Inside Bay Area
California counties group picks Contra Costa supervisor Gioia as president
Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia is the new president of the California State Association of Counties for 2014.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Become a VITA volunteer and help your community
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program is looking for volunteers to be trained and IRS-certified to provide free income tax assistance for low- to moderate-income families in both Humboldt and Del Norte counties.
Supervisors approve raise for employees
Del Norte County supervisors this week ratified an agreement that will provide nearly 300 county employees with a 5 percent cost-of-living pay increase over three years.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Price dispute keeps North Coast crab boats in the docks
Crab boats that should have flooded the North Coast fishery over the weekend remained tied up Monday as their skippers held out for better wholesale prices.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Good old boy slap on the back? No.
The Del Norte County supervisor said he watched as Lovelace made a beeline for Bohn and Bass, "race walking" toward them and then "pounded them on the back," saying, "Thanks guys," and walking away abruptly.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
City hears pitch for a new district
Two months into the Fair Board's endeavors to create a special district, CEO Randy Hatfield went before the Crescent City Council last week to bring its members up to date and ask for their support.
Del Norte County 4-H: Fall activities abounding
The Del Norte County 4-H column runs monthly. This installment was written by Christine Jones.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Sunny weather forecast for Turkey Day; Humboldt CHP to increase patrols
As people travel for the Thanksgiving holiday, sun and warm temperatures are forecast for the North Coast through most of the weekend, according to National Weather Service officials.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Briefs Nov. 23, 2013
DN jobless rate down 1.9 percent since a year ago Del Norte County's preliminary October jobless rate was 10.5 percent, up 0.3 percentage points from the revised September rate, but down 1.9 percentage points from a year ago, according to state statistics released Friday.
Gray Matters: Are you ready to volunteer for tax time?
If you are someone who enjoys doing your tax return, you have an opportunity to share your gift to help low-to-moderate income individuals in our communities.
Coastal Voices: Micks should fill out DA term
We sent this letter recently to the Del Norte County Board of Supervisors: The District Attorney's Office prosecutes the criminal cases in Del Norte County.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Students planning health educations can apply for scholarships
Scholarships are available for the 2014-15 year to students enrolled in health professions at Butte College, Chico State, UC Davis and Enloe Medical Center .
Thu Nov 21, 2013
School funding to go up
Discussions begin on how to handle new state formula Parents, students, teachers and community members last week discussed a new funding formula for California schools and what districts will have to do to show the funding is getting to the students who need it.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Sheriff, Yurok Tribe at odds over pact
Wilson calls halt to training, orders extra Klamath-area patrols Del Norte County sheriff's deputies have been spending more time in Klamath lately, said Sheriff Dean Wilson.
Sheriff Log published Nov. 16, 2013
Here are excerpts from the Del Norte County Sheriff's Office call logs for Nov. 8–14.
Grants are available for senior programs
Redwood Coast Music Festivals announces the availability of funds for Senior Grants.
County seeking MediCal money
Del Norte County will seek state funding to offer health insurance for those newly eligible for MediCal under the Affordable Care Act.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
DA's Office drops Riese DUI charge
Former district attorney Mike Riese's driving under the influence case has been dismissed.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Punishment to fit the crime yet to be decided for 'Roll on London'
It was a chilling and egregious crime of animal cruelty that initially occurred in Northern California in August 2012 when the Del Norte County Shelter reached out for help from animal advocates for a puppy who was turned in with fractured bones to his front legs.
Cast, audience of play discuss area's controversial history
The Lighthouse Repertory Theatre production of "This is Crescent City" helps enlighten spectators about a past often overlooked.