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Undocumented Arcata Mother Comes Home

Arcata mother of four, Claudia Portillo was granted release on a $12,000 bond after spending seven months in an immigration detention in the Bay Area. According to True North Organizing Network , communities in both Humboldt and Del Norte Counties advocated for Portillo's release and are arranging to pay the bond.

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Undocumented Arcata Mother Comes Home

Jun 19, 2018
True North Organizing Network Facebook

Arcata mother of four, Claudia Portillo was granted release on a $12,000 bond after spending seven months in an immigration detention in the Bay Area. According to True North Organizing Network, communities in both Humboldt and Del Norte Counties advocated for Portillo's release and are arranging to pay the bond. 

What is the mental health prevention and early intervention impact of two culturally specific practices - the Stick Game and Flower Dance?

Virgil Moorehead from Two Feathers Native American Family Services and Dr. Cutcha Risling Baldy, professor of Native American Studies at Humboldt State are collaborating to study the impact of cultural practices and ceremony and to rethink Native American Mental Health.


Gail McDowell discusses snorkeling through northern California water systems, and how this has inspired her latest installation “The Call of Roots and Water” at Eureka’s Black Faun Gallery through June 30. Also on Artwaves, Jeff DeMark talks about 25 years of his ever-evolving “Writing My Way Out of Adolescence,” which he’ll perform Sunday, June 17 at 2 p.m. in the Pierson Big Hammer Tent at Dell’Arte International 28th annual Mad River Festival in Blue Lake.


Colin Fiske

What does it mean to design a public space for people over cars? Colin Fiske of the Coalition for Responsible Transportation Priorities discusses the key principles of transportation planning and how the Arcata Plaza could be redesigned to encourage safe and fun use.

For more on this subject and to read the Coalition's proposal for the plaza, visit transportationpriorities.org


California WaterBlog

On this week's Food For Thought, Jennifer Bell continues the discussion about traditional Tribal foods with Yurok basketweaver Lena Hurd.

From baynuts and seaweed to the abundance in the rivers, Lena shares the harvest from Yurok Country.


Boys & Girls Club of the Redwoods Executive Director Monica Rose talks about her organization’s ongoing and new programs and events offered this summer. She also discusses the important part the club plays in the support and nurturance of youth in the community.

For more information and to get involved, visit bgcredwoods.org.


Arcata author Sharon Levy discusses her new book The Marsh Builders: The Fight for Clean Water, Wetlands, and Wildlife on the KHSU Magazine. Levy speaks about her interest in the topic as well as her research for it and why activism played an integral role in the creation of the Marsh.

Levy is scheduled to give a presentation Friday night at 7 p.m. at Arcata’s Northtown Books.


The North Coast Journal has obtained a copy of Kyle Zoellner's lawsuit against the city of Arcata. Zoellner claims Arcata police violated his civil rights and falsified reports in the homicide case against him.

North Coast Journal

KHSU's Natalya Estrada talks with the North Coast Journal's Thadeous Greenson on the close race for 5th District Supervisor--last check they were separated by only 33 votes--and how ballots are counted.

She also speaks with the North Coast Journal's Jenifer Fumiko Cahill on talking with community member Wendy Chan about her life growing up in China before moving to the United States, and how those experiences reflect in her cooking classes. 

Bird Tests Positive for West Nile Virus in Humboldt

Jun 13, 2018

 

The Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services reported in a press release that a crow tested positve for West Nile Virus. The virus is typically spread by mosquitoes. A total of 15 birds statewide have tested positive this year, according to the California Department of Public Health. While the virus prevelance in Humboldt County is lower due to our lower climates and temperatures, residents should still follow safety measures, especially if they plan to travel to other regions of the state. 

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