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HUMBOLDT COUNTY, CALIF. • FREE Thursday Feb. 15, 2018 Vol XXIX Issue 7

A nonprofit’s push to save the Van Arken By Thadeus Greenson

6 Low balance alert

32 Fifty shades of done

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Contents 4 5 6

Mailbox Poem


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Home & Garden Service Directory

News 21

NCJ Daily Week in Weed

Seriously? Book Club Emergency Meeting

Guest Views Not Another Winter to Wonder

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On The Cover Acre by Acre

Show Us the Money


Serious Felonies Cultivation/Drug Possession DUI/DMV Hearings Cannabis Business Compliance Domestic Violence Juvenile Delinquency Pre-Arrest Counseling



Table Talk

For Defense Work Only

Sweet and Savory New Year Dumplings


Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

The Setlist

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A Little Sentimental


Music & More! Live Entertainment Grid

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Calendar Filmland 50 Shades Freed is for Masochists

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Workshops & Classes Sudoku & Crossword HumBug Bugs on (and Under) Wheels



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On the Cover Tasha McKee tromps through the Van Arken watershed. Photo by Amy Kumler.

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Terry Torgerson

‘Enough Excuses’ Editor: My goodness. What has happened to Humboldt State University? How can anyone blame leadership of 10 to 30 years ago for the current enrollment and budget crisis? The scuttlebutt is that there are many administrative/ management positions on campus that are vacant or filled with interim appointments. Without effective, competent administrators, who is responsible to provide fiscal oversight and leadership (“Kicking Third Street Gallery to the Curb?,” posted online Jan. 13)? Yikes. So how many programs are to be downsized or phased out? What about the Third Street Gallery, Coral Sea, Natural History Museum, Center Arts, KHSU, Telonicher Marine Laboratory? All of these provide an educational experience through participation and/or observation. If HSU’s Third Street Gallery and Coral Sea are let go, does that mean the Art and Fisheries Department will be eliminated? What else is slated to be downsized or eliminated? Humboldt State University is a significant economic engine in our community. HSU is not a commuter university — it’s a residential university and next year it looks like HSU is on it’s way to having 1,000 fewer students. What’s up with recruiting — has it gone by the wayside? Poor management, who is responsible? Egad, enough excuses, leadership needs to be accountable. Our hopes for a

better future in Humboldt County are directly tied to Humboldt State’s ability to solve the current budget and enrollment crisis. The infrastructure exists for Humboldt State to be a distinguished leader in public higher education but, first, who will set the course and lead us forward? Time is of the essence. Alex Stillman, Arcata

Don’t Boo, Call Editor: I sympathize with the feelings Cheri Ward expressed in her letter (Mailbox, Feb. 1) — empowered by the Women’s March, discouraged by sexism (and racism and classism and …) and angry. So many of us are struggling with that difficult combination of feelings. The most effective solution I’ve found is going to the Power (to the People) Lunch group and making phone calls to help persuade legislators and others to do the right thing. I find it to be a focused, empowering time of joining with others to work for change in a very concrete way. It’s a lot better than feeling angry, discouraged and appalled at what is happening in the U.S. The call sheets have clear information and targeted scripts to make each phone call easy and effective. The topics are all issues that other groups in the U.S. are also calling about. We meet the second and fourth Thursday of the month at the Creamery Building in Arcata, from noon to 1:30 p.m.

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It’s fun and productive and a great lunch is served, too. If you can’t get to the meetings, you can sign up via the Power Lunch Humboldt Facebook page or send an email to and get the call sheets, pick an issue and call. Even better, get together with a friend and make calls together. This phone action group that makes phone calls is a great remedy for any kind of feelings of disempowerment. Join us! Emily Siegel, Eureka

just another river otter gambler like the kind you find along the avenue my eyes were bright, as you can imagine and i was just a little otter too yeah i was just a little otter too just another river otter gambler dreaming of my favorite stew like the kind my otter mother always made me and i was just a little otter too yeah i was just a little otter too just another river otter gambler betting all my long shots coming through dead or alive, what’s the difference and i was just a little otter too yeah i was just a little otter too — Monte Merrick

Off Limits Editor: The Trump Administration released a draft plan to open up coastal waters to oil drilling from along the Atlantic region, the Gulf of Mexico, Pacific Region and off the coast of Alaska (“Interior Releases Draft Plan to Open North Coast Waters to Oil Drilling,” posted online Jan. 4). This means us, folks, and points south and north of us along the West Coast if this plan is approved. It means more oil spills, more carbon being released into the atmosphere, health crises, more tragic weather related emergencies, more displaced populations as sea levels rise and parts of the world are too hot for habitation. It also means more money into the pockets of energy extraction corporations. The resources that will be necessary to start pumping oil from the ocean floors could be used to expand solar, wind, wave generation and bio-fuels to generate cleaner fuels. It could be used to develop the infrastructure for electric car “pumping” stations from the West Coast to the East Coast. We all need to do our part to lower our carbon footprint and live sustainable lives. We live in an excellent part of the country to reach a 100 percent renewable energy supply. But, it’s hard to do this alone. We need to work together to achieve this goal. If you are

interested in getting involved, there is a branch of in Humboldt County that is working on these issues. I also encourage you to write U.S. Interior Secretary Zinke to let him know the North Coast should be kept off limits. Gail Coonen, Freshwater

Clarification A story in the Feb. 1, 2018 edition of the North Coast Journal headlined “The Humboldt 35” contained potentially unclear information. Todd Matthews created the initial National Missing and Unidentified Persons database, which is a program of the National Institute of Justice. Matthews continues to serve as the program’s director. The Journal regrets any confusion.

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Left to Right: Steven Madrone, Ryan Sundberg, Danielle Burkhart, Virginia Bass, Mary Ann Lyons

Show Us the Money

Incumbents take commanding fundraising leads in Supes races By Thadeus Greenson


ometimes it pays to be the incumbent. That definitely appears to be the case in the races for two seats on the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors, in which incumbents Ryan Sundberg and Virginia Bass have jumped out to almost ten-fold fundraising leads over their opponents. The two races — which so far have five candidates vying to represent the Fourth and Fifth districts — saw the candidates combine to fill their war chests with more than $70,000 in cash contributions over the second half of 2017, according to campaign finance disclosure forms filed with the Humboldt County Elections office. However, that sum was not equally distributed, as the aforementioned incumbents combined to raise 87 percent of the total, a sum of more than $62,000. Passed in 1974, California’s Political Reform Act aimed to promote transparency by requiring donors and candidates to disclose who they’re giving money to and who they’re getting it from, allowing vot-

ers to take that into account and make informed decisions. The law requires local political candidates to regularly file Form 460s, which detail their fundraising efforts, including each person or business that donated more than $100 to their campaigns. The forms give the public a glimpse into what industries and which people are funding specific candidates’ campaigns. The latest filings, which had to be postmarked to the elections office by the close of January, have a wealth of information about how the supervisors races will shape up and who’s lining up to support whom.

The Fighting Fifth

In the Fifth District, Sundberg, a twoterm incumbent who was appointed last year by Gov. Jerry Brown to become the first Native American to serve on the California Coastal Commission, is being challenged by Steven Madrone, the executive director of the Mattole Salmon Group with decades of trail and water-

shed project experience who also teaches in the Forestry and Wildland Resources Department at Humboldt State University. Sundberg ended the reporting period having raked in $31,130 in cash donations and with almost $37,000 in cash on hand. Sundberg received a total of 12 contributions of $1,500, the max allowable under the county code, and, on average, received more than $800 from each of his 38 listed contributors. He also reported receiving $3,215 in un-itemized donations of less than $100. The cannabis industry seems to have lined up behind Sundberg, who helped pass the county’s land use ordinance ushering in the era of permitted grows. In total, Sundberg reported raising more than $7,000 from cannabis businesses and people who work for them, plus another $3,000 from a pair of limited liability corporations — Mad River Estates LLC and Humboldt Healthcare — with no web presence beyond a registry with the California Secretary of State’s Office and a corresponding post office box. (He also got another $1,500 from Mad River Estates’ operations manager.) Sundberg also reported receiving $3,500 worth of nonmonetary contributions from Cody Stross, owner of Northern Emeralds, which has cultivation operations in Sundberg’s district, in the form of food, drinks and music for a fundraiser. Sundberg also received $1,000 from Coastal Commissioner Dayna Bochco of Santa Monica, and $1,500 each from San Bernardino County Supervisor James Ramos and his wife, Theresa. In total, a little more than 20 percent of Sundberg’s itemized monetary contributions came from businesses or people who listed addresses within the Fifth District. Madrone, who only began fundraising in SepContinued on next page » • Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 • NORTH COAST JOURNAL 


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tember, reported receiving $3,730 in cash contributions before the end of the year, including $799 in unitemized donations of less than $100. Madrone received 10 donations above the reporting threshold, for an average contribution of $293. His largest contributors were the Humboldt-Del Norte Central Labor Council and Suzzane Cook, with both donating $990. In total, about 52 percent of Madrone’s itemized monetary contributions came from Fifth District addresses. On the spending side, Sundberg reported donating a total of $630 to the Mad River Rotary and the Boys and Girls Club of the Redwoods, paying out $1,000 in campaign employee salary, $285 to and spending a total of $1,453 at Costco for office supplies. Madrone, meanwhile, reported having shelled out a total of $114.30 — $40.30 in online donation fees from Stripe and Square, $50 for starting a savings account at Coast Central Credit Union and another $24 for for failing to meet its minimum balance.

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The battle for the Fourth pits Bass, a two-term incumbent who also serves as vice president of the California State Association of Counties, against a pair of challengers: cannabis consultant Danielle Burkhart and Mary Ann Lyons, a K-8 teacher and grassroots political organizer. Bass has dominated the early fundraising thus far, reporting a whopping 73 donations of $100 or more in the filing period (at an average clip of $358 apiece) and total monetary contributions of almost $31,000. She received a total of five maximum contributions of $1,500 each and finished the filing period with more than $45,000 in cash on hand. She also reported receiving about $4,800 in unitemized contributions of $100 or less. About 29 percent of Bass’ reported contributions came from within her district and she appears to have benefitted from her time with the state counties association, receiving nine donations from sitting county supervisors (or their campaigns) in other parts of the state totaling $2,950. That’s more than either of her opponents’ total reported contributions. Bass’ max contributions came from GR Sundberg, a cannabis consultant, and the aforementioned Stross, Ramos and Humboldt Healthcare LLC. Meanwhile, Burkhart, who appears to have only begun fundraising in October,

reported receiving a total of $2,126 in monetary contributions, $376 of which came in the form of donations of less than $100. She reported receiving five donations of more than $100, including a $1,000 donation from herself. Her other largest donors were George Walker of Humboldt County Processing Co. and Studio City attorney Eugene Patterson Harris, who donated $300 and $250, respectively. If you include Burkhart’s donation, 63 percent of her itemized total came from within the Fourth District. If you exclude it, that number drops to 13 percent. Burkhart also reported receiving about $767 in nonmonetary contributions, including a “political data list” from Christopher Niehaus and alcohol for a fundraiser from Steve Luu. She finished the reported period with $812 in cash on hand. Lyons, meanwhile, trails her opponents, having raised a total of $2,100 from four donors. The largest of those came in the form of $1,500 from the local United Food and Commercial Workers union. She also reported receiving $250 from Madeline Restaino, of Placerville, $200 from Thomas Gage, of Fortuna, and $150 from Josie Brown, of Petrolia. Counting the union donation, 71 percent of Lyons’ contributions came from within the Fourth District. She finished the period with $1,310 in cash on hand. On the expense side of the equation, Lyons reported spending about $520 combined on stickers, banners and buttons at Scrappers Edge and Advanced Signs in Eureka. Burkhart, for her part, reported spending about $934 on campaign materials, fundraising efforts promotional materials and a website, mostly through local vendors. Bass meanwhile, made some donations from her campaign account, including $1,125 to the Sequoia Park Zoo Foundation, $175 to Planned Parenthood, $100 to the Eureka Rescue Mission, $250 to the Humboldt Democratic Central Committee and $311 to the library foundation. She also spent some cash: a total of $3,808 for a website, fundraising efforts, campaign literature and a public affairs consultant. The next round of campaign finance disclosures are due to be filed with the elections office in April. l Thadeus Greenson is the Journal’s news editor. Reach him at 442-1400, extension 321, or thad@ Follow him on Twitter @thadeusgreenson. • Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 • NORTH COAST JOURNAL 


Guest Views

Not Another Winter to Wonder By Peg Anderson


am one of the coordinators of the extreme weather shelter group in Southern Humboldt. Last year was our first year of sheltering. We opened the doors in alternating churches 17 times in an unusually wet and cold winter. We supplied sleeping bags, mats, clothing, hygiene supplies and food each time we sheltered. The same 12 to 15 people showed up, mostly men. Our criteria for opening was 34 degrees or below. Each event involved three days of coordinating, cooking, cleaning and overnight duty in varying degrees for each volunteer. This year is different. The temperatures have been higher and rain has been scarce. We sheltered twice when the forecast was 28 or 29 degrees, but it never got below 36 on those nights. I see the same people come in. I wonder how they survive. The men seem more and more broken. The women seem exhausted but better able to take care of themselves. We continually buy sleeping bags because many bags get stolen or wet in the camps and we give them to those who need them. We go through a lot of socks because people can’t wash or dry them. I’m supposed to feel good about helping people survive these cold temperatures but I mainly feel like our efforts are futile. I know they are out there on all the other nights. Something good does happen on shelter nights. The guests are tired but grateful and polite. The volunteers get a sense of altruistic warmth and connection. We all get to know each other a little. But the crime of reducing a part of the population to a place of no options is not acknowledged. There is a kind of acceptance in volunteerism for propping up the idea that certain people just don’t have what it takes to have a home. The crime originates in bad public policy and the erosion of human services. We know where all the money is but it is not available for housing or health care. The attitude that is encouraged in politics and the general public is that jobs and opportunity are everywhere but the homeless are too lazy to pursue them. Basic support of human life requires shelter from the elements, a way to stay warm or cool, a safe place to sleep, regular nourishment and clean water, companionship, acceptance and respect in society and the right to privacy and personal possessions. This should not be difficult. We do this

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for animals in most communities. There are publicly-owned properties, buildings and state parks that remain unused for years. We have emergency plans in place to house and care for people in natural disasters but there is befuddlement about how to shelter the 2,000 or so homeless people we have in Humboldt County. Safe and secure camp sites with showers, toilets and “warming houses“ with communal kitchen facilities have functioned well in other communities. These sites could also include small inexpensive houses. It is really not about money. There is money in the state coffers for homelessness that is stuck in red tape. I recall that there was extra Measure Z money that needed to be used. Was shelter even on the agenda or in the budget? I see our disenfranchisement of the homeless as the most painful and central issue facing our county and our nation. It is not even in the national conversation among politicos. While government officials take measures to push people around or out of their communities, the inevitable public health and social issues expand. Hepatitis A has infected and killed people in Los Angeles and San Diego because of human waste contamination. There is speculation that cooking fires from homeless camps could have started the fires that raged in Southern California. Homelessness feeds the heroin and opioid epidemic because homeless camps are magnets for predatory drug dealers. While we leave people on the streets with no options, in a category that renders them unwanted wherever they are, the way we see ourselves changes. I worry that this callousness can be passed on to the next generation. If some Americans are vulnerable to losing everything, I think we are all at risk. We have many models to draw from and so many local resources in land and infrastructure. If there is strong leadership from county and state government, I think the response from the community will be powerful and compassionate. The official declaration of a shelter crisis will legally open up opportunities for the county and citizenry to work together on solutions. It may seem a daunting task but, once begun, I believe it will accelerate in the wonderful ways that human beings operate when they help each other out. Let’s not spend one more winter wondering what can be done. l Peg Anderson resides in Redway. • Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 • NORTH COAST JOURNAL


From NCJ Daily

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A Stranger’s Kindness


ight-year-old Eureka Cub Scout Noah Coulombe loves participating in his pack’s annual popcorn sales project. He enjoys both making the sales and carefully tracking of his progress toward his goals. He also enjoys supporting his pack in their fundraising efforts. One of his pack’s top salesmen in 2016, when he pulled in $1,175, Noah was well on his way to the top spot in 2017, so far ahead in his efforts that he increased his sales goal to $3,000 and busily spent his days and evenings marking sales and tracking receipts. Then the unexpected happened. In September, circumstances led a family “friend” of Megan Tyler, Noah’s mother, to spend about a week sleeping on the family couch. One evening Tyler and her family arrived home to find the friend gone, along with Noah’s popcorn sales money, which he’d kept in a clearly marked envelope. “I can’t imagine anyone being so callous that they would steal money from a child, much less money that he or she had worked so hard to collect for their troop or pack, but that’s precisely what happened,” Tyler explained. “I was devastated.” After a search for the friend came up empty, Tyler — a single mother who lives on a tight budget — started coming through her house looking for things she could sell to replace the stolen money. “We’re a Scouting family,” Tyler explained. “Everyone in our family is involved in Scouting in some way. Noah is a Cub Scout. His older sister is a Girl

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Scout. I am a den leader. And my younger son will soon be old enough to join Tiger Cubs, which he is looking forward to. To have something happen like this theft was something all of us were having trouble dealing with, until that knock at the door.” That knock came from a neighbor, who’d reported that he’d just received a call from a stranger named Andy Moe, a firefighter in Washington state. It turns out Moe and his family had been staying in Redding when his truck was stolen, only to be recovered by police in the parking lot of a nearby casino. Among the items found inside was an envelope with the word “Cubs” written on the outside. It held a couple of personal checks but the cash was gone. Moe called the numbers on the checks in an effort to get more information about whoever had stolen his truck and connected with Tyler’s

Missing Spaniard Found Dead: A body found on the Van Duzen River bar Feb. 5 has been identified as that of missing Spanish national Ivan Liñan Cano. He was 31. Liñan Cano went missing Nov. 28 when he fled from the car of a friend, who was attempting to get him help for a mental health crisis, and ran into the woods along State Route 36 near Carlotta. POSTED 02.09.18


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neighbor. When Tyler called Moe back, she explained the situation. Some weeks later, when Tyler and Noah had essentially moved on, Tyler got a letter from Moe in the mail. Inside, she found Noah’s envelope, which now contained a money order made out to Noah’s pack with a note that said, “Hope this helps.” The money order was for $320 — $120 more than had been taken. “Just when you think that you can’t rely on strangers anymore, and there isn’t anybody good left in the world, something like this happens to totally restore your faith in people,” she said. “I’m still shaking my head when I think about all of this.” Moe, a firefighter with the Central Pierce Fire Department in Puyallup, Washington, was never a Scout but

