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‘The Village’ EIR posted, Planco takes project up Nov. 28

‘The Village’ EIR posted, Planco takes project up Nov. 28

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – A couple of large housing projects – one for students, the other for seniors and others – have reached the stage of environmental review and imminent Arcata Planning Commission hearings. The Village The Environmental Impact Report for The Village, a large new student housing complex first announced

Sneaker waves and why you should avoid the beach today and this weekend

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Big, fat ocean swells have spurred the National Weather Service to issue a sneaker wave warning for this afternoon through Sunday. Wide swells with periods of 20 seconds will build to four to six feet this afternoon, according to the NWS. On Saturday the swells will grow to nine to

Weather: Rain, high winds, big waves coming our way

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Late this morning, a rainstorm is forecast to hit Humboldt County, dumping a quarter to a half an inch of the wet stuff. The calmness of the morning is expected to be replaced with 13 to 18 mph winds, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Tarps will be peeled

Rainstorm coming to Humboldt this week

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – A rainstorm which could dump from a quarter to an inch of rain on the greater Humboldt Bay area is forecast for Thursday and Friday. Sometime after 11 a.m. Thursday, there’s a 90 percent chance of rain, according to the National Weather Service. Thursday afternoon will most likely be blustery,

HSU Celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Week

Humboldt State HSU – The American Indian community of HSU kicked off the 24th annual Indigenous Peoples’ Week (Monday, Oct. 9 to Monday, Oct. 16) with a series of free events dedicated to educating the public about indigenous peoples’ cultural contributions and the issues they face. The week, originally organized as a response to Columbus

So-Called Thoughts: A short history of alt-Arcata’s public safety revolution

The transformation of Arcata didn’t happen overnight, and there was nothing mystical about it – even though it’s almost like a magic wand has been waved over Arcata. It began in November 2016, when the City Council acted with urgency, wasting no time in forming the Public Safety Task Force. Interviews for membership took place

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Sea level rise response requires radical rethinks

Patrick Evans Mad River Union ARCATA – Arcata is almost an island in a photo taken after heavy winter rain in 1975. Water laps at the edges of U.S. Highway 101 and Samoa Boulevard and connects the Mad River to Humboldt Bay via the Arcata Bottom. The photo is a preview of the city’s future,

Opinion: We must fight racism & hate

I watched the events unfold in Charlottesville, Virginia, in shock and disbelief. Hatred, bigotry and racism were once again front and center. It is difficult for me to fathom, to truly understand how some people can harbor such vile hatred. How they can be devoid of compassion, empathy and understanding. We have seen an increase

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