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DEL NORTE COUNTY- The juvenile who escaped from a Del Norte County probation facility has been detained.

The Probation Department said the 17-year-old was apprehended at 11:20 am Friday, around the vicinity he was being pursued. The juvenile escaped from Bar-O-Boys ranch Tuesday. Since then he managed to evade search and rescue, and CHP officers multiple times as he was pursued along...

Post date: Fri, 05/20/2016 - 17:35

FERNDALE- Like many other north coast cities,  Ferndale has now voted to approved the HERO program.

Homeowners that apply may notice savings on their future utility bills. HERO's financing helps locals to make energy and water efficiency improvements and pay for them over time through their property tax bill. HERO's also helped create over 12,000 jobs locally.

More information is...

Post date: Fri, 05/20/2016 - 17:34

TRINIDAD- It was a unanimous decision- Susan Tissot is now the new Trinidad City Council member.

The decision comes after a special meeting that was held last night at town hall. Tissot was up against two other residents- Doren Morgan, and Kathleen Lake. During the meeting, a city official says Lake was accused of plagiarizing her letter of intent, but later apologized.

The...

Post date: Fri, 05/20/2016 - 17:32

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- We continue with part two of special report, "The New Sales Tax: Is It Measuring Up?"

News Channel 3’s Alexa Bertola spoke with two of the 43 applicants who requested Measure Z funds for this fiscal year.

One of those applicants, Alcohol Drug Care Services is a 9-bed residential detox that was hoping to move locations after more than 27 years in Eureka. While...

Post date: Fri, 05/20/2016 - 16:43

EUREKA - Humboldt County Office of Education Press Release

INNOVATE! Business Challenge Inspires High School Start-ups Five Humboldt County High School students competed in the INNOVATE! Business Challenge Finale with over $8,000 in prize money and over $3,000 in media services awarded to support the development of their businesses.

The INNOVATE! Finale was held Thursday, May...

Post date: Fri, 05/20/2016 - 16:29

EUREKA- We all know it's important to look after our physical health. But what about taking care of your mental health?

It's Mental Health Month and dozens of community members took advantage of the sunshine for a barbeque at Carson Park. There were hamburgers, hotdogs and veggies to enjoy. Organized by Department of Health & Human Services and the Hope Center it's all to celebrate...

Post date: Fri, 05/20/2016 - 16:29

FORTUNA- CAL FIRE is training for the upcoming wildfire season.

This week, 22 firefighters participated in basic helicopter operations and safety training. The 40-hour class is held every year and is required for helicopter crew members. It's designed as a refresher for the five captains and entry-level training for new recruits.

Friday afternoon, they practiced crew and bucket...

Post date: Fri, 05/20/2016 - 16:17

SACRAMENTO - In a surprising change of policy, state leaders have lifted California water restrictions.

That doesn’t mean there won’t be any. The state Water Resources Control Board will allow urban water providers to set their own water-reduction targets based on customer wants and needs. The move was approved late Wednesday.

Officials say they neither want nor expect...

Post date: Thu, 05/19/2016 - 22:19