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Body found at Crescent City mobile home of missing woman

CRESCENT CITY (KIEM)- A body was found at the Crescent City mobile home of a reported missing woman. The Del Norte County Sheriff’s office located the body Thursday afternoon at a residence on the 1600 of Northcoast drive but are unable to confirm if it’s 31 year-old Emiley Hughes. She was reported


Sheriff: Estranged Husband a Person of Interest in Suspicious Death

CRESCENT CITY, Calif. — The case of a missing woman in Del Norte County has taken on new dimensions after the discovery of an as-yet unidentified body at her home. The Del Norte County Sheriff's Office (DNSO) is now seeking her estranged husband for questioning.


Missing person case leads to body discovery

Sheriff Erik Apperson says that while it’s plausible that investigators have located the body of Emily Tesch Hughes, 31, of Crescent City, an official disclosure will not occur until a positive identification is made. Emily was reported missing Feb. 1 by family members, who said she had not been see


Son arrested in California killing of parents, housekeeper

SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man has been arrested on suspicion of killing his parents and their housekeeper in an upscale Southern California community, authorities said Friday. Richard Nicholson, 64, Kim Nicholson, 61, and Maria Morse, 57, were identified as the victims found dead in a Newport Beach home


Governor says California will sue Trump over emergency wall declaration

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is likely to sue President Donald Trump over his emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, the state attorney general said Friday.


Redwood Parks Conservancy Welcomes New Executive Director

CRESCENT CITY, CA – The Board of Directors of Redwood Parks Conservancy (RPC) invites the community to join them in welcoming Joanna Di Tommaso as their new executive director. Ms. Di Tommaso succeeds retiring director, Cathy Bonser, who ably led the organization for the past eight years.


Snow Too Thick to Plow Keeps Skiers from California Resorts

Winter weather enveloping California’s mountains for a fourth straight day Friday kept skiers from hitting the slopes at the start of the Presidents Day holiday weekend, with snow so deep that plows could not tackle it and cities scrambled to find places to pile it.


Snow blankets sea level areas north of Crescent City

For the second time in less than a week the sea level denizens of Del Norte County, and elsewhere on the North Coast, contended with cold white fluffy stuff falling from the sky.


Feds find more than 200 pounds of cocaine in floor boards of ship at California port

Federal agents uncovered more than 200 pounds of cocaine hidden beneath the floorboards of two cargo ships at a California port, according to the Customs and Border Protection department (CPS).


Body found during search for missing woman in northern California

DEL NORTE COUNTY, Calif. – Police in northern California are treating a suspicious death as a murder investigation. The Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office said on February 1, the grandmother of 31-year-old Emiley Hughes called deputies to report her granddaughter as missing. The last time she heard f


California mail carrier’s heat-related death prompts bill to require air conditioning in U.S. Postal Service mail trucks

Seven months after a mail carrier’s heat-related death in Woodland Hills, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas introduced a bill Friday that if enacted would require all U.S. Postal Service delivery vehicles to be equipped with air conditioning within three years.


Newsom On Trump’s Border Wall Plans — ‘CA Will See You In Court’

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF/AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom had a quick response Friday to President Donald Trump’s announcement he would sign a declaration of a national emergency to fund a border wall.


Travel to Tahoe 'highly discouraged'; I-80 remains closed as snow continues hit Sierra Nevada

TRUCKEE (KRON) - Got plans to hit the Sierra Nevada for this long weekend?. If you do, you may run into a few obstacles on the way... literally!. Weather-wise, the area is getting A LOT of snow.


California lost nearly 10,000 solar jobs in 2018

California’s solar industry shed nearly 10,000 jobs last year over uncertainty about the Trump administration’s tariffs on imported solar panels and state policy changes, a new report reveals.


World War II veteran picks up $1,500 tab for California military members at Chick-fil-A

World War II veteran Edmund Rusinek turns 92 years old in a few days. To mark that milestone, he treated himself to a rather extravagant gift – the honor of buying some $1,500 worth of meals for military families who happened into the Rossmoor Chick-fil-A last weekend.


‘He’s been embarrassed and his base needs to be fed’: Newsom responds to Trump’s border emergency declaration

California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced on Friday his administration's plans to sue President Donald Trump. Attorney General Xavier Becerra is reviewing the matter.


Gov. Newsom Gives Early Endorsement To Kamala Harris

SACRAMENTO (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom showed loyalty to a fellow San Francisco political figure Friday night, endorsing Sen. Kamala Harris for president in 2020. The Democrat said in an MSNBC interview Friday: “I think the American people could not do better” than Harris. He added later in


I-80 reopened after snowstorm brings whiteout conditions to the Sierra Nevada

SAN FRANCISCO — Winter weather enveloping California’s mountains for a fourth straight day Friday kept skiers from hitting the slopes at the start of the Presidents Day holiday weekend, with snow so deep that plows could not tackle it and cities scrambled to find places to pile it.


Atmospheric rivers are pulling California out of drought and piling on the snow

(CNN)When 2019 started, California's snowpack was at 67%. Now it's at over 136% and rising. The atmospheric rivers that are dumping rain along coastal California are also dumping massive amounts of snow in the state's Sierra Nevada.


Bird shorts out power to Smith River, Fort Dick

A bird is the likely culprit of a power outage that affected 975 customers in the Fort Dick and Smith River areas Wednesday morning, according to a Pacific Power spokesman. The electricity went out at about 10:19 a.m. Wednesday, said utility spokesman Tom Gaunt, and was restored at about 12:01 p.m.