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FORTUNA -- The city of Fortuna's new panhandling ordinance will go into effect in 30 days.

This comes after City Council approved the second reading during last night's meeting. The ordinance bans aggressive solicitation. You cannot ask drivers for food or money within 200 feet of an intersection, traffic signal, or stop sign.

Panhandling on public transportation or within 50...

Post date: Tue, 05/03/2016 - 16:41

EUREKA -- Humboldt County sheriff's deputies continue to search for the suspect who stole a safe from Ramone's Bakery & Cafe in Eureka. News Channel 3 has obtained photos of surveillance video showing the burglar.

Around 1:30 a.m. Sunday, deputies responded to the bakery on Harrison Avenue. The video shows the man in a dark hoodie removing the patio lights then breaking and entering...

Post date: Tue, 05/03/2016 - 16:37

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- They are a vital link between the officers out on the road and emergency situations. The California Highway Patrol is now hiring public safety dispatchers in Humboldt County. 

There are currently 12 dispatchers in the region that work 8, 10 and 12 hour shifts. The dispatchers work in pairs and are responsible for answering emergency phone calls and accurately relaying...

Post date: Tue, 05/03/2016 - 16:37

EUREKA - Now that homeless are out of the Palco Marsh and trail construction is set to begin mid-May, the Eureka City Council will discuss awarding a bid and approving funds for the project at its meeting Tuesday night.    

The city of Eureka has secured grant funding for phase 1 of the waterfront trail which will span through the marsh along Humboldt Bay. Funds will allow the city to...

Post date: Tue, 05/03/2016 - 16:31

EUREKA - Two fires broke out in Eureka’s Palco Marsh Monday night. This comes after all homeless illegally camping in the area were officially evicted Monday and cleanup began.

The Eureka Police Department, city departments and multiple agencies were deployed to accomplish the operation.  After homeless vacated, efforts to remove abandoned tents, and furniture took place and over 88,000...

Post date: Tue, 05/03/2016 - 16:28

NORTH COAST - The redwood forest will be transplanted to a Texas campus in an innovative program to celebrate the centennial of the Redwood National Park System.

Park rangers along with University of Texas students and the greater Austin community will have the opportunity for a virtual experience that allows guests to turn into a redwood tree in real time through interactive motion...

Post date: Mon, 05/02/2016 - 20:49

HYDESVILLE - An Arcata man is cited after law enforcement finds him with stolen items. 30-year old Jesse Jay Torrance was given a citation to appear in court.

Saturday evening around 8:30, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a reported burglary on the 3000-block of Delp Road in Hydesville. A male and female victim stated sometime during the day someone had burglarized...

Post date: Mon, 05/02/2016 - 20:43

ORICK - A domestic quarrel moves the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department to arrest a couple after an alleged arson fire from last Thursday in Orick.

38-year old Erin Jones-Martin and William Basteyns were taken into custody.

Law enforcement says, the 38-year old victim said Jones-Martin attempted to set her trailer on fire. After questioning, it was learned Jones-Martin thought...

Post date: Mon, 05/02/2016 - 20:34