On the Waterfront Trail: The county of Humboldt will host a meeting Feb. 27 at 5:30 p.m. to discuss plans to complete the final, 4.2-mile stretch of the Humboldt Bay Trail between Eureka and Arcata. At the meeting, officials will brief the public on the current project design, as well as “challenge and constraints” to the project’s completion, which may include difficult design plans and concerns over sea level rise. POSTED 02.09.18


when he learned the story behind the missing money, he knew that someone had to step up. “As far as replacing the funds was concerned, that was just a matter of doing the right thing,” Moe said. “Putting together a little cash to help somebody out is easy when you work with the kindest, most generous people imaginable. After I heard the story of what had happened, I just asked my friends at the station for their help, and they ponied right up to help out.” Thanks to one stranger’s kindness, Noah loves popcorn sales season once again and is looking forward to supporting his pack next year. As top salesman, of course. Read the full version of this story at — Michael W. Michelsen Jr. POSTED 02.13.18

Bekah on the Hill: Bekah Martinez, the contestant on The Bachelor who caught viral headlines after the Journal found her listed on the California Attorney General’s missing persons database, was eliminated from the show Feb. 12. Right after her elimination, Martinez was interviewed by Jimmy Kimmel and confirmed that she did come to work on a Humboldt marijuana farm after being dismissed from the show, prompting her mom to report her missing. POSTED 02.13.18




Week in Weed

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

The shifting terrain of legal employment in the cannabis industry By Linda Stansberry


e’re a month and change into legalized recreational weed and it would be safe to say that things feel a tad … unstable. The county planning department is up to its ears in permit approvals, the Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors are still tinkering with the permit and tax process, the cities of Arcata and Eureka, as well as the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water Board, have challenged a Planning Commission decision to allow a manufacturing facility next to the Mad River, and 29 people addressed the Board of Supervisor’s Feb. 12 meeting to express frustration with the impact of the excise tax system on small growers. One of the highly touted benefits of legalization was job growth. So where are we with that? Well, at first glance, it doesn’t look great. While the agendas for the Planning Commission are chock-a-block with permits for legal grows, it’s tough to measure how much of that is actually trickling down to the little guy. Word on the wind is that most people are scaling up to compensate for falling per-pound prices and not hiring additional staff to tend to their “girls,” with some fearing a resulting dilution in quality. A quick scan of on-the-books jobs doesn’t bode well. Most of the legal jobs in the cannabis industry (distribution, budtender, etc.) top out at around $15 an hour. That’s nothing to sneeze at but it’s not a living wage if you have a family to support. The only well-paid cannabis industry job we could find on Craigslist was working for the county processing permit applications. Still, according to Lucy Robson at Emerald Employment, it’s only February and things are bound to pick up in March. Robson, whose company offers payroll services and employee recruitment for permitted farmers, says the onerous permitting process has created a bit of a bottleneck in the creation of ancillary jobs associated with the cannabis industry. “We’re doing our best to be the leading

experts and navigate all of this,” she tells the Journal. “It’s a brave new world. Right now the challenges are just the holding patterns the farms are in, and other businesses in terms of the permitting process.” Those other businesses include distributors (the lack of which has contributed to plummeting prices for white market farmers, who are prohibited from distributing themselves, according to Robson), transportation and tourism. Once permits open up and are approved for those sectors, Robson believes she might be putting more people to work. Meanwhile, for existing scenes that require workers, the dynamic is very different than it used to be. The impacted housing market in many rural communities means workers must either live onsite or spend most of their paychecks commuting to the farm. And permitted farmers who want staff onsite must now provide heated facilities with locking doors and ADA-compliant bathrooms — no more tent camping. Robson says the declining wages for trim workers — $13 to $15 an hour of taxed income versus $20 an hour under the table — has had an inverse relationship in the ability to recruit qualified employees. Still, bringing things out into the open and being able to vet and drug test employees can be a game-changer for farmers who only want trusted people on their scenes. How this is going to shake out as the industry develops is anyone’s guess. Robson expresses optimism, although she calls the current landscape “daunting.” Until things settle, everyone — including Robson — will have to learn some new ways to be frugal. “I don’t buy shredded cheese anymore, I buy block cheese and shred it myself,” she jokes. l Linda Stansberry is a staff writer at the Journal. Reach her at 442-1400, extension 317, or Follow her on Twitter @LCStansberry. • Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 • NORTH COAST JOURNAL


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A nonprofit’s push to save the Van Arken By Thadeus Greenson


asha McKee is standing on a jut of land, her gray-brown hair falling out from underneath a tri-color knit beanie. She’s speaking loudly so she can be heard over the babbling of Van Arken Creek, which stretches out in front of her about 15 feet down a steep slope, meandering under Pacific yew, Douglas fir, maple and a few scattered redwood trees. Behind her, the creek’s South Fork purls steadily, rushing over knotted redwood roots under a spray of ferns. McKee is talking about watershed and forest health but she’s also talking about her home. She moved to the woods near Whitethorn when her folks packed their station wagon to its roof, leaving just a bit of room for the sleeping kids, and drove north to make a new life for themselves away from

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the city. One of her dad Bob McKee’s first jobs was working split redwood from Van Arken Creek, a main tributary to the Mattole River. “I’ve been tromping around these woods since I was a kid,” McKee says. “I would just find a ridge and hike it down to the ocean.” McKee, now the water program director for Sanctuary Forest, and April Newlander, the nonprofit’s executive director, are taking the Journal on a tour of a section of the 1,300-acre Van Arken watershed that Sanctuary Forest is hoping to purchase from Boyle Forest LP. The nonprofit’s ambitious plans would transform the property — a ruggedly steep swath of working timberlands —into a community forest, with watershed restoration efforts to bolster threatened salmonids, sustainable timber harvests and a host

of recreation opportunities. But to hear McKee tell it, Sanctuary Forest’s push to “save the Van Arken” is about much more — it’s about restoring a symbiotic relationship between people and the environment, environmentalism and economic growth, loggers and hippies.

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lands program director and McKee’s son, pauses a moment to consider the question. It’s a couple of weeks before the site tour, and the Journal has essentially just asked, What’s so special about the Van Arken? He starts with what it’s not. The Van Arken isn’t a pristine old growth forest, like the one at the Mattole’s headwaters that Sanctuary Forest formed to save more than three decades ago. The cathedral-like redwood groves that once dotted its landscape have long since been felled. And subsequent decades have also left their Above: Sanctuary Forest Executive Director April Newlander (left) mark — with some areas clear cut only to be with Tasha McKee, the nonprofit's water program director. Amy Kumler replaced with plantation-like rows of conifers. Below: The 1,300 acre Van Arken watershed. Thomas Dunklin What the Van Arken is, Doherty says, is 1,300 acres of diversely forested land — filled with dogwoods, Pacific yews, maples, ash, oaks, alders, old growth Sanctuary Forest, which offers water storage tanks in exchange for Douglas fir, madrone and even chinquapin — that’s been left their pledges to pump water in the winter and practice forebearance in the summer. Meanwhile, the Mattole Restoration Council, undeveloped. another nonprofit in the area, has worked to remove old culverts “It’s a super high priority watershed for salmon recovery and the and decommission logging roads, reducing water runoff and sedionly tributary in the Mattole headwaters of its size that’s free of ment flows into the creeks. human development,” he says. “There’s been logging but there’s no Allan Renger, a supervising fisheries biologist with the California people out there and no impacts from upstream landowners.” Department of Fish and Wildlife, says the entire upper Mattole Sanctuary Forest and other nonprofits have already put in a lot watershed is “critically important” for steelhead, Chinook and of work to restore the upper Mattole watershed. Driving the roads coho, all of which are listed under the federal Endangered Species around Whitethorn, you’ll see fences with blue salmon plaques Act. While all three species are imperiled, coho are of the highest attached to them, a sign that the landowners are working with Continued on next page »

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The South Fork of Van Arken Creek. Amy Kumler concern to biologists, Renger says, because they occupy a fraction of their historic range. Historically, Renger says, coho were distributed throughout much of the Mattole watershed. Today, he says they mostly stick to spawning and rearing in its upper reaches, the only areas that seem to have the high water quality the fish demand. “There are a number of factors but water temperature is kind of the leading one — it’s a heavy filter on where you can or can’t have coho,” Renger says, adding that coho are very much in danger of being pushed out of the Mattole. “They are of critical concern.” But the restoration efforts have born some fruit — with the watershed seeing “banner salmon returns” in each of the last two years, according to Doherty, who warns that allowing “more impacts and developments to occur, there’s a pretty high chance of reversing that.” And that’s part of what makes the Van Arken so enticing for Sanctuary Forest. With no development or timber production upstream, Doherty and others feel a large-scale restoration of the creek could prove a boon for salmon. On the Journal’s tour, Newlander stops

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on a bridge crossing Van Arken Creek to point upstream to a relatively straight, uniform stretch of water about 150 yards long that, in the direct light of the sun overhead, looks more like a shallow aquifer than a creek. She points out the lack of pools, shaded areas or natural debris. Loggers, she says, have cleared the banks of the undergrowth and debris that would shade parts of the creek and create the natural impediments that would slow the water down and cause it to pool, dropping water temperatures and giving fish crucial places to shelter and rest. Downstream, McKee explains how the lack of felled logs, debris and natural impediments in the creek has caused much of the gravel and silt you’d find in a healthy creek to wash downstream, stripping the creek floor down to bedrock and reducing its potential to fill the forest floor with much needed groundwater. Active restoration projects — felling trees into the creek in some places and building beaver-dam-like structures in others — would go a long way to slowing the water, creating pools and allowing for the healthy buildup of sediment, dirt and

gravel on the creek floor, which would in turn raise the groundwater level and make for a healthier, more fire resistant forest, they say. Renger says he personally thinks Sanctuary Forest’s restoration plans for the Van Arken are significant and worthwhile, adding that his department has penned a letter supporting the project. But a large hurdle stands between Sanctuary Forest and its plans: money. And lots of it.

It was late 2016, and Sanctuary

Forest was trying to spread the word about the Van Arken project, the nonprofit’s hope to purchase 300 adjacent acres on McKee Creek and the property’s roughly $9 million price tag. Doherty and some others were sitting at a Mattole Creek Tributary meeting, giving the overview when Monica and Colum Coyne stopped them short. “(Colum) asks, ‘How much did you say the property was?’” Doherty recalls. “He’s like, ‘Well, it seems like it’s about $5,500 an acre. I’ll fund half an acre this year and half an acre next year.’ Another person was like, ‘I’ll fund an acre, too.’ We got home and

“We’re trying to change 50 years were like, ‘Sheesh. of perception of Let’s start a fundan-acre campaign cannabis farmers and start promoting that.’” as people who While the fundan-acre campaign were willing to do has, indeed, beall these terrible come the cornerstone of Sanctuary things to the Forest’s efforts, the full funding plan environment.” is more complex. Doherty says the nonprofit is really only looking to raise about a third of the projected property cost through private donations ($500,000) and pledges to fund an acre (almost $2.5 million). Sanctuary Forest will then look to leverage those funds — about $3 million — to secure a little over $1 million in funding from conservation foundations and the remaining $5 million in state and federal grants. Part of Sanctuary Forest’s pitch to fund-an-acre donors is that their $5,500 can essentially help leverage another $15,000 for the project. In Southern Humboldt, the campaign has caught hold. Doherty says $5,500 donations and pledges — Sanctuary Forest allows donors to pledge the $5,500 over five years, making annual payments of $1,100 or even monthly payments of $92 — have come from all corners. Redway Liquors has funded an acre, as have road associations, families and a reading group from Whale Gulch. The environmental conservation group has also begun to target what at first blush might seem like unlikely allies — cannabis farmers. More than a dozen cannabis farms have funded — or pledged to fund — an acre, Doherty says, adding that he’s begun a branding campaign around the idea, offering growers a “Save the Van Arken” logo to put on their products. The idea, Doherty says, is to give cannabis farmers an opportunity to broadcast their investment in the environment and the community. While there have clearly been — and remain — plenty of bad actors in the industry, Doherty says, there have also historically been cultivators who grew their crops the right way and donated quietly to local causes, never able to be publicly recognized for it. That’s changed, he says, and the Van Arken logo is a way for cultivators to get some recognition for their good deeds. John Casali, who owns Huckleberry Hill

Farms just up the road from Sanctuary Forest’s Whitethorn office, was the first to jump on board. “We’re trying to change 50 years of perception of cannabis farmers as people who were willing to do all these terrible things to the environment,” Casali says, adding that he’s trying to carve out a niche for himself as the antithesis of that negative stereotype. Walking his property — which was farmed by his parents before him — Casali points to two large water catchment ponds that use solar-powered pumps to fill to

nine large storage tanks on the hill above his greenhouse. Those tanks in turn then use gravity to water his plants. He says he’s working on getting a “fish friendly” certification from the Department of Fish and Wildlife and converting his farm entirely Continued on next page » • Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 • NORTH COAST JOURNAL 


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to solar power. The Van Arken logo on his product, Casali says, is a nice way to differentiate it. But ultimately, he says funding an acre was about something more basic. “There’s certain groups in the community, like the technical rescue team and all the volunteer fire departments, who have been protecting this community and doing so much for all of us,” he says. “Sanctuary Forest is one of them, protecting resources for the good of all of us.” “I feel obligated to help them,” Casali continues, pointing to the Van Arken sticker on a bag of his buds. “That stands for community, for the greater good. And people care that you care about other people.” While Sanctuary Forest’s fundraising efforts seem to be bearing some fruit and the nonprofit has charted a five-year plan through 2021 to come up with the funds, there is some urgency, as the ball isn’t exactly in the nonprofit’s court. The property owner, Boyle Forests LP, has indicated it wants to liquidate its land holdings and has already sold off some other nearby parcels. “That’s been the way the project has been all along,” Doherty says. “They want to liquidate all their holdings in the Mattole. If someone else comes along and says, ‘Hey, I want to buy it all,’ we wouldn’t have a project anymore.” Boyle Forests also holds an active timber harvest plan that’s been approved for a stretch of the property. With timber prices at a five-year high, driven by a strong economy, that adds to the sense of urgency. “That’s kind of an ominous cloud hanging over,” Doherty says. “We need the trees standing to have a community forest.”

Tasha McKee is talking as she walks up an old logging road, pointing out aspects of the forest in need of managing. Those groves of conifers to the south need thinning, she says, adding that much of the

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so poorly for so long, McKee says it can be tempting for people to think that maybe we should just do nothing and let nature take over. But she says that would be like foregoing medical intervention after a botched surgery — with all that’s been done to them, some forests need a human hand to heal, she says. She and Newlander lead a small group down into a second-growth redwood grove that straddles the headwaters of the South

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Above: Van Arken Creek meanders under a diverse forest. Amy Kumler Right: Jani Cook (right) takes a stroll with her daughter, Ginger Anderson, and grandaughter, Freyja Cook, on a logging road in the Van Arken watershed. The family has sponsored multiple acres and walks the watershed almost daily. Amy Kumler Fork of Van Arken Creek. “This is where it’s born,” McKee says. “Well, it’s actually born a little ways up, but it’s still a child here.” With redwoods reaching to the sky above her, surrounded by lush woodwardia ferns and the sound of water trickling over a series of fallen trees, McKee launches into a story. This grove, she says, is where she brought the first group of Van Arken donors for a picnic. The group spread out, plopped down and was happily munching

away when a groundwater spring burbled up to the surface. “It was like, ‘Oh, the forest is talking to us. It wants us to save it,’” she says with a laugh. A bit later, back on the logging road and heading back to the car, McKee takes a more serious tone. She talks about her childhood and adolescence, when she saw protesters and loggers square off and a community grow rife with animosity and

resentment, everyone feeling someone was trying to take away what was rightfully theirs. She says she sees the Van Arken as a new model. She sees it as place for people to come ride mountain bikes and hike; a watershed that will help restore salmon populations, which will help sustain fishermen and their families downriver in Shelter Cove. And she sees it as a place where timber will be sustainably harvested to be trucked to small but bustling mills nearby

to be turned into specialty beams, fancy trim or artisan tables. “I always wanted to see a day when we could turn it around,” she says, “when people could work driving a logging truck and everyone could be proud of them.” l Thadeus Greenson is the Journal’s news editor. Reach him at 442-1400, extension 321, or Follow him on Twitter @thadeusgreenson. Continued on next page »


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Book Club Emergency Meeting

To address whether Todd is maybe a racist By Jennifer Fumiko Cahill


verybody comfortable? Anyone need a cushion or a refill? OK. I’ve called this book club meeting tonight to discuss some tension that’s arisen since we embarked on this new inclusive reading list. I’ll just say it: Some of you have questioned whether Todd is a racist and, if so, whether we should continue meeting at his place anyway to enjoy baked brie, sumptuous charcuterie boards and whatever mid-range wine Shelly brings. First, shout out to Chris for suggesting last year that we “get out of our bubble” by reading books by authors from underrepresented communities and other countries. Nice one. But it has brought up some stuff. Now Todd isn’t here tonight, since that would have been pretty uncomfortable. Instead, I think we should sort this out before we do something rash, like move our gatherings to my place and this awkward L-shaped living room, or Kelly’s with all the pet hair. Initially, Todd may have been politically incorrect with his knee-jerk “all books matter” argument for Tom Clancy and the way he balked at the proposed reading list, particularly some of the Mexican and Mexican-American authors because, in his words, “They’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists. And some, I assume, are good writers.” It sounds divisive

out of context. Still, we can’t jump to conclusions about what’s in his heart. And while he did say Dylan and Jeanie couldn’t render an impartial judgement because they’re Mexican, I think we can all agree that was an honest mistake — I know you guys just have a timeshare in Cancun but, to be fair, you did come back pretty tanned. Let’s not dwell. The seven-layer dip and top-shelf Margaritas Todd put out at our next meeting were clearly meant as an olive branch. Not even from a mix, by the way Shutterstock — real Margarita glasses. Beats the hell out of sipping from Mason jars at Chris’ place. Sorry, man, but we’re not in college anymore. While I suspect that Todd hadn’t actually read August’s Holocaust memoir, given that most of his references seemed drawn from The Sound of Music, I will admit his focus on the non-Jewish people who died seemed … off. And some of you were taken aback by his devil’s advocate take on

modern-day neo-Nazis, noting that many are “fine people” and that there’s blame on “many sides.” We can argue about his exact wording but he really meant that we ought to consider the humanity of all people rather than dismissing some as monsters, which was his point about the young SS officer’s charming duet in the gazebo with Liesl. OK, yes, also from the musical. Still, I hope we’re not the sort of people who’d close ourselves off to differing opinions — that’s hardly going to get us out of our bubbles — tailoring our Facebook feeds, reaffirming our own opinions, locked away in little rooms like this one, with walls so thin we’re basically watching Law & Order with my neighbor. Jesus. Sorry. Turn it down, man! And OK, Kelly, you’ve mentioned how uncomfortable you were with Todd repeatedly asking, “Where are you really from?” And maybe it was an awkward four minutes of silence after he asked, “Why isn’t the pretty Korean lady bringing barbecue?” when, in fact, Kelly is, what, Greek? I only know it was four minutes because Todd was making me an excellent pour-over, single-origin coffee. It wasn’t that long — it just seems longer because of the anticipation but it’s worth it. Help yourselves to my burned Mr. Coffee pot, by the way. I, for one, applaud Todd’s cultural curiosity. And he called you pretty, right? If by some chance an actual Korean person had been invited or whatever, we’d probably all be laughing about it. Our last meeting feels like it was a bit

of a breaking point for some of you and I want to make space for those feelings. When conversation turned from Ta’Nehisi Coates’ book to his work in the Black Panther comic books and Todd referred to Wakanda as a “shithole country” and the possible real birthplace of former president Barack Obama, those comments were … racially charged. But that’s Todd! He says what’s on his mind, not always eloquently. Frankly, I’ve heard worse language from Jeannie about Shelly’s off-brand pinot. We owe him the benefit of the doubt. Couldn’t his lamenting the dearth of comics about Thor and other superheroes from Norway — which happens to be mostly white — be about his loving capes and Nordic culture? His place is textbook hygge with the fireplace and cashmere throws. You’ve all had his homemade gravlax. It’s like butter. Mind you, even if Todd was a racist, which I’m not saying he is, wouldn’t it be our duty to pull him in rather than cast him out? To engage and understand? We’re not doing either if we abandon him to huddle on my pale carpeting that picks up wine stains like crazy. Not calling you out specifically, Kyle, so settle down. Though honestly your offer to host rings a little hollow since we all know the parking over there is bullshit. Listen. Todd has told me face to face, on the comfy sectional sofa that allows us all to sit like adults instead of sprawling on the floor like we’re at an evacuation center, that he is “the least racist person you will ever meet.” And I didn’t want to say this but the way you guys are making all this about race sounds, well, a little racist. Maybe you should think about that. l Jennifer Fumiko Cahill is the arts and features editor at the Journal. Reach her at 442-1400, extension 320, or Follow her on Twitter @JFumikoCahill. • Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 • NORTH COAST JOURNAL 


Table Talk

Sweet and Savory New Year Dumplings With homemade wrappers, wild onions and red beans By Wendy Chan


ong hei fat choi, or congratulations and be prosperous, is one way to wish everyone a happy Chinese New Year. Food is another. When it comes to Chinese New Year feasts, there are so many dishes to prepare, like fresh fish, chicken, goose, roast pork belly, noodles and so on. Dumplings are a must for New Year’s Eve. They symbolize wealth and togetherness, and come in savory and sweet varieties. On New Year’s Eve, my family would get together and make them by hand. They can be made in whimsical shapes and you can color them with different vegetable juices. To celebrate, I’m sharing my recipe for savory pork dumplings made with our plentiful local wild spring onions. For dessert, try your hand at the rice dumplings stuffed with sweet red bean in ginger syrup. Happy Year of the Dog!

