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8 Where your Oyster Fest dollars go 11 Knee deep in the new values 15 Yes, it’s Five Things! 26 Innards-rattling rock and more in the Hum 34 OK, not the Worst Movie Evah

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table of 4 Mailbox 4 Poem The awful thing about ants

7 Publisher bay [t]rail update no. 6

8 News oysters, beer and cash

13 Blog Jammin’ 14 Home & Garden Service Directory

15 Five Things to Know before you launch into summer

16 On The Cover ‘found: dreadlock’


23 Fortuna’s First Friday June 7, 6-9 p.m.

23 Trinidad Arts Night

26 The Hum fever for all ages

28 Music & More! 30 Calendar 34 In Review a book

34 Filmland hey look, it’s us!

36 Seven-o-Heaven cartoon by andrew goff

36 Workshops 42 Sudoku 42 Crossword 43 Marketplace 46 Body, Mind & Spirit 47 Real Estate This Week

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The awful thing about ants They truck across my kitchen counter. Bathroom sink and floor. Occupy my home and breach parameters. The spray poison reeks And fails And I surrender. They find sustenance in the discards Hidden under my kitchen sink. And when a lone explorer climbs my walls or traverses my coffee table I marvel at the tiny feet. And gently blow when I need to. They land like paratroopers. And then I plan a party and know my normal Isn’t. I offer fatal bait and they gorge. Carry this hemlock to their nests and I awake to carnage in my bathroom. A survivor walks a crooked line as it carries a body across the checkered floor. Staggering, I imagine, until it lays its burden down with the other dead The living have collected in a tiny mound In front of my deep, white tub. The bodies stick to a damp paper towel and I throw them in my garbage. And must do it again and again before my guests arrive. I cover them So my guests So I Don’t see them. — Lynette C. Mullen

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Editor: In regards to the story about unpaid internships (“Intern Unrest,” May 30), I wanted to make very clear what my understanding of the law is. Please note, I am not a lawyer but I have studied the details of the law. Unpaid internships are legal for nonprofit and government employers as well as schools. Also, it is legal for a for-profit employer to offer an unpaid internship for which the employee is getting credit. Moreover, the U.S. Department of Labor has put out Fact Sheet No. 71, entitled “Internship Programs Under the Fair Labor Standards Act.” This fact sheet outlines six criteria that for-profit employers must meet in order to not pay wages to their interns. The criteria basically ensure that the position is more like

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a training or job shadowing experience than a job. The only kind of unpaid internship that is punishable by law would be with a for-profit (private sector) employer if the student is not getting credit and the above criteria are not met. The example written about in the article of the internship through Power Save Green Campus is a legal unpaid internship. I am grateful to our many local businesses who offer unpaid and paid internships to students. These experiences are great opportunities for students to gain transferable skills for their professional portfolios. Joy Soll, Westhaven Editor: In “Intern Unrest” Grant Scott-Goforth paraphrases Annie Bolick-Floss that “ … the national agency that accredits HSU’s school of social work doesn’t allow paid

internships for credit, so the department only arranges unpaid internships.” I wanted to clarify that indeed the accrediting agency, Council on Social Work Education, does support paid internships and has for as long as I can remember. HSU’s Department of Social Work faculty have worked hard to develop these when possible. However, most nonprofit agencies’ budgets have been decimated in the last decade, so program budgets most often cannot accommodate paid internships. In spite of this, we have over the years had some internships that are paid or come with a stipend. CSWE requires that these internships, like unpaid ones, be focused on the student’s learning and professional development. Detailed assessments are completed by the student’s program supervisors accompanied by frequent faculty visits to support the student and supervisor in assuring that the experience facilitates a student’s learning process related to the knowledge, skills and ethics of the profession. As noted in the NCJ article, this requires considerable time and effort on the part of agency staff, and the department is eternally grateful to all the social workers who devote their energy to supporting the students. In the 1970s when I was in graduate school, many of us had paid internships. “It will be a great day when our schools have all the money they need, and our Air Force has to have a bake-sale to buy a bomber,” (Robert Fulghum). … Likewise, when our social services have all the funds they need to effectively serve disenfranchised communities. Pamela Brown, Professor Emerita, HSU Department of Social Work, Arcata

What’s Wrong with Septic? Editor: As usual Ryan Burns shows his bias against the effort supervisors are making to write a GPU that includes all the people in Humboldt County (North Coast Journal News Blog, May 30, see also page 13). It’s sad that he is opposed to an open democratic process. His latest tirade includes an attack on Supervisor Fennell for supporting alternative septic systems (compost toilets). Mr. Burns states this will create development in the rural areas. If he bothered to find out anything about the issue he would know that a percolation test for a standard system is required before a permit is issued, so no parcels will be developed that are not suitable for development. Supervisor Fennell’s backing of alternative septic systems is an important





ecological change our planning system needs to embrace to prevent pollution now occurring in many areas. Standard septic systems often put out a nutrient plume that pollutes rivers and bays, creating both nutrient and biological hazards. In Trinidad, bacteria has been measured in the bay and landowners have agreed to periodic inspections of their systems. This may not be enough. I have worked for years on legislating alternative water/septic systems. California and international law now allows people to divert their greywater nutrients into their landscaping. This reduces water use and recycles nutrients, and by reducing nutrient plumes it protects bays and rivers. Compost toilets have come a long way over the years and have been proven safe. My thanks to Supervisor Fennell for advancing this important environmental issue. Ryan, why are you opposed to recycling and environmental protection? Thomas Grover, Redway

Saw Safely Editor: The image of Colin Billings (“Humboldt at Work,” May 23), wearing his “Humboldt” cap backward and biting his Stihl into a fir tree, may have made a fine winning photo, but it is perhaps more useful as a poster illustrating how not to run a chainsaw: no helmet, no eye protection, no gloves, no chaps. (I couldn’t see whether or not he was wearing steel-toed boots, but somehow I doubt it.) A chainsaw is the most dangerous tool most of us will ever use. It

is crucial that we take very seriously that spinning, razor sharp (one hopes), pendulous blade powered by a six horsepower engine weighing 15 pounds. I hire restoration crews for Siskiyou Land Conservancy’s North Coast timberlands, usually a dozen guys wielding powerful Stihl 460s (which look like the saw Colin was using). These guys are typically big and very strong. Even the most macho among them would never consider using a chainsaw without proper protection. Greg King, Arcata

Maven’s Miscues and Merits Editor: In re: Marcy Burstiner’s Media Maven column (“Hum-CPRA,” May 23): So I’m a perfessor of this, ’kay? So I’m sitting and Richard Salzman sits down next to me! And I’m so like, you know, right? But he’s all “Excuse me?” So whatever. But that’s what I mean about, you know, evil people? Who do things in politics? They’re so like “Excuse me?” No way, Jose! I mean, why isn’t everyone like, duh! It’s like so much swearing in the North Coast Journal, it’s so obvious, duh! Am I right? So. Evil people. They’re so easy to spot. My publisher just gives me a list of them, and I’m all “Ooh, this one’s kinda cute, is he really so … ?” And she’s like “He talks to her who’s all over him” and I’m like OMG I mean OMFG, let’s get real. continued on next page

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So I’m all “ick” and “you suck” and stuff, but I mean really, for explaining evil, is being a journalism perfessor enough? I am like so totally … this just really grosses me out. Does it gross you out? I’m like so totally grossed out too. I’m glad we can talk like this. Charley Custer, Redway Editor: Thanks to Ms. Burstiner for the article about “HumCPR” vs “our county.” The relationship between Estelle Fennell and the HumCPR is clear and blatant; enough said. Most of the county law money went to the “Tooby problem.” The Tooby ranch was in the “Williamson Act” with respect to taxes. Toobys got a much lower tax rate for keeping this land agricultural; there are tax mechanisms for taking the land out of the Williamson benefit however they sold it without doing that. The “beef” when they sold the land was not how it was to be used but where was the missing tax money if the land usage was to be changed. At least that is how I see it. Sonia Baur, Garberville

Noodles, Prayers and Lawsuits Editor: Eureka City Council likes religion and prayers in their public meetings (“Tough on Prayer?” Jan. 31), but others don’t. Elizabeth Alves (McKinleyville Press, May 1) suggested that if government is involved, then any religion should have the equal right to give the invocation at these public meetings, not just those selected by the city. She philosophized: “What if a member of the Church of Casual Sex was elected to a city council. Would supporters of public prayer want someone praying

aloud for a Devine Hookup to open a meeting?” The possibility is not so remote. Another battle over religious liberty erupted in New Jersey recently when Motor Vehicle Commission employees called police (!) to prevent Aaron Williams from wearing a pasta strainer on his head in his driver license photo. The police report stated that he claimed “his pasta strainer was a religious head covering and it was his right to wear it for his license photo.” As a Pastafarian, Williams is a member of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, an organization founded in part to protest the teaching of creationism in schools. “The universe was created by the Flying Spaghetti Monster, and the strainer is a showing of my devoutness to the religion.” After police interrogation (and bullying?), Williams eventually agreed to not wear his strainer.  If Eureka’s Mayor Frank Jager isn’t trying to use his office to coerce others to become Christians, then he should have no objection to inviting protestor Carole Beaton to give the “invocation” at a city council meeting. Charles Wilson, Orick

Dubious About Span Plan Editor: The Humboldt County Department of Public Works has completed a preliminary environmental study (PES) which has been approved by Caltrans along with mention of further requirements for “the Jacoby Creek Bridge replacement project” (“Bridging the Divide,” May 9). I’ve always been aware of general bureaucratic processes required for interagency requests, grants and the like. But I have a difficult

time seeing anything vague about the word “replacement.” Furthermore, the very first piece of information filled in is a federal project number followed by a “Final Design (Expected Start Date)” of 2014-15. And if that information isn’t troubling enough, then how about the box designated for “Detailed Project Description” which has been filled in with: “The proposed project consists of replacing the existing single-lane covered wooden pony-truss structure with a reinforced concrete structure that has no load limitations.” Supervisor Mark Lovelace has most recently said (on community website Nextdoor Bayside): “THERE IS NO PLAN TO DEMOLISH THIS BRIDGE AND NO DECISIONS HAVE BEEN MADE.” I see an extreme disconnect between that and the statements on the PES. I see a serious breach of my trust by engineer Chris Whitworth who met with members of the community on May 7, insisting we were premature with our concerns, and who signed the completed PES just three days later on May 10. Citizens must communicate their concern for keeping the red covered bridge to Mark Lovelace at mlovelace@ I am sure he is in a difficult position unless there is momentum from the public. Charlotte Dixon, Bayside

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ublisher note: If I had my reporter’s hat on, I could tell you a lot of behind-the-scenes drama and painfully slow progress on the Bay Trail, the link in the California Coastal Trail between Eureka and Arcata. But I can’t. I’m a Bay [T]rail Advocate — one of the lobbyists. From the beginning of my involvement, the agreement with the Journal editorial department was they would not cover my off-duty hobbies, but I would continue to write updates in my column every once in a while. This is one of those times. Last week, Rees Hughes, a fellow member of the Bay [T]rail Advocates, wrote the following letter in support of the City of Arcata’s application for a $2.8 million federal TIGER grant. It’s all very competitive and we wish Arcata luck. If the city gets it, along with city funds and $1.5 million from Caltrans, it will have all the money in hand to complete the trail to Bracut. What’s next? Well, remember for the last decade we’ve had a “safety corridor” between the two cities on Highway 101? It is a corridor, yes, but it’s not particularly safe. The Humboldt County Association of Governments (city and county agencies), and Caltrans have all been working on a majorly expensive upgrade that needs the approval of the California Coastal Commission. One hearing is scheduled for September. Wouldn’t it make sense to build the Bay Trail along that six-mile strip at the same time as Caltrans fixes that “safety” corridor? That’s what we are hoping is “next.” In the meantime, here is Rees’ Bay [T]rail update: To Whom It May Concern: Beginning about 18 months ago, a coalition that grew to include some 400 individuals, a dozen community organizations, and a number of area businesses coalesced in an effort to

add new momentum to the creation of a multi-modal trail from Eureka to Arcata, along the perimeter of beautiful Humboldt Bay. Currently, the only option for cyclists and pedestrians is to use the shoulder of a treacherous six-mile stretch of freeway/expressway. The coalition includes members of our local medical community who see the health benefits of a Bay Trail; members of the environmental community who see the Bay Trail as a way of reducing our environmental footprint; businesses that see the potential attraction for visitors; and numerous other individuals who see immense safety benefits and are excited about an opportunity to complete a gap in the California Coastal Trail. For more than 15 years, Humboldt Bay bike-pedestrian alternatives have been the subject of a number of studies (Humboldt County Bicycle Facilities Planning Project, 1997; Humboldt Bay Trail Feasibility Study, 2001; the California Coastal Trail plan, 2003; Humboldt Bay Trail Feasibility Study: Arcata-Eureka, 2007; Humboldt County Coastal Trail Implementation Strategy, 2011). After considering a wide variety of options, these studies have repeatedly concluded that the best routing of the multipurpose trail uses the land west of U.S. Highway 101. We are ready to cease studying and begin building and using. The City of Arcata has developed detailed plans for a three-mile multipurpose paved path from Samoa Boulevard in Arcata along the west side of U.S. Highway 101 to the Bracut property. This would connect with a planned, approved, and funded trail that extends north from Samoa Boulevard to an area near Larsen Park in Arcata. Our coalition, the Bay [T]rail Advocates, enthusiastically supports the City of Arcata plan and proposal to create the trail to Bracut. We also believe that the completion of the northern portion of the Eureka– Arcata trail will serve as the catalyst for

completion of the southern half into Eureka. The southern effort achieved important momentum last year and that momentum continues to build. In 2012 Bay [T]rail Advocates worked extensively with local governance (the cities of Eureka and Arcata, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors, and the Humboldt County Association of Governments) as well as Caltrans, the Coastal Commission, and the North Coast Railroad Authority (NCRA). A critical step forward came from the NCRA at its December board meeting. The Board voted (1) to authorize some exceptions to its current trail policy to enable development of a trail within the railroad right-of-way and (2) to prioritize rail infrastructure restoration and trail development between Arcata and Eureka. HCOAG and the County of Humboldt have since commissioned more detailed engineering studies on the Bracut-to-Eureka portion of the trail to be completed by this fall. This analysis will allow the search for funding to begin in earnest. In addition, Caltrans has already pledged $1 million toward the construction of the Eureka-Arcata trail. (Feb. 6, 2013, Caltrans letter to California Coastal Commission.) Eureka and Arcata are the two largest communities along the Pacific Coast north of San Francisco. Since Arcata and McKinleyville are already linked with a very popular bike-ped bridge and trail, more than 70 percent of the population of Humboldt County will potentially benefit by the completion of the Arcata-Bracut link in the California Coastal Trail and, eventually, the link from Bracut to Eureka. On Behalf of all Bay [T]rail Advocates, Don Banducci Judy Hodgson Dr. Rees Hughes Dennis Rael

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Oysters, Beer and Cash Why Arcata Main Street wants even more money from an $87,000 festival By Grant Scott-Goforth

Arcata Main Street and Oyster Festival Revenue

director in 2008 and turned SOURCE: ARCATA MAIN STREET’S INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE 990 FORMS. it into a money-making, $100,000 oyster-slinging, beer-selling juggernaut. Last year the festival $80,000 netted Main Street $87,000 ($136,000 in total income, Oyster Festival Net $60,000 before festival expenses), down from $89,000 the year before. But the festival $40,000 wasn’t always so profitable. Arcata Main Street It took losses in 2000 and Year End Net 2005, and netted no more $20,000 than $17,000 in any year in between. Since 2007, the year before Koopman $0 began, the festival’s profits have risen more than 400 -$20,000 percent from $21,000 up to Year/ nearly $90,000. 1999/ 2000/ 2001/ 2002/ 2003/ 2004/ 2005/ 2006/ 2007/ 2008/ 2009/ 2010/ 2011/ Festival During the same time 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Year that festival proceeds were Gross $37,169 $41,414 $56,332 $59,268 $59,886 $60,292 $55,227 $58,207 $81,258 $114,718 $123,045 $136,372 $136,015 rising, Main Street’s other income sources were falling Net -$3,278 $4,490 $4,153 $17,653 $7,176 -$4,850 $4,206 $21,197 $37,851 $64,134 $74,598 $89,197 $87,726 — giving fundraising events Total a bigger and bigger role in Revenue $47,651 $49,276 $53,603 $95,801 $74,830 $113,851 $95,283 $97,530 $83,185 $119,066 $127,987 $135,062 $105,424 the organization’s health. (In Total fact, Main Street lost money Expenses $52,425 $48,690 $53,553 $100,755 $78,433 $117,185 $73,637 $79,017 $100,564 $108,557 $106,992 $111,759 $106,009 on festivals more often than not from 1999 through Year End Net -$4,774 $586 $50 -$4,954 -$3,603 -$3,334 $21,646 $18,513 -$17,379 $10,509 $20,995 $23,303 -$585 2005, years when it had a hand the North Country Fair and Godwit Days.) Just four years ago, Oyster Fest brought in half of ised a meeting soon. Then she said she least a dozen phone messages for KoopMain Street’s revenue —– now that’s up to was too busy preparing for the festival man and sent six emails asking her for 85 percent. to go over all those numbers. On the a breakdown of Oyster Fest costs and But while Oyster Fest is Main Street’s afternoon before publication deadline, revenues, and a look at the operating biggest and most prominent fundraiser, Koopman took time to talk with the budget of Main Street. At first she said getting a full grip on the group’s finances Journal, though she still didn’t provide she needed to talk to board members. has been difficult. Main Street’s annual budgets. Then she had to have a conversation Starting on May 1, the Journal left at So for now, the only snapshot the with an accountant. Then she prom-

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hen organizers of Arcata’s Oyster Festival announced they would charge a $10 admission fee this year, people went bonkers. “Elitism!” was the cry du jour. Organizers and supporters pleaded for calm, saying the fee would curtail the festival’s rowdiness and right Arcata Main Street’s listing finances. The ruckus has mostly subsided, but “are you going to Oyster Fest this year” is still a conversation-starter that can be overheard on buses, street corners and barstools. With the festival date nearing, the question remains: Exactly how dire is Main Street’s lot, and why does it need more from Oyster Fest? Main Street Arcata — officially known as Arcata Downtown Business Community Incorporated — formed in 1988 in the heart of the national “Main Street” movement, when cities around the U.S. were looking to revitalize their downtowns and promote local business. “The idea is to keep the downtown area alive — and to keep businesses alive,” said Ed Bernard, the owner of Libation wine shop and a member of the Arcata Main Street board of directors. Since then, the nonprofit organization has had its ups and downs, often ending its fiscal year in the red. Main Street has three main sources of income. It gets money from the city of Arcata — funding that has been declining in recent years. Main Street collects dues from its members — another source that’s been shrinking. And then there’s Oyster Fest, which struggled for years until Jennifer Koopman took over as executive

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and 2006. It has fluctuated since then, but rose to $48,000 by the 2011-12 fiscal year. Main Street also paid $8,000 in benefits for Koopman’s position and $4,000 in payroll taxes. “She’s worth every penny we pay her,” Bernard said. Main Street Board President David Neyra, who owns Humboldt Outfitters, said the board has tried to bump up Koopman’s salary as her workload went up. In the past Koopman had part-time workers, student interns and other help, but lately she’s been short-handed. During its last fiscal year, Main Street also spent $7,000 on rent for its Jacoby’s Storehouse office, $6,000 on professional fees, and $32,000 on “other expenses,” which include insurance, utility bills and other costs. All the while, Main Street started to feel the tightening of its non-fest income. The city awarded Main Street more than $30,000 a year in redevelopment funds between 2008 and 2011 — money that the state gave cities to dole out for community projects. When the state pulled those funds, Arcata’s City Council voted in 2011 to give Main Street money from its general fund (lowering the amount it gave to other organizations, including the Chamber of Commerce, the Humboldt County Convention and Visitor Bureau and the Humboldt County Film Commission). Community Development Director Larry Oetker said other groups took “prorated reductions” to fund Main Street. “They were all proportionally reduced,” he said. The city gave Main Street $18,000 in the 2011-2012 fiscal year, and budgeted the same for this year. Main Street’s member dues have also diminished from an average of $14,000 a year between 1999 and 2007 to $8,600 this year. “We have a hard time keeping membership,’” Bernard said — but he declined to say why, saying he didn’t want to speak for other business owners. Koopman said she wasn’t certain why membership fell, but she had some ideas. The timing syncs up with the national recession, Koopman said, which forced businesses to cut down on expenses. Former board member Patrick Murphy, who resigned in January, said he thinks a lack of recruiting keeps new businesses from joining Main Street. “A lot of those businesses don’t see how Oyster Fest is helping them out,” he said, adding Main Street was more caught up in the Oyster Festival than working with downtown businesses. “Even as a board member my

