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McKinley defacement probed as statue opponents deny involvement

McKinley defacement probed as statue opponents deny involvement

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA PLAZA – As Arcata Police try to find out who defaced the statue of William McKinley on the Plaza, supporters and opponents of Measure M continue to infer and at times outright accuse each other of committing the vandalism for political reasons. Meanwhile, those wishing to remove the

Sofia Pereira & Mike Wilson: Bold and immediate action is needed to phase out fossil fuels

As California prepares to host the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco from September 12 to 14, we are urging Governor Brown to stand with us and more than 200 local elected officials across the state who are fighting to phase out fossil fuel production in California. @caelectedofficials.org Communities in Humboldt County and the

Special workshop on future of Valley West Wednesday, Aug. 29

City of Arcata VALLEY WEST – The City of Arcata is hosting a workshop in partnership with UC Berkeley Safe Transportation Research and Education Center (SafeTREC) and California Walks to help improve pedestrian and bicycle safety for community members in the Valley West neighborhood. The workshop is free and will take place from 4 to

2018 Fall Activity Guide

Arcata City Council meeting disrupted again as police chief discloses case details, tactics

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA CITY HALL – The Arcata City Council was unable to meet for a second night, its deliberations disrupted by activists demanding resolution to the unsolved killing of HSU student David Josiah Lawson. Unfinished business – including The Village student housing project – will be held over to an Aug.

ABC mural coming into view at Samoa Boulevard and US 101

MAJOR MURAL A “Marvelous Mural of Marbled Murrelets,” a named coined by City Councilmember Susan Ornelas, who came up with the idea in 2016, is coming into being at the Arcata Bay Crossing (ABC) building at Samoa Boulevard and U.S, Highway 101. The 256-foot long, 27 foot tall, 7,000 sq. ft. mural offers an aerial

‘The Village’ project still alive, pending new conditions

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – An initially divided City Council found common ground on some transformative conditions for The Village student housing project Wednesday night, keeping the proposed development alive until at least Aug. 15, when it could be further considered. But that depends on whether the developer thinks he can afford

Grand Jury: ‘Significant danger’ for some Bay Trail users

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT BAY – The county’s Grand Jury has flagged multiple safety issues related to the Humboldt Bay Trail and has “significant concern” about the use of the U.S. Highway 101 shoulder connecting two developed segments. The Grand Jury is calling for a “safety barrier” along the unfinished U.S. Highway 101

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