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EUREKA -- Even as officials met last week to brainstorm ideas for curbing dog attacks on area livestock, a cow had to be euthanized Monday for injuries sustained during just such an attack. 

At their meeting, authorities discussed ways to curb the number of incidents by prosecuting dog owners and requiring restitution to the tune of double the value of an animal lost.


Post date: Tue, 03/08/2016 - 16:50

FORTUNA – Family and friends gathered at Fortuna City Hall Monday night as the chief of police welcomed four fresh new faces to the department at an official swearing-in ceremony.  

Fortuna police congratulated 21-year-old Kaitlyn Teasley on her new position as police dispatch and Charity Kemp, who started in September as an evidence technician but has transitioned to the police records...

Post date: Mon, 03/07/2016 - 18:15

HUMBOLDT COUNTY-In an effort to combat area homelessness, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday is set to approve a joint resolution of a housing first plan; this comes after the city of Eureka approved the same resolution last week.

The board will meet at 9 a.m Tuesday morning. The housing-first plan was created by Focus Strategies, and would focus on housing 30 people in...

Post date: Mon, 03/07/2016 - 17:57

ARCATA- A male cyclist is biking 545 miles, from San Francisco to Los Angeles, all for a good cause. Monday night, a fundraiser to support his cause was held in Arcata.

Abruzzi is hosting the fundraiser to support Zack Hinkley's pledge of raising thousands of dollars to participate in a bike ride that will go from the Bay Area to Southern California.

The funds raised will go to...

Post date: Mon, 03/07/2016 - 17:54

FORTUNA- The first meeting in The Parent Project, a series of gatherings meant to support parents and offer guidance on commonly faced parenting issues, was held Monday. It's free for the public and parents can enjoy some free food, as well.

It was the first workshop of twelve, for parents who have kids between the ages of ten to eighteen. It's given in both English and Spanish. Parents...

Post date: Mon, 03/07/2016 - 17:52

EUREKA- It's a story that's gone viral and it happened in our own backyard.

A Eureka mother took her son to Famous Footwear at the Bayshore Mall for a new pair of shoes and it's their life-altering experience in the store that's making it's rounds on social media.

Fatima Naylor took her son, Caden to get a pair of shoes on Thursday afternoon. 

"No big deal for other people...

Post date: Mon, 03/07/2016 - 17:23

EUREKA- As city and county officials continue to look at alternatives for housing the homeless, a local group is revisiting the idea of sanctuary camps.  

This afternoon, the housing advocacy group “Affordable Homeless Housing Alternatives” presented a proposal for sanctuary camps or villages.

The city would have to designate sites for tiny houses, tents, and parking spots. Those...

Post date: Mon, 03/07/2016 - 17:05

EUREKA -- It's Boys and Girls Club Week, and here on the North Coast, the Boys and Girls Club of the Redwoods will open its doors to the community to share its mission and accomplishments.

The Boys and Girls Club of the Redwoods has planned events all week to showcase its work and generate support within the community.

The organization serves more than 4,000 young people each...

Post date: Mon, 03/07/2016 - 16:49