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ARCATA- The Arcata Police Department will continue their focus on preventing graffiti within city limits. City Council directed staff to continue with their plan of action at Monday's Goal Setting Session.

The department has put in place a response plan that increases enforcement on the issue, cleans up graffiti when it occurs and educates the community on ways to prevent it. The...

EUREKA- Last year, the Eureka Police Department responded to about 850 traffic collisions.  Hoping to reduce that number, the EPD is now turning to social media.

Starting Wednesday, EPD traffic officers will be using social media to let the public know when and where they will be conducting specialized traffic enforcement details.

"We have been doing it all along.  The only...

FORTUNA- The Public Information Officer for the California Highway Patrol office in Arcata usually spends his day dealing with the media and writing press releases.  However, he spent Monday reading a Dr. Seuss book to a group of kids in Fortuna.

Officer Matt Harvey read, “Mr. Brown Can Moo, Can You?” to about 20 children, who are up to five years old.  The bilingual group of kids is...

EUREKA- The candidate to be offered the job for the next Eureka City Manager could be announced as early as Tuesday.

Two candidates from out of the area and one local candidate are in the running to be the next city manager. They were interviewed last Monday at a closed session by city council members, a panel of residents and other local city managers.

The background...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- A McKinleyville woman will run against incumbent Ryan Sundberg for the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors 5th District Seat. According to the Humboldt County Election Office, Sharon Latour filed for ‘Declaration of Candidacy’ on Friday. Still, Latour has to get twenty nomination signatures by Friday, March 7th. 
 
Currently Latour is an...
From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
 
On 3-2-2014, approximately 1:00 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a call from the victim of a residential burglary that occurred on 2-4-2014. The victim told the Sheriff’s Office they received second hand information that some of their stolen firearms were located at a residence in the 3600 block of...
EUREKA- A stolen vehicle pursuit ends in a crash with one person arrested. According to the Eureka Police Department Michelle McDaniel, 22, was driving an unreported stolen car that she admitted to stealing late Sunday night. When officers attempted to pull her over Monday morning for a speeding violation, she took off and ran a stop sign, and then crashed into a curb on F Street. 
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EUREKA- A man is assaulted with a crowbar at a Eureka motel early this morning and the suspect is still at large. According to the Eureka Police Department it happened around 10:30 a.m. at Motel 6 on Broadway. Police say a man believed to be in his twenties beat another man over the head with a crowbar after a dispute in the back of the motel. 
 
The suspect fled...

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