Wild Onion Pork Dumplings For multicolored wrappers, substitute vegetable juice for the water. You can make your own juice by blending a handful of vegetables (such as wild onion leaves, spinach, purple cabbage and carrots) with water to make a thin liquid. Makes 20-24 dumplings. For the wrappers: 2 cups flour, plus more for dusting 1 cup warm water In a large bowl, mix the flour and water by hand until it forms a smooth dough.

Cover it with a clean towel and set it aside to rest for 20 minutes. Make the filling while the dough is resting. Knead the dough again for few minutes and set aside to rest for another 20 minutes. Divide the dough and roll it into two logs. Cut each log into 12 small pieces and dust them with flour. On a lightly floured surface, use a small rolling pin to roll each piece as you would a tiny pie to form a 4-inch, round wrapper. Try to make them thinner toward the edges. Dust with flour to keep the wrappers from sticking together and lay them on a plate with plastic wrap to separate each layer. Cover them with a clean towel or plastic wrap and set aside. For the filling: 1 pound ground pork (not lean) 2 cups chopped wild spring onions 2 tablespoons minced ginger 2 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons oyster sauce 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1 teaspoon white pepper 1 egg Mixed all the ingredients together evenly and set aside for at least 20 minutes. Place a spoonful of filling in the center of each wrapper. Fold the wrapper and pinch the edges together to close. To boil, heat 8 cups of water and 1 teaspoon of salt in a large pot until boiling. Gently drop in 8-10 dumplings

and let them cook until they float to the surface. Carefully remove with a slotted spoon and serve hot. You can also pan fry the boiled dumplings with 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil over medium-high heat until their bottoms are golden brown and crispy. To steam, place the dumplings on parchment paper in a bamboo steamer over boiling water. Steam for 15 minutes and remove from heat. Serve with spicy chili sauce or soy sauce and rice vinegar.

Sweet Rice Balls with Red Beans

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Sweet red bean paste and sweet rice flour are available in Asian markets. To add color to the rice balls, add 2 tablespoons matcha powder or 3 tablespoons of purple yam powder to the flour. You can also replace ½ cup of the hot water with vegetable juice for color. Serves 4-6. For the dumplings: 2 cups sweet rice flour, plus more for dusting 1 cup hot water 1 cup red bean paste

Form a well in each rice ball by pressing your thumb into the center of the dough. Place a ball of bean filling in the well and pinch the dough around it to enclose the ball. Once all the rice balls are filled, make the ginger syrup. For the syrup: 3 inches of fresh ginger, peeled and cut into 5 pieces 4 cups water 1 cup brown sugar

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A Little Sentimental By Collin Yeo


his was a week of contrasts for me, many of them bittersweet. While I appreciated the sunshine on my face all week, I don’t relish wearing T-shirts in February. We need our winter rain and snow, and sunny days in midwinter do not auger well for the new year. I don’t want to have another cycle of drought and wildfires out here in the Far West. On a whim, I tried consuming some older cultural artifacts from my youth that I remember loving way back when, and was depressed to find they did not age well and I had moved on in my tastes. To wit: While I am a huge fantasy nerd and roundly enjoyed rereading Tolkien’s The Silmarillion last month, I found sadly that the Narnia saga by C.S. Lewis did not captivate me upon revisiting. Similarly, a couple of evenings ago I took a chance on re-watching The X-Files, my favorite show as a sci-fi and horror obsessed teenager, and was pretty let down there, too, shocked by how bad David Duchovny’s acting was. “Dammit, Scully, there are two ends to my range, talking monotone and yelling monotone! Don’t expect me to crack my saturnine composure just because you are being attacked by a humanoid liver fluke.” At least his acting is better than his songwriting. Do yourself a favor and leave that Google search blank. I am not a nostalgic person by nature, I tend to genuinely distrust the sappier backward-gazing emotions that so much of our culture is built on. But I won’t pretend I wasn’t a little disappointed to find the magic gone for me in those gems. On Sunday I covered a memorial jam for a gone-too-soon local musician and classmate from high school, cellist Mike Lee (you can read it at for the whole story). I might not be a nostalgic person but I am also not a rock, and I was genuinely moved by our cadre of talented local funk musicians’ joyful response in the face of the cruel spectre of mortality. The best me-

Object Heavy played at Mike Lee’s memorial at the Jam on Sunday, Feb. 11. The band plays Humbrews on Friday, Feb. 16 at 9:30 p.m. Photo by Zev Smith-Danford

morials are celebrations of what makes living so powerful and important — a contrast of lights in the shadows of our saddest days. And that day began with an afternoon of rain but by the time I was walking home at the end, I was treated to the sun and a real sunset. And that felt just right. Have a lovely week.


The Jam presents a YAMS (Your Arts & Music Syndicate) curated pint night with a debut album release party for new dance rock band The Apollo Era at 9:30 p.m. with support provided by local power trio Blacksage Runners and the trippy pop spin of Paradise Inc. ($5).


Humbrews is having a night of funk and hip hop as Jurassic 5 and Ozomatli founder Chali 2na returns to Arcata at 9:30 p.m. to spit rhymes in his distinctive baritone. Local funk heavies Object Heavy provide support. $20/ $18 advance. At the same hour over on G Street, there’s a trifecta of dance music DJs descending from on high — or the greater Los Angeles area — to preach the posterior moving gospel ($23/$20 advance). G. Jones has a back-to-back set with Eprom while Ana Sia opens the night’s festivities.


Kaptain Kirk’s Kosmic Koncoction is a one-man band noted for playing fun

covers of a wide variety of pop and rock songs. He opens the evening of free music at The Logger Bar tonight at 9 p.m. before relinquishing the stage to the live debut performance of The Stallions, a local cover band in the key of Ween. Can’t see Dean and Gene and company? This’ll be the next best thing. It’s not a debut show but it is the first show of the year for local funk and soul outfits The Velvet Touch and The New Traditions, formerly The Dubba Dubs ($5). Come down to the Jam at 9:30 p.m. to see the 2018 editions of these two local hot rods.


It’s a wine and jazz matinee at Morris Graves Museum today at 3 p.m. A mere $5 gets you in the door to hear Jerry Moore on piano supporting Doug Arrington’s vocal stylings during which time you can sip local wines and schmooze in the circular galleries of our own little art house. After the sets, there is an open jam for those of you with the foresight to have brought instruments you know how to play.


Jazz bassist and composer Ben Allison returns for an 8 p.m. show at the Sanctuary after a long decade away from Arcata ($15). He brings with him his backing band Think Free in support of his latest album of self-composed tunes Layers of the City. The church-y ambience of The Sanctuary should provide a nice vibe for his cutting edge contemporary instrumental jazz sounds.


Local group Dogbone styles itself as a group of musicians playing what they call “feral jazz.” What does that actually mean? I honestly have no idea but if you are curious to find out, head down to the Mad River Brewery in sunny Blue Lake at 6 p.m. to find out for yourself for free.


No Age, a Los Angeles punk outfit on Drag City Records, plays the Outer Space tonight at 7 p.m. ($10). “Dream punk” tour buddies Flesh World from San Francisco, featuring members from Brilliant Colors and Limp Wrist, sit mid-lineup, while Arcata’s own punk darling Grocery Outlit provide a little local flavor. This should be a nice jump up and down diversion. Cuco is the stage name of 18-yearold Omar Banos, a mixtape-making musical wunderkind whose 2016 album “Wannabewithu” put him on the map as a uniquely talented multi-instrumentalist. He plays the Kate Buchanan room tonight at 9 p.m. as a special treat for the kiddies and also undoubtedly as an artifact of precociousness designed to make the rest of us feel so very old and useless ($10). ● Full show listings in the Journal’s Music and More grid, the Calendar and online. Bands and promoters, send your gig info, preferably with a high-res photo or two, to Collin Yeo wants to believe that some actors could also make good songwriters. He lives in Arcata. • Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 • NORTH COAST JOURNAL


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GJONES b2b EPROM w/Ana Sia (EDM) 9:30pm Open Mic 7pm Free

Sapphire: Afroman Ft. 1 Ton of Potluck & Hiway (hip-hop) Eyes Anonymous (’80s hits) 8:30pm $30, $20 Wave: Karaoke 9pm Free w/KJ Leonard 8pm Free CAFE MOKKA Mon Petit Chou (French495 J St., Arcata 822-2228 Canadian) 8pm Free CENTRAL STATION SPORTS BAR Karaoke w/Rock Star 1631 Central Ave., McKinleyville, 839-2013 9pm Free CHER-AE HEIGHTS CASINO Backstreet (rock and roll) FIREWATER LOUNGE 677-3611 27 9pm Free Scenic Drive, Trinidad

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Tangled (2010) (film) 6pm $5

[M] Monday Night Movies: They Live 7:30pm $5 [W] Sci-Fi Pint Fry Night: Cleopatra Jones (1973) 6pm Free w/$5 food/bev purchase

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Legends of the Mind (blues, jazz) 6pm Free

Fusilli Brothers (Italian) 8pm Free The Undercovers (covers) 9pm Free Lone Star Junction (outlaw country) 9pm Free

Kindred Spirits (bluegrass) 10pm Free

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[M] Monday Night 8-Ball Tournament 6:30pm $5 buy-in Karaoke w/DJ Marv 8pm Free Anna Hamilton (blues) 6pm Free

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For Folk Sake (folk) 7:30pm Free

[T] Trivia 6pm [W] Salsa Dancing with DJ Pachanguero 8:30pm Free

DJ L Boogie 9pm Free Absynth Quartet, Lone Star Chali 2na and the House of Junction 9pm $10 Vibe, Object Heavy 9:30pm $20 Midnight North 9:30pm $15 The Velvet Touch, The New Traditions (funk, neo soul) 9:30pm $5

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Blue Lotus Jazz 6pm Free Kindred Spirits (bluegrass) 9pm Free

Kaptain Kirk w/The Stallions (Ween tribute) 9pm Free Steelhead Awards Ceremony MAD RIVER BREWING CO. The Compost Mountain Boys Cadillac Ranch (country rock) 5-10pm Free Rogues Gallery 101 Taylor Way, Blue Lake 668-4151 (bluegrass) 6pm Free 6pm Free (Americana, country) 6pm Free THE MINIPLEX 401 I St., Arcata 630-5000 NORTHTOWN COFFEE 1603 G St., Arcata 633-6187 OCEAN GROVE COCKTAIL LOUNGE 677-35437 480 Patrick’s Point Drive., Trinidad REDWOOD CURTAIN BREWERY 550 S G St., #4., Arcata, 826-7222

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[T] Dogbone (feral jazz) 6pm Free [W] Pints for Non-Profits: North Coast Wildlife Society all day [M] Doug Tuttle (MMOSS), Sam Kogon, & The Mojave Green 8:30pm $7 [T] Sonido Pachanguero (salsa/cumbia) 9pm Free [T] Spoken Word Open Mic 6pm Free

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15 Thursday ART

Figure Drawing Group. 7-9 p.m. Cheri Blackerby Gallery, 272 C St., Eureka. Chip in for the live model and hone your artistic skills. Go into the courtyard on C Street to the room on the right. $5. 442-0309.

LECTURE Sustainable Futures Speaker Series. 5:30-7 p.m. Founders Hall 118, Humboldt State University, Arcata. Geographer, adventurer, environmental educator and 2017 National Geographic Society Emerging Explorer M. Jackson presents The Secret Lives of Icelandic Glaciers. Free. www.envcomm.humboldt. edu/spring-2018. 826-3653.


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Since we basically live on the Jurassic Park set, let's meet the residents. Jurassic Tours takes over Redwood Acres with its massive animatronic dinosaurs and virtual reality experience on Saturday, Feb. 17 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 18 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Monday, Feb. 19 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. ($23, $28 kids, $25 seniors/ active military).

No Valentine? No problem. Stop dragging your heart around and swagger over to Synapsis Nova for the kind of drag your heart likes when Spectrum Presents: The Heartbreaker’s Ball, Friday, Feb. 16 at 8 p.m. ($5 suggested donation, no one turned away for lack of funds). It’s an all-ages drag show at 9 p.m. and a dance party at 10 p.m.


Ferndale’s volunteer firefighters invite you to watch the pros with a hose compete in old-fashioned firefighting techniques, including bucket brigade, quick dressing and hose coupling during the annual Firemen’s Games on Sunday, Feb. 18 from noon to 3 p.m. on Ferndale’s Main Street (free).

Teen Movie and Book Club: The Golden Compass. 4-6 p.m. Arcata Library, 500 Seventh St. The club meets the third Thursday of each month to watch a movie based on a book. Between monthly showtimes, participants read the book to discuss it with Sarah at the following month’s gathering before viewing the next film. Free. 822-5954.

MUSIC Dr. Calvin Taylor. 6:30 p.m. Eureka Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4251 F St. The pianist and recording artist performs sacred music. Free. www.calvintaylormusic. org. (615) 295-5795. Humboldt Ukulele Group. Third Thursday of every month, 5:30 p.m. Arcata Community Center, 321 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway. A casual gathering of strummers. Beginners welcome. $3. dsander1@arcatanet. com. 839-2816.

THEATER Adaptations: The Yellow Wallpaper and King Pest. 8 p.m. Dell’Arte’s Carlo Theatre, 131 H St., Blue Lake. An evening of original stage productions of short stories and poems adapted and performed by Dell’Arte’s second-year MFA ensemble. Pay what you can. 668-5663.



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North Coast private dicks and dolls, don your detective hats and help solve a mystery when the Clarke Museum hosts a dinner theater fundraiser, Murder in the Museum, this Saturday, Feb. 17 at 5 p.m. at Bayside Community Hall ($55, $50 museum members). Valentine’s Day just wrapped but for those for whom it wasn’t disastrous enough, there’s always the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre, when Al Capone’s hoods gunned down “Bugs” Moran and members of his Southside Gang. At this evening of eats and shrieks, the 1920s roar to life and those fateful events are still fresh. Then another poor chump gets snuffed out. All of it plays out while you drink and dine with gangsters and molls milling about. Keep a keen eye on the events that unfold and help solve the crime after dessert. Tickets include dinner, a drink ticket and a commemorative photo, so snazz it up in your best fedora or flapper dress. The caper comes courtesy of Murder By Dessert and the proceeds benefit the Clarke Museum. Music, singing, dancing … and murder. Hard to say no to this Valentine request. — Kali Cozyris

It’s not your regular, run-of-the-mill rage. Your “I can’t get this ever-loving packing envelope open” rage. No, this rage is primal. And it’s coming straight for us. The Primal Rage North Coast Premiere slashes its way to the Eureka Theater this Friday, Feb. 16 at 8 p.m. ($10). Described as “a Hollywood-produced Bigfoot horror movie filmed almost entirely in the redwood region during 2015 and 2016,” Primal Rage is another fine example of a film starring our spectacular North Coast and its primeval feel. The winding rural highways are familiar. The towering trees, same. It’s like any drive home for any one of us — except for the rage. The lurking, hulking rage and the ferocious roar of something very big, very scary and very, very hairy. In the fern-laden forest, something is stalking a young couple who find themselves waaay off the beaten path (horror film trope alert: sex in cars precedes bad, bad things). Edward Olson, the production coordinator and co-producer of the film, is a local guy, graduating from Eureka High School in 1987. (Hey, Eddie!) Olson will be on hand for the premiere to introduce the film. Primal Rage is rated R for some intense violence … and the rage. Doors at 7 p.m. —Kali Cozyris

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Humboldt Steelhead Days. Countywide. A hatchery steelhead fishing contest from Jan. 13 to Feb. 17 on the Mad and Trinity rivers with countywide events. Go online to sign up for the contest and for a list of events. www.

FOR KIDS Trinidad Library Toddler Storytime. 10-11 a.m. Trinidad Library, 380 Janis Court. Toddler storytime at the Trinidad Library. Free. 677-0227. Young Discoverers. 10:30 a.m.-noon. Discovery Museum, 612 G St., Eureka. A unique drop-off program for children ages 3-5. Stories, music, crafts, yoga and snacks. $8, $6 members. www. 443-9694.

