Red Cross Evacuation Center for Mad River/Ruth at: Van Duzen Community Center, Van Duzen Road, Mad River:    
Precautionary evacuations for the town of Blocksburg. There will be a meeting Saturday at 6pm at the Baptist Church in Bridgeville 48215 Alderpoint Road :    
Mandatory Evacuations for residences in the area of Mad River Rd from Highway 36 to Three Forks Road area and the back side of the lake on Ruth/Zenia Road to the Ruth Dam:    
State Route 36 is closed at the Trinity County line due to the wildfires. It's unknown when the roadway will re-open:    
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ARCATA – A local couple is using their tow truck company to raise money for breast cancer awareness.

Over the last few years Buddy’s Auto Center has fundraised with a pink breast cancer awareness tow truck. Now they have a new truck and want the community to help with the design. 

"When you're told that, obviously you’re taken back and all you want to do is cry. But you move past...

EUREKA- Local businesses, government offices and schools are lowering their flags in honor of the four marines and one sailor killed in last week's Chattanooga shooting.

Yesterday president Obama ordered all public buildings to fly the American flag at half-staff to honor those lives lost. On July 16, alleged gunman Mohammad Abdulazeez shot the marines and sailor, along with a police...

EUREKA- A Eureka man was arrested early Sunday morning after holding his girlfriend hostage and threatening to break her neck.

It happened just after 3 a.m. on the 2500 block of Hall Avenue in Eureka. The sheriff's office says they received a 9-1-1 hang up call from a residence. When deputies knocked on the locked front door, there was no answer.

Deputies were able to gain access...

CUTTEN- A local school for children with disabilities received a big gift Wednesday from the Eureka Elks Lodge, an $8,200 grant meant to help students get out into the community.

"It's pretty costly to take field trips for us just for transportation," Glen Paul School Principal Damon Collier said. "We need a lot of specialized equipment and a lot of our wheelchair kids need specialized...

EUREKA - A man was sent to the hospital Wednesday with substantial, but non-life threatening injuries after an argument escalated in Eureka’s 1700 block of Everding Street. 
According to the Eureka Police Department, it began around one this afternoon with an argument between room-mates that escalated out of control. Police say the victim, a 20 to 30 year old man living at the home, was...

ARCATA - HSU has been awarded a $1.87 million grant to help low-income and first generation college students succeed. 

The grant was part of a national competition through the U.S. Department of Education and will be disbursed over a five year period. The grant will fund HSU’s Student Support Services program that was established in 1972 to improve retention and graduation rates....

MCKINLEYVILLE- Make way for a new Teen & Community Center in McKinleyville.

Local leaders and community members kicked off construction with a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday afternoon at the site on Gwin Road. Children in the area helped design the 6,400 square foot building that will include a music studio, cooking classes, and various learning programs. The Boys & Girls...

RIO DELL- The City of Rio Dell is cleaning up its neighborhoods thanks to some new funding from the county.

From Wildwood Avenue, to Davis Street, and other outlying roads, the Rio Dell Police Department is stepping up its enforcement of code violations throughout the city. This includes everything from tall weeds and garbage in yards, to abandoned vehicles, and broken fences.