Tag Archives: Manila Community Services District

Manila CSD asks for help with trash camps, endorses Measure F

Jack Durham Mad River Union MANILA – Concerned about wildfires and environmental degradation, the community of Manila is asking the county for help in removing homeless encampments on the peninsula. The Manila Community Services District voted unanimously Sept. 17 to send a letter to Humboldt County Sheriff William Honsal asking for assistance. The board noted

County reels back Manila trail permit, will further review environmental impacts

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union ​MANILA –A month after gaining approval for a trail in Manila, the county is starting the process over and will re-apply for a permit that will include a California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review. ​The county’s Planning Commission had approved a coastal development permit for a new 0.6 mile multi-use

Manila CSD purchases nuclear centrifuges

Mad River Union MANILA, APRIL 1 – Federal and local officials were alarmed to learn that the Manila Community Services District has acquired nuclear centrifuges, but a district spokesman contends that the devices are being used only for peaceful purposes. The February purchase of two Zippe-type gas centrifuges came to light after a resident of

Manila seeks new Strategic Plan

Jack Durham Mad River Union MANILA – The Manila Community Services District may find out next month whether it will be awarded grant funds to update its Strategic Plan and map out the future of services in the small peninsula town. The district has applied for a $5,000 grant from the Humboldt Area Foundation’s Technical

In two years, a trail may run along SR255 in Manila

Jack Durham Mad River Union MANILA – A half-mile-long paved trail may be built along State Route 255 in Manila during the summer of 2019. Hank Seemann, deputy director of Humboldt County Public Works, told the board of the Manila Community Services District on Oct. 19 that preliminary designs have been drafted for the trail,

A weepy Manila water rate hearing

Jack Durham Mad River Union MANILA – In September, Manila residents will see their combined sewer and water bills increase by about $7.21 a month. The Manila Community Services District Board of Directors held a protest hearing July 20, but opposition to the rate hike was minimal, with only 38 protests, representing 16 parcels. Manager

Today’s Mad River Current: Who gets busted for growing pot, who does not and how much pot can you legally have?

Humboldt County is estimated to have between 8,000 to 10,000, and maybe even more, marijuana grows. Pot is everywhere. Piles of shake are sometimes left on the side of the road. Buds get dropped in tip jars. You can drive around and see and smell marijuana plants. There’s a grow there and a grow here,

Today’s Mad River Current: Manila rate hikes, McK brouhaha, Arcata hullabaloo

Manila may raise water/sewer rates MANILA – Residents in Manila may end up paying about $7.21 more on their combined monthly sewer and water bills if the town board approves a rate increase tonight. The Manila Community Services District meets tonight, July 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the Manila Community Center, 1611 Peninsula Dr., in