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EUREKA - The Redwood Coast Energy Authority is facing a significant concern as efforts increase to provide power through a community choice aggregation program.

Customers that transition to a CCA can potentially have lower rates while renewable resources from local biomass plants can be used for energy. Under The California Public Utilities Commission, if customers decide to switch...

Post date: Fri, 12/18/2015 - 09:41

ARCATA - The city of Arcata’s efforts to develop a mobile home park rent control strategy are moving forward after Wednesday night’s council meeting.   

City staff will conduct an impact and feasibility analysis to understand the need for mobile home park rent control within city limits. Lazy J residents on fixed incomes claim they’ve experienced rent increases several times over the...

Post date: Fri, 12/18/2015 - 09:22

EUREKA - Two Eureka residents are behind bars after a probation search led to drugs and a firearm.

Around 7:00 a.m. Wednesday officers and POP detectives from the Eureka Police Department found two ounces of methamphetamine and a half ounce of heroin at an apartment on the 800 block of Broadway. 34-year-old Reagina Haskins and 44-year-old Anthony Dahm were arrested for possession of...

Post date: Fri, 12/18/2015 - 09:19

DEL NORTE COUNTY - A Crescent City couple are counting their lucky stars and a whole lot of money after a $10.00 lottery scratch ticket hit it big.

Lonnie Brookshire broke the news to his wife Ashley revealing the tickets top prize: $1,000,000; before taxes of course. At first his wife didn’t believe him but he kept telling her it was real. It couldn’t have come at a better time. Lonnie...

Post date: Fri, 12/18/2015 - 00:07

EUREKA - It could be one of the biggest blockbuster movies ever and it premiered at most local theaters Thursday night.

Star Wars-The Force Awakens, with many of the pivotal characters from the first film, began playing on the North Coast. The premiere was at midnight but theaters nationwide were showing early screenings. The Broadway Theater was no exception and was already seeing...

Post date: Thu, 12/17/2015 - 23:58

EUREKA- Two out of area men are behind bars after officers allegedly found marijuana, and an assault weapon. Arrested were 42-year old Larry Boone (pictured) and 22-year old Jordan Kowitz-Bennet both of Sacramento.

Just after 11 Wednesday night, an EPD K-9 unit made contact with two occupants of a vehicle in the north parking lot of Bayshore Mall. As the officer was interviewing the...

Post date: Thu, 12/17/2015 - 23:40

FORTUNA- If you're planning on drinking this holiday season, make sure you have a designated driver. The Humboldt County Avoid the 10 DUI Task Force is cracking down on impaired drivers starting Friday.

As part of their winter enforcement period, saturated law enforcement patrols will be out until January 3, along with dui checkpoints county-wide. In 2013 Humboldt County saw nine DUI...

Post date: Thu, 12/17/2015 - 17:41

EUREKA- Humboldt County Public Works is gearing up for another weather system that's set to bring heavy rain and flooding to the North Ccoast.

Last week's storms caused significant flooding in the Ferndale Bottoms and low lying areas and washed out Stagecoach Road in Trinidad. That road remains closed until crews can do costly repairs.

This week crews have been working to clean...

Post date: Thu, 12/17/2015 - 17:39