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NAPA COUNTY- Local fire fighters are among the thousands working to battle a wildfire in Napa. The blaze has already burned more than four square miles. The Cal Fire Humboldt-Del Norte Unit sent three strike teams of hand crews Tuesday night. 
 
Officials say the flames broke out in the Pope Valley area just before noon Tuesday and quickly spread, prompting...

EUREKA- Richard Marks, Humboldt County political consultant and community organizer, will lead the way for county marijuana growers to unite.

A newly formed political action committee called the California Cannabis Voice Humboldt recently appointed marks as the committee’s community organizer. With Marks’ help, the group will take steps to legitimize marijuana growing businesses in the...

EUREKA-Law officials and local resource agencies met with Congressman Jared Huffman Wednesday to discuss the county’s fight against illegal marijuana grows.

“We can clearly identify many, many, many mega grows in our county, many environmental issues and we're working in cooperation with California agencies, with federal agencies and the limited local agencies to go out and eradicate...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Since 2002, more than 25 after school programs in Humboldt County have been funded by the After School Education and Safety Grant, which is part of the voter-approved Proposition 49. Now, two schools are receiving additional funding thanks to the latest round of grant awards.

Hoopa Valley Elementary is receiving more than $83,000 and Trinity Valley Elementary is...

CALIFORNIA- Companies in California can no longer obtain smoke alarms with replaceable batteries to sell to the public.  They can only get smoke alarms with sealed 10-year batteries.

As part of State Bill 745, the State Fire Marshal is no longer approving traditional battery powered smoke alarms. All companies in California must sell their current inventories of this type of alarm by...

MANILA- Fire crews were able put out a vegetation fire in Manila on Wedensday night.  

At about 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, the Arcata Fire District was notified of a report of smoke coming from Manila, northwest of Samoa Bridge.  After investigating, crews determined there was a half-acre vegetation fire in the dense brush between State Route 255 and the ocean.  At about 5 p.m.,...

Highway 36, east of Bridgeville, was completely blocked on Wednesday, after a big rig became disabled on the roadway.

At about 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, a big rig pulling a trailer going westbound near mile marker 37 attempted to make a turn, when the trailer’s right side tires went off the roadway, disabling the big rig. All eastbound and westbound traffic was impassable until about 4:15...

EUREKA- A man is being treated for non-life threatening injuries after being hit by a car on Broadway Street in Eureka Tuesday night.

The collision occurred just after 10 p.m. on Broadway, south of West Hawthorne Street. Officials with the Eureka Police Department say 25-year-old Alamo resident Eric Brown was driving a Nissan Sedan northbound on Broadway, when 40-year-old Eureka man...

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