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FORTUNA - A father and son in Fortuna are dead of an apparent murder suicide, according to the Fortuna Police Department.

The men have yet to be identified, but preliminary evidence indicates that the 50-year-old son shot his 81-year-old father in the garage of a home on the 1000 block of Emerald Lane, then turned the gun on himself.

Fortuna Police are asking the public to come...

Post date: Sat, 10/08/2016 - 16:57

DEL NORTE COUNTY - A Caltrans project to replace a culvert on Highway 197 in Del Norte County prompted one of the engineers on the project to contact a famous film director. The culvert is being replaced to improve drainage at Little Mill Creek. The original culvert area was used in the movie E.T.

Engineer, Clayton Malmberg contacted the Director, Steven Spielberg. In the film, Elliott’...

Post date: Fri, 10/07/2016 - 20:29

CUTTEN - One juvenile was arrested after a crash in Cutten.  Friday morning, the California Highway Patrol was alerted that a Jeep SUV was stolen.

Several hours later and just before 1 pm authorities say the same jeep crashed into a fence near Walnut and Fern Streets.

Juveniles in the vehicle fled the scene. One youth was arrested. There was moderate damage to the SUV and a fence...

Post date: Fri, 10/07/2016 - 20:09

EUREKA- The City of Eureka is asking for public feedback to help improve Hammond Park.

An online survey has been setup. The survey asks what changes and additions you would like to see. They also ask about safety, and if you're happy with the park. A meeting has also been scheduled; The city may apply to compete for a state grant to get money that will help update bathrooms, the...

Post date: Fri, 10/07/2016 - 17:33
CRESCENT CITY – The 25th annual Sea Cruise Car Show kicked off with tons of cars, vendors, and live music.
Throughout the weekend there will be a series of car showings... Today, attendants get an up-close look at the classic automobiles down 3rd Street between G & K Street. The main car show will be held at Beachfront Park on Saturday. There will also be...
Post date: Fri, 10/07/2016 - 17:27

It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month and a coffee shop here in Eureka is donating funds for the cause.

Dutch Brother’s Coffee, at both locations, will donate all of Friday’s sales to the Breast and GYN Health Project. In the past, they've raised more than $15,000 and hope to continue to raise even more this year. Their goal is $7,500. In addition, special pink mugs will be sold and $5 of...

Post date: Fri, 10/07/2016 - 17:17

LOLETA - This weekend is the annual Loleta Antique Show hosted by the Loleta Volunteer Fire Department.

The show, which is over 30 years old, is the main fundraiser for the department, and usually draws about 3,000 people each year.

This year they have dishes, clothing, jewelery, and all sorts of collectibles.

Admission is $3, and if you want to come back you just have to...

Post date: Fri, 10/07/2016 - 17:15

Pumpkins in just about every hand to celebrate the North Coast Co-op’S 30th year of the pumpkin patch. More than four thousand Arcata students visited the Giuntoli Farm to pick out their very own pumpkins to take home.

"I love the kids and how excited they get to be here and to see the farm and see the pumpkins in the field where they were grown,” said Sallie Grover, Co-op member.

Post date: Fri, 10/07/2016 - 17:11