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The USDA says the three Foster Farms poultry plants linked to the recent salmonella outbreak can remain open.

 

The agency was threatening to shut the central California plants down if they didn't improve their sanitation. The health alert was over the Heidelberg strain of salmonella that had sickened almost 300 people, and hospitalized almost 40 percent of those who got sick....

 

A Crescent City man was hospitalized after a motorcycle crash on highway 199 in Del Norte County.

 

The California Highway Patrol says the crash happened around 7:20 Friday morning near the Patrick’s Creek area. The rider, Jerry Bachmann, was headed northbound when he hit a curve and was ejected from the bike, landing thirty feet away and suffering major injuries...

A butane hash lab was busted in southern Humboldt as a result of some visible marijuana plants growing over the top of a perimeter fence.

 

The Humboldt County Drug Task Force served a search warrant at a home in the twenty block of Redwood Drive in Redway. The task force says eight people were arrested including the man renting the unit, 42-year-old Karl Witt.  The task force...

The wait for a ruling continues for Jon Alexander, in his case against the Del Norte County Board of Supervisors, after a hearing Thursday in Crescent City.

 

A representative for Alexander’s attorney said Friday the hearing was a continuance after a Writ of Mandamus was filed against the board. Alexander is claiming he was unlawfully suspended from his job as the county’s...

EUREKA- Governor Brown recently signed a bill to bring California into compliance with the Hunger Kids Act that was passed in 2010, but one North Coast school district already has a head start. 
 
Three years ago the war on childhood obesity received a helping hand. New federal nutrition standards were set at school's across the country, but the next challenge...

A 4.9 earthquake was confirmed by the U.S.G.S. 35 miles northwest off the coast of Eureka.

MCKINLEYVILLE- A deadly tree disease is sweeping the coast from Monterey to Humboldt counties, and to help bring awareness to the disease there will be a free workshop Saturday in Mckinleyville.
 
The disease being discussed is called Sudden Oak Death and is caused by an exotic plant pathogen that’s killing tan oak and several other oak species in the coastal...

Ten local educators were awarded iPads and cash prizes to help in their classrooms working with autistic children. Families Advocating Autism Now awarded the teachers Thursday night.

 

Fatima Naylor, the Director of FAAN said iPads touch screen and color display can help students with autism

 

"Autism is on the rise, exponentially, and in the local level we need to...

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