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Governor Brown has signed a bill to increase the penalty for intentional fiber optic or electrical vandalism.

AB 1782, by Wes Chesbro, increases the penalty from $500.00 to $10,000. Chesbro said, “The residents of Humboldt County have been the victim of multiple intentional fiber cutting attacks in recent years causing disruptions of broadband service to thousands of homes and...

EUREKA- Humboldt County youth learned how to be well and live healthy at a smoothie and juices workshop hosted by the Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services on Wednesday.

The workshop is part of DHHS’ Transitional Age Youth Wellness Week for young people ages 16 to 26 to help youth who have experienced foster care, homelessness, juvenile justice and mental health issues...

FORTUNA- The city of Fortuna entered day two of a declared water emergency Wednesday.

City Council members voted to enact a stage 2 water emergency under the city’s new water contingency plan at their meeting Monday. As part of the stage 2 classification, residents are being asked to make conscious conservation efforts. They are restricted from washing down sidewalks or driveways,...

NORTH COAST- Minor accidents occurred up and down the North Coast Wednesday as the sudden rainfall made roads more slick.

According to Office Matt Harvey from the California Highway Patrol the rain brings oil to the road's surface as it washes it way from the asphalt.

Harvey said it is important that drivers stay safe and drive slowly when its raining. He said to expect roads to...

The Federal Aviation Administration, or FAA, is demanding Crescent City upgrade its airport. The Del Norte County Airport is in need of a renovation but the airport is under dueling agencies, causing delays in moving forward with any change.

The California Coastal Commission is in dispute with the FAA on how the remodeling of the terminal will take place. The coastal commission has a...

EUREKA- One man is dead after an officer involved shooting Wednesday morning in Eureka.

We spoke to neighbors who heard the shooting and said the situation was scary.

At about 11 p.m. on Tuesday night near the 1600 block of Allard Avenue, officers with the Eureka Police Department were searching for two suspects wanted on felony warrants.  An officer then witnessed two other men...

SCOTIA- A man from London, Jamie Ramsay, is running more than 11,000 miles across 14 countries and is currently in Humboldt County.  His goal is to raise money and awareness for suicide prevention worldwide.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports nearly 40,000 Americans died from suicide in 2011.

“When I speak to people and they ask me what I'm doing, it opens up so...

EUREKA- The City of Eureka will have penalties in place for people in possession of stolen shopping carts, after the council unanimously decided to adopt a new ordinance on...

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