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The Zen of McKinley: His final night on the Plaza, Part 2

The Zen of McKinley: His final night on the Plaza, Part 2

Mad River Union ARCATA PLAZA, Feb. 27, 2019 – For McKinley fans, nostalgia buffs and historians who wish to harken back to those halcyon days of Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019 just after 5 p.m. on the Arcata Plaza, here’s five more minutes of His Billness for your viewing pleasure. This west-looking perspective offers a clear

Attempted carjacking in Samoa

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office SAMOA –  On Wednesday, Feb 6 at about 5:05 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the Samoa Beach northern access parking lot for the report of an attempted robbery/carjacking. According to the female victim, she and her small child had just parked in the beach parking lot when she

Julie Fulkerson: Welcome to Arcata – we have it all, and here’s a partial list

There is ​no​ other city in Humboldt County or perhaps Northern California that has the positive attributes and resources of downtown Arcata​. ​ In a similar footprint as the Bayshore Mall (seriously, the area between Wildberries Marketplace and Plaza Shoe Shop), Arcata has more diversity and walkability than any other community in Humboldt offers. Arcata

Help Arcata document the upcoming King Tide

  City of Arcata ARCATA – The City of Arcata is seeking community assistance with documenting water levels on the Arcata Bay and in local creeks and streams during the upcoming King Tide events taking place on Sunday, Jan. 20 and Monday, Jan. 21. City staff is especially interested in documenting 15 locations at the

Trinidad Tidings: Thank you, Mad River Union

This first column of 2019 is a tribute to the weekly newspaper you are reading today, the Mad River Union, and a reflection on the role such a local forum for local news and ideas plays in giving the North Coast a sense of place and community.  The staff and writers for the newspaper were

About 100 people on street during fatal stabbing

Jack Durham Mad River Union ARCATA – There may be as many as 100 potential witnesses to the fatal stabbing that took place early this morning at Ninth and H streets in Downtown Arcata. Arcata Police are investigating the case and have yet to release the name of the victim pending notification of next of

Dreaming Kurosawa at the Sanctuary Saturday, Oct. 20

Janine Volkmar Mad River Union ARCATA – Akira Kurosawa conceived his film Dreams (1990) in eight segments.  That’s perfect because, for the eighth year, eight bands will play live music for each of the eight segments of the film, performing behind the large screen. It all happens at the Sanctuary on Saturday, Oct. 20 at

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