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Connie Stewart Assemblywoman Patty Berg Field Office Collection - Finding Aid

Abstract
Copyright
Biographical Information
Scope and Content of the Collection
Arrangement of the Collection

Collection Number

2008.01

Contact Information

The Library, Special Collections
Humboldt State University
One Harpst Street
Arcata, California 95521

Processed By

Edith Butler, MA, CA, Katie LaSala and Joan Berman

Date Collection Processed

2010, 2012, 2013

Language

English

Collection Creator

Patty Berg, Connie Stewart and other employees serving Assemblywoman Patty Berg in the Eureka Field Office

Dates Covered by Collection

Bulk dates: 2003-2008

Size of Collection

18 cubic feet

Abstract

The collection consists of subject files created to serve Patty Berg's need for information for carrying out her legislative responsibilities and for serving the needs of her constituents. Subject areas include Aging, Healthcare, and Klamath River and other significant issues of that era, as well as files for most local governmental entities, Indian tribes, and most communities throughout Del Norte, Humboldt and Trinity counties. Patty Berg represented the 1st District in the California State Assembly from 2003 to 2008. Connie Stewart served as the Eureka Office Senior Field Representative during Berg's time in office.

Access

The collection is open for research by appointment.

Copyright

Copyright for materials created by Berg's office has been donated to Humboldt State University Library Special Collections.

Acquisition Information

As Berg's Eureka Field Office was closing in late 2008 arrangements were made for most of the files to be donated to the HSU Library Special Collections.

Biographical Information

Patty Berg represented the 1st District in the California State Assembly from 2003 to 2008. She represented Del Norte, Humboldt, Mendocino, Trinity, Lake, and part of Sonoma counties. Connie Stewart served as the Eureka Office Senior Field Representative during that time.

Scope and Content of the Collection

The collection consists of subject files created to serve Patty Berg's need for information for carrying out her legislative responsibilities and for serving the needs of her constituents in Del Norte, Humboldt, and Trinity counties. To comply with state privacy laws the files containing personal information about constituents were removed from the collection before it was transferred to HSU.

Major subject areas include Aging, Healthcare, and Klamath River and other significant issues of that era, as well as files for most local governmental entities, Indian tribes, and most communities throughout Del Norte, Humboldt and Trinity counties.

Arrangement of the Collection

The files in boxes 1-15 are arranged alphabetically and remain in the same order that they were in Berg's Field Office; number of folders per topic if not noted is one. Boxes 16-20 contain the contents of many 3-ring binders that had been grouped by topic, and certificates of recognition (some framed). A few files that arrived a few weeks after the bulk of the collection were either integrated into the alphabetical arrangement or were removed and cataloged. The Container List is composed of file folder titles and binder titles. A list of titles removed from the collection and cataloged follows the Container List.

Container List

Box 1

  • Aging and Long Term Care # 1 [3 folders]
    • Master plan on Aging
    • CANHR Newsletters
  • Aging and Long Term Care # 2 [2 folders]
  • Agriculture [2 folders]
  • Air [3 folders]
    • Evergreen Pulp Mill
  • Airport Arcata-Eur. [2 folders]
  • Arcata file 1 [2 folders]
  • Arcata file 2
  • Arcata Chamber [2 folders]
  • Arcata House [2 folders]
  • Arcata Mainstreet [2 folders]
  • Arkley [2 folders]
  • ASJE – Alliance for Sustainable Jobs and Env. [2 folders]
  • Animal Control [3 folders]
    • Animal Rights
  • Banks
  • Beaches and Dunes [2 folders]
  • Beer and Wine
  • Big Lagoon Rancheria [2 folders]
  • Blue Lake [2 folders]
  • Blue Lake Mobile Home Park
  • Blue Lake Rancheria [3 folders]
  • Buckeye Conservancy
  • Buckhorn Grade [2 folders]
  • Budget and Bond, #1 [2 folders]
    • 2008 Budget Forums
  • CCC – Cal Conservation Corp. [2 folders]

Box 2

  • CalTrans # 1 [4 folders]
    • Cattle vs. 101
    • 101 Safety Corridor
  • CalTrans # 2 [2 folders]
  • CalTrans # 3 [2 folders]
  • CDF [2 folders]
  • Chesbro, Sen. Wes. [2 folders]
  • Children # 1 [3 folders]
  • Children # 2 [2 folders]
  • CHP [2 folders]
  • Clinics [2 folders]
  • Coastal Conservancy

