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ARCATA- Music played throughout the day on the Arcata Plaza as families and friends enjoyed the Independence Day celebration.

The 4th of July Jubilee is an annual event put on by the Arcata Chamber of Commerce since 1959. The day featured music by local bands, food from local vendors, a bubble parade and a kids play zone.

Organizers of the event said it is one of the best ways to...

EUREKA- Thousands will watch fireworks light up the night sky over Humboldt Bay on Friday night, but preparation for the big moment takes place year round.

Crews with Pyro Spectacular, which has been operating the Eureka Fireworks Show for the last 15 years, have spent Friday installing fireworks and making sure the show goes off as planned.

"What we need to do is we'll check for...

FERNDALE- Hundreds attended the 18th annual Fourth of July Parade in Ferndale, and one veteran in attendance says seeing the turnout is moving.

"This is one of the best towns where people come out and really show their support to service people.  And i feel great to see this happening," said Owen Valberg, who served in the United States Army for 21 years.


From the California Highway Patrol:
HUMBOLDT, Calif. - On the night of July 3rd, A solo vehicle traffic collision at the intersection of Drake Hill Road and Ronald Avenue in the Fortuna area claimed the lives of a father and son.
At approximately 9:00 p.m., 53 year old Jacky Martin of San Francisco was driving a 2004 Mini Cooper...

Arcata - A West Virginia man is arrested in Arcata on suspicion of arson.

70-year old Ray Mason Keene was arrested and booked into the Humboldt County Jail on two counts of arson. At 5:30 this morning, The Arcata Police and Arcata Fire Department responded to a reported fire at 9th and H Streets in Arcata. They were able to quickly extinguish the blaze. A short time later, a...

Fortuna - A man and woman have been arrested in Fortuna with large amounts of drugs and a loaded 357 revolver.

Police arrested 44-year old Robert Eric Tyson and a passenger, 33-year old Kirtisha Prudhomme near highway 101 and the Kenmar exit. A detective with the Problem Oriented Police had recognized Tyson in Eureka as a wanted parole violator but because of high traffic volume and an...

Eureka - A man is arrested in Eureka after Sheriff’s Deputies discover drugs and stolen property.

At around 4 pm Wednesday, Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 35-year old Austin Edward Neuroth after witnessing him make an illegal drug transaction with an adult woman on Muncie Street. After detaining Neuroth, law enforcement found him to be driving on a suspended license, in possession of 4...

EUREKA- A plan to cease mail-processing operations in Eureka has elected officials petitioning the United States Postal Service.

Congressmen Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and Mike Thompson (D-St. Helena) sent a letter to the postmaster general this week asking the postal service to reconsider its plan to close the Eureka Mail Processing Center beginning in 2015.

Currently, all...