Tag Archives: Election 2014

Measure P & Z pass; Pereira, Wheetley and Pitino win Arcata Council

Measure P & Z pass; Pereira, Wheetley and Pitino win Arcata Council

Union Staff Report HUMBOLDT – A measure that bans the growing of genetically modified organisms in Humboldt County was overwhelmingly approved Tuesday. Measure P passed by a landslide, with preliminary election totals of 17,029 yes votes, or 59.43 percent, compared to 11,624 no votes, or 40.57 percent. Measure Z, the county-wide half cent sales tax

Preliminary Election Results 11.4.14

First report from the Humboldt County Election’s Office is in and contains just the results from absentee and mailed ballots. MEASURE P: (Would ban GMOs) YES: 7,677 votes, or 54.80% NO: 6,331 45.20% MEASURE Z (County-wide sales tax) YES:  7,758 5.08% NO:  6,326 4.92% ARCATA  CITY COUNCIL 2YEAR TERM, Vote For 1 PAUL PITINO  747    

Five for two, two for one – that’s seven Arcata City Council candidates vying for three seats

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – As the clock crept toward 5 p.m. in the City Manager’s Office Wednesday, Aug. 13, one last Arcata City Council aspirants was submitting his candidacy paperwork before the deadline. Jason Carr’s nominating petition was found sufficient by elections officials this morning, so he will join candidates Juan

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

DA Candidates Answer Those Unasked Questions

On Thursday, March 20, a forum for district attorney candidates was held at the Arcata Community Center. Candidates Allan Dollison, Elan Firpo, Maggie Fleming and Arnie Klein answered numerous questions submitted by audience members and callers-in, but when the hour-and-a-half was up, some questions were left unasked… until now! The candidates’ responses are unedited.  They

Money And Machinations Bode Ill For The Supervisorial Races

Elizabeth Alves My Side of the  Street When Virginia Bass appointed Kevin McKenny Humboldt County Planning Commission, she inadvertently gave considerable leverage to the unhappy neighbors of his property across Eighth Street from the Eureka Inn. They were outraged that the supervisor for the Fourth District appointed a man to the commission who has been

Candidates Clash At DA Forum

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union ARCATA – A district attorney candidates debate last week was mostly non-confrontational but the topic of plea bargains triggered spirited back and forth exchanges. District attorney candidates  Allan Dollison, Elan Firpo, Maggie Fleming and Arnie Klein advanced their views – sometimes strongly – in a March 20 debate event held