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City of Eureka to gift Indian Island to Humboldt County Public Administrators’s Office

Citing their inability to legally give away publicly held lands to a private group, the City of Eureka has shockingly decided to hand over control of the City’s holdings on Indian Island to the Humboldt County Public Administrator’s Office. According … Continue reading

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Renee Saucedo encourages Supervisors to break state and federal law

It sure didn’t take long for Renee Saucedo, of True North Organizing Network and Humboldt Area Foundation fame, to prove THC’s point about her efforts to pointlessly stir shit up in our communities. Most recently, and in perfect conjunction with … Continue reading

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Patrick Cleary tries to control Humboldt’s narrative on race, racism at McKMAC meeting

In yesterday’s piece about how Patrick Cleary’s Humboldt Area Foundation¬† is using an offshoot non-profit to funnel money¬† back towards HAF’s own bank account, while simultaneously causing a whole bunch of unnecessary mischief in Humboldt’s communities, we posed this questions … Continue reading

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Humboldt Area Foundation pays hush money to former Director of Donor Services to cover their tracks

Humboldt Area Foundation recently fired their long-time Director of Donor Services, Chris Witt, and it wasn’t because of incompetence. It was because Witt refused to obey a directive from HAF’s higher-ups which would have required her to coerce donors into … Continue reading

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(Update!) EPIC, other groups move to stop Richardson Grove project; still ignoring impacts of marijuana growing on our rivers

Wouldn’t you know it, the horrible environmental impacts of cannabis farming on our local forests and waterways is garnering national attention. Check it: Toxic waste from U.S. pot farms alarms experts So why aren’t our local environmental groups jumping all … Continue reading

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Founding documents show Humboldt Area Foundation is paying itself big bucks through non-profit it created

THC will officially have to stop bitching about how Humboldt Area Foundation is using an illegitimate non-profit to push their highly political ideals on the people of Humboldt County. You see, True North Organizing Network – Patrick Cleary’s favorite pet … Continue reading

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County of Humboldt storing their emergency disaster relief vehicles in the heart of the tsunami zone

A while back, we looked at the how the County spent a lot of time and money creating an app to tell folks when they were located in a tsunami zone. We also said that it was a pointless waste, … Continue reading

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(UPDATE) County of Humboldt to skim off the top of top public employee salaries?

Thank you for all your responses to this past weekend’s post about Redding requiring their top paid officials to contribute 2% of their salaries towards their highly lucrative retirement plans. By and large, we agree with the majority of you … Continue reading

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County of Humboldt to skim off the top of top public employee salaries?

Redding just came out with a brilliant plan to combat the budget deficit facing most of California’s cities and counties: just make the over-paid higher-ups pay for more of their retirement up front. Sound simple? It is simple! And brilliant. … Continue reading

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Clueless County of Humboldt holds ADA compliance seminar

Remember how the County of Humboldt has a dismal record when it comes to ADA compliance? You know, a record so bad that the U.S. Department of Justice issued a judgement against the County, mandating that they get their shit … Continue reading

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