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The Week in Weed ganja capitalism
11 News a eureka vision
12 Blog Jammin’ 14 On The Cover going medieval
21 Table Talk hum plate
24 Home & Garden Service Directory
25 Get Out! next time i’ll try skydiving
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27 Five Things to Know before choosing your friends for the day
29 Stage Matters can’t buy me love
31 The Hum strings, hIlls, boys and girls
32 Music & More! 35 Calendar 39 Filmland captive audience
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41 Workshops 46 Field Notes printing the journal
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Editor: Last week a community meeting was held at the Wharfinger to discuss the homeless problem in Humboldt County (see this week’s Blog Jammin’, “In America, there are winners and page 12). A suggestion was made to form a committhere are losers. For the winners to tee that would evaluate all complain that the losers are spoiling of the grants and programs of the Department their view and becoming inconvenient of Health and Human shows … myopic ignorance and lack of Services with the intention of eliminating as many as compassion.” possible. By reducing the number of resources avail— Matt Olson, commenting on the Journal’s Facebook able to the homeless, they page about Rob Arkley’s meeting on the homeless would need to move to other areas. The percentage of homeless veterans who live in the county the Arkley-homeless event, in his bringing ranges from 20 to 40 percent. Jesus into it (“... bearded hippie with a soft Homelessness is a severe spot for mooching layabouts.”) problem for business owners and The conventional understanding about others who live at or near the downtown Him is way off. area. But is this the best solution we can Yes, Jesus is love, and he did feed and come up with? Is the logic sound? Surely heal people, and was himself homeless. there must be a more humane way of But he definitely was not a burden on coping with this very real problem. society. He knew what his purpose was in Fred Mazie, Eureka the world, and He was busy at it most of the time. His purpose was not to “make Editor: the world a better place,” or else he would I have been reading the various comhave spent all of his time attempting to ments about Arkley and treating the heal and feed every single person on the needy. I read Jeff Bridges was included in planet (something he probably could have the article. pulled off), but he was murdered because Yes Jeff’s family had roots in Eureka, his real purpose was to turn the religious so what? When was the last time he was establishment upside down, and chalhit on for money or a handout by some lenge people to get right with God, which pot heads, lazy, young people who may or included looking at your sins and faults. may not have been homeless? The only business people that Jesus ever I avoid both Arcata’s and Eureka’s plaza interfered with were the money changers areas as much as possible. I will go out of at the temple, since they were defiling it; my way to shop in other areas where they but I’m sure his lifestyle never imposed do not congregate. on any person or business — not because I do feel for many of the homeless he could make bread out of stones, but and think they need some assistance but because he truly did care, and lived by the I do not feel for those who do not even golden rule. This is where the issue with attempt to find work, who make excuses the homeless, I think, becomes complifor their problems, stand around being cated. obnoxious, loudly rude and often accost One can have compassion on them for pedestrian shoppers. their neediness, but we continue to ignore Bill Herman, McKinleyville or deny how they behave toward society. If we’re feeding them, we should also help them, like the Eureka Rescue Mission Editor: does, to be healed and enabled to fulfill Thank you for Grant Scott-Goforth’s the purpose for which they were brought article “Water’s for Fighting;” he helped into the world by their Heavenly Father. me understand the whole California water Jean Damon, McKinleyville issue better; I especially appreciated the
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Editor: Barry Evans’ essay “Happiness? Forget it” in the Sept. 12 Journal cites “evolutionary philosophy” as saying that “our genes don’t give a rat’s backside whether we’re happy or not.” True enough, if our worldview has taken up permanent residence somewhere in the region of the amygdala, a place where kill-or-be-killed, “run away, run away” bells are ringing regularly. But our brains are more than just repositories of the results of countless wellpracticed fight or flight reactions to the world in which we’ve lived for millennia. From brain stem (ancient) to prefrontal cortex (relatively recent), the human brain is a yet evolving and wondrous phenomenon of nature. Old processes ensuring survival are still very much at work within us, yes. However, our complex cortical tissue, built upon the many histories derived from simple reptilian awareness, is a living laboratory where we are offered vast and unknown potentialities of experience. Certainly, there is no guarantee that our species will survive its foolish and primitive behaviors (wars, etc.). Deservedly, we may disappear into extinction. Nonetheless, the very existence of the human brain is an astonishing improbability. That a three pound sack of chemical soup and neuronal sparking can conceive the very idea of “happiness” is itself a profound cause for much jubilation! From moment to moment, within every individual human being, ever-deepening gladness and gratitude are ours for the cortical choosing. Only when individuals so choose, may the species at large, perhaps, discover that happiness, however fleeting, is actually real. Jere Bob Bowden, Ferndale
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Last week’s cover story, “Water’s for Fighting,” contained an error. Water claims for Trinity and Sacramento river waters exceed the available water seven and five times, respectively. ●
Our Sept. 12 cover story, “Main and Loleta,” incorrectly identified the ownership of certain parcels, inadvertently omitting some owners who have partnered with the van der Zee family. It also misspelled the name of one trust. According to the Humboldt County Assessor’s records: The parcel behind the green hedge is co-owned by the Zeedervan Family Limited Partnership trust (50 percent), Sean Wirth (25 percent) and his wife, Cynthia Garcia Wirth (25 percent); the parcel on which Blue Coach Antiques sits is co-owned by the Wirths (64.3 percent) and Peter van der Zee (35.7 percent); the parcel upon which the bakery, meat market and market sit is co-owned by Kathryn J. Kennedy (62 percent) and Peter van der Zee (38 percent). ●
The Way Summer Turned She starts slowly, Her hands, circling gestures, hinting to far off places: Familiar, In the way that long gone memories suddenly reappear, New and old, As the eyes of a newborn might tell. Her story moves, Along the lines of his sweaty brow: Furrows of dusty habits, streaked and stale. And his face: a worn vista of hope, A shell of the dances they once rehearsed. She conjures over sagging eyes, Rising to bright skies: That one window they have left, Where thirst and promise mingle On that one day the afternoon light hangs, Suddenly, still and unmoving. Their separation: a restless wait, But marked with patience, As he turns, fetching verses from a box of years, Stepping on the one plank, long gone warped and dry, Creaking, and sounding the first note Of a long song they will sing once again. — Sam A. Flanagan
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sity of Hawai’i at Manoa and here. OK, introduction done. So I’m inching through Pasadena traffic. Scanning, scanning. College station KSPC’s playing a throbbing Chrome, Liars, Gonjasufi mix. Not bad. I listen until the show ends and another student plays music from popular video games. Sigh. I’d already listened to three new albums by Regina Spektor, Xavier Rudd and Amanda Palmer three times each. I’d jammed through old playlists and used up my smart phone’s data allowance. Trinidad to Palm Springs is a hearty 12-hour drive, not counting rush-hour traffic. I want radio, and my expectations are higher these days. I’ve spent most of my adult years suffering from formats that endlessly repeat insipid songs that mindless zombies say they like when marketers call. Foreigner? Really? For the past few years, online music sites like LastFM and Pandora have enriched my music experience. Yet these sites deliver delicious music with bland indifference. No local voice describes aging munitions found in Eureka or reminds me that Andrew Bird is coming to town in November. When I moved to Humboldt a year ago, I discovered what radio could be. Owned by local investors, Lost Coast Communications controls four stations — KHUM, KSLG, The Point, KXGO — and the Lost Coast Outpost, a local news blog. If you’ve lived here long enough, you might take decent commercial radio for granted. Don’t. Humboldt’s “freeform” radio offers us something that folks living elsewhere don’t have.
nd on the radio you hear “November Rain” / That solo’s awful long but it’s a good refrain / You listen to it twice cuz the DJ is asleep / On the radio.” — Regina Spektor
Scanning the airwaves between Los Angeles and San Bernardino. Nothing interesting. A classic rock station’s playing Foreigner’s “Double Vision.” A couple others are looping Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” every five or six minutes. I abdicate my perceived right to new music and belt out the refrain. “She’s up all night till the dawn! I’m up all night to get some!” Yawn. Ke$ha. Ho-hum. Katie Perry. My eyelids are getting heavy, heavy. A classic rock station’s playing Boston but I have less than a feeling. What I wouldn’t give for a familiar Humboldt radio voice right now. Hometown radio-sans-rules KHUM would be playing its funky eclectic mix and giving away a Lumineers CD to the person who names the only U.S. state included in an AKC registered dog breed. Wait. Before I write anything else, I’d like to ’fess up to not being longtime Media Maven Marcy Burstiner, who’s my boss at Humboldt State. She’s in Spain through Christmas. I’m filling in as Media Mavenette. My background’s in print journalism. I’ve worked at a metropolitan daily newspaper and edited an alt weekly in Reno. I’ve taught journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno; the Univer-
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“There’s more good music now than ever before in history,” says Cliff Berkowitz, who fled L.A. in the 1990s to do his own kind of radio here. “But where are we going to listen to it?” Days after my trip, back home in the fog, Berkowitz is playing Gin Wigmore’s “Devil in Me.” He began a 6 a.m. set with They Might Be Giants, played Cat Empire, Nina Simone and Suzanne Vega. Humboldt radio can be different than L.A. radio because we’re invisible, as commercial markets go. Eureka’s TV audience barely manages to rate a spot on the Nielsen Designated Market Area ratings. It’s No. 194 of 200, barely edging ahead of Mankato, Minn., and Lima, Ohio. Eureka’s not even listed as a radio market. Neither is Arcata, let alone the itty village of Ferndale, home to Lost Coast Communications. If radio rankings went low enough, Humboldt might be about No. 230, Berkowitz says. (L.A. is No. 2, second to New York City.) Berkowitz, a DJ who’d worked in San Francisco and L.A., and wife Amy fell in love with Humboldt during visits in the 1970s and 1980s. On one trip, they had an epiphany in a grocery store parking lot. “Wouldn’t it be great to do freeform radio here — and we could call it KHUM or something?” Cliff Berkowitz recalls. Purely hypothetical. Possible retirement plan. By the 1990s, enough had changed in the radio game that Berkowitz wanted out. “All the fun was being squeezed out of radio,” Berkowitz said. “And it’s gotten way worse.” The couple moved here. Money was cobbled together. A small business loan was acquired to buy a radio station. Freeform radio was born. In Humboldt. Across the rest of the nation, the 1996 Telecommunications Act paved the way more than 1,000 radio firm mergers in less than two years. Before you could hum REM’s “End of the World,” three compa-
nies controlled 80 percent of ad revenues in the top radio markets. Revolution brought less variety to listeners. Stations bought by giant corporations don’t operate in the public interest, Berkowitz says. “It’s a commodity to them.” Not so here. This month, KHUM did live remote broadcasts for a week to support the Friends of the Dunes. Public affairs features include last year’s documentary on marijuana growers and regular features like Coastal Currents, an environmental show that airs Wednesdays. Is there freeform hope for the rest of the nation? Promising signs exist. Radio’s reptilian monstrosity with more than 800 stations, Clear Channel Communications, has sold off a couple hundred stations in the past few years. After firing nearly all its employees in an attempt to juice radio for maximum profits, its stations are now run by one frizzy wigged robotic lizard in a San Antonio, Texas, broom closet. That’s who/ what does Rush Limbaugh’s voice and picks the music. In 2008, Clear Channel’s ownership transferred to capital investment firms Thomas H. Lee and Bain Capital. In 2012, Clear Channel reported losses of $424 million. Dinosaurs will surely die. “We could be on the cusp of a renaissance,” suggests Berkowitz, “with people who care about radio buying up the small stations.” I’d stay up all night to get that lucky.
— Deidre Pike Marcy Burstiner’s replacement Deidre Pike seems to be manifesting a teensy bit of idealism right now. You may have seen her wandering in the redwoods, mumbling, “I’ve been cynical so long! It feels good to believe!” She’ll get over it.
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he pharmacy bottles pictured above are part of a collection of old cannabis-industry flotsam that belongs to “an unofficial historian in Mendocino County.” A slideshow of the collection recently appeared on High Times online, and the post should prove enlightening to anyone who considers medical marijuana a recent invention. One photo shows tall, green tins — like old loose-leaf tea canisters — labeled “Cannabis Sativa” and “Cannabis Indica.” They’re emblazoned with the logo for Parke-Davis, once America’s largest drug maker (now a subsidiary of Pfizer). The old labels run the gamut: tinctures, extracts, elixirs — all bottled for sale to the American consumer of yore. It wasn’t just cannabis, either. As documentarian Eugene Jarecki shows in his enlightening and provocative documentary The House I Live In (recently released on DVD and online streaming services), cocaine, heroin, opium and other drugs were once marketed and sold to genteel American housewives as balms for a wide variety of maladies. And addiction and abuse were seen as public health issues rather than crimes. As Jarecki’s film shows, America’s change in approach had more to do with xenophobia than anything else. But let’s not get into all of that. For now it’s just worth remembering that the crazy cannabis concoctions being sold here in 2013 — the pot-laced gummy bears, sodas, chocolate bars and Baklava — are part of a long history of ganja capitalism. • Speaking of which, could there be a pot commercial during the next Super Bowl? Intuit, the software company
that makes Quicken and Quickbooks, recently launched an online contest to give one lucky small business a free, professionally produced ad during the big game. Businesses that receive the most online votes become finalists, and when pro-legalization group NORML launched a campaign, it quickly became a frontrunner (despite not being, you know, an actual business). Police officers in Michigan reportedly smelled marijuana in the car of a man they’d pulled over for a broken headlight. According to a police report, the man admitted to having weed on him, but officers couldn’t find any. Asked where it was, the man said he ate it. Yeah, he was arrested. Also in Michigan, dozens of people gathered to protest the case of a 6-monthold Lansing girl who was taken away from her parents following a complaint about pot in the house. The mom is a registered medical marijuana caregiver, but a family court referee ruled that marijuana made the family’s house inherently dangerous. According to local TV news, such rulings in the state are not rare. A Colorado radio host and Christian pastor named Kevin Swanson took to the airwaves last week to suggest that God sent the recent devastating floods to his state as commentary on marijuana legalization, abortion and “decadent homosexual activity.” And here we thought online comments were brutal. And finally, SoHum pot farmer/community leader Doug Green, who helped found the Mateel Community Center and Reggae on the River, died last weekend after a battle with cancer. •
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stick,” Brady said. Experience and good credentials are big priorities for Councilmember Melinda Ciarabellini. And all five councilmembers agreed that they expect the next manager to carry out their newly crafted vision plan. “We pretty much agree on things we need to go forward with in the city,” said Councilmember Linda Atkins. That clarity will make a good recruitment tool, several council members said, and the plan will be included in the materials sent to applicants. While the vision plan hasn’t been finalized, it’s very close to completion, and its goals include: • Working with the county and Humboldt State University to lobby on behalf of the area, both in Sacramento and Washington. • Streamlining permit applications — particularly building permits — for the public by making the process available online. • Updating the city’s general plan. • Updating the city’s municipal code. While some councilmembers expressed disappointment at Panos’ early departure, they also relayed understanding, and relief at having Andrew Mills, a San Diego police captain, coming on board in November as Eureka’s new police chief. In Panos’ parting statement, he listed hiring a chief as one of the key accomplishments in his nine-month tenure. Panos also did some restructuring, folding the engineering department into public works and combining the building and community development departments. That didn’t please everyone in those departments, Atkins said, but it reflected what the council asked for. “He started some big changes in the city that caused some bumpiness with employees because of his reorganization plan.” While no one was fired, several department heads were “reassigned,” and city staff is still getting used to the changes. The shuffle was designed to cut costs for the city, Atkins said. l
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empered disappointment and optimism. That’s the feeling du jour of some of Eureka’s elected officials, following Bill Panos’ short stint as city manager. And while it’s back to the drawing board for Eureka’s top position, at least this time the City Council goes into its manager hunt with a new top cop and a nearly completed “strategic vision plan” that will be part of the recruitment package. The council has asked its staff to hire the same search firm that found Panos and to conduct a broad search for the next city manager, a position that paid Panos $158,000 a year. (He’ll be earning $150,000 a year as the Wyoming schools facility director, according to the Associated Press.) City councilmembers say they hope to wrap up the search in three to four months, but in the meantime, Assistant City Manager Mike Knight will become interim city manager after Panos leaves on Oct. 4. Knight had been a contender for the job last year when previous City Manager David Tyson retired, but Panos was chosen instead. Knight said he will throw his hat in the ring again. “Keep in mind it will be very competitive,” Knight said. “There’s a lot of great city managers out there.” Councilmember Lance Madsen said he’ll be looking for a city manager who takes a broad scope of the city, who won’t overlook departments or let problems fall through the cracks. “Leadership,” said Councilmember Mike Newman. “As well as a good manager of people.” Councilmember Marian Brady said she wants a city manager with port and rail experience — she sees development of train and boat shipping as a potential economic boon. And she wants to hire a city manager who can work not only with staffers, but with residents, on city problems like cleaning up blight. “That’s part of the city manager’s job — to figure out what’s the carrot and what’s the
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At last night’s general plan update hearing, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors once again tinkered with the language of the update’s guiding principles, largely by blending the original language with new versions drafted in June by 2nd District Supervisor Estelle Fennell. Seven more principles remain to be discussed, and those seven contain some of Fennell’s more dramatic revisions. Those remaining principles are scheduled for discussion at the board’s next GPU meeting on Oct. 7. As reported by the Times-Standard, here are the new versions of the five principles discussed last night, with both the original versions and Fennell’s versions for comparison: First principle: Original version: Ensure that public policy is reflective of the needs of the citizenry as expressed by the citizens themselves. Fennell version: Ensure that public policy is reflective of the needs of the citizenry as expressed by the citizens. New version: Ensure that public policy is reflective of the needs of the citizenry of a democratic society as expressed by the citizens themselves. Second principle: Original version: Preserve and enhance the character of Humboldt County and the quality of life it offers. Fennell version: Preserve and enhance the diverse character of Humboldt County and the quality of life it offers. New version: Preserve and enhance the diverse character of Humboldt County and the quality of life it offers. Third principle: Original version: Provide sufficient developable land, encourage development of affordable housing for all income levels, and prevent housing scarcity under a variety of population growth scenarios. Fennell version: Promote and facilitate the creation of new housing opportunities to mitigate the decline in availability of affordable housing for all income levels. New version: Promote and facilitate the creation of affordable housing opportunities to meet current and future demands for all income levels. Note: 3rd District Supervisor Mark Lovelace was the lone supervisor to vote against this revision, telling the T-S
that the language “didn’t accurately capture the county’s role in development of housing, which is to provide sufficient developable land that is appropriately zoned.” Fourth principle: Original version: Ensure efficient use of water and sewer services and focus development in those areas and discourage low-density residential conversion of resource lands and open space. A FIREFIGHTER CLIMBS ONTO THE COURTHOUSE Fennell version: Cooperate with ROOF. PHOTO BY LINDA STANSBERRY service providers in developing efficient water and sewer services COMMUNITY / BY GRANT SCOTTand infrastructure and support scientifiGOFORTH / MONDAY, SEPT. 23 AT 2:00 P.M. cally proven alternative waste management systems in areas not served by Courthouse Evacuation 2 public sewer. The Humboldt County Courthouse was New version: Cooperate with service evacuated this afternoon when smoke and providers and promote efficient use haze filled the basement. A courthouse of roads, water and sewer services by employee told Journal freelancer Linda encouraging development in areas with Stansberry that a Sheriff’s Office employee existing infrastructure and discouraging smelled smoke and pulled the fire alarm conversion of resource lands and open around 1:15 p.m. Fire crews let employees space to other uses. Support home conback into the building several hours later. struction methods and alternative wasteThe courthouse was evacuated less water systems that are proven to minimize than a month ago when an elevator shaft threats to human health and safely with a filled with smoke. goal of reducing energy and water usage. More photos available online at www. Fifth principle: northcoastjournal.com/blogjammin. Original version: Support the county’s economic development strategy and work ● to retain and create living-wage job opportunities. CINEMA / BY JENNIFER SAVAGE / Fennell version: Support economic deSATURDAY, SEPT. 21 AT 12:46 P.M. velopment and work to retain and create Local Filmmaker living-wage job opportunities. Wins in Portugal New version: Support the county’s ecoHumboldt native and filmmaker Maria nomic development strategy and other Matteoli was already celebrating the incluefforts to retain and create living-wage sion of The Wine of Summer in Portugal’s job opportunities. Douro Film Harvest — she and her crew had flown to Porto to attend the world ● premiere of the movie they crafted during 2011 in Spain and the streets of Eureka’s FOOD / BY GRANT SCOTT-GOFORTH / Old Town — when things got even better. MONDAY, SEPT. 23 AT 3:51 P.M. “What in the ...” Matteoli’s Facebook Libation License Slip post read, along with a photo of her holdLibation — the Arcata Plaza purveyor ing some sort of fancy trophy. Another of wine and beer — got dinged with a one just said, “Dude ...” suspension by Alcoholic Beverage Control The film’s page confirmed impressions. for an Oyster Fest violation, according to “And we won!!” a sign on the shop’s door. The suspension, Congratulations to Humboldt’s own which forced the shop to close, began on international award-winning filmmakers! Sept. 19 and will continue through Oct. 3. Check out The Wine of Summer on According to a homemade sign on IMDb and don’t miss the director’s cut Libation’s door, the business was admonpremiering Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Eureka ished for allowing customers to drink Theatre. wine outside of the store’s bar area. ●
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Another week, another stream-threatening, tree-razing, trash-burning grow busted. This one, a couple miles east of South Fork High School, yielded more than 2,000 plants and no arrests. The Sheriff’s Office — joined by Cal Fire, Fish and Wildlife and the Drug Task Force — found unpermitted structures, filled-in water courses, grading, illegal burn piles and unprotected diesel tanks over a stream. From the Sheriff’s Office: Both diesel tanks did not have the required containment fields for spill protection as required by law. Both of the diesel tanks were directly over a stream which feeds into Elk Creek which is a coho salmon spawning habitat. The evidence of illegal burning is being forwarded to North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District by Cal Fire for additional charges due to evidence of plastic and other trash being burned in the burn pile. ● CRIME / BY GRANT SCOTT-GOFORTH / FRIDAY, SEPT. 20 AT 1:35 P.M.
