• Saturday, August 21 1:06 p.m. A man asked this other guy in Chestnut Place if he could use his phone. In the spirit of brotherhood and helpful generosity, the blue-gray Android phone was handed over, at which point the borrower refused to return it, taking flight on a black Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle. 4:17 p.m.…
Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Humboldt County’s public health director has said that staff in local hospitals and her department can only focus on priority work as the most intense phase of the pandemic continues. During a September 8 virtual news conference, county Public Health Director Sofia Pereira described the alarming scale of…
We are a group of artists, musicians, activists and educators who see Internet radio as a platform to amplify our art and the art of those we love. We are excited to collaborate with local organizations. We hope to use Humboldt Hot Air as a platform for those within our community to amplify their voices especially during Covid when many of our artistic platforms have been less accessible.
Stated Fleming: “Mr. Watson received standard consequences for his conduct. The only somewhat unusual part of this case is Mr. Watson taking immediate responsibility for his actions, which I appreciate.”
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Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office McKINLEYVILLE – On Monday, Sept. 13 at about 8 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence on the 1300 block of Underhill Avenue in McKinleyville for the report of a physical assault. As deputies arrived on scene, a 15-year-old juvenile suspect approached a deputy’s patrol vehicle and began…
Arcata Mayor Brett Watson is being arraigned this morning in Humboldt County Superior Court on multiple charges related to his Aug. 1 arrest by the California Highway Patrol.
At the August meeting of Arcata’s Public Safety Committee, member Fred Johansen said he and other Westwood-area residents are alarmed about the planned project just east of their neighborhood. (The committee formed three subcommittees to study safety issues in central Arcata, the Westwood/Craftsman Mall area and in Valley West.)
Councilmembers initially listed their top picks for funding, then got down to specifics. An initial $1 million was set aside for climate change-related projects, with specifics to be determined later. Initial common areas of emphasis among the councilmembers were support for public safety (if not necessarily police), homeless sheltering, Valley West improvements and restoring staff positions cut during as part of pandemic response.
The splitting of a 1.3-acre parcel located on Babler Road about 1,500 feet from the Central Avenue intersection was unanimously approved by the commission at its September 2 meeting.