Cliff Berkowitz / Thursday, Sept. 24 @ 8:46 a.m. / Event
This morning I spoke with Bill Prescott of Sun Valley Floral Farms about their farm tour coming up on Saturday from 10am till 4pm at 3160 Upper Bay Road in Arcata. It's FREE!
Cliff Berkowitz / Wednesday, Sept. 23 @ 9:02 a.m. / Art
This morning I talked with Kathy Montagne of North Coast Children's Services about the big upcoming artistic fundraiser for the organization. Pastels on the Plaza combines local artists with local businesses to ring the entire sidewalk around the Arcata Plaza with beautiful but temporary pastel artwork.
Cliff Berkowitz / Tuesday, Sept. 22 @ 9:05 a.m. / Trails
This morning Emily and I spoke with Denise Newman, Senior Planner with NRS and RCAA about the 2nd annual Explore the Coast event taking place on the Hikshari Trail on Sunday September 27th.
Cliff Berkowitz / Thursday, Sept. 17 @ 9:03 a.m. / Event
This morning I spoke with Michelle Lopez and Suzanne Dockal of the Eureka Women's Club. For the 2nd year in a row they are having their open house and After Work Network. It will be Wednesday, September 23rd from 5:30 till 7:30pm at the Eureka Woman's Club. The address is 1531 J Street in Eureka. The event is open to women and men from business, non-profits, education, and all professions. The event is absolutely free and there will be refreshments.
Cliff Berkowitz / Thursday, Sept. 17 @ 8:52 a.m. / On The Road
Last night Bayley and her family made it to Reno Nevada. She called this morning while her folks were having breakfast. Everyone is getting a bit burned out from the road, Bayley is excited to be so close to her final destination. She said they expect to be in Eureka by later today!
Cliff Berkowitz / Wednesday, Sept. 16 @ 9:50 a.m. / Medical Breakthrough
Pictured above is a seen from Venice and how it might look with red/green color deficiency. To the right of that is a simplified explanation of how the EnChroma lenses separate the red and green light allowing 80% of colorblind individuals to see or at least differentiate the two colors.
This morning I spoke with Andrew Schmeder, Chief Technology Officer, COO, and Cofounder of EnChroma. It was a fascinating talk about the accidental discovery of how to make these lenses and what let to the formation of the company. We also talked about the different types of colorblindness, event the different types of red/green colorblindness.
If you are anyone you know has a red/green color deficiency I would encourage you to check out their website at enchroma.com. You can take their comprehensive colorblind test and check out videos and all they have to offer.
Earlier this week my son Michael tried on a pair for the first time. For the video and info about that experience click here.
Full interview with Andrew Schmeder:
Cliff Berkowitz / Wednesday, Sept. 16 @ 8:43 a.m. / Event
This morning I spoke with Debi Farber Bush about Oysters & Ale, coming up this Friday, starting at 5:30pm at Woodley Island Marina. This event has not happened since 2008, so a lot of people are really looking forward to it. Along with all the oysters and ale there will be many foods from various Humboldt Made members along with music From The Hip Joint. The whole thing is a benefit for Humboldt Made.