eliminate tens of thousands of jobs and harm the California economy, a small-business advocacy group said. The … Continue reading

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Benefit for Transition Humboldt – Bayside Grange – March 30th – 7 PM

via Richard Salzman Redwood Progressive Transition Humboldt invites the public to attend a benefit music and dance event at the Bayside Grange on Saturday, March 30th from 7 PM to Midnight. Featured performers will be Beatles cover band Silver … Continue reading

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Please come to court tomorrow – Wednesday morning

Suing Eureka Police for Violating Civil Rights During Occupy Eureka Protest: SUPPORT IN THE COURTROOM IS VITAL!! Wednesday March 27th  at 9:00am 2nd floor, Humboldt County Courthouse Courtroom #6 with visiting Judge Johnson. Please support the civil rights lawsuits against … Continue reading

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