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9 Knock it off, knuckle-draggers 10 Don’t miss this Cool New Thing (about weed) 11 Fish or farms? 27 Music, beauty and suffering 32 Fortuna Hops or Arcata Creamery? Oh, noes!

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table of 5 Mailbox 5 Poem along the fence

7 Seven-o-Heaven cartoon by andrew goff


Media Maven Fighting Words

10 The Week in Weed Weirder and Weirder

11 News Fish Out of Water

13 Blog Jammin’ 16 On The Cover HSU: the gateway drug

22 Home & Garden Service Directory

22 Field Notes Brains, Minds and Myths

24 Get Out!

27 The Hum Beauty and Suffering

30 Music & More! 32 Calendar 35 In Review a book

36 Filmland Growing Pains

37 Workshops 41 Sudoku 41 Crossword 42 Marketplace 45 Body, Mind & Spirit 47 Real Estate This Week

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Editor: It is evident there is okay, someday you know, you wake up like, little concern for salmon, “oh, what’s left of me won’t water, sport, commercial and tribal fishing interest, get me the health of Klamath to the next station” — river, and our beleastarvation. guered local economies, when agribusiness is concerned (“Farmers Sue or maybe someone comes with Over Trinity Flows,” Aug. a jackrabbit in her teeth and 15). It is clear to me that lays the limp fellow on this issue all is being sacrificed in the interat your feet. est of money and the politics it can buy. or like a mother lays down to The temporary nurse her young buck — restraining order for a process that has gone on his hoof and hock snapped clean — for 60 years, which had wet bone in the blackberry leaves. established the primacy of Native American and she circles. stamps her feet. angry. helpless. grieves. the Trinity fishery water rights, smells like desperation. A desperate at— Monte Merrick tempt to get around laws and agreements by any political and legal gamesmanship that can be the Jackson Lewis firm should read the onmustered. It would be most unfortunate line article “Union-Busting, the Latest Ugly if the only way to stop future fish kills and U.S. Export.” It chronicles the anti-labor the eventual death of the Klamath River union movement afoot in this country entailed a determined civil disobedience and overseas, and the leading part that effort. Jackson Lewis has played. But before that happens, the Hoopa Jackson Lewis’ own website touts BradValley Tribe and Pacific Coast Federaley Kampass as being available to teach tion of Fishermen’s Associations should workshops on “ … union relations, contract be supported by our community and its negotiations, grievance arbitration, union elected representatives local, state and avoidance … .” It goes on to mention, “He national. If not, they should be hounded has been a seminar speaker and trainer on until they come around. We must by now maintaining union-free status.” all acknowledge the fact that if the river I am a long time member and admirer is not restored, salmon will be threatened of the Co-op, so I was in disbelief when with no hope. Our interests public, tribal my wife showed me the excellent article and private on this matter will be jeoparwritten by Ryan Burns detailing all of this. dized further. This is an issue of survival My grocery money paying to hire Bradley on many levels for all concerned here in Kampass? I don’t think so. the northwest corner of California. We Anyone still reading this will, I believe, must demand justice in time for the river, agree with me that it is our labor unions the salmon and us. who have fought to preserve many of the — Charles K. Bettiga, Loleta middle class jobs that still remain in this country. Our own United States Postal Service is facing a crisis in which many Editor: middle class wages are on the line. Now, I wish to applaud the letters of both so are Co-op employees. Carl Ratner and Jack Bettis (“Mailbox,” Any union members who are reading Aug. 8 and Aug. 15) in response to the this need to find the Co-op worker’s petiNorth Coast Co-op’s hiring of Jackson tion and sign it, or show up with me at the Lewis to negotiate with its employees’ next Co-op Board meeting on Aug. 22 at union. 6 p.m. in the Eureka Co-op’s Community Readers wishing to know more about continued on next page

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Gray Matter

Editor: I can appreciate computer metaphors for the brain as mentioned by Barry Evans in “Rogue Neurons” (“Field Notes,” Aug. 8), but I also value non-computer metaphors, too. I have a special appreciation for computer metaphors because I still experience the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder from early childhood abuse. And I have learned from experience that there is a neural process very similar to the “system restore” application in Windows operating systems. It took me a long, long time for me to understand why I would have relapses. But when system restore first came out in Windows XP, I realized that my brain and nervous system needed to go all the way back to my very early childhood and start everything all over again, including verbal and nonverbal communication, meaning acquisition, touching and being touched, hugging and being hugged, etc. Perhaps in some ways, that system restore process parallels the theory of rogue neurons.

But on the other hand, I can also appreciate non-mechanical and non-computer metaphors for the brain such as “the brain as a temple.” For some brains, “the brain as a temple” might sound unscientific. But in other brains, it doesn’t sound “unscientific” because inside some brains, traditional and modern science are viewed as sacred. During my healing process (the “system restore”) I restored the part of my brain that could think in metaphors and also the parts of my brain that could construct meaning. I even restored the part of my brain related to acquisition of a sense of self (as in the book Self Comes to Mind by neuroscientist Antonio Damasio). And when I restored the meaning of the word “science,” I realized that I never had to see science as something other than sacred. My brain is a sacred place (“temple”) to be in. — Orion Palomar, Eureka

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Top left: Kathleen Cloney-Gardiner, Principal at the newly re-opened Winship Middle School. Bottom left: Some of the new handpicked staff. Right: The beautiful campus of Winship Middle School.

Murphy’s Welcomes Back Winship! Winship Middle School, Principal Kathleen Cloney-Gardiner Cutten’s Winship Middle School has come full circle. In 1897 the initial school, named in honor a merchant seaman, Captain Jonathan Winship, was temporarily housed in Eureka at the “E and 11th Building.” It continued as a high school until 1915, then as an intermediate school for seventh and eighth grades. In 1926 that building was torn down and replaced with the Eureka Municipal Auditorium. Captain Winship was again honored in the christening of a new Cutten school built in 1964: Winship Junior High School. Two programs, Zoe Barnum High School and adult-learning classes were recently housed at Winship and this year will inhabit Eureka’s revamped Lincoln School. Kathleen is very excited to be the new

principal with the opportunity to hand-pick the initial school staff dedicated to Common Core Standards and Project Based teaching. Common Core Standards is an approach to education emphasizing analytical and critical thinking skills. Project Based teaching is a bit like on the job training. Student groups may be asked to complete a specific project that requires thinking, planning and acting together as a team then presenting the finished product as an assignment, just like in the “real world.” Kathleen is a 5th generation Humboldt native who attended Grant Elementary, Winship and Eureka High School and received her B.A. degree from Sacramento State University. She returned to Humboldt County and after teaching elementary school for

16 years at Washington and Zane schools, she went back to college at Humboldt State University for the administrative credential that qualified her to be the principal at Washington Elementary School. The circle is now complete. Kathleen is the new principal at Winship as it reopens as a middle school in Cutten. “Winship will have student clubs, music and art programs as well as orchestra and band,” says Kathleen. “I am very proud to work for Eureka City Schools.” Murphy’s Market is proud to play a part in sustaining the Cutten and Eureka neighborhoods with healthful and fresh foods for growing families. Welcome back to the neighborhood Winship Middle School! By Colleen Hole, Advertising, North Coast Journal

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Fighting Words


n any decent Hollywood action movie, the pivotal scene is a bar fight. Chuck or Arnold or Jean-Claude walks into a bar, says something, and some joker takes offense for no good reason. A few words fly, followed by punches and bottles. Tables splinter in half and someone goes through a plate glass window. Who doesn’t love a movie bar fight? A movie would be dull if instead of swaggering into a bar, Chuck taps his request for a drink onto a keyboard in his living room and the joker who thinks he could take him taps his insult into his own keyboard across town. But that’s what I picture when I read the comments on almost any story on the Lost Coast Outpost, which would be a great name for a bar. The Lost Coast Outpost is the online news site that local radio broadcaster Lost Coast Communications launched in 2011 when its editor, Hank Sims, left his previous post at this paper. Consider Friday night’s LoCO story about the cancelation of the Mad River Summerfest concerts. Someone by the tag of “Thechinamanisnottheissue” makes this insightful comment: “Logistical issues? Another local festival takes a crap.” There is back and forth on whether the farm where the festival was scheduled to take place uses herbicides and then a poster tagged as “Guess who” says: “Quit your fucking complaining. IS THIS ALL YOUR CAPABLE OF DOING? Since you’re on such an environmental kick, did you ever stop to think about how much pollution and waste there was from the manufacturing of your computer? You know — the device you use to nag & complain with daily.” If this were an action movie, “Thechinamanisnottheissue” would get the first fist in the face. “Guess who” would get a high kick to the chest. In the movie bar fight, we recognize the people who make the asinine comments as asses, and we cheer when they go through the plate glass window. In real life, bar fights like that rarely happen. If they happened as often as they do in the movies, there wouldn’t be a bar open; they’d all be closed for repairs. In real life, even tough men try to avoid fists

to the face or kicks to the chest by keeping their mouths shut in bars. Most talk in bars between strangers is polite conversation about the Raiders or Giants or exspouses or those idiots in Congress. If you really disagree with something someone says, well, you just order another bourbon or leave. When I read the comments on the Lost Coast Outpost, I picture the same line of lonely strangers seated around the bar having an inane conversation. But instead they are each seated in front of their computer, or on their couch tapping into their tablets, a drink on the side table or a smoke in their mouth. No one needs to keep the conversation polite. An insult can’t result in punch to the nose. The comments on the Mad River Fest story weren’t unique. Back in May, many comments on the stories about the manhunt for fugitive Shane Miller were just plain nasty. More and more online sites are tightening up restrictions on commenting. In July, the Poynter Institute — where the journalism industry goes for advice — reported that would now require posters to register with a Facebook or LinkedIn account, which allows people to post using pseudonyms, but still makes them somewhat accountable. editor Patrick Steigman told Poynter’s Marie Shanahan this: “We want people to be candid — actively engage in strong and thorough debate, but do it in a way without anonymity,” he said. “Agree or disagree, but do it in a way that is as productive and civil as possible.” That’s for a site where the productive and civil discussions are pretty exclusively about the Raiders or Yanks or Sharks or Lakers and not about the idiots in Congress. Shanahan says that ESPN is just one of a number of established news sites to tighten up on online comments by requiring some form of registration. Others she found include the online sites of NPR, Salon, the Huffington Post, NBC News and Slate. Poynter reported that news organizations that require poster authentication find an increased level of civility and an overall increase in quality of discussion. But to post to Lost Coast Outpost you also have to register, either through Face-

book or Twitter or Google or a service called Disqus which lets you make up a name after you give it your email address. So that makes me wonder how bad the discourse would be if LoCO didn’t require any registration. Do we simply have a higher per capita population of idiots in this community than on ESPN? Imagine that in the bar, the two troublemakers finally stumble out because they suddenly begin to wonder where their wives have been while they’ve been tossing back Buds. After they leave, the bar conversation vastly improves. I’d like to see the Lost Coast Outpost become the go-to site for not just the quick news on what is happening locally, but also for civil discourse about what is happening in our local area. I want to sit down at my virtual local bar and have a great conversation with strangers from the community over the real beer I drink while I read. But please, if you wouldn’t say something to someone’s face in a real bar, don’t spout it online. I say that unless you have information that needs to get out and telling it will get you fired or arrested, posting anonymously is an act of a coward. Them’s my fighting words. Meanwhile, bartender, pour me a glass of milk.

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imply put, the marijuana issue in America has gotten weird. Long confined to the dank and smoky shadows of the underground as a Schedule 1 narcotic, weed has come staggering into the sunlight of quasi-legality. And it’s a bit of a trip. Suddenly, there’s CNN’s chief medical correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, declaring that Americans have been “terribly and systematically misled for nearly 70 years” and apologizing for his role in that. At the annual Hempfest in Seattle last weekend, police officers —police officers! — handed out little bags of nacho cheese Doritos affixed with stickers that cheerfully explained the “do’s and don’ts” of recreational marijuana use, which voters have now approved in both Washington and Colorado. They called it “Operation Orange Fingers.” Seriously. (The one-ounce bags are now selling on eBay for more than $50 a pop. See? Weird.) Even here in Humboldt, where weed’s roots run deep and its resinous influence sticks to most everyone’s fingers, the dynamics have shifted. Twenty-odd years ago, pot-smoking environmentalists were chaining themselves to trees to protest destructive timber company practices. Now, indoor grow houses are gobbling electricity and industrial-scale outdoor

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producers are diverting water, shearing shelves into hillsides and killing wildlife with rodenticides. And all the while, the federal government keeps raiding state-law-abiding medical marijuana dispensaries, locking up nonviolent offenders and stubbornly maintaining its dubious position — that marijuana has no legitimate medical use, that it’s as toxic as alcohol and more dangerous than cocaine, Oxy or meth. More and more people — in higher and higher positions — have been calling the feds’ bluff and, again, it’s making things weird. And to us, at least, very, very interesting. Which is why we decided it’s high time for a weekly column on marijuana news. As the seemingly unstoppable force of changing public attitudes continues to collide with the seemingly immovable object of federal prohibition, we’ll bring you the choicest nuggets from our own backyard (note to feds: that’s a metaphor) as well as interesting national and international stories. (We’ll also try to keep the stupid pot puns to a minimum.) Here’s just a taste from the past week to get you hooked. (Gah! Sorry. That’s the last one, promise.) Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber signed a bill legalizing medical marijuana dispensaries. Pot shops already exist there, but

they’ve been operating in something of a gray zone, legally. Oregon voters last year rejected a bill to legalize weed for recreational use. The National Institute on Drug Abuse released a statement to online factchecking website PolitiFact denying that marijuana is “less toxic” than alcohol. That claim was made in a 30-second ad that aired outside a NASCAR event last month. Produced by the Marijuana Policy Project and shot in the style of a beer commercial, the spot features a happy group of friends laughing on the beach while a Sam Elliott soundalike gives the voiceover: “Marijuana — less harmful than alcohol and time to treat it that way.” PolitiFact examined the “less toxic” claim and found that “science and statistics present a strong case” for the statement’s veracity. Still, the site rated the claim “Mostly True.” In New Jersey, Gov. Chris Christie agreed to ease restrictions to medical marijuana for minors. His announcement followed pleas from parents of children with epilepsy who say medical marijuana has been the only effective treatment. Last weekend’s episode of This American Life, the award-winning public radio program, recounted the story of Mendocino County Sheriff Tom Allman and his ill-fated attempt to regulate medical marijuana. As you may recall, Allman came up with a pioneering zip-tie program, which allowed his department to keep tabs on state-law-abiding growers while generating income to fight large-scale, industrial grow ops. The program worked so well that other counties, including Humboldt, were looking to imitate it — until the feds raided Northstone Organics, a poster child for the endeavor. The episode features interviews with Allman and Northstone owner Matt Cohen. You’ll find a link to it on our blog. Eight North Coast environmental groups including Humboldt Baykeeper and the Environmental Protection Information Center (EPIC) sent a letter to Congressman Jared Huffman expressing support for his proposed Protecting Lands Against Narcotics Trafficking Act (PLANT Act). The act would establish new penalties for environmental damage caused by marijuana grow operations that trespass on public or private lands. So we have pot ads at NASCAR events, enviro groups backing weed crackdowns and parents begging their governor for permission to give their toddlers pot — and the governor acquiescing. We need to get Sam Elliott in here with a catchphrase — something like, “Marijuana — more innerestin’ than seein’ the queen in her damned undies, and time to treat it that way.” •

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reserves for next year’s crops. It’s not going to be easy, say North Coast fish advocates — the judge appears to favor agriculture to the south, and time is running out for this year’s salmon, which are expected to return to the Klamath and its tributaries in large numbers soon. At issue is a precious stash of water east of Weaverville that’s been at the

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continued from previous page center of water disputes since the 1950s: the Trinity Reservoir and the lower Lake Lewiston. From the reservoir, the Federal Bureau of Reclamation can either pump water through a series of dams and tunnels into the Sacramento River, where it sates thirsty farmers to the south. Or the bureau can release water into the Trinity River, which winds past Willow Creek and Hoopa before spilling into the Klamath and out to the Pacific. The Trinity Dam, completed in the early 1960s, holds more than 2.4 million acre-feet (one acre-foot would cover an acre of land with a foot of water), and both fishermen and farmers clamor for every drop. A large population of chinook salmon is preparing to swarm out of cold Pacific Ocean waters into the Klamath, and if the water is too low or too warm to keep them healthy, they will die. The dry year combined with the large run has prompted fishermen, tribes and local government officials to call on the Bureau of Reclamation to release more water into the Trinity River. That release, they argued, would help prevent a fish kill like the one in 2002, when low, warm water conspired

with disease to kill tens of thousands of returning salmon. Their proposed solution worked last year, they said, when the bureau released extra water under similar conditions that threatened an even larger run of chinook. This year, the bureau issued a plan in early August to have 2,800 cubic feet per second flowing past Requa, near the mouth of the Klamath, by Aug. 15. But on Aug. 13 — less than a day after increased flows began — a federal judge issued a temporary restraining order stopping the bureau from letting more water out of the dam. Two Central Valley irrigators — the San Luis and Delta-Mendota Water Authority and the Westlands Water District — sued the bureau, saying it didn’t have the legal authority to release water that could otherwise help farmers next growing season. The districts fear water released down the Trinity will threaten their February allotments from the Central Valley Project, the system of dams and reservoirs that helps water farms on the west side of the Central Valley from Stockton to south of Fresno. In the lawsuit, the districts say they were given only 20 percent of their contract supply this year, and barring an “extraordinarily wet winter” will face

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shortages again in 2014. Water released from Trinity Lake is split just downstream at the Lewiston Dam and sent down to the Klamath or pumped through a series of tunnels, power stations and dams to the Sacramento River south of Shasta Lake, where — in wet years — it can eventually reach the Central Valley water districts. Fresno Judge Lawrence J. O’Neill delayed the release, saying he needed more evidence of a threat to fish. O’Neill scheduled a hearing beginning Wednesday and put the burden of proof on the Bureau of Reclamation — a last gasp for fish advocates. What are their chances? Tom Stokely, a policy analyst for the California Water Impact Network, said it doesn’t bode well for salmon. “It sounds like the judge is waiting for dead bodies to appear before he releases more water,” Stokely said. Earthjustice attorney Jan Hasselman was slightly more optimistic. “[We] have our work cut out to explain how important this is,” he said. While the Trinity River continues to warm, Hasselman said the hearing is a “good opportunity to step back a little bit and have the time to tell the story in more detail.”

Putting the burden of proof onto the defendants in the suit isn’t unusual, Hasselman said, but it does show that Judge O’Neill is inclined to side with the plaintiffs — at least so far. “We’re going to put on the most expert fishery biologists in the world to explain why these kinds of actions are necessary when you have critically low flow conditions and very large adult run,” Hasselman said. EarthJustice is representing the Pacific Federation of Fishermen’s Associations, which joined the Hoopa Valley Tribe and Yurok Tribe as co-defendants with the bureau after the lawsuit was filed. Some are concerned that some damage to the salmon run is already done. In press releases over the last few weeks, even before the court stopped water releases, the Hoopa Valley Tribe called the planned release “too little, too late.” The chinook are beginning to show, and they’re healthy — if reluctant — so far. The Klamath Basin Monitoring Program — a collaboration among tribes, fishermen, restoration groups and government agencies — continued a “yellow alert” for fish health last week. The alert has been in place all year due to anticipated low water, said Sara Borok, an environmental

Blog Jammin’ scientist with California Fish and Wildlife who works with the monitoring program. Fish got a little extra help when the bureau released some water before the injunction was handed down, she said. And, in a bittersweet twist, smoke-heavy air above the Klamath and Trinity Rivers — results of massive fires in Northern California and Southern Oregon — has kept rivers a bit cooler than expected. But temperatures are climbing toward 73 degrees at the mouth of the Klamath, Borok said, the maximum at which salmon migrate. Fishermen have reported to the monitoring program that they’ve seen incoming chinook salmon turn back to the ocean after encountering the warm Klamath water. It’s spawn or die for those chinook, Borok said, so the fish will only hover off the coast for a short amount of time before plunging upstream, warm water or not. Chinook essentially live off fat reserves for their last trip upriver, Borok said, further limiting the amount of time they have to finish their run. Good news so far, though: Borok said Yurok Tribe scientists haven’t reported an increase in fish disease. As fish hover at the mouth of the Klamath, Humboldt County supervisors

have called on Judge O’Neill to lift the injunction, and attorneys for both sides are preparing for hearings in Fresno. There are three possible outcomes of this week’s hearing, Earthjustice attorney Hasselman said. His hope? The judge “changes the direction he seems to be going, dissolves the injunction and the water will flow.” Or, the judge keeps the injunction, in which case there’s “a very good chance of emergency appeal to the 9th Circuit Court.” Finally, there could be an effort to “split the baby,” Hasselman said — a partial release. That’s problematic, he said, because it might not work from a biological perspective — scientists and the Bureau of Reclamation settled on a desired flow as a necessary minimum. Despite huge economic and cultural impacts that will follow Judge O’Neill’s ruling, the dispute is a drop in the bucket for California water fights, because state and federal governments have promised far more water than can be wrung out of California’s rivers. And no one knows how that’s going to work out amid a changing climate and more water demands ahead.


