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CHP: Two Killed In 101 Crash North of Orick
The California Highway Patrol is investigating a head-on crash that left two people dead north of Orick on U.S. Highway 101 yesterday morning. According to a press release, CHP received a report of the crash between a semi-truck and a car north of Lostman Creek shortly before 8:30 a.m. An...
Crescent City: A Beacon of Tsunami Preparedness and Resilience
Crescent City, often dubbed the 'Tsunami Capital of the U.S.,' stands as a symbol of resilience in the face of natural disasters. The catastrophic 1964 tsunami, triggered by the colossal Alaskan earthquake, left a stark imprint on the city, claiming 11 lives and demolishing 29 blocks. In a testament to the community's fortitude, Crescent City rebuilt over 289 structures, revitalizing its downtown. This historical resilience has evolved into a strong commitment to tsunami preparedness, recognized by NOAA's designation of the city as a TsunamiReady Community.
Savor the Flavor: The Top 3 Must-Try Burgers in Crescent City
In this article, we will be exploring three incredible burgers found in Crescent City. Have you had the chance to taste any of them? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Updated: Tragedy narrowly averted on the Jetty
Smith River resident Christina Clark was observing the spectacular King tides, last Saturday when she watched in disbelief as a young man and his mother were swept off the Crescent City Jetty. Christina's camera caught the exact moment 13 year old T.J. and his mother Shalice Nielson of Utah hit the rocks on the Harbor side of the Jetty and the expedient rescue by family friend and paramedic Trevor Mortenson, Saturday mid-morning after Thanksgiving. ...
[Update: Hwy 101 Open] Semi vs. Vehicle Head-On Traffic Collision on Hwy 101
At 8:20 a.m. emergency dispatch received a report of a head-on collision on Highway 101 just north of the Prairie Creek Fish Hatchery. A semi and a small sedan collided, the sedan is reported to be on its roof and the occupant is trapped. Extrication is required. The semi is...
crescent city, CA Residents: Your Future Dogs Best Friend Awaits!
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to crescent city..
When the spring semester begins at Cal Poly Humboldt, a group of newly enrolled students in the university's Department of Communication will be taking their seats. But instead of sitting in a classroom at the Arcata campus nestled in the redwoods, they'll be 85 miles north, behind the walls of Pelican Bay State Prison in Crescent City. They'll also be the first inmates serving time in a California maximum security yard — the most restricted level of incarceration in the state — with access to in-person instruction during their pursuit of a four-year degree.
School superintendent unlawfully retaliated against daughter's softball pitcher rival after claiming teammates conspired 'to not clap' for MVP award: Lawsuit
A school superintendent "concocted the false notion" that high school softball players perpetrated a "conspiracy to not clap" when her daughter received an MVP award at a banquet, a lawsuit claims. The post School superintendent unlawfully retaliated against daughter’s softball pitcher rival after claiming teammates conspired ‘to not clap’ for MVP award: Lawsuit first appeared on Law & Crime.
Council votes to re-erect Tsunami Memorial
The Crescent City Council voted unanimously to temporally re-erect the Tsunami Memorial Fountain at the Mason Mall prior to the 60th anniversary of the fountain dedication, March 28, 2024. Councilors are investigating relocating the Fountain to Beachfront Park. Here’s the background of the Memorial fountain: The Tsunami Memorial Fountain and bronze monument was commissioned by the city in 1965, in memory of the 11 lives lost during the 1964 tsunami. Memorial design artist Bruno Groth passed away in 1992. ...
One Klamath Dam Removed, Three More to Go...
Copco 2 was removed in August 2023, and work on the remaining three dams is advancing according to schedule. In the article “Klamath Unleashed” (Oct-Dec 2022 issue), author Michael Wier announced that the dams’ owner PacifiCorp had transferred four dams on the Klamath River to a nonprofit to oversee their removal. The plans called for all four dams to be removed by the end of 2024. The project has a $450 million budget with a $50 million contingency fund. The cost is split between taxpayers and ratepayers of utility company PacifiCorp.
