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Susan McGee: Prop 8 Ruling Will See Plaza Celebration – Or Protest

Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Susan McGee: Prop 8 Ruling Will See Plaza Celebration – Or Protest

Local members of the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Queer Community (LBGTQ) and their straight friends, families and allies will rally at 6 p.m. at the Eureka Courthouse and the Arcata Plaza the day of the decision. »

Arcata Third Graders Introduce President Obama At White House

Thursday, June 20, 2013
Arcata Third Graders Introduce President Obama At White House

The two are the daughters of married McKinleyville residents Nora Wynne and Lara Weiss. »

Nora Wynne: Marriage And Justice For All

Friday, June 14, 2013
Nora Wynne: Marriage And Justice For All

It is tough to explain why people would not want us to be married. I try to explain that people who oppose gay marriage think our “alternative” family poses some sort of threat to our community by being married. My kids scratch their heads. The truth is that we feel so dreadfully normal. »

1850 Was A Huge Turning Point In Arcata History

Friday, June 14, 2013

The year 1850 was a politically transformative point in California history. After the 1848 American War with Mexico, the California Territory petitioned to become a state within the U.S. In 1850, statehood was granted, with the provision that it remained a free state. Above the Mexican outpost of Sonoma, little effort had been made... »

Food, Folks, Fun At Arcata’s CSAs

Friday, June 14, 2013
Food, Folks, Fun At Arcata’s CSAs

Community supported agriculture, or CSAs, are a way for people to buy local, seasonal food directly from a farmer. Members of the CSA support their farmers by pledging their commitment and purchasing a share in the spring. Once harvest begins, shareholders pick up their portion of weekly produce at the farm. Buying directly from... »

Luke, AMS, Attorney, City, Businesses Mix It Up Over OysterFence

Thursday, June 13, 2013
Luke, AMS, Attorney, City, Businesses Mix It Up Over OysterFence

Patterson said he had changed his mind on two counts: he plans to keep Luke's Joint open during the event "as a case study, to mine data. He had previously stated that it would be closed. Also, he said, he would not pursue the TRO on the condition that AMS work out some means... »

Creamery District Funds Placemaking Art Projects

Thursday, June 6, 2013
Creamery District Funds Placemaking Art Projects

Five local artists will receive a total of $7,200 from Playhouse Arts as part of the Creamery District’s creative placemaking arts initiative. »

Flicks At Bayside Park Farm Saturday

Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Flicks At Bayside Park Farm Saturday

The event features an open-air screening of film festival sensation, Dirt! The Movie. »

Ridge Trail Workday Saturday – Sweat, Make Friends, Eat Hearty

Friday, May 31, 2013
Ridge Trail Workday Saturday – Sweat, Make Friends, Eat Hearty

Help build the Arcata Ridge Trail’s Beith Creek multi-user loop trail in the Arcata Community Forest’s Sunny Brae Tract on Saturday, June 1 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Volunteers will meet near the corner of Margaret and Buttermilk lanes in Sunny Brae. »

Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center Celebrates 20 Years

Thursday, May 30, 2013
Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center Celebrates 20 Years

Friends of the Arcata Marsh and the City of Arcata are sponsoring a reception and panel discussion to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the dedication of the Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center Thursday, May 30, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Senior Room at the Arcata Community Center. »