ETC Career and Volunteer Expo. Noon-4 p.m. West Gym, Humboldt State University, Arcata. The Academic and Career Advising Center is hosting the Career and Volunteer Expo with more than 40 nonprofits with volunteer and paid positions, more than 30 government agencies and more than 30 for-profit businesses. Grand Re-Opening. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Ferndale Museum, 515 Shaw Ave. New exhibits, live music with Bill McBride and Hugh Gallagher, refreshments, door prizes and a raffle. Free. 786-4466. Humboldt Cribbage Club. 6:15 p.m. Moose Lodge, 4328 Campton Road, Eureka. Play cards. 444-3161. Sip & Knit. 6-8:30 p.m. NorthCoast Knittery, 320 Second St., Eureka. Come create with your community. Enjoy an

evening of knitting, crocheting or whatever fiber craft you love. Food and drink available and bring something to share. Free. www. 442-9276. Standard Magic Tournament. 6-10 p.m. NuGames Eureka, 1662 Myrtle Ave. #A. Put your deck to the test. $5. 497-6358.

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Brews & Reuse. 6-8 p.m. Lost Coast Brewery Taproom, 1600 Sunset Drive, Eureka. Join SCRAP for an evening of crafting beer coozies from wetsuits, beer-rings and bottle cap magnets. Ticket includes one beer and unlimited crafting. $12. 267-9633. A Call to Yarns Knitting Group. Noon-1 p.m. Arcata Library, 500 Seventh St. Knit. Chat. Relax. Free. 822-5954. Community Art Night. Third Friday of every month. The MGC, 2280 Newburg Road, Fortuna. Family friendly, all ages welcome. All supplies are provided. Free. www.

DANCE Baile Terapia. 7-8 p.m. The MGC, 2280 Newburg Road, Fortuna. Paso a Paso hosts dance therapy. Free. www. 725-3300. World Dance. 7:30 p.m. St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, 1675 Chester Ave., Arcata. Humboldt Folk Dancers sponsor teaching and easy dances, 7:30-8:30 p.m.; request dancing 8:30-10 p.m. $3. 839-3665.

LECTURE Frog Lecture. 7:30 p.m. Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary Interpretive Center, 569 S. G St. Ellin Beltz speaks about frogs, sharing her passion for the small, secretive creatures. A geological botanist, Beltz holds degrees in biology and geology, and has authored a book on frogs. Call to reserve a seat. Free. 826-2359. Indigenous Knowledge: Community, Well-Being and Healing. 1-3 p.m. Native American Forum, Humboldt State University, Arcata. The Department of Social Work in partnership with the Two Feathers Native American Family Services and HSU Native American Studies, Child Development and Psychology Departments present: Richard Katz and Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu. Bonnie Duran and Joseph P. Gone continue the series. Free.

MOVIES Primal Rage North Coast Premiere. 8 p.m. Eureka Theater, 612 F St. A couple lost in the redwoods comes across something in the woods. A Hollywood-produced Bigfoot horror movie filmed almost entirely in the redwood region from 2015 to 2016. $10.

MUSIC GJONES b2b EPROM w/Ana Sia. 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Arcata Theatre Lounge, 1036 G St. Masters of bass music. 21+ Pianist Tian Ying. 7:30-10 p.m. Calvary Lutheran Church, 716 South Ave., Eureka. Pianist Tian Ying presents an allSchumann program featuring Kinderszenen and Karnaval. $30, $10 seniors, $5 students, free for children with parent. www.eurekachambermusic. org. 849-6017. Third Friday Blues - Blues Through the Years. 7 p.m. Westhaven Center for the Arts, 501 S. Westhaven Drive. An evening of acoustic/electric blues featuring Jim Lahman, Dale Cash and Bill Moehnke who will present blues from the turn of the century to today. Dancing is recommended. $5-$20 sliding.

THEATER Adaptations: The Yellow Wallpaper and King Pest.

8 p.m. Dell’Arte’s Carlo Theatre, 131 H St., Blue Lake. See Feb. 15 listing.

EVENTS Bingo and Potluck. 6-8:30 p.m. Freshwater Community Hall, 49 Grange Road, Eureka. Bring a dish to share for the potluck at 6 p.m. Bingo at 7 p.m. $3 buy-in, $2 extra packs. 442-5464. Humboldt Steelhead Days. Countywide. See Feb. 15 listing. One Billion Rising - Rise for Revolution. 1-2:30 p.m. Arcata Plaza, Ninth and G streets. Join the local and global community in dance to say no to violence and injustice against women and children. Free. Spectrum Presents: The Heartbreaker’s Ball. 8-11 p.m. Synapsis Nova, 212 G St., Suite 102, Eureka. Drag show and dance party. All ages. $5 suggested donation, no one turned away for lack of funds.

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FOR KIDS Family Storytime. 10:30-11 a.m. Fortuna Library, 753 14th St. A rotating group of storytellers entertain children ages 2-6 and parents at Fortuna Library. Free. www.humlib. org. 725-3460.

MEETINGS A Call to Yarns. Noon-1 p.m. Arcata Library, 500 Seventh St. Knit, chat and relax at the library every week. Free. 822-5954.

SPORTS BMX Friday. 4:30-6:30 p.m. Redwood Empire BMX, 3750 Harris St., Eureka. Bring your bike for practice and racing. Wear long sleeves and pants. $2 practice, $5 ribbon race. 407-9222. Public Skating. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Fortuna Firemen’s Pavilion, 9 Park St. Have a blast and get some exercise at the same time. $5. Roller Skating. 6-8:30 p.m. Eureka Municipal Auditorium, 1120 F St. Old-fashioned roller skates and roller blades. Skate rental is included in the admission price and is on a first-come, first served basis. $5.25, $4.50 ages 17 and under.

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ETC Drop-in Volunteering. 1-6 p.m. SCRAP Humboldt, 101 H St., Suite D, Arcata. Stop by and lend your hand organizing and helping the environment at the only creative reuse nonprofit between Eugene, Oregon and Oakland, California. Free. www. 822-2452. Solidarity Fridays. 5-6 p.m. County Courthouse, 825 Fifth St., Eureka. Join Veterans for Peace and the North Coast People’s Alliance for a peaceful protest on the courthouse lawn.

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Ned Simmons Art Exhibit Reception. 1-4 p.m. Simmons Gallery/Trinidad Coastal Land Trust, 380 Janis Court. The gallery’s first show of the 2018 season features private collection of acrylic paintings by Ned Simmons, the gallery’s namesake. Paintings will be available for purchase. Free.

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DANCE Va Va Voom Burlesque Vixens Present: I Love the ’90s!. 7 p.m. North Coast Repertory Theatre, 300 Fifth St., Eureka. The troupe heads back to the era of grunge and boy bands, paying homage to the 1990s with slow jams, country crooning and smooth R&B. 21 and over. $70 VIP tables for two, $20 general.

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Center for the Arts, 501 S. Westhaven Drive. Jazz pianist Jerry Moore and longtime collaborator singer Doug Arrington explore the more intimate setting of piano/ vocal duets. The Music of Our Lives. 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Eureka Woman’s Club, 1531 J St. An evening of music, songs and stories performed by the HLOC Boomer Troupe, an ensemble of performers all over the age of 50. $20, $18 OLLI members. 630-5013.

THEATER Adaptations: The Yellow Wallpaper and King Pest. 8 p.m. Dell’Arte’s Carlo Theatre, 131 H St., Blue Lake. See Feb. 15 listing.

EVENTS Arts & Drafts Grand Opening. Noon-10 p.m. Arts & Drafts, 422 First St., Eureka. A creative space where patrons can relax, enjoy local libations and get in touch with their crafty sides. Enjoy cake and Champagne at 8 p.m. Raffle and door prizes. 21+. Free. Cultural and Crafts Sale. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Phillips House Museum, Seventh and Union streets, Arcata. Unique items from private collections: home decor, clothes and jewelry from all over the world, knitted sweaters, woven ponchos, quilts and supplies for craft projects. Sponsored by the Historical Sites Society of Arcata and AAUW of Humboldt State University. Free admission. 822-4722. Humboldt Steelhead Days. Countywide. See Feb. 15 listing. Jurassic Tour. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Redwood Acres Fairgrounds, 3750 Harris St., Eureka. Exhibit featuring life-size animatronic dinosaurs. Interact with and learn about dinos and put on the VR glasses to experience a virtual reality trip back in time to when dinos roamed the earth. $28 child, $23 adult, $25 seniors/active military. Murder in the Museum. 5 p.m. Bayside Community Hall, 2297 Jacoby Creek Road. The Clarke Museum hosts this murder mystery dinner theater fundraiser with a mobster whodunnit set in 1929, three days after the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre. $55, $50 museum members, $50/$45 advance. Redwood Region Audubon Society Banquet and Presentation. 5:30-9 p.m. D Street Neighborhood Center, 1301 D St., Arcata. The annual banquet features wildlife biologist Doug Forsell of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service presenting Howland, Baker and Jarvis Islands: Our Most Remote National Wildlife Refuges. $40-60 sliding. www. Steelhead Awards Ceremony. 5-10 p.m. Mad River Brewing Company & Tap Room, 101 Taylor Way, Blue Lake. Organizers of Humboldt Steelhead Days announce the fishing contest winners.


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Chinese New Year Read to a Dog. 1-3 p.m. Arcata Library, 500 Seventh St. Celebrate “Year of the Dog” by signing up for a reading session with Ms. Claudia and her therapy dog, Katie. Kids will get a personalized 20-minute session to read with Katie one-on-one in the Kids’ Corner. Open to all reading abilities. Parents/guardians are welcome to read with children who need assistance. Please call during open hours or drop by to schedule a session. Free. 822-5954. Dragon Parade - Fun with Music. 11-11:30 a.m. Arcata Library, 500 Seventh St. Children ages 9 months to 5 years with caregivers, join the Chinese New Year celebration. Sing, dance, hear a story and play instruments together. Free. 822-5954. Kindness Storytime. 1-2 p.m. Northtown Books, 957 H St., Arcata. Northtown Books’ storytime for children in conjunction with PBS North Coast. This month’s theme

is kindness an starts with a reading of The Giving Tree followed by a paper and crayon coloring activity. Free. 822-2834. Nature Story Time. 2-3 p.m. Humboldt Coastal Nature Center, 220 Stamps Lane, Manila. Join Friends of the Dunes naturalist Ashley Hansen for a story, craft project and movement activities geared for ages 3-6. This month’s topic is TBD. Call or email to reserve a space. Free. info@ 444-1397. Young Inventors’ Club. Third Saturday of every month, 10:30 a.m.-noon Discovery Museum, 612 G St., Eureka. Hands-on science program with one or more activities planned each month. Free with museum admission. 443-9694.

FOOD Arcata Plaza Farmers Market - Winter Market. 10 a.m.2 p.m. Arcata Plaza, Ninth and G streets. Local winter produce, humanely raised meats, pastured eggs, local honey, olive oil, baked goods, hot prepared foods, locally-handcrafted artisanal products and more. Rain or shine. Free. 441-9999. Breakfast and Flea Market. Third Saturday of every month, 8:30 a.m. Dow’s Prairie Grange Hall, 3995 Dow’s Prairie Road, McKinleyville. Enjoy pancakes, eggs and browsing knick knacks. Flea market ends at 3 p.m. $5, $3 for kids. www.dowsprairiegrange. org. 840-0100.

GARDEN NHS - Fortuna Feed Grand Opening Event. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Northcoast Horticulture Supply - Fortuna Feed, 126 Dinsmore Drive. Northcoast Horticulture Supply and Fortuna Feed are now together under one roof. To celebrate, vendors will be on hand to talk about products, pass out samples and answer questions. There will be free barbecue, music and fun. Free. mandy@northcoasths. com. 725-5550.

MEETINGS Photoshop User Group. Third Saturday of every month, 10 a.m.-noon. Prosperity Center, 520 E St., Eureka. Adobe Photoshop or LightRoom beginners and power users gather to swap ideas and techniques. Informal lunch usually follows. Free. (510) 410-3310.

OUTDOORS Arcata Marsh Tour. 2 p.m. Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary Interpretive Center, 569 S. G St. Meet trained guide Barbara Reisman for a 90-minute walk focusing on the ecology of the marsh. Free. 826-2359. Audubon Society Arcata Marsh Bird Walk. 8:30-11 a.m. Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary, South I Street. Bring your binoculars and have a great morning birding. Meet walk leader Carol Wilson in the parking lot at the end of South I Street (Klopp Lake) in Arcata, rain or shine. Free. Humboldt Pet Supply’s Monthly Marsh Clean-up. 9:30-11 a.m. Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary, South I Street. Enjoy coffee and donuts before a fun walk throughout the Arcata Marsh cleaning dog waste. Meet at the South G St. parking lot near the Interpretive Center at 9:30 a.m. All attendees will be entered into a raffle for a Vital Essentials entrée for cat or dog. Free. humboldtpet@ 633-6216. Redwood Region Audubon Society Birdwalk. 9:30 a.m. Tooby Memorial Park, Garberville. Water and a hat with a brim recommended. Bring a snack if you like. Binoculars are not provided (but often shared). No dogs please. Free. 923-7227. Volunteer Orientation. 10-11:30 a.m. Humboldt Coastal Nature Center, 220 Stamps Lane, Manila. Education Manager Suzie Fortner will present a brief history of Friends of the Dunes, give an overview of programs and describe

current volunteer opportunities. RSVP encouraged. Free. 444-1397.

SPORTS Public Skating. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Fortuna Firemen’s Pavilion, 9 Park St. See Feb. 16 listing.

ETC Media Center Orientation. Third Saturday of every month, 10 a.m. Access Humboldt Community Media Center, 1915 J St., Eureka. Learn about the recording studio, field equipment, editing stations and cable TV channels available at Access Humboldt. Free. 476-1798. Women’s Peace Vigil. Noon-1 p.m. County Courthouse, 825 Fifth St., Eureka. Dress in warm clothing and bring your own chair. No perfume, please. Free. 269-7044. Yu-Gi-Oh! Standard League. 1-4 p.m. NuGames Eureka, 1662 Myrtle Ave. #A. Bring your decks and claim your prizes. $5. www.nugamesonline. com. 497-6358.

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1662 Myrtle Ave. #A. Bring your cards to play or learn. Free. www.nugamesonline. com. 497-6358.

FOOD Community Potluck to Welcome HSU Students. 5-7 p.m. D Street Neighborhood Center, 1301 D St., Arcata. Enjoy food provided by community members, learn about activities hosted by the community, things to do locally and check out the free stuff table. Non-student community members are asked to bring goodwill and a soul food dish in celebration of Black History Month. Students, just bring your appetite. Free. Food Not Bombs. 4 p.m. Arcata Plaza, Ninth and G streets. Free, hot food for everyone. Mostly vegan and organic and always delicious. Free. Pancake Breakfast. Third Sunday of every month, 8-11 a.m. Mattole Grange, 36512 Mattole Road, Petrolia. All the pancakes you can eat made from scratch using local organic Hindley wheat, slow-cooked organic oatmeal, local fresh eggs cooked anyway you like them, local sausage, coffee or milk, orange juice. $8, $3. evenson@ 629-3421.



Humboldt Family Dance Party. 2-5 p.m. Humboldt Jiu Jitsu, 1041 F St., Arcata. An all-ages, all-family, anything-goes dance fiesta on a 1,400 square feet of no-shoe dance mat space. Music by DJ L-Boogie. $5, babes in arms free. www.humboldtjiujitsu. com. 822-6278.

BMX Practice and Racing. 1-3 p.m. Redwood Empire BMX, 3750 Harris St., Eureka. Bring your bike for some fun. Wear long sleeves and pants. $2 practice, $11 race. www. 407-9222. Humboldt Roller Derby. 6 p.m. Redwood Acres Fairgrounds, 3750 Harris St., Eureka. Doors at 5 p.m. $15,$12 advance, free for 10 and under.

MOVIES Tangled (2010). 6 p.m. Arcata Theatre Lounge, 1036 G St. Animated tale of the magically long-haired Rapunzel. $5.

MUSIC Bayside Grange Music Project. 5-9 p.m. Bayside Community Hall, 2297 Jacoby Creek Road. From 5-7 p.m. anyone playing any instrument with any ability is invited; 7-9 p.m. people with wind instruments for Bandemonium. Donations. www.relevantmusic. org/Bayside. 499-8516. The Music of Our Lives. 2-4 p.m. Eureka Woman’s Club, 1531 J St. See Feb. 17 listing. Wine and Jazz at the Morris Graves. Third Sunday of every month, 3-5 p.m. Morris Graves Museum of Art, 636 F St., Eureka. Sit back, sip and enjoy a different group each month. After every performance, audience members are invited to bring their instrument and take part in a jam session with the band. Enjoy a glass of wine and an afternoon of jazz with Jerry Moore, Doug Arrington and Friends. $5 adults, $2 students and seniors, free to HAC members and children 17 and under. 442-0278.

THEATER Adaptations: The Yellow Wallpaper and King Pest. 8 p.m. Dell’Arte’s Carlo Theatre, 131 H St., Blue Lake. See Feb. 15 listing.

EVENTS Firemen’s Games. Noon-3 p.m. Main Street, Ferndale. Ferndale’s volunteer firemen compete in old-fashioned firefighting techniques: bucket brigade, quick dressing, hose coupling. Free. Jurassic Tour. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Redwood Acres Fairgrounds, 3750 Harris St., Eureka. See Feb. 17 listing.

FOR KIDS Lego Club. 12:30-2 p.m. Discovery Museum, 612 G St., Eureka. Lego fun for younger and older kids featuring Duplos and more complex pieces. Free with museum admission. www. 443-9694. Pokémon Trade and Play. 3-5 p.m. NuGames Eureka,

19 Monday DANCE

Let’s Dance. 7-9:30 p.m. Humboldt Grange Hall, 5845 Humboldt Hill Road, Eureka. Let’s dance to live music. Tonight dance to the Eureka Brass Band. $5. www.facebook. com/humboldt.grange. 725-5323.

MOVIES Hollywood Clapback’s Monday Night Movies: They Live (1988). 7:30 p.m. Arcata Theatre Lounge, 1036 G St. John Carpenter’s classic science fiction-horror film about a future where aliens are covertly controlling every aspect of human life. $5.

MUSIC Ben Allison and Think Free. 8 p.m. The Sanctuary, 1301 J St., Arcata. Jazz bassist and quartet. Presented by Redwood Jazz Alliance. $15, $10 seniors/students. Humboldt Harmonaires Weekly Gathering. 7-9:30 p.m. First Congregational United Church of Christ, 900 Hodgson St., Eureka. Sing four-part men’s a cappella barbershop harmony, no experience needed. All voice levels and ages welcome. Singing at 7 to 9:30 p.m., with snacks and coffee break at 8:20 p.m. Free. singfourpart@ 445-3939. McKinleyville Community Choir Practice. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Grace Good Shepherd Church, 1450 Hiller Road, McKinleyville. Get together with people who love to make music. All choral voices are welcome with a particular call for male voices. There are opportunities for solos and ensemble groups, along with the full choir. $50 registration fee w/scholarships available. 839-2276.

