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College Life Today: It’s never too late to try something new

College Life Today: It’s never too late to try something new

Michael Gibson Special to the Union At the start of any new beginning, it is hard to get out of your comfort zone and what you are used to. Never be afraid to try something new, as it can help you grow. Growing up in Inglewood in Southern California, I always had a passion for

College Life Today: Maria Overton is making the big life choices

Maria Overton Special to the Union COLLEGE OF THE REDWOODS – Growing up I felt my options were college or the Navy. It wasn’t until I started receiving recruiting letters from colleges that offered to pay for my education, if I ran on their track team, that it really clicked. My choice was college.  When

Get Ready Humboldt: Creating a culture of college attendance and accomplishment

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – A cross-section of local industry leaders and employers gathered at Eureka’s Ingomar Club last week to unveil a new campaign which, if effective, will both ensure a new generation of achievers and build college attendance in the region. Dubbed Get Ready Humboldt – with a GetReadyHumboldt.com website

College of the Redwoods Football season opener Saturday at HSU Redwood Bowl

College of the Redwoods ARCATA – College of the Redwoods Football will host its opening game on Saturday, Sept. 1 at 1:00 p.m. CR will face Monterey Peninsula College at the Redwood Bowl on the Humboldt State University campus. Students and the public are invited to attend and cheer on the home team. Admission to

CR selling off surplus equipment

College of the Redwoods is Auctioning off large equipment online College of the Redwoods will begin a surplus auction sale on Friday, Dec. 1.  You can visit http://www.publicsurplus.com/sms/redwoods,ca/list/current?orgid=690645 or you can go to www.publicsurplus.comand search College of the Redwoods. Items are regularly being added and include lathes, saws, a freightliner, smog equipment, new in-box document cameras, florescent light fixtures,

3/4 cent sales tax brings Arcata millions for roads, cops

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Whenever you buy something taxable in Arcata, three-fourths of one cent of the sales tax helps catch bad guys and smooth the streets. That less-than-a-penny increment may not seem like much, but in the 2016/2017 fiscal year it brought in more than $2 million, with all the

Pressure mounts to declare county shelter crisis

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Pressure to declare a shelter crisis in Humboldt County is increasing as winter nears and the Board of Supervisors has been presented with petitions bearing more than 1,000 signatures. Two dozen proponents of a shelter crisis declaration spoke during the open public comment session of the Nov. 7

Eco (and a few other) briefs, Oct. 11, 2017

NORTH PERU BIRDING Redwood Region Audubon Society presents a free lecture by New Zealand photographers/tour guides Detlef and Carol Davies featuring the colorful birds of a relatively little-known part of Peru Friday, Oct. 13 at 7:30 p.m. at the Six Rivers Masonic Lodge, 251 Bayside Rd., Arcata. They will describe the unusual diversity to be

Plaza Ctrl-Alt-Delete could bring a radical reboot

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – With bad behavior plaguing the Plaza and complaints about it thundering through City Hall and across social media, last week saw some new approaches to curbing excesses there, with even more radical solutions in the offing. Control Wresting the Plaza away from those who smoke, drink, bellow