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Arcata woman released from detention

Mad River Union ARCATA – Claudia Portillo, an undocumented Arcata resident and mother of four daughters, has been granted release on a $12,000 bond after seven months in a federal detention center, and community members are arranging to help pay for her release. In a June 18 hearing in San Francisco Federal Immigration Court, Judge

Arcata House offers food and shelter during extreme weather

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – It’s one of those nights that feel much colder than the temperature, and bitterly so. Even at 45 degrees, downtowners are pulling up their collars and bustling from warm car to warm building to keep the cold from reaching their bones. The good news if you have