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Humboldt County

Northern Nights Music Festival Releases New LabRat Mix And Extends Late-Night Music Hours

Morena Duwe | Posted 06.29.2016 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Northern Nights Music Festival practices and integrates one of the most important qualities all humans should possess: mindfulness. Mindfulness is a mental state in which we unify and align the awareness of our bodies, spirits and minds with the world around us.

9 Holiday Gifts for High School Seniors Instead of Paying for College

J.D. Rothman | Posted 02.13.2015 | College
J.D. Rothman

In the spirit of the holiday, how about getting your kids something more special than yet another pair of ear buds?

Trimmigrants: The Young Labor Force Of The Marijuana Harvest

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 02.07.2015 | San Francisco
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By Olivia Cueva Photo: Kym Kemp Humboldt County, California sits along the coast about 200 miles north of San Francisco. It's not just known for fo...

A Surfer and His Dog Explore Northern California

Cyrus Saatsaz | Posted 10.26.2014 | Travel
Cyrus Saatsaz

Sometimes the greatest travel adventures are the ones already ventured. And while change is inevitable, and often times for the good, there is something about the familiar that soothes the soul.

Random Acts of Artfulness: The Magic of Painter Allison Curtis

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 02.11.2014 | Arts
Lorraine Devon Wilke

Between the striking image and just the sheer oddity of finding a fully completed canvas left above a water meter on the side of a house, it was eventful. There was a note attached: "For you, if you want it. Love, Allison."

4 Gay Women, 8 Jews and the Pope Walk into a Midlife Crisis...

Zachary Dominitz | Posted 02.05.2014 | Good News
Zachary Dominitz

We're eating Manischewitz-brined turkey with latkes, 11 of us, lighting candles for Hannukah in a mishmash of celebration. There's my father and mother, friends for more than 50 years. My mom's two ex-girlfriends are also here, these women who have known me, and loved me, for decades.

Teenager Takes a High Stand Against Climate Change

Julia Orr | Posted 01.26.2014 | Green
Julia Orr

Sticking your head in the sand and thinking that climate change won't happen in our lifetime or won't affect us is short-sighted, to say the least. It will.

Like the Heart, Tulips Know No Season

Bill Prescott | Posted 11.08.2013 | HuffPost Home
Bill Prescott

Some rather ingenious tulip growers in California have figured out a way to have farm fresh tulips in the fall. No, it does not mean flying them in from South America, which what is done with nearly every rose sold in the United States today.

Will Dan Rather Bring National Attention to the Environmental Damage of Pot Fields?

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 10.30.2013 | Green
Lorraine Devon Wilke

Beyond legalization, what any flyover, any conversation, is obligated to include is the industry's impact on the environment -- inclusive of animal, vegetable and mineral -- which is profound and growing.

'I Don't Know Who They'll Go After And Why'

The New York Times | Posted 06.30.2012 | San Francisco

ARCATA, Calif. — Faced with growing chaos in the state’s medical marijuana industry, this city in Northern California passed an ordinance in 2008 ...

A Big Wind: Shell Oil Blows Into Ferndale, Calif.

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 11.20.2011 | Green
Lorraine Devon Wilke

Erecting 25 giant industrial wind turbines at the top of one of the most beautiful areas of northern California to provide wind energy seems a flouting of the "do no harm" philosophy of environmentalism.

CA Elections: Gallegos Wins DA Race in Humboldt County

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lisa Derrick

Paul Gallegos strives to marshal the resources of the DA's office to best serve the county's residents and by extension the state and nation.

More Than Marijuana: Humboldt County DA Wins big for Seniors

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Lisa Derrick

Recently the attention on pot and Prop 19 have overshadowed a huge Humboldt County legal battle, a landmark case, the outcome of which has far reaching implications in the healthcare field and for senior citizens.

Telling Tales From "Humboldt County"

Danny Jacobs and Darren Grodsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Jacobs and Darren Grodsky

We've been working on this film for five years. That's longer than a presidential term for Pete's sake. How could two, relatively intelligent people choose to devote that much time to one project, you ask? Good question.