15 Injuries in Three Days–Caltrans Calls for Drivers to Slow Down and Move Over

Caltrans Press Release: Caltrans, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and the Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) today are calling on all Californians for their help in the ongoing effort to make highway work zones safer.  According to published reports, since September 16, four incidents, all of which were preventable, resulted in injuries to 15 persons: On Sept. 16, a head-on

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Get Your Kid’s Child Safety Seat Checked Out

CHP Press Release: The California Highway Patrol (CHP) Humboldt Area will observe National Child Passenger Safety Week from September 15-21 by conducting a child safety seat checkup event Friday, September 20th from 12-4 p.m. in the Eureka Target parking lot.  During this event, child safety seat technicians will assist the public by demonstrating and teaching the proper way to install an infant or child safety seat.  The

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CHP Wants You–If You’re a 25-35 Year-Old High School Graduate

CHP Press Release: The California Highway Patrol (CHP) will accept applications in September from individuals interested in a career as a CHP officer.  “This is an opportunity to serve alongside some of California’s finest who provide the highest level of safety, service and security throughout the state,” said CHP Commissioner Joe Farrow. “A career with a law enforcement agency like

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Grants Available for Humboldt Organizations to Improve Community Health

Humboldt Area Foundation Press Release: Mental health, substance abuse, homelessness, dental care, and healthcare reform. These are all issues that greatly impact our communities and many organizations are working hard to address them. Union Labor Health Foundation has grants available to help Humboldt organizations make an impact in community health.  They are accepting Community Health Grant proposals through September 3.

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Breastfeeding Celebration Planned

Public Service Announcement: On the 1 – 7th of August every year, to raise awareness of the benefits of breastfeeding and the need for global support, the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action organises World Breastfeeding Week. World Breastfeeding Week, August 1-7, is celebrated in 120 countries and marks the signing of the WHO/UNICEF document Innocenti Declaration, which lists the benefits of

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