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Union Q&A: City Council Candidate Sofia Pereira

Union Q&A: City Council Candidate Sofia Pereira

Mad River Union ARCATA – The Union gave all three Arcata City Council candidates some homework – a long list of questions, viewable here. The following are Arcata City Council candidate Sofia Pereira’s responses to the Mad River Union’s Council Candidate Questionnaire. The responses have not been edited in any way. Any questions the candidate

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

Lawson protesters occupying Arcata City Council Chamber

  Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA CITY HALL – Activists protesting the unsolved killing of Humboldt State student David Josiah Lawson have set up an occupation of City Council Chamber. Protest co-organizer Renee Saucedo said the occupation will continue until the City of Arcata re-hires investigator Tom Parker. Parker had  assisted APD with

There are three Arcata City Council candidates for 2018

Mad River Union ARCATA – Of the seven individuals who took out nomination papers for Arcata City Council, four turned them in and three qualified to run. This afternoon, City Clerk Bridget Dory reported that the Humboldt County Office of Elections had found that just 17 of the 23 signatures on aspiring candidate Ryan Dale’s

Arcata council incumbents, aspirants getting serious

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union Note: This story includes material previously published online. – Ed. ARCATA – With two four-year Arcata City Council seats available this November and a host of pressing issues at hand, incumbents and outsiders alike are joining the candidate queue. As of Monday morning, some seven possible candidates have taken

600-foot-tall Mayor Sofia Pereira on downtown rampage

Blamph Scrimble Mad River Union ARCATA, APRIL 1 – An unlikely sequence of events resulted in severe damage downtown last Thursday morning as a Godzilla-sized Sofia Pereira went on a cross-Plaza rampage. The mayor had been walking past Jacoby’s Storehouse sipping a quantum energy smoothie from Co-op when she was struck by a bolt of

Arcata continues to investigate Lawson homicide

City of Arcata ARCATA – Arcata Police Department continues an active investigation into the homicide of David Josiah Lawson. Since criminal investigations can take time, the City wants to remind the community that this is an active and open case. The Police Department is working through a defined investigative strategy based on all the physical

A turbulent NextGen succession at City Hall

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Arcata’s new mayor is Sofia Pereira, and Brett Watson is vice mayor. The two were elected, both by unanimous votes of the council per the Arcata Municipal Code. Their ascendance represents a generational change of leadership on the council after years of domination by what might be

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