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Was someone looking to expand their trophy room? The Sheriff’s Office reports that someone broke into the Wildlife Museum in Willow Creek overnight and stole $750,000 worth of dead animal parts. Among the stolen items: two three-foot ivory elephant tusks, a mounted elk head, a bear skin rug and a kangaroo rug. Apparently someone pried open back doors to the museum, setting off an alarm. Sheriff’s deputies arrived at 5 a.m. There are no suspects, according to a press release. ● FOOD / BY JENNIFER FUMIKO CAHILL / THURSDAY, SEPT. 19 AT 4:28 P.M.
A Guy Fieri sighting ranks right up there with a blurry Bigfoot photo up in these parts, and it looks like we’re due for another one in November. A Guy Fieri sighting, that is. The Humboldt Beacon reports that the Food Network host is bringing his sunny smile and dark roots up to his hometown of Ferndale to film an episode of Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. Any guesses as to where? ●
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Arkley Draws Big Crowd to Talk about Homelessness
If Rob Arkley was looking to stir the pot when he proclaimed last week that the homeless have overrun Humboldt County and are living high on the hog thanks to all those public benefits available to them — well, mission accomplished. Hundreds packed into the Wharfinger Building last Wednesday evening to take part in the Eureka businessman’s community forum to address the homelessness “crisis.” On the front walkway, frustrated people jostled as police held them back, and one man briefly made a grab for the door before it closed. Several in the crowd shouted that they had RSVP’d, as requested, but the door monitors said that didn’t matter. The building was past capacity. Arkley started off the meeting by outlining his own plans. First, he wants to form a committee — no, he said, he doesn’t have to be the chair — which will put a microscope on the Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services. The committee, he said, will tear apart the department’s budget, looking for the mandates, grants and obligations the county has to provide services to the homeless. And don’t worry, Phillip Crandall, Arkley understands that being the department head is a big job — the committee will just be looking to help. It will do that, he said, by identifying — he didn’t explain how — which programs are drawing the homeless to the area. From there, Arkley wants to see the committee put pressure on the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors. Specifically, he wants to see the board weigh each spending decision for its possible “negative impact” on the community. Lastly, Arkley wants the supes to vote on each action involving the homeless, one-by-one. Following that framework, Arkley said, he is confident that a year from now, Humboldt will be a better
place. We all just need to work together and cut out the fluff. “Too much right has become wrong. We’ve become an absolute magnet for the homeless unlike other communities.” Not everyone was quite on the same page. One woman suggested that Arkley “check his privilege.” Not all of us are rich, white males, she said. Her words were quickly drowned out by boos and jeers from the crowds, and for a moment it appeared that the meeting would dissolve into a giant shouting match before a moderator stepped in. Sylvia De Rooy was greeted with applause when she stepped up to the microphone and questioned Arkley’s facts. “Virtually every premise that Arkley has put forward is a false premise,” she said. Several business owners took the opportunity to voice their concerns. One woman said she was tired of cleaning up defecation off her front stoop. Another said he thought a neighboring soup kitchen was luring in the homeless and driving away his female clients. When you drive through Eureka on a Sunday, it looks like you are riding into a toilet, he said. Many who spoke at the forum did so over the noise of a screeching horn and the sound of banging drums from outside. Eureka Police Chief Murl Harpham later said that four protesters were arrested on suspicion of disturbing an assembly, resisting arrest and assault. Explaining the assault, Harpham said he was doused with a bottle of water in the melee. ●
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Escapism, community and a good time out of time
By Jennifer Fumiko Cahill
he field beside Mad River Community Hospital is empty, with only a painted sign for the Dark Horse Tavern on the stable. But in a few days, it’ll be filled with tents and a tavern, populated by knights, knaves and a village of Vikings. Men and women will clash with swords and sticks, and jousters will, well, joust. Peasants and tradespeople will all be on hand to party like it’s 999. The Excalibur Medieval Tournament and Market Faire on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 28 and 29, benefits St. Bernard’s School, Mad River Adult Day Health Care and Redwood Horse Rescue. Unlike larger Renaissance fairs, it’s run by volunteers, people who just love doing things the really old fashioned way. Hard on its heels a week later comes the Medieval Festival of Courage in Blue Lake, which is a fundraiser for Coastal Grove Charter School, as well as several other area schools and nonprofits. Both are part of a 50-year-old move-
ment that takes European history, throws on some tights and turns it into a party. Renaissance and medieval fairs and festivals have been around since 1963, when the first Renaissance Pleasure Fair in the Hollywood Hills raised cash for a local NPR station. These days, similar festivals (Renaissance, medieval, fairy, pirate) number in the hundreds across the country, including the two in Humboldt. Most visitors come to watch demonstrations and shows, take a few snapshots and pick up a souvenir. For others, the fairs are the high point of a year-round hobby of costumes and role-play. So how do grownups — smart ones — end up playing dress up? According to Kimberly Tony Korol-Evans, author of Renaissance Festivals: Merrying the Past and Present, people get into the scene for very individual reasons. Some fall in love with the crafts, the clothes or the drama of the period. Plus, the fairs, festivals and societies also offer tremendous community.
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People who come together to share the experience for only a few days a year can be very close without even learning each other’s real names. The half a dozen costumed volunteers rehearsing at the Excalibur festival site earlier this month entered this world — part history, part fantasy — through love of history, pageantry, escapism and hamming it up. They chalk up the enduring interest in all things medieval and fantasy to Hollywood movies like The Lord of the Rings and Braveheart and shows like Game of Thrones. And maybe cleavage. “Now it’s cool, but we’ve been doing it for 30 years,” says James Harvey II, his wooden cane planted like a sword. “Finally they catch up.” Everyone chuckles. Harvey wears the label of nerd proudly (he’s also proud husband of Journal Art Director Holly Harvey). The hobby is undeniably nerdy, with
Foam swords clash in the boffer wars. Photo by Laura Dodd
John Jacques, another history
buff, first visited a Renaissance fair with his high school choir. He was hooked instantly. “Look at the cool stuff you get to wear,” Jacques says, smiling. Cool? Well, damn, maybe. Jacques is looking a little Robin Hood today, with his trim beard, the leather cap he made himself, the belt with hand-tooled Celtic knot-work and the 5 ½-foot wooden long bow. Only his diamond earring gives him away. Or maybe not — the Spaniards were pretty flashy back in the day. Jacques is far more particular about his clothes for events than for everyday. For him, the hobby is a chance to live out a fantasy — not necessarily a totally authentic re-creation (he’ll skip the plagues, thanks) — and have a good time. It’s also how he met his wife, Pia Gabriel, one of the festival organizers. He takes aim at the target and is still a moment, like a painting of an archer. Once he’s let the last arrow fly, he drops his arms and gives a little shrug to his friends, back to his modern self. The handmade bow belongs to Tony Smithers, who found it in a junk shop and guesses its age at about 45 years. He draws his finger down the side of the bow and explains how the design matches the weapons used in the 12th to 14th centuries, with a layer of heartwood facing the archer and a layer of sapwood facing out continued on next page
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, monarch of the Excalibur’s imaginary kingdom, goes by Bill Kohse in the real world. Costume aside, it’s easy to imagine his white beard and lined eyes in another time. But when he’s sporting a jeweled crown and velvet robes, his slow, quiet way of talking comes across as regal reserve. Kohse is a retired Navy and Army man, and you can still find him in uniform now and then. Just not a modern one. For the past 40 years, he’s been spending weekends as a Civil War soldier, an Old West gunslinger, a Redcoat, a Celtic priest and now a king. Kohse didn’t have to poison, imprison or battle anyone to become king. Game of Thrones it’s not. Brushing aside the long, silver hair of his wig, he explains that he is simply filling a spot that was open. His bloodless ascent to the throne comes with no privileges, but Kohse, who has no grandchildren of his own, does enjoy the look on children’s faces when he passes through the crowds at a festival. He calls it “magical.” When Kohse was in high school, he had a history teacher who sparked his imagination, and his time in the military stoked his interest in ancient battles and lost kingdoms. Kohse is still learning, and says that one of the benefits of the hobby is meeting people who are skilled experts in the arcane — people who have actually made coins or built boats by hand.
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all the research, the obscure facts, the decidedly un-cool enthusiasm and the obsessive attention to detail. Even next to cosplay — people who dress up at comic conventions — this is far more academic. Here, among like-minded friends, they just don’t giveth a rat’s hindquarters.
For history buffs, there is nothing like doing what you’ve only read about in books. “It’s one thing to watch a Ken Burns documentary,” says scholar KorolEvans in a phone interview from her office in Washington, D.C. It’s another to smell the powder from the musket.” Wearing period clothing and testing out period tools can teach us about daily life in another time and show us where our assumptions might have been wrong. A medieval dress, for example, is looser and comfier than you might imagine. And in colder weather (say, Wales 1,000 years ago), a girl might like a number of loose layers that allow for movement and a handy lace-up top for breastfeeding. When you’re actually in them, the clothes reveal themselves as practical garments for their environment and purpose, instead of the clumsy inventions of people who hadn’t yet figured out skinny jeans. Even a Renaissance corset — very different from Scarlet O’Hara’s breath-inhibiting cincher — though awkward to get into, makes one feel a little armored.
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continued from previous page to create a spring effect. “They didn’t know what they had. Don’t tell anybody,” he says with a grin. Each arrow’s wooden shaft is tipped with a metal point meant for piercing armor — not Kevlar, mind you, the metal kind. And shooting them is not as easy as Orlando Bloom makes it look. First you put on gloves, as there’s no guard to spare your knuckle when the arrow passes over it. The arrow rests on that knuckle, which has to remain steady, like when you hold a cue stick. The arrow locks onto the bowstring with a notch in the wood, and you hold it in place with two fingers. Keeping your forward arm slightly bent (so as not to get snapped by what is essentially a giant sling shot) you pull back very hard all the way to your eye, aim and release those two string fingers. Some wooden long bows can deliver 120 pounds of force. Compound bows? Wench, please. “We’re united by the love of doing things the hard way,” says Smithers. He and above John Jacques takes his shot. right Tony Smithers Jacques rib each other about their aim, but and his bow. Photos by Jennifer Fumiko Cahill they’re hitting the target pretty consistently. There’ll be an archery contest at the festival, pop to the Middle Ages. also be simple machines and demonstraand the public is invited to join in, so long as tions of medieval ingenuity, for a fresh look There won’t be a full siege, but the one’s bow is fairly old school. at an old era. Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) This is just the sort of thing that sucks “We like to think of it as all fumbling will be throwing down with “live steel” a person into re-enactment — you try a and filth because it makes us feel better,” (blunt blades, limited contact), rattan sticks little archery, maybe spin a little wool, go a says Eileen Smithers, Tony’s wife, “but really (full contact and body armor) and rapifew rounds with a foam sword and before ers (similar to fencing). Sir Richard of the they just had less technology. you know it, you’re rocking head-to-toe Barony of Allyshia (that’s Richard Horton Whoop-te-dee.” One of the velvet and blowing all your ducats in the of Humboldt County to the rest of you) is parade horses in the field, an Dark Horse Tavern. expecting more than a dozen swordsmen enormous Belgian draft horse, Smithers, whose brow gathers into a for the event, which will follow strict SCA takes a wide arc around us, soft furrow as he speaks, was always intersafety rules and regs. bucking and kicking at the air ested in fantasy literature. He even formed Some of the participants are assembling before a hard, heavy gallop to a Middle Earth U.N. in college with friends a trebuchet, a kind of catapult. There will the fence. before eventually getting into historical recreations. It’s no surprise to him at all that he’s still crafting arrows and dressing up in medieval clothing as a grown man with a job and a family. The costumes allow him to behave differently, “to be jolly and sing” and otherwise cut loose. It’s a relief, too, to free yourself from your smartphone for just a little while and enjoy simpler entertainment. The group marvels at how many visitors at last year’s event were pulled in by the low-tech games and the always popular “hunker hauser,” in which contestants try to pull each other off of wooden boxes with a rope. Smithers scratches his head a bit at Jacques’ record of wins. “Age and treachery,” replies Jacques from under the shadow of his hat. The group is sidetracked a moment when Smithers brings up some “great siegecraft” he saw in a Joan of Arc movie recently, but then his “Come on Eileen” above Drinks at the Dark Horse Tavern. right Bring out yer dead! ringtone interrupts, bringing a little ‘80s Photos by Laura Dodd
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above Bill Kohse, as King William, with Ginger. Photo by Jennifer Fumiko Cahill
“Look at that tank!” she says, turning back to the group. She has a big voice, like an actor trained for stage instead of film. She explains how the horses in an army would punch a hole in enemy defenses, trampling and kicking their men. Her large glasses slip a little as her hands fly around, a little like your favorite slightly mad history teacher. She homeschooled the couple’s children, one of whom is an active live action role player, or LARPer. After all, the family that dresses up in sixth century garb and fake-swordfights together stays together.
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Humboldt County Visitor’s Bureau, Tony Smithers would probably be buttoned down and necktied, but not today. His wife made his costume, which is faintly Eastern European in style, with a heavy belted tunic and a slouchy hat. The group sticks to the Dark Ages through the High Middle Ages, around 600 AD to the 1300s. It’s a very broad period, but even with such a wide range, the members are not picky. Mostly they try not to be “costume police” like some other groups that nitpick over details like machine sewing. They really just want to
have a good time, and they don’t want to exclude people who don’t have time to weave and sew by candlelight. People who have jobs and families, for example. Eileen Smithers says you get “big points” for making your own garments and keeping them period accurate, and it’s great to be “admired by people who know what they’re doing.” Still, nobody minds a storebought jerkin. In fact, these days, you can walk into a fair with a credit card and leave in full dragon-slaying drag. Swords and corsets that were once hard to come by are now just a mouse click away. She throws her head back: “God, I love the Internet.” Storage is a bit trickier. The hobby can take over a closet, a room and eventually a storage unit, especially if you don’t stick to one period. Tony Smithers, who, like many re-enactors also parties in other time periods, has costumes that go up to the early 1900s. And these are clothes that take up real estate — the king, for example, is wearing four layers of cotton, wool and fur. “It’s a lifetime of accumulation,” Kohse says with a sigh. And it ain’t cheap. Most of the people in the group don’t even want to calculate the tab on their hobby. Over the phone, Richard Horton admits it’s a pricey hobby. He estimates having spent a few thousand on equipment and costuming himself, and he says he knows others who’ve spent even more. A sword, for example can run you anywhere between $15 to $200 for a machine-made model from Pakistan, or $200 to $4,000 for a hand-crafted one. But the costumes and the props, whether homemade or found online, are essential to the experience, allowing you to slip into an alter ego that’s maybe a little more boisterous or a little more regal than the one that works in an office, fixes cars or raises kids. “It’s really about play,” says Korol-Evans. continued on next page
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continued from previous page “Actors, street performers and people at Renaissance fairs — some people want to keep that alive.” Playing as children do, by immersing yourself in the game or fantasy, can be a temporary escape and a tremendous relief from the stresses of the world — relief we all need at one time or another. In that sense, suiting up in armor is not all that different from signing up for fantasy baseball camp or painting your face at a football game. She also notes that during the recession, attendance at Renaissance fairs like the one she studied in Maryland grew. In fact, the day after the attacks on Sept. 11, it was packed.
