Cynthia Elkins from the KMUD news department talked with a special agent in charge from the Department of Justice.
Here's the audio:
Use this link if you'd like to download the file or if the player above doesn't work for you. Right-click on the link to download (control-click on the Mac).
Here are some links to coverage of the law enforcement activities in our area:
Eureka Reporter: Operation Southern Sweep to continue for a few days
Los Angeles Times: Raids smoke out large marijuana operation in Humboldt County
Times-Standard: Major sting targets commercial grow op
Video from the Times-Standard:
Also, keep in mind that the Civil Liberties Monitoring Project has a strong interest in these events. If you have something to report to them you can call them at (707) 923-4646, or just visit civilliberties.org
This March 19 meeting was called by the Humboldt Coalition for Property Rights and was attended by an overflow crowd at the Healy Senior Center in Redway. Because of the high interest in the issue KMUD makes a recording of the meeting available for listening and downloading. We thank our volunteer James Ficklin for the recording.
(The recording was split into two parts only to make it easier to upload and download.)
Part one (57 minutes):
Here's the link to this audio file in case you'd like to download it, or if your browser doesn't have Flash installed: cpr1.mp3
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display it as Download Link Target, and on a Mac hold the Control key
while clicking on the link).
Part two (53 minutes):
Here's the link to this audio file in case you'd like to download it, or if your browser doesn't have Flash installed: cpr2.mp3
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Other video formats are available at http://www.archive.org/details/AH-Richardson_Grove_Protest
Community journalist Kerry Reynolds talk with cannabis expert Dr. William Courtney, Cannabis Medical Consultant. Dr. Courtney recently spent a month in Europe meeting with other cannabis researchers.
EUREKA, CA — Access Humboldt (http://accesshumboldt.net) is
collaborating with Redway/Garberville-based Redwood Community Radio
(KMUD, http://kmud.org) to offer audio production and community
journalism classes in Humboldt County.
The first audio editing class will run from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. on
Saturday, April 9th at the Access Humboldt Community Media Center and
will cover producing and recording a radio story, as well as editing
sound recordings with Audacity (http://audacity.sourceforge.net), a
free, open-source audio editing program. KMUD News Coordinator and
Community Journalism Project Manager Terri Klemetson will lead the
class, with assistance from KMUD community journalists and Access
Furthermore, thanks to Eureka High School and Eureka Adult School,
Access Humboldt and KMUD will also have access to the high-end
Macintosh computers in Eureka High School's multimedia editing
classroom for the audio editing class.
The class will cost $15, or $5 for Access Humboldt and KMUD members.
To register, call Access Humboldt at (707) 476-1798 or email
An additional class is planned for Saturday, April 30th at the Hoopa
Tribal Radio (KIDE, http://kidefm.org) studios in Hoopa, and more
classes will follow at other locations around Humboldt County. With
these classes, KMUD and Access Humboldt aim to increase the number of
community journalists and local story tellers trained in radio
production, which will in turn increase the amount of local
programming on regional community radio stations like KMUD and KIDE.
For more information, see Access Humboldt's website:
We found this graphic representation of levels of radiation on http://xkcd.com/radiation/ via boingboing.net where there's also an interesting discussion going on about it. (click on the image to make it bigger)
Check our Safety & Public Awareness link in the news section for more interesting links, including RadNet monitoring data for the Eureka area.
An evening of debates held at the Veterans Memorial Hall in Garberville on September 29, 2010, broadcast on KMUD.
Debate: Allison Jackson and Paul Gallegos
Debate: Candidates for Southern Humboldt Health Care District Board