Box 3

  • College of the Redwoods [3 folders]
  • College of the Redwoods # 2
    • CR
  • Compassionate Choices [2 folders]
  • Consumer Issues
  • Crescent City [3 folders]
  • Crescent City Harbor District [2 folders]
  • Dairy [2 folders]
  • Del Norte Co. # 1 [2 folders]
  • Del Norte Co. # 2
  • Del Norte Co. # 3 [2 folders]
  • Del Norte Co. # 4 [4 folders]
    • Del Norte Trans Commission
    • Tolowa Dunes
    • CMA Presentation Del Norte – Physician R and R

Box 4

  • Del Norte Co. Board of Supes. [2 folders]
  • Del Norte Co. Schools [3 folders]
  • Del Norte Co. Trash
  • Del Norte Housing [3 folders]
  • Dental [3 folders]
    • Arcata, Measure W, Fluoride
  • Disabilities HCAR, RCRC [3 folders]
    • Redwood Coast Regional Center
  • District Cities
  • Drugs and Alcohol [3 folders]
  • Earth First [2 folders]
  • Earthquakes, Tsuna [2 folders]
  • Economic Develop. [2 folders]
  • EDD
  • Education (K-12) # 1 [3 folders]
  • Education (K-12) # 2 [5 folders]
    • Homeschool Information
    • Special Ed.
    • Education Roundtable Follow Up
  • Eel River [2 folders]
  • Eel River Sawmill [2 folders]
  • Elk River [2 folders]
  • Elk Valley Rancheria [2 folders]

Box 5

  • Energy [6 folders]
    • Solar Energy
    • Alternative Energy
    • Bio-Diesel
  • Environmental Issues [2 folders]
  • Environmental Protection Indicators for California
  • Eureka # 1 [3 folders]
  • Eureka # 2 [4 folders]
    • Eureka’s Fishermam’s Dock
    • Balloon Track
  • Eureka Chamber [2 folders]
  • Eureka City School [2 folders]
  • Eureka Police and Fire [2 folders]
  • Ferndale [4 folders]
    • CIP
  • Fish and Fisheries [5 folders]
    • Gold Bluff Beach Closure May ‘04/Fisherman
    • Legislation ‘05           
  • Fish and Fisheries #1 [2 folders]
    • 32nd Annual Fishermans Forum

Box 6

  • Fish and Fisheries # 2 [2 folders]
    • 34th Annual Fisherman's Forum
  • Fish and Fisheries #3
  • Fish and Game [2 folders]
  • Fish and Wildlife, US [2 folders]
  • Food for People [2 folders]
  • Food Insecurity [2 folders]
  • Forests, California [3 folders]
  • Fortuna # 1 [2 folders]
  • Fortuna # 2
  • Franchise Tax Board
  • Freshwater [2 folders]
  • Gallegos # 1 [3 folders]
  • Gallegos # 2
  • Garberville [2 folders]
  • Garberville/Redway Chamber of Commerce [2 folders]
  • Gas Prices [2 folders]
  • Geist, Jill
  • Global Warming [3 folders]
  • GMO’s, Measure H [2 folders]
  • Green Party
  • Hayfork [2 folders]

Box 7

  • Headwaters Fund [2 folders]
  • Healthcare # 1
  • Healthcare # 2 [5 folders]
    • California Speaks
    • Local Hospitals and Clinics
  • Healthcare # 3 [4 folders]
    • Access/Quality of Care
    • Breast Health
    • Statewide Healthcare
    • Flu Vaccine
  • Healthcare # 4 [2 folders]
    • “Flatlining” Eureka T-S Health Care
    • Healthcare Reform
  • Higher Ed. [3 folders]
  • Hoopa Tribe [2 folders]
  • HCD [2 folders]
  • Housing and Homelessness [3 folders]
  • HAF – Humboldt Area Foundation [2 folders]
  • Humboldt Bay Harbor District [3 folders]
    • Dioxin Issue
  • Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District [2 folders]
  • Humboldt County # 1
  • Humboldt County # 2 [5 folders]
    • H.C. Voices
    • H.C. Sales Tax Measure
    • Phillipsville CSD SDWSRF Grant

Box 8

  • Humboldt County # 3 [2 folders]
    • Tooby Ranch
  • Hum. Co. Board of Supervisors # 1 [5 folders]
  • Humboldt Co. Fairgrounds [2 folders]
  • Hum. Co. Farm Bureau
  • Humb. Co. General Plan [2 folders]
  • Hum. Office of Ed. [2 folders]
  • Humboldt County Planning Commission [2 folders]
  • Humb. Co. Probation and Juvenile Justice [2 folders]
  • Hum. Co. Sheriff [2 folders]
  • Humb. Taxpayers League
  • Humboldt County Visitor and Tourism [2 folders]
  • HSU [3 folders]
    • Compact for Stress
  • HSU # 2
  • HSU # 3 [2 folders]
    • CCRP
  • Iraq [2 folders]
  • Karuk Tribe [2 folders]
  • Klamath #1 [2 folders]
    • Klamath Settlement

