Mendosa said the City wanted to give the motel time to let its weekend guests check out before turning off the water. “I really hated to do it, but we had no choice,” Mendosa said. “We’re not a bank and we can’t keep floating them.”
When asked about the contents of the building, they confirmed that it was being used as a cannabis grow room. One resident had unsuccessfully tried to control the fire with an extinguisher but was repelled by the copious smoke.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) will hold a SmartMeter Educational Center in City Council Chambers, 736 F St., Tuesday, Feb. 1 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The 14th Annual Arcata Eye Ball takes place Saturday, Jan. 29 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Arcata Theatre Lounge, 1036 G St. in Arcata.
“This draft, as you know, is taken from Arcata’s Nip It In the Bud campaign that was written to drive pot out of Arcata and now we want to take the ordinance that drives pot out of Arcata and make it countywide,” he said, adding that doing so will draw patients into “the county’s regulatory roach motel of title queries and property inspections.”
The minimally-explained matter seemed resolved with a 4-1 vote to replace Brinton, who was the dissenter. At last week’s meeting, however, Brinton asked that the item be revisited because he believed Stillman had violated the Brown Act by discussing the appointment in separate phone calls with himself and then Winkler.
The state has instructed relevant agencies to plan for 16 inches of sea level rise by the year 2050 and 55 inches by 2100. Shockingly, says Laird, “No one has taken a comprehensive look at Humboldt Bay’s shoreline yet.”
Individuals, businesses, school groups, service clubs, other faith communities are all being asked to pitch in with any donation they can muster. Cash is always useful, of course, but so are contributions of food and washable blankets. Donations are tax deductible, should be earmarked “EWS” and may be sent or delivered to Arcata Presbyterian Church, 670 11th St., Arcata, CA 95521, or any of the other participating churches.
Admittedly a NorCal girl at heart, summers were spent in Laytonville with her grandparents, and she said, “Coming back is like returning home. The forest is my sanctuary, it restores my soul… I feel strongly we must protect and sustain our forests for future generations. My hope for my next four years as a Senator is that I can, in some small measure, contribute to the long-term sustainability of our forests.”
The council then took a break. As the councilmembers adjourned, Winkler and Brinton exchanged words, with Winkler asking Brinton for his assistance with the HWMA assignment. “Fuck you, Michael,” Brinton shot back. The curse was clearly heard by viewers watching the meeting on Access Humboldt, and can also be heard on the archived video of the meeting.