KHSU MAGAZINE

North Coast Journal

The North Coast Journal's Kim Wear talks with KHSU about this upcoming local election cycle and how it could impact cities like Eureka and Arcata, as well as smaller regions. Eureka's true ward system has changed the boundaries of many local candidates and voters. Voters can check out which ward they're in at the City of Eureka's website. Additionally, Arcata also has four local candidates running for seats this year as well as incumbents. 

Michael Roccaforte

Netflix recently premiered, "The Bleeding Edge". The documentary explores the multi-billion dollar medical device industry and what happens when they harm patients instead of help them.

Local resident, Tamara Meyers, who is featured in the documentary, stopped by the KHSU Magazine to talk about the documentary and the industry.


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This week on the KHSU Magazine, KHSU's Natalya Estrada talks with the North Coast Journal's Jennifer Fumiko Cahill about the extensive and surprising results of the Best of Humboldt competition published in this week's issue. 

Eureka to Further Review Needle Exchange Program

Aug 7, 2018
North Coast Journal

The Eureka City Council will further discuss the future of a controversial needle exchange program under the Humboldt Area Center for Harm Reduction, known also as HACHR. The North Coast Journal’s Thadeous Greenson spoke with KHSU last week about how this program impacts Eureka resdients. They also published an article on what happened at a previous city council meeting where council members discussed the fate of HACHR. 

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KHSU's Natalya Estrada talks with the North Coast Journal's Jennifer Fumiko Cahill about the trials of an electrican turned chef. Cahill profiles the life of John Chaffin, who grew up in Blue Lake. Chaffin traveled to Texas with his then girlfriend, and now wife, Caroline Chaffin Brooks. It was there he found his other calling and ultimately switched gears by opening up Caroline's TX BBQ stand. It's been challenging for Chaffin to change careers at an older age and more challenging after being being diagnosed with lymphoma in 2014. Still, Chaffin is working through it and has created meals worthy of recognition. No sauce required. 


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KHSU's Natalya Estrada talks with the North Coast Journal's Thadeous Greenson about how two black rodeo performers broke the color barrier in Humboldt County, nearly 30 years prior to Jackie Robinson in baseball. The story is written by two historians-Alexandra Service and Susan O’Hara-who describe what these two men endured in the 1920's Fortuna Rodeo. The article reflects the somewhat progressive past in the county but also detail how the region was and still is conflicted with racial bias and discrimination. 


KHSU's Natalya Estrada talks with The North Coast Journal's Linda Stansberry on the city of Rio Dell and how its facing struggles to overcome economic woes over the closure of a bridge that links Scotia to Rio Dell, at the beginning of what was projected to be a great tourist season. Stansberry talks about how this has crippled local business and will most likely last until the end of the summer.

Boys & Girls Club of the Redwoods Executive Director Monica Rose talks about her organization’s ongoing and new programs and events offered this summer. She also discusses the important part the club plays in the support and nurturance of youth in the community.

For more information and to get involved, visit bgcredwoods.org.


Arcata author Sharon Levy discusses her new book The Marsh Builders: The Fight for Clean Water, Wetlands, and Wildlife on the KHSU Magazine. Levy speaks about her interest in the topic as well as her research for it and why activism played an integral role in the creation of the Marsh.

Levy is scheduled to give a presentation Friday night at 7 p.m. at Arcata’s Northtown Books.


Marlon Sherman discusses topics from treaty law, Tribal law and his philosophy of Cooperative Autonomy.  

Marlon Sherman is a Professor & Department Chair in the HSU Native American Studies Department, specializing in indigenous and tribal law, justice, peacemaking, governance, environment, resource use, culture, history and philosophy.

Katie Whiteside

“This is a great way to get some volunteer time in, this is  a great way to do something for our community,” explains mail lady Suzanne Stafford  about her role in the food drive. This Saturday you will see blue bags full of food in or near mailboxes as the community makes donations to our local Food For People during the 26th Annual Letter Carrier Food Drive. Anne Holcomb from Food For People and Suzanne Stafford aka Bones stop by the KHSU Magazine to give details.


