“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.”

A host of Humboldt State University students demanded today during a walkout protest that university administrators cut their own pay instead of cutting classes and staff positions as is being proposed to address the university’s deficit.

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.

Here's the full story and a photo gallery:…/hsu-students-demand-admin-s…

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Trucker's Christmas Parade
42nd annual Humboldt County Toy Run thunders off from the Arcata Plaza 26 minutes ago to deliver toys to Eureka destined for kids living throughout Humboldt County. Sponsored by the United Bikers of Northern California—Humboldt County.
José Quezada—For Times-Standard Thousands march the 2018 Women’s March, Coast Guard Plaza, Eureka, CA

“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.

The following is a press release from the Mateel Community Center:High Times Productions, the event-management team for High Times Media, today announced an exclusive partnership with the Mateel Community Center to breathe new life into the ico

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.”

The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors is set to decide next week whether to join cities, counties, states and tribes from across the nation that are suing pharmaceutical companies for allegedly misleading the public about the addictive nature of op

Eureka City Council votes for needle ordinance 3-2, with councilmembers Austin Allison and Kim Bergel dissenting.

Tonight, the Eureka City Council heard lengthy public input on needles, syringe litter and syringe exchange programs and following a 3-2 vote passed a sweeping syringe management ordinance.

Another opioid town hall is planned for next week in Eureka with Sen. Mike McGuire and Supervisor Virginia Bass.

The following is from a press release issued by the office of 2nd District state Senator Mike McGuire:Eureka, CA – Last November, Senator Mike McGuire and Humboldt County Supervisor Virginia Bass brought the community together for a coll

Sheriff’s office Livestock Deputy Travis Mendes described the case as unusual.

“The number of deceased cattle located is very significant,” Mendes said today.

As many as 300 dead cows were found heaped in piles 10 feet high or laying in waterways at Raymond Christie’s Arcata Bottoms ranch during a multi-agency raid this week, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office confirmed today. Sheriff

A special meeting will look at extending the biomass plant's lease past 2025.

This evening, the Blue Lake City Council is set to discuss Blue Lake Power LLC’s request to extend the lease for its biomass power plant, which expires in 2025.Constructed in 1987, the biomass power plant has

How many times have you heard a friend say, “It seems that I am always picking the wrong kind of person to date?”

For anyone in the dating scene — high school, college, divorced or who has lost a spouse — please cast your vote for either (A) or (B):(A) I want to be romantically involved with someone kind, caring, honest, pays their part of th

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.

Humboldt State University political science lecturer Kevin Murray withdrew from the 2nd District Assembly race, his campaign announced Sunday.“The cause for a more equitable society, one that is environmentally sustainable, and a second

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.

Monday’s discussion on the future of Humboldt County’s marijuana industry drew a diverse crowd of cannabis farmers, environmentalists, education officials,…

A vote on the additional funding is expected this week.

The following is a press release from Sen. Mike McGuire’s office:The California Transportation Commission will vote this week to allocate an additional $5 million to advance the environmental report focused on finding a permanent, inland

When personnel arrived on scene an “excessive number” of improperly disposed of animals were found, the sheriff's office said.

Law enforcement arrested the owner of a Jackson Road ranch west of Arcata on Monday on suspicion of animal cruelty and violating fish and game code.Raymond Christie, 54, was booked into Humboldt County jail on suspicion for three violations of

Closing arguments will take place Tuesday instead.

Visiting Judge Graham Cribbs pushed closing arguments in the murder trial of Jon Goldberg off for 24 hours due to a juror being out sick.“Juror seven is ill and cannot be here,” Cribbs said.All other jurors and alternates w

PHOTO GALLERY: The Perilous Plunge on Saturday had some creative costumes and unique diving styles.

A cast of characters lined up to take their chance to jump into frigid waters for the 17th annual Perilous Plunge fundraiser for the Redwood Discovery Museum in Eureka. <!--more-->