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EUREKA- A reminder of the importance of car locks- a victim parked his vehicle in Eureka, where a suspect got in with a knife and robbed him.

Around 5 p.m Monday, HCSO responded to the 3700 block of F Street. The victim said the suspect, 25-year-old Marcus Lee Hills, threatened to kill him if he didn't hand over his cash. After handing Hills the money, he fled on foot. Deputies later...

Post date: Wed, 06/29/2016 - 17:51

HOOPA- The official election results for the Hoopa Valley Tribe are in.  

Ballots were cast Tuesday, and over 1,600 were eligible to vote. From the Mesket District, Vivienna Orcutt-Pratt won by 73 votes over Vernon Bradley Marshall. Joseph LeMiuex with 343 total votes took the Campbell Field over George Nelson. Also, to amend Title 34 for marijuana cultivation was again voted down....

Post date: Wed, 06/29/2016 - 17:48

CA- Legislation that would require all DUI offenders in the state to install ignition interlocks is moving forward. SB 1046, authored by Senator Jerry Hill, was passed by two California Assembly Committees by unanimous vote.

An ignition interlock device is a breathalyzer for a person's vehicle- it requires the driver to blow into a mouth piece before starting the engine. If the BAC...

Post date: Wed, 06/29/2016 - 17:43

FORTUNA - We're bringing you an update from Tuesday’s story on the man who was practicing dentistry in Fortuna, allegedly without a license.

According to staff at Eel River Valley Dental, Michael Eshghipour is a 2013 UCSF dental school graduate and one year ago he took over operations of ERVD from 40 year Dentist Dr. Robert Parks, who went into retirement.

Dr. Parks said in an...

Post date: Wed, 06/29/2016 - 17:26

CRESCENT CITY - Becoming a college graduate is something that many people dream of doing and recently a Crescent City girl did so at only 18 years old.

College of the Redwoods Del Norte campus 2016 graduating class was less than 40. And one student in particular received her Associate's Degree one month before receiving her diploma from Del Norte High School.  

"I wanted to show...

Post date: Wed, 06/29/2016 - 17:17

TRINIDAD - Trinidad planning commission is holding its third special meeting in as many weeks. They’re close to making recommendations on amending the city’s vacation dwelling unit ordinance.

Over a year ago, City Council asked the planning commission to consider unregulated aspects of the VDU ordinance. Issues like the total number of available permits and the minimum proximity between...

Post date: Wed, 06/29/2016 - 17:11

CALIFORNIA - After more than two decades of medical marijuana, voters will be asked to decide this November if recreational marijuana use should be legal in the State of California.

The initiative is referred to the Adult Use of Marijuana Act and would allow the sale of recreational pot in any California county that chooses to allow it. Anyone 21 years of age or older could purchase up...

Post date: Wed, 06/29/2016 - 17:07

NORTH COAST - Humboldt Del Norte Film Commission had a million dollar year and is looking forward to an even bigger year ahead.

On average, the North Coast sees about 25 productions annually, a mix of commercial shoots, feature films, and television episodes.

Film Commissioner Cassandra Hesseltine said the 2015/16 fiscal year ended with 28 projects shot in Humboldt and Del Norte...

Post date: Wed, 06/29/2016 - 17:00