Tag Archives: Election 2016

Revenue clash nags plastic bag vote

Paul Mann Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – The Nov. 8 general election will decide whether revenue from the sale of paper bags will go to California grocers or to a new environmental fund. The alternatives lie in Propositions 67 and 65 on the state ballot. Prop 67, officially titled the “California Plastic Bag Ban Veto

The money involved with Measure V

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – The opposition to Measure V, which would enact rent control for mobile home parks, has raised a whopping $136,000. According to documents filed with the Humboldt County Elections Office, a group calling itself Citizens Against Rent Control, No on Measure V, has raised large sums from eight different donors. Most

Rents rise as election looms

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Some Humboldt County mobile home park owners are jacking up their rents ahead of the Nov. 8 election, in which voters will decide whether to approve a rent control ordinance. Measure V would limit rent increases to once a year and tie increases to the Consumer Price Index,

March for Bernie Sunday in Eureka

Mad River Union EUREKA – Bernie Sanders supporters are planning a “March for Bernie” Sunday, July 24 at the Humboldt County Courthouse in Eureka. The event, organized by Northern Humboldt for Bernie, takes place from 10 a.m. to noon at 825 Fifth St. According to a press release from Northern Humboldt for Bernie “The purpose

McK district to fill vacant seat with election in March

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – A vacant seat on the McKinleyville Community Services District Board of Directors will remain empty until a March 7 election if at least two candidates sign up to run. The board voted unanimously July 6 to accept Helen Edwards’ resignation and to have an election March 7 to