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Maggie Gainer: ’Tis the season to be incredibly wasteful, but here’s how to change that

This is the time of year that Americans gather to enjoy family and friends, to feast, exchange gifts, and to generate a shameful amount of waste.  We throw away 25 percent more trash than usual between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve — about a million extra tons of garbage each week.  Humboldt’s holiday waste generation

Regional Extreme Weather Shelter tonight, Saturday, Nov. 30

Arcata House Partnership Arcata House Partnership will host the Regional Extreme Weather Shelter tonight, Saturday, Nov. 30, to serve people who are homeless. Shelter intakes will begin at 4:15 p.m. today at the Annex, located at 501 Ninth St. in Arcata. From 4:15 to 5 p.m., staff will conduct shelter screenings, schedule showers and provide clean clothes