“Our institution needs fundamental change,” Humboldt State University sociology major Moxie Alvarnaz, 23, said through a megaphone from the second story of the University Center while speaking to the crowd of students gathered in the quad below. “... They promise us possibility; they give us poverty immediately upon arriving.”
Humboldt State University students held a walkout this afternoon to protest the $9M in proposed budget cuts that the university is proposing to address its structural deficit. The students demanded that administrators take a pay cut rather than cut classes or staff positions.
Following the gathering, a host of students occupied university Provost Dr. Alex Enyedi's office. They also demanded to speak with HSU President Lisa Rossbacher and an accreditation review team that is currently on campus.
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“Reggae on the River is a beloved institution in the Northern California music and countercultural scene, and a natural fit for High Times,” said Adam Levin, CEO of High Times Media.
Tonight’s special meeting of the council will be held not at Arcata City Hall, but at 6 p.m. at the Arcata Community Center, 321 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway.
“We’re not the first, but we’re joining and hoping to recuperate some of the costs for treatment,” County Counsel Jeff Blanck said. “It’s hit the county.”
Eureka City Council votes for needle ordinance 3-2, with councilmembers Austin Allison and Kim Bergel dissenting.
Another opioid town hall is planned for next week in Eureka with Sen. Mike McGuire and Supervisor Virginia Bass.
Sheriff’s office Livestock Deputy Travis Mendes described the case as unusual.
“The number of deceased cattle located is very significant,” Mendes said today.
A special meeting will look at extending the biomass plant's lease past 2025.
How many times have you heard a friend say, “It seems that I am always picking the wrong kind of person to date?”
Murray, a registered Democrat who ran on a progressive platform, had hoped to challenge incumbent Jim Wood (D-Healdsburg) on issues including single-payer health care.
The ordinance is the first major expansion of the local cannabis industry since the county’s landmark cannabis industry rules were passed in January 2016.
A vote on the additional funding is expected this week.
When personnel arrived on scene an “excessive number” of improperly disposed of animals were found, the sheriff's office said.
Closing arguments will take place Tuesday instead.
PHOTO GALLERY: The Perilous Plunge on Saturday had some creative costumes and unique diving styles.