THE NORTH COAST JOURNAL

Humboldt County magazine of Politics, People and Art

(Vol. VIII, Issue 9)
A general-interest magazine serving Humboldt County


Editor and Publisher: Judy Hodgson
Art Director/Production Manager: Carolyn Fernandez
Copy Editor: Howard Seemann
Staff Writer and Calendar: Jim Hight
Contributing Writers: Terry Kramer, Betty Thompson, Maka MacKenna,
Daniel Ihara,Tim Martin, Shannon Mortensen, Miv Schaaf

Photographers: Brandi Easter, Patricia Wilson
Graphic Design/Production: Rita Pender, Cindy Noble
Advertising Sales: Colleen Luttrell
Office Manager/Production Assistant: Grace Kerr


AUGUST 1997

Cover of the July 1997 NCJ
On the cover: Original art by Gary Bloomfield

COVER STORY

" WATERFRONT DREAMIN' OR REALITY?" by Jim Hight
One Eureka city official says in the next two years there will be more
waterfront construction and rehabilitation "than you can imagine."
Read all about who's planning what.

GUEST OPINION

"THE FINANCIAL ROOTS OF HEADWATERS" by Daniel Ihara
"The roots of the Headwaters Forest controversy extend
not only down into the soil of Humboldt county, but
also back in time to the financial shenanigans of the 1980s. ..."

OUTDOORS

"THE ALPS IN OUR OWN BACKYARD"by Tim Martin
"The Trinity Alps Wilderness Area has it all: 585,000 acres
of rugged beauty, 821 lakes and ponds, 50 mountain peaks
and 550 miles of trail and cross-country routes. ..."

ART

"PUTTING A FACE ON HUMBOLDT"by Shannon Mortensen
"Michael Guerriero creates the county's annual exhibit at the State Fair in Sacramento ..."

DEPARTMENTS

PUBLISHER
"THE GRAND JURY REPORTS" by Judy Hodgson

LETTERS

UPFRONT
Humboldt County news


COLUMNS

ROOTBOUND
"IN THE GOOD OLD SUMMERTIME" by Maka MacKenna

"In America, summer is everyone's favorite season. ..."

GARDEN
"THE LOVE APPLE" by Terry Kramer

"The history, myths and legends surrounding the
tomato make it a fascinating vegetable..."

FOOD
"FRUITFUL DISHES" by Betty Thompson

"A fresh fruit platter is a tempting addition to any meal. ..."

THINGS
"BLUEBERRIES AND THE BLUE SPRUCE HEDGE" by Miv Schaaf

"When we are blueberry picking, the bushes are
clean only three or four feet in from the side of the road
as though they had never seen cars go by. ... "

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