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A student’s view about what Arcata does right, and not so much

A student’s view about what Arcata does right, and not so much

Joellen Clark-Peterson Arcata Chamber – Special to the Union ARCATA – Isaiah Kalaukoa, from the island of Hawaii, is a fifth year super senior at HSU pursuing a degree in International Business Administration. His is the last class to graduate in this concentration at HSU. He is the president of the Entrepreneurs Club. How did you

Still no report on Lawson police response

Steve Robles Mad River Union ARCATA – Despite a a claim by National Police Foundation President Jim Burch at an Arcata City Council meeting in August that a report into the investigation into the killing of David Josiah Lawson would be turned over “within weeks,” that hasn’t happened yet. Arcata City Manager Karen Diemer said

Morning update on power shutoff

PG&E Power Shutoff Wednesday Morning Update County of Humboldt – The Home of the Redwoods Seal In the early hours of Wednesday, Oct. 9, Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) activated its Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) protocols, which resulted in shutting off power to parts of Humboldt County. PG&E is reporting that around 60,000 customers

Citizens help plan for Arcata’s housing future

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union  ARCATA COMMUNITY CENTER – In an attempt to guide the development of its future housing inventory, the city’s Community Development Department last week invited citizens to weigh in on the matter.  Arcata’s housing profile isn’t ideal, and even optimistic projections indicate a continuing shortage.  With housing-themed music (“Our House” by

PG&E to turn off power sometime after midnight due to high winds

Updated at 7:43 p.m. with press release from County of Humboldt: PG&E to shut down power to Humboldt County Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) has notified the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services (Sheriff’s OES) that Humboldt County will lose power at midnight tonight due to de-energization of two transmission lines originating in Shasta

Plaza Task Force sifts options, and there are a lot of them

Dajonea Robinson Mad River Union  ARCATA – It’s time to refine, consolidate, and prioritize what’s best for the Arcata Plaza. The Plaza Improvement Task Force (PITF) is refining their recommendations to bring a concise list to the public and City Council during a study session in November. Julie Neander is the Task Force’s city staff