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Lawmakers in California are currently working on introducing a new bill which will mandate water quality testing in schools.

Concern over water quality has recently spiked due to incidents around the state and nation of school's experiencing water contamination.

One such incident recently took place in San Ysirdo where lead, copper and bacteria were found exceeding regulatory...

Post date: Mon, 02/13/2017 - 17:33

EUREKA - The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors will meet Tuesday to discuss appointing someone to the At Large position on the Measure Z Citizens Advisory Committee.

Supervisors Bohn and Fennell have had since January 24th to go over applications for the position, and will go over their findings tomorrow.

The two supervisors set up interviews from the large pool of...

Post date: Mon, 02/13/2017 - 15:58

FORTUNA - A Eureka woman is behind bars tonight after officers located her trying to drive while missing a tire.

She is 43-year-old Valerie Robinson, and Fortuna Police located her near Rohnerville and Kenmar roads after several 911 calls to their command center Sunday morning.

She was trying to move forward without her left rear tire. When she couldn’t, she put the vehicle in...

Post date: Mon, 02/13/2017 - 15:54

EUREKA - With the current situation in Oroville News Channel Three spoke with our the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District to gauge how to prevent something like this from happening.

General Manager Paul Helliker explained that our reservoir at Ruth Lake is inspected every year, and every five years they, along with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission do a full dam failure...

Post date: Mon, 02/13/2017 - 15:50

OROVILLE - An update on the Oroville dam, water has continued to spill down the Oroville spillway.

Evacuation in effect for Oroville, CA residents…

An evacuation has been ordered for thousands of residents in Oroville, California after the spillway was deemed close to failure.

The mandatory order comes after water resource officials deeming the emergency spillway for Lake...

Post date: Sun, 02/12/2017 - 19:03

A semi carrying dairy products crashed into Redwood trees in Garberville. With an update, the Oroville Dam is at capacity and is expected to continuously spill over the next few days. A Valentine's Day paddle event took place today in Eureka. Eureka extends parking through downtown. A new laser is featured at St. Joseph Hospital. A battery plant has been spewing toxic in the air, less than 1.7...

Post date: Sun, 02/12/2017 - 18:29

Planned Parenthood hosted a rally to support choice. The annual Perilous Plunge hosted by the Discovery Museum took place in Eureka. Oroville Dam flooded at 99-percent. The Humboldt Poultry Show took place today at the Humboldt Fairgrounds. A look into the volunteers who helped out during the El Pueblo Supermarket fire.

Post date: Sat, 02/11/2017 - 18:24

FERNDALE - Jack Lakin, the Superintendent of Ferndale Unified School District, announced he will be stepping down after seven years.

Lakin has held many hats with the district including principal of the high school and has slated June 30 as his last day in office.

School officials have scheduled a special board meeting on Thursday, February 16 to begin the process of searching...

Post date: Fri, 02/10/2017 - 21:23