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Monday 9/22 7:pm: Ray McGovern on Freedom and Security @ HSU

Sent September 17th 2014

Are Freedom & Security Compatible? The Redwood ACLU is hosting a lecture by Ray McGovern on Freedom and Security. After 27 years as an insider at the CIA, McGovern offers a deeply insightful look at national security. Monday, September 22, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. Kate Buchanan Room at Humboldt State University. As a member of the CIA, Mr. McGovern briefed President Reagan from 1981-85 on matters of national security. Mr. McGovern was a founding member of the Veteran Intelligence Professional for Sanity (VIPS) who wa...

Thank Kerrigan and welcome Arroyo

Sent September 9th 2014

Please support Chris Kerrigan by helping to retire his campaign debt and support Natalie Arroyo in her bid for Eureka City Council. --- From: Chris Kerrigan Date: September 8, 2014 Please join me this Sunday! Hi Friends, I hope you are doing well and thank you for your continued support. I have a couple of important announcements to share. I want to let you know that I will be leaving at the end of this month for one year to pursue a Masters degree in Political Psychology at the University of Queens in Belfast, N...

Bill Holmes, the passing of a great American

Sent September 7th 2014

http://www.times-standard.com/guest_opinion/ci_26482404/bill-holmes-stood-social-justice Bill Holmes stood for social justice By Mitch Trachtenberg Times Standard 9.7.14 America and the world lost a good man and a true patriot as August ended. Bill Holmes walked the walk. He truly cared about his neighbors. He walked the streets of Eureka registering voters to help pass the Eureka Fair Wage Act, and he spoke up tirelessly on behalf of justice. You might not know of him because he didn't have a lot of money. He'd wo...

Committee For a GMO Free Humboldt - Yes on P

Sent July 24th 2014

Folie Douce Fundraiser Monday, August 11th 5:00pm-9:00pm 1511 G Street, Arcata, CA 95521 On Monday, August 11th, Arcata's renowned Folie Douce restaurant will be opening for a one-night-only benefit dinner for the Committee for a GMO Free Humboldt- Yes on P. Space is limited, so make your reservations now! The evening will feature a 4-course fixed menu at $50 per person (drinks not included). Courses will include appetizer, salad, entree and dessert. Proceeds from food and drink benefit the local initiative to prote...

Help bring Indy Films to Humboldt!

Sent July 24th 2014

La Dolce Video co-owners plan new venture in Arcata Miniplex will show independent movies, with tavern and tea room nearby By Jillian Singh jsingh@times-standard.com @JillianSingh1 on Twitter 07/22/2014 Aimee Hennessy said she has heard complaints from several of her customers at La Dolce Video in Arcata that there are no independent movies being shown in Humboldt County, so she and business partner Merrick McKinlay have decided to give the people what they want. Hennessy and McKinlay are raising money for a minip...

Peace boat "Golden Rule" to sail again

Sent July 22nd 2014

Peace boat "Golden Rule" to sail again [To support this project, donate online at <http://vfpgoldenruleproject.org> or by mail to Golden Rule Project, P.O. Box 87, Samoa, CA 95564. For more information, visit the website listed above, email <vfpgoldenruleproject@gmail.com> or call 419-357-4356.] The 'Golden Rule' will sail again Restoration work continues on the original peace boat that inspired a generation of activists By Clay McGlaughlin <cmcglaughlin@times-standard.com> @...

2 events: Sat. in Arcata & Sun. in Trinidad

Sent June 23rd 2014

1) From: Susan Ornelas Helpers needed for Sunny Brae Park clean up! Saturday June 28th 11:am to 6:pm Potluck at 4:pm Invasive plants have taken over Sunny Brae Park. Please come out and help with this removal effort and support a neighborhood! Tools and gloves are encouraged, but if you don't have them, some will be supplied. Help needed with: plant removal food for the potluck help serving food clean up Please come out to Virginia Way between Beverly Dr and Charles Ave to pitch in! Contact Susan Ornelas f...

PEACE GATHERING - Sat June 21st Eureka Courthouse at noon

Sent June 18th 2014

PEACE GATHERINGS (here and around the country) From: Gay Gilchrist & Janelle Egger NATIONAL NEWS: Troop movements within Iraq have prompted some U.S. government officials to propose an immediate response to those movements. Other officials and pundits are proposing a wider and greater response. LOCAL NEWS: Last weekend, many of us enjoyed wonderful oysters on the Arcata Plaza, fish in Trinidad, and baseball in Arcata. This weekend, let's tend to the schemes that might destroy the possibility of our chil...

JUNE 3rd, 2014 VOTER GUIDE + Election Night Party

Sent June 2nd 2014

JUNE 3RD 2014 VOTER GUIDE by Richard Salzman Governor: Jerry Brown (or Peace and Freedom party candidate Cindy Sheehan!) Lt Governor: Gavin Newsom Sec of State: Alex Padilla Controller: John Perez Insur. Commissioner: Dave Jones Treasurer: John Chiang Attorney Gen: Kamala Harris Board of Equalization: Fiona Ma Congress: Andy Caffrey (Huffman's great and will win by a landslide so I'm casting my vote for Andy who lives here in Humboldt County) State Senate: Mike McGuire Assembly: Jim Wood Sup of Public Instruction: T...

JUNE 3rd, 2014 VOTER GUIDE

Sent June 2nd 2014

JUNE 3RD 2014 VOTER GUIDE by Richard Salzman Governor: Jerry Brown (or Peace and Freedom party candidate Cindy Sheehan!) Lt Governor: Gavin Newsom Sec of State: Alex Padilla Controller: John Perez Insur. Commissioner: Dave Jones Treasurer: John Chiang Attorney Gen: Kamala Harris Board of Equalization: Fiona Ma Congress: Andy Caffrey (Huffman's great and will win by a landslide so I'm casting my vote for Andy who lives here in Humboldt County) State Senate: Mike McGuire Assembly: Jim Wood Sup of Public Instruction: T...

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