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6 News strawberry rock: mission accomplished?
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Editor: I disagree with many of the claims made by critics of restoration practices on the beach and dunes (“Stake-Out,” June 27). I would like, however, to address the comments that have been made regarding the threats restoration supposedly poses to infrastructure: homes, roads, power and water lines on the peninsula, especially in Manila, where these claims might have the most relevance. Restoration does not occur near homes. Most homes in Manila have wetland or forest barriers between their homes and dunes and where this is not the case restoration is not done. Highway 255, as well as residential streets, are lo cated to the east beauty of these homes as painful and thus even as loss. more protected. (The only road on which I have The bones seen sand is on of my hands Navy Base Road become feathers, west of Samoa. This sand comes skin from dunes that over my ribs have not been rethe dry crib stored and which are covered with of a prairie. beach grass.) Regarding Editor: the power lines, Ms. Burstiner’s — Catherine Munsee PG&E engineers creepy screed (“Media just recently conMaven,” June 27) is right ducted a study on! Where is the ACLU to determine when we need it? If whether they NSA, CIA, FBI, OSI, et would withstand al. are monitoring this, a powerful tsunami. Residents were asmay they all be turned into pillars of salt sured that they would stand, that they are somewhere between Tombouctou (sp. securely anchored in place. Regarding the correct) and Bumfuk (can’t find it in my two main water lines, which are located atlas), Egypt. largely just behind the foredunes traversMarvin L. Goss, McKinleyville ing from north to south, sand does pile up in some areas. In other areas, in the winter, rainwater inundates low sections and fast growing willows encroach on the Editor: water line “road” regularly. Indeed, the Amy Cirincione’s article “Bikes and Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District Booze” (“Get Out,” June 20) not only regularly maintains this road to assure it’s sounds like a bad idea, it is a really bad passable. This has been the case since the idea. I have driven that road for 30 years. water lines were buried on this route. The idea of some tipsy traveler cresting To argue that one problem with the the Ettersburg junction as I negotiate the practice of restoration is a threat to oncoming cement truck turns me purple infrastructure is, I strongly believe, simply with frustration. disingenuous and false. The sugar-coated language used to Nancy R. Ihara, Manila describe this misadventure does a dis-
Don’t Wine and Ride
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Name That Dune
Editor: I wonder how many people out there are concerned about rising sea levels in the future and/or the probability of earthquakes and tsunamis affecting our coast at some time in the future. If you think those things are something we should prepare for, then let’s talk about our dune stability. The foredunes protect our coastal wetlands, the dune forest and all the wildlife that depends on those areas to live. The back dunes protect the coastal residents and our homes. It has now come to our attention that we have a possible solution to the dune erosion that has occurred in the recent years. The idea of placing wood slats on the eroding areas to collect sand that the wind blows in that direction is an inexpensive and negative environmental impact solution. Why would anyone be against the experiment? View the YouTube video “Coastal Restoration Using Biomimicry” to see the idea. I hope that all the involved parties can come together to solve these problems instead of the refusal to face the issues. We are at a crossroad here. We need to admit that some current practices are not working and consider other avenues. Laurie Ervin, Arcata
service to the reader and potentially leads innocent people into danger. Slurping five or six ounces of wine and hopping onto a bicycle on Briceland Road is not a good thing for a tourist to do. Before trying this on a bicycle drive the road first. That should scare you off. The name of the column should have been “Get Out of My Way!” If you want to drink and ride go to Sonoma, they have miles of paved off-the-road bicycle trails. And, by the way, the same DUI laws apply to bicyclists. And under the exertion of cycling alcohol can have stronger effects, including blackout. Anna Hamilton, Eureka
Brain Busters Editor: I have read previous articles from Barry on mental health issues and I look forward to seeing this new series from start to finish (“Field Notes,” June 20 and 27). As former Humboldt County Mental Health Board chair, I can tell you that the medical model has gotten far too much press in the past and in other media. This new DSM V is going to make nearly everything a disorder or what some would call “a brain disease” or a “chemical imbalance.” Did you know none of those have ever been proved? Watch closely the advertising and they will say “it is thought to be caused by a chemical imbalance.” Never proved. Do you know of anyone who has ever had their neuro-chemicals checked? Were they too high or low? Humm! Now they call mental illness a “brain disease.” Oh really, what part of my brain is diseased? Point to the spot. I have always felt psychiatry is a pseudoscience and note the package inserts which say “we do not know the exact way this works on the brain.”
The federal government says now that one in four of us is mentally ill. I guess the rest of them are doctors and therapists. Go get them Barry. I am looking forward to more facts on the subject. Henry Willey, Arcata Editor: I have been psychologically diagnosed by other-worldly beings, and they have diagnosed me as fitting into the WTRNR category. That means “Wilder Than Rock ‘N’ Roll.” Treatment and “recovery” are out of the question! I was born wilder than rock ‘n’ roll. And my older siblings tried to make me “normal” by listening to rock ‘n’ roll, but it never worked. I wasn’t born normal. And I never became normal by the time I was 15 years old, when I saw The Outer Limits episode “The Galaxy Being” on television in 1963. I was beyond reach of psychiatrists after that! Someday after I publish my book titled “I Can Think About Meaning, Therefore I Am” I will be adopted by native tribes around the world. And they will nickname me “Chief Wilder Than Rock ‘n’ Roll.” And all the natives are going to laugh every time they hear my name. They’ll be laughing at all the people who want to be “normal” and be part of “the civilized world.” I hope to form a world honor society for adult and adolescent victims and survivors of child abuse. Many of us have needs and problems that require future research to understand. Past and present diagnostical statistical manuals are profoundly limited. When the time is right I’ll invite people to help us create, organize and publicize this world honor society. Think of Pulitzer Prizes, Nobel Prizes and Templeton Prizes. And honor, respect and protect what is mysterious and wild in everyone! Orion Palomar, Eureka
Decriminalize Addiction Editor: In regards to “The Cost of Getting Clean,” (June 20) I find it appalling that we can find money (trillions) to fight unnecessary wars, keep a bloated military budget going, subsidize large corporations, etc. and we cannot find the money to adequately fund programs like the Detox Center (and so many others) in our county/state/country. We need to come together on programs like this to make sure that we support them. The real question is what is the cost of people not getting clean? Homelessness, crime, death, wasted lives. I would prefer more of my tax dollars to go to programs like the Detox Center than the others above. In other countries these programs are funded, for there is a shared value that people take care of each other as a community. In our country the prevailing paradigm is every person for themselves and if you don’t have the money for treatment, too bad. Every person for themselves does not make a community that I want to live in. I am not the first person that says that we need to reframe our conceptions of alcohol and drug (and all other) abuse and addiction as a public health issue, not a crime. We need to assist people to heal what brings them to become so self-destructive and therefore destructive to society instead of punishing them, if for no other reason than it doesn’t work because it doesn’t address the issue. The incidence of addiction is widespread. Let’s make the funds available to address the real causes and stop criminalizing and ruining people’s lives. Wage Peace. Lynn Kerman, Eureka
Go, Supes Editor: The guiding principles of the General Plan draft were written by county staff in
2004 from input that was gathered at GPU meetings up until 2004 (Publisher, June 13). That means that the draft guiding principles are nine years old! Of course they need to be revised and updated. So what about the nine years worth of input that people gave after 2004 up until 2013? Some people are making ridiculous claims that the proposed new revisions to the guiding principles were made up out of thin air by Supervisor Estelle Fennell, when in reality the revisions were based on the additional input that came in after 2004. Are the naysayers, that don’t want to see any changes to the 2004 guiding principles, saying that those people don’t have a right to be included? That their input doesn’t count, can’t be considered, shouldn’t be heard, shouldn’t be included? I applaud the supervisors for not being a rubber stamp because the guiding principles obviously needed to be revised to make them current and inclusive. Especially since a lot of the input given was from rural people that had not really participated until the last few years. The vast majority of the GPU meetings were held in urban areas. Meetings in the outlying rural areas were poorly advertised and not well attended, so to say that input from rural residents has been underrepresented is an understatement. Supervisor Fennell and the other supervisors are showing good leadership and are doing the right thing by making sure that all input regarding the guiding principles is considered and included, not just the input from 2004 and before. Mary Carr, Garberville
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Strawberry Rock: Mission Accomplished? By Emily Hamann email@example.com
ithin a few years, hikers may be able to enjoy the view from the top of Strawberry Rock — without first having to break the law. Green Diamond Resource Co., the logging company that owns Strawberry Rock and the surrounding forest, is working on a deal that would give the public legal access to the land. In February, Green Diamond held a community forum in Bayside where it announced plans to protect Strawberry Rock by creating a conservation easement around the rock, the path to the rock, and 24 acres of forest next to the trail that had been destined for cutting. The total easement would be 38 acres of protected land, free for public use. Green Diamond reached out to the Trust for Public Land, a nonprofit that finds money for projects like this. The logging company does not know exactly how much money the land is worth, but spokesman Gary Rynearson gave a rough estimate that it would take less than $1 million to compensate Green Diamond for the property it would not get to use and the timber it would not harvest. Right now the Trust for Public Land is eyeing Caltrans for money from its Environmental Enhancement and Mitigation Program, said John Bernstein, the trust’s North Coast program manager. That is a pot of $10 million annually that goes to a number of environmental projects related to transportation. Because Strawberry Rock is just off Highway 101, Bernstein thinks this might apply. The trust has not submitted an application yet, and Bernstein won’t say how much it will ask for, but he is “pretty optimistic” about getting some money.
“We’ve been pretty good at getting grants from them in the past,” he said. Bernstein said Green Diamond will likely need other sources of funding. The company has also approached the Coastal Conservancy, a state organization that works to protect resources near the coast. “We think that it’s a good project, but we’re not sure it’s the project for us,” Coastal Conservancy Project Manager Joel Gerwein said. His concern is that Strawberry Rock is too localized a landmark; it does not have statewide appeal. Gerwein mentioned, though, that the conservancy might contribute a portion of the funding if a significant amount of the money comes form somewhere else. Bernstein estimates that advocates for Strawberry Rock access will need to find three or four different sources to get all the money together. He does not have anything else specific in mind; they’re still exploring their options. Efforts like this normally take between two and five years, Bernstein said. So while the project is in the works, it will probably be a while before the “no trespassing” signs at the entrance to the trailhead come down. Even though Strawberry Rock could be protected from logging, environmental groups are still protesting. Several people are camped in the trees near Trinidad right now. Why? “The first thing is about their forest practices,” activist Jack Nounan said. Environmental groups like Earth First! and Friends of Trinidad Forests are primarily calling for Green Diamond to stop clearcutting and switch to selective cutting, taking no more than 2 to 3 percent of the trees in an area at a time. The activists also worry about Strawberry Rock. “We want 640 acres; we want the
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On April 27, Jack Gescheidt took a series of photos of nude volunteers standing on top of Strawberry Rock. Photograph ©2013 Jack Gescheidt, treespiritproject.com
whole square mile (or one section) around Strawberry Rock saved,” Nounan said. The public is already using the land Green Diamond would be giving up in the easement, he added. The “no trespassing” signs have never stopped people from trespassing to get to Strawberry Rock. The Yurok tribe, on the other hand, is satisfied with Green Diamond’s plans. For the Yurok, Strawberry Rock is a spiritual place with deep cultural significance, and Yurok Heritage Preservation Officer Robert McConnell met with Rynearson to talk about the easement a few weeks ago. The Yurok want to keep the area as much out of the spotlight as possible, so more tourists are not drawn to the rock. “We were trying to work behind the scenes,” he said. So when Bay Area photographer Jack Gescheidt announced plans to make the rock the highlight of his latest project, complete with more than 70 naked volunteers and a rented helicopter, McConnell sent him a letter asking him to please
reconsider. Gescheidt’s “Tree Spirit Project” uses art to try to raise awareness about forests in danger of being cut down. He takes photographs of nude subjects with the at-risk trees to try to draw the attention of the community and activists. “If people become increasingly aware of where their products come from, it diminishes the demand,” Gescheidt said. After Gescheidt announced his plans to stage his photo shoot at Strawberry Rock, McConnell wrote him a letter explaining its significance. “Since time immemorial the place known as Strawberry Rock and surrounding lands have held high cultural significance to Yurok People,” the letter said. “The Tribe feels that the action[s] you are proposing to undertake at this site are highly inappropriate.” The letter ends by asking Gescheidt to reconsider his plan and calls the event an “insult” to the area and the Yurok people. McConnell notes that all his contact information was on the let-
ter. “He didn’t even bother to pick up the phone,” he said. Gescheidt said he was surprised by the letter and the Yurok’s feelings about his project. “I was surprised that nudity was such a big deal in Native American culture,” he said. He was also surprised that the Yurok were upset about him going to the rock, “but what about Green Diamond, who is going to destroy an entire forest?” Gescheidt went ahead with his project, and did the photo shoot on top of Strawberry Rock. “He is a non-native, not from here. It’s not his cultural site. He didn’t even ask,” McConnell said. “All he’s trying to do is sell his pictures.” McConnell said that it would be respectful for everyone who publicizes Strawberry Rock to ask the Yurok first, and that people who hike it for fun should be respectful of its value to the tribe. “I wish I could go out there and talk to everybody and impress upon them the spiritual significance,” he said. l northcoastjournal.com • North Coast Journal • Thursday, July 4, 2013
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Co-op Security Accused of Excessive Force
A civilian “loss prevention officer” employed by the North Coast Co-op in Arcata chased down and handcuffed an alleged shoplifter on Saturday afternoon, and a neighboring business owner who witnessed the arrest says the man used excessive force. Michael Kingg, a Co-op member and owner of the bead supply store on the corner of Eighth and I streets, said he was working in his shop around 3 p.m. when his kids called out to him, telling him to come look at the man holding a woman down outside. “I didn’t know if this guy was a cop, a mugger, her boyfriend,” Kingg said in an interview Monday afternoon. “It looked like he was going for cuffs, but he was in plain clothes.” The man kept the woman pinned to the ground, kneeling on her neck and pulling her arm back to cuff her.
op management. “His response was to say, ‘Give me that camera.’” Kingg told the Journal that the man repeatedly demanded he hand over his camera, later asking a Co-op employee to take it from him, but the employee refused. In his email, Kingg described what happened next: “He tried to come in the [bead] AN UNIDENTIFIED CO-OP SECURITY GUARD CUFFS AN ALLEGED SHOPLIFTER. shop & physically PHOTO BY MICHAEL KINGG. take the camera from me, but the door was already Kingg felt that the force was excessive and locked by that time & with the arrival of snapped a few photos, including the one the APD [Arcata Police Department] he no printed here. longer tried to steal my camera, or make “I asked him if he would provide his mention of it. Had I not locked the door, I name or any other form of ID,” Kingg would have been a victim in this matter.” wrote in an email that he later sent to Co-
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In a phone interview Monday afternoon, Arcata Police Detective Sgt. Todd Dokweiler said that the woman was a shoplifter fleeing from store employees. “We were notified, we responded and we accepted the citizen’s arrest,” Dokweiler said. “It’s a pretty common situation where employees will detain someone — either cooperatively or not.” Kingg posted his photos of the incident on Facebook and later walked over to the Co-op, where the security guard was “real apologetic” about trying to take his camera, he said. But Kingg is still hoping that Co-op management will take action to prevent such an incident from happening again. Reached Monday afternoon, Arcata store manager Kevin Waters said, “As with any situation like this we’re going to investigate it fully.” Beyond that he had no comment. ● BY EMILY HAMANN / MONDAY, JULY 1 AT 7:18 P.M.
Pride: SF Style
This year’s gay pride parade in San Francisco was a historic celebration, coming just days after the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act and in
effect nullified Proposition 8. Because the Journal and the San Francisco LGBT newspaper The Bay Times share the same printing company, the Journal was offered two seats on the Bay Times float, a bright blue open-top bus with balloons tied to the railings. Bay Times editor Betty Sullivan was chosen as one of the grand marshals of the parade. Around 9:30 a.m. Saturday, the contingents lined the cross streets of Market Street, the parade’s route. The San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band played a warm-up song: “Chapel of Love.” It was Marvin Munoz’s first time at the pride parade. “It was really nice,” he said. “I saw a lot of things I wasn’t expecting to see.” Things like the sheer volume of people who walked in support of whistleblower Bradley Manning, the San Francisco Leather Alliance bondage float and “public nudity — which, OK.” Then there was the PETA float, with women running alongside in cabbage bikinis, the Safeway float, the Bank of America float and the Kaiser Permanente float, followed by a crowd of people with giant blue balloons. Parade attendee Kelly Acton’s son, Skylar, came out when he was 16. “When my son first came out, I was afraid for
him,” she said, with tears in her eyes. But coming to the pride parade makes her feel better. She likes seeing all these people celebrating and supporting people like him, she said. “I feel like the world is a safer place for my son.” See a slideshow of photos from the parade online at www.northcoastjournal. com. ● FRIVOLITY / BY CARRIE PEYTON DAHLBERG / SATURDAY, JUNE 29 AT 6:50 P.M.
