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Streets and mixers aswarm with Arcata City Council candidates

Streets and mixers aswarm with Arcata City Council candidates

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – With two four-year Arcata City Council seats available this November and a host of pressing issues at hand, incumbents and outsiders alike are joining the candidate queue. As of Friday morning, some seven possible candidates have taken out nomination papers, though just incumbent Brett Watson has turned

Objectionably-named wi-fi source at Jacoby’s Storehouse was hiding in plain sight all along

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union PLAZA – It turns out the venerable Jacoby Building has more than one racially objectionable feature – one that disgusts building patrons and employees alike, but has stubbornly resisted elimination. Until last Saturday night. The other thoroughly unwanted Storehouse feature has only been apparent to those who might glance

A turbulent NextGen succession at City Hall

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Arcata’s new mayor is Sofia Pereira, and Brett Watson is vice mayor. The two were elected, both by unanimous votes of the council per the Arcata Municipal Code. Their ascendance represents a generational change of leadership on the council after years of domination by what might be

Arcata City Council elects Mayor Sofia Pereira, Vice Mayor Brett Watson (UPDATED)

City of Arcata Press Release ARCATA CITY COUNCIL ELECTS SOFIA PEREIRA MAYOR, BRETT WATSON AS VICE MAYOR  (Arcata, CA) – The Arcata City Council elected Sofia Pereira mayor and Brett Watson vice mayor at a special 8:00 am meeting today. The City’s Municipal Code requires that the Council select the mayor and vice mayor at a