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table of 4 Mailbox 4 Poem The disappearing begins

7 News keet at the crossroads

10 Blog Jammin’ 14 On The Cover the cost of getting clean

17 Home & Garden Service Directory

21 Get Out bikes and booze

24 Field Notes The bible of psychiatry (part 1)

25 McKinleyville Arts Night friday, june 21 6-8 p.m.

26 The Hum planning ahead

28 Music & More! 30 Calendar 33 Filmland stonerpocalypse

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34 Workshops 38 Sudoku 38 Crossword 39 Marketplace 42 Body, Mind & Spirit 43 Real Estate This Week • North Coast Journal • Thursday, June 20, 2013


About That Supes “Coup” Editor: “Leadership Seriously Lacking” could well read “Humility Seriously Lacking” re the county Board of Supervisors’ decision to betray and traduce the General Plan Update (“Publisher,” June 13). The wisdom of Thomas Paine is apposite again, these 2 ½ centuries later: The secrets of governments, like the secrets of men, are always their defects. As for the public: The duty of a patriot is to protect his country (his county) from its government. Presumably, the board cannot be impeached for its arrogance and fouling of the public trust. One hopes the local

press will exercise its stewardship of that same public trust and henceforth brand the Judas in our midst the “Humboldt County Board of Co-Conspirators.” Paul Mann, McKinleyville Editor: Our family has lived in this area since early 1998. We’ve read the NCJ throughout our time here and have appreciated its efforts to bring accurate information to the local community and beyond. Had your article not been written, we would not have learned of the context of the ramrod, sudden change at the recent county Board of Supervisors’ meeting. Thank you for your work, for NCJ’s existence. Please continue to shine light on areas vital to democracy and freedom. Pat Hecht, Arcata

The disappearing begins at birth. Some replace themselves with a ferocity, attach their small bodies to long, greedy throats. Girl-children. Determined to survive, determined to shut down the heresy of self. Others fail to reconcile. They burst through the narratives of their families like wild things. Throwing themselves at the borders. Starving dogs, ribs like daggers lascivious mouths kept moist by a steady diet of profanity. The flickering of pink and red. — Catherine Munsee

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Editor: News flash. Humboldt County Board of Supervisors has had a coup. During the ongoing cold war negotiations over the general plan, the publicly elected board was overthrown by Supervisor Fennell, now referred to as The Dear Leader. Supported by the Minister of Disinformation Bass, and co-Ministers of Sloth and Ineptitude Bohn and Sundberg. Until further notice, the public is advised to remain calm and keep their ears shut and their minds closed. This is all for now. Jeff Landen, Arcata Editor: In response to Judy Hodgson’s poignant description in “Leadership Seriously Lacking” and Sylvia De Rooy’s letter both describing the breathtaking four-day coup by the “gang of four,” there are a number of possible responses. There’s little need to go into most of them. I would suggest that perhaps one response would be to take a page from the folks whose persistence resulted in a near-complete takeover of both the Eureka City Council and the county



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Editor: The general plan has been bogging along for how many years? I have attended public input meetings, and felt that little of the “public input” was being listened to. So this high-handed move by the new board of supervisors is, to me, very welcome. The problem with this county is, in the fear that we will become Santa Rosa, we discourage real job creation, and industry. My kids can’t find decent jobs and have left. The supes’ new language talks about encouraging the use our natural resources. This, I believe, is aimed at the many land owners who have great plans, and, so doing, will make our community a better place. I attended meetings of HumCPR. Most of the people were spitting nails about being stymied in the use of their land by county and state rules. CPR wasn’t much of a community organizer, but they were the only banner head for the dissatisfied. We need to learn how to make distinctions between encouraging our citizens, and curbing large corporations. Charles Hurwitz waltzed into Humboldt County and had his way. The major building show in town is Danco and their governmentsubsidized “affordable housing.” But try to build your own house and get it through the planning department — see the cost double, the time double, and your frustration level go through the roof. We must recognize this cost to our community, the great ideas that have been squashed, the time, money, and heartache that so many people experience trying to deal with the county. I bet a lot of people are really hoping that the new supes will succeed in freeing things up for the ordinary person, and that it will not be co-opted by the Big Boys. Let’s give the new crew our support. Jessica Bittner, Bayside


Board of Supervisors. With a vision, patience, hard work and money they managed to gain control of these entities and what is manifesting now is the result. If the character of this county is really threatened, then it’s time to think strategically and get moving. The relatively small group that pulled off this coup has nothing that the rest of us don’t have. True, they may have more money, but we have something even more important that they didn’t have … numbers. Perhaps it will all come down to who wants what most. Lois Beachy, Eureka

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Thanks, Ken Editor: Thanks for the recent, inspiring “Art Beat” pieces (May 30, June 13) by Ken Weiderman focusing on local artists. Few of us really know how to view art. Mr. Weiderman’s concise interviews educate the reader with passion and sensitivity. His sumptuous sentences describe the artists’ intent, use of form and color and show us how to look closer. Pamela Miller, Arcata

More Beer, More Problems Editor: At this year’s Oyster Festival in Arcata, the plaza was fenced off and a $10 admission was charged (“Oysters, Beer and Cash,” June 6). Arcata Main Street stated the main reason for the admission charge was to pay for additional festival security. The large attendance and with beer sales expected to top last year’s all-time high, public safety will be a concern. In past festivals, beer sales have been the biggest money maker. Since the beginning, Eureka’s Old Town Fourth of July celebration had the sale of alcohol, but then it began to cause problems, so it is no

longer allowed. The problems lessens and attendance has not suffered. Arcata Main Street has to make a decision. Either continue to sell beer at the fest, thus increasing security costs, or discontinue the sale of beer and remove the fence and have admission to the event continue to be free. Scott R. Baker, McKinleyville

Correction Last week’s “From the Publisher” column contained some factual errors. Rex Bohn was elected to the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors in June, and the board, rather than any one supervisor, voted to appoint Lee Ulansey to the county Planning Commission. Also, former supervisor Erv Renner smoked a pipe, not a cigar.

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n the outskirts of southern Eureka sits a faded, light-blue building, which — except for the looming broadcast tower and small parking lot — looks like a slightly larger version of the homes that surround it. From here on Humboldt Hill, KEET-TV beams some of our favorite shows to Humboldt County and beyond: Downton Abbey, Antiques Road Show, Sesame Street. Earlier this month, as bursts of cheers and a clanging cow bell erupted inside the station, volunteers were helping it fight for survival. They had gathered to auction off gift certificates, chocolates and even a Les Paul guitar to raise funds for the local Public Broadcast Service (PBS) affiliate. But while the spring auction happens every year, this one has an especially difficult edge. Looming over the heads of KEET’s 13 employees and numerous volunteers is the prospect of losing a federal grant worth $540,000, one-third of the station’s $1.6 million operating budget. The 2013 fiscal year for KEET ends this month, and with the start of the 2014 fiscal year beginning on July 1, the station still does not have a final budget in place. Nor will it know its fate until mid-

September, when the board of directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting — the entity charged with distributing public television funds allocated by Congress — meets again to make a decision on that $540,000 grant. Without the grant, KEET would have to cut from several pools including employee health benefits and funding for local productions like Original Patriots, a documentary about local Native American veterans who served in World War II. Even the right to broadcast PBS programing is potentially on the chopping block. However, KEET will not make a comment about specific plans until after the public broadcasting corporation board meets. At issue is whether KEET can remain viable over the long term. Last October, the corporation sent KEET a letter telling the station that it could lose the $540,000 Television Community Service Grant because it wasn’t raising enough non-federal money to qualify. In order for a public broadcast station to qualify for that grant, it must raise an average of at least $800,000 annually in non-federal financial support over three consecutive years. That non-federal support can come from a wide range of


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$13,000. That was the first time it has failed to do so since its start in 1964, said KIXE station director Mike Lampella. In the past, KEET could bypass the minimum requirement by applying for a waiver based on its rural location and limited resources, but that changed in 2010. As Erstling explained in a follow up email to the Journal, the corporation board made the change based on recommendations from a panel of consultants. “The panel recommended that a weak station barely surviving was ultimately not good for the system, and that CPB should intervene to help stations in this situation consider their options, including, but not limited to, collaborations.” Collaboration can come in the form of producing a


term sustainability. Federal grants were never intended to be a major source of funding,” he said in a telephone interview. “Our interest is not exactly in preserving the current station. It’s to get PBS to the public.” In its letter last fall, the corporation gave KEET until June 30 to show that, “it has significantly improved its long-term financial sustainability through a merger, consolidation, or collaboration.” Schoenherr has ruled out the possibility of a merger or consolidation, saying that he has focused instead on collaboration. KEET approached stations in Sacramento and San Francisco about collaborating, but they declined due to distance and financial concerns. KEET eventually found a partner in KIXE, the public broadcasting affiliate in Redding. In April, KEET’s board of directors passed a resolution to collaborate with KIXE and in turn, KIXE’s board approved the collaboration by passing its own resolution in May. The move “may save both of us,” Shoenherr said. That’s because KIXE is currently going through its own fight to get approval for federal funding. KIXE fell short of the $800,000 minimum by

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Katherine Almy documentary together or by eliminating redundant departments such as payroll and fundraising. The goal is to show proof of financial stability in order to qualify for federal funding. However, Erstling acknowledged that collaboration will not help stations reach the $800,000 goal. Each station must raise that much on its own. Still, Erstling wrote in his email, “The right collaboration can yield not only savings to a station’s operations by aggregating costs, but also by consolidating best practices in fundraising and other functional areas that smaller markets sometimes find more difficult to attract and retain.” Schoenherr is among the public television advocates who have called, without success, for the minimum requirement to be lowered for smaller rural stations. “How many Fortune 500 companies are in Humboldt?” Schoenherr asked. “Those large markets can raise what they need in a few days.” According to Schoenherr, Humboldt County residents already contribute about $6 per capita, more than six times the national average of 90 cents. Culturally, the loss of funding to KEET would be a blow to all of Humboldt County, says Ross Rowley, who makes

his living producing commercials here, but values the independence that public broadcasting gets from not having to rely on commercial sponsors. Rowley has volunteered at KEET-TV for 34 years and was helping out at the recent auction. “When KEET produces a program about local Native veterans who served in World War II, or about the meth problems in Humboldt, the community gets an identity,” he said. “It’s a reflection of the community that you don’t get from a station outside of the area.” Another auction volunteer, The Emerald magazine founder Christina De Giovanni, says KEET’s community spirit really shows in programs like its HomeWork Hotline show, from 4:30 to 5 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. “Kids who didn’t get enough help in class can get it during the show,” she said. “That’s a really good service.” But in the end, it comes down to economics. As Erstling wrote, “The economics of public television stations are rapidly changing, and the operating models that worked for the past 40 and 50 years don’t necessarily sustain a station’s financial viability.” l

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Yesterday afternoon, a small group of people, two horses and a dog hiked along the sandy path from the Manila Community Center across the rolling dunes to the ocean. When they reached the front line of dunes, where vegetation peters out and the beach slopes down to the coastline, two men began shoving and hammering wooden slats into the sand. Before long they had several dozen of the shims standing upright in the valley between two dunes. The planks looked like tiny frontier grave crucifixes waiting for their crossbeams. Before they left, they shoved more planks into the sand of an adjacent valley. The group was attempting a bit of guerrilla dune restoration, using an unauthorized “bio-mimicry” technique they’d learned about online. The slats, the men explained, are supposed to mimic dune vegetation by catching wind-blown sand and allowing it to accumulate at their bases. Periodically, as the sand level rises, the slats must be lifted up a few inches. Before too long (a year or two, maybe) you’ve got a rebuilt dune. That’s the plan, anyway. But it’s not the official plan. The management and restoration plan for these particular dunes belongs to the Manila Community Services District. Yesterday’s renegade beach engineers think the district has been doing it all wrong, and so they set out — without a coastal development permit — to try a new approach. Here’s the briefest of backgrounds: The men, including Uri Driscoll, Bill Weigle, Dennis Mayo and Ray Reel, are avid horsemen and trail-access advocates who for


years now have been at odds with various dune management/restoration agencies. (For more detail see Heidi Walters’ cover story from April 2011.) They argue that the 30-year, multi-agency campaign to remove European beach grass (Ammophila arenaria) is a fool’s errand that’s only serving to destabilize the dunes — wiping out their favorite horse trails in the process. They hope that their experiment, which they planned to announce today before the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors, will reopen a debate on best practices — a debate, in their opinion, that they and their ilk have been systematically left out of. Reached earlier today for comment on these unsanctioned activities, Friends of the Dunes Executive Director Carol Vander Meer said that the biology and ecology of our local dune ecosystem is unique — different than the Oregon coast and very different than Cape Cod, where the wood-slat approach is currently being used. “I would use extreme caution thinking we can apply techniques from other areas,” Vander Meer said. As she stated in her May 21 “My Word” piece for the Times-Standard, Vander Meer said that dunes are naturally mobile and dynamic, so she’d be curious to see the experiment sites, which the experimenters described as “blow-outs.” She added that her organization and others in the Humboldt Dunes Cooperative work with scientists and other experts, and while she’s skeptical about the wood-slat technique, she won’t rule it out. ”I think we’re always open to new knowledge, facts and information.” The manager of the Manila Community Services District was not available for comment. ●


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Oyster Fest no Bust

trance fee will give them a more accurate count than ever before. Arcata Police Chief Tom Chapman estimated the crowd at 11,000 to 13,000, slimmer than the 16,000 to 18,000 estimated oyster-eaters in the last several years. “I felt like the crowd size was appropriate for the space this year,” he said. In addition to hiring security to watch the perimeters of the fence, Arcata Main Street paid for three APD officers, to the tune of just over $1,500, to patrol during the festival. APD arrested seven people Saturday — three during festival hours and four afterward. All were booked for public intoxication, which totaled around half of the day’s arrests on previous years. And notably, Chapman said, there were no arrests for fighting, another sign of this year’s relative tranquility. By 3 p.m. Oyster Fest was looking a bit more familiar. The sun peaked out from the clouds a few times. The beer and oyster lines reappeared. Kids danced. Adults bounced raucously to Lyrics Born. A few stumbled back to their blankets, beer and oyster trays in hand.

