Author Archives: Kevin Hoover

Work in progress at V&N Burger Bar location, will re-open as something, sometime

Work in progress at V&N Burger Bar location, will re-open as something, sometime

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – While you can’t order a hamburger at the defunct V&N Burger Bar right now, it looks like you’ll be able to sometime later this year. The iconic restaurant, which closed two years ago after 52 years in operation, will re-open under a different name, and its cuisine

Lights, camera… Legend

Mad River Union ARCATA – On a sleepy Sunday morning, the Minor Theatre sizzled with excitement last weekend as scenes from a new indie film titled Legend, by TK Film Studios, were shot. A couple dozen extras were used in street scenes, and in theatre lobby and audience settings.   See the photo cutline above for

Arcata Main Street seeking new director

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – After two years of relative stability and unprecedented productivity, the resignation of Arcata Main Street’s (AMS) dynamic director has returned the downtown business organization to its nominal state of being “in transition.” Executive Director Jeanette Todd announced her resignation last Tuesday morning at the monthly, casual gathering

Eco-Briefs, July 17, 2019

TWILIGHT AT THE MARSH Come experience the quiet of summer twilight at the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary on Friday, July 19. Local naturalist Alexa DeJoannis will lead a casual exploration of our local gem on behalf of Friends of the Arcata Marsh from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the end of the work week.

UPDATED: A-town bigwigs scrub the bubbler, and it’s working again

UPDATE: The fountain is fixed! It has new faucets see photo below) , and the pavement doesn’t look to have been disturbed. Developing… – Ed. Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Everyone knows that Arcata’s elected leaders mostly spend their time in their posh City Hall offices lounging on overstuffed satin pillows, savoring canapés and

Jessica McGuinty is finally winning over her own heart and mind

Note: the following story includes explicit descriptions of medical conditions and procedures, plus an image and language that some may find disturbing. – Ed. Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA/CAMARILLO – Having survived seven major heart surgeries before age 40 – more than any two or three average people might experience in a lifetime

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