Though it pales to many recent Humboldt undertakings, a Christmas tree stands in the middle of the intersection of Bridge and Eighth streets.
In the 1950s, cedars were cut from nearby farms and brought downtown. They were decorated and in short order became a Christmastime standard, back when Eighth Street was U.S. 169.
Then, for reasons hidden in the mists of time, the trees were no more.
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