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TRINIDAD - Vacation Dwelling Units, or what the city is calling VDU’s, have never been regulated, but that is about to change.

A proposed ordinance imposing some rules on VDU’s was read to the community at Wednesday night’s City Council Meeting. The popular vacation destination has had some issues in the past with the units and the ordinance is seeking to address those. The...

EUREKA - It’s an initiative seeking to raise minimum wage from $9 to $12. Measure R has been in the works for a couple years and it will come down to a vote this November 4. Opinions on the measure are split.

“Measure R is a people's ballot initiative. The folks that started it started it 2.5 years ago. It is for large employers to pay a minimum of $12 and it will boost the local...

EUREKA- A Humboldt County Superior Court Judge has denied a motion for a new trial against convicted double murder suspect Bodhi Tree.

Tree's defense filed the motion, stating there was new evidence in the case that could impact the verdict in a new case. The judge ruled Thursday that the findings were not enough to issue a new trial.

Tree was convicted of two counts of murder...

EUREKA- A former Humboldt State University lecturer who is facing charges for having child pornography has plead not guilty to allegations in court.

Christopher Haynes appeared before a Humboldt County Judge Wednesday. He was arrested in August by the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office.

His computer allegedly had thousands of files revealing pictures and videos.

He posted...

EUREKA- Fewer applicants are applying and qualifying to join the California Department of Fish and Wildlife's Officer Academy.

The department is currently recruiting those interested in a career as a wildlife officer. Wardens take an oath to protect the state's wildlife and uphold federal and state laws. Officers, as peace officers, they have the authority to enforce all California laws...

The following is from the Humboldt County District Attorney's Office

Thursday, the Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office (HCDA) – Criminal Investigations Bureau, assisted by the Department of Homeland Security (HSI) – Child Exploitation Investigations Group, concluded a long-term investigation relating to child pornography violations.

During the investigation, HCDA...

FIELDS LANDING- An early morning fire on the 3000 block of I Street in Eureka is believed to have been caused by transients.

Crews from Humboldt Bay Fire responded to the call at 1:45 Thursday morning, finding an outbuilding fully engulfed in flames.

The structure is part of an abandoned home and no one was inside the building at the time. Fire officials say the structure is...

EUREKA - The Police Department is investigating an incident that took place Thursday morning at Chase Bank on F Street.
The officers were called to the scene just after 11 where they saw the robber running with a garbage bag full of money. The subject, identified as Tracey Drew Jr., ditched the bag near Broadway and Fourth Street.
Officers were able to stop him shortly after, near...