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There are roughly 400,000 high school cheerleaders in the United States. Shelby Sobol was one of 600 chosen to perform in this year’s Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade.

"It’s a really big deal,” Sobol said. “I still haven't quite wrapped my head around how big it is. It still doesn't feel real."

This is the second year performing in the annual parade for the Arcata High School...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- With more travelers on the roads for the holidays, CHP will be on heightened alert for unsafe motorists Christmas Eve and Christmas day.

The Christmas Maximum Enforcement Period started Tuesday CHP officials will be paying more attention to speeding drivers and drivers they suspect are impaired. They will also be assisting any motorists who need help and advise...

FORTUNA- Santa got an early start giving gifts out today in Humboldt County. Thanks to the Fortuna Volunteer Fire Department, more than 100 families and nearly 200 children were visited with by Santa, Mrs. clause and their elves today.

Volunteer firefighters in Fortuna put their lives on the line for their community. However, they don’t stop at fighting fires.  On Tuesday, they traveled...

NORTH COAST- A 4.1 earthquake hit the North Coast early Tuesday morning and it is the second quake within a one week period that has reached a 4.1 magnitude or higher.
 
According to the USGS the quake hit just 28 miles west of Ferndale and 39 miles west southwest of Eureka. It was originally reported as a magnitude 4.3 quake and then downgraded shortly after....

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Flights out of the Arcata/Eureka airport are booked as people travel outside the area for the holidays. Airport staff said flights were booked all day on the two days before Christmas.

Program Coordinator for the airport, Emily Jacobs, said flights were so booked Monday that they were asking people to give up their seats for later flights.

Jacobs said the airport...

EUREKA- With their shopping list in hand, holiday shoppers rushed into stores to grab last minute gifts before Christmas. The Bayshore Mall was full with customers buying presents for family and friends before stores closed up for the holiday.

Gift wrappers inside the mall were busy wrapping presents on Christmas Eve. "Yesterday was okay, but it's been getting busier today." said Gift...

On the first day of the 2014 legislature, Californians For Genetically Engineered Food Labeling are calling on State Assembly Members and Senators to take leadership on, and enact legislation in 2014 to require labeling of genetically engineered foods. Polls show that Californians want to know if their foods contain GMO ingredients because of concerns about potential health risks and the rise...

MCKINLEYVILLE- Over the next three years all water meters in McKinleyville will be converted to smart meters. The smart meters will be able to be read remotely through a laptop and give more information on usage to customers.

The meters will cost the Community Services District $1.1 million over the next six years. Gregory Orsini, General Manager of the district, said the smart meters...

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