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public has comes from some general comments Koopman made, plus yearly Internal Revenue Service 990 forms that Main Street must fill out because it’s a charitable organization. By all accounts, the biggest moneymaker at Oyster Fest is beer. “We’ve been really dependent on alcohol sales in the past, and we don’t want to be,” Koopman said. “If it costs you $10 to get in and you buy one less beer, we’re OK with that.” Lost Coast Brewery Sales Director Briar Bush believes that attendees at Oyster Festival consume more beer than those at any festival of its kind in California. Last year, which he said was the pinnacle of beer sales, drinkers went through 150 kegs. (At 125 cups of beer to a keg, that’s 18,750 beers sold. At $6 a pop, that’s more than $112,000 — a good chunk of Oyster Fest’s $136,000 gross income last year.) Local breweries don’t sell beer directly to the festival — that’s done through a distributor. Humboldt Beer Distributors owner Al Cooper said his business supplies local beer to Oyster Fest for the “same price as anyone else.” The festival typically asks brewers to donate to the festival, but Bush — of Lost Coast Brewery — said the amount Oyster Festers drink is far too much for any one brewery to give away. Instead, Lost Coast Brewery and Mad River Brewery are splitting the cost of beer cups as a donation to this year’s festival. Though the Oyster Festival has turned a profit, Koopman says it isn’t enough to cover Main Street’s rising costs. “We’re always robbing Peter to pay Paul,” she said. Koopman said proceeds from the Oyster Festival help fund everything Main Street does, including Arts! Arcata and other plaza events. The Season of Wonder and Light — Main Street’s winter holiday promotion — cost the organization more than $15,000 last year, Koopman said. “We’re just trying to sustain our organization, of course,” she said. “Either there’s an Oyster Festival or there’s not. Without the Oyster Festival you wouldn’t be able to do any of those things.” Main Street ended its last fiscal year $585 in the hole, according to its federal tax filing for the period running from July 1, 2011, through June 30, 2012. Overall, its expenses have doubled from $52,000 in 1999 to $106,000 in 2012. Main Street’s biggest single expense is Koopman’s salary, which has grown 20 percent since she took over five years ago. The executive director position averaged just under $40,000 a year between 1999

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Meet the County’s New Values Supervisors replace the principles guiding our future with a surprise new list By Ryan Burns


n Monday afternoon, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors gave themselves a new compass. This instrument is designed to help them navigate the treacherous waters of the general plan update, a complex voyage through highly contentious policy decisions. The primary destination is an updated general plan, the document that governs land use decisions in Humboldt County’s unincorporated areas. Beyond that, the compass will serve to guide future amendments to the plan. On a journey like this, a good compass is essential. But here’s the thing: The county is now more than 13 years into this particular voyage. The destination is within view. And until Monday, county leaders were using a compass with an altogether different polarity. Here’s what happened. Last Thursday, 2nd District Supervisor Estelle Fennell sent county staff an email saying that she’d “been hearing from several people” about the guiding principles in the general plan update. These 12 principles, which were adopted unanimously by former boards, are meant to reflect community values. They’re the compass intended to guide the update process, and all but two of them were drafted in 2004 after a robust public input process that included dozens of meetings, hearings and workshops across the county, with input from more than 2,000 community members and a wide variety of interest groups. But Fennell felt they didn’t reflect community values accurately. In her email to staff she said she’d been “tossing around some ideas” of her own, and with help from 1st District Supervisor Rex Bohn she’d come up some new principles, which she’d put in writing “for discussion at Monday’s meeting.” Over the weekend, various interest groups sent out “action alerts,” and sure enough, supervisors’ chambers were packed come Monday afternoon. Much of the testimony recalled the acrimonious

meetings of years past, with developers lamenting the “no-growth” enviros, property rights advocates lamenting the war on their rural lifestyles and environmental advocates lamenting the war on nature. The fundamental divides over land use issues in the community were re-exposed. And yet, when the matter was turned back to the supervisors, Fennell argued that everyone is essentially on the same page. “We really all love living in this county, the rural lifestyle,” she said. “I think it’s time for us to move forward.” And with that, she proposed swapping out the existing guiding principles with the new set (to which she added a few words on the fly, at the suggestion of public speakers). Fennell defended the swift change of course by suggesting that Monday’s contentious hearing was sufficient public involvement. “This is a wonderful, wonderful thing,” she said after two hours of divided public commentary. “I believe so much in public participation, and this is the first time as supervisor that I’ve seen a full room.” She further justified the move by saying that over the years, she’d attended most of the Planning Commission meetings on the general plan update. Third District Supervisor Mark Lovelace countered that, like him when he was an environmental advocate, Fennell was paid to attend many of those meetings. She served nearly three years as executive director of the Humboldt Coalition for Property Rights, known as HumCPR. (Fennell recently voted to appoint that group’s leaders, Lee Ulansey and Bob Morris, to the county Planning Commission.) Lovelace also reminded the board of the work done in the past. “While we’ve had great input here today,” he said, “it pales in comparison to what went into developing the original guiding principles.” Bohn argued that county staff had preconceived ideas about what direction the general plan should take and ignored public comments that didn’t align with that direction. “It feels like a lot of people got

to go see the swimming hole but didn’t get to go swimming,” he said. Like Fennell, he indicated that Monday’s meeting fixed that. “That was as robust as it gets today,” he said. In a hurried 4-1 straw vote just before the dinner break — with Lovelace objecting — the board approved the new principles. It replaced a set of values forged through years of public process with one developed behind closed doors and made public less than four days earlier. Theoretically the board can revisit and revise the principles at a later date, but the majority showed no inclination to do so. How do the county’s new guiding principles differ from the old ones? They offer a less specific vision, largely eschewing the notion of planned development focused around existing services in favor of laissez faire growth. They put a stronger emphasis on property rights and rural development while deemphasizing environmental protections. Below you’ll find both versions of the principles, with some compare-and-contrast notes. As the supervisors continue their review of the general plan, Monday’s actions raise significant new questions. With a new compass in hand, will they change course even further? And as they look back over the years of work already completed, will they again decide to backtrack and land in new destinations? • Original principle: “Protect agriculture and timberland over the long term, using measures such as increased restrictions on resource land subdivisions and patent parcel development.” • New version: “Encourage, incentivize and support agriculture, timber and compatible uses on resource lands.” Gone are protections for agriculture and timberlands, replaced by incentives to produce on those lands. • Original principle: “Provide sufficient developable land, encourage development of affordable housing for all income levels, and prevent housing scarcity under

a range of population growth scenarios.” • New version: “Promote and facilitate the creation of new housing opportunities to mitigate the decline in availability of affordable housing for all income levels.” These two may seem similar, but the differences are meaningful. The original principle was geared toward maintaining an adequate housing inventory. The new version takes for granted a decline in affordable housing and calls on the county to actively “promote and facilitate” new opportunities. The general plan update is a planning document intended to last for 20 years or more, yet the new principle is based on a variable market assessment — one that may already be incorrect. According to the latest data from the Humboldt Economic Index, home sales have increased by more than 15 percent in the past year while affordability has returned to pre-housing bubble levels. • Original principle: “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.” • New version: “Cooperate with service providers in delivering efficient water and sewer services and infrastructure and support scientifically proven alternative waste management systems in areas not served by public sewer.” This change comes straight out of HumCPR newsletters. The new principle eliminates the goal of focusing development around existing services and instead opens up the county’s rural lands to development. • Original principle: “Protect natural resources, especially open space, water resources, water quality, scenic beauty, and salmonid habitat.” • New version: “Preserve landowners’ right to live in urban, suburban, rural or remote areas of the county while using a balanced approach to protect natural continued on next page • North Coast Journal • Thursday, June 6, 2013


continued from previous page resources, especially open space, water resources and water quality in cooperation with state and federal agencies.” At the meeting the board directed staff to add “fisheries habitat” into the new principle. That version places landowner rights ahead of environmental protections, which are left to “a balanced approach.” It doesn’t specify whose definition of balance should be applied. Opinions in this county vary wildly about how best to resolve the opposing values. • Original principle: “Support the county’s economic development strategy and work to retain and create living-wage job opportunities.” • New version: “Support economic development and work to retain and create living-wage job opportunities.” The new principle deletes the county’s role in planning economic development. • Original principle: “Provide a clear statement of land use values and policies to provide clarity in the county’s permit processing system and simplify review of projects that are consistent with the general plan.” • New version: “Provide a clear statement of land use values and policies in the county’s permit processing system and simplify review of projects.” The new principle eliminates the requirement that projects be consistent

with the general plan, which raises the question: Why have a general plan at all? Two principles were changed only slightly. To the one that read, “Adhere to a practical strategy that can be implemented,” the supes added, “utilizing constructive cooperation and common sense.” The added terms are not defined. And they inserted the word “diverse” to create the following principle: “Preserve and enhance the diverse character of Humboldt County and the quality of life it offers.” The extra word seems unlikely to affect policy. Another principle — “Include actionable plans for infrastructure financing and construction” — was simply deleted. And three principles were left unchanged: • “Ensure that public policy is reflective of the needs of the citizenry as expressed by the citizens themselves.” • “Maximize the opportunities to educate the public about the planning process, in order to have meaningful participation in the development and maintenance of the plan.” • “Support a broad public participation program at all levels of the decision making process; including study, workshops, hearings, and plan revisions.”


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More Banishments?

You may remember the plight — or comeuppance, some would say — of Arthur (“Arty”) Pliny Jones, the convicted drug felon and Hoopa Valley Tribal member whom the tribe’s council last year voted to banish from the reservation. In fact — quick update — Jones’ banishment has not yet been enforced; he appealed the decision, and final arguments were made in a hearing before a three-judge tribal court panel last month, according to the Two Rivers Tribune. Now, said his daughter Leilani Pole by phone earlier today, they’re just waiting for the court to hand down its order. Meanwhile, according to another TRT report, tribal chairman Leonard (“Elrod”) Masten is pushing for more banishments — this time of all registered sex offenders living on the reservation who are not members of the tribe. Notes the TRT: “A recent search of Megan’s Law shows that zip code 95546 (Hoopa) has 17 registered offenders. At least three of whom are residents of the Weitchpec and Pecwan areas, which share the same zip code. Six of whom are not Hoopa tribal members. The remaining eight registered offenders are Hoopa tribal members.” Under Title 5 of the tribe’s tribal code, the council can exclude anyone from the reservation for a number of offenses, ranging from “repeated commission of a crime or breach of peace as defined by tribal, state or federal laws” to “unauthorized entry into tribal or individual land for any purpose,” to name a couple. Masten, who was voted in as chairman


in 2009, had promised in his campaign that he’d crack down on the unsavory elements in the Hoopa Valley. Now he seems to be ramping up that effort in the last days of his rule — later this month, in their general election, tribal members will vote for their new chairman, either Danielle Vigil-Masten or Ryan Jackson. ● ART / BY HOLLY HARVEY / SUNDAY, JUNE 2 AT 6:33 P.M.

‘Give it Over to the Fire’ Open Studios Strategies

The Superstars: See your favorite artists. Start with John Wesa in the north, hit Alan Sanborn in Arcata, finish up with Kathy O’Leary and the C Street galleries in Eureka. You love their work; rub elbows; they’re awesome. The geographic: focused and economic. Hit the hotspots. There are four artists in Arcata’s Stewart Building, four in Samoa, six around the C Street galleries. Stick to Ferndale and Fortuna and you’ll visit eight studios. Hop on your bike, save gas, feel

superior. This year’s strategy: Pick a medium, find the artists. For me on Saturday it was fire, specifically pottery. First stop: Mark Young and his talented wife Lorraine Lindley. Mark is a potter; Lorraine works with glass and mosaics. Their home and studio is a showcase of earthenware and iridescence. Shortly after we arrived, a curious studio-goer asked Mark about his kiln, “Is this where you fire your pots?” Mark began by describing how the fire gets into the kiln, its gas lines, the firebrick-and-space-shuttle-techfiberglass insulation and how the pots are stacked in his gas-fueled kiln. “Then you give it over to the fire. Sometimes you get surprised.” Second stop: Dave Zdrazil and Shannon Sullivan. Their home, workshop and wood-fired kiln overlook the Eureka Slough. Some of Shannon’s work is traditional shapes — cups, bowls, jars, vases — but much of it is mysterious organic shapes and cutaways that expose a secret interiors, evocative of sea urchins and geodes. Only two stops? If you’re at all interested in the process, you have to — need to — talk to the artists. Take your time and ask them about their work, their media, their processes. It will create a personal connection with the pieces you buy. You’ll forge connections, even friendships. There’s still time to visit the open studios next weekend, June 8 and 9. Pick up a copy of last week’s Journal for a map and guide, or visit ●


Richard Marks Appointed to NCRA Board

The tie-breaking vote fell to 5th District Supervisor Ryan Sundberg, much to his chagrin. At today’s meeting, all five county supervisors commended the two highquality candidates for the board of the North Coast Railroad Authority — Dan Hauser, a political veteran who served in the state Assembly, helped create the NCRA and spent two years as the agency’s executive director, and Richard Marks, a current Harbor District commissioner. After public comment and much hand-wringing, 4th District Supervisor Virginia Bass moved to appoint Marks, and 3rd District Supervisor Mark Lovelace seconded the motion. Second District Supervisor Estelle Fennell indicated her preference for Hauser, and 1st District Supervisor Rex Bohn agreed, leaving Sundberg in the hot seat. “I’m on the fence,” he said, more than once. Visibly uncomfortable, Sundberg looked left then right, mused a bit on his indecision and then finally said he’d support Marks. The motion to appoint Marks passed 3-2. ●





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Summer on the coast means fog (freaky weather patterns notwithstanding). Out here at the ocean, the seasons go like this: rainy, windy, foggy, glorious. Right now we’re heading into “June gloom,” which means by July, those of us ensconced on the coast will be climbing the walls — or more likely into our cars to escape to Willow Creek or Miranda for some sunshine, heat and river action. Start off by following all the general good-time safety rules, whether you’re rivering or hiking, beaching, biking, etc. Know the area, bring enough food and water, let people know where you’re going and when to expect you back, and check the weather. 2. Nothing beats the river to wash your woes away. But! But, but, but — safety! The Trinity deceives people every year. Don’t get fooled into equating the peaceful view above the surface with what’s happening below. You can’t be too careful. Locals recommend opting for a mellower river until about August. Pick yourself up a copy of Elizabeth Whitley’s fourth edition of Guide to Natural Swimming Holes in the Eel River Valley and Mad River Wilderness and familiarize yourself. 3. If this is your first summer in Humboldt, know this: People like to get naked. My initial experience with this phenomenon occurred at Bull Creek Flats. We’d marveled at the creek bubbling through the old-growth, so pleased to offer our children this wonderful place to play. When another couple arrived with a kid, I struck up conversation with the mom over how cute the children were, what a lovely day it was, yadda yadda. She had set a folding chair smack dab in the middle of the river and started stripping down, chatting all the while. Yes, they are just so adorable splashing around, playing pirate, flinging rocks into the water. What a great day. We’re so lucky. At about this point, she settled herself into her chair completely starkers and completely at ease with being so. Intellectually, I loved the idea of nudity being natural. But I’d never hung out with someone in such a fashion — where I come from, the only

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reason to be naked with another person is sex. That was 14 years ago. I’ve since grown accustomed to seeing nipples and pubic hair and penises flapping in the breeze. It’s no big deal! Be free! (Wear sunscreen.) 4. Oh, man — sunscreen. This is one of those issues where doing the right thing is not as simple as getting more exercise and being kind to people. You want to protect your skin from the sun, according to the people trying to help you not get skin cancer. If that’s not enough, then consider this: wrinkles. Also, the leather look? Not good. But most sunscreens come with all kinds of ick factors that make slathering them onto your body unappealing. And despite the widespread use of sunscreens, skin cancer rates keeps rising. Also, high SPFs are largely bullshit. (See the Environmental Working Group’s 2013 Guide to Sunscreens, http://www., for a full look at the dos and don’ts.) So what’s a Vitamin D-hungry person to do? Besides research? Opt for the most natural, effective sunscreen — my esthetician recommends Badger. Wear a hat. Cover up every so often or move to the shade for a bit. (Do I need to point out that I am not a doctor?) Avoid burning. Prepare ahead of time so you’re not stressing about it when you’re there. Get someone that you trust to rub sunscreen into your back. If you’re the rubber, do a good job. Even if you’re mad that you had to do all the packing and sandwich-making and water-bottle lugging. Don’t do a half-assed job, because when your husband gets sunburnt down the middle where you didn’t bother continuing — with the shape of your handprints left white — well, you’re going to feel really bad. Trust me. 5. Put your cell phone into airplane mode so you can still use the camera, but you’re not draining your battery or, worse, suckered into texting/answering calls/ working/Facebooking. If you’re fortunate enough to be hanging out in some of the North Coast’s most soul-recharging areas, then really be there. BONUS: And hey, do take photos — and notes. Summers are worth remembering. l • North Coast Journal • Thursday, June 6, 2013


‘FOUND: Dreadlock’ And other portals to the people and stories behind Humboldt County Craigslist By Ryan Burns


recent post on Humboldt County Craigslist captures a certain Arcata mentality so perfectly, it’s as if a whole subcommunity has been projected through a mystical necklace crystal and channeled into the cold binary world of the Internet. “FOUND: Dreadlock (Arcata Marsh),” reads the title. Click and you get the following story: “I was walking at the marsh and I found a dread with a feather attached out by Klopp pond. If you lost your dread and you think it is your[s] please text me ... . If you can identify hair color and type of feather that would help me get it to its rightful owner.” If the post is genuine (and oh how I hope it is), then what information can we glean? First, someone’s dreadlock fell off while at the Arcata Marsh. Not shocking given the town’s dread proliferation and the tensile strength of matted clumps of dead hair. More interesting is what it suggests about the person who posted the message, namely that this is someone who a) saw a matted clump of dead hair (with a feather in it) on the ground and decided to pick it up and take it home; b) is trying to return said clump to the person whose head it abandoned; and best of all c) is worried that someone else might try to claim a stranger’s hair clump for himself. Even if the post is phony (messages left at the number listed in the post were not returned), it’s still hilarious — maybe even brilliant. And what’s amazing about Humboldt Craigslist is that it’s littered with such gems. Tucked in among the couch ads, the pet listings, the tawdry booty calls and the semiliterate manifestos you’ll find little windows into the lives of people living here. There’s a legend about Ernest Hemingway (probably false but still worth repeating) that goes like this: While having lunch with some fellow authors, Hemingway wagered them $10 apiece that he could tell a

complete story in just six words. Skeptical, they took the bet, and Hemingway wrote the following words on a napkin: “For sale: baby shoes, never worn.” Note that the six-word story is not only a poignant little window into tragedy; it’s in the form of a classified ad. Drama is inherent in any marketplace, anywhere you find people exchanging money, goods, services and ideas. And with Craigslist, the number and variety of transactions is virtually limitless. In the 18 years since its humble beginnings as an email list belonging to a San Francisco man named Craig Newmark, Craigslist has transformed from a simple classifieds website into a forprofit company with more than 700 local websites — including our own Humboldtspecific version — in 70 countries. People here in Humboldt County often turn to Craigslist when they want or need something, be it money, a job or an apartment; sex, companionship or drugs; a forum for venting, a new home for their cats or full-size, four-wheel-drive pickup truck for less than $5,000. In many different ways, Humboldt exposes itself on Craigslist. And there’s a lot to be gleaned from its clearinghouse of desires.

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sive to you, you should probably find someone else to play music with. If you’d like to audition, or have any questions, please call me, Cheri ... . Cheri “Simmons” Lemos’ obsession with the band Kiss began when she was 12 or 13, about the same time when she realized that she’s female. Now 18 and a senior on independent study through Eureka High School, Lemos didn’t come out publicly as female until last year. She said that harassment and gender confusion made school miserable until this year, when she finally felt comfortable in her own skin. She’s even more comfortable onstage wearing the platform boots, spiked leather bodysuit and devil-mime face makeup of fire-breathing Kiss vocalist Gene Simmons. “What kinda led to Kiss was my grandma told me my tongue was just as long as Gene’s,” Lemos told the Journal. The Eureka native had been listening to bands like AC/DC, and her grandma noticed that she liked dressing up in elaborate costumes. So she suggested impersonating the theatrical 1970s rocker/bass guitar player known for spitting blood and wagging his long tongue. “She thought it would just be a hobby for me,” Cheri “Simmons” Lemos

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Lemos recalled. “Well, it’s not a hobby. It’s a career.” So far she’s done her Gene Simmons act at Eureka High talent shows, atop a homecoming parade float, and at Eureka’s Arts Alive!, where she charges a dollar to get a photo taken with her. She even did her act at the Jambalaya in Arcata, but she’s had no luck assembling a backup band, and the opportunities for

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solo gigs are few and far between. So she turned to Craigslist. “If you’re looking at the photograph [in the ad], that is me,” Lemos said proudly. “That’s my real tongue. I do the whole thing — full costume, full makeup, I breathe fire, I spit blood.” She has spent hours studying the costumes and watching old performances. She’s seen the band in concert twice, and when The Original Kiss Army cover band came to the Blue Lake Casino in 2011, Lemos was behind the stage watching every minute. She said she likes Kiss because, unlike other bands, it gives you your money’s worth by putting on a real show. Lemos, who will graduate next month, lives in Eureka with her dad, stepmom, younger brother and younger stepsister. Her dad, she said, wasn’t completely supportive of her being transgender until recently. At one point she gave him an ultimatum: “I threatened to kill myself,” she said. “I told him, ‘You can have a live daughter or a dead son.’” He came around. Lemos isn’t optimistic about building a career here in Humboldt County. She may eventually move back to the Bay Area, where she lived briefly. Or maybe somewhere else. “I’m trying to figure out where the biggest audience I could reach would be,” she said. For now, she’s using Craigslist to keep searching for her Paul Stanley, her Ace Frehley, her Peter Criss — and her audience.

