Author Archives: Kevin Hoover

Letters to the Editor, May 8, 2019

The city could easily solve homelessness if it wanted to Oh boy, here Arcata goes again.  Given a $400,000 grant to help all the town’s homeless, officials are going to spend it on five one-bedroom modulars, which means five people or couples will get sheltered and housed. Great planning, great reasoning, HA! Take that $400,000

Four arrested after pot deal ends in gunfire

City of Arcata PRESS RELEASE FOUR ARRESTED FOR ROBBERY IN ARCATA On Saturday May 11, 2019, at 2 p.m., the Arcata Police Department responded to the 2600 block of Alliance Road for multiple reports of gunshots fired from a white SUV. Witnesses also described a blue Toyota Rav4 fleeing the scene, occupied by four black male

County ups mental health crisis response

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Having gained $6.5 million in state grants, Humboldt County is setting up programs that will connect children and adults to mental health specialists based in schools and in mobile response teams.  The county is one of only a few counties whose mental health programs have been funded through

Letter Carriers’ Food Drive is Saturday, May 11 – here’s how to donate

HUMBOLDT – Saturday, May 11 will mark the 27th annual Letter Carriers’ Food Drive. All residents of Humboldt County are being asked to participate and help “Stamp out Hunger.” During this nationwide food drive, letter carriers will be picking up donations of non-perishable food and delivering these donations to local food banks throughout the country.

McKinleyville Matters: Pony Express Days is coming up, and you can have a booth!

Pony Express Days in McKinleyville is coming up May 29 to June 2., and the McKinleyville Chamber of Commerce is still taking applications for the outdoor chili cook off and parade participants as well as vendors for the festival.  The chili cook off will be on Thursday, May 30 in the McKinleyville Shopping Center. All

Trinidad Tidings: the seaside village needs YOU!

Attention civic minded Trinidad residents! City Clerk Gabriel Adams reports that the City of Trinidad is looking for qualified residents to fill vacancies on the City Council, Trails Advisory Committee and Short-Term Rental Advisory Committee.  Send letters of interest via email ([email protected]), mail (P.O. Box 390, Trinidad, CA 95570), or deliver to the clerk’s office

Gal in the Galley: Impress your mother this Sunday

Eureka Natural Foods has local organic quinoa in their bulk section for a very reasonable price, and I am so pleased to have one of the whole grains I crave grown less than 30 miles from where I live. I adore it, actually; with it’s interesting chewy-crunchy texture and earthy, nut-like flavor, not to mention