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COVID guidelines for a safe Halloween and Dia de los Muertos

COVID guidelines for a safe Halloween and Dia de los Muertos

Humco COVID HUMBOLDT – The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has issued guidelines promoting safer alternatives to conventional Halloween and Día de los Muertos celebrations, while strongly discouraging trick-or-treating.  According to the CDPH, celebrations typically associated with these holidays increase the risk of COVID-19 spreading, as more people from different households are in close

Senior News fleshes out the fear factor this month

Like Halloween, this issue of Senior News is also about “fun fears” — Jan Ostrom’s memory of being jolted on a nighttime trip to the outhouse. How Patty Holbrook’s fear of junior high school teachers drove her to a life of jazz and show tunes. Sheila Donnelly’s gravedigger dad back in Minnesota. And the things that actually do go “Bump!” in Doug Vieyra’s house. Plus, bats!

Downtown Arcata ready for Halloween

Mad River Union ARCATA – Join the Arcata downtown community for a fun and complimentary Trick or Treat event. The streets will be closed to traffic starting at 4 p.m. so young and young-at-heart participants can enjoy business-to-business visits and gathering treats (or tricks!) while safe from vehicles. The spook procession will meet at 4 p.m. at the corner of H

Your guide to Halloween & Day of the Dead festivities

Haunted 1091 Ghost Ship The Humboldt Bay Maritime Museum and the Humboldt Bay Air-Sea Naval Museum will present a seaworthy scare this Halloween Season during the “Haunted 1091 Ghost Ship” aboard the Air-Sea Naval Museum’s landing craft vessel docked at the Foot of Commercial Street in Eureka. In its fourth year of taking the science

Arcata Halloween recap – 30 alcohol-related arrests

Mad River Union ARCATA – Halloween 2015 was two occasions in Arcata – the before-sunset Trick Or Treating on the Plaza event sponsored by Arcata Main Street, then the usual raucous celebration along Ninth Street’s Tavern Row, up H Street and surrounding blocks. The first part went well, with hundreds of gleeful children and parents collecting

Bill behind bars again this Halloween, for your own good

PLAZA – President McKinley, Arcata’s premier piece of public art, will once again have bodyguards on Halloween this year. It’s not to contain his furies, but to prevent celebrants from clambering up his stolid metal flanks and testing his patience. For those who’ve just joined our story in progress, the Plaza was trashed on Halloween 2011,

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