Prescribed Burn Near Big Lagoon Today
Weather conditions permitting, Green Diamond Resource Company plans to conduct prescribed burning for fuel hazard reduction near Big Lagoon, today, November 29th. Burning operations are implemented in coordination with CAL FIRE and the North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District. Please note that smoke may be visible in surrounding areas, including Highway 101, while prescribed burning activities are being conducted. Green Diamond staff will be on site monitoring prescribed burning and fuels reduction operations.
How removing 4 dams will return salmon to the Klamath River and the river to the people
KLAMATH, Calif. — The fog that helps define Northern California's famed "Lost Coast," a green and lush world biosphere reserve, took on a sepia hue on this August morning. Smoke from the Smith River Complex Fire, burning along the Oregon border, mixed with the damp air and added a woody tang to the back of the throat as visitors arrived in the small town of Klamath, home to the Yurok Tribe.
Photos: Thanksgiving 2023 at the Fairgrounds feeds hundreds
Foursquare Lead Pastor Roger Bodenstab and volunteers served 1200 full Turkey and all the trimmings dinners at the Del Norte County Fairgrounds, last week. Pastor Bodenstab heaped praise and gratitude to all the volunteers coordinated by Rena Short and Maria Guy and to the Del Norte Unified School District volunteers for the use of its kitchen facilities at Crescent Elk in preparing the meals. No food went to waste. Staff prepared meals to go and delivered to individuals throughout Crescent City. Fourquare announced funding to feed those in need fell about $2000 short and sought donations to eliminate the deficit. Contributions are greatly appreciated at www.ccfoursquarechurch.org/thanksgiving
Come an catch Klamath Steely Smiles while you can
Today marks 50 straight days on the water. The fish are biting, as they always have for the past 30 years. This fishery is amazing and it is my life. I've not spent more time anywhere in my life. It is going change. It may happen in January and my steady eddy will be no more, but until it changes, I will be on water fishing.
CAL FIRE transitions out of peak summer staffing
Recent rains and cooler temperatures across the region have lowered the threat of wildfires allowing CAL FIRE’s Humboldt – Del Norte Unit to transition out of peak summer staffing November 13. Unit Chief Kurt McCray is also lifting the requirement for CAL FIRE burn permits in the Humboldt – Del Norte Unit on November 13. This applies to residents within the State Responsibility Areas (SRA) of Humboldt, Del Norte, and western Trinity Counties. An appropriate air quality permit from the North Coast Unified Air Quality...
Rusty Hicks announces candidacy for Second District Assembly seat after Jim Wood decides not to run for reelection
EUREKA, Calif. — Since California State Assembly Member Jim Wood announced earlier this month that he would not be seeking re-election to the Second Assembly District in 2024, a number of individuals have announced their own candidacy for the position. The Second Assembly District seat the candidates are vying...
The gas price fluctuate between $5.19 and $5.45 in Crescent City as of 2023-11-27. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.250, a week ago the price is $3.308 , according to AAA.
Acorn Gathering for Yurok Sovereignty
Annelia Hillman, food village coordinator for the Yurok Tribe's Food Sovereignty Program, loves her job. "I get to be outside and connect with the land and I'm learning so much more about food and processing," she says. "It's really good for the mind and the soul to not be behind a computer all day."
Caltrans Announces Upcoming Roadwork
The following scheduled roadwork has been verified at the time of release. Please keep in mind work is weather permitting and subject to change. For updates to this list, visit: QuickMap at http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov, check the California Highway Information Network (CHIN) at https://roads.dot.ca.gov or call 1-800-GAS-ROAD (1-800-427-7623). For information pertaining to emergency roadwork, check QuickMap and the CHIN. For media updates, please contact the appropriate Public Information Officer listed above.
Progress being made on new Dr. Fine Bridge
Cal Trans work crews are completing the assembly of the temporary bridge along Highway 101 in preparation for removal of the Dr. Fine Bridge over the Smith River, north of Crescent City. The length of the temporary bridge is 1,007 feet. The temporary bridge will be completed by the end of winter. Traffic impacts will be minimal, according to Area Construction Engineer/Project Manager Clayton Malmberg. The current speed limit in...