• Golf: French captures 'Any Nine' - 09/17/2014 10:43 PM PDT
    (Mary bullwinkel — for the beacon)
    Local restaurants to feature Humboldt-grown menu items

    Sept. 26 to Oct. 5 marks Humboldt County Restaurant Week
    09/18/2014 12:01 AM PDT
    Three Eel River Valley restaurants are set to feature special fixed price menu items featuring fresh and local food as part of Humboldt County Restaurant Week. 
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    Drought prompts Eel River cleanup near Rio Dell
    09/18/2014 12:01 AM PDT - More than 70 community volunteers gathered in early September to remove 2,500 pounds of trash — automobile tires, scrap metal, old bicycles and more — from a section of the Eel River, where it flows by Rio Dell. [Full Story]

    Loleta woman to take Kiwanis leadership role
    09/18/2014 12:01 AM PDT - A Loleta woman is stepping up to assume the role of lieutenant governor of a division in the Kiwanis organization's California/Nevada/Hawaii district. Janice Simmons, who also doubles as president of the Loleta Chamber of Commerce and volunteers at community events, will be installed locally on Sept. [Full Story]

    Local Food Month spotlights area produce
    09/11/2014 05:32 PM PDT - September is Local Food Month and to celebrate local food, local farmers, and local abundance, a variety of events are planned throughout Humboldt County for the rest of the month. [Full Story]

  • 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
  • Ruth Lake bass tournament names winners - 07/02/2014 10:15 PM PDT
  • Annual chili cookoff fast approaching - 06/18/2014 11:12 PM PDT
  • Reports: China body-searched 10,000 pigeons

    BEIJING (AP) — The 10,000 pigeons released in a ceremony Wednesday for China's National Day underwent unusual scrutiny, each having its feathers and anus checked for dangerous materials, state-run media reports said, reflecting government jitters over possible attacks. Full Story
    (Joan Marcus/AP)
    Review: 'Indian Ink' is witty mockery of Brits

    NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Stoppard's witty 1995 play "Indian Ink" takes a romantic look back at India under waning British rule, gently mocking both the British Raj and some of the English-smitten "natives. Full Story