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NORTHERN CALIFORNIA- Six sex offenders were arrested during the Humboldt 290 sting operation.

It was led by the U.S. Marshal Service, in collaboration with other agencies, such as the Humboldt County Probation Department. The three day sting was a fugitive sex offender apprehension and registration compliance initiative, which focused on high-risk sex offenders. Authorities investigated...

Post date: Wed, 09/28/2016 - 18:33

CALIFORNIA- Senate Bill 1046, that would require repeated DUI offenders in the state to install ignition interlocks, was signed by Governor Jerry Brown.

An ignition interlock device is a breathalyzer for a person's vehicle- it requires the driver to blow into a mouth piece before starting the engine. If the BAC level is higher than it's programmed to be, the device prohibits the vehicle...

Post date: Wed, 09/28/2016 - 18:26

ARCATA- The City of Arcata may be receiving half a million dollars from the California Coastal Conservancy.

They just have to approve it at their meeting thursday. The money would be used for a 3 mile portion of the California Coastal and Humboldt Bay Trail, that goes from Arcata to the Brainard Slough along the water. The project will have to be in compliance with CEQA, must be ADA...

Post date: Wed, 09/28/2016 - 18:23

EUREKA – The ongoing racial divide in America is an issue that the city of Eureka is working towards to address. The Eureka Police Department and the local NAACP are collaborating in ways to improve social justice by bringing locals of all backgrounds together in the community.

It’s a dramatic occurrence that is seen often throughout social media, as racial tension is a predicament that...

Post date: Wed, 09/28/2016 - 18:04

ARCATA – Humboldt State University officials have released the final budget plan for the 2016-2017 school year.

The budget was adopted over the summer and was sent out in August. The new budget plan is focused on the university’s strategic plan, which includes strengthening partnerships with local communities, and being more socially and environmentally responsible. The university’s...

Post date: Wed, 09/28/2016 - 18:04

EUREKA- A trial date has been set for a Polish woman accused of killing her infant daughter in Arcata.

28-year-old Ewa Misztal was taken into custody on August 27 for alleged assault on a child causing death. On Tuesday, Misztal appeared in court for another arraignment, where her family flew in from Poland. According to APD, they say the child had suspicious skull fractures....

Post date: Wed, 09/28/2016 - 17:47

NORTH COAST - Health care providers are calling it a catastrophic decision. The State Health Department has accepted Rockport Healthcare Services closure plan for three skilled nursing facilities in Eureka.

Seaview, Pacific, and Eureka Rehabilitation and Wellness Centers will no longer accept new patients. More than 150 will be transported to out of the area care.

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Post date: Wed, 09/28/2016 - 17:14

EUREKA- A monthly forum hears from the Eureka city councilmember candidates.

Humboldt  Bay Harbor Working Group welcomed the three candidates to answer a few questions on rising issues within the community. 

The forum addressed the candidate’s stance on economic development, homelessness and the areas they would prioritize for maintenance dredging to promote commerce and safety...

Post date: Wed, 09/28/2016 - 16:59