Tag Archives: Mark Lovelace

Lovelace honored as term ends

Lovelace honored as term ends

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – At the close of his second and last term, Third District Supervisor Mark Lovelace is being described as a hard-working public official who gained strong support and admiration within and beyond his district. Lovelace was honored at the Dec. 13 Board of Supervisors meeting – his last meeting

Lovelace won’t seek re-election; Wilson aspires to 3rd District seat

HUMBOLDT THIRD DISTRICT – Third District Supervisor Mark Lovelace won’t seek a third term, opening up the supervisorial seat covering Arcata, Manila, Blue Lake, Freshwater and Kneeland. Humboldt Bay Harbor Recreation and Conservation District Commissioner Mike Wilson immediately announced for the seat. Below, press releases from Lovelace and Wilson. Supervisor Mark Lovelace Announces He Will Not

Board of Stupidizers news roundup

 Callisto Bodoni Mad River Union HUMBOLDT, APRIL 1 – The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors decided last week to make all uses principally permitted in all zones throughout Humboldt County. The decision, part of the board’s never-ending update of the General Plan, will allow anyone to do just about anything anywhere at all hours with

Sundberg Pokes Lovelace Over Facebook ‘Pitchforks And Torches’ During Another 4-To-1er

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – The county Planning Commission’s review of the draft General Plan Update continues to inflame criticism and more of it was seen when supervisors voted on paying for the commission’s special meetings. At its Feb. 25 meeting, the Board of Supervisors approved funding for the commission’s extracurricular work on

Billboard Battle Brings Claims, Counterclaims, Correspondence

The rickety billboard that bounced back from its Friday flattening. Photos by KLH | Union Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Out amid the discarded macaroni salad containers, Carls Jr. cups and spray-painted graffiti tags along U.S. Highway 101 in south Arcata, the culture wars are heating up. Another billboard along the U.S.

The ‘Thud’ Heard ‘Round The County

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union SAN JOSE – Third District Supervisor Mark Lovelace lost his cool, perhaps his temper, and struck two fellow supervisors on the back with his hands at a conference Wednesday, Nov. 20. The incident took place at the California State Association of Counties (CSAC) meeting in San Jose. As the

Supervisors Water Down Forest Protection Language

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union Correspondent HUMBOLDT – The Board of Supervisors has finished re-editing the General Plan Update’s guiding principles and they are probably even more controversial now. In an occasionally uncomfortable and sometimes caustic Oct. 7 hearing, supervisors continued wordsmithing the principles they had revised last June. Their initial changes generated strong public

Supervisors Squabble Over Port Development District

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – An advocacy group that supports east-west railroad development is forming a multi-agency port redevelopment partnership. The Board of Supervisors has appointed its representative to it. But the vote to do so, taken at supervisors’ Oct. 1 meeting, wasn’t unanimous. Supervisor Mark Lovelace, a rail development skeptic, dissented. He