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EUREKA - The newest site for homeless to sleep in Eureka was slated to open Wednesday night but has been postponed. 

On Tuesday the Eureka City Council approved the City Salvage Yard on Marina Way be added to the 30-day site rotation where homeless can camp overnight. The city says it’s trying to get homeless out of the current site at the foot of Del Norte Street as soon as possible...

Post date: Thu, 07/07/2016 - 17:14

EUREKA - One woman is sent to the hospital after falling asleep at the wheel and crashing into a fence.

Around 3:30 this afternoon, Humboldt Bay Fire and California Highway Patrol responded to Old Arcata Road near Redmond Road. A Mazda had crashed through a fence and a small redwood tree before coming to rest on the side of the road. The single female occupant was extricated from the...

Post date: Thu, 07/07/2016 - 17:14

NORTH COAST - Drivers take note. The pay-by-mile road charge pilot study will evaluate if California's gas tax should be replaced with a mileage tax.

The current gas tax is about $.40 per gallon. That funds road maintenance and repair, but Caltrans says increased fuel efficiency has led to a funding deficit of $5.7 billion.

The study’s 5,000 volunteers will submit mileage data...

Post date: Thu, 07/07/2016 - 17:13

NORTH COAST - Food for People’s gleaning program accepts donations of fresh produce from farmers, businesses and even backyard gardeners.

Food for people gleaners worked at the mad river community hospital farm Wednesday, harvesting surplus lettuce that would otherwise be tilled into the soil.

The North Coast growing season spans all 12 calendar months, so gleaners stay busy year...

Post date: Thu, 07/07/2016 - 17:08

EUREKA - After their store was destroyed by a fire last month, Humboldt Honey Wine is making progress on a new production facility.

The 4th Street building that housed Humboldt Honey Wine went up in flames on June 3rd, displacing eight residents and destroying the business’ equipment.

Humboldt Bay Fire ruled the cause could not be determined given the...

Post date: Thu, 07/07/2016 - 17:06

ARCATA - Historic property owners in Arcata will now get a tax break after an approval by city council Wednesday night.

Council authorized the Community Development Department to develop a Mills Act Historic Property Tax Incentive Program. The city will enter into contracts which allow property tax relief to local, state, or nationally listed historic properties who participate in the...

Post date: Thu, 07/07/2016 - 17:06

SISKIYOU COUNTY - A blaze that may have started as a signal fire from two hikers has continued to grow unabated in Siskiyou County.

Forestry officials say they have no containment on the Wilderness Fire burning in the Marble Mountains which has grown to 36-acres.

It started July 4th south of Black Mountain and northwest of the historic Fowler Cabin where two Eureka...

Post date: Wed, 07/06/2016 - 23:24

SACRAMENTO  - There must have been quite a few instances of fraud because state officials are warning the public about rental and moving scams.

Attorney General, Kamala Harris issued the consumer alert Wednesday and urged everyone to make informed decisions and protect themselves.

Scam artists often advertise properties at low prices to lure unsuspecting renters. They’ll use high...

Post date: Wed, 07/06/2016 - 22:02