Humboldt Last Week
Humboldt Last Week
Humboldt Last Week
Humboldt County's award-winning weekly news program. Available where you get podcasts and at humboldtlastweek.com
319. Protest fallout, suspect death, perv, puppy deaths, demolition, punk cardio, more
A poll indicated half of respondents think Cal Poly Humboldt’s president should be fired following the pro-Palestinian occupation of its campus, the KKK imagery seen on a truck at Cal Poly Humboldt likened the hate group to Palestinian supporters, a prosecuting lawyer who works for the county is facing scrutiny for his pro-Israel protests, the suspect allegedly involved in the shooting of a 75-year-old woman has died after being shot by police, an apparent perv in Eureka is serving as a reminder to stay cautious, a house fire claimed the lives of six puppies in Eureka, Loleta’s historic creamery building is being demolished, electricity bills will be changing in late 2025, Humboldt County’s government is projecting dire finances in the coming years, SFGate wonders if Jersey Scoops ice cream can ‘save’ Loleta, Punkercize in Arcata, and local events. TLDR Humboldt features episode transcripts. Check humboldtlastweek.com/tldr throughout the week for updates even before episodes are released. HumAlong Alternative Radio plays alternative rock favorites and new discoveries. Take it with you at humalt.com. Humboldt Last Week would like to thank its local partners for keeping the lights on. Please support Belle Starr Clothing, North Coast Co-op, Bongo Boy Studio, Beck’s Bakery, Photography by Shi, North Coast Journal, RHBB, and KJNY.
May 10
9 min
318. Occupy CPH, connected shootings, a river tragedy, ex-bar plans, and other top stories
Dozens were arrested during pro-Palestinian protests at Cal Poly Humboldt, a truck with a video screen flashing KKK images, CR’s president called on Biden to urge a cease-fire in Gaza, a Fortuna 19-year-old is feared dead after attempting a rescue in the Trinity River, two were hospitalized after a pair of connected shootings near Eureka, free samples will be given out at the Eureka North Coast-Co-op soon, Arcata officials advanced plans for a restaurant where the former Toby and Jack’s bar lost its liquor license, our climate is still thought to be a big reason why Humboldt County has economic longevity, the locally-inspired cannabis horror ‘Trim Season’ is set for release on June 7, a run and walk on Mother's Day will benefit and celebrate women, and more. TLDR Humboldt features episode transcripts. Check humboldtlastweek.com/tldr throughout the week for updates even before episodes are released. HumAlong Alternative Radio plays alternative rock favorites and new discoveries. Take it with you at humalt.com. Humboldt Last Week would like to thank its local partners for keeping the lights on. Please support Belle Starr Clothing, North Coast Co-op, Bongo Boy Studio, Beck’s Bakery, Photography by Shi, North Coast Journal, RHBB, and KJNY.
May 3
10 min
317. Odd comedy, rooftop food, unsolved, US flag, DUI deaths, scary pot land, food truck news, more
The bizarre locally-filmed comedy ‘Sasquatch Sunset’ is out, David Josiah Lawson's unsolved murder seven years later, Humboldt County reportedly leads the nation in the percentage of vehicle deaths involving DUI, Arcata is flying the voter-approved earth flag lower than the US and California flags, officers are putting up more stationary cameras that store license plate data for 30 days, the proposed Arcata Cap project intending to build land above U.S. 101 is getting a serious look, SF Gate is warning local property buyers there could be hidden costs based on cannabis missteps by previous owners, a free clinic in Eureka in July will allow uninsured and underserved people healthcare and dental services, Humboldt County export Philip Throssel has a new song with fun local imagery, a popular food truck is stepping into a brick-and-mortar location in Eureka, Rooftop Restaurant & Bar is reportedly now softly open in Eureka, and more. TLDR Humboldt features episode transcripts. Check humboldtlastweek.com/tldr throughout the week for updates even before episodes are released. HumAlong Alternative Radio plays alternative rock favorites and new discoveries. Take it with you at humalt.com. Humboldt Last Week would like to thank its local partners for keeping the lights on. Please support Belle Starr Clothing, North Coast Co-op, Bongo Boy Studio, Beck’s Bakery, Photography by Shi, North Coast Journal, RHBB, and KJNY.