The Big Sandy
From castles to koi fish, squid to sunbathers, sandy creations sprung up alongside the sea in Manila today — only to disintegrate as the waves advanced. Among the ephemera were two giant, lanky bodies, seaweed hair streaming down their shoulders, who looked so relaxed they tempted one person after another to lie beside them. If there had been a prize for most interactive sand sculpture, this surely would have nabbed it, said Terry Devine, a member of the Wildberries team that dreamed these two up. “It went viral,” she said, in between offering to take pictures of passers-by who wanted their place in the sun. ●
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Supreme Court’s marriage rulings reflect changing times
ith a pair of rulings, the nation’s highest court has captured a moment of change in America. Coming just before the Fourth of July, a celebration of independence, the twin rulings acknowledge our deepest dependence — all the ways in which one spouse can support, cherish and comfort the other. The June 26 decisions set off a cascade of changes that will reverberate for years. In these pages we look at a few of them: the revival of gay marriages in Humboldt, including one that was anxiously rushed to forestall any other legal roadblocks. The ways that federal tax law, Social Security and other programs will now apply to same-sex couples, along with the continuing ambiguities that will have to be sorted out for months, or years, to come. And the still-active efforts to halt gay marriages in California. — Carrie Peyton Dahlberg
As state marriage law shifts almost daily, gay weddings resume By Jennifer Fumiko Cahill
hen Jean Morgan, who goes by Morgan, came back into her bedroom after a morning cup of coffee last week, her partner of 10 years, Tina, was crying. Tina had been up all night awaiting the Supreme Court’s decisions on the Defense of Marriage Act and California’s Proposition 8, and Morgan thought the court must have upheld both. Instead, Tina proposed. Morgan accepted, and the couple married five days later, on Tina’s birthday, at the Humboldt County Courthouse in Eureka. The high court had ruled the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional, a tremendous victory for supporters of same-sex marriage nationwide. The court also dismissed the appeal for Proposition 8, which banned same-sex marriage in California. The proposition, voted into law in 2008, had been declared unconstitutional first by U.S. District Court Judge Vaughn Walker in 2010, and again by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in 2012. The decision set in motion a swift legal juggernaut. Last Friday, the 9th Circuit Court lifted the stay that has kept same-sex marriages on hold during the appeal. Typically, circuit and district courts hold off until the end of the Supreme Court’s 25-day waiting period, during which parties can file to be heard again, but the 9th Circuit moved quickly. By end of business on Friday, gay and lesbian couples in San Francisco were already married, and Morgan and Tina, first on the call-back list at the county clerk’s office in Eureka, heard that they could get their license immediately. Proposition 8 backers applied over the weekend to halt same-sex
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marriages until the waiting period ends, but the high court rejected the motion. The Supreme Court’s dismissal of Proposition 8 goes in the win column for proponents of marriage equality, but it’s not a total victory. In all three hearings since 2008, the petitioners, an organization called ProtectMarriage, went to court without state backing because California’s governor and attorney general declined to defend the proposition. In the case of Proposition 8, the Supreme Court didn’t actually rule on the standing of same-sex couples — it ruled on the standing of the Proposition 8 petitioners, finding that they were not “agents of the state” and had “no personal stake” in the matter of gay and lesbian marriage, as they were not personally injured by Walker’s initial ruling striking down the ban. On June 29, when pro-Proposition 8 lawyers Andrew Pugno, James Campbell and David Nimocks filed their application to stop same-sex marriages until the end of the 25-day waiting period, the specter of another legal blockade was enough to spook Morgan and Tina. They had seen marriage rights rolled back in San Francisco and throughout the state before. The two decided to go ahead and get married at the courthouse as soon as possible and hold a full ceremony and reception with family and friends later. This was not the first time Tina proposed to her partner. Previously, Morgan was reluctant to marry when it was only legal in some states, but time and illness changed her mind. The women have been domestic partners since 2007, and Morgan said, “I’ve never been happier with anybody else, so there was never
everyone has a any doubt we functional family,” were going to be she says. together.” Still, she When Proposididn’t feel right tion 8 went to the about getting Supreme Court in married if the gov2012, the couple ernment wasn’t worried that the going to recognize window of opportheir union. tunity might close On Friday, just if the propositwo days into tion was upheld. their engagement, So, witnesses in the couple picked tow, Morgan and up drinks at Old Vest drove to the Town Coffee and Humboldt County Chocolates. Tina, courthouse to get 43, had closea marriage license. cropped hair and However, the wore a green stay was already polo shirt. She in place, and no quickly grabbed a TINA AND JEAN MORGAN “DO,” THEN KISS licenses could be smoothie from her DURING THEIR WEDDING CEREMONY AT THE issued. fiancée’s hand, and HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE TUESDAY. The recorder’s Morgan launched PHOTOS BY KIMBERLY HODGES office on the ahead on silver fifth floor of crutches decorated the Humboldt County Courthouse is a with colorful Hindu motif stickers. Tina bright, airy room with a wall of windows gave a quick smile and explained in a quiet offering a view of the bay and the top of voice that Morgan would take off, drink Carson mansion. Just down the hall is the in hand, and spill the whole thing. “And I’ll wedding room, where clerks perform civil get so grumpy!” Morgan called over her ceremonies. The room is small, with a high shoulder. Morgan has problems with disks window and an ersatz altar made of old in her back, as well as having been diagrecord files. Its small drawers, the size of nosed with pulmonary fibrosis. She and apartment mailboxes, are stuffed with old, Tina owned the Boat House Espresso Bar folded marriage records, some brown with in King Salmon, but when Morgan’s health age. There is an abstract picture atop the declined last year, they closed it down files and a branch of fake white blossoms so that Tina could care for her. Morgan — you could do worse for a courthouse beamed at Tina. “Nobody does that.” ceremony. The couple is keenly aware of the pracIn 2008, when gay marriage, or “gender tical aspects of a legal marriage. “When neutral” marriage, as County Clerk Recordyou have a relationship like mine, you have er Carolyn Crnich prefers, was first legal to provide for your partner,” said Morgan, throughout the state, at least 20 gay and who is 51. She had prepared as much as lesbian couples were married here. Crnich, she could in terms of insurance and even who has been in charge of issuing marriage burial arrangements, having seen others licenses since 1996, recalls somewhere struggle with wills, taxes and contentious relatives after a partner’s death. “Not continued on next page
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The Morgans — the first same-sex couple to marry in Humboldt County since the Supreme Court dismissed a Proposition 8 hearing — beam as they leave their courthouse ceremony. photo by kimberly hodges
Stan and Phillip Smith-Hanes were among those celebrating the Supreme Court rulings last week. Photo by Carrie Peyton Dahlberg
continued from previous page around 50 licenses being given to same-sex couples, but the office didn’t keep count. Record keeping was at her discretion, and state didn’t request numbers. “The whole intent of the law was that they were to be treated equally,” she said. So why count just one type of marriage? Elsewhere in the state that year, some county clerks resisted, but not in Humboldt. Clerk Sari Baker recalls Crnich informing the staff that there would be no refusing to issue licenses to same-sex couples. Baker said the clerk’s office had no trouble, and she doesn’t foresee any resistance this time around either. Morgan was “beyond excited” about getting married for the first time in her life. Still, her joy was tinged with disappointment that the Supreme Court’s ruling on Proposition 8 did not declare the ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional. She also wished her parents had survived to see her married. Morgan mentioned a couple she knows who have been married 40 years and she lamented the fact that she won’t be able to look back at that long a marriage. “I’m 51,” she said, “the government has taken that from me.” Tina knew she was going to propose if the court’s decisions went their way, but she was surprised by how emotionally overwhelming the moment was. “It was anticipation and nervousness,” she said, “like your whole life is hanging in the balance for somebody to give you a right that should already be yours … and you don’t have a say in it.”
On Tuesday afternoon, the couple said their vows in the courthouse wedding room, wearing matching pale pink shirts and white satin ties. Tina wore a breast cancer pin as a tie tack. Morgan wore a white “wedding beanie” and carried a bouquet of pink roses. They loaned one another bracelets for “something borrowed” and wore blue socks. Linda Shapeero, president of Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays and the Journal’s own photographer Kim Hodges served as witnesses. A sharply suited Deputy Clerk Ben Hershberger presided, asking each of the women if they would “take this person as [her] spouse.” Morgan answered, “I do,” and Tina answered, “Absolutely.” Afterward, the couple gave all in attendance tiny beaded rings Morgan made to commemorate the occasion. After marveling at their marriage certificate a moment, Morgan thanked Hershberger and the rest of the staff for being “beyond awesome” and for treating her and her wife like every other couple. Hershberger replied, “Well … you are.” The Morgans are relieved to be legally wed before anything else happens on the federal or state legal fronts. They hope to have a ceremony to share with loved ones in six months or so. Tina has been married once before: a quick ceremony for a marriage that ended. This will be her first “real” wedding reception. She’s planning on wearing white, and would like a fairly traditional ceremony, since, she said, “I’m kind of an old-fashioned girl.” l
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Gay spouses will now get federal benefits — but not all of them, and not everywhere By Grant Scott-Goforth
ou could be forgiven for losing sight of the Supreme Court’s decision to cast out parts of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) last week. In California, which has followed the public battle over Proposition 8 for nearly five years, the news that gay couples can once again get married was more tactile and magnetic than a bunch of talk about taxes. But when justices repealed Section 3 of DOMA, which was enacted by Congress and signed by President Bill Clinton in 1996, they opened up more than 1,100 benefits and protections that had previously been awarded only to straight couples, even in states where gay marriage was legal. Those benefits range from the pedestrian (married gay couples can now file joint tax returns) to the meaningful (husbands and wives of gay military members will be allowed to visit family members on base) to the peculiar (you can now transfer ownership of your uninhabited guano island to your spouse). While many of the protections are
seemingly minor or uncommon, they constitute a meaningful change in how gay couples are perceived by our government. Still, some uncertainties remain, particularly for married gay couples who later relocate to one of the 36 states where gay marriages are not recognized. Jamila Tharp and her wife Michelle Hasting were one of the first couples to marry in Humboldt County during that brief period in 2008 before Proposition 8 passed and prevented counties from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples. They’d been in love since 1990 and had married in Canada in 2006. Not shy of making a statement (their daughter Abigail led an equality march across the Golden Gate Bridge at age 4), the couple had been coming into County Clerk Carolyn Crnich’s office once a year since 2004 to apply for a license, knowing they’d be denied. When the state Supreme Court ruled in May 2008 that gay marriage was protected by the California constitution, Tharp recalled, Crnich personally called them and said “get down here.”
After marrying, they moved to Salt separate countries, even though it might Lake City, where Tharp studied to be a sometimes seem that way.” Unitarian Universalist minister, then to Phillip Smith-Hanes, the county’s chief Oregon, where they now live with their administrative officer, said he was pleased three children. Tharp said she’s uncertain by the Supreme Court’s ruling, but that he what federal benefits will actually apply and his husband Stan aren’t the “poster to her and her family — Oregon does not children” for the effects of DOMA’s recognize gay marriages. “I’m still kind of repeal. He doesn’t predict any looming waiting to see how all this works. My hope effects on their marriage. “The impact is that Congress and Obama will pass is not really immediate,” he said. “By the something that will put time I get there, Social an end to this ridiculous Security may or may awkward web of instinot exist.” tutional discrimination Last month, the toward LGBT people.” Arizona Daily Sun It’s unclear what benreported that Smithefits will be provided Hanes was one of five to same-sex couples finalists for Coconino in states like Oregon, County manager. Arizowhere gay marriages na, like most U.S. states, are not recognized by doesn’t recognize gay the state government. marriage. Smith-Hanes The federal agencies was quick to point out that determine those he hasn’t gotten a job benefits often look to offer yet, and it remains the state for marriage unclear how federal validation, according benefits will be handled to the Human Rights in those states, should Campaign. The Internal the couple decide to Revenue Service and move. Social Security, for ex“The nice part about ample, look to the state living in California is that where a couple lives, I don’t expect too much not where they got change for us,” he said. married. Other agenFor couples in gaycies may look to the marriage-friendly states, state where a couple DOMA’s repeal could go was married, or offer no a long way, particularly clear indication how a for federal employees, — Jamila Tharp marriage is verified. whose spouses will now “That’s the big quesbe eligible for benefits. tion,” said Jan Ostrom, a Following last week’s retired Humboldt State decision, National ForUniversity and College of the Redwoods est Service biologist Karen Pope said she film professor. “If we move to Alabama are and her girlfriend of five years, Sherilyn we suddenly unmarried?” Munger, began making plans to marry Ostrom, and her wife Alexandra Winethis fall. For them, filing joint taxes will land, who have been together 28 years, simplify things, but not alter the amount were the second gay couple to marry in they pay — their incomes are about the Humboldt County Courthouse. Both equal, Pope said. The crucial change is nearing 70 years old, they’re retired and Munger’s insurance. She works part time stable, with three daughters, seven grandfor Coldwell Banker and has her own children and a newly born great grandproperty management company. “She just child. For them, the DOMA ruling was has catastrophic [coverage] and the rates more a philosophical victory than a fiscal go up every year because she gets older,” one, Ostrom said. “What we expect now Pope said. When they marry, Pope will is to be treated the same as everybody add Munger to her insurance. “That’ll be else,” she said. huge.” But one of their three daughters, also a Charlotte Medina also looks forward lesbian, lives in Alabama — another state to health insurance. Her wife Melissa has that bans gay marriage — with her wife. health insurance through her job teaching The DOMA ruling was a victory, Ostrom art to developmentally delayed adults, said, but the remaining uncertainties need but it’s too expensive for them to considto be addressed. “They’re going to have er adding Charlotte to the plan because to recognize these marriages. We are not the insurance company doesn’t recognize continued on next page
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continued from previous page their marriage, she said. “I’m hoping I might get health insurance now.” While DOMA’s repeal doesn’t mean drastic changes for them (“We don’t have kids and we’re still pretty young and we’re super poor”), Charlotte said, the nuts and bolts make a difference. “It’s death and taxes,” she said. “It’s all really practical and it’s not very glamorous or romantic stuff — the things you don’t necessarily want to talk about.” Since they married in 2008, they filed cumbersome tax returns each year — joint state taxes, two individual federal returns and a federal addendum to explain how shared income, assets and debts were accounted for. “It’s almost like being half married.” Eileen Sacra Capaccio, a certified public accountant at Hunter, Hunter and Hunt in Eureka, said filing joint taxes will not necessarily save a married gay couple money. If both are employed, the combined income could push them into a higher tax bracket. “It is going to be on a case-by-case basis, and it’ll help some people.” Capaccio said she filed extensions this year for gay clients who would benefit from a joint filing, anticipating that the DOMA ruling might change their federal status. The six-month extension may not be enough, Capaccio said. The ruling isn’t official until late July, and then all eyes will be on the Internal Revenue Service for instructions. She’s not sure whether the IRS will enact and explain new policies in time for the Oct. 15 filing deadline. Ric Warren, who owns Ric’s Haircolor Salon in Arcata, said he and his husband Dante DiGenova were relieved that the ruling could provide additional clarity for medical decisions. “I can make a decision for him and he can make a decision for me that, hopefully, we’ve discussed prior.” Referencing stories of legal battles that have occurred around the U.S. between surviving gay spouses and disapproving families, Warren said it was a relief that the house they own together could be transferred with relative simplicity. “When you’re gay, oftentimes there are
people in your family who disapprove,” Warren said. “Somebody on the other side of the family might decide they’re going to step in and take it — and before, they could have. We’d like to decide who got it.” “It’s nice to have some clarity where we stand,” DiGenova said. “Especially since we’ve been together so long. After a while you sort of expect you have the same rights as everybody else.” Some readers may have seen a video circulating around Facebook recently of two Humboldt County sisters introducing President Obama at an LGBT Pride Month reception. After calling for increased school funding and gun control, Zea and Luna Weiss-Wynne asked for Obama’s support of gay marriage “because we have two moms and they are just as good as other parents. They love us a lot.” Those moms, Nora Wynne and Lara Weiss, were celebrating the DOMA ruling last week. Weiss, who works for the County Department of Public Health, said she and Wynne have talked about working internationally — a realm of uncertain protections for gay American couples. Repeal of DOMA could make it safer for gay couples to work abroad, Wynne speculated. Zea and Luna, both 9, are happy with the ruling, though Wynne said their daughters struggle with understanding why people oppose gay marriage. “To them it’s a very public issue right now, more than what they’re used to.” Many questions remain. Some benefits may apply retroactively for couples who have been married. It’s still unclear how federal benefits will be awarded in states that don’t recognize gay marriage. Section 2 of DOMA, which allows states to discriminate against gay couples married in other states, still stands. Nearly everyone who spoke with the Journal about DOMA last week said more needs to be done to recognize LGBT rights. They called for protections against discrimination in adoptions, housing and employment. Still, the latest victory, Jamila Tharp said, was more than a twinkle of hope. “We’re really positive. We feel like there’s going to be tremendous change.” l
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Benefits at a Glance The Defense of Marriage Act limited more than 1,100 benefits and protections for couples in gay marriages. With Section 3 of the act repealed, it appears gay couples may be afforded those rights. According to the Human Rights Campaign, a national organization that has advocated for LGBT rights, people living in gay-marriage-approved states should be eligible for those benefits as soon as the Supreme Court’s decision takes effect, 25 days after the ruling was issued. Among them, according to a task force of LGBT advocacy groups, are: Military spousal benefits: Service members receive roughly 30 percent of their total compensation in base pay. The remaining 70 percent comes from special allowances and benefits, including many that are increased for married service members. They include retirement benefits, insurance coverage, the ability to move off base with a spouse, and access to legal assistance, base facilities and family center programs. Medical leave: The Family and Medical Leave Act allows eligible employees of covered employers to take unpaid leave to care for a spouse who has a serious health condition. Federal employees: Spouses of federal employees may be eligible for employer-provided health insurance coverage, although it remains unclear how this will be handled in states that ban gay marriage. Social Security: The retirement spousal benefit allows a non-earning or lower earning spouse to collect an amount that is equal to half of the other spouse’s Social Security benefit. In addition, Social Security pays benefits to people who cannot work because they have a medical condition that is expected to last at least one year or result in death. Federal taxes: The Internal Revenue Service is expected to ask gay married couples to file joint tax returns. For those marriages recognized by the IRS, tax preparation should be simpler and less expensive than it was with DOMA. The questions that have faced married same-sex couples at tax time, like “who claims which child” and “how much of the mortgage deduction or charitable deduction do we each take” are eliminated for married same-sex couples. Immigration: The spouse of a U.S. citizen will, in many cases, qualify for a green card. Private employment: Although DOMA did not bar private employers from offering most spousal employment benefits to employees’ same-sex spouses, it subjected same-sex couples to discriminatory tax treatment. For example, married same-sex couples had to pay additional income taxes on the value of employer-sponsored health insurance, and divorced same-sex couples were barred by federal law from obtaining a court order sharing pension benefits as part of a divorce agreement. More information is available at www.hrc.org. l
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What Next for Gay Marriage Foes? By Emily Hamann
hile Proposition 8 proponents have been strategizing about how to salvage a ban on gay marriages in California, some in Humboldt County are saying that at this point, their best strategy is prayer. With the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals acting swiftly last week to lift its stay on gay unions, and the state attorney general, governor and department of public health all on board, chances are looking bleaker for tactics that could halt the marriages. “Proposition 8 is going to die a quiet death,” said Vikram Amar, associate dean for academic affairs and professor at the U.C. Davis School of Law. Protect Marriage, the group that lobbied for Proposition 8 and hired the legal team to defend it in court, has run out of options, he said. The Alliance Defending Freedom, a group of attorneys that acted as cocouncil in the Proposition 8 case, had asked the Supreme Court on Saturday to block the state’s issuance of marriage licenses. But on Sunday, Justice Anthony Kennedy turned down that request, without comment. Jordan Lorence, senior council at the alliance, told the Journal in a phone interview on Monday that the alliance is weighing two options: making its next stand in state court or in federal court. If it wants to try federal court, it has 25 days from when the decision was announced to petition the Supreme Court for a rehearing of the case. If it opts to fight in state court, Lorence said, it might look into representing a county clerk who ignores the governor’s call to issue marriage licenses to gay couples. “The only thing [county clerks] are required to do is uphold all parts of the state constitution, which includes Proposition 8,” he said.
