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March 2014

The deadline to sign up for Covered California and the Affordable Care Act is Monday night, March 31st at 11:59 pm.

People who at lease begin applications by the deadline, will have until April 15th to complete the process. A last minute reprieve of sorts was issued this afternoon.

Covered California officials admit the staggering demand is causing technical...

Post date: Tue, 04/01/2014 - 00:20

Eureka:      Humboldt County gas prices continue to rise with the average price at $4.14 per gallon.

According to, the average price for unleaded in California today is $3.99 per gallon. That’s the highest average gas price in California since September of 2013. Typically, prices start creeping up as refineries begin switching to more expensive blends of summer gasoline....

Post date: Mon, 03/31/2014 - 23:59
HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Humboldt County announced Friday that it unintentionally violated the Brown Act. Monday we spoke with Chairperson Rex Bohn about the incident and what exactly went down at the meeting.
The Brown Act violation took place on March 20th. It was five days later when staff realized a majority of the Board of Supervisors had attended a meeting that...
Post date: Mon, 03/31/2014 - 18:26
TRINIDAD- The League of Woman Voters of Humboldt County will be holding a District Attorney Candidate Forum on Tuesday. 
This is the communities chance to learn more about the intentions and goals of candidates Arnie Klein, Elan Firpo, Maggie Fleming, and Allan Dollison. 
The forum is Tuesday, April 1st in Trinidad at the town hall....
Post date: Mon, 03/31/2014 - 18:14

EUREKA- On Monday afternoon, two people were hospitalized after a single vehicle rollover crash off Highway 101.

It occurred before 2 p.m. on the south bound King Salmon exit.  Two people sustained injuries in the accident but were conscious and alert when emergency personnel arrived.  Police have not confirmed what caused the crash but say the vehicle went off of Highway 101 onto the...

Post date: Mon, 03/31/2014 - 17:23

The Wiyot World Renewal Ceremony was held over the weekend.  News Channel 3 caught up with members of the Wiyot Tribe a few weeks prior as they were practicing for the event.

Post date: Mon, 03/31/2014 - 17:22

EUREKA- The final step before the new Eureka City Manager can begin working will be Tuesday night at the Eureka City Council meeting.

Now that the background investigation for the next city manager has been complete, city council members will vote whether or not to approve the contract that he has agreed to.  If they vote to approve, Greg Sparks will begin serving on May 1st.  Greg...

Post date: Mon, 03/31/2014 - 17:21

Two members of the 113th class of cadets at the College of the Redwoods Basic Law Enforcement Academy received scholarships, courtesy of the Eureka Police Department.

On Friday, the winners of the two scholarships were announced.  Pranay Manghirmalani, who is 22 years old, won the $2,500 scholarship and 26-year-old John Castro received the $1,500 scholarship.  This is the...

Post date: Mon, 03/31/2014 - 17:17

EUREKA- The preliminary numbers are in.  By all accounts, the 24th annual Redwood Coast Jazz Festival in Eureka was a success.

Festival organizers confirm about 2,400 attendees came to Jazz Fest during the three days.  That number is calculated without counting sales from three businesses that sell festival tickets.  Organizers say more tickets were sold this year than last...

Post date: Mon, 03/31/2014 - 17:15

GARBERVILLE- College of the Redwood's Garberville Instructional site will remain open for the upcoming Fall 2014 semester. The site will offer more lifelong learning and community education courses along with general education classes.

The college's Board of Trustees were considering closing the site down due to decreased enrollment and increased expenses at the site. Community members...

Post date: Mon, 03/31/2014 - 16:14

FORTUNA- Candidate for State Senate Mike McGuire met with business owners this afternoon at a Fortuna Chamber of Commerce meeting. The candidate was there to discuss his candidacy for the position and answer members questions.

McGuire is a democrat currently serving as a Supervisor of Sonoma County. He is running for the second district, which includes Marin, Mendocino, Lake, Humboldt,...

Post date: Mon, 03/31/2014 - 16:12

FORTUNA- While most of their classmates had Ceasar Chavez day off from school, almost a hundred Humboldt State Students were volunteering at Miranda's Rescue. All the students are members of the campus' Youth Educational Services, a network of 15 individual campus volunteer groups led by students.

The students volunteer for the Serve-a-thon every year by picking one local non-profit and...

Post date: Mon, 03/31/2014 - 16:09