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Manilans to probe the future

Manilans to probe the future

Jack Durham Mad River Union MANILA – There are three upcoming meetings in Manila that could lead to projects with the potential of transforming the sandy outpost. One meeting deals with pedestrian and bicycle improvements for the peninsula town, while the other two are about coming up with a “vision” for the Manila Community Center.

Elizabeth Alves: Crappy Driving Is Dragging – And Running – Us Down

Caltrans District 1 is launching a campaign to encourage traffic safety for all road users. “Share the Road – Arrive Alive” will include six public service announcements which will run on local television stations and in movie theaters. There will also be reminders on the radio and a presence on the Internet. The tips will

Halloween Night Fatality On SR299

CHP Press Release On 10/31/2013, at approximately 7:42 PM, a solo male driving a 2010 Kia, who was wearing his seatbelt, was traveling westbound on SR-299 near mile post marker 34.90.  For reasons still under investigation, the male driver of the Kia drifted into the opposing lane while negotiating a right hand turn, directly into the

Caltrans Worker Struck On Murray Road 101 Overpass

  Union Staff Report McKINLEYVILLE – Shortly after 2 p.m., a Caltrans worker, who was doing roadwork inside a coned-off area, was struck by an elderly driver who drove through the cones. The worker was transported to MRCH with extensive injuries. The scene is still being investigated. Alcohol was not a factor. The Murray Road onramp

Public meeting canceled for Central Avenue median

There’s no word yet on the fate of the proposed Central Avenue median project. The controversial proposal, which was unanimously opposed in February by the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC), appears to be in limbo. In February, Deputy Director of Public Works  Chris Whitworth told the McKMAC that the county would hold a public hearing

Baysiders Would Shame Old Arcata Road Speeders – December 5, 2012

Attendee Sue Moore wondered why CHP officers sit passively at the Bayside Post Office, located at the intersection of Jacoby Creek Road, while cars whiz by in excess of the posted 25 mph speed limit on Old Arcata Road. “They sit there every day,” she said. “They’re on the phone, texting and they do nothing.”

Militant Manilans Safety-Signing 255 – January 13, 2012

The signs will be installed Monday, Jan. 16, the observed day of Martin Luther King’s birthday. Community members and supporters will meet at the Manila Community Park to show their support for the highway safety effort and, in the spirit of the day, to assist with park clean-up and landscaping. This event will begin at 10 a.m.