By noon, Oyster Fest looked positively placid. Not empty, by any means, but no ● beer lines (!), and more elbow room than a typical Saturday morning farmers market. By all accounts the morning was quieter than years prior. A local security guard named Annie manned the entrance to Willow and Libation, one of several walkthroughs open to the outside of the plaza. There was some speculation this week about the trickiness of keeping the plaza’s entrances fenced off. Annie said the crowds were tame, especially compared to last year. She hadn’t had ZACK MATHIEU CELEBRATES HIS SHUCKING VICTORY. anyone try sneak through yet. PHOTO BY GRANT SCOTT-GOFORTH “I don’t think anyone’s drunk enough yet to be that ballsy.” BY JENNIFER FUMIKO CAHILL / Journal Editor Carrie Peyton Dahlberg SATURDAY, JUNE 15 AT 5:46 P.M. tested another entryway — the back side Best in Shell of Jacoby’s Storehouse — but was politely Much has been made of the Oyster turned away without a wristband. Festival’s fence, and how to get around Festival Organizer Jennifer Koopman, it, but it hardly matters. You’re not truly looking both relieved and frenetic, said inside until you breathe the rarified air of she’d gotten about 45 minutes of sleep the VIP lounge in the Plaza Grill, gazing the night before. Backlash to the fences down on the plebeians on the plaza. You from plaza business owners reached also get to glimpse the blue tarp of sea fever pitch that week. But since that crecy behind which 12 judges, drunk with morning, Koopman said the feedback had power, and only power, since they aren’t been “all positive.” allowed any wine until after the judging, There aren’t any attendance figures yet, sample entries for “Best of the Oyster though Koopman said charging the en-

Festival.” This year’s judges tried eight raw and nine cooked offerings, as well as a handful of non-oyster goodies. Glamorous servers glided around the long table like ring girls at a fight, passing out dishes of bivalves topped with everything from bacon and garlic to tobiko and mandarin slices. A platter of oysters with saffron bisque piled atop a whole lobster elicited oohs and ahhs from the crowd, followed by furious scribbling on ballots. The ballots bore descriptions of the dishes, but no information on the entrants. The oyster ice cream cones were deemed gutsy, but iffy. A few folks were happy enough with their cones until they hit an oyster chunk, while others felt vanilla was not the way to go. The ice cream itself was just slightly briny, like you’d dropped it on the beach. Still, it was a pleasant surprise for some, and memorable for all. A month shy of his 13th birthday, Michael Berkowitz was the youngest judge at the table. No one contested his authority because he has been eating oysters “since birth,” a fact corroborated by his mother beside him. Michael did balk momentarily when the non-oyster entries began with a “Rocky Mountain Oyster,” fried calf testicles. In the end, he cowboy-ed up and made his mama proud. The non-oyster category was a bit of a hodge-podge, with a yellow curry coming hard on the heels of an apple fritter. Tomo snagged Best Raw Oyster with its hot and sour shooter, which was terrifically plump and creamy with a tart sauce. The big winner for the cooked category was Toni’s. Who knew? The purveyors of cream pies and Thai truck food won the judges over with their grilled oyster in a bright dressing of sweet chili, fish sauce and cilantro. Best in Show went to Sushi Spot for their wasabi vinaigrette shooter, BBQ oyster with island curry and their non-oyster sushi roll. ●

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Klamath tribes fought for decades to determine their rights to Klamath River water were the oldest, and won earlier this year. They were joined in calling for increased flows by the Bureau of Reclamation, which runs a federal irrigation project, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, as the AP’s Klamath guy Jeff Barnard has reported. The tense political climate is not unfamiliar. Tribes were granted higher river flows in 2001, despite protest from irrigators in the upper basin. The next year, the roles reversed. The lowered flow in 2002, combined with a large run of salmon, led to the death of 33,000 fish. It was one of the biggest fish kills (or fish die-off, as the Bureau of Reclamation prefers to call it) the U.S. had ever seen. This year is looking tough as well. It’s already shaping up to be a dry summer — the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows dry to drought conditions in Southern Oregon and Northern California already. Fishermen and biologists are predicting high numbers of salmon. And ranchers, now cut off from their usual supply, say there will be serious water shortages in the next few months. Some people fear the shutoffs could spark violence. State watermasters — who are tasked with asking ranchers to turn off their water, or turning it off themselves — are traveling in pairs and notifying the sheriff’s office wherever they go, Barnard reports. ● MEDIA / BY CARRIE PEYTON DAHLBERG / FRIDAY, JUNE 14 AT 3:16 P.M.

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Jennifer Fumiko Cahill, who has written for the Journal about everything from redevelopment to zombie Thanksgiving wrestling to her grandfather’s miso soup, joins our staff this week. She grew up in New York State and earned a Master of Fine Arts in creative writing from Columbia University in New York City. Jennifer was a book editor, food blogger and professor of English in Japan before moving to Humboldt in 2011 with her husband, Eureka native Jason Marak, and their two young children. She’ll be helping with editing here at the Journal, as well as writing about food, the arts, and well … for anyone who takes on zombie wrestling, the sky’s the limit. ●


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Hezekiah Allen, an Arcata resident who recently announced his run for the 2nd District seat in the state Assembly, has launched a petition urging the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors to reconsider actions it took on June 3 — namely, swapping out a long-established and publicly vetted set of guiding principles in the county’s general plan update for a brand new set developed behind closed doors and released by Supervisor Estelle Fennell less than four days earlier. Allen was among those who spoke at the June 3 meeting. He thanked Fennell and fellow Supervisor Rex Bohn for the new list of principles, saying that they “honor diversity.” But he added that, “We need to take a little more time to balance between these two lists. ... I don’t appreciate the winner-take-all political culture.” In his online petition, which by late Thursday morning had acquired nearly 300 signatures, Allen says, “insufficient time was available for public review and comment on such a significant change in language.” Allen’s politics are somewhat difficult to pin down. A registered Democrat and executive director of the Mattole Restoration Council, an environmental nonprofit dedicated to watershed restoration, Allen also serves on the advisory board of the Humboldt Coalition for Property Rights, the hands-off-my-land corporation that has infiltrated county politics over the past year. Allen sent the Journal an email elaborating on his political views, which can be viewed on the Journal’s website. ● BY HEIDI WALTERS / WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12 AT 3:07 P.M.

Scary Snake Story

Last Saturday afternoon, up at her uncle’s place in Kneeland, 8-year-old Marley Bones (pronounced “Bo-NEZ”) was engaged in a favorite pastime — trying to catch small wriggling wildlife — when something caught her. It was brief — a quick, sharp fang-jab on the knuckle of her right pointing finger. “Marley’s just an adventurer,” said her mom, Colleen Bones, earlier today by phone. “She was lifting up all these rocks where all the lizards hide, and she was

reaching for a blue-belly lizard when a snake she didn’t know was there bit her.” It turned out to be a baby rattlesnake. They rushed her St. Joseph Hospital where she was treated with anti-venom. Then the ordeal really began. “All of a sudden her body came into a red rash, and she was having a hard time breathing,” Colleen Bones said. “It was just so awful and it got so intense so fast. They realized she was allergic to the antivenom.” Her bit hand started swelling up and her finger turned white. Colleen Bones said Marley was given something to counter the reaction. The hospital decided to fly her to U.C. Davis Children’s Hospital. The swelling from the venom continued to move up Marley’s arm, so late that night the U.C. Davis doctors gave her another dose of the same anti-venom. Her body reacted badly again — white rash, and breathing trouble. “But this time they were ready for it,” Colleen Bones said. They gave her something to counter the reaction, and waited. Eventually, both reactions — to the bite and to the cure for the bite — subsided. On Tuesday, Marley got to come home to Humboldt, where she’s recovering just fine with a giant blister on her finger and bruising spreading from her arm to her torso. Colleen Bones said the doctors at Davis told her that her daughter’s reaction to the anti-venom was rare and severe. It’s also rare to be bit by a rattlesnake in Humboldt County. Dave Lancaster, a wildlife biologist with the state Fish and Wildlife Department’s northern region Eureka field office, said this is the first time in his nine years here that he’s heard of someone being bit. “Rattlesnakes aren’t very common in the redwood belt where most of the population is,” Lancaster said. “But they can be quite common in parts of eastern and southern Humboldt, where it’s drier and warmer in the summer and there’s more open habitat. The closest to the coast you’d expect to start seeing them would be up along Kneeland, and down on the Mattole.” Colleen Bones said her daughter has not been scared off of adventuring. “I can’t say I’ve ever seen rattlesnakes around here,” she said. “I don’t think Marley has either. She said if she had seen the snake, she would have tried to grab it. She’s so used to catching garter snakes. Now she knows better. We’ve been doing our research, looking at pictures of them. Now she’s a snake expert. She says she’ll

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be more aware.” Marley’s mom laughed and added, “She also says she’s happy that she saved the lizard’s life.” The Boneses also learned what not to do if someone’s bit by a rattlesnake: “My husband had actually tried to suck out the venom when Marley got bit,” she said. “[The doctors told us] you should never do that, because the human mouth is so dirty and you could cause a bad infection. And the venom quickly penetrates the skin and bloodstream, so there’s no way you can suck it out, anyway.” ● COURTS / BY RYAN BURNS / WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12 AT 2:42 P.M.

Ready for Prop 8 Ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to issue its ruling on California’s Proposition 8 any day now, and a group of locals — anticipating an overturn of California’s 2008 voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage — is planning to party. Eureka resident Susan McGee, a member of the Humboldt Equality Coalition, said that people will gather on the Arcata Plaza and in front of the Humboldt County Courthouse in Eureka at 6 p.m. on whichever day the ruling is announced. “We’re gonna ask people to come on out, sing, dance, scream, shout, cry, wave our rainbow flag — whatever,” she said. McGee and her partner of 20 years, Dr. Karen March, were among the roughly 18,000 California couples that got married during the brief window in 2008 when it was legal. Now they’re hoping to see that right extended to others. Most experts and SCOTUS nerds are predicting that the court will overturn Proposition 8, with Justice Anthony Kennedy likely to represent the swing vote. But what if the ruling goes the other way? “Then we’ll protest,” McGee said. She added that when she and March held a commitment ceremony 20 years ago, they would have laughed (ruefully, no doubt) at the suggestion that same-sex marriage would someday be legal. But thanks to activists and organizers such as Harvey Milk and Martina Navratilova, she said, public opinion has shifted — first slowly and, lately, much more rapidly. The latest polls show that nearly six in 10 California voters now support same-sex marriage. “It’s a humbling and wonderful thing to see,” McGee said. ●

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The Cost of Getting Clean As the state and county decrease their support, a detox center keeps cutting back


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t is around 8:30 in the morning in Eureka. Inside a white Victorian, soft morning light shines through a stained glass window onto the landing of the staircase. Stillness radiates from the walls the way it does when a house is full of people sleeping. In the wood-paneled living room, a motivational tape plays on the VCR. Ginger Fulcher wanders out of one of the first-floor bedrooms, wearing pajamas and a small smile. She looks like she has just woken up from her first full night of sleep in a long time. “This place,” she says, “is one of the only reasons I’m clean and sober and alive today.” This is a detoxification center, where people with drug addictions go to stay for a few days while the drugs clear out of their system. This one, on the corner of 14th and C streets in Eureka, is the only resource like it on the North Coast, and it’s in trouble.

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is a place for drug addicts and alcoholics to wait to sober up. It is a starting point for people looking to get treatment for their addictions. Detox allows people to escape living with a drug user, living on the streets or staying in other circumstances that can get in the way of getting sober. David Peters is the director of external affairs at the California Association of Addiction Recovery Resources. He said detox is an important part of the healing process. “It provides a safe way for people to get all this poison out of their system,” he said. “In order to quit, you can’t just stop.” Withdrawals from certain drugs can be rough, and sometimes even fatal. “Alcohol particularly — it is very, very dangerous to detox off of alcohol,”



Peters said. Alcohol withdrawal can cause anxiety, confusion and seizures, and although not everyone gets ill, people who are older or suffering from other health problems are especially vulnerable. So it’s important that addicts have a place they can go to detox safely under trained supervision. Getting sober, especially for chronic and longtime drug users, is not a comfortable process, according to Eric Davis, the manager of Eureka’s detox center. Users of alcohol, heroin and prescription drugs sometimes need a medical clearance from the hospital before detox can accept them. The hospital writes them prescriptions for medicines that can help them come down off the drugs safely. Then they go the detox center. The minimum stay is three days. Davis said that most of the time, the alcoholics just want to sleep. It can be tough to get the heroin addicts to stay for the full three days, because of their gut-roiling symptoms. “They’ll puke and they’ll get the runs,” he said. “[They] can’t even get comfortable.” The counselors monitor them periodically, giving them their prescription medicines and checking blood pressure. The detox house is just a house; it’s not a medical facility and it can’t treat people for medical issues. Anyone who suffers a medical emergency is transferred to the hospital. People at detox also go through group counseling sessions, one-on-one counseling sessions and Alcoholics Anonymous or Narcotics Anonymous meetings during their stay. “Some come in here so broken they don’t even want to talk,” Davis said. In his 13 years working here, he has seen it all. Despite that, or maybe because of it, he is quick with

$15.25 per client per night, but not everyone is able to pay that. “If they don’t have it we still take them in,” Davis said. Usually staff will write down a client’s address, if they have one, and promise to bill them later. When someone inevitably skips out on the bill, that’s another hole in the detox center’s budget. Even if everyone paid their full copay, that would leave another $66.75 per night — or just over $200 per stay — to be funded by someone else. At 650 patients a year, which is how many came through the Eric Davis, Eureka’s detox center manager, smiles for center last year, that adds up the camera. to roughly $130,000. But the county is only giving detox a grin and a chuckle. His deep voice gets $112,433 for the 2013-14 fiscal year. The a little lighter when he talks about the center is trying to close the gap by cutpeople who have come to detox for help. ting back in small ways, including buying Part of Davis’ job, and the job of the lower cost groceries, cutting back on staff other counselors at detox, is to help training and delaying maintenance such as people figure out their next step. They replacing aging carpets. might not even know what their options are. Staffers who are knowledgeable about the local resources can help set in each person up with a plan for recovery. Humboldt County is run by Alcohol and At the end of their stay at detox, peoDrug Care Services, a nonprofit that also ple should have a clear head and be ready runs the Lee Brown C Street, the Bonnie to enter a 30-day rehabilitation program, Brown and the J Street Program residential go to a safe and sober house or attend a treatment centers, as well as a clean and 12-step program like AA or NA. A residensober house for families and the Serenity tial treatment program not licensed for Inn, a hotel that provides clean and sober detox cannot take in a client who is still transitional housing. under the influence. So, for people who Scott Cunningham, the nonprofit’s can’t get sober on their own, the detox director, sits at his desk at the Serenity center is a crucial first step. Inn, where the main office is located. He The nonprofit agency that runs detox is running the numbers on dollars coming estimates that it costs around $82 for the in from the county versus dollars needed detox center to house and provide serto keep all the services running. They do vices for each person per night. It charges not add up.

