According to a press release from California State Parks: A large section of road recently failed between the Needle Rock Visitor Center and Bear Harbor in the Sinkyone Wilderness State Park, making it impassible to vehicles.  State Park officials are looking at possible ways to re-route the road, but Park Superintendent Michelle Gardner says it…

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According to a press release from the Office of Congressman Mike Thompson, dated March 1, 2012: Congressman Mike Thompson (CA-1) today released the following statement notifying Social Security beneficiaries that beginning exactly one year from today, March 1, 2013, those not already signed up for direct deposit will start receiving their monthly benefits through direct…

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According to a press release from Congressman Mike Thompson’s Office, dated Feb. 23, 2012: Congressman Mike Thompson (CA-1) today demanded that service members who were subjected to the Department of Defense’s (DOD) chemical weapon testing be able to receive full medical care and disability compensation for their service-connected medical conditions. In late 2002, the DOD…

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According to a press release from Congressman Mike Thompson’s Office, dated Feb. 10, 2012: Congressman Mike Thompson (CA-1) today announced that Humboldt Harbor and Bay would receive an additional $450,000 for dredging. The funds come from the Army Corps of Engineers’ discretionary account, and were awarded in order to address the operation and maintenance needs…

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According to a Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Press Release, dated Jan. 24, 2012: The Sheriff’s Office is continuing to receive reports of telephone scams from the public.  One citizen received a call from someone who identified himself as her grandson. The caller told the citizen he had been involved in a drunk driving accident with…

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