Mary Dorman, the main
organizer of the Excalibur festival, climbs into the saddle of a blonde horse, drapes her medieval velvet gown over the animal’s haunches and takes off her black Jackie O. sunglasses. She laughs and says that normally a lady would have had more help getting up there. But Dorman seems like a lady who’s got it handled.
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After a few photos, she swaps her burgundy gown for jeans and a pullover to take care of the horses. She tosses her sandy hair over her shoulder and strides across the field holding Ginger’s reins in one hand and an armful of equipment in the other. Events like these are “living history,” says Dorman. They’re a chance to take a break from the grind of daily life. As for her alter egos, she laughs and says there may be too many to count. “I’m always kind of myself, but myself placed back in time.” She pauses. “I might give myself a title.” Back when she taught fourth graders at St. Bernard’s, Dorman introduced heraldry to her students, having them create coats of arms as an exercise in spiritual and character development. Choosing the symbols for their crests, she says, was not about pretending to be knights and ladies, but exploring their real selves and marking out their strengths, the traits they would need to call on difficult times. She taught
the children a code of chivalry, which she sums up as “your own sense of honor and honoring others,” and even knighted them with a sword of Excalibur — back then she was the Lady of the Lake, since Guinevere was a bit racy for school. After a trip to a festival in Nuremburg, Germany, she upped the ante to a school fundraiser with the SCA and 14 vendors on a cement slab behind St. Bernard’s. When the jousters showed up the following year, they moved to the school’s aptly named Crusader Field. For the past five years, Mad River Hospital has donated the use of the field next door. Proceeds from the roughly 4,500 tickets over the weekend go to the hospital’s Adult Day Health Care program, St. Bernard’s school and Redwood Horse Rescue. (Dorman says she was asked by the recipients not to disclose the exact amount.) The hospital also lets the SCA practice their sparring on the field in exchange for continued on page 20
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continued from page 18 performances at the fair. Normally, according to Horton, with paid staff, performers, insurance and venue fees, a medieval or renaissance fair can cost upwards of $15,000 to put on. With an all-volunteer staff and donations from performers and companies like Six Rivers Brewery, Pierson’s and Pepsi, the cost of the Excalibur Fair is closer to half that. Even the jousters lower their usual rates because the event isn’t for profit. While Horton thinks fairs that are run for profit are fine, they are a bit “more Disney,” with strict corporate structures. Some of those fairs, he says, can be “very much about politics and status. It’s what makes ours special. We say leave all that at home — there’s enough of it in the real world.”
Equally nonprofit and
low-key is the Medieval Festival of Courage at Christie’s Pumpkin Patch in Blue Lake, run by Betina Eipper, principal of Coastal Grove charter school. Dorman and Eipper worked together for a few years until the festival evolved into separate events in 2010. Eipper is a slender woman with wide eyes and the kind of steady gaze that holds a child’s attention. She is very proud of the agricultural focus of the harvest-time event, which features 4-H activities, cider making and a bee-keeping demonstration. Things get medieval when the Knights of Mayhem (from Utah — who knew?) show up for full-contact jousting and sword fighting. In a video on the troupe’s website (knightsofmayhem.com), javelins splinter
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against armor and burly men proudly recite their injuries, which are legion. Eipper has gone to a few Renaissance fairs over the years, but she’s not a diehard re-enactor. “I just like to dress the horses,” she says, touching her keychain, which is a tiny horse’s bit. Around a dozen horses will be dolled up for her festival’s Fairy Equestrian Parade, which is a big draw for the weekend. Eippert says the ticket sales from the 1,000 or so visitors cover the cost of putting it on and the school groups and nonprofits that set up booths keep their own profits. Historical accuracy is less important for Eipper than the community coming together and creating an experience for the children, like the Enchanted Village Tour.
Of course, not everything at the Excalibur Medieval Tournament and Market Faire is historically accurate, either. While most of the food served at (wait for it) The Holy Grill and other stalls will be medieval, some things sound decidedly New World, including the corn dogs, which Dorman says she is pretending are “maybe something from the Orient.” Also a bouncy castle has been donated — and you don’t say no to a bouncy castle. “People want to see you enjoying being back in time,” she says. Until then, she and the other volunteers will be busy putting in fences, setting up tents and stocking up on mead — those Vikings will be here before you know it. l
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No Sleep Till Brooklyn Stuffed pizza tends to let you down while doubling your carbs. This is partly because the bubbly exposed cheese doesn’t happen and the sauce stays too wet. The Brooklyn ($4.50) at Paul’s Live from New York (604 F St. Eureka) does not fall into this trap, mainly because it is — shhhh! — not really a slice of pizza. It’s profoundly garlicky sautéed spinach with mozzarella and ricotta cheese between two layers of pizza crust, the top of which is dusted with Romano cheese. Sharing is a good idea, as are mints, unless you want to keep Twilight fans at bay. (So sad — it’s over and they have nowhere to go.) But what about sauce? Got your sauce right here. On the side in a little cup, thus solving the mushy stuffed pizza dilemma
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and satisfying control freaks. I used to bring my Nanna, a Sicilian New Yorker who relocated here, a slice at her assisted living home. I suspect she loved the smell of it filling up the whole dining room and making people jealous as much as she loved eating it. Bring some back to the office and see what I mean.
A Moveable Feast Tragically, the lure of delicately battered fish and chips might keep one from trying the mashed potato cone ($5) at the Lighthouse Grill (355 Main St., Trinidad). There you are at the edge of the sea — salt air, outdoor seating — can you really order a land-locked menu item? Yes. Yes, you can. This is not some state fair gimmick. It’s a freshly rolled cornmeal and herb waffle cone, like a crisped version of the savorysweet cornbread that comes with chili or Thanksgiving dinner.
Inside is a hot dollop of creamy mashed potato, fallen-apart brisket in gravy, melting cheddar cheese and pieces of smoky bacon. You can also go vegetarian with veggie gravy and cheese ($4). Do not try to go at it without utensils like an ice cream — too risky with the fragile cone. Get in there with a fork and hog toppings; others at your table will want a taste, and you didn’t come here to make friends. If the joint is jumping, there will be a wait. It took nearly an hour for us, so think outside the box and maybe get an ice cream first so you’re not too weak to lift a fork when the main course arrives. Is it wrong to want a turkey version for the holidays? Consider how easy dinner with relatives would be if you could just pick up your dinner in a handy cone and take a walk. You know, just around the block.
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ometimes it happens at first sight, across a crowded restaurant. Sometimes what’s been right in front of you for years just clicks. You fall in love. With food. We’ve been falling in love (or at least infatuation), eating promiscuously and tracking our flings on the new Hum Plate blog. Here’s a little taste of the past few weeks, along with an invitation. What are you in love/lust with this week? Email email@example.com and dish.
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continued from previous page LEFT: Chicken fried steak and eggs. You’re not going to work after this. BELOW: Behold, the cone. Photos by Jennifer Fumiko Cahill
Gravy Train The V & N Burger Bar in Arcata (460 I St.) gets instant street cred for only serving chicken fried steak for breakfast ($9.25). It’s the best part of fried chicken — the crispy, salty crust! — on something like a thin Salisbury steak. What cut of beef exactly? It’s early — stop asking so many questions. Thick, peppery pan gravy with sausage chunks that are on the verge of being meatballs smother the whole thing. It comes with two eggs, toast and tender, stringy hash browns. The place is closed on weekends, so you might have to save this for a day when you’re playing hooky, unless your boss is cool with you taking Google naps at your desk.
Honey Cone If you’re not going to treat yourself to an ice cream cone when it’s warm outside, you just don’t want to be happy. I go into Living the Dream Ice Cream (1 F St., Eureka) looking for Dirty Monkey
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(chocolate, banana and peanut butter) but discover instead orange blossom honey. It is the ideal end of summer flavor — light and faintly fragrant, but not actually flowery, with that warm honey sweetness ($3.75 cone). My fear of bees disappearing just got real. And the cone is so perfectly chewy rather than brittle, as only a freshly made waffle cone can be. Then a coworker returns with carrot ice cream, possibly unseating my choice in the taste-of-the-greatoutdoors department. It is remarkably and happily not like carrot juice. Instead, it’s that farmers market “wow, these carrots are so sweet today” taste. Plus, when people judge you for a mid-week cone, you can smugly say, “It’s a vegetable.” l
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Adam told us that the oldest to have conquered these zip lines had been a 75-year-young woman and the youngest was only 7, although he generally requires that participants be at least 12. The largest was a strapping 6-foot-8-inch fellow who weighed 340 pounds. The three zip lines are not long. The shortest is a mere 30 feet, and the longest is 100 feet. It is not the length but that first leap of faith required to push yourself from the platform into open space that can clear your pores and make every cell in your body tingle. With each launch, it became easier to relax and enjoy the full experience. With each landing, it became easier to feel the exhilaration and appreciate this birds-eye view of the world. I will readily admit that I still found it much easier to look forward than down. Adam has been working with the City of Arcata on a second location in the Community Forest with only a 12-foot climb and two zip lines, 270 and 300 feet long. These should be open next season. None of our local zip lines compete with the extremes available globally. There are lines that are more than a mile long and send you flying at speeds of up to 100 mph over rivers and mountains, past volcanoes and even above the Great Wall of China. But even our more modest local zip tour is sufficient to evoke that fear-edged euphoria that only comes from pushing your personal boundaries. And what a beautiful setting. Since most of our interaction with our redwood forests occurs at ground level, there is something to be said for tasting this world from the canopy of these second growth behemoths. Both Sam and Adam agreed that they enjoyed watching people go through the entire process. From initially “looking up at the high platforms to committing to the first jump and finishing with a real sense of accomplishment when back on the ground,” said Adam. We had to be one of their success stories. I was apprehensive through ground school and my usual cautious self until I had to let go and first fling myself into the abyss. Back on terra firma, I felt a mix of relief and satisfaction. It must have been obvious. When my next milestone approaches, I am not sure that BASE jumping or hang gliding will be a part of my dance card. But then, I have always remembered that George H.W. Bush jumped from a plane at 13,000 feet to celebrate his 80th birthday. Maybe next time I will try skydiving. What do you think, Mei Lan? l If you would like to write a Get Out! Column, please email Journal editor Carrie Peyton Dahlberg at email@example.com
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Before Choosing Your Friends For the Day By Jennifer Savage
“Our friends are the family we choose,” goes the adage, solace for those whose friends compensate for less stellar blood relations. The key word is “choose.” Since we do have a choice in the matter, today and every day, choose wisely. As you sit down with your coffee and open Facebook or check your email, consider what it would be like to surround yourself only with people who inspire you to be your best, people who are kind, honest and can make you laugh at yourself and the world around you. 2. Not sure? Before you send that Facebook message, before you open Gchat, before you text, before you call, ask yourself, “Does this person add value to
my life?” Value added can include showing up at your door pre-dawn to join you for a beach run, being understanding when you break down watching Girls because you’ve had too much wine, offering solace when your family has wound you so tight you can scarcely breathe, providing inspiration when your creative energy has flatlined, giving comfort when bad news has you shaking, serving up humor when you’ve made another one of your dumb mistakes, gifting you with unconditional love when exhaustion and frustration sends you into a bitchy mood. The overall theme is support. Pay attention to that. Friends don’t bullshit you when you’re making a boneheaded decision, but neither do they tear you down as a matter of
habit. Friends have your back. 3. If you find yourself in a toxic friendship, get out. Humboldt’s a small town. Create as much distance as possible via social media for starters. Block this person on Facebook. Change the contact name in your phone to “Don’t Answer.” Unfollow this person on Instagram, Twitter and Vine. Make many dates with better friends. When you run into him at Wildberries or the Co-op or a Crabs game, a polite nod is enough — keep moving. Stay strong. 4. Examine your own worth as a friend. Do you take people’s struggles seriously? Do you realize everyone has his or her own burden? Or are you in the habit of judging how theirs relates to yours on a scale of who’s worse off? When someone comes to you in sadness, do you offer an ear, a sympathetic email, a wellmade mocha, a cocktail? Do you refrain from giving advice unless asked? If asked, are you gentle? If you’re not gentle, is it because you know someone well enough to be sure tough love is in order? 5. How to recognize when a so-called friend is being an asshole. Does she embarrass you in front of other people? Is he always starting fights in bars? Is mocking her primary form of communication? Does he fail to ask you one single question about your life during the hour he spends complaining about his? If you want an immature someone to sap your
continued on next page energy, consider adopting a teenager. At least they actually need you. Don’t waste your time on a friend who doesn’t deserve you — and if you leave every interaction with said friend regretting your time together, then that’s not friendship, that’s what they called codependency in the ’90s. As in, you are both dependent on these sad, sad roles out of bad habit or in hopes of something good finally emerging. If the person you’re spending time with feels compelled to tell you all the things you don’t do well, complains you have no sense of humor, wishes you would be a better listener, rolls her eyes when you suggest a different Mexican restaurant, ridicules your taste in music, says things like, “Not that you would understand,” well, that’s not friendship. That’s suffering. Stop it. Bonus: The best example I have of friendship is when, during a particularly challenging time, a girlfriend cut through all the layers of hurt to reassure me, “As long as I am alive, you will never be cold, hungry or alone.” Her tone was so matter-of-fact, as if she was telling me the color of the sky or what time we’d be having dinner. This love she had for me existed as routinely as gravity as far as she was concerned. We should all be so fortunate. So I ask you, would your friends say the same? If not, reassign them to a more distant list on Facebook and give your time accordingly. l continued on next page
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And a little bit of madness
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ell, there went summer, Humboldt! And now we turn to fall, heralded by the rain’s return, balmy south winds quickening the pulse and the twang of stringed instruments calling to you like sirens to Odysseus’ sailors. Yes, it’s that time again. Time for String Thing 5, happening Friday night at the Arcata Theatre Lounge. Here to tell you about ST5 is event WHO: Absynth Quintet inventor Ryan Roberts, best known for being one-fifth of Absynth WHEN: Friday, Sept. 27, 7 p.m. Quintet (and four-fifths smartass). WHERE: Arcata Theatre Lounge NCJ: Why String Thing? TICKETS: $15 RR: This is one of those odd questions that music journalists think are so funny to ask. They are not. Instead of answering it, I will ask myself forthcoming album, which you can’t hear a more relevant question. anywhere else. We’re in love with the mateRR: After five years of doing the String rial and it’s incredibly fun to play. If you’re Thing, what have you learned about the into what we do, it’s worth checking out. world of music production? Plus we will play last, so if you’re not into RR: Glad you asked! When we first what we do, you can come to the show, see started this, we had no idea what it would all these great artists and still be home in take to line up bands, schedule the night, time to watch Matlock. take care of riders, insurance — it was a NCJ: Do you ever get tired of your fans little bit of a learning curve! What I hoped being so, so drunk? Asking for a friend. to get out of it was some insight into how RR: Never underestimate your audience. the other side of the business worked, the NCJ: What should people know about booking, the show production, the ticketing the other bands on the bill? promotion side. And it really has done that RR: Well, The Dirt Floor Band brings the — it has made the AQ a more professional “throw down” from Mendocino and always band because we know what to expect and gets the crowd stomping those snakes. what should be expected from us when Lyndsey Battle, with Cory Goldman and dealing with some of these bigger festivals Brian Hennesy, just put out an amazing and acts. album that really shows what kind of talent Also I think we can bring an artist’s we have here in Humboldt. …Caitlin Jemma perceptive to the promotion/production and our Weight in Gold are going to bring side of things and hopefully do some of the lovely vocals and good down-home country things for the artists and audience that we feeling to the night to get us all in the right know sets the table for a enjoyable evening. mood for love. …And Chris Parreira, local NCJ: Why should AQ fans come out to troubadour, has a special line-up of guests see this show if they’ve already seen you for the “also a stage” stage. guys a hundred times? NCJ: Where’s AQ headed? RR: Really, have they? I doubt that. What RR: I really have no idea. Every time you’re asking, I think, is “why go see us?” I think I know where we are headed, it Well, we practiced, that’s always a plus. changes direction. I have never been right in Second, we’re playing all the material off our the past and there is no indication that will
Friday’s ST5 alternative WHO: The Dirt Floor Band is over at the Arcata PlayWHEN: Friday, Sept. 27, 7 p.m. house, where a run of high quality shows continues WHERE: Arcata Theatre Lounge with Bay Area jazz/folk TICKETS: $15 singer and guitar player Meklit Hadero. The Ethiopianborn Hadero grew up in the you’ve got Cliterate, the best-named group U.S., attended Yale, then became a musical in the history of all-women Arcata punk sensation with the release of her 2010 debands. This one’s free and starts around 9 but On a Day Like. Meklit has served as an p.m., so maybe you can begin in Blue Lake artist-in-residence at New York University, and wend your way to the ’bi later on. the De Young Museum and the Red Poppy Now, perhaps all this bluegrass, alt Art House, and completed musical commiscountry, punk rock doesn’t appeal to you. sions for the San Francisco Foundation and “Where,” you ask, “Where is my genre-bendfor theatrical productions staged by Brava! ing force of sound using vocal harmony, traFor Women in the Arts. Clearly a heavy hitditional instrumentation, roots music, lyrical ter. Show at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 general, prowess and diverse artistic collaborations $13 members and available at Wildwood to defy cultural clichés and ignite musical Music, Wildberries, The Works or 822-1575. rebellion? Where?!” Don’t despair! Because More info at arcataplayhouse.org. on Sunday, Rising Appalachia and The HuWhichever Friday night option you man Experience present Soul Visions with choose, keep in mind that on Saturday Saqi and DJ iWon plus VJ Dumps and June the Mateel Community Center once again Jackson lighting at Arcata Theatre Lounge. celebrates bluegrass, country and American Disclaimer: I have no idea what any of that roots music at the ninth annual Humboldt means. But you might! Read more at arcataHills Hoedown. Featuring the ever-popular theater.com. Doors open at 9 p.m. Cost is Hot Buttered Rum along with country $25 at the door with $20 advanced tickets music icon Lacy J Dalton, plus the fantastiavailable at People’s Records and inticketing. cally gritty Hillstomp, the always stimulating com. This madness is 21-and-over. • Rooster McClintock, the delightfully talented Striped Pig String Band and bunches more. The hoedown runs from noon to midnight. Tickets are $28 advance, available at local outlets and Mateel.org or $30 at the door. When I gave a listen to Portland’s The Good Sons’ “Stab in the Back,” I thought, Ramones. The track “Fuck it All Away” slows things down, as if a heroin-laden Jim Morrison had been added to the mix. I like this kinda stuff, especially when it’s happening in the corner of the Alibi, which is exactly where The Good Sons will be Saturday night with Humboldt’s Dead Man’s Tale. Sample The Good Sons for yourself at reverbnation.com/thegoodsonspdx. Usual Alibi details: Music starts around 11 p.m., cover’s $5 and if you’re under 21, you shouldn’t be there. Oh, no! Another choice to make! You’ve got the aforementioned bands WHO: Saqi at the Alibi, but meanwhile over at the WHEN: Sunday, Sept. 29, 9 p.m. Logger Bar a night of all-girl bands awaits. WHERE: Arcata Theatre Lounge You’ve got The Brendas with their all-lady Blue Lake alt country. You’ve got The Lost TICKETS: $20 advance, $25 door Luvs with their all-girl alt surf pop. And northcoastjournal.com • NORTH COAST JOURNAL • THURSDAY, SEPT. 26, 2013
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If you love some country and don’t already have your tickets to see Emmylou Harris at the Van Duzer next Thursday at 8 p.m., then you need to get your priorities straight. She’s not just showing up to make you feel silly for covering your gray; she and singer/songwriter Rodney Crowell are performing swoony duets off their new album, Old Yellow Moon.
