How To Clean Up A Methamphetamine Lab

Pity the poor tweaker! I know I do. It’s hard not to feel at least some sympathy for your average methamphetamine addict, what with the missing teeth and all. There but for the grace of God go I, and according… Continue Reading


Board of Supes 9/10: Clover Fire; Drugged Vagrants; Williamson Act

The September 10 Board meeting began with an update on the Clover fire, which exploded Monday and has destroyed or damaged 110 buildings and by Wednesday had consumed roughly 7,000 acres.The Board committed to identifying whatever help the county could provide to… Continue Reading


Humboldt Mother Faces Trial in Meth-Laced Pregnancy, Breast Milk Death

A Humboldt County judge has ordered a 26-year-old Loleta woman to stand trial for the November 21, 2010 death of her 6-week-old son. Superior Court Judge Marilyn Miles ruled that prosecutors had sufficient evidence to charge Maggie Jean Wortman with… Continue Reading