Safe and Open Arms: Without Federal Money and With Pot Prices Sinking Will Local Charities Have to Cut Back

  The director of Southern Humboldt’s WISH (Women’s Crisis Centers in Southern Humboldt), Mary Balletta, calls her organization a place of “safe and open arms” but she worries that this haven for women and children will be unable to meet the needs of the community it serves.  She told the Redwood Times, ”We have seen an increase in clients so

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Grave New World

  A brand new history blog is digging up dirt on Humboldt cemeteries and the folk who inhabit them.  The first post talks about two settlers of this area who are buried at the Petrolia Pioneer Cemetery. Below is a picture of one of them, Mrs. Martha Ann Wright. (Those white eyes are somewhat creepifying.)     History buffs and

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Just For Fun, A Cheesy Pun

  Looking for a new fun cheese to serve at your next party?  Here’s one described by the Inside Scoop:The Bay Area Source for Breaking Restaurant News: Hanfutschli — German for “the joint” — isn’t a new cheese; it was created in 2005 by two young stoners cheesemakers Mike Glauser and Juerg Wyss. The interior paste contains hemp oil, and

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