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A Eureka City Councilmember is resigning his position to address health issues. We spoke to Lance Madsen this morning while he was at Stanford Medical Center and he said it isn’t fair to the community to try and split time. Mayor Frank Jäger said he knew the announcement was coming.

”I've been talking to Lance over the last couple of months and his health has been deteriorating so I...

Double murder suspect Bodhi Tree will face a jury for the charges against him.

 

He pleaded not guilty again Wednesday in an arraignment hearing, after hearing testimony from witnesses and victims during the preliminary hearing for the case back in September.

 

Tree is the suspect in the shooting deaths of Christina Schwarz and Alan Marcet at a north Arcata home in...

SACRAMENTO- Governor Brown signed 11 gun control bills into law and he vetoed 7 bills. Many pro gun advocates view the signing of the gun control bills as an infringement on their right to bear and keep arms.
 
2013 has been a year riddled with gun violence across the nation. It spurred dozens of gun control bills in California.  
One bill signed into...
SAMOA- A new aquaponics pilot project along Humboldt Bay has just received its first batch of fish. It is the county’s first-ever aquaponics greenhouse and it combines conventional aquaculture with hydroponics. On Sunday the greenhouse received 75 white Sturgeon fish about six inches in size. 
The idea behind the greenhouse is to farm fish and plants in a mutually beneficial...
EUREKA- Animal rights activists were in Eureka Tuesday making their case for vegetarianism and posing the question “Why love one, but eat the other?” 
 
A ten-foot long inflatable puppy inside of a hamburger bun was a part of the demonstration, hosted by the national animal rights organization called Mercy For Animals, urging the public to choose vegetarian....

The city of Fortuna is moving forward with their plans to put a trail along Strong Creek. Right now it’s in the design process and staff is turning to the public for input on how it should look.

"I'm really looking forward to it because we are walkers,” Fortuna resident Linda Wrede said. “I think it's going to be a really great thing."

Wrede and her husband Kent came out this...

The newly renovated Boys and Girls Club of the Redwoods Clubhouse made its debut today.

Volunteers have been working non-stop for the last five days installing new appliances and making improvements. Local Rotary Clubs along the North Coast have teamed to do what they call a S.W.O.T. operation; it stands for "serving with our talents." It’s a large hands-on volunteer effort to...

The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review a lower-court ruling ordering California to further reduce its state prison population by nearly 10,000 inmates. It’s likely the final legal challenge to that order from the state, and is considered to be a defeat for Governor Jerry Brown.

Last month, the lower-court panel extended its end-of-year deadline for the state to reduce its prison...

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