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NORTH COAST- It’s estimated; nearly one million illegal immigrants will be getting Driver’s Licenses across the state in the next three years with a new law in effect today. DMV’s across the state have been extremely busy, including the ones right here in Humboldt County.

Under assembly bill 60 the DMV is being required to issue an original Driver’s License to applicants who are unable...

EUREKA- After a rash of acts of vandalism to Eureka businesses over the last several months, police still do not have any suspects. 

Since late October, at least four buildings in Eureka have gotten their windows smashed by unknown vandals.

"With this type of case, it's usually listed as a malicious mischief.  It's a quick action.  It could be a rock thrown.  Someone could flee...

EUREKA- The Eureka City Council will vote on whether or not to recruit medical marijuana dispensary businesses to open in the city.

In 2010, the council approved an ordinance allowing up to four dispensaries in city limits, as long as the businesses are invited to apply by the council. The ordinance was put on hold a year later after no businesses chose to apply, but that moratorium was...

The cost of eggs is going up, thanks to a new California law regarding treatment of chickens.  The law, effective January 1, 2015, requires more space for chickens.  That is raising the cost of chickens per se.  That adds to the commercial cost of eggs.  It is also raising interest in home-raised chickens.  Duane Leal of Eureka has his own chickens. He lives on Harrison Avenue and uses...

Fortuna - Redwood Memorial Hospital ushered in the New Year with the very first baby born in the area.

Corina Corder and Jonanthon Samuels welcomed baby boy Rolland Jacob Samuels at 12:55 am. Baby Rolland weighed in at 7-pounds 1-ounce and is 20-inches long.

The baby is a first for the couple who were also born in Redwood Memorial Hospital. The name Rolland was chosen from a...

EUREKA- Murder suspect Gary Bullock remains in custody without bail one year after allegedly killing Father Eric Freed inside the St. Bernard's rectory January 1, 2014.

Deputies arrested him the next day after surveillance footage from the rectory showed bullock wandering around the area and breaking through a side window to Freed’s home. Bullock is being charged with three felony...

FORTUNA- While New Year's Eve celebrations were in full swing Wednesday night, one local party was raising thousands towards the fight to end polio.

Fortuna sunrise rotary members spent Thursday morning cleaning up from Wednesday night's Light Up the New Year event at the River Lodge. But this wasn't just any new year's event, it was a party with a cause; with proceeds benefiting polio...

EUREKA- With those new years resolutions, many Americans will set goals to live healthier and resolve to hit the gym more. But local health experts say before making that commitment make sure you're choosing a 'SMART' new years goal.

'SMART' stands for specific, measurable, achievable, realistic and time sensitive goals. Health experts say you should state in a positive manner what you...