Katie Whiteside

Ways to Connect

Humboldt Folk Dancers

Humboldt Folk Dancers present  The Bulgarian Folk Music Ensemble Bulgarika in Arcata. The group will be giving lessons on the kaval, tambura, tupan, and gadulka. Their performance is tonight at Redwood Raks World Dance Studio beginning at 7:30.

Darcy Brown and Lin Glen

It's always good to be prepared for an earthquake and your children can help. "Sofie and Daniel Get Ready for Earthquakes" is a picture book created by author Lin Glen and illustrator Darcy Brown. This book was written for parents to read to their children to help them understand earthquake and perhaps ease their fears. There will be a book signing on Friday, October 14 at Northtown Books beginning at 7 p.m.

A mother pulled a man off a 12 year old child who was on her way to school another neighbor called police. Community members are asking for folks to come together to create a plan to keep walking routes safe for all. Melissa Lazan discusses with KHSU the reason for a Community Safety Meeting.


CouRaGeouS Cuentos: A Journal of Counternarratives is a library-based publishing journal and includes the creative writing of students in classes offered by the Department of Critical Race, Gender & Sexuality Studies. The works published in the journal are by students in the Ethnic Studies 107: Chican@/Latin@ Lives class. They wanted to make their stories, their counter narratives, available to their families, their communities, and any other students who could relate to their stories. 

Mary Wykstra

Mary Wykstra has worked in Kenya since 2001 and will be the guest lecture at Sequoia Park Zoo’s Conservation Lecture: Cheetahs – It’s All in the Genes! on Wednesday, October 12th from 6:30-8 p.m.. Wykstra founded Carnivores, Livelihoods and Landscapes in 2009 and coordinates Action for Cheetahs in Kenya(ACK).

St. Joseph Hospital

St. Joseph Health is offering two Free Community Health Forums focusing on signs, prevention, and recovery from a stroke. Dr. Scott Sageman and Paul McGinty-VP Philanthropy St. Joseph Health Humboldt discuss the forums that are taking place on Wednesday, October 5  at the Sequoia Conference Center in Eureka and again on Wednesday, October 12th  at the River Lodge in Fortuna beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Pam Long

Foxy, Flabby, Brilliant, Spineless, Luscious are just a few words to describe your date with a glass of wine. Instructor Pam Long discusses her Sensory Evaluation and Service Class which is part of a series for the Vine to Table Certificate program offered through HSU's Extended Education. This course is designed to teach general knowledge about wines typically found on restaurant wine lists as well as retail shelves. 

Redwood Cycle Fest

The Redwood Cycle Fest is happening this Saturday and Sunday at Mill Creek Watershed-Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park.  This is part of the celebration of the National Parks Centennial and Bike Your Park Day. There will be activities for all ages. Co-organizer Adam Spencer talks with KHSU.

Bill Prescott at Prescott Designs

Jeff Raimey and Christy Prescott discuss the development of Cooper Gulch Common Grounds in Eureka on the KHSU Homepage. They are looking for input from you during the Play & Plan Day on Saturday, October 1 from 9-4:30.

team women & WILPF Humboldt

The 34th Annual International Day of Peace is taking place this Wednesday and  Brenda Starr talks with Andy Sehic and Sue Hilton from the local WILPF Chapter on Through the Eyes of Women. Speak Your Peace is an event taking place at the Arcata Playhouse.

Hospice of Humboldt

The Hospice Grief Support Group for Teens is a safe and supportive environment where they can share with their peers and participate in activities that will be focused on healing and honoring loved ones lost. Hospice of Humboldt is offering an eight week Grief Support Group for Teens beginning September 21. Kelsey Sluss talks with KHSU.

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Humboldt County Probation Chief Bill Damiano and Chairperson of the Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention Commission Caterina Kein discuss the difference between Juvenile Hall and the Regional Facility.

Amy Leon and Humboldt Arts Council

The Morris Graves Museum of Art offers more to its patrons beyond exhibits in the different galleries.Program Manager with the Humboldt Arts Council  Janine Murphy talks with KHSU about many of the exciting events taking place at the museum this fall including yoga, music, the 22nd Annual Junque Arte Competition and Exhibit and the Celebration of the Arts Gala on  and more. 

Suzy Gaxiola's post

Christina Jioras talks with Danielle Orr about the effects of having a negative body image and the effects it causes throughout life. Broadway Cinema in Eureka will be showing the movie Embrace on Monday.

"A funny, touching, at times gut wrenching but above all, life changing documentary, the heart of Embrace is Taryn Brumfitt's story. How she went from a body hater to a body lover. From being devastated by her perceived ugliness to proudly posing nude for the whole world to see."

North Coast Repertory Theater

The Reading Service of the Redwoods is hosting its largest fundraising event of the year this Friday, September 16 at the North Coast Repertory Theater in Eureka. NCRT is presenting Neil Simon's The Odd Couple the Female Version. The funds raised during this performance will help the organization pay its operating costs.

Friends of the Dunes

Friends of the Dunes presents Wine by the Sea on Saturday, September 24 from 3-6 p.m. The funds raised at this event will help provide free outdoor education for local schools and much more at the Humboldt Coastal Nature Center. Staff member and Fund Development Director Beth Frink is our guest.


The Campus Dialogue on Race (CDOR) is an annual event at Humboldt State University that invites students, staff, faculty, administrators, and community members to present and attend programs that relate to racial justice and its intersections with all forms of oppression and resistance.  This year's Dialogue will run from October 31 – November 4, 2016.   The Keynote speaker is Ian Haney López who is the John H. Boalt Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley, where he teaches in the areas of race and constitutional law. You are invited to submit workshop proposals at humboldt.edu/dialogue.

Humboldt Botanical Garden website

It’s known as the biggest and best Garden Party and Barbeque on the North Coast! Mark your calendar right now because you do not want to miss out on the fabulous 7th Annual Garden Gala at Humboldt Botanical Garden on Saturday, September 10 from 1-5 p.m. It’s the best place in town to have a lovely afternoon of fun music, excellent local art, food, wine, and Lost Coast Brewery Beer, along with silent and live auctions. All this, plus beautiful views and comfortable benches, chairs, and tables to sit, relax, and enjoy it all. 


Danielle Orr talks with Kim Tran of the Haas Institute and Amy Jester who is Program Manager of the Northern California  Association of Non Profits and  about the NorCAN Leadership Breakfast

Every other year NorCAN hosts a leadership breakfast to lift up the incredible work happening through our sector; to connect people from across communities and organizations; to create a space where we can learn and grow as community leaders; and to honor a community member for their contributions in the non profit world. This year NorCAN will honor Libby Maynard, Executive Director of The Ink People Center for the Arts.  This event is taking place Friday Sept 30, 2016 – 8:30 am-12:00pm at Tish Non Ball Room, Bear River Casino & Hotel, Loleta.


Katie Whiteside

Leah Crenshaw-Pepke is a hard working singer who gigs all over Humboldt County as a member of multiple bands, she also has a day job and a home life, and big changes on the horizon.