Tag Archives: City Council

50-year bongwater buildup brings city-wide THC sludge upwelling

50-year bongwater buildup brings city-wide THC sludge upwelling

Flora Glack Mad River Union ARCATA, APRIL 1 – Despite their powers of absorbency, Arcata’s couches have historically proven unable to soak up the oceans of spilled bong juice unleashed on them daily since the 1960s. Much of this precious, THC-laden brownwater resource is simply poured into drains or flushed with pride down toilets. Now,

Zoellner files claim against Arcata officials

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Kyle Zoellner, initially charged as a suspect in the killing of David Josiah Lawson, has filed a claim against the City of Arcata. The charges against Zoellner, who attended the April 15 party at which Lawson was stabbed to death, were later dismissed. In a statement, the

Arcata moves toward transportation alternatives

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Three key Arcata bodies synchronized their efforts last Thursday, June 23 – the City Council, Transportation Safety Committee and Energy Committee. Transportation and energy are closely related, and Arcata has a number of projects on the move and in various stages of maturity. A consultant has been

Arcata council passes new smoking law it doesn’t like and will immediately revise

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA CITY HALL – The City Council came to order in typically languid fashion last night. With perhaps two dozen citizens waiting for them in Council Chamber, Councilmembers Paul Pitino and Sofia Periera drifted in, then Mayor Michael Winkler and finally, Councilmember Mark Wheetley. A few seconds before 6:08

City Council candidate filing period extended

City of Arcata Press Release  Filing deadline for Arcata City Council candidates extended  (ARCATA, CA) The deadline for candidates to file nomination papers for a four-year term on the Arcata City Council has been extended to Wednesday, August 13, 2014. On Tuesday, November 4, 2014, a General Municipal Election will be held for two seats

Kash’s Curious Council Clam-Up

Mad River Union Staff Report CITY HALL – When citizen Kash Boodjeh addressed the City Council/Successor Agency to the Arcata Community Development Agency on Thursday morning, Oct. 24, he stated his name and proceeded to gaze at the council for the three-minute allotted public comment period. Then he left. Boodjeh didn’t return e-mail or voicemail