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ARCATA - Arcata could soon see mobile home rent stabilization. City council will discuss options to move forward with the initiative Wednesday night.

This comes after dozens of Lazy J residents approached council about the issue in June. Most residents are elderly with fixed incomes and say they have experienced rent increases without justification. City staff is asking council to allow...

Post date: Tue, 12/15/2015 - 17:33

EUREKA - Old Town Coffee and Chocolates in Eureka had a full house Tuesday morning for the police department’s monthly Coffee with the Captains.

Several people showed up to discuss their concerns with Captains Steve Watson and Brian Stephens. They say homelessness and theft topped the list of issues. Theft is especially prominent during the holidays with packages being stolen from...

Post date: Tue, 12/15/2015 - 17:32

EUREKA - The man who stole Christmas is now spreading holiday cheer. Dozens of local children had the chance to meet the Grinch Tuesday in Eureka and find out how he stole Christmas. 

The Betty Kwan Chinn Day Center in collaboration with Eureka Parks and Recreation hosted a live performance of the legendary Dr. Seuss book How the Grinch Stole Christmas and gave out free copies. The...

Post date: Tue, 12/15/2015 - 17:32

EUREKA- As of July more than 1,300 people have been counted as homeless in Humboldt County. That number continues to climb while the health department works toward a solution.

On Tuesday the department presented their progress to the Board of Supervisors. New this year, the county teamed up with the Eureka Police Department to form a mobile intervention services team bringing services...

Post date: Tue, 12/15/2015 - 17:23

TRINIDAD- Two Trinidad residents are displaced after fire ripped through their home.

The blaze broke out just before two Tuesday afternoon at a home in the 600 block of Patrick’s Point Drive. Multiple agencies responded to the scene to battle the flames. Huge smoke plumes could be seen from Highway 101. The renter of the home says she heard a high pitch noise behind the house where...

Post date: Tue, 12/15/2015 - 17:16

BIG LAGOON- Day two of clean up efforts continued Tuesday after a tanker truck overturned on Saturday, spilling diesel into Big Lagoon.

We’re also learning that fishing has since reopened following a day long closure ordered Monday by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment has determined there is no likely threat to public...

Post date: Tue, 12/15/2015 - 17:11

EUREKA- Humboldt Superior Court is receiving a $110,000 loan from the California Judicial Council to cover the cost of trying 24 homicide cases filed this year.

"We are not putting any civil cases out so while we have the homicide issue, we are developing a larger backlog in our civil setting," Humboldt County Court Executive Officer Kim Bartleson  told the California Judicial Council...

Post date: Tue, 12/15/2015 - 16:31

TRINIDAD- A man is in the hospital with significant stab wounds following a fight outside the Ocean Grove Lodge in Trinidad.

According to the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office, the 41 year old man was stabbed while watching a fight outside the lodge around 2:40 a.m. Tuesday. During the fight, the suspect was allegedly shoved into the gathering crowd, colliding with the victim.

The...

Post date: Tue, 12/15/2015 - 16:29