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EUREKA - At the fair on Thursday was the Disability and Senior Expo at Franceschi Hall.

It was the 10th annual expo.

There were two dozen programs and services present for seniors and the disabled.

Each program is aimed at making life a little easier for these minority groups.

Mary Bullwinkle, of Tri-County Independent Living, said they were hoping to attract a...

Post date: Thu, 06/23/2016 - 19:13

EUREKA - The month of June on the North Coast means the return of the Redwood Acres Fair to Eureka. 

“The people are really friendly up here. The weather is amazing up here, compared to Sacramento. And it's just a really nice place to be,” said Micheal Tate, assistant manager at California Carnival Company.

Most people attending the Redwood Acres Fair for its opening day would...

Post date: Thu, 06/23/2016 - 18:53

EUREKA - Humboldt Bay Fire battled two fires overnight and both of them are labeled suspicious.

Around 3:30 this morning, firefighters responded to the 2400 block of Broadway in Eureka. A mobile home was fully engulfed in flames.

Crews knocked down the blaze. No one was in the vehicle at the time, but some nearby vegetation burned. The vehicle had been abandoned in that location...

Post date: Thu, 06/23/2016 - 17:57

CAPITOL HILL - Congressman Jared Huffman and other democratic leaders ended their more than 24 hour sit-in on capitol hill. The group hoped to force a vote on two gun control measures, authored after the mass shooting in Orlando.

On the house floor North Coast congressman Jared Huffman said, "There is a reckoning coming and for a change it's actually found its way through those doors...

Post date: Thu, 06/23/2016 - 17:56

FORTUNA - Fortuna residents are being asked to vote on a new tax this November.

City Council approved the ballot measure at Tuesday night’s meeting. The proposal would impose a 3/4 cent sales tax for the next 8 years.

The city estimates the tax would raise 1.2 million dollars annually to fund essential services including road and parks maintenance, law enforcement and programs...

Post date: Thu, 06/23/2016 - 17:54

EASTERN HUMBOLDT- The Hoopa Valley Tribe will have a meeting open to the public regarding the closure of Ray's Food Place in Hoopa.

That location closed their doors due to a rat infestation. The closure hasn't just affected Hoopa residents, but others in surrounding areas. The Hoopa Valley Tribe is offering free bus service to those affected by the closure. They can pickup a voucher at...

Post date: Thu, 06/23/2016 - 17:38

MCKINLEYVILLE- In an effort to provide more free vision screenings to the community, the McKinleyville Lions Club is looking to buy their own equipment. The club has been fundraising, but now they’ve taken efforts online with a donation page.

The Lions Club is a non-profit organization dedicated to sight conservation. For years, they've provided free screenings. However, there’s only...

Post date: Thu, 06/23/2016 - 17:36

LOLETA- A Loleta man was arrested after over 3,000 marijuana plants were found.

At 7:30 a.m Thursday morning, Humboldt County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 2100 block of Table Bluff Road. Several marijuana greenhouses and over 3200 plants were discovered. Almost 900 of marijuana and almost $10,000 was found. The property owner, 33-year-old Matthew Wayne Weston, did not have...

Post date: Thu, 06/23/2016 - 17:32