Summerfest Meltdown

The Facebook page for this past weekend’s cancelled Mad River Summerfest reads like a slow car crash. That queasy feeling began with the announcement of a delay “due to logistical issues” on Friday evening at 7:47 p.m., nearly two hours after The Rezonators were to take the stage. Those issues later turned out to be insurance related. At 10 a.m. on Saturday, with vendors and ticket holders already showing up for the second day of music at Christie’s Pumpkins, organizers finally cried “uncle” and posted that the concert was indeed canceled. Bands scrambled to find alternate venues, and vendors and would-be audience members asked (some rhetorically) how they’d get their money back. While vendors will be paid back, Summerfest organizers announced that they would repay ticket holders with a do-over concert. At 2:47 p.m. on Saturday, organizers for the two-day event benefiting Mad River Alliance posted the following on the festival’s Facebook page: “We paid and signed for event insurance before this weekend. Lack of communitcation with our insurance company is what

lead to the cancellation of our event. We are in the works of putting together another free event as compensation for those of you who came out, we appologize but we can not give you a refund. Our vendors will be refunded their money! We are all members of this community and are extremely disappointed as well. We love you guys! Hopefully we can make it up to you! Thank you for your support and understanding, stay posted!” It was a hopeful message, but for some who’d bought tickets ($5 for the twoday event) and camping passes ($15), not entirely satisfying. ● BY RYAN BURNS / MONDAY, AUG. 19 AT 4:37 P.M.

Chris Lehman, Fresh-Faced Candidate for State Senate

About an hour after announcing his run for State Senate, Chris Lehman, an Arcata family man and, at the tender age of 36, a Sacramento insider, sat down with the Journal for a croissant sandwich and coffee (in his own mug) at Ramone’s in Old Town. Bottom line? The guy’s prepped and ready to go. And the tracks to state ofcontinued on next page North COAST Coast JOURNAL JourNal •• THURSDAY, thursday, AUG. auG.22, 22,2013 2013 •• NORTH

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fice have been greased. The press release announcing his candidacy includes an impressive list of Democratic endorsements including nods from Assemblymember Wes Chesbro, former Assemblymember Patty Berg, every Humboldt County supervisor save Rex Bohn, former supervisors Bonnie Neely and John Woolley, mover/shaker Patrick Cleary and Senate President Darrell Steinberg. The 2nd District’s current representative, Noreen Evans, announced last Monday that she will not seek reelection. While ignoring his oft-buzzing iPhone on the table beside us, Lehman gave polished and knowledgeable responses to questions on health care, water rights, education, marijuana and, of course, politics. Describing himself as a policy wonk with a knack for physics, Lehman said he first felt called to politics/public service while attending U.C. Davis, where he earned a double bachelor’s in physics and political science. “I think mostly it was my dad’s fault,” he said. Locals may remember his father, former Humboldt County Probation Chief Dave Lehman, who frequently traveled to Sacramento as the legislative chair for the state’s Chief Probation Officers Association. Stepping away from a career in physics, Lehman interned with longtime Silicon Valley Assemblymember John Vasconcellos and former State Senator Don Perata. He has remained active in state politics since moving back to Humboldt County in 2005. In fact, he said, “I’ve almost literally had every job in the Senate except for senator, and so the idea of being able to continue my work in the Senate this way is one I just can’t pass up.” Visit the Journal’s website to read Ryan Burns’ Q&A with Lehman and a press release.


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be a lot more careful when handling them. Zebras can’t be domesticated and have been known to attack people, according to Everyday Mysteries, a Library of Congress question-and-answer website. “They still follow my dad around everywhere though,” says Juarez Jr., laughing. The zebras are not the first animals along this stretch of the Mattole Road to generate a second look—they share their pasture with two Texas longhorn cattle. Juarez Jr. quickly quashed the rumors of an albino mule, however. “It’s just white,” he says. Darn.

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Pat Wiggins Dies

Pat Wiggins, who represented the North Coast in the state Senate from 2006 to 2010, died this morning, a staffer with the Senate Democrats has confirmed. She was 73. Wiggins served on the Santa Rosa City Council before moving on to the State Assembly, where she represented the 7th District (Napa, Solano and Sonoma counties) from 1998 to 2004. During her political career Wiggins championed such issues as smart growth, affordable housing, health care, women’s choice, the environment and North Coast


What the Zebra?




BY JENNIFER SAVAGE / WEDNESDAY, AUG. 14 AT 4:11 P.M. So here we are, record high in Eureka today, Old Town store doors thrown open, windows raised as high as they can go, shopowners and patrons lingering on the sidewalk marveling at the heat. What’s that cry? “Popsicles!”? Yes! And not just any old Popsicle vendor, but well-regarded storytelling master Paul Woodland. Woodland’s cycle-cart, Lickity Split Popcycle, is in Old Town today, but he has permits for Arcata and Fortuna in addition to Eureka, so he may be coming to a neighborhood near you very soon! Did we mention the fresh fruit inside? Poptacular!


A fancy, feisty lot of mules and horses tore up the loamy dark track yesterday in Ferndale, to the delight of the hootin’, wagerin’, drinkin’, beef-chewin’, funnelcake-inhalin’, corndog-swillin’ crowd that packed the grounds and stadium. If you were the person who forgot to be there, check out what you missed (but don’t despair, there’s more fun to come, starting with Wednesday’s races — post time is 2:07 p.m.).


Yes, those are zebras browsing in a field along Mattole Road. Josie Brown, a Petrolia resident, says they’re owned by fashion designers based in the Los Angeles area. The zebras are cared for by a father and son team, Luis Juarez Senior and Junior, who make the drive from Ferndale several days a week to feed the animals and put them in at night. Juarez Sr. has cared for the zebras since they were 3 months old and newly arrived from a zebra ranch in Oroville. He says they were much gentler as colts and now, at 3 years of age, he and his son have to

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industries including wine, aquaculture and fisheries. And according a bio on her website, she was raised by a family of daredevils. Awesome. Assemblyman Wes Chesbro (D - Arcata) issued the following statement: Pat Wiggins was a powerful leader for her constituents and for all of the people of California. Representing overlapping districts in the Assembly and state Senate, we were legislative partners who worked together to defend the coast, restore fisheries and protect rural health care and education. Pat Wiggins leaves a lasting legacy that will touch the lives of every Californian for many years to come.


Redwood Fatties

An ongoing, multi-year study of climate change effects on redwoods in oldgrowth forests has yielded results some layfolks might find surprising. Among them: Coast redwoods and giant sequoias are busting out with the big girth. “Coast redwoods in a few Northern California old-growth forests produced more wood since the 1970s than ever before in their millennial lifespans,” says a news release from Save the Redwoods League, which is leading the study. The study, Redwoods and Climate Change Initiative (RCCI), began in 2009 and is expected to continue at least another 10 years. Many bigshot research- /blogjammin

ers are taking part, including Humboldt State University’s redwood guru Stephen Sillett. The aim is to be able to predict “how rapid global climate change will affect redwoods in old-growth forests over time.” Other findings include: “Ancient redwood forests can store up to three times more carbon above ground than non-redwood forests worldwide; “California summers have warmed, but precipitation has remained highly variable and not decreased over recent decades; “Redwood height growth slows with age, but redwood volume growth increas-

es, meaning older redwoods produce more wood every year than younger redwoods.” The results underscore how important it is to preserve the 5 percent of ancient redwood forest that’s in the world, says the League’s release: “Researchers predict the northern part of the coast redwood range is likely to be the place where the fewest climate changes occur in the redwood region over the next century and may be the best refuge for coast redwoods and the plants and animals that depend on these giants.” See the full press release on the Journal’s website. ●


Blue Ox: The Reality Show?

It’s possible. A Los Angeles producer filmed at the Blue Ox Millworks for three days in December, according to owner Eric Hollenbeck, and is set to debut a pilot online in November. The Sony Pictures-produced show about American craftsmen is being pitched to the Discovery and History channels, according to Hollenbeck. The pilot — a short documentary titled The Ox, Yankee Ingenuity Reborn — will debut online on Veteran’s


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HSU: The Gateway Drug Some people who come for college stay hooked on Humboldt for life By Emily Hamann


mission-style building with plaster walls and a red tile roof sits on the top of a hill in Arcata. From its perch, Founders Hall looks out on the rest of the mismatched buildings that make up the Humboldt State University campus. For 100 years, HSU’s roots have been growing into the surrounding community. From its little hillside, the school’s

reach extends far beyond campus. Alumni are everywhere you look; they’re on city councils, they’re running businesses, they’re teaching American history to middle schoolers, they’re caring for the elderly and sick


and injured. Many of the people who shape Humboldt were drawn here by HSU in one way or another — and after they arrived, they realized they had found home.

Alex Stillman

sat in the dining room of her Victorian home in downtown Arcata. Taking a sip of plain

black tea out of an ornate teacup, she sets it back down in its matching saucer without a sound. Stillman moved to Humboldt County in 1971 after she met Ben Fairless, the man who would become her second husband, through mutual friends in San Francisco. He was a professor in the sociology department at HSU. She had just gone back to school in 1970, and planned to

continue her education at San Francisco City College and then transfer to San Francisco State to complete her bachelor’s degree in home economics. After she met Fairless, she moved to Humboldt County and finished her degree at HSU instead. “I remember the first time I went to downtown Arcata on Sunday morning,” she said. It was deserted. There were no cars, nobody on the sidewalks. A far cry from the busy avenues of San Francisco. “I thought it was eerie,” she said. “It felt like a ghost town.” She jumped into politics quickly. She was at a party with her husband and his co-workers when a political science professor told her she should run for the Arcata City Council. It felt like a way to contribute to her new home. Stillman ran on the platforms of “preserving Arcata’s heritage” and stopping a proposed freeway expansion, and in 1972 she became the first woman elected to Arcata’s City Council. “I thought at the time, ‘Oh my gosh, I’ve made a commitment to four years here.’” “Arcata was in a changing time in 1972,” she said. Environmental activists were pushing back against the logging industry, and women were pushing back against customs that kept them from succeeding professionally. During Stillman’s two terms from 1972 to 1980, the council oversaw the creation of the Arcata Marsh wastewater treatment facility and wildlife sanctuary, and the Arcata and Mad River Transit System. “Those were things that were good for us as citizens,” she said. When her term ended, Stillman branched out into historic rehab and economic development. She opened The Garden Gate on H Street. She bought and restored half a dozen historic Arcata homes, including the one she now lives in and the Phillips House Museum. “People still call me and ask me, ‘Would you help me with my paint colors?’” She also bought and renovated the property on the northwest corner of the Arcata Plaza, now home to Caravan of Dreams and Arcata Artisans. There had been a fire, and that part of the building was boarded up. Stillman used to sit in The Garden Gate and watch shoppers turn around and go back when they reached that part of the sidewalk. “Those voids are hard for people to walk by,” she said. “Plazas are supposed to be full.” Now, that part of the plaza is full of shoppers. She ran for council again in 2006, when she felt it was losing focus. “There was a lot going on on the City Council that was dealing with national issues,” she said. Stillman won and was re-elected in 2010, and doesn’t plan on running again when her term ends in 2013. She isn’t sure what else she’ll do then. She might start renovating old houses again. “I look around; I think there are places I would just love to get my hands on,” she said. “[But] everything’s more costly these days.”

She was 32 years old when she was first elected, and “I felt like I was really old,” she said. “It’s hard to believe this many years have passed.”

A community is defined by the people

who are a part of it, and towns are shaped by the people who live in them. In this way, HSU has been an undeniable force in shaping Humboldt County, bringing in people who wouldn’t have found their way here otherwise, and giving an economic boost to the region. More than three-fourths of HSU students arrive here from out of the area. Many don’t even stay to graduate. But some HSU grads never leave — on average, about 16 percent stick around, according to the Humboldt State Alumni Association. Today, 10,895 alumni live in a fourcounty region running from Del Norte to Mendocino counties. Kjell Christophersen builds economic models, and one of the things his company specializes in is studying the economic impacts of universities and community colleges on their towns all across the country. He said that in rural college towns, you are going to see more people leaving after they graduate to find jobs in bigger cities. But the ones who stay can have a significant impact on their community. “Generally, the more education you have, the more money you make,” he said. He’s the president and founder of Economic Modeling Specialists International, an Idaho company. When people stay in a community after they graduate, they take that extra money they’re making and put it back into the local economy. There’s some debate over how much a university costs its community, compared with how much it gives back in dollars and cents. One 2004 study found that public California universities, in general, don’t generate enough local sales taxes to pay for the added strain they put on parks, recreation and fire department budgets. However, Christophersen’s model includes the tax contribution of alumni in the region, and he said that the increased tax revenue of educated people living in the area more than pays for most services universities demand. Generally, he found, local taxpayers get between a 7 and 9 percent return on their investment in universities. “In most cases [the impact] is quite significant,” he said. Universities can also use their resources to work with local communities and solve local problems, according to Daniel Hurley, who is the director of state relations and policy analysis with the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. “Public universities should be stewards of places they

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reside,” he said. “In small towns, that role is all the more important,” he said. “They’re more deeply integrated. There’s more reliance on the role they play,” he said. And part of a university’s contribution is the people it educates and puts into the work force.

school, back in 1970, became a nurse and never left. When she first arrived,

Marcia Brenta

attended HSU right out of high school, back in 1970. She became a nurse and never left. When she first arrived, though, she didn’t think she’d last a month. Brenta grew up in Marin, and had never seen Humboldt County when she decided on HSU. She mused that she probably should have done a little research first, because she was expecting an ocean view from her dorm room. “My first impression was not what I expected,” Brenta said. “The day my parents drove me to Humboldt it was foggy and rainy at the end of summer. I was used to Marin County weather,” she said. Couple that with a bad roommate and being away from home. “I wanted to leave after the first couple of

though, she didn’t think she’d last a month.

photo courtesy of Marcia Brenta.

days,” she said. After a few months, however, like a lot of freshmen do, she made friends and never wanted to leave. “I’m not into the sun anymore,” she said with a laugh. Right after she graduated, Brenta got a nursing job at the county hospital, where she worked for a year. “I always wanted to be a nurse,” she said. “I always just liked dealing with people and helping people out.” She worked with pregnant women for

20 years. “I got to see births and that was pretty amazing,” she said. Now she works as a home-health nurse, where, among her other duties, she helps dying patients and their families prepare for the inevitable. “Helping people die, it’s powerful and life affirming and life changing,” she said. “I’ve dealt with many people who are getting ready to pass,” she said. She makes them comfortable and she comforts their relatives. “We’re all going to pass,” she said. “Getting the family to see that and

to accept it and to move forward, [that’s] very powerful.” She said she’ll probably never leave Humboldt County, despite pressure in the early days from her family to move back to Marin. “I never had the impulse,” she said. “I think we’re going to be here forever.”

Like Brenta,

Kirk Goddard is another person you might not have heard of, but he has been teaching Humboldt County’s kids, one class at a time, for two decades. He is a seventhand eighth-grade social studies teacher at Jacoby Creek Charter School. He came to Humboldt from Ventura County in 1984 to get his degree and teaching credential at HSU. He had been through the area once on a vacation when he was young. “[I had] developed this romantic image of the rainforests and the beaches,” he said. Also,


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“I’d decided that seventh and eighth graders at Jacoby Creek. “Seventh and eighth, that’s my place.” He said kids in middle school need teachers who want to be teaching kids that age. “They’re treated like children, and expected to act like adults,” he said. “I remember when I was a seventh and eighth grader. It was the most miserable time of my life,” he said. “I’ve been able to maintain that empathy.” In 2008, Goddard won the state History Teacher of the Year award from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, recognizing his creativity and dedication to American history. “That was a very proud moment,” he said. Right now he is preparing for the upcoming school year, and the first day of school. “It’ll be my 19th year at Jacoby Creek. I still get nervous.” “That’s 26 lives I’ve got in my hands for 50 minutes each day,” he said. “I owe it to them to make sure I’m doing a good job.”

I’d rather be poor

here than well-off someplace else.”

— Kirk Goddard, social studies teacher, Jacoby kirk goddard sports an hsu t-shirt in china.

Creek Charter School

photo courtesy of kirk goddard’s facebook page.

“it was as far away from home as possible without leaving the state.” Goddard was also enticed by a major program that was perfect for him: social sciences with a single-subject teaching credential. All he wanted was to be a middle school history teacher. “I was so focused on being a teacher,” he said. He may have been a little too focused. After he graduated he struggled to get hired and his wages as a substitute weren’t enough. “I had to think, ‘Well, what else

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can I do?’” “I’d decided that I’d rather be poor here than well-off someplace else,” he said. He loves the beaches, the redwoods, the mountains and the rivers of Humboldt County. “It brings me peace of mind,” he said. He’s traveled to Maryland, Montana, Alaska and even China. “Every time I come home, it’s like there’s really no reason to leave,” he said. Luckily for him, in 1995 he was offered his dream job, teaching social studies to

As Goddard was wrapping

up his first year of teaching, Cassandra Hesseltine was just finishing her undergraduate degree at HSU. She would move out of Humboldt and come back before becoming film commissioner for the Humboldt-Del Norte Film Commission. Originally, it was HSU’s oceanography department that attracted her right out of high school. She had always had an interest in theater and film, but thought it was an unrealistic career path. “Joke’s on me,” she said, laughing. She ended up switching to a major in psychology with two minors, one in theater and film, and one in computers, at her father’s suggestion. “I was trying to be stable,” she said. She met the man who would become her husband while they were both students at HSU; they even had their first kiss on campus — on the staircase by Gist Hall. After they graduated, she worked with at-risk youth at a teen center, teaching theater as a form of therapy. Then in 2000 she started working in the film continued on next page

The Hoo-Hoo Lumbermen’s Association was founded in 1892 and is one of the world’s oldest service organizations. Members’ interest in the welfare and promotion of the forest products industry has lead to the club’s 121- year survival. Our club, Club #63, raises money for our scholarship program. Last year we donated $7,848.98 to local kids to attend college, as well as other organizations like the Humboldt Senior Resource Center. We generate funds from two annual events; our annual crab feed and our annual golf tournament. Anyone can become a member of the Hoo-Hoo. For more information about membership or our events please contact Rich Giacone at 707-601-9128. From left to right: Dean Kruschke (Board Member), Lena Fite (Board Member), Clarissa Borges (Scholarship Recipient), Bethany Rapp (Scholarship Recipient), Andy Beronilla (Scholarship Recipient), Valerie Scoggin (Board Member), Dan Kepon (Board Member). • North Coast Journal • Thursday, AUG. 22, 2013


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industry, and she and her family moved you to Los Angeles. Hesseltine, her husband, look in Humboldt County, you can fi nd and her young daughter were living in L.A. people who arrived via HSU. when planes tore into the World Trade There’s Steve O’Meara, who at the last Center’s twin towers on Sept. 11, 2001. “I minute decided to decline his acceptance just thought I’d rather live someplace that at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and go to makes me feel safer,” she said. “The safest HSU instead. He place I’d ever felt ended up openwas here in Huming Adventure’s boldt.” Edge with some They moved buddies while back up to he was still a Humboldt student, and he County in 2002, started making and Hesseltine custom sleeping became involved bags and jackets with the film in the back. commission, first He sold Adas a supporter venture’s Edge, and then serving and that little on the board of manufacturing directors. She also operation went worked out of on to become the area at times, Kokatat, which including a stint employs 115 producing a Bay people in Arcata Area TV show, but and ships prodshe came home ucts around the just as the film world. “[Humcommissioner job boldt County] opened up. is a great testing “It really is the ground for our perfect job for products — lots CASSANDRA HESSELTINE (THEN CASSANDRA me,” she said. ROBERTS) POSES DURING HER COMMENCEMENT of water,” he said. “This [is] a really CEREMONIES IN THE REDWOOD BOWL BACK IN “It’s been a good neat way to stay 1996. PHOTO COURTESY OF CASSANDRA HESSELTINE. place to raise a in touch with film family and have a and stay in the business.” county that I love.” There’s Karole Ely, who decided to When a movie is filmed here, she said, finish her education at HSU when her husthe county gets an economic boost. band got a teaching job there. She would “They spend money here, on hotel rooms work as a school psychologist for almost and food and gas,” she said. “Hopefully I’m 30 years before serving as the principal of contributing to that.” Glen Paul School for special needs kids “I’m definitely an advocate for Humboldt.”

for three years. “I made such good friends here I wanted to stay,” she said. “I also liked my job.” There’s Paul Lubitz, who started out as a chemistry major at UC San Diego and was in way over his head. “I realized it wasn’t for me right away,” he said. A friend of his, who was going to HSU, was having a great time, and Lubitz came here in 1972 at his friend’s recommendation. “I think, overall, it seems friendlier than the UCs.” He took whatever classes interested him, and graduated with 100 units more than required. “I wanted to start a business because I hate interviewing for jobs,” he said. Lubitz was in line at the bank when he met Holly Hosterman. They went into business together and created Holly Yashi. “It seems like there’s a great pool of talented, nice people that I want to work with here,” he said. His job allows him to take a lot of vacations. “Humboldt County is a great place to come back home to,” he said. “Why would I not want to be here?”