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is large; it contains multitudes. If you ever doubt this, browse the local Craigslist and marvel at the variety of human experience on display. Over here, in “missed connections,” is a man pining for romance: “I saw your beautiful wispy bangs for the first time in the roller rink,” he writes. And here’s a woman charmed by a butcher at Wildberries: “You sold me some awesome king salmon the other day. ... I really like your sideburns and dimples. Hope you see this! I’ll rock your world!”

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continued from previous page little punctuation and zero explanation. Curious, we tracked down the creator of that last one via email and got the simple explanation: typing practice for a man with no word processing program. “As for McCarthy,” he wrote, “there’s a rythem [sic] that ‘The Road’ has. It sounds artsy, I know, but my digital dexterity has never been better.”


Craigslist is understandably

popular among people who are new to the area and looking to acquire a few things — a job, furniture, friends — and those looking to offload some items on their way out. Jim King recently moved from Shasta County, where he’d been a counselor for troubled teens, to Eureka, where his new wife was born and raised. The two were blending their families, and with three kids apiece that meant a Brady Bunch-sized clan to support, with only his wife’s office manager paychecks for income. Their plan, which they’d been working

on for a year and a half, was to start a consignment store selling designer clothing for women. But whenever they got ready to make a down payment on a storefront, some financial setback would pop up. First it was divorce-related legal fees. Then the

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transmission went out on one of their cars; replacing it cost $3,000. They needed money, quickly. And so a few weeks ago, King put up an ad on Craigslist. “Only $20 to mow your lawn!” it said. And beneath the headline was a marketing masterstroke: a picture of him, his wife and their six kids, ranging in age from 3 to 15, gathered around a stump in a redwood forest. They’re all dressed in blue jeans and blue shirts, and they’re staring straight into

the camera as if hopefully waiting for a response to the ad. “I’m currently ‘between jobs’ and trying to feed my family,” the ad reads. King offers to mow, trim, weed-eat and clean sidewalk weeds. The ad has been working. “I’m getting such a good response that I’m thinking of scrapping the idea of a consignment store

and doing this instead,” King told the Journal recently. When we reached him, he’d just gotten off the phone with an older Fortuna woman who’s no longer able to do her own yard work. She told King that she wouldn’t have called if not for the picture of his family, which he’d been reluctant to include. But his wife insisted, saying the photo would prove he wasn’t someone unreliable just looking to score drug money. King said he knows that if he keeps doing yard work he’ll have to incorporate as a business and start paying taxes. But in the meantime he’s grateful for the work. “This has definitely been a blessing for our family, and it’s getting us by right now,” he said. Others search for less tangible, more

elusive things — someone to play pingpong with, or go abalone diving, or “take a walk through the multiverse” with experimental astrology. One man recently moved to McKinleyville to be with his long-distance girlfriend of five years. After

serving 8 ½ years in the Air Force, where he was an aircraft mechanic, the man (who hasn’t given his name) was medically discharged last November due to a chronic intestinal illness. Here in Humboldt, he’s been having trouble adjusting to life

without the structure and camaraderie of the military. One night when he couldn’t sleep, he reached out via Craigslist. “First time with this and I think it is a long shot but I figure, why not,” he wrote. continued on page 21

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In his post he said he’d just finished his first semester of college and he was looking for a job and hoping to get back in shape after putting on a few pounds. But mostly he wanted to meet some fellow veterans, get together, maybe work out, tell some stories, grab a beer. In an email to the Journal, the man said he posted the ad because most people in Humboldt County and the rest of California “do not understand the bond developed while serving nor the loss of structure for those of us who got out.” For a lot of young people, college is the place where they find structure and form bonds. Genesis Gromlich graduated from HSU last month with a bachelor’s in political science, and before she could move back to her parents’ place in Ventura she desperately needed to unload some of her meager belongings. “It needs to GO! Offer me anything!” said the ad she posted last week. She included pictures of a TV stand, a cheap desk lamp, a couple piles of clothes, a yoga mat, a dehumidifier and a jar of plastic kitchen utensils. “I need money,” she wrote. “Very desperately. Otherwise I might not make it back home.” Gromlich was born in Puerto Rico and spent five years living in the Dominican Republic, but in a conversation with the Journal she said it was a culture shock simply moving from the south end of the state to Arcata. Partly it was the slower pace of life, the unreliable bus service and the relative lack of amenities and things to do, and partly it was the amount of rain during her first year here. The last couple of years have been drier, which has her worried about climate change. She’s looking forward to getting back to a more

urban area, but she said she appreciates this area for what it is. “Humboldt is a great place with Humboldt people,” she said. “Let’s hope it stays that way.”

If you’re looking

for a snapshot of the quasi-legal status of marijuana, that, too, can be found on Humboldt Craigslist, where the crop and its peripheral products are being bought and sold fairly openly, with just token nods to California’s medical cannabis laws. The best catch-all search term is “215,” the number of the 1996 proposition that legalized the drug for medicinal use. The numerical metaphor is like a tag that hangs from a wide variety of products — soils and fertilizers, bulbs and ballasts, scanners and turkey bags, pipes and vaporizers, plants and edibles, even real estate: A recent post advertises “215 property ... secluded, easy access ... virgin grow area.”

Marijuana is so prevalent on Craigslist that it’s frequently used as currency. In fact, it’s become so common that many people feel the need to specify that they don’t accept weed as payment. A 2001 Nissan Maxima, a ’98 Kawasaki Ninja, a Samsung Galaxy smartphone, a tent trailer, a two-karat gold wedding ring — all were for sale last week in separate ads, and each said something along the lines of “no 215 trades.” Others gladly accept our local variety of green currency. “Prop215 4 convertible mustang Gt,” reads an ad from April 30. The seller offers to trade his ’99 maroon drop-top for “4-5 nice lbs of top shelf outdoor.” And of course there’s a wide variety of strains of the plant itself: Purple Kush, Blueberry Headband, Green Crack and Girl Scout Cookies were among the recent offerings. Most of the recent ads were for starts in four- or five-inch pots. The Journal reached out to one seller of Blueberry Headband starts via email and he explained some of the perks of selling a quasi-legal product. “If a customer is an asshole, I can say that to them,” he said in a response email. “Nowhere in legal retail would it be fitting to text a customer, ‘Never mind, bro, been

waiting on you since 3:30 and I can’t do it anymore.’” You might even get offered an extra $50 to keep waiting, he added. “Don’t get me wrong,” the guy wrote. “Craigslist isn’t just for shady transactions discussed over open trunks in the southeast corner of the Target parking lot. It’s also a good way to make $45 dollars off of the left handed, mismatched set of golf clubs ... that you found in some downtown Eureka alley. ... You might also be offered a shot of inexpensive whiskey when you go to drop it off!” At the end of his email, the guy revealed that his little anecdote about waiting for a customer was not hypothetical. “Dude’s girlfriend just hit me up with the $ plus the extra $50,” he wrote. “Gotta go make some rent.”

Lots of things

can be found on Humboldt Craigslist. Want a pit bull? There’s tons of those. Been jonesing to trim some guinea pig toenails? A lady in Arcata can make that dream a reality. Maybe you want a big pile of single socks, some used tractor tires or a parrot named Richard. Or perhaps you’d like to cozy up to your computer and read some semicoherent manifestos about communism, chemtrails and fluoride, preferably typed in all caps. Regardless of what you’re looking for, if you spend enough time on Humboldt Craigslist you’ll develop a new appreciation for the vast, vibrant and bizarre array of people and stories to be found here. l • North Coast Journal • Thursday, June 6, 2013


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he concept of “infinity” has bothered and challenged philosophers for thousands of years, but the first really modern attempt at understanding it was made by the mathematician-astronomer-philosopher Galileo Galilei in his final book Two New Sciences (1638). The “Father of Modern Science” attributes our problems with infinity to the limitations of our brains, anticipating Emmanuel Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason. Zeno’s Paradox and all the other infinity-laden paradoxes arise when, in Galileo’s words, “we attempt, with our finite minds, to discuss the infinite, assigning to it those properties which we give to the finite ...” (Zeno of Elea, you may recall, had argued that in theory motion was impossible, since in order to traverse from A to B, you had to go halfway, which entailed going half of that distance, which entailed going half of that distance, ad infinitum. Since each step would take a finite length of time, you’d need an infinite amount of time to go anywhere.) If it’s true that the wise person solves the problem while the genius avoids it, the world must have been full of geniuses up until the 15th century. Aristotle, for instance, argued that infinity couldn’t even be discussed because of the paradoxes that arise. Thomas Aquinas followed Aristotle’s lead, as he usually did, saying that infinity is relegated to God (the original “uncaused Cause”) and infinity is impossible in “real” time and space. So Galileo’s forthright approach to the problem offered a fresh take on the subject. Note that none of the pre-Galilean noodling had stopped mathematicians from actually using infinity. In proving that a sphere occupies exactly two-thirds of the cylinder into which it just fits,

GeorG Cantor, the man who wrestled with infinity — and won. Photo from wikimedia Commons

Archimedes conceptualized an infinite number of infinitely thin disks (anticipating calculus by over 2,000 years). Similarly, in 1609, Johannes Kepler derived his Second Law of Planetary Motion (planets sweep out equal areas with respect to the sun in equal times) by summing an infinite number of infinitely small triangles. Turned out, Galileo and other mathematicians who followed him vastly underestimated infinity. Skipping many steps and missteps along the way, the RussianGerman number theorist and philosopher Georg Cantor (1845-1918) wrestled the whole notion to the ground by showing that more than one type of infinity was possible. Before Cantor, we had finite “sets” (e.g. the set of your fingers) and infinite sets (the set of integers 1,2,3 ... to infinity). Cantor proved that the set of rational numbers (those that can be designated by a fraction, such as 191/7919) could be matched up one-to-one with the set of integers: every integer then has a corresponding rational number and vice versa. These two sets are thus equivalent and are “countably infinite” (or, denumerable). He went on to show that “uncountably infinite” (nondenumerable) sets existed, such as the set of all possible (“real”) numbers between 0 and 1, which include both rational and irrational numbers. Having proved the existence of at least one “type” of infinity, Cantor went on to show that many infinities — in fact, an infinity of infinities! — existed. In this way, Cantor founded the science of set theory, without which modern mathematics wouldn’t exist. l Barry Evans ( never got farther than Carl Sagan’s “billions and billions” when it came to understanding really big numbers.

First Friday Arts Nights Fortuna’s First Friday, June 7, 6-9 p.m.

Find art, music and fun in downtown Fortuna on the first Friday of every month. 1. BARTOW’S JEWELERS 651 12th St. Greg Beth Gin, multi-talented artist in watercolor, oil, pastels, color pencils and textiles. 3. EEL RIVER BREWING COMPANY 1777 Alamar Way Featuring Ashley Menza of Ashley Menza Designs. Menza will display her sparkly treasures while creating a few new pieces live in the Eel River Brewing Company pub. 4. FERNDALE JEWELERS 1020 Main St. PB&J (Purses, bling bling Bracelets and Jeans) Party is back, come by and check out the selections. 5. FORTUNA ART & OLD THINGS 1026 Main St. New art and displays by Holly Garbutt, Peggy Murray and Andra Stringer. These three artists have all had a solo show at Art & Old Things and have decided to do an art trio. Come by to look, shop or just meet some of our local artists. 6. FORTUNA DOWNTOWN ART GALLERY Main Street Come and meet our Fortuna Arts Council. 8. KRAFTER’S KOZY KORNER GIFTS 1103 Main St. Greg Rumney is offering all Humboldt Historic Photos at 20 percent off. Come say

Be sure to catch Laura Chapman White’s avian artwork at the Eel River Valley Multigenerational Center in Fortuna. Originally from Missouri, Chapman White — a Humboldt State University alumna — now works and lives in Arcata.

farewell to Kozy Korner Gifts, where many artists will be on hand offering great deals You may have watched a sunset from the beach at Camel Rock, but odds are you couldn’t capture it quite like this. Marc Chaton’s on “Last Chance” “Sunset — Camel Rock” will be among his photos on display at Moonstone Crossing in Trinidad through June. locally handcrafted treasures! 9. L’S KITCHEN 734 10th St. Another great artist on display. Trinidad’s first Friday art nights are back. More information available 10. MAIN STREET GALLERY & SCHOOL 1006 Main from St. Music and art on the first Friday of every month. 1. Ocean Grove 480 Patricks Point Dr. After8. CL Leathers 490 Trinity St., across from 11. MARIAN’S BEAUTY SALON 741 11th St. Ashley party! DISCO TRINIDAD! returns, DJ Knutz Eatery Grand opening celebration with Bones custom-made jewelry. and WRYE (Phantom Wave) team up for a Cornelius Loewenstein. Folk music by Tim 12. MCLEAN FOUNDATION 1336 Main St. Adam mix of funky disco gems and disco-infused Breed and Joe Garceau. Dias: finished redwood pieces, vases, boxes and electronica. 9 p.m. Admission $5. 9. Trinidad Art Gallery 490 Trinity St. Feawall hangings. Quin Weber: paintings, mixed 2. Trinidad Trading Company 460 Main St. tured artist reception for Barbara Wright media. Musician will be Layla Dias. Music by Clouds on Mountain, a soft-rock presenting mosaics and fused glass. Harp 13. PRECISION INTERMEDIA 1012 Main St. Enjoy experience with undertones of Native music by Howdy Emmerson, guitar and the Art of Penny Fregeau. American spirituality. vocals by JD Jeffries. 14. RAIN ALL DAY BOOKS 1136 Main St. 3. WindanSea 410 Main St. Featured art by 10. Beachcomber Café 363 Trinity St. Portraits Artist Paula Redtfeldt showing oil paintings local artists. and sketches by Nicole Sanlo. Original and photography. 4. Trinidad Museum 400 Janis Court at Patguitar and ukulele tunes by Josephine 15. STREHL’S FAMILY SHOES & REPAIR 1155 ricks Point Drive Laura Rose will present Johnson. Main St. Ted Silva, photographer from Forchildren’s stories. On display: “A Contribu11. Ocean Wave Healing Arts Studio 363 Trintuna. Nola Sharp with students from Toddy tion to Prayer,” photographs of Native ity St. Furniture by “Tree” Allen. Thomas and Ambrosini Elementary will be Americans of the Northwest, visual art by 12. Trinidad Town Hall 409 Trinity St. Paintperforming with instruments and vocals. Lee Taylor Walashek and J. Goldsborough. ings by Betta Markovic. Moonstone Out16. TACO LOCO 955 Main St. Featuring 5. Saunder’s Park start of Patricks Point Dr. reach Project presents music by Eclectica, Bobbi Bennetzen, oil painting of landscapes “Spin Jam” at 6 p.m., belly dancing by 6-7 p.m. Learn Cuban salsa dancing with and seascapes. Bobbi will be on site until Tribal Oasis at 7 p.m. and fire dancing by Jack Lewis from 7-8 p.m. Open Cuban salsa 7:30 p.m. She is a member of the Redwood Circus of the Elements at 8:45 p.m. Bring dancing from 8-9 p.m. Evening continues Art Association and last year she won a blue your board! Skateboard ramps from the with music by Eclectica until 10 p.m. ribbon at the Humboldt County Fair. Mckinleyville Skateboard Alliance. 13. Moonstone Crossing 529 Trinity St. Pho18. THE EEL RIVER VALLEY MULTIGEN6. The Lighthouse Grill 355 Main St. Stunning tography by Marc Chaton. ERATIONAL CENTER 2280 Newburg Road acrylic on canvas by Jeff Stanley. Jewelry 14. Trinidad B&B 560 Edwards St. Trinidad Artists include Monica Schill, Willa Briggs, by Pachamama Jewels. Music by UFO 8. landscapes by Sam Lundeen. Susan Cooper, Teresa Saluzzo, Martha 7. Salty’s 322 Main St. Alejandro Escudero 15. Seascape Restaurant and Pier 1 Bay St. Giotes, Elaine Gredassoff and Jean Hawkins. presents his Psychedelic Surf Art (acrylic, Trinidad Rancheria Native Artisans featur20. TRENDZ 1021 Main St. Come by and watercolor). Music by the Pilot Rock ing various artistic mediums including baslearns the art of putting on makeup with Ramblers. ketry, cap making, jewelry and crafts. ● Mary Kay Demonstrations.

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Fever for All Ages Rock, innards-shuddering rock and Americana/funk By Jennifer Savage


hile the music, arts and greater Humboldt community wait for the return of Bob Doran, the Hum’s true host, the NCJ has asked for a bit of help. To that end, here are some of the week’s shows most worth your effort and hard-earned cash.

Think of the children!

Fever Charm

First off, let’s talk Fever Charm and 51 Cards playing Humboldt Brews on Sunday night. This might be the most important show you attend all year! Why, you ask? The youth! The youth have been suffering! They have so few places to see shows and even fewer opportunities to experience legit rock and roll by folks under the age of 30 — and the Fever Charm boys haven’t even broken 20 yet. Concerns are not unfounded that the musical tastes of adolescents today have been preemptively neutered by too much exposure to Death Cab for Cutie, the Shins and the Decemberists — makers of pretty music, sure, but lacking any semblance to the raw sexy youthfulness that defines rock and roll. Sure, they’ve also had the Strokes, Arctic Monkeys and Cage the Elephant, but those bands were increasingly anomalies in a world favoring introverts with laptops. Not that there’s anything wrong with introverts and laptops — but there’s something wrong when the under-21 crowd is denied the catharsis that poppy, ripping, garage rock so urgently provides. Who wants to listen to their parents’ rock and roll? That’s why this show is so impor-

tant. Not only will Fever Charm guys be there in all their teenage glory, but local youngster charm-rockers The 51 Cards (Jr. Perez, Rich Macey and John Grossheim) bring the party as the opening act — check out our website for a link to Bob’s profile of the boys in the July 12, 2012, Hum. The show is, necessarily, all-ages. Hopefully the under-21 crowd will come out for the music and also — because all-ages rock shows are so rare — to show that providing live music

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beyond the bar crowd can be worth a venue’s while. Oldtimers will remember the Placebo’s long and valiant struggle to bring consistent all-ages shows to Arcata, Manila and Eureka. Eventually the founding members grew up and into day jobs, and while the nonprofit (sheltered under the Ink People’s umbrella) continues on (it has a Facebook page), the battle appears ever more uphill. Props to Humboldt Brews for booking the show. Cover is $10, and things get started at 7 p.m. Give Fever Dream’s West Coast Rock and Roll a listen via Bandcamp, then pop over to ReverbNation for a sampling of The 51 Cards.

This band rocks

On the over-21 end of the spectrum, Bison Bison describes its sound as “Brain

Bison Bison. photo by michele motta.

matic to your gentle soul, fear not! The sweet cocoon that is Humboldt Brews’ music room transforms back into a safe place for more traditionally Humboldt fare next Wednesday, June 12, night with Jellybread. The Reno-based band plans to butter you up with some “full frontal funk” mixed with tasty Americana jams that result in a blend of “in-the-pocket drum and bass grooves, swampy lap steel guitar, dirt under the fingernails guitar licks and take-’em-tochurch organ that’s downright appetizing — bright colors and sweet, funky flavors.” Also, these men are sharp dressers! This one’ll be fun. And isn’t Wednesday date night?

