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McKMAC-MCSD-County triarchy a ‘new frontier’

McKMAC-MCSD-County triarchy a ‘new frontier’

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Back in 2013, the McKinleyville Community Services District unveiled a slogan, “A New Frontier in Government.” It was apt at the time, as the once-insular MCSD was embarking on a new strategy to improve facilities and services in the unincorporated community.  The district was reaching out to lawmakers,

County OKs McK CSD’s restoration and trail project

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – ​The county’s Planning Commission has approved permitting for an “ambitious project” restoring salmonid habitat and creating new river access in a wetland area owned and managed by the McKinleyville Community Services District (MCSD). ​Approved without discussion as part of the commission’s November 19 consent agenda, the project will

McKinleyville’s Ocean Drive could become pilot project for edge lane road

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – If the residents of Ocean Drive support the idea, their street on McKinleyville’s west side may become a pilot project for the first “edge lane road” in the State of California. The design, utilized in Netherlands, Sweden and United Kingdom for decades, is intended to slow down traffic,

Should McKinleyville be renamed Dalhagali’?

Arguments echo Arcata’s statue debate Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Across the United States, citizens are grappling with the nation’s history of racism by taking down statues of Confederates and calling for the names of military bases to be changed. The movement has now come to McKinleyville, where some citizens are asking for

McKinleyville seeking homelessness solutions

Anne Pierson, the owner of the McKinleyville Shopping Center, said that the criminal problem became so bad that she was forced to hire security for the shopping center three years ago and has spent $165,000. She has also spent thousands of dollars cleaning up trash left behind in camps. In recent years, volunteers have had to carefully  scour the lawn for discarded needles before holding the annual Easter Egg hunt.