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NATION- Today marks the 80th anniversary of Social Security.  The Social Security Act was signed by FDR in 1935 to support retirees. The program still supports retirees but also now includes disabled persons and their families, along with families of deceased workers.

The program brings in $75 million a year to the state economy with 5.4 million Californians receiving Social Security....

EUREKA- As wildfires rage across Northern California, a local credit union is stepping in to help those families affected.

Coast Central Credit Union began it's donation drive Wednesday with funds raised going directly towards fire relief efforts in Humboldt, Del Norte and Trinity counties. The credit union is matching up to $2,500 donated. The money will be used to purchase water,...

EUREKA- A man is arrested after allegedly tying up two people at gunpoint and stealing their car before crashing it into another Eureka home.

A man called Eureka Police just after 3:30 Friday afternoon and said that an unknown man tied him and another man up in his home on the 2100 block of Buhne Street. The suspect demanded valuables, took some items and then fled in the victim's car...

EUREKA- A man was taken to a mental health facility after allegedly attacking two men with a jagged pipe.

The assault happened just after 8 p.m. on Thursday.  The suspect told investigators that he felt the need to hurt someone.  The two male victims appeared to be living in a tent behind the former Ray’s Food Place location.  Their conditions are unknown at this time.  One of the men...

EUREKA- A wave of changes are coming to the Humboldt County DistrictAttorney’s office.  The office is undergoing restructuring meant to get more prosecutors in the courtroom.

As promised during Maggie Fleming’s campaign for DA, the Assistant DA position has been eliminated.  Fleming will now handle more administrative duties instead.  The former Assistant DA will now spend more time...

EUREKA- The streets of Old Town Eureka will soon be seeing parklets, or mini  portable parks for seating.

In the beginning of June, the City Council approved placing three of these 8’ by 20’ parkelts in the Old Town area as part of a pilot project.  They will be privately maintained and placed in front of businesses where parking spaces would typically be.  The parklets will remain in...

KLAMATH- The Yurok Tribe will soon be providing a new form of public transportation on the Klamath River.

The tribe has purchased a 12-passenger river ferry for the community.

The 235,000-dollar ferry is paid for through tribal transportation program funding dollars. The Yurok River Otter will run seasonally, six days a week and will cost passengers three to four dollars for a...

CRESCENT CITY- It’s a program that gives kids and teens hands-on experience for a career in the public safety field.

27 explorers, ages 11 to 18 years old are seeing if they have what it takes for a career that requires extreme physical fitness and dedication.

Sheriff Erik Apperson of the Del Norte Sheriff’s Office started the Redwood Coast Explorer Leadership Academy back in...