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Odiousness optimized with butcher paper brainstorm breakthrough

Odiousness optimized with butcher paper brainstorm breakthrough

Tammy Nettleton Mad River Union AF ARCATA, April 1  – Eyeing what worked for any number of other civic groups, Arcata’s lowlifes and lurkabouts have busted out the butcher paper in hopes of better allocating their resources and more efficiently annoying everyone else in town. A historic pact signed last year by a consortium of

McKinleyville Matters: The State of McK event is Jan. 23

(Note: The following item about a pop-up museum was submitted by Kelley Garrett.) A $1,000 Humboldt Area Foundation Grassroots Grant has been awarded to the McKinleyville Organizing Committee (MOC), a group of volunteer McKinleyville citizens, to create a pop-up (limited-run) McKinleyville museum event.  The event aims to enliven and strengthen our community through a showcasing of

Historic pact ends all Plaza problems forever

ECLECTIC COALITION Arcata, April 1 – The Plaza should be a far more agreeable place from now on, now that all major stakeholders have signed a peace treaty. Titled as the “Contract for Arcata,” the agreement dictates standards for courteous behavior on the town square. In a Friday morning ceremony, above, the “Stop being a Poopy

Union Editorial: Beyond butcher paper activism

Arcatans are full of … ideas. Lots of them. Good ones, too. Unfortunately, none of them has improved conditions on the Plaza, at least not yet. Many, many, many meetings focused on the Plaza have taken place over the years. We’ve had them at City Hall, the D Street Neighborhood Center, the Community Center, the

Arcata crimefighting goes into overdrive

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The Arcata City Council this week could set in motion a rare event in Arcata history – creation of a cabinet-level committee to advise the City Council. While the city boasts multiple citizen-led advisory committees, this one – focused on public safety and law enforcement – has

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