There’s Connie Stewart, the executive director of the California Center for Rural Policy, a research institute on the HSU campus. Before that she was mayor of Arcata and an Arcata City Councilmember. She started attending HSU in 1984. When she needed to fill a couple extra units one term, her adviser suggested the KHSU radio class. She was hooked. “KHSU is why I stayed,” she said. “I had no intention of staying,” she said. “I joke sometimes that I still think I have no intention of staying.” “You’re always planning to leave, and when you leave you always want to come back,” she said. Who can say what Humboldt would look like today without Kokatat or Holly Yashi, without so many of the nurses or teachers or researchers or politicians who first came here to study? Every year, HSU brings in new people with fresh ideas. “If we didn’t have the university,” said Arcata councilmember Stillman, “we would be a small little town.”

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Corpus Callosum, the nerve bundle linking the brain’s right and left hemispheres, is the light gray structure in the middle of the diagram. (1918 gray’s anatomy, public domain)


yths about the brain are easy to come by and hard to dispel. Here are a handful that keep cropping up: You are either “rightbrained” or “left-brained.” The idea stems from experiments performed on “split-brain” patients in the 1960s by Roger Sperry and Michael Gazzaniga at Caltech. In cases of extreme epilepsy, doctors sometimes resort to severing the corpus callosum nerve-bundle that links the brain’s twin hemispheres. While this often provides relief from seizures, communication between the two sides of the brain is sharply reduced, making it possible to analyze differences in the two hemispheres. The researchers were able to show that the left hemisphere is dominant in speaking and writing, while most nonverbal, spatial processing takes place in the right, giving rise to the “left-analytical, right-intuitive” dichotomy of pop-psychology. It’s far more complicated than that. Most of our behaviors essentially use all parts of our brains, and what’s going on in one hemisphere is usually complemented by activity in the other. For instance, the part of language processing that affects intonation and emphasis mostly takes place in the right hemisphere (with the left-right roles often being reversed in lefties). Also, patients with injuries in one hemisphere are often able to “train” the other hemisphere into taking over the damaged functions. Brains (particularly those of young people) are permanently rewired by violent video games, TV shows and pornography. Brains are “rewired” moment-by-moment, even while we sleep. That is, they are constantly making and breaking connections. Brains appear to thrive on novelty, so once they’re sated with violence and/or sex, they’ll find something else to latch onto.

Your brain is separate from your mind. French philosopher Rene Descartes promoted the idea of “dualism,” with our immaterial minds floating separately above our brains and somehow communicating via the pineal gland deep in the brain. Philosopher Gilbert Ryle, among others, effectively rebutted the notion, which he called the “ghost in the machine” fallacy. Nowadays, it’s easier to think of “mind” as a verb, as in, “Lungs breathe, brains mind.” (Another popular shorthand views mind as an “emergent property” of the brain.) The brain is basically a computer. This tempting analogy fails on many levels, including: (1) Brains are much (much!) bigger than any current computers; (2) Brains and computers function differently — brains are massively parallel computing machines that process far more at once than computers, which are modular (working in sections) and serial (working in a sequence), and so much less integrated; (3) Neurons aren’t as simple as binary switches. You only use 10% of your brain. Doesn’t this tired old myth know when to die? Don’t worry, you’re using all of your brain, although functional MRI and PET scans do show that different parts are more involved in different activities. But over the course of a day, all parts of your brain are busy. Brains are energy gluttons, using about 20% of your body energy while only making up two percent of your body weight, so it’s hard to see why evolution wouldn’t have dumped that mythic 90% dead weight long ago. l Barry Evans’ (barryevans9@yahoo. com) brain is just along for the ride, unlike his Field Notes anthologies (available at Eureka Books and Northtown Books), which think they’re only along to be sold.

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ow season opened Aug. 17, but unless you’ve been practicing since The Hunger Games came out, you would be better off leaving the bucks to more experienced marksmen. “Bow hunting requires so much practice and dedication that if you picked up a bow today you might be ready by next year,” says Fred Grundman, proprietor of Grundman’s Sporting Goods in Rio Dell. Strategy is crucial. While rifle hunters can aim their weapons from far enough away that their prey won’t “wind” (smell) them, archers must stalk some of nature’s flightiest creatures at close range. “You’re really working against his [the buck’s] best instincts,” says Grundman, “It doesn’t matter how clean you are, if the wind shifts and he smells you, he’s gone.” A clear shot at very close range is essential because merely wounding the animal might mean tracking it for miles through the brush as it “bleeds out” — a slow and miserable death. Chris Ghidinelli, 32, recalls a similar mishap early in his archery career. He was using what he describes as a “crappy” bow and got in a poor shot, crippling the buck but not killing it. It got away. He mourns the lost antlers and meat, but most of all he regrets letting the animal suffer. To Ghidi-

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nelli’s credit, it’s his only lost buck over many seasons of hunting. “I don’t even aim now unless they’re within 40 yards and I know I’ve got a good shot. I know some guys who claim they can get a good shot at 50 yards with a bow, but I can’t.” This means more weekends coming home empty-handed than not, but Ghidinelli doesn’t mind. He and many other hunters enjoy bow season more than rifle season. They cite the thrill of stalking the deer, of learning its trails and its habits, of seeing the bucks when they’re still “in velvet” (toward fall the bucks lose the sensitive coating on their antlers and tend to “brush up,” or spend less time out in the open). They love the adrenaline-enhanced moment when they’re in close range to an animal that usually springs away at the first sign of humans. Or, in the wry words of another hunter: “I love bow season! There’s no gutting, no skinning, no clean-up, no hauling the carcass uphill.” In other words, none of the things associated with actually killing a buck. Bow season closes on Sept. 8, so if you’re good enough to go out, you probably already know the basics. But if not, here are some tips to get you ready for next year: Seasons and Tags: Seasons vary from region to region. Archery season generally

starts a few weeks before rifle season. Tags are pieces of paper you attach to the antlers of your buck. If you don’t have them you can look forward to being cited for poaching. You’ll need to buy tags for the region you’ll be hunting in and the type of hunting you want to do. Some regions have a very limited number of tags and/or a lottery system for getting them (but not Humboldt!). Tags are sometimes transferable across regions, seasons and sports. Any reputable sporting goods store can supply you with the tags and a guide to when and where you can use them. Equipment: Grundman recommends those new to the sport start with a compound bow, which provides more leverage than the traditional long bow. A compound bow may not resonate aesthetically — it is a camouflage plastic and metal hybrid bristling with levers, sighting devices and pure utilitarian purpose — but it requires only a fraction of the upper body strength needed for the long bow. Consult more experienced hunters about other gear most appropriate for your skill level. Err towards safety rather than comfort. A bright orange may protect you from friendly fire. A camouflage bow may help you blend into the brush. A double-reinforced camping stool that attaches to the seat of your pants and unfolds to support your weight when you need to sit and wait for game is the sales clerk’s down payment on his next ATV. Where to Hunt: Some public land is open to hunters, but some of the best locations are on private property. Befriend your local rancher or shell out for a guided hunt. Never hunt on private land without permission! Fleas, Ticks and Poison Oak: If you actually manage to bag a buck, get ready to deal with all the biting insects departing its hide for yours. Also, you’re going to be dragging said buck out of the back country during the height of poison oak season, so stock up on Technu and calamine lotion. Finally, we know some of you are thinking about this. Can you shoot that deer that’s been eating apples from your orchard with a bow and arrow? Hmm, technically that’s not discharging a firearm within city limits, but don’t go into this half-cocked. Regulations on urban archery vary from municipality to municipality, and also on how close you’ll be shooting to your neighbor’s house. Contact Fish and Wildlife to see what regulations apply to you. (Ghidinelli has given this question a lot of thought, and he hastens to add that a wounded deer can travel quite a ways, and the deer you shoot on your land might end up on your neighbor’s lawn. Depending how your neighbors feel about venison, they might not be pleased.) l Linda Stansberry is from Honeydew. Unlike a panda, she shoots, eats and leaves.

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Dance your cares away

Certainly when Nahko and Medicine for The People perform at the Mateel Community Center Saturday night, the subject of transforming pain and healing into meaningful expression is to be taken seriously. Billed as “a universal message promoting personal, spiritual and communal healing,” the music Nahko originally created to solve his own identity crisis is now aimed at the larger picture of cultural wounds, environmental wrongs and social injustices. Expect an “all-inclusive, healing vibration.” This is a show for souls who’ve been wounded and seek recovery though peace, love and the opposite of cynicism. Doors open at 8 p.m., opening band TBA, tickets available at local outlets and are $15 advance, $18 at the door. For more info, visit

Here’s a way to feel beautiful without any suffering at all: hit up the Monophonics show at the Jambalaya Friday night. You know that feeling when you dance, the one where you’re shaking your troubles off and all that exists is the music and the movement? The funky soul action of Monophonics will take you to that place. Go to and just try to resist the groove. Doors at 8 p.m., music at 9 p.m., cover is $10 and the show is 21-and-over. Opening band Free Rain features Piet Dalmolen of The Nucleus, plus members of Moo-Got-2 and Bump Foundation.

Fast relief

Saturday night is about rockand-roll and a chance to set aside whatever very real suffering you may be experiencing. Life can be a lot. Sometimes a person needs eardrum-rattling volume to drown out the worries or a heavy guitar Over in a completely different to chase troubles out of the room world, one where irony, satire and for a while. Sometimes nothing mockery are the preferred means brings peace like an avalanche of of communication, Cake plays the WHO: Nahko and Medicine for The People noise. Over at the Alibi, longtime Van Duzer on Thursday. The band’s WHERE: Mateel Community Center Arcata psych-rockers Nipplepotasparse and catchy tracks have WHEN: Sat., Aug. 4, 8 p.m. mus make a rare showing with San brought joy to listeners for decades. TICKETS: $15 adv./$18 door Francisco’s Wild Eyes. Wild Eyes As expected, the show is sold out at features members of one-time the box office, so you’ll have to get KSLG 94.1 FM darlings Floating Goat, and while similarly setickets through less official means. rious about slinging body-blasting riffs your way, the band also infuses enough melody that you may find yourself hollering along to “Amnesia,” Wild Eyes’ current single. Find Somewhere between sincerity and humor stands Arcait via Soundcloud. Music starts around 11:15 p.m., cover is ta’s Creamery District, an area currently transforming from $5, show is 21-and-over. one of the town’s industrial hubs to a haven for creative Over at Humboldt Brews, you can relive and enhance types and nonprofit organizations (“Reviving a Neighboryour Led Zeppelin-drenched childhood with the badass hood,” Aug. 15). The desire to better the surrounding chicks in Zepparella. They’ve been here. You know them. blocks exudes earnestness, but with Arcata Playhouse’s They slay. Show’s at 9:30 p.m., cover is $17, 21-and-over, Jackie Dandeneau and David Ferney leading the way, advance tickets recommended. laughter and theatrical flair are a given. This Friday through Sunday the work and the fun culminate in a neighborhood continued on next page

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WHO: Zepparella WHERE: Humboldt Brews WHEN: Sat., Aug. 4, 9:30 p.m. TICKETS: $17, 21 and over

Beyond basic bass

What to say about the Les Claypool Duo de Twang? For those unfamiliar with Leslie Edward “Les” Claypool, the simple biography is that he’s a singer, lyricist, bassist, multi-instrumentalist and composer, best known for his work with the alternative rock band Primus. But that fails to convey the weird and wacky style Claypool has brought to the world of bass playing — and calling what he does “weird and wacky,” accurate as it is, glosses over the very real talent that’s earned Claypool a place as one of the world’s most revered musicians. Well, if not the world, at least the part of it that concerns Generations X, Y and Millennial, plus chroniclers of rock and pop culture. The Les Claypool Duo de Twang plays Humboldt Brews on Monday. Tickets are $35, show starts at 8 p.m. and is 21-and-over. Advance tickets are recommended.

com/flume-1 and let the world’s weight dissipate with the beats. It’s uncommon to find music that works equally well for a bout of housecleaning or a round of lovemaking, but Flume’s has that kind of appeal.


While we here at the Journal strive to provide the most accurate information, every so often unforeseen circumstances mean a show will be canceled or changed. It’s never a bad idea to double-check on websites, Facebook or with a phone call. Full show listings in the Journal’s Music and More grid, the Eight Days a Week calendar and online. Bands and promoters, send your gig info, preferably with a highres photo or two, to l

Let’s get back to the beautiful by way of Flume. He’s 21, Australian, dreamy and bringing lush, late-night ambient electronica to the Kate Buchanan Room on Tuesday, Aug. 27. The beginnings of Flume can be traced back to when Harley Streten found a music production program in a cereal box. Without the constraints of adulthood to hold him back, Streten mixed various inspirations into his own form of electronic music, one that’s gained him invites to tour with the xx, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs and Chet Faker. (Chet Faker!!!) Put on your best headphones, go to soundcloud.

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WHO: Flume WHERE: HSU’s Kate Buchanan Room WHEN: Tue., Aug. 27, 10 p.m. TICKETS: $15 gen./$5 HSU students

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Don’t let the awkward name deter you — the SAVAGE HENRY INDEPENDENT TIMES AND GIGGLES COMEDY FESTIVAL promises to entertain. The three-day comedy festival will be held at six different locations and features locals like Sherae O’Shaughnessy and Random Acts of Comedy, and out-of-towners like Andre Hyland and Matt Lieb (pictured). If you’re still thrown off by the name, you can call the festival by its (almost) acronym, S.H.I.T.S. and Giggles.

Who doesn’t love free food, live music and discussions of labor politics? The people who wrote the Eureka Fair Wage Act present the FAIR WAGE CAFÉ at the Eureka Labor Temple this Saturday. Josephine Johnson (pictured) will be playing, and there will be kids’ activities, good company and guest speakers.

Everything you need to know is right there in the title. SALMON, OYSTERS, ALES AND RAILS is the annual fundraiser for the Timber Heritage Foundation and the Clarke Museum. This Saturday, you’ll be able to tour the Hammond Lumber site, which includes locomotives, passenger cars from 1914 and a tour of the 1893 industrial building. There will also be music, vendor booths and speeder car rides.

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Understanding the Science of Investing. 5 p.m. Wharfinger Building, 1 Marina Way, Eureka. Guest speaker Jay Totten educates advisers on capital markets research, assists in communicating investment concepts and consults on portfolio construction. Free. 443-2741.


Humboldt County Fair. Humboldt County Fairgrounds, 1250 Fifth St., Ferndale. No better place to get outdoors and meet your countywide neighbors than at the Humboldt County Fair. Enjoy carnival rides, games and the excitement of horse racing. Plus live entertainment, sheep dog trials, livestock events, interesting exhibits, fair food and the old-fashioned fun of a countywide reunion. $7. 786-9511.


Henderson Center Farmers Market. Music from Chris Parriera this week. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Henderson near F Street, Eureka. Fresh local produce, straight from the farmer. 441-9999. McKinleyville Farmers Market. 3:15-6:30 p.m. McKinleyville Safeway Shopping Plaza, Central Avenue. Every Thursday. Fresh local vegetables, fruit and flowers straight from the farmer. Also fresh barbecued meats and live music.


Blondie’s, Robert Goodman Wines and the Arcata Theatre Lounge. See online for individual listings. $19.99 for three-day pass. Sip and Knit. 6 p.m. NorthCoast Knittery, 320 Second St., Eureka. Join fellow knitters, crocheters, weavers, spinners and other fiber artists as they socialize and work on their current projects. 442-9276.

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Prison Hunger Strike Solidarity Demonstration. 5-8 p.m. Arcata Plaza, Ninth and G streets. PARC and Redwood Curtain CopWatch are staging “5 p.m. for the Five Demands,” weekly informational demonstrations in solidarity with the California prisoner hunger strike. Free. 442-7465.


S.H.I.T.S. and Giggles Comedy Festival. Savage Henry Independent Times presents a comedy festival featuring local stars and out-of-towners. Events held nightly at Mazzotti’s, Jambalaya, Humbrews, Six Rivers Brewery,




Creamery Festival. Arcata Playhouse, 1251 Ninth St. A full weekend of events including an outdoor spectacle performance, Buster Keaton’s silent classic The General with a live score, salsa band Ponche, Jenny Scheinman and the Tiptons, Los Angeles comedy troupe Wet the Hippo and a Big Top Vaudeville Variety show along with arts and crafts, food city, a kids area by Scrap Humboldt and kinetic sculpture from the Kinetic Lab. david@ar-

The clutch of industrial buildings known lately as Arcata’s creamery district is in the midst of a revival. It’s an artsy enclave — home to the Arcata Playhouse, Redwood Raks dance studios, Holly Yashi Jewelry and the Kinetic Sculpture Lab, among others — and it’s throwing itself a three-day coming out party. Friday’s Elemental night starts at 8 p.m. west of K Street by the old creamery building, and it sounds dreamy. All those lanterns you’ve seen at the farmers market make their debut alongside huge sculptural lanterns on parade through the streets with stilt walkers and giant puppets. There’s a shadow play, salsa dancing, even a choir singing before it wraps up with an outdoor showing of Buster Keaton’s silent classic The General with a live score from a five-piece band. On Saturday starting at 11 a.m., a dozen local bands, including 51 Cards, La Patinas, Bandamonium, Lemon Lemon Cherry and Kingfoot, rock

Humboldt County Fair. Humboldt County Fairgrounds. See Aug. 22 listing. Picnics on the Plaza. 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Arcata Plaza, Ninth and G streets. Bring the kids and a picnic lunch to this weekly event featuring live music, food, friends and fun. Jim and Etta Silva performing. arcatamainstreet@gmail. com. 822-4500.


