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Envisioning A Post-Marijuana Economy – April 4, 2010

Sharon Letts Eye Correspondent HUMBOLDT – Just as concerns are rising over where our food comes from and how it’s grown, similar issues apply with the production of Cannabis Sativa, or marijuana. Under current black market conditions, the where and what of an ounce of pot is left  to chance. With the serious prospect of

Minor Theatre Robbed At Gunpoint – April 3, 2010

On Saturday, April 3 at about 8:50 p.m., officers from the Arcata Police Department responded to the Minor Theater 1015 H St, for the report of an armed robbery. Upon officer’s arrival they were advised by witnesses, a white male adult in his twenties, approximately six feet tall with a medium build, wearing a blue

Panhandling Regs Passed Amid Promises Of Litigation – March 24, 2010

The council passed an ordinance by a 3-2 vote which takes effect April 16, 30 days after Wednesday’s meeting. The ordinance bans aggressive panhandling citywide and defines areas where all solicitation would be prohibited. Those areas are within 20 feet of an entrance to businesses, ATMs, street intersections and bus stops. Other areas where solicitation will be prohibited include pedestrian overpasses, like the one connecting Northtown to Humboldt State.

Arcata-area Road Work Planned – March 17, 2010

Eureka – Caltrans announced today that roadwork has been scheduled for Saturday, March 20, on Routes 101 and 299 near Arcata in Humboldt County. Westbound Route 299 will be closed at the southbound Route 101 onramp from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM for repairs to the bridge approach.  Motorists can use Route 200 (North Bank