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EUREKA- Local Philanthropist, Betty Chinn is gearing up for her annual prime rib dinner for the homeless.

“I eat my prime rib at my home for Christmas dinner. Why not you? So I tell them, don’t ask why and just enjoy your steak dinner and then the tears roll down their face," said Betty Chinn of the Betty Kwan Chinn Day Center.

Wednesday at 4 p.m., Betty Chinn will provide a...

Post date: Tue, 12/22/2015 - 18:13

LOLETA- Two men are safe after being rescued from flooding water near Crab Park in Loleta.

Multiple agencies received a call around 9:30 Tuesday morning after a farmer heard cries for help on Cannibal Island Road. The Coast Guard spotted a man standing in a bed of a submerged white pickup waving his arms. Another man was then spotted clinging to a log with his face down. The Coast Guard...

Post date: Tue, 12/22/2015 - 17:41

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- In other parts of Humboldt County Tuesday, more flooding and a boulder in the road also made traveling a bit of a challenge.

The Hookton Road on and off ramps remained closed in Loleta due to flooding. And on Route 299 near Willow Creek, a boulder came to rest in the eastbound lane just east of Cedar Road, around six Tuesday morning. Traffic was down to one lane for...

Post date: Tue, 12/22/2015 - 17:37

EUREKA- A bird sculpture that was once on display at the C Street Market Square in Old Town still remains missing.

According to the artist, the bird was stolen more than two weeks ago, on December 4th. Before it was taken, he noticed it was being bent and he was getting ready to fix it but the next day it was gone. About a year and a half ago another bird was broken off the...

Post date: Tue, 12/22/2015 - 17:30

EUREKA - Law enforcement sirens and fire engine air horns woke up Eureka neighborhoods Saturday morning around 8 a.m. but it wasn't for an emergency, just a trip giving kids a memorable experience.

It was full code three Saturday on the streets of Eureka, minus the speed. First responders were leading a one of a kind parade with special guests.

"We sang songs together. We put the...

Post date: Tue, 12/22/2015 - 08:56
NORTH COAST - The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public about a suspect allegedly following UPS and Fed Ex trucks and stealing packages from houses after delivery. There is no description of the vehicle or suspect at this time.
 
Law enforcement advised make sure you require a signature on all packages you send. Write specific instructions where...
Post date: Mon, 12/21/2015 - 23:56

FORTUNA - An anonymous call to police lands a Fortuna man in jail after he allegedly brandished a weapon.

This past Thursday evening, Fortuna police responded to a bar on the 1100 Block of Main Street. When they contacted the alleged suspect, 21-year old Zachary Haggard, he became uncooperative. A search uncovered a .38 caliber revolver in his front pocket. Further investigation of the...

Post date: Mon, 12/21/2015 - 23:43

FORTUNA - A Fortuna woman was arrested for alleged burglary of a beauty salon. Taken into custody was 55-year old Theresa Smith.

Just after 8 Sunday night, police were called to the 400 block of North Fortuna Boulevard for a burglary in progress. When officers arrived, no suspects were found but a shoe was propping open the back door.

Around 4 Monday morning, law enforcement made...

Post date: Mon, 12/21/2015 - 23:36