Garberville Farmers’ Market. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Garberville Town Square, Church Street. Local farm-fresh produce,

the block with a day of free music (full schedule at Stroll around and check out street performers, craft booths, food vendors, kinetic sculptures and SCRAP Humboldt’s kids’ area. The Randles, LaBolle and Amirkan trio jazz things up from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. before violinist Jenny Scheinman takes the stage at 8 p.m., followed by sax quartet The Tiptons and guest drummer Scott Amendola ($15, $13 for students). The afterparty is over at the Arcata Playhouse, where Los Angeles troupe Wet the Hippo ($10) is funnin’ with some improv and sketch comedy. Sunday morning at 11 a.m., get the good news from the Arcata Interfaith Gospel Choir, followed by the Scotia Band. At 2 p.m., turn the clock back at the Big Top Vaudeville Variety Show — rope tricks, a tap dancing saxophonist (what’s with all the sax?) and some Wild West stunts ($10, $7 for kids). Here goes the neighborhood. — Jennifer Fumiko Cahill

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meats, cheeses, baked goods and other specialty foods. EBT, Cal-Fresh and WIC accepted. 672-5224.


Veterans’ Benefits Event. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Eureka Veterans Memorial Building, 10th and H streets. Representatives will assist veterans with VA health care enrollment, benefits information and applications for local, state and federal services. Veterans, spouses and family members are encouraged to attend. 569-2431.

Grease Singalong. 6:30 p.m. Eureka Theater, 612 F St. Grease is no longer just the time, the place, or the motion — it’s an interactive event! Singalong with your favorite hits from the original 1978 film. The flick we’re all hopelessly devoted to will be projected on the big screen with lyrics included. $15. Info@theeurekatheater. org. 442-2970. Movies in the Park. 7 p.m. Sequoia Park, 3414 W St., Eureka. The Humboldt-Del Norte Film Commission presents a monthly movie night featuring movies filmed on the North Coast. Free.


Angel Fargas and Peter Zuleger. 7:30 p.m. Ferndale Repertory Theater, 447 Main St. Two local virtuoso guitarists, Angel Fargas and Pete Zuleger, play for the benefit of Ferndale Repertory Theatre. $10. 786-5483. Creamery Festival. Arcata Playhouse. See Aug. 23 listing.


As You Like It. 7 p.m. Redwood Park, Arcata. See Aug. 23 listing.


Humboldt Roller Derby. 6 p.m. Redwood Acres Fairgrounds. Our ladies collide with the Emerald City Roller Girls and raise money for Six Rivers Planned Parenthood. $15, $12 advance.


Historical Site Society Yard Sale. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Phillips House Museum, Seventh and Union streets, Arcata. Accessorize yourself at the Phillips House Museum! This year’s HSSA yard sale features jewelry, belts, hats and other fashion accessories. Hops In Humboldt. 12-6 p.m. Rohner Park, 11th and N streets, Fortuna. Great bubbling barrels of beer, Batman! The 10th annual Hops in Humboldt features micro and craft brews from more than 40 different breweries, food vendors, arts and crafts vendors, beer games, brewing awards and good music. No kids, no pets, no drunk driving. $40, $5 for non-drinkers. www. HSU Centennial Festival. 4-7 p.m. Arcata Plaza, Ninth


Arcata Marsh Tour. 2 p.m. Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary Interpretive Center, 600 S. G St. Meet a trained guide for a 90-minute walk focusing on the ecology of the marsh. Free. 826-2359. Audubon Society Arcata Marsh Tour. 8:30 a.m. Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary. Redwood Region Audubon Society is sponsoring a free public field trip. Bring your binoculars and have a great morning birding! Meet leader Joe Ceriani in the parking lot at the end of South I Street (Klopp Lake) in Arcata, rain or shine. Trip ends around 11 a.m. Free. HBRA Yard Sale. 9 a.m. Humboldt Bay Rowing Association, Corner of 16th and H streets, Arcata. Big yard sale sponsored by the rowing association. Trinidad State Beach Restoration Day. Fourth Saturday of every month, 9 a.m. Trinidad School, 300 Trinity. Help remove invasive, non-native English ivy. Wear work clothes and sturdy shoes. Tools/gloves provided. Meet at day-use parking area next to Trinidad School. Free. 677-9078. Mad River Slough Paddle. 2 p.m.-5 p.m. Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center will provide canoes and water safety instruction, and Friends of the Dunes will provide the naturalist guides. The trip will start at the Mad River Slough bridge and paddle up the slough towards the Lanphere bridge. $55, $45 members. 444-1397


Whitethorn Volunteer Fire Fundraiser. 3 p.m. Whitethorn Construction, 545 Shelter Cove Road, Whitethorn. Barbecue, beer, wine and dessert plus live music from Lost Coast Marimbas, Meat Bags featuring Doug Cox, and Vintage Soul. $25, $10 kids, $185 to reserve a table for eight. 986-7442.


S.H.I.T.S. and Giggles Comedy Festival. See Aug. 22 listing. Women’s Peace Vigil. 12-1 p.m. County Courthouse, 825 Fifth St., Eureka. Dress warmly and bring your own chair. No perfume, please. Free. 269-7044.

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Old School Humboldt State University is turning 100 — have a cookie! A whole year of events is planned, but the kick-off party is this Saturday. So pick up your kale at the farmers market and hang around the Arcata Plaza for all kinds of college-level fun at the centennial celebration from 4-7 p.m.

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Arcata Farmers’ Market. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Arcata Plaza, Ninth and G streets. Locavores’ delight: fresh vegetables and fruit from local producers, food vendors, plant starts, flowers, live music every week at 10 a.m. Free. 441-9999. Humboldt Hill Grange Breakfast. Fourth Saturday of every month, 8 a.m.-11 p.m. Home style breakfast. $5, $3 Child. 442-4890.


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Humboldt Bay Boat Tours. 9 a.m. Humboldt Baykeeper, 217 E St., Eureka. Humboldt Baykeeper is offering free natural history boat tours of the north Humboldt Bay every weekend through the summer. The boat can accommodate up to five people. Make reservations one week in advance. Free. 268-8897.

and G streets. Photo booth, kid’s zone, free cookies, allday music with the Humboldt Folklife Society and free firetruck rides for kids, all in celebration of Humboldt State’s 100th birthday. Free. Humboldt County Fair. Humboldt County Fairgrounds. See Aug. 22 listing. Salmon, Oysters, Ales and Rails. 12-4 p.m. Samoa Cookhouse, 908 Vance Ave. Barbecued salmon, oysters, ales and wines are just a few of the good things out at the cookhouse. The Clarke Museum and the Timber Heritage Association host this year’s family friendly fundraiser with live music by NightHawk, local vendors and activities for kids and adults. $20. 443-1947.

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The Humboldt Folklife Society has five bands lined up to keep you dancing including Huckleberry Flint and The Striped Pig String Band, and the Marching Lumberjacks are cutting in. Oh, too cool for band? Perhaps you haven’t seen the suspender-rocking musicians do their thing. You’ll want to.

Culinary Arts

Not kidding about the cookies! Birthday cookies (which maybe we should all give a second look as an option) from Ramone’s are free to the masses. Also, lawn dancing works up an appetite, so Pasta Luego, Luke’s Joint, the Alibi and Cafe Brio are all coming to your rescue with take-out specials for the occasion.

Child Development

Little hands love to roam all over the Discovery Museum and HSU’s Natural History Museum, both of which have teamed up on a kids’ zone. Sneakily educational activities aren’t all, though. Strolling street performers, puppeteers, antique cars and fire truck rides round out the entertainment.

Art Appreciation

The crafty folks of Blue Ox Artisans, Humboldt Hardware and Monument Settings are demonstrating their skills for the curious. Inspired? Commemorate the day with a historically themed portrait in the photo booth. Best of all, no finals. — Jennifer Fumiko Cahill

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Get Hopping The tenth annual Hops in Humboldt beer festival on Saturday in Rohner Park is your chance to bask in beer without the lederhosen and oompah ($40). Here’s how it’s done. First, leave the kids and pets at home. It’s a beer festival. It should also go without saying that you need an exit strategy. Plan A: Take the bus. Buses run from Fortuna to Eureka and Arcata, and the $2.75 fare spares you, other drivers, pedestrians and local law enforcement much grief. Plan B: Snag a designated driver. Non-drinkers get in for $5, and paying for your D.D.’s ticket and a day’s worth of festival grub is still cheaper and more fun than the aforementioned grief. Be generous and your D.D. may even be merciful with Facebook footage. Eat. There will be a tomorrow, so you need to put down a base. Tamales, tri-tip, “beerkissed” sundaes and frozen cookie dough on a stick are all on the menu. Order before the taps open at 1 p.m., while you still have some judgment. Drink. So many craft beers, so little time/ room in your body. Last count was 40 participating breweries bringing all manner of IPA’s, stouts, sours and more. You need a strategy. Of course you want to sip some classics, so put aside about 20 percent of your internal real estate for those. With the rest, drink around. Take advantage of the sheer variety before you and expand your palette — discover what you didn’t know you loved. Then, armed with experience, text your favorite for the Taster’s Choice Award. Be Merry. Slather on the sunscreen and revel in outdoor fun (nobody likes a festival burn). Shop the local crafts and get a temporary tattoo — no regrets! Beer-themed games are afoot, too, like beer bottle ring toss. Is beer pong over? Give Drink-O a try. That’s the name. What else do you need to know? Keep in mind all the proceeds go to area nonprofits, which means you’re not just day-drunk in the park — you’re a philanthropist. So when they shut it down at 6 p.m., hug your D.D. a little too long and roll home happy. — Jennifer Fumiko Cahill



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25 sunday ART

Trinidad Artists’ Market. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Murphy’s Market parking lot, Main and View avenues, Trinidad. Art and crafts from local artisans, live music and barbecue. 834-8720.


Pee-wee’s Big Adventure. 5:30 p.m. Arcata Theatre Lounge, 1036 G St. Paul Reubens is Pee-wee, the iconic man-boy in the shrunken gray flannel suit, on an epic cross-country search to find his lost love — his bicycle. Directed by Tim Burton, score by Danny Elfman. $5.


Bayside Grange Music Project. 5-9 p.m. Bayside Grange, 2297 Jacoby Creek Road. From 5-7 p.m. anyone playing any instrument with any ability is invited; 7-9 p.m. people with wind instruments for Bandemonium. Donations. www.relevantmusic. org/Bayside. 442-0156. Concerts on the Plaza. Vidagua plays this week. 2:30 p.m. Arcata Plaza, Ninth and G streets. Get up and boogie or just relax and enjoy live music in the fresh air sponsored by Arcata Main Street. Free. Creamery Festival. Arcata Playhouse. See Aug. 23 listing.


As You Like It. 2 p.m. Redwood Park, Arcata. See Aug. 23 listing.


Humboldt County Fair. Humboldt County Fairgrounds. See Aug. 22 listing.


Heather Garden Tour. 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Walsh Garden, 2050 Irving Drive, Eureka. Directions to the other gardens will be given at the first meeting place. Tour ends at the Humboldt Botanical Garden. Bring comfortable shoes and a bag lunch. $5 nonmembers, members free. 443-9472.


Sandlot Baseball. 1 p.m. Sandlot league that’s been around for seven or eight years in Arcata — all skill levels — open invite hardball. Games are every Sunday on the field behind the CHP station in Arcata. 18-plus. Bring glove. 497-9594.


Redwood Coast Scrabble Club. 1-5 p.m. Arcata Community Center, 321 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway. Scrabble. Nothing more, nothing less. 677-9242.

26 monday DANCE

Friendship Circle Dance. 7-10 p.m. Moose Lodge, 4328 Campton Road, Eureka. Dancing for people in their 50s and older, with live music featuring tunes from the 1930s-50s. $4. 725-5323.


Brain Disorder Support Group. 6-7 p.m. Fortuna United Methodist Church, 922 N St. Support group for those with a friend or family member with a serious brain disorder such as bipolar, schizo-affective disorder, schizophrenia, OCD, PTSD, etc. Free. 725-8853.

27 tuesday MUSIC

Ukulele Play and Sing Group. 1:30 p.m. Humboldt Senior Resource Center, 1910 California St., Eureka. All genres of music, from “Greensleeves” to “Kansas City,” “Cupid” to “El Paso.” If you can carry a tune and play a stringed instrument, come party! Free. Donations appreciated.


Eureka Farmers Market. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Old Town Gazebo, Second and F streets, Eureka. Fresh, local produce direct from the farmer. Free. 441-9999. Fortuna Farmers Market. 3-6 p.m. Fortuna Farmers’ Market, 10th and Main streets. Fresh, local produce, meats and cheeses. Miranda Farmers Market. 2-5 p.m. Miranda Gardens Resort, 6766 Avenue of the Giants. Farm-fresh produce, etc. 672-5224. Shelter Cove Farmers Market. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Downtown Shelter Cove, Machi Road. Local farm-fresh produce, meats, cheeses, baked goods and other specialty foods. 672-5224.


Slower-Speed Arcata Marsh Tour. Last Tuesday of every month, 2 p.m. Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary Interpretive Center, 600 S. G St. This tour is geared toward attendees with mobility issues and those who are unable to keep up on regular walks. Participants of all ages who use canes, walkers with a seat, wheelchairs or guide dogs are welcome. Meet at the I street parking lot of the Arcata Marsh. Free. 822-3475.


29 thursday FOOD

Henderson Center Farmers Market. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Henderson Center. See Aug. 22 listing. McKinleyville Farmers Market. 3:15-6:30 p.m. McKinleyville Safeway Shopping Plaza. See Aug. 22 listing.


Prison Hunger Strike Solidarity Demonstration. 5-8 p.m. Arcata Plaza. See Aug. 22 listing.


Sip and Knit. 6 p.m. NorthCoast Knittery. See Aug. 22 listing.

Heads Up…

Local employers are invited to table at the Aug. 28 parttime job fair at HSU. Call 826-3341 or visit humboldt. educareer to register. Outdoorsy? Join the volunteer trail stewards helping to care for Eureka’s new Hikshari’ Trail. Attend orientation Thursday, Aug. 29, from 6-7 p.m. at the Wharfinger Building. All ages and abilities welcome. Contact Jane at 4442357 or for more information. Auditions for Ferndale Repertory Theatre’s upcoming productions of The Music Man and Monty Python’s Spamalot will be held on Aug. 30 at 7 p.m. and Aug. 31 at 2 p.m. at the Ferndale Theater, 447 Main St., Ferndale, and on Sept. 5-6 at 6:30 p.m. at the Carson Block Building at Third and G streets, Eureka. Wear dance-ready clothing and have one piece of prepared music to sing. ●

Humboldt Cribbage Club. 6:15 p.m. Moose Lodge, 4328 Campton Road, Eureka. Play some cards. $7. 444-3161.

28 wednesday LECTURE

Shellfish Culture and Jobs in Humboldt. noon. Samoa Cookhouse, Samoa Road, Arcata. Eat lunch at the Samoa Cookhouse and watch a presentation by Adam Wagschal. Presented by the Humboldt Bay Harbor Working Group. Please RSVP. 822-7736.



Workshop: Yoga for you. 5:30 p.m. Essential Elements Wellness Spa & Sauna, 1639 Central Ave. Suite A, McKinleyville. Join yoga teacher Stephanie Perrett as she teaches yoga technique and how to tailor the practice to yourself. Free. info@essentialelementsspa. com. 839-7772.

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Sea Scouts. Fourth Wednesday of every month. Woodley Island Marina, 601 Startare Drive, Eureka. Learn to sail! The Humboldt Bay Sea Scouts are recruiting new members for their co-ed sailing program for ages 14 to 20. Sea Scouts combines the adventure of sailing with maritime tradition. $5 a month. 633-8572.

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Here’s something you might not know about Thoreau: Even after he was a published writer he worked in the family pencil business and contributed several technical innovations to the art of pencil making. Here’s something else: When Thoreau stayed for a year in the cabin on Walden Pond, there were active railroad tracks skirting one edge of the pond, so every day as he was writing about nature, he heard trains roar by. These tidbits (gleaned from Robert D. Richardson’s excellent biography, Henry Thoreau: A Life of the Mind) remind us that in the mid-19th century Thoreau shared a lot with recognizably modern life. As a writer his engagement with the economic, political and technological contexts of his time emerges most directly in essays he wrote for periodicals. To his observations he brought deep scholarship in Western but also Eastern literature and philosophy, and a keen appreciation of Native American cultures. Best known — and best represented in this selection — were his moral and political passions on the subject of slavery, and all it meant to America and mankind. What distinguishes this volume, however, is not the selection of essays — they add only one short piece to those in such standard collections as Thoreau: The Major Essays published in 1972. This is the latest in a series of annotated editions of Thoreau’s works by Jeffrey S. Cramer, published by Yale in the same format. On facing pages, the outer columns are annotations and the inner two columns are text. Visually this is an uncongenial arrangement, certainly for reading the text but also for the annotations. Either they crowd against the text, or the text is marooned between equal columns of white space. So the attraction must be the annotations themselves, which are indeed helpful as they clarify word meanings and topical and literary references. But with a couple of exceptions, the essays themselves are to my mind the least interesting of Thoreau’s writings. The books are more artful and entrancing, and the journal entries more striking and immediate. Still, these essays contribute, and have their champions who will likely find them enhanced by the annotations. So precise were Thoreau’s observations of plant cycles and seasons that scientists today use them to measure the effects of climate change. But the essays in particular place him more actively in the public world. (Perhaps most interesting for today is the essay on a book that prophesized wind and solar power.) They help correct the quick stereotype of Thoreau as airily detached from his times. — William Kowinski


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Humboldt Green Party Monthly Meeting. Fourth Wednesday of every month, 6:30 p.m. Humboldt Greens Meeting Space, 310 H Street, Arcata. Election reform/ ranked choice voting. Economic reform/public banking. Be a part of the solution. Free. www. 267-5342.

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MovieTimes Film times reflect the most current listings as of Tuesday afternoon. As schedules at individual theaters sometimes change, we recommend calling ahead to avoid any inconvenience.

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Broadway Cinema

1223 Broadway St., Eureka, (707) 443-3456 2 Guns Fri-Tue: (1:25, 4:05), 6:35, 9:20 The Conjuring Fri-Tue: 9:30 Despicable Me 2 Fri-Tue: (1:50, 4:20) Elysium Fri-Tue: (12:05, 2:40), 5:30, 8:15 Jobs Fri-Tue: (12:20, 3:10), 6:40 Kick-Ass 2 Fri-Tue: (1:55, 4:30), 7:05, 9:40 Lee Daniels’ The Butler Fri-Tue: (12, 3), 6:05, 9:05 The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones Fri-Tue: (11:50a.m., 2:50), 5:50, 8:50 Paranoia Fri-Tue: 6:50, 9:25 Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters Fri-Tue: (12:10) Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters 3D Fri-Tue: (2:45) Planes Fri-Tue: (11:55a.m., 2:20, 4:40), 7 We’re the Millers Fri-Tue: (1, 3:45), 6:30, 9:15 The Wolverine Fri-Tue: 5:25, 8:25 The World’s End Fri-Tue: (12:45, 3:30), 6:15, 9 You’re Next Fri-Tue: (1:30, 3:55), 6:20, 8:45

Mill Creek Cinema

1575 Betty Court, McKinleyville, (707) 839-2222 Elysium Fri-Sun: (1:10, 3:50), 6:30, 9:05; Mon-Thu: (3:50), 6:30, 9:05 Jobs Fri-Thu: (3:15), 8:40 Kick-Ass 2 Fri-Sun: (1:20, 4), 6:40, 9:20; Mon-Thu: (4), 6:40, 9:20 Lee Daniels’ The Butler Fri-Sun: (12, 3), 6, 9; Mon-Thu: (3), 6, 9 The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones Fri-Sun: (11:50a.m., 2:50), 5:50, 8:50; Mon-Thu: (2:50), 5:50, 8:50 Paranoia Fri-Thu: 9:15 Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters Fri-Sun: (12:40), 6:05; Mon-Thu: 6:05 Planes Fri-Sun: (11:55a.m., 2:20, 4:40), 7; Mon-Thu: (4:40), 7 We’re the Millers Fri-Sun: (1:30, 4:10), 6:50, 9:30; Mon-Thu: (4:10), 6:50, 9:30 You’re Next Fri-Sun: (12, 2:25, 4:50), 7:15, 9:40; Mon-Thu: (4:50), 7:15, 9:40


Minor Theatre

1001 H St., Arcata, (707) 822-3456 Blue Jasmine Fri: (4:15), 6:45, 9:15; Sat-Sun: (1:45, 4:15), 6:45, 9:15; Mon-Tue: (4:15), 6:45, 9:15 Elysium Fri: (3:30), 6:10, 8:45; Sat-Sun: (12:55, 3:30), 6:10, 8:45; Mon-Tue: (3:30), 6:10, 8:45 Jobs Fri: (3:40), 6:20, 9; Sat-Sun: (1, 3:40), 6:20, 9; Mon-Tue: (3:40), 6:20, 9

Fortuna Theatre

1241 Main St., (707) 725-2121 Elysium Fri-Sat: (12:10, 2:35, 5), 7:25, 9:50; Sun: (12:10, 2:35, 5), 7:25; Mon-Tue: (5), 7:25 Jobs Fri-Sat: 6:50, 9:35; Sun-Tue: 6:50 Kick-Ass 2 Fri-Sat: (1:40, 4:35), 7:15, 9:40; Sun: (1:40, 4:35), 7:15; Mon-Thu: (4:35), 7:15 Lee Daniels’ The Butler Fri-Sat: (1, 4), 6:55, 9:45; Sun: (1, 4), 6:55; Mon-Tue: (4), 6:55 The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones Fri-Sat: (12:50, 3:50), 6:45, 9:30; Sun: (12:50, 3:50), 6:45; Mon-Tue: (3:50), 6:45 Planes Fri-Sun: (12, 2:20, 4:40); Mon-Tue: (4:40) We’re the Millers Fri-Sat: (1:30, 4:25), 7:05, 9:45; Sun: (1:30, 4:25), 7:05; Mon-Tue: (4:25), 7:05

It gets better, kids. Aaron Taylor-Johnson and ChloË Grace Moretz suit up for Kick-Ass 2.

