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Monday, May 2, 2016
HUMBOLDT COUNTY, CALIFORNIA

Keller Williams

Bayley Brown / Wednesday, April 20 @ 1:06 p.m. / Music

Keller Williams will debut his new 4-piece collaboration. The Keller Williams KWahtro, at the Arcata Theater Lounge tomorrow with Shook Twins!  I spoke to him earlier about this collaboration (featuring Gibb Droll, Danton Boller, and Rodney Holmes), the show, and how he was streaming Vape for free on 420.  

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Sweet Memories Are Made of This

Cliff Berkowitz / Wednesday, April 20 @ 8:53 a.m. / Food

This Morning Wendy Lestina of the Ferndale Museum came by the KHUM studios to talk about the upcoming sweet fundraiser for the museum. It's called "Sweet Memories" and is Saturday, May 7th from 11am till 3pm at Ferndale City Hall. 42 families will be displaying their history and showing off their featured desserts. You can bid on all 42 deserts in this silent auction, which has already begun online for some "offsite bidding." Admission for the event is $5 and tickets are available in Ferndale at Rings Pharmacy, The Ferndale Museum, J&W Liquors and online at ferndalemuseum.com. Pictured above is item #35, Cinnamon Rolls by John Lestina. I can attest, OMG they are good!

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Oops! I Just Added That To My Dictionary

Cliff Berkowitz / Wednesday, April 20 @ 7:29 a.m. / Helpful Information

I can't be the only one this happens to. You are using Chrome, writing an email or whatever, and you misspell a word. Chrome shows you that handy little red line under the offending word. You could just retype it but it's so easy to just right click the word and have chrome fix it for you. Here in lies the issue: "Add to Dictionary" is right below the correct spelling of the word. If your cursor is just a fraction off target, you will inadvertently add that misspelled word to your dictionary. HELP!!! I have looked, there is no undo for this action. You have just added that messed word to your personal dictionary. This of course will not be an issue unless you spell the word wrong the same way again. in that case your computer will say, "we're cool dude." I am paraphrasing, but you get the idea.

Anyway, this morning I decided to try and do something about it after doing it AGAIN! I did a Google search and low and behold I found the answer. Cue the Hallelujah Choir. It's not a simple point and click solution, and you have to be somewhat computer literate to pull it off, but it does work.

The Dictionary is actually just a text file with a collection of all the words, or in my case, misspelled words you have added over the years. All you have to do, once you have navigated your way to it, is open it in a text editor, and simply delete the words you don't want. When I opened my file it had a very long list of words I had added. By the time I had eliminated all the misspelled words I had collected, there were only 5 custom words I had deliberately added. Wow, how embarrassing. If you'd like to give it a try. I am including a LINK to this handy website. Good luck!



Biking & Exercise in the 65+ Population

Cliff Berkowitz / Tuesday, April 19 @ 9:17 a.m. / Trails

This morning Emily and I had Justus Ortega and Daniel Aslan in the KHUM studio us to talk about a study they are doing at HSU about Biking & Exercise in the 65+ Population. The study deals with mussel efficiency. An earlier study showed that while muscle efficiency declines in the older population, it remains comparable to the younger population when running is the exercise. A new study is now looking at biking and strenuous exercise with devices such as elliptical machines. Anyone 65 and older, in good health who would like to participate in the study should contact Daniel Aslan at dha11@humboldt.edu.

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John Berning Back In Town

Cliff Berkowitz / Friday, April 15 @ 9:32 a.m. / Entertainment

This morning, longtime friend of KHUM, John Berning stopped by the KHUM studio. John is in town visiting family and to play a set tomorrow night (Saturday) from 7 till 9pm at Old Town Coffee and Chocolates. We reminisce about the old days of KHUM's Gasoline Protests and the songs he wrote and performed. In fact, he even performed a couple of them live on this morning.

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Tonight on The South Side 7-10pm

Chas Lewis / Friday, April 15 @ 6:53 a.m. /

Tommy Castro

Humboldt Co favorite, Tommy Castro celebrates a birthday today, along with soul man Mighty Sam McClain and Frank Frost, the late Delta harmonica player.

We'll hear tunes from each of them, plus songs to
help you along with finishing up your tax returns.

The South Side brings you the best in blues,
soul, R & B and more each Friday night.




Bat Boy stops by

Bayley Brown / Thursday, April 14 @ 2:29 p.m. / Theater

Bat Boy stopped by to talk about what life is like for a half bat half boy creature.  

He is the star of a musical that's playing at The Ferndale Repertory Theatre that previews tonight and will be shown for the next several weeks.  

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