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Arcata gets a State of the City report card

Arcata gets a State of the City report card

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – How is Arcata doing? Depends on whom you talk to – or who has the microphone. The civic temperature-taking took place the morning of Wednesday, Feb. 7. The “State of the City” event was hosted by the Minor Theatre and the Arcata Chamber of Commerce. After filling

Annual Business Leadership Awards dinner set for Feb. 24 at Arcata Community Center

Joellen Clark-Peterson Arcata Chamber of Commerce ARCATA – Arcata’s personality is defined by its number of colorful, local businesses. From grocery stores to the movies, restaurants and manufacturers, Arcata businesses are dedicated to the community and making sure it thrives. It’s not easy being geographically isolated, and now that we’re feeling the stress of our

Legion, Chamber buzz in the Vets Hall beehive

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Capping a busy week at the Arcata Veterans Memorial Building, American Legion Post 274 held its monthly meeting Friday evening. As the meeting began, there was an empty seat with a patriotic place setting at the hall’s center in honor of the thousands of American soldiers missing

McKinleyville, Arcata statehood considered

STATE OF McKINLEYVILLE Due to greater public interest than initially anticipated, the venue for next week’s State of McKinleyville forum has been changed to Azalea Hall, 1620 Pickett Rd. in McKinleyville. The event, sponsored by the McKinleyville Chamber of Commerce, will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 17, at 8:30 a.m. Panelists include Fifth District Supervisor Ryan

Arcata Chamber biz survey yields downtown recommendations – Plaza study sessions planned

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – A recent survey of downtown businesses is producing additional views and ideas about the Plaza and environs in anticipation of some major city study sessions next month and in January on Arcata’s downtown. A number of advocacy groups are currently active, forwarding varied ideas for reforming downtown

Union Editorial: Beyond butcher paper activism

Arcatans are full of … ideas. Lots of them. Good ones, too. Unfortunately, none of them has improved conditions on the Plaza, at least not yet. Many, many, many meetings focused on the Plaza have taken place over the years. We’ve had them at City Hall, the D Street Neighborhood Center, the Community Center, the

Arcata Chamber sells Welcome Center, launches new initiatives

The autumn season is officially upon us and while the leaves change, our Welcome Center is going through some beautification changes. The Arcata-Humboldt Welcome Center will be getting a fresh coat of paint, new carpet and a fresh new look. The Arcata Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that we have completed the sale

Plaza Ctrl-Alt-Delete could bring a radical reboot

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – With bad behavior plaguing the Plaza and complaints about it thundering through City Hall and across social media, last week saw some new approaches to curbing excesses there, with even more radical solutions in the offing. Control Wresting the Plaza away from those who smoke, drink, bellow

Dennis Rael, Dirty Business take top Chamber honors

Arcata Chamber of Commerce ARCATA COMMUNITY CENTER – This year’s Arcata Business of the Year award goes to Joanna Berg and Sarah Schuette, founders and owners of Dirty Business Soil Consulting and Analysis, also known as DBS. The award is given by the Arcata Chamber of Commerce to a business whose core values reflects our