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"It's really scary the number of ways that they can get to your information and take advantage of you," Robert Frawley of Reaching For Independence said.

Frawley was one business owner in attendance today for the Fortuna Chamber of Commerce meeting. Today’s topic: loss prevention and scams.

"My grandfather was taken for $7500 with the ‘grandpa scam,’" Frawley said.

The “...

The following is from the California Highway Patrol: 
Update: The passenger who sustained fatal injuries in this traffic collision is 65 year old Leslie Irene Charles of Redding, California.
Previous Release: 
On 11/2/2013 at 1330 hours, Rama Sanders of Redding, CA, was driving a 2000 Lexus RX300, eastbound...

A McKinleyville man is recovering after an alleged stabbing at the Arcata Plaza early Sunday morning. Plus, the Creamery District looks to start its next phase.

A Scotia man is arrested for allegedly transporting more than 150 pounds of unprocessed marijuana on Halloween night. Plus, Day of the Dead celebrations come to Fortuna. 

Former Eureka City Manager David Tyson is back working for the city. He’s helping out Interim City Manager Mike Knight while the council looks for a permanent person.

Tyson vacated the position last December after 12 years of service. Bill Panos came in from Sacramento in January and left in October for a job at the Wyoming Governor’s Office.

Tyson said he started Monday and he’s...

The Humboldt County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim in Thursday night’s fatal collision on Highway 299 as 78-year-old Manuel Silva of Arcata

California Highway Patrol said it happened just west of Willow Creek around 8 p.m. Silva was heading westbound in a Kia Forte and took a turn where his car traveled into the eastbound lane. Silva crossed the double yellow lines and hit a...

NORTH COAST- Recreational Dungeness crab season is set to open Saturday but before crab fishermen hit the water the U.S. Coast Guard is asking everyone to be cautious when out on the water, especially when the weather conditions could be hazardous to smaller boats.

Boatswain’s Mate First Class James Scott said, “This weekend we could potentially have a little bit of a stronger swell...

EUREKA- The woman accused of being involved in a hash oil explosion that landed her two-year-old son in the hospital appeared in court Friday afternoon. The judge released Andrea Ruiz-Guerrero, 19, to a supervisor release program, meaning she will be allowed out of jail but only under the supervision of a probation officer. 
Last month her alleged accomplice...