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EUREKA- A federal program designed to increase energy efficiency for property owners could be coming to the City of Eureka.

The city council will vote at Tuesday’s meeting on whether or not to move forward with the Property Assessed Clean Energy Program.  PACE funds upgrades in energy and water efficiency, as well as renewable energy products for residential and commercial buildings.  ...

EUREKA- Low income home owners on the North Coast have the chance to get low to no cost solar panels installed on their houses.

The non-profit organization Grid Alternatives works to promote renewable energy in rural communities throughout California.  Representatives of the organization will be in Eureka and Arcata this week to help people determine their eligibility for installing...

A Eureka company is buying old batteries to keep them out of the trash stream.  Interstte Batteries of Eureka is buying batteries and paying $8 for them  Chris Irvin of INterstate Batteries said it their way of protecting the environment.  Many companies take batteries in trade but hers is the only company that pays cash outright.

NORTH COAST- Some Carlotta residents work together to rebuild two areas of roadway destroyed in last month's flooding.  Officials with Pacific Gas and Electric release the cause of Saturday's power outage which left Bayshore Mall and some businesses along Broadway in the dark.  Motorists in Eureka could have to slow down if the city council approves a proposal to lower the speed limit on 14...

A power outage temporarily closes Bayshore Mall and businesses along Broadway. Dozens jump into Humboldt Bay for the 14th annual Perilous Plunge. Fortuna Strong raises more than $50,000 at fundraiser Friday night. Fortuna High School students and volunteers plant garden on campus. 

FORTUNA – Hundreds of Fortuna residents, Humboldt County business and political leaders and just those with a desire to help, assembled at the River Lodge Friday night for dinner, dancing and fundraising.

The dancing would happen later in the evening but a packed house helped themselves to a sumptuous buffet, live and silent auctions and lent their support to the mindset: “Fortuna...

EUREKA - Three Eureka men were arrested after police shut down an alleged drug operation.

Just after 7:30 Friday morning and after numerous complaints from the public, EPD’s POP Team served a search warrant on the 2900 block of B Street. Arrested were 24-year old Gregory Frank, 28-year old Matthew Casagrande and 32-year old Shaun Sherrer.

Authorities found 4.6 ounces of powdered...

SAMOA- It's a process that started nearly 13 years ago with the purchase of the town of Samoa. Now, developers say they're getting closer.

In early February the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors approved an amendment to the Samoa Town Master Plan allowing the Danco group to prioritize developing a multi-family affordable housing complex and wastewater treatment facility.