Archive for July, 2011

Jason Kirkpatrick: Arcata vs. Berlin, Part 1 – July 29, 2011

Friday, July 29th, 2011

In 1990 I spent three months traveling across the USA looking for the best city to move to and call home. Arcata topped my list by a long shot. »

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Crabs No. 1 In Far West League: Championship Next Week – July 28, 2011

Thursday, July 28th, 2011
Crabs No. 1 In Far West League: Championship Next Week – July 28, 2011

Then the Far West League Championship Tournament will kick off in Arcata with the Home Run Derby on Wednesday, Aug. 3 at 6 p.m. »

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Fire Leads To Grow House Bust – July 28, 2011

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

Nearly 800 growing marijuana plants, 80 pounds of dried marijuana in various stages of processing, three firearms and nearly $2,000 in cash were discovered and seized. »

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The Untold Story Of The McKinleyville Press – July 27, 2011

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011
The Untold Story Of The McKinleyville Press – July 27, 2011

In the fall of 1995, I came home late one evening from a camping trip, turned on the evening news and learned that the Arcata Union was going out of business. Although I didn’t know it at the time, that was a pivotal moment in the birth of the McKinleyville Press. »

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The Goat Chronicles 3 – July 27, 2011

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Iverson and Foster Avenue residents have something anyone would want – a vast expanse of quiet open space just over their back fences. The goatroversy was about keeping that, period. »

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Sidewalk Sprite Somehow Soldiers On Sans Sweet THC – July 26, 2011

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

2:26 p.m. Another cannabis-based argument bubbled like a bong amplified a hundred times at 17th and G streets. »

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Supervisors Affirm Medical Marijuana Strategy – July 26, 2011

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

Following a series of bureaucratic struggles, the county’s effort to regulate medical marijuana will retain an initial focus on residential grows and dispensaries, and will look to Mendocino County as a model for a second phase on outdoor grows. »

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HWMA May Buy Out Crippled ACRC – July 26, 2011

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

Some observers of the situation view that as a move toward local control of recycling while others think it’s an attempted bail-out of a fiscally weakened ACRC. »

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Unsold Water Could Mean Big Rate Hike – July 26, 2011

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

The industrial water comprises most of the district’s capacity and if it remains unused by 2029, when the district’s state permit expires, a so-called “use it or lose it” clause kicks in and the rights to the surplus could be transferred elsewhere. »

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Ag Committee Urges Council To Incubate New Options – July 20, 2011

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

Brown said the core problem is that the county doesn’t distinguish between different types of agriculture. »

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