Box 9

  • Klamath # 2
  • Klamath # 3
  • Klamath # 4
  • Klamath # 5
  • Klamath # 6
  • Klamath # 7
  • Klamath # 8
  • Klamath # 9
  • Klamath # 10 [3 folders]
    • PacifiCorp – MAEH Co. Puc Hearings
    • FERC Klamath Hearing 6-22-04
    • Klamath #5
  • Klamath # 11
  • Labor
  • Lake Earl [2 folders]
  • L W Voters [2 folders]
  • Libraries [2 folders]
  • Loleta
  • Mad River Hatchery [2 folders]
  • Mad River Hospital [2 folders]
  • Manila [2 folders]
  • Marine Protected Areas (MPA’s) [3 folders]
  • Mattole [2 folders]

Box 10

  • McKinleyville [3 folders]
    • McK Bluffs
  • Medi- Cal [2 folders]
  • Medical Marijuana [2 folders]
  • MediCare [2 folders]
  • Mendocino [3 folders]
    • Dos Rios
  • Mental Health [4 folders]
    • Moore Shooting
  • Military [2 folders]
  • Mill Creek [2 folders]
  • Native American Issues [3 folders]
    • Indian Gaming
  • NRLT, N. Coast Regional Land Trust [2 folders]
  • Neely, Bonnie
  • NORCAN
  • NEC [2 folders]
  • Obituaries [2 folders]
    • Adjourns for 12-04
  • ‘Other’ Legislation
  • Orick [2 folders]
  • Pacific Lumber # 1 [2 folders]
  • Pacific Lumber # 2 [2 folders]
    • Pal Co
  • P L Stuff

Box 11

  • Paperless Campaign
  • Peace, Justice, and Civil Rights [2 folders]
  • Pelican Bay [2 folders]
  • PG & E [2 folders]
  • Planned Parenthood [2 folders]
  • Poverty [2 folders]
  • Prevailing Wage [2 folders]
  • Prosperity! [2 folders]
  • Railroad [2 folders]
  • RCAA, Redwood Comm. Action Agency [3 folders]
    • ‘T’ St. RCAA
  • Recycling [2 folders]
  • Red Cross [2 folders]
  • Redevelopment
  • Redway
  • Redwood Coast Broadband
  • Redwood Forest Found. Inc. [2 folders]
  • Redwood N P [3 folders]
  • Rio Dell [2 folders]
  • RREDC – Redwood Regional Economic Development Commission
  • Rural Caucus [2 folders]
  • Rural Healthcare # 1 [2 folders]
  • Rural Healthcare # 2
  • Salt River [2 folders]
  • Samoa [2 folders]
  • Samoa Pulp Mill [2 folders]

Box 12

  • Schwarzenegger, Gov. [2 folders]
  • Sea Grant
  • Seniors # 1 [2 folders]
  • Seniors # 2
  • Shelter Cove [2 folders]
  • Sierra – Pacific [2 folders]
  • Simpson Timber [2 folders]
  • Six Rivers to the Sea
  • Smith River [4 folders]
    • Smith River Rancheria “Prayer Rock”
    • Elk vs. Lily Bulbs
  • South Spit [2 folders]
  • Southern Humboldt [2 folders]
  • So. Hum. Unified School District [2 folders]
  • Special Districts [2 folders]
  • St. Joseph’s # 1 [2 folders]
    • Casewrk: St. Joseph’s
  • St. Joseph’s # 2 [2 folders]
  • Sudden Oak Death [2 folders]
  • State Parks [2 folders]
  • Thompson, Con. [2 folders]

Box 13

  • Timber Heritage Assoc.
  • Tourism [2 folders]
  • Transportation [3 folders]
    • Insurance Rate Increase in Rural Counties
    • HCAOG and Tribes
  • Trinidad [5 folders]
    • Trinidad Sales Tax BOE
    • Tsurai (Trinidad)
    • Westhaven Snag 9-2004 (Trinidad)
  • Trinity Cell Towers [2 folders]
  • Trinity County (Folder # 1 – Clippings) [2 folders]
  • Trinity County (Folder # 2) [8 folders]
    • Fire Fighter Memorial Speech
    • Moving Wall, Trinity Co.
    • Sheriff, Trinity Co.
    • FQHC/RHC info (Federal Qualified Health Centers)
    • Secure Rural Schools
    • Trinity County – Puc Rural Tell.
  • Trinity County # 3 [2 folders]
  • Trinity County Resource Conservation District
  • Trinity Hospital MCMS [2 folders]
  • Trinity Hospital [2 folders]
    • Studies
  • Trinity PUD [4 folders]
    • Cal. ISO vs. T PUD
  • Trinity River [2 folders]
  • Unions [2 folders]
  • UIHS – United Indian Health Services
  • Univ. Cal. Cooperative Extension

