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Eureka police look to build felony case against graffiti vandals
The Eureka Police Department has reached out to property owners in the city in an effort to identify the victims of graffiti vandalism following dozens of reports of “tags” painted on buildings around the city in the past several weeks.
Recording Breaking Snow Shuts Down Highways in California
Winter weather enveloping California’s mountains for a fifth straight day Saturday kept skiers from hitting the slopes, closed down highways and even broke a record. California Department of Transportation officials on Saturday afternoon closed down Highway 20 just east of Nevada City due to heavy s
Multiple subjects arrested following stolen vehicle recovery
News release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:. On Feb. 13, 2019, at about 11:30 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies on patrol in the Pine Hill area observed a stolen vehicle parked in the driveway of a residence on the 6000 block of Noe Avenue.
Humboldt County Sheriff's Office seizes 630 pounds of marijuana
HUMBOLDT COUNTY, Calif. - Another major drug bust happened Tuesday afternoon in Humboldt County. The Sheriff's Office says they found 630 pounds of cannabis in a trailer near Highway 101 and Miranda.
Lost Marbles: Photos from Humboldt Marble Weekend
Fifty-five marble-making artists from around the United States and two countries (including a dozen or so locals) showed up at Redwood Acres in Eureka last Thursday through Sunday for the second annual Humboldt Marble Weekend. In what turned out to be a wise decision, given the weather, organizers m
Motorcyclist Injured After Collision in Eureka
At approximately 1:50 p.m., a vehicle and a motorcycle collided near the intersection of 14th and Pine in Eureka. The motorcyclist was taken to the hospital in an ambulance. The Eureka Police still in traffic but expected to wrap it up soon. Please be careful in the area.
Chinese New Year Lunch Celebration and Fundraiser
EUREKA, Ca. (KIEM) – It’s a big cultural celebration for the Chinese American community. It’s Chinese New Year. Chinese New Year started last week and is expected to last until next week, February 19th.
Arcata Poised to OK Relocating McKinley. The Question is, Where?
The Arcata City Council is poised Wednesday to take a big step toward ridding the the city’s center of the statue of President William McKinley, where it has stood for more than a century.
Feds find more than 200 pounds of cocaine in floor boards of ship at California port
Federal agents uncovered more than 200 pounds of cocaine hidden beneath the floorboards of two cargo ships at a California port, according to the Customs and Border Protection department (CPS).
City OF Eureka receives grant funding for tobacco-free campaign
EUREKA, CA. (KIEM) – The City of Eureka will once again make efforts to regulate secondhand smoke. While at the same time try to prevent underage students from smoking. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, some tobacco products are marketed as flavorful and come with the belief that th
Snow Too Thick to Plow Keeps Skiers from California Resorts
Winter weather enveloping California’s mountains for a fourth straight day Friday kept skiers from hitting the slopes at the start of the Presidents Day holiday weekend, with snow so deep that plows could not tackle it and cities scrambled to find places to pile it.
Porch Pirate Poached by Fortuna Police
Information from the Fortuna Police Department. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:
Another Winter Storm, High Surf in Store for Humboldt (Video)
Another winter storm warning is in effect for the region, with elevations above 2,500 feet slated to see another 10 to 20 inches of snow, according to the Eureka office of the National Weather Service.
Son arrested in California killing of parents, housekeeper
SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man has been arrested on suspicion of killing his parents and their housekeeper in an upscale Southern California community, authorities said Friday. Richard Nicholson, 64, Kim Nicholson, 61, and Maria Morse, 57, were identified as the victims found dead in a Newport Beach home
California mail carrier’s heat-related death prompts bill to require air conditioning in U.S. Postal Service mail trucks
Seven months after a mail carrier’s heat-related death in Woodland Hills, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas introduced a bill Friday that if enacted would require all U.S. Postal Service delivery vehicles to be equipped with air conditioning within three years.
Humboldt County Shopping Center Sexual Assault Arrest
MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif.- The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office arrested a man for sexual assault and false imprisonment at a busy shopping center. Deputies say they got the call reporting a sexual assault that had just occurred on February 12th, just before 3 in the afternoon.
Eureka vehicle burglary investigation leads to 2 arrests, EPD reports
The following is a press release from the Eureka Police Department:. On February 12, 2019, a Eureka Police Department Community Service Officer (CSO) took several vehicle burglary reports from the downtown Eureka area. A surrounding business located near 6th and E Streets was able to provide the CSO
California lost nearly 10,000 solar jobs in 2018
California’s solar industry shed nearly 10,000 jobs last year over uncertainty about the Trump administration’s tariffs on imported solar panels and state policy changes, a new report reveals.
Death Investigation in Eureka Near Hikshari’ Trailhead
Law enforcement is investigating after a man was found dead after 2 p.m. today in a heavily vegetated area near the old Tallow Works not far from the Hikshari’ trailhead off Herrick Avenue in south Eureka.
Eureka utility box featuring intricate shark painting defaced again
EUREKA, Calif. — A utility box featuring an intricate shark painting has been defaced for the second time. The box is one of dozens of others commissioned by different artists as part of a beautification project by the city. The artist, David Wittier, visited the box in January to touch up areas tha