Apr 19
9 min
316. Steroids, Call of Duty, earth flag rejected, TikTok, leashes, DiCaprio date, burgers, more
Local investigators ran a press release shaming a Eureka gym owner for allegedly selling testosterone, a county judge ruled that Arcata voters lack the authority to fly an earth flag above the US flag, a viral video at a local beach caught a tense encounter involving a leashed cat and an unleashed dog, a woman suffered severe injuries following an alleged pitbull mating dispute, officers released footage after killing a Eureka hostage-taker who’d sliced two kids’ necks with a knife, gas prices are high across the nation and especially in Humboldt County, a memorial bench was mysteriously taken from the Trinidad State Beach area, a childcare center director resigned after failing to promptly report alleged child abuse, Activision's new map for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III takes players to a marijuana grow in Humboldt County, the Leonardo DiCaprio project that filmed here is scheduled to be released in August 2025, the ‘bucket list’ attraction of Redwood National and State Parks was noted in USA Today, and a local poll honored No Brand Burger Stand as having the most votes for Humboldt County’s best burger. TLDR Humboldt features episode transcripts. Check humboldtlastweek.com/tldr throughout the week for updates even before episodes are released. HumAlong Alternative Radio plays alternative rock favorites and new discoveries. Take it with you at humalt.com. Humboldt Last Week would like to thank its local partners for keeping the lights on. Please support Belle Starr Clothing, North Coast Co-op, Bongo Boy Studio, Beck’s Bakery, Photography by Shi, North Coast Journal, RHBB, and KJNY.
Apr 12
10 min
315. More turbine flak, coast crumbles, Mayor Fieri, LA flights, intruder, beer, new trails, more
Cher-Ae Heights reps have joined Yurok and Bear River tribal officials in opposition to offshore wind energy development along the North Coast, the coastal landslide near Ferndale that’s closed a coveted hiking spot may also call for an emergency road project, our airport is adding extra flights to LA starting June 9, the Paskenta tribe has purchased Blue Lake’s Mad River Brewery from the Yurok tribe, the Yurok Tribe is reclaiming 125 acres after 90 percent of their land was taken during the mid-1800s, Guy Fieri is being celebrated as the honorary mayor of his childhood hometown of Ferndale, and more. TLDR Humboldt features episode transcripts. Check humboldtlastweek.com/tldr throughout the week for updates even before episodes are released. HumAlong Alternative Radio plays alternative rock favorites and new discoveries. Take it with you at humalt.com. Humboldt Last Week would like to thank its local partners for keeping the lights on. Please support Belle Starr Clothing, North Coast Co-op, Bongo Boy Studio, Beck’s Bakery, Photography by Shi, North Coast Journal, RHBB, and KJNY.
Mar 29
8 min
314. NY Jets, doom-scroll dealer?, toddler survivor, turbine flak, champs, racist arrestee?, more
A teenager’s alleged plan to sell drugs on social media shockingly backfired, a family survived a plane crash near the Humboldt-Mendocino line with the help of some cool tech, Humboldt County is eyeing its cannabis future after the rejection of what High Times called the “Karen initiative," Yurok and the Bear River tribal officials have denounced proposed offshore wind energy projects along the North Coast, an arrest was made following reports of threatening and anti-Semitic messages on social media, a school board controversially voted to oust Arcata High School’s principal, Congressman Jared Huffman joined the majority of U.S. reps voting to rein in TikTok, the New York Jets re-signed Eureka export Jake Hanson, and Eureka’s St. Bernard’s earned their first-ever high school state championship in girls basketball. TLDR Humboldt features episode transcripts. Check humboldtlastweek.com/tldr throughout the week for updates even before episodes are released. HumAlong Alternative Radio plays alternative rock favorites and new discoveries. Take it with you at humalt.com. Humboldt Last Week would like to thank its local partners for keeping the lights on. Please support Belle Starr Clothing, North Coast Co-op, Bongo Boy Studio, Beck’s Bakery, Photography by Shi, North Coast Journal, RHBB, and KJNY.
Mar 15
6 min
313. Remorseful robber?, arrest stirs old cases, the election, big dramas, 311, ocean tornado, more
A man arrested on meth and stalking charges is connected to the cases of two women believed murdered, an alleged bank robber said he turned himself in out of remorse, local judge Gregory Kreis lost reelection while facing a slew of misconduct allegations, a controversial vote to limit the local cannabis industry was denied by voters, our list of Humboldt County Supervisors will remain the same, Santa Rosa’s Chris Rogers currently holds a narrow lead to progress toward replacing state Assemblymember Jim Wood, a Reddit post curated some of Humboldt County’s most interesting dramas, an ocean tornado, locals are set to honor a nonbinary teen who died after a school bathroom fight and alleged bullying in Oklahoma, and a resurfaced "Grassroots" lyric from 311 about Humboldt County cannabis. TLDR Humboldt features episode transcripts. Check humboldtlastweek.com/tldr throughout the week for updates even before episodes are released. HumAlong Alternative Radio plays alternative rock favorites and new discoveries. Take it with you at humalt.com. Humboldt Last Week would like to thank its local partners for keeping the lights on. Please support Belle Starr Clothing, North Coast Co-op, Bongo Boy Studio, Beck’s Bakery, Photography by Shi, North Coast Journal, RHBB, and KJNY.
