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McKMAC to hold special meeting on homeless plan

McKMAC to hold special meeting on homeless plan

McKINLEYVLLE TAKES UP HOMELESS PLAN The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC) will hold a special meeting Wednesday, Feb. 17 to discuss the joint Humboldt County/City of Eureka homeless plan. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. at the Azalea Conference Center, located at the rear of McKinleyville Middle School on Central Avenue and Railroad Drive. The

Eureka PD goes after criminals in Devil’s Playground area

Eureka Police Department DEVIL’S PLAYGROUND, EUREKA – Over the past several months, the Eureka Police Department has observed a significant increase in violent crime, guns and aggressive theft associated with the illegal encampments in the greenbelt areas surrounding the Bayshore Mall. A more hardened and aggressive criminal street element has moved in, creating a dangerous

Extreme Weather Shelter to open tonight

Updated at 11:53 a.m. with different time for checking in at Arcata House. McKinleyville Family Resource Center McKINLEYVILLE – The Regional Extreme Weather Shelter will be open tonight, Thursday, February 5. Individuals in the McKinleyville Area who would like to stay in the shelter should come to the Family Resource Center at 1450 Hiller Road

Manila wants something done about homeless encampments

Jack Durham Mad River Union MANILA – The sandy outpost of Manila wants something done about the homeless encampments that litter its dunes and forests. The Manila Community Services District (Manila CSD) and Friends of the Dunes are sending a letter to the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors asking that something be done about the

Homeless camps cleared behind McK Shopping Center

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The homeless camps behind the McKinleyville Shopping Center were recently cleaned up through a joint effort of the property owner, Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services, the non-profit organization New Directions and the McKinleyville Family Resource Center. The undeveloped property between the shopping center and McKinleyville

Homeless Villages For Humboldt?

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – County supervisors are looking at the possibility of establishing a shelter village for homeless people, but they expect churches and community groups to be the main organizers. The potential of expanding the county’s homeless shelter opportunities was discussed at the Jan. 28 Board of Supervisors meeting. Supervisor Virginia

Frosty Nights Open Extreme Weather Shelter In McKinleyville

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – With temperatures dipping below freezing, McKinleyville’s extreme weather homeless shelter opened for the first time Thursday night, Nov. 21. Earlier that day, the National Weather Service issued a freeze warning, which activated the extreme weather shelter volunteers to prepare for that evening. A portable shower was set up