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College Life Today: It’s never too late to try something new

College Life Today: It’s never too late to try something new

Michael Gibson Special to the Union At the start of any new beginning, it is hard to get out of your comfort zone and what you are used to. Never be afraid to try something new, as it can help you grow. Growing up in Inglewood in Southern California, I always had a passion for

Annie/Mary Trail to run along old Arcata & Mad River Railroad Co. line

Jack Durham Mad River Union BLUE LAKE – Construction will begin this summer on the first phase of a trail that may eventually connect Arcata to Blue Lake. Phase 1 of the Annie & Mary Trail, which follows portions of the old Arcata & Mad River Railroad Co. line, will extend about a half mile

Help Arcata document the upcoming King Tide

  City of Arcata ARCATA – The City of Arcata is seeking community assistance with documenting water levels on the Arcata Bay and in local creeks and streams during the upcoming King Tide events taking place on Sunday, Jan. 20 and Monday, Jan. 21. City staff is especially interested in documenting 15 locations at the

The Village is back, and it’s somewhat similar, but different from the last version

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The Village student housing project is back. The revised project is physically much the same as the version which failed approval by the City Council last August, but meets a key demand for mixed housing voiced by its council skeptics. However, it loses some other features which

Two new downtown Arcata cannabis vendors OK’d

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The Planning Commission last week approved use permits for two new downtown cannabis vendors. The new cannabis retailers are Pacific Paradise, a 48-year-old existing shop located at 1087 H St., and The Fireplace, located at 1041 F St., Suite A.  The new vendors are the first to

Citizen tip leads to meth arrests

City of Arcata PRESS RELEASE CITIZEN TIPS LEAD TO METH ARREST The Arcata Police Department had been receiving tips from citizens of a suspicious vehicle in the area of the Arcata Community Center (321 Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway). The concerned citizens believed the vehicle was involved in drug sales and provided officers with a

DA: Lawson investigation needs more time

Jack Durham Mad River Union ARCATA – The mother of David Josiah Lawson, who was stabbed to death at an Arcata house party 21 months ago, says that a knife retrieved by investigators has tested positive for both the blood of her son and the alleged killer. “The Department of Justice {has} identified my son’s

Levin Brothers coming to Arcata Playhouse for two nights

  Arcata Playhouse CREAMERY DISTRICT – Rock bass legend Tony Levin joins his brother Pete Levin for an evening of jazz with the Levin Brothers Trio at the Arcata Playhouse for a special two-night engagement on Sunday, Jan. 20 and Monday, Jan. 21 at 8 p.m. The Arcata Playhouse is located at 1251 Ninth St.

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