Posts Tagged ‘Crescent City’
Joining the tea party [Daily Triplicate]
Hundreds turn out in Crescent City, waving flags, signs
A sea of tea party-goers congregated at U.S. Highway 101 and Front
Street on Thursday, waving flags and signs, including one that said,
“Stop bleeding off our children’s future.”
One of the organizers, Mary Wilson, estimated more than 300 people showed up throughout the day.
It was the local version of tea parties held throughout the country on the day U.S. income taxes were due.
Balinese music and dance at Crescent Elk on Sat. [Daily Triplicate]
‘Art form is very colorful, both the instruments and the costumes’
A taste of Bali is coming to Crescent City.
Thirty-five members of Gamelan Sekar Jaya (GSJ), a company formed
more than 30 years ago in the Bay Area, will appear at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday at the Crescent Elk Auditorium, as the fourth performance of
DNACA’s 27th season.
“This art form is very colorful, both the instruments and the
costumes,” said Wayne Vitale, a director of the Balinese music and
dance group. “There are lots of gold, red and blue colors.”
Vitale — who acted as co-director of GSJ for 19 years, ending in
late 2009 — will also be playing a drum called a kendang. The kendang
is the lead instrument and, he noted in a recent interview, there are
only two drummers in the group; the other will be a guest artist from
CHP officer challenges incumbent for sheriff [Daily Triplicate]
Two longtime Del Norte County residents are running for Sheriff/Coroner in the June 8 election.
Incumbent Dean Wilson has lived in Del Norte County for 41 years, and has held the office of sheriff/coroner since 2002. He faces a challenge from Brian Clemann, a current California Highway Patrol officer and former Sheriff’s Office deputy, who was born in Crescent City and has been a lifelong county resident.
Photo: Future Farmers of America tri-tip dinner [Daily Triplicate]
Pictured (left to right): Cortney Penner, Tia Phillips and Meghan Webb serve Marjorie Hatzimanolis of Crescent City at the Future Farmers of America’s tri-tip dinner annual fundraiser held last Friday at the fairgrounds.
‘All about community’ [Daily Triplicate]
City swears in its 1st Hmong police officer
The Crescent City Police Department celebrated a historic moment
this week as it welcomed its first-ever Hmong officer into its ranks.
Yeng Lo, 30, was sworn in as a reserve officer at Monday night’s
City Council meeting in front of a crowd of about 50 people from Del
Norte County’s Hmong community.
Judge: Man can seek cash for lost pot [Daily Triplicate]
Attorney: Value at ‘several hundred thousand dollars’
A Gasquet man will have the chance to receive the cash value of his
marijuana plants that were destroyed by authorities after a search
warrant was served three years ago on a Crescent City home he owned.
Local man jailed after stabbing [Daily Triplicate]
Suspect found walking on Howland Hill Road
A Crescent City man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder Thursday after a March 29 fight left a man with a stab wound to the face.
The motive for the stabbing is still not known, Del Norte County Sheriff’s Commander Tim Athey said Friday.
Turning heads [Daily Triplicate]
Del Norte’s Cody Hoffman is drawing praise at BYU
As he battles in spring practices with dreams of getting playing time next fall, Cody Hoffman is turning some heads at Brigham Young University.
The former Del Norte High School standout at wide receiver hopes to become a significant contributer at the Division 1 football power after sitting out a redshirt season.
Among those praising the newcomer from Crescent City are the Cougars’ star running back and one of their quarterbacks. And the Utah media are noticing him as well.
Witness recalls night of shooting [Daily Triplicate]
Murder suspect will also face kidnap charge
A 23-year-old local woman recounted her harrowing tale of survival at a preliminary hearing Tuesday for the man accused of killing Crescent City resident Amy Kaufmann.
Austy McCann testified she was with Kaufmann the night she was murdered at a house on P.J. Murphy Memorial Drive in Klamath, and was standing face-to-face with the suspected killer when he turned the murder weapon on her and asked her why he should let her live.
Obituaries: Dennis Kay (McGrath) Benson (Nov. 21, 1937 – Apr. 02, 2010) [Daily Triplicate]
Dennis was born November 21, 1937, in Des Moines, Iowa, and passed away peacefully on April 2, 2010, with her family at her side.
Dennis and her family moved to Modesto, when she was in the 6th grade. She graduated from Modesto High School in 1955. She received her AA degree from Modesto Junior College and later earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Sacramento State College. She began her teaching career in Modesto and then went on to teach in Crescent City. Dennis taught for 35 years in Crescent City and spent 33 of those years at Joe Hamilton Elementary School in room 9.
City to save $2M on state loan for treatment plant [Daily Triplicate]
Sewer rate changes now subject to state approval
Crescent City will save an additional $2 million in debt repayment on a $43 million infrastructure loan with the State Water Resources Control Board to improve the municipal wastewater treatment plant due to an unexpected provision in an amendment to the finance agreement that was approved Monday by the City Council.
In October, the state allowed the city to extend the repayment term of its loan from 20 to 30 years, something that would increase the total amount of interest accrued on the principal but ease the burden on ratepayers who had seen their bills rise to help pay for the new sewer plant.
Photo: My little pony [Daily Triplicate]
Pumpkin checks out a storm drain while out for a walk with her owner, Cori Higgins, in downtown Crescent City on Monday. Pumpkin resides in a 4-by-8-foot stall in the garage of Higgins’ Bertsch tract home. Miniature horses like Pumpkin, who is 15, can live to be 30-40 years old.
Warriors top Bruins 6-3 at home [Daily Triplicate]
Del Norte is now 5-2 for the yearCRESCENT CITY — After being stuck in a holding pattern for more than a week due to the rainy weather that has visited the area and caused games to be canceled, the Warriors showed very little rust Thursday afternoon.The Del Norte High varsity baseball team took down Brookings-Harbor at home 6-3 to improve to 5-2 for the season.
‘A destination lodge’ [Daily Triplicate]
Timing depends on the economy, rancheria says
The plans are extravagant.
But when Elk Valley Rancheria’s new casino and resort will be built is not clear.
The resort will resemble a lodge in the woods, sitting high on a hill south of Crescent City framed by redwoods and Douglas firs, looking down at the ocean.
Elk Valley Rancheria officials said that the design and financing of the project is still being finalized and there is not yet a start date for construction.
“It may seem like it’s going slow, but we’re moving forward,” said Chris Howard, director of public relations, economic development and environmental services, during a presentation at the Economic Summit last Saturday.
3 men injured when pickup rolls, hits tree [Daily Triplicate]
Two Crescent City men remained hospitalized Thursday, one in critical condition, after the pickup they were in rolled off Rowdy Creek Road and collided with a tree Wednesday night, the California Highway Patrol reported.