After AB 109 and the passage of Proposition 47, everyone expected things to change significantly in the way that counties in California handle “Corrections and Rehabilitation”. 521 more words
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Erin Dunn of Fortuna Chamber of Commerce blames Marijuana culture for shortage of Medical Professionals
Earlier this week we heard a community comment on KINS featuring Erin Dunn of the Fortuna Chamber of Commerce.
She expressed extreme concern over the very real crisis of not being able to attract and retain qualified medical staff in the county. 322 more words
“Hi, Mom. Last night I got arrested. (Sort of).” So begins Duane Swierczynski’s Canary (Mulholland, 400pp., $29.00), whose protagonist, Sarie Holland, is writing to her recently-dead mother, not in a supernatural-communion way, but to get a record of the most complicated events of her late-teenage life down on paper while keeping herself sane. 1,070 more words
LoCO is reporting that Eureka’s crazy bike ordinance has been sent back to the City Attorney for a rewrite. If Day-Wilson was responsible for its content in the first place, no wonder why it has been catching so much flak. 288 more words
Let me begin with praise for Cecilia Ekbäck’s excellent Wolf Winter (HarperCollins, 366 pp., $21.99), a historical mystery set in 1717 Swedish Lapland. A small settlement of farmers mingle with nomadic Lapps and try to survive a savage winter, preceded by the apparent wolf-attack death of Eriksson, one of the settlers. 1,050 more words