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Rezoning items headed to county Planco, including McK Town Center

Rezoning items headed to county Planco, including McK Town Center

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The most controversial parts of General Plan zoning text changes will be taken up this month by the Humboldt County’s Planning Commission, including changes affecting McKinleyville’s Town Center area.  The commission will review the attention-getting rezoning items at its April 18 meeting. They include the text of a

Supes laud transitional home in McK

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union MCKINLEYVILLE – A McKinleyville-based transitional living facility has been described by county supervisors as a model for other communities to follow and has the potential to expand its residential addiction recovery services.  Sponsored by Fifth District Supervisor Steve Madrone at the Feb. 26 Board of Supervisors meeting, a presentation from

County eyes McKinleyville cost tracking for services it provides

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT –  For many years, McKinleyville residents have considered the prospect of turning their county-controlled community into an incorporated city and an effort to assess the costs of it is in a formative stage. The idea of having the county track its services costs specifically for McKinleyville was discussed at

McKinleyville seeks improved entrances, town trails

Jack Durham Mad River Union MCKINLEYVILLE – Some McKinleyville residents want to spruce up the town’s main entrances, landscape them, make them safer and create more trail connections.  These and other transportation issues were discussed at the Jan. 30 meeting of the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC) and will most assuredly be discussed further by

Man arrested for sexual assault Tuesday afternoon in McKinleyville

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office MCKINLEYVILLE – On Tuesday, Feb. 12 just before 3 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the McKinleyville Shopping Center on the 1500 block of Central Avenue for the report of a sexual assault that had just occurred. When deputies arrived on scene, they learned that the 18-year-old female victim

Questions plague McKinleyville incorporation

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – In many ways, the unincorporated community of McKinleyville is like a city, It has nearly 17,000 residents, thousands of homes and a bustling downtown business district. The town’s main thoroughfare, Central Avenue, is the busiest roadway in unincorporated Humboldt County. It has an airport and a business park.

Attempted carjacking in Samoa

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office SAMOA –  On Wednesday, Feb 6 at about 5:05 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the Samoa Beach northern access parking lot for the report of an attempted robbery/carjacking. According to the female victim, she and her small child had just parked in the beach parking lot when she

Nine applicants for single seat on McKinleyville board

Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – There are nine applicants vying for a single open seat on the McKinleyville Community Services District Board of Directors.  All of the applicants are McKinleyville residents and all of them want the seat which was vacated in December by George Wheeler, who resigned because he’s battling cancer. The board will

McKinleyville house fire causes $189,000 damage

Residential Structure Fire- McKinleyville McKinleyville, CA – January 31, 2019 – At 11:52 AM Arcata Fire District responded to a residential structure fire at 1745 Heartwood Drive, McKinleyville.  Initial 911 calls from a neighbor reported light smoke from the eaves of the two story house. Units first arriving at scene reported increasing smoke from the eaves,

The State (and someday, the city?) of McKinleyville reviewed

Jack Durham Mad River Union MCKINLEYVILLE – Incorporation, a town center, a Vista Point park and improved trail patrols were among the topics discussed Jan. 23 during the annual State of McKinleyville meeting. More than 130 people packed Azalea Hall for the event, sponsored by the McKinleyville Chamber of Commerce and featuring a who’s-who of

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