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EUREKA- A local elementary school is one of 50 across the country chosen this year for an upgrade in technology.

Lafayette Elementary is receiving 20 new Kindle e-readers as part of the PTA Family Reading Experience Program. The Kindles are set to arrive in a few weeks. The school says they plan to use them to integrate STEAM programming.

New this year, all classes are now...

EUREKA- A concept of neighbors helping neighbors is making progress to become a reality. On Wednesday dozens of local seniors helped shape the new Redwood Coast Village at an update meeting in eureka.

The village has been in the planning stages since November. As part of the concept, residents over 50 could buy into the village. For a monthly fee, members would be connected to others in...

LOLETA- Four people were sent to the hospital in a hit and run crash Wednesday afternoon.

It happened around 1:15 p.m. at the intersection of Eel River Drive and Cannibal Island Road in Loleta. According to the California Highway Patrol, a white GMC truck with four occupants was struck by a white Ford Econoline van.

The driver of the truck was attempting to make a right turn onto...

FORTUNA- A Fortuna man was killed Tuesday night, the victim of a hit and run driver.

It happened around 8:10 p.m. the California Highway Patrol says the 47 year old man was walking southbound on the west shoulder of southbound U.S. 101 just north of State Route 36. For unknown reasons, a 2007 Gray Chevy Tahoe left the road, running into the man, then crashing into a fence. The drive...

FORTUNA – The California Highway Patrol is investigating a reported fatal hit and run that took place just after 8 pm Tuesday near the Highway 101 and State Route 36 Interchange.

Authorities are looking for an SUV type vehicle with front end damage that has a license plate number 5ZND366.  More information to follow.

EUREKA- Want to win $25,000? Caltrans wants your input on how to make the state's transportation better. It's part of the agency's “$25K Find a New Way” contest. If your idea is selected, you get the cash.
 
The statewide innovative idea contest is looking for anything that would create efficiency, reduce waste, solve an existing problem or streamline a transportation system in...

EUREKA – The Eureka City Council meeting Tuesday went late into the night with the council voting unanimously to table the discussion of an ordinance regulating the storage of personal property in public areas until January, 2016.

The Palco Marsh is where homeless reside and the city would like to see that area cleaned up. During the last nine weeks, over 130,000 pounds of trash, 300...

SACRAMENTO - State officials have settled a three year class action lawsuit filed on behalf of inmates at Pelican Bay Prison. As part of that settlement, there is a promise of reform.

The suit was brought forth after hunger strikes and protests over inmates being kept in solitary confinement for as long as 20 years. The action calls for a statewide reform of such practices and was...