Box 14

  • Van Duzen
  • VLF [2 folders]
  • Voting and Election Issues [5 folders]
    • Election ‘06 Del Norte
    • Election ‘06 Humboldt
    • Election ’06 Trinity
  • Waste Management BD. (Integrated) [2 folders]
  • Water [3 folders]
  • Water, State Water Control/ Cal. Regional Water [3 folders]
    • State Water Resource Control Board
    • Cal. Regional Water Control Board
  • Water, Parks, and Wildlife [2 folders]
  • Weaverville [2 folders]
  • Weott [2 folders]
  • Wiggins, Pat [2 folders]
  • Cal. Wild Heritage Act
  • Wildlife Conservation [3 folders]
  • Willow Creek [2 folders]
  • Wiyot Tribe [2 folders]
  • Women [5 folders]
    • Woman of the Year 2003
    • Woman of the Year ‘07
    • Women’s Caucus

Box 15

  • Workers Comp. [2 folders]
  • Yurok Tribe [4 folders]
    • Tribal TANF

Box 16

  • Humboldt County Federal & State Legislative Platform 2007
  • Nurse Practitioner Issues
  • Del Norte – Physician Recruitment and Retention [2 folders]
  • St. Joseph Health Systems Issues [3 folders]
  • Trinity Hospital Clippings [2 folders]
  • Compassionate Choices Act AB 374 [2 folders]
  • Staff Retreat ‘03
  • Berg Retreat 2004
  • Berg Retreat ‘05
  • Staff Retreat ‘06
  • Congratulations Letters and Articles
  • Newspaper Articles, Lake and Mendocino Counties 2003 [2 folders]

Box 17

  • Newspaper Articles, Lake and Mendocino Counties 2004
  • Newspaper Articles, Lake and Mendocino Counties 2005 [2 folders]
  • Newspaper Articles, Lake and Mendocino Counties 2006
  • Newspaper Articles, Lake and Mendocino Counties 2007
  • Newspaper Articles, Lake and Mendocino Counties 2008
  • Member Mention Articles 2003 [2 folders]
  • Member Mention Articles, Speeches, Etc. 2004 [2 folders]
  • Member Mention Articles, Speeches, Etc. 2005 [2 folders]
  • Member Mention Articles, Speeches, Etc. 2006 [3 folders]

Box 18

  • Member Mention Articles, Speeches, Etc. 2007 [2 folders]
  • Member Mention Articles, Speeches, Etc. 2008 [2 folders]

Box 19

  • [Framed photograph of Patty Berg speaking to group]
  • [Six documents commending and recognizing Patty Berg]
  • [Assemblywoman Patty Berg’s Mission Statement]

Titles removed from the collection and cataloged:

  •  “Fish, Farms and the Clash of Cultures in the Klamath Basin,” Ecology Law Quarterly, Vol. 30 no. 2, pp 279-350
  • “Salmon’s Second Coming,” Sierra, 2000, March/April
  • The Potential Carbon Dioxide Emissions Avoided by Small Grid-Connected Photovoltaic Systems in Arcata, California by Kathy Jack
  • “Klamath Watershed Resources” - Watershed Strategies for Improving Water Quality in Upper Klamath Lake, Oregon, Gearheart et al
  • Socioeconomic Characteristics of the Natural Resources Restoration System in Humboldt County, California by Mark Baker, 2004
  • Regional Transportation Plan Update, Del Norte County, 2002
  • Inventory of Barriers to Fish Passage in California’s Coastal Watersheds, 2004
  • Economic and Demographic Profile, 2003 of Trinity, Humboldt, Del Norte counties

Related Collections

Stewart (Connie) Arcata City Council Collection (2004.02)

Subject Headings

Dam retirement--Klamath River (Or. and Calif.)
Del Norte County (Calif.) – Economic Conditions
Humboldt County (Calif.) – Economic Conditions
Humboldt County (Calif.) – History
Humboldt County (Calif.) – Politics and Government – 21st century
Medical care--California--Humboldt County
Trinity County (Calif.) – Economic Conditions