EVENTS Jurassic Tour. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Redwood Acres Fairgrounds, 3750 Harris St., Eureka. See Feb. 17 listing.

FOOD One-Log Farmers Market. 1-5:30 p.m. One-Log House, 705 U.S. Highway 101, Garberville. On the lawn. 672-5224.

MEETINGS Volunteer Orientation. 2:30 p.m. Food for People, 307

W. 14th St., Eureka. Learn to pack and sort food, work with clients, collect donations and cook. panderson@

20 Tuesday LECTURE

Einstein’s Relativity For Everyone. 6-7:30 p.m. Center Activities, 1 Harpst St., Arcata. The material in these three classes will be presented simply but true to Einstein’s ideas. Located at Humboldt State University in Forestry 105. Registration deadline Feb. 5. $25, $20 HSU students. 826-3357.

MUSIC Ukulele Play and Sing Group. Third Tuesday of every month, 1:30 p.m. Humboldt Senior Resource Center, 1910 California St., Eureka. All skill levels. Other instruments on approval. $2.

FOR KIDS Playgroup. 10-11:30 a.m. Discovery Museum, 612 G St., Eureka. Come to the museum for stories, crafts and snacks. Free for children age 0-5 and their caregivers. Free. www. 443-9694. Pokémon Trade and Play. 3-6 p.m. NuGames Eureka, 1662 Myrtle Ave. #A. See Feb. 18 listing. Zoofari Adventure Camp. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka. Spend Presidents’ week break at the zoo. Celebrate the Winter Olympics and animal record holders while participating in friendly competition, tours, animal encounters, crafts and forest exploration. $80. education/zoo_educational_opportunities/. 441-4217.

COMEDY Savage Henry Comedy Night. 9 p.m. The Jam 915 H St., Arcata. Local and out of town comedians bring the hahas. $5. 822-4766,

ETC Bingo. 6 p.m. Moose Lodge, 4328 Campton Road, Eureka. Speed bingo, early and regular games. Doors open at 5 p.m. Games range from $1-$10. Board Game Night. 6-9 p.m. NuGames Eureka, 1662 Myrtle Ave. #A. Choose from a large variety of games or bring your own. All ages. Free. www.nugamesonline. com. 497-6358. Ferndale Cribbage. 10 a.m. Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 425 Shaw St., Ferndale. Cards and pegs. Lunch with Laura. Noon-2 p.m. NorthCoast Knittery, 320 Second St., Eureka. Bring your favorite fiber craft project (or come find a new one) and a snack or sack lunch. Free. www.northcoastknittery. com. 442-9276.

21 Wednesday

MUSIC Cuco and Special Guests. 9 p.m. Kate Buchanan Room, Humboldt State University, Arcata. Cuco is an 18-year-old self-produced Chicano singer out of Los Angeles. Similar Fashion, House of Faern. 7:30-11 p.m. The Sanctuary, 1301 J St., Arcata. Similar Fashion is an “avant-rollercoaster-jazz-n-roll quartet” from Los Angeles. House of Faern is a new group featuring John Wood, Matt Wrobel and Beth Shenck. $10.

FOR KIDS Storytime. 1 p.m. McKinleyville Library, 1606 Pickett Road. Liz Cappiello reads stories to children and their parents. Free. Zoofari Adventure Camp. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka. See Feb. 20 listing.

MEETINGS Citizen’s Law Enforcement Liaison Committee. Third Wednesday of every month, 4 p.m. County Courthouse, 825 Fifth St., Eureka. Learn more about the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office and ask questions. Free. Dow’s Prairie Grange. Third Wednesday of every month, 6 p.m. Dow’s Prairie Grange Hall, 3995 Dow’s Prairie Road, McKinleyville. Get involved in your community Grange. 840-0100.

ETC Casual Magic. 4-9 p.m. NuGames Eureka, 1662 Myrtle Ave. #A. Bring your decks and connect with the local Magic community. Beginners welcome. Door prizes and drawings. $5. 497-6358. Community Board Game Night. Last Wednesday, Thursday of every month, 6-9 p.m. Bayside Community Hall, 2297 Jacoby Creek Road. Play your favorite games or learn new ones with North Coast Role Playing. Free. oss1ncrp@ 444-2288.

22 Thursday ART

Figure Drawing Group. 7-9 p.m. Cheri Blackerby Gallery, 272 C St., Eureka. See Feb. 15 listing.

BOOKS Krista Suh. 6 p.m. First United Methodist Church, 520 Del Norte St., Eureka. The co-founder of the Pussyhat Project gives a presentation and signs copies of her book DIY Rules for a WTF World: How to Speak Up, Get Creative and Change the World. Tickets available at Yarn, 518 Russ St., Eureka. $5. A Novel Idea Book Group: The Soul of an Octopus. 6-7 p.m. Arcata Library, 500 Seventh St. A book group for novel-readers 18 and older. Participants are expected to read the featured title. Drop-ins are welcome but comments from those who have read the book hold special merit. Free. 822-5954.



Storytime. 11-11:30 a.m. Arcata Library, 500 Seventh St. Stories, songs, rhymes — something for everyone, especially preschoolers. Free. 822-5954.

Black History Month Documentary Series: Unsolved Hate. 6:30 p.m. D Street Neighborhood Center, 1301 D St., Arcata. The second of three films presented by the Eureka NAACP focuses on the death of HSU student David Josiah Lawson and racism in Humboldt. Q&A, panel discussion follows.

LECTURE Winter Lecture Series: North Coast Otters; Merging Citizen Science and Art. 6 p.m. Humboldt Coastal Nature Center, 220 Stamps Lane, Manila. Join Friends of the Dunes and Humboldt State University professor Jeff Black for an evening lecture on river otters on the North Coast. This talk will discuss the new public arts initiative that will merge citizen science and art in Northern California and Southern Oregon counties. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., lecture will begin promptly at 6 p.m. $5-$10 suggested donation. 444-1397.

FOR KIDS Trinidad Library Toddler Storytime. 10-11 a.m. Trinidad Library, 380 Janis Court. See Feb. 15 listing. Young Discoverers. 10:30 a.m.-noon. Discovery Museum, 612 G St., Eureka. See Feb. 15 listing. Zoofari Adventure Camp. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sequoia Park Continued on next page » • Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 • NORTH COAST JOURNAL 



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Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka. See Feb. 20 listing.

ETC Community Board Game Night. Last Wednesday, Thursday of every month, 6-9 p.m. Bayside Community Hall, 2297 Jacoby Creek Road. See Feb. 21 listing. Death Cafe, Humboldt. 4-6:30 p.m. Humboldt Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 24 Fellowship Way, Bayside. At Death Cafe, Humboldt people drink tea, eat cake and discuss death in community. Free. Humboldt Cribbage Club. 6:15 p.m. Moose Lodge, 4328 Campton Road, Eureka. See Feb. 15 listing. Sip & Knit. 6-8:30 p.m. NorthCoast Knittery, 320 Second St., Eureka. See Feb. 15 listing. Standard Magic Tournament. 6-10 p.m. NuGames Eureka, 1662 Myrtle Ave. #A. See Feb. 15 listing.

Heads Up … Humboldt Folklife Festival call for musicians. Submit a description of your music and full songs representative of your current work. Apply at www.humboldtfolklife. org or send recordings as web link/high resolution mp3 to All submissions due by April 2. Scotia Band’s 2018 Sewell Lufkin Memorial Scholarship is now open for applications for Humboldt County high school graduates seeking a career in music who anticipate enrolling in an accredited music program in the fall. Applicants must complete the form (available at www., obtain one letter of recommendation, and provide a written essay of up to 250 words expressing their musical accomplishments and aspirations. Deadline: April 20. Humboldt Bee Fest 2018 call for artists. Theme: “Dance of the Pollinators.” On paper or canvas, up to 40 inches by 40 inches. Submit entry to Adorni Center in Eureka or Cafe Phoenix in Arcata by May 1. For more information, call Lorna at 443-4424. The Redwood Coast Energy Authority (RCEA) is seeking members for its Community Advisory Committee (CAC) to support public engagement efforts and to provide decision-making support and input to the RCEA Board. The CAC will have up to 15 members representing a diverse community. Four members will be selected through an open application process and 11 will be appointed and voted on by the full RCEA Board. CAC members will be appointed for two-year terms and all CAC members must reside in Humboldt County. For more information or to apply, visit or call 269-1700. Deadline to be considered for the first review is Feb. 20. Tri County Independent Living (TCIL) is looking for trail volunteers to visit trails to identify future accessibility signage needs. Volunteers will be provided guidelines about what information about the trail needs to be gathered. Information gathered will be compiled and the appropriate signage will be added to the trails in the future. If you wish to be involved, please contact Charlie at Tri-County Independent Living at 445-8404 or email The Seven Gill Shark Review, College of the Redwoods’ literary magazine, is accepting submissions of original poetry and fiction from community members, as well as CR staff, faculty and students until noon on March 21. Mail entries to (For details go to The Humboldt Branch of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom is currently seeking applications from Humboldt County residents for its Edilith Eckart Memorial Peace Scholarship/Grant, designed to

support projects that promote peace and/or social justice, locally or globally. Application and information available at Due by 4 p.m. on April 9. Mail applications to WILPF at P.O. Box 867, Arcata, CA 95518 or email them to: Call 822-5711 with any questions. Online registration is now open at for the 23rd annual Godwit Days Spring Migration Bird Festival to be held April 20-22 at the Arcata Community Center. Pre- and post-festival events extend from April 18 to 24. Redwood Region Audubon Society is sponsoring its 13th annual children’s nature writing contest on “What Nature Means to Me” by Humboldt or Del Norte County students in grades four through 12. Send submissions to with “Nature Writing Contest” in the subject line by March 23. Submissions can be attached Word documents or text within the body of the email (no Google docs). Or mail a printout to Tom Leskiw, 155 Kara Lane, McKinleyville, CA 95519. The Student Bird Art Contest in conjunction with Godwit Days is accepting submission. Deadline is March 23. A flier with complete rules and a list of suggested birds to draw is posted at and, or can be picked up at the Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center, 569 South G St., Arcata. The city of Eureka is accepting applications for appointments to following boards and commissions: Art and Culture Committee, Eureka Energy Committee, Finance Advisory Committee, Historic Preservation Commission and Transportation Safety Commission. Applications may be obtained by phone at 441-4144, in person from the mayor’s office at 531 K St., Eureka, or on the city clerk’s website. For more information, call 441-4175, or go to Applications accepted until posts are filled. The Sanctuary announces the 2018 open call for internship and artist residency programs. Interested applicants should email, mail to 1301 J St., Arcata, or call 822-0898. Humboldt State University’s Humboldt International Film Fest announces the call to entry for local short narrative, documentary, animation and experimental films (1-30 minutes long) made within the past five years. Deadline is midnight Feb. 28. Entry fee is $10 for Humboldt County residents and free for HSU students and alumni. Visit, call 826-4113 or email The McKinleyville Community Services District announces two alternate member vacancies on the Recreation Advisory Committee. Letters of application may be mailed to the MCSD, Attn: Lesley Frisbee, P.O. Box 2037, McKinleyville, CA 95519. Contact the Parks and Recreation Office at 839-9003. Interested in volunteering for EPIC? Contact Briana Villalobos, or call 822-7711 to be added to the volunteer list. Headwaters Fund mini-grants available for projects to promote local economic development. For more information call 476-4809 or visit www.humboldtgov. org/2193/Mini-Grants. The Morris Graves Museum of Art seeks volunteer greeters for Friday and Saturday afternoons, noon to 2:30 p.m. and 2:30 to 5 p.m. Contact Janine Murphy, museum programs manager, at or 4420278, extension 202. North Coast Community Garden Collaborative seeks donated garden supplies, monetary donations and/or volunteers. Contact 269-2071 or Volunteers needed for the Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center. Call 826-2359 or email Volunteers wanted for Eureka VA clinic. Call 269-7502. l

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Fifty Shades Freed is for Masochists But Peter Rabbit has bounce By Jennifer Fumiko Cahill

Reviews FIFTY SHADES FREED. It’s been a very long seven years since E.L. James morphed fan-fiction erotica into a three-book, three-movie deal. Since then, the edginess has dulled and the Steele dossier has stolen the thunder of any scandalous stories of kink from the love life of Anastasia Steele. It’s not only real life that makes the Fifty Shades of Grey oeuvre, its moody hero and the spotlight it has given one variety of female desire seem passé; even PG13 Hollywood blockbusters have discovered male sexual spectacle. In 2017, director Taika Waititi let the camera linger on Chris Hemsworth’s bare-to-the-hip-bones Thor and Wonder Woman’s Patty Jenkins gave naked Chris Pine more than a once-over with the female gaze. The question now is: How do you make the straight ladies swoon after they’ve seen a love scene with an amphibian dude? Maybe you can’t. Maybe all you can do is play to your base like a better dressed, softly lit Trump rally, and finish what you started. Director James Foley and the returning cast go through the motions of Freed’s inane plot like partners who know the thrill is gone. But they do come through on the promise of sex scenes. There is yacht sex, luxury car sex, almost shower sex, fancy dungeon sex, sex with handcuffs, sex with toys and sex with food. An hour into the movie, the lady even gets about 12 seconds of oral. If any of that sounds enticing, I suggest you watch it in the privacy of your home, where you can fast forward through any parts that might make you embarrassed, uncomfortable, offended or triggered — by which I mean every moment of acting and dialogue in between. The movie opens on the wedding of Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan) and his bride Anastasia (Dakota Johnson). After the ceremony, they head off on a Travel Channel montage of romantic locations. But their honeymoon is cut short by news that their personal files have been plundered by the ham-fistedly named Jack Hyde (Eric Johnson), Ana’s former boss, who previously tried to blackmail and assault her, and to kill Christian by sabotaging his helicopter. (I can’t believe I’m writing these words.) They return to Seattle, where, against the backdrop of their minimalist luxury apartment, they settle into

domestic life with the ease of newlyweds who have yet to discuss children or fully disclose their assets. Ana, who is creepily infantilized, bristles at the round-the-clock security and her husband’s need to control her, including at her job at the company he owns. When Hyde attempts to kidnap Ana from the apartment at knifepoint, he’s subdued by a pair of bodyguards and a thin thriller subplot takes over the weak romantic drama. It’s hard to give a damn about anything that happens in this movie, partly because nobody on screen seems to, not with any real feeling. The Greys treat a dangerous car chase like a game, followed by a brief moment of overwhelm that’s squelched by a quickie. For most of the film, Johnson doesn’t register much beyond parted lips or a breathy “Oh my god.” Dornan, who was terrifying in The Fall, here only poses with a glass of scotch and reads his lines with the conviction of a man with an ironclad contractual obligation. Aside from the sex scenes, which, hey, are convincing (shoutout to Dornan’s personal trainer and the makeup people who rendered Johnson’s skin as poreless as carved soap) the actors have zero chemistry and one wonders if the rest of the movie might have been as compellingly filmed with paper dolls. Not that there’s much for an actor to dig into. Ana’s scenes at work as a fiction editor have all the detail of a tween daydreaming through career day: sipping tea, perching on a couch with a grateful writer and telling a designer to go up two points on the cover font. Even their Big Fight flirts with parody as she stomps in her underwear, defiantly pulling on her stockings and boots. (Who the hell puts on her boots before her dress?) He’s jealous and controlling but it’s only because he can’t lose her, guys. (Friends, if this sounds familiar, dump him/her right goddamn now.) In fact, all their problems come down to Christian loving Ana so much he’s scared, or enemies that desire and/or envy them. Jesus, it’s boring. Right down to the series highlight reel that takes us to the credits. At the showing I attended, a couple made the bold move of bringing a baby, who made it through most of the humorless affair with only a few gurgles and wails, finally falling apart in the denouement. I’ve never identified so strongly

John Kelly is the adult in the room. I’m sure it’ll be fine. Peter Rabbit

with a baby or been more grateful for comic relief. R. 101M. BROADWAY, FORTUNA, MILL CREEK. PETER RABBIT. Cast not your root vegetables at me, Beatrix Potter fans — this live-action/animated comedy was surprisingly entertaining, genuinely sweet and a pleasure to look at. Potter’s body of work, written and illustrated, is so iconic that I refuse to believe a playful movie can harm it. If Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night can survive She’s the Man (2006), The Tale of Peter Rabbit will be fine. And director Will Gluck’s Peter Rabbit is that rare thing: a kids’ movie that you and the little ones can watch and enjoy without worrying it’s turning them into assholes. After the death of his parents — father in a pie and mother lost to age — Peter (the bouncy James Corden) runs garden heists at McGregor’s farm with his siblings. Neighbor Beatrix (Rose Byrne), a flailing abstract painter who does familiar water colors of the animals, protects them like a surrogate mother. When the old man croaks, the animals throw a vegetable bacchanal on the empty property. That is until an estranged control-freak nephew (Domhnall Gleeson) from London inherits the place. The battle between rabbit and man escalates when the younger McGregor begins courting Beatrix. The animated rabbits are fast and physical, thumping along the grass, and Gleeson’s elastic body and face are made for physical comedy. And there are just enough Potter character cameos to make one sentimental for her quietly funny, dark stories with their biting social commentary (I direct you to the animal sacrifice, bad manners and resulting dismemberment in The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin for a refresher). What’s an unexpected treat, aside from the movie’s cleverness, is that a kids’ comedy that could easily have turned into Home Alone with animals makes a turn toward forgiveness and selfless love. PG. 93M. BROADWAY, FORTUNA, MILL CREEK.

—Jennifer Fumiko Cahill For showtimes, see the Journal’s listings at or call: Broadway Cinema 443-3456; Fortuna Theatre 725-2121; Mill Creek Cinema 8393456; Minor Theatre 822-3456; Richards’ Goat Miniplex 630-5000.

Previews BLACK PANTHER. Maybe you heard of it. Chadwick Boseman plays the Marvel superhero/king of the secretive African tech paradise Wakanda, the throne and safety of which are threatened by a rival (Michael B. Jordan). With Lupita Nyong’o and Danai Gurira. PG13. 134M. BROADWAY, FORTUNA, MILL CREEK, MINOR.

EARLY MAN. The creators of Wallace and Gromit and Chicken Run return with a Claymation soccer battle between cave people and Bronze Age bullies. With Tom Hiddleston and Maisie Williams. PG. 89M. BROADWAY, FORTUNA, MILL CREEK.

