Capdiamont\’s Weblog


Save the Drakes Bay Oyster Co
Sunday 9 Dec 2012, 09:24
Filed under: Marin | Tags: , , , , ,

There is an insanity to the decision to not renew the lease. Forty percent of the oysters in California are produced there. Thirty jobs. Yet in the same decision the ranches are allowed to stay in this “pristine” area. Yes they should stay, but so should the oyster business. Even the creators of the original bill stated it was never the intent to close down these businesses. Oysters filter the water and make it cleaner. Yet though a convoluted process aided by junk science, the decision was to not allow the renewal of their lease. The aftermath is importing of oysters in to the area using planes according to one retail shop. That does not strike me as very environmental. The other thing to consider is existing oyster beds are under threat due to pollution and acidification.

Please sign the petition to save this important part of California. As of today there is 3k signers.

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Waterscapes 2 Dec 2012
Sunday 2 Dec 2012, 11:53
Filed under: Arcata, Eureka, Humboldt | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,
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Freshwater Park 27 Nov 2012

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Freshwater Park 27 Nov 2012

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Freshwater Park

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Freshwater Park. Same place as first view.

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Freshwater Park

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Near Old Hansen Road

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Bayside

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Bayside, Jacoby Creek

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101, Jacoby Creek

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Mad River looking East

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Mad River looking West

Sorry if the lighting is not quite right on a few of them. The spring on my normal lens broke, disabling automatic exposure.

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Urgent need for Blood Types O and A Today!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Wednesday 28 Nov 2012, 03:31
Filed under: Eureka, Humboldt | Tags: , , , , ,

Donors of Blood Types O and A are needed Today!

Currently in Humboldt and Del Norte Counties donations of blood groups O and A are not keeping pace with the needs of local patients.

Please find a Blood Mobile in your area today or tomorrow and make the time to donate

I received their email today. Remember this is the time where people most need blood and blood products. Of course there is need year around. They are open at their building till 7pm tonight. It is family night where they serve hot dogs I think. Please consider being a regular contributor. Normally they just have cookies, juice, water, popcorn, fruit, pretzels, and some other stuff.

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Lots of shopping going on tonight
Thursday 22 Nov 2012, 11:58
Filed under: Eureka, Humboldt | Tags: , , , , , , ,

Bayshore Mall parking lot from Sears to Wal-Mart was packed. We did not bother with Wal-Mart. The night before they has traffic barriers in a zig zag pattern outside for shoppers. Sears itself was packed. They sold out of the old Wii they had on sale. Kmart parking lot was full and lots of shoppers inside.

Oh yeah, lots Trick or Treating at Bayshore Mall had many more people than last year.

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Salmon, Oysters, Ales & Rails this Saturday
Thursday 23 Aug 2012, 09:03
Filed under: Humboldt, NCRA, Northwestern Pacific Railroad, Railroad, Samoa, THA | Tags: , , , ,

Plus speeder rides all day. The three newest passenger cars have been cleaned up, and will be lit for visitors enjoyment!

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Samoa Speeder rides this Saturday

Speeder Crew Car rides this coming Saturday, 6/23 from 9:00 to 4:00 out in Samoa!!! There are plenty of spaces/seats available with the purchase of a one-day Hammond Club membership.

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