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Kick-Ass 2. Matthew Vaughn’s KickAss (2010) is that rare comic book movie that balances humor, violence and style with unique cinematic technique. This follow-up has some of the original’s essence, but so diluted that it feels more like a pale imitation than a proper sequel. The movie opens with Dave Lizewski (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) back to the routine of a high school senior. Having retired his Kick-Ass alter ego, Dave finds himself bored to distraction by the lack of action. He seeks out Mindy Macready/ Hit Girl (Chloë Grace Moretz), who has continued her training regimen. Dave convinces Mindy to get him back to fighting trim and ready for the streets. Mindy’s guardian catches wind of their antics and issues a no-vigilante-justice ultimatum. Left to his own devices, Kick-Ass seeks out a ragtag group of ill-equipped but well-intentioned copycat superheroes. Led by lantern-jawed, ax-handle-wielding, born-again Colonel Stars and Stripes (Jim

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Carrey), they become more than the sum of their parts, and actually start doing some good. Meanwhile, Chris D’Amico/Red Mist (Christopher Mintz-Plasse), on a path of vengeance from the first film, has reinvented himself as the world’s first supervillain. He whimsically names himself The Motherfucker and starts building an evil army to destroy New York City and the superheroes. As one might imagine, things come to a head. Kick-Ass 2 lacks the clarity and confidence of Vaughn’s direction. He stuck around as a producer, but handed off writing and directing duties to relative newcomer Jeff Wadlow. Wadlow does justice to the themes and tone of the first movie but loses track of fundamental storytelling elements. Character arcs and storylines are truncated, leaving their motivation dubious. The pacing is herky-jerky, and the fight sequences, shot hand-held and edited to death, lack space and spectacle. To be fair, Kick-Ass 2 isn’t all bad. Solid performances, especially by Taylor-Johnson and Moretz, fill in some of the script’s tonal gaps. Special credit goes to Moretz for keeping Mindy/Hit Girl compelling after the novelty of a foul-mouthed, curb-stomping tween has worn off. The script’s attempts to explore her burgeoning sexuality/attempts to assimilate/lost childhood are well-intentioned, though out of place. Still and all, she gives a compelling, utterly believable performance. The movie lacks Nicolas Cage’s buttoned-down mania from the original. While Jim Carrey does interesting work, his character is underdeveloped, little more than an entertaining sketch. Kick-Ass 2 doesn’t quite recapture the spot-on blend of absurdity, humor and threat that made the first movie so good. It never completely feels comfortable with its own tone — it almost gets there, but is maybe more disappointing for it.

Glimmers of potential are obscured by a thin fog of mediocrity. R. 103m. Lee Daniels’ The Butler. Director Lee Daniels (Precious, The Paperboy) traffics in the cinema of excess: painterly composition, fanatically detailed sets, operatic drama and larger-than-life characters. His work is divisive, and it tends to either work or fail completely. This time out, he gets it right. The Butler, “inspired” by true events, uses the life of White House butler Cecil Gaines (Forest Whitaker) as a lens through which we view the Civil Rights movement. Born into cotton field servitude and left alone by a horrible act of violence, Cecil progresses from street urchin to high society butler. His skills and subtlety land him a job on the president’s staff, and he goes on to serve eight commanders in chief. His dedication puts a strain on his own household, where his wife Gloria (Oprah Winfrey) turns to the bottle. His elder son Louis (David Oyelowo), increasingly distant from and frustrated by his father, joins the Freedom Rider movement, which leads to an association with Martin Luther King Jr. and eventually the Black Panther Party. The movie takes on a massive, difficult passage in American history and, with a few too-sentimental exceptions, handles it effectively. Forest Whitaker gives a stirring, subtle lead performance, which he could do absent a director. Oprah Winfrey, on the other hand, doesn’t necessarily have Great Actor presence, but she steals her scenes. Daniels, who coaxes great performances from actors, deserves at least some of the credit. The supporting cast is uniformly good, and includes some surprising actors as American presidents. Real danger, real sadness, real horror are all at work in The Butler, from the viscerally disturbing opening shot through the stridently hopeful closing lines. Screenwriter Danny Strong (who makes a fun cameo) swings for the fences


with this one. If mishandled, it could have been laughable. But his words find a fine handler in Daniels, whose similar tendency toward grandiosity suits the material. The result is profoundly sad, stirring and satisfying. PG13. 132m. —John J. Bennett


BLUE JASMINE. Cate Blanchett is a socialite on the cusp of a breakdown who packs her Chanel and slums it with her sister in San Francisco in this Woody Allen drama. PG13. 98m. MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES. Attractive, young “shadowhunters” battle demons in an even scarier New York that’s invisible to mere humans. PG13. 130m. THE WORLD’S END. Apocalyptic pub crawl with robots and the boys from Shaun of the Dead, Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright. R. 109 m. YOU’RE NEXT. A family vacation is ruined by killers with crossbows and creepy animal masks. R. 96m.


2 GUNS. Lighter fare from heavyweights Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg, who entertain as undercover odd-couple. R. 109m. THE CONJURING. Ghost hunters find what they’re looking for in a haunted house story with Vera Farmiga and Lili Taylor. R. 112m. DESPICABLE ME 2. Gru (Steve Carell), the girls and the minions are back saving the world in this fun animated sequel. PG. 98m. ELYSIUM. Matt Damon turns workman’s comp into revolution in this effective dystopian sci-fi with Jodie Foster as his sharp-suited foe. R. 110 m JOBS. Ashton Kutcher trades his usual lap dances for a laptop in this bio of the Apple icon. PG13. 127m. PARANOIA. A bald Harrison Ford and Gary Oldman glare at each other with corporate spy Liam Hemsworth in the middle. PG13. 122m. PERCY JACKSON: SEA OF MONSTERS. Teen demi-god camp hits the surf in search of the Golden Fleece. PG. 106m. PLANES. Like Cars, but not. Really, not. PG. 92m. WE’RE THE MILLERS. Implausible drug smuggling comedy wastes the usually funny Jason Sudeikis and Jennifer Aniston. R. 110m. THE WOLVERINE. It’s claws vs. samurai swords when Hugh Jackman takes his tank tops and mutton-chops to Japan. PG13. 136m. — Jennifer Fumiko Cahill ●

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Arts & Crafts

AUTUMN ACRYLIC PAINTING. Fri.s, Sept. 20 − Oct. 25, 9:30a−12:30p, CR Community Education 525 D St. Eureka. $99. Join us in this 6−week class and create an acrylic painting focused on autumn colors and themes. We will start with an idea and see it through to completion. Learn artistic skills, art appreciation, and new avenues of artistic expression. Supplies required: Liquitex Acrylic limited palette paints (8 colors), brushes, palette, and canvases. Call (707) 269−4000 to register. (AC− 0822) INTRO. TO GLASS FUSING. $35 ($15 materials) 2 one day introductory workshops offered, Sat. 10− noon, WS #1 −Sept. 21, WS #2 −Oct 19. Learn the basics of glass fusing while creating a unique work of art. in this workshop. Create a 6"square plate or tile. No experience or cutting required. 520 South G St. Arcata, (707) 826−1445, (AC−0829) NATIVE AMERICAN BEADWORK, DESIGN AND LEATHERWORK. Among the indigenous nations of North America, decorations of clothing and tools were abundant. Among the decorations, beadwork turns any simple buckskin bag or clothing into beautiful works of art. Develop beadwork skills using traditional and contemporary materials. With Winema Huitt−Weeks. Tues./Thurs., Sept. 10−Nov. 14, 6−8 p.m. Fee: $125, plus $50 materials fee. Register by Sept. 3 strongly recommended. Call HSU College of eLearning & Extended Education at 826−3731 to register, or visit extended (AC−0829) STUDIO LAB FOR BEGINNERS & INTERMEDIATES. Thurs’s 5:30−7:30 p.m. 1 day $25, 2 days $ 45, all 4 days $85 Lab #1 Sept. 19−Oct 10, Lab #2 Oct. 17 − Nov. 7. Open Lab provides hands on instruction to guide you through the use of the Fire Arts Center’s glass studio. Basic use of tools, materials, & safety will be covered. Lab is intended to further your creative process with fused glass & use the shared space of the open studio effectively. 520 South G St. Arcata, (707) 826−1445, (AC−0829) WHEEL THROWING 1 & 2 UTILITARIAN FORMS. With Bob Raymond on Wed’s, 7−9 p.m., Sept. 18 − Nov 20, $180. Course is a complete intro. to basic wheel−throwing techniques. For the intermediate students he will assist in mastering utilitarian forms and demonstrating a variety of decorative styles and techniques. Fire Arts Center. 520 South G St. Arcata, (707) 826−1445 (AC−0829) WHEEL THROWING 1&2 W/BOB RAYMOND. Tues’s 7−9 p.m., Sept 17−Nov 19, $180 Learn the basics or perfect your wheel−throwing technique. Ideal for both new & continuing students. Fire Arts Center 520 South G St. Arcata, (707) 826−1445 (AC−0829)


CREATIVE WRITING. Tues.s, Sept. 3−24, CR Community Education 333 6th St. Eureka. $59. Creative Writing class is open to all students of writing, new or seasoned. You just need a desire to express yourself through the written word. Bring your pencil, paper, and your creativity and dive in. Call (707) 269−4000 to register. (CMM− 0822)

LIFETREE CAFÉ EXPLORES THE TENSION BETWEEN SCIENCE AND RELIGION. Sun., Aug. 25, 7 p.m. Program, titled "Science and Religion: Can They Coexist?" features an exclusive filmed inter− view with the Vatican Observatory’s Brother Guy Consolmagno. Lifetree is a conversation café located on the corner of Union and 13th St., Arcata. (CMM−0822) MANAGING TIME, PEOPLE & PRIORITIES. A management workshop presenting tools to improve time management, prioritization, work− load balance, delegations, and more. With Janet Ruprecht. Fri., Sept. 6, 8:30 a.m.−12:30 p.m. Fee: $85 (includes materials). Pre−registration required. Call HSU College of eLearning & Extended Education at 826−3731 to register, or visit extended (CMM−0829)

3 Workshops with Master Knitter Lily Chin Sat, Sept 14 & Sun, Sept 15 • Reversible Cables (9/14, 9am -Noon) Learn which stitches, yarns, and needles are ideal for reversible cables,and how to chart them. Make scarves, shawls, afghans where both sides look great! • Alternative Closures (9/14, 2-5 pm) Learn several stylish alternatives beyond buttons and buttonholes for closing up garments. Learn trick and hints and what to avoid. • Reversible Color Knitting (9/15, 11 am-6 pm) Colorwork techniques that make both sides lovely. Covered will be double-knitting, pinstriped brioche or tuck, and several knitpurl combinations.

Call 707.442.9276 for details or NORTHCOAST KNITTERY 320 2nd St. between D&E, Eureka Space is Limited!


BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS FOR THE HOME−USER I. Tues.s & Thurs.s, Sept. 10 − Oct. 3, 1p−3p, CR Community Education 525 D St. Eureka. $79. This very basic, hands−on class is designed to take the fear out of using computers. Starting with use of the mouse and keyboard, you will then move into browsing the internet, setting up and using email, and downloading and saving attachments; all tools you need for safe, confident use of the computer and navigating the internet for online resources and staying in touch with family and friends. Call (707) 269−4000 to register.(CMP−0822)

BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS FOR THE WORKPLACE. Tues.s, Sept. 10 − Oct. 1, 5:30p−8p, CR Community Education 525 D St. Eureka. $84. This course is designed to provide the basic computer skills needed to survive and prosper in today’s work− place. The course will focus on practical applica− tion for software most common to the workplace. When students finish this course, they will be familiar with Office 2010, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Call (707) 269−4000 to register.(CMP−0822)


BEGINNING STEEL DRUM. Mon. evenings Aug. 12− 26, 7−8 p.m., Pan Arts Network, 1049 Samoa Blvd., Suite C. $50, (707) 407−8998, info@panarts (DMT−0825)

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CHAKRA NATION HOOPERS. Arcata Core Pilates Studio is now happy to offer Hoop dance classes to their schedule. Classes begin Sept. 2. Learn how to get your hoop on or improve and learn new tricks. Call 845−8156 for more information (DMT− 0829) DANCE WITH DEBBIE BALLROOM WORKSHOP. 2hr. workshop/ $12 per person in Swing, Latin, Hustle, Arm styling, Dips & Fancy Endings, and More! call (707) 464−3638 or Check calendar at (DMT−0822) KLAMATH RIVER MANDOJAM, AUG. 22 − 25 Weekend of workshops & jamming on the River for all acoustic stringed instruments. (530) 627− 3379, , MUSIC LESSONS. Piano, Guitar, Voice, Flute, etc. Piano tuning, Instrument repair. Digital multi−track recording. (707) 476−9239. (DMT−1226)

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Improve your mind and body in a fun, intense workout, and a very chill environment. Adults & kids ages 8 and up. Contact Justin (707) 601-1657 Text or Phone. 1459 M. St. Arcata.• •NORTH NorthCOAST CoastJOURNAL Journal••THURSDAY, Thursday,AUG. AUG 22, 22, 2013 2013


continued from previous page FALL 2013 CR COMMUNITY EDUCATION MUSIC. Buy 2 CE Music Classes, Get 1 Free Choose from Beginning Band Instruments Brass, Percussion or Woodwinds; Beginning & Intermediate Voice Class; Beginning & Intermediate Guitar; Chorale; Concert Band; & Studio Band. Each class $149. For schedule information visit tments/community−ed/PersonalEnrichment.asp. Call (707) 269−4000 for more information or to register by phone. (DMT−0822) REDWOOD RAKS WORLD DANCE STUDIO, ARCATA. West African, Belly Dance, Tango, Salsa, Swing, Breakdance, Jazz, Tap, Modern, Zumba, Hula, Congolese, more! Kids and Adults, 616−6876. (DMT−1226) WEST AFRICAN DANCE. Tues.s, Thurs.s, 5:30−7 p.m., at Redwood Raks, Arcata. All levels welcome. Live drumming. Dulce, 832−9547, Christina, 498− 0146. (DMT−1226)


AIKIDO. Aikido is a beautiful, powerful, yet non− aggressive martial art that provides an effective method for developing our human potential. You will gain center, balance, coordination, flexibility, self−confidence and fluidity as well as insight into deeper meaning in your life. Beginning enrollment is ongoing for both kids and adults! Come observe anytime. The dojo entrance is off the F St. parking lot behind the Arcata Plaza. Adult class every weeknight 6 p.m.; kids Mon, Wed. 4 p.m.,, 826−9395.(F−1226) DANCE−FIT. Dance, aerobics & strength training all in one class ! Mon., Wed. & Fri. 9−10 a.m First class is free. Drop in for $5 per class or 14 classes for $55. No Limits tap & jazz studio, corner of 10th & K st. Arcata. 825−0922. (F−1226) NIA−DANCE FUSION. Modern dance/fitness for all abilities. Mon.s, 6−7 p.m., Studio of Dance Arts Eureka. Wed.s, 5:30−6:30 p.m., Redwood Raks Arcata. $5 drop−in, $50/12 classes (707) 441−9102. (F− 1226)

ZUMBA AND ZUMBA TONING WITH ANN! Zumba, Mon., Arcata Vet’s Hall. Zumba Toning, Thurs., Redwood Raks. Classes− 5:30−6:30; $6 drop− in, punch−cards avail. Ann has 20 yrs. of dance/ fitness instruct. Bring your water! More info? Visit or call (707) 845−1055. ZUMBA WITH MARLA JOY. Elevate, Motivate, Celebrate another day of living. Exercise in Disguise. Now is the time to start, don’t wait. All ability levels are welcome. Every Mon. & Thurs. at Bayside Grange 6−7 p.m., 2297 Jacoby Creek Rd. $6/ $4 Grange members. Every Tues. & Thurs Vector Pool, Aqua Zumba 9:15 a.m. (3289 Edgewood Rd, Eureka). Every Tue. at Trinidad Town Hall 12 p.m.& every Thur. at Eureka Vets Hall 12 p.m. Marla Joy (707) 845−4307. (F−1226) ZUMBA WITH MIMI. Dance fitness to Latin & Pop music, sure to leave you sweaty and smiling! Mon, Wed. & Fri. 9:30 a.m. at Redwood Raks World Dance Center in the Old Creamery Building, Arcata. $5 class or $50 for 11 class pass. First class free!

