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Kids’ summer camp in Fortuna includes community gardening

By Mary Bullwinkel The Humboldt Beacon|

Artist selected for city mural project

An artist has been selected and a new design has been created of the mural that is proposed for the side of the Ray’s Food Place building in Fortuna. Artist Lucas Thornton of Eureka developed the new design and hopes to paint the mural in Octob...

By Mary Bullwinkel The Humboldt Beacon|

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