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EUREKA - The man in the big red suit is on the north coast. Yes, Santa Claus is here. He made a grand entrance at the Bayshore Mall Friday morning and met a very special young lady.

Christmas spirit shined bright at the Bayshore Mall, with Santa Claus and Humboldt Bay Fire teaming up to give shoppers an everlasting holiday memory.

“It's all fun and all good and I think that's...

Post date: Fri, 11/27/2015 - 17:17

EUREKA - With the help of Santa at the Bayshore Mall, Humboldt Bay Fire kicked off their annual holiday toy drive.  

The agency began the tradition in 1935 when firefighters would make toys to give to children in need. Today, they keep the tradition alive with the help of the community. Humboldt Bay Fire has dispersed approximately twenty donation barrels throughout town and three at...

Post date: Fri, 11/27/2015 - 17:03

ARCATA - Studies show a single Thanksgiving meal can total up to 4500 calories with the average American gaining one to two pounds during the holidays. But some people on the north coast took a preventative approach Thanksgiving morning and hit the gym.  

Health Sport in Arcata was only open a few hours but it was enough time for fitness fanatics to break a sweat before Thanksgiving...

Post date: Thu, 11/26/2015 - 18:44

EUREKA - With the sunshine outside on Thanksgiving day some Eureka residents rounded up the family and headed to Sequoia Park.

People of all ages and their dogs frolicked in the sun and gazed at the scenery, with some taking a stroll through the park’s trail. Children ran, played Frisbee and enjoyed the swings. Parents say it’s a great way to get kids out of the house before...

Post date: Thu, 11/26/2015 - 18:38

TRINIDAD - Hundreds gathered at the Trinidad memorial lighthouse Thankgiving morning to give thanks and send good energy to local fishermen. 

This year marks the twentieth annual Blessing of the Fleet. Hosted by commercial fishermen’s wives and loved ones the event unites the community to send blessings to the dedicated men and women who work on the water.

“I think no matter who...

Post date: Thu, 11/26/2015 - 18:35

FORTUNA- It wouldn't be Thanksgiving, without a turkey dinner.

That's what dozens of people got Thursday at the Methodist Church in Fortuna. Coordinated in conjunction with the River Life Foundation, guests got turkey and all the fixings for free.

The meal took two days to prepare with the help of dozens of volunteers. This is the foundation's 7th year of putting on a...

Post date: Thu, 11/26/2015 - 14:44

RIO DELL- The Rio Dell Fire Department is gearing up for Black Friday with hundreds of Christmas trees.

The department's annual tree sale starts Friday morning. It's the agency's largest fundraiser of the year bringing in thousands of dollars.

Trees will be available until December 24 and range from $25 to $95. Wreaths and tree stands are also available for purchase. The sale...

Post date: Thu, 11/26/2015 - 14:40

EUREKA- One person was taken to the hospital Thursday morning following a rollover crash in Eureka.

It happened just before 9 a.m. on Broadway in front of the Bayshore Mall. Witnesses tell us the driver of a green Honda Accord was driving at a high speed when the vehicle crashed through fencing, landing on it's roof in the mall parking lot. Firefighters worked to free the occupant of...

Post date: Thu, 11/26/2015 - 14:39