• Golf: Trio wins 'Halloween' Fun Day - 11/19/2014 11:28 PM 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
  • (AP)
    Trooper: Driver is lucky dog food didn't crush him

    FIFE, Wash. (AP) — Authorities in Washington state say a semitruck driver is lucky he wasn't crushed by 50-pound bags of dog food when he fell asleep at the wheel, crashed into a ditch and spilled the kibble. Full Story
    (Julie Jacobson/AP)
    Thanksgiving: Turkey, parades, shopping deals

    NEW YORK (AP) — Turkey, stuffing and a helium-filled Thomas the Tank Engine were on the menu as friends and families gathered across the United States to celebrate Thanksgiving. Full Story