And beyond

Heads up — it’s the umpteenth Soul Night happening at Humboldt Brews on Friday, June 14. This gig sells out. Advance tickets are the only way to go. … Oyster


crushing, sludge trudging, diesel driven rock and roll.” The opening notes of “She Says,” the first track of its eponymous album, confirms the description is apt. The band is playing at the Alibi on Saturday night, also confirming that longtime booker Ian Hiler has lost neither his appreciation for stoner rock nor his ability to pick out the finer up-and-coming versions of that genre’s practitioners. Bison Bison’s drummer, Eric Johnson, served time in a Jesus Lizard cover band — that may be enough for some people to cancel their Sunday morning plans because they know it’ll be a late, late night at the ‘bi, but for those who need more details, imagine this: … You’ve had a few beers, maybe a whiskey or three, and are leaning on the wall next to one of the Alibi’s famed dog paintings. It’s been a long week. It’s late, sometime around midnight. You’ve just witnessed the rad rock of locals Indianola. The bar is dark, but your spirit is lifting. The Bison Bison trio takes over the corner of the Alibi that serves in place of a stage. They break into a riff so heavy your internal organs shudder. An onslaught of guitar fuzz wraps itself around you. Before you realize it, you’re hypnotized, lost in a groove that ranges between Kyuss and ancient Sabbath. Does this thought make you happy? Then you should go. It’s the Alibi, so 21 and over, and nothing musicwise gets going till after 11 p.m. Cover’s $5. Tip your bartenders.


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We’re down here, mucking around on the planet. They – those migrating birds – are up there, looking down on our work, maybe thinking, “What the —?!” In TECHNIQUES FOR LANDING, an aerial dance theater production by the Synapsis Aerial Collective, aerialists examine this human-birdenvironment interplay by using silks, trapezes, a Spanish web and the ground to tell the story of a “society of birds searching for a mythical underground sky.” Shows are 8 p.m. Friday, June 7, and Saturday, June 8, at Synapsis Warehouse, 47 West Third St., between Commercial and A streets in Eureka. Get your tickets ($10-15, sliding scale) at Missing Link Records in Arcata and The Works in Eureka.


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Arcata Arts Institute Spring Music Showcase. 7 p.m. Humboldt Brews, 856 10th St., Arcata. Music and a CD release. $5 Donation. 826-2739. Folklife Singalong. 7-10 p.m. Arcata Community Center, 321 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway. Bring your voice; everything else is provided. Free. 839-7063. Josephine Johnson. 7 p.m. Persimmons Garden Gallery, 1055 Redway Drive, Redway. Live, solo, acoustic music accompanied by fine local wine, food, art and gardens. No cover. 923-2748.


Accident Slam/Siren’s Song Slam. 7:30 p.m. The Siren’s Song Tavern, 325 Second St., Eureka. Spit your piece, enjoy music by Shuga Foot, live art from Otto Portillo and a feature from local poet and activist Jerry Martien. $5. 530-448-9458.


Henderson Center Farmer’s Market. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Henderson near F Street, Eureka. Fresh local produce, straight from the farmer. 441-9999.


Human Rights Commission Monthly Meeting. 5 p.m. County Courthouse, 825 Fifth St., Eureka. This month’s agenda includes continuing discussion of Ordinance 2488, which restricts access to public facilities, as well as the


living conditions and available facilities for Humboldt County’s homeless population. Free. 668-4095.


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.




Arts Fortuna. Fortuna Main Street, Fortuna’s arts night. Free. 845-2038. Please see page 23. Arts Trinidad. 6-9 p.m. Art and music in central Trinidad. Free. Please see page 23.


Conifers of the Pacific Slope. 7 p.m. Northtown Books, 957 H St., Arcata. Author Michael Edward Kauffmann signs copies of his latest book, Conifers of the Pacific Slope, a field guide to one of the world’s most intriguing and ancient plant groups. Free. 822-2834.


Techniques for Landing. 8 p.m. Synapsis Studio, 47 A West Third St., Eureka. An hour-long aerial dance theater piece on community, how humans have treated the planet, migration and survival. $10-15 sliding scale. No

Pad up, it’s time to watch the REDWOOD ROLLERS knock some “ahem!” into the MENDO MAYHEM (or some expletive less savory) — and, of course, to shout-on the Redwood Saplings youth team as it whips the chrome off those Silicon Valley Web Bruisers (cute name!). We’re talking double-header roller derby, sports fans. Chicks on wheels. Call ‘em chicks and you’re dead. Or hired. Or something. Go! Saturday, June 8, 5 p.m. at Redwood Acres Fairgrounds (3750 Harris Street) in Eureka. Get tickets ($15, $12 in advance) at People’s Records and The Works — they go fast, so move it!

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Chrome, leather and steel baby! This year’s REDWOOD RUN is back in the hands of the local Kiwanis and will take place at the insanely beautiful River Ranch in Piercy June 7-9. Big stage, big bikes and a big party, for $120. First 1,500 people to arrive get a ride pin.


one turned away for lack of funds. 616-3104. World Dance Party. 7:30 p.m. Redwood Raks World Dance Studio, 824 L St., Arcata. World dance party with easy dance lessons, special performances and music by Chubritza and Musaic. $5 donation. 496-6734.


Super Mario Musical. 6 p.m. Fortuna Monday Club, 610 Main St. Join a cast of characters from your favorite video game in this musical parody about celebrating the underdog, breaking stereotypes and loving your sibling. $10 general/$8 children 7-11/under 7 free. www. 834-4730.


Ocean Night. 7 p.m. Arcata Theatre Lounge, 1036 G St. Ocean night gets local this month with a documentary focused on last year’s shark attack and a special wave forecast presentation by NOAA’s Brian Garcia. City of the Shark will wash it all down. $3.

Seventh Annual Disabilities Expo. 10 a.m. Redwood Acres Fairgrounds, 3750 Harris St., Eureka. Persons with disabilities, their families, caregivers, seniors, veterans and others will find information from 28 organizations and agencies. Free. 707-445-8404. Redwood Run. River View Ranch, County Road, Piercy. Chrome, leather and steel baby! This year’s Redwood Run is back in the hands of the local Kiwanis and will take place at the insanely beautiful River Ranch in Piercy. Big stage, big bikes and a big party. First 1,500 people to arrive get a ride pin. $120. Wings for a Cure Benefit. 6 p.m. Relay for Life fundraiser. 2351 Freswater Road, Eureka. $30. 498-7231.

Humboldt Talent Showcase. 6-10 p.m. Trinidad Town Hall, 409 Trinity St. A night of dancing to a variety of sounds from Blues to Cuban Salsa. $5-$10 donation. 362-1150.

Garberville Farmers’ Market. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Garberville Town Square, Church St. Local farm-fresh produce, meats, cheeses, baked goods and other specialty foods. EBT, Cal-Fresh and WIC accepted. 672-5224.

Next to Normal. 8 p.m. North Coast Repertory Theatre, 300 Fifth St., Eureka. Pulitzer Prize-wining rock musical about a family coping with mental illness with music by Tom Kitt, book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey. $18, unless benefit, $20. 442-6278.

Redwood Coast Regional Forum. Fortuna River Lodge, 1800 Riverwalk Drive. Join public and private sector leaders to discuss regional issues and opportunities, building partnerships focused on regional action.

Fabulous Frogs: Facts and Lore with Ellin Beltz. 7 p.m. Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge, 1020 Ranch Road, Loleta. “Frogs teach us that the more we learn, the more we need to know,” according to Ellin Beltz, author of Frogs Inside their Remarkable World. Free. 707-733-5406.






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Ah, the dirty 30. That birthday when most of us roll over in bed and pull the pillow firmly down, smothering the air passages. Not so for environmentally progressive and long-lived Mattole Restoration Council. The last three decades have found the Southern Humboldt nonprofit out in the trenches, fighting the good fight for the local watershed and salmon alike. After all that, the people must party. And who could ask for a better reason to put on the ol’ fun pants than a nonprofit turning a healthy, strapping 30? The family day features a heaping helping of field games, photography contests, children’s writing contests and a silent auction, starting at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, at the Mattole Grange Hall. Then, (drum roll) the big guns come out by way of Absynth Quintet and Moonalice. The fracas-evoking five of Absynth will be blasting genre bouncing bionic-gypsy-circusindie-bluegrass shenanigans cultivated in the hills of Humboldt. The band sounds like a rope swing, a river and the first time you tried some of Gammy’s blackberry moonshine. And Gammy’s moonshine packs a punch. And then, Moonalice. If this band had any more star power it would be the largest cause of photosynthesis on the planet. The group’s first album, It’s 4:20 Somewhere, has been downloaded more than 3 million times. Yeah, million. I know. Both slangers of sass will be in the Mattole Grange Hall, 36512 Mattole Road in Petrolia, starting at 7 p.m. for a measly $20. You can also get in on the dinner at 5:30 p.m, for a ten-spot, kids $5. So go celebrate the restoration council’s 30th anniversary — the happy 30. For more information contact the Mattole Restoration Council at 629-3514. — Travis Turner

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Flicks on the Farm. 8:30 p.m. Bayside Park Farm, 930 Old Arcata Road, Arcata. June’s film offering, Dirt! The Movie, will play after sunset. Free. 382 8273.


Next to Normal. 8 p.m. North Coast Repertory Theatre. See June 7 listing.


North Coast Open Studios. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Countywide. For those of you who have dreamed of seeing behind the curtain or rifling through the magician’s trunk, the North Coast Open Studios may be what you’re looking for. For one week you get access to the artists’ inner sanctum, their studios. More than 150 artists will open their doors the first two weekends of June. Take a peek. Free. www. 834-6460. Arctic. 6 p.m. Van Duzer Theatre, 1 Harpst St., Arcata. Trillium Dance Studios presents Arctic, inspired by the flora, fauna and climate of that frigid region. Advanced tickets advised, available at Threadbare Dancewear, Wildberries and at the door. Tickets $10, $8 children. 822-8408. Little Red Riding Hood and Friends. 3 p.m. Arkley Center for the Performing Arts, 412 G St., Eureka. Trinity Ballet Academy of McKinleyville presents an original ballet created by director Greta Leverett. $16, child $13.50. www. 442-1956.

Arcata Farmers’ Market. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Arcata Plaza, Ninth and G streets. Locavores’ delight: fresh vegetables and fruit from local producers, food vendors, plant starts, flowers, live music every week at 10 a.m. Free. humfarm. org/. 441-9999. Locally Delicious’ 5 Year Celebration. 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Arcata Farmers’ Market (off the Plaza), Eighth and I streets. Events will include free bean-planting workshops, face painting and an interactive community food security mural. Free. 440-9326.


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Techniques for Landing. 8 p.m. Synapsis Studio. See June 7 listing.

Disaster Preparedness Fair. 1 p.m. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Fortuna Ward, 1444 Ross Hill Road. Presentations, demonstrations, displays and information on how to prepare for any disaster on the North Coast. Free fingerprinting for children, an Eel Valley Rescue Vehicle demonstration as well as a city ambulance. Free. 725-4235. Furniture Fest. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Bayside Grange, 2297 Jacoby Creek Road. Furniture making demos, displays, food, music by Lyndsey Battle and activities for families. $4. 18 and under free. 444-2717. Gen Silent Film Screening and Fundraiser. 5 p.m. Native American Forum HSU, 1 Harpst St., Arcata. One night only screening of this critically acclaimed documentary that shares the stories of the challenges and resilience of six lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) elders living in residential care facilities. $8 general; $5 elders. A1AA: 442-3763. Mattole Restoration Council’s 30th Anniversary Celebration. 3:30-11 p.m. Mattole Grange, 36512 Mattole Road, Petrolia. Family friendly, all-day event including field games, photography contest, children’s writing contest, snacks and a silent auction. Call in advance to register your team for the field games. Evening events start at 5 p.m. and include music by Absynth Quintet and Moonalice, dinner and a tribute to the Mattole Restoration Council. Free admission; dinner $10, $5 for children; music $20. 223-0112. Redwood Run. River View Ranch, Country Road, Piercy. See June 7 listing.

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out what the Humboldt County Library has to offer for their patrons who are blind, or have low vision. The event will feature several guest speakers from blind or low vision advocacy groups from all over the county. Free. 269-1937.


Flicks on the Farm These days a trip to the multiplex is a gamble; tickets and concessions are overpriced, blockbusters are overhyped and there’s no guarantee you won’t completely regret the expense of money and time. Long gone are the days of cramming all of your friends into your car for a cheap and adventurous night at the drive-in. The folks at Bayside Park Farm are as rooted in this nostalgic need for a quality theatrical experience as the rest of us. Spring at the farm isn’t just for tilling and sowing anymore; it’s also time for the third annual Flicks on the Farm season! You’ve doubtlessly seen the farm on your occasional (or frequent) drives down Old Arcata Road. Nestled between Buttermilk and Anderson lanes, it’s hard to miss. It’s a community sponsored farm, meaning the crops produced there are the result of the efforts of the community, volunteers and local farm shareholders who buy seasonal shares and get weekly deliveries of freshly harvested vegetables. It’s organic, sustainable, community focused farming — and these people project films onto the side of their greenhouse on Saturday evenings, for free! This family friendly evening kicks off at 8:30 p.m on Saturday, June 8, at 930 Old Arcata Road in Bayside. It’s an informal event, so you’re encouraged to bundle up, bring blankets or lawn chairs and maybe even pack yourself a little picnic dinner. The film this weekend is the seemingly quirky documentary Dirt! The Movie. A movie about dirt, you say? Hear me out. Dirt! Illuminates the history of our soil, from its cosmic creation to present day agricultural detriment, how the evolution of dirt led to civilizational booms and busts, and what needs to be done to save the fertile soil we have left. And, also, did I mention the showing is free?! If documentaries aren’t your style (or your children’s style), then perhaps the Saturday, June 15, screening of Disney’s Ratatouille is the show for you. Affordable, family friendly opportunities like this don’t crop up all the time, so be sure to take advantage of them while they’re ripe for the picking. For more information about Flicks on the Farm, call 822-7091. — Dev Richards


Flower Arranging for Everyone. 11 a.m. Humboldt Botanical Gardens, 7351 Tompkins Hill Road, College of the Redwoods Campus, North Entrance. Learn to make original artistic botanical arrangements. Free. www.hbgf. org. (707) 442-5139.


Read and Keep On Reading Library Access Fair. 1-3 p.m. Eureka Main Library, 1313 Third St. Come and find

Arcata Marsh Tour. 2 p.m. Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary Interpretive Center, 600 S. G St. Meet a trained guide for a 90-minute walk focusing on the ecology of the marsh. Free. 826-2359. Audubon Society Arcata Marsh Tour. 8:30 a.m. Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary. Redwood Region Audubon Society is sponsoring a free public field trip. Bring your binoculars and have a great morning birding! Meet leader Joe Ceriani in the parking lot at the end of South I Street (Klopp Lake) in Arcata, rain or shine. Trip ends around 11 a.m. Friends of the Dunes Restoration. 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Humboldt Coastal Nature Center, 220 Stamps Lane, Manila. Day long events restoring the property, taking a conservation walk or story time for the youngsters. Call for more information. Free. 444-1397. Volunteer Restoration Work Day. 9 a.m. Patrick’s Point State Park, 4150 Patrick’s Point Drive, Trinidad. Free. 677-3109.


Redwood Rollers vs. Mendo Mayhem. 5 p.m. Doubleheader with Redwood Rollers derby team against Mendo Mayhem and Redwood Saplings youth team versus Silicon Valley Web Bruisers. Advance tickets advised, available at People’s Records and The Works. $15, $12 advance. 442-8121.




Art and Wine in the Park. 12-4 p.m. Rohner Park, 11th and N streets, Fortuna. Feeling like you need to uncork? Local wineries, food, live music from Twango Macallan and arts and crafts may do the ticket. Grab a picnic basket, your favorite camp chair and just relax. You can also grab a wine tasting glass to kick relaxing into high gear. Free admission; $20 pre-sale tasting glasses; $25 tasting glasses at the gate. 725-3959. North Coast Open Studios. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Countywide. See June 8 listing. Trinidad Artists’ Market. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Murphy’s Market parking lot, Main and View avenues, Trinidad. Art and crafts from local artisans, live music, barbecue. 834-8720.


Arctic. 2 p.m. Van Duzer Theatre. See June 8 listing.


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. 442-0156. Second Saturday Family Arts Day. 2-4 p.m. Morris Graves Museum of Art, 636 F St., Eureka. A special performance by the Humboldt Fiddlers, Flute Ensemble and Musical Theater followed by a viewing of the Melvin Schuler and Edward Oliver African collection and an opportunity to create music-inspired artwork. $5 suggested donation. 442-0278 x. 201.


Super Mario Musical. 1 & 5 p.m. Arcata Playhouse, 1251 Ninth St. See June 7 listing.


Furniture Fest. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Bayside Grange, 2297 Jacoby Creek Road. See June 8 listing. Redwood Run. River View Ranch, County Road, Piercy. See June 7 listing.


Guided Nature Walk. 9 a.m. Richard J. Guadagno Visitor Center, Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge, 1020 Ranch Road, Loleta. This free, two-mile walk is open to the public and is a great way to familiarize yourself with the flora and fauna of Humboldt County. Binoculars are available at the visitor’s center. Free. refuge/humboldt_bay. 733-5406. Lady Bird Johnson Loop Day Hike. 8:30 a.m. Meet at Pacific Union School, 3001 Janes Road, Arcata to carpool. This is a gentle, 1.3- mile loop walk. Free. Northcoastcnps. org. 822-2015. Native Herbs Hike. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Meet at the Sanctuary Forest office in Whitethorn for a hike into Sinkyone Wilderness State Park. Leader and nutrition consultant Nancy Peregrine will discuss edible and medicinal plants. Bring a lunch and water, wear sturdy shoes and dress in layers. Free. 986-1087.


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. 7074966264.


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

10 monday DANCE

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


Poets on the Plaza. Second Monday of every month, 8 p.m. Plaza View Room, Eighth and H streets, Arcata. Read/perform your original poetry or hear others. $1.


Humboldt Resource Advisory Committee Meeting. 5-7 p.m. Six Rivers National Forest Headquarters, 1330 Bayshore Way, Eureka. The Humboldt County Resource Advisory Committee will review status and funding of 2012 projects. The meeting is open to the public and there will also be a public comment opportunity. Pathways to Health. 10 a.m. General Hospital, 2200 Harrison Ave., Eureka. The first session of an updated, six-week workshop to help people with long-term health conditions manage their symptoms. Relatives and caregivers welcome. Free. 445-2806 x4.

11 tuesday FOOD

Eureka Farmer’s 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. 10th and Main streets. Fresh, local produce, meats and cheeses. Miranda Farmers’ Market. 2-5 p.m. Miranda Gardens Resort, 6766 Avenue of the Giants. Farm-fresh produce, etc. 672-5224. Shelter Cove Farmers’ Market. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Downtown Shelter Cove, Machi Road. Local farm-fresh produce, meats, cheeses, baked goods and other specialty foods. 672-5224.


Headwaters Fund Grant Writing Workshop. 9-11 a.m. Humboldt County Office of Education, 901 Myrtle Ave., Eureka. This workshop provides an opportunity to discuss possible proposals with board members, learn about which proposed projects are the right match for the Headwaters Fund and how to properly submit a grant proposal. Free. delsbree@co.humboldt. 476-4805.


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

12 wednesday THEATER

Vagabond Opera. 7 p.m. Arcata Theatre Lounge, 1036 G St. European Cabaret! Vintage Americana! Balkan Belly Dance! Neo-Classical Opera! Old World Yiddish Theater! Welcome to the six-piece, Portland-based Vagabond Opera. $12 at the door/$10 in advance. www.

13 thursday THEATER

Next to Normal. 8 p.m. North Coast Repertory Theatre. See June 7 listing.


Henderson Center Farmer’s Market. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Henderson near F Street, Eureka. Fresh local produce, straight from the farmer. (707)4419999.


Humboldt Grange 501 Potluck. Second Thursday of every month, 6:30 p.m. Humboldt Grange, 5845 Humboldt Hill Road, Eureka. Grange Women’s Auxiliary 6 p.m., potluck 6:30 p.m., Grange meeting 7:30 p.m. Join the Grange. 443-0045. Sip and Knit. 6 p.m. NorthCoast Knittery, 320 Second St., Eureka. See June 6 listing.

