EPIC: Federal Court Says ‘Destructive Willits Bypass’ is Actually A-OK; Construction to Proceed

UPDATE, 4:46 p.m.: Caltrans has issued a statement. In response to today’s decision by U.S. District Court Judge Jeffrey S. White ruling in favor of Caltrans in a lawsuit that challenged construction of a highway bypass project near Willits, California, Caltrans director Malcolm Dougherty issued the following statement: “Caltrans takes seriously its responsibility to preserve the species and habitats on

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Hail Ahead–Weather Tips for Hazardous Conditions

Caltrans Press Release: Caltrans District 1, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Weather Service in Eureka (NOAA), and the Humboldt Area California Highway Patrol (CHP) remind motorists that fall and winter bring the threat of hail showers to Northwest California. Accumulating hail on roadways can result in very slick driving conditions. In fact, driving on a hail covered road

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Drowsy Driving Causes More than 100,000 Crashes Per Year

CHP Press Release: In an effort to reduce the number of fatigue-related collisions and reinforce our mission of saving lives, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) joins the California State Transportation Agency and Office of Traffic Safety in a campaign to remind motorists to stay alert during “Drowsy Driving Prevention Week,” November 3-10, 2013.  “Many people do not understand the dangers associated

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The CHP Wants You… Maybe

These folks have an important job.  Want to see if you could do it? CHP Press Release: The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is actively recruiting for the position of Public Safety Dispatcher for Humboldt County!  If you are interested in applying for the position of Public Safety Dispatcher, the CHP is hosting a Public Safety Dispatcher Recruitment Seminar Friday, November 8th,

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Arrive Alive–Safety Tips Produced Here in Humboldt

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLBJIR4mDTA] Caltrans Press Release: A new public safety media campaign called “Share the Road – Arrive Alive” launches this week, and it features traffic safety tips in a series of six public service announcements produced by Caltrans District 1 through a grant from the Federal Highway Administration.  Filmed in Humboldt County using local actors, the series is aimed at

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Arts and Crafts Faire

Press release: Have fun while shopping local at the Shelter Cove Arts and Crafts Faire, Saturday, November 9th from 11:00 – 6:00 at the Shelter Cove Community Clubhouse. In addition to great gifts for yourself and loved ones, there will be food, wine and entertainment.  Lasagna, bread and salad will be sold by the Whale Gulch School Senior Class to

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