Local Government

May 2019

‘The Trust Has Been Broken’: Eureka City Council Votes to Interview Finalists for $370,000 Marketing Contract Again, With New Set of Panelists

TODAY IN SUPES: Hemp Moratorium Reinstated

County Ag Commissioner Accepting Hemp Registration Forms Ahead of Moratorium Vote

Eureka City Council Will Consider Approving Pedal-Powered Tour Buses That You Can Drink Booze On

Will a Lapse in the County’s Hemp Moratorium Inadvertently Open the Floodgates for Industrial Cultivation?

‘The Village’ Housing Project Will be Back Before the Arcata City Council, Yet Again, on June 5

The Arcata Police Department Has a Few Suggestions for Sprucing Up the Plaza and Possibly Making it Safer

FOLLOW-UP: Citing Work of Review Panel, Staff Recommends City Council Award $370,000 Marketing Services Contract to Eureka Visitors Center

County Looks to Extend Moratorium on Industrial Hemp Cultivation While Developing New Rules and Regulations

As Eureka’s $370,000 Contract for ‘Marketing Services’ is About to Be Awarded, Text Messages Released by City Show Close Relationship Between City Official and Finalist

[UPDATED] Eighteen-Year-Old Elias Garcia-Munguia to Challenge Rex Bohn for Humboldt County Supervisor Seat

Dozens Gather at County Courthouse to Support Supervisor Rex Bohn Against Backlash Over Racist Joke

City of Eureka Selling Former Chamber of Commerce Building, Possibly to Hotel Developer

Arcata City Council Adopts Temporary Ordinance Banning Closure of Mobile Home Parks in the City

April 2019

City of Arcata Receives $400K Grant to Build Housing Units for the Homeless in Mobile Home Park

Eureka Mayor Susan Seaman Will Introduce a ‘Children and Families Mayor’s Initiative,’ Which is Still in the Planning Stages

Chalking Tires for Parking Enforcement Violates the Constitution, Federal Court Rules

Arcata City Council Rejects Yet Another Version of ‘The Village’

Desperate to Meet State Requirements, the City of Eureka is Developing a Plan to Create More Housing Quick

TODAY in SUPES: Crabbers Congregate; Bass and Wilson Pursue Coastal Commission Seat

Eureka School Board Votes to Sell Abandoned Jacobs Campus; California Highway Patrol Has Expressed Interest in Property

Eureka City Council Passes Ordinance Allowing Cannabis Smoking Lounges in the City

Eureka City Government Will Launch Initiative to ‘Revision and Revitalize’ 20/30 Park

March 2019

As Pressure From Neighbors Mounts, Eureka School Board Poised to Decide What to Do With Abandoned Jacobs Campus

Inside the Mind of Dean Glaser: Fortuna Councilmember’s Facebook Posts Are Even Nuttier Than His Call to ‘Put Down’ Drug Addicts

Supes Give Cannabis Farmers a Tax Break, But Statewide Overproduction Could Spell Doom for Many Growers

‘Justice For Josiah’ Advocates Demand Arcata City Council Turn Lawson Case Over to the State

YOU GUYS: Humboldt County’s Civil Grand Jury is Not the Grand Jury That Heard the Lawson Case

GOOD NEWS, POETRY FANS! Looks Like Eureka Will Soon Name a Poet Laureate or Two

Eureka City Council: Ordinance to Allow On-Site Weed Smoking, City Cannabis Equity Program on Tuesday’s Agenda

Trinidad Rancheria Will Give a Presentation on Casino Hotel Project at City Council Meeting Tonight

TODAY in SUPES: ‘Project Trellis’ — the Multipronged, County-Led Program to Assist the Local Cannabis Industry — Appears to be a Go

‘PROJECT TRELLIS’: The Board of Supervisors May Create a Government Funding Mechanism for the Local Cannabis Industry Tomorrow

The Fortuna City Council May Adopt an Ordinance to Restrict Needle Exchanges in the City

Rejecting All Offers on the Table, Arcata City Council Asks ‘Village’ Developers to Come Up With Yet Another Version of the Big Housing Project

Syringe Advisory Committee Recommends Smartphone App to Address Eureka Needle Litter

Eureka’s Syringe Advisory Committee Will Present Its Recommendations to the City Council Tuesday

February 2019

SPOILER ALERT! Here’s What’s Coming Up on City of Arcata Social Media Channels Over the Next Two Weeks

Now All the Eucalyptus Might Go; Caltrans is Looking at Whether or Not It Might Have to Remove Its Section of Safety Corridor Trees, Too

Arcata City Council Votes to Relocate McKinley Statue to Canton, Ohio

Arcata Has Offers for the McKinley Statue on the Table From Parties in Ohio, Alaska, the East Coast and Locally

Yurok Tribe Applauds Planning Commission’s Decision to Deny Commercial Weed Permit Near Ceremonial District

Arcata Planning Commission Passes Resolution Recommending McKinley Statue Removal

CAFÉ au COP! Fortuna Residents Can Get in on the Area’s Hottest Coffee-Drinking Craze and Meet Their Officers

Harbor District Agrees to 30-Year Lease for Massive, Land-Based Fish Farm on Samoa Peninsula

County Planning Commission Denies Permit for Cannabis Grow on Private Land Within Yurok Ceremonial District

The Return of ‘The Village’; Arcata City Council Advances the Revised Housing Development

The Eureka City Council Decides Eureka Needs a New Marketing Strategy

Is ‘The Village’ Back? Arcata City Council Will Review Revised Plans Next Week

January 2019

Eureka City Council Meeting: Tourism and Marketing Shakeup, New Stop Signs for Old Town on Tuesday’s Agenda


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