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Bottoms grow OK’d, neighbors muster appeal

After abundant comment opposing and favoring the project, the commission vote 5–2 to adopt the Mitigated Neg Dec, make findings for approval of the Conditional Use Permit and approve the project, with Commissioners Brian Mitchell and Peggy O’Neill dissenting.

Trinidad’s Seascape Restaurant closed after ‘super-spreader’ event

Trinidad Rancheria news release Seascape Restaurant ~COVID-19 Exposure The Trinidad Rancheria Tribal Government would like to notify tribal members, employees, customers, and the community that the Seascape Restaurant was affected by a COVID-19 “super-spreader” event in Humboldt County the week of April 18th. As a result, the Seascape Restaurant is closed until further notice. Employees

Planco hears Bottoms grow project again tonight

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – With more than a month to regroup, advocates for and opponents of the proposed Arcata Land Company industrial cannabis grow proposal for the Arcata Bottom will meet again Thursday night before the Humboldt County Planning Commission. In the intervening month since the first hearing, which was continued

Team 27 is now Team 27th, and wants an EIR for the Arcata Bottom grow

Team 27th News Release Westwood Neighbors call for Sun Valley Cannabis Grow EIR In response to the Sun Valley Group’s plans to build a nearly 9-acre commercial cannabis grow in the Arcata Bottoms, local residents are calling on the Humboldt County Planning Commission to require an Environmental Impact Report (EIR). Sun Valley, under the name Arcata

APD again appeals for Lawson witnesses for help, walk set for Saturday

Four years after the unsolved killing of Humboldt State student David Josiah Lawson, the 4 Years, 4 Mile, J4J Walk takes place Saturday, April 17 from noon to 5 p.m. Meet at Arcata City Hall at noon for a walk to the Humboldt Bay Trail, then back to the Arcata Plaza for a coat drive with music and beverages. Participants are asked to bring art and signs for David Josiah Lawson. Please wear a mask and observe COVID precautions.

McKinleyville Town Center planning kicked up to county level

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – After nearly a year and a half of public meetings about the McKinleyville Town Center, the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee voted unanimously March 31 to direct the Humboldt County Planning Department to create a draft land use ordinance for the heart of the community. The vote brings to