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Proposal for diagonal parking along McK’s Central Avenue meets county opposition

Proposal for diagonal parking along McK’s Central Avenue meets county opposition

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Plans for the McKinleyville Town Center may include diagonal parking on both sides of Central Avenue just north of Hiller Road.  The design would be similar to G and H streets on the Arcata Plaza, where drivers have to back out into a travel lane to get out

McK’s second cannabis dispensary approved

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union MCKINLEYVILLE – Once a target of federal pressure, the Hummingbird Healing Center cannabis dispensary will re-establish itself in McKinleyville’s business center. A conditional use permit for Hummingbird was approved by the county’s Planning Commission at its March 15 meeting. Hummingbird will sell medicinal and adult use cannabis products out of

Mack Town hit & run trial delayed

Paul Mann Mad River Union EUREKA – The November trial of a McKinleyville hit-and-run murder suspect has been postponed until the defense receives an accident reconstruction report from an outside expert. James Arthur Merrick II, 47, is accused of killing Tessa Gingerich, 16, also of McKinleyville, in an alcohol-fueled hit-and-run collision near Mill Creek Marketplace

McKMAC looks at Central Ave.

Jack Durham Mad River Union MCKINLEYVILLE – McKinleyville’s advisory committee will get an update today, Aug. 30 on plans for a future discussion about race relations in the unincorporated community. The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC) is not expected to take any action on the issue. Also at the meeting, the committee…..     You

Neighbors oppose Central Avenue hash lab

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – County planners may decide the fate of a proposed commercial hash lab and cannabis food kitchen in McKinleyville at a public hearing next week. The Humboldt County Planning Commission will meet Thursday, Feb. 2 at 6 p.m. to consider a special permit for HMCP Humboldt LLC to open

Girl dead after being hit by truck on Central Ave.

California Highway Patrol McKinleyville – On the evening of Wednesday, December 14th, one female teenage pedestrian sustained fatal injuries after being struck by a passing vehicle. At approximately 8:07 p.m., James Arthur Merrick , of McKinleyville, was turning his 2000 Dodge Ram 1500 from eastbound Anna Sparks Way onto northbound Central Avenue. The juvenile pedestrian

Effort to beautify Central Avenue

Jessie Faulkner Mad River Union McKINEYVILLE – The McKinleyville Chamber of Commerce wants to dress up Central Avenue, and the McKinleyville Community Services District (MCSD) is on board. The plan is to install hanging flowerpots from the streetlight poles. The idea, McKinleyville Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Heather Viña told the MCSD Board of Directors

Green bike lanes, pedestrian islands for Central Avenue

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The final plans for a Central Avenue pedestrian safety improvement project got the green light last week from the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC), paving the way for the project to go out to bid so construction can begin late this spring. At its Dec. 16 meeting, the