It’s possible that in some California county, a county clerk might refuse to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, arguing that the earlier court case applied only to the two couples who sued to block Proposition 8. That would be unlikely to go far, though, Amar said. California Attorney General Kamala Harris, in her analysis of last week’s Supreme Court ruling on Proposition 8, wrote that it applies statewide since it involves a constitutional challenge to the law. Thus, Harris said, all county clerks must issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples if they want to uphold the law. While the lawyers and the judges battle it out, Humboldt County residents who have been pushing against gay marriage have been turning inward. “Our first pushback is prayer,” said Cameron English, lead pastor of the Eureka First Assembly of God. “This country was founded on God, and we’re turning our back on God,” he said. Other people, like 59-year-old India Nzila, believe that prayer is the only option left to them. She has been a Christian for about 40 years, and attends Arcata First Baptist Church. “I believe that marriage is something that comes from the Bible. It has everything to do with my faith,” she said. She made very clear that she does not dislike gay people. “My heart is not against them,” she said. She is even in favor of civil unions, and certain legal rights for gay couples, “but calling it marriage is just not cool.” “It’s like hijacking something that comes from the Bible,” she said. “It’s like hijacking my faith.” She is not married and said that because of the ruling, she doesn’t ever want to get married. “It’s no longer a sacred thing,” she said. “It’s kind of pointless.” “My heart is just broken.” ●
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A Time to Embrace By Carrie Peyton Dahlberg and Emily Hamann
ith chants and kazoos, cheers and party horns, revelers sent up a joyful noise in Eureka and Arcata on Wednesday evening, celebrating a pair of Supreme Court rulings on gay marriage. Outside the Humboldt County Courthouse in Eureka, drivers honked in shared jubilation as they passed, and Susan McGee marveled that the support had begun sounding the minute she arrived around 5 p.m. So much had changed in her lifetime, McGee said. Twenty years ago, in a time when gay marriage seemed to be “the idea of science fiction and fantasy … I would never have believed it.” Not just the support from the nation’s highest court, but the acceptance from so many who would once have been hostile or indifferent. McGee, of the Humboldt Equality Coalition, helped organize the rally along with Linda Shapeero of the Eureka-Arcata PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays). They figured that well over 200 people had stopped by the Eureka event sometime during the evening, because they had handed out 125 chant sheets and plenty of people didn’t take one. When people weren’t chanting (“two, four, six, eight, give us equality in every state,”) they were waving rainbow flags, hoisting signs that read “love unites” and “love wins again,” and hugging. And smiling. But many also remembered that one day earlier, the U.S. Supreme Court had struck down part of the federal Voting Rights Act, in a decision they feared could make it easier for states to shut people out of the voting booth. Again and again on Wednesday, in tweets and Facebook posts that sounded twin notes of celebration and sorrow, Jan Ostrom saw the same theme: “Don’t forget what happened the day before.” Ostrom, carrying a sign that proclaimed “our love is here to stay,” was at the courthouse with her wife, Alexandra Wineland. They were the second couple married in Humboldt back in 2008, during the last brief window when gay marriage was legal here. Now, just a week past their fifth anniversary, they were reveling in the sunshine and taking a moment to reflect
on all that the court has done in the past few days. “It’s on our minds because oppressed people are oppressed,” Ostrom said of the voting rights decision. “It’s very depressing that my country would want to do this.” Still, said Amy Granfield, who had driven down from Kneeland with her partner to join the rally, other times have looked bleak too, and people have muddled through, claiming what victories they can. Wednesday evening, outside the courthouse in Eureka and at the Arcata Plaza, was for the victories. At the celebration in Arcata, Cheryl Rau said she was not sure that the Supreme Court would rule in favor of marriage rights for all. “It was hard to read, especially after the way the Voting Rights Act went.” Either way, though, the rally would’ve been held on the Arcata Plaza. “We were going to come whether it was good news or bad news,” she said. Rau has been with her partner, Patricia McCutcheon, for 28 years. At one point, McCutcheon got on the rudimentary sound system that was set up at the north end of the plaza and recited a poem, “Unsanctioned Epithalamium.” She added the caveat that it was now out of date. An epithalamium is a poem about marriage. Around 70 people had gathered on the plaza. Some had rainbow flags. Some had signs. When there wasn’t a speaker on the mic, there were chants (“straight, gay, black, white, marriage is a civil right”) and songs (“For What’s It’s Worth,” by Buffalo Springfield). Ten-year-old Abby HastingsTharp came down from Salem, Ore., with her two brothers and mother to celebrate the victory. She’s been a gay-rights activist since she was 4 years old, when she led a march across the Golden Gate Bridge. “I think it’s wrong that my moms aren’t allowed to get married,” she said. Although marriages between same-sex couples still aren’t recognized in Oregon, today’s ruling brought a new hope, and a
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above About 70 people gathered on the Arcata Plaza to celebrate the Supreme Court rulings on DOMA and Proposition 8. top In Arcata, revelers hold signs next to the speaker on the mic. left Signs in support of gay marriage line the sidewalks at the Arcata Plaza. below Brothers Kaiden, 6, and Alexander, 5, sit on the sidelines of the rally in Arcata. Photos by Kimberly Hodges
new legitimacy, for California couples, Jerryl Lynn Rubin said. “The clean, pure law of the land says you’re equal,” she said. “Law comes first, and then prejudice gets erased.” Soon marriages between gay couples will become normalized, she said. “There are people who are not going to remember before this day.” It is historic, she said. “It’s a new day.” l
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Before You Give Someone Your Heart By Jennifer Savage 1. Your heart has value. Only share it with people who are, at the very least, kind, funny and honest. Those are non-negotiable. Do not place your heart in the hands of anyone who delights in embarrassing you, treats you as if you are undeserving of love or otherwise leaves you feeling worse about yourself. 2. We’re all allowed some insecurities. When you give someone your heart, you might discover you have ones you didn’t know about. You might notice the ones you thought you had under control rearing up like snakes intent on poisoning your relationship. You might need to, as they say, do a little work on yourself. Most of our hearts have been damaged before, but try to hand yours over somewhat repaired instead of still bleeding. Take measure: Did you grow
up feeling loved, protected and as if your home was a place of joy? Or did you flee to Humboldt to nurse your wounds? Are you comfortable taking yourself out to ATL for a Sunday evening movie? When’s the last time you went to the beach alone? Do you constantly compare yourself to others and believe you’re lacking? Do you find yourself repeating mistakes because your heart stays on the same path despite your brain’s pleas to go the other way? Are you able to walk into Good Relations and pick out a new best friend without getting the shakes? You don’t have to be perfect! But the more whole you can be before trusting your happiness to another, the healthier for both of you. We pick better people when we feel good about ourselves.
3. Trust your friends. If their instincts are to protect you from pain, listen. If the new person in your life insists you leave the people who’ve known and loved you for years, run. For example: You’re happy-houring at Oberon with your pals and your date walks into the room. Does your heart soar or sink? If a grin appears on your face before you could even think to smile, life is how it should be. If your neck tenses up and you find yourself cataloging possible offenses, you’ve placed your heart with someone who doesn’t deserve it. Take it back firmly and walk away. 4. Knowing that the health of your heart depends on another is scary. You might find yourself more attuned to perceived threats than usual. You might overreact. Rare is the person in love who hasn’t done something stupid because of it. Minimize the damage and potential lasting embarrassment by having any angry/sad/accusatory conversations in person or talking on the phone. Facebook and texts last long after the emotional rush has worn off. (Confession: I have so regretted getting into an argument with a friend via FB messages, that I snuck onto the computer and deleted our entire conversation. Which is also a shitty thing to do. We should own our words, but it’s easier when they exist only in the actual atmosphere, not the virtual one.) Plus, we live in a small town — keeping drama private is hard enough. Go public and be defined as that crazy person
forever. Point being, when you find yourself panicked or enraged, vent to a friend or a very private diary or journal. Spew forth. Write furiously. Then take about 18 zillion deep breaths, muster your maturity and have that tough talk like a grown-up. 5. Odds are, you’ll get hurt. It happens. (See: Entire history of art, music, storytelling, literature, etc.) Kind people have cruel moments. Funny people twist comedy into criticism. Honest people trip up. Smart people make mistakes. All you can do is your best. BONUS: You’ve entrusted your heart to someone and so far, so good. So good, in fact, that you’re considering a domestic arrangement — marriage, maybe, or cohabitation. Congratulations. But know this: Love is not enough. You have to take a hard look at long-term expectations and practical day-today functioning. Are you a stuff person and he’s a space person? Do you put in a 60-hour work week while she lies on the couch reading Savage Henry from cover to cover? Are you taking out direct deposit advances because you want a new dress while he wears shoes until his feet slide out the holes? Do you dream of storming Manhattan someday and she dreams of homesteading in Petrolia? Are you unenthused about monogamy and your partner counting on it? Even initially charming differences easily become fodder for divorce. Avoid future headaches and heartache by sorting all this stuff out beforehand. l
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Trees, Please! By Barry Evans
or a destination whose “Heart of the Redwood Coast” image is promoted as a tourist magnet, Eureka itself may seem like a bit of a letdown. Visitors used to the leafy streets of San Diego, Sacramento or Palo Alto, for instance, might find our mostly sparse and immature crop of sidewalk trees out of kilter with our arboreal reputation. However, with nearly 2,000 trees owned and maintained by the city, plus hundreds more sidewalk trees maintained by property owners, Eureka is ahead of most other comparably sized Californian cities. And in the cities mentioned, electric utilities’ policies of encouraging shade trees to reduce air conditioner use has been a major factor. Reduced energy use is by no means the only benefit provided by urban trees. Trees can: Calm traffic, turning transportation corridors into avenues. A study in Texas, published in 2006, showed a 46 percent decrease in urban arterial crash rates following tree planting. Reduce air pollution by trapping particulates (dust, ash, pollen and smoke) and harmful gases such as ozone, carbon monoxide and nitrogen oxides. In addition, trees absorb carbon dioxide and emit oxygen through photosynthesis. Fight the atmospheric greenhouse effect by removing the carbon from carbon dioxide and storing it as cellulose in their trunks. On average, healthy urban trees store about 13 pounds of carbon annually. Reduce stormwater pollutants that would otherwise flow into lakes or oceans by absorbing surface runoff and purifying pollutants that come into contact with tree roots. Increase economic stability by attract-
ing visitors to shady downtown streets, encouraging them to linger and shop longer than they would have otherwise. Plus, incidents of street and property crime are consistently lower in tree-lined areas compared to barren streets, according to two studies published in Landscape and Urban Planning and Environment and Behavior. Reduce noise pollution by absorbing traffic sounds. Following the adoption of a City Council motion to establish Eureka as a “tree-lined city” in 2005, two groups — Redwood Community Action Agency and Keep Eureka Beautiful — have been working with the city to plant sidewalk trees. Both groups are supported by grants from the state and private foundations. One focuses on low-income areas, and the other plants trees all over Eureka. The city supports the groups by cutting the concrete (charging on a time-and-materials basis) and waiving permit fees, while Pierson’s Nursery provides trees to the groups at cost. The organization I belong to, Keep Eureka Beautiful, has planted nearly 600 trees on behalf of homeowners, who pay a nominal cost to have the group’s volunteers plant a tree (or trees) next to their property. Homeowners are also responsibility for maintenance and liability. Trees have been around since the first animals emerged from Earth’s oceans 300 million years ago, and now they offer so much while asking so little. Thanks to the volunteer groups and an enlightened city policy, the goal of tree-lined streets throughout Eureka is slowly coming to fruition. And we’ll all be the healthier for it. ● Barry Evans (email@example.com) believes the ancient adage “plant a tree, go to heaven.”
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ven if you’ve never laid eyes on one of Michael Guerriero’s distinctive serigraphs, you have likely seen one of the first works he created after moving here in 1977. Fresh out of grad school in Kalamazoo, Mich., Guerriero put his graphic design skills to use offering signpainting services to Old Town businesses. Up against other newcomers like Duane Flatmo, Guerriero convinced several shops to take his offer. Jim Dunn’s Cosmopolitan, a faded gray sign for a historic watering hole, is the only remaining venture from those days, and it’s great fun to look back 36 years and witness the early efforts of one of Humboldt County’s premier serigraphers. An affable, tall man with silver splinters in his short-cropped, curly hair, Michael Guerriero has a quick laugh and a radiant smile. He has served as a member of the Bridgeville School Board and conducted art workshops with local kids about the Eel River salmon run (“Salmon Celebration,” April 5, 2012). Guerriero also represented Humboldt County for a decade by designing and building the county’s State Fair exhibits. With the help of many, including Mark McCullough (Mr. Fish), Libby Maynard, Jim McVicker, Stock Schlueter and Eric Hollenbeck (from Blue Ox Millworks) the exhibits won two Best of Show titles along with a plethora of other accolades (“Putting a Face on Humboldt,” August, 1997). Of course, Guerriero is probably best known for his luscious landscapes. An early visit to screen printer John Wesa’s studio gave him the courage to jump into screen printing,
something that he’d been interested in since high school. Guerriero built himself a home studio, a press and some frames, and got down to some serious serigraphy. So what’s the difference between screen printing, silk screening and serigraphy? Essentially nothing. They all involve the construction of an image by pressing ink through a screen onto a substrate, usually a piece of paper or fabric. The process originated in China a thousand years ago, but now that most screens are polyester instead of silk, the most commonly used terms are screen printing and serigraphy. The term serigraphy was coined in the early 20th century as a way for artists to distinguish their work from the onslaught of mass-produced screen printed goods that were just becoming available. While a commercial screen printer will cut corners to keep costs down, a serigrapher uses all the tricks of the trade to produce a refined aesthetic. It might not be the most efficient way of working, Guerriero says with a laugh, but the results are worth it. Guerriero usually begins with a photograph that balances larger abstract shapes and realistic natural elements. Then using Photoshop he creates a “cartoon,” or a filtered rendition of the photo somewhat akin to a black and white line drawing. This goes below a layer of glass, on top of which he begins painting a series of screens. Each screen is like a stencil, blocking off some areas of the print while allowing other areas to receive the ink.
