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Toddy Thomas Middle School students explore future success - humboldtbeacon.com
Seventh graders at Toddy Thomas School in Fortuna are participating in a special program to explore their opportunities in education, jobs, and future careers. The name of the program is Humboldt LIVE (Leadership Is Very Excellent) and this is the third ...
East High School students have improved learning environment - humboldtbeacon.com
The approximately 80 students at East High School in Fortuna were able to start the new school year in a new facility. The Fortuna Union High School District demolished the old 1967 portable building and replaced it with a new American Modular Systems Gen7 ...
Money raised to help with cancer treatment of Loleta girl - humboldtbeacon.com
The Eel River Valley community has shown overwhelming support for a young Loleta girl battling cancer. The Love and Smiles for Lindsi Fundraiser, held Nov. 15 at the Loleta Fire Pavilion raised $38,000 to help cover medical expenses. It was a packed house ...
Bryan wins top award, Lambert shines at CMAs - humboldtbeacon.com
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Miranda Lambert was the reigning queen of Wednesday's Country Music Association Awards, but Luke Bryan marked a long-earned breakthrough by winning entertainer of the year. The win was Bryan's first CMA, despite his multiple hits ...
Son to Usher: Dad, you're not a great singer - humboldtbeacon.com
NEW YORK (AP) — One of Usher's sons studies his dance moves meticulously, while the other has said to the Grammy-winning star: "You're not a great singer." Usher says his son Nayvid Ely Raymond, who turns 6 in December, isn't impressed with the ...
Hello Kitty's 40 years of cuteness and cool - humboldtbeacon.com
TOKYO (AP) — When she came to life in 1974, she was a kitty without a name, sitting sideways in blue overalls and a big red bow, on a coin purse for Japanese girls. On Saturday, fans around the world celebrate the 40th anniversary of this global icon of ...
Viral video documents New York street harassment - humboldtbeacon.com
NEW YORK (AP) — A video recording the comments a woman hears as she walks around the nation's biggest city is a testament to the pervasiveness of street harassment women face, its creators said Wednesday. The comments come continuously as the woman walks ...
Award-winning Japanese actor seeks complete art - humboldtbeacon.com
TOKYO (AP) — In person, Shota Sometani is still and quiet, speaking in a soft, almost lackadaisical voice. His ideal acting role, he says, would be one in which he couldn't rely on facial expressions, such as a character wearing a mask. The 22-year-old ...
TruTV goes for laughs with 'Friends of the People' - humboldtbeacon.com
NEW YORK (AP) — Sketch-comedy shows are like frozen-yogurt shops: While there are probably way too many, most are good enough to stay afloat. Still, it takes a special breed of fro-yo shop to make it worth seeking out in a strange neighborhood.
Lauder jewels auction to benefit 2 charities - humboldtbeacon.com
NEW YORK (AP) — Sotheby's says proceeds from the sale of 44 pieces of jewelry from the collections of Estee Lauder and Evelyn Lauder will benefit two charities. The auction is set for Dec. 9. The sale of 33 jewels from Evelyn Lauder will support the ...
Cream vocalist and bassist Jack Bruce dies at 71 - humboldtbeacon.com
LONDON (AP) — Jack Bruce was part Mississippi Delta and part Carnaby Street. In his glorious heyday as bassist and lead vocalist of 1960s power trio Cream he helped create a sound that combined American blues and psychedelia to thrill audiences ...
Walkaway work crew inmate arrested in Eureka - humboldtbeacon.com
Press release from the EPD: Today at about 1:10 p.m. a Eureka Police Department Detective spotted work crew escapee, Brian McSilvers walking near 2nd and Q Streets. Two uniformed officers were dispatched to the area and located McSilvers. McSilvers was ...
Cinderella musical on tour stars a new mom - humboldtbeacon.com
NEW YORK (AP) — The actress playing Cinderella on tour has something much more precious than a pair of sparkly slippers waiting backstage. She's got a bouncing baby boy. Paige Faure, a Broadway veteran and current star of "Rodgers + Hammerstein's ...
40 years later, 'Power Broker' is standard reading - humboldtbeacon.com
NEW YORK (AP) — Carl Weisbrod was two years out of graduate school, planning a career in law, when a new book about municipal builder Robert Moses changed his life: Robert Caro's "The Power Broker." "It had a profound effect on me," says Weisbrod, now ...
Diddy, Nas set for Alicia Keys' Black Ball - humboldtbeacon.com
NEW YORK (AP) — Diddy will host Alicia Keys' annual charity event that raises awareness about HIV and AIDS. The piano-playing singer announced Tuesday that her husband, producer-rapper Swizz Beatz, will co-host the 11th annual Black Ball on Oct. 30 at ...