Health & Medicine
Affordable Care Act information for individuals and families in California.
Open enrollment starts October 1, 2013 and ends March 30, 2014. Coverage
will start as soon as January 1, 2014.
Affordable Care Act and
your business - information and help for small business owners in
California Patient Care information
about low cost and free healthcare in California and Humboldt County, compare
hospitals in California, check health insurance plan ratings, and more.
Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention
Health information and information about diseases and conditions
Healthy Kids Humboldt low cost
or free health insurance for kids
Healthy Minds, Healthy Lives - Information about mental health from the
Kris Kelly Health Information Center
a local health library staffed by nurses
Mayo Clinic Health
MEDLINEplus Health information and information about diseases
Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy
dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental
Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Poison Control Center - Emergency help and prevention info. 1-800-222-1222
National Library of Medicine
Humboldt Community Links
County of Humboldt
Healthy Kids Humboldt low cost
or no cost health insurance for kids
History of Humboldt
County from the Humboldt County Historical Society
Humboldt Bay Tourism Center -
Tours, tasting room, concierge service, and everything you need to know to enjoy
your stay in Humboldt. Taste our local beers, wines, cheeses, oysters, breads,
chocolates, and desserts at this tourism center in Eureka!
Humboldt Community Switchboard Search
for non-profit agencies and services in Humboldt County.
Humboldt County Code
-- Local laws.
Historical Society A resource for local and family historians,
genealogists, and the public.
Humboldt County Small Claims and Civil Advisory --
(Click "Self Help" at top of the Court page) classes and an attorney to help
you to help yourself in small claims court, restraining orders, evictions,
certain other legal matters. Help is free but limited.
Humboldt Craigslist -- Classified
Ads, Housing, Jobs, etc.
Humboldt Economic Index
(from Humboldt State University)
Authority - Schedules for local transit systems
Humguide Dining, arts &
entertainment, businesses online, etc.
Kelly Health Information Center - ask the nurse at the local medical
Bilingual Services Resource Guide for Humboldt County
Times-Standard (Eureka Newspaper)
Times-Standard Index -
for articles 1989 - 2005; maintained by Humboldt State University Library
Local Job Listings from the County of Humboldt
Career Resources - videos about different careers from Education Portal
Craigslist Humboldt Jobs List
California Job Search Guide
Occupational Outlook Handook
Resume Writing -
Please note that the Library also has resume software on our 2-hour word
processing computers! If you are here in the library you may prefer to use
Veterans One-Stop Career Site
California Courts Self-Help
Center -- forms, information, legal help
Laws, Legislative Information - California's law
Eureka, California, Code of
Ordinances - Local laws in Eureka
Internet Legal Resources
to Choose a Lawyer
Humboldt County Civil Advisory --
Find out about clinics and advice to help you help yourself in small claims court,
judgement collection, restraining orders, and guardianship. Help is free but limited.
I Can Legal this site wil help you
fill out common legal forms.
Law Help California - Lists links to
helpful law websites in English and many other languages.
Martindale Hubbell -- find and
for U.S. Legal Research
American Legal Resources
United States Law
and Regulations - with links to laws of states other than California
||Maps / Geography /
How Far Is It? as the crow flies
Outline Maps for homework
Factbook - Current information about countries of the world
Bankrate.com Compare morgtages, auto loans, bank services, and more to
get the best deal.
Budget tools at Mint.com
- see where your money goes with free, secure, easy-to-understand charts.
Credit Reports -
Make sure your credit record is safe with the top three agencies. Check at least
once a year.
Finance at Yahoo.com
investing, personal finance, stock info., calculators, financial news, business
Financial Literacy This site
has lots of info. to save you money, and help with decisions or problems.
Government help for difficult financial times: Housing, mortgage
relief, grants, loans, and financial aid, free or low-cost health insurance,
education and training opportunities, food assistance.
Investor.gov - investment advice and
Money Skills -
Lots of useful information here for any budget
Mortgage Help Resources - State of
MyMoney.gov - Great
financial calculators and budgeting tools, more.
Science and Math
A+ Click Math and Logic
- fun math problems teach solving skills to k-12 kids
Discovery Education - math homework help.
- Environmental science news and commentary
-- Breaking news in science. New discoveries, announcements,
Breaking news, trivia, entertaining science facts, science blogs, top tens and
Math Portal -- Free
math lessons, calculators, and homework help for high school & college math.
-- a gateway to authoritative science information provided by U.S. government
Video tutorials at KhanAcademy.org
-- A nonprofit with video tutorials on math and science topics from basic
addition and subtraction to calculus, chemistry, biology, astronomy, physics,
probability and statistics, banking, personal and international finance, and
-- a global science gateway maintained by the US Dept. of Energy
||Telephone & Postal Directories
Airlines: links and 800 numbers
International Phone Codes and Calls
- How to successfully put through your call or find a phone number.
International Mail, how to
address - Frank's Compulsive Guide to Postal Addresses.
Book? - California phone books figured out for you, by Santa Cruz
Zip Code Directory
||Voter Information (nonpartisan resources)
California Voter Registration – Online
Register to vote at the California Secretary of State website. In California, the deadline to register to vote for any election is 15 days before Election Day.
Information is available in a variety of languages.
A highly-regarded fact-checking resource. A nonpartisan, nonprofit advocate for voters that checks statements by major U.S. political players. "Our goal is to apply the best practices of both journalism and scholarship, and to increase public knowledge and understanding."
Representatives Your State Senate, State Assembly and United
States Congressional Representatives, as well as information on how you can
Humboldt County Elections Office
This County office "strives to ensure that all eligible residents are able to exercise their right to vote... and to provide reliable information" about local elections, election rules, and election results.
You can also check to see if you are correctly registered here.
League of Women Voters
The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, offers information about local, state, and national issues on your ballot. This includes candidates, pros and cons on ballot initiatives (read or watch a video), the Easy Voter Guide and more high-quality resources for informed voting. Offers a full schedule of local candidate forums and local ballot information.
Another highly-regarded fact-checking resource. Reporters and editors from the Tampa Bay Times fact-check statements by members of Congress, the White House, lobbyists and interest groups and rate them on a "Truth-O-Meter."
A quick LWV link to basic information: find your local polling place, generate a page that shows the candidates and measures that will be on your local ballot, get election results as available, and unbiased information about the issues.
A site for those who want a lot more information about any California ballot measure than offered in the voter guide. Offers an unbiased summary of the content of each ballot measure, plus information on who is funding it and by how much, who endorses each measure, and arguments for and against, including articles, editorials, and advertisements.
Basic local weather from rssWeather.com
CalTrans Road Conditions
Eel River Entrance, California - tide predictions. Other Pacific
coastal areas are also found at this site
Eureka, Humboldt Bay, California -
- the rise and set of moon and sun, planets, equinox, solstice, eclipses, and