PG&E is running a dishonest campaign. While the “Yes” campaign promises democracy and a “right to vote,” in truth the initiative will limit long-existing local government authority to float bonds needed for municipal projects and will hamstring local governments’ ability to choose local power providers. “The Sole purpose of Proposition 16 is to reinforce PG&E’s monopoly,” notes Arcata Councilmember Shane Brinton. “This initiative is a frontal assault by PG&E on local control and green energy.”
When again might we have two Pauls running for District Attorney and two Mikes for Sheriff as well as, if you happen to live in the Fifth District, two Patricks for Supervisor?
Through its dedicated volunteers and with the generous support of the community and City of Arcata, the North Coast Resource Center (NCRC) is providing vital services to the disadvantaged in Arcata. For the sake of those in need, the NCRC should have its lease on the Arcata Service Center extended.
The journalism class must be returned next year. We need it, we want it, and through our devotion and enthusiasm we have proven over and over again that we deserve it.
As my fourth and final year of Arcata High draws to a close, many aspects of my academic career seem to bleed together. I find myself wondering which skills that I have attained in High School will be essential to succeeding at the next level. The skills that I have learned on the staff of…
And, yes, we are going through a budget crisis right now, but what better way to triumph over this adversity than to show that Arcata High can provide a life-altering experience for journalism students and an important and effective way to increase awareness in its community?
Winding down journalism at Arcata High and letting its noble, longstanding Pepperbox newspaper die would be a terrible, terrible portent for the future of straight-up reporting and for the health of our society.
Exercise is actually one of those great cure-alls. It helps improve your physical health, reduces symptoms of depression and anxiety, and improves your mood. The general guideline is ½ hour to an hour of moderate exercise, such as brisk walking, most or all days of the week.
For future reference, the correct after-hours non-emergency number for highway patrol according to Officer Larson is (707) 268-2000. Feel free to contact them at this number for non-emergency activities relevant to the California Highway Patrol without fear of repercussion.
Terrence McNally Eye Business Editor It was just a couple of years ago that people would joke about Arcata’s burgeoning number of taco trucks. For a while, a new one appeared to pop up every month. With the pending arrival of Northcoast Horticulture Supply at the former Arcata Color Center location on Fifth Street, A-town…