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Child molestation case sentencing challenged
The former Arcata pastor currently serving an 18-year prison sentence for sexually abusing his two adopted daughters, one of whom he repeatedly molested, was transported back to the Humboldt County jail this week after the state Court of Appeal ruled that he was not given a chance to argue for a new defense attorney during his resentencing hearing, ... (more)
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Drought impacts: Local producers starting to receive farm bill payments
Dean Hunt looked out over the cattle grazing in the pastures of his farm nestled in the Arcata Bottom as he talked about the impacts the drought has had on the business, including the rising cost of feed and the number of cattle available for purchase.
Fortuna Police Department receives $95K safety grant
The Fortuna Police Department will be receiving a $95,000 grant to continue its work with the Avoid the 8 Task Force program, according to authorities.
Manila mobile home fire extinguished
This morning at 11:00 A.M. Arcata Fire Protection District responded to a single family mobile home fire on the 300 block of Lupin Drive in Manila.
Two fires contained near Samoa Bridge
Two fires near the Samoa Bridge - one on Vance Avenue and another near the boat ramp under the bridge in Eureka - broke out this evening, according to Humboldt Bay Fire Battalion Chief Ken Hulbert.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Marijuana growing operation found in Arcata
Officers from the Arcata Police Department served a search warrant at a residence in the 2500 Block of Todd Court on Wednesday morning.
Election Roundup: Sofia Pereira qualifies for Arcata City Council race
Sofia Pereira has been confirmed as the first candidate to qualify for the Nov. 4 Arcata City Council election, according to a press release sent out by Pereira and her campaign manager.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
La Dolce Video co-owners plan new venture in Arcata
La Dolce Video co-owners Aimee Hennessy and Merrick McKinlay are raising money for the miniplex portion of their new business, Richards' Goat Tavern & Tea Room.
Business Sense: Making the skies friendlier
Ever since United Airlines invited us to "fly the friendly skies" back in the 1960s, the slogan has been synonymous with the high-touch service and hospitality that represents what we like best about travel.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Rope rescue aids victim with major injuries after car accident
The Hoopa Volunteer Fire Department performed a rope rescue in a steep embankment for a victim with major injuries after the driver of a Jeep Wrangler lost control of the vehicle over the weekend, according to a press release sent out by the California Highway Patrol on Monday.
Prosecution given more prep time in Arcata fatal stabbing case
Humboldt County District Attorney Paul Gallegos was granted two more weeks of preparation time today to convince a superior court judge not to sever three codefendants' cases related to the death of an Arcata chef.
Victim killed in Arcata fire identified
A man was killed Sunday when a residence on West End Road in Arcata was engulfed in flames, according to officials.
The Modesto Bee
Law OKs underage wine and beer tasting in colleges
Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB1989 on Monday to fix a situation that prevented some students from graduating in four years.
Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones to Tour Again with Dave Rawlings Machine in the Fall
After joining Dave Rawlings Machine for a brief U.S. tour in June, Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones will hit the road with the Americana collective for another outing in the early fall.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Vehicle fire at Arcata residence claims life
ARCATA >> Arcata Fire Protection District personnel responded to the 9000 block of West End Road, this morning at 11:54 am after receiving a report of a vehicle on fire in the garage of a residence with an occupant trapped.
Silicon Alley Insider
Opponents Say 'Six Californias' Committed Voter Fraud When Collecting Signatures
Silicon Valley millionaire investor Tim Draper announced last week that his proposal to split California into six separate states gathered enough signatures to place the measure on a ballot in 2016.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Brown approves changes to mental health references
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill that deletes from most California laws outdated terms once used to describe mental health conditions.
North Coast Journal Weekly Politics
A Folkin' Good Time
Humboldt loves its folk music so much that we're surprised they haven't married yet.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Modernization of Arcata and McKinleyville fire stations moving forward
Modernization and expansion projects at the downtown Arcata and McKinleyville fire stations are moving forward after receiving approval from the planning commission.