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The nation’s largest teachers union is calling for the Common Core Academic Standards in schools to be changed.

When adopted by California and a dozen other states back in 2010, the Common Core Standards were meant to instill more rigorous language, arts, and math instruction in public schools. As new lessons have rolled into classrooms nationwide, public outrage has flared often driven...

ARCATA- A handful of Plaza Point residents claim that they have been threatened and harassed by property management. Tenants fear they will be evicted unfairly for minor infractions OR going against the company, AWI.

Plaza point, an affordable housing complex for seniors, was built by DANCO and completed in June 2012. AWI, a property management company based in Auburn, Calif. is...

ARCATA- The Arcata City Council has directed staff to apply for a $100,000 grant from the state to help fund the development of an industrial park. The money will go toward converting 20 acres of logging land into a parceled industrial park.

The property is located off West End Road and will be turned into a business condominium similar to the Aldergrove Industrial Park that is the home...

EUREKA- The Eureka man accused of molesting a teenage male over the course of three years has plead not guilty in court. John Andrew Wiesendanger, 53, plead not guilty at an arraignment hearing Wednesday.

On December 13 a male victim came forward to the Arcata Police Department and reported being sexually assaulted over the period of three years. The Department launched an investigation...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Corporal Rich Schlesiger with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has been serving the community for over 20 years. He is a Humboldt County native and proud father of three children Chaz, Cade, and Callee. But recently, he and his family found out some shocking news. After years of fighting crime, Corporal Schlesiger is now fighting a different battle. 
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From the Fortuna Police Department: 
 
On February 19, 2014 at about 08:23 am the Fortuna Police Department received a missing persons report of an “At Risk” missing person, Danielle Nicole Brooks (AKA: Danielle Nicole Bertolini), age 23. Danielle was reportedly last seen in Fortuna in the Campton Heights area approximately eleven days ago and the reporting family...

A Cash Mob event will be held Friday in Eureka.

Friday at 5:30 p.m., people will gather at the gazebo in Old Town Eureka and walk to a local business to buy its products…products that are made in Humboldt County. The store the Cash Mob will visit is going to not going to be revealed until everyone is gathered together.

"We have lots of entrepreneurs here, probably more per capita...

EUREKA- Two members of Humboldt Bay Fire received promotions at a ceremony at Thursday night’s Humboldt Bay Fire board meeting.

Stefan Rheinschmidt has been with the department since 2009 and competed with three other firefighters to be promoted to engineer.  Brooks Conner has been with the department since 2002, when he started as a volunteer.  He was an engineer and promoted to...

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