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PastaLuego vacates Arcata Vets Hall amid dealbreaking disagreements

PastaLuego vacates Arcata Vets Hall amid dealbreaking disagreements

Last Thursday, an environmental food scientist from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) inspected the facility to ascertain its adequacy for wholesale food preparation. The aged kitchen’s antiquated fixtures and storage practices failed on several counts, requiring repair and remediation before it may be used for wholesale production. 

George Wheeler, July 17, 1949 – Feb. 5, 2020

Jack Durham Mad River Union MCKINLEYVILLE – Community leader George Wheeler, who championed for a skate park, solar power and pesticide-free parks in McKinleyville, died early this morning, Feb. 5 surrounded by family. He was 70 years old. Wheeler died from diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. “It’s in my bones, it’s in my brain,” Wheeler said

Fatality in early Sunday morning Arcata apartment fire

Arcata Fire Protection District ARCATA – On Sunday,  Feb. 2 at 5:33 a.m., Arcata Fire District responded to a multi-unit structure fire in a high-density apartment complex at 115 Samoa Blvd., Arcata.  Initial 911 calls reported heavy fire in two units and at least one person had jumped out a second story window. Units first arriving at scene found

McK Town Center rezoning will provide maximum flex, options and no big box stores

The committee ultimately voted unanimously that the Town Center should include wetlands, stormwater detention basins, parks, public gathering areas, trails, sidewalks and  roads integrated into a plan for land use and active transportation that is cohesive and reflects the culture and values of McKinleyville. 

Arcata City Council considering ballot measure to end community water fluoridation

Mad River Union ARCATA – Among the items on the Wednesday, Feb. 5 City Council agenda is community water fluoridation. Arcata has fluoridated its water since the early 1960s, and in 2006 defeated by 62 to 38 percent Measure W, which would have ceased fluoridation. According to a city staff report, Councilmember Paul Pitino has