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A Crescent City man riding his bike died after he was struck by an SUV Thursday morning.
 
The crash happened just after seven near the intersection of Cooper Avenue and El Dorado Street.

 
The CHP says the cyclist, 61-year old John Evans, failed to stop at the intersection and was hit by a Ford Explorer driven by 68-year old Elwood Lee also of Crescent City....

Post date: Thu, 10/29/2015 - 12:10

EUREKA - Community members who have had an impact on spreading awareness and helping to curb the recurrence of domestic violence were honored at a luncheon Wednesday in Eureka.

The Humboldt Area Foundation hosted the event at noon. Honorees, Amy and Cliff Berkowitz, Holly Hensher, and Mariana Nava were singled out for their work.

The Berkowitz’s “Stop the Violence Campaign” is a...

Post date: Wed, 10/28/2015 - 23:58

NORTH COAST - Congressman Jared Huffman is asking for full funding from the Army Corps of Engineers to help with dredging across Humboldt Bay

Huffman cited inadequate funds as increasing the chance of collisions and causing higher costs for consumers. He sent a letter to the Director of Office Management and Budget for help in the 2016-17 fiscal year.

Humboldt County is a harbor...

Post date: Wed, 10/28/2015 - 23:37

ARCATA  - The Arcata Economic Development Corporation was awarded a significant grant to help local business.

The $1,000,000 from the USDA will go towards loan funds for businesses in Humboldt, Del Norte, Mendocino, Lake, Trinity and Siskiyou County. Many times, loan funds are not always available for small businesses from traditional sources.

The A.E.D.C. has been lending these...

Post date: Wed, 10/28/2015 - 19:40

HOOPA- The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office says they have pinpointed the crime scene Monday night's shooting in Hoopa to a location on River Road, just off Pine Creek Road. Around 11:40 p.m. Monday night a 45 year old Hoopa man was shot several times while driving in that area. He is in stable condition.

The sheriff's office worked to write a search warrant Wednesday for the car, which...

Post date: Wed, 10/28/2015 - 17:25

MANILA- Good news for residents in Manila, a new separated bike and pedestrian path along State Route 255 is coming October 2018.

The project is made possible through a $1.7 million grant from the California Transportation Commission's Active Transportation Program. Humboldt County and Caltrans are working together to design the new path and begin construction.

"With all of the...

Post date: Wed, 10/28/2015 - 17:23

ARCATA- An 18 year old Hoopa man has been arrested in connection to the stabbing death of 52 year old Anthony Michael Pennucci.

Pennucci was found stabbed multiple times Sunday night outside of his apartment at Courtyard Circle. The Arcata Police says Richard Villa Dean was charged Wednesday morning on suspicion of murder.

He was arrested Tuesday night in Hoopa following a foot...

Post date: Wed, 10/28/2015 - 17:22

MCKINLEYVILLE- Ahead of the rainy season, contractors are getting the area around the McKinleyville Fire Station prepared for construction and renovations.

Built in the 1960’s, the current fire station will be renovated into administrative offices for the Fire District, there will be new living quarters for on duty crew members, and new apparatus bays with access off Gwin Road. Arcata...

Post date: Wed, 10/28/2015 - 17:11