Local Government

November 2019

A Whole New Broadway Through the Eureka Waterfront Greenbelt? It’s Still an Option, Say Project Planners

City of Rio Dell Opposes the Humboldt Wind Energy Project, Citing Environmental Concerns and Cultural Impact to Wiyot Tribe

Yurok Tribe Executive Director Suddenly Resigns; In Press Release, Tribe Answers ‘Community Concerns’ About Sexual Harassment Policy

October 2019

County to Release Final EIR For Terra-Gen Wind Energy Project; Public Hearing Scheduled Early Next Month

Sheriff Says the Number of Illegal Pot Farms is Dwindling, But Many Remaining Outlaws Are Back to Hiding Indoors

The City of Eureka is Ready to Transfer Tuluwat to the Wiyot Tribe; Special Council Meeting Called for Next Week

(PHOTOS/AUDIO) The Five Who Would Manage Eureka! Nice-Sized Crowd Meets Eureka City Manager Candidates at the Wharfinger Last Night

ATT’N WEED PEOPLE! The Government Has Grants and Loans Galore Available For You, But You Should Apply Soon!

Meet Larry and Brian, Eureka’s Two New Homeless Outreach Workers

Elected Officials Still Can’t Agree on Whether the Risk of Fraud in County Government is High or, Like, Normal

Eureka Decides to Host Workshop to Hear Public Concerns Over Proposed New Pet Ordinance

Eureka’s Public Works, Community Services Directors Among Six Finalists For City’s Top Job Announced This Morning

Updated Eureka Pet Ordinance Would Limit Residents to Three Cats or Dogs, One Potbelly Pig or Two Mini Goats, Among Other Changes

Auditor-Controller Karen Paz Dominguez Challenges County’s Planned Responses to Civil Grand Jury Report

September 2019

The City of Eureka Has Narrowed Its List of Potential City Manager Hires to Five

(MAPS) Here’s Where the County Might Allow You to Grow Industrial Hemp

Want To Reduce Suicides? Follow The Data — To Medical Offices, Motels And Even Animal Shelters

The Eureka City Council May Be Trying Some New Methods for Selecting Next City Manager

TODAY in SUPES: Bohn Expresses Worry Over Voter Fraud and Cybersecurity; Hoarding Task Force Offers an Update

In-N-Out Traffic Signal, New Bay to Zoo Trail, Waterfront Drive Project On Eureka City Council’s Next Agenda

Board of Supes Approves $1 Million for Homeless Services, Then Discusses Weed Permitting and Raids on Illegal Growers

Once Drowning in Unresolved Reports of Abuse and Neglect, Local Child Welfare Services Department Says It’s Clearing Out Backlogged Cases

Plans for Waterfront RV Park Next to Samoa Bridge Still in the Works; Eureka Planning Commission Will Review the Project Next Week

August 2019

More Eureka Art!? City Council Considering Agreement With Ink People for Ongoing Mural Project Along Waterfront Drive

Yurok Tribe Says it Will Stand For Denial of Commercial Cannabis Permit Near Ceremonial Land at Next Humboldt County Board of Supervisors Meeting

David Hull, General Manager of the Humboldt Community Services District, Has Abruptly Retired

Local Cops Reflect on California’s New Use-Of-Force Laws, Speculate on How They Might Have Applied in Past High-Profile Case

The Arcata City Council Will Discuss Adding Plaque to Plaza Drinking Fountain to Teach You About Its Anti-Boozing History

County Makes ‘Bold Choices’ to Address Affordability and Homelessness in Newly Adopted Housing Element

COMING UP at EUREKA CITY COUNCIL: Potential Ban on New Hotel Development, Update on Strategic Arts Plan

County’s New Cannabis Industry Microgrant Program Gears Up With First Meeting of Advisory Committee

Bye-Bye, Rob Holmlund: The Resigning Eureka Development Services Director Shares His Thoughts on His Time With the City

Eureka Development Services Director Rob Holmlund to Resign

Eureka Planning Commission to Consider Verizon Wireless Installation for Harris Street Water Tower, Cannabis Smoking Lounge Permits


City of Rio Dell Swears In New Councilmember

July 2019

EUREKA CITY COUNCIL: A Boring Agenda Will Not Stop LoCO From Telling You What’s Coming Up at the Next Meeting

The County is Set to Buy Most of This Eureka Block, Including Raliberto’s Taco Shop, and Turn It Into a Parking Lot

The Librarian and the Cop: Struggling to Serve Eureka’s Homeless Population on the Streets and in the Stacks

County Agrees to Pursue Infrastructure Funds in Hopes of Landing Fish Farm on Samoa Peninsula

WELCOME, BRAINARD! City of Eureka Completes Annexation of Old Lumber Mill Behind the Eucalyptus on the North End of Town

Nordic Aquafarms Set to Ask County for ‘Financial Incentives’ Before Committing to Indoor Fish Farm Project

Eureka City Manager Greg Sparks Announces Retirement, Will Leave Office by End of the Year

Thin Del Norte Grand Jury Report Focuses on Airport

Del Norte Library Board Searches for New Home, Plans Upgrades to Existing Building

Grand Jury Finds County Has ‘High Risk of Fraud,’ Poor Communication and Insufficient Accounting Training

NEXT UP at the EUREKA CITY COUNCIL: Firefighters’ Memorial Statue for Clarke Plaza, Possible Englund Marine Move to City-Owned Land Near Wharfinger

Yurok Tribe’s New Police Chief Meets Del Norte Supervisors: O’Rourke Says Cross-Deputation Agreement Will Increase Department’s Presence Off Reservation

(UPDATE) Homelessness Issues Dominate Sometimes-Testy Del Norte Board of Supervisors Meeting Today; Supes Also Move to Give Themselves Raises Codify Previous Pay Increases

Crescent City Council Adopts Municipal Pool Master Plan; Will Seek to Boost Revenue, Expand Facility

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