The Big Chill by Marty Burstiner

Back in April 2007, some 3,500 people peaceably gathered in Redwood Park in Arcata to celebrate weed. I wrote about it in this column, noting how amazed I was that in a county of 130,000 the two daily newspapers we had back then skipped the event. I get high on large, peaceful gatherings. It is … Continue reading The Big Chill by Marty Burstiner

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TRIAL DATE SET FOR ARCATA LAWSUIT

 http://kiem-tv.com/node/3372  Arcata Ca--Is it illegal to merely hold up a sign asking for money? Arcata thinks it is, but a citizen lawsuit contends the city overstepped its bounds and its panhandling ordinance is unconstitutional.  The free speech trial is set to begin at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23rd, in Humboldt County Superior Courtroom 8--and the public … Continue reading TRIAL DATE SET FOR ARCATA LAWSUIT