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Council to ponder butane possession and sale restrictions

Council to ponder butane possession and sale restrictions

Mad River Union CITY HALL – The Arcata City Council will discuss a possible ordinance to regulate the sale, possession and/or use of butane at its meeting Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 6 p.m. at City Hall, 736 F St. Butane is used in processing concentrated tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). A staff report states that it is “prevalent in

Arcata to improve bus stops

Jessie Faulkner Mad River Union ARCATA – City engineers laid out a plan May 18 for improving accessibility to several of Arcata’s bus stops serving Mad River Transit and Humboldt Transit Authority riders. One of the most common improvements is the installation of “bulbouts,” localized extensions of the sidewalk making entry to the buses easier

Arcata council to consider ADA bus stop improvements

Jessie Faulkner Mad River Union ARCATA – Staff from Arcata’s Engineering Department will present plans at Wednesday, May 18 Arcata City Council meeting to make several of the bus stops more accessible to those with disabilities. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. at 736 F St. in Arcata. City staff has been working with Humboldt County

Arcata joins in regional electricity cooperative

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – To further its goals of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, holding the line on energy rates and boosting renewable energy, the Arcata City Council last week opted in to a community choice aggregation (CCA) plan. CCAs allow local jurisdictions to buy and generate their own electrical power

Paul Pitino elected mayor, Susan Ornelas vice mayor (updated with official press release)

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA CITY HALL – In a brief but mortifying Arcata City Council session today, Arcata’s newly elected mayor, Paul Pitino, was described as lacking the “balanced, calm demeanor” required of a mayor. The criticism was leveled by City Councilmember Susan Ornelas, following a motion by Councilmember Mark Wheetley nominating