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Action is taken to speed up the counties ADA compliance and, after a long wait, the Sheriff’s Office will be getting a new emergency dispatch system.

 

At their meeting Tuesday, supervisors voted to fund a CAO Project Manager for Americans with Disabilities Act projects.

 

The position will cost over $100,000 annually and will aid in the ongoing efforts to...

Post date: Tue, 07/11/2017 - 17:42

EUREKA - Continuing a crackdown on illegal camping in Old Town,  Eureka Police and Public Works are asking for a change in parking regulations.

Spaces along 3rd between Commercial and A Streets are currently designated 24 hour parking, making it easier for cars and people to congregate during the day and camp overnight.

The departments are asking that time be limited to two hours...

Post date: Tue, 07/11/2017 - 17:31

EUREKA - Eureka Police Chief Andrew Mills has made it official. His last day will be July 21st.

Mills announced his departure last month and finalized his move to Santa Cruz Police Department following a background check.

The position hasn't been opened to applicants. City Manager Greg Sparks will likely appoint Captain Stephens or Captain Watson as interim chief while the city...

Post date: Tue, 07/11/2017 - 17:22

GARBERVILLE - A Louisiana man was airlifted to the hospital after he crashed an ATV, and CHP says alcohol was a factor.

Just before 6:00 Monday, 34-year old Duane McDermott of New Orleans was riding the off road vehicle on private property outside of Garberville on Andy Lane.

California Highway Patrol says that for unknown reasons, he left the road, collided with the embankment...

Post date: Tue, 07/11/2017 - 17:19

EUREKA - A group of neighbors in West Eureka will have to start from scratch in their legal action against Floyd and Betty Squires. The case will now be heard in Humboldt Superior Court.

Judge Cissna previously ruled against the Squires in small claims court. He found that improper management of two properties on G Street negatively impacted surrounding neighbors. Judge Cissna awarded...

Post date: Tue, 07/11/2017 - 17:16