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Different flavors of Democrats make their electoral wishes known

Different flavors of Democrats make their electoral wishes known

Humboldt Progressive Democrats Endorse Local Candidates in November Election Humboldt Progressive Democrats endorsed several local candidates at a special meeting Friday night, Sept. 4.  Using a virtual remote meeting platform, each candidate spoke to members about their vision and platform and answered question from members. Topics ranged from sea level rise to defunding the police

City Council candidate Camilla Zapata is committed to Arcata

I believe in environmental justice, equity and inclusion. The social movements currently vibrating our country have brought new clarity to some and affirmation to others, that the marginalized in our culture need all of our support to enact real change. Using an intersectional approach to include all disenfranchised groups, I hope to provide space for honest and inspired conversations on how to support each one of our diverse community members. I am willing to put the time and energy in to aid in the changes needed for us to collectively move into the future.

Arcata council candidate Paul Pitino brings ideas, projects, public service

I will work to improve the quality of life in Arcata by focusing on a premier destination dog park, a village style transitional housing project, continued upgrade of small neighborhood parks, City of Arcata and Humboldt State University collaboration, late night county bus service on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, creation of satellite parking for downtown Arcata, creation of a bicycle campground, and Code Inspection (Health and Safety) of Arcata rental units.  

APD seizes illegal fireworks

City of Arcata PRESS RELEASE ARCATA RESIDENT CITED FOR ILLEGAL FIREWORKS On Tuesday, Sept. 8 at about 11:04 p.m., the Arcata Police Department received numerous calls of aerial fireworks being shot off in the area of L.K. Wood Boulevard and California Avenue. Officers began checking the area and observed fireworks being shot into the air from

25 new COVID-19 cases reported since Friday

Sept 8, 2020 – 25 New Cases Reported Since Friday Twenty-five new cases of COVID-19 have been reported since Friday, bringing to 434 the total number of county residents who have tested positive for the virus. The daily, weekly and monthly datasets have been updated. Some highlights include the following: Of the 1,723 residents tested

PG&E girds grid, warns customers of coming power shutoffs

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – With temperatures and power consumption soaring across the state, PG&E held a YouTube briefing Monday night on planned Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) events. Areas in Humboldt, including Arcata and Blue Lake, are among those that will be affected beginning Tuesday at midnight, with power restoration predicted for Wednesday at