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February 2014

EUREKA- The City of Eureka is working to update its General Plan, and residents can give input from the comfort of their home. 
The last General Plan Update for land use in Eureka was in 1997. 

From Monday until February 24th, people can use a website to share what they like, what they don’t like, the locations they think should be changed, and the challenges they think Eureka...

CRESCENT CITY- A Crescent City man is beaten and robbed by a group of men while out walking his dog.
 
It happened around 6 a.m. Sunday off Howe Drive near Beach Front Park. Police said the victim, in his 70’s, came across three younger men and shone his flashlight towards them. It was then that an altercation broke out. 
 
The suspects...

NORTH COAST- Eureka police are searching for a man caught on surveillance footage stealing an urn from a North Coast cemetery. Also, community members gather at Humboldt State University to memorialize and honor a beloved priest. Plus, Humboldt County Board of Supervisors will discuss the counties mid-year budget review and the General Fund’s $2 million budget gap.

EUREKA- The Eureka Police Department is asking for your help in locating a man who they believe stole an urn from the Ocean View Cemetery in Eureka along with brass fixtures that the urn was placed inside of.
 
Officers confirm to News Channel 3 that on Tuesday, Feb. 4 around 3 p.m. a man walked into the building at the cemetery where the urn was kept....

NORTH COAST- Two hundred pounds of marijuana were seized from a home in a North Coast neighborhood, two were arrested but police are still searching for a third individual. Also, students gathered at Humboldt State University to celebrate Humboldt County History Day, we show you what kind of creative projects were on display. Plus, a grassroots effort offered early childhood educators a break...

EUREKA- College officials were notified by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges Friday that it has been removed from probation and all sanctions and that it’s accreditation has been reaffirmed.

CR president, Kathy Smith said, ”All CR employees and trustees worked as a team to achieve this important milestone. Everyone united over the past two years to make hard...

CARLOTTA- The Carlotta Volunteer Fire Department has been awarded a grant that has helped them to purchase a thermal imaging camera. The $5,235 grant was awarded to the department from George Petersen Insurance Agency and Fireman's Fund Insurance Company.

Fire Chief John Church said the camera will help volunteer firefighters save lives in the community. Church said the device helps...

EUREKA- The Eureka Police Department is investigating what caused the driver of a car to run into an apartment complex Thursday night. Investigators are waiting for test results to reveal if the driver was under the influence of drugs or alcohol or suffered from a seizure.

Eureka Police responded to the apartment at 1109 J Street and found the car's front end inside the apartment with...

FORTUNA- After two Fortuna High School Safe and Sober donation jars have been stolen a Eureka businessman is offering a $500 reward to the person that helps lead to the suspect's arrest. The suspect is captured on surveillance video taking the donation from a gas station's counter.

The suspect is believed to be the same person, both jars are estimated to have about $120.

David...

NORTH COAST- State Assemblymembers hosted a hearing to discuss North Coast water issues, California’s drought and the Assembly’s water bond proposal. 
 
"We are very different then the rest of the state and our water needs have more to do with the natural resources then they do with what comes out of the tap," said Assembly member Wesley Chesbro.
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EUREKA- Humboldt county board of supervisor Virginia Bass kicked off her re-election campaign Friday in front of the Humboldt County courthouse.
 
Bass first ran for 4th District Supervisor back in 2010. During her term Bass says she focused on creating a better working relationship between the County of Humboldt, the City of Eureka, and the Harbor District,...

EUREKA- Officials with the Department of Health and Human Services Mental Health say one in four people at some point in their life are diagnosed with a mental illness.  A training program, which concluded Friday, is designed to help law enforcement deal with situations involving people with mental health issues.

Department of Health and Human Services Mental Health officials say about...

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