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Dell’Arte online workshops offer modern twist on historic theatre forms

Dell’Arte International  BLUE LAKE – Dell’Arte International is offering a series of theatre workshops designed for actors to investigate bold forms of expression while exploring long-standing comedic and dramatic forms that continue to entertain and touch audiences.   “Creation is possible, is being done, and is undergoing adaptation and innovation right now as we move through

Arcata Fire Dept. could get training to resolve ‘embedded racial inequities’

The company gave district staff and volunteers relatively low ratings based on a scale of one to five, with one being “absent,” two “emerging,” three “developing,” four “partial mastery” and five “mastery.” On the various race-related topics, the district mostly scored a one or a two.

Pills, pills, pills bring bonus bail for dedicated sales associate

HUMBOLDT COUNTY DRUG TASK FORCE Since August of 2019 the Humboldt County Drug Task Force (HCDTF) has served three search warrants on Dustin Lawler (36 years old McKinleyville). The three search warrants were all served on his previous residence in the 3500 block of Dows Prairie Road in McKinleyville. In January of 2021 the HCDTF

Bayside Corners: Community Brunch to go at Bayside Hall Sunday

Bayside Community Hall invites the community to Brunch (to go) in Bayside on Sunday, Jan. 31 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For this special meal, local chefs Casandra Kelly and Rachael Patton have created a hearty, healthy menu highlighting some of the specialties of our local foodshed.  As with the to-go brunches offered in

Ebb and flow of COVID vaccines uncertain

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – The timing and amounts of initial COVID-19 vaccine shipments to Humboldt County have fulfilled expectations but the county’s health officer has said the scale of future availability is uncertain. ​In an update at the January 5 Board of Supervisors meeting, Dr. Ian Hoffman, the county’s health officer, described

Hemp – banned, but teachable?

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Humboldt County’s Planning Commission is advising prohibition of industrial hemp farming but there’s a notable exception – College of the Redwoods would be able to cultivate hemp for educational and research purposes. ​The viability of industrial hemp in the county’s unincorporated areas came under the commission’s deliberation at

Arcata Police Log: Barefaced COVID deniers engulf retail wage earners in their biohazard blizzard

• Sunday, December 20 3:32 a.m. A bear was reported roaming the roadway near a Trinidad casino. 7:26 a.m. An H Street upstairs-downstairs tenant dispute devolved into someone “jumping on the ceiling.” Wait, what? 5:29 p.m. A friendly, tagless Husky wandered into a Valley West store, its origins and backstory unknown. • Monday, December 9:05

Kirsten’s Kitchen: Let us eat Cauliflower Cake

When I daydream of publishing a cookbook, one of my titles would be “Vegetable Goddess,” since I fancy myself as someone who can entice people into eating the vegetables they think they abhor. However, there already exists a Vegetable God, Yotam Ottolenghi.  If you’re not familiar with him or his cookbooks, you’ve probably unknowingly seen