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EUREKA - A local restaurant remains closed after the owner was assaulted. Police say the woman was punched in the face by 38-year-old Jason Neil Curtis of Eureka. The owner and chef of Stuft Potato on Broadway is in her mid-70’s and goes by the name Ivonne.

Police say she asked Curtis to leave the business several times on Sunday morning when, unprovoked, he turned and struck her in the...

Post date: Thu, 10/27/2016 - 17:34

HOOPA- A Hoopa man was taken into custody following an officer involved shooting in Eastern Humboldt.

 

At 3:30 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff's deputies responded to the south of end of Hoopa. It was reported that the man had a medical problem and fired gun shots out of his home. 

 

Deputies were on scene for several hours, until the suspect confronted them,...

Post date: Thu, 10/27/2016 - 17:21

FERNDALE – A $2 million federal grant was awarded with support from the elementary school staff, parents, administrators, and more. The grant is set to bring in more professional development staff that will work with the school district to aid teachers in areas like English, Science, and Math. The grant will also go towards after school programs for kids to not only do homework, but get extra...

Post date: Thu, 10/27/2016 - 16:53

EUREKA – Locals came out to protest in support of the patients affected by Rockport’s closure of the 3 skilled nursing facilities.

The day the State approved to close the three facilities, locals immediately took action with protests, expressing their concern.

Representatives from Rockport, the North Coast Peoples Alliance, and community members took to the streets, voicing their...

Post date: Thu, 10/27/2016 - 16:53

Redwood Community Action Agency’s Youth Service Bureau received about $175,000 in grant money from Health and Human Services. It will go toward their shelter program and their outreach program called The Raven Project. Each of these grants will last up to three years. 

"Both of them were highly competitive grants, and what they do is keep our doors open,” said Maura Eastman, Director of...

Post date: Thu, 10/27/2016 - 16:41

In honor of those who have passed, College Of The Redwoods held a celebration in their cafeteria today.

The Day of the Dead event featured a saw dust mural of a Honduran environmental activist, an altar for students to add to, and lunch provided by Rita’s. CR students, staff and children from the local Montessori school enjoyed music and performances while the HSU Mecha group informed...

Post date: Thu, 10/27/2016 - 16:35

The USGS reported that there was a 4.1 Earthquake Wednesday evening at 11:37.

It was located nearly 20 miles Southwest of Ferndale. No injuries or damage have been reported.

Post date: Wed, 10/26/2016 - 23:40

FORTUNA - Fortuna Police locate a suspect who was at large for over two decades. According to authorities, the suspect was arrested after casing cars and resisting arrest. 49-year old George Scavelli is in jail.

Tuesday around 3, police were called to a parking lot at the 3300 block of Renner Drive. Witnesses told police Scavelli was pulling on door handles of numerous parked vehicles...

Post date: Wed, 10/26/2016 - 20:08