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Educators say school district “Ag” departments across the North Coast are in jeopardy because of budget cuts. 

The U.S. Department of Agriculture confirms the Golden State is the number one producer of agriculture in the country.  But the budget proposed by Governor Brown puts an end to the Agriculture Incentive Grant for the 20-4 school year.  Agriculture educators say programs across...

NORTH COAST- The North Coast still isn’t seeing much rainfall, and recently Governor Brown asked Californians to voluntarily cut their water usage by 20 percent because of the drought. 

Now Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District officials are echoing that request.  Ruth Reservoir and the Mad River provide the drinking water to the seven municipalities served by Humboldt Bay Municipal...

EUREKA- Over $100,000 has been awarded to the Eureka Police Department.  Tuesday night, the Eureka City Council accepted two grants from the California Office of Traffic Safety.

The first grant is for $20,000 and will be used to fund overtime pay, and for equipment to run DUI/Driver’s License checkpoints.  The second grant is for almost $100,000 and it will fund special patrol...

From Eureka Police Department:

Just before 7 pm on Tuesday night, Eureka Police officer’s responded to the foot of Del Norte Street to a transient related 
unknown problem. A male subject was discovered with life threatening injuries likely caused by an assault. The male victim is a 30 year old male transient, Brandon Spharler. 
Spharler was unable to give a statement...

The U.S. Department of Agriculture rates California as the number one producer of agriculture in the country. Now, however, agriculture departments in school districts across California face funding cuts in the next school year, and educators warn students will suffer because of it.  

"Although I think our classes will still exist and we do have a supportive community, without the...

SCOTIA- A Scotia family who lost virtually everything in a house fire, the Gaines family, says they now have more than ever, thanks to the generosity of the community.

"It's really blown me away and it's a big 'wow' for all the stuff we got.  It is just amazing.  There are like no words to describe everything we've been given," said Keren Gaines.
 
The fire took place in...

FORTUNA- California Highway Patrol officials say the number one killer of people ages 3 to 34 is automobile accidents.  Today, the CHP recognized the Fortuna Police Department for its efforts.  
 

"It means a great deal to us.  I think it shows we're out there, we're doing what we need to be doing as far as education, training and enforcement of speeding, seatbelt enforcement,...

ARCATA- An Arcata woman, with the help of neighboring children, is working to clean up an empty lot near her apartment complex. The team hope to transform the overgrown area into a park with a baseball field for the neighborhood to enjoy.

"It was completely overgrown with brier bushes, a real mess," said Letitia Harris, who has been working to clean up the area with the children.

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