This handy guide is a service of Eye on Arcata, with help from reader David Jarvis and present and former staffmembers, including Jessica Savage, Terrance McNalley, Lorraine LeBlank and Kevin Hooper.
There are dozens of Little Free Libraries across the country. According to littlefreelibrary.org, the mission is to promote literacy and the love of reading by building free book exchanges worldwide, to build a sense of community as we share skills, creativity, and wisdom across generations and to build more than 2,510 libraries around the world.
Like Occupy emplacements at Arcata City Hall and in Eureka, the K Street occupation station was riven by internal dissension as well as rocky relations with the outside world.
Meetings feature delicious refreshments, including chocolate chip cookies and coffee. For more information, call (707) 822-5954.
“I’m all jibbered up about it,” Hoover said. “Who wouldn’t be, except for 99.9 percent of the rest of the public?”
There’s nothing wrong with being a small newspaper, I thought to myself. Print the paper that you can afford to print.
I used to joke that if a nuclear bomb goes off in Humboldt County, it’s not a story that will appear in the McKinleyville Press unless the reporter finds a McKinleyville angle.
Chamber Director Brenda Bishop said solicitations invoking the Chamber’s name should be approached warily, and urged those solicited to contact the Chamber directly at (707) 822-3619.
In some ways, life back then for me resembled the movie Groundhog Day, in which a weatherman is doomed to relive the same day over and over again. Except in my case, instead of a day, it was a weekly cycle.
In the fall of 1995, I came home late one evening from a camping trip, turned on the evening news and learned that the Arcata Union was going out of business. Although I didn’t know it at the time, that was a pivotal moment in the birth of the McKinleyville Press.