OSCAR NOMINATED SHORTS: ANIMATED. All the short animated films up for little gold statues this year. MINIPLEX, MINOR. OSCAR NOMINATED SHORTS: LIVE ACTION. Short movies in your Academy Awards betting pool. MINIPLEX, MINOR. SAMSON. Biblical story about a strongman who gets a bad haircut. Starring Taylor James. And hey, it’s Billy Zane and Rutger Hauer. PG13. FORTUNA. THE WIZARD OF OZ (1939). Serious question: Would you even click your heels to come back from Oz at this point? PG. 102M. BROADWAY.

Continuing 15:17 TO PARIS. Clint Eastwood hikes his trousers up to direct the true tale of American servicemen who foiled a terrorist attack on a train in 2015. Instead of actors, Alek Skarlatos, Anthony Sadler and Spencer Stone star as themselves. With Jenna Fisher and Thomas Lennon. PG13. 94M. BROADWAY, FORTUNA, MILL CREEK.

CALL ME BY YOUR NAME. This meticulously crafted adaptation about a romance between the roguish Oliver (Armie Hammer) and precocious, 17-year-old Elio (Timothée Chalamet) is charged with excitement, secrecy and the shame of new discovery. Novelistic dialogue occasionally distracts but mostly this tale of first love is painfully real. R.

the cusp of war with Germany. Good news: If you saw Dunkirk, you get a pass on this one. With Kristin Scott Thomas. PG13. 125M. MINOR. THE GREATEST SHOWMAN. Hugh Jackman sings and dances as P.T. Barnum, an abolitionist and social reformer who made his money off “freak shows” and minstrelsy. Michelle Williams and Zac Efron also star. Statue of Barnum on the Arcata Plaza unlikely. PG. 105M. BROADWAY. HOSTILES. Despite strong performances, Scott Cooper’s Western about a fearsome army captain (Christian Bale) transporting a dying Cheyenne chief (Wes Studi) and a traumatized woman (Rosamund Pike) lacks the moral ambiguity and bite its copious violence might otherwise convey. R. 134M. BROADWAY, MILL CREEK.

JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE. A remake of a 1995 Robin Williams vehicle that somehow combines Breakfast Club teen dynamics, body-swap comedies, aggressive hippos and The Rock’s skeptical eyebrow? Sure, why not? PG-13. 119M. BROADWAY, MILL CREEK.

MAZE RUNNER: THE DEATH CURE. The last of the video game-inspired action series with a boy band of rebels, now freed from their maze, fighting an oppressive regime of lame adults who are sacrificing teens to find a cure for a deadly disease. Starring Dylan O’Brien and Rosa Salazar. PG13. 142M. BROADWAY.

THE PHANTOM THREAD. Paul Thomas Anderson directs Daniel Day-Lewis and Vicky Krieps in a romance about a couturier who falls in love with his muse. Immersive settings, costumes and a nuanced story reward the viewer’s patience. R. 130M. MINOR. THE SHAPE OF WATER. Guillermo del Toro’s exquisitely designed and executed love story/fable/tribute to monster movies of yesteryear showcases careerbest performances from its cast, including Sally Hawkins as a mute woman who falls in love with an amphibian played by the lithe Doug Jones, with Michael Shannon as an evil scientist. R. 123M. BROADWAY, MINOR. THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI. A sterling cast (Woody Harrelson, Frances McDormand, Sam Rockwell, Abbie Cornish, Zeljko Ivanek and Peter Dinklage) does admirable work in a drama about a small-town murder but the film unravels in the last act. R. 115M. BROADWAY. WINCHESTER: THE HOUSE THAT GHOSTS BUILT. Guns don’t kill; ghosts do. Tour 500 rooms (and counting) of haunted house with Helen Mirren in head-to-toe black lace as the heir to the Winchester rifle empire. With Jason Clarke as the doctor sent to assess her sanity. PG13. 99M. BROADWAY.

132M. MINOR.

DARKEST HOUR. Gary Oldman plays Winston Churchill as a new prime minister of an England with little appetite for conflict on

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Workshops & Classes List your class – just $4 per line per issue! Deadline: Friday, 5pm. Place your online ad at or e-mail: Listings must be paid in advance by check, cash or Visa/MasterCard. Many classes require pre-registration.

Arts & Crafts BEG WATERCOLOR @ PLUM BLOSSOM STUDIO, ARCATA Painting techniques/mindfulness practice. Fridays (03/02−04/06), (04/27−06/01) $120/6 spaces (707) 601−9955 POTTERY CLASSES AT FIRE ARTS: SPRING SESSION March 26 − June 2 Full schedule of classes @ or call 707−826−1445 Sign up Today ! 520 South G St. Arcata (A−0329) INTRODUCTION TO GLASS BLOWING March 7 − Produce an Artistic Paperweight, March 14 − Craft a Drinking Glass March 21− Create a Simple Vase March 28 − Create a Simple Vase 10am−12pm. Call CR Community Education at 707−476−4500. (C−0215)

Communication PURPOSE AND DIVINE INTERVENTION EXPLORED AT LIFETREE CAFÉ Questions about life’s purpose and divine intervention will be explored at Lifetree Café on Sunday, February 18 at 7 p.m. The program˙titled "Does God Have a Plan for You?"˙features a filmed interview with Opera− tion Baby Lift volunteer LeAnn Thieman. In the final days of the Vietnam War, Thieman and other volunteers extracted hundreds of at−risk babies from Vietnamese orphanages. Lifetree Café: a casual conversation café for one hour about life and faith. Location: corner of Union & 13th St., Arcata Free Fair Trade Coffee and Snacks. Contact: Bob 707 672 2919 (C−0215) SPANISH Instruction/Tutoring Marcia 845−1910 (C−0405)

Dance/Music/Theater/Film DANCE WITH DEBBIE: WILL YOU BE READY FOR HUMBOLDT’S DANCE EVENT OF THE YEAR? Join us in celebrating the annual Redwood Coast Music Festival! Learn to dance swing, Latin and more. No partner required, all levels welcome. (0301) GUITAR/PIANO LESSONS. All ages, beginning & intermediate. Seabury Gould (707)845−8167. (DMT−0222) REDWOOD RAKS WORLD DANCE STUDIO, OLD CREAMERY IN ARCATA. Belly Dance, Swing, Tango, Hip Hop, Zumba, African, Samba, Capoeira and more for all ages. (707) 616−6876 (DMT−0222) STEEL DRUM CLASSES. Weekly Beginning Class: Fri’s. 10:30a.m.−11:30a.m., Level 2 Beginners Class Fri’s. 11:30a.m.−12:30 p.m. Beginners Mon’s 7:00p.m.− 8:00p.m. Pan Arts Network 1049 Samoa Blvd. Suite C (707) 407−8998. (DMT−0222) •• Thursday, Thursday,Feb. Feb.15,15,2018 2018• •NORTH NORTHCOAST COASTJOURNAL JOURNAL


Fitness NORTH COAST FENCING ACADEMY. Fencing (with swords!). Improve your mind and body in a fun, intense workout. New classes begin the first Mon. of every month. Ages 8 to 80+ Email: or text, or call Justin at 707 601−1657. 1459 M Street, Arcata, (F−0222) SUN YI’S ACADEMY OF TAE KWON DO. Classes for kids & adults, child care, fitness gym & more. Tae Kwon Do Mon−Fri 5−6 p.m., 6−7 p.m., Sat 10−11 a.m. Come watch or join a class, 1215 Giuntoli Lane, or visit, 825−0182. (F−0222) ZUMBA WITH MARLA JOY. Elevate, Motivate, Celebrate another day of living. Exercise in Disguise. Now is the time to start, don’t wait. All ability levels are welcome. Every Mon. and Thurs. at Bayside Grange 6−7 p.m., 2297 Jacoby Creek Rd. $6/$4 Grange members. (707) 845−4307 (F−0222)

Home & Garden FREE NATURAL FARMING CLASSES T, W, TH 3−4:30 @ TeaLAB. for details. (HG−0222)

Kids & Teens HUMBOLDT JIU JITSU ACADEMY− FIRST WEEK FREE! Kids & Youth Classes. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Muay Thai Kickboxing Arcata (K−1228)

POTTERY CLASSES AT FIRE ARTS: SPRING SESSION March 26 − June 2 Full schedule of classes @ or call 707−826−1445 Sign up Today ! 520 South G St. Arcata (K−0329)

50 and Better OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE (OLLI). Offers dynamic classes for people age 50 and over. Call 826−5880 or visit to register for classes (O−0125) ANDROID PHONE BASICS WITH PAM HOLTEN. Explore smartphone basics, external features, touchscreen use, texting, and more. Wed., Feb. 28 & March 7, 1−3 p.m. OLLI Members $45. Sign up today! 826−5880 or (O−0215) POTTERY CLASSES AT FIRE ARTS: SPRING SESSION March 26 − June 2 Full schedule of classes @ or call 707−826−1445 Sign up Today ! 520 South G St. Arcata (O−0329) DECORATING UKRAINIAN EASTER EGGS WITH DIANE JOHNSON. Decorate an egg using dyes and wax using an ancient Ukrainian process. Sat., March 3, 1−4 p.m. OLLI Members $40. Sign up today! 826− 5880 or (O−0215) A VISIT TO MONGOLIA WITH BOB SERVICE. Get an overview of the history and geography of Mongolia, where vast, rugged expanses and nomadic culture still exist. Sat., March 3−24, 1−3 p.m. OLLI Members $70. Sign up today! 826−5880 or (O−0215) MEXICO FOR WHALE WATCHING: It’s World Class with Cheryl Johnson. Discover how to experience gray whales in their natural habitat in the salt flats of Guerrero Negro, Baja. Thurs., March 1, 2−4 p.m. OLLI Members $30. Sign up today! 826−5880 or (O−0215) SAVOR THE SYMPHONY: IN LIKE A LION WITH TERRIE BAUNE, CAROL JACOBSON & JOHN CHER− NOFF. Meet prior to the Eureka Symphony concert to discuss the works that will be performed in concert. Mon., Feb. 26, 6:30−8:30 p.m. OLLI Members $30. Sign up today! 826−5880 or (O−0215)


THE ART OF MOVEMENT WITH COREY JUNG. Learn to feel, move and perform better in activi− ties of daily living to meet your health and fitness goals. Sat., March 3 & Sun., March 4, noon−3 p.m. OLLI Members $55. Sign up today! 826−5880 or (O−0215)


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ARCATA ZEN GROUP MEDITATION. Beginners welcome. ARCATA: Sunday 7:55 a.m. at Trillium Dance Studio, 855 8th St (next to the Post Office). Dharma talks are offered two Sundays per month at 9:20 a.m. following meditation. EUREKA: Wed’s, 5:55 p.m., First Methodist Church, 520 Del Norte St., enter single story building between F & G on Sonoma St, room 12.For more information call 826− 1701 or visit (S−0222) KDK ARCATA BUDDHIST GROUP. Practice Tibetan Meditation on Loving−Kindness and Compassion in the Kagyu tradition, followed by a study group. Sun’s., 6 p.m., Community Yoga Center 890 G St., Arcata. Contact Lama Nyugu (707) 442−7068. (S−0222)

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FINDING IMMEDIATE ACCESS TO INNATE CAPAC− ITIES OF LOVE, COMPASSION, AND WISDOM: a workshop with John Makransky, PhD, March 9−11 at Rangjung Yeshe Gomde California, a center for Buddhist Study and Practice. Visit (S−0301) HUMBOLDT UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST FELLOW− SHIP. We are here to change lives with our love. Services at 9am and 11am on Sunday. Child care is provided at 9am. Childrens religious education is at 11am. 24 Fellowship Way, off Jacoby Creek Rd., Bayside. (707) 822−3793, (S−0215) TAROT AS AN EVOLUTIONARY PATH. Classes in Eureka, and Arcata. Private mentorships, readings. Carolyn Ayres. (707) 442−4240 (S−0222)

Sports & Recreation RIVER GUIDE SCHOOL Looking for an awesome summertime job? GREAT JOB OPPORTUNITY. Redwoods and Rivers Guide School Scheduled during HSU Spring Break, March 11−16 (800) 429− 0090 www.redwoods−

Therapy & Support ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS. We can help 24/7, call toll free 1−844 442−0711. (T−0222) SEX/ PORN DAMAGING YOUR LIFE & RELATION− SHIPS? Confidential help is available. 707−825− 0920, (TS−0222) SMOKING POT? WANT TO STOP? www.marijuana − (T−0629)

Vocational AUTO BODY COLLISION REPAIR − Mandatory Informational Meetings −Wed. Feb. 21st, Feb. 28th, March 7th or March 14th 5:30pm −7:30pm 525 D St. Eureka, 95501. Only need to attend one. Class starts March 26th Call CR Community Education at 707−476−4500. (S−0215) EPA LEAD SAFETY FOR RENOVATION, REPAIR AND PAINTING (RRP) − March 9th 8am − 5pm. This 8 hour EPA mandated class, required in addi− tion to the CA DPH worker and supervisor certifi− cation. Call CR Community Education at 707−476− 4500. (V−0215) FIRELINE SAFETY for Hired Vendors now has dates and locations, Call CR Community Education at 707 −476−4500 for more information. (S−0215) FREE AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE CLASS Call College of the Redwoods Adult Education at 707 476−4520 for more information. (V−0301) FREE BEGINNING COMPUTER CLASS Call College of the Redwoods Adult Education at 707 476−4520 for more information. (V−0208) FREE CLASS TO PREPARE FOR THE GED OR HISET Call College of the Redwoods Adult Education at 707 476−4520 for more information. (V−0301) FREE ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL) CLASSES Call College of the Redwoods Adult Education at 707 476−4520 for more information. (V−0301) SECURITY GUARD TRAINING AND CPR March 5 − 21, Mon/Wed. 9am − 4pm 525 D St. Eureka. Call CR Community Education at 707−476−4500. (C−0215)

FREE LIVING SKILLS CLASSES FOR ADULTS WITH DISABILITIES Call College of the Redwoods Adult Education at 707 476−4520 for more information. (V−0301) GRAPHIC RECORDING CLASS. Write & draw conversations to enhance your meetings & outcomes. Thurs., March 15, 10am−3pm at HSU. $175. (V−0222) MA CERT REVIEW − March 20 − May 1, Tues/Thurs− days : 5:30 − 8:30pm Eureka Main Campus AT 103 Call CR Community Education at 707−476−4500. (V−0215) PUBLIC SPEAKING FOR INTROVERTS. Become an engaging & fearless public speaker. Reduce nervousness, project confidence. Fri., March 9, 1− 5pm at HSU. $150. (V−0215) TRUCK DRIVER TRAINING Mandatory Informa− tional Meetings − Tues. Feb. 20th, Thurs. Feb. 22nd, Tues. Feb. 27th or Thurs. March 1st 6p.m. − 8p.m. at 525 D St. Eureka. Only need to attend one. Class starts March 26th. Call CR Community Education at 707−476−4500. (V−0215) SERVSAFE MANAGER CERTIFICATE − Tuesday, March 13th 8:30am − 5:00pm. Call CR Community Education at 707−476−4500. (V−0215)

Wellness & Bodywork AYURVEDA COOKING IMMERSION. @ Ayurveda Culinary Institute, March 28−April 1 Register @: (W−0322) DANDELION HERBAL CENTER CLASSES WITH JANE BOTHWELL. 10−Month Herbal Studies Program. Feb − Nov 2018. meets one weekend per month with three camping trips. Learn in−depth material medica, plant identification, flower essences, wild foods, formulations and harvesting. Herbal & Traditional Healing in Greece with Thea Parikos. May 4 − 14, 2018. Discover the beauty, aromas, traditional and modern uses of many medicinal plants on this amazing journey of learning to the Aegean islands of Ikaria & Samos! Beginning with Herbs. Mid−Sept − Early Nov, 2018, 8 Wed. evenings. Learn medicine making, herbal first aid, and herbs for common imbalances. Register online or call (707) 442− 8157. (W−0215) INTRODUCTION TO AYURVEDA. at Moonrise Herbs w/Traci Webb & Guests. 3 Tuesdays, Feb 27− March 13, 6:30−8:30pm, $108 (FREE for Ayur Cooking, Ayur Living, Aromatherapy & Shaktified! Students. Register @ Moonrise or, (707) 601−9025 (W−0222) PAMPERED GODDESS DETOX. with Traci Webb 3− Week ONLINE Ayurveda Self−Nurturing cleanse. March 26−April 16 $297, (W−0322) SHAKTIFIED!: AYURVEDA WOMEN’S PROGRAM. w/Traci Webb, 9−Month Total Life Transformation. Ancient and modern life mastery skills & mindset. Level 1 of "Ayurveda Life Coaching Program". Starts April 4. REGISTER EARLY = FREE CLASSES! (W−0329) WOMEN’S HEALTH THROUGH THE AGES − Thurs− days March 15 − 29, 4 − 6pm. CR Garberville Instruc− tional Site. Call CR Community Education at 707− 476−4500. (W−0215)

Legal Notices NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF JAMES WESLEY GLEATON aka WES GLEATON aka JAMES W. (etc) CASE NO. PR180019 To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both, of JAMES WESLEY GLEATON aka WES GLEATON aka JAMES W. (etc) A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by Petitioner HOLLY JAYE GLEATON In the Superior Court of California, County of Humboldt. The petition for probate requests that HOLLY JAYE GLEATON be appointed as personal representative to admin− ister the estate of the decedent. 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 March 1, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at the Superior Court of California, County of Humboldt, 825 Fifth Street, Eureka, in Dept.: 4. IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objec− tions or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a contingent creditor of the dece− dent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative, as defined in section 58(b) of the Cali− fornia Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other California statutes and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in Cali− fornia law. YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the court. If you are a person inter− ested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE−154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. ATTORNEY FOR PETITIONER: Robert D. Prior Law Office of Robert D. Prior Post Office Box 23 Eureka, CA 95502 707−443−4573 Filed: February 2, 2018 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA

as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. ATTORNEY FOR PETITIONER: Robert D. Prior Law Office of Robert D. Prior Post Office Box 23 Eureka, CA 95502 707−443−4573 Filed: February 2, 2018 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA COUNTY OF HUMBOLDT 2/15, 2/22, 3/1 (18−037)

