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McKinleyville Matters: The State of McK event is Jan. 23

McKinleyville Matters: The State of McK event is Jan. 23

(Note: The following item about a pop-up museum was submitted by Kelley Garrett.) A $1,000 Humboldt Area Foundation Grassroots Grant has been awarded to the McKinleyville Organizing Committee (MOC), a group of volunteer McKinleyville citizens, to create a pop-up (limited-run) McKinleyville museum event.  The event aims to enliven and strengthen our community through a showcasing of

Committee demands action on McK town center

Andrew George Butler Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The McKinleyville Organizing Committee, along with fellow impassioned community members, met May 18 to discuss how to push for the creation of a town center. The McKinleyville Community Plan, approved 15 years ago, calls for a McKinleyville town center, with the development of recreation areas, shopping hubs,

Residents push for McKinleyville town center

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – A group of McKinleyville residents is once again trying to rekindle an effort to create a town center in the unincorporated community. The McKinleyville Organizing Committee is holding a special meeting Thursday, May 18 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Grace Good Shepherd Church, 1450 Hiller Rd. in

McKMAC to discuss town center, Central Ave., Hammond Bridge

Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory has a full agenda for its Wednesday, May 27 meeting, during which it will discuss a proposal to make pedestrian safety improvements to Central Avenue, replace the rusting Hammond Bridge and  create a town center. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. at the Azalea Conference Center,

Mack Town organizers push for town center

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – When polled, many residents in McKinleyville say they feel isolated and that the unincorporated town lacks a sense of community, according to the McKinleyville Organizing Committee (MOC). In an effort to change this, the MOC is rekindling an effort to create a town center – a pedestrian-friendly place

Ideas Shared For Central Avenue

Benjamin Fordham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The busiest street in unincorporated Humboldt County, McKinleyville’s Central Avenue, is going to get a facelift. What that facelift may look like was the subject of a McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee-sponsored community workshop held Monday March 3, held at Azalea Hall. Humboldt County Public Works Director Tom Mattson

Figuring Out The Future of Central Avenue

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Residents are rolling up their sleeves and getting to work on a proposal to make safety improvements to the town’s main thoroughfare. The current phase of the Central Avenue project is to gather information, identify problem spots and get public input. During its first meeting of the year

Support, Money Coming Together For Central Avenue

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC) unanimously agreed last week to join forces with a grassroots community organization to make Central Avenue safer for bicyclists and pedestrians. The advisory committee also got some good news: Not only is there widespread political support for the improvements, but there is

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