Tag Archives: McKinleyville Family Resource Center

‘The Center at McKinleyville’ soon to open

‘The Center at McKinleyville’ soon to open

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – A new social services hub will open in the McKinleyville Town Center in the coming year. Called The Center at McKinleyville, the building is located at 1615 Heartwood Dr. behind Starbucks.  Hillarie Beyer, the executive director of the McKinleyville Family Resource Center, gave an update on the center’s

Women’s Brew Day is Friday, March 8

Six Rivers Brewery MCKINLEYVILLE – Building on the success of last year’s International Women’s Brew Day, Six Rivers Brewery co-owner, Meredith Maier, set her sights high for this year’s local collaboration. Inviting women from every local brewery, cidery and distillery to participate, Maier is excited for the opportunity to celebrate women in what has historically

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

McKinleyville grapples with crime, drugs

Jack Durham Mad River Union MCKINLEYVILLE – Homeless people camping in the woods, used hypodermic needles scattered in the streets and a seemingly endless string of petty crimes are among the challenges facing McKinleyville. Some of these issues, and a few potential solutions, were touched upon during a recent meeting of the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory

McKinleyville working on racism issue

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Leaders in McKinleyville are slowly developing a strategy to combat racism. But what, exactly, that strategy will include has yet to be determined. “We’re at the conceptual stage with this,” said McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC) member Craig Tucker at an Aug. 30 meeting at McKinleyville Middle School.

More meetings for McKinleyville social services hub

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – If the Board of Supervisors approves a lease agreement for a social services hub that may be built in downtown McKinleyville, the public will have at least five different meetings it can attend to learn more about the center’s programs and provide input. Supervisors voted Nov. 8 to

McKinleyville seeks solutions to homeless problem

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Scruffy people walking through neighborhoods at night yelling at themselves. Grown men, high on meth, riding children’s bikes and peeking into car windows. Druggies slumped over in bushes, discarded syringes nearby. These are some of the scenes in McKinleyville that have residents upset and concerned. Although there are

McKinleyville may get social services hub

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – A large social services hub may be built in downtown McKinleyville in the coming year, providing a one-stop-shop for those needing the services of Cal Works/Welfare to Work, Child Welfare Services, Mental Health, Adult Protective Services, the Women, Infants and Children nutrition program (WIC) and more. The 13,400-square-foot