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Day Without a (Disposable Shopping) Bag! Humboldt County, California, Thursday December 15, 2011, from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM.  Join Humboldt Baykeeper and Surfriders Humboldt at Wildberries Market Place in Arcata, Eureka Natural Foods in Eureka, Ray’s Market in Mckinleyville and Ray’s Market in ...
12/08/2011
Join in on the fun December 9th, 2011, the festivities start at 5 pm and end at 8:00 pm.  Main Street, Fortuna. This Old Fashioned Downtown Holiday Open House will warm your holiday spirits.  Fire pits in the crosswalks will keep you warm and if it’s raining be sure to ask to borrow one of the Do...
12/07/2011
‘Twas the Night Before Christmas. Sat., Dec 10 at 6 pm and Sun., Dec 11 at 2 pm. Van Duzer Theater, Humboldt State University, Arcata, California. This delightful holiday ballet returns to HSU for the fifth year with two performances. Danced by and for children of all ages and adults, it is prese...
12/06/2011
The Ferndale Repertory Theatre will present its annual holiday matinee production for elementary schools on December 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15 at the Ferndale Rep, 447 Main Street in Ferndale, California. All performances are at 10am. This year we will travel to Bavaria to meet Hansel and Gretel, their...
12/05/2011
Earthquakes and 'freestanding' furniture (tall book cases). This area of Northern California does have earthquakes.  Want to save a lot of clean up time if there is a major earthquake?  Secure your 'freestanding furniture' to the wall behind it!  This is easily accomplished with 'L' shaped bracke...
12/05/2011
Gas 'Wall Heaters' were very popular here in Humboldt County, California for many years.  The mild year around climate supported their installation and use.  Now however, there are much more efficient heating methods available that will provide big savings on energy costs. Do not just remove the ...
12/05/2011
Adding a garage to the home that does not have one is the easiest way to add value to your property. Yes, you do have to have room for it but most lots have space for one.  Garages are relatively easy to permit and easy to have built.  Or you can do most of it yourself. The cost per square foot t...
12/05/2011
During an earthquake, hanging plants can quickly become 'flying plants'.  If you live in earthquake country and you want to keep your hanging plants; make sure they are securely attached with a screw in 'eye hook' (not a 'J Hook') that is attached to a ceiling joist.  In a severe earthquake the p...
12/05/2011
Your home is in escrow and about to close?  Don't forget to say "Good By" to your, about to be, former neighbors.  If a 'Good By' party (great idea if you have the time) is out of the question, consider writing a 'good by' note for your neighbors and hand deliver them. In the note include the dat...
12/05/2011
If your home has 'fixtures' that you will be taking with you when you move (antique chandelier, stained glass window etc.), remove them and pack them before you place your home 'on the market'. And don't forget to 'replace' them. The 'fixtures' will not help sell the home but they may create prob...
12/05/2011
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