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The Humboldt branch of WILPF (Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom) is seeking donations of good quality paperback books, recent preferred, for its annual book sale held July 4. Good quality recent hardbacks also accepted, but please no textbooks. Call 822-5711 for an appointment. The sale benefits the Edilith Eckart Memorial Peace Scholarship fund, which awards an annual scholarship to a group or individual in support of a project related to peace and/ or social justice. Love music? The Humboldt Folklife Society wants your help. It’s looking for volunteers to help out with Annie and Mary Day on July 14 and with the All Day Free Festival on July 20, both part of the Folklife Festival in Blue Lake. It could also use a hand at the Buddy Brown Blues Festival on Aug. 3. For more information contact Be a Mateel Festival Volunteer. The Mateel is looking for volunteers to help with Reggae on the River. There are many different positions needed to be filled by people like you. Contact volunteer coordinator Michele Wood at 923-3368x32 or ● • NORTH COAST JOURNAL • THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 2013


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That mid-20th century artistic innovations happened in New York, Paris and San Francisco is no surprise, but rural North Carolina? It’s all but forgotten now, but for 23 years many of those who defined American arts came to an isolated YMCA camp in the Blue Ridge Mountains to teach, learn, collaborate and create. Black Mountain College began in 1933 as an experiment in higher education, but the arts were always an important component and so was the idea of cross-fertilization. The first inspiration was the Bauhaus movement in Germany, which advocated arts and crafts on an equal footing. Among the first Black Mountain teachers were Bauhaus painter Josef Albers and his wife (and craftsperson) Anni Albers. The remarkable landscape of mountains and lake and the natural quiet drew artists from New York and elsewhere to teach — some periodically, some continuously for years. Some students in turn became prominent. There were the inevitable problems of a small hothouse campus, of strong convictions, egos and hormones. But there were also historic moments that seem unlikely to have happened anywhere else. For example, there was a rare production of a play by composer Erik Satie, directed by future filmmaker Arthur Penn, with music performed by John Cage, dancing by Merce Cunningham, sets painted by artist Willem de Kooning, and starring Buckminster Fuller, who took time off from teaching how to make geodesic domes to play the outrageous lead character. This generously illustrated volume emphasizes the visual arts, but the text and additional essays cover greater ground. These include an essay by poet Robert Creeley about working with visionary poet Charles Olson — two highly influential literary figures in the 1960s and beyond. Though most of the big names associated with Black Mountain are male (including artists Robert Rauchenberg and Robert Motherwell, composers Lou Harrison and Roger Sessions, and poet Robert Duncan), many women and lesser-known men were just as important there, and are well represented in the text and illustrated artworks. Since these legendary figures defined American arts and established American artists as world leaders, the Black Mountain College story is historically important. The setting — so different from the usual urbandominated history — is itself fascinating. Within this narrative, there is the equally important sense of Black Mountain College as an experiment in education that was influential for decades, though the idea of experimental colleges seems sadly to have nearly died out. With an emphasis on teaching process, Black Mountain College was (in the words of one teacher) a place where people were more interested in what they didn’t know than in what they did. These two aspects — creativity and educational experiment — are linked, and this volume is a solid beginning in exploring those links. — William Kowinski

Hey Look, It’s Us! Humboldt hits the movies as home to Will Smith, Bigfoot and sharks By John J. Bennett and Ryan Burns


AFTER EARTH. Friends who attended last Thursday’s premiere warned me that this might be the worst movie of the year. I didn’t find it quite that bad — not really any damn good, either, but certainly not the worst. Having missed last week’s gala event at the Broadway Cinema, I was able to meet Will Smith’s misbegotten brainchild on more neutral terms. Apparently Smith’s intent here was to make son Jaden a bona fide action star in one fell swoop. The gambit fails. M. Night Shyamalan co-writes and directs (from Smith’s concept) a story as old as stories. At bottom it’s about fathers and sons, mastering fear and confronting the past. But there’s a load of space nonsense tacked on. A thousand years after poisoning Earth’s atmosphere and bugging out to some otherworld, humanity finds itself beset by aliens (from where, we never find out; not important, apparently). Said aliens wage war with trained space bears that sense fear. (That’s my interpretation; they don’t look like bears but are called Ursas.) General Cypher Raige (Will Smith) rises through the ranks of the Space Rangers largely due to his ability to “ghost,” or render himself invisible to the bad beasties by confronting them without fear.

MovieTimes There’s a lot I didn’t particularly like about Willow Creek. Found footage is defined by its inherent limitations. And even though Goldthwait keeps edits to a minimum while bringing a distinctive sensibility, this still looks like a found-footage movie. Which means it looks like every other foundfootage movie ever made. The build-up to the climax is slow and largely uneventful, and That’s a funny-lookin’ Ewok. Jaden Smith strolls through the events of the final the redwoods in after earth. minutes are, sad to say, pretty predictable. His headstrong son Kitai (Jaden Smith) is My closeness to the setting might haunted by memories of his older sister’s pollute my attitude toward it. Midway death at the pincers of an Ursa. He and through I realized that things I see as Dad have a strained relationship. mundane (Bigfoot burl statues, Bigfoot On the way to an off-planet training burgers, Bigfoot museums) are actually exercise, their ship (containing one the waaaaay out of the ordinary. To any other killer critters, of course) is forced offaudience, Willow Creek the town probcourse and crash lands on Earth. Father ably seems like it was created whole-cloth and son are the only human survivors. from some Bigfoot crackpot’s imagination. Since both of Cypher’s legs were broken And maybe it was, but I’ve been inured to in the crash, Kitai has to traverse the Bigfoot lore, so I was internally shrugging treacherous landscape alone to retrieve my shoulders, wondering, “What’s the big a rescue beacon, working out his daddy deal?” issues while battling an army of baboons But I’d rather not dwell on the negaand befriending a giant bird. tives. Goldthwait clearly loves making There are moments of genuine emomovies and finds ways to make do so tion here, and I didn’t find Jaden’s perforwithout big budgets or name-brand casts. mance nearly as poor as my friends did. In I love the spirit of that, even if I don’t love the hands of a better, more emotionally everything he makes. This is what film-art intuitive director he’ll probably do peris supposed to be about: passion for the fectly good work someday. But Shyamamedium and fun in storytelling. I guess lan’s movies are more about artifice than Hollywood didn’t get the memo. I apemotion, and After Earth is no exception. plaud Goldthwait for his enthusiasm and Sadly, even the artifice here is ineffective. perseverance, and especially for bringing The design and execution lack any distincthe movie to our weird little corner of the tive, creative vision. And the visual effects world. look like they came from the bargain bin, NOW YOU SEE ME. A disparate group which surprised me more than anything of talented street magicians (Woody Harelse, given the $130 million budget. relson, Jesse Eisenberg, Isla Fisher, Dave The script blatantly telegraphs all its Franco) gets recruited by a mysterious moves, the exposition comes thick and hooded figure. They concoct an escalating clumsy, and there’s never a sense of real series of stage shows/large-scale heists. danger — a fatal flaw for a would-be Bedraggled FBI agent Dylan Rhodes (Mark thriller. I’ve seen plenty of movies worse Ruffalo) and Interpol newbie Alma Dray than this, but few of them had this high a (Melanie Laurent) are on the case. Thrown profile. PG13. 100m. into the mix are the magicians’ benefactor WILLOW CREEK. I did manage to (Michael Caine) and a well-known magic weasel my way into Friday’s Arcata Theater debunker (Morgan Freeman). Lounge screening of Bobcat Goldthwait’s A great cast, clever script and stylish found-footage horror ode to Bigfoot. direction all make for a genuinely enjoyGoldthwait himself was in attendance, able summer movie. Why can’t Hollywood along with star Alexie Gilmore. He intromake more like this one? Of the current duced the movie and followed it up with theatrical offerings, this one satisfied me a slightly disappointing Q-and-A. But his the most. PG13. 116m. soft-spoken, passionate defense of his — John J. Bennett movie softened my initial calloused reaction.


FRANCES HA. Film unseen, this right here is your Journal pick-o-the-week. Writer/director Noah Baumbach (The Squid and the Whale) crafts a comedic black-and-white ode to the French New Wave with the adorable Greta Gerwig starring as the joyful but flawed title character. R. 86m. THE INTERNSHIP. Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson hope to rekindle their Wedding Crashers chemistry in this comedy that casts them as clueless interns at Google. PG13. 119m. THE PURGE. Crime and unemployment in America have been nearly eradicated because, on one night per year, all crime is legal. But on one such night, a family must confront the morality of “the purge” up close. Starring Ethan Hawke and Lena Heady. R. 85m. THIS IS THE END. This stoner comedy about the apocalypse stars Seth Rogen, James Franco, Jonah Hill and a bunch more as themselves. Advance screening Tuesday at 7 p.m. R, 107m. Remember when young surfer Scott Stephens got attacked by a great white last October? Dude punched it in the effing face! And guess what. They made a movie! The locally produced documentary about the attack and subsequent heroic rescue will show at the Arcata Theatre Lounge’s Ocean Night this Friday. Doors at 6:30 p.m.


EPIC. A girl gets shrunk to pixie size, giving her a new perspective on the natural world in this CG family flick. PG. 104m. FAST & FURIOUS 6. The sixth outing has earned the cars-and-crime franchise’s best reviews and biggest box office numbers. Part seven’s on the way! PG13. 130m. THE GREAT GATSBY. Baz Luhrmann’s frantically schizo adaptation of the literary classic plays like an uninspired soap opera. PG13. 142m. THE HANGOVER PART III. Time to stop drinkin’, fellas. The second sequel starring Zach Galifianakis, Ed Helms and Bradley Cooper will leave you with a headache and regrets. R. 100m. IRON MAN 3. Billionaire playboy/superhero Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) must battle panic attacks and terrorist/ stereotype The Mandarin (Ben Kingsley). PG13. 130m. STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS. J.J. Abrams injects more action and knowing winks in this second outing in the rebooted series. PG13. 132m. — Ryan Burns

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.

Broadway Cinema

1223 Broadway St., Eureka, (707) 443-3456 After Earth Fri-Thu: (1:15, 3:50), 6:25, 9 Epic Fri-Thu: (12:25), 5:35 Epic 3D Fri-Thu: (3), 8 Fast & Furious 6 Fri-Thu: (2:20, 3:10), 5:25, 8:30, 9:20 The Great Gatsby Fri-Thu: (2:05), 5:15, 8:25 The Hangover Part III Fri-Mon: (1:45, 4:25), 7, 9:30; Tue: (1:45, 4:25), 9:30; Wed-Thu: (1:45, 4:25), 7, 9:30 The Internship Fri-Thu: (12:15, 2, 3:15, 4:55), 6:10, 7:50, 9:10 Iron Man 3 Fri-Thu: (11:55a.m.), 5:55, 8:55 Iron Man 3 3D Fri-Thu: (2:50) Now You See Me Fri-Thu: (11:50a.m., 2:35), 5:20, 8:10 The Purge Fri-Thu: (12:10, 2:30), 5:05, 7:25, 9:40 Star Trek Into Darkness Fri-Thu: (12, 2:40), 6:15, 8:50 Star Trek Into Darkness 3D Fri-Thu: (11:50a.m.), 5:45 This Is The End Tue: 7

Mill Creek Cinema

1575 Betty Court, McKinleyville, (707) 839-2222 After Earth Fri-Sun: (1:45, 4:20), 6:55, 9:25; Mon-Thu: (4:20), 6:55, 9:25 Epic Fri-Sun: (2:25), 7:30; Mon-Thu: 7:30 Epic 3D Fri-Sun: (11:55a.m., 4:55); Mon-Thu: (4:55) Fast & Furious 6 Fri-Sun: (12, 3), 6, 9:05; Mon-Thu: (3), 6, 9:05 The Hangover Part III Fri-Sun: (2, 4:35), 7:05, 9:35; Mon: (4:35), 7:05, 9:35; Tue: (4:35), 9:35; Wed-Thu: (4:35), 7:05, 9:35 The Internship Fri-Sun: (12:25, 3:15), 6:05, 8:55; Mon-Thu: (3:15), 6:05, 8:55 Now You See Me Fri-Sun: (11:55a.m., 2:45), 5:30, 8:15; Mon-Thu: (2:45), 5:30, 8:15 The Purge Fri-Sun: (12:40, 2:55), 5:10, 7:25, 9:40; Mon-Thu: (2:55), 5:10, 7:25, 9:40 Star Trek Into Darkness Fri-Sun: (12:05), 6:20, 9:20; Mon-Thu: 6:20, 9:20 Star Trek Into Darkness 3D Fri-Thu: (3:10) This Is The End Tue: 7


Minor Theatre

1001 H St., Arcata, (707) 822-3456 Frances Ha Fri: (4:55), 7:05, 9:15; Sat-Sun: (12:35, 2:45, 4:55), 7:05, 9:15; Mon-Thu: (4:55), 7:05, 9:15 The Internship Fri: (3:35), 6:20, 9:05; Sat-Sun: (12:50, 3:35), 6:20, 9:05; Mon-Thu: (3:35), 6:20, 9:05 Star Trek Into Darkness Fri: (3:15), 6:05, 8:55; Sat-Sun: (12:25, 3:15), 6:05, 8:55; Mon-Thu: (3:15), 6:05, 8:55

Fortuna Theatre

1241 Main St., (707) 725-2121 After Earth Fri: (4:45), 7:15, 9:40; Sat: (12, 2:20, 4:45), 7:15, 9:40; Sun: (12, 2:20, 4:45), 7:15; Mon-Thu: (4:45), 7:15 Epic Fri: (4:50); Sat-Sun: (12:10, 2:30, 4:50); Mon-Thu: (4:50) Fast & Furious 6 Fri: (4), 6:50, 9:40; Sat: (1, 4), 6:50, 9:40; Sun: (1, 4), 6:50; Mon-Thu: (4), 6:50 The Hangover Part III Fri-Sat: 7:10, 9:30; Sun-Thu: 7:10 The Internship Fri: (4:05), 6:45, 9:25; Sat: (12:45, 4:05), 6:45, 9:25; Sun: (12:45, 4:05), 6:45; Mon-Thu: (4:05), 6:45 Now You See Me Fri: (4:15), 7:05, 9:45; Sat: (1:30, 4:15), 7:05, 9:45; Sun: (1:30, 4:15), 7:05; Mon-Thu: (4:15), 7:05 The Purge Fri: (5), 7:25, 9:35; Sat: (12:20, 2:40, 5), 7:25, 9:35; Sun: (12:20, 2:40, 5), 7:25; Mon-Thu: (5), 7:25 This Is The End Tue: 7

Garberville Theatre

766 Redwood Drive, (707) 923-3580 The Great Gatsby Fri-Tue: 7:30; Wed: 6:30; Thu: 7:30 • North Coast Journal • Thursday, June 6, 2013


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Arts & Crafts

DRINKING & POURING VESSELS. $85. Fri.s, 9:30 a.m.−12:30 p.m., June 28 & July 12 (6 hours Instruc− tion + 5 weeks studio use.) With Bob Raymond. Refine your skills with handled and pouring vessels. Bob will guide your progress and offer suggestions for your success in handles that work and pouring vessels that don’t dribble. Members fee once minimum enrollment is met: $30. Fire Arts Center, 520 South G St., Arcata. (707) 826−1445, (AC−0627) INTRO TO GLASS FUSING. Learn the basics of glass fusing while creating a unique work of art in introductory workshop. Create a 6"square plate or tile. No experience or cutting required. $35 ($15 materials) Wed. July 10, 2−4 pm or Tues. July 13, 11 a.m−1 p.m. 520 South G Street, Arcata, (707) 826− 1445. (AC−0704) LUNCHEON PLATES AND SERVING PLATTER. Create a unique luncheon set, including two 6" luncheon plates and a matching 10" serving platter a two day workshop. Intermediate workshop and requires basic skills and fusing background. Tues./ Thurs. July 9 &11, 5:30 − 8:30 p.m , or an all day workshop Sat. July 20, 10:30 a.m −4:30 p.m. $125.00 / $105 members(materials fees $60 and up. 520 South G Street, Arcata, (707) 826−1445. (AC−0704) MORRIS GRAVES MUSEUM OF ART. Week−long workshops for children, teens, and adults exploring drawing, painting, sculpture, and mixed media. Sessions begin June 24. 636 F Street, Eureka. (707) 442−0278 (AC−0613)


NORTH COAST ARTS. July 8−19. Intensive work− shops taught by Humboldt State University art faculty within the well−equipped HSU art studios. Workshops in ceramics, painting, photography, jewelry, sculpture, graphic design, printmaking, maskmaking, bookmaking. Designed for beginners and advanced professionals. Register by June 21 to reserve your space. Optional academic credit is also available. For more details, fees and to register: or call HSU College of eLearning & Extended Educa− tion at 826−3731. (AC−0613)


PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER: DESIGNING W/ PART SHEETS, ART GLASS, AND IMAGERY. A follow up to surface design and Part Sheets work− shops, and will focus on incorporating previously made art glass into distinctive and dynamic fused work. Intermediate class that requires background in glass fusing. $60 / $40 members (materials cost depends on size of project made), Thurs. July 17, 10 a.m−1 p.m. 520 South G Street, Arcata, (707) 826− 1445. (AC−0711)

BEGINNING TO ADVANCED GROUP PILATES. In− crease your potential through a Mindful move− ment practice at Arcata Core Pilates Studio! Begin− ning−Advanced group Pilates mat classes, reformer classes and Privates training sessions Mon.−Sat. Trainers are certified from Stott Pilates, an interna− tional certification agency Where modern princi− ples of exercise science and rehabilitation are studied. Questions or to sign up Call 845−8156 or email or visit:

TAMING WATERCOLORS WITH JUDY EVENSON. 6 session watercolor class, Mon.s, 1:30−4:30 p.m., beginning July 15. Focused on fundamental skills needed for representational painting , including drawing skills. Bring your own supplies, supply list given. Enrollment limited. $165. At MGC, 2280 Newburg Rd., Fortuna. (AC− 0620) WHEEL THROWING 1 & 2. $180. Thurs.s, 5:30−7:30 p.m., June 27−July 25, (10 weeks). With Peggy Loudon. Complete introduction to basic wheel− throwing and glazing techniques. For all levels. . Fire Arts Center, 520 South G St., Arcata. (707) 826− 1445, (AC−0627)


DANCE WITH DEBBIE. Learn American Tango & Salsa the month of June. Ballroom workshops in July & August. We make learning to dance easy and fun!(707)464−3638, and on Facebook. (DMT−0627) EXPLORATIONS IN AFRO−CUBAN DANCE & DRUM. Seven days of intensive workshops exam− ining the folkloric music, songs and dances of the Afro−Cuban people. Internationally−recognized faculty will join local faculty to teach students of all skill levels. July 20−27. Fee for full week: $495 (by July 5). More registration options are available. Participants can register for up to 3 units of optional academic credit. Pre−registration required. Call HSU College of eLearning & Extended Educa− tion to register: 826−3731 or visit (DMT−0627) REDWOOD RAKS WORLD DANCE STUDIO, ARCATA. West African, Belly Dance, Tango, Salsa, Swing, Breakdance, Jazz, Tap, Modern, Zumba, Hula, Congolese, more! Kids and Adults, 616−6876. (DMT−1226) WEST AFRICAN DANCE. Tues.s, Thurs.s, 5:30−7 p.m., at Redwood Raks, Arcata. All levels welcome. Live drumming. Dulce, 832−9547, Christina, 498− 0146. (DMT−1226) BEGINNING STEEL DRUM. Mon. evenings June 3− 24, 7−8 p.m., Pan Arts Network, 1049 Samoa Blvd., Suite C. $50, (707) 407−8998, info@panarts (DMT−0606)

AIKIDO. Is an incredibly fascinating and enriching non−violent martial art with its roots in traditional Japanese budo. Focus is on personal growth and pursuit of deeper truth instead of competition and fighting. Yet the physical power you can develop is very real. Come observe any time and give it a try! The dojo is on Arcata Plaza above the mattress store, entrance is around back. Class every weeknight starting at 6 p.m., beginning enrollment is ongoing.,, 826−9395. (F−1226)

DANCE−FIT. Dance, aerobics & strength training all in one class ! Mon., Wed. & Fri. 9−10 a.m First class is free. Drop in for $5 per class or 14 classes for $55. No Limits tap & jazz studio, corner of 10th & K st. Arcata. 825−0922. (F−1226) NIA−DANCE FUSION. Modern dance/fitness for all abilities. Mon.s, 6−7 p.m., Studio of Dance Arts Eureka. Wed.s, 5:30−6:30 p.m., Redwood Raks Arcata. $5 drop−in, $50/12 classes (707) 441−9102. (F− 1226) NORTH COAST FENCING ACADEMY. Fencing (with swords!). Improve your mind and body in a fun, intense workout, and a very chill environment. Ages 8 and up. 1459 M St., Arcata. Contact Justin (707) 601−1657 text or phone, or email (F−1226) NORTH COAST SELF DEFENSE. Come learn your choice of Gracie Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai Tech− niques, Filipino Kali, Jun Fan Stand Up Kickboxing, & Muay Thai/MMA Sparring. Group and private sessions available 7 days a week for men, women and children; all experience and fitness levels welcome. Call or visit (707) 822−6278 or 820 N St., Building #1 Suite C, Arcata (F−1226) SUN YI’S ACADEMY OF TAE KWON DO. Classes for kids and adults, child care, fitness gym, and more. Tae Kwon Do Mon−Fri 5−6 p.m., 6−7 p.m., Sat 10−11 a.m. Come watch or join a class, 1215 Giuntoli Lane, or visit, 825−0182. (F− 1226) ZUMBA WITH MARLA JOY. Elevate, Motivate, Celebrate another day of living. Exercise in Disguise. Now is the time to start, don’t wait. All ability levels are welcome. Every Mon. & Thurs. at Bayside Grange 6−7 p.m., 2297 Jacoby Creek Rd. $6/ $4 Grange members. Every Tues. & Thurs Vector Pool, Aqua Zumba 9:15 a.m. (3289 Edgewood Rd, Eureka). Every Tue. at Trinidad Town Hall 12 p.m.& every Thur. at Eureka Vets Hall 12 p.m. Marla Joy (707) 845−4307. (F−1226) ZUMBA WITH MIMI. Put the FUN back into your workout! Latin & Pop music, sure to leave you sweaty and smiling! Wed. & Fri. 9:30 a.m. at Redwood Raks in the Old Creamery Building, Arcata. Tues. & Thurs. 9:30 a.m., Starting in May, Fri. 4−5 p.m. at Redwood Raks. (F−1226)