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continued from previous page Alcohol and Drug Care Services gets its money from a variety of sources. It has a contract with the county to offer detox and its 30-day residential treatment programs. It also gets donations and grants from private organizations and programs, and it used to get money from other state and county projects. ProposiCOUNSELOR MICHELLE HAYDEN POSES IN THE LIVING ROOM AT THE MEN’S tion 36, for example, TREATMENT CENTER. passed in 2000 and allows nonviolent drug offenders to go to rehabilitation $416,942 in 2008 to $228,373 this year. “I instead of prison. The state made money can’t cut expenses fast enough,” Cunningavailable to help pay for serving that new ham said. “Everything that can be cut has population, and the county passed along been cut.” the some of that money to ADCS. That Heather Muller, the spokeswoman for money ran out, and funding ended in the Humboldt County Department of 2009. The law remains, however, so nonHealth and Human Services, attributed violent offenders are still among those the cuts to the loss of money from Propowho need detox and other programs. sition 36, which, she said in an email, took ACDS also gets money through charging $600,000 from health and human services people to stay at the Serenity Inn or at as a whole. The money from General its safe and sober house, which are not Relief that used to go to the Serenity Inn government-supported. is now spread among a variety of motels, Like the Proposition 36 money, other which Muller said has proven to be more specialized programs and grants have also effective. And the county is facing its own dwindled over the years, leaving Cunfinancial problems. “It is worth noting,” ningham struggling to provide treatment. Muller said via email, “that DHHS is facing The total budget for ADCS has dropped the possibility of an additional loss estiby about one-third, from around $949,000 mated at $6.8 million due to state realignin 2008 to $675,000 for the current fiscal ment schemes contained in the current year. The county used to provide $576,094 of that, including the contract for detox and residential treatment, the money from Proposition 36, funding for the Serenity Inn through the social services branch’s General Relief program and a contract for a homeless shelter in the winter months. The biggest pot of that county money, its funding for detox and 30-day residential treatment, MICHAEL PLOWRIGHT SITS ON THE BACK PORCH AT DETOX. dropped from



budget proposal.” Cunningham’s nonprofit used to have an outpatient counseling program, where people with less serious problems could get group and one-on-one counseling before their addiction got out of control. Those counseling meetings were held at a bookstore ADCS used to run that sold 12step program and other recovery books. It had to give up the bookstore in 2009. The county also cut the contract for the winter shelter; its last winter was 20092010. The shelter was another way addicts could start the process of getting into a treatment program. “But that’s all those little points of contact that we’ve lost,” Cunningham said. ADCS had to give up one of its safe and sober houses in February; the property was rented and Cunningham could not afford to pay the expenses. “Way back when,” ADCS had 11 safe and sober houses throughout the community. It has let them go one by one, and now has just one left, a place specifically aimed at helping families affected by addiction. Responding to the continuing cuts, in Janu-

ary the detox center stopped accepting people coming to sober up from methamphetamine and marijuana, which don’t carry the major health risks withdrawal from alcohol does. There were far fewer people coming to the detox center from methamphetamine and marijuana, as well. However, this creates a small problem for the Humboldt Recovery Center, a residential treatment facility, which has a lot of people coming to recover from methamphetamine addiction. It used to refer a few people to detox every couple of months. “Recently we haven’t been able to use it,” said Joel McDonough, the founder and former executive director of the recovery center. The ADCS detox center was closed for two days in May because there wasn’t enough money to keep the lights on and the staff paid. Only two people were staying there for detox at the time and when their stays were up, Cunningham told Davis and the rest of the people working there to go home for a few days. Only 48 people were able to come to detox in May, versus 50-60 in an average month. “Word got out that we weren’t open,” Davis said. July 1 marks the beginning of the new fiscal year, and Cunningham has already signed a new $228,373 contract with the county, the same amount it has been since 2011-12. Usually, the money ends up being split about evenly between detox and the residential treatment programs, but this year, the contract specifies that exactly $112,433 of it must go to detox and the rest goes to residential treatment. Money from that contract won’t start coming until mid-August. On June 4, St. Joseph Hospital an-


nounced that it would give ADCS $12,530 for the detox center. The hospital does not offer non-medical detox services, and sometimes refers patients to detox to start recovery. “They just need this to help bridge them over,” Leslie Broomall, the hospital spokeswoman, said. Cunningham said the money is enough to keep detox “operating on a shoestring budget for about a month.” At the June 10 Board of Supervisors budget hearing, Michelle Hayden, the lead counselor for the men’s residential treatment program, brought some of the people who have successfully been through the program to attest to its worth and ask for more funding. Since she began running the Lee Brown C Street program in October, only three out of 30 people have failed to graduate. “I’m returning fathers to their children. I’m returning sons to their mothers. And I’m returning men back to the community,” Hayden said. Muller said that ADCS has not requested any more money. She passed along a statement from Director Phil Crandall, which said “the department’s position at this time has to be to maintain current contract amounts until we know more.” “I’ve always asked for more money,” Cunningham replied, when told about

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the statement. He didn’t make a written request, he said, but instead asked a county staffer who he declined to name, saying he didn’t want to get that person in trouble. Muller said Cunningham was asked by a program manager to make a written proposal. Cunningham responded, “Nobody ever said anything about putting it in writing.” Muller said she hopes the county and Cunningham can meet and work it out. Cunningham gestures to his desk and explains that he probably has about $25,000 in bills sitting on it. “I’m not even sure we’ll make it next year,” he says.

Back at the detox

center, it is almost lunch time. The smell of a home-cooked meal circulates throughout the first floor of the two-story house. Ryan Presley, one of the cooks, is making cowboy stew with tomatoes, beans, onions, noodles and ground beef. Fresh rolls and salad are also on the menu. Three months ago, Presley came to detox here. Now he works at the center. At the front desk area, a new person is getting checked in. Dawn Tatom, one of the counselors, asks her questions about her addiction (alcohol), and has her fill out paperwork. Then Tatom gives her a tooth-

you know, they’re all laughing at this drunk little 6-year-old kid. They all thought it was funny back then.” He got his first DUI at 17. The probation officer told him, “Mr. Plowright, you are an alcoholic.” “I said, but I’m 17 years old; how could I possibly be an alcoholic. I thought she was off her rocker. She was more right than I knew.” He started doing heroin in his 30s when his drinking was becoming a THE DOOR AT DETOX REMINDS PEOPLE LEAVING THAT problem with clients at THEY CAN KEEP COMING BACK UNTIL THEY ARE FULLY the business he owned, RECOVERED. which fixed computer network systems for brush, toothpaste, comb, pajamas and a offices. “It’s really hard to be professional towel, and sends her to take a shower. “A when you smell like alcohol,” he said. “My lot of these people haven’t had a shower customers were starting to notice that I in forever,” Tatom says. Everything a was having a drink at lunch.” person walks in wearing goes into a plastic He went to detox and was able to give bin in a locked closet upstairs. up heroin a few years later. “It definitely Michael Plowright, two days into his wasn’t my drug of choice,” he said. sobriety, sits on one of the couches in the He came to detox this time because living room watching the television. The he was having a hard time with withdraw49-year-old wears pajamas, an old T-shirt als when he was trying to sober up on his and a green robe. Angel Eyes with Jennifer own. “I was starting to feel like I was going Lopez is playing on the VCR. This is Plowto die out on the street,” he said. When right’s fourth stay at the detox center. he leaves detox, he is probably going to A little later, on the back porch, he sits live at a safe and sober house. “But my in an old office chair, his slippered feet mind is not exactly straight enough to call resting on the faded wood deck. He lights them just yet,” he said. Before, when he a cigarette and explains he has come wanted to quit, he would try to get into here before to try to recover from both a safe and sober house, but he had been alcohol and heroin addictions. “But I’m drinking that morning and wasn’t allowed primarily an alcoholic,” he says. in. “It’s really hard to sober up when you’re Plowright took his first drink when he on the street,” he said. was 6 years old. His parents hosted a lot of cocktail parties and it was his job to run drinks and empty glasses back and 650 people walked forth. He would sneak a couple of sips through the doors of the detox center. from glasses he was carrying. “Next thing continued on next page

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continued from previous page Besides giving addicts a place to sleep and sober up, the center is often the only way people can gain access to all the resources they didn’t know were available, like county counseling, local safe and sober houses and residential treatment programs. Davis estimates that around 75 percent of people who complete their detox go into some sort of program. Last month, 11 people left before the three-day minimum — a sign that they don’t intend to follow through. The other 48 people completed detox successfully. “We love them no matter what,” Davis said. “We treat them like family.” If detox isn’t available, addicts will be left with the choice to sober up in jails, in emergency rooms, or on the streets. “These guys are like zombies out there,” Davis said. Plowright has tried to quit drinking on his own before and failed. He relapses every time. “When I’m desperate enough to come to detox it’s because I can’t quit on my own and I can’t keep going,” he said. Where would he go if there was no detox? “Move to another town, I don’t know … go to AA meetings drunk until I got it …


difficult. A study from the California Department of Public Health found that on average from 2009-20011, Humboldt County’s drug-induced death rate is 36.7 for every 100,000 people. The statewide average is 10.9.

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Or I’d drink until I died.” Humboldt County is ranked third statewide for the highest incidence of death caused by drugs, although the county’s small population makes the comparisons

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at detox is up, they get their belongings back from the locked closet on the second floor. If they can, they make their bed with clean sheets for the next people. They sign their discharge papers, and they and a staff member sit together and write an exit plan down on paper, so they don’t forget or get confused. “They’ve only got three or four days clean, so their brain’s still in a fog,” Davis explains. They change out of their pajamas, robes and slippers and back into the clothes they were wearing when they walked in days before. “Some are happy; they’re grateful. They’re thanking us. They’re writing me letters,” Davis said. Others do not want to leave. They’re scared to go out to the real world and face recovery, and they don’t know if they can do it.

As they’re leaving, Tatom has her own private ritual. “I pray for them as they walk out the door,” she said. Some people, Davis and the staff will never see again. Some will be back. Again. And again. And again. “That’s why it’s so important to keep these doors open,” Davis said. There is a sticker on the door that says, “Keep coming back.” Tatom explains that it really means “keep coming back until you get it right.” The detox center is full of success stories. Many of the people who work at ADCS came there first as clients with addictions of their own. Hayden is one of them. “People gave me a chance and I was county funded,” she said. In the living room of the detox center is a board with small plaques, each listing a name and an age. When someone who has been through detox dies, a new plaque with another name is placed on the board. There is an asterisk next to the name of each person who died sober. The asterisks pepper the board sparsely. But each one matters. ●

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Cycling the Southern Humboldt wine ride By Amy Cirincione

If You Go room at Persimmons Garden Gallery in Redway. My friend Sergio Herrera, who is a serious biker and wine drinker (the man dropped words like “umami” and “notes” during our trip), came along with me. Sergio is the wine curator for the Humboldt Amy Cirincione and Sergio Herrera take a break from Bay Tourism Center, and cycling — and sipping — their way around SoHum. he put me in touch with Photo by Jon O’Connor the owners of the wineries (disclosure: The center is affiliated with the here is a fine art to wine and food North Coast Journal). The owners were pairing — the notes and tones of incredibly gracious about hosting us on a the right wine will bring out the Friday afternoon. My husband (and Sergio’s flavors of a dish, and the balance co-worker), Jon O’Connor, agreed to drive of sensations in a dish will affect shuttle. He dropped us off at our first winthe taste of the wine. There is a similar art ery and met up with us at each tasting. to pairing the right outdoor activity with Stop 1: Whitethorn Winery the right drink. A cold can of beer is the Sergio started our tour in a small tasting perfect end to a hot day of climbing (In my room hidden in the back of the Whitethorn opinion, the cheaper the beer the betConstruction lumberyard. Winemakers ter). A heartier microbrew is best enjoyed Tasha McCorkle McKee and her son Galen from a beach campsite mid-rafting trip on Doherty guided us through barrel tasting the Trinity. I personally find wine to be a and then a tasting of their luscious pinot cyclist’s drink of choice. There is something noirs. Whitethorn sources its grapes from very elegant about sipping from a stemmed Anderson Valley, Carneros and the Sonoma glass while wearing padded shorts, surCoast. McKee works full-time for the Sancrounded by grape arbors. tuary Forest in Whitethorn, a community Napa and Sonoma have built an entire land trust that manages 10,000 acres. As we industry out of pairing cycling and wine tasted the pinots, she showed us the 2013 tasting. Companies in the area deploy fleets guided hike schedule. Sergio and I took of tourists, equipped with laminated winery notes on future hikes, had our last sips and maps. The last time I was in Healdsburg, I nibbles of cheese and bread, and loaded up took my brother and father on a self-guided (a few bottles heavier). bike tour of the wineries there. We spent a The first 2.7 miles of the ride are exposed full day tasting and riding through rolling hills and uphill. The incline isn’t punishing, but it’s and along the Russian River. As we finished a steady, hot push up Shelter Cove Road and up, riding through the Armstrong Redwoods, onto Briceland Thorn Road. The hill doesn’t I thought, “There’s got to be a way to do a let up until the Ettersburg junction. There winery tour in Humboldt on bikes.” we turned right toward Redway and coasted It turns out this idea was a little complidownhill for a few miles. Briceland Thorn cated. The wineries in Northern Humboldt Road is the main road between Shelter Cove are tucked into picturesque locations, and Highway 101 and there is often no shoulbut none are close enough to be strung der, so if you bike it, expect to share the road. together for a day of cycling. So I picked On our trip, the drivers who passed us were up a Humboldt Wine Association map and exceedingly polite, even on the tight turns. realized that Southern Humboldt has four The remaining three miles were rolling wineries stretched between Myers Flat and hills — short, wind-sprint climbs followed Shelter Cove. After checking the mileage, I by fun descents. We coasted into the decided to visit the two westernmost winertown of Briceland and turned left off the ies, Whitethorn and Briceland vineyards, and main road, half a mile past the Briceland round out the trip with a stop at the tasting


