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EUREKA - Eureka's Henderson Center may get a makeover.

Eureka's Development Services Department says the neighborhood is on the rise and boasting an increased interest in new development and fewer vacant storefronts.

City staff have been meeting with the Henderson Center Business Association to consider ways to brand the commercial district as a distinct area.

Though still...

Post date: Wed, 11/30/2016 - 16:03

NORTH COAST- A plastic bag ban in the state of California was passed earlier this month as part of Proposition 67. 

Although the law doesn't take full effect until December 9th, stores in Humboldt County such as Walmart, Target and WinCo have already pulled the bags from their stores. WinCo stopped their rewards program for bringing in your own bag, as a result of the new ban. Some...

Post date: Wed, 11/30/2016 - 16:02

EUREKA - Accused murderer Lorrence Bailey appeared in court for his arraignment today. We've also learned the name of his alleged victim.

Bailey is charged with one count of homicide with special allegations of using a knife and a shotgun causing great bodily injury or death. 

Court documents reveal that Cheryl Lorraine Bussell was the victim of the homicide.

The Humboldt...

Post date: Wed, 11/30/2016 - 16:01

EUREKA - Recycled paper and bits of yarn are coming together to make a community art piece in Eureka.

Located in the Children's Room, the weaving wall launched today at the Humboldt County Library's main branch. The wall asks kids to consider questions like "what kind of world do we want to live in?" and "what do we need to learn to make this possible?". First 5 Humboldt sponsors the...

Post date: Wed, 11/30/2016 - 16:00

NORTH COAST- Local retailers may see an increase in theft around this time of year and the Sheriff's Office shared some tips to help. The list includes allowing the suspect to pay or put the item back, never locking the door to keep the suspect in and remaining at arm’s length from the shoplifter. We spoke to an old town business owner to see how she combats shoplifting.  

Post date: Wed, 11/30/2016 - 15:58

CALIFORNIA- The CSU Chancellor wrote a letter to President Elect-Donald Trump, asking for him to support children of illegal immigrants. 

It begins with concern about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program potentially ending. The program, also known as DACA, is an administrative relief that protects young illegal immigrants from being deported. To be eligible, individuals...

Post date: Wed, 11/30/2016 - 11:13

EUREKA - It’s not the news the institution was looking to hear. CR will get 1.7-million dollars less from the state than last year.

College of the Redwoods officials are moving quickly to manage this financial situation by taking early faculty retirements, restructuring several departments and implementing some staff layoffs. The junior college will position itself to exercise fiscal...

Post date: Tue, 11/29/2016 - 20:03

EUREKA – The Eureka Police Department is warning the public about an uptick in burglaries primarily in the Henderson Center area. Of 24 burglaries so far this month, 16 of them have occurred between 8 am and 5 pm while residents are at work.

Officials say entry was most commonly through a rear or sliding door or window. One case had a burglar entering through a large dog door. In many...

Post date: Tue, 11/29/2016 - 19:55