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CALIFORNIA- Caltrans announced today a long-range transportation plan that will be more sustainable and environmentally responsible.

It's called the "California Transportation System Plan 2040." The new plan will reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve transit options, and has a long-range policy framework that will meet the future mobility needs. It's the first of it's kind in the...

Post date: Tue, 06/28/2016 - 17:33

SACRAMENTO-The Humboldt Area Foundation was honored by the state as an "exceptional non-profit organization."

HAF connects community members and organizations to donors. They also participate in giving out a variety of grants and scholarships to those in need. They have a community resource center and online library as well.

Last week, Executive Director Patrick Cleary went to...

Post date: Tue, 06/28/2016 - 17:25

EUREKA - For the 3rd year, the Jefferson Community Center is working to make sure no kid goes hungry this summer by offering free lunch to anyone 18 years old and under.

Staff members serve meals weekday afternoons from 1:00-1:30 plus a snack at 3:00.

In addition to the meal, kids learn where their food comes from… sowing seeds for plant starts, tending the garden, and...

Post date: Tue, 06/28/2016 - 17:07

ARCATA - After Ray’s Food Place in Hoopa voluntarily closed due to a rat infestation, another local facility is forced to shut down for the same reason. This time it was Arcata. The kitchen at Red Roof Inn on Giuntoli Lane was closed following last week’s inspection by the Environmental Health Division of the Department of Health and Human Services made the decision.

Inspectors noted...

Post date: Tue, 06/28/2016 - 17:04

EUREKA - Eureka City School District outlined their goals in the 2016/2017 school budget.

The district passed the Local Control and Accountability Plan at last week's school board meeting. The plan utilizes feedback from educators, administrators, and community members to guide district priorities while refining the budget.

This year’s budget continues to prioritize funding for...

Post date: Tue, 06/28/2016 - 16:58

RIO DELL - A group of Rio Dell citizens that are part of the marijuana advocacy group ‘Humboldt’s Helping Hand,’ are mobilizing to try and reclaim the failed medical marijuana ordinance that was voted down last week by Rio Dell city council. 

The group of five have been holding barbecues the past three days,  trying to get signatures for a petition to eventually bring the medical...

Post date: Tue, 06/28/2016 - 16:03

FORTUNA - Police in Fortuna are investigating a man who was practicing dentistry without a license.

The police declined to officially comment on the matter, or reveal the man's identity.

However Officer Ryan Richardson explained the importance that the public is aware.

"So they know that action is being taken, it's being taken seriously, and he's no longer practicing at...

Post date: Tue, 06/28/2016 - 15:51

HIGHWAY 36 - Numerous tips to law enforcement lands a man behind bars after he was allegedly caught transporting a U-haul full of marijuana. 44-year old Paul Sanders was arrested.

Last Friday evening, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies were alerted that 5 adults had loaded up a U-Haul truck with marijuana plants near the Barber Creek Road area of Hydesville.

Deputies located the...

Post date: Tue, 06/28/2016 - 00:20