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From the City of Eureka: 
March 6, 2014 
The Mayor and Council are pleased to announce that Greg Sparks of West Des Moines, Iowa 
has accepted the position of City Manager with the City of Eureka. Greg comes to the City of 
Eureka with a great deal of experience and knowledge as a City Manager. Mr. Sparks is...
From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
Approximately one month ago, two Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies were driving in the 4700 block of Kneeland Road, Kneeland, when they smelled the strong odor of growing marijuana. The deputies investigated the source of the smell and discovered the smell was coming from a mobile home.
From the California Highway Patrol:
On 3/5/2014 at approximately 10:59 p.m. CHP Dispatch received a call of a Silver Toyota Pickup over the side on SR-162, in Mendocino County.  The collision was reported near mile post marker 18 on 162, east of Poonkinney Road.  The involved pickup was an 05 Toyota Tundra, being driven by an 89 year old male, out of Covelo, CA...

The Humboldt School of Woodworking in collaboration with Redwood Acres is starting new easy make and take classes on Sundays at the fairgrounds in Eureka.

The program is a Friends of Redwood Acres Project sponsored by Humboldt Hardware. Classes in woodworking, wood turning and jewelry making will be available.

Future amenities will be a professional shop share space, home repair...

ARCATA- Arcata residents can expect to see their parking officers step out of a brand new Smart car. The Arcata Police Department saved $18,000 by purchasing the new vehicle.

Chief Tom Chapman said the car is greener and safer than the previous three wheeled carts. The car has been customized for the department and has LED lights and mobile police radio. The department is considering...

ARCATA- Public Intoxication arrests are the most frequent issue the Arcata Police Department deals with. Several drunk arrests are made every single day and eachcosts the department hundreds of dollars.

"It's a major draw on our resources," said Sgt. Det. Todd Dokweiler of the Arcata Police Department. He said every arrest varies, but estimates that each arrest costs the department, on...

WARNING- Images in the video for this story are graphic.

A 17-year-old girl is recovering from a pit bull attack following an incident on Tuesday in Fortuna. 

Family members say a 17-year-old high school student was going to talk to an acquaintance to settle an ongoing argument at the 3400 block of School Street in Fortuna.  The father says the argument was over one girl making...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- California Highway Patrol officials say more collisions involving seniors will occur as the population of the elderly continues to rise. 

A free class next Friday is designed to help keep seniors driving safe on the roads.  The CHP and the Humboldt Senior Resource Center are partnering up to provide the KEYS Class, which stands for “Keeping Everyone Safe”.  It will be...