Our Whitethorn-Benbow route was 18.6 miles long one-way, with significant elevation gains and losses. It is possible to do the route as an out-and-back, or you can get a buddy to run shuttle for you like we did.

sign and up a short, of the Eureka elite. Redsteep gravel road to way Beach is a gorgeous Briceland Winery. pebble beach along the Stop 2: Briceland Eel River, and it was the • Whitethorn Winery: Tasting by apVineyards Winery perfect mid-ride swimpointment only. Call 986-1658 or Sergio and I were ming hole. email Plan to shocked to discover it From the beach, book an appointment one week in we coasted the last had only taken us 35 advance. mile into the town minutes to ride from of Redway. We rode Whitethorn. Since we • Briceland Vineyards: Tasting room Briceland Thorn until it were ahead of schedule, open on Friday or by appointment. ended, and then turned we were able to linger Call 923-2429 or email andrew@ left onto Redwood on Briceland Vineyard’s Plan to Drive. Three blocks grounds. Winemaker book an appointment one or two later we turned into the Andrew Morris greeted days in advance. oasis that is Persimus at his gate with a • Persimmons Garden Gallery: Open mons Garden Gallery. tray of cheese, crackers Wednesday-Friday, 4-11 p.m. Call Persimmons is a café, and homemade paté. 923-2748. gift shop, music venue We guzzled water while and tasting room in we bragged about our • Benbow Inn: The hotel has rooms, Redway. When we arrecord time, which suites, cottages, RV and tent sites. rived a Latin jazz band Andrew indulged goodYou can request a tent site on the was setting up on the naturedly. river, which is bike friendly and only outdoor stage for the We relaxed in the $35 a night. evening show. Persimdappled sunlight, tasting • Humboldt Underground Bicycle mons serves light fare chardonnay, pinot noir Repair: Is available for emergency (salads, crêpes, dessert) and syrah. Briceland roadside assistance if you break a and a selection from Vineyard specializes in chain or get a flat. Call 923-1000. Whitethorn, Briceland producing wines from Open Tuesday through Saturday and Elk Prairie wineries. locally grown grapes, from 10-4 p.m. The outdoor seating and its wines are mainly — A.C. area is beautifully landdistributed from Benscaped, and we lingered bow to Trinidad. Andrew over more Briceland learned the art and science of wine-making from his stepfather, Joe wine and a delicious dessert crêpe. Just as Collins. The vineyard is home to Andrew and twilight set in, we got back on the road. his family, who also grow organic vegetables While we had considered driving back and raise chickens and pigs on the land. to Eureka, as the sun set we weren’t ready Sergio and I paced ourselves with our for our adventure to end. Fortunately, the tasting, knowing we still had several miles Benbow Inn had rooms available. Sergio and more wine ahead. Andrew suggested we got back on his bike for the final 5.4 mile stop for a swim at Redway Beach, midway descent to the hotel. I was too beat to cycle to our next tasting. This was not a tough sell. anymore, so I rode shotgun in the truck. We We turned left out of Briceland Vineyards all met up at the Benbow Inn bar, where we back onto Briceland Thorn Road and rode had one last drink and snack and congratulated ourselves on a job well-done. That five miles along more rolling hills. The road evening we watched the river flow from the turns through Humboldt Redwoods State terrace, appreciating the afterglow of our Park, and we had the exquisite experience winery cycling adventure. l of cycling beneath the redwood canopy. This stretch of ride was beautiful, cooler and easy. Just past a stop sign on the left side If you would like to write a Get of the road, we turned left onto Oakridge Out! Column, please email Journal Drive. We rode about a half mile toward the editor Carrie Peyton Dahlberg at beach, passing the historic summer homes • North Coast Journal • Thursday, June 20, 2013


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Field notes

The Bible of Psychiatry (Part 1)

By Barry Evans


he bombshell came a few weeks before the recent publication of DSM-5, the fifth version of the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Thomas Insel, director of the National Institutes of Mental Health (the world’s largest psychiatric research organization) wrote that the symptom-based DSM suffers from “a lack of validity” and that “symptoms alone rarely indicate the best choice of treatment.” Why should such criticism, written by a top mental health professional on his official government blog, matter to any of us not directly involved in psychiatry? Because the chances are that your life, or that of a close relative or friend, is affected by the DSM, the “Bible of psychiatry.” DSM-based diagnoses routinely affect: insurance coverage of mental health treatment and prescriptions; disability payments based on psychological factors; hiring and firing decisions; granting or withholding of security clearances; court decisions regarding child custody and criminal sentences; qualification for life insurance; therapies for students with learning disabilities; and much more. Diagnosis of mental illness is a very different procedure than diagnosis of, say, heart disease or AIDS, where physical tests are used to objectively check for obstruction of the aortic artery or the presence of the AIDS virus. Brain disorders don’t usually lend themselves to identification by physical tests, so psychological diagnoses are based on symptoms. For instance, if (based entirely on subjective observations) a psychiatrist believes that you meet nine of the DSM-listed criteria for major depressive disorder, you’ve got MDD. The DSM started out in 1952 with the best of intentions, aiming to provide mental health workers with a common language to describe psychopathology — which at the time included a wide range of mental, emotional or behavioral issues


considered abnormal. (We’ll discuss what constitutes “abnormal” next week.) The danger now is that common issues such as grief following the death of a loved one, or occasional binge eating, can be categorized as disorders and treated as such. Before summarizing what’s wrong with the DSM (everything!), it’s worth looking at the extent of the problem. In a nutshell, we appear to be sicker even as we’re taking more meds. Since 1987, sales of antidepressants and antipsychotics in the U.S. have multiplied almost 50-fold, to $25 billion annually. At the same time, the percentage of the population receiving federal disability payments for mental illness has tripled. Out of every eight people, one is now taking psychotropic medication — including children and even toddlers. Insel’s criticism of the DSM underscores the more fundamental debate of whether psychiatry may be on the wrong track altogether. In adopting a predominantly “biomedical model,” psychiatrists assume that mental illness can be treated much the same as any other bodily afflictions: with drugs and, in extreme cases, surgery. Dr. Lucy Johnstone is a clinical psychologist and adviser to the British Psychological Society, which has a long tradition of questioning the “disease” model of mental illness. She writes, “There is now overwhelming evidence that people break down as a result of a complex mix of social and psychological circumstances — bereavement and loss, poverty and discrimination, trauma and abuse.” Next week we’ll look at some of the specific criticisms leveled against the DSM, and the future of research into mental illness. ● Barry Evans (barryevans9@yahoo. com) probably won’t be shelling out $133.22 for his copy of the DSM-5. However, copies of Barry’s Field Notes anthologies are available for much less at Eureka Books and Northtown Books.


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“East-West No. 2,” from Lien Truong’s “Chronicles of a Protagonist” series, is on display at the California Redwood Coast - Humboldt County Airport. In the series, Truong uses icons from popular culture to explore stereotypes, role models, race and gender. 4. Blake’s Books 2005 Central Ave. Book signing by Stephen Sottong, in recognition of being Eureka’s newest internationally acclaimed writer published in “L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Volume 29.” 5. Church of the Joyful Healer 1944 Central Ave. Local children, mixed media artwork. Other artists TBA. 6. HumSpa 1660 Central Ave., Suite C Haley Hicks, nature, local historical and underwater photos.




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Planning Ahead

Center Arts and Reggae news, plus punk and pretty weekend options By Jennifer Savage


n the upside, the Van Duzer Theatre provides a respectable venue for the biggername acts that HSU’s Center Arts succeeds in bringing to town. On the downside, something about the room inflicts a certain sedate, even prim, self-restraint upon audiences. The default vibe is that of sitting still and clapping politely. Perhaps it’s the lack of booze for sale photo courtesy of Cake or the missing dance highlights from the coming season at Censpace. The Van Duzer works as a perfectly ter Arts: Cake, Jimmy Cliff, Emmylou Harpleasant way to view plays and acrobats, ris and Rodney Crowell, Reggie Watts, but as place for music, everyone has to Andrew Bird, Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt, give a little bit more to transcend the plus, of course, a variety of classical, jazz, entrenched stuffiness of the place — and fiddle and orchestral acts. Get your tickwith the release last Friday of Center Arts’ ets — and your good seats — early. Full upcoming schedule, you’ll want to try. list at

Location is everything

Pro tip: Seating is key. When someone tells you how amazing a show at the Van Duzer was, find out where they sat. (Chart here: seating-chart.) Odds are heavy that it was down in front and close to the center. If you’re the sort of person who cares more about sharing the experience with your fellow crowd members, then sure, sit anywhere. If you want to actually feel engaged with the performers, sit where you can see them without squinting or cocking your head at a weird angle all night. Some venues don’t have a bad seat in the house, but the Van Duzer is not on that list. That said, here are some of the musical

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Reggae returns home

In more buy-your-tickets-now news, Reggae On The River tickets are on sale. After five years of “exile,” the 29th annual Reggae On The River returns to its original French’s Camp location. The fest runs Thursday, Aug. 1 through Sunday, Aug. 4. Nuts and bolts: All tickets come with the option of camping on site. The four-day tickets for $250 are almost sold out, but plenty of three-day tickets ($190) remain — for now. Line-up includes Julian Marley and The Uprising Band, Morgan Heritage, Tarrus Riley and Blak Soil, Anthony B, J Boog and Hot Rain, Sierra Leone’s Refugee Allstars and tons more. Take your eyeballs to for the whole shebang and even more info.

Ex-Cult is the Memphis band formerly known as Sex Cult, who offer “a fresh take on the darkened, deadpan corners of noisy 1970s proto-punk.” The band lands at the Shanty on Saturday night. Intrigued? Need more? Those of you who are up on your DIY garage bands past, present and future should be impressed that Ex-Cult’s eponymous debut album was produced by Ty Segall after the band (then Sex Cult) wowed him at SXSW. The band’s since received glowing reviews on all the notable hipster music blogs: Pitchfork and Brooklyn Vegan, for example, and on Spin. com, where you can stream photo courtesy of Ex-Cult Ex-Cult’s “Ex-Cult” to Jowaisis and Tofu Mike, and was recorded your heart’s content. Why is a band with at Tim Gray’s Myrtletown Records. national attention hitting the Shanty? In As of Monday, according to her Facelarge part, no doubt, because Ex-Cult is book page, Lyndsey reached her Kickassociated with former Eurekan Michelle starter goal of raising $3,000 to release Cable’s Panache Booking — and also her album — yay! You can pick up your because if you’re in a band offering a fresh copy tonight, Wednesday, June 19, when take on the darkened, deadpan corners she plays Redwood Curtain’s tasting room, of noisy 1970s proto-punk, where the hell or Saturday when she performs at Siren’s else are you going to play? Cover’s $5. Song, 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. Both shows include Eureka Garbage Company is rumored to her regular musical partner Cory Goldman open. Be good to the bartenders. on banjo and guitar, plus special guests. Should be an outstanding time.

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goes for Lyndsey Battle, whose live shows have already entrenched her in the heart of local music aficionados, most notably KHUM 104.3 FM’s midday host Mike Dronkers, who gave her a Sunday morning radio slot and has been raving about her new album, “All Ways in a Good Way.” The album involves several Humboldt A-listers including Absynth Quintet’s Bird

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The Siren’s Song was the newest E-town tavern as of press time, that is. At the rate bars, cafés and restaurants are popping up in Down- and Old Town Eureka — Eureka Rising! — the mostly-beer-having-charmingly-askew-quite-comfy-high-ceilinged pub might be further down the list by now. It certainly feels like it’s been around for a while, in all the best ways. The same

Meredith Axelrod, singer of early jazz and pre-1930s American pop music, performs at Missing Link Record Store on Monday, June 22 at 5:30 p.m. She accompanies herself on guitar, ukulele and banjo, and is reputed to be so good at what she does that you’ll swear she’s time-traveled to bring the past to us.

Coming up

Make note now... Lost Luvs at the Jambalaya, Wednesday, June 26… Shook Twins at Humboldt Brews, Thursday, June 27. More next week. Full show listings in the Journal’s Music and More grid, the Eight Days a Week calendar and online.

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Best of Humboldt Fair 12pm Happy Growler Day! Get your growler filled for less $$$

Blue Monday with Buddy Reed (blues) 7pm

It’s Happy Day and the Weenie Wagon is here!

Dry Hop Wednesday and Nature’s Serving is here!

