Fortuna - Redwood Memorial Hospital ushered in the New Year with the very first baby born in the area.
Corina Corder and Jonanthon Samuels welcomed baby boy Rolland Jacob Samuels at 12:55 am. Baby Rolland weighed in at 7-pounds 1-ounce and is 20-inches long.
The baby is a first for the couple who were also born in Redwood Memorial Hospital. The name Rolland was chosen from a strong main character and hero in a Stephen King Novel.