Oysters, Beer and Cash 

Why Arcata Main Street wants even more money from an $87,000 festival

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bob doran

When organizers of Arcata's Oyster Festival announced they would charge a $10 admission fee this year, people went bonkers. "Elitism!" was the cry du jour. Organizers and supporters pleaded for calm, saying the fee would curtail the festival's rowdiness and right Arcata…

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