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EUREKA - A longtime College of the Redwoods trustee has received a “Fulfilling the Trust Award” for his 20-years of service at an annual conference hosted by the Community College League of California.

Bruce Emad has been a trustee since 1994 and has also served as board president. Officials for CR say he has been a strong advocate for student success and adds a much need financial...

SACRAMENTO - The California State Senate overwhelmingly passed a bill that abolishes personal belief exemptions for vaccinations. The bill was a reaction to last year’s measles outbreak that sickened 134 Californians.

Under SB277, children must be vaccinated before entering kindergarten. Medical exemptions are permitted but those based on personal or religious objections are not....

EUREKA- A man wanted for murder was arrested Thursday with the help of the Eureka Police Department.

Jonas Randall Semore, 42, was arrested for the murder of David Ganfield, 36, of McKinleyville. Ganfield was dropped off at mad river hospital with serious head trauma on March 28. He later died at a Redding hospital.

Semore was a person of interest in the investigation. EPD...

EUREKA- The California Highway Patrol was in Eureka Thursday helping families secure their children's car seats.

The CHP says they're seeing a decrease in people coming into the office lately to have their car seats checked, so the officers came to the people. Stationed outside of the DMV. They helped families install seats and spread awareness about requirements.

"The way your...

EUREKA- Nearly two dozen community members are rallying to take back their neighborhoods as part of a new EPD project. 

Eureka Police Captain Brian Stephens created Project Now, a six month crime prevention awareness program, after finding that property crimes are increasing between A and H Streets and 7th and 14th Streets.

Last month the captain lead a neighborhood walk in the...

EUREKA- When the North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District found they no longer had a use for their sartorius balance equipment instead of disposing it, they donated it just north of the Humboldt County line.

 

On Thursday Del Norte County Supervisor Roger Gitlin picked up the donation and delivered it the Crescent City waste water treatment plant. The high precision...

EUREKA- The North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District's Board of Directors appointed a new air pollution control officer Thursday.

Brian Wilson is now the air quality management district's executive director and air pollution control officer. Wilson will oversee Humboldt, Del Norte and Trinity counties in his new position.

He brings years of experience to the district...

EUREKA - After more than three weeks of trial, the jury in the Juan Ferrer case has begun deliberation. 

Ferrer is being charged with murdering Arcata chef, Douglas Anderson-Jordet in 2013. The defense made closing arguments Thursday claiming, this is a case about character and that Ferrer never met Jordet. He met, “angry, drunk Doug,” and Ferrer acted in self-defense as Jordet...