Monday, March 14, 2011

Fallout Fears in Arcata Cause Surge in Iodine Sales

Fear of nuclear fallout from Japan's nuclear meltdown crisis is causing panic buying of iodine pills, kelp and seaweed in Arcata. The North Coast Co-op struggling to meet the demand of customers looking for products that will help protect against radiation poisoning. some of my friends have recommended taking kelp, seaweed, and leafy greens to mitigate the danger. The Co-op was restocking their kelp pills this morning, but was out of iodine pills that customers keep asking for.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Fire on the Plaza

Many police and fire vehicles responded to some kind of incident on the plaza, about an hour ago.
There was evidently an underground fire near or under the liquor store.