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Farmers Market vendors vote for partial Plaza street closure on Saturdays

Farmers Market vendors vote for partial Plaza street closure on Saturdays

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The North Coast Growers Association (NCGA) has voted 32–8 in favor of partial street closure on the Plaza during main season Saturday Farmers Markets.  But before that takes place, the controversial measure will have to be considered by Arcata’s citizen-led Transportation Safety Committee (TSC). Any recommendation the

Letters to the Editor, September 19, 2018: This land is everyone’s land

Yes on Measure M My name is Lisa (Lytle) Morehouse. Arcata has always been home; it holds my roots. My family moved to Arcata in 1968 and I have lived here 50 years. I grew up poor in a trailer park in town. I bore my children here; my father died here. I have volunteered

Tomo restaurant fire forces evacuation of Hotel Arcata

Mad River Union ARCATA – The Hotel Arcata was evacuated this morning, Jan. 27 after a fire broke out in the dining room of Tomo Japanese Restaurant. Shortly before 8:30 a.m., Arcata Fire responded to 708 Ninth St. at the entrance to the restaurant, located on the bottom floor of the three-story hotel. Firefighters could

Hotel Arcata celebrates 100th anniversary with tour and talk Friday, July 10

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Over a century of Arcata history, the Hotel Arcata has stolidly occupied the Plaza’s northeast corner. There, it has weathered wars, economic up- and downturns, changes in social mores, civic controversies, Plaza parades and festivals, celebrity visitations and Humboldt’s wild weather. Through it all, the building has offered

Arcata Main Street Rises From The Ruins

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HOTEL ARCATA – Arcata Main Street’s (AMS) three-person Board of Directors was absent from a pivotal scoping meeting with downtown businesses last week in the Hotel Arcata conference room, due to personal matters, and maybe that was just as well. Hosted by representatives of baggage-free Greenway Partners professional planners,