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The Arcata Playhouse presents A Woman's Place is in Her Home.

"You know there is mental illness and then there is mental injury. There is the trauma that makes people get PTSD and makes them have difficult and hard times in social situations," explains storyteller Ali Freedlund in her conversation with a homeless woman.

Dr. Frank Kanawha Lake tells KHSU that "reinstating traditional burning regimes today benefits not only the tribes and those ecosystems, but also the larger society and the public."  


Humboldt State University and College of the Redwoods are hosting the North Coast Homelessness & Housing Insecurity Summit at CR’s main Eureka campus on April 25th. The daylong summit offers presentations about the scope of the homelessness and housing insecurity, local action, causes and contributing factors of homelessness, and how to expand empathy and awareness.


Civil Liberties Lawyer Lauren Regan with the Civil Liberties Defense Center will be presenting workshops at HSU, starting tonight. This training and education will take place over several days throughout Humboldt County.

Know Your Rights will take place from 6-8 p.m., tonight at HSU in Goodwin Forum.

Digital Security for Activists training will be held in Founders Hall room 166, Friday at noon. 

Know Your Rights for Undocumented Community will take place in Founders Hall room 118, at 5:30 p.m. on Friday.


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HSU’s 5th Annual IdeaFest is Thursday, April 19 at HSU’s Library from noon to 5 p.m. For one afternoon, more than 350 HSU students, staff, and faculty will present what they have been working on, the answers they’re seeking and what they’ve uncovered.

Kacie Flynn of HSU Sponsored Programs, HSU Graduate students Stephanie Byers-Castaneda and Sally Hang stopped by the KHSU Magazine to talk with Brian Curtis about IdeaFest.


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The HSU Sustainable Futures Speaker Series presents Jana Ganion, Sustainability Director of the Blue Lake Rancheria, and Peter Lehman, Founding Director of the Schatz Energy Resoures Center with their lecture tonight titled "Greening the Grid and Improving Resilience: The Blue Lake Rancheria Microgrid.

Ganion and Lehman discuss the process they went through to make this microgrid work for the Blue Lake Rancheria on the KHSU Magazine .  

“Microgrids are in vogue now.  A lot of people are interested in exploring them for the resilience for the emergency power they can provide, but also a way to rapidly infuse the grid with greener forms of energy,” explains Ganion.

The lecture takes place tonight at 5:30 in Founders Hall room 118.


Lyn Risling

“It’s a real mix of linguists and community activists, scholars and academics and community folks coming together to talk about issues that are important to us," explains Paula Tripp-Allen with the Native American Center For Academic Excellence (ITEPP). The California Indian Conference and California Big Time & Social Gathering takes place  in the HSU Forbes Complex on April 7th. 

Katie Whiteside

“This show is a ridiculous show but it’s funny, it’s a satire and it touches on issues most people step over or ignore in our society,” says Holly James of Arcata Arts Institute. AAI students Holly James , Zoey Clark and Jenna Furtado stop by the KHSU Magazine to talk with Brian Curtis about the production of Urinetown The Musical which is opening on Thursday, March 29th at Arcata High School beginning at 7 p.m.

Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment

Mar 9, 2018
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The Latinex Center for Academic Excellence and Center Arts present author Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz on March 20th, 2018 at 7:00 pm in the John Van Duzer Theater on the HSU campus. Roxanne joins Magazine host, Danielle Orr on the KHSU Magazine to talk about her new book, Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment. 


Fabian Almazan

Redwood Jazz Alliance is bringing Cuban-born jazz musician Fabian Almazan to the HSU campus on March 6th.

Humboldt State music lecturer Dan Aldag spoke with Fabian via phone from New York to discuss the upcoming performance. 

