• 'Awesome Autumn Feast' coming up - 10/21/2014 10:08 PM PDT
    (Mary Bullwinkel — For the Beacon)
    Scotia residents soon to receive power from PG&E

    Switch from Greenleaf Power to occur on neighborhood by neighborhood basis
    10/16/2014 11:51 PM PDT
    Electricity to power the town of Scotia will soon be provided by Pacific Gas and Electric Co. and for the first time in history, residents will write monthly utility bill checks to PG&E. 
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    Breast cancer support available in Eel River Valley
    10/16/2014 11:51 PM PDT - 17 women living in Fortuna and surrounding communities found support over the past year from the volunteers at the Eel River Valley Outreach site for the Breast and GYN Health Project. [Full Story]

    Business collaborative peers into Fortuna's future
    10/16/2014 11:51 PM PDT - More than 80 people attended the Fortuna business collaborative, held last week at the Fortuna River Lodge, a gathering designed to compile and promote a three to five year vision for the city of Fortuna. [Full Story]

    Hard cider tasting launches annual Apple Harvest Festival
    10/09/2014 12:08 AM PDT - A first time hard cider tasting event called Taste of the Harvest, helped kick off the annual Apple Harvest Festival in Fortuna on Friday. Hard apple cider is an alcoholic beverage made from fermented apple juice. [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
  • Heads or tails? Coin toss decides Peru election

    LIMA, Peru (AP) — A coin toss has decided the mayoral race in small town high in the Peruvian Andes after two candidates tied at the ballot box. Full Story
    (Carlos Osorio/AP)
    Motown founder Berry Gordy brings musical home

    DETROIT (AP) — Berry Gordy Jr. took his "Motown the Musical" production to Broadway and a few other places first. Full Story
    'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo star Mama June dating convicted child molester

    In news that could mean the end of the reality TV show; it’s been reported that “Mama June” Shannon has rekindled her romance with Mark McDaniel, who spent 10 years in prison for allegedly molesting a 8-year-old girl who was a relative of Mama June’s.