Snow Levels Expected to Fall Tonight in Humboldt
The National Weather Service’s Eureka arm has been tracking this weekend’s storm and predicts snow levels could fall as low as 500 feet above sea level over Friday night. A major winter storm remains on track this evening. Though most of the area is experiencing a break in...
Fire Personnel En Route to Lightning Fire Southwest of Harris
Despite the heavy rainfall that accompanied the thunderstorms that swept through Southern Humboldt earlier this morning, an apparent lightning-caused fire has been reported near Bell Springs around 1:15 p.m. on March 1. The reporting party said a tree is on fire southwest of Harris on the east side of the...
Truck Torched, Defaced with Racial Slur in Eureka
In a disturbing incident, Archie Claybon, owner of Claybon’s Custom Tile and Design, fell victim to a hate crime when his work truck was torched by an unknown suspect. The incident occurred last week in Eureka, leaving Claybon devastated and questioning the motives behind such a targeted attack. The...
Humboldt Last Week podcast: Racist vandals?, protester charges?, weed horror, judge drama, meth fugitive, ‘Toxic’ AI, coast crumbles, more
Available where you get podcasts and at humboldtlastweek.com. A contractor’s truck was set ablaze and graffitied with the N-word in Eureka, a Eureka mural was vandalized with swastikas and other graffiti, cops believe multiple state worker vehicles were intentionally set on fire in Eureka, a pro-Palestinian protester has been accused of vandalism and making a false police report, a local judge up for reelection has officially denied a slew of misconduct allegations, a landslide along the coast near Ferndale has seriously impacted one of Humboldt County’s best hiking spots, you may be approached by signature-gatherers trying to recall Governor Newsom again, our neighbor who was the oldest person in the US died at age 116, the locally-inspired marijuana farm horror ‘Trim Season’ is set for a summer release, an AI version of Eureka export Mike Patton can (if you dare) be seen singing ‘Toxic’ by Britney Spears, and more.
Series of earthquakes hit off Northern California coast about 170 miles west of Eureka
Aftershocks were reported off the Northern California coast early Thursday morning, hours after a 4.1-magnitude earthquake occurred in the same waters, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The initial tremor with a depth of more than six miles was recorded around 11:42 p.m. Wednesday, centered over 170 miles west northwest of the coastal city of Eureka, according to the science bureau. At approximately 2:26 a.m. Thursday, a 3.5-magnitude quake occurred more than 168 miles west of Eureka. Two minutes later, a 4.9-magnitude quake was logged 162 miles west of the city, the USGS said. Twenty minutes later, a 4.5-magnitude tremor was reported again, this time at least 171 miles west of the city. No damage has been reported in connection with the quakes.
Culinary Voyage: 4 Seafood Restaurants in Eureka Worth Exploring
This article presents a selection of four seafood restaurants located in Eureka. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences. Please share your comments below:
Humboldt County Feb 29 Weekly Crime Report: 754 Incidents and 12 Crime Stories
Humboldt County Feb 29 Weekly Crime Report: 754 Incidents and 12 Crime Stories. During the last week, Humboldt County reported a total of 754 crime cases. A closer look at the data reveals that the majority of these cases, 546 to be exact, were categorized as 'Other'. The second highest category was 'Disturbance' with 71 reported incidents, followed by 'Suspicious Situation' with 54 cases. Thefts were also noted with a total of 34 incidents. More severe crimes such as 'Assault', 'Vandalism', 'Arrest', and 'Trespass' were reported less frequently, with 13, 8, 7, and 6 cases respectively. The least reported crimes were 'Civil Problem', 'Burglary', 'Domestic Related', 'Argument', and 'Robbery', each with 3 or fewer cases. The high number of 'Other' crimes suggests a diverse range of issues that require further investigation to identify specific trends or patterns. Despite the high total crime count, the relatively low numbers of severe crimes might suggest that the place is dealing effectively with serious criminal activity.
See it: California landslide causes parking lot to collapse by the sea
An oceanside parking lot in northern California collapsed during a landslide last week at the Fleener Creek Trailhead.
