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Take Arcata’s Bicycle Friendly Community Survey

Take Arcata’s Bicycle Friendly Community Survey

Mad River Union ARCATA – The City of Arcata recently applied to renew its Bicycle Friendly Community status from the League of American Bicyclists. As part of the review process, the League is seeking feedback from the community to help gain a better understanding of local bicyclists perspectives and experiences of bicycling in Arcata. Arcata residents,

McCullough Construction’s Humboldt Bay Trail North excellence honored

McCullough Construction ARCATA – In late January, McCullough Construction was honored by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Northern California Chapter with the 2018 Excellence in Construction – Heavy Infrastructure Award for the Humboldt Bay Trail North Project.  ABC defines this award as an opportunity for contractor members to compete for honors in the construction

Whither Arcata’s potato?

ARCATA PLAZA – Something so far undiscussed in the public debate over the McKinley statue is its presence in the City of Arcata seal. The seal, popularly known as the “potato,” bears an image of the Plaza with a pre-planter statue in its center. Will this be changed to reflect the new, McKinley-free town square, or

Planco forwards statue removal plans to City Council, statue’s suitors disclosed

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – It’s all systems go for removal of the McKinley statue from the Plaza, with the project’s paperwork ready to go, at least one serious statue suitor in the wings and the City Council poised to spell out details at their regular meeting Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 6

Public meeting on new Seventh and I streets development

City of Arcata ARCATA– The City of Arcata Community Development Department is seeking community input regarding a new multi-family affordable housing project located at Seventh and I streets. The City of Arcata is working in partnership with Danco, the Redwood Community Action Agency and the California Strategic Growth Council on this project in order to create affordable,

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

Humboldt Bay Trail funding appears assured

County of Humboldt  HUMBOLDT – The project to complete the four-mile gap in the Humboldt Bay Trail between Eureka and Arcata is on the list of projects recommended for funding through the state’s 2019 Active Transportation Program. The Active Transportation Program is a competitive grant program that funds bicycle and pedestrian improvements throughout California. The

Meet the championship Sunny Brae Middle School Girls Cross Country Team

Sunny Brae Middle School SUNNY BRAE – The Sunny Brae Middle School Girls Cross Country Team earned first place in the 2018 Cross Country Championships for 6th through 8th grade girls on Oct. 18. The team, coached by Sunny Brae math teacher Amy Taylor, consists of 12 girls, some new to the sport and some

McKinley defacement probed as statue opponents deny involvement

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA PLAZA – As Arcata Police try to find out who defaced the statue of William McKinley on the Plaza, supporters and opponents of Measure M continue to infer and at times outright accuse each other of committing the vandalism for political reasons. Meanwhile, those wishing to remove the

Sofia Pereira & Mike Wilson: Bold and immediate action is needed to phase out fossil fuels

As California prepares to host the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco from September 12 to 14, we are urging Governor Brown to stand with us and more than 200 local elected officials across the state who are fighting to phase out fossil fuel production in California. @caelectedofficials.org Communities in Humboldt County and the

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