Living Like a Local
Stay off of private property
Don't litter and clean up other's trash if you can
Respect the land, forest and waters including the creatures that live there
Shop and spend localy
Always bring a sweat shirt
Humboldt County from about Fourtna south is called "So. Hum". There is no "No. Hum" folks usuley say the town or area in the north they are talking about.
Hitch hikeing is very common although illegal and not recomended by us.
People are more free with hugs here but be respectful.
If you see someone behind you while driving on a country road pull over as soon as you safely can to let them pass.
Never ask where someone is employed or where their living comes from. They will tell you if they want to.
Do not ask where, exactley, people live. Its ok to ask what area but don't try to get too specific.
If people don't want to tell you specifics about some part of their life let it go and don't push.
Do not drive down roads or drive ways if you do not know exectley where they go.
Wave at everyone you see on a country road. You cannot wave too much.
If you open a gate to go through it close it behind you. If it is open when you go through leave it open.
Time moves a little slower here. Sometimes folks can be a little late for apointments. Its called being on Humboldt Time.
Keeping Up with the Times in Humboldt
North Coast Journal
Lost Coast Outpost
Locals Favorite Events
Kenetic Scupture Race
Raggee on the River
Hops in Humboldt
Summer Music and Arts Festival
Arts Arcata and Arts Eureka
Humboldt Crabs Baseball games
The Enviromental Protection and Information Center
Humboldt Bay Keeper
Mad River Alliance
Mattole Restoration Council
Humboldt Area Center for Harm Reduction
Food For People
The Mateel Community Center