Archive for August, 2013

Brown Act Trampled In NHUHSD’s Damage Control Frenzy

Friday, August 30th, 2013
Brown Act Trampled In NHUHSD’s Damage Control Frenzy

At no point in any of the dozens of messages do the school officials devote any discussion to the core issue raised by teachers, parents and other citizens – the glaring double standard in the way Johnson has been coddled and excused for his plagiarism, undermining teachers’ ability to credibly teach students that cheating... »

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Three-Home, Two-Town Cannabis Factory Complex Taken Out

Thursday, August 29th, 2013
Three-Home, Two-Town Cannabis Factory Complex Taken Out

The growing operation that was being conducted inside the home consisted of 10 1,000-watt grow lights and was utilizing nearly 12 times the electricity of a typical Arcata family home. Records indicated the residents were currently enrolled in the PG&E CARE program for low income families. »

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It’s Not Too Late To See Late: A Cowboy Song This Friday, Saturday AND Sunday

Thursday, August 29th, 2013
It’s Not Too Late To See Late: A Cowboy Song This Friday, Saturday AND Sunday

Lauraine Leblanc Eye Arts Scrutinizer The print version of this review erroneously stated that here remained just one performance of the play. Fortunately, there are in fact still three opportunities to see it at Plays in the Park: Friday and Saturday Aug. 30 and 31 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 1 at 2 p.m. playsinthepark.org... »

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Pets Of The Week: Conan Conquors, Wiggle Captures Your Heart, While Hero Puts A Bird On It

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013
Pets Of The Week: Conan Conquors, Wiggle Captures Your Heart, While Hero Puts A Bird On It

Animal Arcata Helen Tozer and Mara Segal Conan is an orange tabby domestic shorthair. He is ten years old and has been neutered. He arrived at the shelter on July 5. Shelter staff said the following about him, “Conan is loving and vivacious. He will enchant you with his friendliness. He has a brilliant... »

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William Kowinski: An Altered State – My March On Washington, 1963

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013
William Kowinski: An Altered State – My March On Washington, 1963

Race has still not been erased as deep separation, nor has full racial justice been achieved. But 50 years after that day, my memories aren’t of politics or even history. They are physical. They are of a future glimpsed by being lived. »

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Arcata Police Log: I Feel Snitty, Oh So Snitty, I Feel Snitty And Bitchy And Loud

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

1:08 p.m. The yak whisperers may have been in particularly ill humor this day, as another citizen reported a clash with them in the parking lot of a 13th Street marketplace. The woman said that her phone rang with an important incoming call and she was just looking at the device – not illegally... »

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Yaksmen Claim Persecution, May Leave Arcata

Monday, August 26th, 2013
Yaksmen Claim Persecution, May Leave Arcata

“Please inform your readers and general public that though reported as argumentative, in fact, the ‘Yakmen’ are committed to peacefully non violent change from this totalitarian police surveillance state,” Vanciel wrote. “Just like Gandhi, we recognize that peaceful resistance is the only way.” »

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Arcata Union Rack Restored, Now In Arcata’s Museum

Saturday, August 24th, 2013
Arcata Union Rack Restored, Now In Arcata’s Museum

Rather than replace the weathered wedge of old cardboard and duct tape with modern cardboard and duct tape, Stonebarger chose to install a stout plank of wood. He wanted something with character, and after a three-hour search, found just the chunk in the back of a warehouse at Almquist Lumber. »

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Pets Of The Week: Kola And Mona Are Your Furry, Fun-Loving Future Friends; Bottle Baby Bonanza In The ‘Brae

Friday, August 23rd, 2013
Pets Of The Week: Kola And Mona Are Your Furry, Fun-Loving Future Friends; Bottle Baby Bonanza In The ‘Brae

Animal Arcata Helen Tozer & Mara Segal Kola is a two year old female Pit Bull Terrier mix. Kola is one happy dog! She gets along great with dogs and people alike. She loves to play, whether it is chasing a ball for a human, romping with another dog or just entertaining herself by throwing her toys... »

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Dog Dumping Suspect Identified As Salvatore Arena

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

The three dogs, Angel, Becky and Ginger, had belonged to Arena’s brother who passed away suddenly in February of this year. »

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