November 2013

Eureka is getting some attention from the Huffington Post.

The city was just named one of the twenty “awesome” cities people in their twenties should visit.

The online news source cites the Victorian architecture, historic Old Town and culture as reasons to visit. It also lists that Eureka is recognized as one of the best small art towns and has also been named the “best pot-...

An update to the student hospitalized after he was allegedly hit by a pellet gun during lunch period on Thursday. Plus, an annual event that honors Native American elders and veterans.

Eureka...A bicyclist suffers major injuries after being struck by a car in Eureka tonight. Police say a vehicle traveling north bound on Broadway turned onto Commercial Street in Eureka and was met by a bicyclist allegedly going the wrong way, with no light and dressed in dark clothing. Officers at the scene say the driver of the vehicle did his best to avoid the collision but was not able to...

EUREKA- A North Coast resident is accusing the city of Eureka for allegedly violating the Brown Act.
 
Dale Peterson of Eureka has served the city, alleging that the Brown Act was violated when the City Council and the Mayor engaged in serial meetings with regard to the appointment of Alex Stillman, to the North Coast Railroad Authority Board by the Mayor City...
From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:
 
0n 11-7-2013, at approximately 5:00 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a citizen who reported he and his wife just chased three men from their residence located in the 2300 block of Redwood Street, Eureka. The couple said they were asleep when the heard what appeared to be someone walking in...
EUREKA- The Eureka Police Department said four students from Eureka High School were shot at by a pellet gun during lunch time Thursday and two of them were hit. School officials said it happened off campus and that it appears to be a random act.
 
Lieutenant Tony Zanotti from the Eureka Police Department said, "It was either a pellet or a BB. It appears that it...

A stray dog is now recovering from life saving surgery after members of the community came together to fund her surgery. Members of the community helped to raise the $5,000 dollars for her surgery that the Humboldt Animal Shelter could not afford.

 

Merida was found stuck in a fence near Trinidad severely malnourished and with two broken legs. The Humboldt County Animal Shelter...

A local woman has received the 'Valor-Service Award' from the Eureka Police Department for her work on the on the Jefferson Project. Heidi Benzonelli, the President of the Jefferson Project, is the third recipient of the award given to community leaders who have worked on local projects.

 

Benzonelli is the original founder of the Westside Community Improvement Association, a...

The Salvation Army will host the 2nd Annual Turkey Bowl Saturday to encourage people to purchase and donate turkeys. The event will be held at the Grocery Outlet on 625 Commercial Street in Eureka from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

The Salvation Army hopes to collect more than a hundred turkeys at this years event. The turkeys are part of a larger food basket that is given to families who...

"Life just got too hard,” Jeremy Hackney said. “I had a lot of stresses and pressures from work and it just led me to be an angry person."

Seeing Hackney today may make it hard to believe he was ever homeless.

"Saw no other road out,” He said. “Just to walk away and literally go live in a bush because there wasn't going to be any stress there— there wasn't going to be anyone to...

Two injured dogs that were scheduled to be euthenized were given a new lease on life. Officials from the Humboldt County Animal Shelter and Redwood Pals say several good Samaritans stepped up to the plate and raised over 5-thousand dollars to help fund operations for to local two dogs.

The “Speak Easy Bar” donated 4-thousand of those dollars to help the dogs. Vets did the medical work...

Caltrans is issuing a warning about an increase in vehicle versus deer collisions in Northern California.

Officials want to emphasize this is deer and elk mating season and the animals are more active and less cautious about darting into the road. Crews in Ukiah say they have never seen the increase of accidents like they’ve seen during the past two weeks. Officials want all drivers in...

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