Biking In Slo Town
Happy Trails / Tuesday, March 24
Cliff and Emily talk with Dan Rivoire of the San Luis Obispo County Bicycle Coalition and newly elected member of the San Luis Obispo City Council. We spoke of the County General Plan update, innovative funding policy and long term transportation goals of San Luis Obispo.
Shasta Living Streets
Happy Trails / Tuesday, March 17
Today Emily and I spoke with Anne Thomas of Shasta Living Streets. Redding already has an extensive, world class trail network. Shasta Living Street's goals include: • Quiet, low-speed residential streets • A world-class bicycling network with bike lanes to serve people of all abilities, ages 8 to 80 • Protected bike lanes on busy streets with sophisticated intersection controls • Off-street pathways, greenways and trails • Walkable, bicycle-friendly business districts • All children can walk or bike to school • Services and events to support community-wide active living excellence
Eureka South Entry Project
Happy Trails / Tuesday, March 10
This morning Emily and I spoke with Jeff Schwein of Green Dot Transportation Solutions and Charles Roecklein, City Engineer for Eureka. The south entry to Eureka was looked at in terms of safety and aesthetic. Various different solutions are being discussed at a public workshop tomorrow (Wednesday) starting at 5:30pm at the Wharfinger Building by the small boat basin in Eureka.
Covelo Multipurpose Trail
Happy Trails / Tuesday, March 3
This morning Emily and I spoke with Phil Dow, MCOG Director (Mendocino Council of Governments) on the Covelo Transportation Project. Multipurpose trail through Covelo in partnership with Caltrans and local tribes.
Happy Trails / Tuesday, Feb. 24
This morning Emily and I talked with Tony Dang of California Walks about the goal and mission of the organization to create safe, healthy, walkable communities in California, how CalWalks works with local affiliates and partners, the 2025 Strategic Framework for Increasing Walkability in CA, a summary of their recent Best Foot Forward Summit and some upcoming Community Pedestrian Safety Trainings that CalWalks will be leading in Humboldt County.
Local Update & Ukiah Rail With Trail
Happy Trails / Tuesday, Feb. 17
Emily and I talk about progress on local trail projects such as the Bay Trail and Arcata's progress on phase one of the northern part. Also Emily was just in Ukiah and got a first hand look at their new Rail With Trail Project.
Happy Trails / Tuesday, Feb. 10
Today Emily and I spoke with Ryan Branciforte about their company Trailhead Labs whose goal it is to make trail data and transit data available in real time in a open source format to be available to counties, municipalities, and individuals.
Bigfoot Trail Alliance
Happy Trails / Tuesday, Feb. 3
This morning Emily and I spoke with Michael Kauffman, who came down to the KHUM studios. He is now helping to launch a new non-profit, the Bigfoot Trail Alliance, to steward the development of a formalized hiking trail in the Klamaths - like the PCT. The Bigfoot Trail will traverse many existing routes in the national forests through northern CA from the Yolla Bollys to Crescent City.
In Studio: Cleopatra Degher
Live at KHUM / Thursday, Jan. 29
With roots in chilly Sweden, Cleopatra Degher brings a sunny California sound to the KHUM studio.
Crescent City Makes Serious Waterfront Progress
Coastal Currents / Thursday, Jan. 29
The Crescent City Harbor District's Charlie Helms talks about the new bike trail and why CC is America's most Tsunami-proofed harbor.
Crescent City Harbor Trail to Southbeach
Happy Trails / Tuesday, Jan. 27
Cliff and Emily talk with Crescent City's Harbormaster, Charlie Helms about funding for a new section of the California Coastal Trail between the harbor and South Beach.
Bay Trail & McKay Community Forest - Coming Soon!
Happy Trails / Tuesday, Jan. 20
This year will mark a lot of progress on the Humboldt Bay Trail and the McKay Community Forest. Emily details the various phases of both of these projects that are getting underway this year.
The CCC & Conservation and Trail Projects
Happy Trails / Tuesday, Jan. 13
This morning Emily and I spoke with Larry Notheis of the California Conservation Corps about their partnering on conservation and trail projects in our area.
Oil Extraction In The Colorado Headwaters
Coastal Currents / Thursday, Jan. 8
Filmmaker Jennifer Eckstrom explores what looks to be a colossally bad plan in her documentary "Last Rush for the Wild West." It'll be screened tonight at the Arcata Theater, 6:30 pm.
North Coast Regional Land Trust
Happy Trails / Tuesday, Jan. 6
Emily and I talk with Michael Cipra of the North Coast Regional Land Trust about the Freshwater Farms trail project and restoration.