Mar 8
8 min
312. Racist vandals?, protester charges?, weed horror, judge drama, 'Toxic' AI, coast slide, more
A contractor's truck was set ablaze and graffitied with the N-word in Eureka, a Eureka mural was vandalized with swastikas and other graffiti, cops believe multiple state worker vehicles were intentionally set on fire in Eureka, a pro-Palestinian protester has been accused of vandalism and making a false police report, a local judge up for reelection has officially denied a slew of misconduct allegations, a landslide along the coast near Ferndale has seriously impacted one of Humboldt County’s best hiking spots, you may be approached by signature-gatherers trying to recall Governor Newsom again, our neighbor who was the oldest person in the US died at age 116, the locally-inspired marijuana farm horror ‘Trim Season’ is set for a summer release, an AI version of Eureka export Mike Patton can (if you dare) be seen singing ‘Toxic’ by Britney Spears, and more. TLDR Humboldt features episode transcripts. Check humboldtlastweek.com/tldr throughout the week for updates even before episodes are released. HumAlong Alternative Radio plays alternative rock favorites and new discoveries. Take it with you at humalt.com. Humboldt Last Week would like to thank its local partners for keeping the lights on. Please support Belle Starr Clothing, North Coast Co-op, Bongo Boy Studio, Beck’s Bakery, Photography by Shi, North Coast Journal, RHBB, and KJNY.
Mar 1
9 min
311. Leo DiCaprio out, sushi stir, land bridge?, misconduct?, Jesse Eisenberg, murder plea, and more
The Leonardo DiCaprio movie that was shot locally received a lot of attention, an ambitious project called "Reconnecting Arcata" seeks billions to build a land bridge over the highway, Sushi Spot made waves by replacing tipping with a mandatory 18-percent ‘equity fee,' a locally shot eccentric comedy starring Jesse Eisenberg as Bigfoot recently premiered at Sundance, county judge Gregory Kreis is facing a state investigation about alleged misconduct, a Eureka man confessed to the Arizona murders of a formerly local couple, Humboldt County saw a surge of homicides in 2023, Arcata police are investigating a hate crime after an anti-semitic flier was found at Mad River Hospital, the State of California supports Eureka’s housing developments, the Eureka City Council advanced an effort to connect the Waterfront Trail to the Sequoia Park Zoo, and more. TLDR Humboldt features episode transcripts. Check humboldtlastweek.com/tldr throughout the week for updates even before episodes are released. HumAlong Alternative Radio plays alternative rock favorites and new discoveries. Take it with you at humalt.com. Humboldt Last Week would like to thank its local partners for keeping the lights on. Please support Belle Starr Clothing, North Coast Co-op, Bongo Boy Studio, Beck’s Bakery, Photography by Shi, North Coast Journal, RHBB, and KJNY.
Feb 9
9 min
310. Captor killed, mysterious project, human trafficking?, CPH strike, and more
A hostage situation in Eureka ended with an officer-involved killing of the suspect, a single day of strikes at Cal Poly Humboldt conjured a deal for faculty members, a mysterious company is looking to convert the former Jacobs campus in Eureka into housing, a man from McKinleyville was found not guilty of murdering his childhood friend due to insanity, a local judge will soon decide the legality of the City of Arcata flying an ‘earth flag’ above the USA flag, a raid on a cannabis property near Loleta included allegations of human trafficking, a public discussion at Cal Poly Humboldt will cover an upcoming controversial cannabis vote, a century-old dam on the Klamath River was partially exploded on video, Humboldt County's offshore wind energy plans received a boost of almost a half a billion dollars, and more. TLDR Humboldt features episode transcripts. Check humboldtlastweek.com/tldr throughout the week for updates even before episodes are released. HumAlong Alternative Radio plays alternative rock favorites and new discoveries. Take it with you at humalt.com. Humboldt Last Week would like to thank its local partners for keeping the lights on. Please support Belle Starr Clothing, North Coast Co-op, Bongo Boy Studio, Beck’s Bakery, Photography by Shi, North Coast Journal, RHBB, and KJNY.
Jan 26
9 min
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