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Kids & Teens

13TH ANNUAL MOONSTONE BEACH SURFCAMP. Have fun while Safely Learning to Surf and improve all ocean skills. Includes Jr. Lifesaving. Licensed & Insured, male/female instructors. Ages 8+. $195/ week. Sessions: June 24−28, July 8−12, July 22−26, Aug 5−9. (707) 822−5099 or (K−0620) ACTIVE KIDS = HAPPY KIDS. Come learn self− confidence, discipline and respect while gaining true life skills through martial arts. North Coast Self Defense Academy is offering two introductory lessons for only $14 with this ad. Call or visit− (707) 822−6278 or 820 N St, Building #1 Suite C, Arcata (K−1226) PAGEANT ON THE PLAZA. This summer the Arcata Playhouse is offering a two−week adventure in the creation of outdoor spectacle and performance. Week one includes classes in Movement, Music, Stilts, Puppetry. Week two create a show! July 8− 20, 9 a.m.−3:30 p.m. Ages 9 − 16, $300 Call 822−1575 to register today! ROBOT CAMP. Ignite your child’s curiosity for technology and introduce them to the university experience with HSU Robot Camp, June 17−21, 9 a.m.−3 p.m. Kids entering the 6th−8th grades will have a blast exploring, building and programming actual robots. They will learn about robotic tech− nology and get hands−on experience creating robots with kits from the LegoŽ MindstormŽ system. Fee $100/child(includes lunch & t−shirt). Space limited! Register and get more information at or call the College of eLearning & Extended Education at Humboldt State University, 826−3731. (K−0613) SAMOA SOCCER SUMMER CAMP. Varsity Prep. July 23− Aug. 8, 9 sessions. Tues, Wed. Thurs. (3weeks), 1−3 p.m, Samoa. Level: Only to players/ ages who will be trying out for High School (8/12/ 2013 tryouts week) $95. French Pro (PSG) Camp. Aug. 12−16, 9 a.m−3 p.m, 5 days. Level: Elite, dedi− cated players, two age groups (9−11), and (12−15), $270. Registration, location and info at, (K−0718)

SUMMER CAMP. Blue Lake Parks & Recreation. Join us for roller skating, arts and crafts, sports, field trips and more at Camp Perigot for children 5−13 year olds. Mon.−Fri., June 17−Aug.23, 8 a.m.−5:30 p.m. at Perigot Park. Very affordable and every camper receives a free breakfast and lunch! Full− day or half−day options. Scholarships available. Register today! Find registration materials at or call Kara Newman, 668− 5932, for more information. (K−0815) SUMMER THEATER WORKSHOPS AT THE ARCATA PLAYHOUSE! June 24−28, 2 classes for kids ages 7− 9, 9 a.m−Noon. Fantastic Fairy Tales. 12:30−3:30 p.m., Clowning for Kids. 2 classes for kids ages 10−14. 9 a.m −Noon, Commedia and Mask Performance. 12:30−3:30 p.m. Improv in Action. $100 for one class, $75 for a second class. More info and registration at 822−1575! (K−0620) WHEEL THROWING FOR OLDER KIDS, AGES 7−12. $80, (Two 5 week classes offered), Tues.s, 3−5 p.m., June 25−July 23 & July 30−Aug. 27. With Bob Raymond. Adventures with clay. Learn basic wheel throwing techniques and make your own bowls! . Fire Arts Center, 520 South G St., Arcata. (707) 826− 1445, (K−0627)

50 and Better OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE (OLLI). Offers dynamic classes for people age 50 and over. Call 826−5880 or visit to register for classes (O−1226) AMENDS, THE 12 PRINCIPLES OF FORGIVENESS. This course can help you free yourself from resent− ment, anger, blame, guilt and regret, and let go of the past while creating joy and peace in the present. With Sharon K. Ferrett. Thurs., June 13, 5−7 p.m. and Sat., June 15, 10 a.m.−3 p.m. $60/OLLI members, $85/nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880 (O− 0606) AVIAN LANDLORD. Learn how to build and place a breeding box, and which birds will be attracted to it. With Louise Bacon−Ogden. Thurs., June 27, 2−4 p.m. $30/OLLI members, $55/nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880, (O−0620)

Wisdom of the Earth

Weekend Seminar • July 27 & 28 Get CertiďŹ ed in Medicinal Aromatherapy at NorthCoast Essentials

Art of Knitting Noni Flowers with Nora J. Bellows, author of Noni Flowers July 20-21, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm A two-day workshop covering how to make exquisite knitted flowers for embellishing felted or fabric accessories, like hats, purses, or pillows, or for adorning the top of a gift box. Saturday covers foundational techniques used for virtually every flower in her book; Sunday covers how to make more intricate flowers, including wiring and embellishment. Prerequisite knowledge: knit, purl, increase, decrease, work in the round on double pointed needles, tension control, and a rudimentary understanding of gauge. Cost: 225.00 + materials

Call 707.442.9276 or NorthCoast KNittery 320 2nd St. between D&E, Eureka Space is Limited!

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BEGINNING BIRDWATCHING. Interested in bird− watching, but don’t know where to start? Get a primer on choosing a field guide and optics, tips on identifying birds from Louise Bacon−Ogden. This OLLI class will be held at at Garberville Civic Club. Sat., June 15, 10−11:30 a.m. and 12:30−2 p.m. $30/OLLI members, $55/nonmembers. OLLI: 826− 5880 (O−0606) COVERING THE BALD HILLS. Visit former sheep ranches and observe wildflowers and wildlife in this area of Redwood National Park. With Jerry and Gisela Rohde. Sat., June 15, 8:30 a.m.−4:30 p.m. $75/ OLLI members, $100/nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880 (O−0606) FILMS OF PRESTON STURGES. See and discuss films directed by Preston Sturges (may include The Great McGinty, The Lady Eve, Hail the Conquering Hero). With Philip Wright. Thurs., June 13−July 25, 6− 9 p.m. $70/OLLI members, $95/nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880, (O−0606) FLOODS OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA. Examine the history, weather and geology that contributed to extreme rainfall and flood events with historian Jerry Rohde and meteorologist Nancy Dean. Mon. in Ferndale, June 24 and July 1, 3−5 p.m. $40/OLLI members, $65/nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880, (O−0613) GENTLE YOGA FOR OLLI. Learn yoga with focus on both floor and standing poses for strength, balance and flexibility at any age. With Patricia Starr. Mon., June 17−July 1, 1:30−3 p.m. $40/OLLI members, $65/nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880 (O− 0606) HERBS ON THE NORTH COAST. Learn about herbal folklore and discuss types of perennial and annual herbs that do well in our region. With Doris Hicks. Sat., June 15−29, 10 a.m.−noon. $50/OLLI members, $75/nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880 (O− 0606) INK, BRUSH, PEN, FROM EAST TO WEST. Create a series of unique drawings using ink media with Julie McNiel. Fri., June 21, 6−8 p.m. and Sat., June 22, 1−5 p.m. $60/OLLI members, $85/nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880, (O−0613)

INTRO TO ELECTRIC BICYCLES. Explore these light electric vehicles and how they work. With Mike Turek. Thurs., June 20 & 27, 10 a.m.−Noon. $40/OLLI members, $65/nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880, (O−0613) ISLAMIC PRISMS, LEGITIMACY & AUTHORITY. This course focuses on Muslims in China, Syria, Morocco and Turkey and topics such as education, women and orthodoxy/heterodoxy. With Tom Gage. Thurs., June 13−27 and July 11, 2−4 p.m. $50/ OLLI members, $75/nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880, (O−0606) OLLI AT HSU SUMMER OPEN HOUSE. Sat., June 8, 1−3 p.m., on the Humboldt State University Cam− pus: Great Hall, College Creek Complex. Member tour of HSU Human Performance Lab, meet OLLI faculty, and register for Summer classes. Free park− ing. Learn more about this community of learners age 50 and better. OLLI: 826−5880, (O−0606) REDWOOD & RAILS. Railroading in Humboldt County from its beginnings in Arcata in the 1850s through its development with logging lines and the Northwestern Pacific Railroad, and concluding with visits to buildings, bridges, equipment and more remaining of this once extensive and vital means of transportation. With Ray Hillman. Fri., June 14 and 21, 6−8:30 p.m. and Sat., June 22, 9 a.m.−4 p.m. $70/OLLI members, $95/nonmembers. OLLI: 826− 5880, (O−0606) REDWOOD PARKS COAST HISTORY TOUR. Gyon Bluffs, Gold Bluffs and False Klamath Cove. Join Ranger Jim Wheeler for a virtual tour of the history of three places along the coast of Redwood National and State Parks, and hear three indepen− dent Yurok stories about the last huge tsunami produced by the Cascadia Subduction Zone. Wed., June 26, 2−4 p.m. $30/OLLI members, $55/ nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880, (O−0613) TAKE IT SLOW, TAKE THE TRAIN. Learn the ins and outs of train travel with Louise Bacon−Ogden and David Ogden. Fri., June 14, 2−4:30 p.m. $30/OLLI members, $55/nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880, (O−0606)

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NEW CLIENTS $10 OFF. Myrtletowne Healing Center 1480, #A Myrtle Ave. A Hidden Gem on Myrtle Ave., specializing in therapeutic massage. We will assist you on your road to recovery or work with you on that chronic pain issue. Swedish, deep tissue, trigger point, reflexology, acupressure, uterine centering, lymph drainage, lomi lomi, and more. Founders Hilary Wakefield and Sarah Maier are both Doulas, we do pregnancy massage as well! You are worth it, call today (707) 441−9175. (W−1226)

TAKE OLLI OUT TO THE BALLGAME. Humboldt Crabs Baseball. Explore the 69−year history of Humboldt Crabs baseball with Randy Robertson. Includes a ticket to a day game and a behind−the− scenes look at ballpark operations and an oppor− tunity to meet the players and coaches. Lunch provided by the HSU Alumni Association. Sun., June 23, 10 a.m.−3 p.m. $40/OLLI members, $65/ nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880, (O−0613) THE ARMCHAIR TRAVELER: Del Norte County. Virtually visit the rivers, forests, and coastline of Del Norte County with Jerry and Gisela Rohde. Sat., June 29, 1−3 p.m. $30/OLLI members, $55/ nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880, (O−0620) THE MATHEMATICS OF HAND−KNITTED FABRIC. Are you an intermediate or advanced knitter accustomed to working from patterns, but want to develop free styles of your own? Understand the geometry of knitted stitches is the key to creating garments of your own personal taste and artistic eye. With Janette Heartwood. Tues., June 18 and 25, 10 a.m.−noon. $40/OLLI members, $65/nonmem− bers. OLLI: 826−5880 (O−0606) WALKING TOUR, TRINIDAD HEAD LIGHTHOUSE & GRANITE CROSS. Trinidad Museum Society presents a walking tour of the 1871 Trinidad Head USCG lighthouse, and the 1913 granite cross at the top. With Patricia Fleschner. Fri., June 14, 2−4 p.m. $30/OLLI members, $55/nonmembers. OLLI: 826− 5880, (O−0606) WHAT’S ON YOUR BUCKET LIST? With Tracey Barnes−Priestley. A fun and practical exploration of what you want to do in the second half of your life. Course includes one ticket to the Sat., June 29 performance of "The Second Half: A Lively Look at Life after Fifty." Sat., June 29, 10 a.m.−1 p.m. $50/ OLLI members, $75/nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880, (O−0620)

Pets & Animals

BIRD AWARENESS. Mon.−Sat., June 17−22. Learn how to identify and enjoy our feathered friends through lecture and in the field in the 40th year of this summer bird watching course with Dr. John Hewston. Register early; class size is limited. $120, $50 additional for optional credit. Call HSU College of eLearning and Extended Education to register: 826−3731 or visit (P− 0613)


ARCATA ZEN GROUP MEDITATION. Beginners welcome. Sun., 8 a.m. North Coast Aikido Center, on F St. between 8th and 9th in Arcata. Wed., 6−7 p.m. at First Christian Church, 730 K, Eureka, ramp entrance and upstairs; newcomers please come 5 minutes early. Sun. contact, 826−1701. Wed. contact,, or Travis, 616− 5276. (S−1226) KDK ARCATA BUDDHIST GROUP. Under the direc− tion of Lama Lodru Rinpoche. We practice Tibetan meditation, followed by discussion. All are welcome. For more info contact Lama Nyugu (707) 442−7068, Sun’s 6 p.m, Community Yoga Center 890 G St, Arcata. Our webpage is (S−1226)

REIKI TRAINING. Group and Individual Instruction Available for Children, Teens, and Adults. Attune− ments, Theory, and Practice. New Classes Each Month and Free Drop−In Reiki Treatment every Sunday from 1−3 at Sun Yi’s Academy in Arcata. Visit for more infor− mation or call (707) 845−0238, Christy Robertson, Reiki Master, Teacher. (W−0704)


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

Sports & Recreation

DUNE ECOLOGY. June 22, 9 a.m.−4p.m. Tolowa Dunes State Park, Crescent City, Tuition $50 We’ll learn about fragile dune ecology and how that delicate balance can be disrupted by invasive species. We’ll also explore how recent re−introduc− tion of native plants and the wildlife they attract at Tolowa Dunes have affected that ecology and what future conservation measures are in store. Class taught by botanist Laura Julian. Pre−registra− tion required through Siskiyou Field Institute. Call 541−597−8530 or visit to register. (SR−0620) ROLLER SKATING. Blue Lake Parks & Recreation Fri./Sat., 6:30−9:30 p.m., Sun. 2−5 p.m. Adult Skate: 2nd Sun. of every month, 6:30−9:30 p.m. To schedule birthday parties, call 668−5932 or find us on facebook at parks− (SR− 1226) SMITH RIVER WATERSHED JOURNEY: FROM HEADWATERS TO ESTUARY. Sat. June 29, 10:30 a.m− Sun. June 30, 12 p.m. Hiouchi & Crescent City, Tuition $275. Class starts with a South Fork rafting trip learning about the Smith River’s origins and ecology. It continues at Rock Creek Ranch in Hiouchi where we’ll dine, camp and snorkel, observing salmon populations in the Smith. Sunday, we’ll travel to the coast to see where the Smith joins the Pacific and learn about Yontocket Slough restoration efforts. Pre−registra− tion required through Siskiyou Field Institute by calling 541−597−8530 or visiting Tuition includes rafting, camp fee and dinner. (SR− 0627)

Therapy & Support

FREE GAMBLING TREATMENT. Call (707) 496−2856 Shawna Bell, LMFT, MFC #47122 (TS−1226)


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) SEX/ PORN DAMAGING YOUR LIFE & RELATION− SHIPS ? Confidential help is available. or 845−8973 (TS−1226)


CERTIFICATE IN FACULTY PREPARATION, TEACH− ING IN HIGHER EDUCATION. Pursuing a teaching career at a community college or university? Break through the competition with a Faculty Prepara− tion Certificate that can enhance your pedagogical knowledge and demonstrate your readiness to teach in a college environment. This online pro− gram offers an introduction to the roles and re− sponsibilities of teaching in higher education and specifically addresses teaching, learning and tech− nology issues in the college classroom. This is a three−semester, 12−unit certificate program that starts July 8. For full course descriptions, deadlines, fees and more information, visit or contact Hum− boldt State University College of eLearning & Ex− tended Education at (707) 826−3731 or

START YOUR CAREER IN MASSAGE THERAPY! Daytime classes begin June, 2013 at Arcata School of Massage. 650−Hour Therapeutic Massage Certi− fication will prepare you for Professional Certifica− tion in California, and the National Exam. Our comprehensive program prepares your body, mind and heart to become a caring, confident profes− sional massage therapist. Call 822−5223 for infor− mation or visit (W−1226) T’AI CHI WITH MARGY EMERSON. Three programs: T’ai Chi for Back Pain and Arthritis, Traditional Long Form (Wu Style), and The 42 Combined Forms ( all major styles). Eight−week session starts June 25. Begin by the third week. Beginners meet at the martial arts academy in Arcata’s Sunny Brae Shopping Center. Visit a class with no obligation to pay or enroll. Call 822−6508 for new summer schedule and see for other details. (W−0627) VISITING YOGA INSTRUCTOR JEANIE MANCH− ESTER. At Om Shala Yoga & Inner Freedom Yoga. Fri., June 14−Sun., June 16. Explore myth, asana, breath and meditation to access your truth and potential! Full weekend $150, each class priced individually as well. Om Shala Yoga, 858 10th St., Arcata. 825−YOGA (9642), or Inner Freedom Yoga, 890 G St., Arcata Plaza. 440 −2111, (W−0606) YOGA FOR ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS. At Om Shala Yoga. With Christine Fiorentino. 4 session series on Tues & Thurs, June 18−27, 7:15−8:30pm. Learn in a safe and supportive environment. No experience or flexibility required! $55 if paid by 6/11, $70 after. Register by 9/17. 858 10th St., Arcata. 825−YOGA (9642), (W−0606)

Wellness & Bodywork

DANDELION HERBAL CENTER. Classes with Jane Bothwell & Allison Poklemba. Petrolia Seaweeding Weekend. June 8−9. Learn how to identify, ethically harvest, and prepare local sea vegetables. $150. High Country Herb Weekend. Aug. 2−4. Strengthen plant ID skills and practice ethical wildcrafting techniques. $250. (707) 442−8157, (W−0606) FREE ROLFING CONSULTATION. With Lee Tuley, Certified Rolfer. Find out what Rolfing can do for you. (541) 251−1885 (W−1226)




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legal notices DEPARTMENT OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL 1105 6TH STREET, SUITE C EUREKA, CA 95501 (707) 445−7229 NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO SELL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES Date of Filing Application: March 13, 2013 To Whom It May Concern: The Name of the Applicant is: LEAH RACHELLE ATWOOD The applicant listed above is applying to the Department of Alcoholic Beverages Control to sell alcoholic beverages at: 939 MAIN ST. FORTUNA, CA 95540−2006 Type of License Applied for: 20−On−Sale Beer and Wine 5/30, 6/6, 6/13/2013 (11−154)

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 13−00282 The following person is doing Busi− ness as EMERALD TRIANGLE APIARIESat 45630 Hwy 36, Spc.1. Bridgeville, CA 95526. Ernie Lee Smith 45630 Hwy. 36, Spc. 1. Bridgeville, CA 95526 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/ Ernie Smith This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on May 8, 2013 CAROLYN CRNICH Humboldt County Clerk 5/16, 5/23, 5/30, 6/6 (13−146)

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 13−00294 The following person is doing busi− ness as J.B. FABRICATION at 240 Belleview Ave., Rio Dell, CA 95562. Justin P. Barrington 240 Belleview Ave. Rio Dell, CA 95562 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 Justin P. Barrington. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on May 16, 2013. CAROLYN CRNICH Humboldt County Clerk 5/23, 5/30, 6/6, 6/13/2013 (13−148)

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The following persons are doing Business as CABEZON CONSULTING at 239 Kingston Rd. Fieldbrook, CA. 95519/ PO Box 886, Trinidad, CA 95570 Joseph G. Moran 239 Kingston Rd. Fieldbrook, CA 95570 Lynda l. Moran 239 Kingston Rd. Fieldbrook, CA 95570 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/ Joseph G. Moran This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on May 22, 2013 CAROLYN CRNICH Humboldt County Clerk

The following persons are doing Business as RED ROOSTER GARAGE at 1209 Giuntoli Ln., Arcata, CA. 95521 Kandra Hoskovec 500 Seascape Trinidad, CA 95570 Eric Empting 500 Seascape Trinidad, CA 95570 The business is conducted by A Married Couple The registrant commenced to transact business under the ficti− tious business name listed above on 06/01/2013 /s/ Kandra Hoskovec This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on May 23, 2013 CAROLYN CRNICH Humboldt County Clerk 6/6, 6/13, 6/20, 6/27/2013 (13−160)

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 13−00310 The following person is doing Busi− ness as BARKYDOGZ at 1041 Main St. Fortuna, CA 95540. Stacy Bigley PO Box 232 Loleta, CA 95551 The business is conducted by An Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the ficti− tious business name listed above on 5/23/13 /s/ Stacy Bigley This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on May 23, 2013 CAROLYN CRNICH Humboldt County Clerk 5/30, 6/6, 6/13, /6/20/2013 (13−155)

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 13−00313 The following persons are doing Business as BOLLYWOOD INDIAN CUISINE at 535 5th St., Ste. A, Eureka, CA. 95501 Kiranjeet S. Saini 1235 6th Eureka, CA 95501 Indartjeet SAINI 1235 6th St. Eureka, CA 95501 The business is conducted by Joint Venture The registrant commenced to transact business under the ficti− tious business name listed above on n/a /s/ Kiranjeet S. Saini This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on May 23, 2013 CAROLYN CRNICH Humboldt County Clerk 5/30, 6/6, 6/13, 6/20/2013 (13−153)


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five years from the date it was last filed with the County Clerk. You have 40 days from the expiration date to renew your FBNS with the County. A new statement does not need to be published unless there has been a change in the information required in the expired statement. If any changes occur then you must file a new FBNS and have published again. Within 30 days from the stamped refiling date, you must begin publishing the statement in the newspaper. If you publish it in the North Coast Journal for the required four weeks, on the last day of publication a “proof of publication” will be sent to the County Clerk to complete the filing process. The cost for running your ficticious business name in the


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NOTICE OF PROPERTY TAX DELINQUENCY AND IMPENDING DEFAULT Revenue and Taxation Code Section 3352 I, John Bartholomew, Humboldt County Tax Collector, State of California, certify as follows: That at close of business on July 1, 2013 by operation of law, any real property (unless previously tax-defaulted and not redeemed) that have any delinquent taxes, assessments, or other charges levied for the fiscal year 2012-2013, and/or any delinquent supplemental taxes levied prior to the fiscal year 2012-2013 shall be declared tax-defaulted. However, because June 30, 2013 is on a Sunday, and in accordance with State law, amounts due may be paid through the close of business on July 1, 2013. That unless the property is completely redeemed through payment of all unpaid amounts, together with penalties and fees prescribed by law or an installment plan is initiated and maintained; the property will become tax-defaulted and may be subsequently sold at a tax sale in satisfaction of the tax lien. That a detailed list of all properties remaining tax-defaulted at the close of business on July 1, 2013, and not redeemed prior to being submitted for publication, shall be published on or before September 8, 2016. That information concerning redemption or the initiation of an installment plan of redemption of tax-defaulted property will be furnished, upon request, by John Bartholomew, Humboldt County Tax Collector at 825 5th Street, Room 125, Eureka, California 95501 (707)476-2450. I certify or (declare), under penalty of perjury, that the foregoing is true and correct.

