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Baba Jamal Koram storytelling concert at Bayside’s HUUF

Baba Jamal Koram storytelling concert at Bayside’s HUUF

Humboldt Unitarian Universalist Fellowship BAYSIDE – On Friday, Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. the Humboldt Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, located at 24 Fellowship Way, Bayside, is delighted to again host African-American master storyteller Baba Jamal Koram. Jamal weaves a tapestry of words and music to enthrall listeners with his tales of days past and present. Intertwined

State of the City event is Jan. 30 at the Minor Theatre

STATE OF THE CITY Arcata’s annual State of the City event takes place Wednesday, Jan. 30 at the Minor Theatre, 1001 H St., Arcata. Featured speakers include City Manager Karen Diemer, Community Development Director David Loya and Redwood Region Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Gregg Foster, plus talks and a question-and-answer period. Doors open at

Meet the nominees for the Arcata Chamber’s Small Business Award

Joellen Clark-Peterson Arcata Chamber of Commerce HUMBOLDT – This is the latest in a series on the three nominees in each of six categories of Arcata’s Annual Business Leadership Awards, featuring interviews with Small Business of the Year nominees Frankie’s NY Bagels, Tosha Yoga and WoodLab. Frankie’s NY Bagels is two years old, Tosha Yoga

Obituary: Montanna Louise Jones (Ann Bernard), 1943-2018

Montanna was raised mainly in the south and moved to Oakland in the 1960s. There, she played bass and found “women’s music” and the Women’s Press Collective.  In 1975, the press sent her and her then-lover, African-American poet Pat Parker, on a cross-country poetry and bookselling tour.  Montanna recently wrote about the burgeoning women’s and

Obituary: Ursula Mayclin Melvin, Aug. 8, 1969 – Dec. 16, 2018

Ursula Mayclin Melvin, daughter of Jim and Susan Stephenson of Trinidad, California, died on Dec. 16, 2018 at Hopewell Hospice House, Portland, Oregon, after a 3 ½ year dance with ovarian cancer.  Ursula possessed a warm, inviting, and adventurous spirit. She was quick to start up a conversation and to share her contagious laugh. Ursula

Blue Lake Notes: Amira Waldvogel-Grannis is BL Student of the Month, and no wonder

Happy New Year! Blue Lake celebrated the New Year in style, with the Annual Lucky Lunch of black eyed peas, cornbread and greens. Put on by the Mad River Old Crows and the Ladies of the Lake civic groups, this lunch not only helped everyone start of the year right, but was a major fundraiser

McKinleyville Matters: The State of McK event is Jan. 23

(Note: The following item about a pop-up museum was submitted by Kelley Garrett.) A $1,000 Humboldt Area Foundation Grassroots Grant has been awarded to the McKinleyville Organizing Committee (MOC), a group of volunteer McKinleyville citizens, to create a pop-up (limited-run) McKinleyville museum event.  The event aims to enliven and strengthen our community through a showcasing of

Trinidad Tidings: Take the challenge and sign up for the big race

The 54th Annual Trinidad to Clam Beach Run Honoring Ford Hess is set for Saturday, Feb. 2. The 8 3/4 mile and three mile events commence at 12:30 p.m. at Westgate and Patrick’s Point Drive just north of Larrupin’ Café while the 5 3/4 mile event starts at 1:30 from the intersection of Main Street

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