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EEL RIVER VALLEY- An equipment malfunction at the Eel River substation left 9,400 PG&E customers without power. The outage was reported just after 7 p.m. Monday night in the Eel River Valley area. Customers in Ferndale, Fortuna, and Loleta were most affected by the outage.

PG&E officials tell us all power was restored by 3 a.m. Tuesday.

From the City of Fortuna: 
 
With a community opinion survey showing that virtually two-thirds of Fortuna voters would support a simple majority requirement one cent sales tax measure to fund local public safety needs and support small businesses and economic development, the Fortuna City Council acted unanimously at its July 7th meeting to place the Fortuna...
From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
 
The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Citizens On Patrol S.C.O.P. was established in 1996. The S.C.O.P Program allows citizens to voluntarily serve with the Sheriffs Office. They have been known as the “Eyes and Ears” of the Sheriffs Office. They perform a variety of functions in the sheriff’s office, including, but not...

There is new information on the southern California man missing since June 21st.

Jeff Joseph was traveling to northern California in late June. It is believed he made a cell phone call around 8:30 am June 21st from Redding. No one has seen or heard from him since that time.

Family members have arrived in Weaverville and are putting together a search party of...

Two bottle bombs are found in McKinleyville over the weekend.

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies located two plastic bottles wrapped in black tape Saturday night near the football field’s south bleachers. They recognized the items as bottle bombs and contacted an explosive ordinance disposal deputy who rendered the bombs safe. The Sheriff’s Department says these types of devices can...

More than 9,000 residents were without power Monday night in the Eel River Valley.
 
The outage was reported just after 7:00 p.m. 

According to PG&E's outage map, power was restored in Fortuna and Loleta by 10:00 p.m. 1,400 Residents in Ferndale were still without electricity as of midnight. 

The cause of the outage is unknown.

 

MCKINLEYVILLE- The Humboldt County Animal Shelter is almost full to capacity after the 4th of July holiday weekend.

Since fireworks went on sale a total of 33 dogs, four puppies, five cats and eight kittens have come into the shelter. Animal Shelter employees said that is more than last year.

On Monday, before noon, a total of five animals had been reunited with their owners....

EUREKA- The defense has filed a motion to separate the three suspect's cases for the fatal stabbing of an Arcata chef that occurred back in November. Co-defense attorneys for Sophie Rocheleau and Nicholas Stoiber have asked the court to sever each co-defendant in the case, so that each case would go through trial separately.

Both suspects face lesser charges, assault, while Juan Ferrer...

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