Working from a few dozen containers of variously hued yellows, blues and reds, Guerriero mixes the background colors first. These tones are pulled from his initial photograph, but as the print advances the photo becomes irrelevant as Guerriero blends custom colors to harmonize into a final print. For many of the works as many as 15 stencils, or frames, are used to layer color after color on top of one another. During the prints’ progression, the stencils get smaller and smaller to lend increasingly detailed features to the more expansive layers of color below. Viewers who look closely at each print will notice lingering details, sometimes just a watery glint or an angled shaft of ashen rain that indicates how carefully Guerriero has planned out his prints. Each of these works embodies a calculated process from start to finish. These are not paintings that take on a life of their own as they are painted, but rather a meticulous journey through successive layers of color. Indeed, Guerriero hopes his viewers will “look beyond the landscape they are seeing [for] the brush marks, the hand that is applied and the way the overlapping aspects of the print interact.” With that in mind, these serigraphs truly are “more than just an attempt to represent the landscape.” A close examination of the prints highlights the intricate layers that comprise each print, but pull back a few steps and the composition reveals the worldly, observant sense of design Guerriero possesses. Like many other serigraph artists, Guerriero harnesses
the power of strong graphic elements in order to make the most of his medium. Rocks rise up like monoliths, watersheds recede, beaches swoon and clouds reveal the sky’s majesty. One print, titled “West of Yachats,” offers dark lavenders, seaweed greens, and rough aquamarines drifting below milky salmons, faded oranges and husky yellows. Some of the shapes are sharp with pinpoint details. Others have edges bleeding delicately into receding layers. The soft, dappled effects of Guerriero’s color combinations seem to erase the stencil edges, bordering on a watercolor effect. Michael Guerriero moves to Yachats, Oregon this month. In his new seaside village he has bought a few parcels to live in and build on with the assistance of his architect son. Along with furthering his portfolio with new images of the Oregon coast, Guerriero also plans to continue his recent foray into acrylic painting. A reception for his show “Farewell” will be held at the Sewell Gallery Fine Arts from 6-9pm on July 6 for Arts! Alive. The Sewell features only Humboldt County artists, so this may be your last chance to see a comprehensive local show of his work. ● Ken Weiderman also encourages printmaking enthusiasts to visit Drrrrty,a show by the Giant Squid Printmakers Collective at Ink People’s Brenda Tuxford gallery during Saturday’s Arts! Alive.
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can landscape, especially his images of Yosemite National Park. 7. THE LOCAL 517 F St. Jenna Aiello, prints and other mixed media. 8. SACRED PALACE BOUTIQUE 516 Fifth St. Peter Canclini, “Be Kind Anyway,” photography. 8a. EUREKA STUDIO ARTS 526 Fifth St. A painting demonstration by artist/ Presented by the Humboldt Arts Council and Eureka Main Street. instructor Stock Schlueter from 6-7 p.m. Opening receptions for artists, exhibits and/or performances are Paintings by Schlueter and his students, held the first Saturday of each month. Phone (707) 442-9054 or go along with work by fellow instructors to www.eurekamainstreet.org for more information or to have an Micki Dyson-Flatmo, Brent Eviston, Joan exhibit or performance included. Gold, Kathy O’Leary, Rachel Schlueter and Amy Stewart. 9. LIVING ROOM GALLERY at MIKKI 1. EUREKA INN 518 Seventh St. Lauren Cogan ris.” Youth Gallery: MGMA Museum Art School, MOVES REAL ESTATE 805 Seventh St. Jones, mixed media. art created in the 2012-2013 sessions. Stock and Rachel Schlueter, paint2. HUMBOLDT ARTS COUNCIL at the Morris 4. REDWOOD ART ASSOCIATION 603 F St. “Art as ings. The Vanishing Pints, performing. Graves Museum of Art 636 F St. PerforCommunity.” 93 pieces by 64 artists. WaterMasterly paintings, refreshments and mance Rotunda: The Soulful Sidekicks, a color, oil, and acrylic painting to various forms civilized debauchery! duet featuring Ginger Casanova on guitar, of printmaking, photography, mixed media and 10. MANHARD CONSULTING 611 I St. Frank banjo and vocals and Laura Hennings on sculpture. Speck, “Urban Landscapes,” acrylic on guitar, harmonica and vocals. William 5. BOHEMIAN MERMAID 511 Sixth St. New glass canvas, refreshments served. Thonson Gallery, The Left Edge Atrium art pendants by Joele Williams, local beach When she’s not making art, Sarah Stednitz is working on her 11. EUREKA SPA AND SALON 601 Fifth St. and Rotunda Gallery: selections from the photography by Dave J Struthers, copper art master’s degree in neuropsychology at Humboldt State. That Complimentary hair chalking, braiding, Humboldt Art Council permanent collecby Amber Jones, fine beaded jewelry by Merit might explain why a lot of her art focuses on perception, stress fix ritual; live music, tbd. tion. Homer Balabanis Gallery: Humboldt Cape. madness, psychedelica and femininity. Her paintings will be 12. SEWELL GALLERY FINE ART 423 F St. Artist Gallery featuring representational 6. F STREET FOTO GALLERY at Swanlund’s on display at Good Relations during Arts Alive! and until Richard Duning, “The Journey.” Special and abstract paintings, prints, jewelry, phoCamera, 527 F St. “ANSEL ADAMS AMERICAN exhibit, “Farewell to Michael Guerriero”, September. tographs and ceramics. Anderson Gallery: LANDSCAPES 1923 – 1968”, American photogserigraphs. Doug Felden and 4/4 Jazz “Botanically Inclined.” Knight Gallery: Gary rapher and environmentalist. Remembered for performing; beverage sales benefit AcCawood. Floyd Bettiga Gallery: “Meet Morhis black and white photographs of the Ameriart, antiques and memorabilia. cess Humboldt. 18b. MANTOVA’S TWO STREET MUSIC 124 Second 13a. SIDEWALK GALLERY at ELLIS ART AND Humbo ldt Bay St. Classic rock by UFOB. ENGINEERING 401 Fifth St. Shannon Korb, Ma35 18c. THE BLACK FAUN GALLERY 120 Second St. terial Boy and Vince Chritten, “DISILLUSION/ JULY 2013 35a Jessica Albee and Donica Wiesner, “Integral Diamonds.” 34 Embrace.” Yoga session from 6-7 p.m. and a live 14. AMIGAS BURRITOS 317 Fifth St. Katherine to 1516 1st St 19 19a 33 set from DJ Gobi. Ziemer, photography. Vince Cavatio, “Wave and See Old Town 36 18d. SEE NO EVIL PHOTO GALLERY at SUITE C Surfing,” photography. Snug Alley Detail Map Romano Gazebo 34a STUDIO 129 Second St. Sonny Belk, “Sweet 14a. HUMBOLDT REPUBLICAN CENTRAL COMMITGabriel 22b 32a 49 49a 22 22b 50a 20 20a 20b 18d 30 31 31a Sea,” digitally enhanced photography. TEE 311 Fifth St. Claudia Lima, acrylics. to 58 59 2nd St 18c 18b 37 37a 38 38a 38b 47 51a 52 53 54 55 48 19. STEVE AND DAVE’S First and C streets. Marni 21 21a 21b 23 15. PRIMATE TATU 139 Fifth St. Michael Arneson, 18 46 Imperial Square 23a 28 27 Schneider, photography. 39 “Old School Art.” 51 17a Opera Alley 44b 44a 27a 19a. REDWOOD CURTAIN 220 First St. (Main 16. BAR FLY PUB AND GRUB 91 Commercial St. Clarke 40 44 24 Plaza 17 Entrance Through Snug Alley) Lobby Gallery: 43 42 56 Marnie Schneider, artwork; art from Kathleen to 57 3rd St 25 25a James Hildebrandt, paintings and shadow Bryson’s private collection. Music by the Blast 41 puppetry. “The Heir Apparent” 8 p.m. opening Match, no cover, 9 p.m. night with Gala reception, $17. 17. CHERI BLACKERBY GALLERY and THE STUDIO 20. CHAPALA CAFE 201 Second St. Kylan Luken, 35 272 C St. First solo show for Sarah Deniston, 11 4th St photography. 35a “Come Travel the 34 20a. ACCENT GALLERY 219 Second St. Music by the World,” paintDOWNTOWN 10 to 1516 1st St Redwood Dixie Gators. ings. 1912 19a 33 12 20b. GOOD RELATIONS 223 Second St. Sarah StedOLD 17a. C STREET 15 13a 14a 14 36 nitz, “Seber Dream,” paint, ink and charcoal. STUDIOS AND Snug Alley TOWN 5th St Romano Detail 21. 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Maker Project. 22b. RUSTIC WEST TRADING CO. 339 Second St. Louise Zuleger, jewelry; Jim Cernohlavek, pottery; Jaime Weideman, dream catchers; Millie Quam, jewelry. 23. CIARA’S IRISH SHOP 334 Second St. Paul Dixon, “Scotland,” photography. 23a. HUMBOLDT GLASS BLOWERS 214 E St. Monica Haff, paintings; pinball tournament. 24. CLARKE HISTORICAL MUSEUM Third and E streets. Artists Marlette Grant-Jackson and Loren Lavine; plus two new exhibits, “Quilts of Humboldt County” featuring our famous Grant quilt and “Natinixwe: The Hupa People.” Regalia-maker, member of the Hupa tribe and co-curator Bradley Marshall will be available to answer questions and discuss Hupa history and culture. Also the Redwood Empire Quilters Guild will also be available to answer quiltrelated questions and sell raffle tickets to win its Opportunity Quilt. 25. STUDIO 424 424 Third St. James Reid and Mark McKenna, photography. 26. SHIPWRECK 430 Third St. Jesse Wiedel,
tino, acrylic on canvas. 33. HSU FIRST STREET GALLERY 422 First St. Jeremy Farrell, Erin Figueroa, Keith Fleury, Rhianna Gallagher, Erin Grady, Kelsey Hardwick, Nurelle Harrigan, Nicholas Hunt, Nickolas C. Hurlbut, Hannah Jacobs, Kasey Jorgensen, Bobby Latona, Greg Lysander, Jamari Montgomery, Aaron Morris, Shawn O’Connor, Amelia O’Dell, Clárissa Pezone, Hannah Pierce, Anna Schneider, Natalie Schoch, Maccabee Shelley, Justin Skillstad, Ryan Spaulding, Michael Sutter, Sean Sutter, Rosalie Thomson, Kiersten Travis-McKittrick, Sara Jo Wolf, Sarah Woodard, “Young Alumni, 2013,” mixed media. 34. WHIPLASH CURVE JEWELERS 423 First St. Sharon Falk Carlsen, photography. 35. BAYFRONT RESTAURANT 1 F St. Plaza Huichol Indian Art from Mexico. 35a. LIVING THE DREAM ICE CREAM 1 F St. Sonny Wong, acrylic on canvas. 36. STRICTLY FOR THE BIRDS 123 F St. Leslie Anderson, photography, plus she will be signing her book: “Common Birds of Northwest California.” 37. EUREKA FABRICS 414 Second St. Nancy Kennedy, weaver, rugs and scarves. 37a. LITTLE SHOP OF HERS 416 Second St. Enter the Miniverse! A collaborative miniature art show featuring more than twelve local artists in an eclectic mix of medium, subject and style with one thing in common: All art included does not exceed five by five inches. 38. TREASURE TROVE 420 Second St. Sharon Collins, acrylics and oils. 38a. EUREKA BOOKS 426 Second St. Vintage posters. 38b. MANY HANDS GALLERY 438 Second St. Laurel A. Gilkerson, “In This MoNo, that’s not a printing error. Stephen Infantino paints landscapes on ment,” acrylic on canvas canvas — with a twist. He paints each portrait one block at a time, and with mixed media the blocks don’t always match up. Catch his paintings at Arts Alive! and 40. THE WINE SPOT 234 F through July at North Soles. St. Dave Van-Patten, mixed media; Jackson Falor-Ward, mixed media. paintings of psychic trauma, flying objects and 41. OLD TOWN JEWELERS 311 F St. Jody Bryan, mysterious holes. watercolors. 27. CAFÉ NOONER 409 Opera Alley Chris Hun42. COCO & CUVEE 531 Third St. Adam Foster, gerford, paper sculptures; The Living Rooms, photography performing. 43. DISCOVERY MUSEUM Corner of F and Third 27a. CLARKE PLAZA Scotia Band, performing. streets. Kids Alive Program drop off 5:30-8 p.m.; 28. RAMONE’S 209 E St. Cicely Ames, watercolors call for reservations 443-9694. and black ink art; Dr. Cheryl & Mr. Jay, acoustic 44. AMERICAN INDIAN ART GALLERY 241 F St. guitar and vocals. Edward Bowie Sr., Native American paintings 30. TRUCHAS GALLERY/LOS BAGELS 403 Second and other art. St. Ethan Bertz, local nature photography. 44a. OLD TOWN ART GALLERY 233 F St. Cynthia 31. BELLE STARR 405 Second St. Tina Gleave, paint Noble. on silk. 44b. HUMBOLDT BAY COFFEE 526 Opera Alley 31a. NORTH SOLES 407 Second St. Stephen Infancontinued on next page
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continued from previous page Brent Noel Eviston, artwork; Rick Fugate’s Unadulterated Accordion, performing; coffee tastings. 46. OLD TOWN COFFEE AND CHOCOLATES 211 F St. Eldon Green and Sarah Rodrigues, photography; Judy Robertson, acrylic paintings;
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What does it mean? You’ll have to find out for yourself at the Sewell Gallery, where Richard Duning’s paintings will be on display until July 27. Or you can come during Arts Alive! and ask him yourself.
Jim Lahman Band, performing. 47. OLD TOWN ANTIQUE LIGHTING Corner of Second and F streets. Antoinette Magyar, “Shadow and Light,” paintings. 48. OBERON GRILL 516 Second St. Permanent Display: historic photographs of old Eureka from Historical Society. Open late. 49. LINEN CLOSET 127 F St. Gina Mobley, alphabet photography. 49a. FIVE ELEVEN 511 Second St. Rob Hampson, large format paintings; The Uptown Kings, performing at 10 p.m. 51. PARASOL ARTS PAINT YOUR OWN POTTERY & MOSAICS 211 G St. Thomas Hunt, mosaic artist. 51a. HUMBOLDT BAY TOURISM CENTER 205 G St. Linda Mitchell, paintings. 52. ORANGE CUP CORAL SALON 612 Second St. Rob Hampson, abstract oils. 53. PIANTE 620 Second St. Dona Blakely and Russell Blakely. 55. SMUG’S PIZZA 626 Second St. Brandon Garland, pen and ink. 56. ORIGIN DESIGN LAB 621 Third St. Almond
will craft with your child while you check out the great art in Eureka. Call to reserve a spot at 497-6237; Guilty Apple, performing; food by Go Go Bistro. 57. STUDIO S 717 Third St. Multiple artists, paintings of water. 58. ADORNI CENTER 1011 Waterfront St. Clarissa Jones, oils, acrylics; Howard Rutherford, oils and watercolors; Melissa Zielinsky, glass; Paul Rickard, watercolors. 59. CASA BLANCA CATERING CO. 1436 Second St. Shawn Griggs, “Mexico On My Mind,” oil paintings. ●
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Trinidad Arts Night Trinidad’s first Friday art nights are back. More information available from www.TrinidadArtNights.com. 1. Trinidad Trading Company 460 Main St. Original songs by Sarah Torres. Gifts and featured art. 2. WindanSea 410 Main St. Featured art by local artists and gifts. 3. Trinidad Museum 400 Janis Court at Patricks Point Drive. “A Contribution to Prayer,” photographs of Native Americans of the Northwest, visual art by Lee Taylor Walashek and J. Goldsborough. Music TBA. 4. Ocean Grove 480 Patricks Point Drive. Afterparty! Ashanan (world beats, conscious lyrics, and reggae fusion), and T-Hawk (conscious Native Hip-Hop) starts at 9 p.m. Admission $5. 5. CL Leathers 490 Trinity St. Custom Leather and Design. Music by JD Jeffries in the Mobile Stage! 6. Trinidad Art Gallery 490 Trinity St. Reception for Oceana Madrone presenting beading and quilting. Music by Howdy Emmerson 6-7 p.m. and Tim Breed 7-9 p.m. 7. Saunder’s Park start of Patricks Point Drive. “Spin Jam” at 6:30 p.m. and Circus of the Elements at 8:45 p.m. Trinidad Skatepark Alliance WILL bring ramps. 8. The Lighthouse Grill 355 Main St. Paintings by Susan Mayclin Stephenson. Jewelry by Pachamama Jewels. Appetizers. El Flaco, performing. 9. Salty’s 322 Main St. Art by Lucas Thornton, custom shaped water crafts, oil paintings, reclaimed neoprene and fiberglass art. Music by Moonstone Heights. Fire Pit. 10. The Eatery 607 Parker St. TBA 11. Trinidad Town Hall 409 Trinity St. Art by Christy Chandler. Music presented by the Moonstone Outreach Project including Eclectica and various other music surprises. 12. Beachcomber Cafe 363 Trinity St. Photography by Jimmy. Music at 7:30 p.m. by acoustic duo Wandernest. 13. Ocean Wave Healing Arts Studio behind Beachcomber Cafe. Free sessions of Jin Shin Jyutsu and ortho-bionomy. Furniture and instruments by Mark “Tree” Allen. 14. Seascape Restaurant and Pier 1 Bay St. Featured artist Jeff Stanley. Acrylic Landscapes. 15. Trinidad B&B 560 Edwards St. Trinidad Landscapes by Sam Lundeen. 16. Moonstone Crossing 529 Trinity St. Wine Tasting. Paintings by David Steinhardt. Mosaics by Amber VanDunk and Jill Garinger. ●
You don’t have to travel to Thailand or Japan to see Susan Mayclin Stephenson’s paintings, although you could if you wanted to. Her art hangs in galleries all over the world, and now it’s hanging in the Lighthouse Grill in Trinidad. Stephenson has studied the work of the impressionist and post-impressionist masters. She uses those techniques to paint portraits, landscapes and scenes from her travels.
