Tag Archives: Billboards

Billboard buy boosts Humboldt Bay Trail

Billboard buy boosts Humboldt Bay Trail

The Board of Supervisors approved the $603,000 purchase of a shoreline property consisting of two parcels at its Oct. 6 meeting. The parcels are located between the Brainard mill site and the Bracut Industrial Park.

Bay billboards coming down

Humboldt County Association of Governments  HUMBOLDT – The Humboldt County Association of Governments announced last week that the Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has reached an agreement with OUTFRONT Media (formerly CBS Outdoor) to remove 10 billboards along U.S. Highway 101 between Eureka and Arcata by the end of the year. Removal of these billboards will help

Billboards bump uglies on the bay

Andale Courier Mad River Union HUMBOLDT BAY, APRIL 1 – The local chapter of the American CIvil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a lawsuit against activist and former Arcata City Councilmember and bay billboard-tilter-atter Dave Meserve,. The civil rights guardians contend that Meserve’s efforts to get billboards removed along the U.S. Highway 101 corridor between

Bay billboard blowback

John Ross Ferrara Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Local activist Dave Meserve’s online petition “Humboldt Billboard Bye Bye,” reached the 1,000 signature mark on Saturday. According to the former Arcata City Councilmember, signatures from the Change.org petition will be presented at local city council and Humboldt County Board of Supervisors meetings in March. Meserve posted

Supervisors make it easy for billboard companies

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – In considering the General Plan Update’s policies on billboards, a majority of supervisors has decided to change draft language and allow reconstruction of billboards without discretionary permits. The Board of Supervisors took on one of the update’s most high profile issues when it reviewed the scenic resources section

Billboard Battle Brings Claims, Counterclaims, Correspondence

The rickety billboard that bounced back from its Friday flattening. Photos by KLH | Union Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Out amid the discarded macaroni salad containers, Carls Jr. cups and spray-painted graffiti tags along U.S. Highway 101 in south Arcata, the culture wars are heating up. Another billboard along the U.S.

Bay Billboard’s Flattening-By-Vandal May Be Permanent

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT BAY – What a vandal destroyed at the turn of the year, regulatory complications may make permanent. On Thursday, Jan. 2 at 12:54 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office took a report of vandalism to one of the billboards along U.S. Highway 101. It had been cut down.

Billboard Cutdown!

Union Staff Report HUMBOLDT BAY – The Rick Bailey Mortgage billboard on U.S. Highway 101 south of Arcata has fallen on its face, and may not go back up. According to Humboldt Baykeeper Policy Director Jen Kalt, a county building inspector is on scene right now red-tagging the billboard to prevent any reconstruction. Update: Kalt