Safer Sex Humboldt is up for another round of Quickies — their all-ages, all-orientations speed dating night at Old Town Coffee and Chocolates on Friday at 7 p.m. For $5 in advance or $10 at the door, you might just meet the one. Or two! Tall, dark and hot? Sure, there’ll be coffee.
Grab a seat, grab a bagel and escape reality with a movie about a boy who escapes reality. Of course, you’re on a lawn chair and he’s on a giant, flying shih tzu. Catch The Neverending Story for free at Los Bagels in Arcata at 8 p.m. Saturday as part of their Movies Under the Mural series.
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.
26 thursday Movies
A Place at the Table. 4:30 p.m. Calvary Lutheran Church, 716 South Ave., Eureka. Food for People and the California Center for Rural Policy present this critically acclaimed documentary that examines the crisis of food insecurity. A panel discussion follows. Free. hmchugh@ foodforpeople.org. 445-3166. Wild and Scenic Film Festival. 6 p.m. Arcata Theatre Lounge, 1036 G St. EPIC hosts films meant to inspire audiences to help recover Northwest California’s native species, and protect and restore the redwood forest ecosystem. $10, $8 student. firstname.lastname@example.org. www.arcatatheatre.com. 822-7711.
Becky’s New Car. 8 p.m. Redwood Curtain Theatre, 220 First St., Eureka. By Steven Dietz. A mid-life comedic crisis. Two tickets for $20 on cheap date Thursday, Sept. 26. All other dates are $15. Reservations recommended. email@example.com. www.redwoodcurtain. com. 443-7688. Out of Spite: Burlesque and Sideshow Revue. 9 p.m. Arcata Playhouse, 1251 Ninth St. A benefit performance to raise funds for a Halloween event on the Arcata Plaza. Featuring local performers Va Va Voom, Megz Madrone, Sarah Lee, Don Husman, Margarita Mercedes, Eeyore!, Jeff the Juggler and many more. $8. 845-5842.
Art for Teens. 4:30-6 p.m. Fortuna United Methodist Church, 922 N St. Ink People’s drop-in drawing, painting, mixed-media, sculpting and more for teens. Free. 726-9048.
College of the Redwoods Farmers Market. 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. College of the Redwoods, 7351 Tompkins Hill Road, Eureka. Shop produce grown by students at the college’s 38-acre Bianchi Farm in Shively. Market is held in front of the campus bookstore. Henderson Center Farmers Market. Music from Rick Park this week. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Henderson near F Street, Eureka. Fresh local produce, straight from the farmer. www.humfarm.org. 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.
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.
27 friday Music
Meklit Hadero. 8 p.m. Arcata Playhouse, 1251 Ninth St. The Bay Area jazz/folk singer and guitar player performs with a dynamic trio of drums, bass and trombone. $15. firstname.lastname@example.org. www.arcataplayhouse. org. 822-1575.
You Can’t Take it With You. 8 p.m. North Coast Reper-
tory Theatre, 300 Fifth St., Eureka. Written by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman and directed by Mack Owen. An eccentric tale about the absurdity of family. Becky’s New Car. 8 p.m. Redwood Curtain Theatre, 220 First St., Eureka. See Sept. 26 listing.
HSU Centennial Homecoming and Family Weekend. 11 a.m. Humboldt State University, 1 Harpst St., Eureka. Join in HSU’s homecoming weekend, Centennial style. There will be a centennial parade around the Arcata Plaza Friday at 4:15 p.m., ending with a barbecue and pep rally on campus. Join us at 3 p.m. Saturday for a tailgate party and stay to cheer on the Lumberjacks. A fireworks show will follow the game! $10 for the game. email@example.com. humboldt.edu/homecoming.
Teen Dance. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Rohner Park, 11th and N streets, Fortuna. A dance for grades six through eight in the skating rink at Rohner Park. School dress code applies. $5. www.friendlyfortuna.com/Calendar.
Garberville Farmers Market. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Garberville Town Square, Church Street. Local farm-fresh produce, meats, cheeses, baked goods and other specialty foods. EBT, Cal-Fresh and WIC accepted. 672-5224.
Transforming a Rape Culture. 3 p.m. College of the Redwoods, 7351 Tompkins Hill Road, Eureka. This series of five discussions is inspired by the book “Transforming a Rape Culture: Revised Edition.” Meet in SC 204. Free. firstname.lastname@example.org. www.redwoods. edu. 476-4539.
Humboldt Bay Boat Tours. 9 a.m. Humboldt Baykeeper,
Eight Ball Tournament Night. 7 p.m. Rose’s Billiards, 535 Fifth St., Eureka. Come and compete in a BCA Rules Double Elimination tournament on seven-foot Diamond tables. A variety of prizes available. $1 off of beers for tournament players. $5 plus $3 green fee. email@example.com. rosesbilliards.com. 497-6295.
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Movies Under the Mural. 8 p.m. Los Bagels, Arcata, 1061 I St. The Neverending Story will be the last movie of the season. Bring your own seating and a couple bucks for cookies and hot beverages in the café. Free popcorn! Free. firstname.lastname@example.org. www.losbagels.com. 822-3483 ext. 307.
Douglas Humphreys. 8 p.m. Van Duzer Theatre, 1 Harpst St., Arcata. Pianist Douglas Humphreys performs Franz Liszt’s “Sonata in B Minor,” Haydn’s “Fantasia in C Major” and Schubert’s “Sonata in A Minor.” $10, $5 students and seniors. email@example.com. 826-3928. Humboldt Community Breast Health Project Fall Concert. 7 p.m. Calvary Lutheran Church, 716 South Ave., Eureka. Instrumental and voice of various genres. $20. www.hcbhp.org. 825-8345. Humboldt Hills Hoedown. noon-midnight. Mateel Community Center, 59 Rusk Lane, Redway. Day-long festival of bluegrass, country and related genres, featuring Hot Buttered Rum and Lacy J Dalton along with a kid zone with games and activities, a cake walk, jamming opportunities, food, beer and wine. $28 in advance, $30 door. Free for kids. firstname.lastname@example.org. www.mateel. org. 923-3368.
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You Can’t Take it With You. 8 p.m. North Coast Repertory Theatre, 300 Fifth St., Eureka. See Sept. 27 listing. Becky’s New Car. 8 p.m. Redwood Curtain Theatre, 220 First St., Eureka. See Sept. 26 listing.
Boys and Girls Club Bids for Kids. 5 p.m. Elk’s Lodge, 445 Herrick Ave., Eureka. This is the club’s largest annual fundraiser, which includes the honoring of a local champion for youth, dinner, silent and live auctions. $60. 441-1030. California Indian Day. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tish Non Event Center, 266 Keisner Road, Loleta. Native American arts, vendors, dance demonstrations, drums, traditional food and more, with an opening prayer at 11 a.m. Free. Excalibur Medieval Tournament and Market Faire. 10 a.m. Mad River Hospital, 3800 Janes Road, Arcata. Come see the musicians, the horse parade and the clash of steel as armored knights joust. Participate in grape stomping, archery and swordplay. Enjoy costumed entertainers, sample food and drink, and browse over 40 craft booths. Proceeds benefit St. Bernard’s Catholic School, Adult Day Care of Mad River, Heart of the Redwoods Horse Rescue and Humboldt County 4-H. $8, $5 kids, free for kids under 5. 834-8060. Fieldbrook Art and Wine Festival. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fieldbrook Winery, 4241 Fieldbrook Road. Eat, drink and be merry with wine tasting, beer, barbecue, fine arts and crafts and homemade desserts, plus bluegrass, jazz, a silent auction and raffles. Food proceeds benefit children’s education. Free. 839-4140. F Street Beer Fest. noon. The Local Beer Bar, 517 F St., Eureka. Goods and goodies from local vendors, home brewing demonstrations by Humboldt Beer Works, live art and performances by Ginger Grae, Humboldt Firkin Tappers, Companion Animal and many more! $5. www. thelocalbeerbar.com. HSU Centennial Homecoming and Family Weekend. 3 p.m. Humboldt State University, 1 Harpst St., Eureka. See Sept. 27 listing. Humboldt Health Fair. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Mad River Hospital, 3800 Janes Road, Arcata. Exhibits and demonstrations
for better health, nutrition and fitness. No cost and low cost blood tests. Flu vaccine is available. Free giveaways and raffles. Free. 826-8201.
Kid-friendly Bird Watching. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Ma-le’l Dunes Parking Area, Young Lane, Manila. Binoculars, scopes, field guides and lots of great hands-on activities for all ages provided. Bring a snack, some water and binoculars if you have them. Participants under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult. Free. 733-5406.
Arcata Farmers Market. Falling Rocks plays this weekend. 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. humfarm.org. 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.
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. This week’s leader is Jim Clark. 8:30 a.m. Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary, South I Street (end). Redwood Region Audubon Society is sponsoring a free public field trip. Bring your binoculars and have a great morning birding! Meet the trip leader 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. email@example.com. rras.org/calendar. html. 267-4055. Horses in Humboldt History Ride. 11 a.m. Clam Beach North Parking lot, Frontage Road, McKinleyville. This ride is open to the public and will provide a historical perspective on how the beach was used by settlers over 165 years ago. 822-9430. 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
Normally when you drink outside in Old Town, a cop or a concerned friend up and takes your paper bag away. Not this weekend — at least not at the F Street Beer Festival ($5, 21 and over, or 14 and under with an adult). The Local, Humboldt Beer Works and the Humboldt Bay Tourism Center are taking over the lot across from the bar and turning it into an outdoor beer garden. Shall we begin with the beer? The Local has gathered 14 specialties from around the county, from previous page plus selected sours, ciders and other drinkscontinued too good to pour on the ground for your homies. Humboldt Beer Works is putting on a home brewing demo for those of you who are thinking Are you not entertained? Ginger Grae, about taking the plunge, and local meisters will Humboldt Firkin Tappers, Companion Animal, face off in an Iron Brewer challenge, the fruits of River Valley Mud, Plumb Uglies and Guilty Apple which will be tasted at Strange Brew next month. are all slated to rock the stage while you sip suds You can sustain yourself from the ridiculously and watch Dmise, Luke Thornton and Duane named Grumpy Goat Wingery and the Wandering Flatmo whip up some live art. Grab a souvenir for Weenie Wagon. Regret skipping Oyster Fest out yourself and your designated driver on the way of spite? Shuck the pain away with Taste Fresh out — Eureka Jams will be on hand to screen print Oysters. You’re going to need your energy for the shirt on your back. Way better than drinking the cornhole competition and life-sized Jenga out of that paper bag. tournament. — Jennifer Fumiko Cahill
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Neuter Scooter: Low-cost spay/neuter clinic. 9 a.m. Trinidad Rancheria, 1 Cher-Ae Lane. Vaccines and other services also offered. An appointment is required and can be made at neuterscooter@yahoo. com. $50 cats, $65 dogs (or $10 and $20 with HAF voucher). neuterscooter.com. 825-2709. 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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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. firstname.lastname@example.org. www.relevantmusic.org/Bayside. 442-0156.
All-Mattole Food Festival. noon. Mattole Grange, 36512 Mattole Road, Petrolia. Enjoy the cuisine of the Mattole and taste dishes made from 100 percent Mattole ingredients. Please bring your own table service and pay your entry, roughly $6 in Petols (currency exchange available). 629-3421.
You Can’t Take it With You. 2 p.m. North Coast Repertory Theatre, 300 Fifth St., Eureka. See Sept. 27 listing.
Free Day at the Zoo. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka. A celebration of International Red Panda Day with themed activities hosted by the Zoo’s Conservation Committee from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. All proceeds will support the Red Panda Network. Free. 442-5649. Sumeg Village Tour: “Step Back in Time.” 1 p.m. Patrick’s Point State Park, 4150 Patrick’s Point Drive, Trinidad. Explore the historic lifestyle of the Yurok people with a tour through the village. Meet at the Visitor Center deck.
Take A Child Outside Day. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sequoia Park, 3414 W St., Eureka. Local environmental educators will offer nature-based activities, games and music. Kids are invited to fill their “eco-passport” by adventuring though the park with adults. Free.
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. email@example.com. 497-9594.
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Friendship Circle Dance. 7-10 p.m. Moose Lodge, 4328 Campton Road, Eureka. Dancing for people in their 50s
photo by jose quezada, courtesy of the zoo.
Little Móhú, putting human babies everywhere to shame.
clothes and sturdy shoes. Tools/gloves provided. Meet at day-use parking area next to Trinidad School. Free. 677-9078.
Pandas — giant, red, kung fu, Sandoval — own the Internet. Why? Because the furry, graphically colored pandas are adorable, exotic and endangered. (If you’ve never clicked on a panda picture online, you might be a serial killer. Get that checked out.) The red panda is like a raccoon from out of town that doesn’t want to get in your garbage cans. Very chill. And we have a whole family of them at our zoo. Sunday is a free day at Sequoia Park Zoo to celebrate International Red Panda Day. It’s an actual thing set up by the Red Panda Network. Which is also a real thing. We looked it up. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., kids can do all sorts of activities with the folks from the zoo and PG&E, which is sponsoring the day. Kids can become official Red Panda Rangers, too (great band name — snap it up before someone else does). Enter the raffle for a chance to hand feed the pandas (squee!) or maybe take home conceptual art from Sumo the red panda, who walks through paint onto canvas (don’t ask him about it or you’ll be stuck for 20 minutes of him going on about his process). Pale, fluffy baby Móhú (“foggy” in Chinese) is starting to venture out with Mom, so there’s even a chance of a cub sighting. Either way, there’s a live feed you can watch for a little panda reality TV. — Jennifer Fumiko Cahill
and older, with live music featuring tunes from the 1930s-50s. $4. 725-5323.
Jaws. 7 p.m. Humboldt Brews Bar & Grill, 856 10th St., Arcata. Just when you thought it was safe to go out on a Monday, the Spielberg fish story is back. Free. www. humboldtbrews.com.
College of the Redwoods Farmers Market. 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. College of the Redwoods, 7351 Tompkins Hill Road, Eureka. See Sept. 26 listing.
Giant Screen Monday Night Football. 5:15 p.m. Arcata Theatre Lounge, 1036 G St. Miami Dolphins at New
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Orleans Saints. See your favorite team up close and really, really big. All ages. Free with $5 food or beverage purchase. firstname.lastname@example.org. www.arcatatheatre. com.
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“2052” by Dr. Jorgen Randers. 5 p.m. Kate Buchanan Room, University Center, 1 Harpst St., Arcata. Plan It Green and HSU welcome this world-renowned climate scientist and author as he discusses “2052: A Global Forecast for the Next 40 Years.” Free. larry@northcoast. com. 845-7272. Luncheon Honoring Dr. Jorgen Randers. noon. The Link, 1385 Eighth St., Arcata. Randers will discuss his current world tour and recent experiences in China discussing global sustainability issues. This is a fund-raiser to help defray travel costs to appear in Humboldt. $25. email@example.com. 845-7272.
Paul Erlich. 7 p.m. Van Duzer Theatre, 1 Harpst St., Arcata. American biologist, educator and author of The Population Bomb, Paul Erlich is the Bing professor of population studies in the department of biological sciences at Stanford University. While there is no admission charge for this lecture, tickets are required and are available at the CenterArts ticket office. Free. carts@ humboldt.edu. 826-3928.
The Innocents. 6:30 p.m. Humboldt County Library, 1313 Third St., Eureka. October’s Keep Calm: Paranormal England Classic Film Series features classic thrillers and chillers from across the pond. The series kicks off with The Innocents (1961), based on Henry James’ novella The Turn of the Screw. Hosted by Michael Logan. Free. 269-1962.
McKinleyville Community Choir. 6:30 p.m. Grace Good Shepherd Church, 1450 Hiller Road, McKinleyville. The choir is recruiting new members for the winter 2013 season. Singers are encouraged to come check out the choir rehearsal on Tuesday evenings. Reading music is desirable but not required. There are no auditions to join, but there is a small tuition. firstname.lastname@example.org. 839-2276.
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We like to think of the Brits as reserved and refined, and with their perky boy bands and chic princess, it’s easy to forget how creepy they can be. The Humboldt County Library is here to remind us how weird it can get across the pond with its October film series, “Keep Calm: Paranormal England.” First up on Oct. 1 at 6:30 p.m. is The Innocents, hosted by Michael Logan. It stars Deborah Kerr and is based on Henry James’ The Turn of the Screw, a gothic novella in which the governess of two eerie little children starts to think they might be possessed. Fix that one, Super Nanny. Next Michael Logan hosts Night of the Demon on Oct. 8. Adapted from “Casting the Runes” by M.R. James and directed by Jacques Tourneur, this one features a doubting Yank psychologist who’s looking into a colleague’s death and develops the heebie-jeebies from a local occultist. On Oct. 15, it’s the much lighter Blithe Spirit, which is based on a Noel Coward play and is directed by David Lean. Married Rex Harrison has a medium over and accidentally brings back his dead wife’s ghost. Awkward. Hosted by the blithe Bob Doran. Finally, on Oct. 29, Dorothy Macardle’s Uneasy Freehold comes to the screen as The Uninvited, a spookier version of House Hunters International. Michelle Cartier hosts this film about a brother and sister who realize their real estate bargain needs work — like an exorcism. — Jennifer Fumiko Cahill
somebody needs a timeout in the innocents.
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. email@example.com.
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. www.mirandagardens.com. 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.
Humboldt Cribbage Club. 6:15 p.m. Moose Lodge, 4328 Campton Road, Eureka. Play some cards. 444-3161.
