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Humboldt Bay Fire extinguishes vegetation fire in Eureka - KIEM-TV | Redwood News
EUREKA, Calif. (KIEM)– Humboldt Bay Fire crews were called to a vegetation fire on Friday in Eureka.According to Fire Captain Brett Banducci, the fire grew to just five by five feet.It sparked south of the Slough Bridge at around 9:00PM.The Captain tells us the cause of the fire may have been transi
Trinidad mom accused of leaving child in car for 10 hours pleads guilty, agrees to 10 years
Accepting a one-time, take-it-or-leave-it offer from the Mendocino County District Attorney, a 23-year-old mother entered a guilty plea on Thursday to felony child endangerment.
APD: 73-year-old Arcata man suffers major injuries after being hit by car
A 2008 gold Toyota RAV-4 SUV, driven by Roxana Wilkinson of Arcata, was travelling southbound on Samoa Blvd (State Highway 255) at or near the speed limit. officials said. The vehicle struck Earl Carey, 73, of Arcata as he was crossing Samoa Blvd, resulting in major injuries.
Humboldt Bay at highest risk of sea level rise on entire U.S. west coast, county says
Humboldt Bay is at the highest risk of sea level rise on the entire U.S. west coast, according to county officials. The County has completed a sea level rise vulnerability assessment indicating three communities are at risk of being inundated by sea level rise. Nearly 400 residential parcels are vul
Pirate Night at the Arcata Ball Park
Arrgh! It'sPirate Nightat theArcata Ball ParkFriday, July 20as the Humboldt Crabs take on the Ventura County Pirates at 7 p.m. ($9, $6 students and seniors, $4 kids 12 and under). Come decked out in your scurvy best to sing sea shanties with the Crab Grass Band and cheer on the Crabbies. You'll look
Wes Cole case concludes with probation, animal ban
According to a press release from the Humboldt County District Attorney's Office, Cole, 59, of Arcata pled guilty to achargeof vandalizing the Arcata Co-opon Nov. 6, 2015.Terms of his sentence include three years probation, and he has to stay away from the Arcata Co-op as well as the clerk he'd thro
Arcata man placed on probation for vandalizing co-op; animal abuse charge dismissed
Today, 59-year-old Charles Cole of Arcata pled guilty to vandalizing the Arcata Co-op on Nov. 6, 2015.
Marcia Kitchen trial delayed until Sept. 4
“As the motion mentioned, we are conducting an ongoing investigation and expect it will be done by Aug. 23,” O’Connell said. “I expect we will be done by the 23rd.”
Mountain lion spotted in Arcata - KIEM-TV | Redwood News
ARCATA., Ca-This morning residents spotted a mountain lion outside of the Arcata community forest. No other encounters have been reported since this morning. The Arcata Police posted on their Facebook just before 11-am that the wild animal was spotted off of Fickle Hill Road. Although it’s not unusu
Search continues for new Arcata police chief
“I meet with [Arcata city manager] Karen Diemer on the 31st of July and I will make recommendations to her on that day,” said Joel Bryden, a retired police chief who is heading up the search. “The search was nationwide and it usually takes us about four months from when the agency hires us to when w
[UPDATE 12:41 p.m.] Firefighter Push Back Against Flames Burning in Vegetation in Eureka
About noon a fire broke out at the foot of Del Norte in Eureka. Wind pushed the flames and they spread quickly.Firefighters arrived on scene though and began to push back. The wind settled down and helped.We’ll update when we have more information but it does appear that firefighters have gotten a h
73-year-old man struck crossing Samoa Blvd taken to Redding hospital, APD says
On 07/19/2018, at approximately 1955 hrs, the Arcata Police Department responded to a vehicle vs. pedestrian collision at the intersection of Samoa Blvd and I Street in Arcata.
Throwback Thursday: The summer of 1960 was full of fun for Eureka kids
All ages and even a dog participated in Tom Sawyer Dress-Up Days in July 1960 as part of the Eureka Recreation Department’s summer playground programs. Pictured in costume are Martha Olsen, left, and Angela Olsen. Also pictured is Snookie the dog.times-standard file photos
Humboldt County to receive millions in SB 1 funding for road work
That funding will be used across the county to fill potholes, repave roads, improve road safety, upgrade bridges, repair buses, and improve pedestrian and bicyclist safety.
St. Joseph Health hospitals fail to meet charity care obligations
During the 2016 merger that saw St. Joseph Health and Providence Health & Services become Providence St. Joseph Health then-California Attorney General Kamala Harris’ office mandated that St. Joseph Hospital in Eureka should provide charity care — health care provided to uninsured patients or patien
One year later: Indian Island transfer from city to tribe moves forward
On July 18, 2017, Councilwoman Kim Bergel made a motion to accept the memorandum of understanding between the city and tribe which was seconded by Councilwoman Natalie Arroyo and passed with a 5-0 vote.
Arcata continues discussion on Village student housing proposal
He said he’d like to see some additional sidewalks on Todd Court and Eye Street. Mayor Sofia Pereira also had conditions she wanted to see, including payment in lieu of taxes paid to the city in perpetuity if Humboldt State University buys the property, have a food market on site and have the maximu
'A Deluge of Expletives'
In the July edition of the Eureka City Newsletter, City Manager Greg Sparks discussed the outcome of the city's annual strategic planning session. Among the positive accomplishments documented in the session were grants for trails and parks, community forums, financial planning and community events.
HSU to axe football program after 2018 season
President Lisa Rossbacher described it as an unfortunate, but necessary, step in addressing the University’s structural deficit and protecting HSU’s core academic mission. She also emphasized her commitment to HSU’s Athletics Program remaining in Division II of the NCAA and said that the timing of t
Arcata teacher heads to Washington for C-SPAN’s 2018 Educators’ Conference
WASHINGTON, D.C.– Arcata High School teacher Adam Pinkerton will attend one of two C-SPAN Educators' Conferences for an immersive experience with C-SPAN's educational resources. Pinkerton, a social studies teacher, is one of 30 educators from across the nation selected to attend the high school conf