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EUREKA- A group of local students put their spelling skills to the test at the 2014 Eureka City Schools’ Elementary Regional Spelling Bee.
 
The event took place at Winship Middle School Thursday afternoon. The nine schools that participated include: Alice Birney, Freshwater, Garfield, Lafayette, South Bay, Washington, Winship, Grant, Zane, and Cutten Elementary...

EUREKA- The man accused of fatally stabbing a 24-year-old at a Trinidad RV Park will go to trial in April. Larry Clinton Morrow is the suspect in the case involving the death of Jessie Ruiz on January 10th at the Hidden Creek RV Park.

Morrow's trial date has been set for April 7th.  He allegedly stabbed Ruiz multiple times after a fight involving both men that started inside a trailer...

EUREKA- Valentine's Day is the busiest holiday for floral stores as florists prepare hundreds of bouquets for the holiday.

Customers came in non stop into one local floral stand in Eureka. The holiday is the busiest holiday with Mother's Day following.

Pocket of Peonies have prepared bouquets for the past week in preparation for the holiday. Manager, Kerri Walp said they expect...

ARCATA- The Arcata City Council will have four months to search for a new City Manager. The current City Manager, Randy Mendosa, announced that he will retire on July 7th after holding the position for the past five years.

Mayor Mark Wheetley said the council will meet in closed session in early March to discuss how they will conduct the search. The city could recruit from within the...

From the Arcata Police Department: 
 
On 2/12/2014 at about 9:36pm, an officer from the Arcata Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of 2575 Alliance Rd. 
 
During a probation search of the vehicle, numerous items of paraphernalia for the ingestion of controlled substances were located.  Officers further...

The Eureka Police and their Problem Oriented Policing Unit served a warrant and arrested seven people after numerous complaints from the public regarding possible narcotic traffic at the sixteen hundred block of 4th street in Eureka. The seven suspects were taken into custody for a variety of drug and stolen property related charges. Brian Adams, Terra Milligan, Misty Milligan, Lora...

MENDOCINO COUNTY- The city of Willits is getting over $250,000 to help battle the drought.
 
Many California communities are facing water shortages due to the drought. Cal Fire, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and the California Department of Public Health are helping the city of Willits, in Mendocino County. These state facilities are...
SACRAMENTO- In response to the state’s severe drought, Caltrans is launching a statewide educational campaign on the state’s highways, urging all Californians to conserve water. This week, California’s more than 700 electronic highway signs will display the following water conservation message:
 
“Caltrans has already taken action to sharply restrict water usage...

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