Tag Archives: Humboldt Area Foundation

Arcata art show explores migrant shelters in Tijuana

Arcata art show explores migrant shelters in Tijuana

Migrant Assistance in Baja Fund  ARCATA – Two artists collaborated to bring to the public images and textures of migrant shelters in Tijuana, Mexico. Watercolors by Maureen McGarry, and a recycled/found object display designed by Dennis Houghton are installed for the months of April and May in the front window of Rita’s Margaritas and Mexican

Humboldt Area Foundation invests $300,000 in North Coast Nursing Program

Humboldt State Press Release Humboldt State University’s RN-to-BSN Nursing program received another boost today — a $300,000 grant from the Orvamae Emmerson Endowment Fund of the Humboldt Area Foundation. Senator Mike McGuire, Humboldt State University (HSU) President Tom Jackson and College of the Redwoods (CR) President Keith Flamer and other officials were on hand as

Humboldt Bay Trail funding appears assured

County of Humboldt  HUMBOLDT – The project to complete the four-mile gap in the Humboldt Bay Trail between Eureka and Arcata is on the list of projects recommended for funding through the state’s 2019 Active Transportation Program. The Active Transportation Program is a competitive grant program that funds bicycle and pedestrian improvements throughout California. The

ABC mural coming into view at Samoa Boulevard and US 101

MAJOR MURAL A “Marvelous Mural of Marbled Murrelets,” a named coined by City Councilmember Susan Ornelas, who came up with the idea in 2016, is coming into being at the Arcata Bay Crossing (ABC) building at Samoa Boulevard and U.S, Highway 101. The 256-foot long, 27 foot tall, 7,000 sq. ft. mural offers an aerial

Remember little Phoebe and raise money to complete the Humboldt Bay Trail

Nancy Stephenson Special to the Union HUMBOLDT BAY – It’s Bike Month and it’s been a year since my pug Phoebe left us, but her memory lives on and inspires us to ride our bikes to get the most out of life, and to get the most life on our bikes we need to finish

McKinleyville working on racism issue

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Leaders in McKinleyville are slowly developing a strategy to combat racism. But what, exactly, that strategy will include has yet to be determined. “We’re at the conceptual stage with this,” said McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC) member Craig Tucker at an Aug. 30 meeting at McKinleyville Middle School.

McKMAC will discuss racial issues

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – McKinleyville’s advisory committee will tackle the issue of discrimination and open up a community dialogue about race relations. The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC) voted unanimously at its July 26 meeting to place the issue of racism on the agenda for its Aug 30 meeting. That meeting will most

Children’s Dental Angel Fund offers hope for ‘destroyed’ mouths

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – A toothache is a memorable experience, and one few would wish to repeat. But for children who lack dental care, toothaches can be chronic, and just the beginning of the pain their bad teeth will bring them. When a child’s deteriorating dental health becomes a serious medical