Tag Archives: Trinidad Civic Club

Time is up for saving Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse

Paul Mann Mad River Union TRINIDAD — SHN Consulting Engineers and Geologists, Eureka, warns that whatever is done to shore up the Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse, it had better be soon. In a Sept. 19 report to the Trinidad Civic Club, SHN Geosciences Director Gary Simpson said of the three mitigation approaches the company has outlined,

Trinidad Tidings: Fond farewells

Dave Hoskins of Humboldt State’s Fred Telonicher Marine Laboratory has retired after a 40-year career at the lab. The marine laboratory technician has been a major fixture at the lab and influenced legions of faculty and students during his tenure, which began as a student in 1976. He then became the lab janitor in 1977,

Funding yo-yo for Trinidad lighthouse preservation

Paul Mann Mad River Union TRINIDAD — The Greater Trinidad Chamber of Commerce has agreed to provide $5,000 to aid reinforcement of the Memorial Lighthouse, but the Humboldt Lodging Alliance has rejected a request for $15,000 from the Memorial Lighthouse Preservation Committee. Chamber Board Member Peter Cohan notified the Civic Club of the decision right

Panel revisits Trinidad lighthouse options

Paul Mann Mad River Union TRINIDAD – A preservation committee is considering whether it might be possible to stabilize the Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse where it is instead of moving it. Nothing has been decided, but driving pilings underneath the erosion-threatened structure might turn out to be the cheaper and preferable alternative, because funding prospects are

Trinidad’s lighthouse must be moved

Paul Mann Mad River Union TRINIDAD – Municipal leaders and the civic club have agreed in principle to raise $40,000-$50,000 to move the Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse a few “tens of feet” away from landslide threats. Leaders hope to complete the move by October, before the rainy season starts. Civic Club President Dana Hope informed the

Celebrate with Janine’s Killer Rum Cake!

Janine Volkmar Mad River Union SEASIDE VILLAGE – The Trinidad Civic Club, founded in 1913, is known for the Memorial Lighthouse, for the granite cross on Trinidad Head, for its help in building the town hall and the library, but it is especially known for cakes. The club has the monopoly on desserts at the

Patti Fleschner: Save the Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse

At this blessed time of year, when peace on earth, good will toward all humans, and well wishing expressions are exchanged, the 104-year-old community service organization, Trinidad Civic Club, finds itself in a push-me-pull-you situation reminiscent of Dr. Dolittle’s tale. The future of the tiny piece of land, 45 by 50 feet, on which the

Mad River Union raising funds for Trinidad Civic Club

Janine Volkmar Mad River Union TRINIDAD – Gabe Adams, the go-to-guy in city hall in Trinidad, is an honorary member of the Trinidad Civic Club and he’s earning his brownie points with the members by keeping forms for the club’s latest fundraiser prominently displayed on the counter at City Hall.  Through the generosity of Mad

Trinidad Civic Club Celebrates Centennial

Patti Fleschner Trinidad Tidings Trinidad Civic Club will celebrate its Centennial as part of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs, the California Federation of Women’s Clubs and the Redwood District on Tuesday, Feb. 11, starting at 10 a.m. in the Town Hall. There will be a buffet luncheon at noon featuring freshly roasted beef, ham