Tag Archives: Arcata City Hall

City Hall sit-in over for now

City Hall sit-in over for now

Mad River Union ARCATA CITY HALL – The occupation of City Council Chamber that participants said would last until the City of Arcata re-hired investigator Tom Parker ended around midnight last night. The protest was organized by activists demanding resolution to the unsolved killing of HSU student David Josiah Lawson. Thursday morning, city staff was

Lawson protesters occupying Arcata City Council Chamber

  Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA CITY HALL – Activists protesting the unsolved killing of Humboldt State student David Josiah Lawson have set up an occupation of City Council Chamber. Protest co-organizer Renee Saucedo said the occupation will continue until the City of Arcata re-hires investigator Tom Parker. Parker had  assisted APD with

Watson’s crisp attire sparks clean shirt, washed face revival

Angus Podgorny Mad River Union ARCATA, APRIL 1 – Clean-cut Arcata Councilmember Brett Watson’s natty duds have sparked a city-wide fashion shift.  The era of earth-toned garments, in effect since the 1970s, may have passed. With his monochromatic 1961 tax accountant look, the vice mayor’s crisp, wrinkle-free shirts and ties have set a new tone

City tightens drone regulation at Marsh

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – At its March 7 meeting, the Arcata City Council unanimously passed Ordinance No. 1500, formalizing restrictions on drone use at the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary, City Hall, the Corp Yard and other facilities. Other city parks, including Redwood Park, are not affected by the new ordinance.

Proposed new parcel tax would fund open space, trails, creeks and wildlife

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Once a year the City Council sits down with its four environmental advisory committees, takes updates and looks ahead. The meeting also lets the citizen-led groups – Forest Management, Open Space & Agriculture, Parks & Recreation and Wetlands & Creeks – learn about what the others are

Arcata Public meetings for Sept. 12 – 14

PLANCO The Arcata Planning Commission meets Tuesday, Sept. 12 in Council Chamber at City Hall, 736 F St. Agenda items include adoption of a California Environmental Quality Act exemption for an addition, remodeling and modifications to Café Vrio, 791 G St.; approval of a minor use permit and design review to a property at 1183

City Hall workers to be supplied with air

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The folks at Arcata City Hall usually seem chipper enough at their various desks and service counters. You can hardly tell that the poor dears are freezing, burning and gasping for fresh air most of the time. That’s because City Hall’s HVAC (heat, ventilation, air conditioning) system