Home & Garden

DIY: DESIGN YOUR OWN LANDSCAPE. Mon.s & Wed.s, Sept. 16 − Dec. 11, 4p−7p, CR Community Education 525 D St. Eureka. $299. Interested in designing your own landscape? Save the cost of expensive professionals, and join us to learn how to create your very own Conceptual Landscape Design for your home. By taking this 12 week class, students will learn how to take accurate site measurements and plot them to scale, create a site analysis for their landscape, and develop and create a Conceptual Landscape Plan for their home. (G−0822)

Kids & Teens

ACTIVE KIDS = HAPPY KIDS. Come learn self− confidence, discipline and respect while gaining true life skills through martial arts. North Coast Self Defense Academy is offering two introductory lessons for only $14 with this ad. Call or visit− (707) 822−6278 or 820 N St, Building #1 Suite C, Arcata (K−1226)

NORTH COAST SELF DEFENSE. Looking for a place to develop reality−based self defense training? Want to expand your skills and gain self confi− dence? Train in Gracie Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai Kick Boxing, Lau Kune Do Kung Fu, Judo, and Filipino Kali. Group and private lessons available 7 days a week for men, women, and children. All experience and fitness levels welcome. Come and see what you can accomplish at North Coast Self Defense Academy. Located at 820 N St Building # 1 Suite C Arcata. Call (707) 822−6278, Like us on Facebook,− fenseAcademy or visit web page (F−1226)


NORTH COAST FENCING ACADEMY. Fencing (with swords!). Improve your mind and body in a fun, intense workout, and a very chill environment. Ages 8 and up. 1459 M St., Arcata. Contact Justin (707) 601−1657 text or phone, or email (F−1226)


SUN YI’S ACADEMY OF TAE KWON DO. Classes for kids and adults, child care, fitness gym, and more. Tae Kwon Do Mon−Fri 5−6 p.m., 6−7 p.m., Sat 10−11 a.m. Come watch or join a class, 1215 Giuntoli Lane, or visit, 825−0182. (F− 1226)

INTRODUCTION TO RUSSIAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE. For those with little or no knowledge of the Russian language. Natalia Novikova will help you become familiar with the Cyrillic alphabet, basic reading and writing, and everyday communi− cation. Two skill levels: Beginning: Mon./Wed., Sept. 9−Oct. 9, 6:45−8:45 p.m. Fee: $150. Interme− diate: Mon./Wed., Sept. 9−Oct. 9, 4:30−6:30 p.m. Fee: $150. Register by Sept. 3 strongly recom− mended. Call HSU College of eLearning & Extended Education at 826−3731 to register, or visit (LA−0829)

FREE SEMINAR! UNDERSTANDING THE SCIENCE OF INVESTING. Premier Financial Group welcomes guest speaker, Jay Totten, VP, CFA of Dimensional Fund Advisors to present on Thurs., Aug 22. Live music & refreshments 5 p.m., presentation 6 p.m., Wharfinger Building, 1 Marina Way, Eureka. A non− sales seminar. RSVP(707) 443−2741 or online at (L−0815)

50 and Better

OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE (OLLI). Offers dynamic classes for people age 50 and over. Call 826−5880 or visit to register for classes (O−1226)


BEGINNER’S FRENCH Learn or re−learn the basics of the French language with Laurent Cleenewerck. Tuesdays, Sept. 3−24, 10 a.m.−noon. $65/OLLI members, $90/nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880, (O−0829) BOOK ARTS: BLIZZARD BOOK WITH NATURE PRINTS. The book structure will be created entirely by folding paper with no cutting, sewing, or gluing. With Michele Olsen. Thurs., Sept. 5, 9 a.m.−5 p.m. $50/OLLI members, $75/nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880, (O−0829) CLOSE TO THE BONE: WRITING FROM THE INSIDE OUT. It’s never too late to become a writer. If you worry that you lack the skills to tap into your experiences, imagination and feelings, this class with Bonnie Shand will offer you the opportunity to learn and create in a safe environ− ment. Tues., Sept. 10−Oct. 15, 1−3 p.m. Fee: $80/OLLI members, $105/nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880, (O−0829) CULTURAL HISTORY OF EUROPE. Discuss the importance of cultural symbols and memory in historical analysis of Eastern and Central Europe. With Elena Matusevich. Tuesdays, Sept. 3−17, 3−5 p.m. $55/OLLI members, $80/nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880, (O−0829) GENTLE YOGA FOR OLLI. Learn yoga with focus on both floor and standing poses for strength, balance and flexibility at any age. With Patricia Starr. Tuesdays, Sept. 10−24, 1:30−3 p.m. Fee: $50/ OLLI members, $75/nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880, (O−0829) GEOLOGIC EVIDENCE AND AMERICAN INDIAN STORIES OF EARTHQUAKES AND TSUNAMIS. Explore American Indian stories that vividly describe earthquakes and tsunamis along the north coast and take a field trip to Redwood National Park, Orick and Crescent City. With ranger Jim Wheeler and geologist Vicki Ozaki. Sat., Sept. 7, 9 a.m.−4 p.m. $75/OLLI members, $100/nonmem− bers. OLLI: (707) 826−5880, olli (O−0829) IMPRESSIONISTS ON THE WATER. Join us for an insider’s look at the work of Money, Manet, Boudin, Callebotte, Renoir, Morisot, Cassatt, Pissarro, Whistler and Sisley for a preview of the exhibition at the SF Legion of Honor. With Ron Johnson. Tuesdays, Sept. 3−24, 6−8 p.m. $65/OLLI members, $90/nonmembers. OLLI: 826− 5880, (O−0829)

PILATES PLUS FOR OLLI. Build a stronger, healthier body. Improve posture, balance and flexibility with the elegant and flowing movements of Pilates. With Joanne Fornes. Wed., Sept. 4−Oct. 9, 10:30 a.m.−noon. $70/OLLI members, $95/nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880, (O−0829) MS WORD FOR BEGINNERS. Get the basics of using Microsoft Word 2010 with Ali Ware. Tues./ Thurs., Sept. 3−12, 6−8 p.m. $65/OLLI members, $90/nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880, (O−0829) START THE PRESS: Great Events in Media History. Discuss how journalism has shaped our society with Maclyn McClary. Fri’s, Sept. 6 −13, 10 a.m.− noon. $40/OLLI members, $65/nonmembers. OLLI: (707) 826−5880 www.humbo (O−0829) WINTERIZE YOUR WILDLIFE GARDEN. Enjoy birds and wildlife in your yard this winter with tips from Louise Bacon−Ogden. Thursday, Sept. 12, 6−8 p.m. $30/OLLI members, $55/nonmembers. OLLI: 826− 5880. (O−0905)

SALUTE TO SENIORS. Salute to Seniors. Inspired by the Virtues Project, Andy Anderson facilitates the discussion developed to bring positive living awareness and inspiration.With Linda Evans, Pete Shepard, Susan Wilson, Ray Thompson, and Donna Denudt. Sat., Sept. 7−Oct. 12, 3−4:30 p.m. Fee: $10/ OLLI members only. OLLI: 826−5880, (O−0829) TAI CHI MADE EZ FOR BEGINNERS. Learn a short version of Tai Chi made up of simple, smooth, circular movements designed to stretch, limber, tone and strengthen the body. With Glenda Hesseltine. Mondays, Sept. 9−Oct. 14, 3−4:30 p.m. $70/OLLI members, $95/nonmembers. OLLI: 826− 5880, (O−0829) TAKE IT SLOW: TAKE THE TRAIN. Learn the ins and outs of preparing for train trips including secrets of packing, ordering tickets, sleeping and dining. With Louise Bacon−Ogden and David Ogden. Thursday, Sept. 12, 2−4:30 p.m.. $30/ OLLI members, $55/nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880. (O−0905) THE UNIVERSE IN A NUTSHELL. Explore the Universe, including the latest discoveries from within and outside our Solar System, and partici− pate in hands−on activities and an evening under the stars with Mark Bailey. Mon’s, Sept. 9−Oct. 14, 4 −6 p.m. $75/OLLI members, $100/nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880, (O−0829)


ARCATA ZEN GROUP MEDITATION. Arcata & Eureka. Beginners welcome. ARCATA: Sun’s 7:55 a.m. At NorthCoast Aikido on F Street (entrance in alley between 8th and 9th, upstairs). Call 826− 1701 or visit EUREKA: Wed’s 5:55 p.m., 730 K Street upstairs. Call 845−8399 or (S1226) KDK ARCATA BUDDHIST GROUP. Under the direc− tion of Lama Lodru Rinpoche. We practice Tibetan meditation, followed by discussion. All are welcome. For more info contact Lama Nyugu (707) 442−7068, Sun’s 6 p.m, Community Yoga Center 890 G St, Arcata. Our webpage is (S−1226) LIGHT ON HATHA: EXPLORING THE THEORY & PRACTICE OF THE HATHAPRADIPIKA. With visiting instructor Seth Powell. At Om Shala Yoga. Sunday, August 25, 11:00am−5:00pm. $30 for students/ regular price is $40. 858 10th St., Arcata. 825−YOGA (9642), (S−0822) CHANTING HU. Can create miracles in your life. Chanting HU has been practiced for thousands of years in one form or another for inner attunement. The person chanting HU tunes into a higher spiri− tual awareness. All are invited to come to HU Chant at Jefferson Community Center, 1000 B St., Eureka, 7−7:30 p.m , Tues., Sept. 3. HU Chants are offered the 1st Tues. of every month 7 p.m., Jefferson Community Center for free. Please click on for a moment of inspira− tion and beauty. If you have questions: 444−2536.

TAROT AS AN EVOLUTIONARY PATH. Classes in Eureka, and Arcata. Private mentorships, readings. Carolyn Ayres. 442−4240 (S1226)

Sports & Recreation

ROLLER SKATING. Blue Lake Parks & Recreation, Fri. & Sat. 6:30−9:30p.m, Sun. 2−5 p.m. Theme Skate: Fri. Aug. 30. Dress like a Pirate and receive $1 discount! Adult Skate: Sun. Aug. 11, 6:30−9:30 p.m. Planning a party? Call 668−5932 for info. Like us on Facebook at "Blue Lake Roller Rink"! (SR−1226)

attorney knowledgeable in Cali− fornia law. YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the court. If you are a person inter− ested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE−154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. ATTORNEY FOR PETITIONER: LEON A. KARJOLA, CSB#69056 ATTORNEY AT LAW 732 FIFTH STREET EUREKA, CA 95501 (707) 445−0804 August 15, 2013 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA COUNTY OF HUMBOLDT 8/22, 8/29, 9/5/2013 (13−227)

legal notices Therapy & Support

FREE DEPRESSION SUPPORT GROUP. Walk−in support group for anyone suffering from depres− sion. Meet Mon.s 6:30 p.m −7:45 p.m, at the Church of the Joyful Healer, McKinleyville. Questions? Call (707) 839−5691. (TS−1226) FREE GAMBLING TREATMENT. Call (707) 496−2856 Shawna Bell, LMFT, MFC #47122 (TS−1226) SEX/ PORN DAMAGING YOUR LIFE & RELATION− SHIPS ? Confidential help is available. 825−0920 or 845−8973, or (TS−1226)


ARE YOU CARING FOR A LOVED ONE? PART 1 OF A 4−PART SERIES OF FREE CLASSES BEGINS ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 29, 2013 Caregiver Training Series for Family and Informal Care Providers. When someone you care about is no longer able to perform regular activities of daily living to sustain good health and social, mental and spiritual well− being, a little help from a family member, a friend, or someone else who cares can make a world of difference. Regardless of who you are to that person, providing assistance with daily activities makes you a caregiver. Aug. 29, Family Caregiver Support & Stress Management. Sept. 5, Communi− cation Skills & Community Resources. Sept. 12, Basic Safety Issues. Sept. 19, Special Challenges in family & informal caregiving. Thursday evenings, 5:30 − 7:30 p.m., Area 1 Agency on Aging (A1AA) 434 7th Street, Eureka, Corner of 7th & F Streets Classes include hands−on activities, professional presentations, educational videos & discussion. Parts 2, 3 & 4 will be offered in early 2014. You may qualify for A1AA’s Respite Program to help cover costs of an in−home caregiver while you attend classes. Other Family Caregiver Support Program Services are also available. Space limited. You MUST pre−register to attend & receive respite assistance! Call Area 1 Agency on Aging to register for caregiver training or to learn more about other services available to family and informal caregivers (707) 442−3763 8 HOUR EPA RRP TRAINING. Fri. Aug. 23, 8 a.m−5 p.m CR Community Education 333 6th St. Eureka. $300. 8 hour EPA mandated class, required in addi− tion to the CA DPH worker and supervisor certifi− cation, qualifies individuals performing renovations in target (pre−1978) housing and child occupied facilities (schools, day care centers, etc.). Course focuses on following the safe work practice requirements, health aspects, regulations,contain− ment, cleaning, and recordkeeping. (707) 269−4000 to register. (V−0822) VOLUNTEER TRAINING FOR HOSPICE OF HUM− BOLDT. Hospice of Humboldt offers patient care and grief support volunteer training July 27 & 28, 11 a.m.−3 p.m. This eight hour introductory training provides information on how you can become part of the patient care team and bring specialized sup− port to patients and families at a time when care matters the most. For more information, call (707) 445−8443 ext. 355 or visit our website

Wellness & Bodywork

START YOUR CAREER IN MASSAGE THERAPY! Daytime classes begin January 2014 at Arcata School of Massage. 650−Hour Therapeutic Massage Certification will prepare you for Professional Certification in California, and the National Exam. Our comprehensive program prepares your body, mind and heart to become a caring, confident professional massage therapist. Call 822−5223 for information or visit (W−1226)

12−HOUR YOGA OUTREACH TEACHER TRAINING WITH VISITING INSTRUCTOR SARAHJOY MARSH. At Om Shala Yoga. Delivering Accessible Yoga Alternatives Volunteer Training Weekend. September 6−8. You do not need to be a yoga teacher to participate, just interested in providing yoga outreach to the community. $120. Scholar− ships available. Must pre−register by 8/28. 858 10th St., Arcata. 825−YOGA (9642), (W−0822)

ARCATA CORE PILATES Is happy to now offer Yoga classes with Sasha Milsis,and Adult Ballet with Katie Kanzler. Call for more information. 845−8156 (W−0829) AUGUST ROLFING SPECIAL. 15% off and a free body analysis with Lee Tuley, Certified Rolfer for 25 years. Give yourself the gift of feeling wonderful this summer! (541) 251−1885 (W−0829) COMPLIMENTARY COMMUNITY PREVENTATIVE CARE CLASSES. Every Wed.’s 5:30 p.m. Aug. 21, (doTerra Essential Oils Series), 28, (Yoga for You− Benefits), Sept. 4, Holistic Health Night (Each month we will explore body systems and symp− toms of the body. Complimentary check−ups from our Nurse Practitioner and Naturopath Health Practitioner and learn how to find the "root" to systemic "problems".), Sept. 11, doTerra Essential Oils Series (Learn how to incorporate essential oil medicinals into your daily life. Oils used to support your cellular, muscular, and emotional health. Sept. 18: (Acne: Cause and Treatment). Classes will support the system of focus from Holistic Health Night.). 1639 Central Ave., Ste. A, McKinleyville (707) 839−7772, (W−0822)

DANDELION HERBAL CENTER. Beginning with Herbs, Sept. 18−Nov. 6, eight Wed. evenings at Moonrise Herbs plus two herb walks. Learn the basics with many hands−on activities, pre−req to 10 month course. Festival of Herbs − Visiting Teacher Series Oct. 2013−Apr. 2014. Meets 1st weekend of the month. Rosemary Gladstar, Candis Cantin and more! 10 Month Herbal Studies Program Feb.−Nov. 2013. In−depth materia medica, therapeutics, flower essences, formulations and harvesting. Register online or call (707) 442−8157. (W−0912) ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS WELLNESS CLASSES: YOGA & PILATES. Mon.−Fri. 9:30 a.m & 5:30 p.m. Please see our website for our regular schedule. All classes include community use of our sauna 30 minutes prior to class. $15 drop−in and discounted passes, with no expiration. 15% discount for Students and Seniors. 1639 Central Ave., Ste. A. McKinleyville, (707) 839−7772, for more info. on services, or classes visit, or email (W−1017) YOGA IMMERSION & TEACHER TRAINING. With Peggy Profant and guest instructors Karen Harris, Patrick Harestad & Amy Aiello. At Om Shala Yoga. Begins September 2013. Deepen your yoga practice and learn to teach! 858 10th St., Arcata. 825−YOGA (9642), (W−0822) T’AI CHI WITH MARGY EMERSON New Location!!! Redwood Raks in Arcata’s Old Creamery, 8th & L St. Three programs: T’ai Chi for Back Pain and Arthritis, Traditional Long Form (Wu Style), and The 42 Combined Forms (all 4 major styles). 13−week term starts 9/17. Begin as late as the third week. Visit a class with no obligation to pay or enroll. See or call 822−6508 for details. (W−0919)


contingent creditor of the dece− dent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative, as defined in section 58(b) of the Cali− fornia Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other California statutes and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in Cali− fornia law. YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the court. If you are a person inter− ested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE−154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. ATTORNEY FOR PETITIONER: DONALD W. BICKNELL, CSB # 83266 LAW OFFICE OF DONALD W. BICK− NELL PO BOX 24 EUREKA, CA 95502−0024 (707) 443−0878 July 18, 2013 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA COUNTY OF HUMBOLDT

To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both, of: DENNIS LEE KEEHN A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by ANGELO MARCELLI in the Superior Court of California, County of Humboldt. THE PETITION FOR PROBATE 8/22, 8/29, 9/5/2013 (13−227) requests that ANGELO MARCELLI be appointed as personal represen− tative to administer the estate of NOTICE OF PETITION TO the decedent. ADMINISTER ESTATE OF THE PETITION requests the dece− WILLIAM JOSEPH HOSICK, dent’s will and codicils, if any, be CASE NO. PR130233 admitted to probate. The will and To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, any codicils are available for exami− contingent creditors and persons nation in the file kept by court. who may otherwise be interested in THE PETITION requests authority to the will or estate, or both, of: administer the estate under the WILLIAM JOSEPH HOSICK Independent Administration of A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to filed by JONELL L. JOHNSON in the Superior Court of California, County take many actions without of Humboldt. obtaining court approval. Before THE PETITION FOR PROBATE taking certain very important 08/15, 08/22, 08/29/2013 (13−218) requests that JONELL L. JOHNSON actions, however, the personal be appointed as personal represen− representative will be required to tative to administer the estate of give notice to interested persons NOTICE OF PETITION TO the decedent. unless they have waived notice or ADMINISTER ESTATE OF THE PETITION requests the dece− consented to the proposed action.) DIANE FRANCIS KEEHN dent’s will and codicils, if any, be The independent administration CASE NO. PR130239 admitted to probate. The will and authority will be granted unless an To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, any codicils are available for exami− interested person files an objection contingent creditors and persons nation in the file kept by court. to the petition and shows good who may otherwise be interested in THE PETITION requests authority to cause why the court should not the will or estate, or both, of: administer the estate under the grant the authority. DIANE FRANCIS KEEHN Independent Administration of A HEARING on the petition will be A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been Estates Act. (This authority will held on September 12, 2013 at 2:00 filed by ANGELO GENE MARCELLI in allow the personal representative to p.m. at the Superior Court of Cali− the Superior Court of California, take many actions without fornia, County of Humboldt, 825 County of Humboldt. obtaining court approval. Before Fifth Street, Eureka, in Dept. 8. THE PETITION FOR PROBATE taking certain very important IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of requests that ANGELO GENE actions, however, the personal the petition, you should appear at MARCELLI be appointed as personal representative will be required to the hearing and state your objec− representative to administer the give notice to interested persons tions or file written objections with estate of the decedent. unless they have waived notice or the court before the hearing. Your THE PETITION requests the dece− consented to the proposed action.) appearance may be in person or by dent’s will and codicils, if any, be The independent administration your attorney. admitted to probate. The will and authority will be granted unless an IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a any codicils are available for exami− interested person files an objection contingent creditor of the dece− nation in the file kept by court. to the petition and shows good dent, you must file your claim with THE PETITION requests authority to cause why the court should not the court and mail a copy to the administer the estate under the grant the authority. personal representative appointed Independent Administration of A HEARING on the petition will be by the court within the later of Estates Act. (This authority will either (1) four months from the date held on August 29, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. allow the personal representative to at the Superior Court of California, of first issuance of letters to a take many actions without County of Humboldt, 825 Fifth general personal representative, as obtaining court approval. Before Street, Eureka, in Dept. 8. defined in section 58(b) of the Cali− taking certain very important IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of fornia Probate Code, or (2) 60 days actions, however, the personal the petition, you should appear at from the date of mailing or representative will be required to the hearing and state your objec− personal delivery to you of a notice give notice to interested persons tions or file written objections with under section 9052 of the California unless they have waived notice or the court before the hearing. Your Probate Code. Other California consented to the proposed action.) appearance may be in person or by statutes and legal authority may The independent administration your attorney. affect your rights as a creditor. You authority will be granted unless an IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a may want to consult with an interested person files an objection contingent creditor of the dece− attorney knowledgeable in Cali− to the petition and shows good dent, you must file your claim with fornia law. cause why the court should not the court and mail a copy to the YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by grant the authority. personal representative appointed the court. If you are a person inter− A HEARING on the petition will be by the court within the later of ested in the estate, you may file held on September 12, 2013 at 2:00 either (1) four months from the date with the court a Request for Special p.m. at the Superior Court of Cali− of first issuance of letters to a Notice (form DE−154) of the filing of fornia, County➤ of Humboldt, 825 general personal representative, as an inventory and appraisal of estate Fifth Street, Eureka, in Dept. 8. defined in section 58(b) of the Cali− assets or of any petition or account continued on next page IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of fornia Probate Code, or (2) 60 days as provided in Probate Code section petition, youAUG. should appear from• the date ofCOAST mailing or 1250. A Request Special Notice • North Coast Journal •the Thursday, 22, 2013 at NORTH JOURNAL • THURSDAY, AUG. 2013 the hearing and state22,your objec− personal delivery to you of a notice form is available from the court tions or file written objections with under section 9052 of the California clerk. the court before the hearing. Your Probate Code. Other California ATTORNEY FOR PETITIONER: appearance may be in person or by statutes and legal authority may LEON A. KARJOLA, CSB#69056