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SciFi Pizza and Pint Night. This week features The Long Hair of Death 6 p.m. Arcata Theatre Lounge, 1036 G St. Every week, the Arcata Theatre Lounge plays an old science fiction movie. Main feature starts at 7:30 p.m. Free with food or beverage purchase. www. arcatatheatre.com.
Guided Nature Walk. First Wednesday of every month, 9 a.m. Richard J. Guadagno Visitor Center, Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge, 1020 Ranch Road, Loleta. This two-mile walk is open to the public and is a great way to familiarize yourself with the flora and fauna of HumCo. Binoculars are available at the visitor’s center. Free. www.fws.gov/refuge/humboldt_bay. 733-5406.
Dream Group. Every other Wednesday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Old Town Gazebo, F and Second streets, Eureka. Meet to discuss dreams and their meaning. Free. blauhaus@ rocketmail.com.
3 thursday Music
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell. Van Duzer Theatre, 1 Harpst St., Arcata. Harris performs with songwriter Crowell. Adult $65, child $65, HSU student $35. carts@ humboldt.edu. 826-3928. Folklife Singalong. First Thursday of every month, 7-10 p.m. Arcata Community Center, 321 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway. Bring your voice; everything else is provided. Free. 839-7063.
Art for Teens. 4:30-6 p.m. Fortuna United Methodist Church, 922 N St. See Sept. 26 listing.
College of the Redwoods Farmers Market. 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. College of the Redwoods, 7351 Tompkins Hill Road, Eureka. See Sept. 26 listing.
Henderson Center Farmers Market. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Henderson Center, Henderson near F Street, Eureka. See Sept. 26 listing. McKinleyville Farmers Market. 3:15-6:30 p.m. McKinleyville Safeway Shopping Plaza, Central Avenue. See Sept. 26 listing.
Human Rights Commission Monthly Meeting. First Thursday of every month, 5 p.m. County Courthouse, 825 Fifth St., Eureka. This month’s agenda includes Ordinance 2488, which restricts access to public facilities, and living conditions and facilities for Humboldt County’s homeless. Free. 668-4095.
Sip and Knit. 6 p.m. NorthCoast Knittery, 320 Second St., Eureka. See Sept. 26 listing.
Register now for the Waterfront Walk and Run on Sept. 29. Download a registration packet at www.6rrc. com/Waterfront13.pdf or pick one up at Eureka Natural Foods, 1450 Broadway St., Eureka, or at the Jogg’N Shoppe at 1090 G St., Arcata. KEET-TV’s live, local, weekly program, HomeWork Hotline, returns to the airwaves on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons at 4:30. It’s hosted by local teachers who answer math and science questions called in by local students. The Humboldt Arts Council will be accepting entries for the 19th Annual Junque Arte Competition and Exhibition Tuesday, Oct. 1 from noon to 5 p.m. The exhibition will run from Oct. 5 to Nov. 17 in the William Thonson Gallery. An opening reception will be held Oct. 5 during Arts Alive! The Humboldt Bay Maritime Museum is looking for sailors and sponsors to participate in a Sail-a-thon on Oct. 5, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sponsorships can be a flat donation or per lap. Proceeds go to the rebuilding of the sailboat, The Golden Rule. please call the coordinator, Breckin, at 208-540-037 Six Rivers Planned Parenthood’s “Can I Kick It?” Kickball Tournament is now open for registration. Registration deadline is Oct. 2, 2013. The tournament takes place on Oct. 5, 2013. Visit http://www.plannedparenthood. org/srpp for more details on how your kickball skills can help support reproductive health in HumCO. McKinleyville Parks and Recreation has opened registration for KinderSports, the popular activity for 2- to 5-year-olds. Toddlers will learn good sportsmanship, the value of physical fitness, sports safety, etc. This season’s focus will be soccer. Registration ends on Oct. 11 and the program runs Oct. 12 – Nov. 16. Call McKinleyville Parks and Recreation at 839-9003 or visit www.mckinleyvillecsd.com. l
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Prisoners inspires Stockholm syndrome By John J. Bennett email@example.com
PRISONERS. When we were small, my brother and I decided to play a joke on our parents and disappear for a while. This only amounted to a couple of hours hiding out above the garage, and I couldn’t understand why Dad was so upset when he found us. A few decades of living have taught me that the wildness in his eyes that day was inarticulate panic. Losing a child is the most frightening, awful thing a parent can imagine. I have never seen it interpreted with as much clarity and despair as in this movie. On a dreary Thanksgiving Day, two little girls go missing. The only clue to their disappearance is a battered motor home spotted in the neighborhood. This leads to the apprehension of a person of interest named Alex Jones (Paul Dano). But Jones has the mind of a child, and exhaustive interrogation and forensic investigation fail to turn up any further evidence. Despite the entreaties of lead detective Loki (Jake Gyllenhaal), Jones is released with the girls
still missing. Keller Dover (Hugh Jackman), a devout Christian and model of selfreliance, refuses to accept this. He resorts to the only investigative technique at his disposal: sadistic violence. He eventually draws the parents of the other missing girl (Viola Davis and Terrence Howard) into his terrible but understandable scheme, while his wife (Maria Bello) sinks ever deeper into a coma of depression and self-medication. Dover’s wrath sets up a tense standoff with Loki, who doggedly continues to pursue the abductor. For 2 ½ unrelenting hours, Prisoners forces the viewer to live in the same airless darkness as the characters. Tension and foreboding set in immediately, and we’re never offered a single minute of relief. But the film is so well-crafted, so technically and thematically breathtaking, that I savored it. Director Denis Villeneuve (making his Hollywood feature debut) hit the popular radar when his Incendies was nominated continued on next page
“... we’re never offered a single minute of relief. But the film is so well crafted ... that I savored it.”
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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.
1223 Broadway St., Eureka, (707) 443-3456 Blue Jasmine Fri-Thu: (1:50, 4:20), 6:50, 9:20 Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 Fri-Thu: (12:05, 2:40), 5:10, 7:40 Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 3D Fri-Thu: (12:55, 3:30), 6 Despicable Me 2 Fri-Thu: (1:10, 3:40) Don Jon Fri-Thu: (12, 2:20, 4:40), 7:05, 9:30 The Family Fri-Thu: (1, 3:45), 6:25, 9:10 Insidious: Chapter 2 Fri-Thu: (1:20, 4:05), 6:45, 9:25 Lee Daniels’ The Butler Fri-Thu: (2:10), 5:15, 8:15 Planes Fri-Thu: (1:05, 3:25) Prisoners Fri-Thu: (1:30, 4:55), 8:20 Riddick Fri-Thu: (12, 2:50), 5:45, 8:40 Rush Fri-Thu: (12:15, 3:15), 6:15, 8:25, 9:15 This Is The End Fri-Thu: 5:50, 8:30 We’re the Millers Fri-Thu: 6:10, 8:50
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1575 Betty Court, McKinleyville, (707) 839-2222 Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 Fri-Sun: (12:20, 1:15, 3:45), 6:15; Mon-Thu: (3:45), 6:15 Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 3D Fri-Thu: 8:40 Don Jon Fri-Sun: (12:10, 2:30, 4:50), 7:10, 9:35; Mon-Thu: (4:50), 7:10, 9:35 The Family Fri-Sun: (12:50, 3:30), 6:10, 8:55; Mon-Thu: (3:30), 6:10, 8:55 Insidious: Chapter 2 Fri-Sun: (12:35, 3:10), 5:45, 8:30; Mon-Thu: (3:10), 5:45, 8:30 Lee Daniels’ The Butler Fri-Sun: (2:20), 5:20, 8:20; Mon-Thu: 5:20, 8:20 Prisoners Fri-Sun: (1:25, 4:55), 8:25; Mon-Thu: (4:55), 8:25 Rush Fri-Sun: (12, 2:55), 5:50, 8:45; Mon-Thu: (2:55), 5:50, 8:45 We’re the Millers Fri-Thu: (4:10), 6:50, 9:30
1001 H St., Arcata, (707) 822-3456 The Family Fri: (4:10), 6:40, 9:10; Sat-Sun: (1:40, 4:10), 6:40, 9:10; Mon-Thu: (4:10), 6:40, 9:10 Prisoners Fri: 5:20, 8:45; Sat-Sun: (1:55), 5:20, 8:45; Mon-Thu: 5:20, 8:45 The Spectacular Now Fri: (3:50), 6:10, 8:30; Sat-Sun: (1:30, 3:50), 6:10, 8:30; Mon-Thu: (3:50), 6:10, 8:30
1241 Main St., (707) 725-2121 Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 Fri: (4:50, 5:40), 7:15, 8, 9:30; Sat: (12:10, 1, 2:30, 3:20, 4:50, 5:40), 7:15, 8, 9:30; Sun: (12:10, 1, 2:30, 3:20, 4:50, 5:40), 7:15, 8; Mon-Thu: (4:50, 5:40), 7:15, 8 Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 3D Fri: (4:10), 6:30, 8:45; Sat: (1:45, 4:10), 6:30, 8:45; Sun: (1:45, 4:10), 6:30; Mon-Thu: (4:10), 6:30 Insidious: Chapter 2 Fri: (4:40), 7:10, 9:35; Sat: (12, 2:20, 4:40), 7:10, 9:35; Sun: (12, 2:20, 4:40), 7:10; Mon-Thu: (4:40), 7:10 Prisoners Fri: (3:30, 4:15), 6:45, 7:30; Sat-Sun: (12:15, 1, 3:30, 4:15), 6:45, 7:30; Mon-Thu: (3:30, 4:15), 6:45, 7:30
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for the Best Foreign Language Academy Award in 2011. I guiltily admit that I haven’t seen any of his earlier work. Based on the strength of Prisoners, I’ve got a lot of catching up to do. He has clearly mastered the marriage of visual style with subject matter, not to mention the ability to assemble an all-star crew. The lugubrious tone of this inventive, complex script (by Aaron Guzikowski) is intensified by the measured camera moves and doleful lighting of cinematographer Roger Deakins. Villeneuve enlisted Clint Eastwood’s editing team (Joel Cox and Gary Roach), and their sense of timing is totally appropriate, as is Johann Johannsson’s score, equal parts mournful and twitchy. The production design and costuming create a lived-in, shopworn world of weatherbeaten houses under gunmetal skies and pelting autumnal rain. Into that world Villeneuve introduces the best ensemble cast in years. Jackman in particular gives a career-best performance, his eyes glowing with inexpressible pain throughout. His rictus of fear and rage is a terrible sight, and he never, ever lets it slip. His acting takes us deep into the existential crisis of a kind man forced by circumstance to do unspeakable things. Gyllenhaal more than holds his own, fleshing out Loki as a complicated, focused man with unspoken darkness in his past. With subtle physical tics and hair-trigger physicality, he speaks volumes about his character before he says a word. I told a friend that Prisoners is by far the best film of the year. Upon reflection, though, I think it does a disservice to a masterpiece. Prisoners is the finest policeprocedural in decades, one that bravely navigates vast wastelands of emotional desolation. It deftly balances breathtaking performances, gorgeous visuals and devastating tone. Villeneuve’s composure,
Sept. 26Oct. 4 Thurs Sep 26 - Wild and Scenic Film Festival, Doors at 6 p.m., $10/$8, All ages Mon Sep 30 - Monday Night Football, Doors at 5:15, Free, All ages Wed Oct 2 - Sci Fi Night ft. The Long Hair of Death (1964), Doors at 6 p.m., All ages, Free Fri Oct 4 - Chris Clay’s Karaoke, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., Happy Hour ‘til 9 p.m., Free, All ages
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his confidence without cockiness and his inquisitiveness all impress me as much as his technical skill. Watching this wracked me with anxiety, but I would have gladly sat there and watched it again. R. 153m.
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS 2. The 3-D sequel goes a little Dr. Moreau when food creatures populate an island and hero Flint (Bill Hader) has to stop them. PG. 95m. DON JON. Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Scarlett Johansson are lovers brainwashed by porn and rom-coms, respectively. R. 90m. RUSH. Director Ron Howard puts Thor behind the wheel for a trip to the ’70s and Formula 1 racing. R. 123m.
BLUE JASMINE. Cate Blanchett is a socialite on the cusp of a breakdown who slums it with her sister in this well made Woody Allen drama. PG13. 98m. DESPICABLE ME 2. Gru (Steve Carell), the girls and the minions are back and saving the world in this fun animated sequel. PG. 98m. INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2. Style, story and a satisfying scare in director James Wan’s haunted family follow-up. PG13. 106m. LEE DANIELS’ THE BUTLER. Moving Civil Rights era tale with Forest Whitaker as a White House butler through the decades. PG13. 132m. PLANES. Like Cars, but not. Really, not. PG. 92m. THE FAMILY. Clumsy mob comedy from Luc Besson, who should know better, and actors (DeNiro and Pfeiffer) who deserve better. R. 112. RIDDICK. Vin Diesel entertains as the genetic oddity/anti-hero battling bounty hunters and bad weather on a dark, barren planet. R. 119m. THE SPECTACULAR NOW. James Ponsoldt’s heartbreaking adaptation hits all the right notes — a mature film about teen love. R. 95m. WE’RE THE MILLERS. Implausible drug smuggling comedy wastes the usually funny Jason Sudeikis and Jennifer Anniston. R. 110m.
THIS IS THE END. The end of the world stoner bromance with Seth Rogan and company is back in case your short-term memory is fuzzy. R. 107m. — Jennifer Fumiko Cahill
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail Cheryl Strayed, Vintage
Good writers can be divided into two categories: recounters and listeners. Recounters make you want to hear their story. Listeners make you feel like you’re reading your own. Cheryl Strayed is a listener. Her immensely popular advice column, “Dear Sugar,” resounds with empathy, wisdom and universal positive regard. Reading her gentle words, you often feel as though you’ve been poked in a sensitive spot, as though Strayed has been sifting through the contents of your soul and somehow loves you anyway. Her new book, Wild, is an account of her 1,100-mile solo hike along the Pacific Crest trail. If Strayed is an angel, Wild is the story of how she earned her wings. Strayed sets off on the trail at the age of 26, still reeling from the death of her mother, a gruesome divorce and a passionate affair with If Strayed is intravenous heroin. With absolutely no an angel, Wild is experience backpackthe story of ing, inadequate gear how she earned and only “the world’s loudest whistle” to her wings. protect her from predators, it’s a wonder she survived to tell her story. If the success of Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat, Pray, Love is any indication, audiences are hungry for autobiographies of women resolving existential dilemmas through unconventional journeys. Wild taps into that hunger. Strayed narrates practically every step, missing toenail, good Samaritan, menstrual cycle, trail-side romance and MRE meal, along with each ensuing epiphany. It’s an amazing accomplishment. Why isn’t it a better story? It may be that Strayed is simply writing outside of her comfort zone. She’s in her element when she’s telling our own lives back to us, but the detailed epic that is Wild somehow feels forced. Listeners can inspire. The real value of their stories is in how we want to change our own lives once we emerge from them. Wild’s appeal is in the concept of taking on a challenge so large that you can’t help but be changed by it. No one begrudges Strayed the journey. We’re glad she took it and brought back its wisdom. Inspiring? Sure. But like the hike itself, a bit of a trudge. — Linda Stansberry
EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION AND INTERAC− TION. A management workshop. Gain insight into your own and others’ orientations, priorities and motives in carrying out work and relating to others. Learn how to adapt your approach to communicate and influence more effectively. With Janet Ruprecht. Fri, Oct. 4, 8:30 a.m.−12:30 p.m. Fee: $100 (includes materials). Pre−registration required. Call HSU College of eLearning & Extended Educa− tion at 826−3731 to register, or visit www.humboldt.edu/extended (CMM−0926)
List your class – just $4 per line per issue! Deadline: Friday, 5pm. Place your online ad at classified.northcoastjournal.com or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Listings must be paid in advance by check, cash or Visa/MasterCard. Many classes require pre-registration.
Arts & Crafts
FUSED GLASS JEWELRY FOR INTERMEDIATES. Learn advanced techniques to bring your fused glass jewelry to the next level. Learn to hand etch dicrohic glass with various design elements. Create pendants & earrings then learn to wire wrap, make your own bails & earring hooks. Fee: $50/$35 members, $15 materials. 2 workshops offered, Sat’s 10 a.m−noon. WS #1−Oct 5 & 12. WS #2−Nov 9 & 16. 520 South G St. Arcata, (707) 826−1445, www.fireartsarcata.com (AC−0926) HANDBUILDING FOR ADVANCED BEGINNERS & INTERMEDIATES. (5 weeks) Join Otamay Hushing for some fun with handbuilding clay projects. Bring your own ideas or try out some new ones. This class has a flexible format to encourage your creativity and build your confidence. Previous clay experience required. Thurs.’s 10 a.m−noon, Oct. 24 − Nov. 21. Fee: $90. Fire Arts Center. 520 South G St. Arcata, (707) 826−1445 www.fireartsarcata.com (AC−0926) SEWING LESSON. Make apron or bag, learn your machine. Dows Prarie Grange, McKinleyville. Sun Sept. 19, 2−5 p.m men women, and teens welcome! $10 call (541) 301−3331.
