Tag Archives: Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael)

Huffman: federal vaccination centers on way

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – North Coast Congressman Jared Huffman has said the recent change of national leadership is ushering new pandemic response action, including a plan to open federally-run community vaccination centers. ​Huffman outlined new federal pandemic responses and co-hosted a panel of the North Coast region’s health officials with Assemblymember Jim

North Coast crab value down, salmon fishing banned

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDt – This year’s commercial Dungeness crab season is tracking to be on par with last year’s but value took a hit, as live crab exports to China were blocked at a time when demand surges.  And this year’s ocean salmon season will offer little consolation. Northern California’s season is

Arcata woman released from detention

Mad River Union ARCATA – Claudia Portillo, an undocumented Arcata resident and mother of four daughters, has been granted release on a $12,000 bond after seven months in a federal detention center, and community members are arranging to help pay for her release. In a June 18 hearing in San Francisco Federal Immigration Court, Judge