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Environmental groups to Humboldt County: no more new cannabis grows

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Community roundup: What’s happening in the area

Food distribution from pantry this week The monthly government food commodities provided by Food for People in Eureka will be distributed at the Christian Science Reading Room on Maple Lane in Garberville on Oct. 18 from 2 to 4 p.m. and...

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