(VIDEO) Assm. Jim Wood Rails Against Big Soda as Bill Banning Local Taxes on Sugary Drinks Heads To Governor

‘Great Redwood Trail Act’ Passes State Senate Unanimously; Assembly Left to Wrestle With All the Details

Shows Will Go on at the Mateel (For Now), Says Board President, Despite Suspension Order From California Attorney General’s Office

It’s Official: Sen. Mike McGuire Introduces ‘Great Redwood Trail Act’

(UPDATE) END OF THE LINE? State Senator Mike McGuire Drafting Legislation to Dissolve North Coast Railroad Authority, Form ‘Great Redwood Trail Agency’ to Manage Humboldt, Mendocino Assets

California Has Already Issued More than 2,000 Cannabis Cultivation Licenses. Are Growers Being Set Up to Fail?

Gov. Brown Selects Arcata Teacher to Lead California Arts Council

Huffman, McGuire Blast Republican ‘Tax Scam’ Bill, Which Congress Passed Today

PRICE SUPPORTS FOR GROWERS! North Coast’s Legislative Delegation Lobbies State Weed Official to Keep Cannabis Production Tiny

Assm. Jim Wood Says ‘Health Care For All is Our Goal,’ as Select State Committee Prepares Second Hearing

Democrats Divided: Assm. Jim Wood Officially ‘Admonished’ By Humboldt Progressive Club, Setting Up Prog-Versus-Establishment Wars to Come

McGuire Bill Requiring Presidential Candidates to Disclose Tax Returns Heads to Governor’s Desk

Assm. Jim Wood Cautions Pro-Single-Payer Protesters Who Will Demonstrate at His Local Offices Tomorrow: Don’t Expect to Get Everything You Wish For

Gov. Jerry Brown Commutes Sentence of Woman Serving 25-to-Life for 2001 Eureka Murder

State Transportation Commission Raises Eyebrow at North Coast Railroad Authority Finances, Asks Perennially Beleaguered Agency to Prepare ‘Shutdown Plan’

New Fiber Optic Line a Go! State Pledges $47 Million to Dredge Internet Up From the Sea, Thread Fat Pipe From Eureka to Redding

Redwoods-Adorned License Plates are a Big Flop, So Far — If You Want to Change That, Act Soon!

Gov. Brown Pardons Two Humboldters for Piddling Decades-Old Weed-Related Offenses

New Weed Tax Coming, Maybe! Local Legislator’s Bill Passes Assembly With Bipartisan Support

California Smoking Age Raised to 21 After Gov. Brown Signs Local Assemblymember’s Bill

Bill to Help ‘Specialty Cottage’ Weed Growers Moving Through Legislature

Proposed Law Would Require Caltrans to Keep Maps of Fiber-Optic Lines

Caltrans on New Willits Bypass Lawsuit: ‘All Historical Preservation Laws are Being Followed’

Mendo County Tribes Sue Caltrans for ‘Knowingly Destroying’ Historic Sites During Willits Bypass Construction

State Agency Cites Caltrans, Contractors for ‘Serious Violations’ Leading to Willits Bypass Collapse

SoCal Senators Get to Know the North Coast

‘Fish, Flows and Marijuana Grows’: Live-Blogging Senator McGuire’s Hearing Examining Impacts of Marijuana Grows on State’s Fisheries

Look Out, Humboldt County Schools — Gov. Brown Signs Tough Vaccination Bill Into Law

Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom to Talk Weed in SoHum This Friday

Red Tape for Weed Grows? Water Board Seeks to Bring Sprawling Marijuana Industry Into State’s Bureaucratic Orbit

Your Day in Ocean: Meet Senator McGuire

Your Week in Ocean: Talking #HealthyOcean in Sactown

Assembly Committee Holds Hearing on the $11 $6.5 Billion California Water Bond, Which is Coming Soon to Your Ballot

MERCY! The Last Standing Boyfighter Submits to McGuire

BOYFIGHT, THE AFTERMATH: Or, the Wrath of Steinberg!

Lehman Bows Out of Senate Race; Arcata Democrat Endorses Sonoma County’s McGuire

Field Poll: The State of Jefferson is Something That No One Wants

BOYFIGHT II: The Rise of McGuire!!!

Governor Signs Curiously Numbered Chesbro Bill, With Booze

On the Broke-Ass State of Jefferson: Meeting in Eureka Wednesday

New State Law: Highway Bicyclists Get Three Feet of Personal Space From Passing Motorists

BOYFIGHT! Novato Mayor Pro-Tem Announces Challenge to Arcata’s Chris Lehman Vis a Vis the State Senate

Environmental Groups Applaud Coastal Commission Decision on Caltrans’ Safety Corridor Project

Meet Your Next State Senator: Chris Lehman Announces, Basically Already Wins Bid to Succeed Noreen Evans

State Sen. Noreen Evans Will Not Run for Reelection

Will the North Coast Marine Protected Areas Spark a War With Oregon?

Wiyot Tribe Signs Gaming Compact With State

An Early Peek at Sen. Noreen Evans’ 2013-14 Legislative Agenda

Gov. Jerry Brown Appears to Do Something About High Gas Prices

Confusion Hill Construction Worker’s Dumped Soda Lid Leads to $10,000 Fine, Intergovernmental Ess-Hitstorm