Independence Day Traditions By Travis Turner
he Fourth of July holiday weekend has a bit of tradition surrounding it and should send your favorite memories tumbling down the sensory chute and straight into your frontal lobe. I think of my first foray into lip-on-lip action — the girl I kissed on a family campout. My family camped at the same spot every year, but she never came back. Humboldt County has its own great Fourth of July weekend traditions, too. If you’re not out at a music festival, camping out looking for that girl who got away or lazily floating down the Eel River, check out a few them. The Jim Lahman Band, Redwood Dixieland Gators, Doug Fir & the 2x4s and the John David Young Trio will all be playing on the Old Town Square stage, smack in the middle of Eureka’s five-cityblock Fourth of July Extravaganza. Just down the street at Second and C, you can catch Fogliner, Lyndsey Battle, the M Notes and even more of the Redwood Dixieland Gators on the stage in front of Mantova’s Two Street Music. Keep walking and the Hot Rods Band will be playing at the foot of C Street from 5pm–9 p.m. as
part of the summer concert series. The Hot Rods are a high-energy oldies show joanne rand. photo by Michele Anne Louise Cohen. band from the San Francisco Bay Area, pumping out classic hits from the ’50s curtain rises at 8 p.m. and ’60s. On Saturday, check out psychedelicFerndale is bringing out the stars and folk-Americana-revival singer-songwriter stripes spectacular with a full day of Joanne Rand at the Mattole Valley Comevents including “Celebrate America” at munity Center in Petrolia. The show is the Ferndale Repertory Theatre at 3 p.m. part CD release party for her newest, Sto“Celebrate America” features Charles Beck ries from the Inside Out, and part benefit as Mark Twain, and Elisabeth Harrington, for the Mattole Elementary School. The Kyle Ryan, Craig Walvogel, Jeremy Webb, suggested donation at the door is $10-$15 Elena Tessler and Dianne Zuleger singing (no one will be turned away for lack of songs that honor the land of Budweiser funds). Bring extra cash for the bake sale and big ol’ trucks. Tickets are $10, $5 for at the venue. students. Call 1-800-838-3006 or go online at www.ferndale-rep.org. Friday will most likely find you somewhat beer-bloated and realizing that girl/ guy you were kissing in the dark under fireworks was not the person you wanted her/him to be. Chew off your arm and head to the Zeltsman Marimba Festival featuring Nancy Zeltsman and Fumito Nunoya with Pedro Carneiro playing music of Paul Simon — fist pump — and Suzanne Vega. It’s a 10 spot or a five and two singles for students and seniors. The
On Sunday, Allison Miller and Boom Tic Boom pound their way into the Arcata Playhouse at 8 p.m. Miller has played drums for everyone from Natalie Merchant to Ani DiFranco, and the group is on tour promoting their newly dropped No Morphine, No Lillies album. Miller stands alongside Myra Melford on piano, Jenny Scheinman on violin and Todd Sickafoose on bass, to play some very accessible progressive jazz. Pay specific attention to Melford as she floats and coaxes sound from her piano keeping the Miller-produced numbers tight, yet vibrant. Another Humboldt tradition is Monday night’s Rude Lion Sound funky reggae party at Ocean Grove in Trinidad. This reggae rager will leave you feeling irie and most likely hungry. Bring pudding packs, cherry limeade and goldfish crackers for the ride home. Happy Independence Day, Humboldt.
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If you’ve had enough of family on this holiday weekend, leave the kids at home and head down to “RED LIGHT IN BLUE LAKE,” a cabaret show this Friday and Saturday at the Carlo Theatre. It features Humboldt’s own VA VA VOOM BURLESQUE VIXENS, Complete with 10 women and a comedian MC.
Calling all metalheads! The METAL SHOW on Friday brings together four local metal bands under one roof at the Lil’ Red Lion. The lineup includes Locust Furnace, IGNiT, Skoptsy and a metal band that could only be from Humboldt County, Burning Hash.
The Independence Day party continues on into the weekend with the EUREKA SYMPHONY’S “STAR-SPANGLED SIXTH” of July. Join the symphony on Saturday at Fern Cottage near Ferndale for music, an ice cream social and tours of historic pioneer homes. Seating is limited, so reserve yours soon.
tinuing discussion of Ordinance 2488, which restricts access to public facilities, as well as the living conditions and available facilities for Humboldt County’s homeless population. Free. 668-4095.
Sip and Knit. 6 p.m. NorthCoast Knittery, 320 Second St., Eureka. Join fellow knitters, crocheters, weavers, spinners and other fiber artists as they socialize and work on their current projects. 442-9276.
Fourth of July Book Sale. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Arcata Plaza, Ninth and G streets. The Humboldt Branch of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom will hold a book sale on the Plaza and on H Street near 10th Street. Proceeds benefit the Edilith Eckhart Memorial Peace Scholarship. 822-5711.
Patriotic Party Circuit
Folklife Singalong. First Thursday of every month, 7-10 p.m. Arcata Community Center, 321 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway. Bring your voice, everything else is provided. Free. 839-7063. Summer Concert Series. 6 p.m. C Street Market Square, Foot of C Street, Eureka. Open-air music on Eureka’s waterfront. The Hot Rods perform oldies. Free. www. eurekamainstreet.org/node/866.
Henderson Center Farmers’ Market. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Henderson near F Street, Eureka. Fresh local produce, straight from the farmer. www.humfarm.org. 441-9999. McKinleyville Thursday Farmers Market. 3:15-6:30 p.m. McKinleyville Safeway Shopping Plaza, Central Avenue. Every Thursday. Fresh local vegetables, fruit and flowers straight from the farmer. Also fresh barbecued meats and live music.
Fourth of July Celebration. 10 a.m. Main Street, Ferndale. Free fire truck rides, parade and picnic. “Celebrate America” musical revue at Ferndale Rep. at 3 p.m. Fireworks at the fairgrounds at 9:30 p.m. Fourth of July Jubilee Festival. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Arcata Plaza, Ninth and G streets. More than 60 arts and crafts booths, music, food and a kids zone, featuring games, crafts and face painting. Free. Fourth of July Street Fair, Carnival and Fireworks. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Old Town Gazebo, Second and F streets, Eureka. Vendor booths, live music, food, crafts, art, classic cars, fire trucks. Fireworks start at 10 p.m. Free.
Human Rights Commission Monthly Meeting. First Thursday of every month, 5 p.m. County Courthouse, 825 Fifth St., Eureka. This month’s agenda includes con-
If we hadn’t thrown off the shackles of British tyranny, there’d be butter on all our sandwiches, sweaters would be jumpers, The Office would have ended ages ago and we’d have nothing to do on the Fourth of July. Lucky for us, we get to commemorate breaking up with the monarchy (we did it in a letter — was that bad?) and celebrate life, liberty and the pursuit of tasty street food. Fortuna is not waiting. On Wednesday, July 3, the town will host a picnic, with fire engine, fireworks, potato sack races and a tug of war. From 5:30-10:30 p.m. in Newburg Park, folks will be lining up for tri-tip or chicken plates ($10) and hot dog plates for kids ($5). Go easy on the barbecue if you’re planning on entering the pie-eating contest at 7 p.m., and maybe leave the bouncy house for the kids. Fireworks with oohs and ahs start after dark. Eureka Main Street knows how to throw a shindig.
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Starting at 10 a.m. on the Fourth, more than 100 vendors will be hawking crafts and goodies all over Old Town. Classic cars will be on display along with a fire truck, and you can get down to live music from two different stages. Your chance to shop, mingle and eat something on a stick goes until 5 p.m. Then come back at 10 p.m. for fireworks over Humboldt Bay. If you’ve recovered from the Oyster Festival, Arcata’s 4th of July Jubilee is going down on the plaza from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Look, Ma — no fence! Just loads of food, arts and crafts and live music so everyone can party like it’s 1776. Grab a blanket and stake out a spot, then take the little ones over to the Kid Zone, where they can do some spin-art, get their faces painted and check out the FreeLove Sideshow tent. Over in Ferndale the townsfolk are kicking off the celebration with free fire truck rides at 10 a.m. and a parade at noon. Ferndale Rotary is hosting an old-fashioned picnic at 1 p.m. with burgers or veggie burgers ($6) and hot dogs ($5) with sides and ice cream. Pick up tickets and catch Ferndale Repertory’s “Celebrate America” musical revue at 3 p.m. Then Paul Revere it over to the fairgrounds for a kiddie bounce house, food vendors and Bear River Casino’s fireworks show at 9:30 p.m. And that is how we roll in the colonies. — Jennifer Fumiko Cahill
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Arts Trinidad. First Friday of every month, 6-9 p.m. Trinidad Art, 490 Trinity St. Art and music in central Trinidad. Free. firstname.lastname@example.org. Haiku Art by Annette Makino. 6 p.m. Persimmons Garden Gallery, 1055 Redway Drive, Redway. Arcata artist Annette Makino will show her Japanese-inspired paintings in Southern Humboldt for the first time. The opening will also feature live music by the SoHum Girls and the Fabulous Resinaires. Free. www.makinostudios. com. 923-2748.
World Dance. 8-10 p.m. St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, 1675 Chester Ave., Sunny Brae. World dance sponsored by Humboldt Folk Dancers. Teaching and request dancing. Everyone is welcome. $3. g-b-deja@sbcglobal. net. 839-3665.
Metal Show. 9 p.m. Lil’ Red Lion Cocktail Lounge, 1506 5th St., Eureka. Featuring Locust Furnace, IGNiT, Skoptsy and Burning Hash. $5. Piano Bar. 6-10 p.m. Trinidad Town Hall, 409 Trinity St. Jerry Thompson plays it smooth on the Steinway with Sajha Eden’s soulful vocals. Old-timey tunes from Pilot Rock, too. $5-$10 donation, children free. Zeltsman Marimba Festival Faculty Concert 3. 8 p.m. Arcata Playhouse, 1251 Ninth St. Featuring Nancy Zeltsman and Fumito Nunoya with Pedro Carneiro playing music of Paul Simon and Suzanne Vega, among others. $10, $7 students and seniors.
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. The Heir Apparent. Gala event with reception on July 6. 8 p.m. Redwood Curtain, 220 First St., Eureka. In this farce, David Ives adapts Jean-Francois Regnard’s 1708 masterpiece, wherein Eraste desperately wants to marry Isabelle, but first he needs to secure an inheritance from his miserable old uncle, Geronte. email@example.com. www.redwoodcurtain.com. 443-7688. Red Light in Blue Lake: Adult Cabaret. 10:30 p.m. Carlo Theatre, 131 H St., Blue Lake. Special guest troupe the VaVa Voom Vixens vamp it up for two evenings of burlesque featuring full figures and a full bar. $20 in advance; $25 at the door. www.dellarte.com.
Garberville Farmers’ Market. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Garberville Town Square, Church Street. Local farm-fresh produce, meats, cheeses, baked goods and other specialty foods. EBT, Cal-Fresh and WIC accepted. 672-5224.
Free Humboldt Bay Boat Tours. 9 a.m. Humboldt Baykeeper, 217 E St., Eureka. Humboldt Baykeeper is offering free natural history boat tours of the north Humboldt Bay every weekend through the summer. The boat can accommodate up to five people. Make reservations one week in advance. Free. 268-8897.
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Pirate Ball. 8 p.m. Wharfinger Building, 1 Marina Way, Eureka. A fundraiser for the North Coast Repertory Theatre, the event includes dance music by Donna Landry with the Swing Set, performances by the Ya Habibi Dance Company, piratical face painting and tattoos, a silent auction and singing pirates. Eye patches, pirate swords, food and drink will be available for purchase. $10. 268-0175.
An Evening of Song and Story. 8 p.m. Westhaven Center for the Arts, 501 S. Westhaven Drive. Vocalist Josephine Johnson, gospel/bluegrass duo Mike and Julie Robinson. $5. 677-9493. Joanne Rand. 8 p.m. Mattole Valley Community Center, 29230 Mattole Road, Petrolia. CD release party for the album “Stories from the Inside Out (Nashville Sessions).” $10-$15 sliding scale. Zeltsman Marimba Fest Concert: Jazz and More. 8 p.m. Arcata Playhouse, 1251 Ninth St. Christos Rafalides, jazz vibes and Petros Klampanis, double bass, plus music of Frederic Rzewski and Nigel Westlake by Beverley Johnston, narrator, Pedro Carniero, conductor, Eugene Novotney, steel pan and festival participants. $10, $7 students and seniors.
The Comedy of Errors. 8 p.m. Rooney Amphitheater, 131 H St., Blue Lake. See July 5 listing. The Heir Apparent. 8 p.m. Redwood Curtain, 220 First St., Eureka. See July 5 listing. Red Light in Blue Lake: Adult Cabaret. 10:30 p.m. Carlo Theatre, 131 H St., Blue Lake. See July 5 listing.
Arts Alive. First Saturday of every month, 6-9 p.m. Old
Town Gazebo, F and Second streets, Eureka. Art, and a heap of it. All around Old Town, Eureka. Free. www. eurekamainstreet.org. 442-9054.
KEET Kids Club. First Saturday of every month, 12-2 p.m. Morris Graves Museum of Art, 636 F St., Eureka. Kids aged 2-8 hear a story and then create art, building their reading or comprehension skills. Each family leaves with a free book. Free. www.humboldtarts.org. 442-0278 ext. 201.
Arcata Farmers’ Market. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Arcata Plaza, Ninth and G streets. Locavores’ delight: fresh vegetables and fruit from local producers, food vendors, plant starts, flowers, live music every week at 10 a.m. Free. humfarm.org. 441-9999.
A Star-Spangled Sixth with the Eureka Symphony. 2-4 p.m. Fern Cottage, 2121 Centerville Road, Ferndale. Music from the Eureka Symphony’s Brass and Woodwind Ensemble, ice cream social, hot dogs, lemonade and historic tours of pioneer homes. Reservations encouraged $25/person, $40/couple, children under 12 and veterans free. 786-4835.
Arcata Marsh Tour. 2 p.m. Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary Interpretive Center, 600 S. G St. Meet a trained guide for a 90-minute walk focusing on the ecology of the marsh. Free. 826-2359. Audubon Society Arcata Marsh Tour. 8:30 a.m. Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary. Redwood Region Audubon Society is sponsoring a free public field trip. Bring your binoculars and have a great morning birding! Meet leader Joe Ceriani in the parking lot at the end of South I Street (Klopp Lake) in Arcata, rain or shine. Trip ends around 11 a.m. Lanphere Dunes Walk. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Pacific Union School, 3001 Janes Road, Arcata. Retired HSU Biology Professor Dr. John DeMartini leads a guided tour of the Lanphere Dunes. Meet at Pacific Union School. www. friendsofthedunes.org. 444-1397. Nature Center Volunteer Training. 10 a.m.-noon. Humboldt Coastal Nature Center, 220 Stamps Lane, Manila. Volunteers at the Nature Center are the face of Friends of the Dunes and they supply essential support for staff by greeting visitors, orienting guests to the trails, providing information about the building and organization, selling merchandise and answering phone inquiries. friendsofthedunes.org. 444-1397. Scat and Tracks Hike. 10 a.m. Sanctuary Forest Office, 315 Shelter Cove Road, Whitethorn. Hike leader Kim Cabrera, an interpretive specialist and a professional tracker, will focus on paw prints and poop, and identifying wild creatures by what they leave behind! Bring a lunch and water. Free, donations accepted. marisa@ sanctuaryforest.org. 986-1087.
“Embracing the Feminine” Opening Reception. 1 p.m. Westhaven Center for the Arts, 501 S. Westhaven Drive. Paintings by Guy Clement Joy and ceramics by Connie Butler. 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.
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Bayside Grange Music Project. 5-9 p.m. Bayside Grange, 2297 Jacoby Creek Road. From 5-7 p.m. anyone playing any instrument with any ability is invited; 7-9 p.m. people with wind instruments for Bandemonium. Donations. firstname.lastname@example.org. www.relevantmusic. org/Bayside. 442-0156. Music in the Garden — Scotia Band. Noon. Humboldt Botanical Gardens, College of the Redwoods, Eureka. Celebrate Independence Day weekend at the Humboldt Botanical Garden with John Phillip Sousa and the venerable Scotia Band. Music, root beer floats and popcorn! Free to members, nonmembers $5 garden admission. www.hbgf.org. 442-5139.
www.FortunaRodeo.com to buy tickets for any rodeo event, including the Barbecue, Cowboy Mixer and admission to all three days of rodeo events. Register for ATV events online, even buy Fortuna Rodeo hats and posters! Available until 5 p.m. Thursday July 11th.
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Zeltsman Marimba Fest Participants Concert. 8 p.m. Native American Forum, HSU, 1 Harpst St., Arcata. Ensemble music of Mark Applebaum, Daniel Levitan, Josh Gottry, Libor Sima and more. $10, $7 students and seniors.
