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3 hrs ago | Times-Standard

Mobile home a total loss after fire in Manila

Firefighters hose down flames that gutted a mobile home on Lupin Drive in Manila shortly after 11 a.m. on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Fire, Arcata, CA, Eureka, CA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Weather

7 hrs ago | Times-Standard

Americans with Disabilities Act turns 24

Saturday is the 24th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act and since that day, there has been great progress toward removal of barriers and equal access and participation for persons with disabilities in our community.

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Related Topix: Opinion

12 hrs ago | Times-Standard

Ben Shepherd appointed to the Humboldt County Planning Commission

Humboldt County 5th District Supervisor Ryan Sundberg has appointed Ben Shepherd of McKinleyville to the Humboldt County Planning Commission.

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Related Topix: McKinleyville, CA

17 hrs ago | Times-Standard

Report: California's teen birth rate improves, but funding cuts may jeopardize success

Shown here is the cover of the "Kids Count Data Book," released this week by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

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Related Topix: California, Kids, Family

21 hrs ago | Times-Standard

Arcata police bust 300-plant marijuana grow

Officers arrested an Arcata man on Wednesday morning when they found a marijuana grow operation with hazardous wiring in a residence using nearly six times the electricity of a typical family home, officials announced.

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Related Topix: Arcata, CA, Home Listing, Home

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Times-Standard

Officials: Victim of Monday's Rancho Sequoia shooting knew suspect

The man killed in Monday's shooting has been identified as Rancho Sequoia resident Scott Johnson, 57, Humboldt County Sheriff's office Lt.

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Related Topix: Alderpoint, CA

SFGate

Marijuana raids help Yurok Indians take back their land

Yurok police are among several law enforcement agencies that are conducting raids on marijuana-growing operations in Humboldt County that have infringed on Indian land, water supplies and cultural activities.

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Examiner.com

'Finding Bigfoot' goes to Bobo's old stomping grounds: His dad shows up

This is Bobo's territory, and the team met some of his friends and family. Bobo entered the crowded town hall meeting and yelled out an enthusiastic "Hey, Humboldt!" The episode was hyped as though his father would be an important guest on the show, but it was a very short segment in an eating establishment where "Fireball" paid an even shorter ... (more)

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Related Topix: Finding Bigfoot, Entertainment, Television

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Times-Standard

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.

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Related Topix: Arcata, CA, Theater, Arts

Times-Standard

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.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, McKinleyville, CA, Arcata, CA

Times-Standard

Eureka double-murder case prelim reset due to illness

The Thursday preliminary hearing scheduled in the Eureka double-homicide case was delayed for two weeks during an intervention hearing at the Humboldt County Superior Courthouse today due to Assistant District Attorney Kelly Neel having been out of the office due to illness.

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Related Topix: Eureka, CA

Times-Standard

Old Glory flies again at St. Joseph Hospital

The flag pole has been absent from the front of St. Joseph Hospital for two years, but a Ferndale dairyman's donation has returned Old Glory to her former post outside the facility.

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Related Topix: Ferndale, CA, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Eureka, CA, Life, Charity

Times-Standard

Officials identify suspect, victim in Alderpoint homicide

The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office is currently on the lookout for a suspect in Friday's homicide at Alderpoint, the third killing in the Rancho Sequoia Drive area within 24 months, according to Lt.

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Related Topix: Alderpoint, CA, Action TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Mendocino County, CA

Redwood Times

CHP: Rope rescue helps victim after accident

UPDATE: Willow Creek Resident Post CHP Officer Eric Nelson and Humboldt County Sheriff Deputy Greg O'Rourke were the first emergency responders to arrive on scene.

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Related Topix: Hoopa, CA, McKinleyville, CA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Times-Standard

Preliminary hearing in Garberville murder case reset again

The preliminary hearing for murder suspect Benjamin Jasper Carter was rescheduled to next week during a brief hearing at the Humboldt County Superior Courthouse today due to an officer being unavailable to give testimony, according to Deputy District Attorney Luke Brownfield.

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Related Topix: Garberville, CA, Redway, CA

Times-Standard

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.

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Related Topix: Arcata, CA

Humboldt Beacon

HCSO: Suspects Ronald Snider Sanchez, Ronald Sanchez Sr. arrested

On Saturday, at approximately 9:15 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call regarding three suspects observed trying to break into a neighbor's cabin in the Burr Valley area.

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Related Topix: McKinleyville, CA, Prison

Times-Standard

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.

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Related Topix: Arcata, CA

Redwood Times

HCSO: 3 suspects identified in relation to burglary, 1 arrested

On Friday, after receiving citizen tips the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office was able to identify the three suspects in the photographs that were released to the press.

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Related Topix: 9, Eureka, CA, Prison

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Times-Standard

Eureka has a new postmaster

Hopkins and her husband recently moved from Missouri, but were driving up and down the West Coast in 2007 when they decided to stop in Eureka and tie the knot.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Eureka, CA

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