Posts Tagged ‘downtown’
Observers of the Eureka Balloon Track are noticing heavy equipment rolling through the toxic mud to move Schmidbauer’s log deck.
Thanks to recent weeks of heavy rain the log trucks sink into the sludge and then disperse it down Broadway.
This stirring of downtown’s dioxin stew comes at a time when property owner Security National is stonewalling the Coastal Commission over the property, and Humboldt County residents debate the danger of moving toxins around the property before full characterization of the site.
Men in heels and feather boas strutted among an entourage of women carrying signs and chanting on a mile-long loop of downtown Ukiah west of State Street Saturday morning.
City seeks public input at town hall [Daily Triplicate]
Beachfront Park, Front St. among topics to discuss
Mayor Kelly Schellong will give her second “State of the City” address during a town hall meeting at the Crescent Fire Protection District on Saturday.
The forum will also include a presentation from City Manager Rod Butler updating the progress of issues discussed at last year’s town hall meeting, and feature roundtable discussions about three projects, Front Street, Beachfront Park and the downtown area, that the city would like to move forward on in the coming years.
Photo: My little pony [Daily Triplicate]
Pumpkin checks out a storm drain while out for a walk with her owner, Cori Higgins, in downtown Crescent City on Monday. Pumpkin resides in a 4-by-8-foot stall in the garage of Higgins’ Bertsch tract home. Miniature horses like Pumpkin, who is 15, can live to be 30-40 years old.
Following the Easter Egg Hunt at Rohner Park at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 3, hundreds of kids will flock to downtown Fortuna to play games and see the attractions.
A “drunk girl” lying on the ground at 11th and F streets was approached by two guys. One of them flashed some sort of badge at someone nearby, and said they were going to take the girl home.
The City of Arcata took the final step in attempting to curb the behavior of panhandlers last Wednesday, March 17 – a step critics call a violation of people’s free speech.
A pedestrian was killed in downtown Guerneville Thursday night after being hit by a white van. The collision was called into dispatchers at 8:19 p.m. near the intersection of Church and Main streets. CHP officers who responded to the accident said the victim was a man in his 50s. He apparently was struck while in or near a crosswalk.
During the first Redwood Coast Jazz Festival 20 years ago, organizers remember placing the big white tents around downtown Eureka, the sound of music in the air and the pouring rain.
I’ll be the tool that half-heartedly defends this thing. I say half-hearted because the panhandling ordinance is another attempt to legislate away obnoxiousness, and that, to use John Lennon’s phrase, is like trying to shovel smoke with a pitchfork in the wind.
Arcata Eye – Responding to concerns about economic and public safety impacts expressed by Arcata business and government, PG&E has modified its plans for this weekend’s planned power outage. Tuesday morning, City officials and PG&E personnel gathered at City Hall to exchange details on areas affected, the outage’s expected duration and to coordinate response.
Arcata Eye – In the four-to-one vote on Wednesday the City Council approved the ordinance, which prohibits any form of panhandling in specific areas, with a distance of 20 feet considered a buffer that would create a sort of comfort zone for citizens.
Allison Jackson will announce her candidacy for District Attorney tomorrow, Saturday –March 6 at 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. at the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center. The Aquatic Center is located downtown Eureka at 921 Waterfront Drive next to the Adorni Center.
Eureka Main Street launched a new Web site, www.eurekamainstreet.org, last week, according to a press release. Eureka Main Street, Eureka’s downtown revitalization program has been working on their Web site with a grant from the city of Eureka,
A large swath of downtown Santa Rosa, including Santa Rosa Plaza and several hundred homes, were without power for more than an hour Monday night following the failure of electrical equipment about 5:45 p.m. Some shoppers were left in the dark for about 20 seconds before backup lights came on and employees brought out flashlights.