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After almost a year of planning, the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, an 84-foot white fir nicknamed “Sugar Bear,” will be harvested from the Six Rivers National Forest in a virtual ceremony on Oct. 24, 2021 at 10 a.m. 

The following statement has been issued by AABB, America’s Blood Centers and the American Red Cross regarding the status of the nation’s blood supply:

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October is #CybersecurityAwareness Month. During this time, the FBI reminds everyone to #BeCyberAware! In honor of this recognition, today's Tech Tuesday report will focus on a new scam that is cropping up at restaurants, at stores, and in ads across the country.

Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed a suite of bills to increase K-12 student supports, expand broadband access to help bridge the digital divide and expand educational opportunities for students to help boost academic achievement and attainment – critical parts of the state’s historic $12…

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Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness is pleased to announce the completion of the public art project created by local artist Julie Smiley, which was funded through the Funds for Artists’ Resilience grant program. FAR helped fund artists who experienced hardship during the COVID-19 pa…

Last week, Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 817, authored by Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa), a bill that will authorize the director of California’s Department of Fish and Wildlife to transition the calendar-based fishing license to one that is valid a full 365 days from the date of p…

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With climate change impacting the Earth, sea levels are beginning to rise again, and as they rise it will impact the shorelines many in Oregon and California call home.

To help save lives and reduce the risk associated with riding a motorcycle, the California Highway Patrol will implement a new, federally funded grant campaign promoting motorcycle safety in California from October 1 through September 30, 2022.

The police blotter is a public record of incidents as reported by law-enforcement agencies. All individuals arrested or charged with a crime are innocent until proven guilty. The information printed is preliminary and subject to change. Excerpts from the call log of the Del Norte County Sher…

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On Monday, Oct. 18, Del Norte County families who oppose Governor Gavin Newsom’s COVID vaccine mandate for kids under the age of 12, may join a grass-roots movement by not sending their kids to school.

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On Oct. 8, Chief Richard Griffin of the Crescent City Police Department posted a comment on Facebook and met with the Del Norte Triplicate to clarify statistics erroneously reported in a recent article.

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October is #CybersecurityAwareness Month. During this time, the FBI reminds everyone to #BeCyberAware! In honor of this recognition, today's Tech Tuesday report will focus on one of the most important things people can do to stay safe: Avoid the Click!

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The city council of Crescent City voted at its Oct. 4 meeting to send a letter to Governor Gavin Newsom, as well as two other state officials, to express opposition to vaccine mandates.

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An online panel discussion, hosted by Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition Thursday, Sept. 30, discussed human impact on Oregon coastal landscapes. Moderators discussed how the coast has been transformed by human impact over the course of history to present day.

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This year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety!” works to educate everyone about the different sounds the smoke and carbon monoxide alarms make. Knowing what to do when an alarm sounds will keep you and your family safe. When an alarm makes noises – a beeping sou…

The police blotter is a public record of incidents as reported by law-enforcement agencies. All individuals arrested or charged with a crime are innocent until proven guilty. The information printed is preliminary and subject to change. Excerpts from the call log of the Del Norte County Sher…

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Ramesis Hernandez pleaded not guilty last Friday to stabbing and firing three shots at an acquaintance in the 400 block of E. Hoover Street on Sept. 19.

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In a place where local police officers make the effort to handcuff rogue shopping carts to patrol cars to return them to grocery stores, it’s hard to imagine that what lies beneath the fog of this quaint shoreline town are some alarming sex offender statistics.

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Secretary of State Dr. Shirley N. Weber announced that the proponent of a new initiative was cleared to begin collecting petition signatures on September 16.

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On October 16, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., the Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team will deliver a virtual training session for the residents of Northern California. COASST participants help make a difference for the environment by collecting data on beach-cast carcasses of marine b…

The police blotter is a public record of incidents as reported by law-enforcement agencies. All individuals arrested or charged with a crime are innocent until proven guilty. The information printed is preliminary and subject to change. Excerpts from the call log of the Del Norte County Sher…

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With Congress working hard to approve funding to keep the government open, Democratic senators from the West Coast said the budget must include funding to deal with climate change.

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Following a year-long lapse of a lease agreement and other necessary approvals, the St. George Reef Lighthouse Preservation Society is one fog-horn signal away from being able to pursue continued renovations, and COVID-19 willing, helicopter-accessed tours of the historic landmark.

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The summer surge in COVID cases appears to be slowing , and vaccination rates, while still much lower in Del Norte County than other more populated California regions, is slowly but steadily increasing, according to a COVID surge update Thursday.

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David Schumack, a 36-year-old Del Norte County resident suspected of trying to rob the Coast Central Credit Union in Crescent City on Sept. 24, was apprehended two days later within walking distance of the bank.

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Gov. Gavin Newsom recently signed bipartisan legislation to expand housing production in California, streamline housing permitting and increase density to create more inclusive and vibrant neighborhoods across the state. The suite of bills also will help address the interrelated problems of …

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Raymond Charles Bocock, who is facing multiple charges that include forcible rape of a child under the age of 14 and penetration with a foreign object, made a special appearance before Judge Robert F. Cochran in the Del Norte County Superior Court on Tuesday, Sept. 28.

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California’s recreational spiny lobster season is set to kick off Saturday, Oct. 2, continuing through March 16. Last year’s season was particularly active, likely driven by residents looking for opportunities for outdoor activities during COVID-19 lockdowns.

Antione R. Pillsbury, 20, of Crescent City, was convicted of obstruct/resist executive officer and was sentenced to two years of probation, 24 days in jail and a fine of $1,190.