Local Government

March 2020

Eureka City Council Passes Moratorium on Evictions For Tenants Impacted by COVID-19 Pandemic

City of Eureka Explains Eviction Moratorium That the Council Will Consider on Monday

Arcata City Council Passes Evictions Moratorium to Protect Tenants Impacted by COVID-19 Emergency

At Special Supervisors Meeting, County Officials Give Update on Local Response to COVID-19 Outbreak

Arcata City Council Special Online Meeting Tonight: Emergency Business Loans, Evictions Moratorium on Agenda

(UPDATED) Sheriff’s Office Not Currently Enforcing Evictions Due to Pandemic; Arcata Will Consider Moratorium

To Help Prevent Spread of COVID-19, Arcata City Hall Will Limit Public Access

As COVID-19 Fears Prompt Arcata Mayor and Vice-Mayor to Self-Isolate, City Staff Scrambles to Figure Out How to Hold Wednesday’s Council Meeting

City of Eureka Issues New Guidelines for Routine Police Business, Building Pemits, Council Meetings and Water/Sewer Payments

County Officials Lay Out Plans for Maintaining Essential County Services During COVID-19 Outbreak

Board of Supervisors to Consider New Sick Leave, Temporary Telecommuting Policies for County Employees at Special Meeting This Afternoon

Arcata City Councilmember Susan Ornelas Announces Immediate Resignation, Just Seven Months Before the End of Her Term

(PHOTOS) Get Pumped for the Freshly Named ‘Redwood Sky Walk’

(UPDATE: Meeting Cancelled) The City of Arcata is Forming a Strategic Arts Plan and Wants to Hear Your Ideas on How it Should Do That

As the County Looks to Outsource Payroll, Sheriff’s Deputies Say Their Paychecks Are Riddled With Mistakes

February 2020

The County Has Accrued More Than $60,000 in Late Fees From CalPERS, and It’s Looking to Outsource Payroll Duties

Contruction of Sequoia Park Zoo’s ‘Redwood Canopy Walk’ Will Start Next Month; Project Should be Complete by September

Ukulele, Badminton and Tai Chi Among Plaza Improvement Task Force’s Recommendations For How to Better Downtown Arcata

As the Planet Heats Up, The County Plans to Address Rising Sea Levels With an Emissions Reduction Plan and a Slow Retreat Strategy

It Looks Like the Sequoia Park Zoo Is Gonna Try Again With the Bears

New Arcata Clinic Back on Track: The City Has Reached an Agreement With Tribal Historians, and the Project Will Again Go Before the Planning Commission Tonight

The Arcata City Council Will Not Draft a Ballot Measure to Stop Fluoridating Its Water, Despite Paul Pitino’s Passion on the Topic

The Arcata Police Department May Start Issuing Parking Tickets Near the HSU Campus When School Is Not in Session

County Looks to Ban Target Shooting on Samoa Peninsula, Plus Anywhere Within 150 Yards of an Occupied Building

Fourteen Years After Arcata Voted to Keep Fluoride in the Water, Arcata City Council May Again Put the Issue on the Ballot

January 2020

NEXT UP at EUREKA CITY COUNCIL: Marbles, a Ship Sculpture and Capital Improvement. Cool!

Planning Commission Delays New Arcata Health Center Project Recommendation After Wiyot Tribe Requests Additional Archeological Survey

Humboldt County Needs Poll Workers! Sign Up Now For a $100 Gig and a Warm Feeling of Contributing to the Democratic Process

The Arcata Fire District Will Be Asking For Some Money on the March Ballot, and They’d Like to Talk to You About It in a Series of Town Hall Meetings

(VIDEO) ‘Justice for Josiah’ Activists Shut Down Arcata City Council Meeting

Sheriff’s Office Warns County of ‘Critical’ Staffing Shortages; They’re 17 Deputies Down and Eager to Recruit

Arcata City Council to Consider Banning Sale of Disposable Food Containers

Got Ideas About How Humboldt Can Reduce Its Carbon Footprint? City of Eureka, County Government to Hold ‘Climate Action Plan Public Workshop’ Later This Month

EUREKA CITY COUNCIL: The City May Make a Few Zoning Changes, Including to the Site Which Holds Betty’s PG&E Trailers

December 2019

Eureka’s New City Manager is Excited to Tackle Homelessness, Drug Addiction

Two Billboards Recently Fell Over, and the County Will Hold a Public Hearing to Decide if They Can Be Rebuilt

Planning Commission Chair Bob Morris Resigns Following Supervisors’ Wind Farm Decision

Bass Explains Why She Switched Positions on the Wind Project; Wilson Calls the Whole Experience ‘Devastating’

Eureka Mayor Says Farewell to Retiring City Manager By Referencing Second-Tier Coen Brothers Movie

The City of Eureka Invites You a Birthday Party for Our Breathtakingly Beautiful City Hall

Board of Supes Sinks Terra-Gen Wind Farm on 4-1 Vote, Following Days of Hearings

(LIVEBLOG) Terra-Gen’s First Day of Hearings at the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors

WIND PROJECT SHOWDOWN: Special Board of Supervisors Meeting Set for All Day Monday at the Adorni Center

Four Challengers for Estelle, One for Rex: Here Are Your Supervisor Candidates for the Shortest Primary Season in Humboldt County History

November 2019

Planning Commissioners Explain Their Flip-Flops as Supes Prepare to Hear the Terra-Gen Wind Project Appeal at the Adorni Center

‘I Know You Can Do Better!’ City of Rio Dell Asks Supes to Hold Terra-Gen Hearing in a Bigger Room

In a Wild Meeting, the Planning Commission First Deadlocks, Then Denies the Humboldt Wind Energy Project

The Planning Commission Could Reach a Decision on the Humboldt Wind Energy Project Tonight

TODAY IN SUPES: A Protest Song, a Likely Hemp Moratorium Extension and the End of Columbus Day

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

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