John Bartholomew Humboldt County Tax Collector

Executed at Eureka, Humboldt County, California, on May 23rd, 2013. Published in the North Coast Journal on May 30th, June 6th, and June 13th , 2013. NOTICE OF IMPENDING POWER TO SELL TAX-DEFAULTED PROPERTY Revenue and Taxation Code Section 3362 Pursuant to Revenue and Taxation Codes sections 3691 and 3692.4, the following conditions will, by operation of law, subject real property to the tax collector’s power to sell. 1) All property for which property taxes and assessments have been in default for five or more years. 2) All property that has a nuisance abatement lien recorded against it and for which property taxes and assessments have been in default for three or more years. 3) Any property that has been identified and requested for purchase by a city, county, city and county, or nonprofit organization to serve the public benefit by providing housing or services directly related to low-income persons and for which property taxes and assessments have been in default for three or more years. The parcels listed herein meet one or more of the criteria listed above and thus, will become subject to the tax collector’s power to sell on July 1, 2013, at 12:01 a.m., by operation of law. The tax collector’s power to sell will arise unless the property is either redeemed or made subject to an installment plan of redemption initiated as provided by law prior to close of business on the last business day in June. The right to an installment plan terminates on the last business day in June, and after that date the entire balance due must be paid in full to prevent sale of the property at public auction. The right of redemption survives the property becoming subject to the power to sell, but it terminates at close of business on the last business day prior to the date of the sale by the tax collector. All information concerning redemption or the initiation of an installment plan of redemption will be furnished, upon request by John Bartholomew, Humboldt County Tax Collector, 825 5th Street, Room 125, Eureka, CA 95501, (707)476-2450. The amount to redeem, including all penalties and fees, as of June 2013, is shown opposite the assessment/parcel number and next to the name of the assessee. PARCEL NUMBERING SYSTEM EXPLANATION The Assessor’s Parcel/Assessment Number (APN/ASMT), when used to describe property in this list, refers to the assessor’s map book, the map page, the block on the map, if applicable, and the individual parcel on the map page or in the block. The assessor’s maps and further explanation of the parcel numbering system are available in the assessor’s office.

PROPERTY TAX DEFAULTED ON JULY 1, 2004, FOR THE TAXES, ASSESSMENTS AND OTHER CHARGES FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2003-2004: Assessor’s Assessee’s Name & Amount to Redeem Assessment No. Property Address By June 2013 204-321-040-000 Smith Stephen L $3,235.17 2953 Hillside Ln/Hydesville PROPERTY TAX DEFAULTED ON JULY 1, 2005, FOR THE TAXES, ASSESSMENTS AND OTHER CHARGES FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2004-2005: Assessor’s Assessee’s Name & Amount to Redeem Assessment No. Property Address By June 2013 018-332-007-000 Anderson Mark $11,804.07 4355 Ridgecrest Dr/Eureka 109-221-022-000 Dervin Kathleen A $965.84 153 Horseshoe Ct/Shelter Cove 111-031-021-000 Dervin Kathleen A $1,195.27 592 Nob Hill Ct/Shelter Cove 215-181-022-000 Dervin Kathleen A $3,313.84 820 Harris Creek Rd/Whitethorn PROPERTY TAX DEFAULTED ON JULY 1, 2006, FOR THE TAXES, ASSESSMENTS AND OTHER CHARGES FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2005-2006: Assessor’s Assessee’s Name & Amount to Redeem Assessment No. Property Address By June 2013 220-051-029-000 Baumstone, Max K $2,873.39 305 Storm Ln/Briceland 109-302-047-000 Keathley Irma $2,915.46 14 Spring Rd/Shelter Cove 511-443-013-000 McKinney James K/Carol A Brown $10,819.69 Grant A Brown/Mark A Rasmussen Lot5 TR571 Bk 23 of Maps Pgs 119-122 005-072-003-000 Riese Carol A $5,450.82 1818 I Street/Eureka 004-106-007-000 Whinnery James D $9,860.94 16 W Simpson St/Eureka PROPERTY TAX DEFAULTED ON JULY 1, 2007, FOR THE TAXES, ASSESSMENTS AND OTHER CHARGES FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2006-2007: Assessor’s Assessee’s Name & Amount to Redeem Assessment No. Property Address By June 2013 508-341-029-000 Agliolo Kristy & Eric $1,064.89 1010 Hayes Rd/McKinleyville 300-131-004-000 Barker, Darrin $10,085.45 1725 Campton Rd/Eureka 531-131-017-000 Barnes Harold M $779.38 109-291-001-000 Battiato, Seth A $3,186.08 331 Humboldt Loop Rd/Shelter Cove 109-131-013-000 Dellabruna Arthur & Veronique $2,303.80 54 Racoon Ct/Shelter Cove 110-251-007-000 De-Martin Laura M $3,521.56 1602 Toth Rd/Shelter Cove 110-251-009-000 De-Martin Laura M $3,521.56 1574 Toth Rd/Shelter Cove 111-031-012-000 De-Martin Laura M $2,742.68 8642 Shelter Cove Rd/Shelter Cove 001-066-001-000 FB Squires Family Trust $14,317.59 202 3rd Street/Eureka 220-061-018-000 Gabriel Linda J $4,101.75 6685 Briceland-Thorne Rd/Whitethorn 306-141-026-000 Griffin Michael & Cassandra $5,496.13 6178 Purdue Dr/Eureka 220-291-001-000 Hassall Ligeia $13,724.81 6010 Crooked Prairie Rd/Whitethorn 206-091-016-000 Lange Brenda J $1,778.64 190 Wilder Rd/Carlotta 508-242-022-000 Larsen Christine $25,475.70 1525 School Rd/McKinleyville 109-351-055-000 McDaniel Darrell A $18,004.35 288 Dolphin Dr/Shelter Cove 504-201-048-000 Pretto Jay S $5,164.71 7369 West End Rd/Arcata 515-291-017-000 Ruiz Steve A $943.98 1341 Adams Fox Farm Rd/Trinidad 218-031-008-000 Sherr Reuven & Ronald $5,211.20 3550 Island Mt Rd/Garberville 509-240-043-000 Smith Jessie J/James L Reams $34,319.32 Judith Reams/Myrle Lema/Peggy Lema Frank Brown/Ann Brown 1640 Rosebud Ln/McKinleyville 001-066-007-000 Squires, Floyd E III & Betty J $10,855.97 205 4th St/Eureka 081-042-021-000 Tillman Robert/Ferguson Barbara J $704.48 230 Orchard Way/Myers Flat

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Assessor’s Assessment No. 081-081-007-000 110-071-037-000 110-071-038-000

Assessee’s Name & Property Address Tillman Robert/Ferguson Barbara J 220 Orchard Way/Myers Flat York Tommy A & Pauline N 234 Cook Rd/Shelter Cove York Tommy A & Pauline N 212 Cook Rd/Shelter Cove

Amount to Redeem By June 2013 $945.27 $3,517.62 $2,906.71

PROPERTY TAX DEFAULTED ON JULY 1, 2008, FOR THE TAXES, ASSESSMENTS AND OTHER CHARGES FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2007-2008: Assessor’s Assessee’s Name & Amount to Redeem Assessment No. Property Address By June 2013 109-071-033-000 Acorn Mortgage & Financial Services Inc $3,082.94 Lot 21 Blk 224/Shelter Cove 040-024-017-000 Allen Judy L $11,165.45 935 14th St/Fortuna 110-081-031-000 Allen Susan $2,774.57 205 Pepperwood Dr/Shelter Cove 052-141-006-000 Augustine Ruby $14,871.90 1083 Riverside Dr/Rio Dell 309-042-022-000 Baker Charles A $15,116.07 369 Echo Ln/Loleta 110-291-026-000 Balao Carlos P Jr $2,976.40 Barin-Balao Marylou 181 Combs Rd/Shelter Cove 111-151-024-000 Barbati Carmine J $36,126.31 8975 Shelter Cove Rd/Shelter Cove 109-191-007-000 Barnick Richard & Lea A $4,038.52 133 Eileen Rd/Shelter Cove 514-132-005-000 Bedell Wendell D & Morton Amber $1,823.79 216-174-005-000 Buck Mountain Ranch $2,015.93 Limited Partnership T 3S R 4E Sec 35 223-071-002-000 Buck Mountain Ranch $7,975.90 Limited Partnership T 4S R 4E Sec 28 223-074-002-000 Buck Mountain Ranch $3,497.48 Limited Partnership T 4S R 4E Sec 29 081-021-021-000 Bull Randal G $2,097.61 49 Myers Ave/Myers Flat 110-181-007-000 Chamber Christopher $3,602.67 907 Hillside Dr/Whitethorn 109-131-026-000 Clark William E & Mary C $2,324.66 105 Wolverine Way/Shelter Cove 110-261-027-000 Clark William E & Mary C $2,704.84 19 Bear Ct/Shelter Cove 008-211-019-000 Cobb Michael & Maury Jennifer $17,260.28 3517 Glen St/Eureka 109-193-015-000 Cone Merrill M Jr $2,612.20 298 Spring Rd/Shelter Cove 001-014-002-000 Cue VI LLC $4,339.95 003-021-009-000 Cue VI LLC $13,265.66 003-031-006-000 Cue VI LLC $22,572.62 003-041-005-000 Cue VI LLC $2,497.60 003-041-006-000 Cue VI LLC $1,925.85 003-041-007-000 Cue VI LLC $59,863.65 003-051-001-000 Cue VI LLC $28,163.10 910 W Washington St/Eureka 003-072-003-000 Cue VI LLC $7,262.75 509-213-016-000 Cunningham Marian G $4,967.06 1746 Lime Ave/McKinleyville 109-301-004-000 Deocampo Ana E $9,848.70 14 Rich Cir/Shelter Cove 109-301-005-000 Deocampo Ana E $5,900.90 10 Rich Cir/Shelter Cove 215-300-003-000 Deocampo Ana E $17,837.84 160 Road B Rd/Whitethorn 077-212-018-000 Deocampo Ana $6,586.49 652 Briceland Rd/Redway 077-212-019-000 Deocampo Ana $5,323.31 Lt 23 BL A Redway Summer Hm#2 Bk 11 Maps Pg 85 077-212-020-000 Deocampo Ana $12,045.29 23 Redway Dr/Redway 210-051-075-000 Devilbiss Jeffrey W & Nina M $1,298.68 33601 St Hwy 36/Bridgeville

Assessor’s Assessment No. 301-072-027-000 053-095-005-000 512-231-031-000 110-301-042-000 109-182-052-000 109-202-049-000 111-211-041-000 109-241-004-000 109-241-005-000 109-182-064-000 202-131-060-000 109-231-020-000 109-362-005-000 110-191-050-000 500-261-002-000 202-142-010-000 010-042-014-000 110-291-030-000 040-332-005-000 305-101-031-000 033-011-031-000 110-151-011-000 005-042-004-000 095-011-003-000 053-201-025-000 110-201-021-000 109-292-024-000 300-093-007-000 500-111-011-000 509-076-001-000 533-146-004-000 111-152-013-000 109-131-057-000 509-212-021-000 110-201-019-000 110-131-046-000 507-271-019-000 109-341-017-000

Assessee’s Name & Property Address Doherty Felicia 470 Higgins Ave/Eureka Dominguez Odon P & Susan M 557 2nd Ave/Rio Dell Dunton Ivan H Jr 232 Old Roundhouse Rd/Fieldbrook Dyer Richard K 267 Combs Rd/Shelter Cove Elder Development Inc 552 Spring Rd/Shelter Cove Elder Development Inc 124 Ridge Rd/Shelter Cove Entezari Elie 211 Cove Point West/Shelter Cove Equity Trust Company, Weston Christopher M Sr 91 Lindley Dr/Shelter Cove Equity Trust Company Weston Christopher M Sr 79 Lindley Dr/Shelter Cove Etter Cassidy & Bettye P 472 Spring Rd/Shelter Cove Ferguson Edward & Ildiko 1274 Ross Hill Rd/Fortuna Fontanez-Pilon Irene Flores Darlene 151 Lindley Loop/Shelter Cove Foxy Avenue Clips Inc 215 Albatross Rd/Shelter Cove Fraijo Gregory IV 35 Ranger Ct/Shelter Cove Francis Robert G 3402 Buttermilk Ln/Arcata Freeman Allan T 2334 Acacia Dr/Fortuna Geier Kimberly J 26 W Henderson St/Eureka Goehring Dennis 231 Combs Rd/Shelter Cove Gouthier John C 1301 Newburg Rd/Fortuna Grad Properties 2003 Eich Rd/Eureka Guerrero Ronnie Hakimzadeh Debora 2365 Toth Rd/Shelter Cove Hartman Deborah 1412 I St/Eureka Haven Daniel M 180 Maple Dr/Weott Hazelton Mark & Susan 178 Grayland Hts Rd/Rio Dell Holub Suzanne L 2065 Toth Rd/Shelter Cove Hopkins Freida J 635 Upper Pacific Dr/Shelter Cove Hosford Jesse 4568 Walnut Dr/Eureka Howard Philip C 1787 Charles Ave/Arcata Humphrey Kenneth W & Anetta D 2360 Second Rd/McKinleyville Hunsucker Patricia F Meldon George & Flounder Inea Laurie 9086 Shelter Cove Rd/Shelter Cove Jacobsen Michael M 192 Muskrat Cir/Shelter Cove Jewell Christopher K 1921 Sutter Rd/McKinleyville Johnson Jack 2023 Toth Rd/Shelter Cove Jom Hosam J 688 Hillside Dr/Shelter Cove Jones Karen A/Jones David E 3687 Heindon Rd/Arcata Kanaly Don J/Miller Mildred E 6985 Shelter Cove Rd/Shelter Cove

Amount to Redeem By June 2013 $197.71

Assessor’s Assessment No. 109-061-024-000








530-061-022-000 081-021-008-000

$7,826.01 $4,575.71






$6,508.58 $16,557.52 $340.13

111-142-002-000 111-142-003-000 109-101-008-000 009-252-028-000






040-091-009-000 110-131-026-000

$5,793.51 $7,820.93 $2,491.79

534-193-008-000 218-091-001-000


208-341-032-000 208-341-034-000 309-031-001-000 309-031-003-000 309-041-015-000 309-042-009-000 309-042-024-000 522-151-045-000































$11,800.45 $21,546.16 $2,534.57 $2,855.72

Assessee’s Name & Property Address Kelly Elizabeth 136 Raintree Cir/Shelter Cove Kowan Matthew & Roxanna 2515 Wyatt Ln/Arcata Lai Richard/Lai Antony 15 Salmon Ct/Shelter Cove Lake Heather J 109 Vista Rd/Shelter Cove Lapiers Gary B & Marrollee Leck Dylon 231 Myers Ave/Myers Flat Legendre Richard L II & Janice Legendre Carolyn L 222 Hansen Dr/Fortuna Lewis Barbara W 580 Fortuna Blvd/Fortuna Livin the Cove 126 Vista Rd/Shelter Cove Livin the Cove 116 Vista Rd/Shelter Cove Livin the Cove 108 Vista Rd/Shelter Cove Lyday Michael A & Aaron-Lyday T K 725 Muskrat Cir/Shelter Cove McClurg Marc D & Ann 3306 California St/Eureka McCrady Michael W & Elizabeth H 930 Spring Rd/Shelter Cove McCrady Michael W & Elizabeth H 918 Spring/Shelter Cove Meyers Eric Moody Sandra 60 Parsons Rd/Shelter Cove Morris Jedediah A & Kelley Timothy J Pole Nathan/Sophn Josiah M Morse Charles F III 810 Road M Rd/Garberville Munson Bret Munson Bret Ocean View Ranches Ocean View Ranches Ocean View Ranches Ocean View Ranches Ocean View Ranches Ogorman Denise M 2374 St Hwy 96/Willow Creek Olsen Norman S Jr & Joanne 3136 Oregon St/Eureka Olsen Norman S Jr/Mary J 1501 Marsh Rd/Eureka Oquinn Gary 20 Patsy Ct/Shelter Cove Perkins Memi C 29 Thistle Ct/Shelter Cove Phillips John A & Eleanor 66 Cougar Rd/Shelter Cove Phillips Melissa E 1335 Quail Run Ct/McKinleyville Rhodes Joseph L & Julie A 1821 A Ave/McKinleyville Richardson James 2346 Chapel Hill Rd/McKinleyville Richardson James 2371 Chapel Hill Rd/McKinleyville Richardson Max A 93 Madrone Ln/Garberville Richardson Max A 63 Madrone Ln/Garberville Robelen William 197 Cobb Rd/Dinsmore Robelen William 45115 St Hwy 36/Bridgeville Robinson Robert, Par52 ParMap64 LarabeeCreekRnch, PM Bk 1 Pg95-114 Root Bobby Jr 823 Everding St/Eureka

Amount to Redeem By June 2013 $3,779.99

Assessor’s Assessment No. 404-081-004-000







$1,342.81 $5,146.73



011-081-017-000 500-132-024-000







$12,303.15 $3,794.14 $6,179.04 $6,374.55 $6,374.51 $6,769.33 $3,389.02

217-242-003-000 217-246-002-000 505-284-005-000 207-091-007-000 110-021-022-000 303-181-004-000 009-122-005-000





$4,130.23 $4,908.21 $4,358.13 $68,368.70 $28,382.67 $20,168.33 $33,246.78 $13,478.43


$2,176.71 $4,799.64 $9,187.92 $2,768.87 $2,801.82 $681.78 $17,935.47 $2,751.83 $2,565.10 $4,830.67

799-000-058-000 005-061-005-000 314-111-020-000 503-381-034-000 110-091-024-000 110-141-030-000 110-211-046-000 316-191-016-000 109-081-048-000 109-321-022-000 111-171-001-000 216-261-057-000

Assessee’s Name & Property Address Row Debbie/Row Debbilyn T 5N R 1E Sec 24 Salhi Maryam, Sediqe Wahid & Ajmal 59 Atchison Ct/Shelter Cove Salmon Creek Resources Inc Ptn Par 3 Bk 61 of Map Pgs 22&23 Saltel Nannette M 1668 Church Ave/McKinleyville Schafer Frederick C 156 Redwood Rd/Shelter Cove Schick Sally J 3312 G St/Eureka Shaw James & Hume Nicholas 2770 Buttermilk Ln/Arcata Shields Eddie L 490 Monument Rd/Rio Dell Showen Tim/Showen Patricia/ Showen Diane 700 Chakahn Rd/Honeydew Silva George F Jr T 2S R 5E Sec 23 Silva George F Jr T 2S R 5E Sec 14 Silva George F Jr T 2S R 5E Sec 22 Slater Karen 2545 Wyatt Ln/Arcata SN Properties Unencumbered 18969 St Hwy 36/Carlotta Soriano Armando 7555 Shelter Cove Rd/Shelter Cove Sotelo Larry P & Cindy M 5656 Walnut St/Eureka Squires Floyd E III & Betty J 204 W Hawthorne St/Eureka Thornton Justin T 2S R 4E Sec 08 Tiner Ken J & Preece Elizabeth I 3610 Jordan St/Fortuna Trent Christopher 51 Cougar Rd/Shelter Cove Ubiquitel Inc Map 2751 12 001 Par 01 Poss Int Unitary Improvements Walkow Joan C 1748 J St/Eureka Walton Shirleen M 5627 Kneeland Rd/Kneeland Warvi Lois 512 Ridge Rd/Arcata Weaver Renee M 452 Willow Glen Rd/Shelter Cove Weaver Renee M 2637 Toth Rd/Shelter Cove Weaver Renee M 613 Forest Rd/Shelter Cove Wenstrom Cassady A SE Qtr of the SW Qtr Sec 6 T5N R4E White Gary S 205 Puma Dr/Shelter Cove White Steven H & Millie L 250 Hillside Dr/Shelter Cove Wong Jeanne 622 Lower Pacific Dr/Shelter Cove Wyatt Dale L 17521 Alderpoint Rd/Alderpoint

Amount to Redeem By June 2013 $18,409.15 $3,712.16 $3,375.57 $1,709.85 $3,750.27 $3,834.12 $9,248.14 $25,849.75 $4,526.77 $5,590.61 $982.34 $5,536.09 $4,724.22 $18,487.79 $3,505.03 $7,448.11 $7,512.25 $6,136.41 $14,940.32 $5,421.40 $19,918.47 $511.70 $19,244.52 $2,664.83 $2,543.44 $2,600.76 $2,600.76 $18,336.55 $2,888.93 $2,151.91 $3,429.06 $49,379.59

I certify or (declare), under penalty of perjury, that the foregoing is true and correct.

