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February 2014

UPDATE: The two suspects wanted for allegedly passing bad checks were arrested around 11:30 Friday morning by the Fortuna Police Department.
From the Humboldt County District Attorney's Office: 
Based on an extensive investigation by the Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office...
Post date: Fri, 02/07/2014 - 14:47
From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
On 02-03-2014, at approximately 3:30 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by a 39 year old Larson Heights, Blue Lake, resident who reported his family dog was intentionally poisoned. The man said on the night of February 2, 2014, he let his neutered 10 year old Labrador mix named Nyxo out of their...
Post date: Fri, 02/07/2014 - 12:23
From Eureka City Schools: 
EUREKA, CA – February 7, 2014 
An independent survey of voters in the Eureka City School District shows strong support for a potential 2014 bond measure to repair aging, deteriorating schools throughout the District. 
The survey, conducted in the Fall by the highly respected opinion research...
Post date: Fri, 02/07/2014 - 11:58
From the Humboldt County District Attorney's Office: 
Based on an extensive investigation by the Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office Check Enforcement Program, initiated based on multiple complaints by local merchants, James Edward Cunha and Rebecca Louise Hamline have been identified as being responsible for passing numerous fraudulent or “NSF” checks in...
Post date: Fri, 02/07/2014 - 10:52
Post date: Fri, 02/07/2014 - 10:07
DEL NORTE COUNTY- Caltrans is in the process of conducting an Economic Impact Study of Last Chance Grade.
Last Chance Grade is a three and a half mile stretch of Highway 101 south of Crescent City. According to a Caltrans geologist since March 2012 to September 2013, the northern part of the highway has moved 11 inches toward the...
Post date: Thu, 02/06/2014 - 18:49

PACIFIC COAST- In the beginning of January, we caught up with two men walking from Los Angeles to Seattle to raise money and awareness for amputees.  We are happy to report they have arrived safely in Seattle.  

After Jeremiah Ray’s older sister, Rebecca Ray, had to have her right leg amputated from above the knee in early 2012, he decided to do a fundraising walk for her.  He and his...

Post date: Thu, 02/06/2014 - 18:38
CRESCENT CITY- A trial date was set for 52 year old Gary Moore of Crescent City. He’s the Del Norte school employee who was arrested back in December on child sex abuse charges. 
On Thursday afternoon in a Del Norte County courtroom, the attorney for Moore filed a motion to dismiss three of the five counts of lewd acts on a child. In addition, the attorney moved...
Post date: Thu, 02/06/2014 - 18:33

Tonight, Jay Leno is saying goodbye to the “Tonight Show,” a job he has held for 22 years.

Despite being number 1 in the ratings for the last 17 years, the host of the Tonight Show is stepping down.  He is the only person to host the Tonight Show since Johnny Carson was the host.  Thirty-nine year old Jimmy Fallon will be his replacement.  We talked to people on the North Coast to see...

Post date: Thu, 02/06/2014 - 18:31

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- If you’re looking for information about the different childcare options in Humboldt County, “Parent Voices Humboldt” will be holding a meeting Friday in Eureka.

The group has been meeting on the first Friday of every month for the last three years.  At that meeting, people taking care of children, childcare providers and childcare supporters will be able to talk with...

Post date: Thu, 02/06/2014 - 18:25

ARCATA- A Eureka man has been arrested for allegedly robbing a man on the street in downtown Arcata. The man allegedly forced the victim to hand over his wallet and checkbook on the corner of 10th and G Street Wednesday at around 4 p.m.

Damien David Dunn, 32, was arrested two hours after the incident in McKinleyville. Police were able to identify him by reviewing surveillance footage of...

Post date: Thu, 02/06/2014 - 18:15

ARCATA- The Arcata City Council voted last night to get rid of the original location for the downtown public restroom and are now considering two other locations. The council is considering two locations on the 700 block of 8th street one on each side of Veterans Memorial Park.

The city voted unanimously Wednesday night, with Alex Stillman abstaining, to direct staff to review the two...

Post date: Thu, 02/06/2014 - 18:13