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EUREKA - Eureka’s Arts and Culture Commission held their first meeting with new members.

Council approved an expansion from four to seven members in April to bring new energy and support to the commission. New members were sworn in today then the group heard an update on the parklet project and the development of a citywide strategic arts plan. New Commissioner Linda Wise of the Redwood...

Post date: Tue, 09/20/2016 - 16:26

FORTUNA - While the search continues for a permanent replacement, City of Fortuna has a new interim manager.

Randy Mendosa was appointed to the position by Fortuna City Council. He served as Chief of Police and City Manager of Arcata before retiring in 2014. Mendosa has been working with outgoing manager Regan Candelario to get up to speed on city projects. He will officially take on...

Post date: Tue, 09/20/2016 - 16:25

EUREKA - AT&T customers can now expect a lesser impact from outages, according to a presentation given at the Board of Supervisors meeting earlier Tuesday.

Representatives from the company gave the supervisors an update on their resiliency and diversity program, to upgrade their services on the entire North Coast.

The project is now complete and will bring more fiber...

Post date: Tue, 09/20/2016 - 14:47

DEL NORTE COUNTY - A lawsuit served this month against five California Coastal Commissioners including one from Del Norte County could cost them millions of dollars in civil fines. The suit was filed by a small non-profit called “Spotlight On Coast Corruption” formed solely to pursue the allegations. Del Norte Commissioner, Martha McClure is one of the plaintiffs named in the suit.

It...

Post date: Mon, 09/19/2016 - 21:00

CRESCENT CITY - A Crescent City man has pled guilty to continuous sexual abuse upon a child under fourteen.

According to the Del Norte District Attorney, 58-year old James Renner also admitted to 3-special allegations, including the use of force and that the statute of limitations for the crimes had not expired. Renner was scheduled to go to trial Monday.

The charges are for a...

Post date: Mon, 09/19/2016 - 20:43

HUMBOLDT BAY- The Chevron Eureka Terminal Dock Retrofit Project is moving forward. 

At the Humboldt Bay Harbor Board of Commissioners meeting, the District will consider granting a permit to Sierra Pacific Industries to work on the project. The terminal provides a majority of fuel to the area, but the structure is not built to withstand seismic events, and a potential spill could harm...

Post date: Mon, 09/19/2016 - 18:37

EUREKA- A Eureka man is dead following a traffic collision.

Around noon Saturday, CHP responded to the...

Post date: Mon, 09/19/2016 - 18:26

CALIFORNIA- Tobacco taxes may go up if approved by voters this November.

Proposition 56 would add a $2 tax for each cigarette pack. It would also apply to e-cigarettes that contain nicotine. If the tax is approved, it's expected to bring in over one billion dollars. California's tobacco tax is currently at 87 cents and has not increased for over 17 years.

There is controversy...

Post date: Mon, 09/19/2016 - 18:26