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EUREKA- The State Water Resources Control Board voted unanimously Tuesday to adopt drought regulations that would fine those who waste water up to $500 per day.

Under the new rules, all Californians are required to stop hosing down driveways and sidewalks, watering lawns causing excess runoff, using a hose without a shut off nozzle to wash your car and using drinking water in ornamental...

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT- A group of Garberville Sanitary District water consumers will now have more of a say in how the district works.

On Wednesday the Humboldt Local Agency Formation Commission approved the district to annex areas of the city and it’s outlying parts that were formerly served by the Garberville Water Company.

The district bought out the water company back in 2004,...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- An Arcata man is tasered by police after walking directly through traffic on Highway 101 between Eureka and the Indianola cut-off. 
 
Around 8:30pm Tuesday night, the California Highway Patrol said 24 year old Cory Owsley seemed to be under the influence of drugs and alcohol while crossing the highway. As a result traffic began backing up, causing...

EUREKA- A Eureka resident chases down a burglary suspect after he wakes up to find items from his home had been taken.

"The victim woke up and noticed several items had been stolen from inside his residence. He got on his bike and rode around the area to look for any clues.  He found the suspect, John Osborn, pulling a wagon with the stolen items inside.  The victim approached Osborn...

EUREKA- Each summer, the Clarke Historical Museum in Eureka holds a special event for kids.  This year was Kids, Coins and Piggy Banks Day.  Part of the fun was children getting to paint their own piggy banks to take home.

"I don't have one and usually you have to just go buy one at the store and you don't get to paint it but here it's free and you get to paint it," said eight-year-old...

The Eureka man accused of killing a man in McKinleyville in June appeared in court for a disposition reset hearing on Wednesday.

Twenty-one-year-old Michael Youravish is accused of murdering 33-year-old Forrest Croft Lovejoy. Lovejoy’s body was found with multiple stab wounds in the Baldy area near C Avenue in McKinleyville.  Youravish has already pleaded not guilty to the charges. His...

From the California Correctional Center: 

 

Update: Southern Humboldt — A minimum-security inmate from California Correctional Center (CCC) who walked away from Eel River Conservation Camp Wednesday, has been apprehended.

At approximately 7:00 P.M., members of the Pelican Bay State Prison (PBSP) Investigative Services Unit (ISU) apprehended Inmate Ga...

SACRAMENTO- Faced with years of drought, the state is imposing hefty fines on people who waste water.
 
Tuesday night, the state water resources control voted unanimously to adopt drought regulations that would fine those who waste water up to $500 a day.
 
Under the new rules, practices such as allowing runoff from outdoor sprinklers,...

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