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Paul Pitino: The 2020 Mad River Union Arcata City Council Candidate Questionnaire

Paul Pitino: The 2020 Mad River Union Arcata City Council Candidate Questionnaire

Mad River Union Welcome to the exhaustive, and probably exhausting, 2020 Mad River Union Arcata City Council Candidate Questionnaire, starring Stacy Atkins-Salazar, Emily Grace Goldstein, Nicholas Matthews, Oryan Peterson-Jones, Paul Pitino, Sarah Schaefer, Kimberley White, Michael Winkler, Collin Yeo and Camilla Zapata. Every election cycle we find out things we should have asked the previous

Arcata council candidate Paul Pitino brings ideas, projects, public service

I will work to improve the quality of life in Arcata by focusing on a premier destination dog park, a village style transitional housing project, continued upgrade of small neighborhood parks, City of Arcata and Humboldt State University collaboration, late night county bus service on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, creation of satellite parking for downtown Arcata, creation of a bicycle campground, and Code Inspection (Health and Safety) of Arcata rental units.  

UPDATED: A-town bigwigs scrub the bubbler, and it’s working again

UPDATE: The fountain is fixed! It has new faucets see photo below) , and the pavement doesn’t look to have been disturbed. Developing… – Ed. Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Everyone knows that Arcata’s elected leaders mostly spend their time in their posh City Hall offices lounging on overstuffed satin pillows, savoring canapés and

Lawson protesters occupying Arcata City Council Chamber

  Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA CITY HALL – Activists protesting the unsolved killing of Humboldt State student David Josiah Lawson have set up an occupation of City Council Chamber. Protest co-organizer Renee Saucedo said the occupation will continue until the City of Arcata re-hires investigator Tom Parker. Parker had  assisted APD with

McKinley statue will stand or fall Nov. 6

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Arcata will hold a presidential election of sorts on Nov. 6. That’s when the fate of the statue of President William McKinley will be decided by the voters of Arcata. A four-person City Council (with Mayor Sofia Pereira absent) voted Wednesday night to adopt Resolution No. 189-05 and

Arcata will protect, accommodate and retreat from rising sea waters

As the climate changes and Arcata Bay waters rise, Arcata faces fateful choices about its future; City Council to make far-reaching, costly decisions that will affect property values, development and shape Arcata well into the future; critical facilities to be protected, then relocated; policies forming up as massive public outreach and education required  Kevin L. Hoover Mad River

Council hopefuls explain positions

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Four of the five candidates for the three open seats on the Arcata City Council participated in a debate sponsored by the Mad River Union, Lost Coast Outpost and KHUM radio last week at Arcata City Hall. Incumbent Councilmembers Michael Winkler, Susan Ornelas and Paul Pitino, plus

Paul Pitino elected mayor, Susan Ornelas vice mayor (updated with official press release)

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA CITY HALL – In a brief but mortifying Arcata City Council session today, Arcata’s newly elected mayor, Paul Pitino, was described as lacking the “balanced, calm demeanor” required of a mayor. The criticism was leveled by City Councilmember Susan Ornelas, following a motion by Councilmember Mark Wheetley nominating

Five for two, two for one – that’s seven Arcata City Council candidates vying for three seats

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – As the clock crept toward 5 p.m. in the City Manager’s Office Wednesday, Aug. 13, one last Arcata City Council aspirants was submitting his candidacy paperwork before the deadline. Jason Carr’s nominating petition was found sufficient by elections officials this morning, so he will join candidates Juan