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CRESCENT CITY- A 1-point-4-million-dollar sewer rehabilitation project in Crescent City that will expand capacity is going as planned.

The project, located on B Street is replacing an 18-inch main connecting the Crescent City Sewer Treatment Plant with a new 36-inch main. The clay sewer main was first installed back to the early 1950's. It serves all of Crescent City as well as the...

Post date: Tue, 04/19/2016 - 17:16

EUREKA- A bicyclist was hospitalized after being hit by a vehicle on a busy street in Eureka.

Around 2:45 Tuesday afternoon, a gray Nissan traveling west on 4th near R Street struck a male bicyclist heading east. According to Eureka Police officials at the scene, the 28-year-old male victim entered the road where cars were traveling and was struck. He was not wearing a helmet...

Post date: Tue, 04/19/2016 - 17:12

EUREKA -- Homeless advocates in Eureka are now moving into high gear.

They’re working to convert shipping containers at the corner of West 3rd and Commercial streets into a temporary encampment for the homeless. However, more than 15 business owners near the site are now threatening litigation.

Eureka City Council will be faced with the decision whether to move forward with the...

Post date: Tue, 04/19/2016 - 17:07

Arcata Police Department will staff extra officers for Wednesday’s marijuana counter-culture celebration known as 4-20. A sort of unofficial marijuana holiday, crowds are expected.

In previous years, 4-20 gatherings at Arcata’s Redwood Park left behind large amounts of trash and park facilities were vandalized.

The event was shut down completely for a few years when Eureka police...

Post date: Tue, 04/19/2016 - 16:20

Humboldt County will hold an online public auction for defaulted property here on the North Coast.

Interested parties should register at Bid4assets.com. All participants are responsible for performing their own due diligence prior to bidding.

Specific information on each parcel is available on bid5assets.com/humboldt. The properties are sold as-is. All sales are final and there...

Post date: Tue, 04/19/2016 - 16:18

St. Joseph Hospital announced Tuesday that their laboratory has been re-accredited by the College of American Pathologists.

CAP is comprised of board certified pathologists who advocate excellence in laboratory medicine worldwide. In order to be accredited, an on-site inspection of the lab's equipment, facilities, and records are done.

Re-accreditation shows the institution...

Post date: Tue, 04/19/2016 - 16:17

BLUE LAKE -- The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man who robbed a Blue Lake gas station at gunpoint yesterday.

A little after 6 Monday afternoon, deputies responded to the Patriot Gas Station in Blue Lake. A male employee said he was standing outside the station when a man approached holding a gun and demanding money.

After the two entered the gas station, the...

Post date: Tue, 04/19/2016 - 16:15

FORTUNA -- Since Eureka’s panhandling ordinance took effect last Thursday, 12 people have been cited.  Now, the city of Fortuna is pushing to adopt a similar ordinance.

The first reading of such an ordinance banning aggressive solicitation was approved during last night's council meeting. The purpose is to address the ongoing issues involving the public’s safety and welfare.

The...

Post date: Tue, 04/19/2016 - 16:14