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ARCATA - An important figure in U.S. civil rights in the United States was featured in a film festival at HSU Wednesday.

Cesar Chavez was a pivotal figure in the fight for rights for farm workers and Mexican Americans during the 1960s and 1970s and beyond.

The films tell the story of a proud people in search of social justice, respect and a national identity.

The film...

Post date: Wed, 03/30/2016 - 17:21

EUREKA -- The Eureka Police Department is saying goodbye to one of its veteran officers who has been in law enforcement for over 30 years.

Sgt. Katherine Howden’s last day will be this Friday.

She joined the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office in 1986 as a correctional officer when she was just 21 years-old. She graduated from the College of the Redwoods Police Academy and spent...

Post date: Wed, 03/30/2016 - 17:16

EUREKA - The stepfather of murder suspect Gary Lee Bullock testified in court Tuesday on his son’s prior drug use and unusual behavior the day of his alleged crimes. Bullock is accused of torturing and murdering Father Eric Freed in the rectory of St. Bernard Church, attempting to burn down the church, and then fleeing in Freed’s car; all in the early morning hours of New Year’s Day 2014....

Post date: Tue, 03/29/2016 - 18:53

EUREKA- As the May 2nd deadline quickly approaches, homeless people living in the Palco Marsh not only need to find a place to stay for themselves but also for their dogs.

"I would never leave my dog or give her up for anything,” said Palco Marsh Dog Owner, Trisha Burris.

Most transitional housing does not allow dogs, forcing city officials and local groups to come up with...

Post date: Tue, 03/29/2016 - 17:47

EUREKA- A Eureka family is sharing a special message as they maneuver through life with a young boy facing a rare genetic disease.

While life may not always be easy, they've learned a lot along the way.

Meet Jackson, a 14-year-old who loves to be outside. He loves the ocean, the trees, things that spin, and to listen to music.

He also has a genetic disease not many people...

Post date: Tue, 03/29/2016 - 17:40

Congressman Jared Huffman and other bipartisan members of Congress have written a letter to the U.S. attorney general asking for legal clarification after the U.S. Postal Service declared that marijuana advertisements are non-mailable.

The federal agency’s new policy could harm new small businesses in states where medical marijuana is legal and who believe they are compliant with state...

Post date: Tue, 03/29/2016 - 16:44

A devastating tree disease has been detected in the Mad River Ranger District of the Six Rivers National Forest. Officials will host a pair of meetings to inform the public on what measures are being taken to combat Sudden Oak Death before it ravages these local forests.

Officials will share proposed treatments, how sudden oak death operates in a forest, and what symptoms to watch out...

Post date: Tue, 03/29/2016 - 16:41

NORTH COAST - Half of all recent graduates of College of the Redwood’s Wildland Firefighter Academy have already been hired.

Fifteen graduates accepted jobs with Cal-Fire. Ten will be going to the Humboldt/Del Norte unit, three to Mendocino and two to the Lassen-Modoc unit. The hiring comes just two months after successful completion of the academy.

Like the police academy,...

Post date: Tue, 03/29/2016 - 16:38