Tag Archives: Redwood Park

Arcata’s Redwood Park Scout Hut squatted and trashed

“They were squatting up there and broke into all of the Scout’s supply closets, stole their flatscreen TV and a bunch of gear and supplies, as well as trashing the place fairly thoroughly and covering the place with tons of graffiti,” Gale said. “They also looted the supply of specialty popcorn the Cub Scouts were selling as a fundraiser for summer camp and other outings.”

Arcata Police Log: Beer-flinger’s belongings embark on aerial lawn-bound journey

• Sunday, February 25 12:56 a.m. It’s no secret that those two don’t like each other, and the latest clash had to do with one stealing the other’s dog. The dog’s owner supposedly kicked the rustler in the face and accused her of the poochnapping. • Monday, February 26 4:02 a.m. A red-haired man who’d

City tightens drone regulation at Marsh

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – At its March 7 meeting, the Arcata City Council unanimously passed Ordinance No. 1500, formalizing restrictions on drone use at the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary, City Hall, the Corp Yard and other facilities. Other city parks, including Redwood Park, are not affected by the new ordinance.

Arcata Police Log: Anything, anywhere, anytime on any whim at all

• Tuesday, September 26 4:14 p.m. A woman who left her car in a Valley West business’s handicapped parking place for far too long justified the spot-squattage by claiming that she was “providing a public safety.” When she was warned about trespassing, she then provided a grouchy. 5:12 p.m. When someone tried to pawn a

Conviction in Redwood Park assault

Mad River Union ARCATA – An Arcata man was convicted April 24 on felony counts of assault, battery and making criminal threats stemming from an incident in Redwood Park in September of last year. Scott Cooper Dean, 52, was charged by the Humboldt County District Attorney’s office following an incident on Sept. 9 in Redwood

Allen appeals 4/20 lawsuit, states city should run, promote cannabis celebration ‘to make plaintiff whole’

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Arcata resident Gregory Allen has appealed his dismissed lawsuit against the City of Arcata over the former 4/20 celebration in Redwood Park.  Allen had filed suit against the city, Police Chief Tom Chapman, former City Manager Randy Mendosa and 10 other unspecified individuals alleging an illegal scheme

Arcata’s 4/20 tactics ruled legal, so lawsuit goes up in smoke

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The City of Arcata’s stoner-encumbering tactics to keep Redwood Park accessible for non-smokers on April 20 have been ruled legal by a federal judge, who has dismissed as unfounded a lawsuit against the city. The city was sued last October by plaintiff Gregory Allen, president of the Redwood Chapter

City allows limited 4/20 ‘free speech celebration’ in Redwood Park

Mad River Union ARCATA – According to a press release from the Humboldt Center for Constitutional Rights (HCCR), the City has agreed to allow the group to use Redwood Park for a “free speech celebration” on April 20, the traditional cannabis holiday. City officials had initially denied the event, prompting a successful appeal. Mindful of past abuses in the