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ARCATA - A suspicious fire caused significant damage of an unoccupied trailer early Tuesday morning in Arcata.

Around, 7:45, Arcata Fire responded to the 1200 block of Cedar Drive. Flames were visible from a single-wide mobile home. Firefighters were hampered by an excessive amount of possessions left in and outside the trailer.

They were able to knock down the blaze in about...

COVELO - A 33-year old Ukiah man is dead and his alleged killer in custody after a shooting at a medical marijuana grow site in Covelo. Taken into custody was 66-year old John Ross, Sr.

Just before seven Monday night, Mendocino Sheriff’s Deputies were called to the 2200 block of Refuse Road after shots were reported. Upon arrival, Alejandro Garcia was pronounced dead at the scene.

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EUREKA - A Sacramento man accused of robbing a Eureka bank was found guilty Tuesday. 27-year old Tracey Dontaye Drew, was convicted of robbery, and resisting a peace officer. He will be sentenced on July 28th.

Last October, the defendant walked into Chase Bank concealing his identity with a trash bag and face mask. He threatened to kill anyone who called the police. He was...

ARCATA - A 22-year-old Arcata man and his devoted volunteers are going above and beyond to improve the lives of children in eastern Africa.

The B.L.E.S.D. project organization, made its first international trip over the past month to Buikwe, Uganda, implementing sustainability projects and a school renovation. They returned Tuesday morning.

It all started when Matthew Cendejas of...

ARCATA - July rent for Arcata residents at the Lazy J Ranch mobile home park is up $17.   

Members of the park’s homeowners association say, rent has increased a total of $57 in less than three years without justification. Many residents are seniors with low, fixed income. Wednesday, residents will ask the Arcata City Council to implement rent stabilization.

“We need to have some...

EUREKA- The top rated Scrabble player on the North Coast preparing for the World English-Language Scrabble Players Association Championship in Perth, Australia.

Rich Baker grew up in Chicago and moved to Eureka 11 years ago.  He is currently organizing the Humboldt Bay Marathon, which will be held on August 9.  Previously, he taught at Humboldt State University and College of the...

FIELDS LANDING- Two people were arrested after a Fields Landing home exploded in flames Tuesday morning.

"I heard one pretty good explosion and then two other smaller explosions," 2nd Street Resident Harold Lehto said. "It got to where there were a fair amount of flames coming up and then the fire department showed up. I think there were about 4 fire trucks that showed up and then the...

CALIFORNIA- Parents no longer have the option to opt out of vaccines for their children if they want them enrolled in public or private school. On Tuesday Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 277 into law, removing the personal beliefs exemption from state mandated vaccines.

The new law only allows children to opt-out for medical reasons indicated by a physician. It also exempts students in a...