Poets on the Plaza. Second Monday of every month, 8 p.m. Plaza View Room, Eighth and H streets, Arcata. Read/perform your original poetry or hear others. $1.
Freshwater Grange Breakfast. First Sunday of every month, 8-11 a.m. Freshwater Grange, 49 Grange Road, Eureka. Breakfast, conversation and locals served fresh. $5 adults; $3 kids. www.jfloss.com/grange/visitors/visitors.html. 442-7107.
Animism International. 4-6 p.m. North Coast Co-op, Eureka, 25 Fourth St. Reading and discussion on science, spiritual practices, sustainable food systems and more. This week will focus on The Holographic Universe by Michael Talbot. free. AnimismInternational@gmail.com. Eureka Mindfulness Group. “Transforming Anxiety and Depression” First Sunday of every month, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. First Christian Church Eureka, 730 K St. Heal your body and mind, practice meditation. Led by Cindy Grace. Donations accepted. www.humboldtmusic.com/ cindeegrace. 269-7044.
Plants of Headwaters. 10 a.m. Headwaters Forest Reserve, End of Elk River Road, six miles off Highway 101, Eureka. Join park ranger Gena Wood for a walk and talk about the historic uses/identification of native/exotic plants along the Elk River trail. The walk is level and for all abilities. Free. 825-2300. South End Headwaters Forest Hike. 10 a.m. South End Headwaters Forest Reserve, Newburg Road, Fortuna. This hike is by reservation only. It is a three-mile hike that is moderate to arduous. The hike is guided and winds through second and old-growth forest. Free. 825-2300.
Sandlot Baseball. 1 p.m. Sandlot league that’s been around for seven or eight years in Arcata — all skill levels — open invite hardball. Games are every Sunday on the field behind the CHP station in Arcata. 18-plus. Bring glove. email@example.com. 497-9594.
Redwood Coast Scrabble Club. 1-5 p.m. Arcata Community Center, 321 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway. Scrabble. Nothing more, nothing less. 677-9242.
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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.
Movies Night at the Library “Have you seen the movie?” “The book was better.” Book lovers and film buffs: Let’s not fight. Lay down your arms, climb out of the trenches and hail one another as equals. On July 9, the Eureka branch of the Humboldt County Library kicks off its free Blu Tuesdays film series with a month of classic movies based on books. Each Tuesday at 6:30 p.m., you can watch films on the library’s fancy new Blu-ray set-up and stay for a discussion with the week’s host. Should be nearly as much fun as all those times you said you were going to the library. Not every film adaptation is gold (see Dr. Seuss spinning like a dervish in his grave), but this line-up is solid. Plus, you won’t need those annoying 3-D glasses for these summer movies. On July 9, the series starts with John Ford’s western drama Stagecoach, hosted by Philip Wright. Sweeping landscapes, Indian attacks, it’s a genre icon based on Ernest Haycox’s story “The Stage to Lordsburg.” The next Tuesday, July 16, saunter over for Scarlet Street, based on Georges de La Fouchardière’s La Chienne. Fritz Lang directed this film noir in which Edward G. Robinson is lured into intrigue and danger by a prostitute. Jan Ostrom will host. July 23, Black Narcissus, based on the Rumer Godden novel, is in bloom. Brits Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger directed this tale of shenanigans in a Himalayan nunnery. Finally, wind things up on July 30 with Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds, which is based on a Daphne du Maurier book. Michael Logan hosts this thriller set in picturesque Bodega Bay, where star Tippi Hendren is swarmed by the original angry birds. — Jennifer Fumiko Cahill
Based on the Book Film Series — Blu Tuesdays: Stagecoach. 6:30 p.m. Humboldt County Library, 1313 Third St., Eureka. The Humboldt County Library’s classic film series resumes in July with “Blu Tuesdays” — classic films on Blu-ray. The series kicks off with John Ford’s Stagecoach, the 1939 Western that redefined the genre for all time. Hosted by Philip Wright. Free. 269-1962.
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. www.mirandagardens.com. 672-5224. Shelter Cove Farmers’ Market. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Downtown Shelter Cove, Machi Road. Local farm-fresh produce, meats, cheeses, baked goods and other specialty foods. 672-5224.
Sierra Club Meeting. 6:45 p.m. Adorni Recreation Center, 1011 Waterfront Drive, Eureka. North Group Sierra Club holds its monthly executive committee meeting. All are welcome to discuss local conservation issues between 7:45 and 8:45 p.m. or come for business meeting starting at 6:45 p.m. www.adornicenter.com. 826-3740.
Humboldt Cribbage Club. 6:15 p.m. Moose Lodge, 4328 Campton Road, Eureka. Play some cards. $7. 444-3161.
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Disaster Planning Workshop. 6-8 p.m. Fortuna River Lodge, 1800 Riverwalk Drive. The workshop includes a presentation examining Humboldt County’s vulnerability to natural hazards. Information will be provided about what you can do to prepare your home and family before disaster strikes. 268-3736. One Day Regional Power Summit. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. TriCounty Independent Living, 2822 Harris St., Eureka. This event welcomes people with disabilities, care providers, family members, and others interested in advocating for safe, healthy, and full lives for people with disabilities in our community. Free. 445- 8404.
The Heir Apparent. 8 p.m. Redwood Curtain, 220 First St., Eureka. See July 5 listing. The Submarine Show. 8 p.m. Carlo Theatre, 131 H St., Blue Lake. Dell’Arte grads Slater Penney (Emmy winner) and Jaron Hollander (Cirque Du Soleil alum) go under the sea and into the clouds in a two-man show that promises family-friendly laughs. $12; $7 kids under 12; $20 for one adult and two kids under 12. www.dellarte.com.
Henderson Center Farmers’ Market. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Henderson near F Street, Eureka. See July 4 listing. McKinleyville Thursday Farmers Market. 3:15-6:30 p.m. McKinleyville Safeway Shopping Plaza, Central Avenue. See July 4 listing.
The Siren’s Song Slam hosted by A Reason to Listen. 7:30 p.m. The Siren’s Song Tavern, 325 Second St., Eureka. Open mic and poetry slam. Arrive early to sign up. $5. www.beermenus.com/places/8194-the-siren-s-songtavern. 530-448-9458.
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Disaster Planning Workshop. 6-8 p.m. Arcata Community Center, 321 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway. 268-3736. See July 10 listing. Heads Up This Week. See July 4 listing. Humboldt Grange 501 Potluck. Second Thursday of every month, 6:30 p.m. Humboldt Grange, 5845 Humboldt Hill Road, Eureka. Grange Women’s Auxiliary 6 p.m., pot luck 6:30 p.m., Grange meeting 7:30 p.m. firstname.lastname@example.org. 443-0045. Medicare Workshop. 4-5 p.m. Area 1 Agency on Aging, 434 Seventh St., Eureka. “Medicare Basics for Boomers.” Find out how Medicare works, when to sign up, coverage and choices. Learn about other programs that help pay costs. 444-3000. Sip and Knit. 6 p.m. NorthCoast Knittery, 320 Second St., Eureka. See July 4 listing.
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 email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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. ● No
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book The Power of Habit Charles Duhigg Random House Habit is the basic substrate of our lives, so basic that its influence is easy to ignore. The Power of Habit tries to peek behind the curtain and reveal the mechanisms of habit — so that readers can grab the levers for themselves and take control. The book begins with a story of someone who has done just that, replacing destructive habits, like drinking and smoking, with productive ones, like exercise. The question is: How? Answering that question involves understanding many things: how crises turn ossified routines malleable, how social networks dampen or amplify habits, and how some keystone habits (regular exercise, for example) can cause a chain reaction that makes other habits easier to adopt. Charles Duhigg is a New York Times business writer and, since publishing The Power of Habit in 2012, he has won a shared Pulitzer for the newspaper’s series of articles about Apple. Although his book’s three sections discuss habits at individual, organizational and societal levels, Duhigg’s business background is apparent throughout. The examples he draws from business and his insights on organizational habits are the book’s most robust and engaging. Corporations, themselves simply collections of social habits, are well aware of the power of habit — and not just for engineering their own corporate cultures. The vast cosmos of data compiled on the American consumer’s habits is staggering and not a little disturbing. This information is bought, sold or traded for marketplace advantage. What companies like Target can do with that data is downright creepy. Complex data analysis, for example, lets Target guess with surprising accuracy whether a woman might be pregnant and, if so, when her due date might be. Of course, Target has discovered that its customers find these predictive abilities to be just as unsettling as they sound. So the store has learned to camouflage its targeted approach. When Target believes a woman is probably pregnant, based on items she has already purchased, it will send her a personalized set of coupons. But the items the store wants her to buy — baby wipes, formula, a stroller — will be sandwiched between other items so that the mailer’s contents appear arbitrary. DJs use what we know about habit in a different way, to habituate audiences to the sounds of new and unfamiliar — and thus displeasing — songs. OutKast’s “Hey Ya”? Test audiences hated it. Only months of careful sandwiching between well-loved hits inured and eventually endeared audiences to the song. With so many organizations already paying attention to our habits and devising methods to engineer them, perhaps it’s time we did the same. — Anthony Correale
Bullock and McCarthy kick criminals square in the funny bone By Dev Richards
THE HEAT. I’m sorry I doubted you, Paul Feig. During every preview for The Heat, the Bridesmaids director’s sophomore feature, I moaned and groaned, complaining about Sandra Bullock playing yet another character who balances her femininity with her professionalism, as she’s done in nearly every movie since Miss Congeniality. “It could be OK; it is Paul Feig,” said my more optimistic friends. Still, I entered the theater with a brain full of preconceptions. Within minutes of the opening credits I was eating my own words. The Heat is by no means a groundbreaking comedy, nor is it destined to be a classic. But it outshines nearly every other comedy of 2013 so far (especially you, The Hangover Part III). Feig teamed with up-and-coming writer Katie Dippold (TV’s Parks and Recreation) to give the buddy-cop template a female twist. It’s a little bit Cagney & Lacey and alotta bit The Odd Couple, and the combination works well. Straight-laced FBI Agent Ashburn (Bullock) has her eye on a promotion, while crass Boston Police Detective Mullins (Melissa McCarthy, Bridesmaids’ scenestealer) wants to clean up the streets, no matter the cost. Together they must take down a drug lord who’s constantly evading the clutches of the law. Eventually, the two polar opposites manage to combine their contradictory styles and make the collar. It’s an old plot, but the jokes are fresh.
The long legs of the law: Bullock and McCarthy star in The Heat.
The Heat is not without some problematic gender role messages (you mean she’s a lady and a badass cop?!), but Dippold toys with the concepts with sidesplitting dexterity. It’s not not sexist, but it satirizes the stereotypes it employs. The success of The Heat’s humor can largely be attributed to the parade of cameos, which run the gamut from SNL legend Jane Curtin to newer comedic faces such as Kaitlin Olson (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia). Though McCarthy is hilarious, she and Bullock couldn’t have pulled off this comedy without the help of a huge supporting cast. The list of successful female comedy writers has been too short for too long. The Heat will likely not be the last thing we see from Dippold, and for that I’m grateful. R. 117m. WHITE HOUSE DOWN. Director, producer and sometimes writer Roland Emmerich knows a thing or two about saving the world — or saving the part that Hollywood deems worth saving (‘Merica!). In 1996 he stole the hearts and minds of 12-year-olds everywhere with Independence Day. Then his career took a nose dive. (That Godzilla re-make? Unforgivable.) I used to wonder why he went downhill so quickly; how did the guy who made Stargate go on to make crap like 2012 and 10,000 BC? One day I realized Emmerich’s work didn’t get worse; I just got older. Kids don’t need action films to be compelling or well-written. They just need jokes, explosions and victory. As an adult, I know Hollywood can do better (e.g. Die Hard, Red and just about every Tarantino film). Emmerich’s latest, penned by James
Vanderbilt (The Amazing Spider-Man), is a feeble attempt at Hollywood blockbusterdom. White House Down follows a tired action-movie formula. Policeman John Cale (Channing Tatum) is a divorced father trying desperately to land his dream job and win the love of his pre-teen daughter, but no one will give him a chance to prove himself. He dreams of working with the Secret Service, but he’s too much of a loose cannon. No one seems to recognize his unpolished potential. When a terrorist group invades the White House, killing hundreds of people and quickly eroding the state of the nation, Cale’s unorthodox and ridiculously unrealistic methods are the only thing that can save the day. He’ll save the president, uncover a government conspiracy and win the respect of his daughter in one fell swoop. The clichéd plot could be forgiven if it was dressed up a little — if the dialogue was punchier or the explosions more awe-inspiring. But Emmerich and Vanderbilt don’t serve up any tasty extras. The dialogue is corny, the jokes are groaners and the action scenes overuse slo-mo as if it’s some dazzling new technique. Action movies can get away with being implausible if they make you care about the characters. But even with a talented cast that includes Jamie Foxx, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Richard Jenkins, I gave no shits about anyone. The characters in White House Down, like the plot, are as threadbare as Tatum’s tattered tank top. PG13. 131m.
version of the classic TV Western. Armie Hammer costars as the man behind the mask in what promises to be a weird buddy movie. PG13. 149m. DESPICABLE ME 2. Formerly villainous Gru (voiced by Steve Carell) returns with his girls and his hyperactive, peanutshaped minions to battle the evil Eduardo. How evil? He’s voiced by Al Pacino. If Sunday’s Humboldt Crabs game against the Seattle Studs gives you testosterone overload, head over to the Arcata Theatre Lounge at 6 p.m. for A League of Their Own, the 1992 comedy about the first female professional baseball league, starring Tom Hanks, Geena Davis and Madonna. PG. 128m. Next Wednesday’s Sci-Fi Pint and Pizza Night feature is the creepy-sounding Quartermass and the Pit, a British horror/sci-fi involving psychic disturbances and dead Martians. Doors at 6 p.m.
FAST & FURIOUS 6. The sixth outing has earned the cars-and-crime franchise’s best reviews and biggest box office numbers. Part seven’s on the way! PG13. 130m. MAN OF STEEL. Is the latest Superman re-boot too big to fail? Maybe not. PG13. 140m. MONSTERS UNIVERSITY. Pixar’s prequel to Monsters, Inc. finds Mike (Billy Crystal) and Sulley (John Goodman) in scare school. G. 104m. NOW YOU SEE ME. A group of magicians rob banks and run from the law in this breezy, enjoyable escape. PG13. 116m. THIS IS THE END. Seth Rogen and friends go out with a bong and a whimper in this uneven stoner’s tale of the apocalypse. R. 107m. WORLD WAR Z. The global zombie outbreak forgot about one thing: Brad freakin’ Pitt. PG13. 116m. •
July 7July 14 Sun July 7 - A League of Their Own (1992) Doors at 5:30 p.m., $5, Rated PG Wed July 10 - Sci Fi Night ft. Quartermass and the Pit (1967) Doors at 6 p.m., All ages, Free Thurs July 11 - Ocean Night ft. Rock The Boat (2011) Doors at 6:30 p.m., $3, All ages Sun July 14 - Toy Story 2 (1999) Doors at 5:30 p.m., $5, Rated G
THE LONE RANGER. Johnny Depp puts a bird on it as Tonto in this 2 ½ -hour film
Film times reflect the most current listings as of Tuesday afternoon. As schedules at individual theaters sometimes change, we recommend calling ahead to avoid any inconvenience.
