Bizz Johnson Trail & Rails to Trails Festival

Happy Trails / Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013

Cliff and Emily talk with Louise Jensen of the Lassen Land and Trails Trust about the Bike Lassen Initiate the Bizz Johnson Trail & Rails to Trails Festival. The Bizz Johnson is the longest and oldest Rail Trail in California. On October 12 in Susanville they will celebrate the Rails to Trails Festival. Lassen has an extensive and well used trail system. All detailed in this interview.

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The Bills

Live at KHUM / Friday, Sept. 27, 2013

Canada's finest Americana band discuss playing in a supermarket, Swedes, and also play really good.

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New 3 Foot Passing Law

Happy Trails / Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013

Cliff and Emily talk with Bill Burton about the new 3 foot passing law just signed into law by Governor Brown. This was the 3rd attempt at getting this law passed. It is already law in about 21 other states. The bill in essence states that there must be at least 3 feet between a motor vehicle and a cyclist before it can pass the cyclist. Although this is a common sense law, it has be met with much controversy from the motoring public.

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Coastal Commission & The Bay Trail Pedestrian Signals for the Blind

Happy Trails / Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013

Cliff talks with Emily about the Coastal Commission's decision regarding Caltrans 101 safety corridor plans that now must include a trail to move forward. Also a discussion with Doug Rose, Humboldt Council for the Blind and accessible pedestrian signals.

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McKinleyville Recreation & Trails

Happy Trails / Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013

Cliff and Emily with Jens Anderson of the McKinleyville Community Serves District Parks & Recreation Division about their recent Bike Rodeo, their trails in Hiller Park and other recreational activities. An update is also given about Arcata's failed bid for a Tiger Grant and what the next steps will be. Also a reminder about the Coastal Commission meeting coming up this Thursday, 8am in the Wharfinger Building along with several other important meetings this week.

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Arcata vs. Plastic Bags

Coastal Currents / Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013

Arcata is about to pour less garbage into the Pacific, maybe.

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The Bay Trail With Caltrans and HCAOG

Happy Trails / Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013

Cliff and Emily talk with Kim Floyd and Mark Suchanek of Caltrans and Marcella Clem of HCAOG about the Bay Trail project, where we are now, and possibilities for the future. With the 101 Safety Corridor improvement project pending approval from the Coastal Commission, further partnership between Caltrans, HCAOG and the NCRA are becoming more of a real possibility. Further, the proposed Bay Trail may become a necessity in order for the corridor improvements to go forward. Caltrans is also working on improving bike safety on the existing corridor by narrowing the driving lanes, widening the shoulder to 10 feet and coloring it red. All this and more a discussed.

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A Talk With Richard Marks

Happy Trails / Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013

Cliff and Emily talk with Richard Marks of The Harbor District and the NCRA. Trails around the bay, the pulp mill decommissioning and the possibility of the NCRA, Caltrans and The Harbor District all working together for a Bay Trail.

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Guess What They Paid For The Pulp Mill

Coastal Currents / Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013

The Humboldt Bay Harbor District has acquired the old pulp mill in Samoa. How much? Why? Jack Crider answers these questions and more.

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A Talk With Stephen Avis About Fortuna Trails

Happy Trails / Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013

Cliff and Emily talk with Stephen Avis, Associate Planner for the city of Fortuna. Plans for the Strongs Creek John Campbell Parkway Trail are discussed along with other long-term trail concepts for the city.

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San Francisco Bike Share Program

Happy Trails / Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013

Cliff and Emily talk with Heath Maddox of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation agency. The city will begin a new pilot Bike Share Program beginning August 29th.

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The Getdown

Live at KHUM / Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013

Bill Summers (percussion), DJ Logic (turntables), Pete Ciotti (drums), Brian Swizlo (keys) and Drew Mohr (bass) show us how it's done.

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Bay Trail Progress

Happy Trails / Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013

Cliff and Emily talk with Hank Seemann about progress on the Bay Trail Project. The Arcata section is on track to begin in a year with more funding possible from a tiger grant in October. The process on moving forward with the Eureka portion are discussed. Will the recent shake up at the NCRA effect the progress? That is also discussed.

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Safe Routes To School & Crossing Guard Program

Happy Trails / Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Cliff talks with Jenny Weiss from RCAA and Joan Levy from County Public Health about Safe Routes to School and the Crossing Guard program along with CA4Helth and the upcoming National SR2S Conference in Sacramento.

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#SwimmableCA, Kayaking The LA River, On A Boat

Coastal Currents / Wednesday, July 10, 2013

This might be a Coastal Currents record: most content in least amount of time. Dip in!

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