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Fortuna, California is located in Humboldt County. Zip codes in Fortuna, CA include 95540. The median home price in Fortuna is $265,000 which is roughly $153/per square foot. More Fortuna information.

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5 hrs ago | Times-Standard

New senior housing unit in the works for Fortuna

Danco Communities will soon construct its third affordable housing complex in Fortuna as the final stage of a three-phase project, according to company Vice President Chris Dart.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Humboldt Beacon

Fortuna PD arrests domestic violence suspect with help of K9

On July 27, 2014 at approximately 5:30 pm, officers with the Fortuna Police Department were dispatched to the 4000 block of Mill Street in Fortuna for a report that a male subject had assaulted his former girlfriend and was also at her residence in violation of a domestic violence restraining order and his probation, as a result of a previous ... (more)

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Times-Standard

Cities, business leaders speak out on overlapping city, Humboldt County tax measures

With a countywide half-percent general sales tax measure on the November ballot, several local municipalities are concerned whether their own tax measures will be overshadowed.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Times-Standard

Fortuna finds way to save millions of gallons of water yearly

The city of Fortuna recently switched the type of water used to disinfect and maintain equipment at its wastewater treatment plant because of drought conditions and will now save nearly 23 million gallons a year, according to officials.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Times-Standard

HSU looks to offer more business internship opportunities

Humboldt State University's business department internship program will soon be expanding to offer opportunities in Fortuna and the Eel River Valley, according to officials.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Times-Standard

Fortuna Police Department receives $95K safety grant

The Fortuna Police Department will be receiving a $95,000 grant to continue its work with the Avoid the 8 Task Force program, according to authorities.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Times-Standard

Fortuna City Council discusses water rights, creating shortage plan

Fortuna is asking residents to keep an eye on their faucets as the city moves forward on a water shortage contingency plan in response to new state mandates to conserve during California's historic drought.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Family, friends hold vigil for Bangor native, other women missing in California

Katrina Hutchinson held Eli Richcreek in her arms Saturday and adored how the 9-month-old was fascinated with the tiny light he held.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Times-Standard

Fortuna loses out on design grant for Mill District

The city of Fortuna recently found out it will not receive a $250,000 state grant to develop design and zoning guidelines for its Mill District, but officials said planning for the area will continue.

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North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

Yee and also Hah

Fortuna kids know summer is in full swing as soon as the semi trucks roll into Rohner Park, their trailers loaded full of neon-lit carnival cars.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Saturday vigils set for missing Maine, California women

As friends and family of former Mainer Danielle Bertolini gather at Cascade Park for a vigil Saturday, the loved ones of Sheila Franks of California will be launching balloons coast to coast.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Times-Standard

Fire at gas station in Fortuna Monday night

The Fortuna Volunteer Fire Department responded to a report of heavy smoke seen at the Sequoia Gas Co.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Examiner.com

Taste testing India Pale Ales, Part 1

Hot summer days make me think of drinking a nice cold beer. But not so cold I can't taste the real flavors the brew master intended me to taste.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Times-Standard

Fortuna council approves tax measure for November ballot

The Fortuna City Council voted unanimously Monday to place a sales tax measure on the November ballot, but tabled a rule change for temporary signs.

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North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

County Moves Forward with Tax Hike

There's a tax measure coming to a ballot near you. In fact, if you live in a city, you're likely to see a couple of them.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Times-Standard

15 arrested on suspicion of DUI during 'maximum enforcement'

During the holiday weekend, the Avoid the 8 Task Force and the California Highway Patrol arrested a total of 15 people for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, according to authorities.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Mother of former Maine woman missing in California fears she's dead

Billie-Jo Dick of Plymouth, mother of 23-year-old Danielle Bertolini who went missing in February, is frustrated with the lack of action from the Fortuna, California police in her daughter's case.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Redwood Times

Father, son die in fatal traffic incident in Fortuna

On the night of July 3, A solo vehicle traffic collision at the intersection of Drake Hill Road and Ronald Avenue in the Fortuna area claimed the lives of a father and son.

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Times-Standard

Fortuna Police: One DUI arrest made so far during holiday crackdown

From 12:01 AM Thursday July 3, 2014 through Midnight Thursday July 3, 2014 officers representing 8 county law enforcement agencies have arrested one individual for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

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Redwood Times

Fortuna Police: One DUI arrest made so far during holiday crackdown

From 12:01 AM Thursday July 3, 2014 through Midnight Thursday July 3, 2014 officers representing 8 county law enforcement agencies have arrested one individual for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

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