1223 Broadway St., Eureka, (707) 443-3456 Despicable Me 2 Fri-Thu: (11:55a.m., 12:35, 3:15), 5:05, 5:50, 8:25 Despicable Me 2 3D Fri-Thu: (2:30), 7:40 The Heat Fri-Thu: (12:20, 1:15, 3:10, 4:05), 6, 6:55, 8:50, 9:40 The Lone Ranger Fri-Thu: (12:45, 2, 4:15), 5:30, 7:50, 9 Man of Steel Fri-Thu: (1:30), 8:10 Man of Steel 3D Fri-Thu: (4:50) Monsters University Fri-Thu: (11:50a.m., 1:10, 2:55), 5:20, 6:45 Monsters University 3D Fri-Thu: 8:35 Now You See Me Fri-Thu: 6:40 This Is The End Fri-Thu: 9:20 White House Down Fri-Wed: (12, 12:50, 3, 3:45), 6:10, 9:15; Thu: (12, 12:50, 3, 3:45), 9:15 World War Z Fri-Thu: (2:35, 3:55), 5:40, 8:05, 9:30 World War Z 3D Fri-Thu: (12:05)
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1575 Betty Court, McKinleyville, (707) 839-2222 Despicable Me 2 Fri-Wed: (12:20, 2:15, 2:55), 5:35, 7:25, 8:10, 9:40; Thu: (12:20, 2:15, 2:55), 5:35, 7:25, 8:10 Despicable Me 2 3D Fri-Thu: (11:45a.m., 4:55) The Heat Fri-Thu: (12:30, 3:20), 6:10, 9 The Lone Ranger Fri-Thu: (2), 5:25, 8:50 Man of Steel Fri-Thu: (1:40), 5, 8:20 Monsters University Fri-Wed: (11:40a.m., 1, 3:05), 6:35; Thu: (11:40a.m., 1, 3:05) Monsters University 3D Fri-Thu: 8:30 This Is The End Fri-Thu: 9:30 White House Down Fri-Thu: (12:50, 3:50), 6:50 World War Z Fri-Thu: (12:10, 3:45), 9:20 World War Z 3D Fri-Thu: 5:45
1001 H St., Arcata, (707) 822-3456 Despicable Me 2 Fri-Sun: (1, 3:30), 6, 8:30; Mon-Thu: (3:30), 6, 8:30 The Lone Ranger Fri-Sun: (1:35, 4:55), 8:15; Mon-Thu: (4:55), 8:15 World War Z Fri-Sun: (1:15, 3:55), 6:35, 9:15; Mon-Thu: (3:55), 6:35, 9:15
1241 Main St., (707) 725-2121 Despicable Me 2 Fri-Thu: (12, 2:25, 4:45), 7 Despicable Me 2 3D Fri-Thu: 9:20 The Heat Fri-Thu: (1:10, 3:50), 6:45, 9:30 The Lone Ranger Fri-Thu: (12:30, 3:30), 6:30, 9:35 Monsters University Fri-Thu: (1:20, 4:25), 7:05, 9:40 White House Down Fri-Thu: (12:30, 3:40), 6:40, 9:35 World War Z Fri-Thu: (1, 4), 6:50, 9:50
766 Redwood Drive, (707) 923-3580 Fast & Furious 6 Fri-Tue: 7:30; Wed: 6:30; Thu: 7:30
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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. www.fireartsarcata.com (AC−0704)
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Arts & Crafts MORRIS GRAVES MUSEUM OF ART. Week−long workshops for teens & adults. Sculpture, Altered Books, Mosaics, Mask Making. humboldtarts.org. 636 F Street, Eureka. (707)442−0278. (AC−0711) BEGINNING BOTANICAL DRAWING. With Carol Telesky, Sat’s, July 13−Aug 10 & August 24, 10 a.m.−12 p.m. Workshop focuses on learning to observe & draw plants accurately. Students will learn about pencil techniques & how to use different hard & soft pencils as well as pen & ink medium. Final projects will be developed into detailed renderings, will also study compositional layouts. Some art supplies provided, some must be purchased. 6 classes. $10 members/$30 non− members for the series. Held at Humboldt Botan− ical Garden. For more info. call (707) 442−5139, www.hbgf.org (AC−0711)
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HANDBUILDING FOR ADVANCED BEGINNERS & INTERMEDIATES. $90. Thurs.s, 10 a.m.−Noon, (5 weeks), Aug. 1−29. With Otamay Hushing. Join us for fun with handbuilding clay projects. Bring your own ideas or try out some new ones. Flexible format to encourage your creativity. Previous clay experience required. Fire Arts Center, 520 South G St., Arcata. (707) 826−1445, www.fireartsarcata.com (AC−0725) 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. www.fireartsarcata.com (AC−0704) SEWING CLASSES FROM BASICS, TO PATTERN DRAFTING, TO CORSETS Choose classes from Basics to Tees, Skirts, Corsets, Draping, Pattern Drafting. Full schedule online. Contact us Today! (707) 442−2646. email@example.com, www.eurekafabrics.com (AC−0718)
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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. www.fireartsarcata.com (AC−0711)
Communication WE WILL BE DISCUSSING MENTAL ILLNESS AT LIFETREE CAFÉ. If you have experienced this tough topic we would love for you to come share your story with us! Sun., July 28, 7 p.m. Lifetree Café is located on the corner of Union and 13th St., Arcata. (CMM−0725) HAVE YOU EVER EXPERIENCED "TOXIC FAITH" A situation in which someone took religion too far? Share your story at Lifetree Café! Sun. July 21, 7 p.m. Lifetree Café is located on the corner of Union and 13th St., Arcata. (CMM−0718) HAVE YOU EVER SEEN A UFO OR ANOTHER SIGN OF ALIENS? Come share your story at Lifetree Café! Sun. July 14, 7 p.m. Lifetree Café is located on the corner of Union and 13th St., Arcata. (CMM− 0711) EVERYONE HANDLES GRIEF DIFFERENTLY. How do you cope? Do you separate yourself? Make yourself extremely busy? Come share your method at Lifetree Café! Sunday, July 7, at 7 p.m. Lifetree Café is located on the corner of Union and 13th St., Arcata (CMM−0704)
BEGINNING STEEL DRUM. Mon. evenings July 1−29, 7−8 p.m., Pan Arts Network, 1049 Samoa Blvd., Suite C. $50, (707) 407−8998, info@panarts network.com (DMT−0725) DANCE WITH DEBBIE BALLROOM WORKSHOP. 2hr. workshop/ $12 per person in Swing, Latin, Hustle, Arm styling, Dips & Fancy Endings, and More! call (707) 464−3638 or Check calendar at firstname.lastname@example.org (DMT−0822) 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)
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) MOVIE IN THE PARK. Blue Lake Parks & Recre− ation. Join us for a movie in Perigot Park under the stars on Sun., July 14 at sundown ! Featured movie is Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Free to All ages. Family friendly event: no smoking, no alcohol, no dogs. Bring blankets and short chairs for comfort. Concessions will be available for purchase. Information, call Kara Newman, 668− 5932. (DMT−0711)
AIKIDO. Aikido is a beautiful, powerful, yet non− aggressive martial art that provides an effective method for developing our human potential. You will gain center, balance, coordination, flexibility, self−confidence and fluidity as well as insight into deeper meaning in your life. Beginning enrollment is ongoing for both kids and adults! Come observe anytime. The dojo entrance is off the F St. parking lot behind the Arcata Plaza. Adult class every weeknight 6 p.m.; kids Mon, Wed. 4 p.m. www.northcoastaikido.org, email@example.com, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit: arcatacorepilatesstudio.com DANCE−FIT. Dance, aerobics & strength training all in one class ! Mon., Wed. & Fri. 9−10 a.m First class is free. Drop in for $5 per class or 14 classes for $55. No Limits tap & jazz studio, corner of 10th & K st. Arcata. 825−0922. (F−1226) NIA−DANCE FUSION. Modern dance/fitness for all abilities. Mon.s, 6−7 p.m., Studio of Dance Arts Eureka. Wed.s, 5:30−6:30 p.m., Redwood Raks Arcata. $5 drop−in, $50/12 classes (707) 441−9102. (F− 1226) NORTH COAST FENCING ACADEMY. Fencing (with swords!). Improve your mind and body in a fun, intense workout, and a very chill environment. Ages 8 and up. 1459 M St., Arcata. Contact Justin (707) 601−1657 text or phone, or email email@example.com (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 www.sunyisarcata.com, 825−0182. (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)
PILATES FOR GARDENERS & FRIENDS OF GARDENERS. With Sharon Vollmers,Sat. July 13, 10âˆ’ 11 a.m. Bending, lifting, pulling & digging are really hard on the back. Pilates for Gardeners provides simple exercises to strengthen lower back & hip muscles & then stabilize them in the correct posiâˆ’ tion. Increase your strength, flexibility, posture & mental awareness. Designed for gardeners and includes a take home sheet of exercises. Bring a towel, blanket or mat and water. Class will be held on the lawn. FREE to members/$10 nonâˆ’members. Sponsored by Arcata Core Pilates Studio. At Humboldt Botanical Garden. For more info. call (707) 442âˆ’5139, www.hbgf.org (Fâˆ’0711) YOGA FOR GARDENERS & FRIENDS OF GARDENERS. With Patricia Starr, Wed., July 24, 10âˆ’ 11 a.m. Follow a yoga workout to help increase your strength, flexibility, posture & mental awareness. Routine will be specially designed for gardeners & include a take home sheet of exercises. Bring a towel, blanket or mat & water, held on the lawn at Humboldt Botanical Garden. FREE to members/$10 nonâˆ’members, sponsored by NorthStar Yoga Center www.northstarâˆ’yoga.com. For more info. call (707) 442âˆ’5139, www.hbgf.org (Fâˆ’0718) ZUMBA WITH MARLA JOY. Elevate, Motivate, Celebrate another day of living. Exercise in Disguise. Now is the time to start, donâ€™t wait. All ability levels are welcome. Every Mon. & Thurs. at Bayside Grange 6âˆ’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) 845âˆ’4307. marlajoy.zumba.com (Fâˆ’1226) NORTH COAST SELF DEFENSE. Come learn your choice of Gracie Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai Techâˆ’ 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) 822âˆ’6278 or 820 N St., Building #1 Suite C, Arcata www.northcoastselfdefense.com (Fâˆ’1226)
Kids & Teens PAGEANT ON THE PLAZA. This summer the Arcata Playhouse is offering a twoâˆ’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 8âˆ’ 20, 9 a.m.âˆ’3:30 p.m. Ages 9 âˆ’ 16, $300 Call 822âˆ’1575 to register today! 13TH ANNUAL MOONSTONE BEACH SURFCAMP. Have fun while Safely Learning to Surf and improve all aquatic skills. Includes Jr. Lifesaving. Licensed & Insured, male/female instructors. Ages 8+. $195/ week. Sessions: July 8âˆ’12, July 22âˆ’26, Aug. 5âˆ’9. MoonstoneBeachSurfCamp.com or (707) 822âˆ’5099. (Kâˆ’0704) ACTIVE KIDS = HAPPY KIDS. Come learn selfâˆ’ 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 visitâˆ’ (707) 822âˆ’6278 or 820 N St, Building #1 Suite C, Arcata www.northcoastselfdefense.com (Kâˆ’1226)
CERAMICS FOR YOUNGER KIDS, AGES 4âˆ’7. $75. Sat.s, 9:30âˆ’11 a.m., Aug. 3âˆ’31. With Amanda Steinebach. Children will have a great time creating with clay. Make 1âˆ’2 pieces per week. Each project designed to bring out their creativity. . Fire Arts Center, 520 South G St., Arcata. (707) 826âˆ’1445, www.fireartsarcata.com (Kâˆ’0725) FRIENDS OF THE DUNES COASTAL CONNECTIONS SUMMER CAMP July 15âˆ’19, 10 a.m.âˆ’4 p.m., ages 8âˆ’12. Humboldt Coastal Nature Center, 220 Stamps Lane, Manila.$125 for Friends of the Dunes members, $150 for nonâˆ’members. Explore beaches, dune, wetlands and coastal forests while learning about the plants and animals that live there through games, crafts, songs and handsâˆ’on exploâˆ’ ration. This camp will emphasize natural diversity and stewardship of our coastal habitats. Scholarâˆ’ ships are available, and early dropâˆ’off and late pick âˆ’up options can be arranged. For more information call (707) 444âˆ’1397 or visit friendsofthedunes.org. (Kâˆ’0711) PASSPORT TO DANCE (KIDSâ€™ DANCE CAMP) Aug. 5âˆ’9, for ages 5âˆ’7, Aug. 12âˆ’16 for ages 6âˆ’13, 1p.mâˆ’5 p.m., $99/ Week, Jazz, Hip Hop, Bollywood, Hula, Modern, Yoga, Creative Movement, Theatrical Jazz, Snacks and Crafts! Scholarships Available! Contact North Coast Dance, 426 F Street, Eureka, (707) 442âˆ’7779, firstname.lastname@example.org www.northcoastdance.org (Kâˆ’0725) SAMOA SOCCER SUMMER CAMP. Varsity Prep. July 23âˆ’ Aug. 8, 9 sessions. Tues, Wed. Thurs. (3weeks), 1âˆ’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. 12âˆ’16, 9 a.mâˆ’3 p.m, 5 days. Level: Elite, dediâˆ’ cated players, two age groups (9âˆ’11), and (12âˆ’15), $270. Registration, location and info at www.fcsamoa.com, email@example.com (Kâˆ’0718) SUMMER CAMP. Blue Lake Parks & Recreation. Join us for roller skating, arts and crafts, sports, field trips and more at Camp Perigot for children 5âˆ’13 year olds. Mon.âˆ’Fri., June 17âˆ’Aug.23, 8 a.m.âˆ’5:30 p.m. at Perigot Park. Very affordable and every camper receives a free breakfast and lunch! Fullâˆ’ day or halfâˆ’day options. Scholarships available. Register today! Find registration materials at www.bluelake.ca.gov or call Kara Newman, 668âˆ’ 5932, for more information. (Kâˆ’0815) SUMMER INTENSIVE. (open to all local, serious dancers ages 13 & up) July 29âˆ’Aug. 2, 10 a.mâˆ’6 p.m. with option to dance until 7:15pm $125/week. Ballet Technique, Variations, Pointe Work, Acting for Dancers, Yoga, Pilates, Jazz & Nutrition. Contact North Coast Dance, 426 F Street , Eureka, 442âˆ’7779, firstname.lastname@example.org www.northcoastdance.org (Kâˆ’0725)
50 and Better OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE (OLLI). Offers dynamic classes for people age 50 and over. Call 826âˆ’5880 or visit www.humboldt.edu/olli to register for classes (Oâˆ’1226)
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3 Workshops with Master Knitter Lily Chin Sat, Sept 14 & Sun, Sept 15 â€˘ Reversible Cables (9/14, 9am -Noon) Learn which stitches, yarns, and needles are ideal for reversible cables,and how to chart them. Make scarves, shawls, afghans where both sides look great! â€˘ Alternative Closures (9/14, 2-5 pm) Learn several stylish alternatives beyond buttons and buttonholes for closing up garments. Learn trick and hints and what to avoid. â€˘ Reversible Color Knitting (9/15, 11 am-6 pm) Colorwork techniques that make both sides lovely. Covered will be double-knitting, pinstriped brioche or tuck, and several knitpurl combinations.
NOW ENROLLING children ages 5 to 13 (see classes & workshops for details)
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Hip Hop, Ballroom, Jazz, Bollywood, Hula, Creative Movement, Yoga and Modern
Wisdom of the Earth
Weekend Seminar â€˘ July 27 & 28
Summer Intensive Program
open to ALL local dancers!
