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The Multiple Assistance Center, also known as the MAC, opened six months ago. However, it's not at full capacity.The MAC provides short term housing for the homeless and is run under a collaboration between the Department of Health and Human Services and the Redwood Community Action Agency.

"It's been successful at what it's doing. We're seeing around thirty, low thirties, in terms of...

Post date: Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:50

ARCATA - It’s going to be a big discussion in Arcata Tuesday night as the city looks at how it can handle an influx of infrastructure development. 

The city has several large multi-family and student housing projects in the works. The Foster Avenue Annexation is expected to build a 100 bed residential care facility and 25 cottages, The Village is proposing to construct an 800 bed...

Post date: Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:39

DEL NORTE - Caltrans continues to work on Last Chance Grade, a 3.5 mile stretch of Highway 101 just south of Crescent City that is moving towards the ocean. Tuesday, the Del Norte County Board of Supervisors will hear an update.

The Caltrans presentation will provide history on the road that has naturally moved about 40 feet since the 1930's, causing safety and economic concerns. It...

Post date: Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:36

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Another Humboldt County judge has submitted false work records in order to collect a salary.

According to a public admonishment of Judge Christopher Wilson, since 2011, he has signed and submitted false salary documents on eight occasions. Wilson claimed he cleared cases sooner than he had and as a result, he’s received six paychecks he was not supposed to have. In 2007...

Post date: Mon, 01/25/2016 - 17:58

EASTERN HUMBOLDT- The State Water Resources Control Board is hearing public comment regarding dam removal on the Klamath River.

According to the Hoopa Tribe, PacifiCorp has delayed relicensing and operates in a manner that worsens water quality. Relicensing, which according to the tribe would include meeting modern requirements like fish ladders, would cost the hydroelectric project 20-...

Post date: Mon, 01/25/2016 - 17:55

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Tuesday will mark a historic day for the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors. They’re set to move forward on the medical marijuana ordinance and also hold their first joint meeting with Eureka City Council.

Focus Strategies will present a report regarding solutions to homelessness and a discussion is expected to follow. In 2013, the City of Eureka brought the...

Post date: Mon, 01/25/2016 - 17:48

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Officials are breathing easier tonight after state leaders lifted a deadline that had local jurisdictions in a rush to craft marijuana rules before they lost the right entirely.

Introduced by Assemblyman Jim Wood of Healdsburg, Assembly Bill 21 sought to correct several issues left in marijuana laws that were passed by the state last October.

In particular, the...

Post date: Mon, 01/25/2016 - 17:43

EUREKA - The Humboldt County Jail was the site of a large scale fight among inmates.

Last Friday afternoon around 3, a correctional deputy was checking another area of the unit when the fight began. Nine inmates were allegedly involved. Addition law enforcement personnel were brought in. Several inmates were tazed and tear gas was used. They were separated into different housing units...

Post date: Mon, 01/25/2016 - 15:04