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NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS The Humboldt County Association of Governments (HCAOG) seeks proposals from qualified firms for professional services to prepare an Initial Study and Program Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Regional Transportation Plan-Update 2013 (RTP) for Humboldt County. HCAOG seeks consultant services to perform analysis for the following environmental resources: 1. Air Quality & Greenhouse Gas 2. Biological 3. Geology 4. Hydrology, Water Quality 5. Noise 6. Transportation/Circulation The analysis will evaluate the impacts of the proposed projects in the RTP in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). View the full RFP at or call (707)444-8208 for a copy. Firms interested in this project should send their proposals to HCAOG, 611 “I” Street, Suite B, Eureka, CA 95501 by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, September 16, 2013. 8/22/13 (13-224) default

CITY OF FORTUNA PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE INVITING BIDS 1. The City of Fortuna (“Owner”), will accept sealed bids for its South Fortuna Boulevard Paving Project (“Project”), by or before September 6th, 2013, at 2:00 p.m., at its City Hall office, located at 621 11th Street, Fortuna, California, at which time the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any non-substantive irregularities. 2. This Project requires a valid California contractor’s license for the following classification(s): (A) General Engineering Contractor. 3. The plans, specifications, and contract documents for the Project (“Contract Documents”) may be obtained from the Owner, at 621 11th Street, Fortuna, California. Contractors may obtain a copy of the Contract Documents from the Owner for a deposit of Fifteen Dollars ($15) per set. 4. Each bid must be submitted using the Bid Proposal Form provided with the Contract Documents. Each Bid Proposal must be accompanied by bid security of ten percent (10%) of the maximum bid amount, in the form of a cashier’s or certified check made payable to Owner, or a bid bond executed by a surety licensed to do business in the State of California on the Bid Bond form included with the Contract Documents. The bid security shall guarantee that upon award of the bid, the bidder shall execute the contract and submit payment and performance bonds and insurance certificates as required by the Contract Documents within ten (10) days following notice of award of the Contract. 5. Pursuant to Section 400 of the Fortuna City Charter and Section 2.50.090.A of the Fortuna Municipal Code, this Project is exempt from State of California prevailing wage requirements, and is instead subject to the City of Fortuna’s local prevailing wage requirements. Pursuant to City of Fortuna Municipal Code Section 2.50.90, the City of Fortuna acting in is sole discretion may from time to time, exercise the right granted under its Charter to establish a mechanism for determining wages to be paid on locally funded public works projects. The wages proposed by the bidder awarded the Contract for this locally-funded Project shall be considered the City of Fortuna’s prevailing wages for this Project. 6. Performance and payment bonds will be required of the successful bidder. 7. The substitution of appropriate securities in lieu of retention amounts from progress payments is permitted in accordance with Public Contract Code Section 22300. 8. Pursuant to Public Contract Code Section 4104 each Bid Proposal must include the name and location of the place of business of each subcontractor who shall perform work or service or fabricate or install work for the prime contractor in excess of one-half of one percent (½ of 1%) of the bid price, using the Subcontractor List form included with the Contract Documents. 9. No bid may be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days after the date set for the opening for bids except as provided pursuant to Public Contract Code Sections 5100 et seq. 10. Additional information is provided in the Instructions and Information for Bidders, which should be carefully reviewed by all bidders prior to submitting a Bid Proposal. 11. A bidders’ conference will be held on August 30th, 2013 at 2:00 p.m., at the following location: City Hall office, located at 621 11th Street, Fortuna, California for the purpose of acquainting all prospective bidders with the bid documents and the Worksite. The bidders’ conference is not mandatory. 8/22, 8/29/2013 (13-229)

actions, however, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed action.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court ➤ should not grant the authority. Continued fromwill be A HEARING on the petition page. held on previous September 12, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the Superior Court of Cali− fornia, County of Humboldt, 825 Fifth Street, Eureka, in Dept. 8. IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objec− tions or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a contingent creditor of the dece− dent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative, as defined in section 58(b) of the Cali− fornia Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other California statutes and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in Cali− fornia law. YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the court. If you are a person inter− ested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE−154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. ATTORNEY FOR PETITIONER: LEON A. KARJOLA, CSB #69056 ATTORNEY AT LAW 732 FIFTH STREET EUREKA, CA 95501 (707) 445−0804 August 15, 2013 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA COUNTY OF HUMBOLDT 8/22, 8/29, 9/5/2013 (13−228)

NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC AUCTION Notice is hereby given that the undersigned intends to sell the personal property described below to enforce a lien imposed on said property pursuant to Sections 21700 −21716 of the Business & Professions Code, Section 2328 of the UCC, Section 535 of the Penal Code and provisions of the Civil Code. The undersigned will sell at a public auction by competitive bidding on the 6th of September 2013, at noon, on the premises where said prop− erty has been stored and which are located at South Bay Mini−Storage, 2031 Eich Road, Eureka, County of Humboldt, State of California, as follows. Items to be sold include but are not limited to the following: Unit #170− Melissa Smith−boxed items, disc player, furniture, clothing Unit #277− Michael E Sovereign − mattress set, boxed items, speaker box, car rim, toys Unit #315− Delisse L Jones−boxed items, wood furniture, suitcases, 2 televisions Unit #412− Christopher J Nicholson− misc furniture, misc boxed items Unit #605− Vonda Wilson−drill press, washing machine, dishwasher, misc tables Unit #661− Christopher Garza − tables, chairs, dresser, doll house, boxed items Unit#760− David C Hostler−boxed items, stroller, car seal, clothing, toys Unit #821− Rachael E Moore− fans, drip system, water tank, drying system, misc lights & pvc Purchases must be paid for at the time of purchase in cash only. All purchased items are sold "as is" and must be removed from the premises within 24 hours. Sale subject to cancellation in the event of a settlement between owner and obligated party. Bring a flashlight and padlock(s) Dated this 22nd of August and 29th day of August 2013 CA BOND NO. 0336118 8/22, 8/29/2013 (13−226)

Is my Fictitious Business Name Statement good forever?


our fictitious business name statement will expire five years from the date it was last filed with the County Clerk. Before it expires, you must refile your fictitious business name statement.

Within 30 days from the refiling date, you must begin publishing the statement in the newspaper. If you publish it in the North Coast Journal for the required four weeks, on the last day of publication a “proof of publication” will be sent to the County Clerk to complete the filing process.



The following person is doing busi− ness as PACHAMAMA JEWELS 115 G St., #18, Arcata, CA. 95521 Maria Prieto 115 G St., #18 Arcata, CA. 95521 The business is conducted by An Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the ficti− tious business name listed above on 7/4/2013 /s/ Maria Prieto This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on July 22, 2013. CAROLYN CRNICH Humboldt County Clerk

The following persons are doing Business as THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA PROJECT at 854 9th St., Suite B, Arcata, CA. 95521 The Arts of Peace, Inc. 854 9th St., Suite B Arcata CA. 95521 The business is conducted by A Corporation The registrant commenced to transact business under the ficti− tious business name listed above on 1/29/96 /s/ Valerie Reed, Secretary This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on August 1, 2013 CAROLYN CRNICH Humboldt County Clerk

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 13−00426 The following persons are doing Business as CALI GIRLS SALON at 2926 E St. Eureka, CA. 95501 Annette Wilson Hess 6631 Spring St. Fields Landing, CA. 95537 Jamaal Levi 6631 Spring St. Fields Landing, CA. 95537 The business is conducted by Copartners The registrant commenced to transact business under the ficti− tious business name listed above on 7/25/2013 /s/ Annette Wilson Hess This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on July 25, 2013 CAROLYN CRNICH Humboldt County Clerk 8/1, 8/8, 8/15, 8/22 (13−207)

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 13−00434 The following persons are doing Business as LAVENDER ROSE FABRIC & NOTIONS at 3479 Pine Street, Eureka, CA 95503 Patricia Louise Underwood 3479 Pine Street Eureka, CA 95503 The business is conducted by an Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the ficti− tious business name listed above on August 1, 2013 /s/ Patty L. Underwood This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on August 1, 2013 CAROLYN CRNICH Humboldt County Clerk 8/15, 8/22, 8/29, 9/5/2013 (13−219)

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 13−00442 The following persons are doing Business as ST. JOSEPH HERITAGE HEALTHCARE at 500 S. Main St., Ste. 1000 St Joseph Hospital Yorba Linda 500 S. Main St., Ste. 1000 Orange, CA. 92868 The business is conducted by A Corporation The registrant commenced to transact business under the ficti− tious business name listed above on 3/28/13 /s/ St. Jude Hospital Yorba Linda, By C.R Burke, President, and CEO. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on August 05, 2013 CAROLYN CRNICH Humboldt County Clerk 8/22, 8/29, 9/5, 9/12/2013 (13−223)

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 13−00455 The following persons are doing Business as Dave’s 76 Service at 1666 Main Street, Fortuna, CA 95540 Anita L. Ansley, Executor David Ansley Estate 2020 So. Second Ave. Fortuna, CA 95540 The business is conducted by A Individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the ficti− tious business name listed above on n/a /s/ Anita L. Ansley, Executor This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on August 12, 2013 CAROLYN CRNICH Humboldt County Clerk 8/15, 8/22, 8/29, 9/5/2013 (13−220)

The cost for running your ficticious business name in the North Coast Journal is a flat $55 fee. Call for the Journal’s reasonable rates and friendly service:

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The following person is doing busi− ness as PEYOTE MOON 450 Mad River Road, Arcata, CA. 95521, PO Box 311, Arcata, CA. 95518 Bridget Lenahan 450 Mad River Road Arcata, CA. 95521 The business is conducted by An Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the ficti− tious business name listed above on 8/1/2013 /s/ Bridget Lenahan This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on July 24, 2013. CAROLYN CRNICH Humboldt County Clerk 8/1, 8/8, 8/15, 8/22/2013 (13−206)

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT R13−00443 The following persons are doing Business as CRAFTS MAN’S MALL at 2905 Saint Louis Rd. Arcata, CA. 95521 Cal− Kirk Landscaping, Inc. 2905 Saint Louis Rd. Arcata CA. 95521 The business is conducted by A Corporation The registrant commenced to transact business under the ficti− tious business name listed above on n/a /s/ Dwight Griesbach, CFO This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on August 5, 2013 CAROLYN CRNICH Humboldt County Clerk 8/8, 8/15, 8/22, 8/29/2013 (13−214)


PUBLIC NOTICE On August 1st, 2013, Mad River Radio, Incorporated, filed an appli− cation with the Federal Communi− cations Commission for renewal of license of translator K294AZ, channel 294, 106.7 FM which is licensed to serve Eureka, California. The station transmits from a site located at 1733 Barry Road, Knee− land, California, with an effective radiated power of 250 watts. The station rebroadcasts KMDR, channel 236, licensed to serve McKinleyville, California. Individuals who wish to advise the FCC of facts relating to the renewal application and to whether this station has operated in the public interest should file comments and petitions with the FCC by November 1st, 2013, by writing to: FCC, Washington, DC 20554. 8/8, 8/15, 8/22/2013 (13−213)



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15. Draws 17. Sudden jumps 21. Animal seen in the logo for Hooters 22. Online feed letters 23. Word with grand or soap 24. Their business is always picking up 26. Five Nations tribe 27. Dodger or Yankee, e.g. 30. Salon job, for short 32. Actresses Graff and Kristen 34. Green org.? 35. “Do ____ favor ...” 36. Whiten 37. Clear wrongs 38. In ____ (agitated) 40. One often seen revolving around Venus? 43. Burns and Bradley

1. “Here’s hoping ...” 6. Rock who likes to rock 9. Peace grp. since 1948 12. Leader of the All-Starr Band 13. Old Engine Oil or Irish Death, e.g. 14. Prepare to transplant, as a plant 16. Leatherback or loggerhead 18. Netflix genre 19. “Law & Order: ____” 20. Overly optimistic 22. Biodegrade, say 25. 1961 space chimp 28. Squeezes (dry) 29. Food company with statues of 1. Subj. of the 2005 book “Many Unhappy Returns” 2. Eskimo ____ 3. Molecule involved in protein synthesis 4. 007 and others: Abbr. 5. “Now ____ done it!” 6. Dennings of “2 Broke Girls” 7. Unwell 8. A couple of bucks? 9. “One, two, three, four, five / ____ caught a fish alive” (nursery rhyme lyrics) 10. Bee-related 11. The fifth letter of “garage,” but not the first 14. It dissolved on 12/26/91


two cities 51. Teacher’s advanced deg. 53. UFO crew 54. Hair curl 56. Fanatic 58. Perplex 59. Forest gaps 65. “Old Time Rock & Roll” singer 66. The facts of life? 67. “From ____ shining ...” 68. ____ v. Wade 69. Craving 70. Risky rendezvous 44. Pre-A.D. 46. Many telenovela viewers: Abbr. 47. Quilt filler 48. Words following touch or stop 49. Southern dairy company since 1925 50. Tiger or Twin, in brief 52. Limp Bizkit lead singer Fred 55. Frozen dessert chain since 1981 57. Echelon 60. Piece of fiction 61. Lo-o-o-ong time 62. Aye’s opposite 63. Some sporty cars 64. Boozehound

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The following persons are doing Business as BAYVIEW CONSULTING at 204 Dean Avenue Manila, CA. 95521 Leigh Ann Pierre− Oetker 204 Dean Avenue Manila, CA. 95521 Lawrence Paul Oetker 204 Dean Avenue Manila, CA. 95521 The business is conducted by A Married Couple The registrant commenced to transact business under the ficti− tious business name listed above on n/a /s/ Leigh A. Pierre− Oetker This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on August 12, 2013 CAROLYN CRNICH Humboldt County Clerk 8/22, 8/29, 9/5, 9/12/2013 (13−222)



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UIHS is seeking interested Indian Community Members in serving as a potential Candidate to be a member of the UIHS Board of Directors. The potential Candidate must reside in and around the UIHS Service area within one of the following locations: Hoopa, Willow Creek, Weitchpec, Johnson’s and Orleans. All interested Indian Community Members may request a Declaration of Candidacy packet at or call 707.825.4123. The Declaration of Candidacy forms must be submitted no later than august 30, 2013 to UIHS Election Committee, P.O. Box 731, Arcata, CA 95521.

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AMENDED ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NO. CV130472 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF HUMBOLDT 825 FIFTH STREET EUREKA, CA 95501 PETITION OF: LUCIE HEBERT−MYERS TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner: LUCIE HEBERT−MYERS for a decree changing names as follows: Present name ISAAC DAVID HEBERT−GRAVES to Proposed Name JACK HENRY DAVID HERBERT− GRAVES THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objec− tion at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objec− tion is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING Date: September 30, 2013 Time: 1:45 p.m., Dept. 8 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF HUMBOLDT 825 FIFTH STREET EUREKA, CA 95501 Date: August 9, 2013 Filed: August 9, 2013 /s/ W. BRUCE WATSON Judge of the Superior Court 8/22, 8/29, 9/5, 9/12/2013 (13−225)

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ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME DANIELLE MARIE DEMARTINI MCCOY CASE NO. CV130459 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF HUMBOLDT 825 FIFTH STREET EUREKA, CA 95501 PETITION OF: DANIELLE MARIE DEMARTINI MCCOY TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner: DANIELLE MARIE DEMARTINI MCCOY For a decree changing names as follows: Present name DANIELLE MARIE DEMARTINI MCCOY To Proposed Name DANIELLE MARIE DEMARTINI THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objec− tion at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objec− tion is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING Date: September 17, 2013 Time: 1:45 p.m., Dept. 8 Superior Court of California, County of Humboldt 825 Fifth Street Eureka, CA. 95501 Date: July 26, 2013 Filed: July 29, 2013 /s/ Garrett W. Olney Judge of the Superior Court 8/8, 8/15, 8/22, 8/29 (13−211)


SUMMONS CASE NUMBER: DR130210 NOTICE TO DEFENDANT: CHARLES "CLIFF" WILLIAMS, CHARLES "MARC" WILLIAM, CAROL BYMASTER, ET AL. YOU ARE BEING SUED BY PLAINTIFF: FRANCIS FISCHER− MORIARTY Notice! You have been sued. The court may decide against you without your being heard unless you respond within 30 days. Read the information below. You have 30 CALENDAR DAYS after this summons and legal papers are served on you to file a written response at this court and have a copy served on the plaintiff. A letter or phone call will not protect you. Your written response must be in proper legal form if you want the court to hear your case. There may be a court form that you can use for your response. You can find these court forms and more infor− mation at the California Courts Online Self−Help Center (, your county law library, or the courthouse nearest you. If you cannot pay the filing fee, ask the court clerk for a fee waiver form. If you do not file your response on time, you may lose the case by default, and your wages, money, and property may be taken without further warning from the court. There are other legal requirements. You may want to call an attorney right away. If you do not know an attorney, you may want to call an attorney referral service. If you cannot afford an attorney, you may be eligible for free legal services from a nonprofit legal services program. You can locate these nonprofit groups at the California Legal Services Web site (, the California Courts Online Self−Help Center (− help), or by contacting your local court or county bar association. NOTE: The court has a statutory lien for waived fees and cost on any settlement or arbitration award of $10,000 or more in a civil case. The court’s lien must be paid before the court will dismiss the case. HUMBOLDT COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT 825 5TH STREET EUREKA, CA 95501 ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF KELLY M. WALSH, SBN: 159155 MATHEWS, KLUCK, WALSH & WYKLE, LLP 100 M ST. EUREKA, CA 95501 (707) 442−3758 Dated: April 02, 2013 Clerk, by Amy McP, Deputy NOTICE TO THE PERSON SERVED: You are served as an individual defendant Filed: August 06, 2013 Superior Court of California, County of Humboldt 8/15, 8/22, 8/29, 9/5/2013 (13−221)

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County of Humboldt

MENTAL HEALTH WORKER I $2,188 - $2,808 Monthly Under general supervision, provides nonprofessional nursing care and out- or in-patient support for mentally disabled patients; performs related work as assigned. Must possess a valid California driver’s license. Two years of patient care services or related experience preferably in a health care or mental health setting desired. Some college level coursework in psychology or a related subject is also desirable. Filing deadline: August 30, 2013. Apply at Human Resources, Humboldt County Courthouse, 825 Fifth St, Eureka or online at 24 hr jobline: (707) 476-2357 AA/EOE. default

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FABRICATOR - MECHANIC $3,166 - $4,062 Monthly Performs journey level work in fabrication and vehicle and equipment mechanical repair. Fabricates and repairs a wide variety of metal parts using oxyacetylene or electric arc welding apparatus; diagnoses and makes mechanical repairs to vehicles and related equipment; performs related work as assigned. Must possess a valid California driver’s license. Must obtain a Class B driver’s license within 120 days of employment. Must possess sufficient strength and stamina to remove or install parts weighing up to 100 pounds. Two years of journeylevel welding experience supplemented by two years of experience in equipment mechanical repair and maintenance desired. Filing deadline: August 27, 2013. Apply at Human Resources, Humboldt County Courthouse, 825 Fifth St, Eureka or online at 24 hr Jobline: (707) 476-2357 AA/EOE







BECOME A MENTOR! California MENTOR is seeking committed people willing to share their home with an adult with developmental disabilities. We are seeking Mentors who have experience with insulin dependent diabetics & live in the McKinleyville/Arcata area. We offer a competitive monthly stipend & 24 hour support. Call Jamie at (707) 442−4500 ext. 14 (E−1226) default

14 W. Wabash Ave. Eureka, CA 268-1866


P/T Office Clerk  Receptionist  Accounts Receivable Outside Sales  Class A Drivers  Sales/Marketing Mgr Small Engine Repair  Certified Plumber  Carpenters (10) Accounting Mgr  Medical Assistant  Laborers



Under administrative direction from the City Manager, responsible for the functions, staff and oversight of the Public Works and Parks & Recreation Departments, Must maintain a valid California Driver’s License throughout employment. Bachelor’s degree in related field is required but an MPA is preferred. Water/ Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator and Water Treatment and Distribution certification is desirable. For complete job description and required job application, contact the City of Fortuna, 621 11th Street, Fortuna, CA 95540, (707) 725-7600, or Application packets, including a cover letter, required application form, and resume, must be received by 5:00 pm, Friday, September 20, 2013.



