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Posts published by “Hank Sims”

The Train Geeks Return

You know what I just remembered? It’s nearly 2011! And do you know what that means? It means that the North Coast Railroad Authority is…

More Of The Usual

For the last few weeks, newspapers around the North Coast have been calling on State Senator Pat Wiggins to resign her office. The worst of…

Our Fathers

It's still hard for some locals to accept that 150 years ago — five generations, a historical blip — Hum­boldt County was controlled by genocidaires.…

Line’s End?

The North Coast Railroad Authority, the pub­lic agency that controls the long-dormant train tracks between Humboldt County and the Bay Area, is on the verge of…

Rodini’s Sweet Deal

Humboldt County Supervisor Roger Rodoni leases a three-bedroom, 1800-square foot house and over 9,000 acres of land from the Scotia Pacific Holding Company — a…

Bari Juror Speaks

Last week, Judge Claudia Wilken lifted the gag order she had placed on the jury that awarded Darryl Cherney and the estate of Judi Bari…

The Verdict

With Judi Bari’s ashes resting in the center of her attorneys’ table, a federal jury yesterday delivered her a stunning victory in her case against…

Deliberations

The jury deliberating Judi Bari’s and Darryl Cherney’s civil rights lawsuit against the seven FBI agents and Oakland police officers involved in their arrest appeared…

Closing Arguments

After eleven years of pre-trial motions and six weeks of testimony, Judi Bari and Darryl Cherney’s lawsuit against the FBI and the Federal Bureau of…

The Feds’ Lackluster Defense

Courtroom observers who expected a vigorous counterattack from the federal government and the city of Oakland were mostly disappointed last week, as assistant US Attorney…

Cherney Turns On the Charm

Ordered by Judge Wilken to wrap up their case by today — Wednesday — attorneys for Darryl Cherney and the estate of Judi Bari spent…

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