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EUREKA - A workshop for the Eureka General Plan Update is set for Tuesday.

The city has scheduled it for the Wharfinger Building beginning at 5:30 pm. It will allow participants to weigh in on land use alternatives for key areas of opportunity within the city as well as potential annexation. Officials are seeking input on general policy direction.

The Wharfinger Building is...

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA - The California Department of Forestry and Cal Fire will be requiring burn permits in certain areas beginning May 1.

Open outdoor burning in State Responsibility Areas which are unincorporated, rural, grass, brush and timber covered lands will be affected. They will include Humboldt, Mendocino, san Mateo, Santa Clara, Sonoma, Lake and Napa Counties.

At least...

EUREKA - A worker was bitten by a dog after an altercation in the green belt near Bayshore Mall Arrested was 25-year old Jordan Harris.

Just after 9 Monday morning, New Direction’s employee, John Shelter was cleaning up the green belt area north of Bayshore Mall. He responded with another employee to chopping sounds and found a man with a hatchet cutting a tree.

After confronting...

NORTH COAST- Gas prices are back on the rise in Humboldt and Del Norte Counties.

As of Monday, the average price for gas on the north coast was $3.55. That price is about $1 more than the national average and about 17 cents higher than the California average.

Petroleum analysts say a 23 cent price increase since last week in California can be blamed on a rebound in crude oil...

ARCATA - The Arcata Garbage Company received 300 green waste bins Monday in preparation for new services this May.

The company will provide an optional bi-weekly program for curbside collection of green waste including tree clippings, unpainted wood, shingles and broken down pallets; plus, a bulky goods collection twice a year absolutely free. Bulky goods include furniture, household...

EUREKA - A witness described a hospital scene Monday in court, where Juan Joseph Ferrer allegedly admitted to the murder of Arcata chef, Douglas Anderson-Jordet on November 252013. Claiming he was scared at the time.

Monday morning marked the second week of trial. A video of Ferrer’s first interview with the Arcata Police Department...

FORTUNA- A local man has been awarded the state’s highest honor, the Gold Medal of Valor.

Mark Allee of the California Conservation Corps’ Fortuna Center was honored last Thursday at the California Highway Patrol Academy in Sacramento.

The 36 year old received the medal for his actions at Yosemite National Park in June of 2011. Allee was near the Wapama Falls Bridge when water...

ARCATA - Fire personnel respond to a suspicious house fire Monday afternoon in Arcata.

It was reported just after four at the intersection of Samoa Boulevard and H Street. When firefighters arrived flames were visible from the front entrance of the structure and the fire was quickly extinguished. The cause is under investigation and officials say it’s the third fire in the last two...