A modest proposal for helping hospitals Over 95 percent of the COVID-19 patients in our hospitals have not been vaccinated. The unvaccinated are putting a great deal of stress on our health care system; ICUs are overflowing and non-COVID medical procedures are having to be postponed. The flood of infectious COVID patients is causing space…
Unless we place a high price on carbon dioxide pollution, other necessary policies can’t work soon enough. The good news is that where pollution prices are high enough, mostly in Europe, they have reduced carbon dioxide emissions.
Smallpox was eliminated world-wide because of mass vaccinations, and polio has been nearly exterminated. Both were threats in our childhood, and we had to get vaccinated before entering first grade. Nobody put up a fuss – we were so thankful for the vaccines.
The removal of the planter and the granite steps which supported the McKinley statue on the Plaza has also possibly removed an important part of the City of Arcata’s elevation datum system.
Wear your mask. Be considerate of retail personnel. Then, when you get in your car, you can violently rip your mask off your face, curse at it and fling it in the back seat.
Watson isn’t the first Arcata councilmember to earn a DUI, or the second. His predecessors continued in office, and went on to serve the town well, as must he.
A recent report shows that the capacity of our local hospitals is being threatened by a patient surge due to the COVID Delta variant. Statistics indicate that well over 90 percent of these patients are typically unvaccinated.
Variants Need Love A Dark Haiku Variants need love, So don’t get vaccinated; Make them feel wanted. Sherman Schapiro Eureka Olympic exclusion The Olympic games are a profound symbol of world peace, assembling athletes from all over the world to compete for their love of sport, country, and humanity. Athletes’ stories of overcoming poverty, war,…
Have you frustrations when you ponder this city?
Perhaps feel distressed, unrest, or just plain cranky?
I’d like to help you to lean-in more, civically.
For you see, “throwing shade” downgrades Arcata.
Animals can be attracted to the smell of food in a plastic or glass receptacle and end up suffering because they can’t free themselves.