Community Safety and Awareness Report for Thursday, March 31st, 2011

•Highway 101 remains closed to all traffic 1 mile north of Dean Creek due to a landslide.  For updated information call 1-800-GAS-ROAD.

•Due to the landslide on Highway 101, Redway Elementary School, South Fork High School, and Osprey Learning Center will be CLOSED for Thursday, March 31st and Friday, April 1st. All other schools in the district will remain open.

The Humboldt County Department of Public Works will be performing emergency work on Glendale Drive, in the Blue Lake area, approximately one-quarter mile west of the Highway 299 overpass.  Glendale Drive will be closed to through traffic from the Murphy’s Market to the Highway 299 overpass from Friday, April 1st to Saturday April 9th.  Glendale Drive will be open for local traffic only.  Residents of this section of Glendale Drive, Hill Top Lane, and Riverview Lane can expect to be with out water service on Friday from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm. Any questions please call the office of Humboldt County Public Works at 445-7421 or Blue Lake Public Works at 668-5655.

•Check out Al Jazeera English at 8:30am, Tuesday through Friday, right after our local news. Find our morning addition of the Local Weather Report and All Sides Now around 7:55am, right before the KMUD Local Newscast at 8am.

•Tune in to Redwood Community Radio, tonight from 7 to 8pm, for the second in a series of special programs focusing on the many aspects of nuclear power.  From what’s happening in Japan, possible fallout here on the west coast, as well as information on the nukes here in California and Humboldt County. The program will be hosted by Robie Tenorio, Bonnie Blackberry, and Tanner Speas, with special guests for specific topics.  Listen in, be informed, join the conversation, and share information, tonight at 7pm.

This concludes the Community Safety and Awareness Report, which can be read online at kmud.org and heard weekdays at 11am, 3 pm, and as needed here, on KMUD.

 

 

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