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Arcata’s vice-mayor deplores racism’s role in killing

Arcata’s vice-mayor deplores racism’s role in killing

Paul Mann Mad River Union ARCATA – Days after the murder of a black Humboldt State University undergraduate, Arcata Vice-Mayor Sofia Pereira issued an unsparing condemnation. “We cannot continue to ignore the systemic and cultural racism that exists in our community,” she declared at the opening of last week’s regular Arcata City Council meeting. “While

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

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