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EUREKA - There is chaos on California Street in Eureka and residents have had an alarming past few days. A $2,500 dollar bicycle was stolen from a blind veteran as his family was moving into their new home, then a home invasion robbery and assault. Now the 20-30 Park on California Street is being targeted by graffiti vandals and one resident is fed-up after he’s seen the issue escalate over...

Post date: Tue, 02/02/2016 - 18:27

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- The Board of Supervisors discussed how it will move forward with a new plan for fighting homelessness.

In a unanimous vote, the board vowed to continue its partnership with the City of Eureka and to also look at further strategies for other rural areas in Humboldt County. The Department of Health and Human Services also mentioned a fundraising group is needed in order...

Post date: Tue, 02/02/2016 - 18:09

EUREKA-Big Oil and Tire is offering a $500 reward for information on the armed robbery and attempted robbery at two of its properties last Thursday. The attempted armed robbery occurred at the Shell gas station on Broadway in Eureka. Two men wearing black masks walked into the shell station demanding money. The employee, however, refused. The suspects attempted to open the register but failed...

Post date: Tue, 02/02/2016 - 18:00
EUREKA- It's National Counseling Week, and many in Humboldt County have been showing their appreciation for the work the counselors in the community are doing. Humboldt County Office of...
Post date: Tue, 02/02/2016 - 17:46

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- County officials took the first step in nailing down a budget for the 2016-2017 fiscal year.

A five-year financial forecast report was presented to the Board of Supervisors Tuesday by the County Administrative Office. The financial forecast for the general fund looks slightly less positive this year compared to last. It’s primarily the result of spiking insurance costs...

Post date: Tue, 02/02/2016 - 17:46

NORTH COAST- After recent fiber outages repeatedly left the North Coast’s telecommunication and network systems in the dark, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors heard a report Tuesday on an upcoming AT&T upgrade that could prevent future outages. More than an inconvenience, they often leave rural residents completely cut off.

“What will happen on this new network that’s being...

Post date: Tue, 02/02/2016 - 17:30

The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors today appointed Connie Beck to the position of Director of the Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS).
 
Beck brings considerable experience and expertise to the position. She has worked for DHHS for 20 years and has been the department’s interim director since late December. She also served as Assistant Director, Administration...

Post date: Tue, 02/02/2016 - 13:59

DEL NORTE COUNTY - Crescent City has appointed a new interim city manager to take over for Public Works Director, Eric Wier, but the effort to find a permanent city manager goes on. 

Eugene Palazzo left the post last month to take a position with the City of Galt near Sacramento. Wier took a turn as temporary replacement and Monday, the city council appointed Michael Knight as the...

Post date: Mon, 02/01/2016 - 23:37