Fortuna's Been Busy
Happy Trails / Tuesday, July 14
Today Emily and I spoke with Merritt Perry, City Engineer for the City of Fortuna. They have been very busy with safe route to school project throughout the city, working on pedestrian and bicycle safety on the 12th street overpass to get people safely from the city proper to the riverwalk. Plus we have an update on the John Campbell Memorial Greenway project and more.
HTA New Routs
Happy Trails / Tuesday, July 7
This morning Emily and I spoke with Greg Pratt, General Manager of Humboldt Transit Authority. They have just added a new rout to Tish Non Village (Bear River). We also talked about that all their busses are now have bike racks for bike/bus commuters. We also looked at their bus stops all being upgraded for ADA compliance.
Humboldt Bay Marathon
Happy Trails / Tuesday, June 30
This morning Emily and I spoke with Rich Baker, Humboldt Bay Marathon Director & Assistant Director, Terry Vromanlittle about this First Annual Humboldt Bay Marathon, Sunday August 9th. A lot of planning has gone into putting this event together. It will be going all around Humboldt Bay and through several communities. For registration and information about the event, go to humboldtbaymarithon.com. Proceeds to benefit Humboldt Trails Projects.
Jen Dalton - Lake County
Happy Trails / Tuesday, June 23
This morning Emily and I spoke with Jen Dalton of North Coast Opportunities and Lake County PICH (Partnership to Improve County Health).
Object Heavy - A New Band To Watch
Live at KHUM / Thursday, June 18
Hard-hitting funk from members of the Getdown Crew, Scuber Mountain, and Moo-Got-2, Object Heavy's forthcoming LP will easily be one of the best NorCal albums of the year.
Live at KHUM / Thursday, June 11
James McMurtry can only be frank. He talks with Larry Trask about the economics of touring, guitars, and the missing verse from Choctaw Bingo.
Hit & Run Plus Trails and Funding Update
Happy Trails / Tuesday, June 9
Emily and I discussed the Hit & Run truck vs pedestrian accident that was posted in the Lost Coast Outpost this morning. Our thoughts go out to the 23 year old man who was flown out of the area in critical condition. We also discussed current trails projects and alternate funding sources that California is using for such projects.
Eureka Pedestrian Safety Campaign
Happy Trails / Tuesday, June 2
Emily and I spoke with Sheila Parrot and other city engineer's about Eureka's new public safety campaign. You have probably seen posters and banners all over town. It is part of a large effort to reduce pedestrian vs vehicle accidents in the City. In past years, Eureka has had a much higher than normal rate of these types of accidents for it's population size. This campaign has is in concert with the reduction of speed limits, new radar signs and new countdown crosswalk signs at all lights within the city.
JJ Grey of Mofro
Live at KHUM / Monday, June 1
Since everybody lost their minds after his Summer Arts and Music set, here's an encore of JJ Grey's KHUM 2008 interview.
The Hip Joint
Live at KHUM / Thursday, May 21
The Hip Joint make their KHUM debut with something like jazzrockfunkbop or whatever the kids are calling it these days.
Trevor Hall Should Live In Humboldt
Live at KHUM / Tuesday, May 19
Trevor Hall has one foot in mainstream pop and the other foot in an Indian ashram. He stopped by KHUM to talk about making noise, escaping noise, and what "ohm" actually means.
Walk & Bike Mendocino
Happy Trails / Tuesday, May 19
Emily and I spoke with Neil Davis of Walk & Bike Mendocino. This is a new organization promoting walking and biking for in town commutes of 2 miles or less.
Happy Trails / Tuesday, May 12
This morning Emily and I spoke with Mark Mueller and Melanie Williams of the Bike Month Humboldt Coalition. We spoke of the many successful events that have happened thus far and all the events still to come.
Paddleboard Race This Sunday
Coastal Currents / Wednesday, May 6
Feat. Hugh Holt, Jen Savage, Jason Self, Jen Savage.
A Talk With Dave Hayes
Happy Trails / Tuesday, May 5
This morning I talked with Dave Hayes, board member of the Humboldt Trails Council. We talked about the trails stewards program, Lacks Creek and the McKay tract. We also talked about Bike month and bike to school day which is tomorrow.