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EUREKA- It's National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week and here on the North Coast, Caltrans is reminding motorists to slow down for the “cone zone.”

In the 15 years the campaign has existed, work zone related fatalities in the United States have gone down 34 percent. However, officials say drivers are still causing problems. Caltrans officials say distracted, inattentive and aggressive...

EUREKA - There's another option for teen offenders in Humboldt County, a court of their peers deciding their sentence. Humboldt County's volunteer Teen Court diversion program, held it's Spring jury training session Thursday night at the Boys and Girls Club of the Redwoods.

Teen court is based on youth empowerment, accountability and second chances. It allows first time juvenile...

EUREKA- A male pedestrian was hit by a Humboldt Transit Authority bus Friday morning on 5th and O Street.

 

Witnesses reported that the man tried to get on the bus, but was denied because he was allegedly intoxicated. He then stumbled into the road when the bus started to leave.

 

The man was transported to St. Joseph hospital with a laceration on his...

GARBERVILLE- State Senator Mike McGuire is in Humboldt County for the next few days. The Senator started his North Coast visit at a luncheon for the Garberville-Redway Area Chamber of Commerce. There he talked about reopening state parks, protecting our coastline and potentially banning offshore oil drilling. He also discussed bond money that was secured Wednesday to help fight illegal...

GARBERVILLE- Southern Humboldt businesses are wondering how they’re going to pay their bills now that Redwood Drive will remain closed for the next several weeks. The road closed back on February 23rd after a car was hit by falling rocks and a survey showed the area needed further repairs. Some say the road closure is taking a huge hit to businesses along the bluffs and filling up...

EUREKA- North Coast seniors freshened up on their driving skills Friday in a two hour Age Well, Drive Smart class.

The California Highway Patrol hosted the course. It's meant to update older drivers on the rules of the road and give tips to improve driving skills. The class also talked about warning signs that indicate a person is getting too old to drive.

"When it is time to...

WOODLEY ISLAND- The construction of a 2 mile trail on the Samoa Peninsula is now moving forward. The Humboldt Bay Harbor District voted Thursday to support the Samoa Trail Project, taking on the responsibility of maintenance once construction is complete.

The trail is part of the Danco Group's project to renovate the Town of Samoa. The county is applying for a $3 million California...

ARCATA- The Arcata Police Department is looking for a man caught on security tape believed to have vandalized a local business Saturday night.

The Humboldt Property Management office was vandalized around 10:30 p.m. on Saturday. Arcata Police Department is asking the public's help to identify the man caught on camera. Anyone with information is asked to call the Arcata Police at 822-...