Breakdance with Reckless Rex Atienza 5-7pm $10

Live Band Swing Night 7-10pm $5

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It’s a Euro-party! Take a tour across Europe in one day by hitting up the SCANDINAVIAN MIDSUMMER FESTIVAL at noon — make sure you bring eating utensils and food item for the potluck — and then heading down to the SCOTTISH SOCIETY PICNIC. Bring your own blanket, chairs and picnic baskets. Just make sure you don’t wear your kilt to the wrong party. Awkward.

Come on down to the farm! DeepSeeded Community Farm is having an OPEN HOUSE, POTLUCK AND PARTY this weekend featuring entertainment by the Humboldt Circus and music by Gunsafe. Bring some finger food to share, as well as your own eating and drinking utensils.

You might have seen this guy on Fox News, and now you can catch him in person. John Fund will be speaking at the HUMBOLDT REPUBLICANS’ SUMMER DINNER AND AUCTION on June 20. Fund is a Fox News contributor, senior editor of The American Spectator and former columnist at The Wall Street Journal. He is the author of two books about voter fraud.

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tion for income eligible folks. Free fruits and vegetables, live music, information about CalFresh. Free. 445-3166.


The Comedy of Errors. 8 p.m. Rooney Amphitheater, 131 H St., Blue Lake. Dell’Arte presents a local twist on a Shakespearean classic about love, twins and mistaken identity. Directed by Michael Fields, the players turn Shakespeare on his head and present a night of fantastical frivolity. Adults $18; students $15; kids under 12 $10. 668-5663. Next to Normal. 8 p.m. North Coast Repertory Theatre, 300 Fifth St., Eureka. Pulitzer Prize-winning 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.


Best of Humboldt Fair. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Redwood Acres Fairgrounds, 3750 Harris St., Eureka. Four days of arts, entertainment, agriculture, local products, tastings and livestock showings - provides an excellent venue to show off the best of what is being done in Humboldt. Tai Chi for Arthritis. 3:30 p.m. Humboldt Senior Resource Center, 1910 California St., Eureka. Ten-week Tai Chi class for people 55 and over with instructors certified by the Arthritis Foundation. Donation. www. 443-9747 ext. 1240.


Summer Concert Series. 6 p.m. Foot of C Street in Eureka. Open-air music on Eureka’s waterfront. Hip Replacements performing. Free.


Henderson Center Farmers’ Market. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Henderson Center, Henderson near F Street, Eureka. Fresh local produce, straight from the farmer. www. 441-9999. The People’s Market. Third Thursday of every month, 12-2 p.m. Food for People, 307 W. 14th St., Eureka. Food for People free farmers’ market-style produce distribu-


Audubon Conservation Meeting. noon. Golden Harvest Café Arcata, 1062 G St. www.goldenharvestcafe. com. 442-9353. Communicating During Disaster Workshop. 1 p.m. Humboldt County Office of Education, 901 Myrtle

You Are Going to The Fair If you’re averse to dust, fast cars, barnyard droppings, clowns, bleating kids, baby animals, knowing-eyed weird birds, snakes, beverages, greasy fingers, dancing, smart-dog-and-cowboyon-cow action, rabbits, chickens, pies, quilts, flowers, art —even fine art! — and carneys, then you’d better make a contingency plan for June 20-23 (Thursday-Sunday). That’s when the 2013 Redwood Acres Fair “The Best of Humboldt” ensnares our fair region, and if you’re still in the county you will be forced to attend. Kidding. But we bet it’ll be hard for you to stay away as sugar-crustted tentacles of air swirl into your home and wrap charmlike around you. So ... a prescription for the fair faint-ofheart: After you pass through the gate to the fairgrounds, walk straight to Annie the Clown and have her paint on your I’m-having-a-blast mask; or, if you get there at 2 p.m. (or later), let the hypnotist fix you up. Next, load up on stuff for your belly. Then just have at it: Take a “Walk on the Wild Side” and sweettalk a baby maneater. Enter to win a free BMX bike and watch bike gymnasts twist through the air. Tell


Nature Joe you like his snakes and stuff. Ride the sparkly twirly things. Bid on some 4-H animals. And holler loudest for the cute Exceptional Rodeo kids. There will bands playing your songs. A harpist to calm your quivering unmasked soul. Roller Derby queens to run away from/chase/moon over. A Ferndale Repertory play to critique. Irresistible fuzzwads to win at the booths. Stock car racers to swoon over. A heady seminar by Curt Pate on stockmanship. Before you know it, you’ll be so loose you’ll be down there in that beloved dust trying to compete with the four-hooved gals at cow bingo (we hope there will be cow bingo!). The fairgrounds open at 8 a.m. daily and close at 11 p.m. every day except Sunday, when the fair ends at 5 p.m. (and you’ll be cryin’!). Admission $11, $5 seniors and kids 6-12. Under 6, free. Thursday, admission is free until 3 p.m. Friday is Race Day (gates open at 5:30 p.m., races start at 7 p.m.). Saturday is Cattlemen’s Day and Exceptional Rodeo. Sunday is the Livestock Auction. For more info on these and other fair events, check out the schedule on these pages, or go to — Heidi Walters

Ave., Eureka. How prepared are you for a disaster? The Humboldt Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) is hosting this disaster preparedness workshop. Free. 441-1001.


Sip and Knit. 6 p.m. NorthCoast Knittery, 320 Second St., Eureka. Join fellow knitters, crocheters, weavers, spinners and other fiber artists as they socialize and work on their current projects. 442-9276.

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Arts McKinleyville. Third Friday of every month, 6-8 p.m. McKinleyville Safeway Shopping Plaza, Central Avenue. Art, food and music at participating McKinleyville businesses. Free. info@mckinleyvilleartsnight. com. 834-6460.


Summer Reading Club at Blue Lake Library. 10 a.m. Blue Lake Library, 111 Greenwood Ave. Join us for a kid-centered, reading frenzy and kick-off party! The featured story-teller for this party is Ross Mackinney. The reading club is open to kids of all ages, and includes fun and motivational games centered around reading. Free. 269-1910.


Balkan Sendoff Dance Party. 7-11 p.m. Redwood Raks World Dance Studio, 824 L St., Arcata. Potluck dinner and dance music played by Chubritza, Musaic and our Oregon and Washington guest musicians. All ages and dance levels are welcome. $5 suggested donation. 822-8045. Starlight Serenade. 7 p.m. Arkley Center for the Performing Arts, 412 G St., Eureka. The Ferndale Dance Academy presents a dance production in the Hollywood

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tradition of the unknown kid who becomes a star.


Future Shorts Film Festival. 7:30 p.m. Arcata Theatre Lounge, 1036 G St. Six different shorts offered from around the world. $5.


Between the Lines: An Acrobatic Theater Event. 10:30 p.m. Carlo Theatre, 131 H St., Blue Lake. Dell’Arte grads show us how they roll in comic and dramatic vignettes featuring circus moves, tumbling and acrobatics. $10; $5 with a ticket for that evening’s Comedy of Errors performance. The Comedy of Errors. 8 p.m. Rooney Amphitheater, See June 20 listing. Next to Normal. 8 p.m. North Coast Repertory Theatre. See June 20 listing.


Best of Humboldt Fair. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Redwood Acres Fairgrounds. See June 20 listing. Quickies Speed Dating for All. 7:30 p.m, Old Town Coffee and Chocolates, 211 F St., Eureka. Safer Sex Humboldt event for all genders and sexual identities, aged 18 and older. $5 advance, $10 door.


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.


Eureka Sequoia Garden Club Meeting. 11 a.m. Redwood Acres Fairgrounds Turf Club, 3750 Harris Street, Eureka. The Eureka Sequoia Garden Club will meet and feature club President Mary Lou Goodwin discussing what is new in the floriculture exhibits at the fair. Free. 442-1387.


Summer Solstice Dune Walk. 7-9 p.m. Humboldt Coastal Nature Center, 220 Stamps Lane, Manila. Join a Friends of the Dunes for a guided walk at sunset on the Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year. Free. 444-1397.

According to that studious set at Stanford, it takes just four minutes for single men and women meeting for the first time to decide whether or not they click. Huh? According to a Stanford study published May 2013, researchers scrutinized the interactions of 1,000 speed daters and determined that in four minutes, people have enough info about each other to know whether they’d like to spend more time together, or if they’d rather speed on. Are you lookin’, interested in meeting new peeps, or possibly a new partner? Well, on Friday, June 21, you’ll have your chance to do some speed dating, maybe even a little research of your own. Safer Sex Humboldt presents Quickies! Speed Dating for All! for date seekers 18 and older, “for all relationship styles, sexualities and gender identities.” That Stanford study uncovered even more about four minute date-type interactions. Ready? Before racing off to speed date, consider these points: Both genders reported “clicking” or connecting when the conversation was mainly about the woman. So, hetero guys, focus on the lady, engage her, make her the center of your interaction. Get it? Also, whether man or woman, don’t ask too many questions. Why? Women don’t click when they have to ask questions, nor when men ask them question after question. Women reported feeling like they had to do all the work to keep the conversation going if they mostly asked questions. Women also felt that men who asked too many questions really had nothing to say. Huh. So, how many questions are too many? Are these research findings similar for gay and lesbian speed daters? What can you learn in four minutes? Get out there, speed date, do your research and get back to us! Things get going at 7:30 p.m, at Old Town Coffee and Chocolates, 211 F St., Eureka. $5 to pre-register or $10 at the door. To register, email, or find the safe sex folks on Facebook at https:// — Josephine Johnson

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Summer Reading Club at Arcata Library. Noon. Arcata Library, 500 Seventh St. Join us for a kid-centered, reading frenzy and kick-off party! The featured guests for this party are Dream Quest Ballet. The reading club is open to kids of all ages, and includes fun and motivational games centered around reading. Free. 269-1910.






SATURDAY JUNE 29th • 6pm - 9pm in ERB’s beautiful Beer Garden Cast your vote to determine ERB’s 2013-2014 wine list TICKETS $5.00 in advance $8.00 at the door at Eel River Bewing Company 1777 Alamar Way in Fortuna ticket includes five wine tastings This is an event for ages 21 & over Need more info? Call ERB at 707-725-BREW email

Corner of 14th & G Streets. Near Wildberries and only two blocks from HSU. Tuesday - Sunday 11:30am to 8:45pm Closed Monday



Starlight Serenade. 7 p.m. Arkley Center for the Performing Arts. See June 21 listing.


Lyndsey Battle. 9 p.m. The Siren’s Song Tavern, 325 Second St., Eureka. Alt-folkish bluegrass with a healthy

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dose of soulful awesome. Amazing guitar and vocals? You betcha. Free.


Between the Lines: An Acrobatic Theater Event. 10:30 p.m. Carlo Theatre. See June 21 listing. Black Tie Murder Mystery. 8 p.m. Hotel Arcata, 708 9th St. Murder By Dessert will present a performance of Black Tie Murder Mystery. Reservations required as seating is limited for the show. $25. 223-4172. The Comedy of Errors. 8 p.m. Rooney Amphitheater. See June 20 listing. Next to Normal. 8 p.m. North Coast Repertory Theatre. See June 20 listing.


Best of Humboldt Fair. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Redwood Acres Fairgrounds. See June 20 listing.


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


Arcata Marsh Tour. 2 p.m. Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary Interpretive Center, 600 S. G St. Meet a trained guide at the Interpretive Center 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.

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


Bayside Grange Music Project. 5-9 p.m. Bayside Grange, 2297 Jacoby Creek Road. From 5-7 p.m. anyone playing any instrument with any ability is invited; 7-9 p.m. people with wind instruments for Bandemonium. Donations. www.relevantmusic. org/Bayside. 442-0156.


The Comedy of Errors. 8 p.m. Rooney Amphitheater. See June 20 listing.


63rd Scandinavian Midsummer Festival. 11:30 a.m. Runeberg Hall, Wabash and Union, Eureka. Potluck, live music by accordionist Lindy Mantova and performance by the Humboldt Folk Dancers. Free. Donations welcome. Best of Humboldt Fair. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Redwood Acres Fairgrounds. See June 20 listing. Farm Party & Open House. 3 p.m. DeepSeeded Community Farm, West end of Stewart Ave., Arcata. Come visit one of Humboldt’s fine community sponsored farms and enjoy finger-foods potluck, farm tours, music by Gunsafe and the zany hijinks of the members of the Humboldt Circus. Free. events/461605890581736/. Scottish Society Picnic. 1-4 p.m. Blue Ox Millworks, 1 X Street, Eureka. Please bring your own picnic basket, chairs, blanket, etc. The event features a bake-off and a floral display competition plus a tour of the mill. Victorian dress encouraged and welcomed (even if it’s just a hat). Free. 498-3014.


Dharma Talk. 8-9:30 a.m. Aikido Center, 890 G St., Arcata. Arcata Zen Group offers a Dharma Talk with Soto Zen Priest Eugene Bush. 826-1701.


Low Tide Lesson. 6:30-8:30 a.m. Samoa Boat Ramp, off Rte. 255. Join Friends of the Dunes and retired HSU Biology Professor Dr. John DeMartini for an early morning low tide lesson in the intertidal habitats of Humboldt Bay. Free. 444-1397.


Sandlot Baseball. 1 p.m. Sandlot league that’s been around for seven or eight years in Arcata — all skill levels — open invite hardball. Games are every Sunday on the field behind the CHP station in Arcata. 18-plus. Bring glove. 497-9594. Bocce Ball Tournament. 9 a.m. Redwood Fields Bocce Court, 2508 Fern St., Raise money for Relay for Life and spend the morning playing bocce. Prizes for winners and lessons for beginners. $10


Redwood Coast Scrabble Club. 1-5 p.m. Arcata Commu-

nity Center, 321 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway. Scrabble. Nothing more, nothing less. Free.

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


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


Cosmic Nectar Yoga. 10 a.m. Dow’s Prairie Grange, 3995 Dows Prairie Road, McKinleyville. White Lotus style yoga for beginners and advanced students that reestablishes connection to the source. Donation.


Low Vision Support Group. 10-11 a.m. Azalea Hall, 1620 Pickett Road, McKinleyville. Patti Rose will teach how to prepare and survive an earthquake with low vision. Free. 839-0588.




