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McKMAC to discuss finances, town entrances

McKMAC to discuss finances, town entrances

Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee will discuss a proposal to gather data to determine whether to pursue incorporation at its meeting Wednesday, May 29 at 6 p.m. at the McKinleyville Middle School Conference Center, 2285 Central Ave. in McKinleyville. The advisory committee may decide whether to make a recommendation on

Arcata forest managers poised to oppose cannabis grow permit

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Arcata’s Forest Management Committee (FMC) is inching toward opposition to a Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Permit (CCCP) for a 40-acre grow sited next to the Jacoby Creek Forest.  The citizen-led FMC advises the City Council on matters pertaining to Arcata’s forestlands, but the decision on the permit will

Arcata Police Log: A lot of this comes down to oversharing. At top volume. All night long.

• Thursday, April 25 2 a.m. “Stop smacking me,” said one of two yellingtons on Union Street who, despite the passions of the moment, cared enough to use a slightly evocative verb. 7:16 p.m. The ridonkulous “who’d fall for that?” Social Security phone scam netted another victim, ensuring its continuation. The scammer reaped some $2,900

Vance Avenue fire burns utility lines

  Mad River Union SAMOA – A torched vehicle on Vance Avenue burned up transmission lines this morning. The fire broke out around 5:30 a.m. in an abandoned camper left on the roadside of the Samoa street, a popular dumping site for vehicles and other trash. It’s not clear which, if any power, telephone or

Circus’s animal use protested

CREATURE DISCOMFORTS Protesters greeted the arrival of the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus at Redwood Acres Friday. Organized via the “Boycott Circus Cruelty in Humboldt” Facebook page, the activists both cite the circus’s checkered past with regard to animal treatment, and oppose on principle the use of wild animals for entertainment. “These wild and domestic animals