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From the California Highway Patrol: 
 
Sacramento, CA – In an effort to save lives and eliminate dangerous behind-the-wheel distractions like talking, texting, or browsing on a cell phone, the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), California Highway Patrol (CHP), and more than 200 law enforcement agencies across the state today announced high visibility...

EUREKA- Russian healthcare professionals have traveled across the county to learn how to integrate children with disabilities into their educational systems. The team will train for the next seven days in order to learn different programs, services and laws that help disabled students in the classroom.

"[We are here] to help [our disabled children] go to regular school," said Maria...

RIO DELL- The City of Rio Dell will close the application filling period for the new city manager position on Friday.

The city has received more than 20 applicants for the position and used an outside agency to advertise and fill the position. The company said the expect more applicants to enter as the deadline gets closer.

The city hopes to have the new manager hired and begin...

FORTUNA- Local law enforcement officers were recognized for their achievements in DUI enforcement Wednesday. 
 
The Office of Traffic Safety and Mother’s Against Drunk Driving honored those officers, who showed a strong commitment in educating the public about the dangers of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Authorities from all the ‘Avoid the 8’...
MCKINLEYVILLE- What happens when the rescuers need rescuing? That’s exactly what the Coast Guard was preparing for Wednesday in McKinleyville. The Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay took over the Arcata/Eureka Airport to prepare in case of a ‘mayday’ situation.
 

EUREKA- On Wednesday, there was the second Instructional Site Visit at Washington Elementary School for the year. School district administrators, principals, vice principals, and teachers from various Eureka City Schools came to Washington Elementary School to observe and provide feedback for ways the school can improve moving forward. 

At a Eureka City Schools District meeting last...

EUREKA- Everything is in place for the next Eureka City Manager to begin working next month.

At Tuesday night’s Eureka City Council meeting, council members unanimously voted to approve the employment contract for Greg Sparks. Sparks has already agreed to the terms of the contract, and the background investigation process for him was completed in mid March. Sparks has worked in city...

EUREKA It’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month as well as Child Abuse Prevention Month, and the Eureka Police Department is doing their part to spread awareness.

Each member of the EPD is wearing a purple ribbon during all of April to show solidarity for victims of sexual assault and child abuse. EPD officials say the goal is to bring attention to these often hidden crimes. If you would...

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