• Golf: Trio wins 'Halloween' Fun Day - 11/19/2014 11:28 PM PST
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  • THE SECOND HALF: Passing the baton - 11/25/2014 10:49 AM PST
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    (Mary Bullwinkel — For the Beacon)
    'Giving Tuesday' to support county nonprofits

    11/19/2014 11:38 PM PST
    Several local nonprofits and the Fortuna-based McLean Foundation are joining together to promote what is called "Giving Tuesday" on Dec. 2. Coinciding with the Thanksgiving holiday and the kickoff of the holiday shopping season, Giving Tuesday is an opportunity to inspire people to give to local charities in their community. 
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    Fortuna library receives a facelift
    11/19/2014 11:38 PM PST - Repairs and improvements have been made to the Fortuna library to keep it standing strong for many more years. Water damage had rotted four roof support points, leaving the old roof of the building on 14th Street with a sagging roof and the possibility of additional water leak damage. [Full Story]

    Fortuna students learn job training skills
    11/19/2014 11:37 PM PST - Ten students from the Eel River Community School in Fortuna are getting a head start on job search skills, thanks to a program offered through the Eel River Valley Multi-Generational Center (MGC). [Full Story]

    New grocery store and café opens in Fortuna
    11/13/2014 10:50 PM PST - Real Food Grocer Café is now open for business, offering fresh, healthy food items and a daily menu of breakfast and lunch items during the hours of 7:30 a. [Full Story]

  • Feds revisit grain rules for brewers - 10/01/2014 04:08 PM PDT
  • Redwood Prep receives $20,000 grant - 09/11/2014 04:43 PM PDT
  • Caregivers, vision loss meetups to come - 08/27/2014 01:25 PM PDT
  • Putin's tiger kills 15 goats in northeast China

    BEIJING (AP) — A rare Siberian tiger released into the wild by Russian President Vladimir Putin is keeping farmers in northeastern China on the edge. Full Story
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    Garcia Marquez family explains archive decision

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — The family of Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez says the late Colombian novelist's archive was offered only to the University of Texas, which will be the materials' repository. Full Story
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    Bette Midler to Ariana Grande: Clean up your act

    The veteran entertainer complains in an interview that young singers rely too much on selling sex instead of talent.