October 2013

Humboldt State University social work students are working to get students off the Top Ramen diet and end food insecurity among students. A $45,000 contract awarded to the Social Work Department will help enroll students and staff in Califonria's Calfresh program.

 

The contract was awarded to the department from the Humboldt County's Department of Health and Human Services. The...

Almost a hundred 6th, 7th and 8th grade zombies lurched their way toward onlookers to the beat of Michael Jackson's Thriller. The Sunny Brea Middle School students performed the 13 minute routine Tuesday on the Arcata Plaza.

 

The students devoted five hours over the course of two weeks working on the routine. Social Studies and Zumba teacher Ann Youman choreographed the dance....

Eurkea Police Department received two grants from the California Office of Traffic safety. A $96,600 grant will go toward a year long program to prevent injuries and deaths on the road through increased enforcement and public awareness.

 

The grant will help the city's effort to improve traffic safety on Eureka streets. Eureka Police Department said the grant will assist in...

FORTUNA- As the days get shorter and the nights get colder, it becomes a sensitive time for seniors, especially with the holiday season approaching fast. The winter months can be a trigger for depression among senior citizens and one North Coast assisted living center has launched a new program to help local seniors fight depression,
 
"Depression can really get...

EUREKA- Results from a Caltrans traffic study in Eureka could change a busy two-way street into a one-way only. The northbound lane on Fairfield Street from Hawthorne to Broadway is temporarily closed while workers look at changes in traffic patterns. Caltrans said they want to possibly eliminate the northbound lane of Fairfield and change it into a one-way street running only southbound....

From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: On October 28, at approximately 6:10 a.m., the Humboldt Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call regarding a robbery which just occurred. The clerk at the Patriot Gas Station located at 39143 State Highway 299, Willow Creek reported he was just robbed. The suspect stole all...

Parts, products and packaging…that’s what a 25-thousand dollar grant from PG&E will help fund for the Redwood Region Economic Development Commission.

A representative of PG&E Presented RREDC with the check Monday night. It will allow local businesses to explore using local products instead of sourcing them from out of the area. Arcata business “Fire and Light” is already using...

A small fire breaks out Monday night in an alley near Harris and California Street in Eureka. Firefighters at the scene said the first calls they got reported a large blaze… What they found though was a grass fire that burned part of a fence and caused smoke damage to a car. They suspected a carelessly thrown cigarette could have caused the fence to go up in flames.

Even though the...

EUREKA- A Eureka man is taking things into his own hands and trying to track down the person who stole a gun from inside of his home.
 
"It puzzles me that something like this could happen in this kind of neighborhood," said stolen gun owner Dave Silverbrand.
 
In July Silverbrand said his Thompson sub-machine gun was stolen from his home...
FORTUNA- Three people were arrested after police found $2,000 worth of counterfeit money at a home in Fortuna. Officers said they found the money at a home on the 3900 block of Rhonerville Road in Fortuna. Brittany Waltrip, 19, Jeremy Herman, 22 and Kim Huse were arrested Sunday night after officers found counterfeit 100 and 20-dollar bills. They also found a computer, a printer, and other...

The search for the next University President of Humboldt State began Monday as community members, faculty and students weighed in on what they want in their next campus leader. More than forty people spoke in front of the California State Chancellor, Board of Trustees and advisory committee.

 

Community members, faculty and students said in the meeting that they want a President...

Arcata Police Department did not reveal their exact plans for Halloween this Thursday, but did say it will look like last year.

 

"We're not expecting any huge problems, we're not expecting anything different than past years," said Detective Sergeant Todd Dokweiler.

 

A fence lined the inner circle of the Arcata Plaza last year. The fence was put up that was put upp...

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