Tag Archives: North Coast Growers Association’s (NCGA)

Council taking up Plaza street closure, considering resolution in support of KHSU

Council taking up Plaza street closure, considering resolution in support of KHSU

Mad River Union ARCATA – The City Council will visit its wisdom on two controversies this week – proposed partial street closures on the Plaza and the situation at radio station KHSU.  The council will also consider restrictions on single-use containers such as food take-out boxes and water bottles, and it will likely adopt a

Farmers Market vendors vote for partial Plaza street closure on Saturdays

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The North Coast Growers Association (NCGA) has voted 32–8 in favor of partial street closure on the Plaza during main season Saturday Farmers Markets.  But before that takes place, the controversial measure will have to be considered by Arcata’s citizen-led Transportation Safety Committee (TSC). Any recommendation the

Plaza Improvement Task Force reaching out

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Arcata’s Plaza Improvement Task Force is not yet at the point of processing specific Plaza issues, with one major exception.  The group, which meets monthly and has $150,000 with which to fund whatever improvements it eventually settles on, is for now firming up the processes by which

NCGA farmers propose partial Plaza street closures during Saturday Farmers Markets

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The Plaza isn’t just a historic resource – a factor complicating removal of the McKinley statue – it’s a mercantile one, and a finite one at that. No wonder then that different kinds of merchants compete for presence there, with tension sometimes apparent between visiting mobile vendors and brick-and-mortar

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