Tai Chi for Arthritis. 3:30 p.m. Humboldt Senior Resource Center. See June 20 listing.


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


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

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Free Produce in Fortuna. Every third Wednesday, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Fortuna Community Services, 2331 Rohnerville Road. Food for People distributes fresh fruits and vegetables to income eligible folks and offers info about the CalFresh program. Free. 445-3166.

27 thursday THEATER

The Comedy of Errors. 8 p.m. Rooney Amphitheater. See June 20 listing.


Tai Chi for Arthritis. 3:30 p.m. Humboldt Senior Resource Center. See June 20 listing.


Summer Concert Series. 6 p.m. Foot of C Street in Eureka. Open-air music on Eureka’s waterfront. Joel: The Band, a Billy Joel tribute band, performing. Free.


Henderson Center Farmers’ Market. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Henderson Center. See June 20 listing.


Sip and Knit. 6 p.m. NorthCoast Knittery. See June 20 listing.

Heads Up…

NCRT Auditions! The North Coast Repertory Theatre announces open auditions for the comedy You Can’t Take It With You by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, directed by Mack Owen. There are roles for nine men aged 20 to 70, and six women aged 20 to 55 years old. Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. Monologues are welcome. Please bring a headshot and resume if available. Auditions will take place on Saturday, June 22 at 2 p.m. and Sunday, June 23 at 5 p.m. at NCRT, 300 Fifth Street in Eureka. Production dates are September 19 through October 12, 2013. A copy of the script is available in the Eureka Public Library. Please call NCRT at 268-0175 if you have any questions.

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MovieTimes Play for kids! Sign up for the 17th annual two-on-two Basketball Benefit Tournament, coming up June 22-23. All proceeds go to Blue Lake Parks and Recreation’s kids camp, Perigot and Camp Unalayee, a youth wilderness camp. Sign up at either Los Bagels’ site at $30 per team. There are men’s and women’s brackets, and tons of prizes donated by local businesses. 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 Got books? 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 will also be 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. 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 The Arcata City Council is looking for volunteers from the community to serve on the Historic and Design Review Commission, the Historic Landmarks Committee and the Energy Committee. Commission and committee members contribute their time and expertise to advise the Council and staff on different areas of the City’s work. Applications for all vacancies will be accepted until 5 p.m. on Friday, July 12, 2013. ●


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), 6:30


Fri-Thu: (12:50, 3:30)

Fast & Furious 6

Fri-Thu: 6:15, 9:15

The Internship

Fri-Thu: (3:40), 9

Man of Steel

Fri-Thu: (1:10, 4:30), 7:50, 8:50

Man of Steel 3D

Fri-Thu: (2:10), 5:30

Monsters University

disaster struCk wheN James FraNCo dropped the boNg.

Fri-Thu: (11:50a.m., 12:40, 2:35), 5:20, 6, 8

Monsters University 3D

Fri-Thu: (3:20), 8:40

Now You See Me

Fri-Thu: (11:55a.m., 2:35), 5:15, 8:10

Stonerpocalypse  World ends with a whimper

The Purge Fri-Wed: (12:45, 2:55), 5, 7:25, 9:40; Thu: (12:45, 2:55), 5 Star Trek Into Darkness

Fri-Thu: (12:10, 3:05), 6:05, 9:05

This Is The End

Fri-Thu: (1:35, 4:10), 6:45, 9:20

World War Z

Fri-Thu: (12, 1, 3:50), 6:40, 9:30

World War Z 3D

Fri-Thu: (2:50), 5:40, 8:30

in Rogen’s latest, Superman goes splat

Mill Creek Cinema

By John J. Bennett

After Earth

THIS IS THE END. I feel somehow out of line for not liking this movie all that much. For years now I’ve been tracking the careers of the principal actors, who all play tweaked versions of themselves here. And as a writing team on movies such as Superbad and Pineapple Express, Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen have successfully mined their pervy brand of humor from the craggy mountains of postponed adolescence, male friendship and fumbling sexuality. But now, having moved into the director’s chair for the first time, they seem to have lost sight of the forest for the trees (or of the story for the jokes, maybe). The movie opens with Jay Baruchel arriving in Los Angeles to visit his longtime friend Rogen. They hole up in Rogen’s house to get high and play videogames, but as the afternoon winds down, Rogen floats the idea of attending a housewarming party at James Franco’s newly finished digs in the Hollywood Hills. Baruchel has misgivings about Rogen’s celebrity friends, but he reluctantly agrees. At the soiree, Rogen quickly bails on his buddy, and Baruchel finds his foreboding justified. Just as their friendship seems to be reaching the breaking point, all hell breaks loose — seemingly literally: Fire-belching chasms open in the earth, swallowing countless TV and movie personalities within minutes. Meanwhile, scores of

Fri-Wed: 7, 9:30




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Fri-Thu: (2, 4:30)

Man of Steel

people are caught up in rays of blue light and ascend into the ether. In the aftermath, Rogen, Baruchel, Franco, Craig Robinson, Jonah Hill and Danny McBride are left behind in Franco’s pad-cum-existential lifeboat. With the collapse of civilization literally at their doorstep, the weaknesses in their personalities, relationships and belief systems are brought to the fore. They also take drugs and tell dick jokes — like, a lot of dick jokes. The scenes that work well are those that let the actors get wild and test each other. But the thematic thread needed to sew those scenes together frequently frays and breaks. There are moments when continued on next page

June 20June 26 Thurs June 20 - NBA Finals on our giant screen! Doors at 5:45 p.m. Free All ages Fri June 21 - Future Shorts Film Festival Doors at 7:30 p.m. $5 Parental Guidance

Fri-Thu: (2:10), 5:30, 8:50

Man of Steel 3D

Fri-Thu: (1, 4:25), 7:50

Monsters University

Fri-Thu: (12, 12:55, 2:45), 5:30, 6:30, 8:10

Monsters University 3D

Fri-Thu: (3), 8:30

Now You See Me

Fri-Thu: (12:40, 3:30), 6:20, 9:05

This Is The End

Fri-Thu: (1:20, 4), 6:40, 9:20

World War Z

Fri-Thu: (3:40), 9:15

World War Z 3D

Fri-Thu: (12:10), 5:45

Minor Theatre

1001 H St., Arcata, (707) 822-3456

Man of Steel

Fri: 5:25, 8:40; Sat-Sun: (2:10), 5:25, 8:40; Mon-Thu: 5:25, 8:40

Monsters University Fri: (3:30), 6, 8:30; Sat-Sun: (1, 3:30), 6, 8:30; Mon-Thu: (3:30), 6, 8:30 World War Z

Fri: (4), 6:45, 9:30; Sat-Sun: (1:20, 4), 6:45, 9:30; Mon-Thu: (4), 6:45, 9:30

Fortuna Theatre 1241 Main St., (707) 725-2121

Man of Steel

Fri-Thu: (12:15, 3:30), 6:40, 9:45

Man of Steel 3D Monsters University

Fri-Thu: (1:15, 4:30), 7:40 Fri-Thu: (1:20, 4:25), 7:05, 9:40

Monsters University 3D

Sun June 23 - Toy Story (1995) Doors at 5:30 p.m. $5 Rated G

This Is The End

Wed June 26 - Sci Fi Night ft. The Phantom Planet (1961) Doors at 6 p.m. All ages Free

World War Z 3D

Fri-Thu: (12:20, 3:15) Fri-Thu: (12:05, 2:20, 4:40), 7, 9:30

World War Z

Fri-Thu: (1, 4), 6:50, 9:50 Fri-Thu: 6:10, 8:45

Garberville Theatre 766 Redwood Drive, (707) 923-3580 • 822-1220 • 1036 G St.

Star Trek Into Darkness

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continued from previous page Baruchel’s sadness and discomfort with Rogen’s fame — and Rogen’s subsequent embrace of a new social circle — show real depth and honesty. And the crazy dynamic Franco establishes with everybody else goes a long way toward deflating his precious, self-serious reputation. And as usual, McBride steals every frame in which he appears. Robinson’s no slouch, either. But it seems like Goldberg and Rogen, both as writers and directors, take on too much with this one. The CGI sequences of post-apocalypse LA seem tacked-on and unnecessary after the intimacy of scenes inside the house. Somewhere along the way, the script wanders from interpersonal relationships and solid joke-craft into a dubious attempt at horror, which flat doesn’t work. And the ending, while unexpected, isn’t original or even mildly satisfying. There’s also a troublingly cynical running joke about religious belief that bothers me, though I have a hard time pinning down why. Something about the winking tone of a movie set against the backdrop of the Rapture (which, believe me, I have no truck with either) seems like both pandering and having a laugh at someone else’s expense. Maybe that’s reading too much into it. Maybe I just want there to be some underlying purpose — a postmodern riff on contemporary religion, perhaps — that redeems the movie intellectually, even if it doesn’t make it any more likeable. Whatever the case, This Is The End left me wanting something it never delivers. R. 107m. MAN OF STEEL. After a pair of bracing, artfully cut teaser trailers, I found myself looking forward to this. Director Zack Snyder’s track record may not be perfect, but I really enjoyed Watchmen (2009) and I could watch his Dawn of the Dead (2004) just about any time. Of course, I can’t stand Sucker Punch (2011) or 300 (2006), so it’s a mixed bag. At the beginning of his Superman reboot it looked like Snyder might do some interesting, thoughtful things. He does, but they become so obscured among the countless dumber things that the final product comes off as forgettable, clumsy and far too expansive. In taking on the entire origin story, including the rise and fall of Krypton’s grand society, Man of Steel loses what would ostensibly be its central theme: hope and kindness victorious over prejudice and violence. The plot jumps erratically from one time period to another, attempting a kaleidoscopic view of the genesis of Superman/Clark Kent (Henry Cavill). His birth father, Jor-El (Russell Crowe), and his adoptive one, Jonathan Kent (Kevin Costner), feature prominently, but

neither character is developed enough to resonate. The battle sequences take place across vast land and cityscapes, on such a large, distracting scale that none of the elements make a lasting impact. There’s some very pretty filmmaking at work here. But overall, it’s just too long, too cacophonous, too much for the story to sustain. — John J. Bennett


WORLD WAR Z. Hey, kids, “Z” is for zombie! When a plague of undeadness threatens to overrun the planet, humanity’s last hope lies with the square jaw and flowing locks of Brad Pitt. PG13. 116m. MONSTERS UNIVERSITY. In Disney/ Pixar’s prequel to 2001’s Monsters, Inc., Mike the spherical Cyclops (Billy Crystal) and Sulley the fuzzy teal beast (John Goodman) go to college. G. 110m. Looking for something with a bit more culture, originality and brevity? The Future Shorts Film Festival returns to the Arcata Theatre Lounge on Friday at 7:30 p.m. with a new lineup, including award winners from Cannes, Sundance and South by Southwest. With no indies playing at the Minor this week, these short films offer an artistically nutritious cinematic sampler platter. If Monsters U. whets your appetite for more Pixar, revisit the studio’s first feature, 1995’s Toy Story, at the ATL Sunday at 6 p.m. At next Wednesday’s Sci-Fi Pint and Pizza Night, “Thrill to the awe-inspiring battle for survival” with The Phantom Planet (1961), another cheesy, low-budget space adventure with ponderous dialog, rubber suits and lunar soundstages. Doors at 6 p.m.


AFTER EARTH. Skip this Will and Jaden Smith debacle and go run through the redwoods yourself. PG13. 100m. 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 best reviews and biggest box office for the cars-and-crime franchise. Part seven’s on the way! PG13. 130m. THE INTERNSHIP. Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson land internships at Google, but they’re kinda old. Is that funny? Your call. PG13. 119m. NOW YOU SEE ME. A group of magicians rob banks and run from the law in this breezy, enjoyable escape. PG13. 116m. THE PURGE. In near future America, there’s almost zero crime or unemployment because, one night a year, society gets to hunt and kill the deadbeats. Starring Ethan Hawke. R. 85m. 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 North COAST Coast JOURNAL Journal •• THURSDAY, Thursday, JUNE June20, 20,2013 2013 • 34 NORTH

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Arts & Crafts

BEGINNING WHEEL THROWING. $180. Fri.s, 4−6 p.m., June 28−Aug. 30 (10 weeks. With Honoree Cress. A solid foundation in wheel−throwing princi− ples and basic glazing techniques. Focus on simple forms. . Fire Arts Center, 520 South G St., Arcata. (707) 826−1445, (AC−0620) CREATING TUMBLERS & MUGS. Ongoing, weekly the first and third Thurs., 6:30−9 p.m. Free. Create whimsical ceramic mugs for our fundraising events. All ages welcome. Attend 3 workshops and receive a final product free. Fire Arts Center, 520 South G St., Arcata. (707) 826−1445, (AC−1226) 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) 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) 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, UTILITARIAN FORMS. $180. Wed.s, 7−9 p.m., June 26−Aug. 28. With Bob Raymond. Complete introduction to basic wheel−throwing techniques. With 40 years’ experience, Bob is an inspiration all students. For intermediate students. Master utilitarian forms and learn variety of decorative styles and tech− niques. . Fire Arts Center, 520 South G St., Arcata. (707) 826−1445, (AC−0620) WHEEL THROWING 1 & 2. $180. Wed.s, June 26− Aug. 28, (10 weeks), 3 classes offered: 9−11 a.m., 11:30 a.m.−1:30 p.m., 2−4 p.m. With Peggy Loudon. Complete introduction to basic wheel−throwing and glazing techniques. Perfect for all levels. Puts you on the road to developing your own personal style. . Fire Arts Center, 520 South G St., Arcata. (707) 826−1445, (AC−0620)


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−0620)

AIKIDO. Aikido is a beautiful, powerful, yet non− aggressive martial art that provides an effective method for developing our human potential. You will gain center, balance, coordination, flexibility, self−confidence and fluidity as well as insight into deeper meaning in your life. Beginning enrollment is ongoing for both kids and adults! Come observe anytime. The dojo entrance is off the F St. parking lot behind the Arcata Plaza. Adult class every weeknight 6 p.m.; kids Mon, Wed. 4 p.m.,, 826−9395.(F−1226) 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:

DANCE WITH DEBBIE. Group & private lessons in ballroom, Latin, swing & club dance in Humboldt County. We make dancing fun! (707) 464−3638 & on Facebook., (DMT− 0725)

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)

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)

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)

MUSIC LESSONS. Piano, Guitar, Voice, Flute, etc. Piano tuning, Instrument repair. Digital multi−track recording. (707) 476−9239. (DMT−1226) REDWOOD RAKS WORLD DANCE STUDIO, ARCATA. West African, Belly Dance, Tango, Salsa, Swing, Breakdance, Jazz, Tap, Modern, Zumba, Hula, Congolese, more! Kids and Adults, 616−6876. (DMT−1226) USA DANCE SAT. JUNE 22. Learn the dance of love − Rumba with Debbie Weist, 6:30 followed by open dancing 7:30−10:30, Redwood Raks 824 L Street, Arcata. or FB "Redwood Coast Dances". $5 members, seniors & students/ $10 non−members. (DMT−0620) 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)

Fitness 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)

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)

Summer Rowing thru August for New & Experienced Rowers!

