There is help out there. Talk with your landlords and make payment arrangements. Most landlords want to work with their tenants. Rent will still be owed but time to pay can be given. There are orders to avoid most evictions during these times. Utilities are also supposed to be left on. There will still be debt but as payments arrive it will get better.
If we are to take anything out of this pandemic, maybe we will begin to understand how family and community keep us going and keep the human spirit strong. Separation and division may be necessary right now but it can also be a great teacher.
It has come to our attention that another example of racial hate surfaced within our community this week. Because we are all responsible for saying something when we witness prejudice and hateful acts, we offer this joint statement to express our collective belief that racism and hatred are not acceptable and make many of our community members unsafe.
Thank you to our grocery clerks, and everyone else behind the scenes that keep our food supply stable. Daily, you are witnessing the best and the worst of human behavior, as well as having to leave your families at home while you come to work to make sure we all have food and supplies. Thank you!
We are a community of many different occupations and ages. Yet we all live harmoniously and look out for each other.
Stop animal insanity This is an open letter to the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors. I am deeply saddened by the drastic decrease in time a homeless animal is given at the county shelter before being killed. It’s disturbing. Did you know that to give every homeless animal a home, each human must take in…
I’m sure that most of the other people there had a similar lack of knowledge about this issue that I did.
If Measure R does not pass, the district will also be forced to terminate the positions of six firefighters. The national standard for the number of firefighters on an engine is four, the California state standard is three per engine. Due to current funding your district can only staff two firefighters per engine. The termination of six firefighters would decrease its ability to effectively manage your emergencies.
If Measure R fails, your fire district would be forced to close a station. The impact of closing a fire station would mean longer response times for life threatening emergencies that are extremely time sensitive.
For the civic and service minded in the City of Trinidad, there are many opportunities for voluntary service. Three City Council seats will be open for election on the Nov. 3, 2020 ballot. As well, the Trinidad Trails Committee and the Trinidad Short Term Rental Advisory Committee welcome applications for new members. In…