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FORTUNA- Despite Wednesday’s winter storm Santa made it to Fortuna early to visit more than 120 local families.

Riding in on a fire truck, Santa, Mrs. Claus and nearly 40 firefighters and community members braved the storm to deliver food, clothes and presents to Fortuna families in need.

“In our community, you know there are people that are having hard times and if it wasn't for...

Eureka - Wind and rain hit the North Coast today and Humboldt Bay Fire was busy, responding to numerous calls.

Just after ten this morning, officials said their dispatch center took nearly forty emergency calls in thirty minutes after high winds and horizontal rains slammed the area.

Flooding, a small structure fire and power lines were just some of the issues that were weather...

FORTUNA- Sony is going ahead with a limited release of The Interview in independent theaters on Christmas day and movie goers on the North Coast will not be left out.

The film will be showing Wednesday at Fortuna 6 Theater which is owned by Cinema West.

The comedy, about a plot to assassinate North Lorean leader Kim Jong-un, was pulled from release by Sony after it brought about...

ARCATA- Humboldt State University has been named one of the friendliest colleges in the nation.

HSU is ranked 12th in a top 20 list of US colleges by, beating out several well known universities. HSU is the only California
State University to make the top 20.

The score is based off opinions of 55,000 students who weighed in.

OLD TOWN EUREKA - The Eureka Rescue Mission rolled out the red carpet with their annual Christmas dinner this afternoon in Old Town.

A traditional turkey dinner with the trimmings was served from noon to 3 and a full house enjoyed the meal. Officials say it is an annual event that is not just for those without a home but for anyone who is hungry and wants to enjoy some fellowship.


EUREKA- Staples said a data breach may have affected more than a million credit and debit card holders. One of those stores impacted is the Eureka Staples on W. Harris Street. 

The office supply company said an in-house investigation detected malware at some point-of-sale systems at 115 locations nationwide. About one million cards may have been affected. Based on its investigation,...

RIO DELL - If you desired a candy cane today and wanting to enjoy the holiday spirit, Rio Dell was the place to be.

The volunteer fire department continued an over eighteen year tradition of handing out candy canes to neighborhoods around the area.

It’s an annual event that is twofold. It is a timely holiday tradition but it also is a way of introducing the streets and roads...

From the Humboldt Bay Fire Department:

The Humboldt Bay Fire-Eureka Police Dispatch Center processed 39 emergency calls for service in 30 minutes this morning when high winds and rain moved on shore. Most of the calls were for downed power lines, trees across roads, and flooded roadways.

However, Humboldt Bay Fire did respond to a reported structure fire on the 2500 Block of Pine...