Archive for January, 2011

PG&E To Hold Smart Meter Briefing Tuesday, Feb. 1

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) will hold a SmartMeter Educational Center in City Council Chambers, 736 F St., Tuesday, Feb. 1 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. »

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Awesome Auction Action At The Eye Ball This Saturday, Jan. 29

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

The 14th Annual Arcata Eye Ball takes place Saturday, Jan. 29 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Arcata Theatre Lounge, 1036 G St. in Arcata. »

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Nicole Barchilon Frank: A Time To Connect – January 18, 2011

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

When I am still, when I am not hurrying, the clock really does slow down and time shifts. The colors and the smells, the beauty of those around me, penetrate deeply and I remember to treasure every moment. This is the best gift and the only real gift I ever need or want at... »

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HumCo Pot Regs A ‘Roach Motel?’ – January 18, 2010

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

“This draft, as you know, is taken from Arcata’s Nip It In the Bud campaign that was written to drive pot out of Arcata and now we want to take the ordinance that drives pot out of Arcata and make it countywide,” he said, adding that doing so will draw patients into “the county’s... »

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Brown Act Violation Forces Re-Vote – January 18, 2010

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

The minimally-explained matter seemed resolved with a 4-1 vote to replace Brinton, who was the dissenter. At last week’s meeting, however, Brinton asked that the item be revisited because he believed Stillman had violated the Brown Act by discussing the appointment in separate phone calls with himself and then Winkler. »

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Bling, Specs Are Collateral Grabbage In Neighborly Shovefest – January 18, 2011

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

•  Wednesday, Dec. 8 3:18 a.m. A Westwood Center supermarket is no Large Hadron Collider, but by examining the remnants of a titanic collision there just like physicists might do, including tore-out shrubbery, dinged-up concrete and a ripped-away oil pan – police ascertained that a car had crashed into the place. The Higgs Bozo... »

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Where Will Sea Level Rise Strike First? – January 5, 2011

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

The state has instructed relevant agencies to plan for 16 inches of sea level rise by the year 2050 and 55 inches by 2100. Shockingly, says Laird, “No one has taken a comprehensive look at Humboldt Bay’s shoreline yet.” »

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Freezing Cold, Pelting Rain And Nowhere To Sleep – January 4, 2011

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

Individuals, businesses, school groups, service clubs, other faith communities are all being asked to pitch in with any donation they can muster. Cash is always useful, of course, but so are contributions of food and washable blankets. Donations are tax deductible, should be earmarked “EWS” and may be sent or delivered to Arcata Presbyterian... »

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A Wet Walk In Arcata’s Wild, Working Woods – January 4, 2011

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

Admittedly a NorCal girl at heart, summers were spent in Laytonville with her grandparents, and she said, “Coming back is like returning home. The forest is my sanctuary, it restores my soul… I feel strongly we must protect and sustain our forests for future generations. My hope for my next four years as a... »

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City Council Selects New Assignments Amid Public Rancor – January 4, 2011

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

The council then took a break. As the councilmembers adjourned, Winkler and Brinton exchanged words, with Winkler asking Brinton for his assistance with the HWMA assignment. “Fuck you, Michael,” Brinton shot back. The curse was clearly heard by viewers watching the meeting on Access Humboldt, and can also be heard on the archived video... »

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