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CRESCENT CITY - You see it on street corners, and in parking lots of grocery stores and malls. Panhandling is a national issue, and it's something Del Norte County is looking to reduce. 

Due to recent complaints from retailers in the area, a law is being considered that would penalize drivers who hand objects out of their vehicle to panhandlers.

The law is modeled off of one from...

WILLITS- The Willits Bypass Project has been delayed another year and is now scheduled to be complete in the summer of 2017. However, Caltrans officials say taxpayers will not be footing the bill.

Caltrans’ contractor for the project, DeSilva Gates Construction, determined they were too far behind schedule to move enough soil for the Northern Interchange before winter started, after...

The following is from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

On Sept. 19th , at approximately 9:00 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a citizen who wanted to report a water theft. The citizen told the dispatcher over $1,500.00 of water was stolen from a residence they owned.

A deputy contacted the homeowner by telephone, who told the deputy she and her...

The following is from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

On Monday, at approximately 9:00 a.m. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Deputies assisted by the California Campaign Against Marijuana Planting (C.A.M.P.) conducted open field marijuana investigations and eradication in the Blocksburg and Dobbins Creek area of Humboldt County. They located and eradicated 4376 growing marijuana...

The following is from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

On Tuesday, at approximately 2:30 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by a father, who resided on Herron Road, Eureka who reported his 29 year old son had assaulted a

19 year old male neighbor earlier today. The father reported his son had a history of mental illness and was continuing to act...

Smith River - Two from New York have been arrested after Del Norte County Sheriff’s Deputies close down an alleged marijuana grow. Arrested were 32-year old Ryan Michael Weatherley and 23-year old Carleigh Spiller.

After numerous complaints from the public for a strong odor of marijuana, gunfire and suspicious traffic, deputies responded to a residence in the Low Divide area of Smith...

Congressman Jared Huffman has come out swinging against the US Postal Service.

Huffman said he is very frustrated at the lack of transparency, disregard for public input and ambivalence to the impacts reduced services will have on local communities.

The Postal Service is planning to close the North Bay Processing and Distribution center in Petaluma as well as the Eureka...

ARCATA- The name of the victim in Monday's fatal crash in Arcata has been released. 18-year-old Millie Blake of Hoopa was the driver and died in the accident.

According to the Humboldt County Coroner's Office she died from blunt force trauma and was ejected from the vehicle. She was not wearing a seatbelt said the California Highway Patrol.

The three male passengers received...