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Morning update on power shutoff

Morning update on power shutoff

PG&E Power Shutoff Wednesday Morning Update County of Humboldt – The Home of the Redwoods Seal In the early hours of Wednesday, Oct. 9, Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) activated its Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) protocols, which resulted in shutting off power to parts of Humboldt County. PG&E is reporting that around 60,000 customers

Update on school closings

From the Humboldt County Office of Education: The following list are confirmed school closures for today: Southern Humboldt USD Big Lagoon School/District Trinity Valley Elementary Fuente Nueva Charter School Pacific View Charter School Cuddeback School/District Coastal Grove Charter School Fortuna Elementary School District Rio Dell School District Trinidad School/District Scotia School/District Loleta School District McKinleyville

Water district fighting Glendale cannabis factory

From the Oct. 2, 2019 edition   Daniel Mintz Mad River Union GLENDALE – ​The Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District has appealed the permitting of a Glendale cannabis manufacturing complex, stating that project’s development on a former lumber mill site runs the risk of “contaminating the district’s drinking water supplies.” ​Filed on September 19 and

Most schools open tomorrow during planned power outage

From The Humboldt County Office of Education: Public Safety Power Shutoff – Schools Closures Due to the planned PG&E power shutoffs, the following Humboldt County schools and offices will not be open on Wednesday, October 9:  Big Lagoon Southern Humboldt Union School District Trinity Valley Elementary School Please note all other Klamath Trinity sites have

PG&E to turn off power sometime after midnight due to high winds

Updated at 7:43 p.m. with press release from County of Humboldt: PG&E to shut down power to Humboldt County Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) has notified the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services (Sheriff’s OES) that Humboldt County will lose power at midnight tonight due to de-energization of two transmission lines originating in Shasta

Witness to a hammer attack

This morning, Sept. 10,  I witnessed a man attack another man with a hammer. I was in my car waiting for the light to turn green on Myrtle Avenue at Fourth Street shortly before 10:30 a.m. I glanced over at the parking lot of La Patria Mariscos & Grill Restaurant and saw a man with

Suspect arrested for stabbing dog, elderly man

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office MCKINLEYVILLE – On Wednesday, June 26 at about 9:21 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence on the 2300 block of Grace Avenue in McKinleyville for the report of a physical altercation occurring, with one male subject armed with a knife.  When deputies arrived on scene, they located

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