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Rambling Jack: On the Ku Klux Klan, the scourge of racism and removing statues

Rambling Jack: On the Ku Klux Klan, the scourge of racism and removing statues

Despite the rumors, there is no evidence that the Ku Klux Klan is operating in McKinleyville. This was confirmed recently by Humboldt County Sheriff William Honsal (Union, Aug. 9). It’s also worth pointing out that the website of the Southern Poverty Law Center, which tracks hate groups, has no information indicating that the KKK operates

McKMAC will discuss racial issues

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – McKinleyville’s advisory committee will tackle the issue of discrimination and open up a community dialogue about race relations. The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC) voted unanimously at its July 26 meeting to place the issue of racism on the agenda for its Aug 30 meeting. That meeting will most

John W. Corbett: All community groups must be involved in governing McKinleyville

Sungnome Madrone of Trinidad should be complimented for his civil tone and thoughtful article about future governmental structures for McKinleyville. My personal view is that the consideration of future governance for McKinleyville’s needs to be broadly based in the community so as to include all major community groups and relevant governmental entities. I was surprised

Mad River Current for Thursday, July 27: Racism acknowledged, lighthouse to be moved

McKMAC to discuss racism Weirdness abounds. The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee wasn’t scheduled to discuss racism last night. Rather, it was scheduled to discuss whether to discuss racism at a future meeting. Committee Chair Ben Shepherd didn’t think that the topic of racism fell under the county advisory committee’s purview, but the public disagreed and

McKinleyville agrees to discuss racism

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – After a lengthy public hearing, the McKinleyville advisory committee voted unanimously tonight, July 26 to discuss the issue of racism at an upcoming meeting. Seven committee members, all of them white and all but one of them male, made the decision after listening to testimony from members of

Mad River Current for Wednesday, July 26: McKMAC to discuss racism, town center, hear about McKinleyville crime

To discuss, or not discuss, racism The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee won’t be discussing racism at tonight’s meeting. Instead, it will discuss whether it should discuss racism. The committee meets at 6 p.m. in the Middle School Conference Center at  2285 Central Ave. As detailed in this article, committee member Craig Tucker has been trying to

Tackling a McK town center

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Mack Town’s advisory committee will take another stab at making a recommendation with regard to creating a McKinleyville Town Center at its meeting tonight, July 26, starting at 6 p.m. at the Middle School Conference Center, 2285 Central Ave. Members of the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee voiced support

OPINION: Who decides what happens in McKinleyville?

This question has been coming up a lot lately in McKinleyville. It comes up often at McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee meetings (McKMAC) and it comes up at McKinleyville Organizing Coalition meetings. You can hear the question asked at the coffee shop, the lube place, the gas station. There are as many opinions as there are

McKinleyville looks at racism

UPDATE: Article has been corrected to show that Ben Shepherd refused to put Craig Tucker’s request to take a position on the rent control measure because he thought it was outside the committee’s purview, not because rent control itself was outside the committee’ purview. Editor’s note: The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee was scheduled to discuss the topic

Economics to determine future of McKinleyville Town Center

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – There’s strong support in McKinleyville for the creation of a pedestrian-friendly town center, but it is unknown whether the vision for the heart of the community is economically viable. The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee took up the issue at its meeting May 31, hearing from supporters of the

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