12 hrs ago
Fortuna man speeds past deputy crossing double-yellow line
On Wednesday, June 12 at approximately 12:45 p.m. a Humboldt County sheriff's deputy driving a marked sheriff's office pickup truck was driving eastbound on Highway 36 near the Hydesville Community Church when a black 1995 Ford Mustang with no license plate passed the deputy on the left over the double yellow line at a high rate of speed.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Fortuna council to meet Monday; fee increases, hazardous waste collection up for discussion
The Fortuna City Council will meet Monday to consider increasing permit and service fees within the city's Community Development Department for fiscal year 2013-2014, and discuss an upcoming hazardous waste collection event.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Hitchhiker arrested in Carlotta after pursuit
Humboldt County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested a hitchhiker Wednesday afternoon in Carlotta for alleged reckless driving following a car and plane chase on State Route 36. According to a sheriff's office press release, deputies arrested Fortuna resident Chad Michael Lourenzo, 24, on suspicion of evading police, driving with a suspended license, ... (more)
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Making a difference
Fortuna High School seniors Clarissa Borges and Elba Cabrera, along with fellow students enrolled in AP Literature and Composition, conducted a voter registration drive Saturday in Fortuna at the Fortuna Safeway at 701 S. Fortuna Blvd. and at El Buen Gusto Market at 1640 Main St.
First Humboldt graduates earn Seal of Biliteracy
The Seal of Biliteracy Awards Program recognized and celebrated the first group of graduating seniors in Humboldt County to earn the California State Seal of Biliteracy on June 4 at Humboldt State University.
Breast Health Project expands outreach
The new Humboldt Community Breast Health Project Eel River Valley Outreach Site is opening this month to give support to women in the area who are facing breast and gynecologic cancer concerns.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Mental illness support group meets in Fortuna
If you have a friend or family member with a serious brain disorder such as bi-polar, schizoaffective disorder, schizophrenia, OCD, PTSD or an illness along those lines, please join NAMI Humboldt support group and realize that you are not alone.
Fortuna felon arrested for brandishing stolen firearm, released on bail
A Fortuna motorcyclist with a criminal history stretching back more than 10 years was arrested by police officers this weekend after he allegedly pulled a stolen gun on another driver.
Woman suffers major injuries in Highway 101 crash in Fortuna
A driver was transported to a hospital over the weekend after her car briefly went airborne on the highway near Fortuna before crashing, according to a California Highway Patrol press release.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Girl, 4, taken into protective custody at Fortuna pot, poppy grow
On 06-10-2013 at 0730 am the Humboldt County Drug Task Force assisted by the Fortuna Police Department served a search warrant at a residence located in the 3500 block of Tami Drive, Fortuna.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Teen mom accused of abandoning 1-year-old child in Fortuna
On Saturday June 8, 2013 officers with the Fortuna Police Department responded to an apartment complex located in the 100 block of 12th Street for the report of an infant that had been abandoned.
Humboldt County Supervisors to vote on source for $680k refund to...
The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors will be meeting Tuesday to vote on whether to use around $680,000 in contingency funding to refund seven cities in the county.
Arnold and Joanne Nelson of Fortuna will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary from 1 to 4 p.m. on June 29 at the Monday Club, 610 Main St., Fortuna.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition
320 glorious miles
A couple of weeks ago I went on my first multi-day supported ride--the Climate Ride--320 miles down the northern California coastline from Fortuna to San Francisco.
Something for every member of the family to do this weekend in Humboldt
While the annual gathering of motorcycle riders and all things biker is taking place in Southern Humboldt this weekend at the Redwood Run, there are plenty of other activities taking place county-wide that will provide entertainment, fun and education for the entire family.
MGC, First Friday, North Coast Open Studios artists to host community art
Fortuna's First Friday will play host to many artistic activities throughout Fortuna on Friday from 6-9 p.m. The MGC, located behind the St. Joseph Parish Activity Center at 2280 Newburg Road in Fortuna, will be joining this month's First Friday event from 6-8 p.m. Fortuna area artists participating in the North Coast Open Studios Group Show will ... (more)
Armed man near Fortuna surrenders to Sheriff's Office
After five minutes on the phone with a trained negotiator, a reportedly suicidal man put down a gun and surrendered himself to Humboldt County Sheriff's officers near Fortuna at around 7:40 p.m. Wednesday.
Fortuna Rotary hosts 'Art & Wine in the Park'
The Fortuna Rotary Club will host the 24th annual Art & Wine in the Park on Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. at Rohner Park in Fortuna.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Fortuna Redwood AutoXpo awards scholarships
Two Fortuna High School seniors will be each receiving a $1,000 college scholarship from Fortuna Redwood AutoXpo.
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Fortuna's First Friday Arts Night
Be sure to catch Laura Chapman White's avian artwork at the Eel River Valley Multigenerational Center in Fortuna.