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Emely Velez, Eric V. Kirk, Renee Saucedo: Overblown cost claims unfairly undermine Measure K

Emely Velez, Eric V. Kirk, Renee Saucedo: Overblown cost claims unfairly undermine Measure K

This November, voters in Humboldt County will have the opportunity to vote for Measure K, the Sanctuary Initiative. This simple proposal will assure that local resources are dedicated to local law enforcement rather than national scapegoating political agendas. Community members gathered thousands of signatures from our neighbors to put the Sanctuary Initiative on the ballot

County may fund effort to combat sex trafficking

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – A proposal to fund research and education on sex trafficking will be part of the Board of Supervisors’ upcoming budget deliberations. The increasingly talked-about issue of human trafficking was discussed at the June 5 Board of Supervisors meeting as a draft of the budget for the fiscal year

Pressure mounts to declare county shelter crisis

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Pressure to declare a shelter crisis in Humboldt County is increasing as winter nears and the Board of Supervisors has been presented with petitions bearing more than 1,000 signatures. Two dozen proponents of a shelter crisis declaration spoke during the open public comment session of the Nov. 7

Humboldt Supervisors under strong pressure to approve Humboldt Sanctuary status

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Support for a Humboldt County sanctuary ordinance has intensified and a well-attended rally at the county administrative office in Eureka has gotten the attention of the Board of Supervisors. The Sept. 19 supervisors meeting was temporarily suspended as the rally moved from outside county headquarters into the hallway

Human Rights Commission trimmed

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Despite objection from its chairman, Humboldt County’s Human Rights Commission will have its membership reduced. Changing the county’s Planning Commission is also under consideration. Reducing the membership of the Human Rights Commission and expanding the Planning Commission were discussed at the Dec. 6 meeting of the Board of

Human Rights Comm. to meet next week

The Humboldt County Human Rights Commission meets on Thursday, May 2, in Conference Room A in the County Courthouse at 825 Fifth Street, Eureka. The meeting begins at 5 p.m. Conference Room A is wheel-chair accessible, and disabled parking is available in the parking lot on K Street between Fourth and Fifth streets. Time is

Human Rights Commission to discuss protest rules

The Humboldt County Human Rights Commission meets on Thursday, April 4, in Conference Room A in the County Courthouse at 825 Fifth Street, Eureka. The meeting begins at 5 p.m. Conference Room A is wheel-chair accessible, and disabled parking is available in the parking lot on K Street between Fourth and Fifth streets. Time is

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