• Golf: Trio wins 'Halloween' Fun Day - 11/19/2014 11:28 PM PST
  • GRAY MATTERS: Changing the metaphor - 11/20/2014 05:11 PM PST
    (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
  • City's 'ugly' Christmas tree prompts public outcry

    READING, Pa. (AP) — A Christmas tree that might make Charlie Brown think twice is getting kicked to the curb a little early after residents of a Pennsylvania town complained it was too ugly. Full Story
    Woman on "My Five Wives" accuses father of abuse

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A woman featured in a reality TV show about a polygamous family is going public about sex abuse she claims she suffered as a child in hopes of changing a culture of secrecy plaguing plural families in Utah. Full Story