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Governor Jerry Brown has pardoned a North Coast woman for a crime she committed in Humboldt County 18 years ago.

Brown issued 127 pardons on Christmas Eve mostly for drug related crimes. However, Arlette Adelle Wendlandt was pardoned for a burglary that she committed in 1995.

The pardon states that Wendlandt burglarized a home and took food to feed her children. She was sentenced...

EUREKA- Christmas is a time for family, friends, and food but many throughout the county cannot afford a warm meal. St. Vincent de Paul in Eureka made sure on Wednesday that no one was left on an empty stomach,
 
"I like to give back to people who do not have what I have, it feels nice,” said volunteer Mary Farmer.
 
Dozens of volunteers...

It’s a busy time of the year. People are caught up in the holidays and the Northern  California Blood Bank wants to remind everyone this is the time of year when their donations go down.  There is a vital need to keep blood supplies up.  It takes about forty five minutes and there is a satisfaction that many donors say comes from giving.  

The Eureka man who allegedly stabbed his dog last week plead “not guilty” today to felony animal cruelty charges.

43-year-old Westley Wendel Wright was in court for the incident that happened on Friday, December 13. The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a man stabbing his dog on Purdue Drive just after 1 p.m. He fled the scene and was found about an hour later. The...

There are roughly 400,000 high school cheerleaders in the United States. Shelby Sobol was one of 600 chosen to perform in this year’s Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade.

"It’s a really big deal,” Sobol said. “I still haven't quite wrapped my head around how big it is. It still doesn't feel real."

This is the second year performing in the annual parade for the Arcata High School...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- With more travelers on the roads for the holidays, CHP will be on heightened alert for unsafe motorists Christmas Eve and Christmas day.

The Christmas Maximum Enforcement Period started Tuesday CHP officials will be paying more attention to speeding drivers and drivers they suspect are impaired. They will also be assisting any motorists who need help and advise...

FORTUNA- Santa got an early start giving gifts out today in Humboldt County. Thanks to the Fortuna Volunteer Fire Department, more than 100 families and nearly 200 children were visited with by Santa, Mrs. clause and their elves today.

Volunteer firefighters in Fortuna put their lives on the line for their community. However, they don’t stop at fighting fires.  On Tuesday, they traveled...

NORTH COAST- A 4.1 earthquake hit the North Coast early Tuesday morning and it is the second quake within a one week period that has reached a 4.1 magnitude or higher.
 
According to the USGS the quake hit just 28 miles west of Ferndale and 39 miles west southwest of Eureka. It was originally reported as a magnitude 4.3 quake and then downgraded shortly after....

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