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ARCATA - The Arcata Fire Protection district loaded up thousands of toys today to be distributed to needy children in our community. The fire district has been collecting toys all month for the annual Toys for Tots Campaign.

They had drop off locations at all three of their fire stations as well as several other locations around town.

As they loaded up the toys for the Marine...

EUREKA- Thursday marks the 50th anniversary of one of the largest disasters to hit Northern California, the 1964 Flood.

To mark the occasion, Caltrans held a commemorative event at its Eureka office, where officials spoke about how despite the weather 50 years ago, the community shined.

"We were truly closed off to the rest of the state and the rest of the country.  We...

WILLOW CREEK- An officer involved shooting has left one dead and a California Highway Patrol officer hospitalized with major injuries.

The shooting occurred after 1:35 a.m. on State Route 299 at Blue Jay Lane in front of Bigfoot Burger just east of Willow Creek.

The California Highway Patrol's Humboldt Communications Center received a report of a single vehicle accident. A CHP...

TRINIDAD- The holidays are fully underway in Trinidad. The town held an all day holiday event Sunday and lit their Christmas tree.

The tree was lit at Trinidad's Art Gallery just after dark. It is a unique tree, that is carved in the shape of a top hat in honor of Ned Simmons, the man who donated the space to the gallery.

Simmons passed away in 2011 and the tree is a way to honor...

EUREKA- The investigation continues into the death of a 14-year old Arcata boy found unconscious on 15th Street in Eureka on Wednesday.

According to the police department, the investigation is progressing, but officials said due to the sensitivity of the case, they would not release any further details. The boy was found laying in a yard with visible wounds to his torso...

EUREKA- Humboldt County seniors only had to make one stop today to find all the services they need for their health. The Department of Health and Human Services Mobile Outreach team was out at the Arcata Community Center for their first senior services fair.

This afternoon seniors could stop by several information tables and learn about public health, veteran’s services and in home...

ARCATA- If you haven’t gotten your Christmas gifts yet, one local city is encouraging you to go green this holiday.

The City of Arcata is offering carbon offsets as a way to shrink your carbon footprint. The Arcata Community Forest is part of a carbon reduction project that measures and inventories the amount of carbon stored by local trees.

The longer and better maintained the...

EUREKA- More than 1,000 children and 400 seniors in Humboldt County will be receiving presents this holiday season, thanks to Humboldt Bay Fire and the community.

The department has been collecting toy donations since Black Friday for the Share the Magic of Christmas Toy Drive. The toys will go to the Salvation Army and are being delivered on Thursday night. The department also donated...