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EUREKA- Non-serious, non-violent crimes like petty theft and drug possession will now be charged as misdemeanors instead of felonies.

On Tuesday voters passed into law Proposition 47, or the Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act. The new law makes possession of drugs like heroin and methamphetamine misdemeanor offenses. As part of the new law, theft of property worth up to $950 is also a...


EUREKA - Humboldt County is participating in a unique opportunity this week. The Project Accessible Hollywood Festival, a statewide film festival aimed at making Hollywood more available to Northern California communities, specifically amateur filmmakers.

“It gives these kids a voice, an outlet, a way to find their voice. And they might not all love it but that might find wow, I like...


EUREKA - You’ll be seeing some changes for the Del Norte and Eureka chapters of the Red Cross in the near future.

The two offices have been looking to relocate. For Del Norte, the move is motivated by some unused space in their current office. They are moving to a slightly smaller office in their current building.

For Humboldt, the move comes after some safety concerns at their...


HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Five deaf students in Humboldt County are receiving iPads thanks to a $3,000 grant.

The Special Education Local Plan Area, which works with school districts to properly serve students with special needs, received the grant from Humboldt Sponsors. The iPads were delivered on Wednesday, which are going to the deaf students in Humboldt County who use interpreters. Students...


BAYSIDE- A school bond measure Jacoby Creek Charter School District is a few “yes” votes shy of passing.

Measure Y is a $2.5 million bond measure that would be paid off over the next 30 years. School officials say the top priority if Measure Y passes is replacing three portable classrooms with permanent buildings. Other priorities are improving ADA accessibility, replacing some roofs...


EUREKA- A man is transported to Saint Joseph Hospital after falling from a redwood tree in Eureka.

Humboldt Bay Fire responded to the incident at about 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, which occurred at Sequoia Park, near the intersection of Q Street and Glatt Street. When fire officials arrived, a man told them he was throwing a knife at a tree and it got stuck, so he tried to climb the tree to...

FORTUNA- A 25-year-old, wanted in Del Norte county, has been arrested after allegedly being found with drugs. 

At 11:15 p.m. Wednesday a Humboldt County Sheriff's Deputy approached a suspicious vehicle off Sandy Prairie Creek Road with two occupants.

Cory Orsenico identified himself as the driver and a warrant check revealed he was wanted for possession of drugs.


MCKINLEYVILLE- The Humboldt County Drug Task Force allegedly found a Hoopa woman with heroin and prescription pills in Mckinleyville Thursday.