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS # 17−2460 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED: 08/01/2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANA− TION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings bank speci− fied in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by the duly appointed trustee, as shown below, all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to a Deed of Trust described below. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to satisfy the obli− gation secured by said Deed of Trust. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incor− rectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. TRUSTOR: LINDA LYMAN, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN DULY APPOINTED TRUSTEE: Fore− closure Specialists LLC RECORDED 08/16/2005 AS INSTRUMENT NO. 2005−27477−6 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of HUMBOLDT County, California. DATE OF SALE: Thursday, 03/01/2018 at 11:00AM PLACE OF SALE: At the front entrance to the County Courthouse at 825 5th Street, Eureka, CA 95501 THE COMMON DESIGNATION OF THE PROPERTY IS PURPORTED TO BE: 1492 SEELY MCINTOSH ROAD, WILLOW CREEK, CA 95573 APN: 522−311−033 Esti− mated opening bid: $195,579.79 Beneficiary may elect to open bidding at a lesser amount. The total amount secured by said instrument as of the time of initial publication of this notice is stated above, which includes the total amount of the unpaid balance (including accrued and unpaid interest) and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of initial publication of this notice. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to fee and clear owner− ship of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be respon−

should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to fee and clear owner− ship of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be respon− sible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be post− poned one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call the trustee’s information line at 530−246−2727; Toll Free: 844−333− 6766, or visit this Internet Web site:, using the file number assigned to this case: TS #17 −2460. Information about post− ponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. NPP website and sales line number: Trustee Sales Automated Number: 916−939−0772 DATE: 02/06/2018 FORECLOSURE SPECIALISTS LLC P.O. Box 994465 REDDING, CA 96099− 4465 530−246−2727; Toll Free: 844− 333−6766 JANELLE ST. PIERRE / MANAGER Foreclosure Specialists LLC is assisting the Beneficiary in collecting a debt. Any and all infor− mation obtained may be used for that purpose. NPP0325762 To: NORTH COAST JOURNAL 02/08/ 2018, 02/15/2018, 02/22/2018

Code and provisions of the Civil Code. Mid/Town Storage will sell the contenets of the following storage units listed below (where property has been stored) at public auction by competitive bidding on Friday, February 23, 2018 at 10:00 AM on its premises at: 1649 Sutter Rd., McKinleyville, CA, County of Humboldt. Name of Tenant and Storage Unit: Brandon Albert, Unit 211 Colt Baker, Unit 116 Colt Baker, Unit 285 Michael Cringle, Unit 136 Hillary Dahl, Unit 233 Sharon Erickson, Unit 751 Debbie French, Unit 90 Debbie French, Unit 91 Jesse Kaminski, Unit 127 Lance Lorenzen, Unit 107 Tanner McGuire−Edwards, Unit 819 Keith Parry, Unit 51 Joan Rios, Unit 653 Matthew, Rivas, Unit 206 Eugene Steele, Unit 613 Eric Staack, Unit 301 Nina Viescas, Unit 479 & 2 more units owend by the busi− ness Items to be sold include, but are not limited to: power tools, hand tools, several rolling toolboxes, truck bed toolbox, compressor, garden tools, musical instruments, household furniture, household appliances, exercise equipment, televisions, electronics, misc. art, housewares, camping items, sporting good equipment, grow equipment and accessories, sewing machines, plastic totes & boxes, bicycles, vacuum cleaners, janitorial supplies and much more! Purchases must be paid for at the time of sale and can be paid by Cash or Credit Card. A Cash Deposit of $40 is required for every unit purchased. Anyone interested in bidding must sign in at the office prior to 10:00 am on the day of the auction, no exceptions. All purchased items are sold as they are, where they are, and must be removed entirely by Sunday, February 25, 2018 by 8pm. Sale is subject to cancellation in the event of settlement between owner and obliged party. Auction will be conducted by Auctioneer: David Johnson, 707−443−4851, Bond # 9044453. Sale will take place rain or shine. For further information, please call (707) 839−1555 2/1, 2/8 (18−021)


NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Mid/ Town Storage intends to sell the personal property described below to enforce a lien imposed on said property, pursuant to Sections 21700−21716 of the Business & Professions Code, Section 2328 of the UCC, Section 535 of the Penal Code and provisions of the Civil Code. Mid/Town Storage will sell the contenets of the following storage units listed below (where property has been stored) at public auction by competitive bidding on Friday, February 23, 2018 at 10:00 AM on its premises at: 1649 Sutter Rd., McKinleyville, CA, County of Humboldt. Name of Tenant and Storage Unit:

The undersigned will sell at public sale by competitive bidding on the 21st of February, 2018, at 9:00 AM, on the premises where said prop− erty has been stored and which are located at Rainbow Self Storage. The following spaces are located at 4055 Broadway Eureka, CA, County of Humboldt.

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Dagan Short, Space # 5118 Kevin Eberwein, Space # 5309 Robert Kells, Space # 5512


The following spaces are located at 639 W. Clark Street Eureka, CA, County of Humboldt and will be sold immediately following the sale of the above units.

DANIEL R. KRAUCHUK obtained the following Civil Harassment Restraining Order, issued December 11, 2017 and expiring three years from date of issuance.

Lisa Terry, Space # 2309 Victor Wellington, Space # 2510 Casey Woods, Space # 3010

You must not do the following things to Daniel R. Krauchuk: Harass, intimidate, molest, attack, strike, stalk, threaten, assault (sexu− ally or otherwise), hit, abuse, destroy personal property of, or disturb the peace of the person. Contact the person, either directly or indirectly, in any way, including, but not limited to, in person, by telephone, in writing, by public or private mail, by interoffice mail, by email, by text−message, by fax or by other electronic means. Take any action to obtain the person’s address or location. You must stay at least 100 yards away from the person, the home of the person, the vehicle of the person, the job or workplace of the person.

The following spaces are located at 3618 Jacobs Avenue Eureka, CA, County of Humboldt and will be sold immediately following the sale of the above units. Linda Stewart, Space # 1112 Adam Sheley, Space # 1201 Jasmin Ward, Space # 1211 Anna Schnurman, Space # 1384 Wesley Wignot, Space # 1572 The following spaces are located at 105 Indianola Avenue Eureka, CA, County of Humboldt and will be sold immediately following the sale of the above units. Marco Ramirez, Space # 384 Betty Earley, Space # 438 James Eller, Space # 511 Melissa Bardin, Space # 585 Ivy Kelso, Space # 603 Yesenia Nevarez, Space # 710 (Held in Co. Unit) Robert Plitnikas, Space # 745 Joaquina Quintanilla Aguilar, Space # 784 Christopher Zenittini, Space # 809 Philina Birindelli, Space # 851

The name, address, and telephone number of Daniel R. Krauchuk’s attorney is: David S. Nims Janssen Malloy LLP 730 Fifth Street PO Box 1288 Eureka, CA 95501 707−445−2071

Items to be sold include, but are not limited to: Household furniture, office equip− ment, household appliances, exer− cise equipment, TVs, VCR, microwave, bikes, books, misc. tools, misc. camping equipment, misc. stereo equip. misc. yard tools, misc. sports equipment, misc. kids toys, misc. fishing gear, misc. computer components, and misc. boxes and bags contents unknown. Purchases must be paid for at the time of the sale in cash only. Anyone interested in attending the auction must sign in at 4055 Broadway Eureka CA. prior to 9:00 A.M. on the day of the auction, no exceptions. All purchase items sold as is, where is and must be removed at time of sale. Sale is subject to cancellation in the event of settle− ment between owner and obligated party. Auctioneer: Kim Santsche, Employee for Rainbow Self−Storage, 707−443−1451, Bond # 40083246.

The following person is doing Busi− ness as HEADIES

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359 Main Street Trinidad, CA 95570 P.O. Box 902 Trinidad, CA 95570 Charles M Vanderpool 707 Underwood Drive Trinidad, CA 95570 Sherry L Vanderpool 707 Underwood Drive Trinidad, CA 95570

The business is conducted by a Married Couple. The date registrant commenced to transact business under the ficti− tious business name or name listed above on Not Applicable I declare the all information in this statement is true and correct. A registrant who declares as true any material matter pursuant to Dated this 8th day of February, 2018 Section 17913 of the Business and and 15th day of February, 2018 Professions Code that the registrant The undersigned will sell at public knows to be false is guilty of a (18−025) sale by competitive bidding on the misdemeanor punishable by a fine 21st of February, 2018, at 9:00 AM, not to exceed one thousand dollars on the premises where said prop− ($1,000). erty has been stored and which are /s Charles M Vanderpool, Owner 4 4 2 -1 4 0 0 ×3 0 5 located at Rainbow Self Storage. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County The following spaces are located at • Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 • NORTH COAST on January 31, 2018JOURNAL 4055 Broadway Eureka, CA, County KELLY E. SANDERS of Humboldt. by se, Humboldt County Clerk


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned intends to sell the personal property described below to enforce a lien imposed on said property pursuant to Sections 21700 −21716 of the Business & Professions Code, Section 2328 of the UCC, Section 535 of the Penal Code and provisions of the civil Code.



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Professions Code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars Continued from previous page ($1,000). /s Charles M Vanderpool, Owner FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME This statement was filed with the STATEMENT 17−00647 County Clerk of Humboldt County on January 31, 2018 The following person is doing Busi− KELLY E. SANDERS ness as by se, Humboldt County Clerk PARADISE FLAT FARM/CANN−DO ATTITUDE OLD SCHOOL CULTIVA− 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 3/1 (18−028) TIONS 78 Shively Flat Rd FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME Scotia, CA 95565

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STATEMENT 18−00032

The following person is doing Busi− ness as BIGFOOT APPLIANCE REPAIR Humboldt 1755 Felix Avenue Arcata, CA 95521 Thomas A Koors 1755 Felix Avenue Arcata, CA 95521 The business is conducted by an Individual. The date registrant commenced to transact business under the ficti− tious business name or name listed above on Not Applicable I declare the all information in this statement is true and correct. A registrant who declares as true any material matter pursuant to Section 17913 of the Business and Professions Code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000). /s Thomas A Koors, Owner This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on January 17, 2018 KELLY E. SANDERS by sm, Humboldt County Clerk 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 3/1 (18−031)

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 18−00033 The following person is doing Busi− ness as EMERALD SEAMLESS GUTTERS Humboldt 376 Glenwood Lane McKinleyville, CA 95519

Humboldt Elizabeth A Dunlap 78 Shively Flat Rd Scotia, CA 95565




The following person is doing Busi− ness as 101 PLUMBING

The following person is doing Busi− ness as TINKERWELL INDUSTRIES

The following person is doing Busi− ness as LIFE ON WHEELS

Humboldt 1924 Albee Eureka, CA 95501 PO Box 633 Eureka, CA 95502

Humboldt 1010 Larry Street Arcata, CA 95521 PO Box 581 Arcata, CA 95518

Humboldt 550 S. G St STE 29 Arcata, CA 95521

Daniel T Stockwell 1010 Larry Street Arcata, CA 95521

Isaac A Kennedy 1924 Albee Eureka, CA 95501

The business is conducted by an Individual. The date registrant commenced to transact business under the ficti− tious business name or name listed above on Not Applicable I declare the all information in this statement is true and correct. A registrant who declares as true any material matter pursuant to Section 17913 of the Business and Professions Code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000). /s Elizabeth Dunlap, Owner/Oper− ator of Sole Proprietorship This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on December 8, 2017 KELLY E. SANDERS by sc, Humboldt County Clerk

The business is conducted by an Individual. The date registrant commenced to transact business under the ficti− tious business name or name listed above on Not Applicable I declare the all information in this statement is true and correct. A registrant who declares as true any material matter pursuant to Section 17913 of the Business and Professions Code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000). /s Isaac Kennedy, Owner This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on January 11, 2018 KELLY E. SANDERS by sc, Humboldt County Clerk

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The business is conducted by an Individual. The date registrant commenced to transact business under the ficti− tious business name or name listed above on Not Applicable I declare the all information in this statement is true and correct. A registrant who declares as true any material matter pursuant to Section 17913 of the Business and Professions Code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000). /s Daniel Stockwell, Director This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on February 2, 2018 KELLY E. SANDERS by sm, Humboldt County Clerk 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 3/1 (18−035)



The following person is doing Busi− ness as CHRONIC CREEK

The following person is doing Busi− ness as LOST COAST CLEANING SERVICES

1005 Patterson Rd Willow Creek, CA 95573 P.O. Box 285 Arcata, CA 95518

Humboldt 903 J Street Eureka, CA 95501

The following person is doing Busi− ness as ACCURATE TERMITE & PEST SOLU− TIONS, INC. Humboldt 1675 Ronald Ave. Unit C Fortuna, CA 95540 P.O. Box 698 Fortuna, CA 95540

Patrick J O’Dwyer 376 Glenwood Lane McKinleyville, CA 95519

Armco II, LLC CA 201631510016 10304 Banner Lava Cap Nevada City, CA 95959

Alan M Agnone 903 J Street Eureka, CA 95501 Craig L Layman 3488 Lk Wood Blvd #C Arcata, CA 95521

The business is conducted by an Individual. The date registrant commenced to transact business under the ficti− tious business name or name listed above on Not Applicable I declare the all information in this statement is true and correct. A registrant who declares as true any material matter pursuant to Section 17913 of the Business and Professions Code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000). /s Patrcik O’Dwyer This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on January 17, 2018 KELLY E. SANDERS by sm, Humboldt County Clerk

The business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. The date registrant commenced to transact business under the ficti− tious business name or name listed above on Not Applicable I declare the all information in this statement is true and correct. A registrant who declares as true any material matter pursuant to Section 17913 of the Business and Professions Code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000). /s Amy Wiser, Managing Member This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on January 10, 2018 KELLY E. SANDERS by kl, Humboldt County Clerk

The business is conducted by a General Partnership. The date registrant commenced to transact business under the ficti− tious business name or name listed above on Not Applicable I declare the all information in this statement is true and correct. A registrant who declares as true any material matter pursuant to Section 17913 of the Business and Professions Code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000). /s Alan Agnone, Partner This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on February 7, 2018 KELLY E. SANDERS by sm, Humboldt County Clerk

The business is conducted by an Individual. The date registrant commenced to transact business under the ficti− tious business name or name listed above on Not Applicable I declare the all information in this statement is true and correct. A registrant who declares as true any material matter pursuant to Section 17913 of the Business and Professions Code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000). /s Mike Deck, President This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on February 7, 2018 KELLY E. SANDERS by sm, Humboldt County Clerk

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Accurate Termite & Pest Solutions, Inc CA 3560049 1675 Ronald Ave. Unit C Fortuna, CA 95540

Life On Wheels LLC CA 201736410012 550 S. G St STE 29 Arcata, CA 95521 The business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. The date registrant commenced to transact business under the ficti− tious business name or name listed above on Not Applicable I declare the all information in this statement is true and correct. A registrant who declares as true any material matter pursuant to Section 17913 of the Business and Professions Code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000). /s Brian Sharkey, Owner/Officer This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on January 4, 2018 KELLY E. SANDERS by sc, Humboldt County Clerk 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15 (18−015)

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 18−00049 The following person is doing Busi− ness as LOST COAST CATERING Humboldt 2045 Scott Rd McKinleyville, CA 95519 Emma A Stenborg−Davies 2045 Scott Rd McKinleyville, CA 95519 The business is conducted by an Individual. The date registrant commenced to transact business under the ficti− tious business name or name listed above on Not Applicable I declare the all information in this statement is true and correct. A registrant who declares as true any material matter pursuant to Section 17913 of the Business and Professions Code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000). /s Emma A. Stenborg−Davies This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Humboldt County on January 26, 2018 KELLY E. SANDERS by se, Humboldt County Clerk

STATEMENT OF ABANDON− MENT OF USE OF FICTITOUS BUSINESS NAME FILE NO. 17− 00611 The following person have aban− doned the use of the fictitious business name BRANDENBURG INVESTMENT GROUP Humboldt 3429 Glenwood St Eureka, CA 95501 The fictitious business name was filed in HUMBOLDT County on November 17, 2017 John E Brandenburg 3429 Glenwood St Eureka, CA 95501 This business was conducted by: An Individual /s/ John Brandenburg, Owner This state was filed with the HUMBOLDT County Clerk on the date January 25, 2018 I hereby certify that this copy is true and correct copy of the orig− inal statement on file in my office Kelly E. Sanders s/ sm, Deputy Clerk Humboldt County Clerk 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22 (18−023)


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for a decree changing names as follows: Present name ELIZABETH SHAWN DELL GUND− LACH to Proposed Name SHAWN DELL GUNDLACH THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objec− tion at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objec− tion is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING Date: March 6, 2018 Time: 1:45 p.m., Dept. 4 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF HUMBOLDT 825 FIFTH STREET EUREKA, CA 95501 Date: January 22,2018 Filed: January 22, 2018 /s/ Joyce D. Hinnchs Judge of the Superior Court 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22 (18−022)

for a decree changing names as follows: Present name NICOLE GREY SCHILLER to Proposed Name NICOLE GREY LOVE THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objec− tion at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objec− tion is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING Date: March 6, 2018 Time: 1:45 p.m., Dept. 4 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF HUMBOLDT 825 FIFTH STREET EUREKA, CA 95501 Date: January 22,2018 Filed: January 22, 2018 /s/ Joyce D. Hinnchs Judge of the Superior Court 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22 (18−016)



NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Fortuna Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 7:00 P.M. at City Hall, 621 11th Street in Fortuna, California to consider a recommendation to the Fortuna City Council to adopt the Fortuna Housing Element. The project is the update of the Housing Element, an element of the Fortuna General Plan. In compliance with State law, the Housing Element contains the City’s goals, policies, and strategic plan for addressing the most critical housing needs in the community, and provides the City with a comprehensive strategy for promoting safe, decent, and affordable housing for all income categories within the city. The draft Housing Element has been reviewed by the California Department of Housing and Community Development, and has been found to meet State Housing Element laws. Pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act, the updated Housing Element will not result in any new significant environmental effects that were not identified and mitigated in the 2010-2030 General Plan Program EIR, and a Notice of Determination will be prepared. The public is invited to come to the Public Hearing to ask questions or comment on the proposed Housing Element. Information is available for review at the Community Development Department at City Hall, 621 11th Street, on weekdays between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., and on the City’s website at Written comments may be submitted to the City Planner on or before the day of the meeting. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the Building Department at (707) 725-7600. Notification 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting (28 CFR 35.102–35.104 ADA Title II). Megan Wilbanks, Deputy City Clerk Posted: 02/12/2018


