If you believe as I do, that we actually create our own future, then the most important issue in any election is really the character of the candidates as leaders. After our decades of culture wars, I submit that character is far more important than political prosecutions. I urge everyone to look beyond canned rhetoric and shrewd tactics.
The Grand Jury’s recommendations to fix the alleged problems include creating a grant management committee, implementing revision of the county’s nepotism policy, establishing an ordinance that sets a definite schedule for employee evaluations and demanding that Gallegos “recognize the ongoing responsibility of his department to abide by the administrative, finance and personnel policies of the county.”
The Arcata Eye, Arcata Chamber of Commerce and KHSU 90.5 FM, in cooperation with the City of Arcata, will co-sponsor a City Council Candidate Forum Thursday, Thursday, Oct. 7 from 7 to 9 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m.
Don’t miss your opportunity to participate in this one time “Blind Print Auction” with proceeds designated to the Arcata Ridge Trail Project. Here’s how: e-mail your “blind-bid” and contact information to [email protected] with the subject line “Ridge Trail” by Friday, Oct. 1, 2010 at 9 a.m.
I loved Arcata for 74 years, but I think the romance is over, however I like the Arcata Eye and will continue taking it.
Vote. Party on. Repeat.
• Tuesday, August 17 8:14 p.m. A weed whacker and leaf blower left unattended in Valley West either eloped or were stolen.
Sailors, who is one of seven vying for two open City Council seats in November, is a mixture of mad-as-heck citizen and entrepreneur flustered with what he sees as an incompetent City staff, a bike-unfriendly City, and a medical marijuana-intolerant establishment.
“’Participants will leave knowing how to start, grow, harvest, dry/cure and store their own medicine,’” she read. “They’ll show us how to do a small, indoor grow using soil. They even go into the legal ramifications. It says Ellen Komp – the deputy director of Cal-NORML is teaching that one – she’ll go into activism as well. That’s interesting.”
Prop 19 would allow the state legislature to define regulations for commercial production of marijuana whether cities and counties do it or not. Lovelace said the CSAC board voted to recommend that the legislature deal with regulation.