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National Park Week begins Saturday, and Redwood National and State Parks is joining in the celebration.  

There will be free admission to its three state parks this weekend.  Admission to the national parks is free all year.

In 1850, there were about 2 million acres of redwood forest.  With only about 100,000 acres remaining, most of it is in Redwood National and State Parks....

From the Fortuna Police Department: 
 
FORTUNA, CA - On April 17, 2014 at about 3:55 AM, officers responded to the Strongs Creek Plaza Shopping Center (Fortuna Blvd / Strong Creek Dr) for a report of subjects possibly on the roof.
 
Upon arrival, officers located several items of stolen property behind the shopping center and then...

A huge moment in the history of the Klamath River is about to be realized. The Historic Klamath Basin Water Agreement will be signed this Friday.

Members of the Klamath Tribes and Upper Basin Water Users have come together and developed solutions to water issues affecting the region. The agreement represents an historic milestone for what many call one of the most complex and...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Law enforcement officials have seen an increase in heroin use and sales in Humboldt County and the problem is growing. On Monday, four pounds of the drug was seized from a vehicle in Eureka.

"This is a significant amount of heroin, probably one of the biggest seizures in Humboldt County, possibly in our history," said Lt. Steve Knight of the Humboldt County Sheriff's...

EUREKA- Candidate for Secretary of State, Alex Padilla, met with Humboldt County Democrats Wednesday at a pep rally to discuss his candidacy for the position.

Padilla is a democrat who is currently serving as a California State Senator representing the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles. He has spent 15 years as an elected official, where he served as the youngest President of the Los...

EUREKA- A Eureka woman is hospitalized after her car rolled when she hit a parked car. It happened just before 11:30 a.m. on F and 9th Street in Eureka. Traffic officers with the Eureka Police Department said the driver, 72-year-old Geraldine Ballew was heading north toward Old Town Eureka. Now officers told us they believe the driver has a medical issue, which caused her to drift right...

The City of Arcata, Eureka, the McKinleyville Community Services District and the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District have been working together since January to improve water supply reliability in the major municipalities. 

Earthquakes are a reality on the North Coast.  Now, a new interconnection system is being installed so Humboldt Bay Water District municipalities do not have to...

EUREKA- The Eureka City Council has approved the purchase of new equipment for the purpose of increasing the Eureka Police Department’s transparency,

The City of Eureka is purchasing 10 Watch Guard Digital In-Car Video Systems from Watch Guard Video. The total cost of the purchase is about $54,000, and will provide the cameras to the remaining EPD patrol units that don’t already have...

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