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1. Notice is hereby given that the Governing Board of the Big Lagoon School District (“District”), of the County of Humboldt, State of California, will receive sealed bids for the Big Lagoon HVAC Project (“Project”) up to, but not later than, 3:00 p.m., on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, and will thereafter publicly open and read aloud the bids. All bids shall be received at the office of the Greenway Partners, located at 1385 8th Street, in Arcata, California 95521. 2. Each bid shall be completed on the Bid Proposal Form included in the Contract Documents, and must conform and be fully responsive to this invitation, the plans and specifications and all other Contract Documents. Copies of the Contract Documents are available for examination at the office of the Big Lagoon School District, County of Humboldt, California, and may be obtained by licensed contractors for free. Electronic copies of the Contract Documents can also be obtained from the Humboldt Builders Exchange (http://www.humbx. com/) or by emailing the Project Engineer (Nathan Sanger at sanger@ 3. Each bid shall be accompanied by cash, a cashier’s or certified check, or a bidder’s bond executed by a surety licensed to do business in the State of California as a surety, made payable to the District, in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the maximum amount of the bid. The check or bid bond shall be given as a guarantee that the bidder to whom the contract is awarded will execute the Contract Documents and will provide the required payment and performance bonds and insurance certificates within ten (10) days after the notification of the award of the Contract. 4. The successful bidder shall comply with the provisions of the Labor Code pertaining to payment of the generally prevailing rate of wages and apprenticeships or other training programs. The Department of Industrial Relations has made available the general prevailing rate of per diem wages in the locality in which the work is to be performed for each craft, classification or type of worker needed to execute the Contract, including employer payments for health and welfare, pension, vacation, apprenticeship and similar purposes. Copies of these prevailing rates are available to any interested party upon request and are online at http:// The Contractor and all Subcontractors shall pay not less than the specified rates to all workers employed by them in the execution of the Contract. It is the Contractor’s responsibility to determine any rate change. 5. The schedule of per diem wages is based upon a working day of eight hours. The rate for holiday and overtime work shall be at least time and one half. 6. The substitution of appropriate securities in lieu of retention amounts from progress payments in accordance with Public Contract Code §22300 is permitted. 7. Pursuant to Public Contract Code §4104, each bid shall include the name and location of the place of business of each subcontractor who shall perform work or service or fabricate or install work for the contactor in excess of one-half of one percent (1/2 of 1%) of the bid price. The bid shall describe the type of the work to be performed by each listed subcontractor. 8. Minority, women, and disabled veteran contractors are encouraged to submit bids. This bid is not subject to Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise requirements. 9. The project is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the California Department of Industrial Relations. In accordance with SB 854, all bidders, contractors and subcontractors working at the site shall be duly registered with the Department of Industrial Relations at time of bid opening and at all relevant times. Proof of registration shall be provided as to all such contractors prior to the commencement of any work. 10. Each bidder shall possess at the time the bid is awarded the following classification(s) of California State Contractor’s license: Class B (General Building Contractor) or a Class C-20 HVAC Contractor’s License. 11. A non-mandatory bidders’ conference will be held on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. for the purpose of acquainting all prospective bidders with the Contract Documents and the Project site. • Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 • NORTH COAST JOURNAL







Story and photos by Anthony Westkamper

Spiders in a car What do you do when you’re driving and a spider runs across the inside of your windshield? Like any good entomological photographer, I pulled over at a safe place and took its picture, of course. Done with the photo shoot, I herded it onto an envelope and ushered it outside. Really, spiders are nothing to get worked up about. First of all, there are only a very few that can cause you more than a transient itchy spot. Second, they don’t want to. Venom is an expensive commodity, biologically speaking. They don’t really want to waste it on something that’s too big, not only to eat, but to comprehend. On its best day the spider with the best eyesight can’t focus much more than a few inches in front of itself. Given the opportunity, they will flee rather than get hand-to-hand-combat close. That close-up photo allowed me to discern leg length and eye spacing, which are diagnostic for identification. It is a running crab spider, genus Philodromus. Today I saw dozens of small wolf spiders (family Lycosidae) fleeing in front of me as I made my way across an open space. A quick back-of-the-envelope calculation estimates Humboldt county’s lycosa population around 28 billion. That’s probably enough to carry me off but not once have I been attacked. This family is notable in the maternal care the mothers provide, carrying their eggs around in a silk purse and allowing their babies to hitch a ride on their backs once hatched. Another species of wolf spider that lives on our local river bars is the beach wolf spider (Arctosa littoralis). They can get pretty large for a local spider with a leg span up to the size of a half dollar, and

are numerous in their preferred sandy, rocky habitat. This mother hides the nest for her babies under rocks. I’m like most people in that spiders give me the willies, but despite the instinctive “creep factor,” once I got to learning about them I find many are really pretty cool.

Under the mud Here we are, middle of winter and once again I’m finding variegated meadowhawk dragonflies along the Van Duzen River, where I regularly walk. Although this is a small dragonfly, it is the largest insect I see flying this time of year. I find them perched on rocks in open sections of river bar, often 20 or 30 feet from the water. These guys are a very common migratory species. I report my sightings to the Migratory Dragonfly Partnership in a citizen science effort to better understand the movements of certain kinds of dragonflies. Today I saw several small bees or wasps flying within an inch of the ground in zig-zag patterns, occasionally chasing each other in apparent territorial disputes. One was persistently digging into a cleat mark from an ATV tire. The impressively jawed tiger beetles, Steniolia and Bembix wasps (both dedicated flyhunters), and pygmy grasshoppers all lay their eggs in the sand to overwinter and emerge in the spring. I used to think doing doughnuts and making rooster tails was harmless fun because, I thought, “you can’t hurt sand.” Well, there is really a lot going on underground that can be destroyed by motorized mayhem. So please, stay on the roads and give the denizens of the dunes a break. ●

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ladies’ man? 34. “Whose woods these ____ think ...”: Frost 36. “To Kill a Mockingbird” author 37. Fortify with vitamins, e.g. 38. Retiring group? 40. Leading 41. One nodding his head 42. Midpoint: Abbr. 43. NBA star Anthony, to fans 44. Pretty obvious direction on a bottle of Prell? 47. From ____ Z 48. “____ she blows!” 49. Watched a season of “Stranger Things” in one sitting, say 51. Look through blinds, say

53. Prove suitable for 57. “The Neverending Story” author Michael 58. Evidenced by its name, what a national toy retailer offers customers a chance to do ... or what you do in 17-, 31- and 44-Across 62. Run smoothly 63. Spanish 101 verb 64. Nevada’s so-called “Biggest Little City in the World” 65. Restful resorts 66. Harvests 67. LPGA part: Abbr.


1. Confused responses 2. ____ Tzu (toy dog) 3. Portend 4. Have an affair 5. Above capacity, for

short 6. Slangy response to “Why?” 7. Big name in chips and pretzels 8. UPS label phrase 9. On the briny 10. Hurtful email, e.g. 11. “That’s news to me!” 12. The U.S. Army bought 1,000 of his revolvers during the MexicanAmerican War 13. “That makes sense” 18. ____ party 22. Children’s writer R. L. ____ 24. “10” music 25. Distort 26. CBS logo 28. ____ bar 29. “Don’t look so glum!” 30. Pyramids with four equal sides





























32. He’s second to Jeter among the New York Yankees’ all-time hit leaders 33. Granny’s “Darn it!” 35. Source of some cubes 39. Not an original 40. ____ impasse 42. Home of the Cubs, for short 45. Slow to catch on 46. Country’s McEntire 50. Winger of “Urban Cowboy” 51. Fires (up) 52. Lyft competitor 54. Bank charges 55. McEwan and McKellen 56. Jeff Bridges sci-fi classic 59. “Give ____ whirl!” 60. Pass on a track 61. OBs, e.g.


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YUROK TRIBE JOB OPENINGS For information, or 707-482-1350 #0947 Bus Driver/Custodian RG/FT WEITCHPEC $15.86-20.62 2/16/18

#0928 Computer Technician II RG/FT KLAMATH $24.12-31.46 2/16/18

#0959 Accountant RG/FT KLAMATH $45,576-72,068 2/16/18

#0977 ESA Survey Technician III


K’ima:w Medical Center an entity of the Hoopa Valley Tribe, is seeking applicants for the following positions:


RG/FT KLAMATH/WEITCHPEC $15.94-23.06 2/16/18

#0982 Police Sergeant RG/FT KLAMATH $26.15-33.01 2/16/18

Join the ResolutionCare team! SOCIAL WORKER Are you interested in supporting seriously ill individuals and their families make the most of every day? We invite all social workers excited about working with an innovative, compassionate interdisciplinary palliative care team to apply for this position opening. ResolutionCare is a growing organization where all team members are valued as individuals who bring unique gifts to their work. We are looking for an experienced Social Worker (MSW or BSW) who is a compassionate and fierce advocate for our community. Ideal candidates have excellent communication skills, are flexible and thrive in a team setting. Medical office experience preferred. This is a full time position with an excellent benefit package including health and vision insurance and generous paid time off. We offer a very competitive salary, commensurate with experience. To apply, please visit to better understand our organization, review the job description, and then send a cover letter and resume by e-mail to: or fax (707) 442-2006. Open until filled. • Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 • NORTH COAST JOURNAL


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SALON AT BLUE LAKE CASINO NOW HIRING! The Salon at Blue Lake Casino & Hotel is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

We invite applicants for the following position:

Hair Stylist, Manicurist, and Skin Care To apply, visit the “Careers” page at and click the “Salon” link for more information. All positions will be offered as Independent Contractors.

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PT Administrative Asst. CPA • Warehouse Laborers Wildlife Biologist • PT Bookkeeper FC Bookkeeper • General Laborers Geotech Engineer • Executive Asst. Production Laborers • Forester Tax Season Office Asst.


JOIN OUR TEAM OF END-OF-LIFE CARE SPECIALISTS! FULL-TIME, BENEFITED POSITIONS Hospice Aide Provides personal care for patients in their place of residence and assists with their activities of daily living. Must possess a current CNA license, valid driver’s license, and reliable transportation. Float Nurse Provides care to hospice patients in various hospice nursing capacities to cover absences of regularly scheduled staff. This position requires the ability to work a variety of shifts and schedules, including nights and weekends. Must have a current California RN license. Sign on-bonus offered! Hospice House Support Assistant Prepares food for patients residing in our in-patient facility. Provides light housekeeping and general support to the care staff. Must have a valid driver’s license, an excellent driving record, and reliable transportation. 


Humboldt County Office of Education

Personnel Services Coordinator (Classified Management) Humboldt County Office of Ed., FT, Perm., M-F, 8 Hrs./Day, Placement on the Management Schedule A, DOE, not to exceed Column 10.

Qualifications: Grad. from an accredited 4 yr. college or university & a min of 4 years responsible exp. in personnel administration or any combination of education, specialized training, and exp. totaling not less than 8 yrs. in the field of personnel services. Previous exp. in a school system personnel department is desirable. Previous supervisory or coordination exp. required. Eligible for H&W, PERS retirement. App. available at HCOE or online Reply to: PERSONNEL, HCOE, 901 Myrtle Ave., Eureka, CA 95501 Deadline 2/21/18, 4 pm

Hospice House Nurse Provides nursing care for patients living in our in-patient facility. Must have a current California RN license. Night shift; full or part-time options. Sign-on Bonus offered! PART-TIME POSITIONS Social Worker Assesses and responds to the psychosocial, financial, and legal concerns of hospice patients and family.  Must have a master degree in Social Work (MSW) and two years of social work experience in the health care field. Works as-needed. Dietitian Implements nutritional care plans appropriate for patients with advanced disease in order to maximize their comfort. Must have a bachelor degree in nutrition or a related field, experience in dietary counseling and a Registered Dietitian license or equivalent proficiency. Works as-needed. Visit or call 707-445-8443 for more information.

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University Center, HSU Full-time with excellent benefits. Oversee facility rental & maintenance, event coordination, staff supervision, office operations, aquatic rental program For detailed job description and application procedure, visit: First Review: Thursday, March 1, 2018 Open until filled.


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Would you like to apply your skills in an established organization helping local children and families? Our exciting workplace has full--time time openings. Take a look at the job descriptions on our website at

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT SPECIALIST This position provides support to children, youth and families in a variety of settings including home, school, and community; provides 1:1 behavior coaching in a home, school or community setting; provides referral and linkage to community resources; provides parent education and support as directed. $18.00/hour plus mileage reimbursement. Paid sick and vacation days, 13 paid holidays, health, vision, life, and dental insurance, and 401(k) Retirement Plan. Must be able to pass DOJ/FBI criminal history fingerprint clearance and possess a valid CDL, current automobile insurance, and a vehicle for work. Application and job description available at Please submit letter of interest, resume, and application to Nanda Prato, Human Resource Director, at or via U.S. mail to: 2259 Myrtle Avenue, Eureka, CA 95501. Open until filled. First Review Tuesday, February 20th. EOE


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Auctions California MENTOR is seeking families with an available bedroom in their home to share with

LOOKING FOR AN EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO YOUR CAREER AND WELL−BEING? ARE YOU A PART−TIME LVN/RN LOOKING FOR SUPPLEMENTAL HOURS? Crestwood Behavioral Health Center is looking for Full−time, Part−time & On−call LPTs/LVNs to join our dynamic Team. Full−time benefits include medical, dental and vision plans; 401(K); sick & vacation time; scholarships; & lots of career−furthering training. $500 SIGN−ON BONUS, please inquire for details!

an adult with special needs. Receive ongoing support and a generous,

Call Sharon at (707) 442-4500

monthly payment.

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ASSISTANT TEACHER, Infant Toddler Center Crescent City Assist center staff in the day-to-day operation of the classroom for a preschool program (implementing and supervising activities). Requires a minimum of 6 ECE units and 6 months experience working with young children (12 units of ECE core classes preferable). P/T (year round) 25hrs/wk $11.13-$12.27/hour

TEMP MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT, Del Norte Performs a variety of site repairs, alterations, construction projects and general yard maintenance for NCS sites. Cleans and schedules vehicle maintenance. 2 years of construction experience desirable. Part-Time Temporary (year round) 20 hours/wk $11.13/hr Open Until Filled

SUBSTITUTES-Humboldt and Del Norte Intermittent (on-call) work filling in for Classroom Assistant, Assistant Teachers, Cooks/Assistant Cooks or occasional childcare for parent meetings. Req exp working w/children or cooking. $11.13/hr. No benefits. Submit Sched of Availability form w/app. Submit applications to: Northcoast Children’s Services 1266 9th Street, Arcata, CA 95521 For addtl info & application please call 707- 822-7206 or visit our website at

PUBLIC AUCTIONS Thurs. Feb. 22nd 4:15 pm

COSTUME RENTAL & SALES Makeup*Wigs*Masks*Shoes Costume Thrift Boutique Dress−up Party Venue Character Deliveries


THE COSTUME BOX Open M−F 1−5:30 Sat 11−5 202 T St. Eureka 707−443−5200

Beautiful 30-bottle wine rack, groovy glass mosaics, cast iron pig bank & more! Preview Weds. 11 am - 5 pm & Thurs. 11 am to Sale Time 3950 Jacobs Ave. Eureka • 443-4851


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WRITING CONSULTANT/EDITOR. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry. Dan Levinson, MA, MFA. (707) 443−8373.


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

Merchandise WINTER CLOTHES SALE! All Half Off. Dream Quest Thrift Store February 15−21. Plus...Daily Bonus Sales, Senior Discount Tuesdays, Spin’n’Win Wednesdays, New Sale Thursdays, Friday Frenzy & Secret Sale Saturdays. (530) 629−3006.

Home Repair 2 GUYS & A TRUCK. Carpentry, Landscaping, Junk Removal, Clean Up, Moving. Although we have been in busi− ness for 25 years, we do not carry a contractors license. Call 845−3087 • Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 • NORTH COAST JOURNAL


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BRADLEY DEAN ENTERTAINMENT Singer Songwriter. Old rock, Country, Blues. Private Parties, Bars, Gatherings of all kinds. (707) 832−7419.

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CIRCUS NATURE PRESENTS A. O’KAY CLOWN & NANINATURE Juggling Jesters & Wizards of Play Performances for all ages. Magical Adventures with circus games and toys, Festivals, Events & Parties (707) 499−5628




HUMBOLDT PLAZA APTS. Opening soon available for HUD Sec. 8 Waiting Lists for 2, 3 & 4 bedroom Apts. Annual Income Limits: 1 pers. $21,000; 2 pers. $24,000; 3 pers. $27,000; 4 pers. $29,950; 5 pers. $32,350; 6 pers. $34,750; 7 pers. $37,150; 8 pers. $39,550 Hearing impaired: TDD Ph# 1-800-735-2922 Apply at Office: 2575 Alliance Rd. Bldg. 9 Arcata, 8am-12pm & 1-4pm, M-F (707) 822-4104






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VACANT LAND! All useable 4 acre parcel of prime pasture land! Good for all agricultural uses, located in the County just outside the City limits. Easy access to the property from a public, paved road. Almost 400 ft of road frontage. MLS# 249950

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WILLOW CREEK-$1,100,000

±21 acres w/PG&E, well, pond, w storage, shop, garden, shop. Permit app on file for 43,560 sf of outdoor.




±22 Acre private homestead w/PG&E, community water, privacy, views & flat usable land.



±160 Sunny acres w/spring, pond, well permit, flats, roads, shed. Interim permit for 6,896 sf od & 4,380 sf of ml. REDUCE

±480 Acres. Ocean views, springs, creek, open meadows, flats, timber, easy access. Undeveloped.



±160 Acres w/ permit app for 1 acre od. Creek access, water storage, barn, permitted well & shop.


±160 Acres w/ water, PG&E, lg flats, greenhouse. Permit app filed with the county for 1 acre outdoor.


3/2 home w/creek access, pond, well, outbuildings, paved roads, PG&E. Cultivation permit app for 15,000 sf. NEW LIS

±40 Acres w/privacy, 2 springs, pond, cabin, garden sites, shop. Permit app for 30,000 sf outdoor. TING!


3/2 home on 1.9 acres, fully fenced w/river views. Detached garage & outbuildings.






±80 Acres w/timber spring-fed pond, outbuilding & terraced flats. 5,000 sf RRR permit on file.



Double wide modular home on ±1.24 acres w/access to the Salmon River and Blue Hole.



±40 Acres in Mendocino w/2 springs, pond, and 26k water storage, 2 cabins, greenhouses, garden areas.

±1.45 Acres in Trinity Village. Stunning views w/flat building sites. OWC with 50%.

270 SKYLINE DR, BENBOW-$1,500,000


Hailey Rohan



±73.5 Acre clean turn-key ag site w/ equipment, generator, well, septic, rocked roads.


Tyla Miller


±80 Acres w/PG&E. Meadows, timber, garden sites, outbuildings, cabin. Permit app for 30,000 sf outdoor.



±954 Acres on 11 parcels in Mendocino. Multiple water sources, house, cabin, outbuildings, undeveloped flats.


±40 Acres w/southern exposure, pond, meadows, lg flats, cabin, outbuildings, w/views of Ruth Lake.


±9 Ac; 4 parcels w/2 homes, pool, shop, flats, community water & power. Permit app for 20,000 sf. • Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 • NORTH COAST JOURNAL


Redwood Laboratory Better serving our community, we are open to everyone

High Deductible? No Insurance? No Problem. We offer fairer prices than any lab in the area. We send your results to your doctors immediately or on the same day. No extra charge!

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With the most experienced staff in the area, you have minimal chance of an extra stick. And we’re friendly, come to the professionals you can trust!

Need Electronic results sent to your Doctor?

We send electronically to most practices in the area, we have ability to send results to any doctor in the Humboldt County area. Please ask your Doctor to accept our electronic results – so you don’t need to suffer from high prices and painful visits.

Remember,the laboratory you choose is up to you!

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North Coast Journal 2-15-18 Edition  

A nonprofit pushes to transform a working timberland into a community forest

North Coast Journal 2-15-18 Edition  

A nonprofit pushes to transform a working timberland into a community forest