BEST PRACTICES IN MANAGEMENT: INCREASING EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE. Part of a new series, "Best Practices in Management" with Janet Ruprecht, this workshop presents the five compo− nents of emotional intelligence (EQ) and why good guys finish first. This workshop is inspired by Daniel Golement’s work on leadership and emotional inte−lligence. Fri., Oct. 18, 8:30 a.m.−12:30 p.m. Call HSU College of eLearning and Extended Education to register: 826−3731 or visit www.humboldt.edu/extended (CMM−1010)
PARENT/CHILD COMMUNICATION WORKSHOPS. Six Rivers Planned Parenthood health educators will present a Parent/Daughter Workshop for 9−12 year old daughters & their parents, Thurs., Oct. 10, 5:30−7:30 p.m., at our Eureka Health Center. Work− shop aims to foster positive attitudes about girls’ bodies & the changes to look forward to during puberty. Health educators will also present a Parent/Son Discussion Group for 6th−8th grade boys & their parents on Thurs., Oct. 17, 6−8 p.m. at our Eureka Health Center. Discussion group will focus on topics including puberty, relationships, peer pressure, & responsibility. Pre−registration required, $10−20 sliding scale fee, scholarships are available. Snacks will be provided. To register or for more info., call (707) 442−2961 or visit our website at www.srpp.org. (CMM−1010) WRITING BOOKS FOR CHILDREN. If you love chil− dren’s literature and have an interest in writing or illustrating children’s books, award−winning author Michael Elshohn Ross will present useful writing and publishing tools. Sun., Oct. 20, 10 a.m.−5 p.m. Fee: $60. Pre−registration required. Call HSU College of eLearning and Extended Education to register: 826−3731 or visit www.humboldt.edu/ extended (CMM−1010)
INTERMEDIATE MICROSOFT EXCEL. Go beyond the basics and explore powerful tools including Auto Filter, PivotTables and advanced formulas and functions. Analyze data lists utilizing sorting, filtering and subtotals. With Joan Dvorak. Mon’s, Oct. 14−Nov. 4, 6−8 p.m. Fee: $75. Pre−registration required. Call HSU College of eLearning and Extended Education to register: 826−3731 or visit www.humboldt.edu/extended (CMP−1003) INTRO TO ADOBE DREAMWEAVER. Learn essen− tials of website design in a step−by−step explo− ration of this dynamic web design application. With Annie Reid. Tues./Thurs., Oct. 15−29, 6:30−9 p.m. Fee: $135. Pre−registration required. Call HSU College of eLearning and Extended Education to register: 826−3731 or visit www.humboldt.edu/ extended (CMP−1003)
DANCE WITH DEBBIE: BALLROOM, LATIN & SWING. Have fun learning to dance with a partner through our group or private lessons at North Coast Dance Annex. Tues = Ballroom, Thurs = Latin. $40/person/month. Private lessons are the best way to get the instruction that you want. Single person = $40/hour, Couples = $60/hour. (707) 464− 3638 email@example.com www.dancewithdebbie.biz (DMT−0926) MUSIC LESSONS. Piano, Guitar, Voice, Flute, etc. Piano tuning, Instrument repair. Digital multi−track recording. (707) 476−9239. (DMT−1226) 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) STUDIO OF DANCE ARTS. Offering classes in Ballet, Pre−School Creative Ballet, Broadway Style Jazz and Irish Step Dance. We are the home of the Irish Company Dancers. 7 5th St. Eureka (707) 442− 1939 (DMT−1010) WEST AFRICAN DANCE. Tues.s, 5:30−7 p.m., at Redwood Raks, Arcata. All levels welcome. Live drumming. Dulce, 832−9547. (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. www.northcoastaikido.org, firstname.lastname@example.org, 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)
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!
BEGINNING ITALIAN. Introduction to Italian grammar, basic vocabulary and culture. Ultima occasione ... your last chance to learn Italian from Giulia Marini. Tues/Thurs, Oct. 8−Nov. 14, 5:30−7:30 p.m. Fee: $125. ($50 additional for optional one unit of credit.) Pre−registration required. Call HSU College of eLearning & Extended Education at 826− 3731 to register, or visit www.humboldt.edu/ extended (L−0926) EASY CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH. In this fun non grammar based class, students will learn essential Spanish for everyday conversation. This class is for people with little or no prior knowledge of Span− ish. Thurs.s, Oct. 10−Oct. 31, 5:30 p.m.−7:30 p.m. Fee: $79. CR Community Ed. 525 D St. Eureka. Visit http://www.redwoods.edu/departments/commun ity−ed/ to view us online. Call (707) 269−4000 to register. (L−0926)
50 and Better
OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE (OLLI). Offers dynamic classes for people age 50 and over. Call 826−5880 or visit www.humboldt.edu/olli to register for classes (O−1226)
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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 email@example.com (F−1226)
BEGINNING STEEL DRUM. Mon. evenings Sept. 9− 30, 7−8 p.m & Fri. Mornings Sept. 6−27, 11:30−12:30 Pan Arts Network, 1049 Samoa Blvd., Suite C. $50, (707) 407−8998, info@panarts network.com (DMT− 0926)
PILATES: INCREASE YOUR POTENTIAL THOUGH A MINDFUL MOVEMENT. Arcata Core Pilates offers beginning−advanced group Pilates Mat, reformer, chair, TRX, as well as Private Training Sessions. Our instructors are all certified. The diversity in training and background makes a deep well for clients to draw from. Call 845−8156 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, website:arcatacorepilatesstudio.com.
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− 0926)
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 www.sunyisarcata.com, 825−0182. (F− 1226)
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. marlajoy.zumba.com (F−1226)
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. email@example.com northcoastfencing.tripod.com
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continued from previous page ALEXANDER VON HUMBOLDT. With Richard Paselk. Explore von Humboldt’s early life, his South American expedition, scientific accomplishments and state−of−the−art instruments. Thurs., Oct. 10, 10 a.m.−noon, $30/OLLI members, $55/nonmem− bers. OLLI: 826−5880. www.humboldt.edu/olli (O−1003) DIGITAL STORYTELLING: REMEMBERING IN THREE IMAGES. With Eileen McGee. Bring your story to life! On a computer, you will use three photos or drawings, add movement and layers of music and/or sound effects. Digitally create a personal story about a place, special person or life transition. Thurs., Oct. 17−31, 10 a.m.−1 p.m. $75/ OLLI members, $100/nonmembers. OLLI: 826− 5880. www.humboldt.edu/olli (O−1010) DISCOVERING YOUR INNER WISDOM WITH SOULCOLLAGE® With Marilyn Montgomery. An intuitive, expressive art process in which you con− struct a card deck that becomes a personal visual journal. You don’t have to be an artist to enjoy the process designed for both beginners and those with experience in the process. Thurs., Oct. 17− Nov. 21, 3−5 p.m. $80/OLLI members, $105/non− members. OLLI: 826−5880. www.humboldt.edu/olli (O−1010) FINGERPAINTING ON YOUR IPAD: THE NEXT LEVEL. For those students who enjoyed the first OLLI iPad painting classes, artist Claire Iris Schencke will take you to the next level. The first class taught students to walk on the touch screen; this class will teach you how to dance! Thurs., Oct. 17 & 24, 2−6 p.m. $65/OLLI members, $90/non− members. OLLI: 826−5880. www.humboldt.edu/olli (O−1010) FINGERPAINTING ON YOUR IPAD: The Next Level incorporates photos, wild use of layers and filters and startling transformations. With Claire Iris Schencke. Thurs’s, Oct. 17 & 24, 2−6 p.m. $65/OLLI members, $90/nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880. www.humboldt.edu/olli (O−0926) GENTLE YOGA IN FERNDALE. Increase health and flexibility in body and mind with Laurie Birdsall. All levels welcome. Tues’s & Thurs’s, Oct. 1−17, 10−11 a.m. $50/OLLI members, $75/nonmembers. OLLI: 826− 5880, www.humboldt.edu/olli (O0926) GENTLE YOGA. With Patricia Starr. Learn yoga with focus on both floor and standing poses for strength, balance and flexibility at any age. Mon.s, Oct. 7−21, 1:30−3 p.m. $50/OLLI members, $75/ nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880, www.humboldt.edu/olli (O−1003) HUMBOLDT COUNTY FOLKLORE. With Renee Ross. Myths, tales, jokes, foodways, legends, music, tweets, games, art, music, clothing, and a lot more. This class will look at local folklore in all its different forms. Tues.s, Oct. 8−29, 10 a.m.−noon. $65/OLLI members, $90/nonmembers. OLLI: 826− 5880. www.humboldt.edu/olli (O−1003) MID−LIFE & BEYOND. With Debbie Hatch. Horm− ones, sex, relationships, empty nests, osteoporosis, nutrition and vitamins. Menopause is the prime time to evaluate your personal health and to make a plan to be your best throughout your life. Mon.s, Oct. 7−21, 6−8 p.m. $45/OLLI members, $70/ nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880.www.humboldt.edu/ olli (O−1003)
INK, BRUSH, PEN: FROM EAST TO WEST. Create a series of unique ink drawings in this lively art class. With Julie McNiel. Thurs’s, Oct. 3−Nov. 7, noon−2 p.m. $80/OLLI members, $105/nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880, www.humboldt.edu/olli (O−0926) INTERMEDIATE BRIDGE. Learn more about playing and defending in a trump or no−trump contract and clarify many complex bidding issues. With Robert Fornes. Wed’s, Oct. 2−Nov. 6, 10 a.m.−noon. $75/OLLI members, $100/nonmembers. OLLI: 826− 5880, www.humboldt.edu/olli (O0926) INTRODUCTION TO STEEL DRUMS. Learn to play short tunes and hear a brief history of the origins of the steel drum. All levels welcome. With Kate Lang−Salazar. Fri.s, Oct. 4−25, 10−11:30 a.m. $75/OLLI members, $100/nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880. www.humboldt.edu/olli (O−1003) LIFE & FILMS OF STANLEY KUBRICK. Known for his dazzling cinematography, detailed costuming, sets & controversial subjects, Kubrick is regarded as one of the greatest filmmakers of all times. With Philip Wright. Tues.’s, Oct. 1−Nov. 12, 6−9 p.m. $85/ OLLI members, $110/nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880. www.humboldt.edu/olli (O−0926) MOVING YOUR WORDS: A WRITING CLASS. With Suzanne Samberg. Develop ideas, expand your imagination and move your words out of your brain and onto paper. Choose one of two sessions in GARBERVILLE Wed., Oct. 16−Nov. 6 or Eureka Thurs., Oct. 17−Nov. 7, 3:30−5:30 p.m. $65/OLLI members, $90/nonmembers. OLLI 826−5880. www.humboldt.edu/olli (O−1010) NATIVE PLANTS OF THE HEADWATERS FOREST RESERVE. Join botanist Jennifer Wheeler & park ranger Julie Clark on a hike to learn about native plants & tales of cultural history. Wed., Oct. 2, 2−4 p.m. OLLI members only $10. OLLI: 826−5880. www.humboldt.edu/olli (O−0926)
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS.
RUSSIAN ALASKA: 1730 TO 1870. Beginning with the history of the historic site Fort Ross in Mendo− cino County, Laurent Cleenewerck will share about the Russian colonization of Alaska in the 1700s and 1800s, as well as the legacy of the Russian era to present day. Thurs., Oct. 17−31, 10 a.m.−noon. $55/ OLLI members, $80/nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880. www.humboldt.edu/olli SENIOR ACTION COALITION. Use your knowledge and experience to take action on pressing issues affecting older adults. Seniors, boomers welcome. Grassroots, non−partisan, current focus health care. Meetings held third Wed. of every month, 11:30 a.m.−1:30 p.m. at Jefferson School, 1000 B St. For more information, e−mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (707) 442−3763.
OUR PATHWAYS TO HEALTH. Marion Love and Toni Martin co−lead this class. Developed by the Stanford University Chronic Disease Self−Manage− ment Program with focus on supporting partici− pants to make achievable goals and improve health. Mon.s, Oct. 7− Nov. 11 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. $5/OLLI members only. OLLI: 826−5880. www.humboldt.edu/olli (O−1003)
SEQUOIA PARK ZOO: A CENTURY OF HISTORY AND THE EXCITING FUTURE OF CALIFORNIA’S OLDEST ZOO. With Gretchen Ziegler and Amber Neilson.Participants learn about operating a modern zoo through lectures, behind−the−scenes tours, animal encounters, and other engaging activities. Sat., Oct. 5−19, 9 a.m.−noon, $50/OLLI members, $75/nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880. www.humboldt.edu/olli (O−1003)
OUR WWII HOME FRONT. With Ray Hillman. Through lecture, slideshow, artifacts and an exten− sive field trip, learn what was going on along the Humboldt County coast during WWII. Fri., Oct. 11, 5:30−8 p.m. and Sat., Oct. 12, 9:30 a.m.−2 p.m. $65/ OLLI members, $90/nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880. www.humboldt.edu/olli (O−1010)
SEVEN MAJOR INTERGOVERNMENTAL ORGANI− ZATIONS. With Laurent Cleenewerck. An in−depth discussion of some of the most influential interna− tional organizations. Tues., Oct. 15−Nov. 5, 10 a.m.− noon. $65/OLLI members, $90/nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880. www.humboldt.edu/olli (O−1010)
PILATES PLUS FOR OLLI. With Joanne Fornes. Build a stronger, healthier body. Improve posture, bal− ance and flexibility with the elegant, flowing movements of Pilates. Wed., Oct. 16−Nov. 20, 10:30 a.m.−noon. $70/OLLI members, $95/nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880, www.humboldt.edu/olli (O−1010) WRITING YOUR LIFE. With Suzanne Samberg. Write about what makes us who we are−the moments, events, people, comedies and tragedies. Choose one of two sessions in GARBERVILLE Wed., Oct. 16−Nov. 6 or Eureka Thurs., Oct. 17−Nov. 7, 1−3 p.m. $65/OLLI members, $90/nonmembers. OLLI 826−5880. www.humboldt.edu/olli (O−1010)
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TELLING OUR STORIES. Ali Freedlund will cover the basic elements of story and storytelling including purpose, character development, style, and delivery of oral telling. Wed.s, Oct. 9−Nov.6, 2− 4 p.m. $75/OLLI members, $100/nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880. www.humboldt.edu/olli (O−1003) TRADING THE PALATE: HUMANITY, PLANTS & EVOLVING CUISINE. Join Philip Wright in exploring the origins of our most revered crops−including tomatoes and coffee−and how these plants have influenced cuisine, trade and civilization. Wed., Oct. 16−30, 6−8 p.m. $55/OLLI members, $80/ nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880 www.humboldt.edu/olli (O−1010)
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 arcatazengroup.org. EUREKA: Wed’s 5:55 p.m., 730 K Street upstairs. Call 845−8399 or email@example.com. (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, Fierro_roman@yahoo.com. Sun’s 6 p.m, Community Yoga Center 890 G St, Arcata. Our webpage is www.kdkarcatagroup.org (S−1226) TAROT AS AN EVOLUTIONARY PATH. Classes in Eureka, and Arcata. Private mentorships, readings. Carolyn Ayres. 442−4240 www.tarotofbecoming.com (S1226) WARRIOR DHARMA SERIES IN ARCATA. W/Frank Berliner, Professor of Contemplative Psychology at Naropa University, Boulder CO. The profound teachings of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche are presented through lively informal talks, guided meditations, and personal interaction. Introduc− tion: Fri. Oct. 4, 7−9 p.m. Warrior Dharma Program Dancing with Hope & Fear: Sat. & Sun. Oct. 5−6, 9 a.m − 5 p.m. Reception to follow. Fee: $150. For more info., location, & register call (707) 822−4737. WHAT IS YOGA? With Karen Harris. At Om Shala Yoga. Sept. 29 & Oct. 20. Two sections per day: 1− 2:30 p.m. & 3−4:30 p.m. Explore some of the spiri− tual traditions that have shaped the contemporary practice of asana. Fee: $18 per class, $60 for all 4. 858 10th St., Arcata. 825−YOGA (9642) www.omshalayoga.com (S−0926)
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: LAURENCE A. KLUCK CSB #123791 MATHEWS, KLUCK, WALSH & WYKLE, LLLP 100 M STREET EUREKA, CA. 95501 (707) 442−3758 September 11, 2013 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA COUNTY OF HUMBOLDT
legal notices YOU’RE INVITED TO A HU CHANT! Have you ever needed to mend a broken heart? Do you have a fear you can’t shake or need an answer to a tire− some problem? Chanting HU can open the door to miracles. HU (hue) is a sound vibration that conn− ects you to the Divine. Tues. Oct. 1st, 7 −7:30 p.m., (and every first Tues. of the month) Jefferson Community Center, 1000 B St., Eureka. All are welcome to free event. For information call: 444− 2536. Please click on miraclesinyourlife.org for a moment of inspiration. (S−0926)
Sports & Recreation
ROLLER SKATING. Blue Lake Parks & Recreation, Fri./Sat. 6:30−9:30 p.m, Sun. 2−5 p.m. Theme Skate: Fri. Sept. 27. Dress like a Superhero and receive $1 discount! Adult Skate: Sun. Sept. 8, 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)
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 www.norcalrecoveryservices.com (TS−1226) SEX/ PORN DAMAGING YOUR LIFE & RELATION− SHIPS ? Confidential help is available. 825−0920 or 845−8973, firstname.lastname@example.org or (TS−1226)
OVERCOMING BLOCKS TO SUCCESS AND SALES MADE EASY. Workshops for creating the right mindset for business mastery. Mon. Oct. 2, & Thurs. Oct. 24, 7 p.m. Pre−registration required. Hypnosis for Health 498−4897. (V−0926) 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 www.hospiceofhumboldt.org.
