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If you pass through a stop sign while biking or skate boarding in Arcata you may face a fine. That is because Arcata and University police are cracking down on people not obeying traffic laws.

 

University police say they are stepping up enforcement on campus to help teach students the law.

 

"We are taking it very seriously with the bicycles and the skateboards,"...

Arcata Police found a marijuana grow operation expanding over three homes in Arcata and Eureka. The operation allegedly used three bedrooms to process and grow marijuana. According to Arcata Police they found 35 growing marijuana plants, 10 pounds of processed marijuana bud, and 15 pounds of dried marijuana.

 

During the search officers found the residents were also renting two...

There are new plans for reducing prison inmates, Senate President Darrell Steinberg and his fellow senate democrats have unveiled their version today. However, they are breaking ranks with the governor and the rest of the legislature, who offered their own plan on Tuesday.
 
Both plans address the federal court order requiring the state to reduce its prison...
The following is a Press Release from Eureka Police:
 
On 08.27.13, at about 4:00 a.m., a deputy with the Humboldt Count Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) contacted Jorge Ramirez-Mendez (age 24) and Teresa Graham (age 25) at a motel in the 800 block of Main Street in Fortuna. The HCSO deputy recognized Ramirez-Mendez and Graham as two subjects who were being investigated by...

Power is back on at College of the Redwoods after the Eureka campus classes were closed this afternoon to fix a power outage. The outage happened Wednesday morning at 7:15AM and knocked out power to the bookstore, dining services, child development center, and the college's two new buildings.

 

Classes were canceled from 11:30AM till 2:00PM while crews worked to correct the...

NORTH COAST- Today marked the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s “I Have a Dream" speech. A half-century later nearly 20,000 people gathered at the steps of the Lincoln Memorial to pay tribute to the civil rights leader. President Barack Obama and former presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter all made a speech in honor of King. Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy asked all...

The Corral Complex fire continues to spread, growing to 11,777 and is seven percent contained. Crews expect fire activity to increase over the next couple of days. Weather has allowed crews to hit the fire directly. Crews will work on containment lines west of the fire.

 

The Salmon River complex fire is close to full containment, 95%, the fire has burned 14,720 acres. Crew will...

The Humboldt Bay is open after being closed from a sewage spill in Arcata. The City of Arcata estimates the spill happened on Thursday, but they didn't respond until the next day.

 

Marc Andre, Director of Environmental Services, said crews were not able to respond because they didn't know the spill happened.

 

"The issue here is probably a duration of time where we...

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