Lewis, Somewhere In Arcata
All the skaters gave it their all on Saturday night, and were sad to see the 2010 season go. Watch for a whole new bout schedule around the beginning of 2011!
“Some people think it’s just a party,” Mendoza added. “But we would like to come to the party to have that contact with the people. When it started, is was just a seed of an idea, to have this exchange. So many people [Arcatans] have gone down there. The most important is the friendship.”
This week’s Hellhole of Arcata is just what it says it is – a hellish hole in the ground. The damn thing even glows with infernal red light.
5:30 p.m. The world’s most incompetent burglars utterly bungled a Valley East Boulevard break-in. With a neighbor looking on, the two forced their way into an apartment, then passed out. Police arrived and awakened the attention-deficit dimwits, one of which put up a futile struggle before being arrested.
“The Arcata City Council needs to step up and take action with a more balanced approach to issues,” said Meserve. “We need to balance development with environmental protection, balance public safety with civil liberties, balance a vibrant downtown with vibrant neighborhoods, and balance supporting business with supporting people.”
Humboldt State University’s Natural History Museum will re-open to the public next week with a broader academic mission and solid financial backing from recent grants.
As much as most Humboldters treasure their natural surroundings, there are those who Just. Don’t. Care.
“She helps with all kinds of things,” said CAF’s Laura Leonard. This includes standing vigilant watch over well-worn Greatest Hits compilations by Jay and the Americans and Gary Puckett and the Union Gap. It was a tough gig, but Daphne pulled it off with enviable feline serenity.
Public Health Officer Ann Lindsay joined other county staff members in advising against reversing the county’s raw milk ban. “When we get health alerts from (the U.S. Centers for Disease Control) and the California Department of Public Health regarding unpasteurized milk recalls, I’m always delighted that the Board of Supervisors… had decided not to allow unpasteurized milk sales in Humboldt County,” she said.