Tag Archives: Arcata Bottom

Greg King: Why is Sun Valley spraying toxic chemicals on a new Arcata field?

Greg King: Why is Sun Valley spraying toxic chemicals on a new Arcata field?

Don’t be fooled by the expanse of pretty irises growing between Foster Avenue and Bay School Road in the Arcata Bottom.  Earlier this year, Sun Valley Floral Farms sprayed that field with the carcinogen glyphosate (aka Roundup) without adequately informing neighbors, the three nearby schools, or anyone in the densely populated Greenview/Windsong neighborhood of Arcata,

Why that Iris field on the Arcata Bottom suddenly turned orange

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA BOTTOM – Residents of the Arcata Bottom, and those who love its wide-open spaces, were recently surprised to see a huge field off Foster Avenue suddenly turn orange. Some thought it had been sprayed with an orange substance. The parcel, APN 506-141-019-000 at 3125 Foster Avenue, is owned

Manure Fest 2019 a mucky marvel

Mad River Union AF ARCATA BOTTOM, April 1 – With springtime fields hungry for nutrients, it’s time for the annual Arcata Bottom Manure Gun Festival, now celebrating 14 years of poo -splosive awesomeness. Attendees will be able to see 17 unique manure guns  in action, from a 2019 fully electronic John Deere BlassTER Mach 6,

Authorities: Piles of dead cows, dogs without water at Christie Ranch

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office ARCATA BOTTOM – During a five month investigation into large-scale animal cruelty complaints about properties owned by or associated with local rancher Raymond Frank Christie, Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies observed bovine bones and carcasses in/near waterways, as well as, areas on the properties where cattle were being contained with little to

Big Bottoms pot plant planned

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – For years, Sun Valley Floral Farms has been asked whether they’d get into the cannabis cultivation business once the drug was legalized. The answer has been, consistently and adamantly: no. That’s still the case, despite what might seem like an ideal and highly profitable extension of the

‘The Village’ EIR posted, Planco takes project up Nov. 28

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – A couple of large housing projects – one for students, the other for seniors and others – have reached the stage of environmental review and imminent Arcata Planning Commission hearings. The Village The Environmental Impact Report for The Village, a large new student housing complex first announced

Obituary: Angelina Marie Zanotti, 1921-2017

Angelina Marie Zanotti was born on September 5, 1921 to Silvia and Antonio Bettazza and passed away on July 18, 2017. Angelina immigrated from Mura, Italy to USA with her mom Silvia and her baby sister Mercedes to join her father Antonio in Humboldt County.  She arrived at Ellis Island on Sept 7, 1923 at

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