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Life After OysterFest, Saturday, June 15

ARCATA – Take a quick disco nap and down a couple of espressos after OysterFest, as official and unofficial after parties put forth some delectable musical offerings the evening of Saturday, June 15. Yogoman Burning Band with Motherlode at Jambalaya In case you missed the OysterFest or want more of the headlining bands, PC Productions

Oyster Festival Admission Plan Stirs Mixed Reaction

Within hours of the Thursday announcement, Arcata Main Street Director Jennifer Koopman and her board had been reviled as greedy, incompetent, dishonest, self-interested and even anatomically mutated. “I don’t know where your head is, but it’s not on your shoulders,” one caller to Main Street said in a voice mail message. Some online commenters wove the news into a broader narrative about the dysfunctional hellscape of oppression and ruin Arcata has become.

Travis Turner: Let's Start Now To Change The Halloween/New Year's Eve Dynamic

We need the community to want something different. We need businesses and the people living around the Plaza to want something more favorable. It will still be loud, but it will be managed. It will still be messy but it will be cleaned up without the support of your tax dollars. It will be a ton of work, but work that absolutely can be accomplished. It will be expensive that is why we will not attempt it unless we have your support.

Vehicular Tantrum On Plaza Causes Multiple Accidents, Injury – October 21, 2012

The investigation determined that the driver had become involved in a domestic dispute at a bar near the Arcata Plaza. In leaving the scene of that dispute, he collided with a number of vehicles. One of those collisions caused injuries. He drove recklessly through the downtown area and then fled when officers attempted to detain him. He was taken into custody following a lengthy struggle with Officers. Alcohol is believed to be a factor.