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NORTH COAST - Food for People’s gleaning program accepts donations of fresh produce from farmers, businesses and even backyard gardeners.

Food for people gleaners worked at the mad river community hospital farm Wednesday, harvesting surplus lettuce that would otherwise be tilled into the soil.

The North Coast growing season spans all 12 calendar months, so gleaners stay busy year...

Post date: Thu, 07/07/2016 - 17:08

EUREKA - After their store was destroyed by a fire last month, Humboldt Honey Wine is making progress on a new production facility.

The 4th Street building that housed Humboldt Honey Wine went up in flames on June 3rd, displacing eight residents and destroying the business’ equipment.

Humboldt Bay Fire ruled the cause could not be determined given the...

Post date: Thu, 07/07/2016 - 17:06

ARCATA - Historic property owners in Arcata will now get a tax break after an approval by city council Wednesday night.

Council authorized the Community Development Department to develop a Mills Act Historic Property Tax Incentive Program. The city will enter into contracts which allow property tax relief to local, state, or nationally listed historic properties who participate in the...

Post date: Thu, 07/07/2016 - 17:06

SISKIYOU COUNTY - A blaze that may have started as a signal fire from two hikers has continued to grow unabated in Siskiyou County.

Forestry officials say they have no containment on the Wilderness Fire burning in the Marble Mountains which has grown to 36-acres.

It started July 4th south of Black Mountain and northwest of the historic Fowler Cabin where two Eureka...

Post date: Wed, 07/06/2016 - 23:24

SACRAMENTO  - There must have been quite a few instances of fraud because state officials are warning the public about rental and moving scams.

Attorney General, Kamala Harris issued the consumer alert Wednesday and urged everyone to make informed decisions and protect themselves.

Scam artists often advertise properties at low prices to lure unsuspecting renters. They’ll use high...

Post date: Wed, 07/06/2016 - 22:02

EUREKA - The city of Eureka is on the verge of allowing mobile vending on its streets. Tuesday night city council approved the first reading of the proposed ordinance and zoning change.

Mobile vendors are all over the country, with food trucks and trailers in particular becoming cultural phenomena in southern California and cities like Portland and Austin. Now the food truck trend is...

Post date: Wed, 07/06/2016 - 18:09

NORTH COAST - Boys and Girls Club of the Redwoods is helping kids stay sharp this summer with the hope of having a more successful school year in the fall.

Boys and Girls Club of America estimates that most youth lose two months of math skills over the summer. Students from lower-income households also lose reading skills while their middle-class counterparts progress when not in school...

Post date: Wed, 07/06/2016 - 17:50

EUREKA - As Saint Joseph Health and Providence Health & Services celebrate the first day of their merger, the hospital system's nurses are voting to strike.

California Nurses Association and what is now called Providence Saint Joseph Health began negotiating a three year contract last November. Nurses have been working without a new contract since May 31st.

The...

Post date: Wed, 07/06/2016 - 17:49