$6,792.16 $12,223.82

John Bartholomew Humboldt County Tax Collector

$27,347.17 $16,655.97 $2,115.63

Executed at Eureka, Humboldt County, California, on May 23rd, 2013. Published in the North Coast Journal on May 30th, June 6th, and June 13th , 2013. 5/30, 6/6, 6/13 (13-152) • North Coast Journal • Thursday, JUNE 6, 2013


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Redwood Capital Bank is providing notice of its intention to establish a full service branch at 1315 G Street, Arcata, California 95521. This branch will allow easier access to our full range of commercial and consumer banking services for the communities of Arcata, Blue Lake, McKinleyville, Trinidad and the surrounding area. The public has a right to comment upon or protest the granting of this application. Any comments regarding the establishment of this branch must be received by the FDIC Regional Director within 15 days of the publication date of this notice. Mr. Stan Ivie, Regional Director Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation San Francisco Regional Office 25 Jessie Street at Ecker Square, Suite 2300 San Francisco, CA, 94105-2780 6/6/2013 (13-158)


NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF PRELIMINARY BUDGET FISCAL YEAR 2013/2014 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the preliminary Budget of the Humboldt NO. 1 Fire Protection District of Humboldt County for the fiscal year BEGINNING July 1, 2013, has been adopted by the District Board of Directors and is available at the following time and place for inspection by interested taxpayers: Humboldt Bay Fire JBA Station 11 533 C Street Eureka, CA 95501 Monday- Friday, 9:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m That on June 20, 2013 at 5:00 p.m., at Station 15, 3455 Harris, Eureka, California, the Board of Directors will meet for the purpose of fixing the final budget, and that any taxpayer may appear at said tome and place and be heard regarding the increase, decrease, or omission of any item of the budget, or for the inclusion of additional items. PUBLISHED BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE HUMBOLDT NO.1 FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT. John Gierek Secretary of the Board 6/6, 6/13/2013 (13-159) Did you know that the North Coast Journal’s website includes governmenta public notices? Find out when there are Humboldt County public hearings by clicking on “Legal Notices” at

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned intends to sell the personal property described below to enforce a lien imposed on said property pursuant to Sections 21700-21716 of the Business & Professions Code, Section 2328 of the UCC, Section 535 of the Penal Code and provisions of the civil Code. The undersigned will sell at public sale by competitive bidding on the 19th of June, 2013, at 9:00 AM, on the premises where said property has been stored and which are located at Rainbow Self Storage, at 4055 Broadway Eureka, Ca, County of Humboldt the following: Sierra Camilli, Unit # 5025 Autumn McGrath, Unit # 5250 Christina Brown, Unit # 5259 Eleonor Casenas, Unit # 5297 The following units are located at 639 W. Clark Street Eureka, Ca, County of Humboldt and will be sold immediately following the sale of the above units. Alvin Machado, Unit # 3113 Robert Bailey, Unit # 3202 The following units are located at 3618 Jacobs Avenue Eureka, Ca, County of Humboldt and will be sold immediately following the sale of the above units. Betty Stauffacher, Unit # 1102 Richard Wilks II, Unit # 1151 Matthew Basham, Unit # 1217 Robert Nakai, Unit # 1232 Jaime Rogers, Unit # 1365 William Barnhart, Unit # 1380 Hubert Reid, Unit # 1566 Nathaniel Mabry, Unit # 1577 Travis Johnson, Unit # 1622 Sarah Cox, Unit # 1744 Chad Bortnem, Unit # 1755 John Salts, Unit # 1787 (Held in Co. Unit) Martin D. Cervantes, Unit # 1798 The following units are located at 105 Indianola Eureka, Ca, County of Humboldt and will be sold immediately following the sale of the above units. Colista Wison, Unit # 160 Kenneth Booth, Unit # 236 Marcus Brower, Unit # 403 Rachel Huntley, Unit # 420 The following units are located at 180 F Street Arcata, Ca, County of Humboldt and will be sold immediately following the sale of the above units. Isaac Cash, Unit # 4387 Michael Smith, Unit # 4430 Anthony Blair, Unit # 4730 Kevin Ponce, Unit # 4744 (Held in Co. Unit) Janice Harmon, Unit # 6006 John Gehl, Unit # 6020 Spencer Wile, Unit # 6130 Kenneth Gobbin, Unit # 6159 (Held in Co. Unit) Suza Lambert Bowser Productions, Unit # 7015 Rachel Baker, Unit # 7046 Maria Ordonez, Unit # 7079 Amber Bradford, Unit # 7089 The following units are located at 940 G Street Arcata, Ca, County of Humboldt and will be sold im-

th CONTINUED ON next page mediately following the sale of the above units. Jared Morgart, Unit # 6334 Samuel Kempton-Hein, Unit # 6457 The following units are located at 2394 Central Ave. McKinleyville, Ca, County of Humboldt and will be sold immediately following the sale of the above units. Brian Zamora, Unit # 9234 Kevin White, Unit # 9284 Alexander Gabriel, Unit # 9329 Teresa Cengia, Unit # 9533 Orrin Brown, Unit # 9569 The following units are located at 1641 Holly St. McKinleyville, Ca, County of Humboldt and will be sold immediately following the sale of the above units. Robert Dietrich, Unit # 2218 John Moss, Unit # 3121 Barbara Evans, Unit # 3123 Jai Kibby, Unit # 4125 Frances Pederson, Unit # 5104 Susan Hinds, Unit # 6101 Jessica Gregorio, Unit # 6102 Brandon Rogers, Unit # 6229 Items to be sold include, but are not limited to: Household furniture, office equipment, household appliances, exercise equipment, TVs, VCR, microwave, bikes, books, misc. tools, misc. camping equipment, misc. stereo equip. misc. yard tools, misc. sports equipment, misc. kids toys, misc. fishing gear, misc. computer components, and misc. boxes and bags contents unknown. Purchases must be paid for at the time of the sale in cash only. Anyone interested in attending the auction must sign in at 4055 Broadway Eureka CA. prior to 9:00 A.M. on the day of the auction, no exceptions. All purchase items sold as is, where is and must be removed at time of sale. Sale is subject to cancellation in the event of settlement between owner and obligated party. Auctioneer: Rainbow Self-Storage, (707) 443-1451, Bond # 40083246. Dated this 6th day of June 2013 and 13th day of June 2013 6/6, 6/13/2013 (13-157)


To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both, of: REMY FRANCOIS SAULNIER A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by DENISE M. JOHNSON in the Superior Court of California, County of Humboldt. THE PETITION FOR PROBATE requests DENISE M. JOHNSON be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. THE PETITION requests the decedent’s will and codicils, if any, be admitted to probate. The will and codicils are available for examination in the file kept by the court. THE PETITION requests authority

to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before 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 JUNE 6, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. at the Superior Court of California, County of Humboldt, 825 Fifth Street, Eureka, in Dept. 08. IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections 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: LEON A. KARJOLA ATTORNEY AT LAW 732 FIFTH STREET EUREKA, CA. 95501 (707) 445-0804 May 2, 2013 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA COUNTY OF HUMBOLDT 5/23, 5/30, 6/6/2013 (13-150)


To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both, of: LOUIS ALLEN FLEURY, aka LOUIS A. FLEURY, aka LOUIS FLEURY A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by GREGG FLEURY in the Superior Court of California, County of Humboldt. THE PETITION FOR PROBATE

requests that GREGG FLEURY be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. THE PETITION requests the decedent’s will and codicils, if any, be admitted to probate. The will and any codicils are available for examination in the file kept by court. THE PETITION requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before 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 June 20, 2013 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 objections 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 decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative, as defined in section 58(b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other California statutes and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law. 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: JASON M. GARLICK SBN 193725 1805 CENTRAL AVE. MCKINLEYVILLE, CA 95519 (707) 840-0909 May 24, 2013 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA COUNTY OF HUMBOLDT 5/30, 6/6, 6/13/2013 (13-156)



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Opportunities AIRLINE CAREERS. Begin here. Get FAA approved Aviation Maintenance Technician training. Financial assistance available. Post 9/11 GI Bill accepted. Job placement assistance. Call AIM 1−888−242−3214 (E−0606) AMERICAN STAR PRIVATE SECU− RITY. Is Now Hiring. Clean record, Drivers license required. Must own vehicle. Apply at 922 E Street, Suite A, Eureka. (707) 476− 9262. (E−0606)

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CHER-AE HEIGHTS CASINO PART-TIME POSITIONS Gift Shop (Candy Cart) Server Deli Busser/Host Janitor Prep Cook/Dishwasher

HOME CAREGIVERS PT/FT. Non− medical caregivers to assist elderly in their homes. Top hourly wages. 442−8001. (E−1226)

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Estate Wood Furniture, Household Misc. + Additions incl. 1/2 Cord of Firewood, Storage Lot, WW II Memorabilia. Vintage Items, Dressers, Nightstands, Art, Harpsichord, Tiki Bar w/ Bar Stools, Mid Century Furniture incl. Gentleman’s Chest from Glenn Furniture Arcadia CA designed by John Kapel

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THURS. JUNE 27TH 5:45 PM DISPATCHER DAY/SWING SHIFTS. City Ambulance/CAE Transport. $10.00/hr. training, then $11−$13, For application go to www.cityambulance. submit with w/ cover letter to or mail to 135 W. 7th St., Eureka, CA 95501. (E−0606)

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Pets & Livestock


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Art & Collectibles

20 words and a photo, IN FULL COLOR for only $25 per week! Call 442-1400 or e-mail

Sporting Goods


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Cher-Ae Heights is an alcohol and drug free workplace with required testing.


The Greater Eureka Chamber of Commerce is seeking an Executive Director to lead its community member organization. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to supervising staff, working with members and public officials, developing information resources, ensuring membership recruitment and retention, managing finances, coordinating board activities, and preparing various reports, correspondence, and publications. Prefer candidate with a passion for the local community and strong organizational, management, financial, and communication skills. Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume, and compensation history to Search Committee, c/o The Greater Eureka Chamber of Commerce, 2112 Broadway, Eureka, CA 95501 for confidential consideration.

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CARE PROVIDERS needed NOW Make extra money, great opportunity. Special Needs Adults live with you. Earn up to $3,600 tax-free/mo. Bring 4 references. Application on-site. Must have extra bedroom, HS/GED & clean criminal record. Call Jamie today for appt! 707-442-4500 #14

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Employment Opportunities Seeking Employment

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Art & Design J.B. Fabrication

Custom Welding & Artwork

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

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

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Home Repair

Musicians & Instructors Other Professionals

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

AIR SOURCE HEAT PUMPS. Use the heat in the air to heat your home− a proven technology− reasonably priced−Sunlight Heat− ing−$300 Federal Tax Credit−CA lic. #972834− (707) 502−1289, (S−1226)

GUITAR/PIANO LESSONS. All ages, beginning and intermedi− ate. Seabury Gould 444−8507. (M −1226)

Auto Service

2 GUYS & A TRUCK. Carpentry, Landscaping, Junk Removal, Clean Up, Moving. No job too big or small, just call. Contact 2guysand, (707) 845−3087. (S−1226)

Art & Design

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

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Computer & Internet

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


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PIANO LESSONS BEGINNING TO ADVANCED ALL AGES. 30 years joyful experience teaching all pi− ano styles. Juilliard trained, re− mote lessons available. National− ly Certified Piano Teacher. (707) 502−9469. (M−1226) SAXOPHONE/FLUTE LESSONS. All ages, beginner−advanced, jazz improvisation, technique. Susie Laraine: (707) 441−1343 susielarain

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ARCATA CLEANING COMPANY. The non−toxic cleaning solution for your home or office. (707) 822−7819. (S−1226) CLARITY WINDOW CLEANING. Services available. Call Julie 839− 1518. (S−1226) JEANNIE’S HOUSE CLEANING SERVICE. $15/hour or by the Job (negotiable). References avail− able. (707) 445−2644. (S−0613)

Computer & Internet

Troubleshooting Hardware/Memory Upgrades Setup Assistance/Training Purchase Advice 707-826-1806

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707-840-0600 Musicians & Instructors

Robert Goodman Winery 937 I St. Arcata Dinner till 10pm

Enjoy a glass at Robert Goodman Winery or your favorite cocktail, every 2nd Sat for Rocksteady Night w/dj rotten. Lounge atmosphere. Focusing on 60’s ska-rocksteady & early reggae. (707) 497-4407

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Garden & Landscape

ALLIANCE LAWN & GARDEN CARE. Affordable, Dependable, and Motivated Yard mainte− nance. We’ll take care of all your basic lawn needs. Including hedging, trimming, mowing, and hauling. Call for estimates (707) 834−9155. (S−1226)

Every 2nd Saturday No Cover 9pm-1am

Other Professionals

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PROFESSIONAL GARDENER. Powerful tools. Artistic spirit. Balancing the elements of your yard and garden since 1994. Call Orion 825−8074, (S−1226)

Macintosh Computer Consulting for Business and Individuals

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BRADLEY DEAN ENTERTAIN− MENT. Singer Songwriter. Old rock, Country, Blues. Private Parties, Bars, Gatherings of all kinds. 832−7419. (M−1226) MUSIC LESSONS. Piano, Guitar, Voice, Flute, etc. Piano tuning, In− strument repair. Digital multi− track recording. (707) 476−9239. (M−1226)

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

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

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

Pets & Livestock

• Grooming & Boarding by Linn • Gentle Professional Grooming Since 1989

HELICOPTER FLIGHT LESSONS/SCENIC TOURS. (707) 843−9599 www.redwoodcoast ď „ď ?ď€ ď ™ď ?ď •ď€ ď ˆď ď –ď …ď€ ď  ď ?ď ’ď ?ď Šď …ď ƒď ”ď€  ď ?ď ’ď€ ď ‰ď „ď …ď ď ™ď ?ď •ď€ ď —ď ?ď •ď Œď „ď€ ď Œď ‰ď ‹ď …ď€  ď ”ď ?ď€ ď ‚ď •ď ‰ď Œď „ď€ż

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Sewing & Alterations IN-HOME SERVICES

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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.

Serving Northern California for over 20 years! TOLL FREE



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−0606) • NORTH COAST JOURNAL • THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 2013


body, mind


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

LOSE WEIGHT/GAIN HEALTH from the inside out with Clinical Hypnotherapist Dave Berman, C.Ht. 707−845−3749.

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

NEW CLIENTS $10 OFF. Myrtletowne Healing Center 1480, #A Myrtle Ave. A Hidden Gem on Myrtle Ave., specializing in therapeutic massage. We will assist you on your road to recovery or work with you on that chronic pain issue. Swedish, deep tissue, trigger point, reflexology, acupressure, uterine centering, lymph drainage, lomi lomi, and more. Founders Hilary Wake− field and Sarah Maier are both Doulas, we do preg− nancy massage as well! You are worth it, call today (707) 441−9175. (MB−1226)

CHERYL JORDAN, LICENSED ESTHETICIAN. Organic facials, waxing & aromatherapy massage. Mention this ad and receive 25% off. Located at Beau Monde Salon in Arcata. (707) 953−7619. (MB−0822)

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 FREE ROLFING CONSULTATION. With Lee Tuley, Certified Rolfer. Find out what Rolfing can do for you. (541) 251−1885 (MB−0530)

GET WIRED FOR JOY! Learn simple, practical, neuro− science−based tools in a small, supportive group. Rewire stress circuits for better self−regulation, pro− moting vitality and joy, with Nancy Borge−Riis, LMFT, Cer− tified Emotional Brain Train− er. (707) 839−7920 and (707) 839−7920

Ongoing Classes Workshops Private Sessions Diana Nunes Mizer Parent Educator


1 hr Fabulous Foot Reflexology $25

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Certified Practitioner for 17 yrs Center For Reflexology & Intuitive Healing Arts Corner of Samoa & I, Arcata

Open Mon- Sat

Call 442-5433 for an appt. 616 Wood St. ~ Eureka

Opening soon available for HUD Sec. 8 Waiting Lists for 2, 3 & 4 bedrm Apts.

Annual Income Limits: 1 pers. $20,100; 2 pers. $22,950; 3 pers. $25,800; 4 pers. $28,650; 5 pers. $30,950; 6 pers. $33,250; 7 pers. $35,550; 8 pers. $37,850.

EHO. Hearing impaired: TDD Ph# 1-800-735-2922. Apply at Office: 2575 Alliance Rd. Arcata, 8am-12pm & 1-4pm, M-F (707) 822-4104

with Margy Emerson Beginners Meet at Martial Arts Academy Sunny Brae Shopping Ctr., Arcata 8-Week Term Starts June 25

3 ProgrAMS:

and Arthritis • 42 Combined Forms

For New Summer Schedule:

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

Call 441-1484

24 Hour Online Verification


general Info:

Visit any class free!

(707) 826-1165

F r Marny E Friedman E ~energy work~ d o M 707-839-5910

BE A LIFE SAVER! Your blood donation is always needed!! Call the Northern California Community Blood Bank. Call for Bloodmobile schedule. 2524 Harrison St., Eureka, 443-8004


Houses for Rent

Vacation Rentals

• Traditional T’ai Chi • T’ai Chi for Back Pain



381 Bayside Road, Suite C Arcata, CA 95521

Energy Life Center

Student Clinic Starts June 19th Call to book your appointment

IF YOU USED THE MIRENA IUD. Between 2001−present and suffered perforation or embed− ment in the uterus requiring surgical removal, or had a child born with birth defects you may be entitled to compensation. Call Johnson Law and speak with female staff members 1−800−535 −5727 (MB−0606)

• Gambling Treatment • Trauma Recovery • Addiction Treatment • Stress Management • DOT/SAP

(707) 496-2856


Your Body Mind & Spirit

Marriage & Family Therapist, MFC 47122


Relax, Restore & Refresh


Apartments for Rent

body, mind

Traditional Chinese Medicine, Japanese Acupuncture, Herbalist (707) 633-4005 827 Bayside Road Arcata Lotus Acupuncture & Healing Arts

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■ DOWS PRAIRIE MUST SEE INSIDE! This home built by Ray Wolfe Construction features a very dramatic entry with high vaulted ceilings and tile floors. The open floor plan includes a cook’s kitchen with granite counters and lots of oak cabinets adjoining a large dining area. Sale inludes a second home which rents for $1,000/mo. All on 10 acres. $699,500


3 bed, 2 bath, 1,560 sq ft Myrtletown home, find a bit of paradise on .25 acre beautifully landscaped, south facing property w/200 sq ft outbuilding, nice deck to view greenbelt along property

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3 bed, 1 bath, 1,316 sq ft Sunny Brae delight, mid-century home with many upgrades, newer roof, skylights, refinished wood floors, custom tile bath surround, wood stove, brink patio, large yard








3 bed, 2 bath, 1499 sq ft charming bright Myrtletown home with newer kitchen, granite counter tops, large master suite, two outbuildings, new exterior paint last year, easy access RV parking

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


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