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While some people still have wrapping paper lying around from Wednesday's Christmas activities, others have put the holiday in the rear-view mirror.

"It’s our tradition to get up early and just start cleaning up— getting our lives back in order and looking forward to the New Year," Damon Mullins said.

Mullins is not alone. Not even eleven hours into the day and already the...

While some may be celebrating the Christmas holiday at home, others take the road less traveled. We talked to several people today who were out and about and enjoying their day. Some say going out is an opportunity to create new memories. Others were out because they are of a different faith and don’t celebrate the holiday. Regardless of where you find yourself this time of year and for...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY-It might not come as surprise that most places are closed on Christmas Day. There are also some that decide to remain open.

People have different reactions to many stores being closed on Christmas Day.  Some get frustrated.

"Because you're used to just going to the store and getting something and the store is not open and you're like 'I need this from the store!"...

Santa wasn’t the only one bearing gifts today.  The Ferndale Volunteer Fire Department delivered four bicycles to a family in Ferndale this morning.  These bicycle deliveries have been going on for 18 years. The four children who received the bikes today range from ages 7 to 15.  The bicycles were purchased from donations and fundraisers through the Ferndale Volunteer Fire Department.  Nearly...

EUREKA- While many were opening gifts Wednesday morning, animals at the Sequoia Park Zoo were getting their own kind of present. It is an annual tradition where zookeepers feed treats to the animals for the holiday. 
The Gibbons tore into their boxes filled with vegetables, fruit, and popcorn. Students from Washington Elementary School in Eureka decorated about...

For Charlotte and Jupe Holt, 2215 Kenmar Road is home— but for the community, visiting the house is a holiday tradition.

"Since I was little, I remember coming here and looking at all the lights," Fortuna resident Shayla Cook said.

The Holts said that decorating the house to this extent was initially for the grandchildren. 15 years later, it’s a community event.

"We love...

Governor Jerry Brown has pardoned a North Coast woman for a crime she committed in Humboldt County 18 years ago.

Brown issued 127 pardons on Christmas Eve mostly for drug related crimes. However, Arlette Adelle Wendlandt was pardoned for a burglary that she committed in 1995.

The pardon states that Wendlandt burglarized a home and took food to feed her children. She was sentenced...

EUREKA- Christmas is a time for family, friends, and food but many throughout the county cannot afford a warm meal. St. Vincent de Paul in Eureka made sure on Wednesday that no one was left on an empty stomach,
"I like to give back to people who do not have what I have, it feels nice,” said volunteer Mary Farmer.
Dozens of volunteers...