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ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN II        

707.445.9641 2930 E Street Eureka, CA 95501 default

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part-time to fulltime graphic artist Join the best locally owned, what’s happening, award-winning newspaper in Humboldt County. Advertising design & layout experience helpful. Must have knowledge of Indesign & Photoshop. Submit résumé by 8/30/13 310 F St., Eureka, CA 95501 or email


To perform a variety of technical office and field engineering work; public works inspections; surveying work; to prepare engineering drawings using ComputerAided-Design Drafting (CADD); and to do related work as required. Engineering Technician II is a full-time mid-level skills position requiring advanced knowledge of construction practices, CADD, GIS and surveying. Associate’s degree in engineering technology or surveying is desired. For complete job description and required job application, contact the City of Fortuna, 621 11th Street, Fortuna, CA 95540, (707) 725-7600, or

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Application packets, including a cover letter, required application form, and resume, must be received by


5:00 pm, Friday, August 30, 2013.

2930 E Street Eureka, CA 95501





Under the general direction of the Public Works Director, and/or the City Manager, to direct, supervise and perform a variety of administrative, regulatory and maintenance functions, repair and construction of the City’s water and wastewater collection, distribution and storage systems; operation and maintenance of water wells, water booster and sewage lift pump stations; and to do related work as required. Must possess, and maintain a valid Class B California Driver’s License. At time of hire incumbent must possess and maintain at least a valid Grade III Water Distribution (D3) and a valid Grade II Water Treatment (T2) Certificate issued by the California Department of Health Services (DHS). Wastewater Certification is desirable. For complete job description and required job application, contact the City of Fortuna, 621 11th Street, Fortuna, CA 95540, (707) 725-7600, or Application packets, including a cover letter, required application form, and resume, must be received by 5:00 pm, Friday, September 6, 2013.

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the MARKETPLACE Opportunities HOME CAREGIVERS PT/FT. Non−medical caregivers to assist elderly in their homes. Top hourly wages. (707) 362−8045. (E−1226) CARE PROVIDERS NEEDED NOW! Make extra money, great opportunity. Special Needs Adults live w/you. Earn up to $3,600 tax−free/mo. Bring 4 references. Application on−site. Must have extra bedroom, HS/ GED & clean criminal record. Call Jamie today for appt ! (707)442− 4500 #14, (E−1226)

BUSINESS/INDUSTRY LIAISON Humboldt County Office of Education. Reqs. grad. from high school or comparable basic competency; Bachelor’s degree required in business, economics, education, or other related fields that would support an under− standing of business/industry/ community/school relations. Eligible for PERS retirement and full employer paid Health and Welfare. For further info contact or call (707) 445−7039. Classified app available at HCOE or online: Reply to: PERSONNEL, HCOE, 901 Myrtle Ave., Eureka, CA 95501. Apply by August 27, 2013.


Art & Collectibles


LABORERS Must have previous production type manual labor experience in an outdoor climate. Applicant must be able to lift/pull 50 lbs repetitively and shovel for long periods of time. Must possess good communica− tion skills and be safety minded. Sawmill experience a plus but not required. Must be at least 18 years. Accepting applications SATURDAY AUGUST 24, 8 a.m − 10 a.m. only at Sierra Pacific Industries, 2593 New Navy Base Road, Arcata. Sierra Pacific is located approximately 3 miles from Eureka or Arcata on Hwy 255. Everyone who applies will be given a short interview. We are a drug and tobacco free work place. A verifiable Social Security Number is required. An Equal Opportunity Employer.

THE BEAD LADY. For all your needs in beads! Glass beads, leather, shells, findings, jewelry. Kathy Chase Owner, 76 Country Club Dr. Ste. 5, Willow Creek. (530) 629−3540. (BST−1226)


WIND IN THE WILLOWS Looking for a teacher’s aide. 6 or more ECE units required. Must be able to pass a background check. Email: windinthewillows@rocket (E−0905) AMERICAN STAR PRIVATE SECU− RITY. Is Now Hiring. Clean record, Drivers license required. Must own vehicle. Apply at 922 E Street, Suite A, Eureka. (707) 476−9262. (E−0829)




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Fall Registration OPEN NOW

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Ladies’ Hat Day at Humboldt County Fair


Aug. 24


Advance Notice!

Large Variety of Hats in stock under $20

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Clothing FABRIC, ART, CRAFT & SEWING SUPPLIES 1/2 OFF! August 20−24 Famous Quarter Rack. Dream Quest Thrift Store− Helping Youth Realize Their Dreams! (M−0822) default

$5,084 - $6,525 monthly, plus excellent benefits.

Community BECOME A FOSTER PARENT. Provide a safe and stable environment for youth 13−18 for them to learn & grow in their own community. Contact the HC Dept. of Health & Human Services Foster Care Hotline (707) 441−5013, ask for Peggy


for only $25 per week! Call 442-1400 or e-mail

SDLCR ANIMAL SHELTER. Currently Seeking DONATIONS of any kind that will be helpful with animals, though donations of recycling would be accepted as well. Exact list is available at SDLCR.COM ( ?page_id=98). We are nowabout3/4 of the way through renovations of shelter, and have run out of money, any monetary donations would be greatly appreciated, tax−deductible receipts will be given. Monetary Donations to the shelter can also do so in exchange for a Gift Certificate REDEEMABLE when the grooming salon opens. Successfully rehomed over 100 animals each year since 2010. please contact Shelter at (530) 646−8532


J.B. Fabrication

Custom Welding & Artwork

Special artwork for home or business. Custom work for your vehicle. (707) 498-1067

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Provide direction and system development, coordination and implementation for quality management functions in the Mental Health Department in accordance with County policies and procedures and state and federal rules and regulations. Requires possession of a valid CA license as a Registered Nurse, or licensed or waivered MFT or LCSW, or licensed or waivered Psychologist or Physician. Desired experience would include three years related to medical records/quality management or utilization review. Final Filing Date: August 28, 2013. For more information and application materials contact Humboldt County Human Resources, 825 5th Street, Room 100, Eureka, CA 95501. (707) 476-2349. 24 hr. Jobline (707) 476-2357. AA/EOE


LOOK FOR KITTENS AT PETCO. Sat’s 11−3 p.m. Our kittens are always fixed, vaccinated, and deparasited. $66 or $110/pair Non−profit Bless the Beast (707) 444−0408 (to prearrange) (P−1226)


520 South G Street across from the marsh Arcata, CA 95521

Art & Design

20 words and a photo,

116 W. Wabash ď š 443-3259 Approx. 1-6 Closed Mon. & Tues.

(707) 826-1445

Pets & Livestock

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616 Second St. Old Town Eureka 707.443.7017 artcenterframeshop


Auto Service

Home Repair

Musicians & Instructors

YOUR ROCKCHIP IS MY EMER− GENCY! Glaswelder, Mobile, windshield repair. 442−GLAS, (S−1226)

2 GUYS & A TRUCK. Carpentry, Landscaping, Junk Removal, Clean Up, Moving. No job too big or small, call 845−3087 2guysandatrucksmk777, (S−1226)

PIANO LESSONS. Beginners, all ages. Experienced. Judith Louise 476−8919. (M−1226)

Cleaning ARCATA CLEANING COMPANY. The non−toxic cleaning solution for your home or office. (707) 822−7819. (S−1226) CLARITY WINDOW CLEANING. Services available. Call Julie 839− 1518. (S−1226) JEANNIE’S HOUSE CLEANING SERVICE. $15/hour or by the Job (negotiable). References avail− able. (707) 445−2644. (S−0829)

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Macintosh Computer Consulting for Business and Individuals Troubleshooting Hardware/Memory Upgrades Setup Assistance/Training Purchase Advice 707-826-1806

Garden & Landscape ALLIANCE LAWN & GARDEN CARE. Affordable, Dependable, and Motivated Yard mainte− nance. We’ll take care of all your basic lawn needs. Including hedging, trimming, mowing, and hauling. Call for estimates (707) 834−9155. (S−1226) PROFESSIONAL GARDENER. Powerful tools. Artistic spirit. Balancing the elements of your yard and garden since 1994. Call Orion 825−8074, (S−1226)

ERIC’S SERVICES. Home Repair, Maintenance, Affordable Prices (707) 499−4828.

SAXOPHONE/FLUTE LESSONS. All ages, beginner−advanced, jazz improvisation, technique. Susie Laraine: (707) 441−1343 susielarain default

MITSUBISHI HEAT PUMPS. Heat your house using 21st century technology. Extremely efficient, cheap to run, reason− ably priced. $300 Federal Tax Credit−Sunlight Heating−CA lic. #972834− (707) 502−1289, (S−1226)


Musicians & Instructors BRADLEY DEAN ENTERTAINMENT. Singer Songwriter. Old rock, Country, Blues. Private Parties, Bars, Gatherings of all kinds. (707) 832−7419. (M−1226) GUITAR/PIANO LESSONS. All ages, beginning and intermedi− ate. Seabury Gould 444−8507. (M −1226) PIANO LESSONS BEGINNING TO ADVANCED ALL AGES. 30 years joyful experience teaching all pi− ano styles. Juilliard trained, re− mote lessons available. National− ly Certified Piano Teacher. (707) 502−9469. (M−1226)


Ongoing Classes Workshops Private Sessions Diana Nunes Mizer Parent Educator

AUGUST ROLFING SPECIAL. 15% off and a free body analysis with Lee Tuley, Certified Rolfer for 25 years. Give yourself the gift of feeling wonderful this summer! (541) 251−1885 (MB−0829)

CHERYL JORDAN, LICENSED ESTHETICIAN. Organic facials, waxing & aromatherapy massage. Mention this ad and receive 25% off. at Tangles, 554 N Fortuna Blvd., Fortuna (707) 953−7619.


2 GUYS & A TRUCK. Carpentry, Landscaping, Junk Removal, Clean Up, Moving. No job too big or small. Call 845−3132, 2guysandatrucksmk777


Treating Bulimia, Anorexia, Binge-Eating. Kim Moor, MFT #37499

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4677 Valley West Blvd. Arcata



Moving & Storage

ASTROLOGY & TAROT. With Salina Rain: Readings, Counseling and Classes. Mon., 1:25 p.m. KHSU 90.5 FM. (707) 668−5408., (MB−1206)


CERTIFIED ROLFER ANGELA HART, B.A . Rolfing® Ten Series, Tune−up, injuries, Chronic Pain, Repetitive Motion Injury. (707) 616−3096 (MB−1121)


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Other Professionals A’O’KAY JUGGLING CLOWN & WIZARD OF PLAY. Amaz− ing performances and games for all ages. Events, Birth− days, Festivals, Kidszones. I’ll Juggle, Unicycle, & bring Toys., (707) 499−5628. (S−1226)

WRITING CONSULTANT/ EDITOR. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry. Dan Levinson, MA, MFA. 443−8373. (S−1226)



COACHING FOR PERSONAL EVOLUTION WITH REBECCA OWEN. Access your wholeness by cultivating your Presence in the Now and learning to clear old patterns. 822−5253 THE SPINE IS YOUR CONDUIT FOR LIFE−FORCE ENERGY. Open to the Alignment of Your Whole Self: Chiropractic by Dr. Scott Winkler, D.C. and Energy Work by Rebecca Owen. 707−822−1676 (MB −0919) HIGHER EDUCATION FOR SPIRITUAL UNFOLDMENT. Bachelors, Masters, D.D./ Ph.D., distance learning, Uni− versity of Metaphysical Sci− ences. Bringing professional− ism to metaphysics. (707) 822 −2111


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Medical Cannabis Evaluations Facilitating patient use of medical cannabis for over 10 years.

Est. 1979

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Michael D. Caplan, M.D. Gary W. Barsuaskas, N.P.

Call for Walk-in Availability Veteran / Senior /SSI DiscountS

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Animal & Pets Cleaning Computer & Internet Financial Garden & Landscape Home Repair Legal Musicians & Instructors Other Professionals Sewing & Alterations




KICK BUTTS! Stop smoking now with Clinical Hypnotherapist Dave Berman, C.Ht. 707−845−3749.

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Lifting Spirits Massage Therapy Woman-Centered Massage: Prenatal, Swedish, Therapeutic Massage

House calls available at no extra fee Servicing Trinidad to Eureka


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August Rolfing Special

Denise Claus

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Renew Your 215 From Any Doctor or Clinic For Less

Walk-ins Welcome

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New Patients ONLY


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Registered nurse support Personal Care Light Housekeeping Assistance with daily activities Respite care & much more

Serving Northern California for over 20 years!

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with Margy Emerson NEW LOCATION! REDWOOD RAKS in Arcata’s Old Creamery 8th & L St. 13-Week Term Starts Sept. 17 3 PROGRAMS: Traditional T’ai Chi UÊ/½>ˆÊ …ˆÊvœÀÊ >VŽÊ*>ˆ˜Ê and Arthritis UÊ{ÓÊ œ“Lˆ˜i`ÊœÀ“Ã

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œÀÊ-V…i`Տiʘ`ÊiiÃ\ or 822-6508 Visit any class free!

Sewing & Alterations LEATHER, BAG, SHOE REPAIR. In Trinidad. We stitch, sew, glue, rivet, produce bags, belts, dog collars, horse tack, work clothes, upholstery, bar stools, benches, leather repair of all kinds. 490 1/2 Trinity Street, at Parker. Call (510) 677−3364. (SA−829)

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Apartments for Rent 230 WABASH AVE #2. 2 /1 Apt. Centrally located, on− site laundry, w/c cat. Sec 8 OK. Rent $675 Vac 9/5. Rental hotline (707) 444−9197, (R−0822) EUREKA APT BY THE BAY & OLDTOWN. 1 bdm/1ba, no smoking or pets, W/S/G paid. $700 month, $1000 dep. Ref. req. 445−4679 (R−0829) default


Opening soon available for HUD Sec. 8 Waiting Lists for 2, 3 & 4 bedrm Apts. Annual Income Limits: 1 pers. $20,100; 2 pers. $22,950; 3 pers. $25,800; 4 pers. $28,650; 5 pers. $30,950; 6 pers. $33,250; 7 pers. $35,550; 8 pers. $37,850.

EHO. Hearing impaired: TDD Ph# 1-800-735-2922. Apply at Office: 2575 Alliance Rd. Arcata, 8am-12pm & 1-4pm, M-F (707) 822-4104 ROOM FOR RENT Room in 2bd/1ba 2nd floor apt in senior complex. $500/mo includes utilities, $500 deposit. (707) 672−4096 (R−0815)

Houses for Rent STITCHES−N−BRITCHES. Kristin Anderson, Seam− stress. Mending, Alterations, Custom Sewing. Mon−Fri., 8a.m− 3p.m. Bella Vista Plaza, Ste 8A, McKinleyville. (707) 502−5294. Facebook: Kristin Anderson’s Stitches−n− Britches.



Art & Collectibles Auctions Baby Items Clothing Merchandise Miscellaneous Sporting Goods

Comm. Space for Rent

3540 PINE 3/1 home, fenced backyard, hook−ups, w/c pet. Rent $1075 Vacant 8/19, Rental hotline (707) 444−9197, (R−0822)

COMMERCIAL SPACE IN ARCATA Ground floor retail space available $1700 or $3000 per month, size varies. Upper floor suites starting at $325. Great visibility, off street parking, close to the plaza! Call Linda Disiere (707) 845−1215 CREATIVE STUDIO SPACE. 2 Spacious studios available for classes & Events, Attention Dance instructors, Musicians, Artists, a great space for Yoga, Martial Arts & More. For more infor, & rate call. Studio of Dance Arts (707) 442−1939 (CR−0912) EUREKA DOWNTOWN OFFICE SPACE. Available at 7th & I Streets in Eureka. 650 sf. New paint and carpet. Great location. Parking & janitorial included. Call S & W Properties, (707) 499− 6906. (R−0725) PARKING SPACES FOR RENT IN DOWNTOWN EUREKA LOT. S & W Properties. $40 per month per space. Call 443−2246, 499−6906. (R−0725)

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Vacation Rentals EVENT RENTAL. Chemise Mountain Retreat, a perfect natural environment for your wedding or event. King Range. Easily accessible. Solar powered, handicap friendly, new lodge. Information 986−7794,

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2850 E St., Eureka Acreage for Sale Apartments for Rent Commercial Property for Sale Commercial Space for Rent Houses for Rent Realtor Ads Vacation Rentals

(Henderson Center), 707

707 ■ ARCATA SUNNY BRAE STARTER! This 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath home with newly painted interior is approximately 1200 sf with an attached garage. There is a den/office which could serve as a fourth bedroom. The deep lot allows for a nice view of the forest behind the home. This property would be good for a first time home buyer or as an investment property. $255,000



2355 Central Ave., McKinleyville




Sylvia Garlick #00814886 • Broker GRI/Owner 1629 Central Ave. • McKinleyville • 707-839-1521

STROMBECK PROPERTIES Arcata Apartments Close to HSU! Studios, 1 Bed & 2 Bed Units 960 South G St Arcata, CA 95521 707-822-4557 n, Enjoy free popcor gs do fu to hot dogs & pm 30 2: Noon-


3 bed, 2 bath, 1,633 sq ft Rio Dell home on large treed lot with gorgeous views of the bluffs. Easy walk to the river, very custom built, tons of amenities. Large Wolff range in kitchen, 900’+ garage


3 bed, 2 bath, 1,435 sq ft Cutten home. Move-in-ready. Redwood siding and gutters, gas fire fireplace, new hot water heater & dishwasher. Custom tile kitchen floor, new bathroom floor & shower

An Association of Independently Owned and Operated Realty Brokerages


Charlie Tripodi Land Agent

SATURDAY, AUGUST 24TH SANDPIPER PARK–115 G STREET You are invited to a special Open House from 11am-5pm. New homes for only $59,900 in Arcata’s newest affordable housing community. Open Houses daily Monday-Friday 1-5pm, and Saturdays & Sundays 11am-5pm. Nonprofit ROP owned and managed with financial assistance available to qualified applicants from the City of Arcata. For More Information call toll free 800-655-6600


Seeking proposals from qualified parties interested in leasing and operating the historic Scotia Inn, including a Restaurant and Banquet Room for up to 300 Guests, a Pub (with full bar), and 22 Guest Rooms. Very Popular for Banquets and Weddings. Perfect for Chefs or Caterers wanting to take their business to the next level.


3 bed, 1.5 bath, 1,300 sq ft beautiful Sunnybrae home. Totally rebuilt in 2002 by Ray Wolfe construction. Custom fireplace, pasture views, spacious kitchen with vaulted ceilings, newer appliances


707.83 4.3241 Kyla Tripodi Realtor/Land Agent

707.445.8811 ext.124


NEW DIRECT LINE - 24/7 - 707.476.0435





Salyer Land/Property

+/- 50 acres of picturesque property located in trinity County on Salyer Loop Road. enjoy a combination of gently sloping meadow and forest land, excellent southern exposure, a well, and yearround county road access. Custom barn has been upgraded to include an unfinished 20’ X 20’ studio with power, loft, washer  and dryer hook-ups and more. Beautiful views of Ironside mountain, and conveniently located just 15 minutes from Willow Creek.


Willow Creek Land/Property +/- 160 acres Supply Creek, this rare property is located 45 minutes from arcata up old three Creeks Road. property boasts a year-round creek, great access, timber and breathtaking views. Call today!

AvAilAble JAn. 1, 2014.

Town of Scotia Company, LLC John Warren: (707) 764-4273


Bald Hills Land/Property

Beautiful +/-123 acres with mettah Creek running through the property. property boasts open flats, timber, year-round water, amazing  views and plenty of privacy.


2120 Campton Rd. Ste #C – euReka, Ca 95503

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North Coast Journal 08-22-13 Edition  

The North Coast Journal of Politics, People & Art is a guide to what’s really happening on the far North Coast of California.

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The North Coast Journal of Politics, People & Art is a guide to what’s really happening on the far North Coast of California.