Tag Archives: Election 2016

Anti-Trump protests erupt in wake of election

Anti-Trump protests erupt in wake of election

Patrick Evans Mad River Union EUREKA/ARCATA – Anti-Trump protesters blocked U.S. Highway 101 in Eureka Thursday night, as about 200 people marched in protest of President-elect Donald Trump. Meanwhile, in Arcata, hundreds filled the Plaza to protest the election results. “We reject the president-elect,” they chanted in Eureka. “Not my president,” and “Fuck Trump,” they

County ballot measures see mixed results, Arcata incumbents re-elected

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Several county-level ballot measures had mixed election results, with proposals to tax marijuana and establish mobile home park rent control achieving success. But a departmental consolidation plan and a sales tax increase to make headway on the county’s spiraling road repair backlog were struck down by voters. Measures

Arcata incumbents hold seats; rent control OK’d

Click here for the full election results: election-night-final-report-11-7-16pdf Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Arcata City Council incumbents were re-elected, mobile home park rent control was passed and school bonds were approved in Tuesday’s election. But all these down ballot choices were overshadowed by the election of Donald Trump as the next president of the United States.

Measure U sales tax hits the roads, too

Jack Durham Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – In deciding the fate of Measure U on Election Day, Nov. 8, voters may also decide the fate of many local roadways. The measure would increase sales tax in Humboldt County by a half of a cent for 20 years, which would generate an estimated $200 million. That

AESD hoping to maintain, modernize via Measures H & I

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Arcata’s schools aren’t going to fall down tomorrow, but like any buildings, they age, things break, and need repair. And since they house children on a daily basis, it’s important that they be kept in good shape, and up to ever-changing codes. The Arcata Elementary School District

Arcata City Council candidate Michael Winkler puts ideals to work

Patrick Evans Mad River Union ARCATA – Arcata City Councilmember and former Mayor Michael Winkler can often be found scrubbing, scrapping and spraying away graffiti from the shopfronts and alleyways of downtown Arcata. “I started about a year and a half ago, I’ve removed thousands of stickers,” Winkler said. It’s one of many projects to

Arcata City Council candidate Valerie Rose-Campbell offers family values

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Valerie Rose-Campbell would bring the perspective of a working mother to the Arcata City Council. A Valley West resident, she’d also be that rare councilmember from far north Arcata, where she resides her husband Dalin and their four children. Rose-Campbell, 24, has lived in Arcata 16 years.

Arcata City Council candidate Daniel Murphy brings issues

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Daniel Murphy has been the missing man in Arcata’s City Council campaign. Business and travel commitments kept him from participating in candidate forums, and interviews were limited to Facebook messages. But Murphy, a Sunny Brae resident, thinks he has what it takes to serve on the council