Mairead Dodd's Oct. 23 letter about police Chief Andrew Mills' vendetta against riding bicycles on sidewalks in Eureka left me wondering. My understanding is that it's only illegal in specifically defined zones around Henderson Center and in the downtown area. When I looked it up years ago there were actual maps showing the boundaries. I looked it up again just now and couldn't find the maps but here's the code:
73.06 RIDING BICYCLES ON SIDEWALKS.
(A) No person shall ride a bicycle upon a sidewalk within the Henderson Center Business District or the Downtown Area.
(B) The provisions of this chapter do not apply to police officers in the course of their regular duties.
Douglas George, Eureka