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EUREKA- Students at Eureka High School and Fortuna High School spent the day learning what it takes to become a California Highway Patrol Officer.

The lesson was part of a course designed to introduce students to law enforcement careers, taught by former Fortuna Police Chief Kent Bradshaw. On Thursday, Officer Matt Harvey with the CHP spoke about his experience as an officer and how he'...

FORTUNA- The City of Fortuna went all out for an April Fools' prank.

Visitors to the city's dog park noticed meters in the parking lot and spaces drawn on the gravel with chalk.

The new meters spurred some controversy over Facebook, many worrying the cost of upkeep for the park had caused the city to take action.

The prank went on for a good part of the day before City...

SACRAMENTO- State water officials are beginning a series of meetings to map out a plan on how to implement the governor’s executive order for mandatory water restrictions.

The call for water restrictions came after Wednesday's snow survey in the Sierra showed historically low levels of snow pack. The plan is to cut California's water use by 25 percent. Local water agencies will devise...

BLOCKSBURG- a fire destroyed two homes Wednesday night on Cemetery Road in Blocksburg. The call came in around 6:10 p.m. CAL FIRE and crews from Bridgeville and Alderpoint responded.

Fire officials say one home caught fire. Flames then spread to a second residence and into wild-land area. Both homes were complete losses. A nearby garage also sustained damage and almost a half acre of...

FORTUNA- Residents at a Fortuna home were saved by their alarm clocks Thursday morning, escaping just minutes before their home burst into flames.

It happened around 7:15 a.m. on the 5000 block of Rohnerville Road. Fire officials suspect an electrical issue set the spare bedroom of the mobile home on fire. Crews arrived on scene just after 7:30 a.m. and had the flames controlled within...

EUREKA - It wasn’t high fashion and certainly famous designers weren’t watching their clothes walk down a runway; but, shoes certainly did and for a good cause.

It was the eighth year for Soroptimist International of Humboldt Bay’s annual “Heals for Healing” fundraiser and it never ceases to get a partisan crowd energized and give money to see some prominent men in the community walking...

EUREKA - Two were taken into custody in Eureka after authorities found heroin and other drugs packaged for sale.

Eureka’s Problem Oriented Policing Unit served a search warrant near the 800-block of H Street. Officers found heroin packaged for sale, packing materials and scales along with over $1,300 in cash.

33-year old Paul Scott Yuron and 30-year old Kathleen Chapa were booked...

Southern Humboldt fire crews responded to a structure fire Wednesday night on Cemetery Road in Blocksburg.
According to a witness on scene, two homes were destroyed in the blaze.
The cause is under investigation and Its not known if there were any injuries.

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