Passport To Dance Summer Dance Camps

NOW ENROLLING children ages 5 to 13 (see classes & workshops for details)

starts Aug. 5

Adult & Youth (12 years+) Humboldt Bay Rowing Association 707 845-4752

Wisdom of the Earth

Weekend Seminar • July 27 & 28

Hip Hop, Ballroom, Jazz, Bollywood, Hula, Creative Movement, Yoga and Modern

Summer Intensive Program


open to ALL local dancers!

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Ballet Technique, Variations, Yoga, Acting for Dancers, Jazz

Instructors: Nancy Call, Melissa Trauth and Stephanie Kim

For information: (707)502-4883 920 Samoa Blvd. • Arcata Cooper Bldg., 2nd oor Suite 221

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE For more information or registration: 442.7779 • 426 F Street, Eureka

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continued from previous page 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)

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)

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)

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)

Kids & Teens

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!

CERAMICS FOR OLDER KIDS, AGES 7−12. $80. (Two 5 week classes offered) Mon.s, 3−5 p.m., June 24− July 22 & July 29−Aug. 26. With Bob Raymond. Adventures with clay; Learn various hand building and wheel throwing techniques. Fire Arts Center, 520 South G St., Arcata. (707) 826−1445, (K−0620) FRIENDS OF THE DUNES COASTAL CONNECTIONS SUMMER CAMP July 15−19, 10 a.m.−4 p.m., ages 8−12. Humboldt Coastal Nature Center, 220 Stamps Lane, Manila.$125 for Friends of the Dunes members, $150 for non−members. Explore beaches, dune, wetlands and coastal forests while learning about the plants and animals that live there through games, crafts, songs and hands−on explo− ration. This camp will emphasize natural diversity and stewardship of our coastal habitats. Scholar− ships are available, and early drop−off and late pick −up options can be arranged. For more information call (707) 444−1397 or visit (K−0711) 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! PASSPORT TO DANCE (DANCE CAMP) Aug. 5−9, for ages 5−7, Aug. 12−16 for ages 6−13, 1p.m−5 p.m., $99/ Week, Contact North Coast Dance, 426 F Street, Eureka, (707)442−7779 (K−0725)


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 INTENSIVE. (OPEN TO BALLET 3 LEVEL AND UP) July 29−Aug. 2, 10 a.m−6 p.m. Includes a performance at Arts Alive on August 3, $125/week Contact info: North Coast Dance, 426 F Street in Eureka, (707) 442−7779 (K−0725)


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) 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) FINGERPAINTING ON YOUR IPAD: THE NEXT LEVEL. For those who have taken the first OLLI iPad painting class with Claire Iris Schencke, this class goes further. Sat., July 13, 11 a.m.−3:30 p.m. Fee: $50/OLLI members, $75/nonmembers. OLLI: 826− 5880, (0−0704) INTRO TO THE BOOK ARTS: JOURNALING YOUR LIFE. Make a hand−sewn leather−covered journal with 100% cotton paper pages with Michele Olsen. Tuesdays/Thursdays, July 9 and 11, 3−6 p.m. Fee: $80/OLLI members, $105/nonmembers. OLLI: 826− 5880, (O−0627) KLAMATH: A RIVER IN CONTROVERSY. Forum on the Klamath River with presentations on history, salmon, engineering (related to dam removal), the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement, and the Native American perspective. Wed., July 10, 10 a.m.− 4 p.m. $50/OLLI members, $75/nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880, (O−0627) MAKE A MOVIE, TELL YOUR STORY: DIGITAL STORYTELLING. Create a digital story on a computer using one image with your narrative, along with other elements that make this kind of storytelling unique. With Eileen McGee. Wed., July 10−24, 2−5 p.m. Fee: $75/OLLI members, $100/ nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880, (O−0627) RESTORATION AND RENEWAL IN REDWOOD NATIONAL AND STATE PARKS. Field trip to Redwood National and State Parks near Orick to observe watershed restoration, forest restoration, and prescribed fire. With Ranger Jim Wheeler. Sat., July 13, 9 a.m.−5 p.m. $75/OLLI members, $100/ nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880, (O−0704) SIMILAR BIRD SPECIES. An interactive class to learn some clues on telling similar species apart, with Louise Bacon−Ogden. Tues., July 9, 2−4 p.m. $30/OLLI members, $55/nonmembers. OLLI: 826− 5880, (O−0627)

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 HEIR APPARENT: Comedy from Page to Stage − an uproarious farce and David Ives’ modern update of Regnard’s 1708 masterpiece. Weekend seminar and a ticket to the show. Sat./Sun., July 6− 7, 10 a.m.−noon. $50/OLLI members, $75/nonmem− bers. OLLI: 826−5880, (O− 0627) 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)


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) BEGIN TO ACTIVELY EXPLORE THE INNER WORLDS OF YOUR OWN BEING. Are you searching for inner peace in today’s fast paced world? You can find the answers to some of life’s deepest questions, experience greater spiritual freedom, conquer your fears, and rise above anger by chanting HU. The sacred sound of HU can help you meet life’s challenges. Come to a Community HU Chant sponsored by Eckankar on Tuesday, July 2, 7−7:30 p.m., Jefferson School, in the Community Room, 1000 B St., Eureka. All are welcome to attend this event free of charge. For information call 444−2536. You can also find local information on Look for the Past Lives, Dreams and Soul Travel of Eureka/Arcata Group. For free booklet and CD: (S− 0627) 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) TAROT AS AN EVOLUTIONARY PATH. Classes in Eureka, and Arcata. Private mentorships, readings. Carolyn Ayres. 442−4240 (S1226)

Sports & Recreation WOMEN’S BACKPACKING, YOGA AND MEDITA− TION RETREAT IN THE TRINITY ALPS. With Peggy Profant. Fri. June 28− Mon. July 1. Explore yoga, meditation, journal writing and the natural world. No backpacking/yoga experience required but must be able−bodied. Cost $270 includes meals. Register thru Om Shala Yoga, 858 10th St., Arcata. 825−YOGA (9642), (SR− 0620)

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

Vocational 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

Wellness & Bodywork

DANDELION HERBAL CENTER. High Country Herb Weekend. Aug. 2−4. Strengthen plant ID skills and practice ethical wildcrafting techniques. $250. (707) 442−8157, (W−0627) JUNE ROLFING SPECIAL. 15% off and a free body analysis with Lee Tuley, a Certified Rolfer for 25 years. Give yourself the gift of feeling wonderful this summer! (541) 251−1885 (W−0620) 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) 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) START YOUR CAREER IN MASSAGE THERAPY! Daytime classes begin January 2014 at Arcata School of Massage. 650−Hour Therapeutic Massage Certification will prepare you for Professional Certification in California, and the National Exam. Our comprehensive program prepares your body, mind and heart to become a caring, confident professional massage therapist. Call 822−5223 for information or visit (W−1226) 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) YOGA THERAPY FOR NECK, SHOULDERS & UPPER BACK. With Peggy Profant. At Om Shala Yoga. Tues. July 2, 6:45−8:45 p.m. Learn tools to relieve pain & discomfort and increase range of motion. No experience or flexibility required. $20 by June 25, $25 after. 858 10th St., Arcata. 825− YOGA (9642), (W−0620)






The following person is doing Busi− ness as SCRAPPER’S EDGE at 728 4th St, Eureka, CA. 95501 Sondra Darlene Kirtley 834 Azalea Ln. Eureka, CA 95503 The business is conducted by An Individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the ficti− tious business name listed above on n/a /s/ Sondra Kirtley This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on June 10, 2013 CAROLYN CRNICH Humboldt County Clerk

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

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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

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 13−00304 The following person is doing busi− ness as WILD WORLD FARMS at 12395 Fickle Hill Rd., Arcata, CA 95521 / PO Box 2, Arcata, CA 95518. Brian P. Zimmerman 12395 Fickle Hill Rd.. Arcata, CA 95521 The business is conducted by An Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the ficti− tious business name listed above on n/a. /s/ Brian P. Zimmerman. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on May 21, 2011. CAROLYN CRNICH Humboldt County Clerk 6/20, 6/27, 7/4, 7/11/2013 (13−166)


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

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 person is doing Busi− ness as HUMBOLDT SOAP COMPANY at 7290 Humboldt Hill Rd. Eureka, CA. 95503 Arice Miranda 7290 Humboldt Hill Rd. Eureka CA 95503 The business is conducted by An Individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the ficti− tious business name listed above on n/a /s/ Arice Miranda This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on June 4, 2013 CAROLYN CRNICH Humboldt County Clerk

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6/6, 6/13, 6/20, 6/27/2013 (13−160)

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT R−13−00331 The following person is doing Busi− ness as NORTH COAST MUSIC at 1038 Main St. Fortuna CA. 95540 Aaron L. Souza 2554 Shay Ct. Fortuna, CA 95540 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/ Aaron Souza This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on June 6, 2013 CAROLYN CRNICH Humboldt County Clerk 6/13, 6/20, 6/27, 7/4 (13−164)

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT R−13−00343 The following person is doing Busi− ness as ZAMORA’S NEW & USED FURNITURE at 601 I St, Arcata, CA. 95521 Jason Kendall Singleton 1915 S St. Eureka, CA 95501 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/ Jason K. Singleton This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on June 14, 2013 CAROLYN CRNICH Humboldt County Clerk 6/20, 6/27, 7/4, 7/11/2013 (13−168)

Did you know that the North Coast Journal’s website includes governmental public notices? Find out when there are Humboldt County public hearings by clicking on “Legal Notices” at

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legal notices

ANSWERS NEXT WEEK! ACROSS 1. Lowers oneself? 7. Blues guitarist ____ Mahal 10. Org. that trademarked “Pony Express” in 2006 14. Shepherd of “The View” 15. Kick things ____ notch 16. Fed. agency whose reach “goes from the surface of the sun to the depths of the ocean floor” 17. Person asking for change from a couple exchanging nuptials? 19. Parking lot sign 20. “99 Luftballons” singer 21. Paris’ ____ d’Orsay 22. Reason the casino owner gave for replacing old slot machines for new

ones that just use buttons? 26. Joined the conversation, with “in” 28. Prepare for planting 29. “Perfect Strangers” actor Mark ____-Baker 30. “It Ain’t All About the Cookin’” memoirist Deen 32. “The ____ of Steve” (2000 comedy) 35. Accumulation that will cause the White Rabbit to slip and fall if he doesn’t slow down? 39. Approves 40. Jack of “The Great Dictator” 41. 2010 Apple release 42. “Swan Lake” move 43. Symbols of slowness 45. What Jack Sprat’s wife suffers from?

50. U.S. senator who retired in 2013 after representing Maine for three terms 51. Pond problem 52. Village 53. It’s often made at an ATM ... or a hint to 17-, 22-, 35- and 45-Across 59. Jim Davis cartoon dog 60. Uganda’s Amin 61. First-aid item 62. Seeger of the Weavers 63. Westernmost Scand. Peninsula country 64. Texas city named after a Ukraine city

DOWN 1. U-turn from NNE 2. Pop ____ question 3. British ref. for wordsmiths 4. California’s historic Fort ____ 5. He wrote “Nothing Compares 2 U” 6. O’Connor who had a hit with “Nothing Compares 2 U” 7. Heavy instruments to march with 8. “The Simpsons” Squishee seller 9. Pickle 10. Roll out 11. “The Stars and Stripes Forever” composer who happens to have “usa” in his name 12. Not as bright 13. Setting of the 2012 play “Abigail/1702”

18. Bearded beast in Africa 21. Grinding tooth 22. Dressed to the ____ 23. Prefix with potent or present 24. Pianist’s practice piece 25. Cabinet member? 26. Advertising award 27. Country bumpkin 30. Hearth tool 31. Darth, at one time 32. Two-inch putt, say 33. Uptight, informally 34. Bookies give them 36. Actor whose 2002 mug shot is listed as a “TSG favorite” on 37. “Hold your horses!”

