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April 2014

ETTERSBURG: A woman allegedly pistol whipped her father and fired off several shots in his direction from a handgun in Southern Humboldt.

Sheriff’s deputies received a 911 call from 48-year old Ladonna Dee Dellera living in a cabin at the 1300 block of Harrow Road in Ettersburg. She said she had shot at her father and pistol whipped him. Dellera said she and her father had been in an...

It was just a drill. Wednesday night the Fortuna Volunteer Fire Department conducted a complex earthquake and emergency. 

Residents in Fortuna, Alton, Hydesville and Palmer Creek got to see fire engines in both residential and commercial areas as they responded to over sixty simulated emergencies like gas leaks, structure fires, downed power lines and other medical emergencies.

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HUMBOLDT COUNTY- With more inmates in local county jails, the Humboldt County Correctional facility has had to find a way to deal with more inmates and less space.

 

"I think one of the things that has happened with AB 109 is it forced us to look at alternatives and be more creative," said Humboldt County Sheriff Mike Downey.

Downey said the county has had to create new...

HYDESVILLE- Two young children were living in the Hydesville home allegedly used to grow and cultivate marijuana. According to the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office a two year old was found inside the master bedroom next to dried marijuana plants and an assault rifle.

When authorities arrived on scene they detained a 28 year old woman who was walking to the residents and said she had...

EUREKA- The Green Diamond Resource Company announced Wednesday that it will stop manufacturing redwood lumber and begin transitioning their focus toward producing more Douglas Fur lumber. During the transition company officials said a total of 80 jobs will be cut.

The company has 430 employees in California. During the transition 50 people will loose their positions at the Eureka,...

From the California Highway Patrol: 
 
On Monday, April 28, 2014, at approximately 4:05 PM, 40 year old Whitethorn resident Franklin Wilson was driving a 2005 Nissan Titan southbound on Upper Pacific Drive, approaching Seafoam Road.  A 2006 Harley Davison motorcycle driven by 61 year old Shelter Cove resident Frank Basso was traveling northbound on Upper Pacific Drive...

EUREKA- Wednesday was a warm spring day as record temperatures spread across the North Coast, and residents were out enjoying the sunshine and heat.

The average high temperature in Eureka for April 30th is 59 degrees.  But you might not believe that if you went outside on Wednesday.

"I wake up on days like this and just think, 'Yes.  Today's going to be a good day...

EUREKA- More than 150 art items will be available at the Silent Art Auction for Sara’s Garden in Eureka.

Sara Goosby was a teacher and family advocate at Headstart all around the North Coast. Her friends say she loved flowers, and now friends of Goosby are raising money for Sara’s Garden, which will be installed in the Humboldt Botanical Garden in Eureka. At the auction, people will be...

The following is a press release from the Green Diamond Resource Company:

Douglas Reed, president of Green Diamond Resource Company, today announced that its subsidiary, California Redwood Company (CRC), will transition out of the redwood lumber business. Over the next few months, CRC will continue to process remaining redwood log inventory and supply customers from existing redwood...

From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
 
On 04-29-2014, at approximately 11:00 a.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a woman, who identified herself LaDonna Dee Dellera, 48 years old, from Ettersburg. Dellera told the Sheriff’s Office Dispatcher she shot at her 74 year father with a .357 magnum revolver and pistol whipped him....
From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
 
On 04-30-2014, at approximately 2: 57 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from the clerk at the 76 Gas Station, located at 2698 Central Avenue, McKinleyville. The clerk reported he had just been robbed and the suspect had left on foot running southbound on Central Avenue. Deputies arrived at...
From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
 
On 04-29-2014, at approximately 8:30 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a call 
From Karuk Tribal members who reported they located a man trying to grow marijuana on their Ceremonial Dance grounds located off Camp Creek Road, Orleans. The tribal members were detaining the man waiting for...

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