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ARCATA - The city of Arcata is still working to amend land use codes for development of it’s medical marijuana innovation overlay zone. The topic will be discussed at the council meeting Wednesday night.

The Planning Commission will present a council request land use amendment for the zone. It would outline a specific geographic location for medical marijuana entrepreneurs to cultivate...

Post date: Tue, 10/06/2015 - 18:32

EUREKA - Medical marijuana cultivation regulations could soon be moving forward in California. That's if Governor Brown decides to sign a package of bills in the next week.

Jim Wood, Rob Bonta and Tom Lackey; Assemblymembers who authored two of the bills, lead a rally outside the Humboldt County Courthouse Tuesday, urging the governor to sign the medical marijuana package.

The...

Post date: Tue, 10/06/2015 - 18:27

MCKINLEYVILLE - Four people were taken to Mad River Hospital following a collision on Highway 101.

Tuesday afternoon around 2:30, Nichole Moritz was driving a Ford Mustang southbound on Highway 101 just south of School Road. Another vehicle in front of Moritz took evasive action avoiding an unknown vehicle that made an unsafe lane change. Moritz lost control avoiding that vehicle and...

Post date: Tue, 10/06/2015 - 16:27

EUREKA- October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and on Tuesday a local group put the issue in the spotlight.

Silhouettes lined the 5th Street in Eureka, each cut-out representing Humboldt County residents killed in acts of domestic violence. The silhouettes had paper shields on their chests with the victim's stories written for the public to read.

"Domestic violence is a...

Post date: Tue, 10/06/2015 - 16:26

From the Rio Dell Police Department:

RIO DELL- On October 6th, 2015 the Rio Dell Police Department, assisted by the Humboldt County Drug Task Force and the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department served two search warrants in the 300 block of 2nd Avenue in Rio Dell. 
Officers seized more than seventy pounds of marijuana in various stages of being processed, 260 marijuana plants,...

Post date: Tue, 10/06/2015 - 15:02

From the Eureka Police Department:

EUREKA- The Eureka Police Department was contacted by the Salinas Police Department’s Investigative Unit and advised a wanted murder suspect was possibly in Eureka. According to Salinas Detectives, the suspect reportedly spent last night behind the Bayshore Mall.

The suspect is wanted for attempted robbery and murder. The suspect is a parole...

Post date: Tue, 10/06/2015 - 14:58

MCKINLEYVILLE- On Sunday, October 4, 2015 at about 5:30 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a runaway juvenile. The mother wanted to report her 15 year old daughter, Sydney Michaela Martin, as a runaway.

Sydney’s mother stated she last saw her daughter at 11:30 p.m. in McKinleyville on Saturday, October 3, 2015, when Sydney went to her bedroom to go to...

Post date: Tue, 10/06/2015 - 13:29

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors shot down a letter to Caltrans Tuesday regarding a subcontractor's water theft in Miranda.

The supervisors voted 3 to 1 against sending the letter, with Supervisor Virginia Bass absent.

Supervisor Estelle Fennell proposed the letter after learning a Myer's and Sons Construction contractor allegedly stole water from a fire hydrant...

Post date: Tue, 10/06/2015 - 13:28