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Steve Robles, Union writer, taken by COVID-19

Steve Robles, Union writer, taken by COVID-19

Mad River Union ARCATA – Steve Robles, writer and reporter for the Mad River Union and Arcata Union, has passed away after a weeks-long battle with COVID-19 in a Los Angeles-area hospital. Robles wrote for a variety of publications in the San Francisco Bay area including the San Francisco Bay Guardian, SF Weekly, BBH Media

Arcata Police arrest alleged vandal

Mad River Union ARCATA – Arcata Police officers, including Chief Brian Ahearn, last Thursday subdued and arrested a berserk-acting man in the area of Eighth and K streets. Ahearn said the man, Curtis Edwin Collins, 31, was “running through the streets vandalizing vehicles. Punched a Police Officer in the shoulder. Was tased in the 900

Arcata council renews emergency, lodges houseless, supports medical workers

“What’s going to happen is, if somebody coughs in one of those situations, the food could be contaminated,” Winkler said, without citing any evidence of groceries being a disease vector in the community. “And that could be a conduit for somebody getting infected.”