Tag Archives: Smoking

McKinleyville bans smoking in parks

MCKINLEYVILLE SMOKING BAN The days of swinging on a swing or playing baseball at a park in McKinleyville with a lit cigarette dangling out of the side of your mouth are over – at least if you want to follow the law. Virginia Slims, Marlboro Reds and all other cigarettes, including electronic smoking devices, can

McKinleyville pursuing public smoking ban

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The McKinleyville Community Services District (MCSD) plans to ban smoking at all of its parks. The district’s Board of Directors voted unanimously Feb. 7 to direct staff to draft an ordinance to make all of its parks “smoke free spaces.” “Current state law prohibits smoking within 25 feet

New McK smoking rules backed

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Mack Town’s advisory committee is urging the Board of Supervisors to adopt a smoking ordinance, but with some caveats. At its Feb. 22 meeting the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee voted 5-1, with member Kevin Dreyer dissenting, to recommend that supervisors approve an ordinance to protect people from second-hand

McK smoking ban enforcement ban questioned; McKMac will consider next week

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The McKinleyville Community Services District has the authority to ban smoking in the town’s parks and outside district buildings, but it is uncertain who would actually enforce such a rule. The issue was briefly discussed at the Jan. 4 meeting of the district’s Board of Directors after resident

McKinleyville committee to discuss services hub, cigarette smoke

Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Mack Town’s advisory committee will get an update on a proposed social services hub when it meets Wednesday, Nov. 30 starting at 6 p.m. at the Azalea Conference Center, located at the rear of McKinleyville MIddle School on Central Avenue and Railroad Drive. The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee will hear

Arcata council passes new smoking law it doesn’t like and will immediately revise

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA CITY HALL – The City Council came to order in typically languid fashion last night. With perhaps two dozen citizens waiting for them in Council Chamber, Councilmembers Paul Pitino and Sofia Periera drifted in, then Mayor Michael Winkler and finally, Councilmember Mark Wheetley. A few seconds before 6:08

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