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November 2013

 The following is a California Highway Patrol Press Release:

Trinidad, CA.

On November 27, 2013, at approximately 3:10 PM, Miranda Ann Costa of Trinidad, CA was driving her 2003 Volkswagen northbound on Scenic Drive north of Westhaven Drive.  Her child, Malachai Costa (age 2), was in the right front passenger seat.  For reasons still under investigation, Ms. Costa made an unsafe...

Post date: Wed, 11/27/2013 - 22:03

All flights left on time out of the Arcata-Eureka Airport on the busiest travel day of the year. Airport officials said they expect all flights to leave and arrive on time throughout the holiday weekend.


Staff said those traveling east should expect some delays due to the bad weather.


Emily Jacobs the program coordinator for the airport said travelers should...

Post date: Wed, 11/27/2013 - 18:42

The Humboldt County Coroner's office released the identity of Monday morning's homicide victim as Douglas Allen Anderson-Jordet. 50-year-old Anderson-Jordet lived in Arcata and was a chef at Abruzzi on the plaza.

"It's shocking on every level. First of all those things never happen to people you know," said Chris Smith, the owner of Abruzzi.

Smith said Anderson-Jordet was quiet,...

Post date: Wed, 11/27/2013 - 18:37

DEL NORTE COUNTY- Our month long series of special reports wrapped up this week. On Wednesday night we aired News channel 3’s Monica Jacquez final part or her two part series, Rebuilding Del Norte. Our cameras explore what the county is doing to bring in tourist and rebuild the airport. But it’s not all about dollar signs, along with the jobs, now more than ever families are starting to see...

Post date: Wed, 11/27/2013 - 17:52
EUREKA- The Salvation Army in Eureka is struggling to keep its food pantry open this holiday season due to an increase in demand. Lt. Tim Danielson said, 
"This last Monday we had to close our front pantry to non-perishable foods because we ran out of cans to put in the boxes."
Lt. Danielson and his team are trying to fill boxes that...
Post date: Wed, 11/27/2013 - 17:46
EUREKA- According to the Eureka Police Department a man was sent to the hospital with minor injuries after a stabbing near the Bayshore Mall.
Officers said a group of men got into an argument near the mall just after 8 p.m. Tuesday night. Officers said the stabbing happened in-between Kohl's and Ray’s Food Place. When police arrived they said the victim was...
Post date: Wed, 11/27/2013 - 17:04
EUREKA- A four-car crash sent two people to the hospital and shut down part of a street in Eureka. It happened around 10:30 a.m. on 6th and H Streets. The Eureka Police Department said a blue Volvo was driving westbound on 6th Street when it collided with a silver PT Cruiser that was driving southbound on H Street.
Officers said one of the drivers likely ran a...
Post date: Wed, 11/27/2013 - 16:56

The name of the Arcata homicide victim has been released as Douglas Allen Anderson-Jordet, 50 years old from Arcata. Arcata Police received the report at 1:25 a.m. on Monday morning of a man lying on the ground near 12th and H Street in Arcata. The name was released by the coroner this morning. The autopsy is scheduled for Saturday.

Post date: Wed, 11/27/2013 - 10:28
UPDATE: The driver in Monday's fatal crash has been identified as 31 year old Michael Jones of Mill Valley. 
From the California Highway Patrol: 
On Monday, November 25, 2013 at approximately 9:30 pm, a 31 year old Mill Valley resident was traveling southbound on Bell Springs Road, approximately 3 miles south of Island...
Post date: Wed, 11/27/2013 - 10:24
DEL NORTE COUNTY- Our month long series of special reports wraps up this week. On Tuesday night we aired part one of News Channel 3’s Monica Jacquez’s two-part series, Rebuilding Del Norte. 
The issue of run down buildings and illegal dumping has become an eye sore for the community. In this story she examines what’s being done to clean-up Del Norte County. It’s...
Post date: Wed, 11/27/2013 - 09:13

A grassland fire broke out on the hill above College of the Redwoods this evening and mainly burned grass, stumps and some trees. No buildings were in the area. Crews from Humboldt Bay Fire and Loleta Fire along with a hand crew from Cal Fire were on the scene. The fire was about a quarter mile up the hill south east of the campus and posed no danger to the college.

Fire officials say...

Post date: Wed, 11/27/2013 - 00:39

ARCATA- A new Field Supervisor has been selected to lead the Arcata Fish and Wildlife Office. His name is Bruce Bingham and he is a former North Coast resident. He started his career in Arcata almost 30 years ago. Before coming back to the North Coast, he was in Colorado working for the National Park Service. Bingham said he is happy to be back on the North Coast.

Post date: Tue, 11/26/2013 - 18:30