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HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Humboldt County property tax bills will be mailed out by the end of September. There are some dates you may want to add to your calendars. The Tax Collector's office says mailing early payments are less of a hassle since they will be swamped until December.

You can also pay online. The deadline for the first installment of property taxes is on November 1 and must be...

Post date: Wed, 09/14/2016 - 19:02

REDWAY- The deceased man found in Redway has been identified as 60-year-old Michael Lyon, according to the Humboldt County Coroner's Office. 

Lyon was found last week near Dazey's Supply.

It is not being ruled a homicide. Officials say Lyon died from an apparent accidental fall.  

Post date: Wed, 09/14/2016 - 18:52

CALIFORNIA- PG&E is reminding the community to be ready in case of a natural disaster. The next big quake can strike at anytime, as well as extreme weather or wildfires.

PG&E employee Deanna Contreras said that September is National Safety Preparedness Month. The company's electricians practice safety with first responders and firefighters. They are also encouraging Californians...

Post date: Wed, 09/14/2016 - 18:46

ARCATA – The City of Arcata invites the community to share in the Old Arcata Road Design Project to improve a safer means of travel.

Locals came out Monday to contribute to the new transportation design of Old Arcata Road. People broke out in to groups to discuss possible routes for bicyclist, walk lanes for pedestrians, and even routes for students. Jacoby Creek School is situated...

Post date: Wed, 09/14/2016 - 18:45

ARCATA – The Humboldt State University Library gets a new installment examining the mind. This study allows students, faculty, and the campus community to take a brain break.

Operating Wednesday and Thursdays, the Library Brain Booth is set to scientifically research the effects of consciousness, attentiveness, and meditation. Stations include virtual reality, biofeedback to see heart...

Post date: Wed, 09/14/2016 - 18:44

EUREKA – The Officers of the Eureka Police Department took to Rita’s Margaritas and Grill to serve the community as waiters. This is evening Eureka City Officials spent time catering to the public. Mayor Frank Jager, Chief Andy Mills, Humboldt County Supervisor Virginia Bass, and more were in attendance. 

The fundraiser was from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., 15% of the proceeds collected tonight,...

Post date: Wed, 09/14/2016 - 18:43

CALIFORNIA- Although several states have already eliminated this tax, California has not. Legislation exempting sales taxes on menstrual sponges, tampons, and sanitary napkins was vetoed by Governor Jerry Brown. 

Assembly Bill 1561 was one of seven bills rejected. Assembly Member Christina Garcia, who introduced the bill, stated that California women pay a total of 20-million annually...

Post date: Wed, 09/14/2016 - 18:29

EUREKA – More than 100 violations were documented at the Budget Motel.

The City of Eureka served an inspection warrant at the motel on 4th street Tuesday morning. Representatives from DHHS Division of Environmental Health, Public Works And Humboldt Bay Fire conducted room-to-room inspections.

Eureka’s Chief Building Official Brian Gerving said inspectors found...

Post date: Wed, 09/14/2016 - 17:23