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  • Obituary: Jordan Kekry
    published on Mon, 01 Feb 2016 18:18:35 GMT
    Jordan was born on July 4, 1933 to his parents, Louis Kekrides and Maria Zabounides, both European immigrants....
  • Experts: Brown's parole plan would lessen plea-bargain power
    published on Fri, 29 Jan 2016 18:54:21 GMT
    Inmates in the general population exercise yard at Pelican Bay State Prison in Crescent City, Calif. Mark Bolster/Los Angeles Times Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to give more inmates a chance for early release would probably reduce prosecutors' leverage in negotiating plea bargains, legal experts said Thursday....
  • Brown's parole plan would likely reduce prosecutors' plea-bargain leverage, experts say
    published on Fri, 29 Jan 2016 11:00:00 GMT
    Inmates in the general population exercise yard at Pelican Bay State Prison in Crescent City, Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown 's plan to give more inmates a chance for early release would probably reduce prosecutors' leverage in negotiating plea bargains, legal experts said Thursday....
  • Walmart robbery suspect in custody
    published on Thu, 21 Jan 2016 18:00:57 GMT
    A Crescent City man and a suspect in the recent break-in of Bess Maxwell Elementary School is in custody after robbing Walmart at knifepoint early this week....
  • BYU rehires former WR coach, CFL Hall of Famer Ben Cahoon
    published on Wed, 20 Jan 2016 18:43:55 GMT
    Ever since former BYU fullback Kalani Sitake was named head coach a month ago, the Cougars have been "bringing home" former players and coaches to the program. Former BYU wide receiver Ben Cahoon became the latest former player-turned-coach Wednesday morning - and perhaps the most recent former coach, too....
  • Obituary: Stanlee Stanovich
    published on Mon, 18 Jan 2016 17:52:29 GMT
    Stanlee, 54; lost her hard fought battle with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and went to be with the Lord on Dec. 22, 2015....
  • Obituary: Muriel Anne Giddings
    published on Mon, 18 Jan 2016 17:37:57 GMT
    Muriel Anne Giddings of Port Orchard, Washington passed away peacefully on Dec. 26, 2015, surrounded by her family....
  • Obituary: Faith Crist
    published on Fri, 15 Jan 2016 00:43:56 GMT
    Mrs. Faith Crist, 84, of Crescent City passed away peacefully Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016....
  • The merry boosters
    published on Tue, 12 Jan 2016 19:09:53 GMT
    Looking like a kindergarten version of the Merry Pranksters' Further, The Vagabus Project is a 45-year-old school bus painted by little-kid volunteers from Coos Bay, Oregon and converted into a rolling-social project, according to Steve Boutwell, one of the Project's founders....
  • Obituary: Eleanor "Ellie" Jean Connor
    published on Tue, 12 Jan 2016 19:01:22 GMT
    Eleanor "Ellie" Jean Conner passed away unexpectedly Monday, Jan. 4, 2016 at the age of 85. She was born in Duluth, Minnesota, Nov. 16, 1930....
  • Area Ops preps for Tsunami Days, airport & college exercises
    published on Tue, 12 Jan 2016 18:48:10 GMT
    Crisis exercises, personnel training, and community involvement were among items in discussion at a recent Area Ops meeting Thursday at Washington Station....
  • City asked to coordinate historic sites
    published on Tue, 05 Jan 2016 20:05:19 GMT
    The January meeting of the Sonoma city trustees was attended by Trustees Bulotti, Valente and Bean. The councilmen heard with interest a letter from Fred Stevenot, director of natural resources, advising the City of Sonoma to coordinate all its historic sites and seek to have them recognized by the state....
  • One last look at school safety in 2015: Incidents prompt security improvements
    published on Thu, 31 Dec 2015 20:49:38 GMT
    Local and regional incidents in 2015 provoked a new focus on campus security for Del Norte High School and the College of the Redwoods, with many initiatives already underway....