Courthouse News Service
NorCal District Attorney Must Face Charges
Northern California officials must face most claims that they shielded a child molester who contributed to a local district attorney's campaign and arrested a mother when she took the children to be examined in another county, a federal judge ruled.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Del Norte County Takes the Lead In Community Safety with GPT's...
GoldPost Technologies, Inc., announced their contract with the County of Del Norte to deploy ProbeSmart, the mobile recidivism risk prevention technology, equipping the Northern California Probation Officers with predictive intelligence in the field.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Fair asks supes to aid plan
Quick path sought to form district and raise tax funds As the Del Norte County Fair Board works to keep the fairgrounds open, its members have asked the Board of Supervisors to ease the process.
Man, 18, arrested in child porn case
The Del Norte County Sheriff's Office aided in an investigation of a local man who was being monitored in a child pornography investigation by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Sheriff Log Dec. 10, 2013
Here are excerpts from the Del Norte County Sheriff's Office call logs for Nov. 29–Dec. 5. Friday, Nov. 29 • At 9:32 a death reported on the 1400 block of Boulder Road.
Acrimony in Hurdygurdy land deal
Questions raised over the prices paid for wilderness land Del Norte County supervisor Gerry Hemmingsen says that the Smith River Alliance, a local environmental organization, is "fleecing" taxpayers on a multi-million-dollar land deal that placed thousands of acres of former timberland into public hands within the Smith River National Recreation ... (more)
Mon Dec 09, 2013
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.