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July 29 to
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Ballet Technique, Variations, Yoga, Acting for Dancers, Jazz
Instructors: Nancy Call, Melissa Trauth and Stephanie Kim
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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, www.humboldt.edu/olli (0−0704) 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, www.humboldt.edu/olli (O−0704) SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT A CENTURY AGO. Cross the Eel River and a hundred years of time to visit southern Humboldt County as it was in the old days. With Jerry and Gisela Rohde. Sat., July 20 and 27, 1−3 p.m. $45/OLLI members, $70/nonmembers. OLLI: 826−5880, www.humboldt.edu/olli (O−0711)
Pets & Animals
BEGINNING BIRDWATCHING. With Louise Bacon− Ogden, Sat., July 20, 11 a.m.−1 p.m. Learn what you need to know to actually GO birdwatching, including picking a field guide, optics, how to dress & hints on finding birds in the field. FREE to members/$10 non−members , held at Humboldt Botanical Garden. For more info. call (707) 442−5139, www.hbgf.org. Sponsored by "Strictly for the Birds" in Old Town Eureka. Visit our Avian Gallery. Learn your Birds! www.rras.org. (P−0718)
Spiritual KIRTAN: DEVOTIONAL SINGING. With Seabury Gould. At Om Shala Yoga. Friday, July 12 (and every 2nd Friday monthly), 7:30−9:00 p.m. No musical ability or experience necessary. $5−10 sliding scale. 858 10th St., Arcata. 825−YOGA (9642), www.omshalayoga.com (S−0704) 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, email@example.com, or Travis, 616− 5276. www.arcatazengroup.org. (S−1226) KDK ARCATA BUDDHIST GROUP. Under the direc− tion of Lama Lodru Rinpoche. We practice Tibetan meditation, followed by discussion. All are welcome. For more info contact Lama Nyugu (707) 442−7068, Fierro_roman@yahoo.com. Sun’s 6 p.m, Community Yoga Center 890 G St, Arcata. Our webpage is www.kdkarcatagroup.org (S−1226) TAROT AS AN EVOLUTIONARY PATH. Classes in Eureka, and Arcata. Private mentorships, readings. Carolyn Ayres. 442−4240 www.tarotofbecoming.com (S1226)
Sports & Recreation
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−firstname.lastname@example.org. (SR− 1226)
WALK-IN SUPPORT GROUP FOR ANYONE SUFFERING FROM DEPRESSION. MONDAYS 6:30-7:45PM, CHURCH OF THE JOYFUL HEALER, MCKINLEYVVILLE
Therapy & Support
FREE DEPRESSION SUPPORT GROUP. Walk−in support group for anyone suffering from depres− sion. Meet Mon.s 6:30 p.m −7:45 p.m, at the Church of the Joyful Healer, McKinleyville. Questions? Call (707) 839−5691. (TS−1226) FREE GAMBLING TREATMENT. Call (707) 496−2856 Shawna Bell, LMFT, MFC #47122 www.norcalrecoveryservices.com (TS−1226) SEX/ PORN DAMAGING YOUR LIFE & RELATION− SHIPS ? Confidential help is available. email@example.com or 845−8973 (TS−1226)
CERTIFICATE IN FACULTY PREPARATION, TEACH− ING IN HIGHER EDUCATION. Pursuing a teaching career at a community college or university? Break through the competition with a Faculty Prepara− tion Certificate that can enhance your pedagogical knowledge and demonstrate your readiness to teach in a college environment. This online pro− gram offers an introduction to the roles and re− sponsibilities of teaching in higher education and specifically addresses teaching, learning and tech− nology issues in the college classroom. This is a three−semester, 12−unit certificate program that starts July 8. For full course descriptions, deadlines, fees and more information, visit www.humboldt.edu/facultyprep or contact Hum− boldt State University College of eLearning & Ex− tended Education at (707) 826−3731 or firstname.lastname@example.org. NOTARY TRAINING. This one−day seminar for new and renewing notaries provides the practical training needed to pass the comprehensive exam required for all California Notaries. Fri., July 26, 8:30 a.m.−4 p.m. Fee: $149 plus additional for live scan, photo and exam. Pre−registration required. Call HSU College of eLearning & Extended Education to register, 826−3731 or visit www.humboldt.edu/ extended/notary (V−0711)
Wellness & Bodywork JULY ROLFING SPECIAL. 15% off and a free body analysis with Lee Tuley, Certified Rolfer for 25 years. Give yourself the gift of feeling wonderful this summer! (541) 251−1885 (W−0725)
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DANDELION HERBAL CENTER. High Country Herb Weekend. Aug.1−3. Strengthen plant ID skills and practice ethical wildcrafting techniques. $250. BEGINNING WITH HERBS. Sept.18 −Nov. 6. Eight Wed. evenings plus two herb walks. Learn the basics with many hands−on activities, pre−req to 10 month course. $385.(707) 442−8157. Register online www.dandelionherb.com. (W−0725) 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 www.humboldtreikilady.com 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 arcatamassage.com (W−1226) YOGA IMMERSION & TEACHER TRAINING. With Peggy Profant and guest instructors Karen Harris, Patrick Harestad & Amy Aiello. At Om Shala Yoga. Begins September 2013. Deepen your yoga practice and learn to teach! 858 10th St., Arcata. 825−YOGA (9642), www.omshalayoga.com (W−0704)
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NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF WILLARD ROGER BOEDECKER, AKA WILLARD ROGER BOEDECKER, SR. AKA WILLARD R. BOEDECKER, AKA ROGER BOEDECKER CASE NO. PR130182
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, JR.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 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,
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legal notices 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)
NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF SUSAN ATHANAS CASE NO. PR130152
To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both, of: BETTY GALE, BETTY LOU GALE, BETTY W. GALE, BETTY WEBBER GALE A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by SUSAN M. ATHANAS in the Superior Court of California, County of Humboldt. THE PETITION FOR PROBATE requests SUSAN M. ATHANAS 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,
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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: SUSAN M. ATHANAS 570 PERSHING STREET LOLETA, CA. 95551 (707) 733-5730 June 19, 2013 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA COUNTY OF HUMBOLDT 6/27, 7/4, 7/11/2013 (13-170)
NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF VERNA IRENE RENSHAW CASE NO. PR130195
To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both, of: VERNE IRENE RENSHAW A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by DIANE KURTZ in the Superior Court of California, County of Humboldt. THE PETITION FOR PROBATE requests DIANE KURTZ 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 25, 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: DONALD W. BICKNELL SBN # 83266 LAW OFFICE OF DONALD BICKNELL 732 5TH STREET, SUITE H EUREA, CA. 95501 (707) 443-2429 June 18, 2013 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA COUNTY OF HUMBOLDT 6/27, 7/4, 7/11/2013 (13-172)
NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF DOLORES ELWOOD TAYLOR, AKA DOLORES E. TAYLOR CASE NO. PR130198
To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both, of: DOLORES ELWOOD TAYLOR, AKA DOLORES E. TAYLOR A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by JOHN HOMER TAYLOR in the Superior Court of California, County of Humboldt. THE PETITION FOR PROBATE requests JOHN HOMER TAYLOR 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 25, 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: JOHN R. STOKES SBN # 67715 STOKES, HAMER, KAUFMAN & KIRK, LLP 381 BAYSIDE ROAD ARCATA, CA. 95521 (707) 822-1771 June 21, 2013 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA COUNTY OF HUMBOLDT 6/27, 7/4, 7/11/2013 (13-174)
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT R−13−00333 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 6/20, 6/27, 7/4, 7/11/2013 (13−167)
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 13−00353 The following persons are doing Business as EXPRESS LIQUOR AND CIGAR at 421 N, Fortuna, CA 95540, 781 Samoa Blvd., Arcata, CA 95521 Ahmad Corporation PO Box 639. Willow Creek, CA 95573 The business is conducted by A Corporation The registrant commenced to transact business under the ficti− tious business name listed above on n/a /s/ Toheed Ahmad CEO This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on June 20, 2013 CAROLYN CRNICH Humboldt County Clerk 6/27, 7/4, 7/11, 7/18/2013 (13−171)
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 13−00325 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 6/13, 6/20, 6/27, 7/4/2013 (13−162)
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 13−00366 The following persons are doing Business as SAVAGE CREEK WATER ASSOCIATION at PO Box 747, 917 Third St. Eureka, CA 95501 Peter Martin 1872 Patrick’s Point Drive. Trinidad, CA. 95570 Jenny Cranston 1844 Patrick’s Point Drive Trinidad, CA. 95570 Don Grace 1860 Patrick’s Point Drive Trinidad, CA. 95570 John Hudson 1880 Patrick’s Point Drive Trinidad, CA. 95570 Jennifer Keller 1894 Patrick’s Point Drive Trinidad, CA. 95570 Thomas Montgomery 1778 Patrick’s Point Drive Trinidad, CA. 95570 Robert Morgan 1895 Patrick’s Point Drive Trinidad, CA. 95570 Terry Prechter 1750 Patrick’s Point Drive Trinidad, CA. 95570 Kathrin Burleson 1828 Patrick’s Point Drive Trinidad, CA. 95570 The business is conducted by An Unincorporated Association other than a Partnership The registrant commenced to transact business under the ficti− tious business name listed above on 6/27/2013 /s/ Peter E. Martin This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on June 20, 2013 CAROLYN CRNICH Humboldt County Clerk 7/4, 7/11, 7/18, 7/25/2013 (13−178)
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K’ima:w Medical Center,
an entity of the Hoopa Valley Tribe, is seeking applicants for the following positions:
Behavioral Health Program Coordinator, FT/Regular or Contractual.
Manages and coordinates the Behavioral Health program; seeks funding sources for departmental programs, including preparing and monitoring grants and contracts; coordinates departmental responsibilities with other agencies such as schools, probation, courts and various state agencies. Minimum Requirements: Bachelor degree in Social Sciences, Behavioral Health, Public Administration or a related field; 3 years experience in social work or in a related clinical field, 5 years preferred; and, minimum of 3 years documented supervisory experience, 5 years preferred. Deadline to apply is 5 PM, July 19, 2013.
K−8 PRINCIPAL. 205 Days/Yr., Rio Dell School District, Eagle Prairie Elementary School. Must possess a valid California credential authorizing services as a school principal. Working knowledge of Professional Learning Community & data driven instruction. Teaching experience. $74,460− $80,580/Yr. Certificated applica− tion form available online at www.humboldt.k12.ca.us. Also required: cover letter, 3−5 current letters of recommendation and resume. Send application packet to: Debra Kingshill, Personnel, Humboldt County Office of Education, 901 Myrtle Avenue, Eureka, CA 95501. Deadline: July 26, 2013, 4:00 p.m. (E−0725)
Office Coordinator Associated Students, HSU F/T position with benefits For more info visit: http://tinyurl.com/ aoh9ylp First review: July 16, 2013 Open until filled
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Public Health Nurse, FT/Regular.
Analyzes health reports; prepares KMC for responding to public health threats and emergencies; and, works collaboratively with individuals, families, and local organizations to address public health needs. Minimum Requirements: BSN, Public Health experience preferred; two years experience with a Tribal CHR or Home Health Program; and, CA RN Licensure, PHN credential preferred. Deadline to apply is 5 PM, July 22, 2013.
Diabetes Program Manager, FT/Regular or Contractual.
Coordinates the Diabetes Management and Prevention Program; supervises Diabetes staff; oversees data collection and reporting; oversee diabetic education programs. Minimum Requirements: Bachelor of Science degree; five years experience providing diabetes education and program management; experience in direct patient care; valid CA RN or RD license preferred; Certified Diabetes Educator preferred. Deadline to apply is 5 PM, July 22, 2013.
Senior Radiologic Technologist, FT/Regular.
Position is responsible for policy compliance with all applicable state and federal regulations for radiology service; functions as a radiology technologist; and, distributes radiology reports to clinicians. Minimum Requirements: Completion of an accredited college or university in radiography or radiation therapy technology; five years related experience in the operation of diagnostic radiology equipment used in medical diagnosis and treatment; and, California Radiological Technologist License. Deadline to apply is 5 PM, July 22, 2013. For an application, job description, and additional information, contact: K’ima:w Medical Center, Human Resources, PO Box 1288, Hoopa, CA, 95546 or call 530-625-4261 or email: email@example.com for a job description and application. Resume and CV are not accepted without a signed application.
Responsible for all fiscal functions of the organization; responsible for compliance with all funding agencies’ regulations; and, manages select organization programs. Minimum Requirements: 5 years documented experience in accounting which includes working in the general ledger, 8 years experience preferred; Bachelor degree in accounting, business or a related field preferred; and, minimum of 3 years documented supervisory experience, 5 years preferred. Deadline to apply is 5 PM, July 19, 2013.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org (E−1226)
707.445.9641 www.sequoiapersonnel.com 2930 E Street Eureka, CA 95501
14 W. Wabash Ave. Eureka, CA 268-1866 eurekaca.expresspros.com
Automotive Service Advisor Automotive Service Manager Accounts Payable Accounting Assistant Construction Sales Rep Medical Assistant Controller Accounting Manager Caregiver Laborer Painter
County of Humboldt
CORRECTIONAL OFFICER I $2,685 - $3,446 mo. plus excellent benefits EXCELLENT CAREER OPPORTUNITY TRAINING PROVIDED The County of Humboldt is now accepting applications for Correctional Officer I with the Humboldt County Correctional Facility. On the job and classroom training will be provided. We are seeking career minded men and women willing to commit to our agency. Must pass a detailed background investigation and be available to work all shifts. Apply by July 12, 2013. AA/EOE. Apply online at
www.co.humboldt.ca.us/jobs or contact Humboldt County Human Resources, 825 5th Street, Room 100, Eureka, CA.
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HOME CAREGIVERS PT/FT. Nonâˆ’ medical caregivers to assist elderly in their homes. Top hourly wages. (707) 362âˆ’8045. (Eâˆ’ 1226)
R.N. PART TIME. Exp. working w/elderly pref. excellent assessment skills required. No weekends/holidays. App./job desc. may pickâˆ’up at Adult Day Health Care of Mad River (707) 822âˆ’4866 email@example.com (Eâˆ’0711)
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) 629âˆ’3540. firstname.lastname@example.org. (BSTâˆ’1226)
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On the Plaza
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County of Humboldt
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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 driverâ€™s license. Filing deadline: July 8, 2013. Apply online at www.co.humboldt.ca.us/jobs or contact Human Resources (707) 476-2349 Humboldt County Courthouse 825 5th St, Eureka default
AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM WORKER CITY OF FORTUNA PART-TIME. $8.00-$9.69/HOUR
Redwood Prep Charter School & Cuddeback Elementary School District; Must be 18. Requires 2 years of higher education, and/or passage of the Humboldt County Office of Education Paraprofessional Exam. Job description and application available at, Fortuna Parks & Rec, 5 Park Street, (Rohner Park), 725-7620 or friendlyfortuna.com.
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for the month of July to Celebrate
Whthatâ€™s New 19 Birthday
OPEN Tuesday-Saturday 10:30 am - 5 pm 335 E Street, Eureka 445-8079
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Community 8TH ANNUAL BILL NESSLER CAR SHOW & CRUISE. Saturday, July 13, Meet & Greet BBQ and Cruise beginning at 5:30, Blue Lake Casino, Sunday, July 14, Parade lineâˆ’up 9 a.m. , car show after parade, judging & awards at 2:30. Entry Fee: $25 includes 2 bbq tickets for meet & greet. Register call 668âˆ’5932 All proceeds go toward Blue Lake Parks & Recreation (Câˆ’0711)
Auto Service YOUR ROCKCHIP IS MY EMERâˆ’ GENCY! Glaswelder, Mobile, windshield repair. 442âˆ’GLAS, humboldtwindshieldrepair.com (Sâˆ’1226)
Cleaning ARCATA CLEANING COMPANY. The nonâˆ’toxic cleaning solution for your home or office. (707) 822âˆ’7819. (Sâˆ’1226) CLARITY WINDOW CLEANING. Services available. Call Julie 839âˆ’ 1518. (Sâˆ’1226) JEANNIEâ€™S HOUSE CLEANING SERVICE. $15/hour or by the Job (negotiable). References availâˆ’ able. email@example.com (707) 445âˆ’2644. (Sâˆ’0725)
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Merchandise FURNITURE & GLASSWARE 1/2 PRICE. July 2âˆ’6! PLUS A Secret Sale July 4th!, Dream Quest Thrift Store, Willow Creek (Mâˆ’0704)
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Garden & Landscape ALLIANCE LAWN & GARDEN CARE. Affordable, Dependable, and Motivated Yard mainteâˆ’ nance. Weâ€™ll take care of all your basic lawn needs. Including hedging, trimming, mowing, and hauling. Call for estimates (707) 834âˆ’9155. (Sâˆ’1226)
BIGFOOT EQUIPMENT & REPAIR HAS MOVED. 76 Country Club Dr., next to Farmer Brownâ€™s Supply. (530) 629âˆ’4067. (Eâˆ’0725) PROFESSIONAL GARDENER. Powerful tools. Artistic spirit. Balancing the elements of your yard and garden since 1994. Call Orion 825âˆ’8074, taichigardener.com (Sâˆ’1226)
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Macintosh Computer Consulting for Business and Individuals Troubleshooting Hardware/Memory Upgrades Setup Assistance/Training Purchase Advice 707-826-1806 firstname.lastname@example.org
Home Repair 2 GUYS & A TRUCK. Carpentry, Landscaping, Junk Removal, Clean Up, Moving. No job too big or small, just call (707) 845âˆ’3087. 2guysandatrucksmk777 @gmail.com, (Sâˆ’1226)
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Musicians & Instructors
Animal & Pets
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, email@example.com (S−1226)
ERIC’S SERVICES. Home Repair, Maintenance, Affordable Prices (707) 499−4828. firstname.lastname@example.org
Musicians & Instructors BRADLEY DEAN ENTERTAIN− MENT. Singer Songwriter. Old rock, Country, Blues. Private Parties, Bars, Gatherings of all kinds. 832−7419. (M−1226) GUITAR/PIANO LESSONS. All ages, beginning and intermedi− ate. Seabury Gould 444−8507. (M −1226) PIANO LESSONS BEGINNING TO ADVANCED ALL AGES. 30 years joyful experience teaching all pi− ano styles. Juilliard trained, re− mote lessons available. National− ly Certified Piano Teacher. Humboldtpianostudio.com. (707) 502−9469. (M−1226)
Every 2nd Saturday No Cover 9pm-1am
Robert Goodman Winery 937 I St. Arcata Dinner till 10pm
Enjoy a glass at Robert Goodman Winery or your favorite cocktail, every 2nd Sat for Rocksteady Night w/dj rotten. Lounge atmosphere. Focusing on 60’s ska-rocksteady & early reggae. (707) 497-4407
Other Professionals A’O’KAY JUGGLING CLOWN & WIZARD OF PLAY. Amaz− ing performances and games for all ages. Events, Birth− days, Festivals, Kidszones. I’ll Juggle, Unicycle, & bring Toys. aokayClown.com, (707) 499−5628. (S−1226)
Registered nurse support Personal Care Light Housekeeping Assistance with daily activities Respite care & much more
PIANO LESSONS. Beginners, all ages. Experienced. Judith Louise 476−8919. (M−1226) SAXOPHONE/FLUTE LESSONS. All ages, beginner−advanced, jazz improvisation, technique. Susie Laraine: (707) 441−1343 susielarain email@example.com default
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ASTROLOGY & TAROT. With Salina Rain: Readings, Counseling and Classes. Mon., 1:25 p.m. KHSU 90.5 FM. (707) 668−5408. firstname.lastname@example.org, www.salinarain.com. (MB−1206) 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
20 words and a photo, IN FULL COLOR
for only $25 per week! Call 442-1400 or e-mail email@example.com
insured & bonded
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
Animal & Pets WRITING CONSULTANT/ EDITOR. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry. Dan Levinson, MA, MFA. 443−8373. www.ZevLev.com (S−1226)
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. 707−822−1676 (MB −0919) BUILD A BETTER ATTITUDE. Clinical Hypnotherapist Dave Berman, C.Ht. Accepting new clients to reduce stress/fear, boost confidence/ motivation/self−esteem. (707)845−3749. www.HumboldtHypnosis.com default
Serving Northern California for over 20 years!
HELICOPTER FLIGHT LESSONS/SCENIC TOURS. (707) 843−9599 www.redwoodcoast helicopters.com
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Sewing & Alterations
1 hr Fabulous Foot Reflexology $25 Call to book your appointment
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)
Center For Reflexology & Intuitive Healing Arts Corner of Samoa & I, Arcata
Ongoing Classes Workshops Private Sessions Diana Nunes Mizer Parent Educator
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The North Coast Journal of Politics, People & Art is a guide to what’s really happening on the far North Coast of California.
Published on Jul 3, 2013
The North Coast Journal of Politics, People & Art is a guide to what’s really happening on the far North Coast of California.