🌨️ Small Hail Expected Along Coastal Regions of Eureka, California
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Eureka, California. Residents and motorists along the coastal regions of Eureka, California, should stay cautious as showers this weekend are expected to bring small hail, particularly on Friday and Saturday. According to weather forecasts, these hail conditions could result in the accumulation of hailstones on roadways, leading to very slick driving conditions. Travelers are advised to remain vigilant and prepared for sudden changes in road conditions. #CAwx.
Elderly Man Assaulted in Myrtletown
Just after 10:30 a.m. on February 28, emergency dispatch received a report of an assault that occurred near Wilson Street and Wolford Avenue in Myrtletown. According to scanner traffic, an elderly male was assaulted with a can by a suspect who then proceeded to douse the man’s face with spray paint before leaving the scene in a black sedan.
Eureka Has Activated its Warming Center for Those Who Need to Get Out of the Weather
Given the current hellacious storm pounding the city — and an alert from the National Weather Service — the city of Eureka has activated its emergency warming center. People who need it will be put up at a local church tonight. How do you get to the warming...
Video shows onlookers running for safety as Californian seafront trail collapses
Landslides at the Fleener Creek Trailhead have been going on since January, but new footage captures it in action, complete with fleeing sightseers
Sting Operation busts unlicensed contractors in Humboldt County
The Contractors State License Board (CSLB) joined forces with the Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office in a recent undercover operation targeting unlicensed contractors. The sting operation was conducted in the Eureka area during severe storms in early February. It resulted in four individuals receiving a Notice to Appear in criminal court for allegedly conducting contracting activities without the required license. They now face fines and possible jail time. CSLB and...
Fire Engulfs Barn in Loleta, Multiple Agencies Respond
Early this morning, a fire destroyed a barn/workshop and damaged nearby vehicles in Loleta, located in the 1000 block of Hawks Hill Road. The Loleta Fire Department (LFD) was called to the scene around 1:00 a.m. on March 1st. They found a 20’x40′ barn fully engulfed in flames, with a residence close by.
Northern California Braces for Severe Winter Storm: Emergency Measures and Warming Centers Activated
As a significant winter weather system looms over the Northern California area, authorities and organizations in Humboldt County, and beyond, are taking preemptive action to ensure the safety and well-being of residents. The National Weather Service forecasts a prolonged winter storm starting Thursday and lasting through Sunday, with snow levels anticipated to drop to 1,000 feet or less by the weekend.
🌬️ High Wind Warnings and Advisory for Eureka, CA Area
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Eureka, California. Residents in and around Eureka, California, should prepare for potentially hazardous conditions as high wind warnings and a wind advisory have been issued from Wednesday night through 10 AM Thursday. The community is advised that strong gusts exceeding 60 mph could cause tree branches to be blown down, posing a risk for power outages and potential property damage. The local population is urged to take necessary precautions, secure loose objects, and stay informed on the latest weather updates. Safety measures during high wind events are essential to prevent accidents and ensure the well-being of all residents.
BREAKING — Change announced for weekend girls NorCal semifinal
The St. Bernard’s girls were originally scheduled to host Foothill in the Division-4 NorCal semifinals on Saturday night at 7. However, with a winter storm warning in effect this weekend, the game has been moved forward. Tip off at St. Bernard’s will now be 1 p.m. The Cougars...
❄️ Snow Accumulation at Collier Tunnel on Highway 199 Near the California/Oregon Border
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Eureka, California. Travelers on Highway 199 should be advised that weather conditions have changed near the Collier Tunnel, located near the California/Oregon border. The area has recently reported snowfall that is beginning to accumulate on the roadway. Motorists planning to travel through this route are encouraged to check current road conditions to ensure safety. For up-to-date information on road statuses, please visit the provided link: https://t.co/NR961eGycr. Drivers are urged to proceed with caution and consider alternative routes if necessary.
❄️ Winter Storm Warning for Northwest California - Expect Low Snow Levels
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Eureka, California. Residents and travelers in Northwest California should brace for a strong winter storm that is forecasted to hit the region from Thursday through Saturday. The National Weather Service anticipates that snow levels, which will start off above 3,000 feet, will significantly drop below 1,000 feet by Saturday morning. This could potentially affect travel on highway passes. For the most current updates and the latest forecast, please visit the National Weather Service website at https://t.co/xGS4hhSxCU. Those planning to travel should monitor this site for updates on conditions and consider adjusting their plans accordingly. Stay safe and prepared as the storm develops.