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[Interview]: Mya Whitaker Is Running For Oakland City Council

Oakland, CA–Mya Whitaker, 27, watched her mother obtain two Master Degree’s and a PhD, so she knew early on that education was important. She lived in East Oakland, where she learned she was surrounded by good and bad but that it was her decision to make the choice of how to navigate. After high-school Whitaker attended San Fransisco State University, …

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Historic Preservation: The Struggle of A Yurok Tribe

“The Civic Club built their replica lighthouse inside our village. Our cemetery is still located nearby. Please take a moment to think about this fact. The Civic Club built a memorial on top of a Yurok cemetery. They sold spaces on the retaining wall they built, so people could put their names up when they are buried at sea. They …

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New Direction: Arcata Says Community Forums and Public Lawson Updates Are Over

An email sent by Arcata’s City Manager Karen Diemer, details that community forums to discuss student safety and updates into the murder investigation of David Josiah Lawson, will no longer be held. “Thank you for your participation in the meetings held to provide updates on the David Josiah Lawson investigation and to discuss student safety. Based on input received during …

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