Wellness & Bodywork
"OUR PATHWAYS TO HEALTH" FREE HEALTH WORKSHOP. Workshops help individuals with long term health conditions, gain tools to manage their symptoms, learn to partner with their provider, and develop and achieve mini−goals in an encouraging and helpful environment. They are a mixture of health education and peer support and are not chronic condition specific. Meet one day a week for six weeks. Anyone living with a chronic health condition is encouraged to participate, as are family members and/or caregivers. New work− shops start in: Willow Creek, Tues Oct. 1−Nov. 5, 2− 4:30 p.m. Eureka, Fri, Oct. 4−Nov. 8, 2−4:30 p.m. McKinleyville, Sat, Oct. 5−Nov. 9, 11 a.m−1:30 p.m. Veterans exclusive workshop in Eureka Thurs, Oct. 3−Nov. 7, 1−3:30 p.m. Please call to register or for more info. Space is limited. Aligning Forces Humboldt: (707) 445−2806, Ext. 4. (W−1003)
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−0926) DANDELION HERBAL CENTER. Festival of Herbs. Visiting Teacher Series: Oct. 2013−Apr. 2014. Meets first weekend of each month. Rosemary Gladstar, Candis Cantin and more! Individual classes now available. 10 Month Herbal Studies Program: Feb.− Nov. 2013. For the serious herb student. Register online www.dandelionherb.com or call (707) 442− 8157. (W−1031) ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS HOLISTIC HEALTH NIGHT. Wed., Oct. 2, 5:30 p.m. Digestive System with Well− ness Team. We will explore systems & symptoms of the body. Come in for complimentary check−ups & learn how to find the root of systemic "problems". Take charge of your health with preventative health care. 1639 Central Ave., Ste. A, McKinleyville. (707) 839−7772. For more information visit us at www.essentialelementsspa.com (W−0926) ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS PRESENTS COMPLIMEN− TARY EDUCATIONAL CLASSES. Every Weds. 5:30 p.m. October 9: Spiritual Life−Coaching with Alena Hrabcakova October 16: doTERRA Essential Oils Series with Alicia Hashem and Stephanie Pearlston. 1639 Central Ave., Ste. A, McKinleyville. (707) 839−7772. For more information visit us at www.essentialelementsspa.com (W−1003) FREE ROLFING CONSULTATION. With Lee Tuley, Certified Rolfer. Find out what Rolfing can do for you. (541) 251−1885 (W−1226) 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 arcatamassage.com (W−1226) TAI CHI PLUS. Breathwork, acupressure meridian massage, meditation, sound healing included with traditional Tai Chi movement and Qigong practices. Daily, Mon.− Fri., morning, afternoon, and evening classes available in 5 cities, Westhaven, Arcata, Eureka, Ferndale, and Fortuna. Call Glenda at 268− 3936 or email at email@example.com. See website taichiforeveryone.net for more informa− tion. (W−0926) VISITING YOGA INSTRUCTOR JEANIE MANCH− ESTER. At Om Shala Yoga & Inner Freedom Yoga. October 11−13. Explore myth, asana, breath and meditation to access your truth and potential! Full weekend cost: $130 if by Oct. 4, $150 after, each class priced individually as well. Om Shala Yoga, 858 10th St., Arcata. 825−YOGA (9642) www.omshalayoga.com (W−0926) YOGA FOR ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS. At Om Shala Yoga. With Christine Fiorentino. 4 session series on Tue.s. & Thurs.s., Oct. 8−17, 7:15−8:30 p.m. Learn in a safe and supportive environment. No experience or flexibility required! Fee: $55 if by Oct. 1, $70 after. Must register by Oct. 7. 858 10th St., Arcata. 825−YOGA (9642), www.omshalayoga.com (W−0926)
NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF IRENE A. VOSS CASE NO. PR130264
contingent creditor of the deceased, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within four months from the date of first issuance of letters as provided in Probate Code section 9100. The time for filing claims will not expire before four months from the hearing date noticed above. YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested 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: ROBERT D. PRIOR CSB #28272 ATTORNEY AT LAW PO BOX 23 EUREKA, CA. 95502 (707) 443−4573 September 16, 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: IRENE A. VOSS, IRENE AGNES VOSS, AND 9/29, 10/3, 10/10/2013 (13−256) IRENE VOSS A PETITION FOR PROBATE has NOTICE OF PETITION TO been filed by ELOISE SHAHA ADMINISTER ESTATE OF in the Superior Court of California, DOROTHY AMY SMITH, AKA County of Humboldt. DOROTHY M. SMITH, AKA THE PETITION FOR PROBATE DOROTHY SMITH requests ELOISE SHAHA be CASE NO. PR1130274 appointed as personal representa− To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, tive to administer the estate of the contingent creditors and persons decedent. who may otherwise be interested in THE PETITION requests the dece− the will or estate, or both, of: dent’s will and codicils, if any, be DOROTHY AMY SMITH, AKA 9/26, 10/3, 10/10/2013 (13−261) admitted to probate. The will and DOROTHY M. SMITH, AKA codicils are available for examina− DOROTHY SMITH NOTICE OF PETITION TO tion in the file kept by the court. A PETITION FOR PROBATE has ADMINISTER ESTATE OF THE PETITION requests authority been filed by MICHAEL ERNEST LORETTA ANN EGAN to administer the estate under the VALK CASE NO. PR130262 Independent Administration of in the Superior Court of California, Estates Act. (This authority will To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, County of Humboldt. allow the personal representative to contingent creditors and persons THE PETITION FOR PROBATE take many actions without who may otherwise be interested in requests MICHAEL ERNEST VALK be obtaining court approval. Before the will or estate, or both, of: appointed as personal representa− taking certain very important LORETTA ANN EGAN tive to administer the estate of the actions, however, the personal A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been decedent. representative will be required to filed by LYNSI B. MEZA THE PETITION requests the dece− give notice to interested persons in the Superior Court of California, dent’s will and codicils, if any, be unless they have waived notice or County of Humboldt. admitted to probate. The will and consented to the proposed action.) THE PETITION FOR PROBATE codicils are available for examina− The independent administration requests LYNSI B. MEZA be tion in the file kept by the court. authority will be granted unless an appointed as personal representa− THE PETITION requests authority interested person files an objection tive to administer the estate of the to administer the estate under the to the petition and shows good decedent. Independent Administration of cause why the court should not THE PETITION requests the dece− Estates Act. (This authority will grant the authority. dent’s will and codicils, if any, be allow the personal representative to A HEARING on the petition will be admitted to probate. The will and take many actions without held on October 10, at 2:00 p.m. at codicils are available for examina− obtaining court approval. Before the Superior Court of California, tion in the file kept by the court. taking certain very important County of Humboldt, 825 Fifth THE PETITION requests authority to actions, however, the personal Street, Eureka, in Dept. 8. administer the estate under the representative will be required to IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of Independent Administration of give notice to interested persons the petition, you should appear at Estates Act. (This authority will unless they have waived notice or the hearing and state your objec− allow the personal representative to consented to the proposed action.) tions or file written objections with take many actions without The independent administration the court before the hearing. Your obtaining court approval. Before authority will be granted unless an appearance may be in person or by taking certain very important interested person files an objection your attorney. actions, however, the personal to the petition and shows good IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a representative will be required to cause why the court should not contingent creditor of the give notice to interested persons grant the authority. deceased, you must file your claim unless they have waived notice or A HEARING on the petition will be with the court and mail a copy to consented to the proposed action.) held on October 17, at 2:00 p.m. at the personal representative The independent administration the Superior Court of California, appointed by the court within four authority will be granted unless an County of Humboldt, 825 Fifth months from the date of first interested person files an objection Street, Eureka, in CTRM 8. issuance of letters as provided in to the petition and shows good IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of Probate Code section 9100. The cause why the court should not the petition, you should appear at time for filing claims will not expire grant the authority. the hearing and state your objec− before four months from the A HEARING on the petition will be tions or file written objections with hearing date noticed above. held on October 3, at 2:00 p.m. at the court before the hearing. Your YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept the Superior Court of California, appearance may be in person or by by the court. If you are a person County of Humboldt, 825 Fifth your attorney. interested in the estate, you may Street, Eureka, in Dept. 8. IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a file with the court a Request for IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of contingent creditor of the Special Notice (form DE−154) of the the petition, you should appear at deceased, you must file your claim filing of an inventory and appraisal the hearing and state your objec− with the court and mail a copy to of estate assets or of any petition tions or file written objections with the personal representative or account as provided in Probate the court before the hearing. Your appointed by the court within four Code section 1250. A Request for appearance may be in person or by months from the date of first Special Notice form is available your attorney. issuance of letters as provided in ➤ or a from the court clerk. IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR Probate Code section 9100. The NOTICES ATTORNEY FOR PETITIONER: contingentLEGAL creditor of the time for filing claims will not expire CONTINUED ONfile NEXT PAGE LAURENCE A. KLUCK CSB #123791 deceased, you must your claim before four months from the MATHEWS, KLUCK, WALSH & with the court and mail a copy to hearing date noticed above. WYKLE, LLLP northcoastjournal.com personal representative NORTH COAST • the THURSDAY, SEPT. 26, 2013 YOU •MAY EXAMINE the fileJOURNAL kept 100 M STREET appointed by the court within four by the court. If you are a person EUREKA, CA. 95501 months from the date of first interested in the estate, you may (707) 442−3758 issuance of letters as provided in file with the court a Request for September 11, 2013 Probate Code section 9100. The Special Notice (form DE−154) of the
held on October 3, at 2:00 p.m. at the Superior Court of California, 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 from Your the courtContinued before the hearing. previous appearance may be inpage. person or by your attorney. IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a contingent creditor of the deceased, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within four months from the date of first issuance of letters as provided in Probate Code section 9100. The time for filing claims will not expire before four months from the hearing date noticed above. 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: WILLIAM T. KAY, JR., SBN 59581 LAW OFFICE OF WILL KAY 628 H STREET EUREKA, CA. 95501 (707) 445−2301 September 9, 2013 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA COUNTY OF HUMBOLDT
taking certain very important 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. A HEARING on the petition will be held on October 10, at 2:00 p.m. at the Superior Court of California, 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 deceased, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within four months from the date of first issuance of letters as provided in Probate Code section 9100. The time for filing claims will not expire before four months from the hearing date noticed above. YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested 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: CATHERINE M. KOSHKIN, ESQ. CSB #149503 KOSHKIN LAW FIRM 1116 ELEVENTH STREET ARCATA, CA. 95521 (707) 822 −2800 September 16, 2013 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA COUNTY OF HUMBOLDT 9/19, 9/19, 10/3/2013 (13−251)
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NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF CARL LELAND BARLOW, AKA CARL L. BARLOW, AKA LEE BARLOW CASE NO. PR130268
voter, and cannot be employed by the Humboldt County Office of Education. Trustee Area 2 includes portions of South Bay Union, Fern− dale Unified, portions of Fortuna Elementary, Loleta Union, Rio Dell, and Scotia Union school districts. Prior to applying, please officially verify residency by contacting the Humboldt County Elections Office at (707) 445−7481 or 3033 H Street, Room 20, Eureka. In order to apply, each applicant must prepare a letter explaining his/her interest in serving on the Board as well as qualifications to serve. The letter of interest and a résumé must be received by the Humboldt County Superintendent of Schools, Garry T. Eagles, Ph.D., Humboldt County Office of Educa− tion, 901 Myrtle Avenue, Eureka, CA 95501, no later than 4:00 p.m. on October 15, 2013. Applicants will be interviewed at the public meeting of the Humboldt County Board of Educa− tion October 23, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. Each applicant will be asked to make a personal statement and answer questions from the Board and members of the audience. The Board will vote after the interviews are complete, and the successful applicant will be seated at the orga− nizational meeting in December 2013. Garry T. Eagles, Ph.D. Superintendent of Schools 9/19, 9/26/2013 (13−248)
Request for Proposal for Historic Preservation Website Development The City of Eureka is requesting proposals for the design and devel− opment of an interactive, map− based, historic preservation website. This will be a concept to completion project using grant funds awarded by the California Office of Historic Preservation and City of Eureka funds. Interested parties can obtain a copy of the Request for Proposal by contacting Peggie Allen at the City of Eureka, 531 K Street, Eureka, CA 95501 (707) 441−4160, firstname.lastname@example.org. Ques− tions should be directed to Kamala Englin, Assistant Planner, (707) 441− 4164, email@example.com. Proposals must be received by 4 PM, PST, Monday, October 7, 2013.
To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both, of: CARL LELAND BARLOW, AKA CARL L. BARLOW, AKA LEE BARLOW A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by KATHRYN C. LELAND, aka HUMBOLDT COUNTY OFFICE Kathryn b. BRAMBANI, aka OF EDUCATION SEEKS KATHRYN M. BRAMBANI APPLICANTS FOR COUNTY in the Superior Court of California, BOARD OF EDUCATION County of Humboldt. TRUSTEE AREA 2 THE PETITION FOR PROBATE The filing period for the Humboldt requests KATHRYN C. LELAND be 9/26/2013 (13−260) County Board of Education’s elec− appointed as personal representa− tion for Trustee Area 2 closed in tive to administer the estate of the FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME August 2013, and at that time the decedent. STATEMENT 13−00485 incumbent, Joan Stewart, did not THE PETITION requests the dece− The following persons are doing file intentions for reelection, there− dent’s will and codicils, if any, be Business as AARON’S SALES & fore creating a vacancy on the admitted to probate. The will and LEASE OWNERSHIP at 2029 Humboldt County Board of codicils are available for examina− Broadway, Eureka, CA. 95501 Trustees after the November elec− tion in the file kept by the court. Pacific Furniture Systems, LLC tion. THE PETITION requests authority 5909 West Loop South The Humboldt County Board of to administer the estate under the Bellaire, TX. 77401, Texas Trustees is currently seeking appli− Independent Administration of The business is conducted by A cants for the open Board seat. Estates Act. (This authority will Limited Liability Company Candidates must reside in Trustee allow the personal representative to The registrant commenced to Area 2, must be at least18 years old, take many actions without transact business under the ficti− a citizen of California, a registered obtaining court approval. Before tious business name listed above on voter, and cannot be employed by taking certain very important n/a the Humboldt County Office of actions, however, the personal /s/ Fariborz Tahami Operating Education. Trustee Area 2 includes representative will be required to Manager portions of South Bay Union, Fern− give notice to interested persons This statement was filed with the dale Unified, portions of Fortuna unless they have waived notice or County Clerk of Humboldt County Elementary, Loleta Union, Rio Dell, consented to the proposed action.) on August 29, 2013 and Scotia Union school districts. The independent administration CAROLYN CRNICH Prior to applying, please officially authority will be granted unless an Humboldt County Clerk verify residency by contacting the interested person files an objection 9/12, 9/19, 9/26, 10/3/2013 (13−240) Humboldt County Elections Office to the petition and shows good at (707) 445−7481 or 3033 H Street, cause why the court should not Room 20, Eureka. grant the authority. North Coast Journal • Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013 • northcoastjournal.com In order to apply, each applicant A HEARING on the petition will be must prepare a letter explaining held on October 10, at 2:00 p.m. at his/her interest in serving on the the Superior Court of California, Board as well as qualifications to County of Humboldt, 825 Fifth
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 13−00470
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 13−00497 The following persons are doing Business as TIMEOUT SPORTS PUB at 1095 S. Fortuna Blvd., #E, Fortuna, CA. 95540 Timeout Team, Inc. 1095 So. Fortuna Blvd., #E Fortuna, CA. 95540 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/ Rebecca Coulombe, Secretary This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on Sept. 19, 2013 CAROLYN CRNICH Humboldt County Clerk 9/19, 9/26, 10/3, 10/10/2013 (13−250)
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 13−00523 The following person is doing Busi− ness as HIGH TIDE PERMACULTURE at 1620 Charles Ave., Arcata, CA. 95521 Daniel Joseph Mar 2910 E Street 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 n/a /s/ Daniel J. Mar This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on Sept. 16, 2013 CAROLYN CRNICH Humboldt County Clerk 9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17/2013 (13−257)
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 13−00510 The following person is doing Busi− ness as MOLECULAR AWAKENING at 600 F St., Ste. 3−821, Arcata, CA. 95521 Daniel John Throckmorton 600 F St, Ste. 3−381 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 9/12/2013 /s/ Dan Throckmorton This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on Sept. 12, 2013 CAROLYN CRNICH Humboldt County Clerk 9/19, 9/26, 10/3, 10/10/2013 (13−249)
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 13−00470 The following persons are doing Business as HAWTHORN UNIVER− SITY at 475 Hungry Gulch Rd., Ste. C, Whitethorn, CA. 95589, PO Box 546916, Surfside, FL. 33154 Bright Conduit Corporation 9441 Harding Ave. Surfside, FL. 33154, Delaware The business is conducted by A Corporation The registrant commenced to transact business under the ficti− tious business name listed above on
The following persons are doing Business as HAWTHORN UNIVER− SITY at 475 Hungry Gulch Rd., Ste. C, Whitethorn, CA. 95589, PO Box 546916, Surfside, FL. 33154 Bright Conduit Corporation 9441 Harding Ave. Surfside, FL. 33154, Delaware 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/ Jose F. Pedreira, Secretary This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on August 19, 2013 CAROLYN CRNICH Humboldt County Clerk 9/5, 9/12, 9/19, 9/26/2013 (13−237)
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 13−00473 The following person is doing Business as MOUNTAIN MAN MOWING at 686 Forest View Dr. Willow Creek, CA. 95573, PO Box 83, Salyer CA. 95563 David Joseph Maloney III 686 Forest View Dr. Willow Creek, CA. 95573 The business is conducted by An Individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the ficti− tious business name listed above on 8/21/2013 /s/ David J. Maloney This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on August 21, 2013 CAROLYN CRNICH Humboldt County Clerk 9/5, 9/12, 9/19, 9/26/2013 (13−239)
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 13−00477 The following persons are doing Business as HUMBOLDT ACUPUNC− TURE at 123 F St., Eureka, CA. 95501 Jeffrey Haloff 2707 M St. Eureka, CA. 95501 Chelsea Colby 2707 M St. Eureka, CA. 95501 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/ Jeffrey Haloff. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on August 26, 2013 CAROLYN CRNICH Humboldt County Clerk 9/5, 9/12, 9/19, 9/26/2013 (13−236)
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 13−00488 The following persons are doing Business as LITTLE CAESARS PIZZA at 906 West Avenue, Eureka, CA. 9550, 1738 Germaine Drive, Yuba City, CA. 95993 Singh Brothers, LLC 1738 Germaine Drive Yuba City, CA. 95993, California The business is conducted by A Limited Liability Company The registrant commenced to transact business under the ficti− tious business name listed above on n/a /s/ Satnam Singh, CEO This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on Sept. 03, 2013 CAROLYN CRNICH Humboldt County Clerk
