The North Coast Journal's Kim Wear talks with KHSU about this upcoming local election cycle and how it could impact cities like Eureka and Arcata, as well as smaller regions. Eureka's true ward system has changed the boundaries of many local candidates and voters. Voters can check out which ward they're in at the City of Eureka's website. Additionally, Arcata also has four local candidates running for seats this year as well as incumbents.
In the Arts and Features section the North Coast Journal's Jennifer Fumiko Cahill talks about two local photographers who wake up at dawn to capture the underwater treasures of small sea creatures. Most notably the sea slugs which are festive enough to knock the iconic banana slug off of its thrown on the North Coast.