"...Like roots seeking water, the music of Fabian Almazan ventures beyond the jazz club and the concert hall and into the streets, forests, and subterranean worlds. " 

For more information check out Redwood Jazz Alliance

 


"Home Away From Home" Potluck Event

Feb 16, 2018
Danielle Orr

Listen to KHSU Magazine guests Pauli Bachemin, Dr. Wayne Brumfield, Christian Boyd and Elijah Chandler talk about the upcoming potluck at the D Street Neighborhood Center on Sunday February 18, 2018 from 5 to 7 p.m. The theme this time is "Soul Food" for Black History Month, and you are invited to bring a potluck dish for eight people, join in to meet with college students who are away from home and in our community. This event is a collaborative effort with the City of Arcata and the HSU Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion event. Next potluck will be on April 1st, 2018 from 5 to 7p.m., to celebrate Chavez Day.


College Homelessness

Feb 16, 2018
Danielle Orr

Dr. Marissa O’Neill and Dr. Pam Bowers, HSU Assistant Professors in Social Work talk to Danielle Orr on the KHSU Magazine about college students and homelessness. Focus groups and interviews will be held during the spring semester. The Humboldt County Homeless College Student Photovoice Project will address resiliency in college students who have experienced homelessness any time while attending college in Humboldt County. 


Redwood Region Audobon Society Banquet and Auction

Feb 9, 2018
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Join Redwood Region Audubon Society for its annual banquet and auction! Doug Forsell, retired U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologist, will give a fascinating presentation entitled “Howland, Baker, and Jarvis Islands: Our Most Remote National Wildlife Refuges." Harriet Hill joined Danielle Orr on the KHSU Magazine to invite the community.

"No Ivy League" Volunteers

Jan 26, 2018
Danielle Orr

Patrick's Point State Park and Trinidad State Beach Volunteers Kim Tays and Marijane Poulton are helping to save our State Parks from being overrun with ivy and you can help! Watch native plants resurface after the ivy is gone! The "No Ivy League" an ivy plucking group organized by Kim Tays meets every Friday from 10-12 pm, and there are upcoming work days scheduled February 10, 2018 for Trinidad State Beach, and March 10, 2018 for Patrick's Point State Park from 9:00 a.m. until noon. Call Michelle at 677-3109 or email: michelle.forys@parks.ca.gov. if you would like more information. Listen to the KHSU Magazine interview with Danielle Orr.  


To Catch the Rain, Lonny Grafman

Jan 19, 2018
Danielle Orr

To Catch the Rain is the new book authored by Humboldt State University Lecturer, Lonny Grafman. The book is about communities coming together to literally, catch the rain! Lonny joined Danielle Orr in the KHSU studios during the KHSU Magazine to talk about the book and kickstarter campaign for the book, which at the time of the interview was in it's final hours.

The kickstarter campaign hit their goal as I post this to the website!! Congratulations Lonny!!


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A Hand Through The Smoke is a film exploring the human face of the nuclear weapons industry through inter-generational conversation. The film brings young adults to this international conversation by introducing youth activists to mentors and peacemaking experts from diverse backgrounds --- scientists, activists, policy advisors, and people displaced by testing and mining. 

Emmy award winning lighting director Edmond Deraedt spoke with KHSU's Lorna Bryant about the film and the fundraising campaign designed to assist in completing the project. They have a Facebook page for updates and info.


FCC 2017 Ruling on Net Neutrality

Dec 22, 2017
Danielle Orr

In a recent ruling, the FCC has re-reclassified broadband as a Title I information service and repealed all the prior net neutrality rules.  Executive Director for Access Humboldt, Sean McLaughlin speaks to Danielle Orr about the latest FCC ruling.


“We want to know if people support on-site consumption of cannabis and whether they want to see that in the downtown Arcata area,” explains Jeanette Todd of Arcata Main Street. Todd and Brian Curtis discuss a survey Arcata Main Street is distributing to businesses on the Arcata Plaza to determine if recreational cannabis shops will be welcomed on the Plaza. 


California State Water Board is holding a workshop  in Eureka  today at 10 a.m.in the Adorni Center for those involved in cannabis cultivation. Daniel Schultz, Environmental Program Manager in the Cannabis Section,  spoke with Brian Curtis on the KHSU Magazine about various new regulations that will begin on January 1, 2018. The workshop is free and all are encouraged to attend.

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