City, CA. 95993 Singh Brothers, LLC 1738 Germaine Drive Yuba City, CA. 95993, California The business is conducted by A Limited Liability Company The registrant commenced to transact business under the ficti− tious business name listed above on n/a /s/ Satnam Singh, CEO This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on Sept. 03, 2013 CAROLYN CRNICH Humboldt County Clerk 9/12, 9/19, 9/26, 10/3/2013 (13−241)
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 13−00494 The following persons are doing Business as 3 FOODS CAFE at 835 J St., Arcata, CA. 95521 Jennifer Horrigan Shipman 1890 Golf Course Rd. Bayside, CA. 95524 Laura Duttweiler 1801 Ashdown McKinleyville, CA. 95519 The business is conducted by A Limited Partnership The registrant commenced to transact business under the ficti− tious business name listed above on 10/1/2013 /s/ Jennifer Horrigan Shipman This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on Sept. 05, 2013 CAROLYN CRNICH Humboldt County Clerk 9/12, 9/19, 9/26, 10/3/2013 (13−243)
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 13−00527 The following person is doing Busi− ness as KEEPING VIGIL PRESS at 995 11th St., Arcata, CA. 95521 Susanna Gallisdorfer 995 11th St. 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 9/9/2013 /s/ Susanna Gallisdorfer This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on Sept. 18, 2013 CAROLYN CRNICH Humboldt County Clerk 9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17/2013 (13−259) 9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17/2013 (13−259)
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 13−00531 The following persons are doing Business as SUNSHINE CAFÉ/ COUPLE CUPS at 1603 G St., Arcata, CA. 95521 Sunshine Unlimited LLC. 1603 G St. Arcata, CA. 95521 The business is conducted by A Limited Liability Company The registrant commenced to transact business under the ficti− tious business name listed above on 9/10/2013 /s/ Serg Mihaylo This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on Sept. 18, 2013 CAROLYN CRNICH Humboldt County Clerk 9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17/2013 (13−258)
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 13−00518 The following persons are doing Business as CAFÉ NOONER TOO! at 2910 E Street, Eureka, CA. 95501, CAFÉ NOONER at 409 Opera Alley, Eureka, CA. 95501 Café Nooner, LLC 2910 E Street Eureka, CA. 95501 The business is conducted by A Limited Liability Company The registrant commenced to transact business under the ficti− tious business name listed above on 10/1/2013 /s/ Joseph Mark Filgas, Manager/ Member This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on Sept. 16, 2013 CAROLYN CRNICH Humboldt County Clerk 9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17/2013 (13−253)
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT R−13−00512 The following person is doing Busi− ness as ARCATA PILATES WORKS at 1499 Peninsula Drive, Arcata, CA. 95521 Linda Slater−Gilbert 1499 Peninsula Drive 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 11/10/2013 /s/ Linda Slater−Gilbert This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on Sept. 13, 2013 CAROLYN CRNICH Humboldt County Clerk
95521 Linda Slater−Gilbert 1499 Peninsula Drive 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 11/10/2013 /s/ Linda Slater−Gilbert This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on Sept. 13, 2013 CAROLYN CRNICH Humboldt County Clerk 9/19, 9/26, 10/3, 10/10/2013 (13−252)
STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITOUS BUSINESS NAME FILE NO. 12−00375 The following persons have aban− doned the use of the fictitious business name CAFÉ NOONER Too! at 2910 E Street, Eureka, CA. 95501. The fictitious business name was filed in HUMBOLDT County on 6/20/2012 Joseph Mark Filgas 2640 Clay Rd. McKinleyville ,CA. 95519 Lorrena Lucille Filgas 2640 Clay Rd.McKinleyville, CA. 95519 This business was conducted by: Individual Husband & Wife /s/ Joseph Mark Filgas / Lorrena Lucille Filgas This state was files with the HUMBOLDT County Clerk on the date Sept. 16, 2013 I hereby certify that this copy is true and correct copy of the orig− inal statement on file in my office CAROLYN CRNICH Humboldt County Clerk 9/26,10/3, 10/10, 10/17/2013 (13−254)
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STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME FILE NO. 11−00608 The following persons have aban− doned the use of the fictitious business name CAFÉ NOONER at 409 Opera Alley, Eureka, CA. 95501 The fictitious business name was filed in HUMBOLDT County on 10/17/2011 Joseph Mark Filgas 2640 Clay Rd. McKinleyville ,CA. 95519 Lorrena Lucille Filgas 2640 Clay Rd.McKinleyville, CA. 95519 This business was conducted by: Individual Husband & Wife /s/ Joseph Mark Filgas / Lorrena Lucille Filgas This state was files with the HUMBOLDT County Clerk on the date Sept. 16, 2013 I Hereby certify that this copy is true and correct copy of the orig− inal statement on file in my office CAROLYN CRNICH Humboldt County Clerk 9/26. 10/3. 10/10, 10/17/2013 (13−255)
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NO. CV130558 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA COUNTY OF HUMBOLDT 825 FIFTH STREET EUREKA, CA 95501, PETITION OF: ALEX KAI−EN KAO TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner: ALEX KAI−EN KAO for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: ALEX KAI−EN KAO to Proposed Name: ALEX KAI−EN EDGE 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: October 30, 2013 Time: 1:45 p.m., Dept. 8 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF HUMBOLDT 825 FIFTH STREET EUREKA, CA 95501 Date: September 11, 2013 Filed: September 11, 2013 /s/ W. BRUCE WATSON Judge of the Superior Court 9/19, 9/26, 10/3, 10/10/2013 (13−247)
NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE ATTENTION RECORDER: THE FOLLOWING REFERENCE TO AN ATTACHED SUMMARY IS APPLICABLE TO THE NOTICE PROVIDED TO THE TRUSTOR ONLY] NOTE: THERE IS A SUMMARY OF THE INFORMATION IN THIS DOCUMENT ATTACHED
YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED March 25, 2011. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE, IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on October 4, 2013, at the hour of 10:30 a.m., on the steps to the front entrance to the County Courthouse, located at 825 5th Street, City of Eureka, County of Humboldt, State of California, PRIME PACIFIC, a corporation, as Trustee will sell at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state, all payable at the time of sale, real property situated in the County of Humboldt, State of California, and the purported address is 737 Briceland Thorn Road, Redway, CA (APN: 077-151-003), and is more particularly described in the Deed of Trust referenced below. Directions may be obtained pursuant to a written request submitted to the beneficiary: MICHAEL D. CALLAHAN, REBECCA CALLAHAN, and JANICE STENLUND, Successor Trustees - c/o Selzer Home Loans, 551 S. Orchard Ave., Ukiah, CA 95482, telephone: (707) 462-4000 or by contacting the Trustee, Prime Pacific at (707) 468-5300 or mailing request to Prime Pacific, P.O. Box 177, Ukiah, CA 95482 - within 10 days from the first publication of this notice. If a street address or common designation of property is shown in this notice, no warranty is given as to its completeness or correctness. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid obligation, together with reasonable estimate of the costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of this notice is $181,994.00. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. The sale will be made without covenant or warranty of title, possession, or encumbrances to satisfy the obligation secured by and pursuant to the power of the sale conferred in that certain Deed of Trust, all advances thereunder, interest provided therein, and fees, charges and expenses of the trustee. The Deed of Trust was executed by JOHN SCHAAFSMA, a single man, as the original Trustor, to RICHARD P. SELZER, as Trustee, for the benefit and security of DAN W. CALLAHAN, Trustee of the Dan W. and Roma L. Callahan Family Trust dated 9/17/2004, as Beneficiary, dated March 25, 2011, and recorded March 31, 2011, in Document No. 2011-6792-6, Official Records of Humboldt County, and said property will be sold “as is” and no warranty or representation is made concerning its present condition. PRIME PACIFIC was substituted as trustee under that certain document recorded May 22, 2013, in Document No. 2013-011975-2, Official Records of Humboldt County. The address and telephone number of the trustee is: PRIME PACIFIC, Post Office Box 177, 215 W. Standley Street, #3, Ukiah, California 95482; Telephone: (707) 4685300. Notice of Default and election to sell the described real property under the mentioned deed of trust was recorded on May 22, 2013, Document No. 2013-011976-4, Official Records of Humboldt County. The name, address, and telephone number of the Beneficiary (or Beneficiary’s agent) at whose request this sale is to be conducted is: MICHAEL D. CALLAHAN, REBECCA CALLAHAN, and JANICE STENLUND, Successor Trustees - c/o Selzer Home Loans, 551 S. Orchard Ave., Ukiah, CA 95482, telephone: (707) 462-4000. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call PRIME PACIFIC at (707) 468-5300 Ext. 11 [telephone message recording] or you may can call PRIME PACIFIC at (707) 468-5300 Ext. 10 and talk to a person directly. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information (Ext. 11). THE BEST WAY TO VERIFY POSTPONEMENT INFORMATION IS TO ATTEND THE SCHEDULED SALE. The mortgagee or beneficiary is not required to give notice under CA Civil Code Section 2923.5. Dated: September 6, 2013 PRIME PACIFIC – Trustee /s/ By: Mary F. Morris, President No. S-13-02F 9/5, 9/12, 9/19/ 9/26/2013 (13-232)
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CROSSWORD By David Levinson Wilk
ANSWERS NEXT WEEK! ACROSS 1. Emmy-winning Arthur 4. Chop-chop 8. Satellite paths 14. HIV-treating drug 15. All there, so to speak 16. Didn’t let out of one’s sight 17. 1955 World Series winners 20. Org. for mature audiences only? 21. “Grey’s Anatomy” creator Rhimes 22. Nuisance 26. “Evil Woman” rock grp. 27. Big name in mobile communications
28. Nickname of Chancellor Konrad Adenauer 33. “Bust a Move” rapper 35. Neighbor of Vietnam 36. Succeeds 37. Alternatives to loafers 40. “____ is only an egg’s way of making another egg”: Samuel Butler 41. Composer Monteverdi 42. Keep up 46. “Revelations” choreographer Alvin 47. Actress Thurman
DOWN 1. ____ ghanouj 2. “The Snowy Day” author ____ Jack Keats 3. Suffix with decor or fabric 4. Pose 5. “Do the Right Thing” pizzeria owner 6. Whichever 7. Authors 8. Actor who received his first Oscar nomination in 1962 and his last in 2006 9. Josh of “How I Met Your Mother” 10. Home of the Cowboys, informally 11. Lower intestinal parts 12. Three times, in prescriptions 13. Vietnam-era protest org.
18. Foe 19. Was in the lineup, but didn’t play the field 23. Pre-op tests 24. California’s ____ Valley 25. Mediation asset 27. Zaps in a microwave 29. Children’s song with the line “Je te plumerai” 30. Loaded with fat 31. Umbrian tourist town 32. Gas brand named after the pronunciation of its parent company’s initials 33. Singer Sumac and others 34. Honolulu’s home 37. One-____ (kids’ game)
38. 2008 Super Bowl number 39. Drop 43. Psychologist’s study 44. Declaration from Sgt. Friday 45. Japan’s first capital 49. Bulgarian or Czech 50. “____ Small World” 51. Miss Spain, say: Abbr. 53. Dull routines 54. ____ the crack of dawn 55. Catch sight of 56. Ballclub VIP 57. Suffix with script or text 58. Logo of the Clemson Tigers 59. Wyo. neighbor 60. Put Hard #30
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Western Web press operator Billy Donnelly makes fine adjustments to the fourcolor registration as the Journal runs through the press in the background. Photo by barry evans
Printing the Journal By Barry Evans
f you’re reading the paper version of this week’s North Coast Journal, you’re holding a product that was created last Tuesday night on the Samoa Peninsula. Western Web, which occupies 24,000 square feet in the Fairhaven Business Park (in a space previously used as a machine shop by the Samoa Pulp Mill), has been printing the North Coast Journal since Thanksgiving 2005. In 2005, Rob Arkley hired veteran printer Steve Jackson of the San Francisco Examiner to set up a quality shop to print the daily Eureka Reporter locally. A few months after the Eureka Reporter folded in late 2009, Jackson and co-worker Jack Davis bought the operation, with Jackson trading his “director of operations” title under Arkley to “president” of his co-owned company. Today, Western Web is responsible for most of what gets printed in Humboldt County, other than the Times-Standard, which has its own print shop. A print run of the Journal works like this: PDF files are sent from the Journal’s office in Old Town Eureka to Western Web early Tuesday evening. The first job is imposition, in which a technician electronically melds every four Journal pages into a single “four-up” printer page. (Color pages require separate plates, one each for cyan, magenta, yellow and black, or CMYK.) The technician then “burns” aluminum printing plates to be hung onto the press cylinders. This pre-press work takes two or three
hours, so that the actual printing starts around 10 p.m. “With today’s technology, we’re usually pretty close to the final product after running the first 100 or so copies,” says Jackson. This is a far cry from pre-digital days of only a couple of decades ago, when, typically, presses ran thousands of copies to ensure perfect color registration and accurate folding and cutting. Once satisfied, the press operator “marks” the output and the 21,000 copy print run begins, with pre-mark copies set aside for recycling. The Journal is actually printed in two sections, since Western Web’s “Tensor T-1400” four-color, two-sided perfecting press can effectively print up to 32 pages at a time, and the Journal usually is 44 pages or more. As pages run off the press in a continuous web of paper, they’re automatically cut and folded, ready for collation, counting and bundling into stacks of 50 that drivers will pick up around 5 a.m. on Wednesday. Western Web uses only recycled paper with a minimum of 40 percent postconsumer waste, which comes from mills in Oregon and Washington that both the Forest Stewardship Council and the Rainforest Alliance have certified. The net result, you’ll be pleased to hear, is that no trees are cut to print the Journal or anything else from Western Web. l Barry Evans’ (firstname.lastname@example.org) past is littered with mimeographs, screen printers and spirit duplicators. He misses them not one bit.
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Musicians & Instructors BRADLEY DEAN ENTERTAINMENT. Singer Songwriter. Old rock, Country, Blues. Private Parties, Bars, Gatherings of all kinds. (707) 832âˆ’7419. (Mâˆ’1226) GUITAR/PIANO LESSONS. All ages, beginning and intermediâˆ’ ate. Seabury Gould 444âˆ’8507. (M âˆ’1226) PIANO LESSONS BEGINNING TO ADVANCED ALL AGES. 30 years joyful experience teaching all piâˆ’ ano styles. Juilliard trained, reâˆ’ mote lessons available. Nationalâˆ’ ly Certified Piano Teacher. Humboldtpianostudio.com. (707) 502âˆ’9469. (Mâˆ’1226)
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PIANO LESSONS. Beginners, all ages. Experienced. Judith Louise 476−8919. (M−1226) SAXOPHONE/FLUTE LESSONS. All ages, beginner−advanced, jazz improvisation, technique. Susie Laraine: (707) 441−1343 susielarain email@example.com default
EUREKA PEDIATRICS WELCOMES ALAYNE BENASSI, PEDIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER. Alayne joins us after gradu− ating from the University of Maryland, Baltimore. Her interests include general pediatrics, newborns and breastfeeding. She will soon be board certified as an International Lactation Consultant. PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW EUREKA OFFICE HOURS: M−TH: 8:30−7:30 PM FRI 8:30−5:30 PM SAT 9:00−12:00 (707) 445−8416 www.eurekapeds.com
Registered nurse support Personal Care Light Housekeeping Assistance with daily activities Respite care & much more
Serving Northern California for over 20 years!
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. aokayClown.com, (707) 499−5628. (S−1226)
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−0926)
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WRITING CONSULTANT/ EDITOR. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry. Dan Levinson, MA, MFA. 443−8373. www.ZevLev.com (S−1226)
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TUTOR K−8 STUDENTS INCLUDING SPECIAL NEEDS. 15 years teaching exper., 5 credentials. Will teach from Scotia − Eureka, east− Carlotta. firstname.lastname@example.org
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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. Kristin360@gmail.com
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body, mind ASTROLOGY & TAROT. With Salina Rain: Readings, Counseling and Classes. Mon., 1:25 p.m. KHSU 90.5 FM. (707) 668−5408. email@example.com, www.salinarain.com. (MB−1206)
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House calls available at no extra fee Servicing Trinidad to Eureka
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1192 GASSOWAY #1, MCK. 2/1 Apt, carport, hook−ups, shar− ed yard, w/c small pet. Rent $765 Vac Now. www.ppmrentals.com Rental Hotline (707) 444−9197 (R−0926) 2266 REDWOOD #F. 2/1 Apt, off street parking, on site laundry, w/c cat. Rent $760 Vac 10/5. www.ppmrentals.com Rental Hotline (707) 444−9197 (R−0926) 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−1010) EUREKA DOWNTOWN UPSTAIRS APT. 1 brm., 1 ba., no pet, no smoking,. $650 mo, $800 deposit. (707) 442−5938 (R−0926) default
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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.
LOSE WEIGHT/GAIN HEALTH from the inside out with Clinical Hypnotherapist Dave Berman, C.Ht. 707−845−3749. www.HumboldtHypnosis.com.
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−0424)
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
HUMBOLDT CO. MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS LINE
FREE ROLFING CONSULTATION. With Lee Tuley, Certified Rolfer. Find out what Rolfing can do for you. (541) 251−1885
HUMBOLDT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SERVICES
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.
ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS HOLISTIC HEALTH NIGHT. Wed., Oct. 2, 5:30 p.m. Digestive System with Wellness Team. We will explore systems & symptoms of the body. Come in for compli− mentary check−ups & learn how to find the root of systemic "problems". Take charge of your health with preventative health care. 1639 Central Ave., Ste. A, McKinleyville. (707) 839−7772. For more infor. visit us at www.essentialelementsspa.com
COMMUNITY CRISIS SUPPORT: 445-7715 1-888-849-5728
CERTIFIED ROLFER ANGELA HART, B.A . Rolfing® Ten Series, Tune−up, injuries, Chronic Pain, Repetitive Motion Injury. (707) 616−3096 (MB−1121)
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
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
Houses for Rent 2917 SPRING. 3/1 home, fenced backyard, hook −ups, w/c pet. $1095 Vac Soon. Rental Hotline (707) 444−9197 www.ppmrentals.com (R−0926)
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
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−0926) PARKING SPACES FOR RENT IN DOWNTOWN EUREKA LOT. S & W Properties. $40 per month per space. Call 443−2246, 499−6906. (R−0926)
S&W PROPERTIES LLC. 2,740 sq ft building. Has been used as a charter school. 433 M Street downtown Eureka. (707) 443− 2246 for details. (R−0926)
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3303 UNION. 2/1 home, fenced backyard, de− tached garage, hook−ups, w/c small pet. Rent $1000 Vac Now Rental Hotline (707) 444−9197 www.ppmrentals.com (R−0926) EUREKA− KING SALMON 2 bedroom house, fenced back yard, appliances, 1 small pet okay, $850 month, $850 deposit. Text or call (707) 951−7472 (R−1003)
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, chemisemountainretreat.com
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3 bed 1 bath, 1,128 sq ft Cutten home on dead end street, bright rooms lots of windows, formal dining, fireplace w/insert in living room, lovely fenced yard with tree house and out buildings.
3 bed, 1 bath, 1,100 sq ft craftsman style home on one half acre in Cutten, wonderful outbuildings and shop, perfect for hobby’s and gardeners, newer roof, close to schools and shopping.
2 bed, 1.5 bath 1,818 sq ft 1938 Farmhouse in Arcata, huge upstairs could be used for many things, giant old barn/attached garage and shop, many possibilities for this large piece of property.
■ ARCATA SUNNY BRAE STARTER! This 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath home built in 1955 has a newly painted interior and laminate flooring. It is approx. 1200 sq ft with an attached 2-car garage. There is also a den/ office and a deep lot which 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. MLS# 238566 $255,000
Sylvia Garlick #00814886 • Broker GRI/Owner 1629 Central Ave. • McKinleyville • 707-839-1521 email@example.com
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+/- 50 acres of picturesque property located in Trinity county on Salyer Loop Road. This property is two adjoining legal parcels. Enjoy a combination of gently sloping meadow and forest land, excellent southern exposure, a well on each parcel, and year round county road access. Custom barn has been upgraded to include a finished 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.
Greenwood Heights Land/Property
+/- 80 acres located near the intersection of Greenwood Heights and Kneeland Road, only 25 minutes from Eureka. This lush end of the road parcel boasts harvestable Redwood timber, year round creek, and beautiful Humboldt County views. This unique parcel is ready for your personal development, call today to schedule your private tour.
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Jennifer Fumiko Cahill time travels with a group of local Renaissance re-enactors, and the Eureka City Council looks into hiring a new city...
Published on Sep 25, 2013
Jennifer Fumiko Cahill time travels with a group of local Renaissance re-enactors, and the Eureka City Council looks into hiring a new city...