38. Dynasty after the T’ang 42. Tribe in “Dances With Wolves” 43. First apartment, perhaps 44. Klutz 45. Camera lens setting 46. + end 47. Namely 48. Up and about 49. “Avatar” actress ____ Pounder 53. Triumph 54. 2011 Colbie Caillat hit 55. Drink name suffix 56. Mich. neighbor 57. Crossword entry: Abbr. 58. Thompson of “Back to the Future”


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To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both, of: WILLARD ROGER BOEDECKER, aka WILLARD ROGER BOEDECKER, SR. aka WILLARD R. BOEDECKER, aka ROGER BOEDECKER A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by WILLARD R. BOEDECKER, JR. in the Superior Court of California, County of Humboldt. THE PETITION FOR PROBATE requests WILLARD R. BOEDECKER, 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 July 11, 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: BRADFORD C.FLOYD SBN#136459 LAW OFFICE OF BRADFORD C. FLOYD 819 SEVENTH STREET EUREKA, CA. 95501 (707) 445-9754 June 06, 2013 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA COUNTY OF HUMBOLDT 6/13, 6/20, 6/27, 7/4/2013 (13-163)


To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both, of: TED KLISTON STEVENS: TED STEVENS A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by DANIELLE FERGUSON in the Superior Court of California, County of Humboldt. THE PETITION FOR PROBATE requests that DANIELLE FERGUSON 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 July 11, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the Superior Court of California, County of Humboldt, 825 Fifth Street, Eureka, in Ct.. 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: J. BRYCE KENNY SBN#208626 J. BRYCE KENNY ATTORNEY AT LAW 369 8TH STREET EUREKA, CA 95501 (707) 442-4431 June 3, 2013 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA COUNTY OF HUMBOLDT 6/13, 6/20, 6/27 (13-142)


our fictitious business name statement will expire

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


is a flat $55 fee.






Post your job opportunities in • 442-1400



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)

LIFETOUCH IS LOOKING FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS. No experience needed. Paid training provided, must be available July 29 to August 2, for training in Santa Rosa. Must love children, be available early morn− ings, have CDL and reliable trans− portation. Will need to submit to a background/DMV check upon being hired. Send resume to or attend the hiring event June 24, 1−4 pm at Workforce 409 K St. Eureka,

HOME CAREGIVERS PT/FT. Non− medical caregivers to assist elderly in their homes. Top hourly wages. (707) 362−8045. (E− 1226)


at your Supermarket of Choice Required qualifications include minimum 5 yrs of diverse experience in all areas of human resources, ability to identify, design and implement comprehensive HR policies and systems, knowledge of employee compensation, benefits, employee relations, HR compliance, recruitment and training programs. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, organized and detail oriented, demonstrated objectivity, ability to follow through on commitments, and ability to work as a positive team member and partner with senior management. Full Time Benefited position with a starting salary DOE. Projected start date July 2013. Please submit resumes by mail to: Wildberries Marketplace General Manager 747 13th Street, Arcata CA 95521


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Crescent City, Arcata (Arcata position requires Spanish Language skills)


Willow Creek



We are also seeking the following providers:


PSYCHIATRIST 1 F/T Crescent City LCSW 1 F/T Eureka Go to for online application

R.N. PART TIME. Exp. working w/elderly pref. excellent assessment skills required. No weekends/holidays. App./job desc. may pick−up at Adult Day Health Care of Mad River (707) 822−4866 (E−0711)

  

seeking applicants for

DINING OperatIONs supervIsOr HSU Dining Services, full-time position with benefits. For more info visit: aoh9ylp or call 707.826.3541 First review: July 16, 2013 Open until filled

County of Humboldt

SUPERVISING MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIAN $5135 - $6590 mo. plus excellent benefits. Plan, organize, coordinate, supervise and evaluate the activities of assigned mental health program staff; participate in developing and implementing goals, objectives, policies and procedures for assigned area of responsibility. Qualified candidates must possess an appropriate license to practice as an LCSW, MFT or Clinical Psychologist in the State of California and have at least two years of post licensure therapy experience in mental health. Must possess a valid California driver’s license. Filing deadline: July 8, 2013. Apply online at or contact Human Resources (707) 476-2349 Humboldt County Courthouse 825 5th St, Eureka


classified employment Opportunities

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             

              

     

707.445.9641 2930 E Street Eureka, CA 95501

             

                         • NORTH COAST JOURNAL • THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2013


the MARKETPLACE Opportunities


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


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

** Arcata Main Office **

$3,027 -$3,884 monthly, plus excellent benefits.

   


Performs a variety of human resources & administrative tasks including: • Orienting new employees • Maintaining personnel records • Placing classified ads online/online job postings • Processing applications • Conducting reference checks Requires 4 years office experience, including 2 years experience with MS Office programs. Human Resources & database experience preferred. Full-time (yr rd): 37.5 hrs/wk (Mon-Fri); $13.67-$15.07/hr. Includes benefits. Application Deadline: June 28.

Submit application, resume & cover letter to: Northcoast Children’s Services

1266 9th Street, Arcata CA 95521 For additional information, please call (707) 822-7206 or visit our website at

    

SCHOOL TECHNOLOGY TECHNICIAN. Humboldt County Office of Education. Reqs. grad. from high school or comparable basic competency; 1 yr. of post− secondary course work in computer science or comparable field; 1 yr. providing end−user support for current desktop and application software or 1 yr. installing, upgrading, trou− bleshooting or repairing personal computers in a network environ− ment. Eligible for PERS retire− ment and Health and Welfare. For further info contact or call (707) 445−7039. Classified app available at HCOE or online: Reply to: PERSONNEL, HCOE, 901 Myrtle Ave., Eureka, CA 95501. Apply by July 2, 2013.


Art & Collectibles


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)

BOOKS & BRAS 1/2 PRICE! Plus Yellow Tagged Clothes 25¢. June 11 − 15. Dream Quest Thrift Store Willow Creek. Helping Youth Realize Their Dreams. (M−0620)

     116 W. Wabash 443-3259 Approx. 1-6 Closed Mon. & Tues.

Miscellaneous Come on in!


Swains Flat OUtpost Garden Center

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Registered Nurse • CPA Class A Driver • Medical Assistant • Pharmacy Tech Phlebotomist • AP/AR • Staff Accountant • HR Manager

Northcoast Children’s Services


Filing deadline: July 24, 2013. For application contact Humboldt County Human Resources, 825 5th Street, Room 100, Eureka, CA, or apply on-line at AA/EOE


Now Hiring:

County of Humboldt

Organize, plan, implement, and evaluate special and continuing public health education and disease prevention programs. Requires knowledge, education and experience related to public health administration, program implementation and teaching. Equivalent to a Master’s degree in health education or a related field is desirable.


General Store 707-777-3385


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Garden Center 707-777-3513 State Hwy 36 Milemarker 19.5 Carlotta • Open 9-6


Pets & Livestock


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Sporting Goods

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

Auto Service

Home Repair

Musicians & Instructors

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)

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

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


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

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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)

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Musicians & Instructors 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)

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BIGFOOT EQUIPMENT & REPAIR HAS MOVED. 76 Country Club Dr., next to Farmer Brown’s Supply. (530) 629−4067. (E−0725) PROFESSIONAL GARDENER. Powerful tools. Artistic spirit. Balancing the elements of your yard and garden since 1994. Call Orion 825−8074, (S−1226)

Home Repair 2 GUYS & A TRUCK. Carpentry, Landscaping, Junk Removal, Clean Up, Moving. No job too big or small, just call (707) 845−3087. 2guysandatrucksmk777, (S−1226)

BRADLEY DEAN ENTERTAIN− MENT. Singer Songwriter. Old rock, Country, Blues. Private Parties, Bars, Gatherings of all kinds. 832−7419. (M−1226)

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

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

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

Every 2nd Saturday No Cover 9pm-1am

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

1701 Giuntoli Lane • Arcata • 826-0903

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

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

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GUITAR/PIANO LESSONS. All ages, beginning and intermedi− ate. Seabury Gould 444−8507. (M −1226) PIANO LESSONS BEGINNING TO ADVANCED ALL AGES. 30 years joyful experience teaching all pi− ano styles. Juilliard trained, re− mote lessons available. National− ly Certified Piano Teacher. (707) 502−9469. (M−1226)

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HELICOPTER FLIGHT LESSONS/SCENIC TOURS. (707) 843−9599 www.redwoodcoast

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



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body, mind ASTROLOGY & TAROT. With Salina Rain: Readings, Counseling and Classes. Mon., 1:25 p.m. KHSU 90.5 FM. (707) 668−5408., CERTIFIED ROLFER ANGELA HART, B.A . Rolfing® Ten Series, Tune−up, injuries, Chronic Pain, Repetitive Motion Injury. (707) 616−3096 (MB−1121) 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 HIGHER EDUCATION FOR SPIRITUAL UNFOLDMENT. Bachelors, Masters, D.D./ Ph.D., distance learning, Uni− versity of Metaphysical Sci− ences. Bringing professional− ism to metaphysics. (707) 822 −2111

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&Spirit 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) THE SPINE IS YOUR CONDUIT FOR LIFE−FORCE ENERGY. Open to the Alignment of Your Whole Self: Chiropractic by Dr. Scott Winkler, D.C. and Energy Work by Rebecca Owen. 822−1676 (707) 822−5253 (MB−0919)

Ongoing Classes Workshops Private Sessions Diana Nunes Mizer Parent Educator

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

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Marriage & Family Therapist, MFC 47122

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

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

Lupine M. Wread, LAc.



with Margy Emerson Beginners Meet at Martial Arts Academy Sunny Brae Shopping Ctr., Arcata

Treating Bulimia, Anorexia, Binge-Eating.

8-Week Term Starts June 25

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and Arthritis 42 Combined Forms For New Summer Schedule:


Kim Moor, MFT #37499

Call 441-1484



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

General Info:

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classified HOUSING Apartments for Rent HUMBOLDT PLAZA APTS.

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.

Apartments for Rent

Vacation Rentals

EUREKA 2BD/1BA APARTMENT. 1443 5th St., #2. Centrally located, shared yard, on site laundry w/c cat. Sec 8 OK. Rent $625, Vac 6/ 11., Rental hotline (707) 444−9197 (R−0620)

EVENT RENTAL. Chemise Moun− tain Retreat, a perfect natural environment for your wedding or event. King Range. Easily accessi− ble. Solar powered, handicap friendly, new lodge. Information 986−7794, (L− 1226)

Houses for Sale

EUREKA 1 BEDROOM APARTMENT. 1507 5th ST #6, Centrally located, on−site laundry, w/c cat. Sec 8 OK. Rent $450 Vac 6/7., Rental hotline (707) 444−9197 (R−0620) HUMBOLDT BAY PROPERTIES. Apartments, Rooms, Houses. (707) 443−5228 (R−0711)



Houses for Rent ARCATA CLEAN 1 BEDROOM HOUSE. Recently refurbished. No growing/ illegal drugs/smoking/ pets. References Required. $840/ month plus deposit. (707) 822− 7471. (R−0627) EUREKA 2BD/1BA HOME. 3415 Albee St. Featuring yard, sunroom, detached garage, and hookups w/c pet. Rent $950, Vac 5/24., Rental hotline (707) 444−9197. (R−0613)

Vacation Rentals


Acreage for Sale Apartments for Rent Commercial Property for Sale Commercial Space for Rent Houses for Rent Realtor Ads Vacation Rentals

(Henderson Center),



2355 Central Ave., McKinleyville



Comm. Space for Rent EUREKA DOWNTOWN OFFICE SPACE. Available at 7th & I Streets in Eureka. 650 sf. New paint and carpet. Great location. Parking & janitorial included. Call S & W Properties, (707) 499− 6906. (R−0627)

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 ARCATA 2BD/1BA APARTMENTS. 1226−1236 L St. 3 units available. Walking distance from HSU & Plaza W/c cat. Rent $750, Vac 5/ 16., Rental hotline (707) 444−9197 (R−0620)

2850 E St., Eureka

Getaway in beautifully furnished cabins on the Upper Trinity River. Hike, bike, fish or just relax in seclusion. OPEN YEAR ROUND (530) 266-3505 (530) 531-5315

■ FIELDBROOK SUPERB CONSTRUCTION AND EXQUISITE FINISHWORK! This custom home built by Gene Callahan features a rock woodstove from Finland. Sierra Pacific windows, tanoak floors, green granite counters, a unique breakfast nook, and all quality fixtures throughout. On 10 acres with room for horses. MLS#237481 $869,000

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

OFFICE SPACE OR CLASSROOMS FOR RENT. 4 Rooms available for a non− profit organization: 2 @ 410 sq.ft., 1 @ 450 sq. ft., 1 @580 sq. ft. Good parking, accessibility, in Central Location (F and Sonoma). $1 per sq. ft. plus utilities and janitor. (707) 442−3015, (R−0613)


3 bed, 2 bath, 1,270 sq ft Fickle Hill log style manufactured home on 12 beautiful acres, set on permanent foundation, wide open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, wood stove, large decks, very private


3 bed, 2 bath, 1,900 sq ft Lundbar Hills home, large living room with an open floor plan in kitchen/dining room & family room, wood stove, gorgeous hardwood floors, small attached sun room


3 bed, 2 bath, 1,600 sq ft McKinleyville home with many upgrades, great attention to details w/open family room, formal living room, master bedroom w/walk-in closet open to south facing deck

PARKING SPACES FOR RENT IN DOWNTOWN EUREKA LOT. S & W Properties. $40 per month per space. Call 443−2246, 499−6906. (R−0627)

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Acreage for Sale

Charlie Tripodi Land Agent

SELLER FINANCED LAND!!! SANTA CRUZ MOUNTAINS CALL DANI WEINER, 831−227−4016, DWeiner@ Montalvo Homes & Estates

WILLOW CREEK REDUCED ! 1.33 acres, Willow Creek Community Service District Water, underground power & phone at property. R−2 soils report and perk tested. Ap− proved septic system design by Trinity Engineering. Prop− erty is zoned RST. Property is located off Highway 299 on private road one mile east of Willow Creek. Ready to build. $85,000 will consider offers. (530) 629−2031


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+/- 2.25 acres on Clover Lane waiting for your dream home to be built. this private parcel features harvestable timber, deeded water rights to a well, cleared building site and plenty of seclusion while located only five minutes from Eureka. Call today to schedule your private tour!


Leggett Land/Property

+/-40 acres on Bell Springs Road, located in northern mendocino County. this property has large year round springs, timber, open meadows, picturesque views, year round access and gently sloping topography.


Willow Creek Land/Property





this rare +/160 acre property is located 45 minutes from Arcata up Old Three Creeks Road. Property boasts a year round creek, great access, timber, and breathtaking views.


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