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Join Black Humboldt and celebrate slavery’s end on Juneteenth 2020

Join Black Humboldt and celebrate slavery’s end on Juneteenth 2020

Black Humboldt/NAACP HUMBOLDT – The Eureka Chapter of The NAACP and Black Humboldt invite everyone to join in celebrating Juneteenth 2020.  This Juneteenth celebration is an all day, community wide, event celebrating freedom, diversity and community. The event features local POC vendors, workshop facilitators, music and performances. Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the

County reels back Manila trail permit, will further review environmental impacts

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union ​MANILA –A month after gaining approval for a trail in Manila, the county is starting the process over and will re-apply for a permit that will include a California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review. ​The county’s Planning Commission had approved a coastal development permit for a new 0.6 mile multi-use

McKinleyville seeking homelessness solutions

Anne Pierson, the owner of the McKinleyville Shopping Center, said that the criminal problem became so bad that she was forced to hire security for the shopping center three years ago and has spent $165,000. She has also spent thousands of dollars cleaning up trash left behind in camps. In recent years, volunteers have had to carefully  scour the lawn for discarded needles before holding the annual Easter Egg hunt.

Letters to the Editor, June 3, 2020

Mobilize for change Derek Chauvin, a white policeman, celebrated 400 years of slavery in America by calmly, methodically suffocating George Floyd, an unarmed, handcuffed black man. Three of Chauvin’s cohorts stood guard to make sure no one would interfere. The protests across the country sparked by George Floyd’s murder are a fitting and necessary expression