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Human Rights Commission: the time has come for kindness in 2020

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Humboldt County’s Human Rights Commission is launching a social media campaign to promote one of the most lauded yet at times elusive qualities of communication. ​The Kindness 2020 Campaign was described to the Board of Supervisors at its Jan. 7 meeting by Human Rights Commissioner Lelehenia DuBois. Saying

Arcata council meeting shut down by Lawson activists

Speakers also harshly criticized Mayor Michael Winkler for referring to opponents of the William McKinley statue as a “lynch mob,” for wildly overestimating costs of statue removal and for his private business entanglements which prevent his participation in city business – including the Creek Side homes development and annexation on the evening’s agenda.

APD going after graffiti vandals

City of Arcata PRESS RELEASEAPD SEEKS THE PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE IN IDENTIFYING GRAFFITI SUSPECTSARCATA – The Arcata Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying suspects responsible for several incidents of graffiti seen throughout the Downtown area between January 1 and 3, 2020. In the last several days investigators identified at least 13 new incidents

Frankie’s New York Bagels planning new café on the Arcata Plaza

Mad River Union ARCATA PLAZA – The shuttered Plaza storefront at Jacoby’s Storehouse where PastaLuego (and before it, Bon Boniere) once dispensed nourishing treats may soon reopen as an Arcata branch of Frankie’s New York Bagels called “Frankie’s Bagel Café.” The popular bagelry, located at Eureka’s Redwood Acres, is looking to expand northward, but needs