Author Archives: Kevin Hoover

Bar liquor license revocation appeal pending as suspects separately face trial

Bar liquor license revocation appeal pending as suspects separately face trial

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union SACRAMENTO/ARCATA  – The director of the state’s Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) agency has adopted an administrative law judge’s proposed decisions that liquor licenses for The Sidelines and Toby and Jack’s bars be revoked. The revocations had been recommended by Judge Alberto Roldan in twin decisions issued Nov. 2. His

Arcata Fire sees huge drop in volunteer firefighters

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union MCKINLEYVILLE/ARCATA – The chief of the Arcata Fire Protection District (AFD) has named recruitment of volunteer firefighters as a major challenge, as their numbers have dropped sharply over the years. District Chief Justin McDonald is president of the Humboldt County Fire Chiefs’ Association, whose annual report was released earlier this

Fishermen sue Big Oil over closures

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – West Coast fishermen are fighting the oil and gas industry, accusing 30 fossil fuel companies of advancing climate change and causing a series of Dungeness crab closures. Filed on Nov. 14 in California State Superior Court in San Francisco by the Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations, the

Rebuilding Bayside Community Hall

Maggie Gainer Bayside Community Hall BAYSIDE – Bayside Community Hall’s last two years have been an extraordinary time of revitalization with focus on outreach, volunteer recruitment and modernizing its organizational structure. Contributions have increased by more than 300 percent in the past two years, membership has increased by 30 percent, and new and younger volunteers

Letters to the Editor November 28, 2018

Save the Co-op Thank you for writing about the chaos in the North Coast Co-op. Members and non-members can expect very troubled waters ahead. Members must pay attention to the actions of the Board of Directors and the financial statements being presented. The current board and management took over a Co-op with substantial cash reserves

Chamber Classics: Pauli-Shaw Insurance

Arcata Chamber of Commerce Director Joellen Clark-Peterson interviews Jeff Pauli, general manager and principal at Pauli-Shaw Insurance Company, member of the Arcata Chamber for 35 years, since 1983. How long has Pauli-Shaw been in business? Our roots go back to 1896. The way insurance works is different people buy the business and then change the

Arcata Police Log: Hark! The howled derangels sing – ‘tis the season to be yelly

• Tuesday, November 6 Three grade school-age children walked along Stewart Avenue with a boom box blaring racial slurs. 7 p.m. A behoodied man with issues strode up and down Alliance Road at 27th Street, yell-yammering at passersby. • Wednesday, November 7 1:48 a.m. A man on Sunset Avenue carried on the yammerelling tradition. 2:06